Heart of My Own Heart

Dean Elliott teaches from Psalm 36 and Romans 1:18-21.  If you don’t put the big thing you are dealing with into perspective, it can be all consuming and seem bigger than it really is.  But even perspective can be distorted and so you need reference points.  Distorting the size and goodness of God, leads to […]

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Hooked

David denHartog explains the last three steps of the re:generation ministry.  Its what you’re hooked to in life that makes all the difference.  Some are hooked to an addiction; some to the American dream; some to the daily treadmill of everyday living; some to sports.  The problem is that most of us won’t admit that […]

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4 to 6 of 12

Dean Elliott explains steps 4, 5, and 6 of the re:generation ministry.  He helps us understand the idea behind and the Biblical foundation of each step.

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Foundations: 1 to 3 of 12

Dean Elliott begins to explain the ministry of “re:generation.”  What does regeneration mean?  re:generation is a 12-step program designed to bring God back into the 12-step process, and give the church an opportunity to speak the healing of Jesus Christ into the lives of people.  What are the first three steps of the program?  What […]

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Making Peace

Dean Elliott concludes the Family Portrait series with “Making Peace.”  It is as difficult to find common ground in our families as it is to find common ground in our nation.  But it is important in our family to evangelize and lead our kids to Christ.  Dean uses the story found in I Samuel 25 to […]

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A House Divided

Dean Elliott shares that the most painful thing he sees in pastoral care is disharmony in the family – dissolution of a marriage or a break in relationship between parents and child.  Psalm 14 offers an explanation of a problem that we’ve all had experience with.  It also helps us understand how we can pass on […]

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It Takes A Family

David denHartog continues the Family Portrait series with a message on how the extended family, grandparents in particular, can play a role in raising a child.  He jumps through Psalm 71 to help us understand what we need to be and what we need to do to have impact on the next generation.

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It’s Never Been Harder

David denHartog begins a series on the home and parenting.  Nothing is easy about building a family, but it has never been harder in our world today.  John White, in Parents in Pain, lists 5 factors that influence how a child’s turns out.  Pastor David adds a sixth influence, and all of it together paints […]

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Wisdom and Blessing

Dean Elliott teaches on Psalm 37, the final sermon in the A Life God Blesses series.  It is a favorite Psalm of a lot of people and it encapsulates the idea of how to obtain the greatest blessing now and in the future.  It is designed to instruct people on how to live lives with wisdom.

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