Some really important things can be true, but hidden. Our guilt and our fear and our shame have a way of hiding what is true about who we are in Christ. As a church, we want to see people come together to encounter God on Sunday mornings and live in community in order to discover that we are the beloved of God in Christ.Read More
The Bible tells a story of transformation - from a polluted garden to a perfected city. It feels like we are a long way from life in the garden, but it also feels like we’re a long way from a perfected city. But there’s a plan in place for the transformation still to be done. It’s a plan that invites us to get involved today.
The polluted garden is being transformed to a perfected city, so we are called to seek transformation in ourselves and in the world.Read More
If you were invited to a meeting with God, what would you expect? A lot depends on who we think God is and what we think about ourselves. Do we think God mean or kind? Do we think ourselves worthless dirt or deserving, accomplished people?
Israel still knew little about themselves and little about God before this meeting. That was about to change. They come out of the meeting with their world forever changed - with a new job, a new benefits package, and a new boss.Read More
No matter who we are, we want our identity to match up with our practice in the world. If we are Christians, our identity is in our union with Christ, and our practice is meant to lead to communion with Christ. Listen to find out what practical counsel Peter has for those aiming to live as Christians.Read More
What's in a name? Names communicate where we belong, or don't; our dreams and aspirations; our futures and more.
Your name, Christian, is Elect Exile. So what?