Easy Decisions and Hard Preaching

Scripture: Matthew 4:12-23

Jesus begins his ministry calling disciples, who drop what they’re doing and run to his side. We might recognize the excitement of their calling, and also the challenges and difficulties that they don’t see coming, but are so often a part of our deepest and most meaningful callings.

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Fulfilling Righteousness

Scriptures: Isaiah 42:1-9, Matthew 3:13-17

We hear the story of Jesus being baptized,  and see how it launches his life and ministry… what’s our part to play in this story? How does this practice of baptism set us up to be a community of beginners in the face of overwhelming challenges and struggles?

Download text here: 2020-01-12