Bob Thune

The Idol of Sexuality | 1 Thess. 4:3-8

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Idol of Technology | Isaiah 31

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Idol of Youth | Psalm 90

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Idol of Approval | 1 Samuel 18:6-9

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Idol of Achievement | Ecclesiastes 2:9-23

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Idol of Independence | James 4:13-17

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Problem of Idolatry | 1 John 5:20-21

The core problem of every human heart is a worship problem: “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). Each culture has its own particular false gods; the idols clamoring for our attention and affection are particular to our status as Americans. In this series, we name some of the false gods we’re prone to worship… and we show how Jesus is better.

The Fear of the Lord | Malachi 3:13-18

One of the great spiritual dangers for God's people is the danger of "going through the motions" - doing the right things externally, but with cold and shallow hearts. In this series we draw from the Minor Prophets to explore the problem of dead orthodoxy and its solution: Vital Christianity. This is a series about renewal, revival, awakening... about taking God seriously.

Resolute Obedience | Amos 5:10-15

One of the great spiritual dangers for God's people is the danger of "going through the motions" - doing the right things externally, but with cold and shallow hearts. In this series we draw from the Minor Prophets to explore the problem of dead orthodoxy and its solution: Vital Christianity. This is a series about renewal, revival, awakening... about taking God seriously.

True Repentance | Hosea 6:1-6

One of the great spiritual dangers for God's people is the danger of "going through the motions" - doing the right things externally, but with cold and shallow hearts. In this series, we draw from the Minor Prophets to explore the problem of dead orthodoxy and its solution: Vital Christianity. This is a series about renewal, revival, awakening... about taking God seriously.

Whole-Hearted Devotion | Joel 2:12-13

One of the great spiritual dangers for God's people is the danger of "going through the motions" - doing the right things externally, but with cold and shallow hearts. In this series we draw from the Minor Prophets to explore the problem of dead orthodoxy and its solution: Vital Christianity. This is a series about renewal, revival, awakening... about taking God seriously.

Minor Prophets: Malachi

“Return to me, says the Lord of hosts, and I will return to you” (Zechariah 1:3). God’s word to his people then is still his word to his people now. Like the Israelites, WE have departed from the Lord. In this series, we preach through all 12 of the Minor Prophets, exploring how God invites His people to repent of their sins and return to him with renewed joy, renewed love, and renewed loyalty.

Minor Prophets: Zechariah

“Return to me, says the Lord of hosts, and I will return to you” (Zechariah 1:3). God’s word to his people then is still his word to his people now. Like the Israelites, WE have departed from the Lord. In this series, we preach through all 12 of the Minor Prophets, exploring how God invites His people to repent of their sins and return to him with renewed joy, renewed love, and renewed loyalty.