Archive for September, 2013|Monthly archive page

For the Love of Money

In a culture with much less wealth than our own, Paul wrote words of warning to his protégé, Timothy, about the dangers of chasing after money. With money playing such an important role in our world, how can we come to understand its proper place? (Brandon Malo speaking)

Readings: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31

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Nine to Five

What does it look like to honour God in your workplace? Whether that’s an office building, a living room, or a construction site, learning what our ‘nine-to-five’ has to do with our spiritual formation is so key. (Brandon Malo speaking)

Readings: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13

We’re All in This Together

Some of the people who gathered around Jesus didn’t fit in with the ‘church’ of their time. Even today, though, it’s easy for people to feel like they’re on the outside looking in. But shouldn’t church be the kind of place where we realize we’re all in need of a little mercy? (Brandon Malo speaking)

Readings: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10

A Life Worth Living

Paul’s first century letter to Philemon is a call to put Christ at the centre of every area of life. You see, Philemon was both a Christian and a slave owner, and Paul’s written words cut to the core of what it meant for him – and what it means for us today – to live as a follower of Jesus. (Brandon Malo speaking)

Readings: Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; Philemon 1:1-21; Luke 14:25-33′