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You May Know God Better                        December 28, 2014
 

Our greatest wisdom and revelation is simply knowing God. To know God is to know the hope of His calling, to know that we are considered His valuable inheritance and to know the immeasurable greatness of His power.

 

Lessons: Ephesians 1:15-19 and Matthew 16:13-23

 

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear                      December 24, 2014
Christmas Eve 2014

 

The Angel's first word's to the terrified shepherds was, "Fear not!", the same words spoken to Mary. The perfect love of God, manifest in the birth of Jesus, takes away our fears.  This Christmas we hope you will begin to let the perfect love of God in Christ take away your fears. 

 

 

Lessons: Luke 2:1-20 (RSV) and 1 John 4:1-5, 15-18a (RSV)

 

God's Kingdom                 November 30 - December 21, 2014
Advent 2014

 

You are invited to join us this Advent season as we explore what the Bible says about the Kingdom of God. 

 

Give God Thanks                         Sunday, November 23, 2014
With Our Service

 

When we consider all that our good God has done for us, our obvious response is to give thanks.

 

This week our Youth Pastor, Greg Osborne, will conclude our sermon series by focusing on how we give God our thanks by unleashing his love to meet the hopes and hurts of others.

 

Scripture lessons: James 2:14-26 and Matthew 25:31-46

Give God Thanks                         Sunday, November 16, 2014
With Our Treasure

 

When we consider all that our good God has done for us, our obvious response is to give thanks.

 

Today, as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Sunday next week, we're going to learn helpful moves in being generous when we're giving God thanks with our treasure.

 

Scripture lessons: Malachi 3:6-10, 2 Corinthians 9:6-8, Matthew 25:14-30

Give God Thanks                            Sunday, November 9, 2014
With Our First Move

 

When we consider all that our good God has done for us, our obvious first response is to give Him thanks.

 

We are beginning a new sermon series today entitled, "Give God Thanks" and we're very excited to have our good friend David Drees here to kick off the series. In this month of thanksgiving it is appropriate for us to explore more deeply how and why it is that we give God our thanks.

 

 

In this series, Pastor Steve explores Biblical practices that will help unclutter our souls in this busy world. This series is in conjuction with our first Pathways study, "Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul" by Pastor Bill Hybels.

Unexpected Saints       All-Saints Sunday, November 2, 2014

 

Throughout his ministry, Jesus taught with words and by his own example that in God’s economy those who are considered blessed are not those we would expect to be lifted up as people who are blessed and noteworthy. It is the little, the least, the last, the lost, and the dead who are lifted up as blessed saints. Today Pastor Steve explores how we don’t become saints through heroic actions, but rather we are lifted up as saints through being forgiven our sin and brokenness.  

 

We apologize for the little pops and crackles in the sound audio this week. We are working to fix the problem. 

Free                            Reformation Sunday, October 26, 2014
 

Through his death and resurrection, Jesus sets us free from our bondage to sin, death, and the power of the evil one. On this Reformation Sunday, Pastor Steve refreshes this basic understanding of the Christian faith, what we call the gospel message. 

 

 

Simplify:                              September 14 - October 19, 2014
Practices to Unclutter Our Souls
 

 

Give God Our Best                                       September 7, 2014
 

 

Empowerd by God and in response to what He has done for us in Jesus, this Coming Home Sunday Pastor Steve exlpores what it means to give God our very best.

 

Due to technical difficulties, the service was not recorded.

The Things of God                                           August 31, 2014
 

 

Pastor Steve walks through Matthew 16:21-28 and contrasts the Theology of the Cross (the things of God) with the Theology of Glory (the things of men). Don't forget to download your sermon outline!

The Question That Launched the Church  August 24, 2014
 

 

"Who do you say that I am?" The answer to this question lays the foundation for the Christian church. In this message, Youth Pastor, Greg Osborne, explores three key foundations of the church. 

God's Leader In Me                                         August 17, 2014
 

 

All of us are leaders in some area. Today, Pastor Steve teaches through John 2:1-11 and shares lessons from the Global Leadership Summit to encourage all of us to become the leader God is calling us to be.

Ears To Hear And The Will To Do                   August 10, 2014
 

 

How do I know if God is speaking to me? Does God still speak directly to people? How would I know? This sermon will use the accounts in 1 Kings 19:9-18 and Matthew 14:22-33 to help us to understand how to hear God’s direct revelation and encourage us to do what God tells us to do. 

Living In God's Time                                         August 3, 2014
 

 

The everyday grace that comes when we live in God’s time helps us avoid the manic frenzy to accomplish that is our unholy ethic.

 

What does it mean to live on God's time? 

 

What is one step you can make to live more in God’s time?

 

Student Ministry Sunday                                     July 27, 2014
 

 

Student Ministry Sunday marks the end of our summer programing for our students. Today, worship is led by our high school students. They will share with you how God is working in their lives. 

 

Due to technical difficulties, this service was not recorded. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions               June 29 - July 20, 2014
 

 

For four weeks during this summer we will seek to answer four frequently asked questions that people ask about Christianity, or life, or religion in general. Sometimes, these questions become a real stumbling block to faith and hearing a simple and truthful answer to their questions can help them take a step of faith or gain greater assurance. 

 

Even When We Can't See                                   June 22, 2014
 

 

The sermon this week was provided by guest preacher, David Drees, former Young Life Director at Ohio State. 

 

This week we look at the story of Lazarus and how in it Christ displays his compassion, his perfect timing, and all around love for his people. The ultimate goal is for people to start to deal with where they see disappointment in their life and ask "if only you..." to god. And how we can start to work through that and see god is not only for us but actively proving this to us!

God Has Acted: Now What???                           June 15, 2014
 

 

The sermon this week was provided by guest Pastor Wayne Harrison. Pastor Steve is on vacation this week. 

 

Our Christian lives are in response to God's gift of Himself, as Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer. We respond with our gifts and acts of love not to earn God's, but because God has already loved and given.

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