In America, we've all inherited a belief that romance is THE destination of our journeys of life -- that a soulmate is what will complete us.One of the biggest reasons this church exists is to create space for people to experience connection, support, and companionship, so that romance is not the only thing we think to turn to.
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The focus of this church is not a matter of "In vs. Out". Does that then mean the stakes are pretty low here and nothing really matters and everything is the same? We don't think so! We think the stakes of following Jesus and pursuing community the way we do here are very high, because in our experience it's the difference between loneliness and connection.
Identity is: "I am who I am because..." Like, I am who I am because of the celebrity figures, symbols, and ideals I put my trust in. But these things are fragile and can often crumble without warning. Might Jesus offer a more resilient alternative?
Giving ourselves permission to be uncertain, and inviting God into our pain and suffering.
Whether it's a TED talk, a religious conviction or a comedian like Louis CK grabbing our hearts, we get that we live in a culture of materialism and consumerism, but what do we actually do about that?