Resources from January 2022

Resources from January 2022

Christian Cultural Engagement

Matthew 5:13-16 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to…

Sanctity of Life Sunday

In this sermon, Cory gives a reasoned explanation for the value of human life. First, life is sacred. Second, life begins in the womb. Third, life demands our protection. But, how can the church actually be helpful when it comes to this issue? Listen in as we explore some tactical strategies for becoming the kind of church that people could run to instead of a church that people run away from. Discussion Questions According to Scripture, why is all human…

The Beginning of the End of Racism

Luke 4:14-30 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15 He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place…

Christian Character

Matthew 5:3-12 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.4 Blessed are those who mourn,for they will be comforted.5 Blessed are the meek,for they will inherit the earth.6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,for they will be filled.7 Blessed are the merciful,for they will be shown mercy.8 Blessed are the pure in heart,for they will see God.9 Blessed are the peacemakers,for they will be called children of God.10 Blessed are those who…

The Teaching of Christ

Matthew 5:1-2; 7:28-29 Matthew 5:1-2 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. Matthew 7: 28-29 When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law. The Sermon on the Mount is an incredible teaching that helps us recognize the priorities of the Kingdom of Heaven.…