From The Blog

SweetMercies 2.9.20| CHOSEN-Called

SweetMercies 2.9.20| CHOSEN-Called

The link to Heather's message from our recent SweetMercies meeting is up. If you weren't able to come on Sunday, please take a listen! And feel free to stop by the SweetMercies table this Sunday to grab one of the take-home gifts -- we have some left over! 😊....

read more

Discussion Questions for Romans 8:1-4

On Sunday we dived in to Romans 8, where Paul isn't simply providing a water hose to put out the fire of condemnation in our lives, but instead wants to revolutionize how we see life in this world. There is no condemnation left for us because no condemnation made it...

read more

Discussion Questions for Romans 7:7-25

This Sunday we wrestled with the frustrating, but very common, experience that Paul describes in Romans 7. Why do we do the thing we don't want to do? As Eric noted, we often find ourselves looking back at situations or experiences saying to ourselves, "I don't know...

read more

The Long Road of Sanctification

As I was digging into sanctification last week, I asked my community group their thoughts about sanctification and especially what their questions were. One of the questions that came up was simply, “Why does it take so long?” It's a good question. If God can declare...

read more

Discussion Questions for Week of January 26

On Sunday we took a closer look at sanctification: what it is, how it works, and how we pursue sanctification. We saw that God makes us holy through a cooperative process in which the Spirit produces fruit in us who have already been declared saints in order to...

read more

Discussion Questions for Romans 7:1-6

On Sunday we looked at how the gospel fundamentally changes the nature, power for, and motivation of our obedience to Christ as we now bear fruit for him. Since believers have been set free from sin (Romans 6) and set free from the law of Moses (Romans 7), we are now...

read more

Discussion Questions for Romans 6:12-23

On Sunday we were invited to use our imaginations to follow Paul's argument in Romans 6. Paul makes it clear that there is no middle ground; either we present ourselves to Christ or we present ourselves to sin. However, as believers, we have been set free from sin to...

read more

Discussion Questions for week of January 5

Eric reflected on the first 5 chapters of Romans and opened 2020 by asking us to reflect on this question: At the end of 2029, where do you want to be in your relationship with God? He expressed his hope that as a church we would only go deeper and deeper in our...

read more

Discussion Questions for the week of December 15

On Sunday, Eric gave us a tour of one of the names of Jesus Christ to show us that Christmas proves God is fiercely committed to dwell with his people. The name "Emmanuel," which means "God with us," gives us the opportunity to wrestle with our own perception of God's...

read more