stop clinging to me
Mary goes to the tomb only to find it empty. Jesus has risen and he tells her not to hold onto him as he has not yet returned to the Father. Jesus reminds us that in this life we will have trouble but he has filled us with the Holy Spirit.
April 18, 2019
pharisees, a donkey, the crowd, and disciples
April 14, 2019
Palm Sunday stands as a defining moment in Jesus' ministry. As Jesus rides in on a donkey, four characters perceive Jesus' triumphal entry in very different ways. You might see yourself in one of these characters. Listen in.
March 17 - April 7, 2019
Love is a powerful thing. It can change a heart, change a life and change an eternity. Love shows us God’s character and shows us what we are called to be. Join us for this 4-part series as we examine what love is.
February 17 - March 10, 2019
After years of rejection, God will bring punishment to the nation of Judah. A young Jeremiah is chosen to become God’s voice to the people, sharing unpopular messages of warning and calls to repentance. In order to demonstrate what God will do, his most commonly used words are Uproot and Plant. Join us as we discover the height of God’s love through the words of the weeping prophet.
January 6 - February 10, 2019
The New Testament authors quoted Isaiah more than twice as much as any other Old Testament prophet. Join us for a series that unpacks major New Testament events that Isaiah predicted 700 years before they happened.
a tree known by its fruit
December 30, 2018
What would Jesus do? Jesus challenges us to be a “tree” that bears fruit, not just leaves.
December 16 - December 24
Everybody loves the Christmas story. We enjoy the manger scenes, advent calendars, and Christmas carols. But has this familiar story lost its wonder for you? Join us this Christmas season as we unpack this ancient story in hopes of learning something new. And who knows, maybe the wonder of Christmas will return to you!
November 4 - December 9, 2018
Most Christians want to remain faithful to God no matter the situation. Trusting in God’s goodness is easy when life is good. However, when life throws us a curve ball, compromise sure is tempting! Join us as we inspire one another to remain faithful without compromise!
October 28, 2018
Change your thinking, change your life. Our thoughts are a powerful force for shaping who we are and who we can become. Learn how you can use your thoughts to unleash the Mastermind inside you.
October 14 - 21, 2018
“Meaningless! Meaningless! Everything is meaningless!” These are the beginning words of Ecclesiastes, and the tone remains generally negative throughout the rest of the book. Ultimately, we learn that life can be very empty and unsatisfying. Join us as we discover how to find true meaning and satisfaction in life.
September 23 - 30, 2018
Some of the best words of wisdom we have ever received were given to us from a mom. During “Momma Said,” we will celebrate some of Mom’s most memorable phrases, and most importantly, we will turn to the book of Proverbs to receive wisdom from God.
September 16, 2018
When we see injustice, feelings of anger rise up within us. In this sermon Pastor Dave walks us through a brutal passage of Scripture that illustrates the value God places on justice.
Acquaintance vs. friend
September 9, 2018
An acquaintance is someone whom you enjoy running into at church, work, or the grocery store. A friend, on the other hand, is much different. Pastor Dave explains why having acquaintances is important, but fostering friendships is essential.
August 19 - September 2, 2018
David is one of the most fascinating characters in the Bible, most notably as a man after God’s own heart. He is known as a shepherd, a warrior, a musician, a poet, and a king. He is also infamously remembered for an incident involving adultery and murder. Join us we discuss the life, calling, and faith of Israel’s most famous king.
the weariness of being unique
August 12, 2018
Christians are called to be different from the world. But most Jesus followers experience seasons in life when being different from the world becomes wearisome. In this sermon, Pastor Dave addresses the struggles associated with being unique and how to remain steadfast when tempted to give in.
July 22- August 5, 2018
Jesus was not opposed to religion; as a matter of fact, He was deeply religious. He attended synagogue, memorized scripture, traveled to Jerusalem for the feasts, and he even fasted. The religious leaders of his day were also religious, but for much different reasons. Find out why Jesus wrecked their religion, and why He might want to wreck yours as well!
June 24 - July 15, 2018
We live in a world that doesn’t like living under authority. We disagree with those who have authority over us, yet Jesus calls us to live a life under authority.
June 10 - 17, 2018
The “I deserve it” attitude is not a great way to live, yet we can easily fall into this mindset. What if we changed our mindset from feeling slighted, to feeling grateful? Join us as we learn how to be grateful for what we do have rather than wishing for things we don’t have.
