The Kind of People Jesus Calls

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Sermon Text: Luke 6:12-16 Sermon Outline: Surprising Sundry Scary Reflection Questions: When was the last time you were sincerely surprised, or shocked, by the kinds of people Jesus chose to work with? Who were those people, and what made them “odd choices”? Which of the disciples do you think you would’ve gotten along with? Which […]

The Main Things: Lord of The Sabbath

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Sermon Text: Luke 6: 1-11 Sermon Outline: Rest Rigors Worship Reflection Questions: Where are you choosing panic, performance, and policing others, rather than receiving and resting in Christ alone? Where do you feel a chronic fear of blame, failure, or accusation – and so you won’t permit yourself to rest? How will you commit to […]

The Main Things: The Bridegroom

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Sermon Text: Luke 5: 33-39 Sermon Outline: Why Are We Doing This? Who Is He? Reflection Questions: Where are you preoccupied with your accomplishment aspirations? How will you go about repenting and clinging to the accomplishments of Christ instead? What dominates and defines your life? WHY do you want your life to orbit around that […]

The Main Things: Not The Righteous

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Sermon Text: Luke 5: 27-32 Sermon Outline: Where Are You? I Want You! Walk This Way Reflection Questions: How does THE FACT that God really does meet you where you really are impact you? …Even if God simply sits with you (i.e. if He doesn’t change your circumstances), what difference does God’s presence make? How […]

The Main Things: Your Sins Are Forgiven

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  Sermon Text: Luke 5: 17-26 Sermon Outline: Amazing Friends Health Scandalous Pardon Reflection Questions: When was a time you realized, “I have amazing friends?” When was a time you realized that being a member of a local and particular church was truly, really healthy? How will you specifically commit to repenting of your unhealthy […]

The Main Thing: I Desire Mercy

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    Sermon Text: Luke 5:12-16   I. MEEK II. MESSY III. MARINATE IN THE WORD   Reflection Questions Jesus says to us, “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’” How will you commit to going and learning what this means in the month of August 2019? What’s a current (mercy-rich) […]

Christ’s Call Changes Everything

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Sermon Text: Luke 5:1-11 Sermon Outline: Christ Changes Your Mission Christ Changes Your Obedience Christ Makes It All Work Reflection Questions: What is your mission/purpose/aim in life? Will you let Christ hijack it? In what area of life are you resisting God’s call to trust and obey? Tell your family/friends about a time that you […]

I (Jesus) Got the Power!

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Sermon Text: Luke 4:31-44 Sermon Outline: Jesus Seeks Jesus Speaks Jesus Sermon Preps Reflection Questions: In what ways have you felt God seeking you to speak to you this past month? What struggles do you have in not only listening, but obeying God who speaks to us in the Word? What encouragement do you find […]

Reactions to Jesus

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Sermon Text: Luke 4:14-30 Sermon Outline: Impressive Opposed Overcome Reflection Questions: How – specifically – have you been IMPRESSED with the staggering authority and glory of Jesus in the past month? How have you opposed and undervalued Jesus in 2019? What can you do to repent and become obsessed with Jesus for the remainder of […]

The Power of God

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Sermon Text: Luke 4:1-13 Sermon Outline: Weakness Withstand Temptation It Is Written Reflection Questions: After all of the build-up, the hype, the prophetic promotions, the miracles, the angel visitations, a genealogical proof of pedigree, and a dramatic baptism experience – what would you expect Jesus to do with all of this momentum? How is God […]