Sermons on “Covenant”

Students of Covenant

As we continue in our series on growing a kingdom culture, Terri shared some thoughts about how we can all grow in our covenant commitment to be learners. Are there ways for us to learn outside of our comfort zone? Lets have eyes to see and ears to hear what the Holy Spirit is teaching us. 

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Covenant Life – Josias Hansen

Faith, just like life, was never meant to be experienced alone. We need one another for encouragement and accountability. Yet, for many Christians today, personal encouragement and accountability is easily lost. Within the Kingdom, we are brought into a covenant family where we invite one another to lovingly challenge and encourage us to remain faithful to our covenant and to Jesus’ kingdom way of life.

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Peace – Bonnie St. Jean

Bonnie discusses the concept of Christian non-violence including its history in the church, its centrality in Anabaptist tradition as well as the specific ways in which Third Way strives to embrace peace and non-violence and what this means for us.

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Submission – Terri Churchill

Terri acknowledges the way that submission has been misused and misunderstood by the church and undermined by the larger culture while exploring a Biblical and covenantal understanding of the word. Are you ready to lay down the heavy burden of always having to get your own way?

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Blessing – Terri Churchill

Terri begins to unpack elements of our Third Way Covenant that contribute to a healthy environment where the Kingdom of God grows and flourishes among us. ‘Blessing’ is the first covenant commitment we’re examining. How does the practice of blessing grow the Kingdom of God, and how can we resist the dominant culture characterized by the very opposite of blessing: cursing?

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It Is Finished – Chris Senkler

From the cross, when Jesus said, “It is finished,” he was saying much more than is often expected. This moment in Jesus’ life was long prophesied about. In these words, Jesus pronounces that his mission has been fully accomplished, that the old covenant has finally been eclipsed by the new.

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Divorce & Oaths – Chris Senkler

Chris digs into the Scriptures to reveal the meaning and intended outcome of Jesus’ teaching on divorce and making oaths.

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Embodying The Spirit – Josias Hansen

Josias Hansen shares the biblical and historical roots of what it means for the church to be the Body of Christ.

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A Fickle Humanity and a Faithful God – Chris Senkler

Chris Senkler shows how the people who praised “Hosanna” and hailed Jesus as the coming king may be the very ones who later shouted, “Crucify him!” Like them, we find ourselves to be deeply complex characters within the covenant story, characters whose unredeemed motives, desires, and passions all too often drive our behavior and actions.

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Love and War – Covenant and Spiritual Warfare

Paul Eddy teaches on how our theology around covenant interacts with our theology of spiritual warfare.

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