Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.23.19

What sacrifice or obedience to the Lord are we trusting in for justification and cleansing beside Christ’s in our lives? How does this week’s text help us better understand the relationship and continuity between the Old and the New Testament? What does this passage teach us about God’s will and His plan for salvation? Why […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.16.19

How aware are you of the Importance of blood in Christianity? “Christianese” has a way of sanitizing concepts by repetition. But if you really consider the graphic language scripture uses to talk about blood sacrifices, washings, pouring out and drinking the blood of Christ, what sort of thoughts and feelings surface? Why did Jesus need […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.02.19

Do you have a “God problem”? How does it show itself? Are you the worst sinner you know? Can you agree with Paul saying “that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost”? Why is Jesus’ blood necessary for our salvation? What does the tabernacle tell you about […]

Preparing for Worship // June 02, 2019

Preparing for Worship // June 02, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Was God the original “glamper?” Glamping is a new revolution in the world of camping where “stunning nature meets modern luxury.” You no longer have to sit in the dirt and forge for food, but can have running water and WiFi with you in the […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.26.19

How is the new covenant better than the old covenant? What promises are the new covenant enacted on? What is so significant about these promises How will you live as a recipient of the new covenant?

Preparing for Worship // May 26, 2019

Preparing for Worship // May 26, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) I have recently been re-exposed to the world of contract negotiations. My housing situation is changing, so I had to negotiate the terms of a new place to rent and was reminded of just how little power I have in those situations. A lot of […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.19.19

Do you need a priest? Who have you been trying to substitute as your priest? Who was Melchizedek and why is it significant that Jesus was a priest after the order of Melchizedek? How do you deal with the guilt of your sins? How should you deal with the guilt of your sins? What can […]

Preparing for Worship // May 19, 2019

Preparing for Worship // May 19, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Our society works best when people delegate. It would be a mess if every household had to grow all their own food, design and make all their own clothes, be their own government and police force, and practice their own medicine. Back in 380BC, Plato […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.12.19

1. Do you live by promise? What promises do you live by? 2. What is so hopeful about Jesus being our high priest? 3. What is the difference between hoping in heaven and hoping in Jesus? How can you hope in Jesus further?

Preparing for Worship // May 12, 2019

Preparing for Worship // May 12, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) I am still keeping secrets I learned in elementary school. Not because I want to, or because I have any good secrets, but because I made the biggest promise an 8 year old can make… A pinky promise. At that age, no kids have been […]