Stolen Glory

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 – Most of us would get offended when someone takes the credit for something we know they didn’t do, especially when we actually did all the work. Unfortunately, many of us as Christians do just that when we take credit for our accomplishments and don’t give God the credit. We are guilty […]

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God’s Word – Our GPS for Life

Text: Proverbs 3:5-8 – The Bible is God’s Word – it is inerrant, authoritative, trustworthy and it provides us with very practical direction for how God wants us to live.  Why do we still choose to ignore it and go our own way?  In this message, Pastor Russ uses the illustration of a GPS to […]

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What Is Church All About?

Text: 1 John 1:1-10 – There are many misconceptions about what “church” is. Is it a building? Is it a club? Is it a support group? Why do so many people attend this place called “church” every Sunday? On this National Back to Church Sunday, Pastor Russ unpacks what the church is all about to […]

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Text: Judges 6:11-15 – In this Kick-off Sunday message, Pastor Russ challenges us to start the new ministry season off well. The Fall season is a time to re-engage in ministry but too often, we feel inadequate. Using the story of Gideon, Pastor Russ reminds us that God uses people with all kinds of weaknesses […]

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Understanding the Consequences of Sin

Text: Numbers 14:20-35; Psalm 90 – In this message, Sean Rodgers, one of the elders at Grace, teaches us vital lessons about the severity and consequences of our sin using the account of the Israelite’s rejection of God when they refused to go into the Promised Land at Kadesh Barnea. He then turns to Psalm […]

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Overcoming Spiritual Blindness

Text: Mark 10:46-52 – In this message, Bill Allan, Canadian Director of World Team, unpacks the account of Jesus healing the blind beggar and relates it to another kind of problem many people are unaware of – their own spiritual blindness. Bill reminds us of the problems associated with this kind of blindness and offers 4 […]

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Trusting God With Our Future

Text: Matthew 6:25-34; Hebrews 11:17-19 – We live in a culture that spends a lot of energy trying to control the future. We put our faith in our RRSPs, in our Horiscopes, in our retirement plans. Yet, as followers of Christ, our peace in our future only rests in our confidence in the promises of […]

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Living As “Strangers” In Our World

Text: John 17:13-20; Hebrews 11:9,10 – In his high priestly prayer, Jesus stated that his followers were not of this world any more than he was of this world. In fact, the world would hate them because of their new identity. Yet, Jesus sent us to be in the world as his witnesses. Abraham was also called […]

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Abraham: Overcoming Fear with Faith

Text: Isaiah 41:11-13; Hebrews 11:8; Genesis 11:27-12:5 – Fear is one of our greatest nemesis when it comes to fulfilling our dreams, achieving our goals, and pursuing adventure in life. Fear also hinders us from being obedient to God’s call to do something great for his kingdom.  Abraham was an incredible model of how faith […]

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Celebrating Our Identity In Christ

Text: Ephesians 1:3-14 – With all our modern technological advances, identity theft has become much more of a risk to the average person. Christians can also be guilty of “identity theft” when we fail to understand and appreciate the rich blessings we have when we receive our “new identity” as a child of God. The Apostle […]

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