Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-21 Message: A Third Way: A Holy Cyclone Rev. Randy Raak This is the first in a series called The Third Way. The early Christians were sometimes called “the 3rd way” in the 2nd century – not separatist Jews, and not fully Roman acculturated even though
Scripture: Isaiah 1:17; Deuteronomy 24:7; 1 Timothy 1:9-10 Message: How Many Slaves Today? Rev. Randy Raak We hold the value of human life in high regard because we are all created in the image of God.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-22 Message: Melting Pot Rev. Randy Raak God’s Kingdom is a “Melting Pot” of different groups coming together equally. In this Kingdom, we remove barriers so that we may receive Christ’s love, serve God and honor Him with our lives.
Scripture: Daniel 3 Message: Faith Under Fire Rev. Randy Raak Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego challenge Nebuchadnezzar’s authority by standing up to the pressure to conform to a culture that tries to overcome their religion. We see this today as the pressures of our culture pressure us to
Scripture: Daniel 2:24-47 Message: Rock On Rev. Randy Raak This scripture gives the image of a statue with a gold head, silver, bronze and iron body on down to feet of clay (empires of the future) and the rock (Jesus) that destroys it. It reminds us that the future belongs to God no matter what
Scripture: Daniel 1 Message: Daniel’s Challenge Rev. Randy Raak Daniel is full of relevant lessons about how to be a Christian in a challenging social environment. In Daniel 1, God revels that we should never underestimate the impact of our faithfulness, or how God may be moving behind
Scripture: John 9:1-11 Message: The Power of Stories Rev. Randy Raak Becoming a spiritual resource Part 2: It’s hard to argue with people’s stories. How can our stories communicate what God has done for us?