• Discover The Complexity And Purposes Of Jesus’s Parables

    March 16, 2020

    Jesus taught in metaphors and similes called parables. And while some people think Jesus told these stories to help teach simpletons, Jesus’s teachings are anything but simple! Today on Discover the Word, the team seeks to understand the complexity and the purpose of Jesus’s parables. Join us for the series, “Jesus the Storyteller” today on […]

  • The God Who Pursues

    February 2, 2019

    What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think about God? Well, Monday/today on Discover the Word, Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, Daniel Ryan Day, and Bill Crowder consider how our God . . . is “The God Who Pursues.” It’s a brand-new series of conversations that focus on Jesus’s parable in Luke 15 […]

  • A wasted inheritance

    August 25, 2016

    “It’s not fair!” It’s not just whiny little kids who say that, because we all want justice. Today on Discover the Word, we will continue to discuss the parable of the prodigal son. We know about the runaway son who wasted his inheritance. But the older brother was wasting an inheritance too . . . his relationship with […]

  • A father’s love for his son

    August 24, 2016

    What does forgiveness look like to you? Next time on Discover the Word, the group will continue to look at the story of the prodigal son. It’s a parable retold in thousands of sermons, of a father’s love for his son and the forgiveness he extends. But is it just a story, one that we wish […]

  • Context is king

    August 23, 2016

    Context is king—that’s one of the guiding Bible study principles of the Discover the Word group. And today on Discover the Word, we will discuss the need to understand the story of the prodigal son in the times in which it was written and to whom it was written. Why the context holds the key to […]

  • Mission Possible

    August 22, 2016

    “Good morning listener, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to win the lost!” Today on Discover the Word, join us as they talk about “Mission Possible,”  a “seek and save” rescue mission driven by a Father’s heart for the lost. Join the group for a fresh spin on Jesus’s most familiar parable—the […]

  • God wants to go far beyond justice and extend us His grace

    October 26, 2012

    When we complete our workweek we want to receive what we deserve, a week’s paycheck. It’s a just reward for what we’ve done.

  • Looking at Jesus’ teaching and the truth about God’s grace

    October 25, 2012

    Let’s be honest, when we’ve done something good we want a pat on the back. Even in spiritual matters, it’s hard not to expect God to reward us for our work! An insightful discovery about God’s grace.

  • Discover how Jesus helps us with the question, What’s in it for me?

    October 24, 2012

    If we’re completely honest with ourselves, most of us have wondered “What’s in it for me?”, even when contemplating following Jesus Christ. We don’t like to admit it, but it’s a natural question that arises particularly when we’re facing tough times. Let’s attempt to answer this interesting query.

  • Jesus draws attention to God’s view of fairness

    October 23, 2012

    It’s truly amazing how God gives us what we don’t deserve, His unending grace, and doesn’t give us what we do deserve, His wrath.