It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving, and we’re already into the holiday season full throttle. The lights are already up, Christmas music is playing, people are talking about gift ideas, and the commercials have started. It’s on. And some of us didn’t even have the decency to wait for Thanksgiving to be over before we coated every surface in tinsel and fake snow. The “Christmas season” ...
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Now that we’ve wrapped up Recovering Redemption, here are a few take away from the sermon series. You can also check out the digital guide for a complete picture of the series, featuring video sermons, stories, resources and more.
What is the role of God’s law in our lives? What does it do? What does it not do?
What if your sin problem isn’t that you’re wicked? What if it’s that you’re good?
You and I prefer the creation to the Creator, sending us into a cycle of pointless pursuit of things that can’t possibly satisfy us. Alienation begins when we buy into a lie: having more of what already does not satisfy us is somehow going to bring us joy and happiness. When you believe that lie, you’ve entered the cul-de-sac of stupidity. “I have this, and it doesn’t work. More of what ...
On the weekend of August 17 & 18, we’ll start our fall sermon series: Recovering Redemption. This series will walk through themes and passages from our Recovery Groups ministry and focus on the need to recover a right understanding and application of the gospel.
Matt explains why we're doing our current sermon series.
Life in DFW can simultaneously be a blessing and a curse. We are blessed to raise our families in communities that are relatively safe. We are cursed because our neighborhoods sometime resemble insulated cocoons where we don’t visibly see enough of the world’s brokenness.