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Besides Jesus, Mary is the probably the greatest hero in the Bible.  After all, through her we were given the gift of God’s only Son.  So it’s about time we did an entire sermon series on the life of Mary.  So throughout this Christmas season and beyond, Pastor Jeff will lead us through a new […]

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The Problem of Fear

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 […]

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The Great Unknown

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 […]

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This Body of Mine

How well are you doing taking care of your health?  I know, I know, most of us don’t want to think about it.  Most of us feel a real tension between the challenge to caring for our bodies and the desire to enjoy life fully.  Should I eat that luscious piece of chocolate cheese cake […]

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When Never Meets Now

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!

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Who Killed Jesus? Suspect #3

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 […]

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Cautious & Careful

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.

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Lessons from Science for Faith

On Sunday Pastor Jeff will wrap up our Faith & Science sermon series inspired by Dr. Francis Collins’ best-selling book “The Language of God.”  This week we’ll explore how a Gospel story, coupled with two powerful experiences from Dr. Collins’ life in science, can help us find God’s will in our life.  If you want […]

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Go For It

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 […]

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The Hero’s Journey

This week we’ll begin a brief, three-week sermon series about the Jewish High Holy Days.  Our focus on Sunday will be Rosh ha-Shana, the Jewish New Year – which Jews around the world will be celebrating on Sunday!  As we explore the meaning of Rosh ha-Shana, each of us will be challenged to examine how […]

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Pursuing Your Passion

This week we’ll wrap up our sermon series on Brené Brown’s book “The Gifts of Imperfection” by exploring Guidepost 9 for wholehearted living: cultivating meaningful work. . . . by letting go of self-doubt and “supposed to.”  How confident are you that you’re doing what you were meant to in life?  Join us on Sunday […]

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Cultivating Self-Compassion

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 […]

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