Advent: Joy of the World

Date: Sunday, December 23, 2018

Bible Text: Hebrews 12:1-6

This time of the year is full of joy and peace and generosity, but it's also full of pain and loss and loneliness. How do we understand this tension in light of God's in-breaking into the world? In this talk, Pastor Bryan helps us see and savor the joy even in the middle of our pain.

 

Advent: Wonder of the World

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Bible Text: Luke 2:8-21

Continuing in our Advent series, Pastor Jon talks about how surprising the Christmas story really is and the invitation for all of us to live in a state of wonder. Listen to the end for the Postscript--the Q & A for the teacher of the day.

 

Advent: Light of the World

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Bible Text: Isaiah 9:1-7

It's only when people are in darkness that they are able to see light. Only when we are desperate and aware of our brokenness are our hearts susceptible to the Light of the world.

 

Advent: Savior of the World

Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bible Text: Luke 2:1-21

In a world full of shadows and slight of hand, Advent reminds us of what is real. The coming of Christ into the world re-aligns our hearts to eternal substance.

 

Philippians: Stingy and Stale or Giving and Going?

Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 4:10-20

In this final message through our sermon series in Philippians, we find funding the mission of God a primary way God increases our joy in Him. Feel stuck? Give! Feel like you have no direction in life? Give and join God's mission in the world. Take a listen and be encouraged today. Stay through till the end for the postscript--our interview Q & A with Pastor Jon.

 

Philippians: List Living

Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 3:1-16

We all like our lists. They make us feel accomplished and give us a sense of pride. Why is it then that Jesus hates our lists and calls us to tear them up piece by piece? In this message find out what this means and how we can embrace a wholistic view of our relationship with Jesus?

 

Philippians: Complaining is the Worst!

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 2:12-18

"My feet hurt!" "This line is soooo long." "My food is cold." Complaining. We all do it. Would it surprise you to find out that complaining is just a symptom of something else? Find out in this compelling talk from Pastor Valentino Elmatti.

 

Philippians: Getting Low

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 2:1-10

Getting low and laying down our rights isn't a welcomed message. But this is exactly what Jesus did and what he calls his people to do. Listen to the message and then stick around for the postscript.

 

Philippians: Living Our Lives Worthy

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 1:27-30

We all want our lives to matter. We want them to carry some kind of weight in light of other people and eternity. So when the Apostle Paul calls us to live our lives worthy of the gospel it makes sense to us. But what does it really mean to live our lives worthy? In this talk, Pastor Jon unpacks Philippians 1:27-30 and answers that question.

 

Philippians: Counterintuitive Devotion

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018

Bible Text: Philippians 1:12-26

What is the meaning of life? Well, we're certainly not going to scratch the surface in a 30-minute podcast. But how do you answer that question? In this talk, Pastor Jon turns the pressure cooker on high and sees how the philosophies of this culture measure up.