May 15, 2016
This first and foundational message of the "Reclaiming Spiritual Disciplines ... Again" sermon series focuses on God's words to us: how they are always for our good and ideal for human flourishing. As we dive into reclaiming spiritual disciplines, we need to reclaim this bedrock of human flourishing lost in the garden. So as we listen to and obey God's words, as we engage in spiritual disciplines, we must remember that it is all out of love and for our good -- and will lead to the best version of us and our lives now.
May 1, 2016
2 Chronicles 14 & 16
- Dick Jaques
This reflection on the kingship of King Asa shows how starting well does not inevitably leaad to finishing well.
April 24, 2016
This message engages with Paul's prayer at the end of chapter 3 and reveals our loving Father who hears our prayers and deeply cares for us. The message concludes with interviews with Bob Anderson and Angie Flippo about their experiences trying to cultivate this view God.
April 17, 2016
This message looks at Paul's lofty prayer for the Ephesians at the end of Chapter 3 and seeks to investigate and answer the questions of what we want most and what should we want most.
April 10, 2016
This message looks at the reality of suffering in our lives and how the revealed mystery of the Gospel can give our suffering deep meaning that can help us endure well and even rejoice.
April 3, 2016
This message looks at the big mystery kept hidden for ages by God -- the secret plan of God to reconcile both his justice and his lovingkindness in the work of Christ. And we, the church, are now forever his masterpiece, displaying his goodness and justice for all to see, something even angles long to look into.
March 27, 2016
This Easter message looks at the reality of our redemption in Christ and how that reality impacts our identity at its core. We can know our worth by looking at the price paid to redeem us: the death of the Son of God!
March 20, 2016
This message looks at the world's best and only hope for unity -- the coming together of all people under and in Christ.
March 13, 2016
This message further investigates what it means that we are God's masterpiece and that we were created for good works.
March 6, 2016
This message looks at three canvases painted for us in this section of Ephesians: God's glory, man's depravity, and man's glory because of the Gospel, which is already and not yet.