“Run Toward the New Life,” John 19: 38-20:18
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“Run Toward the New Life,” John 19: 38-20:18

Two weeks ago, we talked about the death of Jesus. And to the naked eye, Jesus’ death was the outcome of arrogant and jealous religious leaders, a weak politician and a broken system. Without knowing who Jesus was, how Jesus lived and the things Jesus said, his story might just be one of more injustice....

“Stay on Mission,” Luke 19:10 | Pastor Mike Williams
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“Stay on Mission,” Luke 19:10 | Pastor Mike Williams

Have you ever been lost? And by lost I mean you had a destination in mind but you just had no idea how to get there. Have you ever been there or have those moments? You know where you want to be and you’re going, but your GPS is not cooperating. It is just spinning...

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CORF UPDATE #37 | NOVEMBER 20

“And Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them…” John 6:11 (NKJV) Thanksgiving week is just around the corner, but for many of us this will a totally different experience for a wide range of reasons. What if we set aside the ritual of this week and its traditional activities...

“It Is Finished!” John 19:16-37
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“It Is Finished!” John 19:16-37

Tonight we’re going to walk through John’s description of the crucifixion of Jesus. Each gospel writer told the story of the cross, but none of them told it completely or comprehensively. The Holy Spirit inspired Matthew, Mark, Luke and John to write not only what they remember and not only what they have been told,...

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CORF UPDATE #36 | NOVEMBER 13

“Anyone who chooses to do the will of God will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.” (John 7:17 NIV) The weekend is upon us and we have a lot planned for you to give you as may options as possible to worship, to serve, to live...

“Search Me and Know Me: Then What?” Psalm 139:23-24
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“Search Me and Know Me: Then What?” Psalm 139:23-24

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting.” (Psalm 139:23-24 NKJV) What happens when God starts revealing our hearts to us? The word says, “to search me God, know my heart, try...

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CORF UPDATE #35 | NOVEMBER 06

“I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.” (John 5:30b NIV) Have you ever wonder how Jesus was ever able to endure and faithfully obey the Father all of his life? This is why, he only sought to please one person, his Father. Is this our posture and goal? We encourage you...

“Who Is Your King?” John 19:12-16
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“Who Is Your King?” John 19:12-16

Tonight’s passage ends the six phase trial of Jesus that we’ve been talking about for a couple of months. In a span of twelve, no more than eighteen hours, Jesus has been betrayed by a friend, arrested by a crowd of hundreds of soldiers and officers; he had been illegally questioned by the former high...

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CORF UPDATE #34 | OCTOBER 30

“The man took Jesus at his word and departed.” (John 4:50b NIV) Are you taking Jesus at his word? Have you expected one thing and Jesus told you something completely different? Please take the time to ponder over this and consider his word and all the promises Jesus made to you, individually and corporately. Let...

“Reuniting with the Godhead,” Genesis 1:26
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“Reuniting with the Godhead,” Genesis 1:26

We are in this world, but we’re not of it. We are of the kingdom of God. Our citizenship is in heaven. That said, there is a reason why we are on this earth. God’s plan was to not only extend His kingdom, but also to extend His family from heaven to earth. God knew...