The greeting that opens this letter is deeply theological — Peter addresses his audience as “chosen exiles.” This description applies to Christians in every age. We who believe are not at home is this world, yet by God’s choosing we belong even now to His family. Expect a hard life of profound joy!
Over the course of eight weeks we’ll cover the Beatitudes Jesus taught on in His Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5.
On Palm Sunday, we turn our attention to the sufferings and crucifixion of our Lord Jesus. In contemplating Christ’s sufferings we see the cost of our redemption and the extravagance of Christ’s love.
To start off the new year, for the first13 Sundays we’ll make our way through the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy.
Advent, the season of worship leading up to Christmas. It’s a time of looking ahead, longing for and preparing for Christ our Lord, who has come and is coming again. This year our Advent focus features passages from some of the Old Testament prophets. May God stir up our faith and anticipation as we await the sunrise of His coming!
Our series on the N.T. book of Jude takes a look at this short (though not altogether sweet) letter addressing the problem of attacks on the one true faith.
The Old Testament book of Habakkuk: The time is in the distant past, and the culture is foreign to us, yet this prophet’s circumstances and his response to them are strikingly relevant to us today.
This series focuses on aspects of living a Christian lifestyle — and what they mean for us — as described in Ephesians 4:25-5:18
Together with many other churches in the Kansas City area, we’ve launched a series called “What If the Church Loves KC?” For three weeks we explored three ways of loving our neighbors – the people we live near, work with, study with, or play with.