Episode 76: God's Speed is Slow

“During seasons of slowness, change can often feel imperceptible. An inch in a marathon, a degree of change might not seem like a lot – but it is nonetheless a grace given by an infinitely gracious God who judges rightly. Therefore we cannot look at the small graces in our lives and shrug them off as being worth nothing. Rather we need to see it as it is: God’s Spirit at work.”...

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Caring for One Another (Philippians 2:19-30)

Context: Caring as Echoes of Christ (Philippians 2:1-11) Philippians 2:1-11 isn’t just exhorting us to be positionally humble, but that humility has a direction – it moves toward others. And it has an origin – Jesus. Our caring are echoes of Christ. Key Idea – We echo the mind of Christ in counting others more significant than ourselves by our care for one another. I. Genuine Concern for Others Two ways we can begin to practice genuine concern for others: 1. Move Toward Christ 2. Move Toward Others Be interested in the seemingly mundane details......

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Episode 63: Accountability and Confession

“These are simply suggestions and starting points. But whatever you do, let me encourage you with this: No one has ever regretted bringing their sin into the light. Your faith in Christ will only be stronger, and your grip on sin weaker, when we place ourselves in His light where the church is. So beloved, let me encourage you to seek accountability.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs – O Church Arise (Keith and Kristyn Getty) – Shine Into Our Night (Sovereign Grace) – Have Mercy On Me (Sovereign Grace)......

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Episode 47: Evangelism During a Pandemic: Hospitality

“You see hospitality toward our unbelieving neighbors is how we uniquely present the love our Father who likewise loves beyond His circle according to Matthew 5:47 to those on the outside. By practicing hospitality we are physical reminders of Ephesians 2:19 to the world and to ourselves, that God has made a way for us so that we might be “no longer strangers and aliens,” but “fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs – His Forever (Sovereign Grace) –......

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Episode 27: Loving Our Church Family Better

“Beloved, while present circumstances keep us from fully embracing one another, by God’s grace we get the amazing privilege of being involved in each other’s lives through things like Zoom, e-mails, phone calls, and texts. We get to still be involved in each other’s lives by dropping off food and groceries. But I hope these experiences always draw you back to His touch that enables us to move toward others because God has moved toward us.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs: – O Church Arise – Beneath the Cross......

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Episode 17: Passion Week: Maundy Thursday

“Knowing that God is with us in the dark should encourage us to hold onto Him even more tightly because in the dark we are certain that He is our one good thing. So in the midst of your struggles how are you leaning on God? Are you praying all the more? Are you praying even more earnestly? The darker the room, the tighter we grip and the more we depend and trust on others to lead. So beloved, make it your aim to pray all the more during seasons of darkness so......

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Episode 8: Who is God? God Is Wise

“Church, there will come a time in which we will see Christ face to face. And on that day, none of us will ever look back on our lives and think that God should have done something different. We will look back on His wise decisions, and praise Him for that.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs: – The Perfect Wisdom of Our God – When Trials Come – Behold Our God Icebreaker: Can you share about a time that you hated, or had an indifference to, but now looking......

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Episode 6: Who is God? God Is Sovereign

“Because God is a person who loves, cares, is wise, and is in absolute control over everything – from the mundane to the monumental, from COVID-19 to a harmless cough – then we can have absolute comfort that God not only works all things together, but He is thoughtfully, lovingly, and caringly working all things together.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs: – Whate’er My God Ordains is Right – Behold Our God – God the Uncreated One (King Forevermore) Icebreaker: Can you share a time when you were afraid,......

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Key Idea – Community is necessary because in it, we exalt and proclaim Christ better together than if we were apart. Community is God’s intention in the Cross Do people know me, and do I know others? Community is God’s context for our Growth A. Christ-likeness is the Purpose for Community B. Community is Necessary for Christ-likeness We Know the Word Better Together in Community We Fight Sin Better Together in Community We Grow Better Together in Community We Serve Better Together in Community We Witness Better Together in Community We Love Christ......

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