Church Blog (Page 3)

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Gentle and Lowly: July 26 – Aug 1

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 5-6 Discussion Questions: What difference does Jesus’ gentle dealing make in the face of your own struggles with sin? What reasons does your heart come up with…

Gentle and Lowly: July 19-25

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 3 – 4 Discussion Questions How does Jesus feel when you come to Him in the midst of your own personal sin-sickness?  How can you be sure? What difference…

Gentle and Lowly: July 12-18

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: Introduction – chapter 2 Discussion Questions How does Jesus’ self-description comfort you?  surprise you?  correct some of your own skewed…

Small Group Reading Plan

Do you know how Jesus really feels about you?  Please watch this brief video to learn about the upcoming plan for our community and fellowship groups.  If you are not currently in a group, please email Sarah Ong (song@redeemercom.org) to get plugged in. You can purchase Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly at any of the following places: amazon.com crossway.org…

Some Additional Resources Related to Race

In this unique cultural moment, every day we face questions regarding our nation’s history and experience of racial injustice. These issues are complex. These issues are grieving. These issues might leave you exhausted. But if we intend to be people who walk humbly with God, and do justice, and love kindness (Micah 6:8), then these are issues we cannot ignore. I…

Justice, Restoration, and Renewal

Our church-planting network, Acts 29, has published a “A Call to Justice, Restoration, and Renewal.” We believe these topics are important for Christians to think carefully—and “Christianly”—about. You can find the entire, longer statement online.  Here is an excerpt: George Floyd’s death-plea, “I can’t breathe,” has become the rallying cry for…

A Few First Steps Toward Re-Gathering

As we look forward to the process of re-gathering, I wanted to write out a few steps for us to consider. (We have sent around a couple of videos which have a little more information on a few of these points; you can find them here and here.) A Few Things to Consider While re-gathering is our goal, it’s very important to remember that this is going to be a process. There’s…

Cambodia Update

Dear Redeemer Family, The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps (Proverbs 16:9).  Don’t you love when God’s Word proves itself so plainly true?!  Oh the stories we could all tell!  Let me briefly share one as it relates to our church’s plans for global missions. As you probably know, last September, our church sent a team of fifteen people to…

None Like Him, Supplements for Ch. 10

All Redeemer ladies are invited to join us as we read and discuss Jen Wilkin’s book, None Like Him, during our fellowship group meetings this year. In each of the book’s ten chapters, Jen explains and highlights one of God’s incommunicable attributes, like His Sovereignty and Self-Existence. Jen’s hope and prayer in writing the book is that as we learn more about our…

Parenting Seminar May 2020

Dear Fellow Parents, I love being a dad! It’s one of my favorite things to be. And it’s really difficult being a dad. Not so much because my children are difficult, but because I am. I have issues. I need help. God’s grace is at work in me, but I require a lot of work.   I have found that frequent check-ups, reminders, and restarts are essential in pretty much every area…