Faith and Culture Series:


Session 1: Being countercutural for the common good. Discussion Questions.
Session 2: Moving into the neighbourhood - Incarnation. Discussion Questions.
Session 3: Serving together. Discussion Questions.
Session 4: Investing in another. Discussion Questions.
Session 5: Relying on the Spirit. Discussion Questions.

 

 

Book Recommendations:

The Power of Full Engagement.

Articles:
"Sabbath: Making Space for God and Life

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Most Recent Sermons:

Job 1: Conventional Wisdom: Is Suffering divine Punisment (Sep 13)
Job 2: Mad and Sad (Sep 20)
Job 3: Talking TO God (Oct 11)

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Radical Hospitality: 1 Peter

1 Peter - Radical Hospitality - Nick (March 11)
1 Peter - Chosen Children - Nick (March 18)
1 Peter - Our Inheritance - Nick (March 25)
1 Peter - Lucky Resurrection - Nick (April 8)
1 Peter - Be God's Children - Nick (April 15)
1 Peter - Judge Daddy - Nick (April 22)
1 Peter - Crave Gospel - Nick (April 29)
1 Peter - Virtual Church - Nick (May 13)
1 Peter - A Peculiar People - Nick (May 20)
1 Peter - Under New Management - Nick (May 27)

1 Peter - Love the Bully; Don't Be a Bully - Nick (Jun 10)
1 Peter - Mixing Oil and Water - Nick (Jun 17)

1 Peter - Un-Bearable Likeable-ness - Nick (Jun 24)
1 Peter - Kingdom Vision - Nick (Jul 8)
1 Peter - 24-Carat Faith - Nick (Jul 15)
1 Peter - We are all shepherds - Nick (Jul 22)

 

Malachi

Malachi 1:1-2 Memory - Inexplicable Blessings - Nick (Sep 30)
Malachi 1:3-4 Expectations - An inconvenient God - Nick (Oct 14)
Malachi 1:5-9 Respect - Know your fire - Nick (Oct 21)
Malachi 2:1-9 Duty - We are all priests - Nick (Oct 28)
Malachi 2:10-17 High Fidelity - God's Gold Standard for Friendship - Nick (Nov 11)
Malachi 3:1-7 Scapegoat
- Nick (Nov 25)

Malachi 3:8-4:5 Dad to the Rescue - Nick (Dec 30)

Faithwerks:  encountering God together in everyday life.

Seasonal Reflections:

Advent 2: God WITH Us - Nick (Dec 8)
Advent 4: Still Waiting - Nick (Dec 22)
Easter: The New Creation Community - Nick (Apr 20)

Gospel of Mark - Who's Jesus?

1. Mark 1:1-1a The Beginning Do-Over - Nick (Apr 28)
2. Mark 1:1b-8 Too Big to Fix - Nick (May 12)
3. Mark 1:9-13 Test of Fidelity - Nick (May 19)
4. Mark 1:14-15 Turn and Trust - Nick (Jun 9)

5. Mark 1:16-19 Bringer of Good News - Nick (Sep 8)
6. Mark 1:20-28 Liberator of our demons - Nick (Sep 15)
7. Mark 1:29-45 Forgiver of our Failures - Nick (Sep 29)

8. Mark 2:1-12 Getting to Jesus
- Nick (Oct 13)

9. Mark 2:13-18 A New Kind of Community - Nick (Oct 27)

10. Mark 2:19-21 Cake and Confetti - Nick (Nov 10)
11. Mark 2:22-28 Lord of Life - Nick (Nov 24)
12. Mark 3:1-6 Year in Review - Life Diagnostic - Nick (Dec 29)
13. Mark 3:7-34 Solidarty - Nick (Jan 12)
14. Mark 4:1-20 The Idiot Farmer - Nick (Jan 26)
15. Mark 4:21-25 The Idiot Electrician - Nick (Feb 16)

16. Mark 4:26-41 Brave Faith - Nick (Feb 23)
17. Mark 5:1-20 Pigs Fly
- Nick (Mar 9)

18. Mark 5:21-43 2 Daughters - Nick (Mar 16)
19. Mark 6:1-6 One with Us - Nick (Apr 13)
20. Mark 6:7-13 One with Our Neighbours - Nick (Apr 27)
21. Mark 6:14-28 Good King, Bad King (May 18)
22. Mark 6:30-56 Deciphering Jesus (May 25)
23. Mark 6:45-56 Why Jesus Walks on Water? (Jun 8)
24. Mark 7:1-23 The Root of Evil (Jun 22)
25. Recap - Recovering the Beginning of Our Stories
(Jun 29)
26. Mark 7:24-8:29 Jesus: "Who do you say I am?" (Sep 14)
27. Mark 8:30-38 Jesus: The Cross-shaped Life (Sep 21)

