This week at Eastbrook Church we begin a new series entitled “Hungry for God.” Every human being has deep longings and hungers that propel us forward in life. We are hungry for love, hungry for belonging, hungry to leave a lasting legacy, and so much more. Where do those hungers come from and how can we fill them?
St. Augustine of Hippo famously wrote of God: “Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in You.” In this series during Lent, we will explore the hungers of our souls, how God fills those deep hungers through Christ, and the ways in which we can lean into our hungers to experience life with God more fully and with greater satisfaction. Each week, there will be suggestions of specific spiritual practices of taking off certain things (fasting) and putting certain other things (replacing).
Along with the weekend messages, I want to invite you to join a 40-day devotional journey with us at Eastbrook. You can find out more about how to access that devotional in print or electronically here.
March 6 – “Hungry for God” [Journey to the Cross]
March 9/10 – “The Hunger for Love”
March 16/17 – “The Hunger for Greatness”
March 23/24 – “The Hunger for Joy”
March 30/31 – “The Hunger to Know”
April 6/7- “The Hunger for Peace”
April 13/14 – “The Hunger to Leave a Legacy” [Palm Sunday]