Who Jesus Is

Pastor Ron Swor

12/14/14

Description:Who do people say Jesus is? Who does God say He is? Most importantly, who do you say He is?

Peace on Earth

Pastor James Walton

12/7/14

Description:How does the reality of the birth of Christ shape our lives today?

Grace is Greater Than...(part 3)

Pastor Ron Swor

11/30/14

Description:In his conclusion, Pastor Ron takes a deeper look at the Grace of God, and how it affects our daily lives.

Grace is Greater Than... (part 2)

Pastor Ron Swor

11/23/14

Description:What is the flip side of the coin of grace? What does the Lord ask of us in the economy of grace?

Grace is Greater Than...

Pastor Ron Swor

11/16/14

Description:How can we look at the word "grace" as if we have heard it for the first time? How does religion compare with grace? How can you experience grace in your own life?

God's Will is Dangerous, But it's Good

Pastor Dave Metsker

11/9/14

Description:Even though change can bring fear, we can embrace it, knowing His compassionate continuity remains.

How Jesus Changes Us

Pastor James Walton

11/2/14

Description:Do you ever feel stuck? Pastor James Walton helps us to see "How Jesus Changes People." His message out of 2 Peter shows us that God's power and our effort can work together to bring the change we have desired.

Rwanda/Uganda Update

Pastor Arlene Tatum

11/2/14

Description:Listen for an exciting update about what the Lord has done through International Reconciliation Ministries in Africa.

Broken to Be Whole 5: How to Live When You Feel Like Dying

Pastor Ron Swor

10/19/14

Description:When you are going through a time of intense brokenness or pain you need a God who is greater than your hurt. Pastor Ron continues his Broken to Be Whole series with the heartfelt message, "How to Live When You Feel Like Dying."

Broken to Be Whole 4: Samson, A Man's Weakness

Pastor Ron Swor

10/12/14

Description:Samson was a man of great physical strength, but he also was a man of great weakness. His weaknesses and struggles are, to some degree, the same weaknesses of every man who has ever lived. Listen as Pastor Ron shares part four of his Broken to Be Whole series with a case study of the life and downfall of Samson.

Social Justice

Pastor Tim Lesher

10/5/14

Description:What is social justice? What does this mean to Christians? How can we express our faith in action?

Broken to Be Whole 3: Greed & Money

Pastor Ron Swor

9/28/14

Description:Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. A tough truth, but one that's important for us to look at honestly. Pastor Ron brings a refreshing encouragement about our treasures, and our hearts.

Broken to Be Whole 2: Pornography

Pastor Ron Swor

9/21/14

Description:Brokenness comes in many forms, but wholeness can be found in Jesus Christ. This week, Pastor Ron has a frank but grace-filled talk about sexual addiction and pornography.

Broken to Be Whole 1: Living Together

Pastor Ron Swor

9/14/14

Description:Part one of the series "Broken to Be Whole" asks the question: why do people choose to live together before marriage? What does the Bible say? What do the stats say?

Heading Home

Pastor Ron Swor

9/7/14

Description:How do we plan spiritually for our last days? What gifts has the Lord given us to help us finish well?

Follow Him!

Pastor Ron Swor

8/31/14

Description:Baptism is an important part of our Christian walk. Pastor Ron examines why in this message.

Come Hungry!

Pastor Ron Swor

8/24/14

Description:Who do we spend our time with? How does that affect our walk with Jesus? How do we influence the world?

Empty to be Filled

Pastor Ron Swor

8/17/14

Description:Where does our true filling come from? What happens when we come to God already full?

Some Thoughts on Homosexuality

Pastor James Walton

8/10/14

Description:What does the Bible say about Homosexuality? How does the church respond in the light of current culture?

Some Thoughts on Divorce & Remarriage

Pastor James Walton

8/3/14

Description:What does the Bible say about divorce? And what about remarriage? What is our response as a faith community?

Sexuality and the Lordship of Christ

Pastor James Walton

7/27/14

Description:What does the Bible say about the Lordship of Christ in this key area? How can we honor God with our bodies?

Knowing Jesus 4: A "Jesus Guide" to Following

Pastor Ron Swor

7/6/14

Description:What does it really mean to follow Jesus? How does He want us to follow Him?

Knowing Jesus 3: Welcome Back!

