The Gospel of John

Slaves Set Free at Last

We in America love to celebrate our freedom. But the Bible speaks of another truth: That all of us in this life are slaves to the sin that holds us and binds us. Don’t you know it from your own life – the things that have kept you and held you powerless? If you long to […]

Come in from the Darkness

We are heading into the holiday season – a time that promises and centers around the celebration of so much light. Yet it can be a season when many of us struggle with darkness around us and within us. Whatever the darkness you are feeling and carrying – Hear Jesus’ invitation to bring light into your world! […]

Where the River Flows

What are you “thirsty” for in your life? Where do you feel a thirst, a longing, a need – and where are you trying to have that thirst and that need met? How is that working out for you? Bring your thirst – and hear Jesus’ invitation. Text: John 7:37-39

The Irresistible Drawing of God

When we are saved, when the gospel becomes real to us and attractive to us – who does what to make that possible? Where does the ability to believe and decide come from? These are more than abstract questions, for we not only need to know who does what in our salvation…but who keeps us secure? […]

When God Sets You Adrift

Suffering and hard times are hard enough to endure and move through on their own. But what about the times when you are aware that, not only are you suffering — but God deliberately sent you right into the middle of it? What about when you cry out to God, “Why? How long?” … and […]

So That the Fragments Are Not Wasted

Perfect people with perfect lives don’t need a Savior. But for real people, who carry broken lives, broken dreams, and who feel the effect of broken dreams, the gospel offers a chance to come and find healing and purpose. But how do we come? With open hands, admitting our insufficiency, and resting on Jesus to […]