April 11, 2017
"Money isn't power. Neither are bigger armies, better lawyers, or the facts of our innocence. Real power is found only in the Cross."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (April 9, 2017)
Passage: John 19:6-11, 1 Corinthians 1:17-18, Ephesians 2:13-18, 2 Corinthians 5:19-21
April 3, 2017
"Heaven is the home of love. In this life and the next, our capacity for giving and receiving love equals our capacity for experiencing heaven. To grow in love is to take up greater residence in God's kingdom-what Matthew calls the Kingdom of Heaven."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (April 2, 2017)
Passage: Mark 1:15, 1 John 4:16-18
**During the message, Kevin refers to a video on youtube. You can view the video here.**
March 27, 2017
"God's justice is restorative. He wants to save us, not punish us. He wants to make us new, not make us pay. In the Bible, God's 'punishment' for sin seems to be loving us more."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 26, 2017)
Passage: Hosea 6:1-6, 11:8-9; John 3:16-19, 8:1-59
March 20, 2017
"Vengeance won't save us. Violence can't make us whole. Salvation is found in suffering- for others, through forgiveness, all the time."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 19, 2017)
Passage: Mark 8:34, Matthew 26:52, John 15:13, Psalm 7:11-16
March 13, 2017
"Christianity isn't one more thing to do; it's a new way of doing everything. It's not a credal statement. It's not a sinner's prayer. It's revolution! Insurrection! It's a total mutiny against our default way of being in the world."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 12, 2017)
Passage: Mark 1: 15; Matthew 3:2, 4:17; Luke 13:3, 5
March 7, 2017
"God isn't keeping score, so neither should we. Vengeance, violence, and victimhood are impotent pursuits. Jesus calls us to mercy-to grace and forgiveness. Jesus invites us to stop keeping count."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (March 6, 2017)
Passage: Matthew 18:21-22, Psalm 86:5, Daniel 9:9
February 27, 2017
"Love shows itself as mercy, and mercy is a humiliation to the ego. Where the ego prefers vengeance, justice, coming out on top--mercy invites us to overlook personal offenses, to consider 'the other', to care for the powerless, and yes, mercy invites us to love our enemies."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (February 26, 2017)
Passage: Hosea 6:6, Matthew 9:9-13, Luke 6:27-36
February 13, 2017
"If the sacred light of God is within all of us, then we belong to one another. We share the same Name. We're on the same team. "Us and them" is a lie. There is only us."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (February 12, 2017)
Passage: John 17:20-23, Acts 2:42-45, John 13:34-35
February 6, 2017
"The great aim of evangelism isn't conversion. It's friendship. It's love and mutuality and seeking the good of the 'other' at all costs."
Speaker: Kevin Knox (February 5, 2017)
Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:31, 13:1-13; 3 John 1-14
January 30, 2017
"Salvation is not "here's how you get to heaven when you die." Salvation is living the life of God today, in this life, in this world.
Speaker: Kevin Knox (January 29, 2017)
Passage: Matthew 25:31-46