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Growing God’s Way – Through Fellowship

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Corinthians 1:9 When many of us think of “fellowship”, we envision what happened in millions of American homes last Sunday—things such as Super Bowl parties. Food, friends, fun. And to be honest, that is a sort of fellowship—a friendly relationship centered around some common interest. But the Bible points…

The Christmas Child: What Does He Want For You?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Colossians 1:21-28 The most commonly asked question in December is “What do you want for Christmas?” Have you ever wondered what Jesus wants for Christmas? The series we are exploring raises four questions, and in previous weeks we have talked about why Jesus came and who he is. Today I…

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:21-22 – Baptism: Clearing the Water

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:21-22- 11 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY First Peter was written to persecuted Christians who were scattered throughout what is now modern day Turkey. Peter wrote to encourage them to maintain their hope in the midst of their trying circumstances. Today we learn what Christian baptism symbolizes and…

1 Peter – Review Part 1 – What’s True

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:1 – 3:20 SERMON SUMMARY God saves us.  God graciously chooses a people for himself (1:1-2; 2:9)  God gave Christ to die in our place so that we could belong to Him (1:18-19; 2:24; 3:18)  God sent his Spirit to cause us to be born again (1:2,…

Sermon Series: Radical Faith

Radical Faith: Part 4 of 7 – Radical Loyalty – February 4, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In Luke chapter 14:25, we read that large crowds were following Jesus. Now you might think that was a good thing, but Jesus wasn’t very impressed. He knew that at best, their motives were mixed. Because Jesus was interested in quality, not quantity, he really wanted to thin out the…

Sermon Series: Radical Faith

Radical Faith: Part 1 of 7 – Radical Forgiveness – January 14, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today, we begin a new series of messages examining the hard sayings of Jesus, starting with Jesus’ teachings on forgiveness. In Matthew 6, the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says, “If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive…

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Soli Deo Gloria —Our Only Ambition – Part 5 of 6 – September 24, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY A month ago we began a six-part series which explores an event 500 years ago that recaptured the heart of Christianity. Over the centuries, Christianity had drifted into all kinds of error and abuses. The way of salvation had become hard to find because of false teaching. So a brave…

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – By Grace Through Faith – Part 4 of 6 – September 17, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY October 31st, just a few weeks away, marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the event that sparked a “reboot” of Christianity. The first, most foundational of those truths is “Sola Scriptura”—Scripture alone is our source of truth. The second question the Reformers addressed was, “What does God reveal…

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