November 2018

Real Life, Real Struggles: Sexuality in a World of Confusion

Sexuality in the world is confusing and undefined. God designed something different. Too many times we define sexuality off of feeling and want instead of what is good for us. Distorting God’s design will always create discord in our lives. Genesis 2:22-3:13, 1 Corinthians 6:9-12, 15-20.

Real Life, Real Struggles: Politics and the Church

Politics are messy. We can get wrapped up in the hurt and hatred and lose who we are or what Jesus wants us to be. We can compromise our identity in pursuit of authority. No matter the condition of the world or the political climate, even when God does not seem prevalent, He is always […]

Real Life, Real Struggles: Anxiety, Depression and Suicide

Anxiety, depression, suicide and other mental health battles torment so many of us. They keep us from Jesus and His purpose. In the middle of darkness Jesus has not forgotten us or left us alone. We are not designed to carry these battles alone. Hope is found when we admit our hurt. Mark 5:1-20, Psalm […]

October 2018

Real Life, Real Struggles: Why So Much Suffering

This world is tough. We have lots of questions based on the hurt of our lives. Why is there so much suffering? Why do bad things happen to good people? As much as we hurt this side of Heaven, it does not change that God is still good. Our sufferings are the stage for God […]

Real Life, Real Struggles: Parenting in a Crazy World

Parenting is messy in this crazy world. Expectations are hard to meet and questions are flying faster than we can find answers. The foundation of faith we give our kids today is the faith they will hold onto in the future. The biggest responsibility we have for eternity is parenting. 2 Timothy 3:14-15, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, […]