September 2021

The Gospel of Matthew: Giving and Righteousness

We resume our journey through Matthew together, by jumping back into the Sermon on the Mount. Today, we examine what Jesus says about righteousness and giving. We examine the idea of intent as related to giving and explore how our giving should be reflective of the amazing gift God gave us. This week’s passage is: […]



August 2021

Theater and Theology: The Haunting of Hill House

We continue our Theater and Theology series by looking at the Netflix series: The Haunting of Hill House. We examine how the titular Hill House really acts as a literary representation of the Devil. Like the Devil, the house can take anything and use it against us to get at our souls. But Like the […]



Theater and Theology: Avengers Endgame

We continue our Theater and Theology series by looking at Avengers: Endgame. We explore the idea of faith. Some of the Avengers lost faith while others remain faithful to the end. We compare this movie to the life of Joseph, looking at just what living a faithful life might look like and what it can […]



July 2021

The Gospel of Matthew: Punchy, Punchy, Mates

This week, we continue our journey through the Gospel of Matthew. We get to the end of Jesus’ discussion on the Law and righteous. We examine the idea that loving our enemies can be difficult, but it is essential if we are to emulate Christ in our lives.  Our passage this week is: Matt. 5:43-48.



June 2021

The Gospel of Matthew: An Eye for an Eye

This week, we continue our journey through the Gospel of Matthew. We examine the ‘eye for an eye’ edict and how Jesus’ encourages us to move beyond this into a realm of genuine mercy. Our passage this week is: Matt. 5:38-42.



The Gospel of Matthew: The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same

This week, we continue our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. We look at Jesus’ reflection on the Law and on righteousness. We examine the idea that thought things will always change the call or the mission of God remains the same. Our  passage this week is Matthew 5:17-20.



April 2021

The Gospel of Matthew: The Devil Within

This week, we continue our journey though the Gospel of Matthew. We look at Jesus’ time in the wilderness. The devil plays a key role in this passage. So we are going to examine what we can learn about the devil from this story and how we can use that to help us. Our main […]



The Gospel of Matthew: Remember the Stones

This week, we dive back into the Gospel of Matthew. We examine the teachings of Jesus’ cousin: John the Baptist. How is John preparing the way for Jesus? What is it in John’s message that is laying the groundwork for Jesus’ coming message. Our main passage this week is Matthew 3:1-12



March 2021

Letting Go: Popularity

This Palm Sunday we talk about popularity. We will examine how Jesus reacted to his own popularity among the people, seen when he entered Jerusalem in the last week of his life. What can we learn from Jesus’ example, as we try to let go of the supreme importance of being liked? Our main passage […]



Letting Go: Our Lives

In this fourth week of Lent, we discuss how we understand our lives. We so often overlook the reality that our lives on earth are a blip on the cosmic scale that will be our eternal life. So how do we balance the importance of the events, people, and emotions of our lives here with […]