spiritual formation

Who Are You, REALLY?

How would you answer the question – Who Are You, REALLY? Some of us would immediately think of their occupation, what they do for a living. Some would think of their family position, father, mother, husband, wife. Some would find their answer in their ethnicity, nationality or family of origin. Some would find their identity…

FirePower

The Holy Spirit is the most misunderstood member of the Trinity – which explains the “power outage” in the Church today and in the lives of so many Christians! If you are tired of living a powerless life. If you are hungry for a fresh touch of God’s Spirit, then tap into FirePower this Spring.…

Believe – sermon series

What we believe and why matters. Most people don’t realize how their beliefs shape them and their life. What we believe changes the way we perceive the world around us What we believe impacts the way we think What we believe influences the choices we make What we believe is revealed in the way we…

Believe for Greater Things – 2016 Prayer Focus

As we look toward the New Year, many of us face great challenges, concerns, and needs as well as great opportunities. Some of those things may seem impossible, and, frankly, without God’s help, most probably are. That is where prayer and believing come in. We serve an amazing God who is able to do immeasurably…

Not A Fan

Not A Fan starting Wednesday, 9/23, 6:30 pm We all have junctures in life where an interest becomes a career, a hobby turns into a business, a recreational sport turns into a profession or a romantic relationship becomes a marriage. In those moments there are life altering decisions that are made. Questions that must be answered…

liveSTRONG – Philippians

The church at Philippi began with Paul’s ministry to a small group of God-fearers that where worshiping along a riverbank (Acts 16:111-13). I love the diversity that was part of the church at Philippi right from the beginning. Lydia is a wealthy Asian woman; the slave girl is an oppressed Greek, and the jailer was a…

LIFE Redefined – Lessons from the Sermon on the Mount

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount contains some of the most widely known passages of his teaching ministry yet they are probably the least obeyed. It is his clearest description of the nature of the Kingdom he came to inaugurate, yet it establishes a standard beyond our experience and even our ability. Jesus’ sermon is filled with contrasts…

Discerning the Call of God – Part 1

What is God’s call on my life? Most Christians have wrestled with that question and some of us multiple times. Many get frustrated and simply give up thinking it is not possible to know the mind of God. A few turn it into a mystical quest and others think they can verbally strong-arm God making him reveal it by saying…