Interdependence In the Church

In Ephesians Chapter 4, Paul lays out a vision for Christian leadership that values interdependence in the church. Since we tend to evaluate leadership by the skills of individual leaders, Paul asks the church to change paradigms. Rather than trying to create singular...

Showing Mercy to the Least of These

In Matthew 25 Jesus says that he will judge believers according to whether they showed mercy to those at the margins. What is going on here? It seems that Jesus is telling believers that they must treat others like family. Since the church is a family its members...

Proclaiming the Gospel

What does ‘Proclaiming the Gospel’ Mean? The gospel is the good news of what God has done and is doing in the world. But it is also a way of viewing reality differently. Just as natural eyes see Jesus’ death as a failure, eyes of faith see it as...

Reconciliation

At times, Christians are not sure if they’re supposed to be for justice or reconciliation. After all, God is just, be he is also loving. But biblical justice isn’t about retribution, but rather reconciliation. Since God’s greatest desire is to...

The Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper This week we’ll be starting a new sermon series looking at disciplines that prepare the church for mission. To do this, we’ll structure the series around David Fitch’s book Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines that Shape the...