Sermon Archive

 Finding The Words. 11 Part Series.

Part 1. “Bearings – In Creation.” Psalms 104. 9/17/2017

Sunday we start a series looking at “finding the words.” For a variety of reasons which we will examine during this series we often fond ourselves holding back from expressing ourselves to God, and yet God wants to hear from us. What should we say and how should we say it? Find out as we look at the Book of Psalms to learn how to express ourselves.

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Part 2. “Bearings – Through Instruction.” Psalms 1. 9/24/2017

We kicked off our series last week by looking at creation, because creation is something we all hold in common, it’s a language we can all understand and gives us bearing where we can easily find the words to talk to God. This Sunday we are going to look at “Instructions” and how they give us bearings to talk to God.

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Part 3. “Bearings – Through Wisdom.” Psalms 37. 10/1/2017

Knowledge is highly prized by our society and it is easier than ever before to have knowledge of just about anything and everything. When it comes to “finding the words” we use we should have no trouble with all the knowledge we have, and yet we struggle because we don’t when and where to use them. What we need is to find our “bearings through wisdom” and there is a big difference, find out what this Sunday @ 9:30 am.

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Part 4. “Bewilderment – Through Absence.” Psalms 13. 10/8/2017

This Sunday we start the 2nd section of our series, “finding the words.” Often times the words we use are dictated to us by the situations we find ourselves in. Part one looked at situations where we have our bearings, but this second part looks at the words we use to speak to God when life is upside down and we find ourselves bewildered. Want to know where to find the words? join us Sunday 9:30 am.

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Part 5. “Bewilderment – Through Despair.” Psalms 88. 10/15/2017

It is a bewildering world we live in at the moment as each weeks seems to bring unfolding news of an even greater disaster than the week before. It’s enough to send anyone into despair especially if you are in the midst of it. Where do we find the words to speak at these times, when often the only word we know is “why?” On Sunday we will talk about “finding the words in bewilderment through despair.”

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End of Finding The Words Series.

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Breaking The Chains Of Dysfunction. 9 Part Series.

Part 1. “Inherited Dysfunction.” Genesis 37:1-11. 7/9/2017

Dysfunction is often an over used term, and yet it is something we all suffer from if we are truly honest. Many of us might deny it and say, “no we are perfectly functional people” but who and what are we using as our measure? In this series to take us through summer we will look at a family, which epitomizes dysfunction, and see despite it all God used them in His plan to break the chains of dysfunction. This morning we start by looking at “inherited dysfunction.”

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Part 2. “Emotional Dysfunction.” Genesis 37:12-36. 7/16/2017.

To be a functional individual, family or organization starts with the decisions we make and what drives our decisions. This morning as we look at “Breaking the chains of dysfunction” by following the story of Jacob’s family and in particular his son Joseph, we will address “emotional dysfunction.”

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Part 3. “Habitual Dysfunction.” Genesis 39:1-20. 7/23/2017.

Who starts out wanting to be dysfunctional? None of us starts out wanting to be dysfunctional, and none of us likes to admit we are, but dysfunction is built up over time as something we start becomes more than just a one off; it becomes a habit we rely on. This morning we will address “Breaking the chains of dysfunction – Habitual dysfunction.”

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 Part 4. “Despairing Dysfunction. “Genesis 39:21 – 40:23. 7/30/2017.

Dysfunction as defined by the Oxford English dictionary is something which is “not operating normally or properly,” or “unable to deal adequately with normal social relations.” Sometimes dysfunction is bequeathed to us, and sometimes it is a result of our own shortcomings. But sometimes we find ourselves crushed under the weight of our circumstances and our “helplessness” to change any of it which in turn leads to leads to “Despairing dysfunction.”

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Part 5. “Aimless Dysfunction.”Genesis 41:1-46. 8/6/2017.

Most people want to know their lives have some kind meaning or purpose so they have a direction and goal to follow. But often those goals change over time, or disappear, or when they are reached it turns out the really didn’t fulfill the promise they offered. But what if there was a purpose for our lives which was greater than all those? Find out this Sunday as we talk about “Aimless dysfunction.”

