• Nov2017

    A Father’s Blessing

    November 19, 2017

    We conclude our series Grace and Brokenness with the reunion between Jacob and Joseph, and the story of a father’s blessing. Jacob and his family journey to the land of Goshen, and word quickly reaches Joseph that his father has made it safely to Egypt. Rushing past everyone, Joseph harnesses...

  • The Hand of God

    November 10, 2017

    Where are you seeing the hand of God in your life recently? Over the last few months I have received numerous positive comments concerning our series Grace and Brokenness. I believe the positive reception of this series is due to the fact that the stories of Jacob, Joseph, and their...

  • Crucial Moments

    November 3, 2017

    We begin with a question: Do you have crucial moments in your past when you wish you had a do-over or a mulligan? The opportunity to change a past decision because you now realize how important it really was? We often come to crossroads in our lives where we need...

  • Oct2017

    A Redemption Story

    October 27, 2017

    We continue our journey through the series Grace and Brokenness with a redemption story.  At this particular point, we encounter Jacob and his family in the midst of the famine. Jacob tells his sons to return to Egypt to get food, but Judah makes it clear to his father that...

  • Remembering Our Past

    October 20, 2017

    Remembering our past has a way of shaping our current actions. Think about this question: How do you respond to people who have hurt you in the past when the circumstances and resources are in your favor?

  • God’s Provision

    October 12, 2017

    We continue our journey through the series Grace and Brokenness with a look at God’s provision, entering the story where Pharaoh has two dreams filled with strange images of cows and corn. He wakes up extremely disturbed, but has no idea what the images might mean.

  • Gifts in Dark Places

    October 5, 2017

    Life seems to have a way of presenting us with difficult choices and challenging circumstances. Yet, when we take the time to look, we can also see God’s hand through surprising gifts in the dark places of our lives. Our journey continues with Joseph as he is now in prison...

  • Sep2017

    Difficult Choices

    September 28, 2017

    This week we examine a story riddled with difficult choices. Joseph has been sold into slavery by his brothers and has been purchased by Potiphar who is a high ranking official in the court of Pharaoh.  Joseph is alone, enslaved, many miles from home, been rejected by his siblings, and...

  • Living Out of Brokenness

    September 21, 2017

    This week we explore the topic of Living out of Brokenness. The focus of our Grace and Brokenness series now shifts from Jacob to Joseph – who is the favorite of all the children of Israel. Joseph is handsome, gifted, and singled out by his father through the gift of...

  • A New Identity

    September 14, 2017

    Our journey with Jacob as the primary focus of our series, Grace and Brokenness, comes to a close as he finally returns with his family to the land of his fathers.  Jacob’s twenty years away from his family reshaped his understanding of himself and the God of Abraham and Isaac...