Recorded July 16, 2017 Luke 10:38-42 In this interaction Jesus has with Mary and Martha, there are so many places that the contact could have been negative. But Jesus has positive contact with both of them. Jesus stays calm, recognizes Martha’s feelings, and gives a clear and “no-bull” response to her.I can’t promise that you […]

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Recorded July 9, 2017 Luke 7:1-10 Jesus and the Centurion both cross cultural and religious  barriers to make positive contact. It begins with respect and ends with a miracle. Their positive contact also includes positive communication and the giving of compliments. I can’t promise that you will experience a miraculous healing this week if you model Jesus and […]

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How to get Extra Credit in Life

From the Series: The Cutting Room Floor About 1820, Thomas Jefferson completed his book, “The Life and Morals of Jesus Christ.” To create this book, he used a razor and glue to cut out those passages in the Gospels that he felt were not in line with his own naturalistic worldview. He also removed passages he […]

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Messy Faith

From the Series: A Messy Little Christmas In the book of Luke we read stories of people who’s lives got a little ‘messy’ because of the birth of Jesus. In this 4 week sermon series we will learn about the ‘mess’ the baby Jesus caused in their lives and how God used that mess to grow […]

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Messy Pressures

From the Series: A Messy Little Christmas In the book of Luke we read stories of people who’s lives got a little ‘messy’ because of the birth of Jesus. In this 4 week sermon series we will learn about the ‘mess’ the baby Jesus caused in their lives and how God used that mess to grow […]

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When Life Gets a Little Messy

From the Series: A Messy Little Christmas In the book of Luke we read stories of people who’s lives got a little ‘messy’ because of the birth of Jesus. In this 4 week sermon series we will learn about the ‘mess’ the baby Jesus caused in their lives and how God used that mess to grow […]

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The Messiness of Doubt

From the Series: A Messy Little Christmas In the book of Luke we read stories of people who’s lives got a little ‘messy’ because of the birth of Jesus. In this 4 week sermon series we will learn about the ‘mess’ the baby Jesus caused in their lives and how God used that mess to grow […]

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