If anyone is in Christ they are a new creation, the old has gone and the new has come. 2 Cor. 5:17
The reality that Jesus brings New Beginnings is the heart of who we are. We celebrate the Gospel Event--the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. We also celebrate the Gospel Experience for all who trust Jesus--He makes us new and always leads us toward new experiences. This Easter we celebrate with a unique expression of these realities as we undergo New Beginnings on many levels!
Life doesn't always go as planned. At some point, you'll face impossible obstacles and barriers—situations that make you think there's no way this is going to work out. But God wants to help you handle uncertainty when it comes your way. Prayer is how we handle uncertainty.
Sometimes the future feels uncertain. Does God's plan for our future mean every detail of our lives is already determined or do we have options? God gives us the freedom to accept or reject his will, to obey or disobey his directions, and to follow or ignore his leading. In this series we will examine key decisions we must make personally and corporately to fully experience God's will as we face the future.
With all the hurry, over scheduling, over marketing, over spending, overeating, social anxiety, depression, and exhaustion of the season its easy to forget why we celebrate Christmas. This month, we're going to see what it takes for us to reclaim Christmas.
Two services 4 & 5:30pm. There will be childcare for kids 5 & under. We will not have services or small groups on Christmas Day.
We are the result of our decisions. Sometimes we agonize over little things like what to wear, what to eat, who to invite, and where to go and we gloss over the big decisions. Elections flood us with decisions but which ones really matter?
This series will challenge us to be intentional about the decisions we make and encourage us to stay focused on the big decisions that have to do with priorities, control, urgency, and gratefulness.
My dear brothers and sisters, if someone among you wanders away from the truth and is brought back, you can be sure that whoever brings the sinner back from wandering will save that person from death and bring about the forgiveness of many sins. James 5:19-20 (NLT)
Temptation is the seductive little voice that twists what you want into what you need. It distorts your thoughts until you're trapped--and when you're trapped by temptation; it's not the time to listen to yourself. Learn to put your trust in someone who knows a way out. God always promises a way out. We can't manage temptation, but God can eliminate it from our lives as we focus on living with the Holy Spirit controlling our daily decisions.
Everybody is on a happiness quest. For many, joy is measured in moments - experiences. But it's also elusive and often seems unattainable or unsustainable. What about you? What makes you truly joyful? In this six week series we will discover what truly brings the joy we desire.
In this series we will discover how to be healthy in the four areas that are the building blocks of life: spiritual, physical, financial, and relational. Full health in these areas will change the way we think about our faith, our health, our money, and our church family.
Lies can twist our thinking in ways we'd never expect and can leave us with a confused life. Our ability to recognize them can spell the difference between happiness and the loss of all we hold dear. In this series we'll expose some common ways God's truth gets twisted, distorted, and misrepresented and how we can recognize the truth.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: December 24, 5pm. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NIV)
Hope is what we long for. In a world filled with disappointment and disillusionment from politics to morals to the economy we need hope. The more we look at the word around us the more we see hopelessness. Where do we find hope? Peter offers hope in eternity through obedience, righteousness, living right, serving, suffering, and humility. Hope is what Jesus offers.
The Church is the body of Christ but what does that mean? We are all an important piece in the puzzle but how do we fit together? In this series will define what the church is, what is the difference between the local church and the church universal, how it functions, what the church's role is, and clarify the responsibility of leaders and what is expected from members.
Christians are so often known for what they are against. Isn't about time to join the Revolution to be known for what we are for? Jesus tells us that we should be known for our love. This series is the beginning of a Love Revolution -- becoming known for our love.
A study of the book of Philippians, the most joy filled book in the Bible. Happiness is not an accident -- it's a choice. You were meant to live a life free from worry, shame, and resentment, but it won't happen just by chance. In this new series, learn how you can choose to be joyful regardless of what comes your way.
During his hours on the Cross, Jesus spoke seven last statements. They represent profound benefits and guidance for our lives. We'll look at the meaning of Jesus' last words on the cross and discover their full meaning and blessings for our lives.
We tend to define our selves by many things: our profession, our family, our nationality, our socioeconomic status, our likes, our hobbies, and even negative things like sins, imperfections, and weaknesses. God has called us to so much more. Throughout this series we'll be looking at what the Bible has to say about who we are in Christ.