In the heart of Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi stands a short but compelling statement. Paul writes: “Christ alone, because Jesus has made me his own.” This reality shaped Paul’s life. It shaped is letter to the Philippians. And, it’s meant by our Father to be life shaping for us today. As we […]

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In this series, House Rules, Living in the Household of God, we’ll be working through a letter in the Bible known as 1 Timothy. This letter is addressed to a man named Timothy, a young millenial pastor in a messy & messed up church plant. The author, a man named Paul, had planted this church in the city of Ephesus, a major urban […]

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Mark 5:21-43 – Missionary Servants

When we think about the word “gospel” we very often think in terms of good news about Jesus. And, while it is true that the gospel communicates good news about Jesus, Mark sets out to persuade his readers that Jesus himself is the good news. Taking us back to the beginning of this good news, Mark will help us […]

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Colossians1:1-14 – Gospel Rhythms

What does it look like to live a life increasingly shaped by the gospel? In this deeply personal letter written to a young church plant in Colossae, Paul explains that a gospel-shaped life is one which submits to the supremacy of Jesus in all things, embraces the centrality of Jesus in all things, and rests […]

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