July 28, 2019
God is calling us to love and find compassion for our enemies the way he loves and finds compassion for us.
Scripture: Jonah 4
July 21, 2019
God's warning of judgement is a gracious gift that enables us to avoid God's wrath in the destruction of sin but should also cause us to humbly repent and place our faith in the greater Jonah, Jesus Christ.
Scripture: Jonah 3
July 14, 2019
When we experience God’s discipline, will we cry out to him and trust He hears us and loves us, and will we truly repent with our whole heart?
Scripture: Jonah 2
July 07, 2019
Faithful living Life in God's upside down kingdom will eventually require us to obey HIS sovereign will in spite of our feelings.
Scripture: Jonah 1
June 30, 2019
Humility as persistent prayer. Humility as confession of sin. Humility as childlike dependence.
Scripture: Luke 18:1-17
June 23, 2019
We must live out the values of the kingdom that comes in unexpected ways. We must forgive. We must be thankful.
Scripture: Luke 17
June 16, 2019
Money serves the King, it is not for us to serve money. Our marriages are not our own. Money buys no eternal comfort.
Scripture: Luke 16
June 09, 2019
God’s heart is one of joy to see the lost found.
Scripture: Luke 15
May 19, 2019
We will experience brokenness. We will be challenged. It will cost us our lives.
Scripture: Luke 13:31-14:35
May 12, 2019
The Kingdom brings freedom. The Kingdom works outward and inward. The Kingdom requires us to enter in.
Scripture: Luke 13:10-30
May 05, 2019
In life, we will face the trials of distress, hypocrisy, strife, disaster, and fruitlessness. We have hope that, though we may face trials and suffering in this life, trials and suffering do not have the final say.
Scripture: Luke 12:49-13:9
April 28, 2019
The path to victory has a cost.
Scripture: Luke 12:13-48
April 14, 2019
Fear of, and love for the Triune God can kill the Pharisee within us.
Scripture: Luke 11:37-12:12
Apr 07, 2019
As a disciple, we join in the Work of God. As a disciple, we follow the Word of God.
Scripture: Luke 11:14-36
Mar 24, 2019
As Kingdom participants, Jesus is our great inheritance. Serving can be as a distraction to loving Jesus. The necessary thing is spending time with Jesus and His word. Proper prayer is essential to a relationship with the King.
Scripture: Luke 10:38-11:13
Mar 17, 2019
Four Questions. Who is the Lawyer? What must I do to inherit eternal life? What is written in the law? Who is my neighbor?
Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
Mar 10, 2019
What does it mean to be a disciple? What does it look like to make disciples of Jesus? To live and be sent out on mission.
Scripture: Luke 10:1-24
Mar 03, 2019
Following Jesus means, we will be rejected. Following Jesus means, we do not have an earthly home. Following Jesus means, we will have to give our full allegiance.
Scripture: Luke 9:51-62
Feb 24, 2019
Pride inhibits our participation in the Kingdom. It weakens faith and usefulness, grows in our worldly pursuits of success, and produces competition with other believers. Jesus’ death is the answer to our pride.
Scripture: Luke 9:37-50
Feb 17, 2019
Jesus shows how to be and make disciples. Empowers disciples to minister, clarifies their confusion, calls them to sacrifice, and calls them to worship/awe.
Scripture: Luke 9:1-36
Feb 10, 2019
As Jesus lovingly calls out the rich young man’s idolatry, Jesus is also calling us to reflect on what we love most. Are we willing to submit the one thing we hold on to tightly, in order to gain the treasure of His eternal presence? The rich young man made a horrible trade. But through God’s transforming power of the gospel, we can make the better trade. The only question is will you?
Scripture: Mark 10:17-31
Feb 03, 2019
Jesus’ power of creation helps overcome fear. Jesus’ power over demons frees us from bondage and into mission. Jesus’ power over sickness and death gives us true healing and life.
Scripture: Luke 8:22-56
Jan 27, 2019
As kingdom participants, we need to hear the words of the King. It matters how, and the way in which we hear.
Jan 20, 2019
What does it mean to love God? Sacrifice of what is perceived valuable. Awareness of your sin and need for forgiveness. Experience of being forgiven.
Scripture: Luke 7:36-50
Jan 13, 2019
The body is to be unified, abounding in love towards one another.
Jan 6, 2019
As image bearers, we rule and create, show off God’s character, and reproduce God’s image. Because of this, how we treat the earth and animals matter and all humanity is inherently equal in dignity and value. Jesus is the perfect image of God.
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31
Dec 30, 2018
The reality is that today could be the last day of the earth.
Scripture: Revelations 3:11
Dec 23, 2018
God’s Anointed is His Son who rules over all and fulfills His purpose. Mankind is hostile towards God’s Anointed, but there are blessings in trusting the Anointed One.
Scripture: Psalm 2:1-12
Dec 16, 2018
Jesus’ trust in God the Father was complete and unwavering. Jesus knows how you feel and takes your sin on himself.
Scripture: Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Dec 9, 2018
Child that is born, Son that is given. Fully human. The government upon His shoulders.
Scripture: Isaiah 9:6-7
Nov 25, 2018
It shouldn’t matter how the message of God is presented, it needs to be accepted.
Though we are lowly, we can be exalted. Not by our merit, but because of our King that became lowly for us.
Scripture: Luke 7:18-35
Nov 18, 2018
God is limitless. Not bound by our constraints, time, or death. When we pray knowing that only God can what He can do, we can start recognizing the miracles that are happening all the time.
Scripture: Luke 7:1-7
Nov 11, 2018
Stand firm with your family, in your faith, and against your foes.
Scripture: Philippians 1:27-30
Nov 4, 2018
As participants, Jesus commands us to reorient our happiness, love our enemies, judge rightly, and obey.
Scripture: Luke 6:12-49
Oct 28, 2018
Without walking in faith in Jesus, we all have the bent to act and live like pharisees. The point of all this is to know and experience the living God.
Scripture: Luke 5:33-6:11
Oct 21, 2018
Jesus calls sinners to participate in the kingdom of God to repent, be forgiven of sin, and to be disciple makers.
Scripture: Luke 5:1-32
Oct 14, 2018
As King in this upside down kingdom, Jesus uses His authority in His words, over demons, and over disease to serve those in the Kingdom.
Scripture: Luke 4:31-44
Oct 7, 2018
The Ministry of Jesus - Upside Down Kingdom
Jesus' ministry was one of proclamation and demonstration that the Kingdom of God has arrived and must be received through faith, not merely one to be impressed with.
Scripture: Luke 4:14-30
Sep 23, 2018
The book of Titus shows us these key ingredients needed for a healthy church plant.
Sep 16, 2018
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For the Shalom of our neighborhood, city, and world.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21
Sep 09, 2018
Making comprehensive disciples of Jesus Christ. As a disciple and follower of Jesus, we are commanded to make more disciples. Here, now, and around the world.
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Sep 02, 2018
We exist to glorify God. Reflect Him and show His character.
Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16
Aug 19, 2018
Look to the past, so you can learn in the present, and move forward in the future.
Scripture: Psalm 124
Aug 12, 2018
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Scripture: Psalm 123
Aug 05, 2018
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Scripture: Psalms 122
July 22, 2018
In this journey of life, our greatest help can only come from the Lord.
Scripture: Psalms 121
July 15, 2018
Scripture: Luke 4:1-13
July 08, 2018
Scripture: Luke 3:23-38