Strengths & Weaknesses #4 – Lust

This week’s sermon was our fourth message in our series entitled “Strengths & Weaknesses – the story of Samson.  We studied Judges 16:1-21 and we honed-in on the sin of lust.   Samson had a special calling on his life, but in reality, his life bore little resemblance to a person after God’s own heart.  He … Read more

Learning to Lead 12: A Moment of Failure

Numbers chapter 20 is very sad because it shows us one of the greatest men in all of Scripture stumbling and falling near the finish line.  Moses’ mission had been to lead God’s people into the Promised Land.  But we see here in our text that Moses made a huge mistake and the consequence for … Read more

Learning to Lead 10: Recovering From Rebellion

The ancient Israelites knew without a shadow of a doubt that the one true Lord led them out of their bondage in Egypt and provided for them at every turn in the wilderness with awesome signs, wonders, and miracles.    And yet, here in Exodus chapter 32, they were now willing to trust a “god” they … Read more

Learning to Lead 6: When Everything Goes Wrong

What do we tell someone when they believe in Jesus Christ as their Savior and have surrendered their life to Him and then…….life seems to start getting worse? For that matter, what do we tell ourselves? When things get more complicated and difficult instead of easier, it can be hard to believe and have faith … Read more

Learning to Lead 3: Learning From Failure

As Christians, we are all called and confirmed by Christ to be servant leaders in God’s kingdom. But, God also said that being a leader in this world is not going to come easy. There are going to be hard moments, grief, brokenness, and failures. But God specializes in restoring failures. Even after we have … Read more

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