March 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.



February 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, […]



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.



Spending our Strength for the Least of These

We’re exploring God’s heart for the poor, how Christ rescues people from our spiritual poverty, and calls us to live as Christ’s hands, feet, and voice in the world today.



Spending our Strength for the Weak

When we follow Jesus, we take a big risk with our hearts and minds, because Jesus can lead us into areas where he wants to see transformation. Often in the gospels, we see him engaging with the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the “sinners” of his age. In all of these situations, Jesus redefines what […]



January 2016

Spending our Strength for our Community

This semester we’re exploring God’s heart for those who suffer with practical ways to alleviate poverty, advance social justice, raise up the oppressed, and share spiritual hope that shines Christ’s light in darkness.



Spending Ourselves

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, […]