Back To The Basics

How can our church be a catalyst for change in Chicago? In this new series, we’re getting back to the basics as we explore how our message, mission, and motivation can contribute to meaningful change in our city. As we seek to effectively represent Jesus, may the mission of our lives be the mission of … [Read More…] Back To The Basics

In this series, we're exploring how the life of the early church gives us the mission, message, and motivation to be a catalyst for change today in Chicago.

Be The Church

09/16/2018

Back To The Basics

Michael BestActs 1:1-11

We're walking through the Gospel of Matthew together, learning about the freedom experienced only through faith in Christ. Currently, we are studying the teaching of Jesus during the Sermon on the Mount.

The Gospel According To Matthew

09/09/2018

Jesus, Outrage, and the Gospel

Ed StetzerMatthew 9:9-13

09/02/2018

Healer, Master, and Savior

Bill BertscheMatthew 8:14-17

08/26/2018

The Mount, The Margins, and The Miracle

Ed StetzerMatthew 8:5-13

08/19/2018

Come To Jesus

Ed StetzerMatthew 8:1-4

08/12/2018

The Solid Rock

Ed StetzerMatthew 7:24-29

08/05/2018

Kingdom Warnings

Larry McCarthy, Jr.Matthew 7:13-23

07/29/2018

Don’t Stop Now

Michael BestMatthew 7:7-12

07/22/2018

The Dangers of a Critical Spirit

Bill BertscheMatthew 7:1-6

07/15/2018

Seek First the Kingdom, Find the King’s Peace

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:33-34

07/08/2018

Your Father’s Promise Destroys Your Worry

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:31-32

These are one-off messages on special topics preached by our pastoral staff or guest speakers.

Single Messages

04/29/2018

Warmth, Welcome, and Witness

Ed Stetzer2 Timothy 4:5

04/22/2018

Evangelism As A Mark Of Christian Maturity

Jerry RootPhilemon 6

04/15/2018

Your Final Exam

Mark Hitchcock2 Corinthians 5:9-11

04/01/2018

Hope Changes Everything

Bill BertscheTitus 2:11-14

03/25/2018

The King Is Coming

Michael BestZechariah 9:9-10

10/29/2017

The Story and Significance of the Reformation

Erwin LutzerRomans 1:16-17

09/03/2017

Homesick Christians

Michael BestJeremiah 29:1-14

08/06/2017

Baptism: A Radical Act Of Obedience

Steve MasonRomans 6:1-4

07/16/2017

Do You Know Him?

Michael BestLuke 7:36-50

On God's road to financial freedom, we learn God’s design for the pursuit of lasting treasure and ultimate joy.

God's Road to Financial Freedom

02/04/2018

Money’s Purpose

Ed StetzerLuke 12:31-34

01/28/2018

Greed’s Antidote

Ed Stetzer1 Timothy 6: 17-19

01/21/2018

Debt’s Dangers

Bill Bertsche1 Timothy 6:6-10

01/14/2018

God’s Ownership

Ed Stetzer1 Chronicles 29:10–14

When all seems lost, there is hope in a Savior who finds us.

Lost and Found

01/07/2018

The Lost Sons

Michael BestLuke 15:11-32

12/31/2017

When All Seems Lost

Michael BestLuke 15:1-10

Learn about God's special role for the family, marriage, and relationships in this series.

Home Improvement: Family, Faith and Relationships

07/09/2017

The Marriage Bed: God’s Design for Sex

Ed Stetzer

07/02/2017

PG Parenting in an R-Rated World

Ed Stetzer

06/25/2017

The Making, Breaking and Restoration of Marriage

Ed Stetzer

06/18/2017

Step Up: Men, Fatherhood and Faith

Ed Stetzer

06/11/2017

The Advantages of Singleness

Bill Bertsche

06/04/2017

What the Bible Teaches about Family

Ed Stetzer

This series, leading up to Easter Sunday 2017, encouraged us to boldly proclaim the gospel message around the world. Like the apostles, we too are sent to scatter the message of the good news of Jesus Christ.

SENT

04/30/2017

Scatter

Kevin Harney

04/23/2017

Sent with Jesus

Ed Stetzer

04/16/2017

Jesus is Sent for You

Ed Stetzer

04/09/2017

Sent to the Harvest

Ed Stetzer

Interim Teaching Pastor Ed Stetzer leads us through the book of Philippians, teaching us about unity in the church, perseverance, Christian living, and joy.

The Joy Of The Gospel Together

05/28/2017

God’s Promise For God’s People

Ed Stetzer

05/21/2017

Giving That Pleases God

Bill Bertsche

05/14/2017

Learning To Be Content

Ed Stetzer

05/07/2017

Think of These Things

Ed Stetzer

04/02/2017

Stand Firm: The Medicine for Worry is Gospel Joy and Peace

Ed Stetzer

03/19/2017

Standing Firm: Unity in the Church

Ed Stetzer

03/12/2017

Kingdom View and Kingdom Lives

Ed Stetzer

03/05/2017

Hope for Helpless Hypocrites

Ed Stetzer

02/26/2017

Religion Versus The Gospel

Ed Stetzer

02/19/2017

Partners of Character: Epaphroditus

Ed Stetzer