How could the great beauty of creation found in Genesis 1 so quickly turn to the ugliness of the fall in Genesis 3? The story of the fall is about believing the greatest lie ever told: that God could not be trusted. The seduction of this lie charted the course for sin to enter the … [Read More…] The Fall
The story of Joseph—the son of Jacob and the great-grandson of Abraham—is an example of a life lived under the sovereign hand of God. It’s a story full of faith-building themes like integrity, faithfulness, trust, and forgiveness. Above it all is the loving and powerful hand of our Heavenly Father, who directs all things for the fulfillment of His promises, for our ultimate good and His eternal glory. Join us as we explore the ways the Lord leads His people through hardships and blessings, and learn to trust our mighty God more than ever.
Joseph: A Story of God's Sovereignty
God’s Plan Includes The Peaks And The Pits
Bill BertscheGenesis 37
These are one-off messages on special topics preached by our pastoral staff or guest speakers.
Hope Changes Everything
Bill BertscheTitus 2:11-14
The King Is Coming
Michael BestZechariah 9:9-10
The Story and Significance of the Reformation
Erwin LutzerRomans 1:16-17
Michael BestJeremiah 29:1-14
Baptism: A Radical Act Of Obedience
Steve MasonRomans 6:1-4
Do You Know Him?
Michael BestLuke 7:36-50
What a person believes about Jesus is the most important factor in how they live their life. Our study in Colossians shows us how to fully trust and obey Christ's teachings. Jesus went all in for us; will we go all in for Him?
All In For Jesus
The Dangers of Legalism
Bill BertscheColossians 2:16-19
The Change You Need
Michael BestColossians 2:13-15
Captivated By Christ
Bill BertscheColossians 2:8-12
Fan the Flame
Larry McCarthy, Jr.Colossians 2:6-7
Where’s Your Evidence?
Michael BestColossians 2:1-5
The Mission of Your Life
Bill BertscheColossians 1:24-29
Reconciled to God by Christ
Larry McCarthy, Jr.Colossians 1:21–23
The Greatest of All Time
Michael BestColossians 1:15–20
Deliverance from Darkness
Bill BertscheColossians 1:13-14
A Prisoner’s Prayer: Prescription for Spiritual Growth
Larry McCarthy, Jr.Colossians 1:9-12
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
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
Anxiety: Worry Versus Faith
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:25-34
Location, Light, and Loyalty
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:19-24
Humble And Authentic Faith
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:16-18
Praying Like Jesus: Deliverance
Bill BertscheMatthew 6:13
Praying Like Jesus: Forgiveness
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:12
Praying Like Jesus: Reliance
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:11
Praying Like Jesus: Submission
Bill BertscheMatthew 6:10
Praying Like Jesus: Adoration
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:9
Faith in Ourselves or Our Father
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:5-8
Acting Rather Than Being
Ed StetzerMatthew 6:1-4
Interim Teaching Pastor Ed Stetzer leads us through the book of Philippians, teaching us about unity in the church, perseverance, Christian living, and joy.