Sermons on Spiritual Growth
Five Commitments of a Disciple Maker
The Great Story: The Temptation of Jesus (Luke 4:1-13)
Jesus is both our Representative and our Example, and in the wilderness he was victorious over temptation and he shows us how we can face it as well.
The Great Story: The Anointed Anointer (Mark 1:1-13)
After the story of the Old Testament, God’s people spent a lot of time waiting. When would God make good on His promises? When would the Messiah come? Hundreds of years after the return to the Promised Land, a man came baptizing in the wilderness, and God spoke once again.
Q&A: If someone “prays the prayer” and nothing changes… do they go to heaven?
Walking up after a service to confess Jesus as Lord, raising your hand at a youth event, agreeing with your parents… many people claim the name of Christian while not knowing Jesus. What does the Bible say about being…
Q&A: Does prayer change God’s mind?
If God knows beginning from end and He’s working in all things, can we really change His mind through prayer?
Q&A: What if I find the Bible boring? Am I a bad Christian?
We all find it hard to be disciplined at times… what does God think when we’re not into reading the Bible? Is there something we can do about it?
The Great Story | Heaven on Earth
In spite of all that has happened through the story, God’s plan has always been to Restore everything through Jesus. Join us as Pastor Josh teaches about The Happy Ending.
The great Story | Hope in Exile | Daniel 3 & 6
Israel had gone past the point of no return, and God finally exiled them from their home. However, the story of the Bible shows that there were still glimmers of hope, even in Israel’s darkest day. What does the exile of Israel show us about our true Home?
The Great Story | Prophets Part 1 | The Day(s) of the Lord
The Writings of the Prophets can be some of the most confusing books of the Bible. What’s with all the signs and symbols? What exactly are they pointing to? This week, Pastor Josh preached on the “Day of the Lord” and what that means for us.
The Great Story | The Pouting Prophet | Jonah
As modern readers, we like our “main ideas” to be clear and concise, but Hebrew authors didn’t always write that way. The Book of Jonah never states its point explicitly… instead, it uses irony to show us what it means to be the people of God. Tune in as Pastor Josh opens the book of Jonah (with some help!)