Jesus has one weapon: Self-sacrificing love. We, as people in His image, have access to the same weapon and should put down all others.
The process of lament and learning to give our grief to Jesus in a way that brings healing.
Our God reconciles everyone and everything to Himself.
God doesn't show partiality. When we understand this, we have a better ability to reach those around us when the Good News.
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The Holy Spirit moves on Saul, and he shifts from being a man against Jesus to a saved man who is uniquely made to serve the early church.
Finding our identity in Christ brings joy and a call to move out and spread the joy.
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What is mission, who is it for and why does it matter?
Would you die for Jesus? This passage about Steven, who cared deeply about Jesus and his message, helps us understand why someone would risk life for Jesus.
We have a tendency to desire relationship with people that are similar to ourselves, and must purposely pursue those that are different if we want to have an understanding of the depth of God's love for all people.
What should we do when we meet opposition to find unity and resolution? Brad Hudson unpacks this passage in which the apostles meet differing opinion.
The honeymoon is over and the apostles have to start doing hard things. They turned to God for help, and He gave the Holy Spirit.
Peter heals a beggar in Jesus' name. We have the same power today, but our job is to discern what the Holy Spirit is asking us to do and follow His lead.
The Holy Spirit shows us what we should be doing as the church today.
John Hodges shares with us about what the apostles were doing after Jesus ascended to heaven, yet before the Holy Spirit came upon them. The waiting period and the circumstances of the early church were comparable to what we experience today in Billings, MT.
As our series through the book of Acts begin, we define the Kingdom of God and what it means to be under His rule and reign.
Tara Feldner gives the definition of Spiritual Formation and introduces spiritual disciplines.
Why is church important? Jesus loves the church. We should love it too (even when we don't think we like church).
Jesus' character is revealed through his treatment of a noble land owner and the corrupt farmers who harvest the land.
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Jesus asks us to use what we are given to advance his Kingdom, and helps us understand what happens when we don't do are part with this parable.
The World Makes Sense when we look at everything around us through the lens of Jesus and what his resurrection from the dead did for us. In this special message for Resurrection Day 2017, Allen connects us to our freedom in new life thanks to our risen Savior.
What does our Father do when we have run away, made a mess of things, but come back home? He runs to us with open arms and throws a party. Listen to this sermon from Tara Feldner to learn more.
Jesus invites everyone to the table. This parable makes Jesus' desire to engage with every person clear.
God's grace extends as a gift, so that we don't have to do anything to receive salvation. We do, however, get to make choices that allow us to produce fruit.
We get to give. The Parable of the Rich Fool gives us direction on what it looks like to allow God to dictate how we use the resources he gives us.