Fighting, Jesus Style (4 of 6)

We are in our 4th week in a series called First Love. We are studying the New Testaments' classic passage on relationships, Ephesians 5:21-32. Eph 5:21-32 is specifically about marriage and singleness, but Paul...

The Seeker’s Chapter (4 of 4)

There are a lot of things we celebrate this time of year. Several major holidays. A friend of mine put together a list of holidays besides Christmas that we celebrate.1 These were on his list: December 5 is ...

The Sexual Captive (2 of 7)

We have begun a series called "Can't Believe" in which we are looking at 7 kinds of people who can't believe. All of them are found in the Gospel of John. "Believing" is a major theme of the Gospel of John. ...

The Shortsighted (3 of 7)

John 6:14-65 We are in the middle of a series called Can't Believe in which we are looking through the Gospel of John at 7 kinds of people who couldn't believe and how Jesus addressed each of them. (Now, I k...

The Failure (7 of 7)

Video of Jason: Preacher in him. We baptized 138 last week which brings out total to 320 baptisms within a 1-­-week time period. Most we've ever had. One final week... for those of you have held on! For two wee...

Why Am I Not Happy? (1 of 4)

We're starting a short series today on the book of Psalms... We're going to see how this Old Testament book written 3000 years ago deals with some of the most poignant existential questions that we ask today. T...

Will Life Ever Get Better? (3 of 4)

How many of you have had the experience of getting into a new show recommended by a friend... but a few episodes into it you are bored to tears, and you are like, ''Am I missing something? ...Am I dumb? (I thin...

Being Certain You Can Be Certain (1 of 5)

1 John 5:13-18 New Series Introduction: We are starting a new series today through the book of 1 John called Assured. The book of 1 John is one of my favorites because it is all about assurance. John, who...

The Love of Christ Controls Us (1 of 3)

2 Corinthians 5:13-21 Read 2 Corinthians 5:13-21. I see 3 things in Paul's majestic passage here: (1) A motivation; (3) A measure; and (3) A mission for how to live. All of them center around a message fo...