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Two Views – Romans 10

Two Views – Romans 10

Posted: 17 Feb, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 2:13b-15 It is obeying the law that makes us right in his sight. Even Gentiles, who do not have God s written law, show that they know his law when they instinctively obey it, even without having heard it. They demonstrate that God s law is written in their heart, for their own conscience and thoughts […]

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The Principle of Planting Seeds

The Principle of Planting Seeds

Posted: 20 Jan, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

John 12:24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. In 2004, a college student came up with the idea to steal a book of Audubon s bird illustrations from his school library. It […]

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What We Desire is in Jesus: Life, Grace, and Truth

What We Desire is in Jesus: Life, Grace, and Truth

Posted: 12 Jan, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

When we are honest, what do we truly want in life? If we got to the bottom of what drives us, what would we find? Do you see in yourselves a deep desire for love, for a sense of worth or belonging, for respect, peace, beauty, wisdom, freedom, greatness, or immortality? Where do we find […]

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Multiplying Our Lives

Multiplying Our Lives

Posted: 30 Dec, 2018 | Author: Jon Mohl

How can you live your life with impact and multiply your efforts into the lives of others? Download

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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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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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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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Ellipsis

Ellipsis

Posted: 07 Oct, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. NIV11 You may have seen the famous poem The Dash, by Linda Ellis. It talks about how someday our tombstones will have two […]

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We Don t Have to Hide from God

We Don t Have to Hide from God

Posted: 30 Sep, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

Genesis 3:8-9 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, Where are you? Jesus invites us […]

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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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Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Posted: 26 Aug, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Peter 4:1-2 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. NIV11 Sometimes suffering is […]

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Happy or Holy

Happy or Holy

Posted: 26 Aug, 2018 | Author: Bruce Bradford

What is it that makes us happy? Money? Success at work? Being popular? Nice house? Nice car? Are those things really it? God wants us to know that there is more in life! We can find true and deep joy! Download

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Bloom Where You Are Planted

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Posted: 22 Jul, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

At times, it seems like the solution to the pain of life and the path to find happiness is to change our circumstances, our bodies, our habits, our relationships, our jobs, our pastimes, or at least change something. This message shows the potential to thrive wherever we are at in life enjoying thankfulness for the little […]

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Love Is  Speaking the Truth with Love – When Things Are Difficult to Say

Love Is Speaking the Truth with Love – When Things Are Difficult to Say

Posted: 24 Jun, 2018 | Author: Dove Cranson

The words that come out of our mouths have the potential to bring good to someone else s life or the potential to bring harm. Sometimes things are hard to say but we should say them. In those situations, how can we speak the truth with love? Download Handout

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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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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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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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The God Embrace 7: Love, Hope, and Delivery

The God Embrace 7: Love, Hope, and Delivery

Posted: 25 Mar, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 8:22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. ESV Sometimes in the midst of difficulty we can feel like something must be wrong. We aren t naive. We know life is hard; but we don t expect it to be this hard. When we try to make […]

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The God Embrace 3: Demonstrative

The God Embrace 3: Demonstrative

Posted: 25 Feb, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Romans 5:8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. ESV In human relationships, when we assess someone s love, we don t just take their word for it. It is not enough. We consider a wide variety of factors. How have they treated us? How have […]

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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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The Commands of Christ 8: Prayer

The Commands of Christ 8: Prayer

Posted: 14 Jan, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

We are all good about praying when we are desperate. Can we bring that desperation back into everyday life? When we don t know what to do, God is there for us! Download Handout: With blanks / Without blanks For further study: Prayer reference sheet  

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Goals

Goals

Posted: 31 Dec, 2017 | Author: Mike Kimball

What is the goal? Answering this question is not always easy, but we need to be able to ask and answer that question as it helps us focus on the things that truly matter in life. Download

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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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Witness

Witness

Posted: 15 Oct, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

Christians are not just messengers of God s plan of mercy and forgiveness, but we are witnesses of how He has worked in our lives! Each of us has a story of how God saved, healed, or met us in some critical life event. In fact, if we stop to think about it, we likely have […]

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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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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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