• What Does the Bible Say About… Injustice

    The concept of injustice is something that is very much in front of us right now. Likely, what comes to your mind initially is that of racial injustice. But if you think for even a couple of moments, other deeply disturbing forms of injustice come to mind as well. Items...

  • What Does The Bible Say About… The Bible

    This past weekend, we began our What Does the Bible say series and started by looking at what the Bible has to say about itself. This is a crucial starting point, because as we move through the series, it’s imperative that we remember that: The Bible is the authoritative and...

  • Micah: Hope Restored

    In chapter 6 of Micah, the people of God were put on trial for their sins. The best defense they could come up with was “do you want some more sacrifices or offerings from us?” Needless to say, God found them guilty and sentenced them to punishment. Here in chapter...

  • Micah: “He has told you, Oh man…”

    “3O my people, what have I done to you?  How have I wearied you? Answer me! After all we’ve been reading, all the wrath and fire and rebukes. Here is where God stops the book and wants to talk, “What is your problem?  What have I done to you?  How have...

  • Micah: The Conquering King

    These are crazy times we are living in, aren’t they?  There is civil unrest, moral degradation, political strife, grave injustices, not to mention the fact that we are currently in a global pandemic.  At times it can feel a bit as if we are losing, or to put it even...

  • Micah: Future Promise in Present Struggle

    If you have read the fictional series The Chronicles of Narnia then you’ve probably heard the phrase “It’s always winter but never Christmas.” That feeling carries a dark, dreary, cold and almost a hopeless sense to it. As we have been moving through the book of Micah, the first three...

  • 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...