Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Greatest of These is…

There’s a word that the apostle Paul uses to describe the truth of the gospel that doesn’t get a lot of use in our modern context, perhaps because of the negative connotation it has.  The word is “scandal.”  Paul calls … Continue reading

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Two Are Better

I want to be transparent with you this morning for a few minutes.  We’re right in the middle of this whole small group launch thing and that’s cool and we’ll get back into that in just a minute, but I … Continue reading

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Intimacy

Luke 11:1 “Teach us to pray.”  I think this is an extraordinary statement. The disciples, who had been with Jesus, had seen him interact with the Father, wanted to know what that was like. They asked Jesus to “teach (them) … Continue reading

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Connection

I want to start today by telling you a story.  It’s a story probably most of you know.  It’s the story of Joseph.  The story begins with a man named Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham.  Jacob … Continue reading

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Fifty-Two

I have to say that it feels great and a little odd to be back up here this morning.  These last five weeks have been rather crazy for us and though it is good to be back, it feels strange … Continue reading

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not a fan: Wherever, Whenever, Whatever

I will follow… Seemingly innocuous words, this statement carries much weight behind it.  As we ask whether you are a fan of Jesus or a follower it’s easy to say “I will follow” but I think that many of us … Continue reading

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