Sunday morning, January 1, 9:30 a.m. service

“Watching and Waiting” (Habakkuk 2:2-4)

10:30 a.m. Brunch and Singspiration

Date: January 1, 2017
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Event: New Year's Day Service & Brunch

Bearing the Yoke in Your Youth

How can this be "good?"

The best that the world has to offer in this situation goes something like this: “When life hands you a lemon, make lemonade.” But that immediately raises the question: where does the sweet stuff come from? Why did Jeremiah write, “It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth?” (Lamentations […]

How to Have a Happy Holiday

Consider these words carefully: “We wish you a Merry Christmas!” “Happy Holidays!” “Happy New Year!” Each of these expressions portrays happiness and hope. But is this happy hope real? Maybe you have wondered if you should just say, “Seasons Greetings,” and that way everyone can interpret it any way they wish. After all, how can […]

Helping You to Pray

This message was delivered on a Wednesday evening as part of the series, Taking Hold of God. Throughout this series, we have given careful consideration to the parallel expressions: “and there is none that calleth upon Thy name” –  “that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee” Considered together, these expressions help us to […]

Facing Difficult Times

Have you ever been so discouraged that you just wanted to die? If you were faced with trials that great, and sorrows that deep, how would you get through them?In this message, we learn more about the deep distress that Jesus Christ endured for us. In the Garden of Gethsemane, He endured great sorrows and […]

The Shepherds’ Joy in Bethlehem

  The Shepherds’ Joy in Bethlehem   Who has believed our true report? The Lord alone can tell But Doctor Luke wrote down our words About “Immanuel.” Out in the dark, we watched our sheep (for wolves are sure to lurk when ewes are giving birth alone) So shepherds watch and work   Then late […]

My Cry to the Lord

“I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined unto me and heard my cry.” (Psalm 40:1) Where are the answers to life’s most pressing problems? In this message about prevailing prayer, we will discover what happens when we patiently, prayerfully wait for the Lord. Click here to listen to this message.      

Taking Hold of God Because He Has Taken Hold of You

From a recent chapel message at Heritage Christian School in Findlay, Ohio Taking Hold of God Because He Has Taken Hold of You “Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:12) […]

How Can Your Life Have Real Meaning?

What is the meaning of life? Why is there so much talk about excellence but such a feeling of emptiness? The empty victory of endless vanity plagues our society. What is life really all about? To really understand this question, you have to come to the greatest intersection in life. What is it? It is […]