Posts from January 2016

Needed: Meals Ministry Volunteers

One of the ways we can “serve one another in love” (Gal 5:13) is by providing meals during a time of need (new baby, serious illness, moving). Whether you prefer  to provide a few meals during a specific month, or you are available throughout the year, you can bless church families in need. Please visit the sign-up sheet in the…

New Community Group: Romans

Wanted: people to study the Bible deeply, praying that God would reshape their souls. A new Community Group is forming to carefully read the book of Romans together. It will meet at the Jambura home (5211 Sorrento Drive, Boise) on Wednesday evenings, starting Mar 2. For more information, email Dr. Jambura.

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you Nathan Branahl for these questions! What did you think of when Brad asked the congregation to associate the word ‘temple’? — an ice breaker question 🙂 Jesus is not an inert, hunk of rock, yet he is described as the Living Stone.  How should our imagination help slow down and inform our reading…

A Prayer for the Peace of God

Our heavenly Father, we praise and adore you for many reasons. Today, in particular, we rejoice in your commitment to give us peace—to center, settle, and encourage our hearts. You never pressure us just to “get over it, buck up, and be strong.” You welcome us in our weakness, confusion, and frailties. In Paul’s words,…

Sermon Discussion Questions

1. Brad outlined different worldviews and their stances on suffering: -Buddhism: suffering is an illusion -Karma: suffering is deserved -atheism: suffering is meaningless -stoicism: suffering is endured -secularism: suffering is avoided Which of these do you encounter most in your conversations with non-Christians? Why are these viewpoints so ineffective in answering the question of suffering?…

The Marriage Project

We have a new Community Group, focused on marriage, launching tomorrow! What – A small group; a monthly party with food, drink, fellowship; a celebration of marriage and a way to connect with your All Saints family When – Initial Informational Gathering – Saturday, January 16 at 6:30 PM, and then the 2nd Saturday of each month (Feb 13, March…

Sermon Discussion Questions

1) What is hope? 2) Do you struggle with the doctrine of election? If so, how so? 3) In what ways do your feelings affect your theology? (This question is related to Brad’s comments during confession of sin.) 4) “Desires of the heart and unanswered questions as opposed to a firm confidence and a living hope.”…

Sermon Discussion Questions

1. What excites you about this new sermon series?  Do you have any expectations based on what Brian told us to look for in this study? 2. There are several possible reactions to the person of Peter as described in the Gospels. What are these and what does his character tell you about the Christian…