Oct 25, 2020
Have You Heard From God Lately?
Does God truly speak to people today? How do we know when it is Him speaking? Every person on a path to follow God asks these questions. In this message, Pastor Chris walks us through these queries, referencing Isaiah 30:19 & 21. He shows us five ways in which God speaks and gives us three practical things to do in order to hear from God. He also reminds us that the greatest aspect of prayer is not what we say to God, but what He says to us.
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  • Oct 25, 2020Have You Heard From God Lately?
    Oct 25, 2020
    Have You Heard From God Lately?
    Does God truly speak to people today? How do we know when it is Him speaking? Every person on a path to follow God asks these questions. In this message, Pastor Chris walks us through these queries, referencing Isaiah 30:19 & 21. He shows us five ways in which God speaks and gives us three practical things to do in order to hear from God. He also reminds us that the greatest aspect of prayer is not what we say to God, but what He says to us.
  • Oct 18, 2020Contentment In the Age of Consumerism
    Oct 18, 2020
    Contentment In the Age of Consumerism
    We are inundated on all sides, everyday, with the temptation to accumulate more stuff, which robs us of contentment and convinces us that our happiness is based on how much of that stuff we have. Somehow, we must remind ourselves that the greatest things in life are not things at all and that God calls us to be content with what we currently have. To combat this pressure, Pastor Chris lays out three strategies from Hebrews 13:5 & 6 so that we can say, as Paul said, "I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content."
  • Oct 11, 2020It’s Not Your Time
    Oct 11, 2020
    It’s Not Your Time
    Everyone needs the Gospel, the Good News of Jesus. That must be the purpose for all we do as believers. In this message, Pastor Anthony reminds us, from Matthew 28:19 & 20, that we are to be on a journey for souls...that is God's business.
  • Oct 4, 2020Fear Not, Only Believe
    Oct 4, 2020
    Fear Not, Only Believe
    We all experience fear, some on a daily basis, ranging from mild attacks to panic attacks. It is meant to paralyze us, limit our faith, jeopardize our health and stifle our joy. Fear fights against the very critical aspect of faith that we are taught to live our lives by. So what is the antidote to fear? Pastor Chris gives us three points from the record of Jairus and the woman with the issue of blood we encounter in Luke 8:40 - 56.  We must learn to use this antidote and not allow fear to incapacitate us.
  • Sep 27, 2020Praise In the Valley
    Sep 27, 2020
    Praise In the Valley
    Life is a series of peaks and valleys; and though we all wish life was only the mountain peak moments, the reality is that most of life is lived in the valleys. The challenge of faith is to turn our valleys into places of praise. In 2 Chronicles 20:1 - 26,  we learn invaluable spiritual lessons from King Jehoshaphat that we can implement as we face our enemies. Pastor Chris highlights practical tips for praising in the valley and encourages us that praise really makes the difference when we cannot add it all up or see the way out yet we choose to praise God in the midst of it.
  • Sep 13, 2020The Way Out of Worry
    Sep 13, 2020
    The Way Out of Worry
    Everyone, to one degree or another, worries. We know, and studies have proven, that worry is emotionally, spiritually and even physically unhealthy. But what is the remedy? Reading from Matthew 6:25 - 34, Pastor Chris points out three practical observations that we can implement in our daily life. This will help us put our worries in the "God box" and allow Him to reign over our lives so we can rest in Him.
  • Sep 6, 2020When Faith Counts
    Sep 6, 2020
    When Faith Counts
    A question asked by most people is, "Why do we suffer?" In the crucible of life, in the face of unanswered questions, we can feel hopeless and despaired. But, in this message, Pastor Chris looks at the life of Job, a man intimately familiar with unanswered questions, and highlights what Job did in the midst of his turmoil and the eventual outcome. In the book of Job we do not see why the righteous suffer, but rather, what to do when they suffer and we see when faith really counts.
  • Aug 30, 2020In Christ
    Aug 30, 2020
    In Christ
    Fear causes confusion and many people, including Christians, have been caught up in that confusion. As believers, we must be firmly planted in the foundation of truth and know who we are in Christ so we can stand against fear and confusion. In this message, Wade Urban of Restoration Ministries breaks down Galatians 2:20 and reminds us that we do not have a "destination" Gospel, but a "right here, right now" Gospel and we need to walk in the reality of who we are in Christ.
  • Aug 23, 2020The Confidence Component
    Aug 23, 2020
    The Confidence Component
    We need an anointing of confidence to do and to say what God has called us to and that confidence must be in God alone, not in a person. When we hear from God, it breeds a level of confidence the enables us to be bold for Him. In this message, Pastor Chris looks at the words of God to Joshua in Joshua 1:1 - 9 and the promises found there. We can also stand on those promises and be encouraged, as Joshua was, that God will never leave us or forsake us.
  • Aug 16, 2020O Wretched Man That I Am
    Aug 16, 2020
    O Wretched Man That I Am
    "When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse he understands his own badness less and less." (C. S. Lewis) There is a false notion that if there is no God, we can have complete liberation; but in reality, we become enslaved to sin. In this message, Pastor Chris preaches from Romans 7, reminding us that we all have a flesh that wars against the Spirit. The only way to gain the victory in this war is through the power of Jesus Christ and His victory over sin.
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