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Do you ever feel like there must be something more than the life we’re currently experiencing? The Bible teaches us that we are made for a Better Country, a heavenly home that Jesus is preparing for His church. This week we explore this idea and how to cultivate a healthy-longing.

One way to describe the life-of-faith is to “learn to live as a sojourner”. Even though there are many GREAT things about our lives “here and now”, the best of times are still a shadow of the “Better Possession” promised for God’s people in heaven. Today we take a deeper look at this kind of … [ read more ] "Abraham & Sarah . . . Living as a Sojourner"

In this week’s passage we are given the theme, the cast, and the setting for the next section of Hebrews. In it we meet the first “player” on scene from the “people of old who received their commendation by faith.” And we seek encouragement for our own faith-journey through the legacy.

“To judge of the efficacy of Divine grace, we should see it in actual exercise, and under circumstances calculated to display its power.” (Horae Homileticae) Our livestream this week includes people being exclusively in their homes, underscoring that the body of believers are the ones who comprise the church, wherever they may be. As Pastor … [ read more ] "Your Consolations Cheer My Soul"

“Don’t settle for feeling far from God. This is not His plan for you. Draw near.” These encouraging words from Pastor Jason resonate as the world begins to withdraw into isolation as a result of the coronavirus and COVID-19. Closeness to God generally equals death . . . and yet, Jesus makes a way for … [ read more ] "The Blessing of Drawing Near"