Love Where You Live // Spring 2016

The premise is simple. When Jesus said, "love your neighbor as yourself," He built in a strategy for believers to reach their community, and even city, starting right next door.

Forgiveness
April 24 // Pastor Jeremy Self

Relationships are messy, so we will have to practice forgiveness if we are going to remain in relationship. As we experience the forgiveness of God in Christ, we are increasingly enabled to let go of any resentment we may feel towards our neighbor.

Conflict Resolution
April 17 // Pastor Lee Rutter

The Bible asks us to live at peace with everyone and to do all that we’re able to resolve conflict. This requires an attitude of humility. In this message, we learn how to resolve conflict with our neighbors.

Tolerance and Grace
April 10 // Pastor Alex Alexander

While loving our neighbor begins with presence and compassion, we won't get very far unless we practice tolerance and grace. Learning to respect others regardless of our lifestyle differences, and extending love even when we don't think they deserve it.

Presence and Compassion
April 3 // Pastor Jeremy Self

Jesus said that Loving God & Loving our Neighbor summarizes the whole law of God. But loving our neighbors—even knowing them—isn’t always easy or convenient. Jesus told the story of the Good Samaritan to show us that true neighborliness involves compassion, but that can only take place when we are first present.