Small Letters, Big Issues


Desire vs. Doctrine

September 12, 2021 • Don Pearson • Jude 17–21

The short book of Jude delivers a powerful message about our desires and our beliefs. Don Pearson talks us through how we can keep ourselves in the love of God in the midst of a culture where being ruled by our desires can be paramount.

Walk in Discernment

August 22, 2021 • Don Pearson • 2 John 7–11

How can God’s love for us motivate our desire to know more about Him? From the book of 2 John, Don Pearson discusses our call to be watchful of what is false while striving to love God and love others.

Walk in Love

August 15, 2021 • Don Pearson • 1 John 4:7–12

What does it mean to experience the love of God? Don Pearson uses texts from 1 John to highlight how high and long and wide and deep God’s love is for us.

Walk in Light

August 8, 2021 • Ray Sabon • 1 John 1:5—2:6

What kind of attitude does the Bible say we should have regarding our salvation? From the book of 1 John, Ray Sabon discusses the words of the disciple who walked with Jesus and what it means to walk in the light.

True Change

August 1, 2021 • Ray Sabon • 2 Peter 1:3–11

From 2 Peter 1:3-11, Ray Sabon discusses what it means to become partakers of the divine nature, and how this understanding can influence our daily lives.


July 25, 2021 • Matt Zainea

What is the role of Christ-followers in relation to the government? Matt Zainea uses the book of 1 Peter and the example of Jesus to discuss what living within the truth looks like.


July 18, 2021 • Don Pearson

In the second week of this series, Don Pearson explores Peter's writings on disunity, and how the church of today must include unity as an essential ingredient to our testimony and witness to those around us.


July 11, 2021 • Don Pearson

The smaller New Testament letters deal with big issues. Through the book of Philemon, Don Pearson explores how we are called to not just forgive as God has forgiven us, but also work toward reconciliation in our relationships.