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Discover ways to help those who are hurting

You may not recognize it immediately, but it’s possible that the person standing right next to you is wounded, broken, or struggling. Let's be willing dispensers of God’s grace. Hear a “best of” conversation from last year.

Discover how we can present the gospel as good news!

If you read about a hostage who had been miraculously rescued after years of imprisonment, you’d likely say that’s good news! Tragically, not everyone feels the same way. Let's discuss various reactions to God’s story of redemption.

Be encouraged by how Jesus handles our sin with truth and grace

She had been caught red-handed. Exposed publicly for her sin of adultery, the woman in John 8 certainly didn’t expect any mercy from Jesus or the crowd.

Discover Jesus’ response to an impossible dilemma

From a human perspective, there was no good solution. Jesus shouldn’t forgive the woman caught in adultery, but He wouldn’t condemn her either! Our series in John chapter 8 continues.

Let’s turn to John chapter 8 and the account of the woman caught in adultery

Rather than help her privately, the religious leaders decided to use a broken woman to trap Jesus publicly! Don't miss the start of this dramatic story.

Discover why we can be confident in the friendship of God

There are times when our prayers seem to bounce right off the ceiling instead of reaching God’s ear. And in those moments, it’s difficult not to feel abandoned. Comparing a current story of alienation with the story of Job.

Jesus’ call to the heavy-burdened, come and find a place of rest

Many of us still carry around the baggage of past disappointments, painful losses, and fresh failures. Feeling weighed down?

Let’s unravel a puzzling statement that Jesus made about being rich

You don’t have to be a tailor to know that a camel won’t fit through the eye of a needle. But according to Jesus, that’s easier than someone who is wealthy getting into heaven!

How the good, the bad, and even the ugly parts of life can reflect the good news of Jesus

Some chapters of life we’d be proud to share with others. And then there are the pages filled with regret and longing, with wayward decisions we’d prefer not to share with anyone. A lesson from the life of Samson.

Find answers that impact your conversations with God

In Matthew chapter 6, Jesus taught us to pray in secret. But what does this mean for us today? Let's talk about Jesus’ principles on prayer.

Practical Ways You Can Help Those Dealing With Unemployment Or The Loss Of Income

In this difficult economy, a lot of people are out of work or suffering from a loss of income. We see it on the news, in our communities, in our churches, and even in our own homes.

Discover Practical Tools For Launching A Successful Job Search

Looking for a job is never easy, but when the economy is tanking and new jobs are scarce, it can feel downright discouraging.

Discover Practical Tools On How To Get Through A Season Of Unemployment

So much of our life is spent at work. And when we lose a job, it can deliver a crushing blow.

The Relational Fallout Of Job Loss And Working Through The Grieving Process Together

When someone loses their job, they aren’t the only ones affected. Often a spouse feels the pain just as deeply.

One Man Shares His Personal Story About Dealing With Job Loss

The number of people out of work right now is staggering. Perhaps you’ve recently lost a job, or you know someone who has. After spending years helping others deal with job termination, Chuck shares his own story about dealing with job loss.