God at Work: Humility

As we continue through the book of Esther, we came to what is arguably the high-water mark of the book.  As the drama climaxes in the ultimate demise of Haman and vindication for Esther and Mordecai.  While the story is quite compelling, we learn a lot about ourselves and our...

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God at Work: Unrewarded Loyalty

As we continue through our sermon series in the book of Esther, we saw the story escalate as Haman laid out the plan to destroy the Jews.  Not only did we see the story escalate, but we saw aspects in the story that speak into our lives.  The main idea...

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Esther: Winning Favor

This past Sunday we began a 5-week series in the book of Esther.  This book chronicles the providential work of God in the lives of His people, even though God isn’t even mentioned or referenced in the book!  As we pressed into the first two chapters of Esther, we saw...

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Easter: The Hope of a New Life

As I reflect back upon this past Resurrection Sunday, a few things come to my mind that I’d like to share in this space this week in lieu of recapping the sermon.  Here are some takeaways for me as we wrap up Easter for this year. Living on Mission: This...

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Mercy in Judgment: Responding to God’s Work

This past Sunday we concluded our series in the book of Habakkuk.  In these final few verses Habakkuk responds to God’s work, both past and future.  His main idea is simple and clear: We respond to God’s work with waiting and rejoicing in Him. There’s an interesting pattern that unfolds in...

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