Sending Sunday

  Acts 13-14 In Acts 13:1-4, we see that the church at Antioch was told by the Holy Spirit to set apart Paul and Barnabas for missionary service; so they did! They prayed for them and sent them off to do extraordinary things. In the next chapter, Acts 14:24-28, after their work was complete, we […]

Jonah: The Pity of God

  Jonah 4:1-10 If you had never heard the story of Jonah, you may assume that the story would end at the conclusion of chapter 3. Jonah had finally gone to Nineveh, God’s word had been shared, the people had repented, and God had relented of the disaster that had been forewarned. But this Sunday, […]

Jonah: the Conversion of Nineveh

Jonah 3:1-10 In Jonah 3 we witness the largest repentance recorded in Scripture. The most evil in the city turned upside down by the grace of God! As we admire God’s power to save in Jonah 3, we will also learn from Jonah and the King of Nineveh how a heart compelled by the gospel […]

Jonah: Beneath the Surface

Jonah 2:1-10 In this second chapter of Jonah, we see that Jonah’s voluntary dive into the Mediterranean involved weeds “wrapping around” his head (v. 5) and metaphorical bars “closing upon” him (v. 6) as he sunk toward certain death. He survived that near-death experience not because of some cleverly crafted escape plan, but because “salvation […]

Fear Not

Play Fear Not (06-02-19) Isaiah 41:1-20 Join us as special guest Mark Prater preaches from Isaiah 41, encouraging us to “Fear Not” when we consider all the evidence for trusting God with our lives and our futures, namely His presence & His activity.

The Ascended Christ

Play The Ascended Christ(05-26-19) Acts 1:6-11 One of the last sentences in Luke’s Gospel is “He (Jesus) parted from them and was carried up into heaven.” So, that would be a wrap, right? End of the story of Jesus’ ministry. Wait. Luke wrote a second book of the Bible, too, didn’t he? How does Luke […]