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“So let’s do it—full of belief... Let’s keep a firm grip on the promises that keep us going. He always keeps his word. Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out, not avoiding worshiping together as some do but spurring each other on.” –Hebrews 10:24-25

Sunday February 25, 2018

Text: Exodus 3:1-12; 4:1, 10-13

Sermon Title: “Transforming The Fear of Inadequacy”

Theme Moses is one of the great Biblical figures. His conversations with The
Lord revealed a fear of inadequacy. Encouragement and promises from
God transformed his fear of inadequacy and led him to become a
powerful force for The Lord.


Questions to Think About as You Read:
1) What experiences have you had where you felt inadequate but later discovered
you were better equipped than you thought?
2) Who have been the “encouragers” in your life?
3) In what area of your life of faith do you feel inadequate — how might God
transform that?


Sunday February 18th, 2018

Text: Isaiah 58:1-12

Sermon Title: “A Message that Transforms”

Theme All of us at some point in our lives have been “called on the carpet” or
called to account for our behavior or attitudes. Sometimes it takes
someone from the outside to see in us the things we don’t want to see
in ourselves. In this passage the Prophet Nathan has a transformational
message for David.


Questions to Think About as You Read:
1) When was a time when someone had to speak the truth to you?
2) What’s the difference between just “unloading” on someone and speaking
the truth?
3) What’s the difference between “tough love” and “speaking the truth in love”?


Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

 

Faith Testimony Shirley Parkin


Sunday February 11th, 2018

Text: Acts 10: 9-16, 24-29, 34-39

Sermon Title: “Seeing Things and People in a New Way!”

Our perceptions of others are often based in the way we were raised.
Attitudes towards others can be transformed by personal interaction
and our hearts can also be transformed by a word from The Lord.
In this passage the Peter receives a message from God in a dream
that transforms how he sees a particular group of people.


Questions to Think About as You Read:
1) Were you raised with any attitudes towards certain people or groups of people
that as you grew up you realized were misguided?
2) What transformed your attitude?
3) Are there any areas of your life where god is calling you to be more open to Him?


Wednesday February 14th, 2018 (ASH WEDNESDAY)

Text: Isaiah 58:1-12

Sermon Title: “Ash Wednesday Matters!!!”

Theme As we begin the season of Lent the Prophet Isaiah’s words are a call
to all people to return to The Lord with both words and deeds.

 


Sunday February 4th, 2018

Text: Ruth 1:1-13; 4:13-17

Sermon Title: “Bitterness to Thankfulness”

Theme We all experience times when life deals us a hand that seems too tough
to handle. Often bitterness towards God and others is the result. The
account of Ruth and Naomi is an example of how a bitter heart can be
transformed into a thankful heart and a new life can begin.


Questions to Think About as You Read:

1) What experiences in life have you had where you became bitter towards God
and/or others?
2) What is your response to the old saying “Time heals all wounds”?
3) Have you ever had an experience of the transformation of your heart towards
God or someone else?