The world calls out for us to be proud of who we are, what we’ve done, what we are able to do, and what we deserve. Yet, Christ calls us to follow him in humility and sacrifice.
In this second "Equipping the Church" video, Pastors Josh and Pat discuss challenges of living out these commands in our families and in the Church in these difficult times.
A video (and transcript) response to a wonderful question.
On February 19th, over a dozen people left on a rafting adventure on the Grand Canyon section of the Colorado River. They unplugged from the Internet and mobile phone service, which was part of the draw of the trip in the first place, and spent the next month on the water, camping along the way. The guide said that every time he leads a trip, someone jokes, “What if we come back to a world where nothing’s the same?”
Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, “There are more idols in the world than there are realities.” We wrapped up the book of Jonah this past Sunday seeing Jonah “worshiping” a plant. Now, I don’t think many us to struggle with worshiping plants. (To some, the Church Office does have a "cultic-plant-shrine" feel to it but to those... Continue Reading →
When we watch a movie as a family, I use the PAUSE button. Certainly, PAUSE buttons allow for bathroom breaks and refilling of the popcorn bowl. But in our house, PAUSE buttons allows for the barrage of questions. Who is he? PAUSE. What is she doing? PAUSE. Where are they? PAUSE. Why are they there? ... Continue Reading →