The way of the Cross means following Jesus into meaningful risk, embracing weakness, and becoming vulnerable so that others can flourish. Yet, there really is no risk in the way of the Cross. We have nothing to lose and have all we need in Christ.
This Extraordinary Child would be the one who multiplies joy amongst us in our grief. Isaiah 9:3
The church in Corinth is a hot mess. Division, pride, sleeping around, social stratification, hyper-spiritualism and abuse of God’s spiritual gifts, and a lot of bad theology were the norm. Paul knows what’s happening, and yet he doesn’t come in swinging. Instead he starts with Thanksgiving and Grace.
Jonah finally goes to Ninevah, happy to announce their destruction. After all, they deserved it. But God loved to give people something they didn’t deserve … after all, he had given Jonah life. God shows Jonah that Salvation belongs to the LORD. Jonah 3. Message by. Ken Flower
Is work a necessary evil to put food on the table or an identity-defining endeavor? God cares about our work and Psalm 127 reveals a picture of God’s design for our working lives. Message by. Ken Flower
Jesus describes what God’s heart is in regards to anger. Matthew 5:17-26.
The fourth and final installment of our 2017 Refocus series. The Mission of God.
1 Peter 4:1-6