Being Part of the Body of Christ

Text: Ephesians 4:1-12 – Pastor Russ shares his message from home this week as he continues in self-isolation following his vacation in Florida. As we continue in our Foundations of Faith series, he teaches us about the incredible doctrine of the universal church – that all those who are genuine followers of Jesus are united […]

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Safe In the Shepherds Arms

Text: Psalm 23 – In this message, former Grace Church elder, Jamie Griese shares a message from Psalm 23. During this time of uncertainty about the future, many people, like the Psalmist, may be feeling like they are “walking through the valley of the shadow of death”. For those who are followers of Jesus, we […]

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Text:  Matthew 24-25 – We live in a time of uncertainty. The COVID-19 virus had infected the entire globe. As Christians, we are reminded that Jesus has prepared us for these kinds of events. They are signs of the times.  As a result, we do not live in fear; we do not need to panic […]

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Text: Hebrews 9: 23-28 – In this message Pastor Russ tackles a topic that many churches try to avoid speaking about – the reality of hell. There is a battle in this life for our soul. There are two sides in this battle – two “teams” as Pastor Russ metaphorically describes it – and the […]

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Text: Matthew 28:18-20; 1 Corinthians 11:17-29 – Pastor Win continues our Foundations of the Faith series teaching about the two ordinances Jesus commanded his followers to observe: Baptism and The Lord’s Supper. Jesus describes these practices as a way for his followers to remember what he did for us. Both baptism and communion are public […]

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Satan Is Real – Flee from Him

Text: Ephesians 6:10-20; 1 Peter 5:6-11 – As we continue our series on The Foundations of Faith, Pastor Russ focuses on the biblical truth that Satan is a real person. Unfortunately, some Christians spend a lot of time dwelling on the devil and either cower in fear, or expend significant energy going on the offensive […]

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Eternal Salvation – Once Saved, Always Saved

Text: John 10:25-29 – In this message, Pastor Russ teaches about the doctrine of Eternal Salvation or Perseverance of the Saints. In our Grace Church Statement of Faith, the qualifier for this promise is that it applies to those who are “actually” saved. This is the key. Anyone can claim to be a Christian, but […]

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Text: James 1:22-25 – Sanctification is the process where followers of Jesus go through the process of maturing in order to become more like him. Sanctification also is also a state of being “set apart” by God. In this message, Pastor Russ helps us understand the theological definitions of positional, ultimate, and progressive sanctification highlighting […]

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Text: John 3:16 – After looking at the doctrines of Scripture and God, we naturally come to the question,”Where do we fit in the picture?” In this message, Pastor Russ covers every aspect of God’s plan for humanity from the creation of Adam and Eve, the Fall, our depravity, and God’s redemptive work through Jesus, […]

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Text: 1 John 2:9-12 – Understanding the ministry of the Holy Spirit has been a topic of debate among evangelical Christians for many years. In this message, Pastor Russ helps us understand what the Bible teaches about signs and wonders, the gifts of the Spirit, and the fruit of the Spirit. Sometimes we can get […]

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