Trusting God’s Blessing (Joseph)

Do you ever feel like God is against you? Do you ever struggle to enjoy the blessings because you keep thinking something bad is going to happen? If you can relate to either of those ideas, then what we see in Joseph and his interactions with his brothers can shed some light on why we … Read more

Anxiety – You’ll See What You Look For

Do you ever find yourself fretting and worrying about stuff that takes up way too much space in your head? Have your worries grown over the last few years? I recently ready that in 2019, the percentage of the adult population that had clinically significant anxiety or depression was at an all-time high – 11%. … Read more

Trusting God For Insight (Joseph)

How many times have you felt overwhelmed and uncertain?  What do you typically do when you feel that way?  Unfortunately many of us don’t turn to God until we’ve worn ourselves out first. I would guess that most of us know that God has the answer, we’re just not confident that he’s going to share … Read more

Trusting God with Temptation (Joseph)

When it comes to “Trusting God with Temptation”, we quickly see that feelings and truth play an important role in that equation.  Temptation occurs when we question God’s truth, in light of our feelings.  Sin occurs when we nurture and act on feelings, which are contrary to God’s truth.  These are important principles that play … Read more

Trusting God when You’re Mistreated (Joseph)

Can you still trust God, even when you’re mistreated or being attacked?  In this part of Genesis 37 we see Joseph’s brothers do everything in their power to destroy Joseph and put an end to the dreams God gave him.  But the truth is that no one has the ability to take you out of … Read more

Trusting God with Your Future (Joseph)

When life is good, it can feel easy to trust God.  However, what about the moments and seasons of life that are extremely difficult and accompanied by pain, trials, and suffering?  How do we trust God with our present and future circumstances during those times?   We have officially begun our outdoor summer sermon series and … Read more

Signs of the Times – Recognize or Surprise

What do you do if you know something is coming?  You prepare for it.  A couple of months ago, I was shopping at Walmart and I saw a man leaving the store with a cart FULL of canned food.  It was a variety of veggies, meats and fruit.  Several hundred cans.  What do you think … Read more

Signs of the Times – Signs in the Heavens

When you think about all that is impacted by our Sun and moon it is quite amazing: tides, seasons, years, days and nights, and even temperature all take their cues from the heavens.  When you think about the vastness of the universe and the size of most stars and then realize that God hung them … Read more

Signs of the Times – Arrival

Christ’s second coming is really a subject for all people – believers and unbelievers.  The second coming stands as a warning to unbelievers of the judgment that is to come and it is set up as an encouragement to believers because of the reward that is to come.  Exactly like lightning across the sky, Jesus Christ’s … Read more