David denHartog begins with a question: What do you think of when you hear “church?” The church exists to make disciples – to become disciples and to make disciples. In other words, to build up the church. In I Corinthians 14, Paul gives three factors that are necessary for building up the people within the […]
Dean Elliott teaches from I Corinthians 13, explaining it within its context. God’s DNA is love, and this is what love looks like. It is better than any Spiritual gift. Dean also explains last week’s sermon title, “Fingerprints.” When the Holy Spirit picks you up, by the gifts of the Spirit, and carries you away, he […]
Dean Elliott continues teaching from I Corinthians. It seems as though the Corinthians have asked Paul, “How can we make ourselves more spiritual?” Paul answers the question in Chapter 12, emphasizing that no matter what your gift-mix, all of it is wasted if you do it just for you.
Don Hunt dramatically retells the story of the Jailer and Paul, from the Jailer’s perspective, found in Acts 16:16-34. In order to see the stars in the sky, it has to be dark outside. In jail, Paul was in a dark situation and he chose to shine by worshiping. Do we shine like stars? Are […]
Dean Elliott talks about what kind of relationship God wants with each of His children and how we can go about getting that relationship. Scripture based in Psalm 23 and Romans 5:1-5.
David denHartog explains that narcissism is an over-inflated view of one’s self and seeing life as revolving around them. It is ultimate self-centerdness. Not many people are clinically diagnosed with narcissism, but there is at least a bit of selfishness in each of us and in each of our children. What can we do in our parenting […]
Dean Elliott reviews and explains five motivations for fishing for men given by Jesus as He instructs the disciples. He also walks through Luke 16:14-31 and explains three characteristics that characterize the love of commitment. The Pharisees were dead in their love of people because of their love of money. Jesus explains the results of their dead […]