In the Spring of 2019 Pastor Randy and Pastor Clint delivered a series of sermons on how understanding the biblical truth that every person has been created in the image of God informs how we approach many of the cultural issues of our day. When the series concluded many shared how impacting it was on their thinking and approach to the hot topics we now face: issues such as sexuality and gender, sanctity of life, racial discrimination and men and women's roles. In this updated reboot of the series Pastor Randy teaches six sessions on the importance of understanding this vital biblical doctrine referred to as the Imago Dei.
God delivered the people of Israel from a life of slavery in Egypt and brought them into the land that He had promised their fore fathers. Despite God’s display of amazing power, unfailing love and faithfulness, Israel struggled to remain faithful to God. In the book of Judges we discover that the only thing the people of Israel were faithful in was being unfaithful. Too many times the picture of God’s children back then mirrors the picture of God’s children today. Join us as we explore the old Testament of Judges to learn the lessons and pitfalls of living Faithfully Unfaithfully lives.
To recover means to bring back to a normal position or condition. If we take this definition and lay it up against the story of the Bible what we discover is that the Bible is a book on recovery. It’s the original recovery manual. Join us as we take a closer look at the message of recovery within the pages of scripture.
The topic that dominated Jesus' message more than any other was the topic of the Kingdom. So if it was central to the teaching of Jesus why isn't it central to ours? Join us as we explore deeper this fascinating and important topic.
Many people are involved in religious worship. Many refer to the church service as a "worship" service. But is attendance at a church enough to qualify a person as a genuine worshiper of God? This study looks more closely at how Jesus defined the genuine worshiper.
So many times words become so familiar and so commonly used that we stop to even consider their meaning. "Hope" and "trust" are common words in the vocabulary of the follower of Jesus but too many times we miss the richness of what these important words mean. This look into Romans 15 zeros in on these life changing words.
As followers of Jesus we need to be encouraging each other through our journey of life. There are times, however, that the greatest encouragement that we can receive comes from Jesus Himself. Peter was an example of a Christ follower who found himself in need of some major encouragement from our Lord.
Romans 8:28 says, â€And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good,â€ but can there be everything good about grief? In our latest series, "Good Grief", we will be taking a closer look at what Godâ€™s Word has to say about grief and how it fits into God's sovereign plan.
Many times rejection is associated with failure, but in God's economy, rejection doesn't always mean failure. The sermon series "Reject" examines some of the rejects of the Bible taking special note of why they were rejected. The goal is to better understand how God can use those that the world rejects.
We come to God often bringing our requests to Him in prayer asking Him to listen to us. How often do we listen to hear what God is saying to us? How often do we quiet our busy lives and focus our ear toward God's voice? I this series we will be taking a closer look at what it means to hear God's voice and what it will mean for our lives to courageously respond.
Repentance is a necessary response to Christ's payment for our sin. It is also a necessary part of a Christian's spiritual growth. There's a lot of misunderstanding and confusion about this very important doctrine. In this 2 part series we'll explore what true repentance is all about.