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Principled Parenting in the Real World – Part 4 – Parenting Older Children – October 29, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY When we read 2 Timothy 2:15, it’s easy to assume that it applies only to pastors, but if our teenagers don’t understand the Bible correctly and read it regularly, they have no hope for a godly life or a life directed by the Lord. In his excellent book, Shepherding a […]

1st Timothy – Part 12 of 13 – August 13, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Faithfulness to the Scriptures will help protect the church from internal strife and the harmful consequences that follow pursuit of a materialistic lifestyle. This is the message of 1 Timothy 6, vv. 3-10. You will recall that the text before us is an ancient letter written by the apostle Paul […]

1st Timothy – Part 7 – Biblical Beliefs or Doctrines of Demons – July 2, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Here in the United States, we are in the midst of a moral revolution. The prevailing cultural view is that truth and morality are individually and socially determined. We have unashamedly rejected God from the moral equation. Biblical morality has not only been rejected, but is openly mocked. As a […]

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 […]

Jesus’ Parables – Lessons to Live By – The Parable of the Sower – Part 1 or 5 – September 11, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Have you ever wondered why some people are open to spiritual truth, whereas others are not? Well, Jesus explained the answer to this mystery through a parable found in Luke chapter 8:4-15, “The Parable of the Sower” (a parable is a story taken from common, everyday life, used to convey […]

Tuning Your Life to God’s Word – Psalms Series – Psalm 2 – August 7, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We live in a world that is growing increasingly hostile towards Christianity and its truth claims. Jesus predicted just this kind of opposition (John 15:18-20). Psalm 2 gives us God’s take on how he views the refusal of the world’s nations to acknowledge and submit to his divine authority. King […]

Eclipsed – The Mystery Revealed – Ephesians 6 – Part 6 of 6 – July 3, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We’ve come to the end of our whirl-wind tour of Ephesians! We’ve only been hitting the high-points—and even those we’ve done at top speed and from forty thousand feet! On week one, we began where we’ll end up today: by seeing that we have a crafty, diabolical enemy, and that […]

Eclipsed – The Mystery Revealed – Ephesians 4 – Part 4 of 6

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Today we arrive at the mid-point of the Book of Ephesians, major turning point in its content. We’ve been talking about how Satan’s rebellion eclipsed God’s light in this world. It brought spiritual death to humanity, and the first three chapters explained what God did to solve this problem. That […]

Hope Rising – Part 2 of 2: Six Gifts of the Resurrection

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary “What happens when you die?” Do you cease to exist? Are you reincarnated in some other form? Is there a heaven and a hell where we will live out eternity either in great bliss or with great dread? There is only one person that is truly qualified to answer that […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Secret to Making Friends (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We all want to have good friends, friends that accept us, are honest with us, and “have our backs.” In order to cultivate this type of friendship, it can be helpful to focus on being a friend rather than on finding a friend. What makes a good friend? The book […]

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