David denHartog continues the “Designed For A Purpose” series with “Your Natural Wiring & Your Calling in Ministry” from Acts 7:17-36. We have many callings on our lives – as husbands/wives, as parents, as employees, etc.  There is also a calling for every believer to serve in the church, in and through ministry.  Some of our calling […]

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Two Houses

David denHartog begins the “Designed For A Purpose” series with Psalm 139:13-16 and Ephesians 2:8-10.  God has designed each of with a specific set of abilities with a unique purpose for each of one our lives.

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David denHartog teaches the last sermon in his “Encouragement: A Key to Caring” series.  Today’s sermon answers the question “How does God want us to respond to those who fail?”  Once again, we look at the life of Barnabas as an example, and the life of John Mark. Main Scripture passages: Galations 6:1-4; 2 Corinthians […]

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Weeping With Those Who Weep

David denHartog continues teaching on encouragement by defining and describing comfort in today’s message.  What does comfort look and feel like?  How do you show comfort to other people? Scripture passages: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; Acts 9:26-28; John 14:15-18; Philippians 1:2; Romans 12:15; 1Thessalonians 4:18; Proverbs 15:4, 12:25, 25:11; Job 2:11, 21:34; Proverbs 25:20, 17:28, 18:13

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David denHartog teaches from Hebrews 10:19-39, explaining 5 factors that enter into exhortation.  Exhortation is a part of encouragement and means to build someone up to persevere and endure in their Christian walk.  We become a spiritual spotter to those who are spiritually body-building — spiritually growing into the likeness of Jesus Christ.

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Riding Shotgun

David denHartog teaches the first in his series called “Encouragement: A Key to Caring,” the last for the year’s focus of “Loving Others.”  This message comes from Acts 4:32-37, 11:19-26 and looks at the character of an encourager.  Barnabas was a nickname given to Joseph from Cyprus that means “Son of Encouragement” and we look […]

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