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  • The Prodigal Brother Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,785 views

    This sermon looks at how the older brother was unable to grab hold of his Father’s love and how we, like him, need to find our way back into the Father’s house.

    The Prodigal Brother October 14, 2001 Last week we started our series on the Father Heart of God, focusing on what we’ve called Fatherless Living. - And what we said was that each and every one of us has been created, at our very core, with a fundamental need for the Father’s ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,409 views

    This sermon looks at how we so often look to things other than the Father’s love to fill the very core of our being

    The Prodigal Son October 7th, 2001 We are going to spend the next few weeks focusing on what might be the most foundational truth of our faith… the Father Heart of God. - Paul prayed in Eph 3:18 that we would “grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ”. - John wrote ...read more

  • Intimacy With The Father

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,971 views

    This sermon seeks to lead people into deeper intimacy with the Father as we abide in Him.

    In the book of Philippians, we read about Paul “pressing on” in His relationship with God. Pressing on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ! Yet, for so many of us, the word “stuck” would do a much better job describing where we are in our relationship with God… where ...read more

  • Introduction To Philippians Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 3,859 views

    This sermon introduces Paul’s letter to the Philippians and outlines Paul’s life.

    Introduction to Philippians February 11, 2001 Introduction to Philippians One of the most special moments for me in Central Asia took place when a 20 year old man named Ahemd, came to me with tears in his eyes. His father had just beaten him b/c of his faith in Jesus… and not only that, ...read more

  • Philippians 1:12-19 Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,955 views

    This sermon shows how Jesus was not only magnified through the life of Paul but purposes to be magnified thru our lives as well.

    Philippians 1:12-19 Last week, while flipping thru the stations, I happened to see Jim Baker’s son, Jay, on Larry King Live. It was so encouraging to hear to how God brought him out of a life of alcoholism and drugs and raised him up as a minister to the broken, punk culture of Atlanta. ...read more

  • To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,448 views

    This sermon demonstrates that the abundant life really can only happen in Christ.

    FOR TO ME, TO LIVE IS CHRIST, TO DIE IS GAIN 1. If we could interview anyone… - I wouldn’t have chosen Paul b/c intimidation. Now I see him as a man who loved J. - Tell us about yourself, Paul? - Can you tell us your favorite HS story? - What were some of your toughest times? - How ...read more

  • God's Passion For Us

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 16,511 views

    This sermon shows how it has been God’s passion for us to walk in intimacy with Him.

    From the very first page through the very last, the Bible seems to demonstrate one relentless passion… that is, the Father’s passion to see those whom He has created walk in intimacy with Him. In Jeremiah 31:3 the Lord speaks to the people of Israel saying, “I have loved you with an everlasting ...read more

  • Soaking In His Love

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,440 views

    This sermon encourages folks to find their rest in His presence... that in His presence is fullness of joy!

    Soaking in His Love May 27, 2001 1. Over the past few week’s we’ve been looking at Paul’s deep passion to know Jesus - I want to know Him… - One thing I do, forgetting what is behind… - 3:8 I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus 2. We’ve ...read more

  • Peace With God Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,162 views

    How can we find peace in this world? This sermon seeks to provide some answers.

    Peace With God June 10, 2001 Story of retired couple in early 80s alarmed by threat of nuclear war - Seriously studied all the inhabited places of the world to determine which would be least affected by a nuclear war… a place of ultimate peace & security. - They not only studied, but ...read more

  • Seize The Day! Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 1,673 views

    This sermon encourages us to take advantage of every opportunity that God brings our way.

    Seize the Day! Father’s Day 2001 June 17, 2001 Dead Poets Society… resurrected obscure Latin phrase, Carpe Diem. Seize the Day. - exhortation to live life to the fullest, getting the most out of every day - if we would survey 100 people… all would agree that this is what they want o no ...read more

  • Being One In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,523 views

    This sermons is about growing as a community.

    Being One in Spirit June 24, 2001 What would most people say if you asked them, “what’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word Christian or church?” - What do you think most people would say? - Loving, Caring, Serving the Community, Welcoming, Generous, Authentic, ...read more

  • The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 323 ratings
     | 47,681 views

    This sermons focuses on the meaning and application of the Kingdom of God.

    The Kingdom of God August 26, 2001 I remember noticing, while reading the Bible one day back in college, that Jesus was also preaching about the Kingdom of God. I had been a believer for about a year and had never heard it mentioned in any sermon or at any conference… and had no idea what it ...read more

  • Continuing The Ministry Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,699 views

    This sermon calls us, as disciples of Christ, to bear His message and continue His ministry throughout the world today.

    Continuing The Ministry of Jesus: Kingdom Ministry August 19, 2001 Dilovar goes back to his village to proclaim the gospel. He knew the risks… but he was willing to go thru whatever was necessary. - this was an old village… hundreds of years old. The leaders were typically older men, so ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Jun 23, 2001
    based on 257 ratings
     | 7,165 views

    Fasting

    HUNGER FOR GOD We don’t hear much about fasting these days, certainly there are not many books about it. After all Paul warns Timothy of “people who advocate abstaining from food.” (1Tim 4:1-3). He says to the Colossians “why… do you submit yourselves to decrees, such as ‘Do not handle, do ...read more

  • Pressing On Toward Maturity Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Jun 8, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 3,024 views

    Philippian 3:10-14

    PRESSING ON TOWARD MATURITY Phil 3:10-14 Back in college, I had the privilege of meeting a man who had served as a missionary in Iran for 42 years… Dr. William Miller. He had spoken at Urbana and had come to our campus as part of a follow-up conference. That chance meeting turned into a ...read more