• Micah: Distorted Justice

    In Micah 3, Micah engages groups of leaders that are operating unjustly. He rebukes them for their sinful leadership. It’s here that we see: God confronts distorted forms of justice and brings retribution for it. It may be easy to check out and think that this doesn’t apply to us,...

  • Micah: Oppression and Liberation

    If you have ever been taken advantage of in any way, shape or form then you know the frustration,  anger and pain of oppression. That feeling wasn’t lost on the people of Israel, who were subjected to exploitation and oppression by their own people. It must be noted, that this...

  • Crushing Our Idols: Micah 1

    This past Sunday, we began what will be a 7-week series in the book of Micah. Much of this book is God’s response to the idol-worshiping reality that had gripped the people of God. This is God calling out their sin, making known His judgment and inviting them to repentance....

  • Encountering Jesus: John Remix

    As we finished up John’s gospel, we spent one final Sunday surveying some of the major themes from John.  John writes the gospel for us to believe in Jesus and find life in Him. 1.The Cosmological and Historical Threads of John:  In the Prologue, John helps us to see there...

  • Encountering Jesus: Restoring Mission

    As we come to the conclusion of John, we see this final dramatic account between Jesus and Peter. In this final episode, Jesus addresses Peter’s denials. He does so not to shame Peter, but to free Peter. It’s in this that we see Jesus’ intent to restore as well as...

  • Encountering Jesus: Revealing Mission

    Have you ever had something revealed to you that changed your perspective and possibly even your life? In John 21, Jesus reveals Himself to the disciples, and it is meant to change their life. Jesus reveals Himself to the disciples to clarify their dependency, identity and mission in Him. As...

  • Encountering Jesus: Resurrecting Belief

    This past Sunday was an Easter unlike any other. No doubt, it will be one that we will remember for many years to come. But truthfully, we should long to remember Resurrection Sunday every day for the rest of our days. Because this day, is the day that captures the...

  • Encountering Jesus: Praying Like Jesus

    Amidst this season of confusion, chaos and uncertainty I want to ask you: what has your prayer life looked like lately? There is no shortage of items that we could be praying for. But I’m curious if this season has stimulated and expanded our praying or if it has silenced...

  • Encountering Jesus: Help in Times of Trouble

    We are all very much in a state of confusion and frustration right now! We saw the same thing as we looked at John, Chapter 16 this past week – the disciples are confused, frustrated, sad, and worried. Jesus is doing his best to comfort His disciples. His promise is...

  • Encountering Jesus: Love, Hate and Help

    I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “love-hate relationship” before. Sometimes we have things that we both love and hate; for example working out.  We may not love it while we’re doing it, but we enjoy afterward. There may be things that we love to hate; for example the wind or...