Getting Back to the Simple Truth

Text: Romans 10:1-10 – As we begin a new year in 2019, Pastor Russ returns to his Romans series. We live in a culture that addicted to knowledge and information. Unfortunately, knowledge is often mistaken for truth. Knowledge alone is inadequate. Love must accompany knowledge if we are to be successful in life. In this […]

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The God of Turnarounds

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-19; 2 Chronicles 33 – As we look back on 2018 and look ahead to a new year, Pastor Russ highlights the life of King Manasseh, one of the most wicked kings of Judah. King Manasseh, however, humbled himself before God and was restored to his kingdom. The Bible is filled with […]

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Offering Our Hearts to God This Christmas

Text: Matthew 2:1-12; 2 Kings 23:24-25 – On this “Christmas Sunday”, Pastor Russ reflects on the gifts of the magi presented to the Christ child as an act of worship. Similarly, King Josiah, who led the people of Israel in great reforms, also worshiped the Lord with great passion. In fact, God’s word says there […]

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Is Your Light Brightly Shining This Christmas?

Text: John 8:13; Matthew 5:14-16 – Jesus said “I am THE light of the world.”  He is the only source of light that overcomes darkness in this world. An while he is the light, he also calls us, his followers, to be light ourselves – to be his light that shines brightly for others to see […]

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Lessons From Israel In The Desert – Part 6

Text: Romans 12:1-2; Numbers 14:1-3 – Pastor Russ continues our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The sixth and final “Killer D” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DEFEATISM. Defeatism occurs when we believe we can’t do something and therefore, God is […]

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Lessons From Israel in the Desert – Part 5

Text: Romans 14:1-10, Numbers 16 –  Pastor Russ continues with our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The fifth of the “Killer Ds” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DIVISION. God is passionate about unity among his people. We need to guard ourselves […]

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Lessons From Israel in the Desert – Part 4

Text: Numbers 13:30,31 –  Pastor Russ continues with our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The fourth of the “Killer Ds” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DISBELIEF.

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Lessons From Israel In The Desert – Part 3

Text: Hebrews 3; Numbers 12 –  Pastor Russ continues with our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The third of the “Killer Ds” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DISOBEDIENCE.

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Lessons From Israel In The Desert – Part 2

Text: Numbers 12:1-3 – Pastor Russ continues with our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The second of the “Killer Ds” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DISRESPECT. Like the Israelites, who showed a lack of respect for their leader, Moses, by constantly […]

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Lessons From Israel In the Desert – Part 1

Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-8; Numbers 11 – Pastor Russ continues with our series on lessons from the nation of Israel’s wanderings in the desert. The first of the “Killer Ds” that caused an entire generation of Israelites to die in the desert is DISCONTENTMENT. Like the Israelites, who constantly complained to Moses, we too can […]

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