Jesus-Centered Authority

32 min


Many times we equate God’s authority with the abuse of authority in the name of God, so we avoid authority at all costs and convince ourselves that total autonomy is the path to satisfaction. But we must not let the mistreatment of authority keep us from experience the joy of divine, loving authority.

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About this Pastor & Church

Reach Church is a regional family of churches united by common mission, vision, and values. Each congregation is empowered to contextually engage their community with the Gospel, finding their unique place in God’s story of redemption in the Seattle region and beyond.

Located In: Kirkland, Washington

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