In this introduction to 1 John, Pastor Jeremy Treat gives some background on John and his letter and teaches how the reality of Jesus creates truly authentic, fully loving gospel community.
In this special teaching, Pastor Jeremy Treat shares about our church’s identity, our mission in Los Angeles, where we’ve been in 2016, and where we sense God leading us in 2017.
Do our sins and brokenness define our identity? Pastoral Resident Mike Portland preaches from Mark 1:40-45 on what it’s like for each of us to be healed, truly and miraculously, by a compassionate savior.
What are we remembering when we give gifts on Christmas? In this message, Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Luke 2:8-20 why Jesus is God’s ultimate gift to humankind and why this is “good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”
Can we have joy now for things that haven’t happened yet? In this Advent message, Pastor Adam Smith preaches from Luke 1:26-56 on Mary’s emotional, intellectual, and active response to God’s work, culminating in a song of joy for both the present and the future.
Can joy actually thrive in suffering? Visiting pastor Casey Fritz preaches from Isaiah 49:8-18 how God’s real and personal response to our real and personal pain redefines both suffering and joy.
The holidays are considered a time of joy, but can we find joy in the midst of hardship? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Nehemiah 8:1-12 on the joy found in the Lord regardless of circumstances, and how that joy sustains us through life.
How do we glorify God in our daily jobs? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 1:20-23 on the purpose of work, and how we can use our vocations for the glory of God and the good of others.
How does God call men, women, and children to live? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from Proverbs 31 on the dignity and beauty of biblical masculinity and femininity, and the power found in being part of God’s family.
How does the Bible depict sex, and how does that apply to our lives? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 5 on sex as a good gift from God, while addressing the destructive nature of sin and the abundant grace and forgiveness found in Christ.
Why are words so powerful? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from Proverbs 26:17-28 on being wise in how we speak and realizing that our words ultimately reflect our hearts – which only God can change.
Why is friendship such a significant part of the Christian life? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 27:5-10 on true friendship, which is marked by loving correction, wise counsel, and lasting commitment.