Pastor Andy continues to take us through Philippians, encouraging us to rethink what it means to suffer in light of the Good News and perfect example of Jesus Christ.
Elder Barb Page walks us through the covenant promises of God and the Lord's desire for joyful, voluntary giving: to the glory of God and the good of the people. How do we respond to this invitation?
Pastor Andy preaches from Judges 8 - depicting the successes and mortal failures of Gideon's final chapter. How do we learn from Gideon's mistakes and end well in obedience to the Lord?
Pastor Dave shares the story from Judges 7 when Gideon must obey God by reducing his army to a tiny fraction before defeating his enemies without ever drawing his sword!
Pastor Andy tells us of God's call on Gideon's life and reveals the need for us to examine where our own lives hide idols which need to be torn down.
This passage serves as a template, a pattern for the rest of the book of Judges. God's kindness and longsuffering in light of his people's spiritual adultery.