Living Transformed Lives

Text: Romans 12:1-2 – In this familiar passage, Paul teaches us about living transformed lives. Pastor Dwayne unpacks these two verses, reminding us about offering ourselves as living sacrifices as an act of worship BECAUSE of the mercies God has blessed us with. In response, we don’t embrace our sinful culture but renew our minds […]

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The Incredible Wealth of Easter

Text: Romans 1:1-6 – So often, we chase after things in life that are unimportant in the scope of eternity. We try to convince ourselves that we have lots of time to think about what really matters sometime in the future. In the end, we miss out on an incredible wealth that is available to […]

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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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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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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: Romans 12 – In this message, Pastor Russ helps us understand the difference between conforming to the world and living a transformed life in Christ. The Apostle Paul teaches us that transformation is required for a follower of Christ – it is our spiritual act of worship to God. Paul describes what the transformed […]

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You Are Valued by God

Text: Romans 11:11 – 12:3 – We live in a culture that celebrates outward appearance to the point where we will try to deceive others to believe something about us that is not true. Like cheating in a race or on a test, we are presenting a false picture of who we are. At times […]

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Desiring to Be Part of the Remnant

Text: Romans 11:1-22 – In this passage, Paul reminds his Jewish listeners that God is always active in fulfilling his plans and purposes for his chosen people. God extending the gospel to the Gentiles is not an abandonment of his people, rather a reminder that he is Sovereign, and chooses whom he will extend grace […]

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