Matthew 5:38-42 We were blessed to hear from Michael TenBarge, a pastoral intern at Calvary Englewood, this past Sunday. This marked our final message from Matthew for a few months, as we take a pause in that series for the summer to spend time in the Psalms and Ruth together. While retaliation may not seem […]

Matthew 5:10-12 Our study of the Beatitudes has contained a number of “popular” and positive themes: peace, righteousness, and purity, to name a few. But what about vv. 10-12, where Jesus talks about persecution. Why would he add this to the picture He has painted of true human flourishing? Listen below as Pastor Gabe opens […]

Matthew 5:9 We are continuing with our series through the Beatitudes by looking at Matthew 5:9. Here, Jesus teaches us, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” What does this mean for us today, when our world seems so far removed from anything that might be seen as “peace”? How […]