Sermon Archives

compassion
October 22, 2017

Care About Others

Care About Others

According to Jesus, mercy has two parts. The parable of the Good Samaritan is a good example. First, there is tenderness of heart: when the Samaritan saw the man lying in the road he had compassion. Second, there is action that arises from a compassionate heart: the Samaritan went to the man and bound up […]

August 13, 2017

Reflect God’s Compassion

Reflect God's Compassion

Compassion means sharing a “common passion” with God. It means caring about people as much as God does, and getting involved in God’s mission to the world. Compassion begins by reflecting on the unique value of every person, and by remembering the blindness, slavery and death that plague the human condition. Those convictions move us […]

December 27, 2015

The Dress Code

The Dress Code

Paul is concerned that those who represent Christ “put on” clothes that never go out of style and are always worn with others in mind. Paul begins by reminding the Colossian church that it’s never been about marking ourselves as different and claiming our individual rights regardless of how they affect others. If you are in […]