If God raises the dead, then what else is possible?
Living Miracles: Part 1 • April 21, 2019 • Pastor Joe
I think an NDE would be quite disappointing. NDE? Near Death Experience. If I died, went to heaven, and then had to come back here again I’d be upset. But we all know someone who suffered this anticlimax so that we would know that death is not the end of life.
Overcoming Bad News
Living Miracles: Part 2 • April 28, 2019 • Pastor Joe
Spoiler alert! We’re going to read the end of the Book. We’re going to see how everything turns out. But this is totally ok. It’s not like insider trading or anything like that. We are allowed—invited!—to have the inside scoop that gives us an edge in life. Want to know more?
Living Miracles: Part 3 • May 5, 2019 • Pastor Joe
Do you ever feel alone in the world? Have you ever awoken in the middle of the night and experienced a barrage of insecure thoughts? In one way or another, we all have a fear of loneliness. The first time God said something wasn’t good, it was about being alone.
Living Miracles: Part 4 • May 12, 2019 • Pastor Joe
To live is to risk. Failure is inevitable. It’s not that we’re doomed to fail, but this is part of life as we know it. Unfortunately, the temptation to let past failures dictate our plans has robbed too many of us of God-intended victories.
Living Miracles: Part 5 • May 19, 2019 • Pastor Joe
I’ll admit it: I don’t want to grow old. Really, it’s not the added years that I dread, but the atrophy: aches and pains; slowing down; growing limitations. The resurrection of Jesus makes a reimagining of our later years possible. Want to know more?
Living Miracles: Part 6 • May 26, 2019 • Pastor Joe
We do not walk “in” the valley of the shadow of death. We walk “through” it. The victory of Jesus doesn’t displace human emotions, but it does displace death. Fear is an emotion that will naturally be part of our end. Though we may live and die with fear, we live and die unafraid.