May 13–June 4, 2018
Boldness is showing an ability to take risks; confident and courageous. This was the attitude of the early church. With a spirit of BOLDNESS, the Gospel exploded throughout the world. Let’s be BOLD for the sake of Christ.
April 22-May 6, 2018
Despite its boring title, the book of Numbers contains high drama. The book starts with a census of God’s people and the centrality of God’s holiness. Despite God’s goodness, complaints and arguments threat to divide the people. The book culminates with a prophecy of hope. Join us as we journey with God’s people across the wilderness in preparation for the promised land!
April 8 - 15, 2018
Viral means “becoming very popular by circulating quickly from person to person.”
From the very beginning the church has been viral. What made it explode? What made it spread? Join us as we learn from the past and inspire one another into the future.
EASTER 2018: The Reason I Believe
Many people have argued that Christianity is a fairytale religion. But history says otherwise. In fact, if this one historical event were proven false, everything Christian should be abandoned. In this Easter sermon, Pastor Dave explains.
March 11 – 25, 2018
A story for the ages. A mighty empire. A nation enslaved. A miraculous rescue. A new beginning. Join us as we examine Israel’s exodus from Egypt and how these events continue to impact our lives today.
February 4 - 25, 2018
The Gospel writer Luke was a physician by trade. It is perhaps from this training and experience that he was led to write such comprehensive and meticulous books about the ministry of Christ and the early church. Join us over the next four weeks as we explore details from the Doctor’s Report.
January 14 - 28, 2018
The “First Family” of Israel had issues: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob’s sons all had problems with lying & deceit. Deceit breaks relationships, it breaks families, and it breaks the heart of God. Lying always hurts other people; thus, it has a “trickle down” effect.
December 10 – 24, 2017
We can learn a lot about character from these three Christmas characters: Tiny Tim, The Grinch, and Linus. Join us as we learn how to strengthen our character this Christmas season.
November 19 - 26, 2017
The Bible teaches that gratitude should be a central heart attitude for followers of Jesus. In fact, living with a spirit of thanksgiving is the will of God for our lives. When things are going well, we tend to give thanks; what about when life is difficult? Join us as we discuss this theme of thanksgiving and what to do when our circumstances make gratitude hard.
September 10 - October 18, 2017
“Age of Kings” examines the lives of 5 different Israelite kings. Some of these kings were good; others were evil. But all of them had one thing in common: They were powerful! Join us as we reflect on the truth that the greater our humility, the more of God’s power we receive.
August 20 – September 3, 2017
The story of Abraham is integral to the Christian faith. He lived his life in the gap between promise and reality. His example demonstrates an enduring trust in God that is very helpful to us as we wait on His promises in our lives. Join us as we consider three stories from this life of great faith.
July 16 – August 6, 2017
Parenting can be filled with many highs and lows. At times, we feel like great parents, and at times we feel completely lost. Fortunately, we have one another to give us encouragement along the way! Join us for this 4-part series as we struggle together and hopefully learn a thing or two about how to be better parents, grandparents, and mentors.
June 11 – July 9, 2017
The Bible can seem overwhelming. With so much sophisticated theology and commandments, where does one even start? Fortunately for us, Jesus made it simple. He took the complexity of the biblical writings and simplified them. Join us as seek to simplify our lives for maximum impact.
May 21 – June 4, 2017
The book of Exodus is full of dramatic moments. It is the story of slavery and liberation; sacrifice and mission. But it isn’t simply an inspiring tale of the past…it is our story, which ultimately points us to the beauty of Christ. Join us as we consider the themes of disappointment and hope found in the book of Exodus.
April 23 – May 14, 2017
It’s can be difficult to believe in a God we cannot see. We wonder why God didn’t answer our prayers, why God allows suffering, or why we can’t feel His presence. God may not meet all your expectations—but that’s good news! Find out why in a new series: I Want to Believe, But….
In this four-week series, we’ll discuss four different versions of “God” which don’t exist—they’re fabrications people often want to believe about the nature of God. But when we start to put God in a box, we create our own ideas about Him and what He’s supposed to do for us.
March 26 - April 9, 2017
God has entrusted each one of us with a certain amount of talent. In this sermon, Pastor Dave teaches on the importance of being productive with the talents God has entrusted to us.
February 5 - March 19, 2017
We believe in one God who is three persons - the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Many of us have a lot of questions about the third person of the Trinity: the Holy Spirit:
How does one actually receive the Holy Spirit?
How do I get more of the Holy Spirit?
How does He work in my life?
What about tongues and prophecy?
Join us as we discuss the person and work of the Spirit in our lives.