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Worship in the Beauty of Holiness

October 5/6, 2019 The church exists to worship God “in the beauty of holiness” (Psalm 96:9). The early church of Jerusalem gathered daily in the Temple courts for worship and...



Sacrificial Generosity

September 28/29, 2019 The New Testament church was sacrificially generous to the point that some sold their property to give to those in need. They were watchful of the needs...



Truly Community

September 14/15, 2019 This week, we continue in the series “Roots” by exploring what it means to be God’s Community, the Church. Pastor Matt uses Acts 2:42, 46, and 4:32...



A Crash Course in the Church

June 29/30, 2019 Paul interrupts his train of thought to reflect on the grace God has given him as Apostle to the Gentiles. His reflection on his own ministry leads...



A Crash Course in Unity in Christ

June 22/23, 2019 The “mystery” of God’s work in Christ (3:6) is that Jews and Gentiles both partake together of God’s grace and are built into “one new humanity” (2:15)...



Joy that Gives

January 13/14, 2018 This week focuses on God’s people as the community of joy under Christ, the ultimate bringer of joy as Messiah. Key text: Philippians 1:27-2:11



Community

November 18/19, 2017 In Psalm 122, we see the need to be joyful in gathering with God’s people, because this is God’s calling to us in community. We shouldn’t look...



The Other Side: Navigating Politics

October 2016 YoPro MKE Talk Get ready for an uncomfortable topic. In October, we talked about politics at YoPro. No other issue is more ideologically divisive right now than politics,...



Exile Community

December 26/27, 2015 1 Peter 5:1-14



New Community

November 14/15, 2015 1 Peter 2:4-10


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