The Arrival of Jesus (His Story #29)

Everyone one of us has experienced a disruption in life. Some disruptions are good, like finding out you got the job. But some disruptions seem to wreck our personal stories, like hearing the doctor say “It’s cancer.”

The arrival of Jesus into the pages of history was a disruption. But in this message, we learn how the arrival of Jesus should be a good disruption to our story. So listen in to hear three points that help you see how the birth of Jesus impacts you personally.

The King 2.0 (His Story #17)

Often times in life, we believe that the first, the original, is better than the second. Whether it be a movie, a band’s discography, or a new author’s trilogy, we often believe the first is the best.

However, in the Bible, we discover a pattern of the second being better than the first. And we see this pattern continue in the establishment of Israel’s first king.

But not only do we discover this second-is-best pattern, we discover the encouraging truth that even when our Plan A’s fail, our Plan B just might be God’s Plan A for us.

So listen in to discover how Jesus is “second” and how your failed Plan A might not be a failure after all.

Jacob, Joseph, Judah, JESUS (& You) – His Story #9

The story of Jesus goes through some very questionable characters. For instance, this week in Genesis chapters 37-50, we meet a cocky 17-year-old who gets sold into slavery by his half-brothers and thrown in prison by his master, while his older brother sleeps with a cult prostitute – who turned out to be his daughter-in-law.

Pretty messed up, huh?

And yet, very clearly, we see God working through this mess. And when we realize that God is with us even in the messiest of situations, it can strengthen our trust of Him. So if you are in need of a “trust-boost,” listen in as guest teacher Jason Poling walks through the story of Joseph.

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