While most people believe in heaven, most aren't sure what it will be like. God doesn't want us to be unclear about this because when heaven is trivialized, our lives are marginalized. In this message, we hear what heaven will be like and why it matters today.

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What you naturally want is often in conflict with what you ultimately value. But your heavenly Father knows what you need. He wants for you what you really want. So, how do you put aside those natural wants and pursue what you ultimately value?

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hat do you want? What do you really want? We’ll never get what we really want until we discover what is most valuable. And what we naturally want is often in conflict with what we ultimately value. So, in order to figure out what you really want, you have to figure out what you value.

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We’ll never get what we really want until we discover what is most valuable. But choosing what’s valuable isn’t natural. We’ve all had the experience of getting what we naturally want, only to discover it's not what is most valuable—it’s not what we ultimately want. But how do we avoid being deceived by our short-term desires?

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We all have wants. But actually getting what we want can be tricky . . . and even dangerous. It usually leaves us wanting more. If what we want leads to a cycle of wanting more and more, maybe we want the wrong things.

So, what do you want?

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Who needs Christmas? Well, as it turns out, we all do. But it might not be for the reasons you think.

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As you know, love must be shown to be known. Right? If you don't show it, nobody knows it. And that is the message of Christmas.

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You may find the events surrounding the birth of Jesus a bit unbelievable. If so, you're not alone. But when you hear the entire story ­– the backstory – well . . . the whole thing is really quite remarkable.

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When we fail to measure up to God’s standards, it can drive a wedge in our relationship with him. Resolving the guilt we feel when we think we have disappointing God is simpler than we believe. It requires honesty.

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When it comes to God and faith, everyone has doubts. Too often, those doubts rob us of the potential for a relationship with God. But it doesn't have to be that way. Believe it or not, your doubt can be a bridge to deeper relationship. 

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