The life and theology of John Wesley influenced many portions of WHC. Whether it was the pietistic way of life, his ideas on free will, or his love-centered Kingdom theology, we have a lot in common with Mr. Wesley.
Archive for ‘April, 2012’
Tagged as Calvinism, John Wesley, Love, Personal Relationship, Tapestry
Greg will be one of the speakers at this year’s National Day of Prayer gathering in the Twin Cities. The event happens on Thursday, May 3 from 7:00-9:00pm at Mariucci Arena on the U of M campus.
Tagged as Luther, Lutheran, Scripture, Sola, Tapestry
There are many values of Lutheranism that flow through the life of Woodland Hills Church. In this sermon, Greg talks about these threads and how they impact our way of doing church. Whether it’s sola scriptura or the faith/grace interaction, we are not alone in our use of Luther’s teachings.
Tagged as Doctrine, Dogma, Foundation, Opinion, Unity
We see a lot of Christians base their lives on different things. Some base them on wayward things, such as government, the economy, their own job, or their health—the things that are here one day and gone tomorrow. However, Jesus says that he is the one foundation. In this sermon, Greg talks about how we are to base our lives upon Jesus, and also shows how Woodland Hills has done this.
Our spring Adventure series, Tapestry, explores our beliefs at Woodland Hills have been woven together from various strands of the Church over the centuries.
Tagged as Easter, New Life, Resurrection, Righteousness, Sinfulness
On Easter, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. While this resurrection points towards a beautiful future, there is also a need to live this resurrection in our daily lives. In this sermon, Greg talks about the resurrection and its implications for our lives.
This Good Friday, Greg spent time talking about the meaning and significance of the lyrics in the song titled “The Power of the Cross.”
We’ve played April Fools pranks on Greg before, but this year we took it to a whole new level.
Tagged as COFHED, Haiti, mission trip, Missions, Water for Haiti
In February 2012, a medical mission team from Woodland Hills served in Haiti. Find out more about how the trip went and the people they served.
Tagged as Culture, Entertainment, Hunger Games, Normalizing, Stoicheion
Entertainment is a big part of our culture, but that doesn’t mean it’s always a good thing. In this sermon, Greg talks about the effects entertainment has on us, and how it might be a deeper spiritual activity than we first thought.