When God Takes It All Away

It is hard to answer God’s call to “Go Forward” and “Be Witnesses” and “Run the Race” when everything around us seems to be so unsteady and uncertain. But what if what God is really doing in this time is shaking everything that can be shaken, so that we will see the unreliability and danger […]

God’s Design for the Church: What Her Leaders Need

Sermon Outline – May 10, 2020 Text: Hebrews 13:17-19 Title: “God’s Design for the Church: What Her Leaders Need” Ok, if God’s design for the church involves Him using weak, broken, imperfect leaders through whom He shows His grace and His power…. Then what does the church do to come alongside and minister with her […]

Running with Witnesses

How does the church respond to the times God has placed us within? How are we faithful to His calling and His mission? If we are going to be “of those who do not shrink back” (Hebrews 10:39), if we are going to be “strengthened in grace” and “endure everything for the sake of the […]

The Viral Gospel

Sermon Outline – March 22, 2020 Text: 2 Timothy 20:1-10 Title: “The Viral Gospel” We live in strange, unsettling times, with quarantines and Covids run amok! And the Bible makes clear that things found in this world aren’t even our greatest opposition as Christians. Yet, despite it all, and despite our own failures and weaknesses, […]

Above All Else, Love

This morning, we start a new series and journey together in God’s Word. How has Jesus loved us? To what depth and extent has He placed His love on us? And what does it look like for us to begin to respond to that love? As we come alive to grace, as we grow as […]

A God Who Delivers (In His Own Way)

Although He keeps many of the details to Himself, our God makes this message clear: He will rescue and deliver His people. The hope that we place in Him is not misplaced — it is real, it is certain, and it will be answered. But our God also makes clear that His deliverance also comes […]