We look at the Magnificat – Mary’s prayer in Luke 1 as she meets with Elizabeth in a small Judean town.
We transition together from Advent to Christmas and find out what kind of hope it is that we have in the child of promise who was born for us.
In this third week of Advent, we look at yet another incredible passage from the book of Isaiah. We talk about the distance that we sometimes find between the promises we pronounce and the reality we see in the church, and we are challenged to wait with expectancy for the time when the promises will…
We look at another incredible passage from Isaiah in which God breaks 150 years of silence to comfort Israel and provide new hope. We find this reiterated in the story of Jesus, and we find ourselves claiming the same hope today.
On this first Sunday of Advent, we read a prayer from Isaiah proclaiming “O that you would rip open the heavens and come down!” (among other things). We take a look at what it means to have hope in Christ, a hope that is not lost even in when redemption seems impossible.
In our final week of Advent, God promises a sign that God’s word is good – a child will be born.
In this third week of Advent, we look at the promise of abundant life in desert places, and of a highway for the people of God to safely return to the place of God.
In this second week of Advent, we look at the promise of a kingdom of God so full of peace that it overcomes the strife between humanity and the wild, and we see how this kingdom comes through the righteous judgment of Christ.
This week we celebrated the first Sunday of Advent by inviting our mother church, Southeast Church of the Nazarene to join us in our service. We used the sermon to tell the story of our church. We began the process of planting the church at the beginning of Advent last year, and God has been…