Jesus is the promised King who came to overturn the corruption of this world and establish God’s kingdom of joy.
Jesus is the source of joy for all people.
The 2023 annual state of the church address.
Three essential elements of relentless joy: Gratitude, contentment, and generosity.
The unity of the Church is essential to the mission of the Church.
The mind of Christ redefines our past, inspires hope for the future, and transforms how we think about others.
Two ways to live: Life in the Flesh and Life in Christ.
Religion is tribal, but Jesus is bigger than your tribe.
God sends people to stand in the gap between heaven and earth.
A sermon based on Philippians 2:12-18
How does a church become like-minded living in a world divided?
To follow Jesus is to welcome the grace of suffering.
It’s not your circumstances in life, but your definition of life that determines the quality of your life.
God will finish what he started.
Joy is the result of living an exchanged life.
Joy comes when we serve the One we were created to serve.
Joy doesn’t come from changed circumstances but through a changed perspective.
Joy comes when our heart is undivided, free of bitterness, and wholly devoted to Christ.
Jesus will come again and make all things new.
The church is God’s plan and the front line of heaven’s invasion of Earth.
Salvation is by God’s grace through faith in Jesus alone.
Humans are infinitely valuable but devastatingly broken.
Jesus is the Bible’s main character, His mission is its primary plot, His words are its best interpretation, and God’s glory is its highest goal.
The Holy Spirit is God in us, revealing truth, convicting us of sin, comforting us in affliction, gifting us for Christ’s mission, and empowering all believers to live as Christ.
Essential #2: Jesus is God with us come to show us God’s love, save us from sin, shut down religion, and set up God’s Kingdom so we can share in God’s life.
Essential Belief #1: We believe in God the Father, almighty maker of heaven and maker of earth.
In essentials we have unity, in non-essentials we have liberty, and in all things, we aspire to love everyone always.
We are all called to a role in the redemptive story of expanding God’s Kingdom.
The ascension assures us of God’s intention to reunite heaven and earth and redeem His creation.
Christians are not just repaired sinners. By God’s grace, we are new and unique creations in Christ.
The aspirations of Aspire Church San Marco.
Luke was a gentile and therefore considered an outsider. Yet this outsider came to believe in Jesus and contributed more pages to the New Testament than anyone else.
The resurrection empowers us to overcome complacency and embrace God’s mission.
The resurrection gives us hope beyond the despair of this world.
How to have faith beyond the shadow of any doubt.
A worship experience retracing Jesus’ journey to the cross.
Four choices we must make as we face the cross of Christ.
Even those who have been adversaries and critics of God are beneficiaries of His grace.
Spiritual laziness is a serious but often overlooked sin.
The Lord’s Supper is a time to look back to see ahead, to look within to see around and to look beyond to see the present.
Jesus came to shut down religion.
Your heart will follow your money.
Questions to ask yourself when life has reached its tipping point.
Jesus is the cornerstone on which you will either build your life or against which you will be crushed.
Jesus is the only rightful king.
You’ve been entrusted with a finite treasure for an indefinite amount of time and how you invest that time and treasure, reveals your loyalty to the king who entrusted you with them.
Will I stay in the tree and observe Jesus, or will I come down and welcome him into my house today?
Joy is not a selfish thing to seek, but a selfless thing to find.
The Bible defines joy as a choice independent of circumstances not an emotion, but it can be difficult to experience joy in a difficult world.
People love adoption stories. The bonds of new relationships can be strengthened by the bitterness and pain of what has been broken before.