He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning

He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning

He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning Jesus wept. It’s the shortest verse in all of the Bible yet it tells us so much about Jesus. When his good friend Lazarus had been dead for four days, Jesus visited Lazarus’s sisters, Mary and Martha. Upon his arrival, the two women fell...
He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning

He Gets Us: Week 3 | Jesus’ Dinner Party

He Gets Us: Week 3 | Jesus’ Dinner Party Jesus spent a lot of time around the dinner table. Many of his most frequently quoted messages and standout stories happened while sharing a meal with others. As we looked closer, we noticed that his company around the...
He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning

He Gets Us: Week 2 | Heartbreak

He Gets Us: Week 2 | Heartbreak Whether suffering physical or emotional pain, everyone is looking for someone who will understand and share the burden. Modeling the compassion that Jesus demonstrated in His ministry is crucial to dismantling barriers and getting the...
He Gets Us: Week 4 | Mourning

He Gets Us: Week 1 | Family Matters

He Gets Us: Week 1 | Family Matters Jesus had strained relationships with his loved ones. As he gained popularity and began speaking to larger and larger crowds, his own family “came to take custody of him.” They seemed very concerned with either the direction or...
Christmas Unwrapped: Week 3 | Joy

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 3 | Joy

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 3 | Joy At this joyful time of year, we often feel anything but! Time pressures, money pressures, family pressures — they all can weigh on us and sap our joy. But we don’t have to let them get to us. You can find joy even when life is...
Christmas Unwrapped: Week 3 | Joy

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 2 | Peace

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 2 | Peace In a world of conflict, strife, and division, it’s hard to find peace in so much turmoil. The good news is, lasting peace is possible if you know where to look for it. Pastor Chuck Schlie teaches on how to find and keep the...
Christmas Unwrapped: Week 3 | Joy

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 1 | Hope

Christmas Unwrapped: Week 1 | Hope Where does this hope come from, and how can you feel it when life seems bleak? Pastor Jim reflects on this much-needed gift in the first message of Christmas Unwrapped.   Community Group Discussion Christmas Unwrapped Christmas...
Offended by Mercy: Week 3 | Jonah 4

Offended by Mercy: Week 3 | Jonah 4

Offended by Mercy: Week 3 In this last message of our series, Pastor Jim gets into get into the last few paragraphs of this short book—paragraphs in which Jonah was so put off by God’s mercy on Ninevah that he wishes death on himself three times. There’s a...
Offended by Mercy: Week 3 | Jonah 4

Offended by Mercy: Week 2 | Jonah 3

Offended by Mercy: Week 2 Like Jonah, we make poor judges. We cannot truly judge the actions of others on the limited information we have about them. Fortunately, God is the ultimate judge and He gives grace when we withhold it. In this message, we’ll learn how...
Offended by Mercy: Week 3 | Jonah 4

Offended by Mercy: Week 1 | Jonah 1-2

Offended by Mercy: Week 1 Offended by mercy? That comes from our tendency to want to receive mercy but be reluctant to give it. Through the story of a man on the run from God, we will deepen our understanding that God’s mercy is for everyone and begin to practice...
This is Our Story: The Heart of Messiah – Week 3

This is Our Story: The Heart of Messiah – Week 2

This Is Our Story: The Heart of Messiah – week 2 In the Bible, the Tribe of Issachar had a special discernment to read the signs of the times to help Israel make decisions. The Church today needs this discernment so we can fulfill the mission Jesus sets before...