Persist

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** In the fourth sermon of the Tell Me a Story series, our guest speaker (Pastor Liz Brainard, Cornerstone Friends Church) teaches about the Parable of the Unjust Judge. Liz reminds us that we serve a God who WANTS us to be […]

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Light, Sweep, Search

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** In the third sermon of the Tell Me a Story series, our guest speaker (Marcus Steer) tackles the parable of the Lost Coin. While short, this parable is powerful. Listen in as Marcus explains how this parable is a great model […]

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To Gain the Whole World

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** In the second sermon of the Tell Me a Story series, Mike unpacks the parable of the Rich Fool. Asked to settle a civil dispute¬†about inheritance rights, Jesus responds with a story about a rich man… who got even richer. We […]

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“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** In this first sermon of the Tell Me a Story series, Andy presents us with the parable of the Good Samaritan. This is one of the most widely known Biblical stories, but the concept of a “Good Samaritan” is often misused. […]

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Standing and Pleading

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** In this series, Called to Cross Over, we will be studying the life of Abraham. This imperfect patriarch was a person called to “cross over” in many ways. The word “Hebrew” is even linguistically tied to the idea of “crossing over” […]

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Unexpected Guests

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** We’ve all had experiences with unexpected visitors. In this part of Abraham’s story, he welcomes some unexpected guests who turn out to be “more than meets the eye.” As we see the hospitality Abraham shows his guests, we’re reminded of Jesus […]

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Sign of the Faithful

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** When Abraham is told to respond to God’s offer of covenant relationship, in addition to walking faithfully and blamelessly, he is told to enact the “sign” of the covenant through the act of circumcision. For generations, this “dividing line” helped the […]

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New Names

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** Our names, to a certain degree, define us. In ancient times, a name often identified a person’s most dominant personality traits. For a long time, our two main characters have been known as Abram and Sarai. All that changes in that […]

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Covenant Keeper

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** Until this point in the narrative, all discussion of the covenant has centered on what God has done, is doing, or will do in the future. Abram has only been asked to trust, look at the sky, and observe as God […]

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To Be Seen

***[For audio only, select the headphones icon above the video on the right side]*** This week… In this series, Called to Cross Over, we will be studying the life of Abraham. This imperfect patriarch was a person called to “cross over” in many ways. The word “Hebrew” is even linguistically tied to the idea of […]

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