Close Menu X
Navigate

Blog

Archives for January 2015

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Blogposts
  • All Blogposts

Upcoming Short-Term Trips

Join a team to serve alongside Christ Our Hope Church in Clifton, NJ (May 14-17), or to head to Santo Domingo, Ecuador for a week of evangelism, VBS, construction and pastoral training (Jun 19-27)....

Keep Reading

February 1: A Great Faith (Matthew 15:21-28)

This coming Sunday, February 1, we will look at Matthew 15 where Jesus and the disciples encounter a unique, resolute, Canaanite woman seeking mercy for her distressed daughter. She demonstrates a faith that invites Jesus' commendation. Here are some resources to help you prepare...

Keep Reading

January 25: Religion of the Heart (Matthew 15:1-20)

This coming Sunday, January 25, we will look at Matthew 15 where Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for their obsession with mere appearances of religion. They should have been more attentive to loving God and sincerity of heart. Here are some resources to help you prepare...

Keep Reading

In the midst of your storm...

This past week we saw in Matthew 14 how Jesus used a storm to rescue Peter's faith. It's a reminder to us that in the storms of life, Christ is with us. This poem by George Herbert powerfully reminds us of this same truth...

Keep Reading

January 18: Walking on Water (Matthew 14:22-36)

This coming Sunday, January 18, we will look at Matthew 14 where Jesus leads his disciples into the middle of a storm at sea so that he might prove his power and compassion to them. Here are some resources to help you prepare...

Keep Reading

January 11: Feasting on the Bread of Life (Matthew 14:13-21)

This coming Sunday, January 11, we will look at Matthew 14, where Jesus' rest and relaxation is interrupted by the curiosity and needs of the crowds. Matthew describes Jesus as full of compassion and more than able to meet every need. Here are some resources to help you prepare...

Keep Reading

January 4: Progress Through Opposition (Matthew 14:1-12)

This coming Sunday, January 4, we will return to Matthew's gospel account. Beginning in chapter 14, Matthew describes the clarity of Jesus' identity as the Messiah increases at the same time that opposition to him is heightened as well. Here are some resources to help you prepare...

Keep Reading