For 40 days leading up to Easter, Renew Church is going to participate in a "season of surrender." Jesus once said "if you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it." Over 8 weeks, we'll uncover exactly what Jesus meant by examining his teaching and the example he lived out that took him to the cross. Alongside our series, we'll also participate in some new twists on popular Lent traditions and spiritual disciplines including Lenten sacrifice, online daily devotions, virtual prayer meetings and more! Check out the videos below for more details, and download our calendar and reading plan:

Pastor Bartley Sawatsky - April 4, 2021

The Fruit of Surrender

Week 8, the final week of our series, White Flag — A Season of Surrender, when Pastor Bartley looks at the fruit of surrender.

Scripture References: Galatians 5:22-24, John 8:23-2324, Luke 24:46-4648, 2 Corinthians 5:15, John 12:24

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