Set Your Mind Above

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By Jenn Fountain - August 5, 2018

With all the noise around us today it is easy to get distracted from what really matters. In Colossians 3:1-4 Paul reminds us of our identity in Christ and that, as people who have received new life through Jesus, our calling is to look up from temporary concerns to things that have eternal importance.

Halacha

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By Neil Strickland - July 22, 2018

In continuation of our Colossians series, Neil teaches on how Paul encouraged the church of Colossae to keep their practices Christ centered.  Even though our "practices" may look different today, our focus should still be living Christ centered lives.

 

Liminal Moments

By Josh Yerton - July 9, 2018

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We have rites of passage in our culture that signify a change - getting your drivers license, graduating- when we pass over that threshold we don't go back to the way life was before. Claiming Jesus as Lord is a threshold that we should pass over but some of us stand with one foot in each world. In Colossians Paul calls us to live our lives only through Jesus. 

Maturity in Christ

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By Scott Habeeb - June 24, 2018

The hope of God's glory being revealed to the world is Christ in us.  To show His glory, God wants to mature us individually and as the church.  In this continuation of the Colossians series, Scott talks about what this journey of maturity looks like and how the Holy Spirit will transform us in the process.

The Sufficiency of Jesus

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By Jeff Lakin - June 17, 2018

When push comes to shove there are a lot of things (some good and some bad) that get in the way of Jesus.  This sermon unpacks the richness of Col. 1:15-20 in it’s structure, theology and background.  Paul uses 5 titles for Jesus that serve as a starting point for going deeper in this passage.  Our hope is that you will find the beauty, depth and the supremacy of Jesus in this passage. 

Becoming More

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By Josh Yerton - June 10, 2018

Our lives are either becoming more, or we're settling for less.  When Jesus is the center of our lives, the trajectory is always towards Him; towards becoming more.  Where's your heart? Do you want more?  Or are you comfortable with less?

Lukewarm

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Mike Massey - June 3, 2018

In his intro to the new "Centered" series on Colossians, Mike Massey introduced the concept of exegetical study of scripture where we go to scripture to learn and inform our lives. In a time where churches were tempted to add things to the Gospel, the Colossians were encouraged to keep Jesus in the center. 

Called to Be: Get Off the Roof

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By Josh Yerton - April 24, 2018

The difference between a great tragedy and a great story is often our willingness to step out in faith. Josh dives into the introduction of 1 Thessalonians as he challenges us all to be a people whose work is produced by faith, whose labor is prompted by love, and whose endurance is inspired by hope in Jesus Christ.

Giving on Offense

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By Josh Yerton - April 8, 2018

Money is one of those things that has a hook in us in our culture. It's a hard topic to talk about well but Jesus spoke about our finances frequently so its a topic we need to dive into. How do we become Kingdom minded people with our resources?