2020 – Lessons from COVID Exile

Text: Jeremiah 29:1-14 – What lessons can we learn from a year that was turned upside down by COVID? In this last message of 2020, Pastor Win uses this Old Testament passage to show us how God reminded the Israelites in exile in Babylon about his faithfulness, his sovereignty, his desire for them to be […]

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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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Be On Your Guard!

Text: Mark 13; Acts 20:7-12 – Life can be so busy we often get distracted from focusing on the important things – the things that really matter. This is true for Christians as well. For followers of Christ, the important things are the things that please God – that glorify his name. God wants us […]

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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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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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God’s Desire to Bless You

Text: Psalm 31:19-25; Numbers 22-25 – In a culture that is increasingly hostile to Christians, we face a new kind of vulnerability that can often create fear in us. However, as Pastor Russ reminds us, our security as believers should not rest in our culture and its laws. Rather, our security comes from God. He […]

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Fathers – God’s Call to Lead

Text: Joshua 24:14,15; 29-31 – In this Father’s Day message, Pastor Russ challenges dad’s to reclaim the role of leaders in our home just as Joshua did. While addressing the nation of Israel, Joshua challenged the people to follow God, and then he declared his personal commitment to lead his own family in spiritual faithfulness […]

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Me vs Mission

Text: 2 Samuel 23:8-17 – In this short Old Testament account, we read about three of King David’s mighty men.  These men were in touch with the desires of their king and risked their lives to faithfully serve him even when they got no credit or satisfaction for their efforts. In this message, Pastor Russ […]

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Faithful To The End

Text: Revelation 2: 8-11 – When facing persecution, Christians throughout history have been forced to make a decision: take a stand for what they believed in, even to the point of death, or deny Christ and spare their life. In his letter to the church in Smyrna, Jesus commends the believers there for standing firm […]

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