1 Peter

Why Belonging Matters (1 Peter 2:4-12)

“If you could dream up the perfect church, what would it look like?” asks a recent book. The author then goes on to describe his ideal church: located in a major city in

Your Future is Bright (1 Peter 1:3-9)

Big Idea: Because Jesus rose again, I can have hope for my future that gives me joy for today. One of the greatest surprises about humanity is how much we can survive — if

The Congregational Code (1 Peter 5:1-11)

I want to read you a couple of profiles that describe a person, and see which one you like better. The first description has words like these: considerate, good-natured, team-player, thoughtful, dependable, good

Living Faithfully When It Costs (1 Peter 4:1-11)

Last week, those of us who were here looked at the ways that Christians usually interact with culture. Some Christians withdraw from culture. They keep their noses clean and think that the real

Engaging Culture (1 Peter 3:8-22)

We've been looking at the book of 1 Peter, which is a book written to small churches scattered throughout part of the Roman empire a couple of thousand years ago. They