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Saint

Saint

Posted: 17 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Galatians 4:19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you 2 Corinthians 3:18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate [reflect/behold] the Lord s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Is […]

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And That...You Were

And That...You Were

Posted: 03 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And that […]

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Acts of Heroism

Acts of Heroism

Posted: 03 Feb, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 This promise is to you, to your children, and to those far away all who […]

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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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Sword of Memory

Sword of Memory

Posted: 16 Dec, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

The Word of God is the sword of the Spirit through which we can fight the spiritual battles we face daily. Memorization is a practical way to sharpen our swords! In this message, Steve shares some practical tips that make memorization easy and effective. Download Handout: With blanks / Without blanks  

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Growing Up

Growing Up

Posted: 25 Nov, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Hebrews 5:12-14 Though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food! Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the […]

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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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Knowing God s Will 6: Hearts on Course

Knowing God s Will 6: Hearts on Course

Posted: 23 Sep, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Proverbs 23:19 Listen, my son, and be wise, and set your heart on the right path. NIV11 Once, when I was a kid, my family went to church at a drive-in theater. My dad pulled up, put the speaker on his partially rolled-down window, and we quietly sat through the service. We were on vacation […]

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Anchoring to God through the Storms of Life

Anchoring to God through the Storms of Life

Posted: 22 Apr, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Just as El Paso brings blinding dust storms, we all walk through trials and spiritual storms in our lives. How can we stay anchored to God through those times? Download Handout

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Commands of Christ 4: Be Baptized

Commands of Christ 4: Be Baptized

Posted: 26 Nov, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

What does it look like to follow Jesus? In this message, Steve uses the story of Ruth to illustrate the devotion of a follower of Jesus. Ruth's heart was to follow Naomi into a completely new life. When we become Christians, we do the same. Baptism is simply our first step at following Jesus lead […]

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Commands of Christ 3: Repent and Believe

Commands of Christ 3: Repent and Believe

Posted: 19 Nov, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

At some point, we realize we cannot be the person we should be, could be, or want to be. So, how can we truly change? How can we go down a different path? How can become fit for Heaven or a life with God? The answer is to repent and believe. This message looks at […]

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I Can Do All Things…

I Can Do All Things…

Posted: 29 Oct, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

God has given each of us amazing stories of how He has worked in our lives. Fear can keep us from telling people about these incredible events, and as a result, they miss out on learning from us and being encourage by what God has done in our lives. However, through him, we can be […]

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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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Animation 4 – Mary and Martha – With Jesus

Animation 4 – Mary and Martha – With Jesus

Posted: 14 May, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

What would it be like to host Jesus and some of his friends for dinner? What preparations would you make? During dinner would you be busy doing things or would you just sit there and listen to Jesus? This is the situation of Martha and Mary who hosted Jesus many years ago. Mary sat at […]

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Animation 2   The Forgiven Paralytic

Animation 2 The Forgiven Paralytic

Posted: 23 Apr, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

In the account of the paralyzed man who was brought to Jesus, we learn that Jesus wants us to come to Him for forgiveness spiritual healing! This is one of the amazing ways we experience life from God. When we ask for and receive forgiveness, we are no longer defined by our loserness! We are freed […]

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Animation 1 – Nicodemus – Looking to Jesus

Animation 1 – Nicodemus – Looking to Jesus

Posted: 16 Apr, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

A man named Nicodemus came to Jesus in the secret of night only to get far more than he bargained for. As we look at this interaction with the Life Giver we find how to be born again into a new life. We do not get life by trying to be a better person, but […]

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Our Secret Lives

Our Secret Lives

Posted: 19 Feb, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

Dove shares about the opportunity to develop an ongoing, growing relationship with the living God. He unpacks Jesus call in the beginning of Matthew chapter 6, to pray, give, and fast in secret not for the approval of others but for God only. When done with a desire to discover the heart of God, not just […]

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Soldier, Cupcake, Christian – A Higher Calling 17

Soldier, Cupcake, Christian – A Higher Calling 17

Posted: 29 Jan, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

The church in Corinth had serious issues that Paul addressed throughout 1 Corinthians. He spoke so strongly on at times that you might think his letter to them would have ended their relationship. Yet as he concluded his letter in chapter 16, instead of writing an it-was-nice-knowing-you ending to their relationship, he penned a very ordinary […]

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Emphasis of Love [Tongues & Prophecy] – A Higher Calling 15

Emphasis of Love [Tongues & Prophecy] – A Higher Calling 15

Posted: 15 Jan, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

If God were to give you a special supernatural gift, what would you want? Would you like to speak in tongues? Know the deep mysteries of God? Heal the sick? Any of these gifts would be amazing, but there is something even more incredible. It s love. 1 Corinthians 12-14 is the most extensive passage on […]

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Seeing God’s Good – A Higher Calling 13

Seeing God’s Good – A Higher Calling 13

Posted: 11 Dec, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

We can love people who are hard for us, but to do so we must see God s good in ourselves, in others, and in His overarching plan for His people. In this message we look at spiritual gifts and how God has shaped each of us ways in various ways so that we can each […]

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Transformation: A Higher Calling 3

Transformation: A Higher Calling 3

Posted: 02 Oct, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Have you ever seen Christians sin and wondered how they could act so unchristian? And have you wondered why Jesus hasn t changed them more? And what about in your own life? Have you ever thought that the power of God should have transformed you more? In this message, Steve explains how the power of God […]

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Too Smart for God?: A Higher Calling 2

Too Smart for God?: A Higher Calling 2

Posted: 25 Sep, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

In a culture where intellect and worldly wisdom is praised, God s wisdom is often neglected or belittled. Many seem to think we have become too smart for God. In this look at 1 Corinthians chapter 2, human wisdom is contrasted with the vast mystery of God s wisdom. The chapter lays out how God s wisdom is […]

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Taking God Seriously

Taking God Seriously

Posted: 14 Aug, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

When the people asked God, Do you want us to keep fasting as we ve done for 70 years, God responded with, You were doing that for ME? It’s as if he was completely unaware of or indifferent toward all their spiritual activity. It makes you wonder about the spiritual things we do. Are they really […]

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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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There Is: Come Together

There Is: Come Together

Posted: 08 May, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this message, Dove talks about coming together as a church not only as the local church, but as a community of followers of Christ within this city, country, and world. We were made to thrive in unity and togetherness. “There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when […]

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Working the Mission

Working the Mission

Posted: 01 May, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Steve talks about how being involved in the church is a strategic part of our mission to advance God’s Kingdom. Church was never intended to be an event, but the church is Christ’s body, in a brotherhood expressed practically in deep and meaningful local relationships, and on mission like a spiritual army. Serving in […]

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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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Spiritual Seedlings

Spiritual Seedlings

Posted: 20 Feb, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this message, Dove takes a look at Jesus’ parable of the sower from Luke 8 and how it relates to our lives today. “While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable: A farmer went out to sow his seed…”   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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Knowing Jesus: A Son with his Spiritual Father

Knowing Jesus: A Son with his Spiritual Father

Posted: 21 Jun, 2015 | Author: Dove Cranson

“I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare. For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. But you know […]

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