Dec 22, 2013
Enough Already — the mystery of contentment
Series: Special
With our final message before Christmas, we learn that much of contentment rests in our perspective. God's word offers us three ways in which we can discover the mystery of contentment by simply refocusing our lives on Christ.
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  • Dec 22, 2013Enough Already — the mystery of contentment
    Dec 22, 2013
    Enough Already — the mystery of contentment
    Series: Special
    With our final message before Christmas, we learn that much of contentment rests in our perspective. God's word offers us three ways in which we can discover the mystery of contentment by simply refocusing our lives on Christ.
  • Dec 15, 2013A Simple Christmas: The Dangers of Discontentment
    Dec 15, 2013
    A Simple Christmas: The Dangers of Discontentment
    Series: Special
    With so much emphasis on the blessings of contentment, this week we look at four dangers that follow a discontented heart. Realizing that the first Christmas long ago in Bethlehem was a simple Christmas we see that discontentment risks us losing our ability to see and enjoy the simple things that God gives us.
  • Dec 8, 2013An Example of Contentment
    Dec 8, 2013
    An Example of Contentment
    Series: Special
    In part of our Advent series we look at a Biblical example of contentment. One of the greatest examples is found in Mary's response to Gabriel in Luke 1. Discover six lessons on developing the grace of contentment in your heart during a season that breeds discontentment.
  • Dec 1, 2013All I Want for Christmas
    Dec 1, 2013
    All I Want for Christmas
    Series: Special
    We kick off the 2013 Advent Season with an in depth look at the grace of contentment. In our first message we use Paul's instruction that godliness with contentment is great gain. What is contentment and what are the gains that we can expect when we pursue biblical contentment?
  • Nov 17, 2013Defining Ungodliness
    Nov 17, 2013
    Defining Ungodliness
    We wrap up our fall section of Jude with a final look at the false teachers who had crept into the church. The Apostle identifies their ungodliness as discontentment with God.
  • Nov 10, 2013Godliness without Power
    Nov 10, 2013
    Godliness without Power
    Series: Special
    We welcome Doug Paul to Community Alliance Church. He shared reflections from 2 Timothy 3:5 where Paul wrote about false teachers who had come into the church ashaving a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people. The challenge is to make sure that our religion is grounded in Christ Jesus and His Word.
  • Nov 3, 2013Being Winsome
    Nov 3, 2013
    Being Winsome
    How can we talk about and live out the truth creatively and winsomely in a pluralistic culture? Since most of our friends and neighbors see things differently, how can we make sure we are being understood? Jude's creative writing was directed to reach his readers. How are we reaching our community where they are? How are we incarnating the truth of Jesus?
  • Oct 27, 2013A Great Offering
    Oct 27, 2013
    A Great Offering
    Our next installment of our study on Jude teaches us the importance of bearing fruit. Promise without potential is useless. Many come to church today alone with no connection with those they worship alongside each week. Jesus created a church body to watch out and care for one another. Due to technical error, this message is in a text format only. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Oct 20, 2013Responding to Evil — Building Community
    Oct 20, 2013
    Responding to Evil — Building Community
    Jude addresses an error in the early church to reveals that these false teachers were selfish. The same plague threatens to destroy the fellowship of the church today. In this message we look at the symptoms of a man-centered religion verses a Christ-centered faith and how to promote a biblical view of self and church.
  • Oct 6, 2013Pictures of Evil
    Oct 6, 2013
    Pictures of Evil
  • Sep 29, 2013Knowing the Past to live in the Present
    Sep 29, 2013
    Knowing the Past to live in the Present
    Jude reveals the importance of trusting God's Word. Once we have heard from the Lord we need to believe it and trust that God is going to accomplish His perfect plans.
  • Sep 22, 2013Rising Above