Life. Who doesn’t want to experience a life that is filled with meaning, joy, happiness, significance, and fulfillment? Jesus told us He came that we might have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10). Lazarus was sick and eventually would die. . .and be raised to life. His story, found in John 11, is our story. He needed a miracle. He needed transformation. And so do we. The Lazarus Life is the story of our longing for deep and lasting change. It’s about facing disappointments so that we can move forward with freedom and life. It’s about hearing God’s voice of love. This series culminates with our Easter celebration, hearing those words from Jesus, I am the resurrection and the life! Let’s discover what it means to experience The Lazarus Life.
Jesus was a master storyteller. He used simple word pictures, in what we call parables, to teach profound spiritual lessons. The stories He told spoke of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, persistence in prayer, humility, being ready for Christ’s return, handling God’s resources, and receiving God’s love, as well as many other topics.
We are all encouraged to share our faith story with others, so during this message Pastor Chris is sharing his story of questioning Christianity. Although his journey led him to a vocation as a pastor, his story is probably not all that different from yours.
Do you know how Satan tries to destroy you? Do you know his strategy, his methods, his limitations, and your defenses? How can we practically experience the victory already earned for us through Christ’s death and resurrection?
It’s one of the most popular prayers ever spoken. It’s called “The Lord’s Prayer”, but it could also be called “The Disciples’ Prayer” because it’s a prayer Jesus taught His disciples to pray. But what does this prayer ask for?
Water is vital to our existence. Without water you will die. Too much water can also hurt or even kill you. Water is powerful! During this series, we’ll take a look at some of the moments in scripture where water played a key role in how God communicated His message to the world.
What is it about Faith Lutheran Church that makes us unique? Why do we do what we do as a church? In other words, what is our motivational flame or shared conviction? The answers to these questions describe what we highly VALUE.
Do you feel tired, worn out, or like you are running on fumes as you try to keep up your life’s fast pace? Is your body beginning to put out warning signals from running too fast, sleeping too little, or self-medicating too much? Is it time for a reset?
Horrific accidents. Earthquakes. Flooding of epic proportions. Bigger, stronger larger hurricanes, tornadoes and typhoons. At some point in the last year have you asked the question “What is up with this world?”
As Christians, we should be intentional as we strive to grow in love and generosity...in every way! Why? Because This most generous God...is more than extravagant with us.
Kids are a blessing! There are days when parenting seems easy, but on other days, parenting leaves us looking for answers. Unfortunately, kids don’t come with instructions.