May 15, 2016
Breaking Barriers
Series: (All)
Pentecost is the Greek title for the Hebrew Feast of Shavuot, giving thanks to God for the harvest, and one of the three pilgrimage festivals in which Jewish people would travel to Jerusalem. God chose this unique celebration of harvest, when Jerusalem was filled with people from many nations, to pour out the Holy Spirit and begin a spiritual harvest of the Gospel, breaking spiritual, social, ethnic, and national barriers to spread around the world.
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  • May 15, 2016Breaking Barriers
    May 15, 2016
    Breaking Barriers
    Series: (All)
    Pentecost is the Greek title for the Hebrew Feast of Shavuot, giving thanks to God for the harvest, and one of the three pilgrimage festivals in which Jewish people would travel to Jerusalem. God chose this unique celebration of harvest, when Jerusalem was filled with people from many nations, to pour out the Holy Spirit and begin a spiritual harvest of the Gospel, breaking spiritual, social, ethnic, and national barriers to spread around the world.
  • Apr 24, 2016Trusting God
    Apr 24, 2016
    Trusting God
    After wrestling with God about why there is evil in the world and when God will answer his prayers for justice, Habakkuk bursts forth with a worship song expressing his trust in God. We'll explore how Habakkuk grew to trust the Lord and we'll be challenged to trust God's redemptive plans whatever the circumstances, not just when we get what we want from God.
  • Apr 17, 2016Warnings from God
    Apr 17, 2016
    Warnings from God
    After Habakkuk cries out to God with questions about injustice in the world, God responds by revealing that judgment will indeed come upon evil. This description of judgment also warns God's people about the source of evil in our cultures that can so easily seduce us, with a beautiful portrait of God's grace to sustain us.
  • Apr 10, 2016Waiting on God
    Apr 10, 2016
    Waiting on God
    We're learning from the prophet Habakkuk as he cries out to God with challenging questions, learning from God's responses, and watching Habakkuk grow toward trusting in God.
  • Apr 3, 2016Questions for God
    Apr 3, 2016
    Questions for God
    Sometimes we cry out to God with questions! Why does God allow suffering? Where is God when I'm hurting? When will God answer my prayers? We'll explore the little Book of Habakkuk that gives voice to many of our questions and we'll learn from God's responses.
  • Mar 27, 2016Easter
    Mar 27, 2016
    Easter
    Series: (All)
    Our Easter celebration will feature a feast of resurrection hymns, orchestra music, choir songs, worship songs led by our worship band, and an Easter sermon from Scripture.  This is a great Sunday to invite someone to attend church with you.
  • Mar 20, 2016The Cross of Christ
    Mar 20, 2016
    The Cross of Christ
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    Jesus entered Jerusalem to shouts of "hosanna" but a few days later heard "crucify him" and was killed on the cross. What did Christ accomplish on the cross? We'll explore the meaning of the cross and portraits of the atonement that purchased our salvation. You can prepare by reading: Mark
    10:45, John 1:29, Romans 5:9, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Ephesians 2:3, Colossians 1:22, I Thessalonians 5:9, Hebrews 9:28, 1 Peter 2:24.
  • Mar 6, 2016Spending our Strength for Social Justice
    Mar 6, 2016
    Spending our Strength for Social Justice
    We'll explore God's vision for a society filled with justice. Some of the Scriptures we will study include: Exodus
    23:6, Leviticus 19:9-10, Leviticus 19:33-34, Deuteronomy 10:17-19, Deuteronomy 24:14-15, Proverbs 22:22-23, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Isaiah 1:17, Isaiah 10:1, Amos 2:6-7, Zechariah 7:9-10, Malachi 3:5,
    Luke 12:33-24, James 5:1-5.
  • Feb 28, 2016Spending our Strength Generously
    Feb 28, 2016
    Spending our Strength Generously
    Tragically, many people in our world suffer with poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, oppression, discrimination, violence, and more. God’s broken heart and call to action are expressed in Isaiah 58:10, “Spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry!” We’ll explore God’s heart and be challenged with practical ways to spend ourselves to alleviate poverty, advance social justice, raise up the oppressed, and share spiritual hope that shines Christ’s light in darkness.
  • Feb 21, 2016Spending our Strength for Eternity
    Feb 21, 2016
    Spending our Strength for Eternity
    How will we feel when we look back at our one and only life? What will God say about our life? Will we be filled with joy or regret? We'll explore the "Parable of the Talents" to be inspired to prioritize what matters most and challenged to live as faithful stewards of the resources God has entrusted to us.