Living for Jesus – Loving Jesus Like a Child

Today we finish up our sermon series on “Living for Jesus” by studying how we are to love Jesus like a child. In Mark 10:13-16, Jesus hits us with a reality check. In essence, the message is this… If we want to be a part of the kingdom of God here on earth and in … Read more

Epic Meltdown – Peter

We are continuing with our third message in our “Epic Meltdown” sermon series by looking at the disciple Peter. In the history of the church, the story of Peter denying Christ is one of the most infamous stories ever recorded in Scripture. The betrayal and fallout that resulted from it, is nothing short of a … Read more

Epic Meltdown – Elijah

Many of God’s greatest characters in the Bible had times when they were completely overwhelmed with fear and weariness. We see that was the case for Elijah the prophet in 1st Kings 19 when he had a complete meltdown after being threatened by Queen Jezebel. The truth is, we all go through moments, times, seasons, … Read more

Regardless of Circumstances – Stories of Perseverance #6

Most of us have probably never served time in an actual prison. However, spiritually speaking, we have all been through “prison experiences in our life. Times when life was definitely not how we would have planned it or dreamed it to be. Wondering where God was and why this was happening to us. This week’s … Read more

Through Tribulation – Stories of Perseverance #5

We are right smack dab in the middle of our book of Acts sermon series.  Today, we are focusing on this important aspect of persevering through tribulation.   In Acts 14, we read about this first official missionary journey for Paul and Barnabas, where they shared the gospel message everywhere they went.  Many people became saved … Read more

We Must Obey God – Stories of Perseverance #2

How can we remain obedient even in adversity? How can we experience joy when we’re also experiencing setbacks or even suffering? The answer to these questions can be found in our Scripture passage today from Acts 5:17-42. This passage first teaches us about finding joy in suffering for Jesus, as we’re sharing the gospel, but … Read more

Jesus Vs The Pharisees: Pride

The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector is a surprising story full of plot twists and rich spiritual truths.  In Luke 18:9-14, Jesus tells a story that in many ways is an optical illusion.  The way things appear may not always be the way things truly are.  Jesus drew a contrast between two … Read more

Powerful Prayers: Christ’s Model for Prayer

Many of us are familiar with the prayer that Jesus gave us in Matthew 6:9-13 which we often call “The Lord’s Prayer.”  By following the 6 categories of this model prayer, we can talk with God each day about the things He indicated He wanted us to visit with Him about when we pray: praising … Read more

Powerful Prayers: Seeking God’s Blessing (Jabez)

We are continuing our “Powerful Prayers” sermon series by looking at the prayer of Jabez found in 1st Chronicles 4:9&10. Jabez boldly asks God for four main things: (1) blessings, (2) enlarged borders, (3) having God’s mighty hand upon him, (4) keep him from harm and pain. God graciously grants Jabez all that he requested. … Read more

Word Wise (Wisdom for Living 7)

What is the nicest thing anyone has ever said to you? It might have even been said a long time ago, but you may never forget a kind and healing word. On the other hand, what is the meanest thing that anyone has ever spoken to you? Those harsh words may have been said just … Read more