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Dec 3, 2017
James Part 10 – Be Patient
James 5:7-11, Matthew 5: 33-37, Jeremiah 33:14-16, and Job 42:5
 
On this first Sunday of Advent where we are remembering the expectation of Hope for the coming messiah, as a church we also wrestled with our challenge today to be patient as we wait with hope for Christ return. 
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  • Dec 3, 2017James Part 10 – Be Patient
    Dec 3, 2017
    James Part 10 – Be Patient
    James 5:7-11, Matthew 5: 33-37, Jeremiah 33:14-16, and Job 42:5
     
    On this first Sunday of Advent where we are remembering the expectation of Hope for the coming messiah, as a church we also wrestled with our challenge today to be patient as we wait with hope for Christ return. 
  • Nov 26, 2017James Part 9 – A Heart of Giving
    Nov 26, 2017
    James Part 9 – A Heart of Giving
    James 5:1-6, Hebrews 10:38, II Corinthians 8:1-16 and I Timothy 6:9-10 and 6:17-19
     
    The secret to biblical giving is not knowing how much belongs to you, but who you belong to. Our giving displays what our hearts are truly trusting in. 
  • Nov 19, 2017James Part 8 – Making Plans
    Nov 19, 2017
    James Part 8 – Making Plans
    Series: (All)
    James 4:13-17 and Luke 10:25-37
     
    We are not just called to avoid the bad things of the world, we are called to do the things we know are right as well. When it comes to making plans, do we include God in the process? 
  • Nov 12, 2017James Part 7 – Drawing Close to God
    Nov 12, 2017
    James Part 7 – Drawing Close to God
    James 4:1-12
     
    Conflicts will arise in almost any relationship. The reality is, we can not change the behavior of other people, but we can choose to obey God's truth ourselves. In this message we are reminded that our job is not to judge others, but to develop our own relationship with the Lord. 
  • Nov 5, 2017How to Clean Up Messy Relationships
    Nov 5, 2017
    How to Clean Up Messy Relationships
    Series: (All)
  • Oct 29, 2017James Part 6 – Words and Wisdom
    Oct 29, 2017
    James Part 6 – Words and Wisdom
    James chapter 3 
     
    Our words have the power to direct or the power to destroy. The decision is up to us! 
  • Oct 23, 2017Baptism Sunday 10-22-17
    Oct 23, 2017
    Baptism Sunday 10-22-17
    Series: (All)
    Matthew 28:19-20
     
    On this day, Ervin Morris, Lillian Lenz, Kyle Kimball and Abe White all proclaim their faith through believer's baptism. To God be the glory!
  • Oct 15, 2017James Part 5 – Faith without Works?
    Oct 15, 2017
    James Part 5 – Faith without Works?
    James 2:14-26, Ephesians 2:8-10, Philippians 2:12, I Corinthians 1:18, Galatians 5:4-6 Luke 6:44
     
    In this message we wrestle with the confusing topic of Faith and Works. What saves us? Our hope is to show that both Paul and James teach the same truth on this topic. 
     
    What is important is faith expressing itself in love. 
     
    ** This particular message is best listened to with sermon notes. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Oct 9, 2017James Part 4 – No Favorites
    Oct 9, 2017
    James Part 4 – No Favorites
    James 2:1-13
     
    Is showing favoritism a sin? What is the remedy? In this message we look at a problem that existed in the first church gatherings that we still need to be careful of today. 
  • Oct 1, 2017James Part 3 – Listening and Doing
    Oct 1, 2017
    James Part 3 – Listening and Doing
    James 1:19-27 
     
    What is true religion? What are we called to do with the knowledge we have been given in God's truth? We tackle this and more as we close out James chapter one. 
  • Sep 24, 2017James Part 2 – Find the Way Out!
    Sep 24, 2017
    James Part 2 – Find the Way Out!
    James 1:12-18 and I Corinthians 10:12-13
     
    What will you do to overcome tempting situations in life? In this message we see how Scripture encourages us to deal with this difficult topic. 
  • Sep 17, 2017James Part 1 – Growing through Trials
    Sep 17, 2017
    James Part 1 – Growing through Trials
    James 1:1-12 and Acts 8:1
     
    This introductory message, to our 12 week study through the book of James, tackles why Christ followers can consider trials a joy and explains how we can cooperate with God to grow through them. 
     
    Special song by Ellie Holcomb,"Find You Here," sung by Community member - Jane Eiker. 
  • Sep 10, 2017Fall Kick Off Sunday – Disaster Relief Challenge
    Sep 10, 2017
    Fall Kick Off Sunday – Disaster Relief Challenge
    James 2:14-18 and 1 John 3:16-18
     
    During this Sunday service, hurricane Irma was impacting the state of Florida. As a church we canceled the planned message for the morning and instead were challenged to put our love into action by meeting the needs of those impacted by the recent storms. 
     
    We are partnering with Midwest Food Bank, who works directly with Salvation Army, to get the items into the hands of those who need it most. 
     
     
  • Sep 3, 2017Community Groups Part 3 – Deeper Relationships
    Sep 3, 2017
    Community Groups Part 3 – Deeper Relationships
    Luke 9:1-8 and Galatians 6:1-2
     
    Community Groups should be a place where we do life together and bear one another's burdens. In this message we explore why when it comes to true spiritual growth circles can be better than rows. 
  • Aug 27, 2017Community Groups Part 2 – Paying Attention
    Aug 27, 2017
    Community Groups Part 2 – Paying Attention
    Numbers 6:24-26, Psalm 27:8-9, Luke 12:7, I Timothy 6:11-12 and I John 3:18
     
    Our Community Groups will flourish only if we learn the art of paying attention to others. It is one of the best ways we can live out the call to love one another. 
     
     
  • Aug 20, 2017Community Groups
    Aug 20, 2017
    Community Groups
    II Timothy 3:16 and I Corinthians 12:7
     
    This introductory messages looks at the importance of doing life together and explores how together we as the church are the answer to the problems we see in this world. 
     
    Sign ups for our fall Community Group Launch will take place until September 10th, but you can join a group throughout the year as well! 
  • Aug 13, 2017Mission Report Sunday
    Aug 13, 2017
    Mission Report Sunday
    Series: (All)
    Psalm 96:1-4a
     
    Summer Mission Trip Sunday.
     
    We share about three trips on this special Sunday. A Church Vacation with a Purpose to JAARS in North Carolina, a father son trip to Uganda and a team to Guatemala with Mission Mobility. 
  • Aug 6, 2017The Life Transforming Power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    Aug 6, 2017
    The Life Transforming Power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    Series: (All)
    II Corinthians 5:17 
     
    Guest Speaker - Bill Allison 
  • Jul 30, 2017The Power of Your Story
    Jul 30, 2017
    The Power of Your Story
    Series: (All)
    Psalm 78:1-8
     
    Sermon by Guest Speaker - Dawain Jones 
  • Jul 23, 2017Psalm 107 – Find Me, Free Me, Restore Me, and Calm Me
    Jul 23, 2017
    Psalm 107 – Find Me, Free Me, Restore Me, and Calm Me
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 107 
     
    Before celebrating 3 baptisms together as a church family, we take a few moments to explore the first chapter of Book Five found in the Psalms. Psalm 107 reminds us the importance of learning from the past as we live for Christ today.