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  • Living In Community

    Contributed by Jeff Poor on Sep 11, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,860 views

    The best shot you and I have of following Jesus. The best shot you and I have of making it through the storms of this life is when we do life together.

    The Others: Living In Community Bottom Line: The best shot you and I have of following Jesus. The best shot you and I have of making it through the storms of this life is when we do life together. Intro Good morning Real Life, my name is Curtis and I’m the Connections Director here. And it’s ...read more

  • Finding Community (In An Age Of Individualism) Acts - Part 5 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,777 views

    How to experience the power of community...

    Finding Spiritual Community in an age of lonely Individualism Acts Series: “Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian” Part 5 Pastor Jeff Christopherson February 9, 2003 Acts 2:42-47 Canada, 2003 A.D. We are individualistic – the idea of community seems ...read more

  • What Do People Find When They Come To Viewmont?

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Nov 6, 2012
     | 1,495 views

    What do people find when they come to our church? They should find a connection with God, an understanding of the significance of life, and Community with others.

    WHAT DO PEOPLE FIND WHEN THEY COME TO VBC October 28, 2012 Jay Robison PS 16:1-11 HEB 10:19-25 If the department of transportation is to be believed and They ought to know, each week over 150K pass by VBC Knowing that must ask ourselves few Qs who are they? What are needs? How are we ...read more

  • Quest For Community Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Nov 21, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,609 views

    Today’s question: what is the key element to fulfilling our mission? What is the most important thing we need in order to be fruit and produce fruit?

    QUEST FOR COMMUNITY INTRO: This week: Hurricane Katrina – an example of how something can kill a community/threaten to wipe out a community. Last week: Our mission is to grow fruitful followers of Jesus Christ. We are to be fruit and produce fruit. Today’s question: what is the key element ...read more

  • Jesus Needs A Break! (Mark 7:24-37)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,238 views

    Jesus Needs a Break! Depictions of Christ suffering on the cross are common in Christian literature and iconography. Few though are the depictions of Jesus walking around..

    Our Gospel reading this morning is from Mark chapter 7, where we come across a Jesus who is tired - tired, I think, to the point of exhaustion. This is not the sort of depiction of Jesus that is given much attention by the church. I’ve never seen a stained-glass window with an image of Jesus ...read more

  • Practising Hospitality

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on May 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,391 views

    A topical message, that teaches how to do what it says in the sermon title!

    Pre-Reading Introduction I remember being on a mission team in Papua New Guinea almost 20 years ago. The strange smells, the red mouths and tongues of the men, from chewing some sort of drug. The tropical warmth and humidity. The mosquitoes. The bumpy roads. The huge bats. The palm trees. I ...read more

  • Connected: Facebook Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Oct 8, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,320 views

    Facebook is for connecting with "friends," but the friends we have on Facebook are rarely friends at all, at least not the type that change our lives.

    How many of you are on Facebook? How many know what it is, but are not on it? How many know nothing about it? What planet have you been living on? Facebook is a website that was launched in February of 2004. It was created by some college students led by a young man named Mark Zuckerburg, who is ...read more

  • Jesus Needs A Break! Mark 7:24-37

    Contributed by David Smith on Dec 14, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 22,981 views

    Depictions of Christ suffering on the cross are common in Christian literature and iconography. Few though are the depictions of Jesus walking around exhausted, during his earthly ministry. Yet the tiredness of Jesus is seen commonly in the Gospels, and

    Our Gospel reading this morning is from Mark chapter 7, where we come across a Jesus who is tired - tired, I think, to the point of exhaustion. This is not the sort of depiction of Jesus that is given much attention by the church. I’ve never seen a stained-glass window with an image of Jesus ...read more

  • Believe Week 8 - Compassion Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jan 16, 2015
     | 3,786 views

    Believe week 9 looks at Compassion

    Believe 8 - Compassion Psalm 82:3-4 November 9, 2014 It’s hard to believe we’re in week 8 of Believe. We’re moving very quickly and I’m really liking the progression of the topics. After today, we only have 2 more weeks until we finish the first section of ...read more

  • Coming Alongside Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 8, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,305 views

    Can God really change people? Barnabus believed He could, even with Saul. Do we believe it too, enough to come alongside others?

    Coming Alongside: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 9:19-30 Intro: Bob Torrence was by far the best athlete in our neighbourhood. Didn’t matter the sport – street hockey, football, whatever. Bob was the best – he even went on and played for the Calgary Stampeders for awhile – he was ...read more

  • God And Hurting Persons

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 21, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,267 views

    God has always expressed care for those who hurt; it’s nothing new. But Jesus extended that care to those not like His listeners, and His church is intended to reach the marginal.

    This week, while the rest of you were surfing the Internet reading Ken Starr’s report, I was reading my favorite form of literature. I was reading "church bulletin bloopers." Church bulletin bloopers are those funny little errors that creep into church bulletins, maybe because the typist didn’t ...read more

  • Finding Faith Filled Friends Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 5,890 views

    small group series #3

    Finding Faith Filled Friends #3 of the Core values of Christian community Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ October 20, 2002 Sophie and Shirley, two elderly widows in a Florida adult community, are curious about the latest arrival in their building -- a quiet, nice looking ...read more

  • "Fire And Judgment" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Feb 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,648 views

    Sermon 15 in a study in 1 & 2 Peter

    “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; 13 but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with ...read more

  • The Christmas Blues, As Witnessed By Joseph

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Jan 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,156 views

    When Christmas is all over and done with, life will return to normal; what ever normal is these days but if you think that is hard for us, look at Mary and Joseph, after the Nativity, the part we choose to ignore with Roman soldiers and dead babies.

    Title: The Christmas Blues, as witnessed by Joseph Keywords: Joseph, Holy Innocents, “Christmas 1 Year A RCL” Word Count: 2723 This sermon was delivered to St John's in Girvan and St Oswald’s in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 29th December 2013: (both are ...read more

  • The Power Of Influence

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 17, 2014
     | 5,785 views

    Sometimes Christians think the way to bring about change is power... but what we need is influence.

    Title: The Power of Influence Text: Matthew 5:13-16 Thesis: Sometimes Christians think the way to bring about change is power… but what we need is influence. Introduction Power infers the ability to unilaterally produce an effect. Power suggests authority and control. A person in a ...read more