Tag: forgiveness

Good People Don’t Go to Heaven

How good is “good enough?” How good do you have to be to get into Heaven?  What’s the bare minimum we have to do to sneak into the pearly gates?  Because we believe in a good God, its easy for us to believe in… Continue Reading “Good People Don’t Go to Heaven”

There’s One Thing Lacking…

Part 3 of our sermon series on forgiveness. This time Minister Chai is offering his thoughts on receiving forgiveness and how hard it is to admit we need it in the first place.  It means admitting we are wrong. Luke 18:18-23 (NRSV)   – The… Continue Reading “There’s One Thing Lacking…”

Forgive Yourself

This week we are blessed to hear from Rev. Mike Friedrich as he delivers a message about forgiving yourself in preparation for our all church retreat. We’re in the middle of a short sermon series on “forgiveness” begun last week by Pastor Craig. Minister… Continue Reading “Forgive Yourself”

An Invasive Species

Forgiving Others

The Hardest Word

There was no way I was going to apologize. I was in high school and my 10th grade Honors English class was about to start. This year we had Mr. Cox, by all accounts a fine man with a reputation for being nice to… Continue Reading “The Hardest Word”

It’s Not Fair! – Part 3 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series

God isn’t fair.  And it’s a good thing he isn’t. We’ll get back to that in a minute.  For now, I want to start off our time together with a reading from Matthew, so if you have a Bible or a Bible app on… Continue Reading “It’s Not Fair! – Part 3 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series”

Good People Don’t Go To Heaven – Part 2 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series

We are in the middle of a three-part sermon series on salvation. It’s based on the Andy Stanley book, “How Good is Good Enough?” and in our sermon series we are exploring the question straight from the title – how good is good enough? … Continue Reading “Good People Don’t Go To Heaven – Part 2 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series”