Climate Change: Part 1

Here is most of the message I preached at Resonate Church on Mother’s Day, 2013: Before my mom was born, she had the RH factor. The RH factor meant that your blood type was incompatible with your mother’s blood. These days we have treatment for it, but in those days treatment was risky. So there

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Resonate Church Vision

Here is the basic message Jake Sloan preached at Resonate Church on April 28th, 2013. This message is about the specific vision the Lord has given us for Resonate Church. You know, vision is very important to any group of people from a business to a civic organization to a church. Vision is the glue

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An Expression of Passion: Tears and Perfume

Here is an excerpt from my sermon last week at Resonate Church. This story of Mary who anoints Jesus with her tears and costly perfume occurs in each one of the four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These were all written by Jewish men who spent a lot of time with Jesus. I have

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A Work of Passion: Blood and Sweat

Part 1 of our “Impassioned” series at Resonate Church. So many symbols of passion are of a liquid nature. We have expressions like, “I poured my blood, sweat, and tears into that.” What we are really saying is that we poured our lives, our passions into something. But I’m going to focus on two liquids:

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Greatest Underdog Story Ever

Here is an excerpt from the Launch Sermon from Resonate Church. It was part 3 of our Misfits series, Misfit Jesus. You know we, especially as Americans, love to root for the underdog, don’t we? Just think about some of the movies we love. Forest Gump, Rocky, the Pursuit of Happyness, and even Kung fu

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Teetering on the Edge of Legalism

Hi Friends, here is an excerpt from my teaching at Resonate Church. Enjoy! Legalism binds us to the burden of rules (written or unwritten) that were never meant for us to bear. God started out in the garden of Eden with one rule. Do not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and

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