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Own the vision

September 15 - October 20, 2019

A vision is a clear mental picture of a preferred destination.  Everyone has accomplished a vision of some sort:  painting a room, losing weight, receiving a diploma, or starting a business.  But how often do we think about a God-ordained vision for our life.  Let’s spend a few weeks owning the vision that God has for us. 


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better

August 11 - September 8, 2019

The aim of the author of Hebrews is to present Jesus as better than any other person or system.  Join us for this five-part sermon series as we study the sufficiency and superiority of Christ. 


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PIECES

July 21 - August 4, 2019

This series serves as a snapshot of the book of Job, providing comfort and encouragement to those experiencing a difficult circumstance.  In this 3-part sermon series, Pastors Dave & De’Andre encourage us to trust in the power of God in the midst of our pain and suffering. 


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July 14, 2019

This sermon can be provided upon request due to the sensitive content. Contact the office if you want a copy of this sermon.


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raised to life

June 23 - July 7, 2019

Blooming all around us is life. Green trees, birds, and our own heartbeats. JESUS promises something so much more. Come join us for this three-week series called LIFE to learn about real Life. 



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god behind the seen

June 2 - June 16, 2019

The Book of Esther is the only book of the Bible that does not mention the name of God; yet God’s working is evident throughout.  He uses broken people and impossible situations for His glory and our good.  Join us as we discover that God is always at work even though we might not see it.  Sometimes He moves behind the seen.


Sassamans’ Farewell

Apply It!


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stand

April 28 - May 19, 2019

When we’re pushed to our limit, we have a choice to make. Will we choose the path of least resistance or will we have the courage to take a Stand
In this sermon series, learn about Daniel and his three friends who courageously took a stand for God.  Let's be inspired by their faith to stand for God even in the midst of fear!


stop clinging to me

April 21.2019

apply it!

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.


holy Thursday

April 18, 2019


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April 14, 2019

apply it!

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.    


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love is…

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. 


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uproot and plant

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.


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The book of Isaiah

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.


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Christmas: more than a story

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!


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no compromise

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!


MasterMind

October 28, 2018

apply it!

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.

 


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ecclesiastes

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.


Be Rich

October 7, 2018

apply it!

Let’s go out and be rich in good deeds and provide to those in need.


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momma said

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.


Justice

September 16, 2018

Apply it!

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.


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The Life of David

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.  


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wrecked

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!


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UNDER AUTHORITY:  rOMANS

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.



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"I Deserve It"

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.


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BOLD

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. 


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Numbers

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!


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VIRAL

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

APPLY IT!

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.


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Exodus

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.


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DOCTOR'S REPORT

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.


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TRICKLE DOWN DECEIT

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.


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Christmas Character

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.


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WHEN GRATITUDE IS TOUGH

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.


BE RICH

October 22 – November 5, 2017

Join us as we unleash a wave of generosity locally and globally!


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age of kings

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.


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PROMISE: THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM

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.


Parenthood

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.


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SIMPLIFY

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.


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FROM DIsappointment to hope

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.

 


I want to believe, but...

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.


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Seize the day

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.


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The Holy Spirit

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.