June 2022

Halfway to Christmas—The Incar-what??

Happy Halfway to Christmas! This week we take a look at the Incarnation of Jesus. We see just how important it is to our salvation. Hopefully this message inspires you to think about the birth of Jesus all throughout the year, not just in December.



The Gospel of Matthew: How do I Read the Bible (part 1)

This week, we continue on our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. But Jesse did not prepare a sermon this week! So we are going to walk through this passage together and talk about different methods to read the Bible that will help us gain deeper understandings of the text. Our main passage this week […]



May 2022

The Gospel of Matthew: Calm Before the Storm

This week, we continue on our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. Finally arriving home from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus heals Peter’s mother-in-law and many others who show up at the house. We use this passage as a springboard for talking about holistic love and how Jesus showed us just what that looks […]



The Gospel of Matthew: A Man Under Authority

This week, we continue on our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. Still on his way home from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus encounters a Roman Centurion who asks for help. This gives Jesus an opportunity to show just what he means by love your enemies. Our main passage this week is Matthew 8:5-13.



The Gospel of Matthew: Holding Hands Never Meant so Much

This week, we pick back up on our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. We look at how Jesus took everything he talked about in the Sermon on the Mount at put into practice right away. Jesus went out of his way to holistically and personally care for a leper who needed help. How can […]



Worshiping Together: The Great Purpose of Human Life is…

This week we finish off our short series Worshiping Together. The service was mostly worshiping through praise music. But Jesse gave this short devotional part way through to challenge us to live our whole lives around glorifying and enjoying God. The passages this week are: I Corinthians 10:31 and Psalm 37:4.



April 2022

Worshiping Together: Just What is Worship?

This week, we kick off a two-week worship journey together! We look at the notion of worship in the Old Testament and compare it to what Jesus said. How do these two things relate? And what does that mean for us today in how we worship? Our main passages this week are: Exodus 20:4-5 and […]



Seven Sayings of the Cross: The Ultimate Family Reunion

Happy Easter! This week, we finish our Lent series by talking about Jesus’ last words on the Cross. We look at the excitement behind the words and how they speak of a reunion. We then turn to the empty tomb and how it echoes that same reunion. It points to the fact that nothing can […]



Seven Sayings of the Cross: Forever, Forever, Ever, Forever, Ever?

This week, we continue our Lent series by talking about Jesus’ declaration of, “It is finished!” We talk about just what is finished and what it means for us today that it is finished forever. We finish up by discussing why that should inspire us to share this amazing news with others. Our main passage […]



Seven Sayings of the Cross: What does a Guy Got to do to Get a Drink Around Here?

This week, we continue our Lent series by talking about Jesus’ request for something to drink. We give some historic and cultural context to the drink the solders gave Jesus. Then, we sit with just what it means that Jesus was thirsty, what does that remind us about Jesus’ humanity. Our main passage this week […]