Can my church change the world?

Social justice is a messy business. Should we as the church stick our necks out and wade into that mess? Should we be involved in social justice? The answer seems more confusing than it is because we associate social justice with what secular society has made it. But...

Can My Group Really Set People Free?

We’re right in the middle of our latest sermon series called “YES”, where each week we’re asking a question. The big question this week: CAN MY GROUP SET SOMEONE FREE? There is power in community—in grouping together as children of God. This life isn’t meant to...

Can My Prayers Save Someone?

The very first example of brotherhood we see in the Bible isn’t a flattering story, but it is a call to action. It begins where every relationship with God should—with worship: “When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord....

When the Rubber Meets the Road

One of the most famous characters in all of scripture is a disciple who is referred to as “Doubting Thomas”. He’s earned this title over the years for his real and often honest questions that are recorded in scripture. However, while it’s often in a negative tone that...

If You Had Been There

If Martha had never had any doubts, if she hadn’t had an honest conversation with Jesus about them, we may never have been exposed to the truth Jesus revealed in answer to those doubts. “If only You had been here, Jesus.” How often do we think the same thing? But...