Posts tagged “Gratitude”
Answering Skeptics: Why Does God Demand We Worship Him?
Is God so insecure that he needs our worship and praise? Is his love language affirmation and praise? To understand why God demands worship, you need to understand what worship is. This week, Pastor Dave looks at questions and objections that people have when it comes to Christianity.
Get Over Yourself
What gets in the way of you going to heaven? Not your mistakes and sins; otherwise, who would go to heaven? Instead, Pastor Mike says that the biggest barrier to spiritual maturity and heaven is . . . being stupid. Explore with Pastor Mike in this message how we are to receive the people and help that God sends us so that we don’t become proverbial fools.
One of the unique terms that the Bible uses to describe the Holy Spirit is Paraclete, derived from a word in the Greek original…
Take the best of 2020 into 2021
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” If we didn’t know better, we might think Charles Dickens was referring…
Teaching kids to live generously
Here’s the scene: Mall atrium. Mall Santa sitting on a puffy red chair surrounded by world-worn, shady-looking elves. Long line of squirmy kids accompanied…
It seems like Paul is expecting too much from us in his letter to the Philippians. In chapter 4 he presses a talking point…
Give a eulogy today!
Do you know what a eulogy is? In Greek, it simply means, “a good word.” We often equate eulogies to funeral speeches, but such…
Rest for the weary
The year 2020 has been wearisome. I don’t know that I’ve gotten more or less sleep, but politics and the pandemic have left me…
Things I Never Thought to Be Thankful For
This week we dug into our vault to bring you this 2017 Thanksgiving series from Pastor Jon. Though we had to brush off the dust, God’s Word is timeless!
Thankful for What I Can’t Afford
Don’t just give thanks for what’s in your shopping cart. Give thanks for what you can’t afford. Why? So you remember your true treasure. This week we dug into our vault to bring you this 2017 Thanksgiving series from Pastor Jon. Though we had to brush off the dust, God’s Word is timeless!
“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much” (Luke 16:10). Thanksgiving Day is dedicated to honoring God for the…
Thankful for My Pain
Despite the suffering that pain brings, there’s reason to be thankful for it. This week we dug into our vault to bring you this 2017 Thanksgiving series from Pastor Jon. Though we had to brush off the dust, God’s Word is timeless!