August 2018

The Kingdom Response

As citizens of the kingdom, we have a journey to take (and a home to build). The way that we journey (and how we build) has everything to do with the destination which we will arrive at. What choices will you make on your journey, and how will you build?



The Words No One Wants To Hear



July 2018

Judging Judgment

“Don’t judge me” is the mantra of our day. The appeal is even often directly connected to Jesus’ plea of Matthew 7:1. However, Jesus wasn’t saying that everyone has the right to determine what is right for them without others pointing out that they are wrong. Jesus’ statement has to do with condemning others for […]



Do Not Worry



Show Offs Aren’t Spiritual

Jesus speaks to the spiritual show-off within us, and says cut it out or you will be left out. In drawing this point out he gives us examples of spiritual show-offs in three areas, and prescribes the proper corrective for each. If we struggle with the desire to be applauded for our spirituality, he gives […]



Forget What You Heard

You’ve heard the cliche “out with the old, in with the new” right? Well, that doesn’t apply here. Jesus did not come to remove the law; actually his arrival improved the law.



June 2018

KIngdom Mission

We may have been told that as Christians we should stay as far away from the darkness and the decaying world we live in, but Jesus contradicts this belief and requires us as His followers to step in and preserve our decaying world and illuminate our dark world. Not separation, but involvement.   Matthew 5:13-16