Pastor Sam dives into the words of Jesus in Mark 10. While on the surface, Jesus addresses the topic of divorce, what we find is that Jesus is also addressing the larger issue of division. We have so many reasons why we are divided in our world today. However, we have the ultimate unity in the grace of Christ!
Pastor Matt leads in with an obscure event from Numbers 11 that teaches us about God's ministry being surprising and surprisingly messy at times. This is a springboard for a discussion about the famous parable of the Good Samaritan! Real ministry is messy, but its based upon Christ who reaches into the messes of our lives and redeems us!
Pastor Matt tells us about Jesus little brother, James, and takes us through how James' history impacted his understanding of the importance and how we use language. James messed up plenty of times in his life when it came to words, can you relate? Find out how GOD uses his words to redeem us and our language! James 3
Pastor Matt wraps ups this series with a sermon on the call to Sabbath Rest. All of the book of Exodus is a call to come to the presence of God and celebrate God's goodness, and the Sabbath is a day set aside to do just that. Among the many blessings of celebrating this day of Worship and Rest is that it is the front lines of combatting idolatry and slavery in our spiritual lives.
The Tabernacle was designed by God according to His patterns for one purpose... that HE might dwell among his people! Listen as Pastor Sam takes us through the Tabernacle and shows us how ALL these patterns point us to the fulfillment of the Tabernacle - Jesus himself!
Listen as Pastor Matt teaches us about the Ark of the Covenant, the Lord's true presence with his people, and what we learn about worshipping God! HERE is a link to the Slides