Sermon Series
  • 1. Malachi – Pursuing The God Who Pursues Me

    Contributed on Sep 16, 2013
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    God loves us so much that He continues to pursue us even when we rebel against Him. So He desires that we pursue Him with that same fervor.

    As most of you know, I met Mary the summer after my freshman year at the University of Arizona when we were both working as Student Hosts for the orientation of incoming freshmen. Although I was immediately attracted to her, I was pretty shy around attractive girls back then, so it usually took me ...read more

  • 2. Worthwhile Worship

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2013
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    Worship that is worthwhile to God requires priority, preparation and participation.

    See if you can help me out and complete the following phrase: One man’s trash is… [Wait for answers] That’s right: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Because we live in a culture where we tend to rapidly lose interest in things that we just had ...read more

  • 3. Being A Faithful Priest

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2013
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    Every Christ follower is a priest who must fear God and listen to Him

    Twice last month, drivers using their Apple Maps app on their iPhones ended up driving right across the runway at the Fairbanks, Alaska International Airport. Apparently there was a glitch in the app which directed drivers to “Taxiway B”. Although the directions didn’t ...read more

  • 4. Being A Covenant Keeper

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2013
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    Being a covenant keeping community is essential to our relationship with a covenant keeping God

    Recently someone who has attended our church in the past sent me an email that contained these words: At this time, I have decided to take a step back and do some more thinking about things. I need some time to digest what I have learned and discovered and decide if it is right for me. This ...read more

  • 5. God's Refining Work

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2013
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    God loves me too much to let me continue in my sin.

    [“Be Careful What You Wish For” video] In life, it’s so easy to look at the circumstances around us and to wish for something without really having a full understanding of the entire situation. For the boy in the video, his wish certainly ended up putting him in a place he ...read more

  • 6. Giving To A Giving God

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2013
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    God desires for me to give to Him in the same way He has given to me

    This morning we come to a passage that has – in my opinion – been one of the most misused passages in the entire Bible. It has been used throughout church history to perpetuate what I believe, based on my understanding of the Scriptures as a whole, are myths. And to demonstrate that, ...read more

  • 7. Living As God's Remnant In An Ungodly World

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2013
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    God takes notice of those who take notice of Him

    When Mary and I were considering names for our children, there were a number of names that were immediately eliminated because of certain students that Mary had in her classes over the years that she just didn’t want to be reminded of. And even today, several decades later, there are certain ...read more

  • 8. Turning Our Hearts Toward God

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2013
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    We need to learn from the past to live in the present as we look to the future.

    I often joke that the length of my sermons seems to be inversely proportional to the length of the passage. So get comfortable and settle in because as we finish our study of the book of Malachi this morning, we’re only going to look at the final three verses of the book. But what an ...read more