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Update from missionary Rachael Amai. 8/13/2017.

Our sermons series is on pause this morning and will resume next Sunday as we are delighted to welcome Rachael Amai to share with us what God is doing in her and her husband Steven’s lives and ministry in Uganda and how we can pray and support them. Rachel is originally from Prineville but has lived in Lira Uganda for a number of years now.

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Part 6. “Fearful Dysfunction.” Genesis 42:1-38. 8/20/2017.

We have been waiting for the eclipse for what seems ages,with a mixture of anticipation and anxiety about what it will bring. Well now we know! It is one thing to be prepared but it is another to let fear drive our lives, and this Sunday we will be talking about how to break those chains of dysfunction caused by fear.

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Part 7. “Blaming Dysfunction.” Genesis 43:1-25. 8/27/2017.

We have been waiting for the eclipse for what seems ages,with a mixture of anticipation and anxiety about what it will bring. Well now we know! It is one thing to be prepared but it is another to let fear drive our lives, and this Sunday we will be talking about how to break those chains of dysfunction caused by fear.

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Part 8. “Image Dysfunction.” Genesis 43:26 -45:3. 9/3/2017

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Part 9. “Disunity Dysfunction.” Genesis 45:4-28. 9/10/2017

This is the last in our series called “Breaking the chains of “dysfunction” in which we have looked at the dysfunction of one family – Jacob’s family, and how the dysfunction played itself out in various ways through the family dynamics. God has used Joseph to break the chains, but there is one more chain they must snap — “disunity dysfunction” They must come together and unite, but how after so many years of separation?

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End of Breaking The Chains Of Dysfunction Series.

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A Servant Heart.

7/2/2017 Phillipians 2:1-11.

Guest speaker Ken Brooks.


What Keeps You In The Game?

6/25/2017 Various references.

Guest speaker Andrew Davis.


Discipline.

6/18/2017 Hebrews 12:1-7, Proverbs 12:1.

Guest speaker Andrew Davis speaks on discipline.


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How To Find The Perfect Church. 8 Part Series.

Part 1. “Perfect Guide.” Revelation 1:1-20. 4/23/2017

What goes into making the perfect church and how do you go about finding one? This is the question we are going to be asking over the next eight weeks in this new series taken from the first three chapters of the Book of Revelation. Is there a standard by which we can judge what a perfect church is, or is it just a matter of personal taste? This morning as we kick off the series we will start by looking for the “Perfect guide.”

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Part 2. “Perfect Doctrine.” Revelation 2:1-7. 4/30/2017.

Last week in the first of our series we started with an introduction on “How to find the perfect church” and discussed how we need the “perfect guide” This week we move onto the first of the seven churches Jesus addresses in the Book of Revelation as he commends them for their endurance, yet somewhere in their resoluteness they have lost something more important. We will find out what in “The perfect doctrine.”

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Part 3. “Perfect Suffering.” Revelation 2:8-11. 5/7/2017.

3rd part of our series “How to find the perfect church” this Sunday @ 9:30 am and it probably won’t be something you have down on your list. Come and find out what it is, come early and enjoy free breakfast.

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Part 4. “Perfect Culture.” Revelation 2: 12-17. 5/14/2017

As we continue in our series of “How to find the perfect church” so far we have seen the attributes Jesus looks for in a church are not necessarily the ones we look for; in fact if they were present we might well strike a perspective church off our list! On Sunday we look at another way we evaluate church, but what does Jesus have to say? We will explore His response in “The perfect culture.”

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Part 5. “Perfect Theology.” Revelation 2:18-29. 5/21/2017

How should a church interact with the world around it? What is the message it is trying to get across and are means of doing it? These are not always easy questions to answer and yet we must if want to know “How to find the perfect church.” This Sunday morning we look at how we need “The perfect theology” to guide us.

