Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 29

Pierced to the Heart

I was pierced to the heart while reading the Gospel of John.  Jesus is telling his disciples that He is going to become like a grain of wheat, which needs to fall to the ground and die so that it can yield great fruit.  He is predicting His suffering and crucifixion along with His glorious […]

June 29

The Influence of Christians [SERMON]

The Jews had such a huge influence during the time of the Acts of the Apostles, yet their focus was not on the Lord. Today, Christians can have such a huge influence on the culture, yet it appears our focus is not on the Lord.

June 28

Prayer Workshop: Lectio Divina

We’re encouraged to pray with the Scriptures so often, but less often are we instructed how to pray with the Scriptures. This is one way.

June 27

Discipleship [SERMON] …with Reflection Questions!

We hear two stories of great men gathering disciples to follow after them. What does it mean to be a disciple? Why would I want to be a disciple of someone? Why would I want to be a disciple of Jesus? What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?

June 24

Lessons From John the Baptist

John the Baptist teaches us to be men and women of repentance, to point to Jesus at all times, and to call others to repentance.

June 21

From a New Angle: 1 Corinthians 16

Paul finishes his letter to the Corinthians by calling them to generously support the needs of the Church and to honor those who have given their lives to serve the Lord.

June 21

From a New Angle: 1 Corinthians 15

As he begins to wrap up his letter, Paul turns to the resurrection of the dead, which is something essential for all who profess Jesus as Lord. The life to come must be of the greatest importance.