Who is the Holy Spirit? What does the Spirit do? Many people have a lot of questions about the Holy Spirit and in this new series, pastor Luke is teaching on a variety of subjects related to the Holy Spirit and the Spirit's work and activities. In this sermon, Luke explored the implications of Jesus' statement that the Heavenly Father would give more of the Spirit to those who ask.
The third sign of a healthy church in our series through the Book of Philippians is Righteousness. We read through Philippians 3:1-4:1 and considered the various ways that Righteousness is understood by Paul. It's both given to us as a result of our faith in Christ and how we respond to God's grace!
The Apostle Paul taught the Philippians that unity was an important sign of a healthy church. But how is unity attained and why does unity matter? In this sermon, pastor Luke Geraty shares the Apostle Paul's five ingredients for unity and why Jesus is the ultimate example of someone living out the example of what it takes to keep it!
After we read through Philippians 1, we considered the first sign in our series on a Healthy Church: joy in suffering. How can we have joy while suffering through struggles and challenges, trials and tribulations? The Apostle Paul gives us a powerful example in his life.
Our new series, 4 Signs of a Healthy Church, is a 5 week study on the Book of Philippians. In this message, pastor Luke introduced the background of the book and pointed us in the direction of reading Philippians thematically.
For the 2017 Easter service, pastor Luke read the Gospel of Matthew's account of the Resurrection, explored three reasons why the Resurrection matters, and then closed with a powerful story reminding us of hope.
Building on John 1:1-13's emphasis on becoming God's children, pastor Luke shared a message on the stages of Christian discipleship through the lens of Adoption -- "Becoming, Being, and Birthing God's Children."
As we consider discipling our city, we need to grow in our ability to, as John Wimber said, "do the stuff." In this sermon, pastor Luke looked at 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 and the subject of spiritual gifts.