Learning the Importance of Rest

The command to obey the Sabbath sticks out like a rusty nail near the middle of the Ten Commandments, often unnoticed, but with the potential to send the unwary passer-by on a trip to the emergency room. No other biblical command causes as much confusion or misunderstanding to modern, American audiences. "Aren't we under the new covenant, and freed by grace?" "Are you saying we should have 'Sabbath elevators' like Orthodox Jews?" "Isn't trying to obey the Sabbath just legalism?" read more →

04 Nov 2013
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Taking Small Steps to Being Set Apart

As Pastor Wayne was preaching, the question of “How is my life different as a Christian?” kept circling around my head. Specifically, how are the decisions I make about how I spend my money different than non-Christians? God has given me jobs and the means to earn money. He has also determined a limited number of years that I will be alive on this earth, which means that in my lifetime, there will be a limit to the amount of money I will have available. How should I be allocating the use of it? read more →

11 Oct 2013
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New Sermon Series: Sept 8

Does God work in the world today?  Does He see suffering?  If He does, why doesn’t He do something? We ask these questions a lot.  We look around the world and we ask if God sees what we see.  Does He see the earthquakes, the famine, the exploitation, the oppression?  Does He even care? But,.. read more →

26 Aug 2013
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