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There is: Support

There is: Support

Posted: 17 Apr, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

This is the first of a four-part series called “There is.” Our There is campaign is a rallying call, to not just be a group of people who meet together on Sunday mornings, but, to be one body with one faith, following one God. It is based on this verse: There is one body and one […]

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Earning a Spot on God’s Fridge

Earning a Spot on God’s Fridge

Posted: 30 Jan, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Now that we’ve wrapped our Disciple the Heart series, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the amount of effort it takes to live a life devoted to Jesus. In this message, Steve talks about how God thinks of us. Does our performance dictate whether or not God approves of us? Can he be […]

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Disciple the Heart: Obey (Part 2)

Disciple the Heart: Obey (Part 2)

Posted: 23 Jan, 2016 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

In this second part of Dr. Parsa’s message on obedience (listen to the first), we take a look at what it looks like to live a life of obedience to God versus a life of selfishness.   Download Handout Disciple the Heart resource- Obey: Living with Integrity

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Disciple the Heart: Yield

Disciple the Heart: Yield

Posted: 17 Jan, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

As we wrap up our series on the commitments that help Christians live all out for Christ, Steve addresses a very important topic. As Steve addresses the issue of controlling your thought life specifically when it comes to sexual purity he reminds us that this is an issue that is very important to God that we should pay […]

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Disciple the Heart: Obey

Disciple the Heart: Obey

Posted: 10 Jan, 2016 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

The Bible tells us that God calls his followers to obey himself and those in authority over us. But what is a Christian supposed to do when these two conflict with one another? What does true obedience to God look like anyway? What about the grey areas? In this message, Dr. Mike Parsa addresses these questions […]

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Disciple the Heart: Reproduce

Disciple the Heart: Reproduce

Posted: 26 Dec, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

“All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ s ambassadors, as though God were making […]

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Disciple the Heart: Give

Disciple the Heart: Give

Posted: 20 Dec, 2015 | Author: John Houser

Merry Christmas from the Rio! In this message John Houser speaks about the joy of giving. The more we give, the less time we spend with out stuff. And less time you spend with something, the less you love it. And the less you love the things of the world, the easier it is to love […]

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Endurance Inspired by Hope

Endurance Inspired by Hope

Posted: 12 Dec, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

Merry Christmas from the Rio! In this message, Steve talks about how, before the first Christmas, the world eagerly waited for the Lord’s first coming and also about how we now wait for his second coming to take us all home. “Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” – Psalm […]

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Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

Posted: 12 Dec, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.” – Revelation 3:20   Download

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Disciple the Heart: Learn

Disciple the Heart: Learn

Posted: 05 Dec, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

“For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” – Hebrews 12:11   Download Disciple the Heart resource 7 – Learn – Taking Correction Handout

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Disciple the Heart: Enjoy

Disciple the Heart: Enjoy

Posted: 28 Nov, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

So often we make Christianity about a list of things to do or events to attend. And yet when Jesus walked the earth, he didn’t ask people to come to small group or prayer meeting. Instead he took his disciples on a journey of commitment and excitement. In this sermon, Dove speaks about how Christianity […]

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Disciple the Heart: Unite

Disciple the Heart: Unite

Posted: 21 Nov, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

Our human plan for reaching the world is not working. However, God has a plan to reach the world, and we know that it does work. However, in order for it to work well, we have to be doing things God way. In this message, Steve takes a look at God’s way of reaching the world through the […]

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Disciple the Heart: Serve

Disciple the Heart: Serve

Posted: 14 Nov, 2015 | Author: Bruce Bradford

“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” -Hebrews 6:10   Download Handout Disciple the Heart resource 4 – Serve – Give of Your Life

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Disciple the Heart: Discover

Disciple the Heart: Discover

Posted: 07 Nov, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Steve speaks about the importance of discovering God through His Word. “Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law. They are not just idle words for you they are your life. […]

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Disciple the Heart: Repent

Disciple the Heart: Repent

Posted: 31 Oct, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

Dove’s message about repentance, both at the initial point of salvation and daily repentance in your walk as a new creation. “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.” Acts 3:19 Handout Disciple the Heart resource 2 – Repent – […]

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Disciple the Heart: Follow

Disciple the Heart: Follow

Posted: 25 Oct, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this first message in our series “Disciple the Heart,” Steve talks about the importance of committing to follow Jesus not sometimes, not halfway, but all in. “Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23 Handout Disciple the […]

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Galatians: Sons and Heirs

Galatians: Sons and Heirs

Posted: 28 Feb, 2015 | Author: Troy Roberts

“But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, Abba, Father. So you […]

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The Lord’s Other Prayer

The Lord’s Other Prayer

Posted: 02 Nov, 2014 | Author: Steve Nelson

Jesus prayed for several things right before He was arrested. In this message we look to see what was on His heart, and how that relates to each of us as we strive to follow His will for our lives.   Download

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Tithe and Giving

Tithe and Giving

Posted: 08 Mar, 2014 | Author: Steve Nelson

“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” -2 Corinthians 9:7   Download Handout

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Just Chill Out

Just Chill Out

Posted: 14 Apr, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Jesus did not intend for us to be laden by the weight of unattainable perfection. Instead, he wanted to give us rest for our souls.

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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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Thanksgiving 21 Years Later

Thanksgiving 21 Years Later

Posted: 10 Nov, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

In the midst of the heartache of life, we are loved by a God who gives us a living hope. And for that, we can give thanks.

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Take Heart

Take Heart

Posted: 02 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In in times of struggle, it helps us to take heart when we remember the power, sovereignty, and compassion of God.

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Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Posted: 16 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

There is a HUGE blessing in having the oracles of God on any topic, and the words of God address all of our greatest areas of need.

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Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 3: Sufficiency of the Word

Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 3: Sufficiency of the Word

Posted: 01 Mar, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

God’s Word is not everything that I want to hear from God, but it is enough to meet my deepest needs.

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Experiencing Life in Struggle

Experiencing Life in Struggle

Posted: 22 Mar, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Steve looks at some of the different ways we experience life and highlights a few areas that will be challenging in the midst of our current world crisis.

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Kingdom Is Spelled with 3 Ls

Kingdom Is Spelled with 3 Ls

Posted: 03 May, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

Darkness will be vanquished by light, we will leave suffering behind as we begin a new life, and God will eternally embrace us in love.

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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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Press on with a Hopeful Heart

Press on with a Hopeful Heart

Posted: 11 Oct, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 3:14

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Praying for the Persecuted

Praying for the Persecuted

Posted: 01 Nov, 2020 | Author: Dove Cranson

We can give and receive a blessing with the persecuted church around the world. 

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