October 2017

Acts of God: Faithful Through Adversity

Everyone will experience adversity in life.  But the true test of the life of a Christ-follower is whether they will persevere through the adversity, or let it overcome them.  Joseph’s life had plenty of adversity, but he shows us true character by how he dealt with it.

Acts of God: Faithful Under Temptation

Temptation can bring a special kind of pain and suffering.  Sometimes we suffer because we give in and face the consequences of our sins.  And sometimes we resist the temptation, but things are still difficult and we don’t always get the results we would like.  Joseph is an example to us of how to stay […]

Acts of God: Faithful Despite Betrayal

Many of us have experienced the pain of a dysfunctional upbringing, the betrayal of family or close friends, or the disappointment of unhealthy influences from our childhood.  The example of Joseph helps us to understand how to be faithful to God despite those painful experiences.

September 2017

Acts of God: The Problem of Pain

We begin our series called “Acts of God” with a question that, at one time or another, plagues our hearts.  “If God is good, why is there so much suffering in the world?”  It’s a tough question and there are no easy answers.  But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth exploring together.