Hope Against All Odds

“Hope Against All Odds” “Hope has a Name, His Name is Jesus” 2 Corinthians 11:23-28 Paul – his trials – Perils – “exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; danger; something that causes or may cause injury, loss, or destruction” What is Hope? Hope – “the feeling that what is wanted can be had; a person […]

“Jubilee Makeover” [Jubilee Culture & Core Values]

“JUBILEE MAKEOVER” [JUBILEE CULTURE & CORE VALUES] INTRO: A makeover can be defined as the act or process of making changes to improve the appearance or effectiveness of someone or something. In order to improve our cultural relevance and kingdom fruitfulness, it is important that we do some evaluating and updating after 19 years of […]

The Miracle of Mercy – Introduction

“THE MIRACLE OF MERCY – Introduction” [God’s Mercy & My Failures – Matt. 26:31-35, 58, 69-75] INTRO: Let’s be a mercy-filled church! We will all stumble at one time or another (Matt. 26:31-32; James 3:2a)! I. WHY DO WE STUMBLE? [3 Reasons Peter Stumbled]: He overestimated his strength & underestimated his vulnerability (Matt. 26:31-35; 1Cor. […]

Discovering Your Place To Belong – Part 4

“DISCOVERING YOUR PLACE TO BELONG – Pt. 4” INTRO: We’re all called to be planted in a local community of believers, resulting in flourishing (Ps. 92:13-14). FOUR PARTS TO GETTING PLANTED: GO THERE (Deut. 12:5). GIVE THERE (Deut. 12:6; Mal. 3:10-12). EAT THERE (Deut. 12:7a). SERVE THERE (Deut. 12:7b; 1Pet. 4:10; Eph. 4:16; Heb. 10:24-25). In […]