From the middle school lunchroom to the city’s finest restaurant, authentic community blossoms when we gather around tables together. God's Spirit uniquely dwells in the moment of table fellowship, and something wonderful begins to develop. This is no longer virtual community. It's real and it is what we all hunger for.
SCRIPTURE: John 21:9–19
SCRIPTURE: Luke 19:1–10
SCRIPTURE: 2 Samuel 12:1–14
SCRIPTURE: Mark 2:1–12
SCRIPTURE: Matthew 14:6–21
Central to the Christian message is the idea that a new world is arriving among the present one. That God's kingdom has arrived, is arriving, and will arrive. Part of the Christian life, then, is learning how to live as God's new version of ourselves as God is renewing creation all around us. Today, we'll engage in a conversation about how we do that in day and age.
SCRIPTURE: Philippians 2:12–16
When we identify the end goal of the trajectory we hope to achieve, we need a role model. Becoming like Jesus means we need Him to transform us.
SCRIPTURE: 2 Corinthians 3:17–18
Starting a new year often calls us to turn the page, not only on the calendar, but in life. The trajectory we seek for life demands particular tools for our success.
SCRIPTURE: 2 Timothy 1:3–7
The wait is over, Christmas Day is finally here! The gospel of Luke describes the celebration of those that had long waited for the king. As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, we also are expectant, looking forward to all that he will do in our lives in the year ahead.
SCRIPTURE: Luke 2:21–40