Our Responsibility to Share the Good News

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 – What is the Christian’s responsibility when it comes to reaching a lost and dying world that is approaching its end? The Apostle Paul teaches us that God uses US – followers of Christ – to be his ambassadors – his spokespersons.  We are called to deliver the message of hope to […]

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Worthy Is The Lamb!

Text: Revelation 4&5 – We are all aware of the phrase, “familiarity breeds contempt.” Familiarity can also breed apathy. For many of us, the familiarity of God as our Father and Jesus as our friend, can lead us to lose sight of the holiness and majesty of God. Revelation 4 & 5 remedy this problem […]

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A Message for Mom

Text: Proverbs 31:30,31 – On this Mother’s Day, Pastor Russ shares Four Critical Reminders for mom’s and really, any person who has responsibility to raise and nurture kids.

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On this special Sunday, we had the privilege of celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Grace Day Care. The children presented a few songs for us and we recognized the great work of all the staff and volunteers who make the Day Care one of the best facilities for child care in Newmarket. In this […]

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Be An Overcomer!

Revelation 2-3 – In this message Pastor Russ provides a summary of the 7 churches we have been studying in the Book of Revelation. The challenge Christ leaves with each church and the message to modern readers is the same: be an OVERCOMER! What does that look like?  Listen to the message to hear Pastor […]

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Too Much of the Good Life

Text: Deuteronomy 8:11-20 / Revelation 3:14-22 – We live in a culture of self-sufficiency.  Modern technology, do-it-yourself guides, self-directed financial planning – our world teaches us that we can “go it alone” and we strive to acquire the wealth, skills, and relationship networks to ensure we get ahead in life and remain self-sufficient. The church […]

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Risen With Christ

Text: Luke 24:1-12; John 10:7-10 – On this Resurrection Sunday, Pastor Russ reminds us that we, as followers of Christ have been risen with him.  Our lives should then demonstrate that we are a “new creation”.  Too often, however, we refuse to give up the past. As a result, we act more like the “living […]

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Time for a Wake Up Call

Text: Revelation 3:1-6 (Matthew 7:15-28) – Jesus often criticized the Pharisees for having an outward appearance of faith, but their hearts will still corrupt. His message to the church in Sardis was the same. From outward appearances, they looked alive – they were doing all the right things.  But inside, they were DEAD. Christ gives them […]

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Purge the Church of the Cancer of Syncretism

Text: Revelation 2:18-29 – Cancer is an awful disease. If we know we have it in our body, we immediately do something about it – we cut it out, we poison it, we try to burn it out of our cells. If we treat physical cancer with such aggressive means to eradicate it, why do […]

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We Can’t Love God and the World

Text: Revelation 2: 12-17 – The city of Pergamum was a major centre for emperor worship along with the worship of many other pagan gods.  Jesus commends the believers for standing firm in their faith in the middle of such idolatry – some even losing their lives for their faith.  But he had one rebuke: […]

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