The Community Studies below are designed for personal or family/group use.  Each study compliments the weekly sermon and includes questions in relation to the Scripture used,  as well as ways you can challenge yourself in the week ahead to implement community and personal actions items in your daily life.

3-25-18 Messiahs Don’t Suffer and Die - Scripture Luke 23:32-47  (NRSV) 32 Two others also, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. 33 When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus[a]there with the criminals, one on his right ... Read More
3-18-18 Messiahs Never Flip Out - Scripture Matthew 21:12-17 (NRSV) 12 Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. 13 “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will ... Read More
3-11-18 Messiahs Never Change Their Minds - Scripture Mark 7:24-30 24 From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre, He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice, 25 but a woman whose little ... Read More
3-4-18 Messiahs Have to Be Careful - Scripture Luke 7:36-50(NRSV) 36 One of the Pharisees asked Jesus[a] to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37 And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was ... Read More
2-25-18 Messiahs Don’t Have Time for Nobodies - Scripture Mark 10-46-52 (NRSV) 46 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, ... Read More
2-18-18 Messiahs Come to be First! - Scripture Mark 10:35-45(NRSV) 35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What is it you want ... Read More
2-11-18 We Are Here to Serve with All our Strength - Scripture 1 John 3:16-18 (NRSV) 16 We know love by this that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. 17 How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods ... Read More
2-4-18 We Are Here to Love with All Our Hearts - Scripture Acts 11:19-26 (CEB) Now those who were scattered as a result of the trouble that occurred because of Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch. They proclaimed the word only to Jews. 20 Among them were some people ... Read More
1-28-18 “We Are Here” - Scripture Genesis 35:1-3 (CEB) God said to Jacob, “Get up, go to Bethel, and live there. Build an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you ran away from your brother Esau.”2 Jacob said to his household and ... Read More
1-21-18 Everybody Does It…So It Must Be OK - Scripture 2 Samuel 12:1-10 (CEB)  So the Lord sent Nathan to David. When Nathan arrived he said, “There were two men in the same city, one rich, one poor. 2 The rich man had a lot of sheep and cattle, 3 but the poor man had ... Read More