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Part 6. “Perfect Reputation.” Revelation 3:1-6. 5/28/2017

Have you ever gone to a restaurant which had lots of rave reviews, but you found it disappointing? The food were bland, the service was slow and the décor was dated and fading. It is like it forgot what it was supposed to be doing was and relying on its past. How about a church? Like a restaurant we rely on others reviews but whose should we believe? Find out Sunday as we talk about “The perfect reputation.”

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Part 7. “Perfect Opportunity.” Revelation 3:7-13. 6/4/2017

When is the right time for you to act? Does it take a lot of convincing for you to get on board with an idea, a group, or do you sign up quickly to what is being offered and seize the day so to speak? What obstacles deter us from getting on board? Sometimes there are legitimate obstacles but sometimes we just haven’t come with the right perspective. This morning as we look at “How to find the perfect church” we are going to see how we are given “The perfect opportunity” even when it doesn’t seem like it.

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Part 8. “Perfect Passion.” Revelation 3:14-22. 6/11/2017

We come to our final sermon in our series, “How to find the perfect church,” and just as many young men and women are graduating around this time of year and looking to apply what they have learned in the world, so also as we examine the last church Jesus addresses in Revelation we look to apply what we have learned in “The perfect passion.”

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“A Question of Hope.” Ezekiel 37:1-14 & Luke 24:1-12. 4/16/2017. Easter Sunday.

What is the most unanswerable question you have either asked or been asked? There are a number of questions that fall into this category such as, “which came first the chicken or the egg?” This morning we listen to a question God asks which seems unanswerable, but then God answers His own question, and it has to do with a “Question of hope.”

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“An Invitation To Die.” John 12:1-26. 4/9/2017

Palm Sunday marks Jesus’ final arrival in Jerusalem, and although He had been there many times before there was something vastly different about this entrance, everyone was taking notice. But while everyone was taking notice, they were taking notice for different reasons, but the real question was anyone taking notice the way Jesus was? How about you what will you notice?

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Soul Food (3 Part Series)

Part 1. “Eating Together.” Psalms 51. 3/19/2017

Starting this Sunday (19th), a short series called “Soul Food” to help us prepare to celebrate Easter. Lent, the forty day period leading up to Easter, is traditionally a time to reflect on Christ’s sacrifice and we can use “spiritual practices” to help us do this. But what are those practices and how can we use them to help us draw close to God and not just some “religious practice?” We will unpack these practices in this series so we can truly use them as “soul food.” This Sunday – “Eating together.”

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Part 2. “Eating Out.” Mark 1:21-39. 3/26/2017

In this short series we are looking at the practice of Spiritual disciplines to coincide with Lent, the forty-day period leading up the Easter, which, if we practice certain Spiritual disciplines for the right reasons, will help us appreciate all the more what Christ has done for us make our celebration or Resurrection Day all the sweeter. Last week we practiced some spiritual disciplines in “Eating together,” this week we will talk about “Eating out.”

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Part 3. “Eating In.” Matt. 6:1-21. 4/2/2017

This is the last of our short series looking at Spiritual disciplines; certain habits we can practice which, if done the right way, God can use them to draw us deeper into His presence. The physical can speak to spiritual, and nourish our souls. In this last discipline we are going to talk not so much about the things we should eat but rather the things we shouldn’t eat, and how abstaining from them for can free us to taste and see the Lord is good.

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 Unraveling Identity Theft (8 Part Series)

Part 1. “Limiting Life” Genesis 1:26-31. 1/22/2017

Where do you get your identity from as a human being? This is an important question because depending on what we see as the source of our identities determines the value and dignity of human life. We live in a culture where many sources vie to give us “identity” claiming they are of great value, but it turns out they are actually only stealing the identity of greatest value we have been given at birth by God. In this series we will “identify” these “thieves” that take our away our true value.

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Part 2. “Prejudicial Perspective” Jonah 4:1-11. 1/29/2017

In this series we are unraveling the deceit of thing we put our trust in which tell us they give as a better  identity than we already have and yet they don’t. This week we are pulling on a thread to reveal an identity thief which promises a great identity, but it comes at the expense of those around us, particularly those least like us. Want to know more? Join is for “prejudicial perspectives.”

