Pastor’s Teaching Series

DO TAKE IT PERSONALLY (Owning Our Christian Walk)

  • JANUARY 2 – A Personal Look (by God) Psalm 139:23-24
  • JANUARY 9 – Personal Encounter (with God) – Acts 16:11-34
  • JANUARY 16 – Guest Speaker, Matt Smethurst, River City Baptist Church (Church Plant in Richmond)
  • January 23 – A Personal Worship (of God) – Luke 10:38-42
  • January 30 – A Personal Life (for God) – Galatians 2:20-21

THERE IS ONE

  • November 28 – ONE CHILD
    • Isaiah 9:6 – God sent one child
    • John 1:12 – that we might become children of God
  • December 5 – ONE WAY
    • Luke 1:26-35 – God made one way
    • John 14:6-7 – that we might all know the way
  • December 12 – ONE LOVE
    • Luke 2:1-7 – God in Christ stepped into the world
    • John 3:16-17 – so that the world through him might be saved
  • December 19 – ONE SAVIOR
    • Luke 2:8-14 – Jesus came as a Savior, Christ the Lord
    • 2 Timothy 1:10 – and has brought life and light

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THE MIND MATTERS

 

  • Part 1. What’s On Your Mind (And Why It Matters) – Philippians 4:8 – September 12
  • Part 2. The Right Mind – 1 Corinthians 2:16 – September 19
  • September 26 – Celebrate Community Sunday
  • Part 3. The Mind Under Attack – 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 – October 3
  • Part 4. The Mind Deceived – 2 Corinthians 11:3 – October 10
  • Part 5. Changing Your Mind – Romans 12:1-2 / Colossians 1:21-22 – October 17
  • Part 6. Strengthening Your Mind – Philippians 4:4-9 – October 24 (Scott)
  • Part 7. Five Marks of a Healthy Mind – Romans 8:5-7 – November 7

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BEYOND THE FAINT HEART

2 Corinthians 4 – 8 Ways to Move Beyond Discouragement – “we faint not” (2 Corinthians 4:1, 16)

  • July 11 – #1 – Realize What We Have Received – 2 Corinthians 4:1
  • July 18 – #2 – Emphasize the Truth – 2 Corinthians 4:2
  • July 25 – #3 – Focus on the Glory of Jesus Christ – 2 Corinthians 4:3-4
  • August 1 – #4 – Prioritize Spiritual Understanding – 2 Corinthians 4:5-6
  • August 8 – #5 – Recognize the Power of God – 2 Corinthians 4:7-9
  • August 15 – #6 – Live in Christ – 2 Corinthians 4:10-12
  • August 22 – #7 – Anticipate Eternity – 2 Corinthians 4:13-15
  • August 29 – #8 – See with Eyes of Faith – 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

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SELF-EXAMINATION SERIES

  • Part One – June 13
    • Q1  – Are you seeking God with all your heart?
    • Q2 – Which best defines your life: striving to be like Christ or being in Christ? 
  • Part Two – June 20
    • Q3 – Are you spiritually hungry and thirsty, or are you easily satisfied with brief moments of religious involvement? 
    • Q4 – Are you as privately committed to Jesus as much as it appears you are publicly?
  • Part Three – June 27
    • Q5 – Is Jesus the true orientation of your life, or have you reduced Him to only one expression of your life’s commitments? 
    • Bonus Question: Which perspective do you live by most: going to church or being the church?  

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CONVERSATIONS

Conversations – from Jesus’ ministry speak today

  • April 11 – Authority – Jesus’ conversation in the cleansing of the temple. – John 2:13-25
  • April 18 – A Broken Life Restored – Jesus’ conversation with the lame man. – John 5:1-17
  • April 25 – Defeating Darkness – Jesus’ conversation with demons. – Mark 5:1-13

Conversations – between Jesus and His disciples speak today

  • May 2 – The Greater Priority – Jesus’ conversation about the costly ointment. – Mark 14:6-11
  • May 9 The Greatest Teacher – Jesus’ conversation about raising the next generation. – Luke 6:40 (Mother’s Day)
  • May 16 – Leveling Self-importance – Jesus’ conversation with those who argued for first place. – Luke 22:24-30

Conversations – with the first century church speak today.

