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March 4 – Division in the Family of God

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/oHBq3BuPcOQ Division is contagious. Every divided group subdivides within itself until ultimately the only one left standing is us. Jesus says it almost as a throw-away: "A house divided cannot stand." This message stands as a prayer for unity within ourselves, within our families, within the Church, and within the world. Download Sermon…
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March 4, 2018
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February 18 – Who We Are in the Wilderness

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/KT9yACZrxq8 In the desert, there's no one around to tell you who you're supposed to be. Who you're related to is inconsequential when there's no one to impress. In the end, we are who we are to God; nothing more and nothing less. As we begin our slow march to the Cross and…
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February 18, 2018
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February 11 – Culture of Care

Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/AEtNuuBCa3A Part 5: The Caring Church We aren't devoted to any Church. We ARE the Church, devoted to a very specific list of practices: to faith itself, to each other, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer (Acts 2:42). This message - the final of five - lays the foundation of what it means to be…
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February 11, 2018
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February 4 – Certainty & Potential

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/7PY_L-NM0PE Part 4: The Discipling Church We aren't devoted to any Church. We ARE the Church, devoted to a very specific list of practices: to faith itself, to each other, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer (Acts 2:42). This message - the fourth of five - lays the foundation of what…
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February 4, 2018
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January 28 – The Health of Growing Trees

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/sVtKqk_WDK4 Part 3: The Missional Church We aren't devoted to any Church. We ARE the Church, devoted to a very specific list of practices: to faith itself, to each other, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer (Acts 2:42). This message - the third of five - lays the foundation of what…
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January 28, 2018
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January 21 – Prayer in the Language of God

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/aeeZo-369p0 Part 2: The Praying Church We aren't devoted to any Church. We ARE the Church, devoted to a very specific list of practices: to faith itself, to each other, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer (Acts 2:42). This message - the second of five - lays the foundation of what…
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January 21, 2018
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January 14 – An Object of Devotion

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/8O2Z_YOBSrM Part 1: The Devoted Church  We aren't devoted to any Church. We ARE the Church, devoted to a very specific list of practices: to faith itself, to each other, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer (Acts 2:42). This message - the first of five - lays the foundation of what…
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January 14, 2018
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January 7 – The Limitation of Categories

Listen to Sermon Audio Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/7mO7Tf8pDGo It starts on the playground. The need to be better, different, other than the people around us. Our categories - the walls we build between us and them - carry over into our neighborhoods, our careers, our religious identity and the level we assign to our devotion within that religious identity. message…
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January 9, 2018
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November 5 – Translucence

Listen to Sermon Audio   Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/GLq5mvrapCQ You find it in words like devout. Blessed. Saint. Somewhere between the baptismal font and the pew, we manage to divide even our spirituality into categories, elevating one above another. Creating levels that, while intended to make us feel included, ultimately leave us looking up at a completion we'll never manage…
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November 6, 2017
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October 29 – Open-Ended Reformation

Listen to Sermon Audio   Watch Sermon Video https://youtu.be/dFpCor7mN7U It's more than just being right about stuff. The Reformation was and is about being the voice of Reconciliation in the world; the voice of Christ Himself. This message rolls past the myths and the legend of the Reformation to discover the open-ended reformation of the Spirit among us and within…
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November 1, 2017