After Jesus calmed the wind and the waves, the disciples recognized His exceptional authority.
Jesus has authority over all, and he spreads His love lavishly.
How do we function in the authority of Jesus as we represent Him?
We begin our Spring series in the Gospel of Mark.
Our annual address discussing where we have been and where we are going.
A blessing for the new year.
How to welcome your enemy.
Joy comes when we intentionally engage with our church community, our common bond being loved by God.
How does Jesus welcome us?
Welcoming Christ to dwell in the midst of us.
The final sermon in our series on the 23rd Psalm.
The Shepherd goes before us; goodness and mercy follow us.
Painful joy can be an accurate description of a life lived with Jesus.
The rod and staff are the shepherd's tools for protection, correction and direction.
I will not fear, because You are with me.
God helps us understand the righteous path, even though our tendency is to choose our own path.
He restores my soul; He gives back my life.
Brent unpacks a line of the 23rd Psalm that proclaims healing, unity and relationship.
Sheep will not lie down if they are afraid, in tension, feeling aggravated or hungry. God is our answer to rest.
I Shall Not Want: The Lord will not give you everything you want; it means He will help you desire what desires for you.
We are led by a good shepherd, who wants to take care of us and help us become what we are meant to be.
In solitude with God, we learn our belovedness, which always us to function healthily within a community. Then ministry becomes something that flows from us, instead of something we do.
Once a year, we spend a Sunday devoted to what ministries and programs we have as a church, and why we have them.
How can we pursue relationships within our community that will bring diverse voices to our table.
We just finished the book of James, and are taking a few weeks to talk about the things God would like to say to our church. This week: racism.
"For if we could contol our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every way." What we say matters, and moving deeper into a relationship with God includes using our words well.
Doing God's work is a sign of His relationship within us.