Peace is something we crave and long for. We can become masters of so many things (phone photography, architecture, and websites) but why is it peace in our lives and our world is so difficult to obtain? Happy are those who find peace with God and learn from Jesus how to make peace in their […]
This is one of Pastor Chris’ favorite stories about the Apostle Paul! Paul encounters a female slave who had the ability to predict the future. Some other translations say this girl was demon possessed! But after exploring the Greek, we learn something very unique and profound about the 1st century Greco Roman world!
Sabbath Rest from La Casa de Cristo Youth on Vimeo. In six days God finished all the work of creation and on the seventh day, God rested. Jesus’ last words on the cross were, “It is finished” and then he laid his head to rest. What did Jesus finish? What did Jesus accomplish? Jesus finished […]
We accomplish great things when we are scattered, but there are some things we can only accomplish when we are gathered. The Bible has proven to be relevant and applicable to speak to our hearts and the hearts of humanity across the world. We read the Bible together because God is about making a People […]
In our series “Address the Mess” we are exploring some very deadly sins that can cause some pretty serious messes in our lives. In this message, Pastor Chris unpacks how God created sex to be good and how humanity has a problem with distorting God’s good creations. We explored Jesus’ views on “Lust” as well […]
The 3rd message of our Junior High Winter Retreat 2017. Ever thought of entering a blackhole like receiving God’s grace? Pastor Chris Tansey explores stories of people receiving God’s grace like an Event Horizon, the point of no return when you enter an entire new reality that changes one’s future forever.
The 1st message of our Junior High Winter Retreat 2017. Giving kindness to those who will likely return the favor is easy. Giving kindness to those who have wronged you or have done nothing to deserve it is grace. To be the kind of person who can give grace, we look to Jesus as our […]
You can make a name for yourself by what you take from this world, or you can leave a legacy by what you give to this world. There is nothing to be admired about pursuing a destiny that leaves no legacy. The Scriptures have countless examples of God’s people choosing to selflessly serve beyond themselves […]
Jesus invites you to become WISE by listening to his words and putting them into practice. To listen to his words and not put them into practice is a like a dumb way to die.
There’s this theme found throughout creation that the death of one thing brings life to another. This is found to be true in the food we consume, skin cell dust, forest fires, supernovas, and scientists are observing this process even in the metamorphosis process of caterpillars becoming butterflies. This is also true in our calling […]
Our world is saturated with a belittled version of human sexuality… and God is calling our humanity to something greater. This video contains highlights from Pastor Chris’ message that challenges our current sex culture and calls us to make the best decisions and not settle for anything less.
Our world does enough damage with unrealistic standards of perfection placed upon us. Teens these days feel the pressure to be perfect especially in the areas of academics, athletics, various performing arts, and their physical appearance. In Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, he says, “Be perfect, therefore as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matthew 5:48). […]