This series is an in depth study of the Epistle to the Ephesians. It began January 24, 2016 and concludes Spring 2017.
The series subtitle -- "Adopted Redeemed Therefore" -- aludes to the general theme and structure of the Ephesians: What God has done, Who we are, and How that should play out practically in our lives. The initials of the subtitle spell "ART", another subtheme of the book and the thinking behind the image of the stained glass: Ephesians 2:10 "We are His masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them."
February 5, 2017
This message looks at the nature of human relationships when then are filled and controlled by the Spirit of God.
January 29, 2017
This message looks at what it means to be filled by the Spirit and to worship.
November 20, 2016
This message looks at the call on believers to live intentional lives that enable them to sieze the opportunity to do good works when the opportunities arise.
November 6, 2016
This message looks at what it means to walk as children of light, especially in our sexuality.
October 30, 2016
This message looks at what it really means for believers to imitate God and live out of the Gospel.
October 23, 2016
This message builds on the previous one in our two part study of "putting off" and "putting on" and seeks to answer the question: "What does it really, practically, look like to put off the old sel
October 16, 2016
When people meet Jesus and become His followers, they receive new hearts, but still have old habits.
October 9, 2016
This message looks again at the call on all believers (not just the hired, professionals) to do the work of ministry -- namely building up them body of Christ in love.
October 2, 2016
This message looks at the Biblical reality of every member of the church being called to make their gifts available for ministery and service.
September 25, 2016
This message is the first of the second half of our study on Ephesians. The first half (chapters 1-3) was covered in the spring of 2016 and focuses on who and whose we are in Christ.