The demands of Christian discipleship are absolute and unavoidable. If you are going to say, “yes,” to Jesus you must, in a very real way, say, “no,” to everyone and everything else. No person and no possession can be of more value or importance to you than Jesus. Short of this “all in” commitment, you cannot be a disciple of Jesus. You do not make that sort of commitment without first sitting down and counting the cost. We will be doing that today.
Count the Cost
December 9, 2018 • Larry Kroon • Luke 14:25-35
April 21, 2019 • Larry Kroon
The Christian witness is simple. It is foundational. It is defendable. And it is, above all, Good News. This Resurrection Sunday we gather to give voice to that witness as God’s People holding to God’s Word, filled by God’s Spirit. “The Lord has risen indeed!”
April 14, 2019 • Larry Kroon
We have spent two school years working our way through the Gospel of Luke as a congregation on Sunday mornings. With this Easter season we now come to the end: crucifixion, resurrection, mission. Today we look at how best to remember it all in a heart-shaping and life-forming way.
The Last Days
April 7, 2019 • Ashley Brown
During Jesus’ final days in Jerusalem, He pointed people to the culmination of human history–His ultimate return as the King of all creation. Prior to His future coming, His people would face great persecution, and they needed to stand firm, enduring in their faith. Today’s passage looks at Jesus’ teaching and warning to His followers.