This week we travel to Ephesus, 2nd only to Rome in importance and site of one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the great Temple of Artemis. It must have been an overwhelming experience for the Apostle Paul to arrive in this flourishing city for the first time. And how was he supposed to carry the life and love of the crucified Christ into a wealthy, powerful city like Ephesus?
(Part one) The Road to Ephesus - Loving the City
August 9, 2020 • Matthew Hemsley
Doing the Hard Right Thing!
August 30, 2020 • Al Hardy
We all know we should choose the 'Hard Right' things in faith...but often we fall short. In this wonderful text we look at Paul's explanation not just of WHAT the Hard Right is in faith, but HOW we choose it and most importantly WHY we would want to choose it as well...every day!
Overcoming the Spirit of the Times
August 23, 2020 • Al Hardy
Is it possible your faith is being eroded by the 'Spirit' of these difficult times? Like us today, the church in Colossae was experiencing the pressure of the culture around them. In this talk we see how Paul exposes the dangers of these kinds of times & reveals how we can find peace in the midst of them.
Road trip to Rome: Obligation to the Spirit
August 16, 2020 • Tamara Burdon
The battle between the Flesh and the Spirit! What does Paul mean when he says in Romans 8:12 that we have an obligation? Do we have the power to fulfill this obligation or can the Spirit intercede for us? Let's examine how the death and resurrected life of Christ gives us the power to not gratify the flesh but to find life through the Spirit!