This passage shows Jesus’ sorrow over Jerusalem and the stranglehold of organized religion. Christ takes ridicule and threats for what they are; subordinate and in service to the purposes of…

Pursuit of Happiness

February 13, 2022
What is happiness? In today’s world, happiness is consumer-driven and circumstantial. The accumulation of “stuff largely determines it.” The car we drive, the house we live in, the clothes we…

The Way of Love

January 30, 2022
Love is the mark of a Christian. But what is love? Love can mean a multitude of things in today’s world. In His letter to the church in Corinth, Paul…
We live in a dark world. Everywhere we look, there seems to be pain and brokenness. Unfortunately, we can’t heal or save ourselves. There is nothing we can do to…
We live in a dark world. Everywhere we look, there seems to be pain and brokenness. Unfortunately, we can’t heal or save ourselves. There is nothing we can do to…

Rejoice Don’t Worry

December 12, 2021
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.  Do not worry about anything, but in everything by…

The Ladder of Greatness

October 17, 2021
Jesus changes the definition of greatness. Greatness isn’t about climbing the ladder of superiority, it’s about descending the ladder of humility. Jesus came not to rule and reign but to…

Blessed for a Purpose

July 11, 2021
What do we think of when we hear the word blessing? Do our minds go to the spiritual blessings that Paul lays out in his letter to the Ephesians? We’re…

Mustard Seed Thinking

June 13, 2021
These two parables focus on the core message of Jesus. Wherever Jesus went he talked about the Kingdom of God. This is the heartbeat of his life and mission and…

Abide and Obey

May 16, 2021
In our passage this morning Jesus commands his disciples to, “Love one another as I have loved you.” This is the secret sauce to loving in a love-starved world. Sacrificial…