The Father’s Heart

The hero in the parable of the prodigal son is the father. He is the one who represents the Father’s heart. He is the one who responds with scandalous and shocking grace. The Father is the hero of the story and is also the hero of our lives. Listen to hear Pastor Andrew wrap up…

God’s Heart: The Other Lost Son

We all know the story about the prodigal son. But what about the older son? The story is about a man who has two sons. How is the older son lost like his younger brother? What can we learn from him? Listen to find out as Pastor Andrew preaches from Luke 15:25–32. Application Questions: 1….

God’s Heart: The Lost Son

We all know the story. A son rebels from his father, loses everything, and then returns home. But is there more to this story? What do we see about the Father and ourselves from this story. Listen to find out as Pastor Andrew preaches from Luke 15:11–24. Application Questions: 1. The prodigal desires independence from…

Get Your Shine On!

Special guest, Daryl Jones, shares from Matthew 5:14–17. Listen to find out how you can get your shine on for God! Application Questions: 1. Our presence as light in this world matters to God. Jesus tells us that our presence in this world is necessary. How can we create the presence of God in our…

God’s Heart: The Lost Coin

Knowing the Father’s heart for the lost will motivate us to share our faith. So what do we see about the Father through a woman who lost her silver coin? Listen to find out as Pastor Andrew preaches from Luke 15:8–10 Application Questions: 1. Lost people are valuable to God. How do you appraise unbelievers…

God’s Heart: The Lost Sheep

Knowing God’s heart for the lost will help us share our faith. So what do we see about the father through a shepherd who lost his sheep? Listen to find out as Pastor Andrew preaches from Luke 15:1-7. Application Questions: 1. What does the shepherd’s urgency show us about the Father’s heart for the lost?…

Father’s love compels us

1. In what ways do you see yourself as the prodigal? How has God’s love for you impressed, surprised, or even amazed you? 2. Can you recall a moment when you “came to your right mind” as the prodigal did when he was feeding pigs? How do you understand “repentance”? Has this parable informed your understanding…

Fighting Idols

Fight! Fight! All of us love a good fight and there isn’t a better one between Elijah and the prophets of Baal. Even though this fight may seem like it is between Yahweh and Baal, there is a more important fight that is taking place. Listen to find out as Pastor Andrew preaches from 1 Kings…

Peace in Christ

Sometimes life is like riding in a boat. Waves start pounding against your boat and water starts to sink it. You become overwhelmed and you wonder whether God loves you. And in this moment it seems impossible to have peace. Jesus wants us to know that we can have peace even when our boat is…

Sorrow will turn into Joy

How can we have joy when life is full of sorrow? How can we find joy when our careers are in neutral, our bank accounts are empty, and our relationships are strained? Jesus says that it is actually through our sorrows where we can begin to find our joy. Find out what he means as…