May 29, 2023

Speaking of Life 5028 | Trinity Sunday

At the Christian worship calendar’s midpoint, Trinity Sunday marks the transition, celebrating the triune God and reminding us to rejoice and live in peace with God’s fellowship, grace, and love.
May 22, 2023

Speaking of Life 5027 | Cooperative Games

Just as players in a cooperative board game work together towards a common goal, the Holy Spirit gives every member of the church unique gifts. Jesus invites us to participate in working together, helping one another, and reflecting his love.
May 15, 2023

Speaking of Life 5026 | Reaching Out to the Lonely

Loneliness is a common struggle, especially for younger generations in western culture. In Psalm 68, God promises to set the lonely in families. Allow the love of Jesus within you to extend to the people around you, and help them recognize that they are valued by God.
May 8, 2023

Speaking of Life 5025 | Not an Orphan

In difficult times, we may feel alone like the characters in the books we read. However, Jesus assures us that we are never truly alone, and that life will continue after our sorrow. As members of God’s family, we are cherished and welcomed. Even in our darkest moments, Jesus is always there to guide us toward the light and back in his arms.
May 1, 2023

Speaking of Life 5024 | Describing the Indescribable

Stephen preached the Gospel with power and grace in the book of Acts. His message made people angry, but he forgave them as Jesus did. It’s an encouraging story that reminds us to share the love of Christ and the Gospel boldly, even when people oppose us.
April 24, 2023

Speaking of Life 5023 | Empty Tomb and Open Gate

The Empty Tomb on Easter Sunday is a reminder that Jesus is alive, and his sacrifice opened the door for us to have a new life in him. Jesus described himself as the gate for the sheep, leading to an abundant life in him, and we should focus on living in the reality of his resurrection and experiencing the fullness of life he offers.
April 17, 2023

Speaking of Life 5022 | Born Again

Do you ever feel like an outcast in this world? You are not alone. Peter used the metaphor of being “born again” to encourage Christ’s followers who were being treated as outcasts because of their faith. We have a new life in Christ that is full of hope and belongs to God. So, we can be brave and hopeful because being “born again” in Christ means living in hope.
April 10, 2023

Speaking Of Life 5021 │ Stop Doubting and Believe

Michelle tells the story of Doubting Thomas, who needed physical proof to believe in Jesus’ resurrection. When Thomas finally met Jesus, he believed and acknowledged Him as Lord. Learn how we can relate to Thomas’s doubts and ask Jesus for help, and discover how doubt can be overcome with the Holy Spirit’s aid.
April 3, 2023

Speaking of Life 5020 | Visiting Our Tombs

The story of Jesus’ resurrection starts with a visit to a tomb. We all visit our own tombs, whether literal or symbolic, to remember what we have lost. But Jesus’ empty tomb gives us hope, as he visits our tombs with us to restore what we have lost. As we celebrate his resurrection this Easter, let us find joy in his love that endures forever.
March 27, 2023

Speaking Of Life 5019 │ Always At Your Side

Are you struggling with a difficult next step? Through studying Isaiah’s poems, we can approach difficulties, including suffering, with courage and hope by looking to our Elder Brother Jesus. Through studying Isaiah’s poems, we’ll see how Jesus was sustained by God’s presence and compassion during Holy Week, and learn how we too can find solace and support in difficult times.