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  • "It May Seem Muddy But Hang In There!"

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Jul 20, 2017
    based on 97 ratings

    How to respond to the hardships and "slimy pits" we face in our lives...

    “It May Seem Muddy But Hang in There” Psalm 40:1-3 PS 40:1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. 2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. 3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of more

  • Truth At The Table Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Exploring the important truths that Jesus' disciples discovered and experienced during the Last Supper...

    We are beginning a new series that will lead us right to Easter Sunday morning. We will be looking at different moments and people from the Lord’s Super all the way to the actual crucifixion of Jesus. This morning, we are going to put ourselves in the place of the disciples as Jesus shared more

  • Following From A Distance Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    Dealing with the culture of accepting the title of "follower of Jesus" yet remaining at a comfortable distance from Him

    Luke 22:39-62 (NLT) 39 Then, accompanied by the disciples, Jesus left the upstairs room and went as usual to the Mount of Olives. 40 There he told them, “Pray that you will not give in to temptation.” 41 He walked away, about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, 42 “Father, if you are more

  • The Wrong End Of The Sword Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Dealing with the hurts of life and responding correctly when we cause hurt in others

    Matthew 26:47-54 (NIV2011) 47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the man; more

  • The Weight Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Re-examining the great weight of following the Lord

    Matthew 27:32-33 (NIV2011) 32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross. 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”). Matthew 16:24 (NIV2011) 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever more

  • Truly Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    Looking at the Roman Centurion and recounting what he saw to convince him Jesus truly was the Son of God

    Matthew 27:50-56 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. 51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split 52 and the tombs broke open. The bodies of many holy people who had died were more

  • What Will You Do With The Body Of Christ? Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Looking at Joseph of Arimathea, we see what He did with the body of Christ and compare it to our responsibility to today's "body of Christ."

    Mark 15:42-47 (NIV2011) 42 It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached, 43 Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. 44 Pilate was more

  • Here Comes The Rain

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Apr 19, 2011
    based on 17 ratings

    A message for those who are weary in prayer or need challenged to do something great for the Lord

    Here Comes the Rain I Kings 18:41 And Elijah said to Ahab, "Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain." 42 So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees. 43 "Go and look toward the sea," he more

  • When Jesus Comes Home Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 35 ratings

    What takes place when Jesus is home in His house? A challenge to the Church.

    When Jesus Comes Home… 1. The Scriptures are Stressed (vs 2) 2. Hurting are Helped (vs 3, 4) 3. Failures are Forgiven (vs 5) 4. Criticism is Confronted (vs 6-10) 5. Miracles are Manifested (vs 11-12a) 6. God is Glorified (vs 12b) THIS MORNING: * Jesus is here in more

  • Obedience Must Follow The Experience Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 25 ratings

    From a series in the book of Mark...This sermon is a look at the importance of obedience to the Lord AFTER He answers our prayers

    "Obedience Must Follow the Experience" Mark 1:40-45 This morning, we will break this passage down in four sections: 1. The CRY FOR AN EXPERIENCE 2. A COMPASSIONATE DELIVERANCE 3. A COMMAND FOR OBEDIENCE 4. The CALAMITY OF DISOBEDINCE First, let?s take a look at the central more

  • "Do You Want To Get Well?" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 56 ratings

    This is the first in a series of messages on the theme of becoming "spiritually" healthy. It is a sermon that challenges the believer to consider what God would want to do in his/her life in the near future.

    “Do You Want to Get Well?” John 5:1-15 JN 5:1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled more

  • "The Marks Of An Unhealthy Family" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 39 ratings

    This is another sermon in a series on "spiritual" health. This sermon takes a very pointed look at the state of the Christian family and challenges the believer to bring their family completely to the Lord.

    “The Marks of a Spiritually Unhealthy Family” Mark 9:14-27 MK 9:14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. 15 As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him. 16 "What more

  • "Letters From Prison" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    A general challenge to look at the way Paul initially challenged the church of Philippi and to respond to it

    “Letters From Prison” Philippians 1:3-11 PHP 1:3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will more

  • "When Chains Bring Gains" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 37 ratings

    Taking a healthy look at the "chains" and other difficulties we face and finding what God’s purpose is behind them...both IN us and THROUGH us.

    “When Chains Bring Gains” Philippians 1:12-21 PHP 1:12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. 14 Because of more

  • "Conduct Yourselves" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Taking a look at 3 crucial areas where Christians are to conduct themsleves in.

    “Conduct Yourselves” Philippians 1:27-30 PHP 1:27 Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in one spirit, contending as one man for the faith of the more