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Jordan Warntjes
Castle Rock, CO
Associate Pastor at New Hope Presbyterian Church
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Lent is a season of remembering the life of Christ, with it climaxing on Good Friday and then Easter. We often pay attention to the sacrifice of Christ, but less to the life of Christ. One of the interesting things about Jesus is that when people approached him and thought... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2020 at LIFE Lines
There are two types of thought when it comes to change: It’s a band aid, you just have to rip it off and get it over with and let everything reset accordingly. Change is a slow and grueling process that takes time. We all want to change or even transform.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2020 at LIFE Lines
As we grow older and hopefully wiser, we find that many religions can be expressing the same desire to have a deity greater than ourselves, one that is about compassion and love. Then at that point in your journey, you should ask yourself, why Christianity? Why this religion? What does... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2019 at LIFE Lines
Most often we place gratitude in with saying thank you, or simply being a polite person. We also use gratitude as a way of shaming others; “You should be thankful that you have food at all!” “There are starving people all over the world!” We can use gratitude to smooth... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at LIFE Lines
As we enter into the month of October, New Hope is talking about doing good. In Christianity being good has often been criticized, because we are saved by faith, not by works. Sadly we lose something in that frame of mind. Yes, it is true we are saved by faith... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at LIFE Lines
Photo by Alexandru Tudorache on Unsplash Spring Cleaning during Lent This past Sunday we started a new sermon series called Spring Cleaning. This series is meant to help us prepare our hearts for Easter by decluttering our physical and spiritual lives. When we call a place home we tend to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at LIFE Lines
Advent begins this Sunday! For many this is a busy time of year, running around buying presents, making sure the house is ready for relatives, putting together end of the year expenses, etc, etc. Advent is a time of anticipation the video that is attached to this post explains it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at LIFE Lines
Photo by Matt Zhou on Unsplash Summer has always been a time of renewal. We seem to set aside our normal ways and make way for relaxation and vacation. And we should, we don't work sabbath into our normal daily routines enough, but sadly one thing that we tend to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2018 at LIFE Lines
This past Sunday we talked about the story of Jonah and the Whale. Often we simply talk about that part of the story, Jonah and the Whale, and we miss out on some of the deeper messages of this wonderful tale. Typically it's a story about obedience to God, to... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at LIFE Lines
Clothes have symbolically played a role in humanity. Since the story of Eden when Adam and Eve realized they were naked and felt ashamed, so they created clothes, clothes have meant more to us then we have realized. For some it's a status symbol, the nicer the clothes the high... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at LIFE Lines
Throughout Lent we have discovered the sermon on the mount, ending with the beatitudes with the climax of Easter upon us let's take a look at what all of this means for us, not only once a year, but each day of our lives. Jesus turns our understanding of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at LIFE Lines
What is a podcast? A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. That definition comes from the it's legit. What do we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at LIFE Lines
Photo by Eran Menashri on Unsplash The last two weeks at New Hope we have heard sermons that connect with Jesus. Which makes sense since we are in the season of Lent. We heard a sermon about the 3rd way that Jesus often takes and last week we heard Russ... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at LIFE Lines
via GIPHY Remember that show, Fear Factor? When contestants went on this game show to win money by facing fears of heights, fast driving cars, and eating gross foods? The whole show surrounded itself around facing your fears and the one to conquer all of the fears one the money!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at LIFE Lines
This Sunday we talk about fear and it's place in our lives. Watch this music video and discuss with your groups the questions below. What are some of the fears that hold you back? What would happen if you faced those fears? What would happen if you don't? · Who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at LIFE Lines
The Long Road With the dawn of digital technology we are finding all kinds of ways to make things easier. To find a shortcut. This can be extremely beneficial for humanity and sometimes it can make us lazier. With any kind of shortcut or new way of doing things it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at LIFE Lines
As we enter 2018 we are diving into a new series, Getting our Bearings, Finding our Way. This series is a way for us to try to discover the presence of God in our lives, especially when it feels chaotic, or like a wilderness. Throughout scripture wilderness is the place... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at LIFE Lines
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