Jesus told Nicodemus, "You must be born from above." In the kingdom, no substitutes will do—cultural conformity, territorial church membership, or religious effort. You need the Father's DNA.
An elder speaks regarding brotherhood agreements—a concept common in Anabaptist groups. While abuse of practical agreements are devastating, Dale explores the potential for brotherhoods to come together in genuine unity of life.
What drives your choices, as a young person? What everyone else is doing, or a commitment to the Word of Jesus and the experience of new covenant living?
Jesus commissioned His disciples to preach the gospel of the kingdom, then instructed them to fear God, not men. How does reverence effect our message and our lifestyle?
The body of Christ is meant to function in heavenly unity. Is this closeness possible? How can real people with real issues be knit together in Christ?
Family relationships, church relationships and life experiences can wound. How can we triumph over this pain, and be healed on Jesus' terms?
Christians face many fleshly appeals that conflict with the claims of Christ. This message is a thoughtful, serious call to a life in Christ that is not controlled by fleshly desires.
Is consecration the same as dedication? Does consecration have anything to do with choices? Who has the first word when it comes to the decision a consecrated Christian needs to make? And who will have the last word?
The Logos speaks into our lives with authority and power. Under the dynamic of that Voice, how shall we live?
In Christian thinking, both grace and performance are often emphasized in unhealthy, imbalanced ways. This sermon celebrates grace while calling you to abide in Jesus.