We live in a world where power is often used to manipulate, control, subjugate, and damage other people. But this was not God’s original intent. He gave us power so that we can rule on His behalf, reflecting His character and Kingdom in every corner of creation. What will it take to redeem our power? Let’s take a look at Jesus to find out.
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Our Lead Pastor, Bart Scharrer, reminds us of the celebration we experienced during baptisms at our Easter services; and reminds us of the importance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, as individuals, and as the church.
Guest pastor, Megan Marshman shared with us the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman. Megan shows us how Jesus gives us the example to follow in being an evangelist, and the importance of experiencing for ourselves the Good News of Jesus, before we share it with others.
Our Lead Pastor, Bart Scharrer, shares with us The Great Commission that Jesus has given us to share the Good News of the Gospel, and how that can play out in our daily lives.
How do we maintain both our identity in Christ and our prophetic witness in a political world?
We welcome Dr. Luke Bretherton, Professor of Theological Ethics from Duke Divinity School. He shares with us from the book of Jeremiah, what God has to say about His people's place in politics. Dr. Bretherton offers us this definition and purpose of politics; "Politics is about forming, norming and sustaining a common life between those who are the same and those who are different as they try and address shared problems."
The apostle Paul writes to the church in Ephesis to remind them that they are no longer Jew and Gentile; they are brothers and sisters in the Kingdom of God with one Heavenly Father. In the same way, color of skin, gender, ethnicity mean nothing in the Kingdom of God. We are all sons and daughters of God, brothers and sisters.