The Art of Honesty

We often hear about dishonest businessmen, ponzi schemes, plagiarism, black markets, and politicians, and more. What happened to the virtue of being truthful and honest in all our dealings with people?  In today’s teaching, we will examine the virtue of honesty; with ourselves, with God and with one another.

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The Art of Verbal Sensitivity

God has given us the ability to communicate with him and one another.  Language is a gift.  We can use our speech to build up people or we can use our language to hurt each other and spread division in the church.  Today’s teaching will expose the variety of sins

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The Mission of Jesus

Jesus has a profound understanding of the human condition.  He understands the challenges that life presents to each of us and he feels our pain.  Today message explains how the gospel meets the deepest needs of humanity.

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America – A Land of Idolatry

One roadblock to experiencing a deeper relationship with God is idolatry.  American culture is filled with idols: rock stars, athletes, movie stars, cars, careers, and so on.  The prophet Ezekiel was sent to address the sin of idolatry that existed in the Southern Kingdom, which was so severe that God’s

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How To Live Full

The Christians in the Roman providence of Asia were experiencing spiritual discouragement.  They were still going through the motions of their relationship with Christ, but God seemed very far away.  In this letter Paul has been reminding them of how God has blessed and equipped them for their critical role

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The New and Improved Body – Part III

Life in a glorified body will be beyond awesome, but are there any spiritual implications about the resurrection of Christ in our present experience?  The answer to that question is a resounding yes!  The resurrection of believers isn’t just a future event, it is also a present reality.  This message

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The New and Improved Body – Part II

When someone invents an item they make a prototype, which is the first of its kind. Adam and Jesus were prototypes of different bodies: Adam the natural body and Jesus the spiritual body.  In today’s teaching, we gain more insights into the glorified body, and how vastly superior it is

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The New and Improved Body – Part I

The Corinthian believers had some misunderstandings about the resurrection, so Paul wrote a lengthy portion of his letter to clear up their misguided notions on this issue.  In today’s passage, Paul provides information about the characteristics of the resurrected body. It boggles the mind to think about how great it

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I Have Seen the Lord!

When Jesus was crucified his followers were in deep despair, especially Mary Magdalene.  She was a woman with a shady past, but was a devoted disciple of Jesus.  After he rose from the dead the first person that he appeared to was Mary.  Why not Peter, or John, or one

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