“When Religion Meets God’s Grace” August 16, 2017

August 13, 2017

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“Religion Happens When We Lose Sight of Christ” < Click here to listen!
“Religion Happens When We Lose Sight of Christ”
“Our service is based on Colossians 2:6-8, and explains the critical importance of being “rooted and built up in him.”
Keynote Scripture: Colossians 2, Galatians 3

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“The Fullness of Life” < Click here to listen!
“The Fullness of Life”
“Greg considers what it means to give thanks, in light of Matthew 6:25-34. Join him in reflecting on the words of T.S. Eliot, “Where is the life we have lost in living?” Give thanks for true life, life in Christ, life eternal!”
Keynote Scripture: John 10, Matthew 6, 1 John 4

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“Ironically, religion at large is incredibly self-centered and self-absorbed, on an endless quest of trying to convince God to love and approve us, whereas Christ-centered faith is surrendering to God who already loves us.”

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 4:18

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“What Does ‘the Land’ Have to do With the Gospel? Part 2” August 11, 2017

August 8, 2017

 

“Is any piece of real estate here on planet earth the inheritance of Christians and pilgrims and sojourners whose citizenship is in heaven? How relevant is any so-called “holy place” for those who look for “the city… whose architect and builder is God” (Hebrews 11:10)?”
Keynote Scripture: Hebrews 11:10
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“What Does ‘the Land’ Have to do With the Gospel? Part 1” < Click here to listen!
“What Does ‘the Land’ Have to do With the Gospel? Part 1”
“The theme song of the movie Exodus proclaims “this land is mine, God gave this land to me.” How do we, as Christians, from a Christ-centered perspective, understand covenants of the Old Testament?”
Keynote Scripture: Genesis 15

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“It’s the Economy, Stupid!” < Click here to listen!

“Jesus is the King of the kingdom and grace is the economy of the kingdom. Ponder life-changing insights about the spiritual dynamics of forgiveness Jesus gave in one of his most misunderstood parables.”
Keynote Scripture: Luke 16

“The Incarnation – Jesus in Solidarity With Us” August 08, 2017

August 6, 2017

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“The Full Extent of His Love” < Click here to listen!

“Greg comments on John 13:1. Join us as we wonder at the amazing and astonishing expression of God’s love in Christ and what it means for each one of us.”

Keynote Scripture: John 13

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“The Way of Grace” < Click here to listen!

“Contrary to popular religious opinion, God’s grace is not all about digging in, refusing to compromise values and dogmatically letting others know when and where they are wrong.”
Keynote Scripture: Matthew 7:13-14

“Jesus Without the Religion” August 04, 2017

August 2, 2017

“Jesus Without the Religion” < Click here to listen!

“Let’s look at “Jesus Without the Religion,” by looking at Jesus, compared with the religion of his day.”

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 9 

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“The Heart and Soul of the Gospel” < Click here to listen!

“Ponder the miracle of forgiveness, through the example of an unworthy, un-named woman and her wholehearted devotion to Jesus. Compare how Christ-less religion responded to her with the response of our Lord.”

Keynote Scripture: Luke 7

 

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“Throw-Away People?” < Click here to listen!

“If you feel you have ever been treated like a disposable diaper or a used bathroom tissue, you will appreciate the embrace of Jesus — for there is no such thing as “throw-away” people with God.”
Keynote Scripture: 1 John 3

“Ralph Harris – LifeCourse.org”

August 1, 2017

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“I Will See You Again” July 31, 2017

July 28, 2017

“I Will See You Again” < Click here to listen!

“There is no such thing as “good bye” with God. Instead, Jesus promises, “I will see you again.””
Keynote Scripture: John 16
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“Join us as we learn about the lessons embedded in a spiritual fable titled “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.””

Keynote Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:7

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“Spitting Into the Wind” < Click here to listen!

“Just how much dirt do you need in your sand box? Greg talks about the primary lesson of the book of Ecclesiastes — experienced by Solomon, exemplified by Alexander the Great, and recorded by Johnny Cash.”
Ecclesiastes 1

July 27, 2017

July 25, 2017

“Serving in Jesus’ Spiritual Soup Kitchen”

“Serving in Jesus’ Spiritual Soup Kitchen” < Click here to listen!

“We are not the final destination of God’s favor! He lavishes his gifts on us so that we in turn might pass it on. And make no mistake — there is a critical need for his grace!”

Isaiah 52 & 55, Matthew 25

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“He Is Coming, But Not Because He Is Mad As Hell!”

“He Is Coming, But Not Because He Is Mad As Hell!” < Click here to listen!

“Many seem to preach about a Jesus who will return to this earth because he just can’t put up with us anymore! The Second Coming is coming, but Jesus’ motivation behind his return might be a “little different” from what you’ve heard.”

Keynote Scripture: Isaiah 40

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“Remember the Alamo!” < Click here to listen!

“What does the Bible have to say about battlefield slogans and war cries? Greg explains a Christ-centered lesson we can glean from Elijah’s confrontation with 850 false prophets on Mount Carmel.”
Keynote Scripture: 1 Kings 18

“Everyone is Welcome” July 24, 2017

July 21, 2017

“Everyone is Welcome” < Click here to listen!

“What would you think of a king who invites anyone and everyone to his son’s wedding? Join us as Greg says, “It doesn’t matter which one of the many ‘one and only true churches’ you join, flashing your membership card at the door of the wedding banquet will only get you thrown out!””

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 22

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“The Trap of Misplaced Trust” < Click here to listen!

“Counterfeit, knock-off watches look like the real thing, but when people buy them, the fake gold plating fades, internal mechanisms break, and soon the watch stops completely. Has someone sold you a counterfeit relationship with God?”
Keynote Scripture: Isaiah 30

“You and Me and Zacchaeus” July 20, 2017

July 18, 2017

“You and Me and Zacchaeus” < Click here to listen!

“If Hollywood made a movie about Zacchaeus, Danny DeVito might be asked to play the role of this short man who made a ton of money. The plot? Jesus loved Zacchaeus even though no one else seemed to.”

Keynote Scripture: Luke 19

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“Where God Lives” < Click here to listen!

“We can never say it too often or too dogmatically: all that we are and all that we will ever be is a product of God’s grace!”

Ephesians 2

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” < Click here to listen!

“Join us as we give thanks that God doesn’t play by religious rules. That’s why the kingdom of God is such incredibly great news!”
Keynote Scripture: Acts 10

“Your Money Is No Good Here”

July 17, 2017

“Your Money Is No Good Here” < Click here to listen!

“No humanly derived resources are accepted as valid currency in the kingdom of heaven. Religious currency is counterfeit money!”
Isaiah 55