Our Children – A Stewardship from God

Text: Matthew 19:13-15 –  On this AWANA Sunday, we celebrate our children and the great responsibility we have as parents and as a church family. They are a stewardship God has given us. Pastor Russ reminds us of task to help ground them in God’s Word, to help them grow in their relationship with Christ, […]

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Text: Romans 16 – In this final chapter of Roman’s, the Apostle Paul takes the time to commend those in the church who have served faithfully and helped him in his ministry. His focus is on their character, not their role or position. So often, even in ministry, we can get caught up in a […]

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You Are Part of Something Bigger!

Text: Romans 15:22-33 – Often in the busyness of life, we fail to stop and reflect. Reflection helps us put things in perspective and ask the question: “What is the bigger picture?” As Pastor Russ reminds us, we beneficiaries of the input and influence of those who have lived before us. We are also benefactors […]

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Challenging One Another to Christlikeness

Text: Romans 15:13-21 – In this text, the Apostle Paul commended the Roman believers for their goodness, their knowledge, and their willingness to instruct one another (vs.14). These characteristics should be found in all followers of Christ. Like the Roman Christians did, we too need to challenge one another to be faithful to our calling […]

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God Still Speaks. Are You Listening?

Text: Hebrews 1:1-3 – God is a communicator. Since the beginning of time, God has always desired to communicate with the men and women he created. In a time when we desperately need to hear from God, Pastor Win reminds us that we serve a God who still speaks to us – and he speaks […]

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Reflecting Christ

Text: John 17; Romans 15:1-13 – As the Apostle Paul continues to teach the church in Rome what a transformed life looks like, he encourages unity among the believers. As Pastor Russ unpacks these verses in Romans 15, he reminds us that in order to reflect Christ in our lives, we need to stop focusing […]

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Accepting One Another In Love

Text: Romans 14 – Churches have been dividing over “non-essential” issues for decades – whether it is the style of music or the translation of the Bible; pews vs. chairs; suites vs. jeans. In this message, Pastor Russ unpacks Paul’s instruction to the Roman Christians that we are not to judge our brothers and sisters […]

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Are You Chasing After the Right Things?

Text: Luke 12:13-21; Romans 13:8-14 – In a self-centered culture fed by materialism, we often find ourselves chasing after things we think will make our lives better. This attitude is counter to the Bible’s call for us to love others and consider their needs. Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan teaches this principle. In this […]

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Should Christians Submit to All Governments?

Text: Romans 13:1-7 – Should Christians be subject to every government…even dictatorships? In this message, Elder Sean Rodgers unpacks this next chapter in our Romans series reminding us that the focus of the passage is not on the ‘philosophies’ of the ruling party. It doesn’t have anything to do with the character of the leader […]

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Text: Matthew 18:1-10 – In this special service, Pastor Russ has a panel discussion with Dwayne Copson, our Student Ministry Pastor, and Anna Bowman, our Children’s Ministry Coordinator, on the topic of discipling the “next generation.” At Grace Church, our vision is “to see a grandparent, a parent, and a grandchild sitting around a table […]

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