Love one another, believe in this letter and go deeper as God changes your heart.
John walks us through the importance of viewing worship as a daily way to live, and how that daily pursuit can magnify when we gather together to praise God.
He Is Risen! What does that mean for us?
How do we love? Why should we love? What does our ability to love others show? These questions (and more!) answered for us for the beginning of Holy Week 2016.
How do we know the difference between God's punishment and God's love? It has to do with our image of Him and our understanding of His love.
It may seem like 1 John is repetitive. That is because it is. The message is that important: love each other.
God says we are to love people, yet we are to hate the world (which is people...). Allen speaks about how we do both.
When we have a flourishing relationship with God, we often find it easier to love people.
Brad Hudson shares on how we can react with humility and faithfulness when God tells us "no".
So often we deal with sin from a behavior modification angle. However, we become more like Jesus when we look at sin as the barrier between us and our true relationship with our Father.
The kick-off of a three month-ish study in 1 John. We just went through the gospel of John, and 1 John will help us apply and "do" what we learned from the gospel.
A run down of all we do at BVC with your hosts, Allen and Adam. Learn about all the ways to get involved and laugh a little.
Allen gives the annual State of the Church address and explains where we've been and where we are going. 2016 is marked with building community with our neighbors and a more strategic discipling process. Allen asks that we look for the "charcoal fires" and ask the Lord to go deeper with us in those moments.
After almost a year in the book of John, we hear the last few verses from one of the disciples himself.
What is next? The instructions: take care of my sheep.
Jesus appears to the disciples and they share fish and bread at a charcoal fire.
Jesus appears to the disciples and they were filled with Joy. As we celebrate the third week of advent, Joy is the theme.
The tomb is open and Jesus is no longer there. This event changes everything.
Jesus is dead. Those watching didn't know the Resurrection was coming. The Romans and the Jews had conflicting priorities; Adam explains how the events played out.
The crucifixion of Jesus changed the world. This sermon walks us through the details of what happened, and how Abraham and Isaac were connected to this event thousands of years before.
Jesus knows us better than we know ourselves.
Peter's denial and how we can connect with God when our life doesn't look like we thought it would.
Jesus has finished His prayer and now the events start to unfold that lead to His crucifixion and resurrection.
The invitation to be part of God, Spirit and Son in unity. Jesus prayed for each of us and our purpose in His Kingdom over 2000 years ago.
In the final section of John 16, Jesus delivers his last thoughts to the twelve disciples. And, when all is said and done, they finally get it.
How do we live in the time between the Kingdom here and the Kingdom not yet? We rely on our relationship with God.
Michael Gatlin, the leader of Multiply Vineyard and the Duluth MN Vineyard, speaks to us about how deep God's love is for us.
How do we live in this world and not participate in the darkness that consumes it?
The Holy Spirit is what brings our Father and Jesus into our lives in a tangible way.
Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life. Our job is to listen to what He asks of us and then do it.