December 2012

The Costly Gift

The roles that Mary and Joseph played in the Christmas drama were costly to their reputations.



The Season of Giving

The Christmas season has become a season of receiving, however its origins speak much more about giving that began with God.



November 2012

Temple & Treasure

Temple: Our culture has traded the sanctity of the sexual experience for temporal gratification. Treasure: God can’t own our hearts if he doesn’t own our pocketbook.



Touch & Time

Touch: Our culture defines value by net-worth, but God sees value in relationships, and he desires to use those relationships as avenues for demonstrating His love. Time: God has gifted each of us with 24 hours. How we use our time to advance the Kingdom as part of our tithe.



Task & Talents

We are instructed to “bring the whole tithe”, yet when speaking of tithing, we often limit the discussion to finances. Those with limited resources, can use that as an excuse to not tithe. This message introduces opening that discussion. TASK: From the very beginning, God gave humanity the task of stewardship. TALENTS: Our God-given talents […]



Being Faithful & Political

What each of us can do to faithful engage our beliefs in the political arena. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.



Applying The Pillars To Immigration

Issue presentation on what Scripture says about immigration reform. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position papers booklet.    



October 2012

Applying The Pillars To Other Issues

Issue by issue presentation of a Biblical position on other themes: Environment, national defense, freedom of religion, crime and punishment. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.



Applying The Pillars to Issues of Life & Economy

Issue by issue presentation of a Biblical position on economic themes: Life issues (abortion, euthanasia), Economic development, poverty and welfare, healthcare, tax policy. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position papers booklet.



Applying The Pillars To Family Issues

Issue by issues presentation of a biblical position on family themes: Marriage, divorce, abortion, parental rights (including education policy). Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.  



God’s Pillars For Politics

Christians should attempt to influence government to two ends – mercy and morality. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.



September 2012

God-Talk and Gov-Talk: Why Talk About Politics At Church

This message will answer the question, “What is the role of government?” from a Biblical perspective and inform the congregation why teaching on politics is consistent with the Bible. The concept of “separation of church and state” will be defined Biblically and constitutionally. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position papers booklet.