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More Than Conquerors

There may be a handful of people for whom life is a breeze, but the rest of us wake up each day to face the kinds of challenges that can knock the breath out of us. Where is God to be found when life feels like it’s collapsing in on us? The good news is that He is for us and that nothing at all can separate us from His love for us.

Romans 8:28-39

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Children of God

In many ways, our childhood is something we seek to leave behind as we pass through the waters of adolescence and enter into the fullness of adulthood. But a healthy understanding of our identity in Christ invites us to see ourselves as children of a loving Father. How ready are you to once again embrace the role of a child?

Romans 8:1-2, 12-17

Slaves to Righteousness

It goes without saying that we don’t like to think of ourselves as being slaves to anyone or anything. (We prefer our freedom and autonomy, thank you very much!) But what if being enslaved to one thing was the key to being set free from something else that threatened to damage your very soul? Would you be willing to wear those chains?

Romans 6:1-18

 

 

Reconciled to God

Paul delivers some pretty harsh news to the church in Rome: “There is no one who does good, not even one.” And yet that’s not the end of the story – far from it. The distance between God and ourselves has been bridged in Christ, and we are now invited to live by faith in a world marked by God’s extravagant love for us.

Romans 3:10-12, 21-24, 5:1-11

Saint Francis Xavier

The God of Our Fathers

In the words of the Psalmist, “One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts.”  This summer, we will explore the lives of men and women throughout history who allowed their Christian faith to shape the way they lived in significant ways, andwho continue to impact and inspire people to this day.