Community Part V

Utilizing a beach ball, the crowd, and only 12 words, Pastor Colby completes our series on Community. Bottom line: building community (especially in a church) is so, so good, and simultaneously very difficult. But the challenges are worth it if we are willing to show up, be intentional, and with resilience chase after it.

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Community Part IV: Truth and Reconciliation

Mathew Mitchell continues our series on Community with a discussion about race and the church. This sermon covers unconscious bias, white supremacy, and the role Christians might play in transforming the legacy of slavery that binds us all. Drawing from the powerful work of Bryan Stevenson and James Cone, the conversation centers around three truths, four paths towards reconciliation, and a challenge to envision the Christ we’ve resurrected from the cross as the black bodies we haven’t resurrected from the lynching tree. This is a charged topic delivered with grace, humor, and conviction.

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Community Part III

Jessica Mitchell continues our series on Community. She talks about intimacy in community, and the ways fear might hinder us from moving closer to one another. Jessica invites us to consider that the ups and downs of relationship, and community, is normal — and in many ways, good. Even within community, we sometimes have to walk alone and in our own “wilderness.”

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Community Part I

The #1 reason people keep coming back to church? They found community and connection. The #1 reason people leave church? They never found community or connection. This week we begin a new series exploring what Community is, why it’s so good, and also why it’s so difficult.

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What Do You Think About Jesus? Part III

What can happen when you’re exhausted, lonely, sad, and constantly being questioned and doubted? If you’re human, you might start wondering “who even AM I?” Turns out, since Jesus was Human, he also had this experience. Join Pastor Colby in the final sermon of his three part series exploring Jesus’ question to his disciples, “Who do you say that I am?”

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What Do You Think About Jesus? Part II

Is it possible that Jesus never cared much what people thought about him, let alone whether or not they “believed in” him? That’s what Colby argues in this compelling Part II of “What Do You Think About Jesus.” It might just change the way you think about Jesus.

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What Do You Think About Jesus? Part I

In this very personal message, Pastor Colby shares about his lifelong journey with Jesus. Beginning at age 5 and “asking Jesus into his heart,” he shows how his ideas around Jesus have constantly grown and transformed over the past 30 years. Then, he talks about why any of that matters. Don’t miss it.

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For Fear and Friendship

Two common temptations: First, run from your fears. Second, think poorly about yourself. In this personal message, Pastor Colby calls us to the powerful invitation of facing our fears head on and developing an unconditional friendship with ourSelves.

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