Why is Christianity so resistible? People who were nothing like Jesus liked Jesus and He liked them too. So what have we missed? Jesus promised those who followed Him and Rich and Satisfying life. Do we have that? Why Not? Pastor Ed begins a brand new series on experiencing the life that Jesus Promised
One of the most powerful displays of God's grace is in suffering. Pastor Ed looks at Paul's sharing of his suffering and what he learned. Also, one of our own Karen Schnathorst shares her story of leaning into God's grace during suffering.
Followers of Jesus don't experience an immediate change in their speech patterns. We need some coaching. Paul wrote the believers in Ephesus about the power of their words. Our words are materials to build each other up. So are you building or tearing down?
We all want to be generous people, but we don't always end up being generous. So what stands in our way? Pastor Ed identifies 3 things that can be on the other side opposing the generous people we want to be.
What do you think of when you heard the word Hospitality? If you get images of Rachel Ray and making scones then you have the wrong idea. Pastor Ed helps us to understand how important this is for followrs of Jesus to extend God's grace to others.
Grace is simply getting what we don't deserve. God has poured out his grace into our lives but is that where it stops? Shouldn't that grace flow into the relationships around us? Pastor Ed begins a brand new series where we will learn what the Grace of God looks like as it affects our lives and those around us.
According to a recent study Christians are twice as likely to believe a person in poverty is there because of effort and not circumstances. The problem is you can't know that without knowing someone's story. Pastor Ed looks at the story of the Good Samaritan for some advice on how to help without hurting.