We want our life to count for something, and we'd all love to do something great. We may find that we are more ordinary than we dream, but there are things we can do in life to multiply the force of blessing God can bring.
Our unmet expectations lead to disappointment, but our God is big and powerful and able to carry us through whatever circumstances in which we find ourselves.
One of the aspects of walking with Jesus successfully is to do the will of God in the earth... well, what does that look like? Especially while we are all sheltering-in-place? Pastor Matt Sturdevant shares some of the principles that can be applied regardless of our situation.
Whenever we get out of this COVID-19 quarantine, who will you be at that time? There are four practices that you can employ now to get yourself ready for whatever may come in the future.
We think that our best life comes out of ease, but it turns out that it is often in trouble and crisis where God grows our character. But how can we lean into that truth when everything tells us to run and hide?
This was presented on Facebook on April 24, 2020.
This was presented on Facebook, April 22, 2020
Pastor Matt talks about a lesson from his personal time in God's Word as well as answers questions about how to work from home well.
This was presented on Facebook, April 20, 2020.
Whenever life throws a curveball we tend to ask different questions of our lives that get down to the purpose of why we live at all. The good news is there are reasonable answers to these 3 important questions when life doesn't meet expectations.
This was presented on Facebook, April 17, 2020.
This was presented on Facebook on April 16, 2020.
This was presented on Facebook, April 15, 2020.
This was presented on Facebook, April 14, 2020.
This was recorded as a Facebook Live message on April 13, 2020.
While we live during the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are hopeful for a cure or vaccine. We are also doing everything we can to not get sick with it. But there is a greater disease each human is born with and it leads to certain death. The good news is there is a cure...
This was recorded as a Facebook Live video on April 10, 2020.
This was recorded as a Facebook live video on April 9, 2020.
When life throws you a curve-ball, we are often faced with the question, "What am I going to do now?" But after a while, when the pressure continues to bother us, we move to the question, "What is the point?" In other words, why does God allow trouble into our life? In this message from Sr. Pastor Harold Bullock looks into one of the surprising answers to that question.
While we are under the pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a strong urge to worry and panic. However, we find in Scripture that there is an anchor for Christ-followers that helps us stand like rocks in turbulent times.
We are not able to meet "for church" this week, and yet we have discovered we are still "the church". So... what does "church" mean? And what does that tell us how we should treat those inside and outside our church? Turns out "church" means a lot more than we tend to think. We'd welcome to you take a listen to find out more.
Our culture is often trying to marginalize the church and stunt its voice. This should not be a surprise, the ways of God's kingdom have always been upside down to the world's way of doing things. But we have the opportunity to not pattern our minds like the world, but transform our ways to God's ways, and in so doing, show the world a better way!
The "church" is a lot of things, but one aspect is that it is made up of people trying to live by God's ways. To do this takes faith. Faith has become a confusing term in today's culture, but it is at the heart of following God.
Associate Pastor Jerry Roberts turns 80 years old on March 2, 2020. He has spent a long time walking with the Lord and he shared some of the lessons he's learned along the way.
Pastor Brian Cropp interviews Pastor Matt Sturdevant about his recent message in The Proven Playbook series "Knowing Your REAL Opponent."
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