For the Christian, life is not just about celebrating waiting Jesus has done, but looking forward to His return (1 Thess 1:10, Phil 3:20). But who is the Jesus we are waiting for, and why should we be so excited about Him coming back? This sermon looks at the living Christ in Revelation 1:5-7, which provides a glorious and beautiful view of Christ that is meant to increase our affections for Him and bolster our faithfulness to Him.
The Christian life is not something to take lightly. The author of Hebrew describes it as a race to be run with much effort and endurance. This session describes what the Christian’s race of faith looks like practically, exhorting those who have put faith in Christ to run hard and run well with their eyes fixed on Him.
Many people claim to be followers of Jesus, but He Himself is the one who defines who His true followers are. Jesus claims that following Him is costly. This session covers what it really means to deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow after Him.
Modern worship can be filled with so many distractions: lights, haze, breathtaking vocals, soaring guitars and hearts from its leaders that are more focused on the presentation than the gospel that intertwines our worship. This message takes a look at the heart of what Christian worship should be from the perspective of both the ones who lead musically and those who participate in it as the body of Christ.
In a culture saturated with wrong thinking about prayer, we desperately need a biblical perspective on it. This session discusses the pattern of prayer taught by Jesus in what is commonly known as the Lord’s Prayer.
The world’s countless resources on dating make it much easier for today’s teenager to be confused and uncertain about this important chapter of life. Rather than live in the unknown, let’s allow the Bible to inform us on the God-given desire for companionship and who we should be desiring for this type of relationship.
While there is no particular scripture that speaks specifically about youth ministry, the Bible provides plenty of wisdom that can be applied to those who serve in youth ministry. This seminar explores those essential doctrines that should be top of mind for Christians who minister to young people.
How should Christians think about all the technology God has provided for this generation? How can they use phones, social media accounts, or video games with wisdom? This seminar finds biblical answers to those questions in the first chapter of Genesis, where the creation mandate describes how believers are supposed to spend their time.