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Message Archive

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April 2014

Better Covenant

Better Web Banner Good EnoughGod’s has offered a better covenant – a covenant not based on intimidating rules, but on a intimate relationship.

March 2014

Better Youth

Just as loving parents discipline their children, God as our Father disciplines his children for our good.

Better Promise

Better PromiseThe hope that God promises is better than all of the other promises the world may offer because of the guarantee afforded by his character.

Better Christian Living

Better Christian LivingJesus’ priesthood provides the impetus for better living, a life lived maturing in faith instead of sliding to destruction.

Better Priest

Better PriestJesus serves us as a better priest because his ministry of intercession is eternal.

Better Rest: Receiving God’s Promises Through Faith in His Son

In Jesus Christ we find rest for our souls and relief from the stresses of our daily lives.

February 2014

Better Faithfulness

Better Web Banner Good EnoughJesus’s faithfulness inspires us to live faithfully for God.

Better Revelation

Better Web Banner Good EnoughJesus is God’s best revelation to mankind.

Purposed For Mission

Finding Purpose In LifeGod’s purpose for our lives is not complete until we are used to reach out to those who are still outside of relationship with God.


January 2014

Purposed For Service

Finding Purpose In LifeI become like Jesus when I engage in ministry. God designed me to demonstrate his redemptive work through how I serve others.

Purposed For Maturity

Finding Purpose In LifeIf we are to be like Jesus, we will develop relationships that reflect how Jesus would relate to others. Those relationships can not be produced in a typical Sunday worship, but require time together as individuals and in groups.

Worship: What’s the Purpose?

Our worship gatherings are not intended for our own gratification or fulfillment – their purpose is to build up the church body through mutual encouragement and edification.