A Preview of Things to Come

David denHartog teaches from 2 Peter 3:1-13.  There are two extreme responses we could take as we look at world events and think about the Day of the Lord approaching.  But, what should our response be to the return of Christ?  Pastor David gives us two major points and two principles for application from this […]

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Keeping Calm in Crisis

David denHartog teaches from Psalm 91, about how we can have calm in the midst of the fear surrounding the threat of this virus, or fear in any situation.  We know that God is in control and that we can trust in Him, and call on Him.  We remember that this is a great opportunity […]

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The Joy of the Harvest

David denHartog remembers the joy that farmers in Iowa had as they brought in the harvest each year.  Spiritually, too, we share in the joy of the harvest when someone comes to know Christ, or we know we have had a part in that process.  John 15:1-17 speaks about the joy and fruit and abiding […]

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Spiritual Salesperson or Journey Mate?

David denHartog teaches from John 4:1-26, the account of the Woman at the Well.  Many of us have been taught to memorize a presentation when sharing the Gospel with others, but its not where most of us are in the ability to share our faith.  Its not how we are most comfortable sharing.  The model […]

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The Hero in Evangelism

David denHartog begins the “Reviving Evangelism” series, teaching from Acts 8:26-40.  We have heroes of our spiritual journeys, heroes in eveglism, Biblical heroes of evangelism, but the real hero of all the stories is the Holy Spirit.  He is working behind the scenes and moving in hearts.  David helps us understand who we are trying to […]

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An Open Hand

David denHartog completes “The Language of Generosity” series on tithing, stewardship and giving generously.  Greed and fear are elements that work against generosity.  How do we counter these?  Seeing the blessings that come to those that give motivates you to give.  What are the blessings of generosity?  The Apostle Paul outlines them in II Corinthians […]

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Off the Hook?

David denhartog continues “The Language of Generosity” series on financial stewardship.  The Bible has a lot to say about money.  Are you off the hook if you tithe?  What does Biblical stewardship look like?  Psychologically, how are we to see our money?  Practically, how are we to handle our money?

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Do You Understand?

David denHartog continues the “What’s In the Box?” series with Matthew 13:51-53.  Jesus wants to make sure that his disciples understand all of the parables that he has just taught the about the kingdom of God.  Do you understand?  We need perspective on ministry and sharing the Gospel with others.

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Is It Worth the Price?

David denHartog continues the “What’s In the Box?” series from Matthew about the kingdom of God.  In Matthew 13: 44-50, we learn about the responsibilities of those that are part of kingdom of God.  How do we build and invest in the kingdom of God?  Is it worth the price?  Do we truly understand the […]

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A Field, A Tree, & Three Measures of Dough

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 13:24-43, part of the “What’s in the Box?” series.  The people of Israel were longing for and expecting a Messiah.  However, the Jesus that came wasn’t what they were expecting and so they rejected him and the offer of a physical kingdom was withdrawn.  Matthew 13 describes the new form of […]

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