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March 2019

Knowing God Through Scripture

Every relationship communication must pass both ways. Through prayer we talk to Gold. Through Scripture we listen to God. If we misunderstand what Scripture is we will misunderstand the message that God is attempting to communicate to us.

Knowing God Through Prayer

When you meet a new person, how do you get to know them? Fundamentally, you talk to them. Well, if there is a God—a personal, knowable God–how do we get to know him? We talk to him. That sounds simple enough, but what is prayer exactly?

Making The Introduction

God desires to have a personal relationship with us. However, we often may shy away from getting too close to God because of the previous way he was introduced to us. Today, you have the opportunity to be reintroduced to God by being introduced afresh to the person and character of Jesus.


God Is Love – What Does That Mean?

God is love. Love defines his character. It defines who he is. It should also define how his followers live and relate to others.

February 2019

Can I Know God Personally

God designed us to have a relationship with Him. However, our decision to sin severed our personal bond with Him. Yet, the reason Jesus came to earth was so that everyone who trusts in him can know God personally—the relationship we were created to enjoy.

Is The Bible Reliable

One’s answer to the reliability of the Bible may depend on what one believes the Bible to be.  The Bible is more than a book: it is God’s love letter to humanity. It defines how God planned for our relationship to work. We have more reason to trust its claims than those of any other book in history. Yet its greatest claim to reliability is in the word of God pointing us to the Word of God.

Is Christianity Too Narrow

Most religions boil down to humanity trying to reach God, but Christianity is God reaching humanity. Following Jesus is different from every other faith on earth in that He sacrificed to get to us, rather than us sacrificing to get to Him. God provided a way for everyone to have peace. This is profoundly inclusive—not exclusive.

January 2019

Why Does God Allow Pain & Suffering?

Big Idea: The problem of pain and suffering is perhaps the biggest hurdle that people have to question of faith … “How can a good powerful God allow pain and suffering?” Today we will explore the potential answers that reconcile the threads of this problem.

Is There Really A God?

Big Idea: Does God exist? Is there really such a being? Evidence of God comes from a multitude of sources; creation, morality, intelligence, and love. Once we establish that there must be a God, we are ready to discover who God really is.

Does Life Have A Purpose?

Big Idea: Why are we here? That is a question that implies purpose and meaning. We all innately desire to have a life of meaning and purpose. But is purpose an individual allusion, or a potential reality? Solomon, in the book of Ecclesiastes, shares what he has learned about that important question of purpose.

We All Have Questions

Big Idea: Questions and doubt – we all have them. What do you do with these questions that can cause you to question your faith? Are asking these questions wrong? is it the first step down the slippery slope of unbelief? it all depends on how you handle the questions. God is big enough to handle your questions.

December 2018

The Hard Side of Christmas

Big Idea: The good news of Jesus arouses the ugliness of sin and violence in our world.