Teaching Series


01
Dec 2016
The Name: How Are You Called?

Most parents today get to choose names for their children. Sometimes they choose a family name; other times they choose a name that has a particular meaning or simply one that they like. Whatever the case, names are normally just beautiful words with nice meanings rather than deep identity statements. It was different with Jesus. First off, his parents didn’t get to choose his name; it was given to them by an angel. And even though he had one common name (archaeologists have discovered over 70 “Yeshuas” in burial sites in first-century......

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03
Oct 2016
Escape Velocity: A Series on Ecclesiastes

We all know that life is hard, but what should we do about it? One of the most common strategies is to build rockets that we hope will blast us out of the difficulty, rockets of knowledge acquisition, career success, wealth creation, or healthy living. These rocket building efforts are futile, however, because it’s actually impossible for them to ever achieve escape velocity. We can’t escape or break free from the meaninglessness that permeates our lives. We keep trying, and we keep failing. If we can’t escape the mess and meaninglessness, how......

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28
Aug 2016

We talk about movies every summer because of how pervasive they are in our cultural consciousness. They provide a painfully clear glimpse into the world around us, and they open the door to hard conversations about how God is pursuing us in all of this. We’re aware that people are talking about these movies, and that you will have the chance to enter that conversation and invite friends and co-workers into our honest talks about the films. To be clear: we’re not screening these movies inside Warehouse, and we’re not endorsing their......

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21
Feb 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. famously remarked that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Within this long arc of the universe lies the shorter arcs of our individual lives. Each one has a slightly different shape, but we all desire our lives to bend toward beauty and glory instead of chaos and ruin. But can we know the overall trajectory? Are there everyday habits and choices that can keep our lives bending toward beauty? How much of this is in our hands, and how much is......

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