September 30: “Let It Shine” Children’s Sabbath | Matt. 5:14-16
September 23: Sow – Mark 4:26-29 (growing seed) Back to sowing! Except this time, what God has grown in us multiplies through our obedient works. We’re called to sow for the Kingdom, but the results are ultimately up to God.
September 16: Bear Fruit – Luke 6:43-45 (good and bad trees) “I’m a good person,” we often hear people say. What does that mean? Who decides? In the Kingdom, good and bad in determined by whether one lives according to
September 9: Grow – Mark 4:30-32 (mustard seed) When the Kingdom seems small and insignificant as a mustard seed, we’re reminded of the surprising outcome. The result of the Kingdom will be noticed by all – including (especially?) creation! Growth
September 2: Take Root – Matthew 13:3-9 (soils) God’s sowing in our world is extravagant and ultimately, His Kingdom will grow exceedingly. But acceptance of God’s word often meets resistance. What kind of soil are we? As one prepares soil
August 26: Sexuality | Romans 1:16-25; 2:17-24; 3:21-26; 13:8-10; 14:1-4; 15:1-13 What does the church teach on the issue of homosexuality? How should we approach the division this issue has created within the life of the church? The first question
August 19: Obedience | Matthew 22:23-40 What is the connection between faith and works? Do the Old Testament Laws still apply to us today? The New Testament concept of faith is not so much about the idea of claiming something
August 12: Scripture | 2 Timothy 3:14-17 | Zak Kratzer Did the stories of scripture actually happen, or are they simply metaphors? What is the connection between the Old Testament and the New? With regards to question number 1: yes.
August 5: Trinity | Mark 3:28-30 Where does the doctrine of the Trinity come from? What is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit” and why is it “unforgivable?” The Trinity is not a doctrine found in scripture per-se, rather it is
July 29th: MISSION SUNDAY (Matt. 28:16-20)