Messages from 2021

Messages from 2021

What Was Luke Thinking?

Reading through the familiar Christmas story, we might be tempted to assume Luke was only interested in a biography of the life of Jesus. But reading forward, you see how Luke wanted Theophilus and those who came after to understand the full depth of Jesus’ ministry. Join Steve Rogers as he shares how Luke emphasizes the kingdom of God and is an invitation for us to join the work of Jesus there.

Mary, Did You Know?

In recent days, a newer Christmas song has taken some shots as being inaccurate or unbiblical with many on social media wanting to “correct” the record that Mary did know. But how much did Mary really know about her child to be? Did she have really understood the God-man Jesus would become and all that entailed? Pastors Brent and Amy look at the song “Mary, Did You Know? ” and the birth narratives to consider how much did Mary know,…

Last Christmas

The heart is used to describe the core of who we are and the seat of our emotions. But are we careless with what we are doing with our hearts, or are we giving it away to something or someone worth giving it to? Pastor Brent looks at Wham!’s Last Christmas and Matthew 15 to encourage a heart check this Christmas.

Blue Christmas

What happens when the most wonderful time of the year feels like anything but? Pastor Brent looks at how authentic faith isn’t about having everything perfect and all together but can even acknowledge when you have a Blue Christmas.
Tension

Handling the Tension

Knowing and understanding tension exists in faith is a good start, but how do we actually live this out day to day? Pastor Brent concludes the Tension series by looking at how to handle the tension in everyday life.
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The Tension of Unity and Holiness

In an increasingly fractured and permissive world, how can those who follow Jesus possibly pursue unity and holiness? Pastor Brent Clark looks at the tension of unity and holiness and shows how we must not give ourselves over to one side or the other but learn to live in the tension.
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The Tension of Freedom and Responsibility

Let freedom ring! In America we love our freedom so much we look to export it to less free countries around the world. And the thought of every limiting our freedom is blasphemy to our ears. But for those who follow Jesus, is freedom the ultimate value we should seek? Can we ever be truly free and are there times when we might be called upon to limit what freedom we do have for the sake of others. Pastor Brent…
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The Tension of Weakness and Strength

Be strong! Show no signs of weakness! These are the messages we hear that lead us to believe that showing weakness is always a bad thing. However, when you look at Jesus, we see the one who created everything with a spoken word and was still broken on the cross. Join Pastor Amy as she looks at how those who follow Jesus can live in the tension of being weak, yet still, be strong.