'Jesus' Tagged Posts

'Jesus' Tagged Posts

Walk to Emmaus: A Journey with Christ

While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. – Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ in a new way as God’s grace and love is revealed to you through other believers. The Walk to Emmaus experience begins with the prayerful discernment and invitation from a sponsor.  After one…

Seeing Jesus in a New Way

How we see and understand Jesus the Christ determines how we live out the Christian faith. Has your understanding of Jesus evolved since you were a child or first introduced to him? Do you see Jesus as more than a name in the Bible and words in a song that you sing on special occasions? Does the life and teaching of Jesus stretch you beyond your comfort zone? What might it mean for your faith journey to genuinely try and…

Grand Opening: Compass Kids Children’s Ministry

Join us on Sunday, August 30, at the grand opening of COMPASS KIDS, our newly branded Children’s Ministry program. As part of the celebration, the Bible Bucks store will be open in the west wing, and we’ll have celebrations all morning long at all three worship services and in the children’s wing. If you haven’t seen the west entrance to our church lately, come take a look. We’ve added some new and fresh color to our Children’s Area, the result…

Summer Sermon Series: Jesus Goes Hollywood

Movies and television (not to mention all forms of entertainment) have a profound influence in our lives. The images and narratives we see influence our identity, spirituality, and the values that guide our decision making.  This can be both positive and negative, depending on our point of view, maturity, and choices. The stories we see in movies and TV present life dilemmas that cause us to think and ponder how we might respond in similar circumstances.  Most movies are not…

Sermon Series: Braced for IMPACT

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection…(Philippians 3:10) Does the resurrection change how we live? Does it redirect our lives and refocus our attention? Does the resurrection provide a new lens through which to see and experience life? Braced for IMPACT is a series that looks closely at the impact of the resurrection on the world and in the lives of the disciples and the Church that was born. This series will prepare us for being…

July Sermon Series

  Holy Humor….  Laughter as Redemption There are passages of scripture that undoubtedly lead us down the straight and narrow.  But so often we take the straight and narrow path so seriously we end up taking ourselves far too seriously.  We fail to see God’s Holy Humor as recorded in the scripture and fail to laugh at lane-brain characters, life and ourselves.  Laughter really is redeeming. It knocks us off our high horses and helps us see ourselves for all…