Penned from Prison the apostle Paul digs into his own roll in bringing God’s plan to the church at Colossae. What does it mean to suffer on behalf of someone else? This week we look deeper into the hard, long, marathon work of loving the world as God does.
What is “The Gospel” that the apostle Paul is always talking about? What does it mean to have our faith planted in a firm foundation? So many of us at Last City are here because we need a place to unpack our own history and baggage with the church. Lets talk about how to do that well and without destroying the good things that are waiting for us as we excavate the rubble.
The “Christ Hymn” in Colossians 1 is possibly one of the oldest Christian writings/sayings in existence. Its shows that right from the beginning Jesus was seen as not only a teaching figure, but central to God’s cosmic plan of redemption for the whole world. The particularity of Jesus story no doubt was a way for Colossian Christians to understand themselves as part of God’s movement in the world. How do we see ourselves in the particular?
Pastor Noah goes full archaeology nerd as we launch a new series on one of the shortest and most influential books in the Bible.
Pastor Amanda leads us toward a vision of a community that is open to discerning the spirit of God together. As we launch into a new year at Last City may we be open and honest with ourselves about how God calls us to live.
Author Jamie Wright joins us the Sunday after our Edge To Center series and shares with us about what it means to heal when you’ve been hurt by the Church.
Miraculously found! From the hidden vaults of lost sermon archives we were able to find and post this gem (a few months late) from Pastor Amanda on what it means to love everyone fearlessly and gently.
The 10 commandments are not a simple list of rules on which God basis his relationship with us. They are a charter of freedom for a new community which is already in relationship with God. This week we look at commandments 5&6. These verses are often taken as a given. On closer inspection we find that in our nation, community, and homes we regularily struggle to maintain the freedoms that 5&6 afford.
The 10 commandments are not a simple list of rules on which God basis his relationship with us. They are a charter of freedom for a new community which is already in relationship with God. This week we look at commandments 3 & 4 and how they have changed human life forever.
The 10 commandments are not a simple list of rules on which God basis his relationship with us. They are a charter of freedom for a new community which is already in relationship with God. This week we explore the first 2 commandments and how they form us.
Dr. Chris Mehus gives us a window into the science of trauma and what it does to humans. Armed with the knowledge of how we are effected by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) he asks us to consider how that forms our perception of what it means to love people as God loves them.
Guest preacher Pastor Laurel Bunker tells us about her recent encounter with a pack of female lions in Africa: "In groups lionesses become a creative and strategic force to be reckoned with, acting as one to change the world around them… “I don’t know about you, but I want to be a creative and strategic force to be reckoned with.”