Pastor Ron Swor

6/29/14

Description:What do we do when we lose something? What about when we are lost? Do we know who is pursuing us?

Knowing Jesus 1: Preparing

Pastor Ron Swor

6/14/14

Description:How can we prepare our hearts for God's move in our lives? What are the foundations for knowing Him?

The Move of God

Dr. Robert Flores

6/7/14

Description:How can we discover the move of God in us and around us? And after discovery, how do we cooperate with that move?

Jesus is Lord: Time

Pastor James Walton

5/31/14

Description:What do we do with the time we've been given? Where is the balance between work and rest? How can you be a good steward of your time and energy?

Jesus is Lord: Money

Pastor James Walton

5/24/14

Description:We'll ask, "What does it mean to confess 'Jesus is Lord'"? and how does that affect the way we handle money? Pastor James also provides a quarterly update on the church's financial situation and an overview on how we value stewardship as an organization.NOTE: several graphs are referred to in the presented, those are included in the attached PDF below.

Raising and Sending

Pastor Ron Swor

5/17/14

Description:We have always been a church focused on raising up and sending leaders to serve the Kingdom of God. This weekend, we celebrate the ministries of Pastors Ryan and Shelly Brown and Sam and Lovena Flaherty as each will be moving on to new assignments this summer.

Running from God: The Story of Jonah, Part 2

Pastor Ron Swor

5/4/14

Description:Pastor Ron continues our series on Jonah

A God for Broken People

Pastor Ron Swor

4/20/14

Description:The Resurrection changes everything, even for those who are broken. Listen as Pastor Ron explains how.

We Missed Him

Pastor Ron Swor

4/13/14

Description:When the crowds welcomed Jesus on Palm Sunday, who was there? Are we like any of them? Pastor Ron explains why some missed who Jesus truly was that day, and how can avoid doing the same.

Salt and Light

Annette Swor

4/6/14

Description:What stands in the way of us being salt and light? Annette uses Matthew 5:13-16 as a template for showing us a way forward.

Living a Dangerous Life

Pastor Ron Swor

3/30/14

Description:Using the Blessed are Persecuted Beatitude as a starting point, Pastor Ron explores how to live outside our comfort zone in an effort to reach more for Jesus.

Blessed are the Persecuted

Pastor James Walton

3/23/14

Description:What did persecution look like for Jesus and His earliest followers? What does persecution look like today? And how can we prepare to remain faithful during times of persecution?

Blessed are the Peacemakers

Pastor Ron Swor

3/16/14

Description:What does a peacemaker look like and how do they make peace? Pastor Ron explores this Beatitude and offers practical wisdom.

Blessed are the Pure in Heart

Pastor Ron Swor

3/9/14

Description:How can we pure in heart, and how does that allow us to see God? Pastor Ron offers a few guiding principles from the Beatitudes.

Blessed are the Merciful

Pastor Ron Swor

3/2/14

Description:What do you risk by being merciful and how does our understanding of the Gospel counteract that? Pastor Ron explores this important Beatitude.

Uncomfortable Grace

Pastor Ron Swor

2/16/14

Description:Pastor Ron addresses the difference between amazement and faith, and takes some important time to honor two transitioning staff members.

Blessed are the Meek

Pastor Ron Swor

2/2/14

Description:What is meekness and why does Jesus commend those who practice it? Pastor Ron explains how to introduce this vital characteristic into our lives through the work of Jesus Christ.

Blessed are Those Who Mourn

Pastor Ron Swor

1/26/14

Description:How does Jesus redeem our mourning into comfort? What are the essential steps we can take to cooperate in this process? Pastor Ron explains.

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Pastor Ron Swor

1/19/14

Description:Introducing our new series, "The End of Me: Where Real Life Begins", Pastor Ron walks through the first Beatitude from the Sermon on the Mount.

A Disobedient God - Part 2

Pastor Ron

1/12/14

Description:Pastor Ron drills down a little deeper in the counterfeit gods we put "savior-like expectations" on.

A Disobedient God - Part 1

Pastor Ron Swor

1/5/14

Description:What do you do with a God who doesn't meet your expectations or play by your rules? Pastor Ron explains.

Year End Family Blessing

Pastor Ron Swor

12/29/13

Description:Pastor Ron shares more of his journey of this past season, explains the focus of our church for 2014, and leads us in communion and family blessing.