Joy To The World, The Lord Has Come

The word Advent speaks of “the arrival” of the Savior, but the story of the Christmas season doesn’t end there. As we live between the first arrival and the second coming of Christ, how shall we respond to the good news? Jesus came to serve the hurting and to save the lost; our response to … [Read More…] Joy To The World, The Lord Has Come

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

09/08/2019

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.

Single Messages

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

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

06/23/2019

The Dangers of Legalism

Bill BertscheColossians 2:16-19

06/09/2019

The Change You Need

Michael BestColossians 2:13-15

06/02/2019

Captivated By Christ

Bill BertscheColossians 2:8-12

05/26/2019

Fan the Flame

Larry McCarthy, Jr.Colossians 2:6-7

05/19/2019

Where’s Your Evidence?

Michael BestColossians 2:1-5

05/05/2019

The Mission of Your Life

Bill BertscheColossians 1:24-29

04/28/2019

Reconciled to God by Christ

Larry McCarthy, Jr.Colossians 1:21–23

04/14/2019

The Greatest of All Time

Michael BestColossians 1:15–20

04/07/2019

Deliverance from Darkness

Bill BertscheColossians 1:13-14

03/31/2019

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

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

07/01/2018

Anxiety: Worry Versus Faith

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:25-34

06/24/2018

Location, Light, and Loyalty

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:19-24

06/17/2018

Humble And Authentic Faith

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:16-18

06/10/2018

Praying Like Jesus: Deliverance

Bill BertscheMatthew 6:13

06/03/2018

Praying Like Jesus: Forgiveness

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:12

05/27/2018

Praying Like Jesus: Reliance

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:11

05/20/2018

Praying Like Jesus: Submission

Bill BertscheMatthew 6:10

05/13/2018

Praying Like Jesus: Adoration

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:9

05/06/2018

Faith in Ourselves or Our Father

Ed StetzerMatthew 6:5-8

04/08/2018

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.

The Joy Of The Gospel Together

02/05/2017

A Faith Family that Serves

Ed Stetzer

01/29/2017

Knowing Jesus: Experiencing Joy in the Gospel

Ed Stetzer

01/22/2017

Knowing Jesus: Five Practices of a Growing Disciple

Ed Stetzer

01/15/2017

Knowing Jesus: The Great Exaltation

Bill Bertsche

12/25/2016

The Magi and Us

Ed Stetzer

12/11/2016

Putting Others First

Ed Stetzer

12/04/2016

Unity in the Church

Ed Stetzer

11/27/2016

Living Worthy Lives

Michael Best

11/20/2016

Why We Need One Another

Ed Stetzer

11/13/2016

To Live is Christ

Ed Stetzer