  • May 23 – With Paul:  A Conversation About Personal Commitment – Romans 12:1-2
  • May 30 – With John: A Conversation About Community – 1 John 1:3

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HEAD 2 HEART

  • March 7 – Truth that Awakens Passion – Ephesians 1:18
  • March 14 -Thoughts and Attitudes – Psalm 139:23-24
  • March 21 – Love for the Truth – 2 Thessalonians 2:10
  • March 28 (Palm Sunday) – Believe in Your Heart – Romans 10:9-10. 

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WALK IN LOVE

  • FEB. 14 – LOVE DEMONSTRATED – (“Just as Christ loved us” is the greatest measure of our love for others) – Ephesians 5:1-2
  • FEB. 21 – LOVE DEFINED – (Learning to measure love by God’s Standard and not our own) – 1 Corinthians 13:4-13
  • FEB. 28 – LOVE DETERMINED – (Learning to love through adversity) – Romans 12:9-21

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Prepared:

  • 2 Peter 1:1-11. Encouragement, Part One (New Year Reminders) – January 3
  • 2 Peter 1:12-21. Encouragement, Part Two – January 10
  • 2 Peter 2:1-3. Warning, Part One – January 17
  • 2 Peter 2:4-22. Warning, Part Two – January 24
  • 2 Peter 3:1-9, Hope, Part One – January 31
  • 2 Peter 3:10-18, Hope, Part Two – February 7

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Advent 2020 “Jesus Christ is Born”

  1.  First Sunday of ADVENT (NOV 29) – Hope, Micah 7:7
  2. Second Sunday of ADVENT (DEC 6) – Peace, Isaiah 9:6
  3. Third Sunday of ADVENT (DEC 13) – Joy, Luke 2:10-11
  4. Fourth Sunday of ADVENT (DEC 20) – Love, 1 John 4:9

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Live It

Three resolves for true joy in your life (from Philippians).

  1. INVEST IN THE GOSPEL – Because of your partnership in the Gospel from the first day until now. (Philippians 1:4-5) – November 8
  2. ANTICIPATE HEAVEN – But our citizenship is in Heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. (Philippians 3:20) – November 15
  3. REST CONTENT IN THE MOMENT – I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation. (Philippians 4:11) – November 22

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Proven

  1. Hope Proven in Suffering (1 Peter 1:1-12) – September 13
  2. Purpose Proven in Suffering (1 Peter 1:13-25) – September 20
  3. Identity Proven in Suffering (1 Peter 2:1-12) – September 27
  4. It’s Just That Simple – 4 practical reminders for a life that follows Jesus (John 1:35-46) October 4 (Back to Church Emphasis)
  5. Relationships Proven in suffering / relating well (1 Peter 2:13-3:7) – October 11
  6. Blessings proven in suffering (1 Peter 3:8-22) – October 18
  7. Grace proven in suffering / Proven through Grace – Grace in the midst of Suffering (1 Peter 4:1-19) – October 25
  8. The church Proven in Suffering (1 Peter 5:1-11) – November 1

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Follow.

To “follow” is:

  1. a life-decision, Matthew 4:19 (August 2) – “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”
  2. a significant change, Matthew 9:9 (August 9) – As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.
  3. a priority over other loves, Matthew 10:38 (August 16) – Whoever does not take up their cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
  4. a practical calling, 1 Peter 2:21 (August 23) – “For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps”
  5. a costly commitment, Matthew 16:24 (August 30) – Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
  6. a personal responsibility, Matthew 19:21 (September 6) – Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

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Guided – 7 Principles for Divine Guidance in Your Life

  • June 7, 2020 – Introduction (Overview of the 7 Principles)
  • June 14, 2020 – Principle #1 – Guidance comes from within the relationship (Graduate Emphasis) – John 10:14
  • June 21, 2020 – Principle #2 – To receive guidance, we must listen (Father’s Day Emphasis) – John 10:4
  • June 28, 2020 – Principle #3- Guidance without ongoing obedience is impossible – Proverbs 3:6
  • July 5, 2020 – Principle #4 – True guidance comes from God’s thoughts and not our own – Isaiah 55:8 (July 4th Emphasis)
  • July 12, 2020 – Principle #5 – Internal guidance comes through God’s presence (The Holy Spirit) – 1 John 2:27
  • July 19, 2020 – Principle #6 – Practical guidance comes by God’s Word – Psalm 119:105
  • July 26, 2020 – Principle #7 – Continued guidance comes as we nurture our spiritual senses – Hebrews 5:14

