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Everything Counts

Easter 2017 Part one of Kenton/Zach story Introduction and offering: Have you ever felt that way?  “This is dumb?  Why life?”  I think most of us can relate to Kenton’s struggle.  Life is hard, and there are times when we want to shake our fist at God—or wonder if He is there.  There’s more to [...]

By | 2017-04-18T08:46:28+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Individual Messages|0 Comments

Worship or Murder

Scripture: 1 Samuel 17, Psalm 9, Matthew 2 Observation/application Matthew 2 is a study of stark contrasts.  Here are two very different responses to Jesus. First: worship.  The magi traveled a long distance to worship the newborn King of the Jews.  When they finally found Him, they knelt down and worshipped Him and presented Him [...]

By | 2017-04-16T12:08:20+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Joe's Blog|2 Comments

Reset

Scripture: 1 Samuel 11-12, 1 Chronicles 1, 2 Corinthians 11 1 Samuel 12:13-15 Now here is the king you chose; you asked for him, and now the Lord has given him to you. 14All will go well with you if you honor the Lord your God, serve him, listen to him, and obey his commands, [...]

By | 2017-04-16T12:09:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Joe's Blog|Comments Off on Reset

Real Approval

Scripture: 1 Samuel 8-10, 2 Corinthians 10 2 Corinthians 10:18 For it is people of whom the Lord thinks well who are really approved, not people who think well of themselves. Observation/application We all want approval, and we seek it from others.  Yet the only approval that matters in the end is God’s. In 1 [...]

By | 2017-04-16T12:08:10+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Joe's Blog|Comments Off on Real Approval

Befriend the Lost and Lonely

  Every Sunday we take a couple minutes and encourage you to say hi to the folks around you. How many of you love this time? You can hardly wait to make a new friend! How many of you hate this time? It’s pure social torture! How many of you were afraid to vote? [...]

By | 2017-04-18T08:46:02+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Befriend|Comments Off on Befriend the Lost and Lonely