Message: “The JOY that Saves” (Luke 2:8-14) – As Christ followers, we have every reason to be full of “joy.” This season of Advent is pregnant with anticipation as we embrace the wonderful gift of God’s joy—the joy that saves—given to us in Jesus Christ.
Message: “The PEACE that Saves” (Luke 2:8-14) – Peace, perfect peace…. A central task of Advent is to pursue peace with God and with others. We can do this as we embrace each and every moment with gratitude for the gift of God’s salvation.
Message: “The HOPE that Saves” (John 3:16-17) – These 47 words affirm God’s promise to “save” and, therefore, inspire HOPE for all of us again today. The season of Advent begins with a focus on HOPE as we celebrate the story of God and the HOPE that saves.
Message: “C.A.L.M.” (Philippians 4:4-8) – The prescription for “calm” is simple this: “Worry less and trust more.” As Max Lucado notes, “Life still gives lemons. Life gives lemons to good people, bad people, old people, all people. Life comes with lemons. But we don’t have to suck on them.”
WE CELEBRATED "BURNING THE MORTGAGE" ON NOVEMBER 18TH DURING WORSHIP. PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSINGS FLOW!
The Message: “Thank You, Lord!” (Luke 17:11-19) -- Meister Eckhart (13th century German theologian and mystic) is credited for saying: “If the only prayer you ever say in your life is ‘Thank you,’ it will be enough.” The story of the Ten Lepers reminds us that we have many reasons to say “thank you”
Message: “Cling to Christ” (John 15:1-8) – Regarding our faith, the key to success is not found in our ability to achieve anything but by our humility to receive everything. If we cling to Christ, i.e., “remain” in him, then we will bear much fruit and prove to be his disciples.
Think About What You Think About (Philippians 4:4-8) – It is vital that we think about good things and the right kind of things. The good news is that we can, indeed, choose what we think about.
Message: “God’s Peace, Your Peace” ( Psalm 23 ) – How do we find “calm” in a chaotic world? The answer is the “peace” of God. The “peace” of God is what we need in facing any storm that we might face.
Message: “Great Gratitude” (Colossians 3:15-17) – Great gratitude is the antidote to any anxiety that would test us. Gratitude is a mindful awareness of the benefits of life. Great gratitude results when we count our blessings & celebrate the benefits of life that God has given us in Jesus Christ.
Message: “Prayer, Not Despair” (Philippians 4:4-7) The Lord invites us to present our requests to him whatever they might be. We don't always know how to pray, we have confidence knowing it's always right to pray. Reach out to God, ask God’s help, the Lord will bless us with the gift of his peace.
Message: “Contagious Calm” (Mark 4:35-41) – In the midst of any storm, you and I can know a contagious calm; his name is Jesus. And so, as we travel on the storm-tossed sea of life, we just need to stay in the boat with Jesus and know that he is “near” to us.
Message: “Rejoice in the Lord Always” (Philippians 4:4-7) – It’s easy to rejoice when things are going good. But, how can we rejoice when things aren’t so good? As we lean into Jesus, we learn that we can rejoice in the Lord always because it has nothing to do with our circumstances but everything t
Message: “Rejoice in the Mercy of God” (Titus 3:3-7) – “Lord, have mercy…” is a prayer to be prayed by every believer. But, because of God’s “mercy,” our faith is not futile and our failures are never final. Because of God’s mercy, our future matters more than our past.
Message: “Rejoice in the Sovereignty of God” (Psalm 8:1-9; 19:1-2; 36:5-6; 121:1-2) – As Christ followers, we believe that God is in control of all things and that God rules over all things. Yet, what does this really mean and how does it look in our lives? If we are to find calm in the chaos of our