Compassion Sunday 2019 (5.19.19)

Compassion Sunday • May 19, 2019 • Ethan Kerns

As Christians, we are able to recognize that God gives us mercy and comfort on a daily basis. But do we squander his gifts by not sharing them with others? According to the Apostle Paul, one of the primary points of receiving gifts like mercy and comfort is to then give it to others. We as Christians must be willing to do this.

Bad Things & Good People (5.12.19)

Stand Alone Sermon • May 12, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Everyone wonders why bad things happen to good people. Indeed, everyone who has ever lived has known times of difficulty and suffering. But through all of it, we can have faith that God always has a reason for causing or allowing these things to happen.

Connecting - Connecting Relationally (5.5.19)

Connecting • May 5, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Followers of Christ should be intentional about bringing people together, despite the challenge that it brings about. Jesus, in setting the example for us, intentionally brought people together under the banner of God's mercy, grace, and love. Do we bringing people together and creating community in our church?

Easter 2019 - The Victorious Deliverer (4.21.19)

Easter 2019 • April 21, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Throughout all of the events that surround and take place within the Gospel story, Jesus is never out of control. In every way, He is intentionally driving the story forward towards the cross so that He would be the Victorious Deliverer.

Easter 2019 - Welcoming the Deliverer (4.14.19)

Easter 2019 • April 14, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

When we see Jesus enter into Jerusalem a few days before His death, we can see that God purposely provided all that was needed to proclaim that His Son was the Messiah.

Joy, God's Power, and Christ-Exalting Forgiveness (Rwanda Mission Trip Recap) (4.7.19)

Stand Alone Sermon • April 7, 2019 • Ethan Kerns

This message is Pastor Ethan's recap of his experiences Rwanda, Africa. The trip was a partnership between Liberty University and Compassion International and took place from March 6 - 17, 2019.

Easter 2019 - Desperate for Deliverance (3.31.19)

Easter 2019 • March 31, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

When Hezekiah and the people of Judah were on the brink of destruction, the humbled king took time to ask God for deliverance. In our lives, it may seem like a simple thing to do: asking for help from God. But how often do we do it? When faced overwhelming circumstances, we must have faith that God can deliver us.

Spiritual Disciplines - Gratitude and Service (3.24.19)

Spiritual Disciplines • March 24, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Gratitude and service will keep us grounded in the reality of the gospel.

Spiritual Disciplines - Fasting and Self-Denial (3.17.19)

Spiritual Disciplines • March 17, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Spiritual Disciplines - Study and Self-Examination (3.10.19)

Spiritual Disciplines • March 10, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Spiritual Disciplines - Prayer and Meditation (3.3.19)

Spiritual Disciplines • March 3, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Prayer and meditation, although two of the most difficult spiritual disciplines to develop, are vital to bringing about the clarity that the Christian needs to glorify God in their life.

Spiritual Disciplines - Silence and Solitude (2.24.19)

Spiritual Disciplines • February 24, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

Silence and solitude is essential to the Christian life, for if we practice it on a regular basis and out of a love for Jesus Christ, then we will be enabled to experience spiritual recovery.

Guarding Life in a Culture of Death (2.17.19)

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday • February 17, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

America was not the only nation that disregarded the sanctity of human life. In the Exodus 1, we can see a systematic disregard for life that looks eerily modern. Therefore, what we can learn from the passage is entirely relevant: life is precious, and we must stand up for it.

Connecting - Connecting Globally (2.3.19)

Connecting • February 3, 2019 • Pastor Bryan Dugger

As a church, we are called to reach the nations with the gospel. The only thing holding us back is our lack of desire and effort. What must we do to connect globally?

Show No Partiality (1.20.19)

Stand Alone Sermon • January 20, 2019 • Ethan Kerns

The early church seemed to have a problem with partiality. Does the modern-day church have the same problem, or have we gotten past it?