God’s Compassion Compels Compassion

Bible Text: Jonah 4 | Speaker: Matt Simpson | Series: Jonah: The Prodigal Prophet | God calls us to compassion, even for those it seems impossible to show grace to. In this sermon, we see how Jonah was called to show compassion to the Ninevites, despite how wicked they were. Even in his refusal, God was pursuing both grace for …

The Righteous Pagans

Bible Text: Jonah 1:11-17 | Speaker: Matt Simpson | Series: Jonah: The Prodigal Prophet | Even if we are doing all of the “right Christian things”, it is possible to still have a hardness of heart towards God, which can be revealed by a hardness towards other people. This sermon looks at how Jonah was hardened towards those outside of …

Loving the Other

Bible Text: Jonah 1:3-8 | Speaker: Scott Anderson | Series: Jonah: The Prodigal Prophet | Jonah was called to love those starkly different from him, or “the other”; yet, he ran in the opposite direction. Despite that, God used “the other” to draw Jonah back to himself. This sermon prompts us to consider where in our lives we are running …

Jonah Introduction

Bible Text: Jonah 1:1-3 | Speaker: Trey Moore | Series: Jonah: The Prodigal Prophet | When we think of the book of Jonah, we usually think of the whale. However, this sermon begins our series on Jonah by looking at how the story of Jonah is really about race and nationality, about following God’s commands, and about our own ideas …