Dec 29, 2019
100% Christmas Joy, Part 5: Finding Joy in the Future
Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, not the end. The story of God is mainly thought of as a past and present narrative, but every page of the Bible points to the future, to what God is planning to do to restore all things to Him. In the final sermon of the decade, we examine how the future can offer hope to believers in uncertain times.
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  • Dec 29, 2019100% Christmas Joy, Part 5: Finding Joy in the Future
    Dec 29, 2019
    100% Christmas Joy, Part 5: Finding Joy in the Future
    Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, not the end. The story of God is mainly thought of as a past and present narrative, but every page of the Bible points to the future, to what God is planning to do to restore all things to Him. In the final sermon of the decade, we examine how the future can offer hope to believers in uncertain times.
  • Dec 15, 2019100% Christmas Joy, Part 3: Finding Joy in Humanness
    Dec 15, 2019
    100% Christmas Joy, Part 3: Finding Joy in Humanness
    The joy in Christmas is knowing Jesus came to be with us, but there is something more important happening. Jesus came to endorse humanness as a good thing, and restore what it means to be human. Our humanness can lead to joy because in it is an unfolding of the great work God has called us to.
  • Dec 8, 2019100% Christmas Joy, Part 2: Finding Joy in Kindness
    Dec 8, 2019
    100% Christmas Joy, Part 2: Finding Joy in Kindness
    Christmas is ultimately about kindness, because true kindness is completely one-sided. By coming to earth, Jesus provided an example of this kind of kindness and it gives us a chance to experience ultimate joy.
  • Dec 1, 2019100% Christmas Joy, Part 1: Finding Joy in the Christmas Story
    Dec 1, 2019
    100% Christmas Joy, Part 1: Finding Joy in the Christmas Story
    It seems happiness and joy is hard to come by in our world today. In a recent survey, only 1 in 3 people said they would call themselves happy. Through Advent, and the season of preparing for Christ appearing, we explore how the story of Christmas means joy for believers.
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