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Elevating the Room around Us

Elevating the Room around Us

Posted: 10 Jul, 2016 | Author: Bruce Bradford

Some people drain the life out of a room just by walking in. Others bring life and elevate the room. You can be a life giver! We all have our own struggles, but who we are in our faith must be independent of who we have been or what we have experienced. Greatness is never […]

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Sharing Life at the Corner

Sharing Life at the Corner

Posted: 19 Jun, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

Is your spiritual life a religious practice or a relationship with God? In this message pastor Dove helps us reflect on our past and look ahead into our futures so that we can experience the full life in Christ that our souls long for. Download Handout

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Following God to a Happy Ending

Following God to a Happy Ending

Posted: 12 Jun, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

We know that following God pays off in the next life, but does it pay off in this life? Can we expect a blessing in following God, or is that some sort of prosperity-gospel teaching? We need to be careful to avoid both extremes in this matter. We shouldn’t expect wealth and health from following God, […]

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Relationships Matter

Relationships Matter

Posted: 22 May, 2016 | Author: Tom Schwieger

God values relationships! One of the greatest themes throughout the New Testament is the command to love others. In this message, Tom Schwieger talks about the importance of having meaningful relationships with five different groups of people: Lifers, Laborers, Leaders, Learners, and the Lost. God uses each of these types of relationships to impact us, […]

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There Is: Mission

There Is: Mission

Posted: 24 Apr, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this second installment in the There Is series, Steve talks about the mission of the church. Why do we do what we do? What are we as a church doing to accomplish our mission? From small groups to lunch after church, everything we do is designed to accomplish our mission to be disciples and make […]

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Following God into his Plan

Following God into his Plan

Posted: 02 Apr, 2016 | Author: Blaise Nelson

Sometimes we want to set our own course in life, but God has a different plan. In this message, Blaise tells the story of finishing college and wrestling with giving 100% of his life to whatever God wanted for him.   Download

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Posted: 26 Mar, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

As the completion of the Disciple trilogy (Don’t Miss the Duh Moment and Follow were the first two), Steve talks about the thrill of following Jesus. Life with God is an adventure, not a chore!   Download

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Stand in Grace

Stand in Grace

Posted: 13 Feb, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

If God treated us with grace before we were saved, how much more will he show grace to us now that we are his Children? “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8   Download Handout  

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Wrestling

Wrestling

Posted: 06 Feb, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” – Ephesians 6:12   Download Handout

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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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Experiencing Jesus in the Midst of Suffering

Experiencing Jesus in the Midst of Suffering

Posted: 03 Jan, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Each of us has our own unique path in life, but suffering is not unknown to any of us. Not only do we have past hurts, but we have a span of life looming in front of us which is undoubtedly seasoned with unknown types and intensities of grief. In this message, Steve shares some […]

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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: 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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Like a Tree

Like a Tree

Posted: 05 Sep, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this sermon, Dove compares the Christian life to a tree and uncovers valuable insights into how we can learn about ourselves through God’s creation.   Download

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Knowing Jesus: Imitating Paul

Knowing Jesus: Imitating Paul

Posted: 16 Aug, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Pastor Steve speaks about the life of Paul and draws out some important lessons we can learn from his life. “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” – Philippians 4:9   Download Handout: […]

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Jon Kronmiller's Testimony

Jon Kronmiller's Testimony

Posted: 09 Aug, 2015 | Author: Jon Kronmiller

John Kronmiller’s testimony of what God has done in his life. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33   Download

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Knowing Jesus: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Knowing Jesus: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Posted: 28 Jun, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

This next teaching in our series covering Philippians takes a look at a scarcely mentioned character in the Bible Epaphroditus. By looking at the way Paul speaks of Epaphroditus, we can get a better understanding of what it looks like to live a live committed to the gospel.   Download Handout

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Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Posted: 16 May, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

As we continue our series through Philippians, we’re going to take a look at the place of suffering in a Christian’s life. Suffering is very real, not only in the sense of the persecuted church, but also in the sense of the day-to-day struggles and battles that we face regularly. These sufferings, in whatever form, […]

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Knowing Jesus

Knowing Jesus

Posted: 02 May, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this intro to our new sermon series over the book of Philippians, we take a look at what it means to know Jesus and what life looks like if you don’t know Jesus. “And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able […]

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Galatians: Choosing the Life I Live

Galatians: Choosing the Life I Live

Posted: 01 Feb, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

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John Olivas's Testimony

John Olivas's Testimony

Posted: 11 Jan, 2015 | Author: John Olivas

Life’s a little messy. Even so, God’s grace is there for us. We all have success and failures and we need to keep reaching out to God and finding His grace in the midst of the struggle.   Download

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Responding to God’s Presence and Work in my Life

Responding to God’s Presence and Work in my Life

Posted: 23 Nov, 2014 | Author: Troy Roberts

“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds. Your ways, God, are holy. What god is as great as our God? You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among […]

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What the Bible Says about Divorce

What the Bible Says about Divorce

Posted: 01 Sep, 2012 | Author: Steve Nelson

Divorce affects us all. Some of us may have been through it ourselves, or we may have come out of broken families. People in our church have been divorced and we all have friends and acquaintances who have been affected by it. So what does the Bible say? Is it ever permitted? Is remarriage allowed? […]

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Nudge

Nudge

Posted: 31 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. (NIV11) God, even at his hypothetical simplest level of thinking, is smarter than Albert Einstein at his peak. This is important to understand when it comes to our pursuit of advice. When [ ]

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Connecting to the Source

Connecting to the Source

Posted: 24 Mar, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

We were each made for greatness. We were created to do great things, to bring good into this world. Sometimes, aware of this truth, I can shrink back and feel inadequate, overwhelmed, and then do nothing. Or sometimes I can overextend myself try to do too much and then become dry and empty and realize [ ]

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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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