Who were the Apostles? Far from being respected rabbi’s or influential political leaders, the disciples were the definition of common. They were fishermen, tax collector’s, despised zealots, and the like. God delights in choosing such men ‘unimpressive’ & ‘unqualified’ men to magnify His grace. But that brings up a question; ‘Why should people take their […]
Concerning the masses of lost hurting people around Him, Jesus once lamented, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few “Matthew 9:37–38. Listen as Pastor Matt examines Matthew 36-38 pointing to Jesus’ motivation for reaching the lost, and the means by which they must be reached.
Most people’s definition of faith is ‘believing without seeing.’ Culture, by in large, sees science & religion as opposites. For the masses, science equals demonstrable fact while religion equals baseless subjective, perhaps helpful, but improvable belief. The question, ‘Why do you believe the Bible,’ is answered with either, ‘That’s just how I was raised,’ Or […]
Who were Jesus’ 12 disciples? Smelly, hard-working, uneducated fisherman! That’s right, He calls fisherman not Pharisees, the common laborer instead of the learned, the overlooked instead of the overlord. God doesn’t think like us. We are finite & weak & we need strength or our goals may fail. God is infinite & powerful & He displays […]
Are you driven to win others to Christ? Listen as Brother Brody shows from I Corinthians 9:19-27 that our freedom in Christ is freedom from sin and self. However, it is also, paradoxically, experienced in being made a slave to Christ. If we are to be freed from self and are to be slaves to […]
How was the Gospel of Christ, and particularly the miracle of the resurrection, presented by believers in the 1st Century Church? We don’t have to guess; it is recorded for us throughout the epistles and in the book of Acts. Listen as Pastor Matt unpacks 1 Cor. 15:1-9 to show how that the concept of […]