Give Over Get – A Shift

Generations Church is a community of everyday people committed to expanding God’s family together because of Jesus for generations to come. We have five values that help us accomplish our vision. Spirit over Self Give over Get Story over Sin Progress over Perfection Send over Stay Our values are structured as a choice.  Too oftenContinue reading “Give Over Get – A Shift”

Wait…There’s More

Generations Church is a community of everyday people committed to expanding God’s family because of Jesus for generations to come. We (our teaching team) has been teaching through Colossians 1 as Generations Church began weekly services. Let me give you the “previously on…” We live in a world with faulty maps. These maps don’t justContinue reading “Wait…There’s More”

Making Christ Known Through Suffering

Sunday I preached one of the most difficult sermons to date at Generations Church. Not only did my teaching text have a difficult verse, but it also had a difficult meaning an application. I have written out a portion of my sermon that covers suffering for the sake of others. The letter of Colossians isContinue reading “Making Christ Known Through Suffering”

Nehemiah 7-8: Steps to Spiritual Renewal

We are working through the book of Nehemiah this summer in our church about following God through a broken mess. This is a written variation of the sermon I preached on Chapters 7-8. When we arrive in Chapter 7 of Nehemiah, we are at a turning point, a tipping point if you will. The wallContinue reading “Nehemiah 7-8: Steps to Spiritual Renewal”

In the ‘Real World’

Think back to the last time you lost something. What was it? Was it something valuable or something meaningless and the fact that you lost it just annoyed you? Did you panic and your heart race? Experience a temporary loss of breath? Look around in desperation? Frantically search? Do a pat down (wallet, phone & keys)? WeContinue reading “In the ‘Real World’”