A STANDING OVATION

November 6, 2017

A Standing Ovation This week we will hear from Rev. Dale Matthews who will be giving the background leading up to the death of the first martyr for the Christian faith and then will explore what the “Heavenly” response was to that first ultimate sacrifice for one’s faith in Jesus Christ. Scripture Reference: Acts 7:54 […]

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MORE THAN COINCIDENCE

October 30, 2017

This week we welcome Rev. Dr. Glenn Wagner Sermon Title: More Than Coincidence I want to help persons who have lost faith, or are losing faith, as well as those who wish to help persons who are struggling with faith. A recent poll by the Pew Research Institute on the landscape of American religious life […]

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November 19 – A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR EVERYDAY MATTERS

October 24, 2017

Clothe yourself… anyone who has had young children remembers helping them to get dressed each morning. Sooner (or sometimes later) they figure it out and dress themselves. That’s certainly the goal. Paul tries to help young Christians get dressed each morning too! The goal is to dress ourselves. It is a very practical skill for […]

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THE “TO BE” LIST, week four

October 17, 2017

I Want To Be Peaceful We need more peace in the world. Peace of mind, peace and quiet, peace, not war. How do I make myself be at peace and create peace around me? Scripture Reference: Philippians 4:6-9; John 14:25-27

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THE “TO BE” LIST, week three

October 10, 2017

I Want To Be Humble Humility is a virtue oft recommended in the New Testament. One of the works of humility is not thinking about yourself. So… if we want to be more humble when do we start? If we think, “I want to be humble,” one is already thinking about oneself and … off […]

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THE “TO BE” LIST, week two

October 2, 2017

 I Want To Be A Good Listener We all like having good listeners in our lives. They are special people. Of course, the short answer to the above question is, “Listen More!!” Yet how do we make a habit of this and what disciplines and habits help this along? Scripture Reference: James 1:19

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THE “TO BE” LIST, week one

September 26, 2017

New Series: The “To Be” List – This series focuses not on what I want to do, but what I want to be. The next four weeks will be a “To Be” list. I Want To Be Wise How do we become wise? Most of us want this quality, but how do we get there? […]

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THE PARABLES OF THE KINGDOM, week six

September 18, 2017

Be Creative, Shrewd, and Intentional in the Kingdom   This is an odd story. How shrewd are we supposed to be? This story tells us that God gave us creativity and brain power to apply ourselves to making disciples. You can be sure that the world is being every bit as cagey in promoting their […]

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THE PARABLES OF THE KINGDOM, week five

September 11, 2017

Be Prepared! The Boy Scout’s motto is, “Be Prepared!” So too is Jesus’ admonition. Of course, the questions then are, Be prepared for what? and, How do I do this? We will look at this parable to help us prepare for the future in a wise and godly way. Scripture Reference: Matthew 25: 1-13  

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THE PARABLES OF THE KINGDOM, week four

September 5, 2017

There’s Always Trouble in the Kingdom We want life to go well and to be easy, especially in church, yet this often doesn’t happen. Today we look at the parable of the weeds and wheat. Wherever you want to grow something good there too are weeds. Why? Scripture Reference: Matthew 13: 24-30

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