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4 Simple Questions to Share Jesus

4 Simple Questions to Share Jesus2

Jesus prayed to the Father "As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world" (John 17:18). But on a really practical level, how do we do this? Too often we don't even engage people in conversation, or when we do it's hard to figure out how to bring up our faith. Here are four questions to help. ...

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8 Practical Ways to Pursue Unity

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Last Sunday we heard Jesus pray a unique and powerful prayer: "Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one even as we are one." We learned that the unity of His people is very close to the heart of God. But how do we live out that prayer in practical unity?...

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Orphan Care Sunday - Ways To Get Involved

We can't do everything, but we can do something. In Everyday Life Adopting Families: Look for ways to serve and support families that are seeking to adopt, are adopting, or have adopted. They often have extra expenses and need extra encouragement. At-Risk Kids: Look for those that have lost one or more parents and look for opportunities to serve those kids and famil...

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Resources for Christian Exiles in America

In light of the message today I want to give you a bundle of digital resources and encourage you to drink a coffee with a good Christian brother or sister. These are things I've found helpful as I've prepared and hope will equip you to think biblically about politics, our country, and the kingdom of Jesus. ...

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Tracing the Theme of the Spirit in the Gospels & Acts

On Sunday we looked at Jesus' promise to send the Helper, the Holy Spirit, to give us power to advance the gospels. One of the things you see when you read the gospels is that the Holy Spirit didn't suddenly "show up" after Jesus left but that Jesus did his ministry in the power of the Spirit. We encourage you to explore and meditate on these verses as you trace this theme...

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Parent Discipleship Resources

Helpful Resources for Family Devotionals...

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Watch a Great, 4 Minute Overview of Proverbs

As we start our series on the Book of Proverbs for the summer we thought you'd enjoy this 4 minute animated introduction to the book. It's a great overview, and the art is great too. ...

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The Beginning of Wisdom and the Bible on Your Shelf

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Proverbs says that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. This means that getting time with God is one of the most practical things we can possible do. Here are some suggestions. ...

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Good Friday Reading: A Brief History of Death

The following was a reading Pastor Ricky Alcantar shared at our Good Friday service called "A Brief History of Death." "Death entered the world like a knife?- quick and silent and irreversible....

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Make a Plan to Read the Bible in 2016

We believe that the words in the Bible are God's very words, breathed out by him (2 Tim 3:16), as carried along writers across the centuries (2 Peter 1) to tell one great story. Now is the perfect time to plan what you'll read in 2016....

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