Sermon

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


Youth Sunday

May 13th, 2018
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Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1) Tell about your first encounter with Poison Ivy. 2) What do you know about Judah and Israel, or what have you learned this week about them? 3) How did you feel when someone has called you our for a sin in your life.  If this has never


Justice for the Nations

May 6th, 2018
Clay Edens
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From Amos 1-2 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What has been your experience Up North? Do you have a family cabin? What are the advantages/disadvantages compared to the metro? 2. How familiar are you with the Old Testament prophets? What role did the prophets play in Israel’s history? If you are bold


Resurrection Victory

April 30th, 2018
Clay Edens
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The Resurrection of Jesus changes our lives for both the present and the future. 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. If you could take on the body of any animal which would you pick and why? 2. What makes our current bodies be unfit for the new heavens and new


Resurrection Bodies

April 22nd, 2018
Clay Edens
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Reflecting on the life to come, gives us strength and purpose in this present life. 1 Corinthians 15:35-49 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Break down the quote from Justice Holmes. How does it point us to truth? How could it lead us astray? 2. How does thinking about the next life help


A Resurrection Worldview

April 8th, 2018
Clay Edens
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What you believe about the resurrection of Jesus drastically impacts the way you look at and live life. 1 Corinthians 15:12-34 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What stands out to you about the definition of a worldview from James Sire? Do you find it to be a good one? 2. When was


A REAL Resurrection

April 1st, 2018
Clay Edens
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The resurrection is real. Share it with facts, and share it by telling your story. 1 Corinthians 15 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What was your favorite April fools joke from this year? Did anything get you? Anything you wish was true? 2. How do you think the story of Jesus resurrection