Weekly Sermons

Community For Me or Me For Community?

Community For Me or Me For Community?

The simple contrast between “community for me” and “me for community” captures the heart of a dilemma faced by lots of faith communities. Where does Highlands Church see itself in this question? Where do you see yourself? There’s a prevailing sense of rugged...
What is the Voice of Our Youth?

What is the Voice of Our Youth?

The band Pearl Jam has a song called “Not For You”, which has a line that says, “All that’s sacred comes from youth.” Powerful statements like this will often highlight the preciousness of certain elements of adolescence — elements of innocence, the courage to dream,...
What Does Jesus Reveal About Hell

What Does Jesus Reveal About Hell

Continuing the conversation about hell (“Tartarus,” and “Gehenna,” and “Hades”), our questions abound. WHAT is hell? WHERE is hell? WHO, if anyone, goes to hell? Is it really sin that sends us to hell or something else? Are some sins worse than others? Are all sins...
What The [Heck Is Up With] Heaven? — Mark Tidd

What The [Heck Is Up With] Heaven? — Mark Tidd

In this sermon series about great questions we all ask, just as we all have musings about hell, so too with heaven. And of course, since none of us speaking about heaven and hell have died and “gone there”, if either of them is a “there”, the...
What The [Heck Do We Believe About] Hell? — Jenny Morgan

What The [Heck Do We Believe About] Hell? — Jenny Morgan

What do we believe about hell? It’s a complex and disturbing topic. Most of us don’t know enough of the New Testament’s original language to understand the subtle, but important nuances related to the three key “hell” words in the Bible and the very different meanings...