Trusting In God’s Faithfulness In 2020

Text: 1 John 1:7-10 – December is always a busy time of year but it is also a time of reflection as we look back on a year gone by and think about what the new year holds. In this message, Pastor Russ looks at several passages in God’s Word that remind us of his […]

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God’s Peace On Earth

Text: Luke 2: 8-20; Micah 5:2-5 – On this fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Win looks at the song of the angels as they announced to the shepherds that God’s promised Messiah had been born to bring “peace” on earth. The Jewish nation had longed for God’s promised peace – His Shalom. But the fulfillment […]

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The Shepherd’s Joy

Text: Luke 2:8-20 – On this third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Russ looks at the angel’s announcement to the shepherds. God did not choose to announce the birth of the Saviour to the rich or powerful or religious elite of the world. He chose to announce the birth of the Saviour to lowly shepherds reminding […]

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Busy for God This Christmas

Text: Matthew 25:1-13 – As we continue with Advent, Pastor Russ considers the Bethlehem Candle and the theme of God’s promises fulfilled in the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, just as the prophets foretold. But God’s promise of the coming Saviour also has an eschatological fulfillment in Christ’s second coming. In light of that, today’s […]

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The Person of The Holy Spirit

Text: Matthew 28:18-20 – As we continue to look at the Trinity, Pastor Russ reflects on one of the persons of the Godhead we, as evangelicals, often under emphasize: the Holy Spirit. Throughout Scripture, right from the beginning of creation in Genesis 1 through the life of the early church, we see the Holy Spirit […]

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Jesus Christ – Fully God and Fully Human

Text: Hebrews 2:14-18; 4:14-16 – Last week, Pastor Russ focused on the deity of Jesus and his co-equality with God the Father. This week, he looks at the humanity of Christ. Throughout history, there have been a number of false teachings that deny that Jesus really was fully human – that he only ‘seemed’ to […]

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The Trinity – A Look At The Father & The Son

Text: Matthew 28:16-20 – Our western culture has lost the balance between intellect with emotion. We have replaced right belief with experience. We need to return to a point of valuing the importance of doctrine and right belief. As we continue with our series on Foundations of Faith, Pastor Russ further explains what Scripture teaches […]

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An Introduction to the Trinity

Text: John 20:24-29 – The Trinity is a difficult concept to understand, yet the Bible clearly teaches that God is One (Deut.6:4; 1 Cor.8:4), but exists in three distinct persons: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. In this first message on the doctrine of the Trinity, Pastor Russ gives a brief summary of […]

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Submitting To The Authority of God’s Word

Text: Isaiah 55; Psalm 1 – We live in a culture that promotes autonomy, justice and using our intellect to develop opinions. Unfortunately, when God’s Word challenges these values, we will try to manipulate the Scriptures to make them align with our way of thinking. In our pride, we think we know better than what […]

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