In this sermon from our series through Nehemiah, Pastor Jeremy Treat examines Nehemiah’s first steps toward rebuilding Jerusalem: how he acted with long-term, rather than short-term, success in mind, how he shared his vision, and how he dealt with early opposition.
In this sermon from our series through 1 John, Pastor Jeremy Treat looks at how the tension between the “now” of Jesus’ first coming and the “not yet” of his second empowers us to live daily in hopeful endurance.
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.
What is the unity that God calls all Christians to? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Ephesians 4:1-6 on the essentials we’re to be unified on, what forms the basis of this unity, and how we can maintain this unity as we look to God Himself.
What traditions of the early church does God call us to be committed to together? In this Advent teaching, Pastoral Resident Obed Brefo teaches from Acts 2:42-47 on our commitment to the knowledge of God, the people of God, and the mission of God — all of which is empowered by Christ’s commitment to us.
As Christians, how can we live in a way that pleases God? Pastor Britt Merrick teaches from 2 Timothy 2:14-26 on the importance of rightly approaching the truth of Scripture, pursuing holy character, and seeking to exemplify Christ’s gentleness and love.
What kind of commitment does following Jesus involve? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from 2 Timothy 2:1–13 on enduring opposition and trials as we diligently seek to be faithful to our supremely faithful and gracious Savior.
How can we mature in faith through trials, rather than grow bitter? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from Job 23:1-14 on how Jesus can radically transform us in times of adversity as we hold to truth, ask honest questions, and take steps of faith.
Where do we find strength for the Christian life? Pastor Adam Smith preaches from Acts 1:1-11 on how the Holy Spirit enables us to see the truth about Jesus, empowers us to be His witnesses, and helps us endure faithfully until Christ returns.
Where can we find joy and peace in a world filled with tension and brokenness? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from Revelation 5 on the peace found in Jesus Christ, whose victory over sin brings together people from every nation.
How should we respond when we experience hostility? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Psalm 56 on how God’s justice and care empower us to trust Him and love our enemies.
What does jealousy reveal about where we find our security? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from 1 Samuel 18:1-16 on God’s righteous jealousy, the nature of human jealousy, and the cure we find in Christ’s love and protection.