What are you most afraid of? What causes the most fear in your life? Fear is one of the biggest barriers to living a life that’s full and free. So how do we overcome fear? How do we become courageous people? Those are the questions we’ll grapple with this Sunday as we explore the intersection […]
The Bible tells us, time and time again, that we should live by faith. But what does that mean? What does it look like at an operational level in our everyday lives to live by faith. This Sunday we will begin a new sermons series exploring those questions. Over the next two months we’re going […]
Life can be hard. Often it feels like a million different challenges (large and small) are pressing hard against us, and we wonder how we’ll ever find the wherewithal to make it through. This week we’ll explore a parable where Jesus offers his best advice for responding to life’s constant challenges, as we come to […]
Last Sunday we began a new sermon series called “Living With Resurrection Power!” Each week for four weeks we are exploring a different spiritual principle that’s critical to our ability to live with resurrection power. This week we’ll explore Principle No. 2. Don’t live an underpowered life! Let’s learn these principles and apply them!
Have you ever heard the famous quote that says, “Preach the gospel at all times and, if necessary, use words.” But is it really enough to live the gospel without ever speaking to people about it? And if we are supposed to speak up, how can we do so in a way that doesn’t turn […]
Sometimes life backs us into a corner and forces us to make difficult choices that demand great courage and sacrifice. How courageous are you? What makes the difference between people who rise to an occasion and those who don’t? These are some of the questions we’ll discuss on Sunday, as we continue exploring who bears […]
Are you careful or bold? Are you cautious or spontaneous? Are you a saver or a spender? And does it even matter? Does God care? On Sunday we’ll explore another dramatic encounter with Jesus that raises all those questions and suggests some rather provocative answers.
It happens to all of us. We get stuck in one or more areas of our life. We know something needs to change, but it’s not happening. This Sunday we’ll explore a Gospel story where a man who was terribly stuck encountered Jesus. We’ll see what wisdom Jesus shared that allowed the man to get […]
How much power does fear have over you? Sometimes fear can be a good thing that inspires us to take appropriate precautions. But too often we allow fear to constrict our lives. God calls us to be bold, step out of our comfort zone, take some risks, and embrace the adventure of life. This Sunday […]
Are you ready for the New Year? Is your attitude and outlook where you want it to be? Sunday’s sermon will challenge us to make a conscious attitude adjustment that will lift us out of a defensive crouch and put us on the offensive. Let’s tune ourselves up and get ready to march into the […]
This Sunday we’ll continue our sermon series about some of the great saints throughout church history by focusing on one of the most colorful and unlikely of all the saints. She only lived to be 19. Yet she accomplished something that no one thought possible, especially for a woman of her time. We’ll draw two […]
This week we continue our new sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection. Last week we explored Guidepost No. 1 – Cultivating Authenticity . . . by letting go of what people think. This week is Guidepost No. 2 – Cultivating Self-Compassion . . by letting go of perfectionism. If you ever struggle […]