Have you ever wondered what difference God's presence actually makes in your daily life? Or why it doesn't seem like you are ever actually growing in Christlikeness? Join Pastor Casey for the next eight weeks as he explores the basics of spiritual life and formation, and invites you to see yourself as a worshipper and all of your life as worship. You can find the livestream of this Hour in the Word session

To watch the livestream from this Sunday school, click here.  To get the study guide for this lesson, click here. Chapter Eight: Shalom Regained When we left our story last time, the apostles had established a large, multi-ethnic community throughout the eastern Roman Empire, and thus the Church was born. These followers of Jesus had begun to be called “Christians,” that is, members of Christ’s household, and as time went on, they became more and

To watch the livestream for this Sunday School, click here. Chapter Seven: From Darkness to Light (the Story of Jesus, Part II). We left our story with a scared group of disciples hiding from the authorities. Jesus had just been crucified, and the Passover had occurred. But these people were not feasting; they were terrified. Yet, a group of women, in reverence for their dead Messiah, headed to the tomb where he was buried

To watch the livestream from this study, click here. To follow along on the study guide, click here. Chapter Six: All Strings Attached Today’s story begins with Israel under occupation by a hodge-podge of rulers and governments. The largest force, one that exercises the most control, is the Roman Empire, whose brutal treatment had resulted in a tenuous and dangerous relationship. Four hundred years had passed since Malachi’s prophecy of Elijah appearing, preparing the way

To watch the livestream from this Sunday School, click here. You can find the study guide for this lesson here. Chapter Five: Who is the King of Glory?   As we’ve read our story so far, it has become abundantly clear that human beings, on their own, are incapable of maintaining right relationship with God. In other words, humanity is deeply broken.  Adam and Eve’s sin can’t be shaken; it replays itself over and over again

This is the expanded guide to our Sunday School series on the book of Amos. To watch the livestream, click here. Introduction: The Heavenly Vintner In the second chapter of his gospel, the apostle John records two seemingly unconnected scenes in Jesus’ life. The first of these is the famous “wedding at Cana,” when Jesus performs his first “sign” to manifest his glory to people, a big heads-up that he was the Messiah.

This is the fifth lesson in our series on Amos. To watch the livestream, click here. Introduction In the book of Revelation, we get a startling picture of the glorified Jesus. John, exiled on the Island of Patmos, hears someone behind him boom in a loud voice, “write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches.” (Rev. 1:11). John turns around and this is what he sees: Then I turned

This is our fourth lesson in our series on Amos. To watch the livestream, click here. Introduction Christ, the prophets, and apostles of our Lord, went to heaven with the note of traitors, seditious men, and such as turned the world upside down: calumnies of treason to Cæsar were an ingredient in Christ's cup, and therefore the author is the more willing to drink of that cup that touched his lip, who is