• Establishing God’s Kingdom: God’s Kingdom and A Call To Repentance

      In this week’s message, we looked at Daniel Chapter 2, and the continuing story of King Nebuchadnezzar and his rather terrifying and heavy-handed leadership over God’s people, many of whom had been taken captive and made to serve the King in Babylon. In Chapter 2, we encounter the story...

  • Establishing God’s Kingdom: God’s Faithful Moving

      This past Sunday, we began our Fall sermon series through the book of Daniel. When we think of the book of Daniel as a whole, we think of God establishing His Kingdom. In that process, it’s important to keep in mind that while God will ultimately do this, Daniel...

  • A Faithful Church: Loves Ministry

    This past Sunday, we finished up our sermon series Faithful Church by looking at the final aspect of a faithful church – that a faithful church loves ministry. Ministry is any work that helps to execute the Great Commission. What we are challenged by is: The chief aim of ministry...

  • A Faithful Church: Loves One Another

    As we continue through our sermon series on Faithful Church, we looked at the idea that a Faithful Church Loves One Another. It’s important to immediately note, that the call to love another, while plainly commanded by God, springs from a deep well of God’s love for us. Our love...

  • A Faithful Church: Loves the Gospel

    Faith Church Family,   When we think of the gospel, there are a number of things that could and should come to our mind. But hopefully what comes to our mind is the notion that the gospel should be foundational to our lives and that without it we would be...

  • A Faithful Church: Loves God’s Word

    As we continue through our series Faithful Church, we come to a second aspect of a faithful church. A faithful church loves God’s Word because we love God. We spent some time in Psalm 119 unpacking this idea further. While we focused on verses 89-104 I would STRONGLY encourage you...

  • A Faithful Church: Loves God

      This past weekend, we began a new sermon series called Faithful Church. Over the next 5 weeks, we will look at what it means to be a faithful church. This week, we began our series by looking at Mark 12 and unpacking the idea that a faithful church loves...

  • Selections from the Psalms: God Remind Me

    This past Sunday, we wrapped up our series in the Psalms with Psalm 92. This Psalm is the only Psalm in the book that is referred to as a Sabbath Psalm. It’s meant to remind the people of God of His work and all that He has done. More specifically:...

  • Selections from the Psalms: A Song of Security

    From the Desk of Chris Risk:   Psalm 121 is a song of Security.  It was a popular song that the Jewish pilgrims would sing as they “ascended” the hills of Judea to attend the festivals required by God’s Law to Israel.   Psalm 21 is praise and encouragement for...

  • Who Is This? Luke 7:36 – 8:3

    From the Desk The question of Jesus’ identity is one of the most important questions anyone could ever be asked. This question was asked and answered in our passage from Luke 7:36-8:3. In Luke’s narrative, we witnessed how Jesus forgave the sinful woman, exposed the self-righteousness of Simon the Pharisee,...