Series: Advent / When God Show Up
This weekend Mike continues our When God Shows Up series by examining two crucial questions we must ask when we find ourselves in an Advent season: How do we conduct ourselves in this fallen world when misery takes over? How can we hang on to hope when all seems hopeless?
Michael Bells / Dec. 15th 2019 / Luke 1 / Matthew 1 / Luke 2 / Matthew 2 / 2 Corinthians 5
Series: The Real Jesus
In this series we are focusing on Jesus as a person, not a religion. For many Christians and for many non-church goers, seemingly good things—like Christian ethics or philosophy—have cluttered the true picture and have in some cases been a tragic barrier to the real Jesus.
Michael Bells / Mar. 10th 2019 / Luke 1 / John 21 / Luke 8
Coming Home for Christmas is a great thing, but for too many of us, coming home for Christmas can be a painful experience. Pastor Mike walks us through how to prepare for coming home to just about any kind of tough situation.
Michael Bells / Dec. 17th 2017 / Luke 1 / Matthew 1
Mary was an unlikely candidate for birthing the miracle of God, but the greatest challenge she met was overcoming her fear of the unknown. What is YOUR greatest challenge right now? And how is YOUR fear of the unknown keeping you from realizing the miracle God’s promised?
Michael Bells / Dec. 21st 2015 / Luke 1 / Luke 2
When the impossible presents itself we have a Divine choice: to fearfully recoil, or to faithfully speak God’s best future into reality. Jesus’ birth story features the best supporting roles of Zechariah and Elizabeth, who mirror our present day choice to participate in God’s story with epic faith.