28. Mark 9:2-29 Counterfeit-god-itis (Sep 28)
29. Mark 9:30-50 Cross-Shaped Footprints (Oct 12)
30. Mark 10:1-12 Last Resorts and Second Chances (Oct 19)
31. Mark 10:13-31 The Poverty of Wealth (Nov 9)
32. Mark 10:32-52 I Want to See (Nov 23)
33. Mark 11:1-11 God is Still Here (Nov 30, Advent 1)
34. Mark 11:12-26 Fruit for Thought (Dec 14, Advent 3)
35. Mark 11:27-12:12 Lost Princes and Princesses (Dec 21, Advent 4)
36. Mark 12:13-34 Invitation to Thrive (Dec 28)
37. Mark 12:35-44 Heart (Jan 11)
38. Mark 13 Active Waiting (Jan 25)
39. Mark 14:1-11 Suffering Savior (Feb 15)
40. Mark 14:12-31 Jesus Plans a Meal (Feb 22)
41. Mark 14:32-72 Peter's Bad Day (Mar 15)

42. Mark 15:1-11 Pilate's Bad Day (Feb 22)
43. Mark 15:12-42 Jesus Dies, and Why? (Feb 29)

44. Mark 16:1-8 Jesus has Risen (Apr 12)

Philippians - Friend-ability

Philippians 4:2:3 We Are All Weird - Nick (Jan 13)
Philippians 1:1:11 I Takes Two - Nick (Jan 20)
Philippians 1:12:26 Fruity Love - Nick (Jan 27)
Philippians 1:21-2:4 Heavenly Love - Nick (Feb 10)
Philippians 2:5-12 Meek is not Weak - Nick (Feb 17)
Philippians 2:13-30 Shine Like Stars
- Nick (Feb 24
Philippians 3:1-11 Investing in Jesus - Nick (Mar 17)
Philippians 3:12-19 Smart Love - Nick (Mar 24)
Philippians 4:1-9 Better-er Love
- Nick (Apr 14)

Pray Like This: Nick's Series on Prayer:

Pray like this - "Our Father in Heaven", Nick (September 26)
Pray Like this - Hallowed be Your Name"- Nick (October 10)
Pray Like this -"Your Kingdom Come"- Nick (October 24)
Pray Like this - "Your Will be Done"- Nick (October 31)
Pray Like this - "Daily Bread"- Nick (November 14)
Pray like this: "Forgive us" - Nick (January 9)
Pray like this: "As we forgive" - Nick (January 16)
Pray like this: "Lead Us not into temptation" - Nick (January 30)

Pray Like This: The Psalms

Pray Like This: Psalm 130, Song from the Dog House - Nick (Aug 12)
Pray Like This: Psalm 111, Appropriate Humility - Nick (Aug 19)
Pray Like This: Psalm 84, Homesick - Nick (Aug 26)
Pray Like This: Psalm 125, Life's Not Fair - Nick (Sep 9)
Pray Like This: Psalm 19, Making Space - Nick (Sep 16)
Pray Like This: Psalm 1, Making Blessing - Nick (Sep 23)
Pray Like This: Psalm 82 Good Gods - Nick (Jul 14)
Pray Like This: Psalm 52 Bad King - Nick (Jul 21)
Pray Like This: Psalm 85 Help Us! - Nick (Jul 28)
Pray Like This: Psalm 80 Why? - Nick (Aug 14)
Pray Like This: Psalm 119: 105-112 Night Vision - Nick (Jul 13)
Pray Like This: Psalm 105: 1-11 Bragging on God - Nick (Jul 27)
Pray Like This: Psalm 105: 12-16 Bragging on God in Hard times - Nick (Aug 10)
Pray Like This: Psalm 133 1+1=3 Unity - Nick (Aug 17)
Pray Like This - Psalm 24 (July 12)
Pray Like This - Psalm 89 (July 19)
Pray Like This - Psalm 14 (July 26)
Pray like This - Psalm 130 (August 9)
Pray like This - Psalm 111 (August 16)
Pray like This - Psalm 34 (August 23)

Bible 101

1. Bible Primer: A Map to Show Us the Way Home (May 10)
2. Bible Primer -In the Beginning (May 17)
3. Bible Primer - Choice (May 24)
4. Bible Primer - The Offer (May 31)
5. Bible Primer - Blessing (June 14)
6. Bible Primer - Allegiance (June 21)
7. Bible Primer - A New Offer (June 28)