In this sermon, Pastor T. C. teaches on the kind of community God is forming in Christ—a community of misfits. Jesus didn’t gather the best and brightest, he gathered the overlooked and underestimated. Jesus did this to demonstrate the nearness of God’s Kingdom to all, not just the religious elite. In fact, God’s election has…
In this second message of the “Easter People” series (which is about practicing rhythms of resurrection), Pastor Osheta builds upon the introductory message delivered in person on Easter Sunday, by introducing the primary mode through which we practice rhythms of resurrection: Journey Groups.
In this message, Pastor T. C. confronts an important relational dynamic that affects forging family: privilege. Pastor T. C. draws from Jesus’s teachings and from the letters of the apostle Paul, as well as pointing to a new resource on privilege by Dominique Gilliard entitled, Subversive Witness.
Pastor T. C. continues the teaching series “The Church as Forged Family” with a message about how embodied practices forge family. Before we think of ourselves as family, and before we call ourselves family, we have to participate in family-forging practices.