Children of Freedom – Galatians 4:21-31

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Galatians in a series called, “The Real Thing.” Over the last two weeks, we’ve heard Paul tell the Galatians how they’ve been adopted as children of God and how their former way of life should now hold no appeal to them. This week, in Galatians 4:21-31, he shows the implications of their new …

Unraveling Appeal – Galatians 4:8-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next section of our study through Galatians. Junk food looks, smells, and tastes so good, but it offers no nutritional value and does us much more harm than good. Seeking righteousness by our own efforts seems appealing to us as well, but it fails us in every way. Galatians 4:8-20 reveals the false appeal of …

Welcome to the Family – Galatians 4:1-7

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 4:1-7 in the next message of our series, “The Real Thing.” We all know what it’s like to think we have a great plan only to find ourselves deeper in trouble. This is because our natural instincts are enslaved to this world. But when we surrender ourselves to Christ, we find true freedom. This …

Longing for Freedom – John 3 & 19

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our Advent series, “Longing for Christmas”. No one enjoys feeling trapped. Instead, we love the sense of freedom. Most of us would love to be free from the constraints of time, money, or responsibility that can feel suffocating as seek meaning and fulfillment. This week we see how the birth of the Messiah delivers the freedom …