Freedom, Joy…and Dancing

Steve Brown
Wednesday July 27, 2016

holy spirit

Somewhere we have missed something very important about the Christian faith. What we believe is called the “gospel,” and that means “good news.” It has to do with an elusive thing called joy, and somewhere in our efforts to be good and to make others good, to be faithful, and to be holy, we have lost the joy.


Car Wreck Christianity

Chad West
Tuesday July 26, 2016

christian life

We Christians seem to think the world's problem is a behavioral one. And if the problem is bad behavior, then the solution must be good behavior. And, while we're sinners too, we know the truth. So, we think we should all get together—there’s a…

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Etcetera GooseCast - Pastor Nar

Key Life
Monday July 25, 2016

christian life pain & suffering relationships

The wild goose is a Celtic metaphor for the Holy Spirit: noisy, unpredictable, beautiful, and free. For the past six years, the Wild Goose Festival has been all those things as a community of spirituality, justice, music, and art converges for four days in North Carolina. Join Erik Guzman and his guest, Pastor Nar, on the GooseCast stage at the 2016 Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, NC.

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Owner’s Manual for a New Creation

Key Life
Friday July 22, 2016

steve's sermons

If you are in Christ, you are not commanded to be a new creation, you are a new creation. That means that you don’t have to do a bunch of religious stuff to become what you already are. The problem is, we’ve gotten so religious we don’t know what the real thing looks like. This message from Steve will help.

Tickets to the State of Guilt, by Daniel Bush & Noel Due

Guest Bloggers
Thursday July 21, 2016


True doctrine never stands alone, as a cudgel in our hands with which to batter our opponents. The truth liberates, bringing us into a realm of love, joy, peace, goodness, and hope, heretofore entirely unknown. In short, the Truth, Jesus, speaks the truth of his gospel into our hearts, and the Spirit produces his fruit, launching us into true freedom.

Steve’s Devotional - Why Do I Still Feel Guilty?

Steve Brown
Monday July 18, 2016

steve's devotional

It’s time for the good news. The Scripture says, “For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly [that’s everybody]. For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:6-8).