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  • Not Home Yet: Rejoicing In Suffering

    Contributed by on Sep 3, 2017

    Suffering is going to come, but it doesn’t have to overcome you. We can cast our cares upon Jesus, because He cares for us, and experience God’s abundant hope, peace and joy.

    NOT HOME YET: REJOICING IN SUFFERING INTRO TO SPEAKER: It’s been a quiet spring break with Liza and Hannah on a mission trip in Mexico, and Austin on a mission trip in Uganda. Caleb’s at home but working most of the time. NOT HOME YET: Lyrics by Steven Curtis Chapman “To all the travelers, more

  • When Jesus Stopped: For Zacchaeus

    Contributed by on Sep 3, 2017
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    We need to overcome what obstacles in our lives that might hinder us from seeking and seeing Jesus.

    WHEN JESUS STOPPED: FOR ZACCHAEUS INTRO TO TOPIC: QUOTE: Leonard Ravenhill: “There was a time when people came to church to meet with God. Now they come to church to sing songs and hear stories about Him.” Do we believe that Jesus is the same yesterday today and forever? (Hebrews 13:8). “1 A more

  • Overcomers Outreach Addiction Workshop

    Contributed by on Jul 24, 2017
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    How to find freedom in Christ from all sorts of addictions, bad habits and sins.

    OVERCOMER’S OUTREACH ADDICTION WORKSHOP INTRO TO SPEAKER: I grew up in a dysfunctional family. My father was an alcoholic, a womanizer, and a promise-breaker. He abandoned and rejected my mom, sisters and I before I was five years old. I grew up looking for love in all the wrong places. In high more

  • More: One Thing!

    Contributed by on Jul 24, 2017

    The devil wants to keep us so busy that we don’t have time to experience the abundant life, rest and peace that Jesus offers to us.

    MORE: ONE THING: INTRO TO TOPIC: Last week, Pastor Craig kicked off our new series: • “More: What if less actually gave you more?” • Jesus said: “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more more

  • Kings And Prophets: The Kingdom's Fall

    Contributed by on Mar 7, 2016

    Even though God is compassionate, gracious and slow to get angry, if we continue to live in sin, we will ultimately experience the consequences of those choices.

    THE STORY OF KINGS AND PROPHETS #6: THE KINGDOM’S FALL OPENING TEXT: “And the Lord God of their fathers sent warnings to them by His messengers, rising up early and sending them, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place. But they mocked the messengers of more

  • Kings And Prophets: The Beginning Of The End Of Israel

    Contributed by on Feb 23, 2016
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    The story of Hezekiah teaches us that when we honour and obey God, He blesses us. But when we choose to rebel and reject Him, there are always negative consequences.

    THE STORY OF KINGS AND PROPHETS #5: THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF ISRAEL INTRO TO THE STORY: Discuss the nation of Israel through King Saul, David and Samuel. The Divided Kingdom: The Northern Kingdom of Israel (20 bad kings) and the Southern Kingdom of Judah (8 good kings, 12 bad kings). God sent more

  • God's Messengers: Overcoming Depression

    Contributed by on Feb 15, 2016
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    The story of Elijah gives us keys to overcoming fear, discouragement, depression and loneliness in our lives.

    GOD’S MESSENGERS: OVERCOMING DEPRESSION OPENING STORY: A drunk stumbles into a baptismal service on Sunday afternoon down by the river. He proceeds to walk into the water and stand next to the preacher. The minister notices the old drunk and says, "Mister, are you ready to find Jesus?" The more

  • United We Stand: Divided We Fall

    Contributed by on Feb 7, 2016
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    The only way we can stand strong in our families, churches and communities is when we walk in unity and guard against division and strife.

    UNITED WE STAND: DIVIDED WE FALL INTRODUCTION: Vision 2016: “Seek God First.” • “Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” (Psalm 34:8, NKJV). • My hope is that this year you will catch a glimpse of the awesomeness of more

  • Solomon: The Danger Of A Divided Heart

    Contributed by on Feb 2, 2016
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    sin, danger, compromise, wisdom, Solomon

    SOLOMON: A DIVIDED HEART INTRO TO SPEAKER: Share the story of taking Caleb to PLBC in Surrey, BC to attend their music program. The tearful goodbye, the hope we’ve taught and trained him well. Prayer. INTRO TO TOPIC: We recently started the middle part of The Story: Of Kings and more

  • David: A Man After God's Own Heart

    Contributed by on Jan 22, 2016
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    Because David was a man after God’s own heart, his life is an example for us to follow.

    THE STORY OF KINGS AND PROPHETS #1: DAVID: A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART INTRO TO THE STORY OF KINGS AND PROPHETS: God brought His people into the Promised Land where He was their king. God raised up Judges to deliver them from their enemies. But the people complained and wanted a king just more

  • Getting Ready For Revival

    Contributed by on Dec 31, 2015
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    If we want to see God bring a revival to the church, we must walk in humility, pray bold prayers, hunger after God, and turn from sin.

    GETTING READY FOR REVIVAL INTRO TO TOPIC: Do you ever ask yourself: Is this as good as it gets? Is Christianity just about coming to church and singing songs and hearing stories about what God did in the past? Or is there more? QUOTE: Leonard Ravenhill said, “There was a time when more

  • The Story: A Praying Mother, A Listening Prophet, And A Disobedient King

    Contributed by on Dec 16, 2015
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    In the stories of Hannah, Samuel and Saul, we learn three important keys to prayer: Never give up, listen to God’s voice, and walk in obedience.

    THE STORY #10: A PRAYING MOTHER, A LISTENING PROPHET AND A DISOBEDIENT KING INTRO TO TOPIC: First Samuel takes place right after the story of the Judges and Ruth. • Samuel was the final judge, but he also served as a priest and a prophet. • This was the transition to the time of more

  • The Story: Ruth And The Kinsman Redeemer

    Contributed by on Dec 11, 2015

    The story of Ruth is more than just a simple love story: Boaz is a type of Jesus Christ, our Kinsman Redeemer.

    THE STORY #9: RUTH AND THE KINSMAN REDEEMER OPENING: Review Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua and Judges. • Ruth = one of only two books of the Bible named after women (the other = Esther). • Ruth took place during the time of the judges, about 1,000 years more

  • The Story: The Battle Begins (Joshua)

    Contributed by on Dec 1, 2015
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    In Joshua, God gives His people three keys to being successful: Being people of the Word, people of prayer, and people who identify with Him.

    THE STORY #7: THE BATTLE BEGINS: (JOSHUA) INTRO TO TOPIC: Have you ever faced an overwhelming challenge in your life? Did you confront it, or retreat? • In the Story this week, we see God’s people facing an overwhelming challenge. • The children of Israel are ready to more

  • The Story: A Few Good Men And Women (Judges)

    Contributed by on Dec 1, 2015

    THE BIG IDEA: Just like Gideon and the judges in Israel, God has called and chosen us to encounter Jesus and make a difference in the world for good.

    THE STORY #8: A FEW GOOD MEN… AND WOMEN: (JUDGES) INTRO TO TOPIC: We are in week #8 of the Story: Right after the death of Joshua, the Bible says: • “In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” (Judges 17:6, NKJV). THE more