Undeserved Generosity

How much am I going to get?  When you agree to do a job, it’s a fair question, right?  Have you ever taken a job without asking that question?  How about when do I get paid and how frequently?  The details matter, don’t they?  How about his one: Have you ever agreed to have work … Read more

Grace & Mercy

Let’s just let the cat right out of the bag. Forgiveness is hard. We all struggle in various ways with this subject and extending forgiveness. We have excuses for why we don’t feel we have to forgive certain people. And we’re not alone in these feelings…even Jesus disciples shared in them. This particular parable about … Read more

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Can you imagine your best friend suddenly decides to sell everything they own to purchase stock in one company.  It’s an up and coming company, the future looks bright and they’re convinced this is a great investment.  “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity,” they say.  So, they cash out all bank accounts and they … Read more

Small But Mighty

Last week Pastor Nick shared with us about the parable of the wheat and the tares from Matthew 13.  Explaining that those in the kingdom and those who seek to imitate and discredit it, can be indistinguishable for a time, but that God will sort it all out in the end.  I don’t know about … Read more

God Will Sort it Out

We began our outside services this past Sunday with a new sermon series entitled “Kingdom Parables.”  Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 has Jesus teaching on the parable of the wheat and the tares.  For most of the growing season, genuine wheat and false wheat(tares) look alike.  But they are inherently different.  Tares produce a small black seed … Read more