In a culture obsessed with selfies, celebrities, money, and success, it’s not difficult to understand why so many of us struggle with being a little self-centered at times. But while “me first” may the norm for the rest of the world, Jesus showed us what it looks like to live a generous, compassionate, selfless, “after you” kind of life. In this series, we’ll be challenged to move away from the world’s “me first” attitude and embrace the “after you” message of Jesus.
Week 1: Living selflessly starts by noticing others’ needs.
Week 2: Living selflessly requires opening your hands.
Week 3: Living selflessly requires using your gifts.
Week 4: Living selflessly requires sharing your joy.
Most people are pretty sure they know the story of Christmas. There’s a baby, and a manger, and some sheep, and Santa, and… well, it’s something like that. But there’s a problem with seeing the story of Jesus’ birth as just another story from the Bible. The story of Christmas isn’t just one of many stories in Scripture: it’s part of the story—the big story of God and His relationship with His creation. In this series, we’ll see how the birth of Jesus changed the story of humanity forever.
Week 1: This Christmas, let’s celebrate God’s grace.
Week 2: This Christmas. let’s celebrate the undeserved gift of Jesus.
Week 3: This Christmas, Let’s celebrate that God can do the unbelievable.
Week 4: This Christmas, let’s celebrate that God’s goodness is undeniable.
If you were granted three wishes, it would probably be pretty easy to come up with three things you wish you could change about your life or the world around you. Maybe that’s because we know the world isn’t always the way it should be—and neither are we. In this series, we’ll be challenged to seek change in the world and in our own hearts by turning to God in prayer.
Week 1: Prayer equals change when we begin and end with God.
Week 2: Prayer equals change when we pray with God’s own words.
Week 3: Prayer equals change when we pray like Jesus prayed.
Week 4: Prayer equals change when we pray for what matters most.