Is Life Meaningless?

Solomon, a great king, successful by all measures, looked back on his life and called it all meaningless.  We strive and reach for all kinds of things to find meaning in our lives, and no matter how far we go, we always want more.  Is there something more?  Some meaning, some light worth chasing?  Come, […]

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Metamorphosis

It’s always fun to look at before-and-after pictures.  Suppose we could take a picture of your life before you met Christ and after.  Would we see a big difference?  This Sunday we’ll explore several wonderful ways the grace of Christ calls us to re-imagine our lives. Today's Scripture Matthew 5:1-12 Discussion Questions "Going Deeper" Sunday […]

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When Life Piles On

This week we continue our sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection by exploring Guidepost No. 3 – Cultivating a resilient spirit . . . by letting go of powerlessness.  We’ll study three key spiritual principles that can help us respond to adversity with much greater power. Today's Scripture Psalm 88:1-18 Discussion Questions […]

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Broken World, Broken Politics

Are you tempted to despair at the state of political affairs in our nation?  At one time or another, every single one of us is bound to feel that way.  So what should we do?  In Bible times, our ancestors in faith faced political challenges beyond our wildest imagination.  This Sunday we’ll look to their […]

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Hope As The Road To Revival

There’s nothing worse than feeling hopelessness.  There’s nothing more wonderful than feeling hope.  Sunday we’ll explore the power of hope to renew us . . . and the world around us. Today's Scripture Romans 5:1-11 Discussion Questions "Going Deeper" Sunday Headlines Weekly Bulletin

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What Should Have Been

When we face hard times, it’s easy to get stuck wishing we could go back to a “better” time.  It’s easy to nurse regrets.  To ask, “What if?”  To ruminate over “what should have been.”  This week we launch a new sermon series called “Ancient Bible Prophecies: Could They Foretell Your Future?”  Each week we’ll […]

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Why Bad Things Happen To Good Churches – And PeopleThis week Pastor Jeff will share the annual “state of the church” sermon.  We’ll look at some wonderful things that happened last year and some hard things.  And for perspective, we’ll look at a Gospel passage where Jesus shares a vital insight that we all need […]

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Mary Christmas (No, this is not a typo.)

This Sunday we continue our mini-series called “Finding Myself In The Christmas Story” by exploring the extraordinary stress Mary was under  during that first Christmas and asking what we can learn from her example to face down our own stress. Today's Scripture Luke 2:1-7 Discussion Questions "Going Deeper" Sunday Headlines Weekly Bulletin

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Hopeless Hope

Hopeless HopeThis week we will look at a little known prophet, Habakkuk, to see how he responded when his world was falling apart and he believed that God was not hearing his prayer. Can we have hope in hopeless situations? Today's Scripture Habakkuk 1:1-4, 3:17-19 Discussion Questions "Going Deeper" Sunday Headlines Weekly Bulletin

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