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  • The Complexities And Simplicities Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 8, 2015
     | 1,307 views

    We are all trying to navigate through life putting God first. God encourages us to embrace a curriculum of wisdom. Wisdom will guide us through the complexities of uncertainty about what to do and the clarity to do what we should do.

    The Complexities and Simplicities of Wisdom (Proverbs 23:9-12) 1. A businessman on his deathbed called his good friend and said, "Luigi, I want you to promise me that when I die you will have my remains cremated." "And what," his friend asked, "do you want me to do with your ashes?" The ...read more

  • Open Doors Series

    Contributed by Matthew Botha on Nov 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,866 views

    God wants to open doors and there are some doors that need to be open while others need to remain shut

    18 November 2015 OPEN DOORS Key Scripture: Matt 7:7-11 (Message) Don’t bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This isn’t a cat-and-mouse, hide and seeks game we’re in. If your child asks for bread, do you trick him with sawdust? If he asks for fish, do you trick ...read more

  • David: The King Who Bared His Soul Series

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Feb 25, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,209 views

    Ash Wednesday: Are we open with others and God about our sinfulness? We learn from king David’s life that God honors openness and "bared-soul" confession. (Note: While sermon is original, the theme is based in part on sermon helps from Concordia Publishin

    A man after God’s own heart… a woman after God’s own heart? – Beloved, let us take an honest inventory – see how we stack up: My overdependence on food for comfort instead of God has created its own public witness. We know that Jesus’ divinity peeked through at his transfiguration - - but for me, ...read more

  • The Pharisee In Me

    Contributed by Clay Gentry on Sep 4, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,454 views

    There's a Pharisee in me just waiting to come out.

    As I continue to grow and understand the gospel of Jesus Christ and learn more of God’s grace, I have become more conscious of a struggle that rages within me. It’s a struggle between the man I so desperately want to be and the man I have the tendency to be. I struggle, because I ...read more

  • Basic Training For Christians, Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Aug 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,272 views

    Called and trained to be the Best

    Basic Training for Christians Part 4 Review from last week: 1. A soldier endures hardness 2. Stays strong and true Text: 2 Tim. 2:1-4 A. A soldier does not entangle himself with things outside of army life. Vs. 4 1. Entangleth himself Gr. 1707 ...read more

  • "We Need To Remember That God Is In Control Of Our Lives.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Dec 27, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 12,468 views

    Epiphany of our Lord January 6th, 2002 Isaiah 60: 1-6 Heavenly Father, what makes us miserable is not so much the circumstances of our lives, but our expectations of what and how life should be. Empower us Lord to see your reality. Amen.

    Epiphany of our Lord January 6th, 2002 Isaiah 60: 1-6 Heavenly Father, what makes us miserable is not so much the circumstances of our lives, but our expectations of what and how life should be. Empower us Lord to see your reality. Amen. Title: “We need to remember that God is in control of ...read more

  • "Headed For A Fall" A Message For Kids

    Contributed by David Henderson on May 16, 2016
     | 1,495 views

    Jesus taught his disciples that whenever people boast and brag about the great things that they do, they are headed for a fall!

    Headed for A fall Scripture: For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Luke 18:14b (NIV) Humility is not thinking less of yourself. It is thinking of yourself less. Every child at some time in their life has played with building blocks. One ...read more

  • Lenten Breakfast: Discernment

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 3, 2004
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,045 views

    A short devotional for Lent Breakfasts. 10 minutes

    LENT BREAKFAST MARCH 3, 2004 “Lent is a season of intense prayer, fasting and concern for those in need. It offers all Christians an opportunity to prepare for Easter by serious discernment about their lives, with particular attention to the word of God which enlightens the daily journey of all ...read more

  • Four Problem Solving Approaches In Counseling

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 19, 2001
    based on 3 ratings
     | 710 views

    Four Problem Solving Approaches in Counseling

    Four Problem Solving Approaches in Counseling I Cor. 9:18-25 1. Innovative Learners - These are people who enjoy acquiring new ideas, methods, concepts, and experiences. a. Give them a reason why or why not something is true. b. Create an experience for them through an illustration, ...read more

  • How To Lighten Your Load Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Aug 10, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,628 views

    Jesus invites us to both come to him when we are tired and to take his yoke upon us. There are practical ways that we can do this that can have a major positive impact in our lives.

    DISCOVER BALANCE AUGUST 13, 2006 Matthew 11:25-30 “How To Lighten Your Load” INTRODUCTION For the past several weeks, we have been “Discovering Balance” in our lives. This is not the normal light summer topic; something a pastor cruises through in order to fill the Sundays before the ...read more

  • Counseling Competencies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 19, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,047 views

    Counseling Competencies

    Counseling Competencies Luke 2:52 1. Cross-Cultural Communications - Knows the culture of the counselee as well as one’s own cultural presuppositions. Exhibits a willingness to learn, appreciate, and work through the counselee’s cultural norms. Is willing to follow Christ’s incarnational ...read more

  • Simple Trust Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 5, 2015
     | 1,024 views

    God has moved powerfully in human history and in our lives. In response, we are invited to simply trust in what God has already done.

    Romans 1:1-17 “Simple Trust” INTRODUCTION There are times when we are forced to go to the very core of our being in order to rediscover ore reaffirm who we are as individuals. The young man in this video reaffirmed that he was a “good” boy and that he ...read more

  • Simple Trust Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 22, 2015
     | 1,417 views

    God has moved powerfully in human history and in our lives. In response, we are invited to simply trust in what God has already done.

    Romans 1:1-17 “Simple Trust” INTRODUCTION There are times when we are forced to go to the very core of our being in order to rediscover ore reaffirm who we are as individuals. The young man in this video reaffirmed that he was a “good” boy and that he ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Love God?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,547 views

    Thesis: Loving God means loving your neighbor. Intro.: 1. Illust. Imagine a football coach who has spent countless hours training his team. At times he has been discouraged by their lack of discipline. It has taken much longer to bring them to a peak than he had anticipated. Constant ...read more

  • Do You Want To Be Great For God

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,477 views

    A challenging message to believers on the requirement of following Christ.

    Do You Want to Be Great? Luke 9:23-26 Question: Do you want to be great? Do you want to be great for God? Reality: Do you remember after the resurrection when Jesus approached Peter after Peter had denied Him three times? Not that I or any one of you have consciously denied in ...read more