Depending on Jesus

Anxiety, pride, fear, anger...we all feel them. And we all depend on something or someone to get us through. What good can Jesus do in the midst of every day life pressure? How can simple spiritual practices enable us to depend on Jesus in the midst of the brokenness in and around us? 

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Do You Want to Get Well?

We want Jesus to make things better. But what if he disrupts our normal way of doing life in the process? In these two healing miracles that John records, Jesus shows how deeply He cares for those who are suffering, but He also shows that He will disrupt our status quo on the way to making us well.

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Thirsty? Why Wait?

It’s a tale as old as time; whenever we turn away from God, we start digging - into work, into Tinder, into Netflix; we never stop looking for life. Jesus knows we're all thirsty, and he approaches the woman at the well to offers a true thirst quencher, something that your soul needs as badly as your body needs water. 

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The Way of Humility

All of us naturally put ourselves at the center of the world. Without being transformed, that’s where we try to stay. This story is in the Gospel of John because: God wants us to know that life works best when I remove myself from the center of the world. If you long for saving faith, to deeply love those around you, to have real influence in the world - let yourself go from the center, and rejoice that Jesus is there.

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Born Again

Born again: it's become more of a political category than a spiritual reality in our day and age. So whether you’ve identified as a Christian for decades but don’t feel very born again, or you think that being born again means nothing more than claiming a political identity that you don’t care for: Jesus offers something better. And the life of Nicodemus shows us what it looks like not just to be born again but to live born again. 

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