Dec 17, 2017
Advent Week 3: At the Crossroads of Joy – Pastor Scott Wilson
Series: Advent
 
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  • Dec 17, 2017Advent Week 3: At the Crossroads of Joy – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Dec 17, 2017
    Advent Week 3: At the Crossroads of Joy – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Series: Advent
     
  • Dec 10, 2017Advent Week 2: Trust & Obey – Pastor David Schroeder
    Dec 10, 2017
    Advent Week 2: Trust & Obey – Pastor David Schroeder
    Series: Advent

    Is it “Peace on earth, good will to men,” (KJV) or “On earth, peace among men with whom He is pleased” (NASB)? So, who gets the peace? Peace on earth, good will to men, or to people with whom God is well pleased? Two people in the birth narratives definitely were well pleasing to God. MARY, because of her submission and JOSEPH, because of his obedience.

  • Dec 3, 2017Advent Week 1: Seek… Speak… – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Dec 3, 2017
    Advent Week 1: Seek… Speak… – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Series: Advent
     
  • Nov 26, 2017Pastoral Epistles: Paul’s Last Words; 2 Timothy 4 – Pastor David Schroeder
    Nov 26, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: Paul’s Last Words; 2 Timothy 4 – Pastor David Schroeder

    While we do not know the Apostle Paul’s last spoken words, quite likely his last written words are found in 2 Timothy 4. How appropriate that at the end of his life, Paul continued his focus on his calling. He never disengaged from his life mission — to serve Christ and build people and the Church. What a great example to all of us, regardless of our age. Notice his priorities: 1) Declaring the word of God fearlessly, vv. 1-5; 16-17, 2) Finishing well, vv. 6-8; 18, 3) Mentoring and managing relationships, vv. 9-15; 19-22.

  • Nov 19, 2017Pastoral Epistles: 2 Timothy 3: Heads Up. Heads Down. – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Nov 19, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: 2 Timothy 3: Heads Up. Heads Down. – Pastor Scott Wilson
     
  • Nov 12, 2017Pastoral Epistles: The Boss, Blinders, and Bondage – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Nov 12, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: The Boss, Blinders, and Bondage – Pastor Scott Wilson
     
  • Nov 5, 2017Pastoral Epistles: Who Stole My Cheese? 2 Timothy 1 – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Nov 5, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: Who Stole My Cheese? 2 Timothy 1 – Pastor Scott Wilson
     
  • Oct 22, 2017Pastoral Epistles: Everyone has one. What’s YOUR scorecard say? – Pastor Scott Wilson
    Oct 22, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: Everyone has one. What’s YOUR scorecard say? – Pastor Scott Wilson
    What does your inner scorecard look like? 1 Timothy gives us an insight into what Paul was prioritizing and passing along to younger Timothy. Today in chapters 5 and 6 we will see what was valued (even timeless truths). We will also be given some stern warnings about what to avoid. So let's check in - what do we celebrate as a family? What does Timothy's scorecard imply about our own values? And while we are at it, let's make sure our "outer scoreboard" is not driving us.
  • Oct 15, 2017Pastoral Epistles: PRIORITIZE! – Pastor David Schroeder
    Oct 15, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: PRIORITIZE! – Pastor David Schroeder

    Focus, clarify, center, prioritize — this is what Martin Luther did as he studied Romans 1:17: For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith" (NIV).  Prioritizing the gospel sparked the Reformation five-hundred years ago this month. Prioritizing his life and ministry is also how Paul admonished Timothy in today’s text. Do not let personal convictions become your theology; 1 Timothy 4:1-6; Do not let your personal disciplines become your priority; 1Timothy 4:7-11; Do not let your age minimize your ministry; 1 Timothy 4:12-16; Be an example, Focus on the Scriptures, Use your spiritual gift

  • Oct 8, 2017Pastoral Epistles: Sola Ecclesia – Pastor David Schroeder
    Oct 8, 2017
    Pastoral Epistles: Sola Ecclesia – Pastor David Schroeder

    What’s next? What’s the next huge tragedy to rock our country? Hurricanes and mass murders have taken center stage while terrorism and nuclear threat from rogue nations are lurking behind sheer curtains ready to destroy us. And every issue gets politicized to further divide and weaken our nation, which can’t even agree on how to honor our flag or national anthem.

    Meanwhile, followers of Jesus gather in small groups. They are the Church, the only eternal society on planet earth. Sola ecclesia — only the Church will survive, and that’s why we must observe our Master’s mandates for Church leadership. 1.The Creation Mandate; 2:11-15, 2. The Overseer Mandate; 3:1-7, 3. The Server Mandate; 3:8-13, 4. The Church Mandate; 3:14-16