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Faith In This Moment

  • April 19, 2020 – Faith in This Moment – 1 – John 11:1-5
  • April 26, 2020 – Faith in This Moment – 2 – John 11:6-24
  • May 3, 2020 – Faith in This Moment – 3 – John 11:25-45
  • May 10, 2020 – Faith When Fearful – Isaiah 41:10
  • May 17, 2020 – Faith When In Doubt – James 1:6
  • May 24, 2020 – Faith When Confused – 2 Corinthians 4:4
  • May 31, 2020 – Faith When Waiting – Psalm 130:5

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Easter 2020


The Walk

  • March 1 – Ephesians 1:3-23 – the blessings we receive from being in Christ.
  • March 8 – Ephesians 2:2-22 – all about salvation by grace (or don’t get left in the graveyard).
  • March 15 – Ephesians 3:1-21 – personally experiencing God’s purpose in Christ through our calling.
  • March 22 – Ephesians 4:1-5:20 – right vs wrong.
  • March 29 – Ephesians 5:21-6:9 – living a life of faith in your home.
  • April 5 – Ephesians 6:10-20 – a walk the truly wins.

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I Am Loved…

  • February 16 – A Personal Love – 1 John 4:7-10
  • February 23 – An Inseparable Love – Romans 8:31-39

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Community. Faith. Love.

  • January 26 – Community – Ephesians 2:19-22
  • February 2 – Faith – Romans 12:4-5
  • February 9 – Love – 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

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In It Not Of It

  • January 5 – The Problem – James 4:3-5
  • January 12 – The Position – John 17:13-19
  • January 19 – The Passion – 1 John 2:15-17

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During the Advent Season…

  • December 1 – THIS IS GOD – Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 9:5-7
  • December 8 – THIS IS LOVE – Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:46-55
  • December 15 – THIS IS JESUS (Part 1) – Luke 2:8-14
  • December 22 – THIS IS JESUS (Part 2) – Luke 2:15-19, 30-32

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Only Jesus – Fall Teaching Series:

  • October 20
    • Life Proof – Colossians 1:1-15
    • Specific ways the truth of Jesus impacts our lives.
  • October 27
    • Jesus Plus Nothing – Colossians 1:15-29
    • Rediscovering the whole truth of Jesus.
  • November 3
    • Uncovering the Lies – Colossians 2:1-23
    • The truth of Jesus against false beliefs.
  • November 10
    • Truth Over Culture – Colossians 3:1-17
    • The change Jesus brings to brokenness.
  • November 17
    • Right at Home – Colossians 3:18-25
    • How the truth of Jesus affects our relationships.
  • November 24
    • Real Truth for Real People – Colossians 4:1-18
    • The truth of Jesus and your present circumstances.

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God’s Mission Our Story:

  • September 8 – Who Are We? – Acts 2:14, 21, 36-39
  • September 15 – What Are We Becoming? – Acts 10:34-38, 44
  • September 22 – What Are We Doing? – Acts 13:16, 32-39
  • September 29 – Where are We Going? – Acts 20:17-24

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8 Ways to Say “Yes” to God:

  • July 7 – By Obeying His Word – Proverbs 3:1-4
  • July 14 – By Trusting His Guidance – Proverbs 3:5-6
  • July 21 – By Saying No to Sin – Proverbs 3:7-8
  • July 28 – By Giving Back to the Lord – Proverbs 3:9-10
  • August 4 – By Receiving His Discipline – Proverbs 3:11-12
  • August 11 – By Following the Wisdom of God – Proverbs 3:13-20
  • August 18 – By Not Giving Up on God’s Will and Way – Proverbs 3:21-26
  • August 25 – By Keeping the Right Relationships with Others – Proverbs 3:27-35

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The Essentials Series:

  • April 28 and May 5 and May 12 – Love God! Love People! – a challenge to keep love as the primary expression of life and ministry. (the topic is covered on all three Sundays)
  • May 19 and 26 – @Church: the importance of regular church attendance – a challenge for people not to accept any substitute for community.
  • June 9 and 16 – Your “In-Box”- who or what influence you and speaks into your life? – the importance of spiritual formation and discipleship in small groups.
  • June 23 and 30 – Worshippers in a Selfie World; why worship is important – the importance of Christ-centered worship together as a community of believers.

