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Radical Faith: Part 5 of 7 – Radical Relationship – February 11, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As we continue our series on the Hard Sayings of Jesus, we come across a saying so hard that it caused many of Jesus’ followers to walk away. The passage is John 6:53-55, 66 in which Jesus speaks of his followers “eating the flesh of the Son of Man and […]

Jesus’ Miracles – Meaning for Today – Part 2 Power Over Congenital Illness – November 12, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In John Chapter 9, Jesus heals a man who has been blind from birth. The disciples wonder why this poor man was born blind, and conclude that this disability must be due to either the man’s parents’ sin or his own sin. Jesus answers, “It was neither that this man […]

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

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail 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…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail 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 […]

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Solus Christus — Christ Alone, Our Only Mediator – Part 3 of 6 – September 10, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christianity had gotten off-course, and so 500 years ago a brave Catholic monk named Martin Luther nailed to the door of a church a list of 95 abuses. In Luther’s day, church leaders competed against the Scriptures for authority. Today, due to globalization, Christianity is just one of many religious […]

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Overview – Part 1 of 6 – August 27, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As soon as I saw Justin Long’s “Get a Mac” ad, I immediately ditched my PC and bought a refurbished Macbook. I thought I had it made—until this pretty little spinning wheel thing kept popping up and I’d have to restart my computer. It got worse, and so I took […]

1st Timothy – Part 10 – HR for the Church – July 23, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In 1st Timothy 5:17-21 we learn about leadership in the church. Apparently, Timothy was having trouble with some of the leaders he had appointed in the church. Part of the problem may have been that he had made some hasty decisions and appointed some of them too quickly (v. 22). […]

1st Timothy – Part 1 – A Pastor’s Job Description – May 21, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY (Download the sermon pdf below for overview graphics that help you to see the landscape of 1st Timothy) Many years ago, around AD 62-63, the Apostle Paul penned two letters to a young pastor named Timothy, in which he outlined what God expected of him as a leader and shepherd […]

Foundations of the Faith – Understanding Sin and Temptation – Part 7 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary How do believers walk with God in a deteriorating society? Is it even possible? To answer that question, there are some foundational truths that we need to understand. First, we must understand what hinders us from walking in fellowship with God: our sin problem. Rather than seeing God’s loving and […]

Foundations of the Faith – Jesus – The “Normal” Human Being – Part 4 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Two thousand years ago an unimpressive looking Jewish blue-collar laborer burst on the scene, claiming to be God. Jesus’ life and ministry, his sinless perfection, and his historically undeniable death and resurrection were so convincing that he was God, that merely fifty years after Jesus walked the earth, some people […]

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