BDG 5: Relating in Faith

February 14, 2021

Relationships can be tricky to navigate. But with the new identity that Jesus has given us, and with the love that he pours into our heart, we are able to love others selflessly & sacrificially so they may have the greatest gift of all: a living relationship with the loving God. (Based on Colossians 3:18-4:6.)

BDG 4: Our Focus in Faith

February 7, 2021

Our focus directs how we live and shapes our future destiny. What do you focus on? Because we have been given new life with Jesus, we focus on the good things of God and intentionally live them out so we may better reflect God’s love into our broken and hurting world. (Based on Col. 3:1-17.)

BDG 3: Walking in Faith

January 31, 2021

It is easy for us to get taken in by counterfeits which promise the real thing but prove to be false. Jesus is the real deal. In him, we have both the fullness of God and our forgiveness. Therefore, we turn away from deceptive philosophies and human rules, and live with unforced rhythms of grace, where we are rooted in Jesus, strengthened in faith and overflowing with thankfulness. (Based on Col. 2:6-23.)

BDG 2: The Object of Our Faith

January 24, 2021

What is God really like and what difference does God make in our lives? To answer that question, all we need to do is look at Jesus because he shows us what God is really like. He is the author of our creation and the architect of our re-creation. Forgiven and free, we dedicate the new life Jesus has given us to sharing his Good News of healing and hope with others. (Based on Col. 1:15-29.)

BDG 1: The Fruit of Faith

January 17, 2021

How does one live a life that is fruitful? In Paul’s letter to the Colossians, we see that faith in Jesus Christ produces fruit from our lives that will last forever. As we believe in the message about our ultimate Rescuer, Jesus, he transforms our lives and produces fruit like faith, hope, and love in our lives. So we follow Jesus to become like him and we show others how to do the same. (Based on Col. 1:1-14 & Mark 1:21-34.)