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  • Consider the Changes from Palm Sunday – Matthew 21:1-11
  • Consider the Changes from Resurrection Sunday – Matthew 28:1-10

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  • March 10 – From Pursue to Purpose – New series promotion and introduction
  • March 17 – You Are Essential – Part 1 – Romans 1:11-12 (Our Substance) and Romans 12:3-8 (Our Source)
  • March 24 – Mission Sunday – Guest preacher, Fontaine Greene, with Catalyst Resources International (missionary in Guatemala).
  • March 31 – You Are Essential – Part 2 – Ephesians 4:1-12.
  • April 7- You Are Essential – Part 3 – 1 Corinthians 12:1-6 (Our Strength)

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Pursue: The Intensity of Our Faith

  • January 13 – From Apathy to Intensity – Revelation 2:1-6
  • January 20 – Chase the Promise – Jeremiah 29:10-14
  • January 27 – Pursuing God When Life Hurts – Psalm 42:1-11
  • February 3 – Pursuing God When Tempted – 2 Timothy 2:20-22
  • February 10 – Pursuing God Through Open Doors – Ephesians 5:15-17
  • February 17 – Pursuing God Through a Desire for Growth – 2 Peter 3:17-18
  • February 24 – The One Thing – Psalm 27:4, John 6:68
  • March 3 – Four Reasons to Pursue God – Philippians 3:7-12

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  1. Captured by God’s Greatness – January 9, 2019
  2. His Glory, My Desire – January 16, 2019
  3. In All You Do – January 27, 2019

The Series of Transition 2018-2019

  • December 30, 2018 – Set Apart with a Promise – Joshua 3:1-6
  • January 6, 2019 – When We Come Together: Preparing Our Year Ahead for Worship – 1 Corinthians 11:17-26

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Astonished! Celebrating Christmas. Experiencing Jesus.

  • Sunday, December 2 – Week One of Advent: HOPE that Proclaims a Name! – Matthew 1:18-25
  • Sunday, December 9 – Week Two of Advent: JOY that Changes Everything – Luke 2:7-12; Matthew 2:10
  • Sunday, December 16 – Week Three of Advent: PEACE that Overcomes and Overwhelms – Isaiah 9:6; Luke 2:13-14
  • Sunday, December 23 – Week Four of Advent: LOVE that Astonished the World – Luke 2:15-20

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Unpacking Our Core Values

  • October 7 – The Core Value of COMMUNITY: 5 Facts of Our Community – Romans 12:1-8
  • October 14 – The Core Value of COMMUNITY:  7 Relationship Principles that Guarantee a Healthy Community – Romans 12:9-21
  • October 21 – The Core Value of FAITH: Indicated by a Life that Grows – Ephesians 2:21
  • October 28 – The Core Value of FAITH: Indicated by a Life that Ministers – Ephesians 4:11-13
  •  November 4 – The Core Value of LOVE: Three Ways to See Your Life as a Life on Mission with Jesus – Romans 5:5.  1 John 3:16.   Ephesians 4:1
  • November 11 – The Core Value of LOVE: Representing the Kingdom of Jesus – 2 Corinthians 5:14, 18-21

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Real Life

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WHO IS JESUS?

  • January 21 – Real Life Defined – John 1:1-18
  • January 28 – Real Life Revealed – John 1:19-34

HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND TO JESUS?

  • February 4 – A Life that Follows Him – John 1:35-51
  • February 11 – A Life that Obeys Him – John 2:1-11
  • February 18 – A Life that Misses Him – John 2:12-25

WHAT IS SALVATION?

  • February 25 – The Need of Every Life – John 3:1-21
  • March 4 – The Answer to Life’s Brokenness – John 4:1-42
  • March 11 – The Significance of a Life of Faith – John 4:43-54