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Part 3. “Sexualization” Proverbs 7. 2/5/2017

Who are you and where do you find your identity? That is the question at the heart of this series as we unravel the lie of identity thieves, which promise us so much and yet really deliver so little. This morning we are going to look at perhaps one of the most pervasive identity thieves there is in our culture; Sexualization.

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Part 4. “Sexualization 2” Matthew 19:1-12. 2/12/2017

This morning in our fourth part about recognizing thieves who promise us a wonderful identity and yet in reality deliver anything but we are returning to that great thief, “sexualization.” How does sexualization steal our identity when much of our culture says it is the most important identity we can have? We will unravel this difficult thief this morning.

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 Part 5. “Consumerism” 1 Timothy 6:2b-10. 2/19/2017

Tomorrow is President’s Day and already our emails are overflowing with”great deals” to be had on everything from beds to electronics, but is that what the day is about, finding the best sale? In our series “Unraveling Identity Theft”, this morning we will look at “consumerism” and how our desires to find our value in goods and services will never be met.

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 Part 6. “Ceaselessness” 1 Corinthians 9:16-10:5. 2/26/17

The pace of life never seems to slow down, in fact it seems to get faster and faster, as we try and fit more activities and events into out lives. When someone wants to know about our identity they ask us, “What do you do?” What we do gives us both value and identity, but does it really describe who we are? Does it give us the value and identity we long so much to have, or is it actually a thief stealing the identity and value God made us to be? Find out today as we talk about “Ceaselessness”

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Part 7. “Comfortableness” Luke 16:19-31. 3/5/2017

Each of us has our own areas where we just feel “at home,” where as long as we stay within those boundaries we feel at ease. Often we refer to this as our “comfort zone,” whether we are talking about the work we like to do, the food we like to eat or the people we like to hang out with, and we like to stay in that zone. In fact we can be quite reluctant to move outside of the zone because we find value and identity in our “Comfortableness.” But is there where our true value and identity lies, or is it just a thief? Find out this morning as we do some un-raveling.

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Part 8. “Compulsiveness” Nehemiah 6:1-15. 3/12/2017

This morning is the last in our series in which we have been looking at things we identify with in order to gain value in our lives, and yet we find they neither give us the identity or the value we are looking for. This last identity thief is one again so many of us fall victim to, and it comes in the form of technology, because it makes us look valuable, like we have our finger on the pulse of life ready to respond to everyone and anyone, at anytime. But is that really true, or are we just falling prey to “Compulsiveness?”

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“Missing Something?” Luke 2:41-52 1/15/2017

Ever set out boldly on a journey thinking you had everything you needed only to discover that you were actually missing a vital piece? Maybe you forgot it, thought you had packed it but discovered in fact you had left it behind, or perhaps you just didn’t bring it in the first place because you thought you wouldn’t need it. This morning we are going to look to see if we are “missing something” in our lives.


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“A Disturbing Question” Matthew 2:1-12  1/1/2017

Now that it is the first day of a new year what have you done with Christmas? Is it already packed up and put away in the cupboards or attic for another year? Is Christmas really over so quickly or does it go on longer than we think? This morning we look at a story that will hopefully extend our Christmas in the best possible way.


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Election Special (12 Part Series)

Labor Day has passed, the days are shorter and crisper and we are into the final straight of election season as candidates vying for offices from president through local city councilors make their pitch as to why we should elect them.
But what happens when a candidate is elected? Will they live up to the pledges of their manifesto? Often those elected to office struggle to keep them because either they never intended to when they were elected, and just said what they thought people wanted to hear, or more often, when they assume office they find circumstances are not what they thought they would be and it is a lot harder to do what they said.
If you were elected, what would you pledge to do, and would you be able to live up to your promises? It is always easier to blame our elected officials for what we think is wrong in the world but what about our pledges which come with our election to God’s kingdom, how well do we do keeping those? Are they mere lip service, or perhaps the circumstances of the world in which we live make them impossible to keep? Find out in this series taken from Paul’s letter the church at Ephesus.

