Messages

Messages

Reading in Context

Reading Biblical Narrative: How the Stories of the Bible Can Change the Story of Your Life is a six-week equipping class offered in the Fall semester of 2018. The goal of the course was to equip Christians to read the stories of the Bible with a greater awareness of their historical, literary, and devotional contexts and for the purpose of life change. Download the Handout from Week 3.

The All-In Soldiers and Their Spiritual Insight

If we’re going to be the Unstoppable Force He’s using to change the world, we’ll need to follow His lead, willing to become something different, not for our own sake, but for the benefit of others—emptying ourselves, humbling ourselves, denying ourselves, giving up our own way, taking up our cross, and following Him. This is the Jesus way. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity…

What is a Story?

Reading Biblical Narrative: How the Stories of the Bible Can Change the Story of Your Life is a six-week equipping class offered in the Fall semester of 2018. The goal of the course was to equip Christians to read the stories of the Bible with a greater awareness of their historical, literary, and devotional contexts and for the purpose of life change. Download the Handout from Week 2.

The Undisputed Leader and His Cause

The church of Jesus Christ is a missional movement, made up by God’s “called out” ones who embrace, enact, and proclaim His Kingdom Gospel. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

The Challenge and Importance of Biblical Narrative

Reading Biblical Narrative: How the Stories of the Bible Can Change the Story of Your Life is a six-week equipping class offered in the Fall semester of 2018. The goal of the course was to equip Christians to read the stories of the Bible with a greater awareness of their historical, literary, and devotional contexts and for the purpose of life change. Due to a technical glitch, only the first 17 minutes of session 1 were recorded. Download the Handout…

Choose the Kingdom Life. Choose the Jesus Way.

The choice to follow Christ into His abundant life must include both the entry gate and the narrow road: a life of total attention and obedience to his teachings. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

Walking with a God You Know into a Future You Don’t

We can face an unknown future when we know that God empowers us, has saved us, and keeps us to the end. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

Humility and the Golden Rule of the Kingdom

Instead of treating others with a spirit of self-righteous condemnation, Christ calls us to a life of prayerful humility and loving helpfulness toward others. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

The Disciple’s Priority

As your heart is captured by the values, virtues, and vision of the Kingdom, righteousness becomes your active response. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

No More Pretending

Righteous acts and spiritual disciplines practiced with the right motives leads to Kingdom Character and Conduct. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.

The Character of Kingdom Righteousness

Kingdom Righteousness is characterized by a radical interiorization of the law, a relational application of the law, a refusal to exploit the law, and a recognition of the goal of the law. Download The Map, a study guide companion to each week’s sermon, designed to help you consistently reflect on Scripture as you pursue maturity in Christ.