Being a dad is a tough job. It seems everyone has a different opinion on what qualities make up a good father. Hear a study in Mark chapter 9.
Where is God when painful circumstances lay us low? We can see God’s response to pain and suffering through the way Jesus interacted with the people around Him.
If you’ve grown up in church you’ve likely heard the story of Zacchaeus, the unpopular tax collector of short stature who regularly took advantage of others. A challenging discussion about the universal need for us to be dispensers of God's grace to both the oppressed and the oppressor like Zacchaeus.
In order to offer grace to others, we first need to receive that same grace ourselves! Let's study the interactions Jesus had with people to show how He extended grace to those who seemed to deserve it the least.
Love is an over-used word these days. We use it to express our affection for a spouse, or to show appreciation for a really good dinner! But what does it mean to truly love someone?
It would be a terrible waste to accept God’s grace, yet live a barren life. So how can a Christian see more of Jesus active in their life?
If you’ve ever spent time with a toddler you know that listening isn’t their strong suit! And unfortunately, even as adults we don’t always listen well.
Think you know how God is going to act in a certain situation? Think again! Let's look at how Jesus surprised a man named “Malchus,” and how the Lord continues to surprise us today with His goodness and love!
Ever had a painful trial or difficult circumstance come out of nowhere and bring you to your knees? No one likes being blindsided by life! We’ll see it play out in the life of a man named “Malchus.”
Ever feel like all the flaws in your family history make you ineligible for God’s work? Maybe you’ve heard God’s call for your life, but don’t feel qualified to accept. It's the conclusion of the series “The Beauty of Broken.”
Ever been to a “shame party”? It’s a solitary event where we mentally relive all our regrets, mistakes, and disappointments. A candid conversation of personal experiences with pity parties, and how to decline those invitations.
A happy family. A fulfilling career. A fruitful ministry. It’s easy to be grateful for things that go well. Being thankful for the events that turn our life upside down, now that’s tough! A study on “The Beauty of Broken.”