Part 1. “Elected To An Inheritance” Ephesians 1:1-14. 9/25/16


Part 2. “Elected To Enlightenment” Ephesians 1: 15-23. 10/2/2016


Part 3. “Elected To Life” Ephesians 2:1-10. 10/9/2016

If you could elect to live your life over again would you? Perhaps many of us wouldn’t elect to live our whole lives over again, but there are certain parts of our lives we might like to redo, some regrets over what we did or didn’t do. But of course we can’t we are stuck with our past, or are we? In today’s “Election Special” we are going to look at how we have been elected to life.


Part 4. “Elected To Peace” Ephesians 2:11-18. 10/16/2016

In the fourth part of our series “Election Special” we are talking about “Elected to peace.” Who doesn’t want peace? Which of us this morning isn’t interested in seeing someone elected to office whose pledge and promise is to bring peace to both our country and the world? But exactly how would they do that, and is it a realistic promise? How about you, how about your election to peace, how well are you fulfilling your pledge?


Part 5. “Elected To Citizenship” Ephesians 2:19-3:6 10/23/2016

Much of the discourse taking place in the lead up to the election has to do with citizenship, what it means to be a citizen of this country, what and who determines what it means for us to be American citizens and who can become a citizen. In part five of “Election special” we will look at how we become citizens of heaven and what it means for us when we do.

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Part 6.”Elected To Power” Ephesians 3:7-21 10/30/2016

The election is nearing its conclusion with just over a week to go and someone is going to be elected to power and in January will take up the reigns of control. What about you this morning, what power have you been elected to? Where does your control come from? We will consider these questions as we continue our series “Election Special.”


Part 7. “Elected To Unity” Ephesians 4:1-6 11/6/2016

Two more days to go until the election and then it will be all over, and then we can get back to normal right? Well probably not because what divided the country before the election will divide the country after the election and whoever wins, will only have half the country on their side. Will they have the power to bring unity? In our series “Election special” this morning we are going to look at the unity we have been elected to bring in the church community, because we do have the power to bring unity but it will take some effort.

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Part 8. “Elected To Diversity” Ephesians 4:7-16 11/13/2016

This morning we turn our attention to how we are “elected to diversity.” Last week talked about the importance of unity in the body of Christ – the church and this week Paul encourages diversity in the church, which, at first glance might seem it would create the opposite of Paul’s desire for unity. How can diversity lead to unity, and indeed unity not be possible without diversity? We will address this question in “Election special.

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Part 9. “Elected To Change” Ephesians 4:17-32 11/20/2016

A lot of the talk in the election that just took place centered around the need for change, and who was best qualified to bring it. In our series “Election special” this morning we too will be looking at how Christ followers are “Elected to change.” But what does this change look like and how do we bring it in to our lives?

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Part 10. “Elected To Imitate” Ephesians 5:1-20 11/27/2016

We all grow up looking for someone or something to copy, to use as a model for the image we want our lives to be like. The people or things that we are most likely to copy are those who are successful, who have what we want. In our series “Election special” this morning we are not going to look at whom we elect to imitate but rather what God has elected us to imitate. Who should we imitate and how do we know if we are doing a good job? Find out this morning in “Elected to imitate.”

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Part 11. “Elected To Submit” Ephesians 5:21-6:9 12/4/2016

If you hear the word “submissive” what springs to your mind? Weakness, inferiority, and giving in? No doubt those are some of our thoughts when we hear submission talked about, and we don’t want to be on the receiving end of it, we would not elect ourselves to willingly submit to anyone. This morning in our series “Election special” however we are going to look at how God has elected us to submit, not just to Him but also to our fellow human beings, in “Elected to submit.”

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Part 12. “Elected To Stand” Ephesians 6:10-24 12/11/2016

This is our last and final sermon in our series “Election special” in which we have focused on how we have been elected by God into His kingdom through Jesus Christ, and in response to our election and what God has done for us we are to live our lives in a way that shows we belong to His kingdom. But we will face opposition if we try and do that, because there are powers that don’t want us to succeed, and so we need to realize we have been “Elected to stand.”

