Going Deeper… (John 12:36-43)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 12:36-43), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [36] Jesus revealed himself to people, then he hid himself from them. How does that sit with you? Have you or people you know experienced his cryptic revealing-concealing? What do you think… Read more »

Going Deeper… (Luke 1:26-35)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Luke 1:26-35), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [31-33] The angel said that Jesus would be called “the Son of the Most High,” and would be given “the throne of his father David.” Son of God and Son of David. God and human…. Read more »

Going Deeper… (Philippians 2:1-13)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Philippians 2:1-13), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [1] Is there any “encouragement… comfort… fellowship… affection… sympathy”? Why or why not? What significance do these things have for you, if any? Where do you derive encouragement, comfort, etc.? [2-4] Harmonious… Read more »

Going Deeper… (Galatians 4:4-7)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Galatians 4:4-7), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [4] “God sent forth his Son” to become incarnate, to become a human, Jesus. What does this say about God? About his nature? His character? His intentions toward you? [5] In… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 1:1-3, 14, 18)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 1:1-3, 14, 18), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… In this majestic prologue/overture to his Gospel, John talks about “the Word.” (This is the only time the Son of God is called this.) Why do you think John… Read more »

The Far Country (Advent 2017)

“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” – John 1:14 – “That Jesus Christ is very God is shown in his way into the far country in which he the Lord became a servant.” – Karl Barth – Nothing in history—nothing in the whole universe!—is more important than what we celebrate at Christmastime: the… Read more »

Men’s Breakfast: “Amen”

Join us at the Costa home at 7:30am Sat., Dec. 2 for our monthly men’s breakfast as we have our last discussion on the Apostles’ Creed. Click here to read some thoughts to kickstart our conversation. Please bring a dish to share, and invite a friend to join us! RSVP to Eric.

(In the new year we’ll start a new series of conversations on the Lord’s Prayer—join us!)

Going Deeper… (John 12:27-36)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 12:27-36), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [27] How does this verse reveal that Jesus’ humanity is like ours? How does it reveal that Jesus’ humanity is unlike ours? [28a] “Father, glorify your name.” Jesus must pray this… Read more »