Sermons from October 2021

You Can Call Me Dan

Daniel and his three friends (Rack, Shack, and Benny) were removed from their homes and made to live as exiles in a foreign land. Their names were changed but their commitment to God remained steadfast, and as a result they changed the nation that set out to change them. Join us for week 4 of What’s in a Name as we discuss our commitment to be a church that is for Christ, for the city, for good.  Passage: Daniel 1-6 Principle: Effect change where you can. (Daniel 1) Three things…

You Can Call Me Rocky

Jesus changed Simon’s name to Peter based on his declaration about Jesus’ true identity. In doing so, Jesus not only revealed Peter’s true identity but the identity of every person who would become a part of the Jesus movement. The Church is not a building, but a body; not a meeting, but a movement, not an organization, but an organism. Join us for week 3 of What’s in a Name as we consider what it means to be the church.…

Love Names

Regardless of the name we use, God’s people are to be known by one defining characteristic: Love. That love is not defined by Hollywood or Nashville, it is defined by Jesus on the cross. Join us for week two of What’s in a Name as consider what it means that God’s banner over us is love. Passage: Song of Solomon 2 John 13:34-35 Principle: His love defines us (John 3:16; John 19:18-19; Romans 5:8) His love identifies us (John 13:34-35;…

Who He Says I Am

The name you were given at birth may or may not be an accurate description of who you are. Your identity as a human depends on more than what is written on your birth certificate. Your character, experiences, hopes, and hurts, like fingerprints, are unique to you. And beyond the uniqueness of your story, is a unique design and purpose crafted by God. What is true of individuals is true of churches. God does not recognize a church based on…

About Your Contentment

If you could go back in time and talk to yourself five, ten, twenty years ago, how much money would you have said you needed to be content? There is a chance you’ve already achieved and surpassed that dollar amount today. Yet, we never seem to arrive at that ideal financial destination. As our income increases, so does our appetite. Join us for the final message in Money Talks to learn how to control your appetite and make your money tell a better story.  Your money talks about the condition…