 


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 Courage (3 Part Series)

Part 1. “Courage” 6/19/2016
Are you courageous? This morning we kick off a short three part series on courage and how we can grow in courage. We all admire courageous people and like to think that we are courageous as well, but do we really have as much courage as we think we do? In the first part this morning we are going to look at “Conspicuous courage,” in other words the kind of courage that gets noticed in the world.
 
Part 2. “Growing Courage” 6/26/2016
Last week in the first part of our series on “Growing courage’ we looked at physical courage which is more conspicuous, it’s the kind of courage that we can all see and want to emulate. But not all courage is conspicuous, there is courage that takes place out of sight and yet it is no less important. This morning we talk about “Convicting courage.” 
 
Part 3. “Conscientious Courage” 7/3/2016
In this series on courage we have looked at physical courage; where an act of bravery is required to charge an enemy, and internal courage where courage is required to look within ourselves to see who we truly are, and what we need to change to reflect the image of God in our lives. This morning, as we celebrate Independence Day and our freedom, we look at the courage required to stand firm inside and outside under pressure to give into the prevailing culture and ideals of the day; “Conscientious Courage.”

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Seven Signs You Don’t Want to Miss (7 Part Series)

Part 1. “Replenish” 5/1/2016

We start a new series taken from John’s gospel as we look at the miracles that Jesus performed, but what John wants us to understand is not so much about what the miracles did for the people involved, but what they said about the one who performed them. The first one involves a bridegroom who is in some trouble because he doesn’t have enough beverage for his guests, but who can help him, who would be willing to help him out of his mistake?

Part 2. “Seeing Is Believing” 5/8/2016

This morning we are in part two of our series, “Seven Signs,” taken from the Gospel of John who gives us just seven signs that Jesus performed out of the countless ones he did. Why only seven, and what is significant about this second sign that we don’t want to miss?

Part 3. “Elephant In The Room” 5/15/2016

This morning we are in part three of our series, “Seven Signs,” taken from the Gospel of John who gives us just seven signs where Jesus touched lives and situations in a miraculous way. Wish that Jesus would touch your life that way? This morning’s sign involves a man who appeared to want God’s touch in his life, but when it came down to it perhaps he really didn’t because it would involve him doing something he didn’t want to do.

Part 4. “Full Meal Deal” 5/22/16

This morning we are in part four of our series, “Seven Signs,” taken from the Gospel of John who gives us just seven signs where ]esus touched lives and situations in a miraculous way. In this mornings sing Jesus provides the physical needs of a large crowd who certainly notice the sign, and yet draw the wrong conclusions about what it was all about. How about you, are you getting the “Full meal deal?”

Part 5. “Safe Harbour” 5/29/16

What kind of force are you facing in your life this morning? Some of us might be battling against the elements while others of us are enjoying calm waters, but no matter where we are conditions can change rapidly as we journey towards our destination. What will bring us to a “Safe harbour?” This morning in part five of our series “Seven signs” we see an indication of someone we can turn to.

Part 6. “What Do you See?” 6/5/16

In the sixth sign Jesus miraculously restores a man’s sight that has been blind from birth, surely people will see Him for who He is now? Despite the formerly blind man’s powerful testimony the sign still does not seem to be enough for many. Why it wasn’t depends on how you look at it.

Part 7. 6/12/16

This morning we come to the last in our series, “Seven signs” you don’t want to miss. The signs Jesus has performed have steadily increased in power, starting with changing water to wine which just a few people saw, to feeding a larger crowd with next to nothing, and making a man blind from birth see. In this sign Jesus overcomes something that will be the end of all our stories at some point. Is it “the end of the story” for you?

 

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The Long and Winding Road (3 Part Series)

Ever feel like life is a long and winding road? Famously the Beatles sung about the ups and downs of life and we have all experienced the highs and lows, but perhaps not as much as a woman called Naomi. She went through some rather deep lows and her highs turned out to be somewhat different to what she expected before she reached the end of her road. Join us for this three-week series taken from the book of Ruth to give us encouragement through the ups and downs of life.

