Biblical Idea: Paul’s letter to Philemon about Onesimus presented a test case for practicing the gospel they preached. Timeless Truth: Effective Christian fellowship supersedes and changes culture. Today’s Message: Integrate the gospel into our fellowship.

Live in Christ.

Series Title: Reframing the Christian Walk Series Subtitle: 4 Truths That Liberate Christians Sermon Title: Reframing Sphere: Our union with Christ is the place of the Christian life. Scripture: Colossians 3:5–4:1, cf. 2:20 and 3:1–3 Biblical Idea: Paul commanded believers to live in the new creation that they inhabit because of their union with Christ. Timeless Truth: God’s resources available in Christ are enough to live as his new creation. Today’s Message: Live in Christ.

Walk with Christ.

Biblical Idea: Paul harnessed his imprisonment to frame the substance of the Christian walk. Timeless Truth: There is no alternative to our spiritual union with Christ. Today’s Message: Walk with Christ.

Scripture: Jonah 4:1-11 Biblical Idea: God orchestrated a series of appointments to expose Jonah’s heart. Timeless Truth: God appoints circumstances to expose our fickleness or faith toward his freedom. Today’s Message: Cool off an angry heart with compassion.

Make the turn

Biblical Idea: God steered his conflicted prophet to a conflicted people to encounter his compassionate presence. Timeless Truth: Repentance is always a right response. Today’s Message: Make the turn.

Let the Lord in.

Scripture: Jonah 1:17-2:10 Biblical Idea: The Lord sent a sea monster motel to save his sinking servant. Timeless Truth: Proximity does not prohibit prodigal potential. Today’s Message: Let the Lord in.

Reverse rogue routes.

Series Title: M.I.A. - Steering Servants back to Stewardship Scripture: Jonah 1:1–16 Biblical Idea: Jonah attempted to flee from making God’s presence known in Nineveh. Timeless Truth: God is free and present. Today’s Message: Reverse rogue routes.

Make disciples.

Scripture: Matthew 28:1–20 Biblical Idea: Christ’s resurrection prompted four groups of messengers to action. Heavenly Authenticators (28:1–10) Faithful Women (28:1, 8-9) Deceitful Stewards (28:11–15) Commissioned Disciples (28:16–20) Timeless Truth: Jesus Christ is preeminent in the kingdom economy. Today’s Message: Make disciples. Go to Christ. Go out with Christ’s authority. Go out with Christ’s clarity. Go out with Christ’s presence.

Easter Sunrise Service

Good Friday Service

Good Friday Special Worship Service - The God of the Cross - Pastor Rex discusses Piper’s Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die (available as a free download on desiringgod.com)

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