How the Spirit Forms Real Community

All of us long for community and a sense of togetherness. At the same time, the values our culture prizes most teach, reinforce, celebrate, and undermine the very thing we want. Most people are lonely and relationally unfulfilled. This is not how God intended life to be. In the last message, we learned that the birth of the church launched a new community in which individuals shared their life together at every level--spiritually, relationally, and economically.

What Would Jesus Say to Linworth?

Seven churches in the ancient world received the most remarkable evaluation a church could ever hope for. Jesus' message to these select churches was given to the Apostle John and is recorded in the book of Revelation. To the faithful members of one church Jesus said, "Hold on to what you have until I come." A church's character and beliefs are not inevitable...they are the result of conscious choices. 

What is Worship?

There has been a lot of confusion recently when it comes to the topic of worship. Many churches have people called worship leaders who sing “worship” songs, but is that really all there is when it comes to worship? Is worship just singing certain types of songs on Sundays, or have we missed something more? In this first message we will answer the question, "What is worship?"