March 2020

Jesus, Why? – Why Do I Give?

Our relationships should always point toward Heaven. Especially our relationship with money. God has given us money as a blessing to impact the world and His kingdom. It is a tool that is entrusted to us to lead people closer to Jesus.Why do we give? Because it makes us more like God. Giving is a […]

Jesus, Why? – Why Should I Follow Jesus?

We all have questions about Jesus. One of the biggest is why we should follow Him. Especially when we see what it costs us in this world. But we can’t look at the cost without recognizing the reward. The reward that Jesus brings to our lives reaches into eternity. We follow Jesus because of the […]

Jesus, Why? – Why Me?

Why me? It’s a question we have all wrestled with at one point. Why me comes from a place of feeling inadequate and that we can’t possibly matter to God. But God finds us in His love for all people. He is for us and gives hope to us all, even when it doesn’t make […]

Jesus, Why? – Why Am I Here?

Why am I here? At some point, we’ve probably all wondered what our purpose is in this life. As followers of Jesus, Christ’s purpose impacts our purpose. In Luke 4, we discover that Jesus came to set people free and, therefore, part of our purpose is to point people to Him so they can experience […]

Some Assembly Required – I Messed Up

We have all messed something up. Messing up relationships normally carry the deepest wounds. We are left feeling broken. However, Jesus didn’t design us to be broken. His grace restores and fixes us. Grace isn’t just for forgiveness, it is for redefinition. Ephesians 4:31-32, 1 John 1:7-9.

February 2020

Some Assembly Required – Pieces Are Missing

You don’t have to be the greatest baker to know the importance of the right ingredients. For healthy relationships and marriages, there are essential ingredients that God speaks into us. Love and Respect are the language of Heaven. Ephesians 5:33.

Some Assembly Required – Instructions Are Hard

What is the role of husband and wife? There are lots of different ways we can answer that question, but only one way God answers it. When we live in the instructions of God it brings clarity to our relationships. Instructions bring definition to God’s design for marriage. Ephesians 5:22-28, Ephesians 5:21.

Some Assembly Required – The Picture Looks Good

Marriage is tough. It gets even harder when we decide what a good marriage looks like, instead of God. We are made in the image of God, and His image is most clearly seen in the way we treat others, especially our spouse. Marriage is a picture of the gospel. What does your picture look […]

Rooted Renegades: Jump Out of the Boat

There are plenty of distractions in life. We don’t need one more thing to do, think about or be afraid of. In the middle of all of the distractions in this world, there is only one direction that matters – Living life where our faith collided with God’s power. Jesus is the direction in the […]

January 2020

Rooted Renegades: Give the Bottle

We love to get gifts, but sharing our gifts is a little bit difficult. In a world that focuses on money, we don’t like to talk about it in the church, probably because we need to the most. We give out of cheerful gratitude because of what Jesus has given to us. Giving is the […]