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September 15th, 2019 | Season 19 | 24 mins 29 secs
creation, genesis, image of god, need, purpose, want
This week, we start our fall sermon series "God Doesn't Need You, but He Wants You." But does God really not need us? And if he doesn't, why are we here? What are we made for? We look at Genesis 1 and the creation of humankind to dive into that question.
September 8th, 2019 | Season 19 | 17 mins 37 secs
abraham, faith, righteousness, robert moran
Where do you see your faith in 6 months? So asks high school senior Robert Moran as he preaches on Genesis and Abraham's call from God while discussing his faith and his journey of growing in relationship with Jesus.
August 25th, 2019 | Season 19 | 21 mins 51 secs
children, first, greatest in the kingdom, jesus, last
The disciples were trying to figure out who of them would be the greatest in kingdom of heaven. We look this week at Matthew 18 to see how Jesus let them know that they'd have to see the world a bit upside down if they wanted to be great.
August 11th, 2019 | Season 19 | 18 mins 49 secs
depths, jesus, redemption, relief, sin, sorrow
Life is full of difficulties: some wrought upon ourselves, some wrought upon us by others, and some wrought upon us by the realities of a broken world. This week we look at Psalm 130 and the plea to God for relief from the depths of life's troubles, as we learn how to wait hopefully and expectantly for that relief to come.
July 28th, 2019 | Season 18 | 25 mins 53 secs
acts, giving, jesus, money
People don't like to talk about money, but Jesus talks about it a lot. This week, we look at Acts 4:32-5:11 to see how we can give in a way that is pleasing to God, and why'd we want to do such a thing.
July 21st, 2019 | Season 18 | 19 mins
acts, fear, gospel, jesus, rejection, share
Many scholars have said that "gospel" is a translation of a Greek word meaning "good news". Christians believe the gospel -- they believe the good news! And people love to share good news! But why can it feel so hard to talk about the gospel? We look at Acts 4:23-31 this week to dive into that question.
July 14th, 2019 | Season 18 | 21 mins 16 secs
acts, christian, courage, jesus, judgment
Following Jesus takes courage. This week, we look at Acts 4:1-22 to see where that courage comes from.
July 7th, 2019 | Season 18 | 21 mins 22 secs
acts, christ, christian, follower of jesus, repent
Do you hear a difference between being a Christian and being a follower of Jesus? If so, what is it? This week, we look at Acts 3:11-4:4 and Peter's call to repent and follow the risen Jesus.
June 30th, 2019 | Season 18 | 22 mins 18 secs
acts, jesus, lame man, wonder
We all get into ruts sometimes. Faith is no different, as routine can sap our wonder. This week, we look at Acts 3 and the wonder that a miraculous healing inspires in the lives of those who witness the effects.
June 24th, 2019 | Season 11 | 24 mins 20 secs
apostles teaching, breaking bread, fellowship, pastor henry yoder, prayer, the church @ the rock
We continue in our series from The Acts. In this message, Pastor Henry Yoder discusses the values that shaped the priorities of the early followers of Jesus.
June 16th, 2019 | Season 18 | 17 mins 6 secs
acts, jesus, peter, repent, response, sermon
Like getting a wedding invitation in the mail, some revelations demand responses. This week, we look at Peter's first sermon found in Acts 2:36-41 and his call for a response to the identity of Jesus.
June 9th, 2019 | Season 18 | 21 mins 14 secs
acts, church, little people, pentecost, spirit
As we mark the day of Pentecost, we move to the book of Acts and look at how small, sinful humans can be used to make eternal impacts by and with the power of God.
June 2nd, 2019 | Season 17 | 20 mins 59 secs
clean, hard heart, jesus, new life, spirit, water
This week, we return to Ezekiel in 36:24-32 and look at the promise of God's work in bringing new life to his creation.
May 26th, 2019 | Season 17 | 27 mins 14 secs
jesus, life, new, samaritan, water, well, woman
Sin separates us from God, from others, and also even from ourselves. But the new life -- the resurrected life -- that Jesus gives restores us to all three. This week, we look at that new life through Jesus' interaction with the Samaritan woman at the well in John 4.
May 19th, 2019 | Season 17 | 19 mins 54 secs
ezekiel, jesus, spirit, unity
Sin separates us from God, but also from each other. This week, we look at Ezekiel 37:15-28 and the promise of God to reunite us with one another through his power.
May 12th, 2019 | Season 17 | 24 mins 36 secs
dry bones, ezekiel, jesus, new life, spirit
Jesus is risen from the grave! Why is that important for us? This week, we begin in Ezekiel 37 to look at life as dry bones and the promise of new life.