Receiving the King
On Mission - How to Be a Faithful Witness
“Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” (Matthew 21:5)
This week we took some time to remember the events surrounding Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem 2000 years ago on Palm Sunday. Please listen with us as Pastor Drew Adams walks us through this turning point in Jewish history when Israel welcomed its long awaited Messiah.
On Mission - Growing Pains
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. (Colossians 4:5–6)
Please listen with us as we continue to walk through the book of Acts. This week in chapter 7, Pastor Kevin discusses the characteristics of a faithful member of Christ’s body.
On Mission - Danger: Soul Toxins
So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom.”
“We will turn this responsibility over to them and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.” This proposal pleased the whole group. (Acts 6:2-4)
Please listen with us as Pastor Kevin continues our study through Acts by discusses some problems of church growth, as well as practical solutions for a healthy church.
On Mission - Grace-filled Generosity & the Danger of Greed
“…Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, saying: “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” (Luke 12:1b)
This week, in our continued study of Acts, we are challenged to take a hard look at what we say verses what we do. Are they the same, or are we always trying to present a better version of ourselves to the world? Please listen this week as Pastor Kevin offers a necessary warning about the toxic spiritual habits of hypocrisy and greed.
“And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. There was not a needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold and laid it at the apostles’ feet, and it was distributed to each as any had need.” (Acts 4:32-35)
“Biblical community is the result of the gospel.” - Pastor Kevin Barke
This week Pastor Kevin speaks a on a difficult but potentially life-giving message concerning generosity vs. greed in God’s family. Please listen with us as we uncover in Acts 4 & 5, the meaning of, and the means for living in true community as the body of Christ.