2022 Sermons

Stand Alone Sermons

The American Nightmare

November 27, 2022 • David Marvin • Luke 12

Do you dream of being success in this life? Do you hope to live the American Dream? In this one-off sermon, David Marvin teaches us through Luke 12, reminding us of what living the dream on this side of eternity looks like and where our true home is. 1) Living for the American Dream makes you a fool; Living for eternity makes you full. 2) Living for the American Dream makes you anxious; Living for eternity gives you peace. 3) Living for the American Dream makes you eternally bankrupt; Living for eternity leave you truly rich.

The Cost of Thoughtless Gifts

October 2, 2022 • Nate Hilgenkamp • Isaiah 1:1–20

Have you ever been given a gift that you weren’t able to use or just didn’t want? In this message, we talk about how some of the things we do for God out of routine are not a gift to Him, but rather a burden. The routine of religion is a false substitute for a genuine relationship with Jesus. 1) Your rebellion leads to ruin 2) Your heartless actions aren’t accepted 3) Your forgiveness is final

Q&A With Jonathan Pokluda

January 16, 2022 • Jonathan Pokluda

In this Q&A with JP, we answer some of the most asked questions our body is asking from salvation to evangelism to relationships.

God's Process of Renewal

January 2, 2022 • Scott Kedersha • Ephesians 4:17–24, Hebrews 12:1–2, Philippians 4:8, 2 Corinthians 10:5, Romans 12:2

Do you have anything that you’ve taken with you from year to year and life stage to life stage? What about from 2021 to 2022…what have you brought with you from one year to the next? As we kick of a new calendar year, Scott Kedersha teaches us how Christians change and grow, teaching through Ephesians 4:17-24. KEY TAKEAWAYS -Stop walking like a non-believer. -Where in your life are you living like a non-believer? Confess this to your life group and ask them to help you change. -Do you know about Jesus, or do you know Jesus? -Is your life marked by a trajectory that looks more and more like Jesus? -Put off the old. -Don’t just make small changes here and there. Completely forsake and repent from anything in your life that doesn’t look like Jesus. -What do you need to put off: pride, greed, lust, grumbling, gossip, selfishness, something else? -To be abundantly clear, putting off your old self isn’t about behavior management or modification. It’s not about earning God’s favor. It’s about responding to the truth of the gospel. -Renew your mind. -The way you think determines how you live. -What do you feed your mind with? -Put on the new. -What do you need to put on: humility, generosity, self-control, gratitude, encouragement, service? MENTIONED OR RECOMMENDED RESOURCES -Suggested Scripture study: Ephesians 4:17-24, 2:1, 5:2, 5:8, 5:15; Hebrews 12:1-2; Philippians 4:8; 2 Corinthians 10:5; Romans 12:2; Colossians 3:12-14 -Ministry: re:generation. Learn more by going to http://harriscreek.org/events. -Resource: http://biblereadingplan.org