Tomorrow Is Not A Guarantee

Text: James 4:13-17; Matthew 6:19-24 – When football teams face the final 2 minutes of a game, three things become very apparent: 1) Clarity – the goal is to win the game; 2) Abandonment – redirect all priorities to achieving the goal; 3) Commitment – give everything you have to achieving the goal. Unfortunately in […]

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Overcoming the Dorothy Syndrome

Text: Act 13 & Acts 17 – In this messege, Rev. Bill Allan, President of the AGC, reminds us that we live in a changing world. People no longer think, act, or believe the way we do as followers of Christ. But that doesn’t mean the gospel is no longer relevant. The Apostle Paul shifted […]

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Human Depravity: We’re All In The Same Boat

Text: Romans 2:1-16 – After clearly describing God’s perspective on the human condition in Chapter 1, the Apostle Paul turns his attention to those who think they are more righteous than everyone else and reminds them they stand condemned as well. In this message, Pastor Russ continues to unpack Paul opening message to the Roman […]

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God’s Description of Human Depravity

Text: Romans 1:18-32  – The opening chapter of Romans is a pretty stark description of God’s assessment of the human condition. Although he has made himself real and accessible to us, humanity chooses to reject his truth and replace it with our own version of truth – a truth distorted by pride, selfishness, sin and brokenness. […]

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Obsessed With The Gospel

Text: Romans 1: 8-17 – On this special child dedication Sunday, Pastor Russ reminded us that the most influential factor in the life of a child is his or her parents’ faith. Do we do a good job passing on our faith and teaching the gospel to our children through both precept and example?  The […]

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Intro to the Book of Romans

Text: Romans 1: 1-7 – In this message, Pastor Russ introduces a new sermon series that will take us through the book of Romans.The Apostle Paul wrote this letter to a predominantly Gentile church that was probably founded by Jewish Christians converted at Pentecost who took the gospel back to Rome. As the church grew, […]

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God Uses Broken People

Text: Luke 2:8-23 – On this Third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Russ reminds us that God chose to announce the birth of his Son to lowly shepherds. Shepherds did not fall into the category of nobility or upper class citizens. Yet, God chose to reveal the arrival of the Saviour to these simple, hardworking people. […]

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Saved By God To Be Used By God

Text: Isaiah 40:1-11 – On this Second Sunday of Advent, Pastor Russ reminds us the just as God sent John the Baptist ahead of Christ to be his forerunner with the message of the coming hope, we too are called to be messengers of the gospel – the good news of hope in Christ and […]

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The Good News – God’s Rescue Plan

Text: Acts 17:16-34 – On this National Back to Church Sunday, Pastor Russ reminds us that, contrary to what many people believe, all religions are NOT alike. Christianity sets itself apart from all others because it not about manipulating the spirit world to get what we want. Rather, it is about God’s plan to restore […]

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