Church Now / Church Next

Confrontational Generosity

Guest preacher William Lamar IV kicks off our new sermon series entitled: Church Now / Church Next.

A Look Back at the Early Church

This week we hear from the premier Latin American theologian Ruth Padilla-DeBorst. Ruth is a Costa Rican-based theologian, missiologist, educator and storyteller. She has been involved in leadership development and theological education in her native Latin America for decades where she serves with a number of global organizations focusing on global mission and ministry primarily in the majority world. 

The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength

Pastor Matthew Watson preaches during our first all-church in-person gathering in 17 months.

Hope for Remaking the World

Guest preacher Oneya Okuwobi walks us through four shifts in our thinking that will help us restore our hope for a better world.

A Message from Father Ben Beltran

This week we hear from Father Ben Beltran, a Catholic priest who served for four decades in Manila on the Smokey Mountain garbage dump, the 3rd largest garbage dump in the world and home to 25,000 people, most of whom lived by scavenging through what others threw away. Father Ben shares from his decades of ministry on Smokey Mountain and where he has seen the Spirit at work in the midst of a garbage heap. During his years living and serving among the scavenger community of Smokey Mountain, Father Ben developed schools, dance studios, microenterprises, and environmental justice efforts.

The Spirit is at Work

Nikki Wiggins, Christ City Church's Minister of Youth, Families, and Community Engagement, reminds us that the Spirit is always at work. Pay attention to the gifts that God has given you and how the Spirit is at work in you and through you.