Sermons from January 2022

The Cost of Discipleship

Just because someone gives you a free piano does not mean that you will ever learn to play it. The free piano is a gift, the cost of becoming a pianist is hours and hours of practice. Salvation is the free gift of God, but like learning to play the piano, discipleship takes time and effort. Many Christians have failed to experience the full and abundant life of Jesus because, while they have received the gift of salvation, they have…

Scattering Seeds

Following Jesus is not a once-a-week proposition, but a daily pursuit. When Jesus invites us to “follow Him,” He is not inviting us on a walk, but into the sacred rhythms and patterns of discipleship. Join us for a series from Luke 8-11 where we will learn what it means to be a disciple of Jesus.  Passage: Luke 8:4-15 Principle: God sows the seed generously, but we must faithfully cultivate the soil of our hearts if we are to bear the fruit of the Gospel…

Out of Southside

Passage: Philippians 3:20, 1 Peter 2:11-12; John 15:18-19; 2 Corinthians 5:20-21 Principle: We are called to live as foreigners and exiles in this world We are Christ’s ambassadors in this world Practice: Pray for God to give you the heart of an ambassador Make time with Jesus your first and highest priority every day. Take the next step in your journey with Jesus. Daily Readings: Day 1: 1 Peter 1Day 2: 1 Peter 2Day 3: Philippians 3Day 4: Ephesians 4Day…