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  • Whether you’ve been anxious about your health, your job security, your financial state, or your relationships, most all of us have some degree of dealing with the state of anxiety.
     
    Sunday, Pastor Shawn spent some time in Jeremiah 17 looking at what we can do with our anxiety, and how going to the Lord is our only hope for peace.


  • I’ve spent quite some time thinking about what to say in this post. My wife, Haley, said I should write about dealing with stress because she thinks I’m good at it, which I find funny but wrong. If there is one thing I harp on with her, it’s that we make sure we rest. However, stress is a very real part of my life. It’s something that I’m continually working through, so I agreed with her that this may be worth exploring. Get ready for some random thought processing...


  • If you have a hard time understanding finances in light of God's kingdom you aren't alone. It may seem that finances and physical resources are at odds with your spiritual life. But that can't be farther from the truth. Jesus talked about money more frequently than hell.

    This past Sunday, Pastor Shawn taught on the Biblical perspective of money and God's kingdom, and there was also a live Q&A panel with a few Redemption members...


  • Your love will surely come find us. This truth has really hit me recently over and over again as I navigate this life on earth in relationship with God, our perfect and loving Father. We go astray, it seems, daily. His love coming to find us, leaving the ninety-nine in the open field to find the one, can definitely be about an initial moment of individual salvation, but our God doesn’t stop there. He comes after us repeatedly and persistently...


  • We are really looking forward to a new sermon series dealing with some of the harder issues that challenge us in life: worry, fear, finances, and anxiety. We had an amazing Easter celebration weekend celebrating God’s victory and worshipping Jesus. But what happens when your victorious faith gets tested in the trials and temptations of life?...


  • There’s a difference between hope and expectancy. We hope we win the lottery, we hope a conversation goes well, but are we merely hoping that our Savior will come through for us? Hoping He’ll fight for us?  How do we shift our perspective from hopefulness to assurance?...


  • To best prepare for Good Friday and Easter, I welcome you to be unchained and free to meet Jesus this weekend. You may be distracted by good things like serving, you may be distracted by sinful things, you may be distracted by life. But this weekend, come and sit with Jesus...


  • Last Sunday, Pastor Shawn preached through the gospel of Luke with short vignettes of the life of Jesus. What was He like to be around? How would you have experienced Him? Is He like you expected? Read more in the summary below...
     


  • Sometimes I tell people that I cannot give away what I do not have. This is true of the money the Lord allows me as well as the intangibles, like peace. If I don’t have peace, how can I impart peace to someone who is worried and afraid? If I don’t invest time into hiding God’s Word in my heart, how can I release His promises to others to bring life?...