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Jonah

Drop the Scorecard

April 5, 2020 • Pastor Chris Cassis

How do you deal with people whom you don't like? God teaches Jonah a valuable lesson through the illustration of a plant and a worm. We may think the message is for Jonah, but it is actually for the church today. Pastor Chris teaches that you can't love God and hate people. The same question God asked Jonah is relevant for today. Are you willing to drop the scorecard and show love?

Grace Is Better

March 29, 2020 • Pastor Chris Cassis

Is there someone who you struggle to forgive? Jonah wanted the Ninevites to pay for all the horrific sins they had ever committed. Pastor Chris teaches that grace is better than Karma.

Second Chances

March 22, 2020 • Pastor Chris Cassis

Have you ever been hurt and disappointed because you expected grace, but received judgement? Jonah’s hypocrisy is revealed as he receives God’s grace but secretly desires justice for others. Pastor Chris teaches that God’s grace is not to be hoarded, but to be shared!

Failing Forward

March 15, 2020 • Pastor Erik Pluemer

When you hit rock bottom, the only place to look is up. Jonah finds this to be true at the bottom of the ocean and inside a fish. Everyone's pit has the potential to become holy ground. Pastor Erik teaches that failure is a part of success and we need to learn to fail forward.

Peace In the Storm

March 8, 2020 • Pastor Duane Terpstra

It's easy to lose hope, embrace fear, and panic in the midst of a storm. In the story of Jonah we find sailors who are willing to sacrifice anything in order to find peace. In their final moments Jonah offers up his life in order to save theirs. Pastor Duane teaches how it is possible for us to receive peace in the middle of a storm.

Can You Outrun God?

March 1, 2020 • Pastor Chris Cassis

If you were going to attempt to outrun God, where would you go? Jonah tries to flee from God by running away from the darkness. In this message Pastor Chris teaches that it is in the darkest moments of life where God shines the brightest.