The Pursuit of Rest – Leviticus 25

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Leviticus by discussing our pursuit of rest. We all need rest. Most of us could use a lot more of it than we actually get. But rest is about more than just sitting down or sleeping in. In Leviticus 25 God tells us about how He orders life to give His people rest. …

Longing for Rest – John 1

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our Advent series, “Longing for Christmas” in John 1. Christmas is a wonderful season full of joy and hope and anticipation. Unfortunately, for many these amazing gifts are reminder of that something is missing the rest of the year. Join us as we begin to see how the advent of Jesus meets the unfulfilled desires of …

Practical Sabbath – Mark 2:23-28

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Pastor Jonathan closes our back-to-school series, “Recess” by looking at Mark 2:23-28. We have discussed what Sabbath is and why we reject it. But, how do we actually implement a biblical Sabbath rest into our lives? This Sunday we see Jesus confronted about His “work” on the Sabbath. From this we draw four foundations for Sabbath practice in our own …

Sabbath Diagnostics – Why We Reject Rest

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our back-to-school series on God’s Sabbath rest. Last week we discussed the gift of Sabbath and why it is valuable for our lives. But why then do we so often reject it? This week we will look at reasons we reject Sabbath, the idols that lie behind them, and how we can overcome them to embrace …

Rest For the Restless – Exodus 20:8-11

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg kicks off our back to school series, “Recess,” by teaching on the beauty and blessing of God’s Sabbath rest. Our world moves FAST! It often feels like we have to work harder and harder to keep up. This, inevitably, leaves us all feeling worn out. But this is not the way we were created to live. This …