Words of Grace Podcast – Reputation

In this week’s podcast, Justin and Scott reflect on Sunday’s sermon and talk about the reputation of the church. How do we make sure we don’t conform to the world, but seek to have a good reputation in the community? What are the signs that we are placing too much hope on people rather than […]

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Our Church Reputation

The church in Colossea was known for its faith in Christ, love for one another, and hope of heaven. May this be our reputation in our city in the years ahead.  Text: Colossians 3-8

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This week we began a new series in the book of Colossians. How does the gospel help us shift from thinking about “me” to “we,” and from “us” to “Christ”? If a church made these shifts, what impact would that have on the health and helpfulness of that church in the community they live in? Justin […]

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The Church of Christ

The opening of the book of Colossians encourages us to make two shifts in our thinking. The first shift is from “me” to “we”.  The second shift is from “us” to “Christ”. Together, we are encouraged to think about being the church in Christ.  Text: Colossians 1:1-2

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Fear Not…God Has Come in Person

The announcements of Jesus’ birth came with the word of the Lord through his angle saying, “Fear not.” Trusting, worshiping, serving, and loving Jesus the joy of our lives in a world of fear. Text: Luke 2:1-21

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