Gleaning — Iron-Age Wisdom, Part 1

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We begin our conversation about “Iron Age Wisdom for the 21st Century.” This week, we’re looking at rules in the book of Leviticus to promote the welfare of the most marginalized members of society. Since our society is so different from the world envisioned in Leviticus, is there still anything there for us to use today? Pastor Luke looks at Leviticus 19:9–10 in “Gleaning,” the first message in a new series “Iron-Age Wisdom.”

Squatters—Responses to the Messiah, Part 11

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Some people’s lives are in pretty good order. Other people have more chaos in their life than they want. Jesus says they have more in common than they might realize. Pastor Luke looks at Matthew 12:43–45 in “Squatters,” part 11 of his 12-part series “Responses to the Messiah.”

How to Have a Better Prayer Life — A Better Life, Part 1


People have always wondered what makes for better life, and various schools of thought have answered this question differently. How have Christians answered it? And (more importantly) does Christianity offer us any help in actually attaining that better kind of life? Pastor Luke looks at Matthew 6:5–13 in “How to Have a Better Prayer Life,” the first message in a new series “A Better Life.”

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