Author: Zach Ellsworth

God Works Despite You

20, August, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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The Bible is clear on its expectations for humans: perfection. 1 Peter 1:15–16 says, “but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is writte [...]

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How to Worship God with Your Leftovers

16, July, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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Last Sunday (July 11), we began a new series through the book of Joshua. The book of Joshua tells the story of the Israelites’ conquering the Promised Land, led by Joshua—but m [...]

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Who’s Walking Who?

16, June, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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The Israelites were used to winning. Sure, they didn’t always win, but they certainly expected to. And why shouldn’t they? Theirs was a history defined by the most spectacular [...]

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Great Confidence

26, May, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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Around the turn of the twentieth century, a man by the name of George C. Parker made a living as a con man in New York. Setting up elaborate hoaxes that included actual office spac [...]

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From the Beginning, Onward!

12, May, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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Disney Pixar’s 2020 film Onward begins with a plain black screen. After a brief moment of darkness, you hear a voice say, “Long ago the world was full of wonder&#8230 [...]

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The Active Image of God

28, April, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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In Genesis 1:26–27, we find that humanity—unlike anything else in all of creation—is made in the image of God. Christians have long held that the image of God gives each and [...]

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Emotions and Worship

14, April, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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This will probably come as no surprise for many of you, but I could’ve cried as we sang together on Easter Sunday two weeks ago. And so, I was greatly comforted to hear Ben admit [...]

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Missing Christ

31, March, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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One of the starkest realities of Easter is how badly EVERYBODY missed what Jesus was doing. That people recognized something “special” about Jesus is obvious from the crowds th [...]

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Gravity and our Great and Good God

17, March, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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One of the first things I did when I was hired as the part-time youth pastor at Prairie View was come up with a name for our youth group. I wanted it to communicate something meani [...]

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Spring Training

03, March, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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With the arrival of spring training, a new season of professional baseball is underway. Each one of the MLB’s 30 organizations has temporarily relocated to the warmer climates of [...]

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