REAL LIFE IN THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

  • April 8 – Dangerous Substitutes for the Real Truth – John 5:1-17
  • April 15 – PROVEN by Jesus (What is the Real Truth of Christianity?) – John 5:18-47
  • April 22 – The Miracle and “Me” (Looking at the Life of a Disciple through the Feeding of the 5,000 and Jesus Walking on the Water.) – John 6:1-25
  • April 29 – Knowing Jesus, Knowing Real Life: I am the Bread of Life. – John 6:26-71
  • May 6 – Knowing Jesus, Knowing Real Life: If anyone is thirsty . . . come to me. – John 7:1-53
  • May 13 – Mother’s Day: 5 Ways to Honor Your Mother – John 19:26-27
  • May 20 – Jesus Responds to a Life Guilty of Sin (Finding freedom from sin) – John 8:1-11
  • May 27 – Jesus Argues Against the Traps of Religion – John 8:12-59
  • June 3 – The Truth of Jesus Proven Through a Life Restored – John 9:1-41
  • June 10 (Graduate Sunday) BELIEVE – The Difference between Real and Artificial Faith. – John 10:22-42
  • June 17 – Jesus’ Impact on Human Life as the Good Shepherd – John 10:1-21
  • June 24 – Gear Up for the Big Game – Scott is in the Sanctuary talking about what to expect from Bible School this coming week; Challenging us to gear up for the big game with the items listed in 2 Peter 1:3-11. Ken will lead in the Well at 11:00.
  • July 1 – JESUS IS LIFE (The Phenomena of Raising a Man from the Dead and Key Teachings for Life) – John 11:1-46
  • July 8 – A Conspiracy that could not Stop the Story of the Gospel – John 11:47-57
  • July 15 – The Narrowing Effect of Following Jesus – John 12:1-26
  • July 22 – God’s Salvation and Man’s Crisis (Jesus Foretells His Death) – John 12:27-50
  • July 29 – PREPARED (Jesus Prepared His Followers to Be Sent Out) – John 13:1-38
  • August 5 – The Heart of A Follower of Jesus (Jesus teaches His disciples to remains strong in commitment and service.) – John 14:1-15
  • August 12 – The Inner Life of a Follower of Jesus (Jesus teaches His disciples about the Holy Spirit.) – John 14:16-31
  • August 19 – RELATIVE! (Jesus teaches His disciples about their relationships with Himself, with each other, and with the world.) – John 15:1-27
  • August 26 – Five Challenges of a Follower of Christ (Jesus teaches His disciples about discouragement and fear, and how to respond.) – John 16:1-33
  • September 2 – Three Things Jesus Desires for You (Jesus prays for those who follow Him.) – John 17:1-26
  • September 9 – Denial: Is it possible in my life? (Lessons learned from the denials against Christ.) – John 18:1-40
  • September 16 – LAST WORDS FOREVER (Jesus’ words from the cross and their impact today.) – John 19:1-30
  • The end of this series will be preached around Easter 2019 – John 20-21

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING – Easter Series – (March 18, 25, April 1)

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Bethlehem Forward

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Each year, we hit pause during the Christmas Season to revisit the incarnation (God becoming man to fully satisfy the needs of mankind) as we revisit the scene of Bethlehem on the night Jesus was born.  After encountering Christ through the Christmas season, one should not hesitate to ask, “Where to from here?”  Should we simply hope that the emphasis upon Jesus lingers within hearts and minds, or should we take definitive steps from Christmas forward to encourage and ensure that the centrality of Jesus is not forgotten?  

Welcome to a two-part sermon series titled, “Bethlehem Forward.”  This series takes a very close look at Chapter One of the epistle, 1 John.  This passage argues against those in the First century who denied the incarnation by emphasizing that Jesus did indeed come into this world, and His life brings life.  Join us on December 31 and January 7, as we move from Bethlehem forward, and ask ourselves, “Having encountered Jesus, now what?” 

  • December 31, 2017 – BETHLEHEM FORWARD: Having Encountered Jesus, Now What? (Part 1) – 1 John 1:1-4. 
  • January 14, 2018 – BETHLEHEM FORWARD: Having Encountered Jesus, Now What? (Part 2) – 1 John 1:5-10.

When God Stepped into Our Lives

In December 2017, join us each week as we lead up to the celebration of the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. [ click here for the Journey to Christmas activities ]

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  • December 3 – The Story: God’s Plan Revealed (Isaiah 9:1-2)
  • December 10 – The Announcement: God’s Voice Heard (Luke 1:26-38)
  • December 17 – The Preparation: God’s Touch Felt (Matthew 1:18-24 / Luke1:39-56)
  • December 24 – The Arrival: God’s Face Beheld (Luke 2:1-20)

How to Make a Lasting M-pact

Over the past four months, Ken has developed a strategy for our church to embrace the mission of Christ by helping us to see the need to embrace an equipping culture. The M’s we seek to establish are surrounded by COMMUNITY – FAITH – LOVE (Member – Minister – Mission). This series will use the information found in Thom Rainer’s book, I Will, as a springboard into deeper discussion on how we can move from an inward to an outward focus.

