Gospel Unity. Missional Urgency. (Ephesians 4:1-16)

MOTIVATE Krakatoa is a small Indonesian island.[1] In May of 1883, smoke and ash began to pour out from one of its volcanoes. Three months later in August, one of the loudest, deadliest, and most destructive eruptions occurred in recorded history. The explosion was so violent that Ash reached estimated altitude of 27 kilometers high….

Heartbeat (Psalm 107)

MOTIVATE Almost every year we have a Testify service. When many people think of a testimony service they think: Do not make eye contact… How can I escape this service w/ talking? No pressure friend! Unwieldy chaos of people who just want to have a microphone in hand and gain attention. Unprepared pastor remarks blame-shifting…

Heartbeat (Psalm 119)

MOTIVATE Some stories are worth repeating… Last week’s message emphasized the importance that we cannot grow spiritually without gathering with other believers. We need to be meaningfully connected to the local church. Today’s message is about the centrality of God’s word in our life and spiritual community. EXAMINE           Psalm 119 Psalm 119 is longest chapter…

7 Wonders Of The Word

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORD… Wonder of Scripture’s history: Bible was written over 1,500 years, and one of the most ancient of all books. It tells about creation, people, places, settings with accurate detail. “these things took place as examples for us” (1 Cor 10:6) Wonder of Scripture’s prophecy: Bible was written with prophecies…