What Elders Do (Elders #3)

There’s a lot of confusion about what a church elder is expected to do. Do they manage budgets? Do they oversee the pastor and staff? Do they manage the projects of the church, or oversee the administrative details, or simply control all the happenings of the church?

In this third and final message in the Elders series, Pastor Erin Bird helps us answer the question “What is an elder supposed to actually do?” by looking at 1 Peter 5:1-5.

The Low Path to the Top (Uphill #9)

Most things in life are pretty straight forward. For instance, when you turn your steering wheel to the right, you expect your car to turn right.

But a few things in life are counterintuitive. “Less is More” is one such example.

In the final chapter of 1 Peter, we see a counterintuitive idea that will help Jesus-followers reach the summit of Christlikeness. If you want to go Uphill, you have to learn how to go low. So listen in to learn about the power of humility.

Remember the Right Path (Uphill #8)

In 1 Peter 3:18-4:11, there are some very “unique” teachings and ideas. It’s easy to get bogged down by these strange ideas, trying to figure them out. But to do so, you run the risk of missing the more important points that are in the passage.

So this week, we look at the controversial sections of 1 Peter 3:18-4:11, but we also look at the more important message that Peter wrote to try and encourage his readers to follow Jesus.

And to follow Jesus, you just need to remember four things. To find out what those four things are, listen in as we learn from a controversial, but important section of 1 Peter.

Suffering Uphill (Uphill #7)

Our typical response when we begin to suffer in life is to quit. But when we persevere, something beautiful happens.

In this seventh part of our Uphill series from 1 Peter, we learn exactly what to do when suffering rears its ugly head in our life. So if you are currently going through a difficulty, or know someone currently suffering, listen in for encouragement that will help you to persevere through the tough times.

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