Overcome (by) Anxiety

Overcome (by) Anxiety

Do you ever feel overcome by anxiety? Are there things that keep you up at night with worry? We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with bad news. It is easy to believe that there is a life-threatening danger lurking around every corner. This week our...

Shepherd of Hope | A Sermon on 1 Peter 2:19-25

Friday night I finally watched the movie “Slumdog Millionaire.” It was a shocking look at a grim reality in India.. I can’t think of a worse scenario for a child. This little boy named Jamal saw his mother was murdered by a religious mob. He literally grew up on the...

1 Peter 2:11-3:7… Getting Perspective on the Passage

1 Peter 2:13-3:7 In today’s world of information we have access to a broader perspective than ever before in history.  Our perspective is both wide and deep.  It is wide in that we can look at the entire globe in a single glance.  At one time we are aware of the...

A Gift of Hope | A Sermon from 1 Peter 1

Hope. Sometimes this is a difficult concept to grasp. It’s one of those words that we say often, but when asked to define, it can be difficult to pin down. I found it especially hard to focus on a season of hope this week as I watched the news reports of the...

Week 49 Day 5 – Marching Orders

We spent a lot of time this week discussing some fairly esoteric concepts. Today we will get nice and practical. In Peter’s first letter, he is speaking to a group of Christians who were experiencing severe persecution for their faith. They were being attacked...
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