Sabbath as Justice
In our third week of the Sabbath series, we preview what's coming up this fall and Justin Fung considers sabbath as justice, specifically as freedom for ourselves, for others, and for our world. [Deuteronomy 5:12-15]
Sabbath as Worship
After sharing a response to the white supremacist gathering taking place in DC this weekend, Matthew Watson explains how conversations about sabbath can easily descend into making rules rather than giving life. [Exodus 20:8-11; Mark 2:23-28]
God’s Rhythm for Holiness & Healing: Intro
We begin a new series on Sabbath rhythm and its invitation to an entirely new relationship to work, to our community, and to God. Matthew Watson begins by sharing just what Sabbath could be in our lives and challenges us to try.
My Most Important Question 2018, Pt 2
Members of the Christ City Church family share a question they’ve wrestled with in their lives recently or over a long period. On this Sunday, those questions were, “Does God embrace all of his daughters?,” “What if Jesus isn't for me?,” and "How can I be strong and still rely on God?"
My Most Important Question 2018, Pt 1
Members of the Christ City Church family share a question they've wrestled with in their lives recently or over a long period. On this Sunday, those questions were, "Who do You say that I am?," and "God, can you really transform me?"
Matthew Watson closes out our Ezer series by looking at the New Testament character Lydia, who has much to teach the Church, including us, about following Jesus. [Acts 16:11-15]
Andrea Ackermann examines Jesus' interaction with the Syrophoenician Woman in Mark 7 and discovers the way she, and Jesus, teach us to be aware of the inbreaking Kingdom of God in unexpected, and sometimes undesired, places. [Mark 7:24-30]
Justin Fung shares the lived and spoken demonstration of Ezer that Mary of Nazareth, mother of Jesus, provides to us today. Through her song, the Magnificat, Justin explores The Great Reversal and its implications for us. [Luke 1:46-55]
In our Ezer series, we have been looking at different women of the Bible and noticing ways that they lead us to deeper faith and deeper action of faith. This week, Matthew Watson points how the ways we get a glimpse into the heart of God through the brief story of the aged widow and prophet Anna. [Luke 2:36-38]
This week, Lisa Watson taught us leadership lessons from Deborah, one of the prophets and judges from the Old Testament, and showed us how Jesus embodied those lessons most fully. [Judges 4:4-10]