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.
How does the truth about Jesus impact our view of the world and ourselves? Teaching from Ephesians 1:15-23, Pastor Jeremy Treat explains how Christ’s preeminence and ultimate power renew our perspective and empower us to be His faithful witnesses.
What does long-term faithfulness to the gospel look like? Pastor Jeremy Treat teaches from 2 Timothy 4:6-8 on the perspective, encouragement, and hope to be gained in following Jesus for a lifetime.
How does asking God for daily bread change our perspective on spiritual and physical needs? Pastor Brook Mosser teaches from Matthew 6:11 on how daily dependence upon the Lord fills us with contentment, trust, humility, and gratitude.
How can we pursue a faith that is neither cynical nor superficial? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from Job 19:19-29 on being honest about our suffering while firmly hoping in the eternal redemption found in Jesus Christ.
Christians seek to give their whole lives to Jesus, and yet many find it difficult to apply their faith to the one activity that takes up most of their time – work. But what if we had a view of following Jesus that not only included work, but invigorated it with great meaning? What if integrating faith and work meant more than just on-the-job evangelism and making lots of money in order to be generous? Pastor Jeremy Treat discusses a robust, biblical perspective on work and what it looks like to embody God’s vision for work in our lives.
How do we respond to the experience of suffering? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from Job 1:6-22 on the greater purpose behind Job’s suffering and how we can learn from Job’s example of humility and reverent trust in God.
How does an accurate view of God change our perspective on life? Pastor Casey Fritz preaches from Psalm 131 on the dangers of pride and the importance of a humble heart before the Lord.
What we value most in life directly affects the state of our hearts. Pastor Tim Chaddick teaches from Matthew 6:19-34, in which Jesus urges His hearers to treasure the eternal over the temporal.
What does it mean to live in light of the Kingdom of Heaven? Pastor Tim Chaddick teaches from Matthew 4:12-17, which reveals the radical way Jesus began His ministry.
How do we perceive marriage? And how does that affect how we act in marriage? Pastor Tim Chaddick explains the purpose and principles of a Christ-centered marriage from Hebrews 13.
One of the greatest dangers to us is when we don’t recognize our own foolishness. Pastor Tim Chaddick teaches from Ecclesiastes 10, in which the ways of the foolish are addressed through proverbs.