Storms are inevitable. We all experience shaking, uncertainty, pain, doubt. And it is clear that our world is as tumultuous as ever, while people trust in all sorts of ideologies, leaders, and systems to bring peace. The Psalms exemplify what it looks like to have the type of trust that anchors us through the storm, a trust rooted in the only immovable foundation.
Author: Derek Brokke (Derek Brokke)
There is no shortage in our culture of voices to be heeded, goals to be achieved, content to be consumed, and tasks to wrap up. Busyness is seen as a badge of honor, as a symbol of importance. The first Psalm offers us a pathway out of our anxious, hectic lives and invites us to dwell on the one voice that matters, the voice that guides us into intimate relationship and fruitful lives in all seasons.
In our Easter Sunday message Derek Brokke shares three implications of the Christ's statement "it is finished": the end to our subjugation, condemnation and separation.
What is speaking in tongues, and how does it function in the church? Is it meant only for the congregation, or does it have a personal function as well? What is the benefit of speaking in tongues, and how does it build up the body? This sermon addresses these questions and others as we explore the place of tongues and interpretation in the local church.