This series helps us understand and incorporate what it means to live as a follower of Christ. His presence and transforming power makes us the invigorating fragrance of Christ for the world. Take a peak at the 7 sermons in the series:
8/18 – “Fired Up To Stir Things Up!” – to refine and transform us
8/25 – “Delightful Impropriety” – there is a boldness to the love of Christ
9/1 – “They Who Laugh Last” – Clearing out doubt and filled with faith so God can act.
9/8 – “Authentic Follow Through” – Be a positive influence
9/15 – “An Incredible Display’ – we become a magnetic witness
9/22 – “Our God is Full of Shenanigans” – radical generosity of his love and grace
9/29 – “Pursuing A Hope That Lasts” – Put hope in God with a vision of the Kingdom
Seventh in the Series (September 29, 2019)
We experience hope from two different angles. We often speak of hope as coming from beyond -- from God, often miraculously. In 1 Timothy 6:6-19 we learn that we are to pursue hope and take hold of it.
Sixth in the Series: (September 22, 2019)
Jesus says some perplexing statements in Luke 16:1-13. What does he mean and how does it apply to us? Maybe we should have some fun and do some divine shenanigans in the midst of the world around us.
Fifth in the Series: (September 15, 2019)
Paul, in a very concise way, describes his spiritual autobiography in 1 Timothy 1:12-17. His words are inspirational to us and help us to see how God is working in us so we can be "An Incredible Display" of his grace and glory.
Fourth in the Series: (September 8, 2019)
James 2:1-10, 13-17 is very direct about what it means to live our our faith. He puts it bluntly, "Faith without works is dead." Blunt enough? So what does he mean and how do we authentically follow through, putting faith into action in works that we do through acts of mercy and love?
Third in the Series: (September 1, 2019)
There is a lot of action in the text from Mark 5:21-24, 35-43 with lots of dynamics. Jesus is laughed at! Can you imagine? He gains the upper hand, takes control of the situation, arranges for a miracle, and ends up giving us the last laugh. That's quite a day for our Master!
Second in the Series: (August 25, 2019)
Jesus was willing to do what others considered improper in order to change a person's life. Even today there are those who want to control the Spirit and the world of the Lord. Fortunately, delightfully, with each impropriety we rejoice and see God doing great things.
First in the Series: (August 18, 2019)
In a world antagonistically divided in so many ways, we discover Jesus talked about divisions. However, how he divides us is a surprise and very different from what we are experiencing in our world today. Listen and discover the difference!