Sunday Messages

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Spiritual gifts are given to manifest God to others for the purpose of building up the church in unity and spiritual maturity. But each spiritual gift manifests God uniquely. The…
One of the realities of our Christian faith is that God often tests our faith. The story of Abraham is a powerful illustration of the testing work of God in…
The word gifts are given to enable us to manifest the nature, action and purposes of God. The New Testament mentions 6 word gifts: teaching, encouragement, apostleship, leadership, pastoring, and…
MESSAGE SUMMARY The freedom from the power of sin that we receive through our union with Jesus Christ is key to living a life of servanthood. Given the importance of…
Our guest speaker Dr. Wayne Baxter, Professor at Heritage Seminary, challenged us today from Philippians 2:6-11 to be like Christ: In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset…

Freedom to Serve

February 23, 2020
The gospel of Jesus teaches that we are saved by grace through faith in Jesus, apart from works (Ephesians 2:8-9). But if salvation isn’t based on the way a person…
Jesus modelled a servant lifestyle for His disciples and taught it extensively, yet His disciples seemed incapable of receiving and grasping it. On two occasions when Jesus revealed to His…
This morning Dr. David Barker, Old Testament professor at Heritage Seminary, taught from Psalm 131: Flying Right-Side-Up in an Upside-Down World.

Called to Serve

February 2, 2020
The desire for greatness is a natural desire. Everyone wants to see something significant happen in their lives, and everyone wants to do something significant with their lives. The disciples…
Dedicating ourselves to a life of serving others is more than a way of life for Christians. We are commissioned by the Lord Jesus Christ to serve others (John 20:21).…
The ministry focus for 2020 is "Saved to Serve," based on Colossians 3:23: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord.” The New…
This is the final sermon in our Christmas series, The Birth of the True King, from Luke 2:8-20.
This Sunday Pastor Peter continued his Christmas series, The Birth of the True King, focusing on God's Work in Times of Darkness, from Matthew 2:13-23.
The Wonder of God's Work in Us, from Matthew 2:1-12. Second message in Pastor Peter's Christmas series, The Birth of the True King.
The significance of Jesus’ birth is becoming increasingly downplayed in our culture during the Christmas season, yet the Bible shows us that Jesus’ birth is the most significant event in…
How are we to engage in spiritual warfare? According to Ephesians 6:11, we engage in spiritual warfare by standing our ground. The word “stand” is mentioned 4 times in 5…
Instruction manuals for households were rather common to the ancient Greeks as husbands and fathers were primarily addressed and given principles on running their households. What is revolutionary about the…
MESSAGE SUMMARY Ephesians 5 provides us with some of the greatest wisdom on marriage found anywhere in the Bible. Marriage is continually referenced and anchored to the Gospel of Jesus,…

Extreme Faith

October 20, 2019

Thankfulness is an appropriate response to an act of kindness. We are repeatedly invited in Scripture to give thanks to God in response to His goodness and grace. God continually…
Personal growth and change is a cultural obsession. You can see this focus in any book store with volumes of books dedicated to personal health (physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, relational).…
After Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead He commanded that his grave clothes be removed because his grave clothes were no longer appropriate to his living condition (John 11:44). As…
MESSAGE SUMMARY Personal growth and change is a cultural obsession. You can see this focus in any book store with volumes of books dedicated to personal health (physical, mental, spiritual,…

Do you remember that day?

September 15, 2019

August 18, 2019

Living in a consumeristic culture makes it a challenge to live as selfless servants who see their time, talents as treasures to be used in service for others. In order…

Walking with Jesus

March 31, 2019

Holy, Is He Ever Strange!

March 24, 2019

Worshipping Together

February 26, 2019

Engaging in Community

February 19, 2019

Thy Kingdom Come

January 21, 2019

Vision Sunday

January 14, 2019

Praying by the Holy Spirit

November 25, 2018

The Fruit of the Spirit

November 18, 2018

The Gifting of the Spirit

November 4, 2018


October 7, 2018

War of the Worlds

September 9, 2018

Parable of the Talents

July 22, 2018

How to Handle Hardship

July 8, 2018
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Praying for Power

June 3, 2018

Life in the Holy Spirit

April 29, 2018

Jesus Our Triumphal King

March 25, 2018

The Spirit of Sonship

March 11, 2018

Made Alive in Christ

March 4, 2018

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