Has God Changed?

This Sunday we’ll resume the [Questions?] teaching series. Pastor Ryan answers the tough question…Has God Changed? Have you ever read an Old Testament passage filled with divine judgment and destruction, then a New Testament passage about grace and forgiveness, and wondered, “Is this even the same God?!” God orders the destruction of the Canaanites, but Jesus calls us to love …

Divine Sovereignty

What we are discovering is that while God’s sovereignty is absolute, it includes His purpose to grant each of us the power to say NO with decisive freedom. You will not want to miss next Sunday as Pastor Terry shares that while God may lose a ‘battle’ – He is going to win the war! Each human soul that chooses …

Divine Initiative Part One

Ephesians 1-2 Romans 9-11 The Bible is very clear that the only reason we can find salvation is through God’s initiative. It is God who seeks us first – “For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people.” Titus 2:11 But this grace, freely offered, is not imposed. While God wills this for everyone, without a …

Simple Prayer

Matthew 6:5-13 Romans 8:26-27 As Richard J. Foster puts it: “The truth of the matter is, we all come to prayer with a tangled mass of motives, good and bad, pure and impure. But God is big enough to receive us with all our mixture. That is what grace means, and not only are we saved by grace, we live …

Power of Prayer

Well, you asked for it! Literally! And we’re responding. Over the next several weeks we’re going to do our best to answer Questions? you asked concerning what does the Bible have to say about…? To begin, we’re going to look at what the Bible says about prayer – how does it actually work? If God is sovereign, and knows what …

As For Me And My House

Deuteronomy 6:5-9; Joshua 24:15 Pastor Terry concludes the message series, Family of Faith, as he speaks on the theme from Joshua 24:15 – “But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”  

Baptism Sunday

Do This In Remembrance of Me!  Matthew 28:18-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Baptism is a visible demonstration of someone who has made a personal profession of faith in Jesus Christ! We will hear stories of lives transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit – as individuals, couples, and families follow God in His command to be baptized! Following baptism, we …

Like Father like Son 

To say there are no perfect families is probably the biggest waste of a sentence ever. But when we experience that imperfection in our homes we’re frustrated. When we experience that frustration in our church family the frustration deepens. Some of us run away from the mess, others fight. In the story of Abraham, we see a classic example of …

Breaking the Code: The hidden dynamics of church life!

It is not unusual to hear the following statement in a congregation, “The Church is Family.” The statement that you don’t often hear is, “What kind of family are we to be?” Next Sunday, Pastor John Reitz will lead us through the lens of scripture and family dynamics and try to break the code as to what kind of family …

Let The Little Ones Come!

Family of Faith. In this first message, we will look more closely at the ties that exist between our family of faith at home and our family of faith at church! Why is it that during our Child Dedication Ceremony we ask both the parents and the church family to make a covenant with each other? Because we’re a Family …