Hopeful Expectation
“What does your faith have to do with how you approach your day-to-day tasks at work?” This question was posed to a guest speaker in our Sunday School class about the integration of faith and work recently. “I have more hope for people than I might otherwise,” he replied. “My organization works with people who…
Being Christian at Work
Since moving to the North Shore just a few months ago, I have faced more challenges and changes than maybe ever before. Getting married, moving far away from family and friends, and starting a new job in a completely new field has sometimes left me wondering if I’m really where God wants me to be…
Sermon Scraps: How do I live life well?
Yesterday, was the second sermon in a series addressing some of the most heartfelt questions we have for God. “How do I live life well?” The following resources may be helpful as you continue grappling with this question, attempting to understand your purpose in life: Books A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul…
Why Am I So Busy?
We often feel too busy, but sometimes we don’t even know why! As we continue to reflect on themes of image, work, and rest in Genesis, check out this article by Tim Chester, a pastor and author in England.
Sermon Scraps: Called to Work
Pastor Bobby’s sermon yesterday helped us to recognize that our work is not separate from our faith. We work because God created us to and because it is good (1:27-2:15). It is a gift from God that came before The Fall. As God’s image-bearers, we work and create, just as He works and creates. Following are…
Fundamental Questions
The opening chapters of Genesis address questions that are fundamental to life such as, “Why are we here?”, “What’s wrong with the world?”, “What’s the meaning of marriage?”, “How do we understand ethnic differences?”, “What is culture?”, and more. These questions face us on a daily basis and are also important to our friends, families,…