April 15, 2024

Speaking Of Life 3021 | Jesus Goes Viral

Have you ever seen a video go viral? The video spreads rapidly through online sharing and is watched by thousands or even millions of people around the globe! Like watching that interesting video clip, knowing Jesus makes us want to share with others about who he is. The more we come to know him, the more compelled we are to share his love with the people around us.

April 14, 2024

No Separation in the Risen Jesus

Joe Blagg
Third Sunday of Easter
April 8, 2024

Speaking Of Life 3020 | Life in a Handful of Dust

Throughout the Bible, God uses dust to reveal how he can transform something lifeless into something wonderful. Even now, God continues to breathe life into us and he can restore what is broken and change it into something amazing.

April 7, 2024

Meeting the Risen Jesus

Text: Mark 16:6-8; John 20:1,11-28
Tony Raney
Second Sunday of Easter
April 1, 2024

Easter Sunday

Let us celebrate the joy of Easter Sunday! Rejoicing in the triumphant love and transformative power of Christ’s resurrection bringing new life and unfailing hope to all. He is risen!

March 31, 2024

Holy Saturday

In a reflective pause, we remember Holy Saturday. Finding hope and embracing Christ’s love as we patiently wait for the dawn of Easter, knowing that in the stillness, his transformative grace is at work.

March 31, 2024

He Is Risen!

Text: Mark 16:1-8; 1 Peter 1:3-4; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22
Tony Raney
Easter Sunday
March 30, 2024

Good Friday

During Good Friday, we come together to find profound hope in Christ’s journey to the cross that brings light to our lives even during the darkest of times.

March 29, 2024

Maundy Thursday

As we come together this Maundy Thursday, let us share Christ’s love and compassion in communion with others, becoming beacons of his transformative grace in the world around us.

March 29, 2024

We Died With Christ

Text: Colossians 2:8-15
Tony Raney
Good Friday
March 25, 2024

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. As we gather in hope reflecting on the compassion of Christ, may he guide us through changing seasons, unveiling the promise of renewal and the all-encompassing light of his love.

March 24, 2024

Palm Sunday

Text: John 12:12-19; Matthew 23:37
Tony Raney
Sixth Sunday of Lent
March 18, 2024

Speaking Of Life 3017 | See the Manager

Have you ever had a sour experience in a restaurant or store that you just wanted to see the manager? When we say “I want to see Jesus”, do we actually mean that we want to see him, or do we just want things to happen our way? Following Christ means that we can be joyful even when situations get sour.

March 17, 2024

How Do You See Jesus?

Text: John 12:20-33
Tony Raney
Fifth Sunday of Lent
March 11, 2024

Speaking Of Life 3016 | The Sacred Irony

Do you ever find yourself trying to earn God’s favor with good works? As God’s beloved children, there’s nothing we can do to earn or lose his love. Through this reality, we can join with him in the good works he has in store for each of us.

March 10, 2024

Jesus, Savior of the World

Text: John 3:14-21
Tony Raney
Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 4, 2024

Speaking of Life 3015 | The Opposite Game

The Opposite Game was used to let students fully understand the contrast and meaning between words. Contrary to our belief that God is distant, Paul emphasizes the gift of salvation through Jesus, and his invitation to join Him in building his kingdom now.

March 3, 2024

The Temple

Text: John 2:13-22
Tony Raney
Third Sunday of Lent
February 25, 2024

Jesus Redefines Discipleship

Text: Mark 8:31-38
Tony Raney
Second Sunday of Lent
February 19, 2024

Speaking of Life 3013 | Rainbow’s Promise

Do you recall the first time you saw the colorful rainbow?  The flash of color across the sky is a promise of hope.

February 18, 2024

Jesus in the Wilderness

Text: Mark 1:9-15
Tony Raney
First Sunday of Lent
February 12, 2024

Transfiguration

Transfiguration Sunday concludes the Season of Epiphany, revealing the radiant character of God in Christ’s love and compassion. God is inviting us to a continuous journey where the transformative power of Christ’s presence awaits.

February 11, 2024

Changed in Jesus

Text: Mark 9:1-10
Tony Raney
Transfiguration Sunday
February 4, 2024

If You Are Willing, Lord

Text: Matthew 8:1-4, 16-17; Mark 1:32-34
Joe Blagg
Fifth Sunday of Epiphany
January 29, 2024

Speaking of Life 3010 | Felt Not Seen

Have you ever stared at nature and become overwhelmed by the beauty of the moment? Not only are God’s works beautiful and majestic, but they also reflect his goodness and his love for each of us.

January 28, 2024

Jesus, the Holy One of God

Text: Mark 1:21-28; 1 Corinthians 8:4-6
Tony Raney
Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
January 22, 2024

Speaking of Life 3009 | Jonah—Prophet or Cautionary Tale

If you’ve ever thought you’ve developed a better path forward than the one God has revealed, remember Jonah’s cautionary tale. He was so confident in how God “should” be acting, he nearly missed what God was doing – spoiler God’s agenda is always love. Let’s not miss out on joining him in sharing that love with the whole world.

January 21, 2024

Finding Our Rest in God Alone

Text: Psalm 62:1-12
Tony Raney
Third Sunday of Epiphany
January 14, 2024

Your Servant Is Listening

Text: John 1:43-51; 1 Samuel 3:1-10
Tony Raney
Second Sunday of Epiphany
January 7, 2024

Why Was Jesus Baptized?

Text: Mark 1:1-11
Tony Raney
First Sunday of Epiphany