Pastor Sam teaches us what it means that God calls us his "Friends." We don't often think of our relationship with God in these terms, but in Christ, this is EXACTLY how we are to understand it!
Pastor Matt recounts the wild account of Philip and his encounter with the Ethiopian Official in Acts Chapter 8. We find two very different people who find that they have their need for Christ in common, and that Christ if for both of them!
Pastor Matt takes us back to the locked room where Jesus appears to his disciples (this time using the account of Luke 24). In those days between the resurrection and ascension, Jesus opened the eyes and ears and minds of the disciples to see that ALL of the Old Testament Scriptures pointed to HIM as the coming Messiah. We hear from church members what some of their favorite Old Testament accounts are and we watch a really cool video . [...]
Pastor Matt leads us through Mark 10, where we meet up with the disciples who are also on the cusp of Holy Week. We read Jesus very clear description of what he is about to endure alongside the strange request James and John make of him. We see the problem of idolatry, and are called to lay down any idols we have at the foot of the cross as we prepare to pick up our Palm Branches next week. [...]