Story of Restoration

We know how God's presence was evident in previous generations, and we invite God to make Himself known in our time (Habakkuk 3:2). God's story has always been one about restoring peace, and with the "Our Turn" campaign, we recognize our opportunity to see how each person's story is a glimpse to God's greater narrative of peace/welfare. Steven and Jessica Gereghty, covenant members at our Downtown Campus, openly share about a recent ...

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Cultivator or Consumer

It is possible that some believers in Christ may want to receive all of the blessings of grace from God but care little about carrying on that ministry of reconciliation towards others. While this may be the desire of some, the New Testament does not say this is an option for those who are in Christ. A.W. Tozer says, “Erroneously, many are taught and believe that the Christian life is ...

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Practicing Reconciliation

“All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:18–19 NIV) I admit that I’m always the best at remembering exactly how things happened in the past. The details of our lives are ...

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