John: Give & Take

John 1:29-34 Newly-weds are often asked, “When did you know that they were the one?” People are curious about what it was that finally persuaded them that this was the one that they wanted to marry. Although it’s in a very different context, the passage we’ll look at in John 1 gives us a glimpse […]

Our Mission

Ephesians We’re excited to introduce our new church mission statement this week! As a church, we believe God calls us to “glorify Him by growing together in Christ as a caring community of disciple makers.” That may sound like a straightforward statement, but it’s packed with great truths and challenges for us. So come learn […]

John: Why Did He Come?

John 1:9-18 If you read John 1:1-3, those verses describe the “Word” (Jesus) as being the divine, eternal creator of the universe. Those verses alone take our breath away. But read down a bit in verse 14: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” Jolting, isn’t it? Why would he do that? Why […]

Wise Up: A Generous Heart

Proverbs 3 No one likes paying taxes. When we see deductions from our paychecks or when we fill out our tax returns, few of us are doing so cheerfully. Why? Because typically it is law that is driving us to contribute; it is regulations that are dictating how much we give. Unfortunately, for many people, […]

Wise Up: Look to the Ant

Proverbs 6 Have you ever heard the saying “He’s not afraid of work. He can lie down and go to sleep right beside it!” Proverbs 6:6-11 calls that kind of person a “sluggard.” What causes laziness, anyway? And, how does the gospel help us battle the temptation to be lazy, instead living self-disciplined, diligent lives […]