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Part 2: The Expectation Gap

Pastor Dave gives us insight into the “Expectation Gap”, which often proves the source of anger against our children. When comparing to the Expectation Gap that Jesus Christ closed for us between our sin and righteousness, we gain perspective on how if God forgave us our sins, that we can forgive our children.

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Part 2: On Others

Isaiah said that one of the purposes of fasting is that others would be released from oppression and injustice. Is there someone you know who needs to be set free from sin? This week we will talk about fasting for the purpose that someone else might be set free from the shackles of sin. Isaiah […]

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Part 2: Heaven Meets Earth

Jesus’ return could come at any time. Should we be looking for signs that his return is near? What will happen when he returns? This week we will explore the events surrounding the return of our King who is coming to “make all things new.” Matthew 24-25

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Part 2: My Way or the Highway

Most families have conflict. Some families are exhausted as a result of constant conflict in the home. What causes conflict? James, the brother of Jesus, states that it is quite simple. This week we will discuss the reasons for conflict and what we can do to create a more peaceful environment in the home. Scripture […]

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Part 2

March 17 – What made Jesus angry? Part 2. Luke 17: 1-2, Mark 10:13-16 Jesus had harsh words for those who messed with kids. If you have children, grandchildren, or you work with kids, don’t miss this week. We will talk about why Jesus was not happy with those who treated children poorly.

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Part 2: Why Pray?

Jan 20 – “Why Pray?” Luke 11.1-13 Jesus said, “Ask and it will be given to you.” If this is true, then why have my prayers gone unanswered? If your prayers seem to be producing no results, could it be that you are praying the wrong way? Is there, perhaps, another way to pray?

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Part 3: An Unlikely Demotion

Dec 23 – Matthew 1:18-25 “An Unlikely Demotion” The creator of the universe voluntarily demoted himself to planet earth. The details of this demotion are quite staggering: virgin birth, no room in the inn, small town, humble origins. Paul writes, “Have the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus.” If Jesus is our example, how […]

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Part 2: An Unlikely Lineage

Dec 16 – Matthew 1:1-17 “An Unlikely Lineage” Jesus’ family tree is probably somewhat similar to your family tree – Lots of characters with sterling reputations, and others with a rough past. As we study the lineage of Jesus, we discover that God can redeem the tricky family dynamics that seem to surface around the […]

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Part 2: Show Me a Sign!

Oct 21 “Show Me a Sign” Matthew 16:1-12 The Pharisees tested Jesus by asking for a sign to prove that He is from God. Jesus’ response reveals his insight concerning unbelief. What will it take to convince you or others that Jesus is indeed the Son of God? What are those obstacles that are standing […]

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Part 2: Care

Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 Solomon, the wisest man of his time, wrote, “Pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!” God did not design us to be independent. We were created for community. We are in need of transparent, Christ-centered relationships to help us during difficult seasons of life. All of us […]

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