Part 1. “Yesterday” 4/10/2016

Part 2. “Help” 4/17/2016

Part 3. “When I’m Sixty Four” 4/24/2016

 

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Four Characteristics of Job.

Guest speaker Andrew Davis.

Four character traits of Job. 4/3/2016

 

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What’s Your Story (10 Part Series)

We begin a new series called “What’s your story?” We all have a story, and the way we live our lives tells our story, but what does it say about us? What does it say about who we think we are, what we value, what we trust, what we fear? What story does you life tell and is it the one you want to tell? For the next ten weeks our Anchor groups will considering the same question! From 1 Peter.

Part 1: My Story Is A Living Hope. 1/17/2015

Part 2: My Story Is A Prepared Mind. 1/24/2015

Part 3: My Story Is Brotherly Love. 1/31/2015

Part 5: My Story is Relational. 2/14/16

Part 9: My Story Is Suffering 3/13/16

 

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Community Connections (2 Part Series)

How many people have made the resolution to be more connected in 2016? Most of us want to be part of a community, it is what we were created for; but wanting and being are not the same thing. If you desire more community this year come and join us to find out how to be in community for 2016.

Part 1: Community Connections 1/3/2016

 

Part 2: Community Connections 1/10/2016

 

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  Now What?

Now that Christmas is over… 12/27/2015
Luke 2:1-20

 

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What’s The Point? (9 Part Series)

Part 1: Evidence of Love 9/20/2015
Ever wonder why Jesus told stories? Come and find out why He told stories and how the stories He told might connect to yours in our new series starting this Sunday at 9:30 am called: What’s The Point?

 

Part 2: Neighbor Filters 9/27/2015
This week’s story focuses on a man beaten and robbed and left by the side of the road half dead. Who will come to his aid? Will anyone notice him and take care of him? Who will see him as their neighbor? Find out Sunday morning 9:30 am for the second in our series.

 

Part 3: Cheeky Demands 10/4/2015
What kind of influence does it take to get you to do something? All our actions are influenced by something or someone but what influences do we listen to? In this week’s story that Jesus tells there is a man who thinks that his life has been influenced by God but it turns out it really hasn’t. Join us this Sunday at 9:30 am for the “Power Of Persuasion.”

 

Part 4: What’s In Your Barn? 10/11/2015
What are you working for? Most of us spend a good part of our lives working hard to fill our homes, garages, and sheds with stuff because we believe more stuff equal more security. Jesus tells a story about a man who did not have enough room for his stuff but in the end he didn’t need it. Join us Sunday 9:30am as we ask “What’s in your barn?

 

Part 5: What Gets Your Goat? 10/18/2015
This week Jesus tells one of the best know and well loved of all His stories. it is about a man who has two sons and one goes off the grid for a while but returns and is taken in by his father. It is an encouraging heart warming story for all prodigals. But is that the point of Jesus’ story? come and find out Sunday at 9:30 am as we talk about “What gets your goat?”

 

Part 6: Invest Outside The Box. 10/25/2015
What are you investing in? You might not be investing much in the stock market but you are investing in something with your resources such as time and thoughts. What will be the return? Sometimes it takes a shot across the bow of our live’s path to help us rethink our strategy and that is what happens to a man in this week’s story, “Invest Outside The Box.” 9:30 am this Sunday.

 

Part 7: The Power To Persuade. 11/1/2015
What kind of influence does it take to get you to do something? All our actions are influenced by something or someone but what influences do we listen to? In this week’s story that Jesus tells there is a man who thinks that his life has been influenced by God but it turns out it really hasn’t. Join us this Sunday at 9:30 am for the “Power Of Persuasion.”

 

Part 8: Let’s Party. 11/8/2015
What kind of excuse do you need to throw a party? This week Jesus tells the story of a woman who throws a celebration because she has found a coin she lost and says to her friends and neighbors, “let’s party!” Want to know how you can join in the greatest party of all time? Join us Sunday morning, 9:30 am, and be ready to party!