The call to be a Christian is not the call to be a hero, but to be a saint: faithful unto death. What does the letter to Smyrna in Revelation 2 teach us about following Christ?
As we begin a new sermon series on the book of Revelation, we examine the letter to the church in Ephesus. What is John’s encouragement, warning, and challenge for the church, and for us?
On Ash Wednesday, we receive ashes on our face to remember that “you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” How do we reframe the way we think about dying to help us to see more clearly the glory of the resurrection?
The first sign that you have a Spirit-led church is in the relationships — what do spirit-filled relationships look like?
Paul talks about the elementary principles of the world” that enslave us — the sin that’s been written into the code of our society and world? How does the Gospel reformat and shape us?
Rev. Hunter Van Wagenen joins us from Church of the Redeemer in Greensboro, North Carolina, and preaches on Jesus’ startling speech to the synagogue in Nazareth. How does Jesus’ fulfillment of the Old Testament prophesy reveal the good news of salvation?
The first of a three-part series on Galatians 3:28, this sermon explores how and why the Gospel offers the only true hope for overcoming the racial division that plagues our society.
The story of the Magi journeying by star to worship the Christ child shows us how God is able to use various cultures and people to reveal the truth of his sovereign power.
In the season of Advent, we recognize that like the people of Israel, we are a people in wait. Examining Luke’s account of Mary and Elizabeth, it’s clear how God can bring rejoicing, even in the ache of waiting.
Repentance isn’t about feeling ashamed of our actions, it’s about building the “king’s highway” — remembering that if we want true renewal, we need Jesus.
As we begin the season of Advent, we wait not just for the birth of Jesus, but for his return to Earth as the conquering King. How do we “stay awake,” as He tells us to do in Luke’s Gospel, and wait well?
Are the law and grace fundamentally opposed? Continuing in our study of Galatians, we see how the law serves to expose and reveal sin, but is not opposed to grace — on the contrary.
The church in Galatia experienced miracles, and yet still they lost sight of the Gospel — how can we be aware of our blindspots and be continually aware of our need for the presence and help of the Holy Spirit?
What does it mean that Christ is in us, and we are in Christ? Continuing in our study of Paul’s letter to the Galatians, we see how the Gospel fundamentally changes our hearts and offers us power and assurance.
Paul writes of his godly confrontation with Peter over false teachers in the church. How do we remain a community that’s rooted in the truth of the Gospel?