May 19, 2019
Salutations (Philemon 1-3)
We start our new series this morning looking at the opening of Paul's letter to Philemon. Far from being just routine, we can glean a lot of information that will be helpful to our study from these first three verses.
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  • May 19, 2019Salutations (Philemon 1-3)
    May 19, 2019
    Salutations (Philemon 1-3)
    We start our new series this morning looking at the opening of Paul's letter to Philemon. Far from being just routine, we can glean a lot of information that will be helpful to our study from these first three verses.
  • May 5, 2019I will Remember
    May 5, 2019
    I will Remember
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    We've talked a lot about the need for our feelings to catch up to our theology. Psalm 77 offers an example of how that is done. Psalm 77 shows Asaph journey from despair to trust. He demonstrates three phases: Crying aloud to the Lord, Remembering the Lord, declaring the truth of the Lord. If you find yourself in a season of sorrow and despair, Psalm 77 is a must read.
  • Apr 28, 2019A Passion for the Absolute Majesty of God
    Apr 28, 2019
    A Passion for the Absolute Majesty of God
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    Having completed our 40 Days of Focus, we learn that today that it takes an awareness of the absolute majesty of God to ignite our passions to love God and love others. In this message we learn the importance of the majesty of God and how to increase our awareness of His majesty.
  • Apr 21, 2019When your Dreams are Shattered
    Apr 21, 2019
    When your Dreams are Shattered
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    He is Risen! Happy Easter. In this year's Easter message Pastor Bill shows us how the Resurrection of Jesus can help you put your life together after your dreams have been shattered. When things that have longed for aren't going to happen how do you respond? Using Mary Magdalene we learn four lessons to let God resurrect our old dreams into new, God-given dreams.
     
  • Apr 14, 2019Surrender
    Apr 14, 2019
    Surrender
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    Pastor Dave kicks off our Holy Week celebration with a look at the Triumphant Entry of Jesus and a challenge for us to be like the donkey--surrendered to Jesus' use.
  • Apr 7, 2019Sharing Your Story
    Apr 7, 2019
    Sharing Your Story
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    This is the last message in our series on Focus and looks at our need to share our story in order to find clarity for what God is doing in our lives and in our church.
  • Mar 31, 2019Understanding Who You Are
    Mar 31, 2019
    Understanding Who You Are
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    This is message number four in our Get Focused series. Our topic was Understanding who we are in Christ and the importance of knowing our identity in Christ in order to be focused on what God is doing in our lives and church.
  • Mar 24, 2019Connecting with Others
    Mar 24, 2019
    Connecting with Others
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    Part 3 of "Get Focused" Series:  This morning we get a history lesson from the English Reformation for illustrate the power of relationships. Using Hebrews 10:23-25 we learn the importance of being connected to others as a means of getting focus in what God wants to do in our lives.
  • Mar 17, 2019Opening Up to God’s Leading
    Mar 17, 2019
    Opening Up to God’s Leading
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    Part 2 in our Get Focused Series. We are up to the letter "O" this morning looking at what it means to be open to God's leading. Pastor Bill lays out a theology of guidance from Proverbs 3:5-6 and then historically looks at how God leads His people.
  • Mar 10, 2019Finding time to be with God (Psalm 63)
    Mar 10, 2019
    Finding time to be with God (Psalm 63)
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    The first message in a six part series on our 2019 theme: Get Focus. The first letter of "FOCUS" stands for finding time with God and Pastor Bill this mornings challenges us that if we to find focus in the ordinary that we need to find time to be with God. Using Psalm 63 we unpack very practical ways for us to find time to be with God and to make that time matter.
  • Mar 3, 2019Fear God (Ecclesiastes 12:9-14)
    Mar 3, 2019
    Fear God (Ecclesiastes 12:9-14)
    This is the final message in the 36 part series on Ecclesiastes & Philippians. We reach our final destination this morning which is to "fear God and keep His commands." In this message we identify the various ways in which fear of God is manifested (both unhealthy fear and healthy fear) and close by looking at ways to cultivate a healthy fear of God.
  • Feb 24, 2019Dying Well (Ecclesiastes 12:1-8)
    Feb 24, 2019
    Dying Well (Ecclesiastes 12:1-8)
    In this penultimate message in Ecclesiastes, we are at the other end of the spectrum from last week. At the end of chapter 11 we heard about the hope and inspiration that young people have to live for the Lord and pursue His glory. The Teacher offers a sobering warning this week that aging and death will soon take away their youth. Just as we are called to not waste our lives, this week we learn that we shouldn't waste our death either.