Who Will You Tell?

The aim of this sermon series on the Big story was not just so we would have a better understanding of God’s plan for us, but to equip us to better share the gospel with others. If we really understand the Big Story we feel compelled by the love of Christ to share it with others. This lesson aims to show why and how we should share the good news about Jesus…

Where do We Fit In All This?

Once we have a sense of the overall story of God’s plan to save the world, one might ask how do we fit in all of this? Christians are called to serve as ambassadors to continue God’s ministry of reconciling the world. This lesson looks to Jesus as a model of holistic ministry and addresses the confusion and tension of continuing Jesus’ mission…

When the Story Ends

Have you ever read the last page of a book first? Knowing the ending changes how we experience a story. In a similar way, knowing how our Big Story ends should change the way we live in the now. In this lesson we learn that those who hope in Christ have a happy ending to eagerly anticipate, and courage to face our disappointments in the meantime…

How Jesus is the Solution

If we truly understand what’s wrong with the world, then what would a solution to the world’s problems look like? The solution would require there to be retribution for evil but also redemption for imperfect people. It would also need to answer the problems of suffering and death. This lesson shows how Jesus’ work on the cross meets all these criteria…

Why the World is Broken

If we recognize that there is something deeply wrong with the world, we can get hasty to do something about it. But if we do not understand why the world is broken, our hasty solutions will ultimately fail. We look back to the beginning of the Big Story in order to better understand how we got into this mess so we might see a way out of this mess…