As we find ourselves in discussion of our faith, conversations can tend to drift into discussions of differences between churches, controversial social issues, politics.  You name it – we can find ourselves talking about everything but the one who ...

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This week we transition to the second part of our Summer Series, “Speaking of Jesus.” For the next few weeks we will be talking about amazing and challenging things that Jesus said. If we are going to talk about Jesus with our friends, family,...

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When Jesus encountered a paralyzed man in obvious need, He said something rather breathtaking.  Son, your sins are forgiven.   People who heard this  gasped and said, “How dare you.  Only God can say that!”  And Jesus responded by saying...

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Jesus is far more interested in the appearance of our inside than our outside.  Following Jesus is a matter of the heart.  He wants to help us develop a good heart out of which good things and good actions proceed.  If the heart is good, good things ha...

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You know that feeling you get when you see a handwritten note waiting in your mailbox? When your phone vibrates with a text message from a friend? Or that moment you got that acceptance letter from a college. An invitation, whether it is just to hang out,...

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