nEW VIDEO SERIES TO ACCOMPANY YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CROSS AND BEYOND

Easter Sunday is the emotional and spiritual mountain top of our faith. No other action, no other outcome, no other promise more profoundly inspires followers of Jesus to live with hope. But before we can celebrate Easter's empty tomb, we have make our way to Jesus' cross and tomb. Those aren't easy journeys, but our faith in Christ demands that we take them.


Our "21 Moments" video series will explore scenes in the life of Jesus - from his baptism through to the cross - so as to invite us into a deeper, more authentic, more faithful walk with him. At its base, his life wasn't much different from ours. Yes, he lived in a different time and faced different challenges, but his approach to those challenges and to the daily grind is something we can and must learn from.


We invite you to join us on March 2 for the debut of the series, and then check back on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays until Easter Sunday for additional episodes as the six week journey progresses. A concluding episode will appear on Easter Sunday, April 17. All episodes will also be posted on YouTube.


Some of the 21 moments from Jesus' life the series will explore:

  • His baptism
  • His temptation by the devil
  • Some of his difficult sayings and teachings
  • How he fed more than 5,000 people with a few fish and some bread loaves
  • His definition of greatness
  • His confrontation with religious big shots
  • His death on a cross


We'll post all the episodes on this page, so bookmark it for easy access as the series unfolds.


Pasted below are the available episodes!

Moment 1: Jesus' baptism

Our series begins with the first "moment"  of Jesus' life described by Mark's Gospel, his baptism. What can we take from what the voice of God spoke to Jesus as he came up out of the water? Click below to find out Bill Coley's response to that question.

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MOMENT 2: temptation

Immediately after his baptism, according to the Gospels, Jesus experienced forty days of temptation in a wilderness. Highs and lows. Authority and testing. In this episode. we visit Jesus' wilderness and find support for journeys through our own.

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MOMENT 3: healed to serve

Our new video series moves to a small, almost incidental scene near the launch of Jesus' public ministry to find a powerful hope and an equally power directive.

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moment 4: sCUM PATROL

Some invitations we just can't reject. In this episode of our new video series, we're offered one such invitation. Don't come overdressed or intent on showing off. Don't come to curry favor or leave impressions. Come to be yourself, your wounded, broken, needy self. You WILL be welcomed. You WILL be made new.

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MOMENT 5: CHANGE

Change one of the few constants in the modern world. Change is a necessary component if we are to have the life to which Jesus came to invite us. Watch this video to discover the need and value of change in our lives.

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moment 6: STORY TIME

Jesus told stories, some of which are difficult to understand. In truth, there's much about life that's hard to understand. Fortunately, we can open our hearts to understanding. Watch this episode in our series to find out more.

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moment 7: Have faith

We turn to one of the most necessary subjects in Christianity, faith. Faith is a friend - a force - most needed in challenging times. Given the challenges we currently face both locally and globally, this episode is a "right place at the right time" moment. Be blessed.

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moment 8: No rest

It can be a lot easier not to care, or at least to take time off from caring, than always to be "on" our Christian game. But if we are to follow Jesus as he wants us to follow him, we don't have such a choice. Fortunately we have help and hope in our efforts to live tirelessly in the name of Christ. Watch this video to be reminded and encouraged about the good you will do this week.

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MOMENT 9: tRADITION!

In this episode we witness Jesus' encounter with and commentary on empty, robotic spiritual practices and traditions, traditions devoid of value or meaning. We're all susceptible to such errors. Perhaps it's time for a checkup?

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moment 10: Make Mistakes

Few Bible texts are as challenging as the one reviewed in this episode of our series. Jesus appears to call a woman a dog! How can we use such a difficult text for our good... once we get past our astonishment?

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MOMENT 11: hE'S GOT THIS

Surrounded by stress, conflict, and anxiety, it's easy to forget the reminder we discover in this "moment" in Jesus' life. Whether you need encouragement or know someone who does, take this moment and share it with others.

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moment 12: a lIFE-GIVING CHALLENGE

Do you remember your confession of faith in Christ? Since you made that confession, have you received what you expected to receive? Has the life Jesus called you to live been the life you thought you'd live? Join us for a candid assessment of the challenges of living the Christ life.

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21 MOMENTS: Follow your "Christinct"

Followers of Jesus make mistakes just like everyone else in the world. But as followers, we have the power and authority to acknowledge and learn from our mistakes. We have Christ in us!

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MOMENT 14: ACT LIKE A CHILD

Oh, the joy of youth! Who among the adults among hasn't wanted to be a kid again, at least for a few moments? According to Jesus, we all need to be more childlike in order to receive the full blessing of the Kingdom of God. Join us in this episode for some helpful reminders about the Kingdom and how best to experience it.

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MOMENT 15: We all got something

In case no one's told you, you're not perfect. Okay, we know you know that; in fact, you may well have been the best source of confirmation of your imperfection, In this scene, Jesus offers his own confirmation of our woundedness AND some much needed hope.

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MOMENT 16: FIGURE IT OUT

You have what it takes to figure out your life! That profound assertion from a story about whose name is on a coin. View this "moment" for more information and the key to your figuring it out.

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moment 17: listen and live

Going to church is great (you oughta do it!) but there's more to the Christian life than what a church can teach you. The addition of living to what we learn in the subject of this episode in our ongoing series.

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MOMENT 18: On the night he was betrayed

We begin the final week of this video series with a look at the Last Supper. An expression of divine grace received on a night filled with betrayal - betrayal that looks a lot like our own.

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moment 19: In the garden

Without what happens in the Garden of Gethsemane, there is no Easter. It's as simple as that as Bill Coley explains in this poignant yet hopeful episode in our series (SPOILER ALERT: There are only two episodes left. Stay tuned!)

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moment 20: The crucifixion

The crucifixion is at the core of the Christian story: without it, there is no resurrection without it. Tune in to this video to explore an aspect of this familiar piece of our faith that may not have caught your attention.

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moment 21: The resurrection

Jesus is alive! That's good news for him (duh!) and it's also good news for us, who struggle with challenging realities in nearly every dimension of modern life. Prepare for YOUR next great moment in this series-closing episode.

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