In a material age, it’s difficult to take demons seriously. But the New Testament does. Jesus did. What can we learn if we attempt to take demons seriously? Pastor Luke preaches from Matthew 8:28–34 in “Demons, Seriously,” the concluding message in his series “Grace Period.” The accompanying message notes can be downloaded from here.
In his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus warned his followers there would be storms in their lives. So it’s worth watching and learning as Jesus goes through a storm of his own. Pastor Luke preaches from Matthew 8:23–27 in “How to Face Storms,” part 3 of his 4-part series “Grace Period.” The accompanying message notes can be downloaded from… Continue Reading →
Decision making is hard work. Following Jesus, or discipleship, is a useful way to avoid the hard work of decision-making. But frequently we have areas where we want to make our own decisions, and are reluctant to follow where Jesus leads. Eventually, however, he challenges us to decide whether we will be his disciples fully,… Continue Reading →
After preaching the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus undertook a series of healings: a leper, a Roman officer’s servant, Peter’s mother-in-law, and others. They don’t have much in common–except one thing: they didn’t say no for Jesus. Do we do that? And if we do, how can we remember not to? Pastor Luke preaches from Matthew 8:1–17 in… Continue Reading →