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Merge 2019 – Discipleship for the Long Haul – March 19, 2019

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Download Sermon Summary. SERMON SUMMARY We are called to Generational Discipleship. Generational Discipleship centers on the gospel. “That which [Paul] has entrusted” to Timothy is the gospel. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Matthew 28:19-20 What is the gospel? Content – Christ came into the world to save sinners   Scope – Christ is reconciling […]

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace – 2 of 3 SERMON SUMMARY The Christmas season is supposed to be a time of peace and good will toward mankind. But too often that is anything but the case. How many of you can honestly say that […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Work: A Rich Mission Field

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Work: A Rich Mission Field –  8 of 8 SERMON SUMMARY One of the most fruitful mission fields is the workplace. We spend a lot of time there; we have friends there, many of whom are not Christians. Think about it…we get paid to spend […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance: You Can Make a Difference!

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – You Can Make a Difference – 7 of 8   SERMON SUMMARY Work is so hard, and we have to put in so much effort to achieve the most modest of results, because God cursed creation in response to Adam’s sin. Sin introduced an element of […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – A Forum for Spiritual Formation

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – A Forum for Spiritual Formation – 4 of 8  SERMON SUMMARY Many Christians have created a dichotomy between the sacred and the secular, between their private “faith life” and their public “work life.” “Sacred” (Spiritual Life) v “Secular” (Work Life) But that is not God’s intention. […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Viewing Work through the Lens of the Great Commandment

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Viewing Work through the Lens of the Great Commandment – 3 of 8  SERMON SUMMARY “There is what I do on Sunday, and then there is what I do during the week. There is my private faith life, and then there is my public work […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Work is a Gift, not a Curse – Part 2 of 8 – October 14, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In God’s eyes, our work should be an expression of our worship. God wants us to submit every area of our lives to Christ’s lordship. As a Christian, you don’t belong to yourself any longer. Christ is your master—twice over! God created us, and then, in Christ, He redeemed us […]

Jesus Outside the Lines Sermon Series

Jesus Outside the Lines: Part 4 of 4 – Pursue the “Other” – April 29, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today we wrap up our series, “Jesus Outside The Lines”. In week one, we looked at how a proper understanding of grace causes us to view the world around us not as morally inferior or unenlightened, but as people who, like us, are candidates for God’s grace. The next week […]

Jesus Outside the Lines Sermon Series

Jesus Outside the Lines: Part 3 of 4 – Purity: A Tool or a Weapon? – April 22, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We have been examining our relationships with people who are “different” from us in some way. Maybe they don’t go to church, or they are from a different ethnicity or political party, but somehow they are different. First we explored the truth that understanding grace as an absolutely free gift […]

Jesus Outside the Lines Sermon Series

Jesus Outside the Lines: Part 2 of 4 – The Tribal Tendency – April 15, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Last week we laid the foundation for this series by talking about the perspective of grace. I offered two opposing views of grace: either a reward or a gift from God, and looked at how each of those views could shape our views on God, self, and neighbor. If grace […]

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