January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017
December 25, 2016
While Augustus barked orders from his palace in Rome, the newborn King of Kings spent his first night in a crib borrowed from livestock. Each Christmas we journey back to Bethlehem–back to the true “king size bed”–to worship, witness, and wonder!
December 18, 2016
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. But our faith in him is still under construction. Faith comes with a growth curve…and lots of bumps. In this message we explore how spiritual growth pains are an essential part of our story and song, just as they were for Zechariah (Luke 1:57-80).
December 11, 2016
Mary’s courageous faith is on full display in Luke 1:46-55. Her heartfelt song of praise boldly goes where few worship choruses dare to tread. Mary serves notice to the proud and powerful that the God of Israel is about to turn the whole world upside-down!
December 4, 2016
In today’s “Season’s Greeting” (Luke 1:26-38), the angel Gabriel delivers shocking to news to Miriam of Nazareth. We know her best as Mary, the mother of the Lord. Back then, she was just another teenage bride-to-be from a backwater village in Israel. All that changed when she said “Let It Be” to God’s costly plan. More than a religious icon, Mary is a model example of courageous faith for all who hear the word of God and obey it.
November 27, 2016
Through Zechariah’s eyes we glimpse the great expectations and shattering disappointments of the Jewish people as they awaited the promised Messiah. If we look closely, we might also see a reflection of our own struggles to live with expectant faith. Luke 1:5-25 is the first in a series of “Season’s Greetings” from the God who delights in doing the unexpected!