Talks

For Everyone. Always

Our last part of our series “This Is Us” is the reminder that in all our values, we are for everyone, always, no matter what’s behind or the reality may be right now, we hope for more and invite everyone into God’s Kingdom. Worship Suggestion: Spend some time sharing with each other some of the…

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United

We have reached our final value: United. What it means to be a united people who display what God created His kingdom to truly be. Worship Suggestion: Listen to the song Valley by Chris McClarney with Bibles open on Psalm 23 (optional) and spend time reflecting on God’s guidance and protection, closing by praying about…

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Celebrating

Our next value is Celebrating! Not turned off to the pain of the world, we keep celebrating to remind ourselves and the world that the story ends in resurrection. Worship Suggestion: Part of the application section is to rejoice and share what God is doing, so maybe start the evening with a prayer or read Psalm…

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Creative

Our next value is Creative. God created us in His image, and we get to be part of something that builds for a New Creation, a Hope-filled people who speak Jesus’ name over places the enemy tries to kill, steal or destroy. Worship Suggestion: Read Psalm 34 together and chat about what stands out to…

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Hope-Filled

We’re continuing our discovery of who we are as a church by looking at our first value, being Hope-Filled. How does this look in a frustrated world and how do we hold onto that hope when faced with suffering? Worship Suggestion: Give out some pens and paper, listen to Good & Loved by Travis Greene &…

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Come Alive (2)

We’re onto our second week reflecting on the call to Come Alive, both in our own lives and in sharing that with the world around us. We look further into what it means, and some practical outpourings of it. Worship Suggestion: There’s power in thankfulness, particularly declaring them together, so spend some time sharing about…

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Come Alive

We kick off our new series This Is Us by looking at the life of Peter and our call to Come Alive because of Christ’s love for us and what He did on the cross. Worship Suggestion: Listen to the song King of Kings by Hillsong Worship. It’s a great caption of our story of…

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Led

We conclude our Summer Series: Known by looking at how Jesus guides and leads us in any situation, regardless of where our heart is at. 1.  What would you say makes a “Good Leader”? 2. Read John 21 (or ask someone to share a summary). Jesus here is mirroring His first encounter with the disciples,…

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Created

We continue our unraveling of Psalm 139 by remembering we’re created in the image of a powerful, loving God and that we get to live our lives as reflections of that. 1. Read Psalm 139:13-18.  What things in our world and life try to define where we get our sense of self from?  2. 2…

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Surrounded

We continue our journey through Psalm 139 by looking at how great God’s promises are and His presence with us. What do you think of when you hear the word “surrounded”? Do you see it in a positive or a negative light? Read Psalm 139:7-12. What other examples of this vastness come to mind? Share…

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