what is this life?
We finish 2017 strong by answering the critical question "What is this life really about?" by bringing the final touches to our series on what, why, and how to be a fruitful Christian. In our three-part series the year's messages crystallize into exhortations and testimony of what the Christian life is all about - the true Vine Jesus Christ and the freedom, fruitfulness, forgiveness, and the good news which His life brings into our lives.
“Fruit is always the miraculous, the created; it is never the result of willing, but always a growth. The fruit of the Spirit is a gift of God, and only He can produce it. They who bear it know as little about it as the tree knows of its fruit. They know only the power of Him on whom their life depends”
― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should last
FRAIL TO FRUITFUL
Jesus tells us in Luke 13 that our greatest problem facing us is not our life's frailness or failures but its fruitlessness. And then He tells us exactly what we need...
Dec. 10, 2017
ME-SHAPED TO CROSS-SHAPED - CLIP
Enjoy a clip of the sermon (our video had issues this day). See the next one for full audio of the message on how our abiding, fruitful life is always a cross-bearing one.
Dec. 17, 2017
ME-SHAPED TO CROSS-SHAPED
Jesus told us in John 15 that apart from Him we can do nothing. So we're turning to Luke 9 to learn from Jesus how our abiding, fruitful life is always a cross-bearing one.
Dec. 17, 2017
THIS FRUITFUL LIFE
We finish 2017 with some important final thoughts and encouragement from 3 of our leaders on how the Lord is shaping and growing us as His people to be more fruitful to God's glory
Dec. 31, 2017