Genesis - Part 8 (Parashah Va-yeshev)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

“There is nothing more bewildering than doing what is right only to earn what is wrong.” How many times did that thought cross the mind of Joseph? And why did he persevere?

Genesis - Part 7 (Parashah Va-yishlach)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

It’s hard to think of being broken as a blessing, but when we’re broken by God that is always His purpose. Jacob found that out one night, alone in the dessert. He found the blessedness of brokenness.

Genesis - Part 6 (Parashah Ya’Yetze’)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In Genesis 28 Jacob encounters God in a way that changes his life forever and through that encounter we learn much about God’s mercy and love for us.

Parashah Toledot - Chosen For A Purpose

Rabbi Philip Lanning

Rabbi Paul elaborates on the Toledot parashah portion and explains that Adonai chose the Jewish people to bring forth the Messiah, to give us the Scriptures, and to be a model nation. Non-Jews were chosen to provoke Israel to jealousy and ultimately to bring about the salvation and restoration of Israel.

Genesis - Part 5 (Parashah Hayyei Sarah)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Most of us don’t realize how important we are to God. But if we really think about it, we see him speaking and working through His people throughout scripture. We just need to make ourselves available.

Genesis - Part 4 (Parashah Va-yera)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

“For I have made myself known to him so that he will command his sons and his household after him to keep the way of Adonai by doing social justice…” (Gen. 18:19a) What does this mean to us?

Genesis - Part 2 (Parashah Noach)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Our world is filled with wickedness, just like it was in the days of Noah. Has God turned His back on us? What is God’s highest priority for a rebellious world?

Genesis - Part 1 (Parashah Bereshit)

Rabbi Michael Vowell

The media continually tells us that our image is the key to our success in love, job, social standing, etc., etc. But is image really all that important, and if so, why?

Rogue One - Part 7

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Have you ever said, “If I would have only known what was going to happen, I would have made a different choice.” Well Daniel receives such a warning and he shares it with us. But do we care?

Erev Yom Kippur 5778

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Yom Kippur is the most holy day of the year. Please join us as we celebrate through both liturgy and a message of hope.

Rogue One - Part 6

Rabbi Michael Vowell

We're almost through with our series on Daniel.  Today we learn how Paul and Daniel feel about the importance of family and how all Messianic believers are now related. We begin our journey in Chicago.

Boker Rosh Hashanah 5778

Rabbi Philip Lanning

Rabbi Philip addresses the paradox of Rosh Hashanah — the sweetness of the apples and honey and the fear of judgement.

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Few of us enjoy tests; yet God uses them to teach and strengthen us each and every day.  But what could He possibly have in mind with His greatest test for Abraham?

Rogue One - Part 5

Rabbi Michael Vowell

So for our series has focused on the dreams given to King Nebuchadnezzar, but in Part 5 we learn of a vision given to Daniel that is both frightening and encouraging.

Rogue One - Part 4

Rabbi Michael Vowell

We are in part 4 of our Daniel series. Today’s message is about that one thing inside of you and me that drives and endangers us and those we care about we care about most.

Following the Flood

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In times of trouble it's always best to return to our source and turn to God's Word. "Trust in Adonai with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding." (Proverbs 3:5)

Rogue One - Part 3

Rabbi Michael Vowell

When God has big business to get done in the world, allegiance always gets the contract. As we begin chapter three of Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar has order the people to worship a statue of himself. What could possibly go wrong?

Generational Synergy

Rabbi Philip Lanning

Our children are our most important asset and it is our responsibility to help them by sharing and exhibiting our trust in God. Rabbi Philip shows us how God’s interaction with Elijah is a lesson on the importance of the next generation.

Rogue One - Part 2

Rabbi Michael Vowell

How does a young Jewish exile get elevated to the very top of King Nebuchadnezzar’s pagan government? Rabbi Michael begins his answer in a very strange time and place – Kobe Japan 1942. Join us.