July 2017

Foundations: “Creation Two”

Do you ever find yourself asking some of those nagging little existential questions, like "Who am I?" "What am I?" "Where am I?" "Why am I?" "How am I supposed to be investing my life?" We'll discover answers to those questions and more as we continue our series through the first eleven chapters of the biblical book of Genesis.



Foundations: “Creation One”

What can we learn from the account of creation found in Genesis 1:1 - 2:4? What do we learn about God? About Jesus? What does it mean for us?



June 2017

Foundations: “In the Beginning, God”

What was going on before the dawn of time? Was anything happening at all? Was there a static, eternal darkness, or something more dynamic? Does it even matter? Those are the questions we're tackling this Sunday as we begin a brand new series in the biblical book of Genesis.



It’s Time to Engage, Dad!

The apostle Paul wrote, "Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love." (1 Corinthians 16:13-14). What do these words mean in the context of fatherhood? Join us as we examine how imperfect men can rise to the high calling of being a dad.



A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “Rise Again”

In Matthew 5:10, Jesus said, "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." How could persecution possibly be viewed as a blessing? What does persecution look like? Join us in this final installment of our series on the beatitudes as we examine what this means. From Matthew 5:10-12.



A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “Peace-Breakers, Peace-Fakers, and Peace-Makers”

In Matthew 5:9, Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God."
Listen as we explore some essential and practical dynamics of being a peacemaker in your personal relationships, especially your relationships with other Christ-followers.



May 2017

A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “O Say, Can You See?”

Jesus taught in Matthew 5:8, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God."  What does it mean to be pure in heart, and how do we become so? What does it mean to see God? Join us as we explore what the Bible has to say about these things.



A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “I Desire Mercy”

Everyone wants to be happy, right? So are you? Really? Studies indicate that Americans are increasingly giving up on the prospect of experiencing genuine happiness, and instead opting for a lower hurdle: simply nurturing an image of success and happiness. It seems that many of us are now more concerned with merely appearing happy (managing our “personal brand”) than with actually being happy. Yet maintaining that facade only serves to increase our isolation. Loneliness, sadness, fear and de



A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “Holy Hunger”

What does it mean to "hunger and thirst for righteousness"? What does that have to do with finding happiness, anyway? Join us as we examine these words spoken by Jesus from Matthew 5:6.



A Traveler’s Guide to Total Happiness: “Strength in Meekness”

Everyone wants to be happy, right? So are you? Really? Studies indicate that Americans are increasingly giving up on the prospect of experiencing genuine happiness, and instead opting for a lower hurdle: simply nurturing an image of success and happiness. It seems that many of us are now more concerned with merely appearing happy (managing our "personal brand") than with actually being happy. Yet maintaining that facade only serves to increase our isolation. Loneliness, sadness, fear and depression are epidemic. But what if authentic happiness really is attainable? Or better yet, what if God has something to show us that will lead not just to happiness but to the deepest joy and peace we have ever known?