Archives for September 2012

God’s Voice in Tragedy and Disaster (Revelation 16)

Our word is filled with challenges, trials, suffering, and agony. It is a reality.  We wonder how a loving God can allow it to persist.  In today’s reading we read how God gives us opportunity to repent and turn to him in those places where we are not walking with him.  We also learn that […]

Winning at Home

Deuteronomy 6:4-9 tells us to commit ourselves wholeheartedly to God’s commands and to repeat them again and again to our children.  Winning at home is all about making disciples of Jesus by daily living out and passing on the faith, especially with our children.  There are five principles of faith formation, four key practices, and […]

Equipped for Spiritual Warfare (Revelation 12-13)

In a few months we will be celebrating Christmas.  It is a beautiful night.  We light our candles and Christmas trees.  We sing our carols.  Yet there is a darker side to this event.  There is a part of this story which we fail to recognize.  There is a great drama unfolding.  The cast of […]

God Empowers His Church (Revelation 11-12)

Todays reading is one of the most difficult readings to understand of all the readings we have covered in this message series.  We take some interpretive cues from the Old Testament and discover that the message here is about how God empowers his Church to be his witnesses.  We live in difficult times.  People are […]

Fall Connect Group Catalogs Now Available

View the Connect Groups Catalog Sign Up for a Connect Group Connect Groups are a great way discover the power and the presence of God in community, so please take the opportunity to browse this catalog and find the Connect Group that is right for you.  We look forward to journeying together with you as […]