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.

Reinstallation of Pastor Ron and Annette

Pastor Larry Spousta and Ron and Annette

12/22/13

Description:Pastor Larry Spousta join us as we celebrate the reinstallation of Pastor Ron and Annette Swor as senior pastors of New Life Foursquare Church.

The Gospel of Grace

Pastor James Walton

12/15/13

Description:Using John 1 as a template, we explore how Jesus is full of grace and truth and what it means for us that he's moved into the neighborhood. Also, Pastor Tim Mossholder gives an exciting announcement about Pastor Ron and Annette's return.

Maintaining Your Spiritual Health

Pastor Ryan Brown

12/8/13

Description:How do we create an environment where our relationship with God can flourish? Pastor Ryan Brown explains...

The Great Conspiracy

Pastor Al Carpenter

12/1/13

Description:Do we really believe what the Bible says? Pastor Al walks through marriage and family relationships as Scripture speaks of them.

Giving Thanks for His Witness in the World

Pastor Al Carpenter and Friends

11/24/13

Description:God has called us to make disciples. Hear from several of our missionaries and disciple-makers both here and around the globe and learn how you can pray, give and go in the cause.

Your Responsibility to the Church

Pastor James Walton

11/17/13

Description:Using four New Testament metaphors, Pastor James describes church and allows you to reach your own conclusions on how we ought to respond to her.

Reaching the Next Generation

Pastors Ryan Brown and Jeremy Wallace

11/10/13

Description:Ryan and Jeremy discuss the amazing things happening in Immersion Discipleship and Canby Bible College and how we can support the next generation of leaders.

Spirit Filled Living and Fellowship - Part 2

Pastor Sam Flaherty

11/3/13

Description:Pastor Sam allows our church to practice being the church. After a brief message on the power of community life, we break into small groups.

Spirit Filled Living and Fellowship

Pastor James Walton

10/27/13

Description:Let's talk about church. Who is it all about, how do function as members in the Body of Christ, and what are we doing when we gather together?

The Word and Spirit

Pastor Jeremy Wallace

10/20/13

Description:Our resident scholar, Dr. Jeremy Wallace explains how the two hands of the Divine Shepherd - the Word and the Spirit - combine to shape our Christian life.

The Promise of God - Part 2

Pastor Al Carpenter

10/13/13

Description:Are you willing and available for God to do the miraculous through you? Pastor Al examines the spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians 12.

The Promise of God - Part 1

Pastor Al Carpenter

10/6/13

Description:The Baptism of the Holy Spirit is natural step in the Christian life. Pastor Al walks through the temple motif of Scripture, explaining how we are the temple of God and how God chooses to dwell within us.

A Special Update from Larry Spousta

Pastor Larry Spousta

9/29/13

Description:Our Foursquare District Supervisor, Larry Spousta, joins us to give an important update on the life of our church and a beautiful word about grace and the prodigal son.

Living in Your Baptism

Pastor James Walton

9/22/13

Description:If you've gotten saved, what's next? Pastor James discusses how baptism is the appropriate first response to a life a faith, and how to continue walking out the reality baptism symbolizes.

Blessed to Be a Blessing

Pastor James Walton

9/15/13

Description:Pastor James Walton answers five basic questions about salvation: 1) why do we need it? 2) why and how does God extend salvation to us? 3) how do we receive salvation? 4) can we lose our salvation? 5) what are the effects of salvation?

The Rest of the Story

Pastor Al Carpenter

9/8/13

Description:In light of the end times, Pastor Al reflects on how we can best prepare for Christ's return. It may not be what you think.

The End of the Story

Pastor Al Carpenter

9/1/13

Description:With clarity and grace, Pastor Al explains the prophetic description of the last days. Join us as we conclude our series, "The Story."

Paul's Final Days

Pastor James Walton

8/25/13

Description:What would you write to someone you love if you knew your death was coming soon? 2 Timothy is Paul's letter - written shortly before his death - to his young friend, encouraging him to remain faithful to the Gospel.

Paul's Missionary Journeys

Pastor James Walton

8/18/13

Description:Paul was a missionary who understand the important of great content (Jesus) applied to different contexts. We can learn to do the same.

The Resurrection

Pastor James Walton

8/4/13

Description:Jesus is alive! Pastor James tells the story of Easter and explains why is the central message of Christianity.

The Darkest Hour

Pastor James Walton

7/28/13

Description:The Cross is the climax of history and has changed everything. Pastor James walks through how Jesus died and what His death on the cross has accomplished for us.

The Third Commandment

Pastor Al Carpenter

7/21/13

Description:What is the central message of the Bible? And how do we live it out? Pastor Al walks through Matthew 22 and the vital importance of forgiveness in the Christian life.

No Ordinary Man

Pastor Al Carpenter

7/14/13

Description:Who do you say Jesus is? Pastor Al helps to answer this most important of questions with the seven "I Am" statements from John's Gospel.

The Blueprint

Pastor Spencer Schaber

7/7/13

Description:What is the blueprint of your life? Of this church? Using the Sermon on the Mount, Pastor Spencer walks through what it means to live holy, simply and obediently.

The Birth of the King

Pastor James Walton

6/30/13

Description:The Christmas story comes to life as we move through Luke's account of Jesus' birth with a special focus on how the Incarnation changes everything.

Rebuilding the Walls

Pastor James Walton

6/23/13

Description:Nehemiah gives us an example of what happen when the right leader with the right priorities tackles the right challenge with God's help. But what happens when there's opposition and suffering?

Esther

Pastor Ryan Brown

6/16/13

Description:How do we allow God to work in our lives? Using Esther as an example, Pastor Ryan focuses on humility, patience and trust.

Breakthrough to Healing

Pastor Larry Spousta

6/9/13

Description:Our Foursquare District Supervisor shares an important word with the New Life family regarding our Senior Pastor, Ron Swor, as well as the good news from John 5 on breaking free into wholeness.

Daniel - An Uncompromised Life

Pastor Al Carpenter

6/2/13

Description:Remaining faithful is hard, especially when the currents of culture and society move against. Using Daneil as an example, Pastor Al explains how to live an uncompromised life in difficult times.

Lamentations

Pastor Al Carpenter

5/26/13

Description:During the darkest chapter of Israelite history, Lamentations records the punishment [and grace!] of God. Listen as Pastor Al explains how the Law of Sewing and Reaping still applies today.

The Beginning of the End

Pastor James Walton

5/19/13

Description:God desires to broadcast his grace through the way we handle difficult situations. Pastor James walks through a challenge faced by King Hezekiah and examines several lessons we can learn in response.

God's Messengers

Pastor James Walton

5/12/13

Description:Elijah confronted Ahab on his sin of worshipping false gods. Idolatry is still real and Pastor James walks through Elijah's story with an eye towards how his life and message intersect our own.

A Kingdom Torn in Two

Pastor Jeremy Wallace

5/5/13

Description:After the Golden Age of Solomon, the Kingdom of Israel was broken in two because of idolatry and injustice. Pastor Jeremy explains this difficult time in Israelite history and the important lessons we can learn from it today.

The King Who Had it All / Rwanda Update

Pastor Al Carpenter

4/28/13

Description:Pastor Al shares on the rise and fall of King Solomon; Arlene Tatum and Alfred Mupenzi give an update on their upcoming trip to Rwarnda