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 In churches all across America you’ll frequently hear the term “the gospel”. It's the driving force behind the Church and all that it believes. But do we fully grasp what the gospel is and how it impacts our lives? It’s possible one of the greatest pictures of the gospel is found in adoption. God chose us and adopted us into His family so we’re looking to this illustration to discover what the gospel really is. 


rejected

Drew Karschner
October 28, 2018

No one likes to be rejected, but we all have been at some point in our lives. Whether it was part of the job search process, an old boyfriend or girlfriend, or not getting picked for the team, we all know how rejection feels. But all of us are born rejecting God through Adam’s sin. Yet despite our rejection of Him, He has chosen to love us.


redemption

Drew Karschner
November 4, 2018

Everything in life has value, and that value is determined by what someone is willing to pay for it. The problem for mankind is that sin made us not very valuable. But God saw us differently and paid a steep price for us, even though we are unworthy.


Ratification

Drew Karschner
November 11, 2018

Most people have heard the expression “It's not over until the fat lady sings.” That was true about the gospel. Jesus was dead and lying in a tomb, and it felt over, but it wasn’t. Our future literally hung in the balance for three days. Then Jesus’ payment for ours sins was ratified when He defeated death and rose from the grave.


Royals

Drew Karschner
November 18, 2018

One of things that impacts our lives the most is who raised us and how they raised us. It determines so much of how we think and act, our beliefs, and our overall outlook on life. When it comes to the gospel one of the greatest benefits is who your heavenly Father is. When we truly understand who we belong to it’s a game changer.