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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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Winning the War Waged

Winning the War Waged

Posted: 06 Jan, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. When we put our faith in Christ, we become God s people and citizens of his kingdom. We no longer pledge our allegiance to this world, but to God. As the verse says, […]

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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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The Journey through Grief

The Journey through Grief

Posted: 16 Dec, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Life is hard. It is not what it was intended to be. Because of the brokenness in this world, we all experience pain, loss, and suffering. Grief is a path we must all walk through in this broken life. It is a product of the broken world we live in. When we are aware of […]

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God is Sufficient in our Weakness

God is Sufficient in our Weakness

Posted: 02 Dec, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

We live in a world where we admire the things that are better, bigger, faster. There is often an unspoken expectation to not have weaknesses but to always be strong and capable. But the reality is we all have weaknesses. We all fall short in one way or another. If we are excelling in one […]

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We Are the Church

We Are the Church

Posted: 28 Oct, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

The church is a beautiful thing, precious to God, and a source of good to the world. The Biblical word church does not describe a building where people meet, or an event, but a group of people. We are the church. Being the church has many wonderful dynamics and is a rich experience I would […]

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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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Living Differently

Living Differently

Posted: 14 Oct, 2018 | Author: Tom Schwieger

Do you ever feel out of place? Although we are still in the world, we don t have to be of it. We don t have to fit in and be just like everyone else. God has called us to a different lifestyle. Although that may make us feel out of place at times, the blessing is […]

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Knowing God s Will 5: Look Back to Move Forward

Knowing God s Will 5: Look Back to Move Forward

Posted: 09 Sep, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 12:1-2 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be […]

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Love Is  Listening Attentively – When I Already Have a Lot on My Mind

Love Is Listening Attentively – When I Already Have a Lot on My Mind

Posted: 10 Jun, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Our world is full of beautiful, good things. It is also full of dark, broken, hurtful things. Instead of leaving us to our own misery or destroying us, Jesus came and entered into our dark world, taking the brokenness upon himself. In this message on listening we are taught to listen to the comfort of […]

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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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The God Embrace 8: Sharing in Christ s Life

The God Embrace 8: Sharing in Christ s Life

Posted: 01 Apr, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Jesus came into this world to restore our connection to God: A connection one day in a restored world and a connection now through His life in us. Christ died and was resurrected, to overcome death that we might live forever, and that we might experience his life now. There is more beyond just this […]

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State of the Church – 2018

State of the Church – 2018

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

It is important to keep our mission ever before us. As a church, we want to help people connect to the source, God, experience life, and to have that life flow through us and into the world. In this message, Steve explains how the prophet s vision in Ezekiel 47 relates to our church name and […]

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The Commands of Christ 10: Make Disciples

The Commands of Christ 10: Make Disciples

Posted: 28 Jan, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Jesus heart is that all the world would hear His message of hope and grace. Our call is to spread this message. We don t need to feel guilty about how we ve failed at this in the past, but it would be good to think about how we can take steps down this path so that […]

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Will I Wear the Sash?

Will I Wear the Sash?

Posted: 22 Oct, 2017 | Author: John Houser

The gospel is the most important message in the history of the world. We are privileged to be a part of following Jesus and spreading hope to a world in desperate need. This is God s call on our lives: the Great Commission. Download Handout

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Two Types of People

Two Types of People

Posted: 01 Oct, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

We may not normally see things this way, but God clearly communicates that there are two types of people in the world. One group of people is cursed. The other is blessed. The great news is that God doesn t want people to be in the cursed group. He wants us all to be in the […]

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A Family United

A Family United

Posted: 27 Aug, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

Dove shares about how he has felt a tendency in his own life to isolate himself or become isolated from others. Yet, the hope of Christ is that his family (his church) will relentlessly fight these tendencies and pursue unity. We each have a role in building up the family of God and staying united […]

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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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Following God in a Broken World

Following God in a Broken World

Posted: 13 Aug, 2017 | Author: Tom Schwieger

In a broken world full of sin, strife, and suffering, we need to continually trust that God is good, is in control and cares for us. Download Handout

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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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Not Just Robots

Not Just Robots

Posted: 26 Mar, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

Dove shares his conviction that the greatest aspiration in all of life is to know God. God has sent his Son into the world to pay a price for us so that we can be with God. Anyone who desires to come to God is welcomed into His family, through Christ. In this relationship with […]

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Seeing the Unseen

Seeing the Unseen

Posted: 12 Mar, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

There are two realms: the seen and the unseen. The natural and the supernatural. Belief in the unseen world corrects our overemphasis on the seen world. To experience true and lasting life, our faith must be anchored in the unseen. 2 Corinthians 4:18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on […]

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God Loves Bad People

God Loves Bad People

Posted: 05 Mar, 2017 | Author: Dove Cranson

In this message Dove attempts to help us love bad people. This is not so that we would embrace the bad things that bring pain, suffering, and destruction into this world, but that we would love bad people even as God does. Dove explains five reasons we can love bad people, from those far away […]

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Faith or Bust 2017

Faith or Bust 2017

Posted: 14 Jan, 2017 | Author: Jenna Schwieger

The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself in love! How can we be women of faith in a world full of struggle and upheaval? Download    

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Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Posted: 30 Oct, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Marriage is intended to be a beautiful life-long relationship. Unfortunately things don t always go as God desires in our broken world. In this message we look at what the Bible teaches on divorce and remarriage from 1 Corinthians 7 and from the teachings of Jesus. Download Main Handout / Supplemental Reference on Divorce See also: Pizza Seminar: What the […]

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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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God Wants to Do GreatThings through Your Life

God Wants to Do GreatThings through Your Life

Posted: 11 Sep, 2016 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

We often don t think of ourselves as being very gifted or having much to offer, but God has great things He wants to do through our lives! The gifts and talents God has given us can be used to help people and to make an incredible difference in God s kingdom. In this message, ER doctor […]

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A Heart of Trust

A Heart of Trust

Posted: 07 Aug, 2016 | Author: Dove Cranson

The thing that matters more than anything else in the world is faith. The biblical David is a great example of someone who trusted God and God s timing when his circumstances seemed to point to an easier course of action. In the long run, David s faith was rewarded. We can follow God with that same […]

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God’s Deep Love

God’s Deep Love

Posted: 31 Jul, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

God has always loved people. People are the pinnacle of creation! We might think that we are too messed up for God to love us, but there are countless examples of God loving really messed up people. Throughout all of scripture, we see God trying to win the hearts of broken people. And we see […]

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