So we finally made it through the extremely challenging task of studying the book of Revelation. This Sunday, before we begin our study in a new book, we’re going to take a moment to reflect on our goals as a community. We will be looking at our purpose, our values, as well as our vision. […]Read More Elemental Eastgate
“I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking for all my life, though I never knew it till now…Come further up, come further in!” ― C.S. Lewis, The Last Battle Well, we are coming to our final study in the book of Revelation. […]Read More Further Up & Further In
I can’t think of a more fitting time to look forward to a new day, one where all things are made right. Once again, our nation is rocked with the agony of senseless violence and more families have to cope with unthinkable loss. God help us. It. Is. A. Broken. World. We all grope around […]Read More Out With the Old, In With the New
Gandalf’s charge in the second of the Lord of the Rings trilogy is probably one of my favorite moments in all of those movies. Admittedly, those movies are suffering over time (nobody should be allowed to make movies that are that long) – but that moment always sticks out for me. It, of course, reminds […]Read More The Final Clash
Are you familiar with the term “too big to fail”? It’s a phrase that emerged in the late 80’s to describe large corporations, specifically financial institutions which have become so large and globally interconnected that if they were to fail, it would have catastrophic effects on the whole economic system. They are too big to […]Read More Bye Bye Babylon, Hello Hallelujahs!
Most of us are familiar with the archetypal trope of the femme fatale. The term is French for fatal woman. She is usually presented as a temptress, driven, manipulative and shrewd. She is often very dangerous to the men she tangles with, usually being cast as a villain in the story. From the Bible to Arthurian tales, […]Read More By the Waters of Babylon
This Sunday we’re going to spend a significant amount of time talking about judgement and wrath, specifically, God’s judgement and wrath. We’ll be continuing our study in Revelation, covering chapters 15-16. It’s not very often that an entire message finds judgement as its focal point, but this is the nature of the two chapters we’ll […]Read More Right Undoing Wrong