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"If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory." - Colossians 3:1-4 

 

Feb 28, 2016

1st John 3:1-3
Beloved, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. 3And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

We live and are sharing the Gospel inside a culture where gender lines...


Feb 21, 2016

Luke 20:19-26
21So they asked him, “Teacher, we know that you speak and teach rightly, and show no partiality, but truly teach the way of God. 22Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or not?” 23But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, 24“Show me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does...


Feb 14, 2016

Matthew 19:1-15
And large crowds followed him, and he healed them there. And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful to divorce one’s wife for any cause?”

One might ask, "What is so taboo about divorce? Isn't the Bible clear that God hates divorce?" We would have to be a community not...


Feb 7, 2016

Matthew 26:29, John 2; Genesis 9; 1 Corinthians 11
"I tell you I will not drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.”

All of us have a story of shame when it comes to alcohol. Either that as something we did while drinking or something that was done to us...