Pastor John kicks off our new series by talking about our missional God, how Jesus talked about himself, and a church that gathers but doesn't scatter. We apologize for the quality of sound on this particular video.
Phillip takes a look at people's mistrust of "the church" and televangelists with their money, talks about the common "Pit Bull" attitude when it comes to living day to day, and how the Gospel changes our relationship to our cash.
Guest preacher and church planter Darren Bennett speaks from Revelation on "Is Christianity a White Person's Religion". Starting with "Jesus is not white!", Darren takes us through the pain in order that we might find healing and hope together.
How could Christianity be valid when it is has not stood against injustice? How could the Christian faith be legit when Christians have participated in injustice? How could Christianity be true when it has even been used to oppress others? These are hard questions, but questions we must address. Pastor John opens the Bible to address these issues.
If God is good, does the presence of suffering mean that he cares but isn't powerful enough to do something about it? If God is powerful, does the presence of evil mean he could do something but he doesn't care enough to take action? Pastor John continues our series in Hurts, Hesitations & Hang-Ups.
"I'm spiritual, but not religious. Organized religion is just full of self-righteous people." Pastor John kicks off our new series "Hurts, Hesitations & Hang-Ups: addressing obstacles to the Christian faith" with a sermon on Bad Religion.
The resurrection...are you skeptical? Trying to be excited but find yourself discouraged by life? Or are you ready to celebrate?
Wherever you're at, Pastor John encourages us to LOOK AGAIN at the story of the resurrection from John 20.
Pastor Gordon Woolard opens up Psalm 34 to show us the suprising thing that happens when we bring our troubles to God. By looking at some of David's troubles, we learn more about God's care for us and Jesus himself.
Are you steady during the storm? Or are you rattled and easily enraged? Pastor John opens up Psalm 23 to show us how an internal encounter with Jesus, the Good Shepherd, grows our trust in Him and steadies us in the storm.