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The Gift of Joy

Luke 2:8-20

What are we remembering when we give gifts on Christmas? In this message, Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Luke 2:8-20 why Jesus is God’s ultimate gift to humankind and why this is “good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”

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Joy in Waiting

Luke 1:26-56

Can we have joy now for things that haven’t happened yet? In this Advent message, Pastor Adam Smith preaches from Luke 1:26-56 on Mary’s emotional, intellectual, and active response to God’s work, culminating in a song of joy for both the present and the future.

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Joy in Trials

Isaiah 49:8-18

Can joy actually thrive in suffering? Visiting pastor Casey Fritz preaches from Isaiah 49:8-18 how God’s real and personal response to our real and personal pain redefines both suffering and joy.

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Joy Beyond Circumstances

Nehemiah 8:1-12

The holidays are considered a time of joy, but can we find joy in the midst of hardship? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Nehemiah 8:1-12 on the joy found in the Lord regardless of circumstances, and how that joy sustains us through life.

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Wisdom With Work

Proverbs 1:20-23

How do we glorify God in our daily jobs? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 1:20-23 on the purpose of work, and how we can use our vocations for the glory of God and the good of others.

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Wisdom With Family

Proverbs 31

How does God call men, women, and children to live? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from Proverbs 31 on the dignity and beauty of biblical masculinity and femininity, and the power found in being part of God’s family.

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Wisdom in Sexuality

Proverbs 5

How does the Bible depict sex, and how does that apply to our lives? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 5 on sex as a good gift from God, while addressing the destructive nature of sin and the abundant grace and forgiveness found in Christ.

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Wisdom With Words

Proverbs 26:17-28

Why are words so powerful? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from Proverbs 26:17-28 on being wise in how we speak and realizing that our words ultimately reflect our hearts – which only God can change.

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Wisdom in Friendship

Proverbs 27:5-10

Why is friendship such a significant part of the Christian life? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 27:5-10 on true friendship, which is marked by loving correction, wise counsel, and lasting commitment.

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Wisdom and Discipline

Proverbs 6:6-11

Why do the Proverbs speak of the importance of discipline and the danger of laziness? Pastoral Resident Devin Deuell teaches from Proverbs 6:6-11 on the way in which wise discipline is rooted in who God is and how He created the world to flourish.

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Wisdom in Justice

Proverbs 11:1-10

God is a God of justice, and so His people are called to be people of justice. Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 11:1-10 on the reality of injustice and how we are to wisely pursue justice, advocate for the oppressed, and look to Jesus.

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Wisdom With Money

Proverbs 3:9-10

How should we view and use money? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Proverbs 3:9-10 on the nuanced way in which the Bible depicts wealth, calling us to worship God with our money, to give wisely and generously, and to keep our hope in Christ.