September 22, 2021
“As we stand for the LORD and refuse to compromise, we do it knowing that God will comfort us. As hard times unfold before us we have confidence to know that God will be with us in the fire.” Pastor Brian Brodersen continues our Thru the Bible study with his message from Daniel 3.
September 15, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
“I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors!” (Daniel 2:23) is what we ought to cry out to the Lord when He answers our prayer. We thank Him and reflect on who He is, just as Daniel did. Pastor Brian Brodersen continues our Thru the Bible study with his journey through Daniel 2.
September 8, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
Pastor Brian Brodersen begins our study through the book of Daniel. We can glean from the determination of Daniel and the exiles as they remained faithful to God in the new land. God blessed them in their faithfulness, and they were able to serve in the new land better than anyone!
A Vision for Prayer
August 25, 2021 • Kory Gaviria
August 18, 2021 • Julian Duguid
Pastor Julian Duguid shares his Vision for Life message entitled, “Our Helper.” We are reminded that we can use the book of Acts to navigate God’s purposes for us through the storms of life. All we need to do is acquaint ourselves with Him and the works of the Holy Spirit.
The Kingdom Manifesto
August 11, 2021 • George Scanlan
Pastor George Scanlan shares his Vision for Life message entitled, "The Kingdom Manifesto and the Kingdom Manifested." Jesus' sermon on the mount was his manifesto for what kingdom life should look like now, presently, within a broken culture. His Church MUST manifest his kingdom presently, bringing desperately needed divine life into the realm of death. Doing so requires a radical sort of love, but Jesus modeled such love toward us.
Life Together and Practices of the Early Church
August 4, 2021 • Brian Griffin
Pastor Brian Griffin walks us through Acts 2:42-47 with his message, “Life Together and Practices of the Early Church.” He exhorts us that we need community, and we need to do life together. The Christian life is not a solo mission; even Jesus needed community. We need to do this together.
Blessings of Brokenness
August 3, 2021 • Craig Coffin
Pastor Craig Coffin takes us through Psalm 51 with his message, “Blessings of Brokenness.” Jesus was continually teaching His disciples lessons; sometimes they caught them and sometimes they didn’t. Craig points out that God will always provide humbling and humiliating circumstances that we might repent and that He might lift us up.
July 21, 2021 • Lance Emma
Pastor Lance Emma takes us through Ephesians 2:1-10, exhorting us that we are His, and we are His workmanship, His creation. He’s created us for good works beforehand that we should walk in them.
Participating in Our Transformation (Part 2)
July 14, 2021 • Char Brodersen
Pastor Char Brodersen leads us on how we are to participate in our own sanctification, but as a community. As we read through Romans 12:1-11, he depicts how our lives continue to tell the true story of God through the sanctification process.
Participating in Our Transformation (Part 1)
July 7, 2021 • Char Brodersen
Pastor Char Brodersen walks us through Romans 12:1-2, drawing a picture of how to get a vision for Transformative Renewal, or what he likes to refer to as “Participating in Our Transformation.”
June 23, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
Pastor Brian Brodersen takes us on a journey through the book of Joel. We are to thank God for dreams, visions, prophecy, and for the day of judgement where all things will be rectified and united under Him.
June 16, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
Pastor Brian continues to take us through the book of Hosea. He encourages us to take a serious look at our prayer lives. We need to dig deep and deal with things using spiritual means. To look to the Word for its promises and truths and to remember God’s grace is sufficient. He does forgive our sins, and He receives us graciously.
Intro to Hosea
June 2, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
Pastor Brian Brodersen takes us through an introduction and the first few chapters of the book of Hosea. He walks us through the land of Israel, the charge of Israel and its prophecies. He exhorts us to listen to God and to take His command seriously or it will inevitably be our demise.
Becoming a Prophetic People
May 26, 2021 • Kellen Criswell
Pastor Kellen Criswell walks us through 1 Corinthians 14:1, reminding us that God is on a mission to renew all things through Jesus, and we get to help. He exhorts us by reminding us of two things—God’s work of renewal is proclaimed in the gospel, and God’s work of renewal is experienced by faith in the gospel.
A Vision for Our Singing
May 19, 2021 • Scott Cunningham
Pastor Scott Cunningham continues with our Vision for Life series with his message, “A Vision for Our Singing.” We are reminded that when we sing, we are joining with the heavenly choir and ultimately practicing for eternity. God is blessed by singing; He made it, and He desires to hear us sing.
The Greater Glory to Come
May 12, 2021 • Brian Brodersen
Pastor Brian exhorts us through Haggai 2:1-9 with his message, “The Greater Glory to Come.” He draws the picture of the world as its been the last year, how so many of us have been discouraged or distraught with so many life changes, but God is telling us to look past the right now and hold tight to the greater glory to come. He exhorts us to get on board with what the Lord is doing because it’s through these rough times that Jesus brings people to Himself. Are we going to be ready to not only be a part of that, but also be clearheaded enough to hear what Jesus is doing?
The Fruitful Disciple
May 5, 2021 • John Chubik
Pastor John Chubik takes us through John 15:1-17 with his message, “The Fruitful Disciple.” He uses the picture of the grapevine to describe the truth of our relationship with Jesus. The grapevine needs to be pruned often for it to continually keep growing, but still the root of the vine will remain for growth. Jesus can be pictured as the vine, continually giving us life even after all the pruning, that our lives may continue to grow.
When Fear Comes Knocking
April 28, 2021 • Josh Sorensen
Pastor Josh Sorensen walks us through Psalm 91 with his message, “When Fear Comes Knocking.” He encourages us to take God at His Word and hold on to the promises and truths revealed to us in Scripture. Those promises and truths are the items that will help carry us through when those fears come knocking.
The Spirit of God and the People of God
April 21, 2021 • John Hwang
Pastor John Hwang continues with our Vision for Life series with his message, “The Spirit of God and the People of God,” taking us thorough Acts 1:8, 2:1-4, 4:31-33; 1 Corinthians 14:26; and Ephesians 5:18-21. He reminds us that the Spirit without the Word will blow up. The Word without the Spirit will dry up. And the Word and the Spirit will grow up.
I Know My Sheep, and am known by My own.
April 14, 2021 • Cameron Franklin
Pastor Cameron Franklin takes us through John 10:1–16 with his message, “I Know My Sheep, and am known by My own.” He exhorts with these words, “Do we know God? Do we know our Shepherd’s voice? The voice of enemy lies, telling us that we are worthless and have no value. But the Scripture declares that God is our Good Shepherd, and He sees, knows, and loves us. When the enemy tries discourage, we must be ready with God's Word.”