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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An 11th Commandment

David denHartog teaches through Psalm 136.  There is a two-point truth that the Psalmist wants us to know and understand.  He tells us that we are to be a people that give thanks to God, and explains why we give thanks. Pastor Dave challenges us to write out every little blessing that God has given us […]

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Old Faithful – A Fresh Look

Psalm 23 is like Old Faithful – it erupts into our lives on a regular basis.  Many of us have memorized it with our minds, but not mastered it with our lives.  David denHartog goes slowly through Psalm 23 and invites us to take a fresh look at it, and allow the words to sink deep […]

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Why?

David denHartog addresses the question of WHY do people who are following God’s will suffer?  They are walking in fellowship with God to the best of their ability, and when terrible things happen, they often ask, “What did I do wrong?”  Psalm 44 addresses the question as well.  Discover the progression of thoughts and the psalmists response […]

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Song Selection

Dean Elliott explains Psalm 1, outlining four characteristics of the life that God blesses.  What are you going to sing to yourself when times are good?  When they are bad? Additional Scripture References: Matthew 5-7; Deuteronomy 10:12-16; Luke 24:25-27, 45-46; Psalm 32

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