When I Consider… A Sermon Series Exploring the Reasonability of our Faith

David reflects in Psalm 8:3-4, “When I consider the works of your hands, the moon and stars that you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him?”  No doubt David considered these kinds of things while he whiled away the hours on a hillside outside of Bethlehem tending his father’s […]

Mercy, Not Sacrifice. A Preaching Series on the Book of Amos

Amos isn’t a complicated man.  He is a shepherd and a caretaker of fig trees.  Yet when the call of God came, he became a spokesman for truth, confronting the selfishness and godlessness of his generation.  There are tremendous lessons here for ordinary saints who wonder whether God could use someone like me for his […]

Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

We were able to gather recently to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our current building.  It was great to gather and praise God, giving glory to him for the amazing things he’s done in our midst.  Included in that time was the opportunity to announce that our building is now paid off, thanks to the […]

Fight the Good Fight: 1 Timothy, A Preaching Series

Nothing could be more valuable to a young believer than to be mentored and discipled by an older and more mature one.  This is what the apostle Paul did for Timothy.  Paul loved and guided this young man, not only by seeing him come to faith, but by continuing to empower and encourage him with […]

Don’t Want to Hear It

“I hate him…he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad.” 1 Kings 22:8 Those are words from a notoriously awful king of Israel, a fellow by the name of Ahab.  Ahab is famous for his opposition to Yahweh and to his prophets.  Elijah confronted Ahab and, at the command of the Lord brought […]