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Peter: The Ordinary

Jake Goetze | Sunday, March 15, 2020

This week we start a new 10 week (yes, 10 week!) series on Peter. He was just an ordinary man who lived what was in most ways an ordinary life, a big-hearted fisherman who Jesus loved. Our aim in this series is not just to learn about Peter himself but to learn more about Jesus as we see him through Peter’s eyes.

Peter: The Bold

Jake Goetze | Sunday, March 22, 2020

One of Peter’s defining moments was when he walked on water with Jesus. Today we read that story in Matthew 14 carefully, verse by verse, to learn what enabled Peter to look past his fear and take that step. During this time of global pandemic and turmoil, can we learn to trust Jesus in the same way?

Peter: The Learner

Mike Howerton | Sunday, March 29, 2020

This week, we’re excited to welcome Mike Howerton to our regular speaking team! Mike continues our series on Peter with a message on three of most important lessons Peter learned in his short time with Jesus.

Peter: The Rock

Garrett Birkeland | Sunday, April 5, 2020

This week, we discuss what Jesus meant when he referred to Peter as the Rock, and Peter’s answer to the most important question Jesus ever asked: who do you say that I am?

Peter: The Failure

Jake Goetze | Friday, April 10, 2020

In this special Good Friday message, we remember and reflect on a blood-stained cross, and enter the next chapter of Peter’s story: the awful truth of the three times he denied Jesus.

Peter: The Forgiven

Jake Goetze | Sunday, April 12, 2020

In Easters past we have looked at the reality of the resurrection. This year, we look at its result, through the eyes of Peter.

Peter: The Restored

Jake Goetze | Sunday, April 19, 2020

After Jesus’ resurrection, John chapter 21 tells the story of Peter’s restoration. How could the man who denied Jesus in His darkest hour possibly be restored to His side?

Peter: The Preacher

Scott Hetherington | Sunday, April 26, 2020

Today: How an uneducated, impulsive fisherman became a fisher of men.

Peter: The Healer

Mike Howerton | Sunday, May 3, 2020

Peter didn’t have money, but he did have a God-given gift of healing. After God healed a lame man through Peter, people would place the sick where Peter’s shadow would fall on them, believing that even this would heal their loved ones. Today, we explore the theology of God’s gift of healing in Peter’s day … and ours.

Peter: The Liberated

Jake Goetze | Sunday, May 10, 2020

Ten years after the Resurrection, Peter was finally the faith-filled follower of Jesus that he was meant to become. Today, the story of his miraculous liberation from jail, and a tough question it raises concerning God’s character.

Peter: The Dreamer

Scott Hetherington | Sunday, May 17, 2020

Today, from Acts 10, Scott recounts the story of Peter’s bizarre dream at Simon’s house: a sheet full of animals is lowered from heaven, three times. What did it mean for Peter? … And does it mean anything for us?

Peter: The Wise

Jake Goetze | Sunday, May 24, 2020

This week, Jake concludes an epic 12-week series in which we’ve sought to understand Jesus through the life of Peter. We remember who Peter was, who he became, and why, and learn from the wisdom he expressed later in his life in his epistles – 1 and 2 Peter.