“No Longer Submit”

On November 12, Pastor Jim preaches on Galatians 5:1. “For freedom Christ has set you free. Stand firm therefore and no longer submit to a yoke of slavery.” — Galatians 5:1 In the wake of the horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, I struggled to know what to preach this Sunday. I’ve always been drawn to Galatians 5:1 […]

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“Earthly Masters”

On November 12, Pastor Katy preaches on Ephesians 6:5-9. Following the events of last Sunday in Sutherland Springs, many of us have questions. Why do these things keep happening to innocent victims just living their lives at a concert, on a bike path, in a night club, and finally at a family church on Sunday morning? We […]

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“Saints and Sinners”

On November 5, Pastor Jim preaches on Hebrews 11:1-8. When it comes to who wrote the Book of Hebrews, the jury is still out. Traditionally, the Apostle Paul is given credit, though many scholars have other theories. Ask two scholars a question and you’ll get three answers.  🙂 Some say the book was written by Clement […]

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“Faith of Our Ancestors”

On November 5, Pastor Katy preaches on Hebrews 11:1-8. Sunday is All Saints Sunday, a day when we remember and honor those who have gone before us. The Orthodox Church believes that when we praise God with one another, we join with all those who now reside eternally with God in a state of constant praise and […]

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On October 22, speaker Don Roets shares a message on John 15:8. When we join the church we promise to support it with our prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness. Please join us Sunday as we share how this has impacted many lives and given all of us an opportunity to help make disciples for […]

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“Extravagant Generosity”

On October 15, Pastor Jim preaches on 2 Corinthians 9:10-15. He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness. 11 You will be enriched in every way for your great generosity, which will produce thanksgiving to God through […]

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“Extravagant Generosity”

On October 15, Pastor Katy preaches on 2 Corinthians 9:10-15. Talking about money is one of the hardest topics a pastor will ever have to address with a congregation. For many of us, it’s a taboo topic that simply shouldn’t be addressed in church, and we find ourselves becoming angry when it is. It’s too […]

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“Risk-Taking Mission and Service”

On October 8, Pastor Jim preaches on Matthew 25:31-46. When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep […]

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“Risk-Taking Mission and Service”

On October 8, Pastor Katy preaches on Matthew 5:13. A conversation about “Risk-Taking” is not one that many of us are wanting to have following the events of this past week in Las Vegas. It seems that after such a tragedy, our desire is to hunker down and create a space around us that is as […]

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“Intentional Faith Development”

On October 1, Pastor Katy preaches on Hebrews 10:19-25. As we continue in our series of “Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations,” this week we come to the practice of Intentional Faith Development. I’d love for there to be some set recipe, some prescription for exactly how one develops their faith, but each person’s faith journey […]

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