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Sermon: Kingdom Posture

March 27th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On March 26, 2017, Blake Johnson preached a sermon entitled “Kingdom Posture” from Matthew 7:1-12. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: Prosperity Gospel

March 20th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On March 19, 2017, Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled “Prosperity Gospel” from Matthew 6:19-34. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: Who Do You Love?

March 13th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On March 12, 2017, Shawn Honey preached a sermon entitled “Who Do You Love?” from Matthew 6:1-18. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: How to Love Our Enemies

March 6th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On March 5, 2017, Jeff Bailey preached a sermon entitled “How to Love Our Enemies” from Matthew 5:38-48. You may listen or download it here.

Ash Wednesday Sermon

March 6th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On March 1, 2017, Jay Traylor preached a sermon for Ash Wednesday. You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Resources for Lent

March 1st, 2017 by Dan Claire Posted in News
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For Christians everywhere, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the “bright sadness” of Lent. The Orthodox theologian Alexander Schmemann originally described the paradox of Lent in this way, capturing well these two very different emotions that we experience throughout the Christian life–and especially during the days of preparation before Easter. On the one hand, because it’s a penitential season, we’re acutely aware of the mess that we have made of our own lives as well as the brokenness of our world. On the other hand, in the midst of the darkness, we experience God’s brightness all the more clearly. Anglican pastor Arthur Bennett captured this paradox in a prayer called The Valley of Vision: “Lord, in the daytime stars can be seen from deepest wells, and the deeper the wells the brighter your stars shine; Let me find your light in my darkness…” Through the bright sadness of this season, may God grant us deep and lasting renewal, so that we might shine like stars–the light of the world, for the life of the world.

Join us in observing Lent this year. It’s not too late to participate and make the most of this season. Here are some resources for making the most of the Lenten season:

The Good of Giving Up. Aaron Damiani is the Rector of Immanuel Anglican in Chicago, and formerly on the pastoral staff at Church of the Resurrection. He is the author of a great new book on Lent called The Good of Giving Up. Bishop Steve Breedlove reviewed Aaron’s book here.

Primer & Devotional. The Church of the Incarnation (Harrisonburg) produced a Primer on Lent as well as this Lenten Devotional through the Gospel of John.

What’s Ash Wednesday? Check out this blog post by Greg Goebel, or this video from Jack King.

Lenten Meditation. Here’s a terrific meditation on Lent from acclaimed theologian Peter Leithart, who will be at Resurrection during the first weekend in May.

Sermon: Critical Fidelity

February 27th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On February 26, 2017, Shawn Honey preached a sermon entitled “Critical Fidelity” from Matthew 5:31-37. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: Vision & Mission

February 20th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On February 19, 2017, Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled “Vision & Mission” from Matthew 5:27-30. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: Righteous Reconciliation

February 13th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On February 12, 2017, Shawn Honey preached a sermon entitled “Righteous Reconciliation” from Matthew 5:21-26. You may listen or download it here.

Sermon: World-Changers Playbook

February 6th, 2017 by Hrvoje Budimir Posted in Sermons
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On February 5, 2017, Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled World-Changers Playbook” from Matthew 5:17-20. You may listen or download it here.