Deuteronomy 4:30-31 —  The Christian life requires hard work and a return to executing the fundamentals. In the second part of this message on the Parable of the Sower, Pastor Russ challenges us to “break up” our hard soil and allow the Word of God (the seed) to penetrate our lives so it will become […]

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Text: Matthew 13:1-23 — Pastor Russ helps us make practical application to the Parable of the Sower.  What type of soil are you?  Jesus calls us to be good, fertile soil.  This means reading God’s Word and genuinely seeking to understand how it applies to us. Good soil bears a harvest – seeking to grow […]

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Making Christ the Focus of Our New Year

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:15-19 —  As our culture looks at the New Year as an opportunity for self-directed fresh starts, we look to Jesus Christ – not as one who reminds us about new beginnings – but as the one who IS our new beginning.  He is not our guide toward salvation. Our salvation is […]

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A Lesson in Profound “Missing of the Point”

Text: Mark 6:14-29 — Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ. Yet, Christ came, not to be adored as a baby but to be received and accepted as the Saviour of the World.  Pastor Russ looks at King Herod’s response to John the Baptist’s message that Christ was the promised Messiah and his […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 7

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 6

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 5

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 4

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 3

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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A REAL Family of Families for God – Part 2

This 7 part series unpacks our purpose statement which states that we, at Grace Church, are A REAL Family of Families for God.  Listen to see why families, whether married couples with kids, single moms, grandparents, or unmarried singles, make up the fabric of who we are at Grace and how, together, we are called to be […]

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