How is the church supposed to stand out from the world? Why is love supposed to be such a defining characteristic of the followers of Jesus? When you look at Paul’s overflowing affection for the Thessalonian church, how does that square up with modern American models of toxic masculinity? How...

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Why did the Apostle Paul need to defend himself before the young church in Thessalonica? What cultural practice by traveling professors sheds light on his explanation of his ministry and decisions? How was Paul’s suffering a lens for the Thessalonian church plant to see their circumstances. Enjoy this sermon from...

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What happens to the “sounds” of faith over time? What is the difference from when we first learn about forgiveness and restoration in Jesus Christ – to when we begin growing and making our faith personal? How did this faith impact Thessalonica and the surrounding communities? Did the faith of...

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The Sound of Faith: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5

How are sky-quakes and mysterious unexplained sounds similar to the sounds coming from a new church plant? What role does God play in creating the sounds of Christian faith through forming the Church? How are we to understand the role Prophets and Apostles played in delivering messages to the Church?...

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The Generous Gospel: John 7:53-8:11

What can we learn about the nature of the Gospel from the story of a woman caught in adultery? What happens to people when sin twists something God intended for our good? And what are we to do about the people in life and the forces of evil that desire...

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