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The Christmas Celebrator

The Christmas Celebrator

Posted: 23 Dec, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Jesus didn t come into the world simply as a baby or even as a teacher. He came as a savior, to rescue us from spiritual darkness, confusion, and sin. This is why Christmas is not just a celebration of traditions, lights, and gifts, but a celebration of Jesus. Download Handout: With blanks/Without blanks

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Lightshine

Lightshine

Posted: 21 Oct, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day. The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble. Proverbs 4:18-19 ESV In our early 20s, a friend and I explored Spring Cave in northwestern Colorado. Within a […]

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Something Anything

Something Anything

Posted: 06 May, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

CT Studd, missionary to Africa, found a tract which was reportedly written by an atheist. It read as follows: Did I firmly believe, as millions say they do, that the knowledge and practice of religion in this life influences destiny in another, religion would mean to me everything. I would cast away earthly enjoyments as […]

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Your Life Matters

Your Life Matters

Posted: 22 Apr, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

What you do makes a difference to God. You profoundly impact others. And the effect of your life has a rippling impact into the world. Download Handout: With blanks / Without blanks

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God s Grace allows My Honesty

God s Grace allows My Honesty

Posted: 07 Jan, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

The foundation of our relationship with God is His grace, not our merit. Therefore, we can learn to be honest with what is going on in our lives. As we are honest we find more love and acceptance and God changes us from the inside. Download Handout

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Commands of Christ 7: Follow Me

Commands of Christ 7: Follow Me

Posted: 17 Dec, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

Many times Jesus gave the invitation to come, follow me. What would that mean for our own lives? Can we follow Him? Would Jesus love me if he really knew me? What would it cost us to follow Him? What would we gain? If we decide it is worth it, how can we truly follow […]

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Cornflakes, Cucumbers, and Confetti

Cornflakes, Cucumbers, and Confetti

Posted: 03 Sep, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

We all find plenty to complain about, whether it is genuine hardships like sickness, suffering, and death, or it is the little stuff like having to eat the same thing for dinner that we had for lunch. As we see in the example of the Israelites (Numbers 11:1-6), complaining leads to misery, even in times […]

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Thanks

Thanks

Posted: 13 Aug, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

This message continues on the theme from two weeks ago that life, perfection, righteousness is found in Christ s life in us. A full life, perfection, and righteousness are not achieved from our own power to change ourselves, or even from good circumstances, but from the gift of God. Today we look at how giving thanks […]

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Animation 15: Summary – Life in Jesus

Animation 15: Summary – Life in Jesus

Posted: 30 Jul, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

The good life that really counts for something is not just found in a brief interaction with Jesus, but in a journey of trusting Him and following His lead! Download Handout: No blanks/Blanks

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Animation 6 – Woman at the Well – Sharing Life

Animation 6 – Woman at the Well – Sharing Life

Posted: 28 May, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

There is something in us that makes us want to share with others the good things we have found. Whether it is a great movie, a sunset, a revolutionary product, a new love, or something else we find exciting, we have a desire to pass it on. How much more, despite hesitation or cultural opposition, […]

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Animation 3: The Adulterous Woman – Life in the New Life

Animation 3: The Adulterous Woman – Life in the New Life

Posted: 07 May, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

The religious leaders tried to trap Jesus by bringing before him a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery. Would he withhold mercy and have her put to death, or would he show mercy and ignore the law? One response would put Jesus in a horrible light with the people, and the […]

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Seeing the Unseen III   Judgment

Seeing the Unseen III Judgment

Posted: 09 Apr, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

Have you ever thought about the Day of Judgement when Jesus addresses the masses of people who have lived since the beginning of the world? Will He be angry and condemning? Loving and compassionate? In this imagined account of Judgment Day, Jesus pours out his heart to those he loves a jilted lover to those who rejected […]

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Expecting Good from God

Expecting Good from God

Posted: 05 Feb, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

From Super Bowl losses, to the loss of loved ones, we will all have disappointments in our lives. In this message Dove wrestles through some of the disappointments in his own life, explaining some of the anchors he has found and continues to cling to along the way. It is the journey to find God […]

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Loving Authority – A Higher Calling 12

Loving Authority – A Higher Calling 12

Posted: 04 Dec, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

What comes to mind when you think of authority and the submission to authority? Our own experience and cultural context have inevitably shaped that view. We probably all know examples of the abuse of authority and realize the potential to be taken advantage of. As we look deeper, we see that a loving authority is […]

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God s Love in Our Failure

God s Love in Our Failure

Posted: 28 Aug, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

Dove uncovers in his own life and others how our perception of what others think of us can be so crippling. This has created a tendency to hide our shortcoming and emphasize our strengths. Failure can become debilitating. But with the unconditional love of God as our solid foundation we can walk through failure and […]

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Knowing Jesus: The Path to Greatness

Knowing Jesus: The Path to Greatness

Posted: 23 May, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient […]

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Eyewitness of God’s Power

Eyewitness of God’s Power

Posted: 18 Apr, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

As Christians, we often tend to be skeptical when something amazing happens. We are quick to label these things as coincidence and slow to attribute them to God. But skepticism is good, right? After all, just because you got over your cold doesn’t mean that God has miraculously healed you, right? Well, maybe. But what […]

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Biblical Value of a Woman

Biblical Value of a Woman

Posted: 23 Jun, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Although many people have blamed religion for the oppression of women, the Bible has always placed an amazingly high value on women’s worth. From the very beginning, Scriptures say that both men and women were created in the image of God. Throughout both the Old and New Testaments the Bible directs men to honor women […]

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Be Loved

Be Loved

Posted: 23 Jun, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Did you know the most amazing being in the entire universe loves you?  Did you know He wants you to experience His love?

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The Unstoppable Power of Delight

The Unstoppable Power of Delight

Posted: 08 Sep, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

You have permission to delight, not only in the gifts of God but in the fullness which is in the Giver. 

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Ahhhhhhh! [Desperate Prayer]

Ahhhhhhh! [Desperate Prayer]

Posted: 27 Oct, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Perhaps nothing is better at motivating us to pray than realizing that we are in complete despair.

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Could God Ever Forgive Me

Could God Ever Forgive Me

Posted: 02 Aug, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

God forgave some of the nastiest people in the Bible. The compassion, mercy, and grace of God reach far even to the depths of our own sin.

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New Life with Christ 9 - Imperfect People of Compassion

New Life with Christ 9 - Imperfect People of Compassion

Posted: 07 Feb, 2021 | Author: Dove Cranson

The imperfect acts of compassion connected to the love of God and flowing out of His love, have a profound impact on this world.

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Heart of David 10: The Steadfast Love of God

Heart of David 10: The Steadfast Love of God

Posted: 12 Dec, 2021 | Author: Dove Cranson

God’s steadfast love is an unshakable foundation of strength in life. 

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Parenting in the Foundational Years

Parenting in the Foundational Years

Posted: 29 Dec, 2007 | Author: Steve Nelson

Parenting in the Foundational Years - A Faithwalkers talk from 2007

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Stop and Be Aware of God

Stop and Be Aware of God

Posted: 19 Jun, 2022 | Author: Dove Cranson

There is a richness of life available as we step out of the mad rush and cultivate an awareness of God Almighty. 

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