As we wrap up our intensive study of I Thessalonians chapter 1, this week we will focus on a verse that talks about “the wrath to come” and how Jesus will rescue us from it. What is this “wrath to come,” when will it happen, and exactly how will Jesus rescue us from it? Join […]
Have you ever heard that God has “chosen” certain people? Have you ever wondered who God “chooses” and how those decisions are made? This Sunday we’ll explore those questions and more, as we begin a study of the book of First Thessalonians and launch a new sermon series called “The New Testament Mindset.” This is […]
At a time of unrelenting gloom and doom, we’re going to launch into a new sermon series on Sunday that will explore how each of us can claim our power and become Super Spreaders of Hope! As someone recently said, “Coronavirus is highly contagious, but hope is even more so – so spread hope.”
On Sunday Pastor Jeff will begin a Christmas sermon series. We’ll start by exploring the historical meaning of one of the great Christmas prophecies, and in the process learn a very powerful lesson for our lives today. Get ready to experience a Christmas vision!
As Christmas approaches, we’re going to hear the word “hope” bandied about a lot. “Tis the season for Hope!” greeting cards declare. Yeah, but what does that mean when you (or someone you love) faces cancer or divorce or job loss or rejection or general malaise? On Sunday we’ll get real, ask, and answer that tough question.
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, […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This 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 – not just as a church community, but individually […]