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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. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • 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. 
  • Jul 16, 2017Prosperous Pursuit
    Jul 16, 2017
    Prosperous Pursuit
    Jeremiah 29:11
  • Jul 3, 2017Psalm 100 – God is Good
    Jul 3, 2017
    Psalm 100 – God is Good
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 100 and John 10:1-18
     
    Do you believe God is good? How you answer that question will impact the rest of your life! 
  • Jun 18, 2017Psalm 90 – Number Our Days
    Jun 18, 2017
    Psalm 90 – Number Our Days
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 90 and Numbers 14:17-23
     
    At the end of our lives we often are able to see more clearly the things that truly matter. In this message we wrestle with the challenge of Psalm 90:12, that encourages us to number our days, so we may present the Lord a heart of wisdom.  Will we choose to live for the things that we see as important at the end of our lives, today? 
  • Jun 11, 2017Psalm 84 – Longing for God’s Presence
    Jun 11, 2017
    Psalm 84 – Longing for God’s Presence
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 84, Numbers 16:31-32 and 26:10-11, 1 Chronicles 9:17-19  Revelations 21:1-7;22-27
     
    Who are the descendants of Korah and why did they long to be in God's presence? If you don't have something to look forward to in the future, it is easy to allow your present to become hopeless. We have a future hope that can help us to press on through hard situations.  
  • Jun 4, 2017Psalm 73 – Past Your Doubt
    Jun 4, 2017
    Psalm 73 – Past Your Doubt
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 73, I Chronicles 6:31-39, 15:1-2 and 16-17 and 16:4-5 
     
    Why do wicked people prosper, when often bad things happen to good people? In this message, we take a look at a Psalm from Asaph the worship leader. He deals with this very issue and takes us on his journey from believer, to doubter, to wrestler, to one who gets past his pain and is able to worship God. If you are in a place of doubt, God is able to listen to your frustration and take you to a place of victory as well. 
  • May 28, 2017Psalm 63 – Trust Him
    May 28, 2017
    Psalm 63 – Trust Him
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 63 and 2 Samuel 13 - 18 
     
    King David again writes from a desperate situation and yet he chooses to both trust and praise God in the desert. What will you choose to do when you find yourself in an unfair situation in life?  David chooses to trust God and in this message we wrestle with how we can learn from his situation and strive to do the same. 
  • May 22, 2017Psalm 47 – Baptism Sunday
    May 22, 2017
    Psalm 47 – Baptism Sunday
    Series: Psalms
    Psalm 47 and Colossians 2:12-14
     
    Our God is awesome and deserves our praise. On May 21, 2017 Community had the opportunity to praise Him for working in the lives of 6 people who made public proclamations to faith, through baptism. The following is our baptism service. Their video testimonies can be seen via the provided link.