Date: September 30, 2018 Text: Matthew 5:14-16 Speaker: Catherine Dagneau Is God evil, pathetic or a narcissist? Why does He want us to give Him glory?
Christian parents struggle with Halloween. It's a day where our city celebrates (plays with) evil and death. It proves the blindness and naivety that much of our world has to the reality of Satan/evil (as well as the good side of the spiritual). Like Christmas, it's history and contemporary practice is a melting pot of morphed beliefs and practices. Each person has a unique (tailored or naive) perspective on it and its various traditions. And like Christmas, it can be used for good or bad. (Christmas can be wonderful if you forget about the people that suffered to make your Walmart toy, the impact that toy will have on the planet, the materialism and entitlement we teach our children in that season, and the debt that we incurred from buying it). Don't worry, I still think Christmas is [...]
Date: September 23, 2018 Text: Matthew 5:14-16 Speaker: Clint Nelson Due to shame we often hide who God made us to be, but Jesus replaces shame with love and forever sets us on a path where we bloom!
Date: September 16, 2018 Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16; John 8:12; John 3:16 Speaker: Clint Nelson Every human carries the capacity to house the light of the world, Jesus. When Jesus lives in you, you love what He loves and are not afraid of death. A start and end that change everything about your life in the middle!