Oct 21, 2019
having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute.
Did you know that Jesus calls us to be shrewd? We are supposed to use the gifts that He’s given us, supposed to be creative. The good news about this? He has equipped us to do so, and He is with us as we try. This is the subject of...
Sep 4, 2019
Humble leaders channel their ambitions and drives towards the greatest good. They have the desire to help other people become great, instead of themselves. Jesus talks about this in the Gospel of Luke, the fourteenth chapter, where he also addresses the idea of true hospitality. “Hospitality, Jesus style” includes...
Sep 4, 2019
So often, people focus on the "Thou Shalt Nots" of the 10 Commandments and the Bible in general. But when we focus on the "Thou Shalts" we get a picture of what God wants us to do for the greater good. Pastor Ron Cox gets to the heart of the matter in this inspiring sermon at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks,...
Aug 19, 2019
Youth at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks, California, went on a service tour this summer, heading north in in our big, color splashed bus. It included serving at a homeless shelter, toiling under the sun in a community garden, and experiencing the Holy Spirit at work. Here, they talk about this...
Aug 12, 2019
Pastor Jack Ledbetter preaches this sermon titled, “Who Are You Waiting For?” from the Gospel of Luke, 12:32-40. Jesus tells us to be ready, that the Son of Man will come when He is least expected.