Sermon

Desperate Requests

August 12th, 2018
Clay Edens
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Even when disaster is caused by our own disobedience, we can still call out to God. From Jonah 2 Questions for personal reflection or group discussion: 1. Jonah wanted to get as far away from Israel as possible. What’s the farthest away you’ve been from Minnesota? 2. What are some of the things that hold


Authenticity

July 29th, 2018
Clay Edens
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God desires us to live authentic lives before Him and others. From Hosea 11:12 – 14:9 Questions for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection 1. Who or what comes to mind when you think about authenticity? 2. Do you agree or disagree that authenticity should be valued over excellence? Why or why not? 3. What are



Devine Devotion

July 15th, 2018
Clay Edens
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From Hosea 6:7 – 11:1 God wants our complete and consistent devotion Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What would your close friends say that you are fully devoted to? 2. We know that a modern day spouse would never be satisfied with partial devotion, why is it easier to think that God


Knowing God

July 1st, 2018
Clay Edens
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God desires to be known by us. He wants a deep relationship with us.


Faithful God

June 24th, 2018
Clay Edens
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From Hosea 1 God’s grace is big enough to forgive you no matter how unfaithful you have been. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. How did your parents come up with your name? What is the meaning behind it? If you have kids, where did their names come from? 2. Read 1:2-3, what


Justice and Restoration

June 17th, 2018
Clay Edens
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God’s character leads to justice, but His heart yearns for restoration From: Amos 9 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Which famous figure would you most associate with your Dad and why? 2. Was your father more or a disciplinarian or a playmate? How might this impact the way you view God as


Childlike and Mature

June 10th, 2018
Clay Edens
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God calls us to a faith that is childlike, but not childish. Childlike faith is: Trusting Dependent Teachable Amazed A mature faith is: Discerns Good from Evil Prioritizes Others Pursues God Shares Jesus Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What’s a silly way that someone close to you might say you still act


Are You Baptism Official?

June 3rd, 2018
Clay Edens
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Baptism is a public proclamation that you are in a committed relationship with Jesus. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Why do you think it’s becoming so difficult for people to make even small commitments (e.g. weekend plans)? How can hesitant commitment impact the way we follow Jesus? 2. What effect would it


The Centrality of Justice

May 20th, 2018
Dave Downey
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Amos 5-6 illustrates God’s passion for justice and the importance of God’s people being defined by abundant and consistent justice. May God’s majesty and grace motivate us towards lives that are concerned for the poor/vulnerable. And may we make consistent sacrifices to care for their physical and spiritual needs. Questions for group discussion or personal