See The Strange

REVELATION 1 of 16 Today we’re beginning a quick 12-week glance at the book… of Revelation. Twelve weeks might seem like a long time but it’s really only six hours—twelve half-hour sermons. Some people spend their entire lives studying and dissecting and exploring this book. Imagine that someone took you Read more…

The Worst Thing

MATTHEW 11 of 12 Today, we’re in Matthew 27. And the life of Jesus is coming to an end. The teachings of Jesus ended last week with the parable of the sheep and goats in Matthew 25, And over the last chapter (chapters 26) Jesus has had one last meal Read more…

Whose Hands?

MATTHEW 9 of 12 We’re in our ninth of twelve weeks reflecting on the gospel according to Matthew. During this series, we’ve been trying to pay close and careful attention to Jesus, because through these written words—through text on page— we are being invited into a new kind of life. Read more…

How Far Forgiveness Goes

MATTHEW 8 of 12 We’re going to be in Matthew 18 today. This is our eighth of twelve weeks reflecting on the gospel according to Matthew. Matthew preserves some bits of Jesus’s teaching and talking that no other gospel-writer preserves for us. What we’re looking at today is a great taste Read more…

The King’s Community

MATTHEW 7 of 12 We’ve been studying Matthew for the last six weeks, and we’re going to keep the trend going this week. This is our seventh of twelve weeks, and we’re going to be in Matthew 16. We’re going to be reading one decently sized passage today, but we’re going Read more…

The Impossible Step

MATTHEW 5 of 12 We’re going to be in Matthew 14 today. The last few weeks, we’ve said that Matthew is talky-teachy gospel but today we get a little bit of an action scene. An action scene that drives home things that are really important to Matthew. In Matthew 14, Jesus Read more…

Mercy Not Sacrifice

MATTHEW 4 of 12 We’re going to be in Mathew 9 today. (And a number of other places too… but we’ll start in Matthew 9.) We are in our fourth of twelve weeks of exploring the gospel according to Matthew this summer. Matthew is a long book— it’s been divided up Read more…

The Wider Heart

MATTHEW 3 of 12 We’re going to be in Matthew 5 today. We’re in our third week exploring the account of Jesus’s life given to us by Matthew. If you were here last summer— the board shape and contours of Matthew’s story are similar to the way Mark tells the Read more…

The Narrow Road

MATTHEW 1 of 12 This morning we’re starting 12 weeks in the gospel according to Matthew. It’s the first book of the New Testament, so not terribly tricky to find. There are four gospels— four accounts of Jesus’s life— preserved for us in Scripture. Last summer we did 12 weeks Read more…