FOR: Loving the Unloved – August 25, 2019

“FOR: Loving the Unloved”Text: Acts 10:1-23Continuing our study about what God wants the Church to be “for,” we hear the story about Peter being called by Cornelius the centurion. Being Gentiles, the servants who were sent to Joppa to bring back Peter represent the fringes of those he would want to serve, but he invited…

FOR: Growing Together – August 18, 2019

“FOR: Growing Together”Text: Acts 8:26-40We continue our series about the things God is “for” by looking at Philip’s encounter with an Ethiopian eunuch in the book of Acts. The eunuch, although very different from the early Christians culturally, was just beginning to learn about God and the Scriptures, and Philip helped to teach him the…

FOR: Speaking Jesus Into Lives – August 11, 2019

“FOR: Speaking Jesus Into Lives” Text: Acts 3:1-26 When people think about the Church, they often think about what it is against, or what it says not to do. This week, we begin a five week sermon series on focusing on what the Church is for and what Christ has called us to be. In…

Speak Lord, your servant is listening.

Listening to God – August 4, 2019

“Listening to God”Text: 1 Samuel 3:1-21This morning we look at Samuel’s calling to be a prophet. He clearly heard the voice of God call him, but did not understand it until he was willing to listen. In our prayer lives, we must be willing to listen. Sometimes we expect a response from God, but do…

God Makes A Way – July 28, 2019

“God Makes A Way”Text: Joshua 3:1-5:1As the Israelites prepared to cross the Jordan, Joshua told the people to consecrate themselves. Despite their disobedient past, God remained faithful to them when they turned themselves back towards Him. As with the Israelites, God is willing to keep working in our lives. There is no barrier so big…

Matthew 4:1-11 – July 21, 2019

Text: Matthew 4:1-11We conclude our study of Psalm 5:5 by looking at the parallel stories of the Israelites’ journey in the wilderness and Jesus’ temptation by the Devil. Both events shows God’s continued presence and steadfastness, and He is still present to help us “all day long.”

Romans 8:18-27 – July 14, 2019

Text: Romans 8:18-27We continue our series based on the words of Psalm 25:5 by looking at the phrase “my hope is in you.” In Romans, Paul speaks of a hope that is not merely wishing something would happen, but contains a level of certainty behind it. As Christians, we have a very certain future because…

Matthew 16:13-20 – July 7, 2019

Text: Matthew 16:13-20“You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” One of the earliest confessions of Jesus as Lord and Messiah came from Peter in Matthew 16. We are to continue the Disciples’ work of confessing Jesus as Lord and sharing His love with others in a world full of people who do…