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  Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016     Duration: 33 mins 46 secs    
Passage: Genesis 22       Series That Will Leave A Mark
  Description: My guess is that the hardest assignment that Abraham ever had to do was to follow through on what the Lord asked him to do in Genesis chapter 22. In that passage, the Lord asks Abraham to sacrifice his one and only son, Issac, and in obedience Abraham embarks on a three-day trek to do what the Lord asked of him. This kind of obedience is remarkable; the level of sacrifice is remarkable. And this Sunday we will discover that if we are going to leave our mark on the lives of others, it will take "remarkable" sacrifice on our part. What we will learn is that our sacrifice is first and foremost to the Lord and then to others - and the by-product will be a legacy that will far outlast our lives.
  Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 34 mins 39 secs    
Passage: Genesis 18       Series That Will Leave A Mark
  Description: This Sunday we will learn that in order to leave a legacy that will far outlast our lives, we need to have compassion for others. In Genesis 18, God shares with Abraham the sinfulness that is taking place in the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. Apparently things had gotten so bad that the Lord was forced into grievous action. As Abraham hears the news, he begins to plead for the lives of the people in these two cities. In Genesis 18:24-25 Abraham says to the Lord, "What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous people in it? Far be it from you to do such a thing-to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?" This Sunday we will discuss the need to leave behind a legacy of compassion.
  Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 35 mins 11 secs    
Passage: Genesis 13-15       Series That Will Leave A Mark
  Description: Last Sunday we kicked off the new year discussing how we could leave a mark, a legacy, on the lives of others. This Sunday we will take a closer look at Abraham's life and see that one of the qualities that set him apart from everyone else was his reliance on the Lord. In our story this week, Abraham is being blessed by the Lord, and this will lead to difficulties between him and his nephew, Lot. What we will see is Abraham's total trust in God, and how it allowed him to give his nephew, Lot, the better land. Abraham tells Lot in Genesis 13:8-9, "Let's not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives. Is not the whole land before you? Let's part company. If you go to the left, I'll go to the right; if you go to the right, I'll go to the left." Lot chose the better, more fertile land, but Abraham didn't have to worry about how he would see him through; he placed complete reliance on God. This Sunday we will discover that in order to truly leave a legacy that will outlast our life, we will need to place our total trust in the Lord. -
  Date: Sunday, January 03, 2016       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 39 mins 47 secs    
Passage: Genesis 12       Series That Will Leave A Mark
  Description: We are starting a brand new sermon series for this new year centered on leaving a legacy for the next generation. This series will beg the question, "What sort of Legacy will we leave behind for your children or grandchildren?" In this study we will dissect the life of Abraham and see how he was able to impact those around him and leave his mark in this world. This Sunday we will discover that our legacy begins with the Fear of the Lord, and how simple obedience can change the course of one's life, one's family, and even the surrounding community. Join us this Sunday as we set out to leave a mark in this world.
  Date: Sunday, December 27, 2015       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 29 mins 48 secs    
Passage: Luke 2:8-18       Series OUR COMING SAVIOR
  Description: This Sunday we will dissect the role that the shepherds played in the story of our coming Savior. It's very curious that the angels would announce the Messiah's birth, not to kings or religious officials, but to ordinary shepherds. We might deduce that by going to the lowly shepherds, the angels were proclaiming that the Gospel is for the social outcast; or perhaps it was a foreshadowing that Jesus would be a shepherd for all the people; or if Christ's birth did come in the winter, we might conclude that the shepherds were raising sheep for the Passover a few months later and that the angels were hinting that Jesus would be the Lamb that would take away the sins of the world. Maybe it's all of the above, but I think the answer is found in the angelic message of Luke 2:11, "Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord." On that silent night, a gift was given to you and to me. This Sunday we will unpack what our response should be in light of this great and wonderful gift.
  Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 33 mins 32 secs    
Passage: Luke 2:1-7       Series OUR COMING SAVIOR
  Description: We are not sure that there was an actual "innkeeper," but we read in Luke 2:7 that at the time of our Savior's arrival there was no room for Him. This Sunday we will explore what it means to not only make room for Jesus, but to give Him the entire room. We will discover that our lives are forever changed when we allow Jesus to take control. We will also see that when Jesus moves-in, we also have more room in our hearts than we ever thought possible - room enough for others. But the most incredible thing that we will discover is that when we make room for Jesus, He in turn will make room for us.
  Date: Sunday, December 06, 2015     Duration: 38 mins 7 secs    
Passage: Luke 1       Series OUR COMING SAVIOR
  Description: The beginning of the Christmas story does not start with Mary and Joseph, or even with the shepherds watching over their flocks. It begins with two unlikely characters by the name of Elizabeth and Zechariah. In their story the angel Gabriel foretells of the birth of their son, John, who would prepare the way for the Christ child. In Luke 1:17, the angel declares about John, "And he will go on before the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous-to make ready a people prepared for the Lord." This Sunday we will learn that, much like Elizabeth, Zechariah, and John, we too are to prepare others to receive the message of Jesus. So join us this Sunday as we begin this brand new sermon series, "Our Coming Savior."
  Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015     Duration: 34 mins 36 secs    
Passage: Luke 10:1-4       Series Fields of Gold
  Description: This Sunday, as we close out our sermon series on giving, we will answer the question why it is important to give to the Lord. What we will discover is that whether we are giving money, time, energy, or talents to the Lord, we are giving toward the harvest. In Matthew 9:37-38 we are told, "Then he said to his disciples, 'The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.'" We will learn that we are the workers in the harvest and that our efforts in giving are so that people can know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  Date: Sunday, November 22, 2015       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 30 mins 15 secs    
Passage: Malachi 3:6-12       Series Fields of Gold
  Description: This Sunday we will look at God's plan for giving. In Malachi chapter 3, God points out that His people had abandoned His plan for giving, which was why they were struggling financially. The Lord says in Malachi 3:10, "Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the Lord Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it." This week we will unpack God's plan for partnering with Him through Priority giving, Percentage giving, and Progressive giving. So join us this Sunday as we dissect God's plan for giving.
  Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015       Teacher: Art Stansberry     Duration: 29 mins 17 secs    
Passage: Matthew 6:19-34       Series Fields of Gold
  Description: This Sunday we will highlight how we are free to give - not free in the sense that we can give, but free in the sense that God can remove the barriers that can stand in our way of giving. We will see that we need to understand that our basic needs will be met by our heavenly Father. This fact should free us up to give as the Lord calls us to give. This freedom causes us to see that we are actually partners with God. As Jesus says in Matthew 6:33, we need to "seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well."


Men's Bible Study Tuesday, February 20 @ 9:00 AM
Women's Bible Study Tuesday, February 20 @ 9:30 AM
Small Groups Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:30 PM
Life Groups Sunday, February 25 @ 9:30 AM
Hey, Jude: Contend for the Faith
Sunday, February 18, 2018

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