9-24-17 – How is Hell Loving? (Part 6 in the series, This I believe) – What does the Bible really teach about hell? Get ready to sort out the facts from the fiction. What if Hell was locked from the inside? How can a loving God send people to hell? As part 1 of a two part study, prepare for a fascinating investigation into the powerful doctrines of reprobation. (2 Peter 3:9).
9-17-17 “The Communing of Saints” – (Part 6 of the series, “This I Believe”) – Why do consistent church attendees have better sex, better grades and better life expectancy? Why did early Christians insist on people affirming their belief in God’s church? Why does God give disproportionate blessings to Christians who attend church? After numerous stats and stunning stories, Pastor Peter explains the power behind “The communing of saints” (Mk. 4:18; Eccl. 4:10; Psalm 112:7)
9-10-17 “Faith to Withstand the Storms” – We all love to imagine that we have a tight relationship w/God until disaster strikes. And suddenly, moments like those end up revealing the type of faith we truly have. So what type do youhave? (Mt. 16:18; Rom 8:28; Psm 112:7)
8-20-2017 “Unlocking the Power of Baptism” – (Part 3 in the series, This I Believe) – If people die without baptism, will they go to hell? Can a person be baptized and still not experience resurrection power? After humorously answering numerous questions from God’s Word, Pastor Peter explains how a proper understanding of baptism can increase the supernatural in our lives. (Romans 6:4-6; Galatians 2:20; 6:15).
8-6-17 “Walking the Tight-rope” (Part one in the series: This I Believe – We all imagine ourselves to be full of faith; but, one of the tell-tale signs of faith is an insatiable motivation to follow Christ. When we lack motivation to obey God in a certain area, it’s an opportunity to re-evaluate our faith. And when we do, God has special rewards to make the journey of faith both exciting and fulfilling. But, where is your faith at? (2 Cor. 13:5; Romans 1:5-6)
Guest speaker Danny Gutierrez brings a message on what God can do for us when our backs are against the wall.
7- 22-17 “Is God Bigger than Your Wall?” – At some point or another, all of us will hit brick walls: Limitations in life where our obstacles feel far bigger than our resources. But how do you respond when those times happen? Are you a victim or victor? After studying the story of Jericho, the Bible unpacks what a spiritually victorious person looks like. But do we have these attributes? (Joshua 6; Numbers 14)
Pastor Drew Shepp brings a good word on discipline for our Summer series.
“The Power of Lonely Places” – what if you could hear the voice of God more? Many people trust God for breakthroughs in our families, physical bodies & finances; yet, they simultaneously never stop & listen to the Holy Spirit. The truth is, God has so much more to say to us. But will we accept his invitation to meet him in “lonely places?” (John 13:21-28; Mark 1:35; Luke 5:16)