What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel that all Christians claim to believe? For many, they would be hard pressed to answer this question. Knowing the answer is vitally important, not only in order to share the good news of salvation, but because ignorance of the Gospel is a reason to...

Are You Looking For Hope?

This life offers us many different kinds of sorrow. None is more deeply felt than the sorrow of death.  How do we retain hope in the midst of such despair that accompanies death, how do we cope with suffering in this world?  Paul takes up this important issue as he...

The Most Glorious Change

We rarely think of death as something positive, but when it comes to what Jesus accomplished in his death and resurrection on the cross, it certainly was the most glorious act imaginable.  As part of our Baptism Sunday, this message looks to the book of Romans to...

The Command to Love

On Easter Sunday we celebrate that our savior, Jesus Christ has risen from the dead!  He was willing to sacrifice himself as the most incredible act of love and it is in his resurrection that we also see the same.  As we look at John 15, we discover how the cross...

The Prayer You Never Knew You Needed

Perhaps we have read this prayer before in Ephesians, but the question is, why is the author so urgent that these three facts about the Christian be more deeply known by the church? And how do they contribute to the everyday life of the Christian?