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  1. October 1 – Introduction – Moving from I Am to I Will – GET AN ATTITUDE: But Be Sure It IS the Right One! from Philippians 2:5-11
  2. October 8 – I will worship with others – GOING TO CHURCH GOD’S WAY: The Impact of the Gathering (The Large Gathering) from Psalm 100 / John 4:21-26
  3. October 15 – I will grow together with others – GOING TO CHURCH GOD’S WAY: The Impact of the Gathering (The Small Gathering) from Acts 2:42-47
  4. October 22 – I will serve – SERVING OTHERS LIKE JESUS:  Positioned to Make a Difference, from Mark 10:35-45
  5. October 29 – I will go – ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO! Becoming People Who Are Sent Out To Make a Difference, from Luke 10:1-3
  6. November 5 – I will give generously – TREASURES OF THE HEART: a Lifestyle of Generosity, from Matthew 6:19-21
  7. November 12 – I will not be a church dropout – CHURCH IS NOT A BURDEN: the Burnout of Activity or the Joy of Belonging? from Ephesians 2:8-10
  8. November 19 – I will avoid the traps of “churchianity” – CHURCH IS NOT A BURDEN, Part 2: Spectator or Participant? from 1 Corinthians 12:12-20
  9. November 26 – I will make a difference – THE PROPER CONFIDENCE: How Can You Be Certain Your Life Will Make an Impact? from Philippians 1:1-6

Walking Forward in God’s Presence

Psalms 120-134 represent the Ascent Psalms, historically sung by worshipers traveling up to Mount Zion (the historic name for Jerusalem).  These songs expressed a sincere focus on God’s presence with them and their place in God’s presence as they anticipated their worship in Jerusalem.  Traveling up, ascending to the place of worship, becomes the original story line of these psalms.  Three specific Ascent Palms will define this teaching series, and will encourage today’s Christian in the purpose and blessings of living life daily in the presence of God.  May this time in God’s Word develop and strengthen our faith in Christ, deepen our devotion, and transform our perspective.     

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  • Sunday, September 3 – Anticipation / Looking Forward – Psalm 123
  • Sunday, September 10 – Celebration / Looking Inward – Psalm 124
  • Sunday, September 17 – Foundation  / Looking Upward – Psalm 125

CHURCH AND VISION, Celebrating the Next. (July – August 2017)

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OUR THINKING.

  • July 16 – Our Thinking about Church Challenged: What is Our Real Story? (Acts 13:16-41)
  • July 23 – Our Thinking About People Revitalized: Who Belongs in Our Story? (Acts 10:34-43)
  • July 30 – Our Thinking About Kingdom Awakened: What is the Ultimate Story? (Acts 28:31)

OUR DOING.

  • August 6 – Being a Member – Ephesians 4:11-12
  • August 13 – Being a Minister – 1 Corinthians 12:1-7
  • August 20 – Being on Mission – Acts 1:8 / Acts 26:15-18

HOME-LIFE 101. This sermon series will answer the question, “How can God use me to make my Home what it should be?”

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  • May 14. Home-life 101: A Living Proverb for Life: Mothers. – Proverbs 31
  • May 21. Home-life 101: A True Investment for the Future: Children. – 2 Timothy 3:15
  • May 28. Home-life 101: Whether One or Many: The Home. – Psalm 127:1-2
  • June 4. Home-life 101: The Joy of Life Together: Family. – Psalm 128
  • June 11. Home-life 101: A Vision of Covenant Marriage – For the Married and the ‘Not-Yet-Married’. – Genesis 2:18; Hebrews 13:4
  • June 18. Home-life 101: A Man of Compassion: Fathers. – Psalm 103:13

MINISTRY 101. This sermon series engages basic New Testament principles for how one expresses his or her ministry in the local church.

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  • April 23. Ministry 101: Christ’s Examples of Priorities in Ministry. – Mark 1:34-35
  • April 30. Ministry 101: Fulfill Your Ministry. – 2 Timothy 4:1-8
  • May 7. Ministry 101: Credible Christian Faith: To Know Christ and to Make Him Known. – Matthew 5:13-16

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