Is Christian hope just about a perfect life to come in heaven? Where’s God when things go bad? Pastor Roger Barkley explore the Biblical meaning of hope that the Apostle Paul shares in Romans 8.
What’s up with Jesus’ talk about separating the sheep from goats, and blessing some people and condemning others? Michael Barrett explores Matthew 25:31-46, a passage that should bother and challenge all Christians.
Pastor Roger Barkley introduces our special yearly Thanksgiving service with an incredible story of a man surviving a gang attack and discovering the gratitude of just being alive.
Pastor Roger Barkley explores Jesus’ teaching about the prudent and foolish bridesmaids and what that parable has to do with the End Times.
Roger Barkley explores the surprising context of Matthew 25:1-13 and why Jesus called those Pharisees hypocrites. He then applies those insights to our own lives and into the ideals of our country. …. Simultaneously Saints and Sinners November 5, 2017 … Continue reading →
Michael Barrett reflects on the meaning of re-formation of our person, society, and church. Considering the “Greatest Commandment” of Jesus, Michael explores the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
Do rich people behave differently than the rest of us? What did Jesus really mean when he famously said, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and give to God what is Gods”? Pastor Roger Barkley explores this critically important passage … Continue reading →
The Kingdom of Heaven is like a party? Well, as Pastor Roger Barkley explains in this week’s message, that is what Jesus said. Matthew 22:1-14 leads to an understanding about being a disciple, about healthy relationships … and even about … Continue reading →
Pastor Roger Barkley wonders, “What is love?” What is the Holy Trinity, and why does that matter to my friendships and marriage? Why would Paul Tillich (one of the 20th Century’s most influential Christian theologians) say that an atheist may have a better comprehension … Continue reading →
Pastor Roger Barkley explores the false worship that the Hebrew people fall into while waiting for Moses to return from Mount Sinai.