February 24, 2020
The good life is found not in demanding for ourselves, but in emptying ourselves for others.
Life Application: What is a step you can take this week to join with God in His plan? How can you empty yourself in order to experience the good life with things like your time, your finances, or your heart?
February 17, 2020
When is my walk with God not work, but play?
Life Application: Begin to play by stopping work and practicing Sabbath.
February 9, 2020
The goodness in the good life is doing it in Christ and with others.
Life Application: How many times do you say, "Thank you" in a given week? Aim to fill your life with more gratitude this week.
February 2, 2020
Truth can be felt at a cosmic and particular level in Jesus. Are you living your life by your personal truth, or the truth defined by God?
Life Application: Pray the following daily, "Lord, help me today to experience the beauty and goodness of your truth."
January 26, 2020
Beauty is a portal for us to experience and connect with God. Where do you most experience God's beauty?
Life Application: Where and how can you experience the beauty of Christ this week?
January 19, 2020
Smaller versions of the Gospel make it more about us than about God.
Life Application: If Jesus sounds dull, boring, or bad then we have settled for less. What can you do this week to experience and embrace your role in the exciting story God has for each of us?
January 12, 2020
How can you exemplify goodness, beauty, and truth in your life?
Life Application: How can you show God's love in a tangible way to someone this week?
January 6, 2020
Our 2020 goal at First Church is to connect with 500 new people - how can you help us make those connections?
Life Application: Look for places where you see God's goodness, and track it in a journal using the phrase, "and it was very good," from Genesis 1:31.
December 25, 2019
What surprises you about the birth of Jesus? Have you welcomed the gift of Jesus into your heart and life?
Life Application: Try seeing the world with the perspective of a child to be in wonder of God again.
December 22, 2019
What do you need to do to find the hope that Jesus offers? Have you invited Jesus into your heart and life?
- Make time this week to connect with Jesus
- See and walk the Way of Christ (Isaiah 35:8-10)