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  • Finding Peace

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 2,619 views

    In a world like ours with everything that is going on in world events and the Christmas season, peace is a major concern, isn’t it? The problem is everyone wants peace but no one has a clear answer on how to get it.

    Finding Peace in a Season of Stress Philippians 4:1-9 Lucinda Norman writes of her experience Christmas shopping at the mall. People had been pushing, elbowing and cutting in front of her all day. During a 10 minute extra 10% off special, one woman grabbed a lace table cloth from her hands, ...read more

  • The Best Gift Of Christmas

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,236 views

    The best gift is Jesus’ birth, the coming of the Messiah, the entry of God into the world. We learn three things from the gift of the Christ child

    The Best Gift of Christmas Titus 3:4-8 Kelvin Parks tells the story of talking with his neighbor about whether he had completed his shopping. He said he had bought a diamond ring. Kelvin said his wife had her heart set on a new car…. A Cadillac Escalade. So he asked his neighbor, “Didn’t your ...read more

  • The Hope Of Advent

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,817 views

    It is during this season of Advent that we focus on hope and that hope is centered on the Second Coming of Christ. Advent is not just about preparing for the coming of the Christ child. It is also about looking to the Second Coming of Jesus

    The Hope of Advent Ephesians 2:1-10 In the 19th century, there was a wave of enthusiasm for prophecies predicting the actual date for the Second Coming of Christ. One such prophecy was an Adventist leader name William Miller. After studying Daniel 8, Miller predicted that Christ would return on ...read more

  • The Surprise Of Christmas

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,432 views

    When you think about it, the thing that really makes Christmas for us is not what we expect but what we don’t expect. The most memorable Christmas’ are those when something unexpected happened. Christmas isn’t about what we expect; it’s about what we don’

    The Surprise of Christmas Matthew 3:1-12 What are your expectations of Christmas this year? There is no season of the year so full of nostalgia and ripe with expectation than Christmas. It takes a Scrooge, with a heart of stone, not to become excited about the approach of this joyous occasion. ...read more

  • The Resolution Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,359 views

    This sermon addresses the single most powerful catalyst for individual spiritual growth: Scripture reading

    The Resolution In his book, “Holy Sweat” Tim Hansell writes of a close friend who attended his 40 year high school reunion. For months he saved to take his wife back to the place and the people he’d grown up with. The closer the time came for the reunion, the more excited he became, thinking of ...read more

  • The Invitation Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 775 views

    A sermon inviting people to take the e100 Scripture Reading Challenge

    ian Hardin tells the story of traveling a lot for work with his friend Bobby. As they travelled, he’d read the Bible aloud to him. But he wasn’t reading the Bible to gain deep insights… or to solve theological quandaries. He was just reading it… yet even then, it often said something that got stuck ...read more

  • In The Beginning Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,294 views

    Sermon based the themes on the first 9 chapters of Genesis

    In The Beginning Genesis 5:1-2, 6:1-2, 5-8 The Book of Genesis covers the largest amount of time of any book in the Bible, stretching from the beginning of the world to about 1500 BC. According to geologists, the earth is at least 4 billion years old and some anthropologists believe that humans ...read more

  • Chosen Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,144 views

    This sermon is about God's covenant to Abraham and how it is lived out in the following generations

    Chosen Genesis 50:15-26 The beginning of Genesis shows a continuing widening chasm between man and God. We left off last week at the tower of Babel, and God’s punishment of giving them different languages so they could not communicate with one another and then dispersing them. And there is a ...read more

  • Exodus Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 2,906 views

    The exodus marks the real beginning of the history of Israel as a people and a nation. It tells the story of Israel’s continued struggle with sin and obedience. Despite all of this, God chose them for a special role and sticks with them

    The Exodus Exodus 14:21-31 At the end of Genesis, Egypt and Palestine were in the grips of a famine and Joseph had been reunited with his father, Jacob, and his brothers after they came to Egypt to buy food. Joseph invited them to stay with him in Egypt. God used the next 4 centuries to fulfill 3 ...read more

  • Receiving Your Inheritance And Living Into Your Calling Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 3,715 views

    A sermon of the major themes of Joshua and Judges

    Receiving Your Inheritance and Living Into Your calling Dave Harvey writes about the greatest rescue mission of World War II. Late in the war, American bombers were sent on dangerous missions over southern Europe to cripple the Nazis' oil supplies. Hundreds of crews soared through storms of ...read more

  • Finishing Well Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
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     | 7,359 views

    Good starts don't secure a strong finish. So what's needed to finish strong?

    Finish Strong 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Warren Buffett said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” Have you ever noticed in life that a good start isn’t always enough? Now there is nothing wrong with a good start mind you, but it is often not enough to get us to ...read more

  • Choosing What’s Most Important Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 1,306 views

    This sermon looks at the practice of worship

    Choosing What’s Most Important 2 Kings 17: 35-39 Jealous of David’s growing power, influence and popularity, King Saul sought to have him killed. David went into hiding. But when Saul died, he could finally stop running and was anointed King of Israel. The following 7 ½ years, the nation was ...read more

  • Warning, Consolation And An Invitation Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,913 views

    A sermon of the need and time of the prophets

    Warning, Consolation and An Invitation Jeremiah 1:4-10 and 17-19 Last week, we looked at the opening of the Temple when Solomon called the Israelites to covenant faithfulness, obedience and regular worship of God. And God gave this warning, “But if you or your descendants turn away from me and do ...read more

  • Who Is He? Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 23, 2017
     | 3,243 views

    “Who is he?” All who encountered Jesus from the peasants of Galilee to the scribes and Pharisees of Jerusalem to the Roman soldiers were faced with the same question: Who is he?

    Who is He? John 1:1-3, 14 The movie Amistad tells the story of a group of African slaves who seize control of their slave-ship and demand to be returned to their homeland. The captain instead takes them to an American seaport where they are imprisoned. As they await the judge’s verdict, one of ...read more

  • Esther Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 30, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,073 views

    This sermon looks at the lessons learn from Esther's life

    Esther Esther 4:1-16 The Book of Esther takes place nearly 2500 years ago in the city of Susa, just north of the Persian Gulf, and East of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in what is modern day Iran. The exiles from Judah had spent nearly 70 years as captives of the Babylonians. After ...read more