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The Israelites in Egypt

Have you ever been in a situation and wondered "Where is God?" or "How can God let this keep happening?" Join us as we seek to better understand God and how he works in our world by studying the stories in the opening of Exodus.

Exodus 1 & 2

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The Israelites in Egypt

September 26th, 2014

“A coffin in Egypt.”   Those are the last four words of the Book of Genesis and those words refer to the death of Joseph and how his loved ones placed his remains “in a coffin in Egypt” until the day would come when the children of Israel could return to the Promised Land and bring Joseph’s coffin with them.  As we begin a new series on the Book of E...Exodus 1 & 2

Your Questions Answered (part 2)

September 19th, 2014
Your Questions Answered (part 2)

On Groundwork we believe that biblical inquiry, asking good questions about the biblical text, strengthens our faith and we’re glad you’ve joined our conversation. Today on Groundwork, we're digging into scripture to answer questions you've asked this year that help us live our faith in today's world - questions like "Does Exodus 20:7 still apply today?", "The culture is...Exodus 20:7, Romans 5:8, & Isaiah 1:18

Your Questions Answered (part 1)

September 12th, 2014

At the end of every Groundwork program we ask you to respond to us and ask us your questions or share your comments about what you're hearing, the Bible, or whatever else is on your heart. Today on Groundwork, we're digging into scripture to answer questions relating to theology and your personal faith journey that you've asked this year - questions like "How does my past affect my ...1 John 3:1-3, Ephesians 2:8-10, 1Thessalonians 4:16-19 & more

Lust

September 5th, 2014

When it came to the deadly sin of lust, Frederick Buechner said simply this: “Lust is the craving for salt by a man dying of thirst.”  Lust, the sin of overwhelming or intense sexual desire, can creep into our thoughts and our actions before we realize it. The amount of times we encounter sex and sexualized images on a daily basis in our advertising, movies, books, televis...2 Samuel 13:1-18 & 1 Corinthians 6:15-20

Gluttony

August 29th, 2014
Gluttony

Nobody wants to think of themselves as a glutton. Of all the seven deadly sins this is probably the one that is most personally embarrassing. But before you excuse yourself and think, at least I don't have trouble with that one; perhaps you should stop and join Groundwork as we dig into scripture to discover what this sin actually involves and what we can do to combat its presence in our li...Philippians 3:19, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27, & more

Greed

August 22nd, 2014

This week as we continue our study of the seven deadly dins, we’re discussing the deadly sin of greed – what this love of possessing does to us spiritually? Is having possessions a bad thing; should we just get rid of it all? How the Holy Spirit can help re-orient us to a better perspective? This week on Groundwork we turn to scripture to answer these crucial questions.

Mark 10:17-25 & Isaiah 58:7-10

Sloth

August 15th, 2014

In nature the animal known as the sloth is a wonder of inactivity. If you see a sloth in a zoo, odds are it will be sound asleep wrapped around a tree branch. When it comes to the sin of sloth, a lot of people think that this is what sloth is: it’s laziness, it’s the couch potato, it’s having low energy in life.  But is that really what the sin of sloth is?  Or is it...Matthew 8:28-34 & Galatians 6:7-10