Dec 24, 2014
BORN FOR THIS: Born to Send
The Christian faith is never an "idle" faith. It's not a philosophical category. The Christian faith is an active faith. Jesus said that because he had all authority in heaven and earth he was sending us to make disciples. Pastor Chip discusses that this is part of the real meaning of Christmas.
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  • Dec 24, 2014BORN FOR THIS: Born to Send
    Dec 24, 2014
    BORN FOR THIS: Born to Send
    The Christian faith is never an "idle" faith. It's not a philosophical category. The Christian faith is an active faith. Jesus said that because he had all authority in heaven and earth he was sending us to make disciples. Pastor Chip discusses that this is part of the real meaning of Christmas.
  • Dec 8, 2014Born for This: Born to Die
    Dec 8, 2014
    Born for This: Born to Die
    The cross was the most cruel form of punishment ever developed but for Christians the cross is a thing of beauty. Find out why the death and burial of Jesus are central to the Christian faith.
  • Dec 1, 2014Born for This: Born to Suffer
    Dec 1, 2014
    Born for This: Born to Suffer
    Why is there so much pain and suffering in the world? And why did Jesus have to suffer so much pain? Pastor Chip discusses that Jesus was Born to Suffer.
  • Nov 23, 2014Born for This: Born to be King
    Nov 23, 2014
    Born for This: Born to be King
    Jesus left all the glory of heaven to be born as a human baby. But he was born to be the King of kings and Lord of lords. When we meet Jesus we are faced with a decision. We must either crown Jesus as king of our life, or we must kill him.
  • Nov 3, 2014Two Ways to Fail
    Nov 3, 2014
    Two Ways to Fail
    We all fail. What matters is how we respond to that failure. When we have failed God, do we run from him or run TO him?
  • Oct 26, 2014What Is Your Judgment?
    Oct 26, 2014
    What Is Your Judgment?
    When Jesus is on trial before the Jewish council, the high priests asks Jesus, "Are you the Christ, the Son of God?" Jesus tells him, "You are correct." To the priest this is blasphemy. The issue is Jesus' true identity. He asks the council, "What is your judgment?" We have to answer the same question: "Who is Jesus?"
  • Oct 12, 2014Thy Will Be Done
    Oct 12, 2014
    Thy Will Be Done
    Just before his arrest, Jesus went to the garden to pray. We can learn from him how to respond to difficult times. We have a Lord and Savior who understands what we’re going through. We worship a God who has been through the worst of the worst.
  • Mar 16, 2014All In the Family
    Mar 16, 2014
    All In the Family
    Even though marriage has been is significant decline in the US in recent decades and roughly half of all marriages end in divorce, marriage is at the center of political debate all around the country. The issue is whether marriage is a social contract or something more. Pastor Chip discusses God's design for marriage, sexuality, and family.
  • Mar 9, 2014More Than You Know
    Mar 9, 2014
    More Than You Know
    Forgiveness is not natural for most of us but it's the nature of God. When Jesus taught about forgiveness, Peter asked how many times he should forgive a fellow believer who sins against him. He asked if he should forgive as many as seven times. Jesus responded that he should forgive more times than he can count.
  • Feb 23, 2014Finders Keepers
    Feb 23, 2014
    Finders Keepers
    This passage includes the "Parable of the Lost Sheep." Jesus loves us so much that he comes looking for us when we wander off.