The Story

No Ordinary Man

Builders know that the foundation of any building is its most important feature. This week we look at the revolutionary teachings of Jesus the Christ. Through parables, miracles, and laser truth, He turned the world on its head. At the conclusion of the Sermon on the Mount, He calls all to build on the only…

Birth of the King

Missing the sacred is nothing new to our generation. In Jesus’ day, Israel had lost touch with the sacred. Even though they were waiting for a sacred Messiah, when Jesus came, the masses missed the sacred in their midst. Let’s recapture the sacred names and movements of God’s story back into our lives.

God Is In Control

Esther remains one of the most beloved books in the Bible. Set in the 5th century BC, it conveys a courageous story of the salvation of God’s people. Each year these 10 chapters of Esther are celebrated during the Jewish holiday of Purim (which just took place March 11-12). This morning we will celebrate Purim…

A Fresh Return Home

A good thing about being thrown into exile (if there is such a thing) is that if you make your way back, you can have a clean start. Judah was given the opportunity to re-start. What would your priorities be if someone washed your life slate clean? If exile is being where you do not…

Finishing Strong

Daniel faces unbelievable pressure to compromise his faith in a hostile culture and enemy territory. He was constantly confronted by temptations and threats. Yet Daniel and his three friends modeled how to finish strong in an enticing world. Many generations have come and gone, but the lessons penned by Daniel still hold true for us.

Called to Impact Others

Obedience to God brings fulfillment, and disobedience leads to failure. It was predicted, modeled and seen over and over. While many of us could provide some personal stories as evidence of this, today’s example is one from a nation. Either way though, the point remains. Faithfulness to God is always the right choice, even if…