Messages

Messages

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Mending Fences through Conflict Resolution

Pastor Brent looks at the relationships in our lives that need to be mended and how we should approach conflict resolution with others. Sermon Manuscript Fences: Mending Fences Conflict Resolution Matthew 5:23, Romans 12:18, Colossians 3:12-13 In our relationships, there are some words that we find very difficult to say. With that crush you’ve been carrying for some time, maybe it’s just me, but I remember, my hands getting all sweaty, my mouth getting all dry, my heart racing, and…
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Saying No So You Can Say Yes

Pastor Amy looks at how sometimes we need to build fences in our lives to create healthy boundaries. By saying no to some things, we are able to say yes to better things. SERMON MANUSCRIPT How many of you feel perpetually tired? Overwhelmed? Overworked? In hard or taxing relationships? Stretched too thin? You’re not alone. Many Americans are oversheduled, overinvolved, overextended… we are exhausted and we are BOUNDARY-LESS. But WE NEED BOUNDARIES. I’m talking about emotional, spiritual, and physical boundaries. Did…
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Mission Impossible

Pastor Brent Clark looks at Matthew 28:18-20 to see how the commission to be a disciple and to go and make disciples means so much more than just giving people an education. It means more than knowing about Jesus. It means being like him.
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The Love Boat

Pastor Ryan looks at the most familiar verse of the Bible, John 3:16, to look at how the love of God isn’t meant to be a warm fuzzy feeling but how God’s love can give us security.
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The Amazing Race

Pastor Brent looks at how following Jesus is like a race the how even in the difficulty it is important to not give up.
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Guiding Light

Pastor Ryan looks at Hebrews 4 and how the Word of God is more than we usually think it is and how it haas the ability to drastically shape our lives.
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Grace Under Fire

Pastor Brent looks at Ephesians 2:8-10 and how grace radically changes what we can do to earn our way to and make ourselves right with God. This is the second message in the series “The More You Know.”
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Who’s the Boss?

Pastor Brent Clark begins a new series call The More You Know that looks at seven verses everyone should know. This week, he begins with Proverbs 3:5-6 and the importance of trusting God.
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It’s Not Easy

Pastor Ryan wraps up The Red Letters series by looking at Luke 9 and how Jesus’ words that call us to follow him challenge our comfort, obligations, and relationship and that the commitment to follow Jesus really is not easy.
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Family Tree

Pastor Ryan Lenerz shows how Jesus uses our concept of family to teach us what it means to be brothers and sisters within the church.
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The Doctor Is In!

Guest Speaker Andy Hermanson teaches on Matthew 9 where Jesus tells his disciples that healthy people don’t need a doctor but that sick people do. Fortunately Jesus is the doctor who can bring healing to our lives!