Serving One Another

This message encourages us to┬áserve one another, and to challenge our own motivations for serving. We are called to serve not self-righteously, but as true servants, doing so selflessly and without desire for applause or attention. Pastor Pete looks at the instance of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples, an act of true humble […]

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Seeking Solitude

This message encourages us to seek out solitude in our lives. Solitude, means, at minimum silencing our words for a few moments. Deep solitude is not just seen in outward retreats, but it is an inward reality that can be carried with us even in the midst of the largest crowds. Most Christians believe that […]

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Living Simply

This message focuses on simplicity as a spiritual practice and way of life. This is easily the most practical, and perhaps most difficult, of the practices that we’ve covered so far. But, it’s well worth it. The practice of simplicity, done rightly, may be the most beautifully counter-cultural thing we can do to present the […]

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Changing Your Mind

This message focuses on the concept of Study as a spiritual practice. Studying, for many of us, has negative connotations in our memories. But, the idea of studying encourages us to Change Our Minds. This is not changing in the sense of being wishy-washy or ambivalent. When we study, we are re-forming our minds: making […]

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Creating Space

This message will focus us on the idea of fasting. Fasting helps to “create space” in our lives to better listen to and grow in Christ. This practice was utilized by many people in biblical history: Moses, David, Elijah, Esther, Daniel, Paul, Jesus. Most Christians believe that our lives after conversion should be different. Most […]

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Listening for God

This is the opening sermon in our Deeper Waters series. In Listening for God, we look at the spiritual practice called “meditation” or “contemplative prayer.” It is when we engage in this practice, often assisted by Scripture or other avenues, that we can best listen for the Spirit speaking to each of us. Most Christians […]

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