Flourishing in a Broken World (Matthew 5:3-4)
Humble dependence on God and mourning over our sinful and broken world leads to true flourishing and wholeness in God's kingdom.
The Good Life Starts with Jesus (Matthew 5:1-2)
The Sermon on the Mount shows us that true human flourishing and the good life our world is searching for starts with listening to Jesus.
Why Do We Say, “Thanks Be to God”?
Responding to the reading of God's word with, "Thanks be to God" helps us remember and be thankful that God has graciously spoken to us.
Saved Through Water: Thoughts on Baptism
Just as the ark provided safety from the waters of judgment, we now have salvation from judgment through Jesus. And this is pictured and proclaimed in baptism.
“Prepare the Way of the Lord”: Mark’s Use of the Old Testament
Mark begins his gospel with the Old Testament to tell us that the fulfillment of God's promises to Israel had arrived with Jesus.
The Gospel of Mark: An Introduction
An overview of the four gospels and an introduction to the Gospel of Mark, which we will be working through in Line by Line
A Different Way to Pray
In the end, our aim in prayer should be to get more of God rather than getting more stuff from God, to seek God’s face instead of his hands.
Celebrating the Lord’s Supper Weekly
Celebrating the Lord's Supper weekly helps us taste and see the goodness of the Lord and his gospel every time we gather as a church.
God’s Gospel is the Good News of God’s Son
Jesus Christ is at the center of God's gospel because he is God's eternal Son now enthroned as the risen King.