Faith or Fear?

David denHartog teaches from Psalm 11 in the first of of the series, Fault Lines. There are often tremors before an earthquake that give us warning as to its approach. In the same way, there are threats to our Christian freedoms that indicate… The purpose of this series is to educate and inform the church […]

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God’s Message for a Messed Up World

David denhartog teaches from Matthew 18:1-20 on Easter Sunday.  What is God’s Message for a messed up world?  Is there any hope for change?  The answer to these questions are in the message of the Resurrection and the mission that Jesus gave to His followers before he left this world. Additional Scripture References: Matthew 27:45-61; […]

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Christ, Our Passover

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 26:17-30.  Birthdays are important to celebrate.  As Christians, we also celebrate the birth of Jesus.  But, Christians are the only religion that celebrates the death of Jesus – at Easter and every time we participate in communion. The passage today is the account in the Gospel of Matthew where Jesus […]

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Is It Worth The Investment?

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 26:1-16.  When we invest in something with money, it is wise to ask: “Is it worth our investment?”  This is true whether we are investing our money in a business venture or the stock market, or if we are purchasing a piece of real estate or an item of clothing […]

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Invitation to Joy: RSVP

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 22:1-14.  This parable of the wedding banquet shows us five different responses to God’s invitation to join his kingdom.  How have you responded to God’s invitation?  How do others respond when you share the story of your faith? Additional Scripture references: Psalm 45; Hebrew 11:9-10; Matthew 28:18-20; Ephesians 6:19; Colossians […]

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Living on Purpose

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 21:23-46.  Some Seniors graduating from high school know what they want to do in life, and some struggle.  In the pandemic, it is difficult to know what our purpose is.  But, what is God’s intended purpose for our life?  There is one purpose that is far more important than occupation […]

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Christ, Our Life

David denHartog teaches from Exodus 17:1-7 and John 7:37-39.  Our physical body longs for water and needs it to live.  The same is true of our spiritual body.  Our spiritual thirst can only be taken care of by Jesus, the living water.  Pastor David connects portraits of Jesus found in the Old Testament, with the […]

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Falling In Love With Christ

David denHartog teaches from Genesis 28 and John 1, in the first part of the Christmas series, “Portraits of Christ in the Old Testament.”  A picture, or knowing what someone looks like, is often the first step of an attraction to someone; leading to falling in love.  The Old Testament paints a picture of Christ […]

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