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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Baby’s First Words

Dean Elliott begins “The Language of Generosity” series by asking us to consider what is the language that God understands.  We often use “yes, sir” and “yes, ma’am” when speaking to others out of respect.  God understands the language of the hand and the language of the tithe in a similar fashion.  What is the […]

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Invasion Preparation

On Christmas Eve, Dean Elliott helps us to take some time to be reminded about what Christmas is really all about.  What will you do when you can’t accept failure?  When failure is not an option?  Revelation 12:1-11 provides a different perspective of the Christmas story – as seen from heaven.  There are three things to […]

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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the Jesus that came wasn’t what they were expecting and so they rejected him and the offer of a physical kingdom was withdrawn.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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What’s In The Box?

Dean Elliott begins our Christmas mini-series, “What’s in the Box?”  We have all seen a child open a present and be disappointed with the gift, or perhaps remember opening one ourselves where we were disappointed with the contents.  Matthew 13:1-23 seeks to answer the questions:  If Jesus is the King, where’s the kingdom and why aren’t […]

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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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Keeping Your House From Being Haunted

David denHartog continues the Behold the King  series, teaching through Matthew 12:38-50.  He is often asked is it possible for a house to be haunted, but this metaphor is for the house of Israel.  We can also apply the 4 important responses to God found in this section of Scripture.  How do we keep the enemy […]

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