Message for 12.02.18 | "I lift my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from?" asks the Psalmist. "My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth" (Psalm 121:1-2). No matter how challenging things feel, we can lift our eyes and find strength in our God. Join us this weekend as we remember God's incredible power and provision.
Message for 11.25.18 | Sometimes the Christmas season can feel like all hustle and stress with little time for joy or peace. But the real meaning of Christ’s birth can fill us with joy and thankfulness no matter the schedule. Join us as we consider the Christmas classic, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, and get perspective for this holiday season.
Message for 11.18.18 | People rarely rise above the labels they believe about themselves. In Christ, you are more than the labels others put on you. You are more than a victim, you are a victor; more than a casualty, you are a conqueror. In this message, we look at the promise of a new identity through faith.
Message for 11.11.18 | A scarcity mindset reduces you to constant stress and fear that there is not enough. Yet God loves to bless. The majority of times the Bible speaks of God’s presence, it is His presence to bless. This message looks at how we can be blessed to live as a blessing to others.
Message for 11.04.18 | The cage of weakness can lock you up and destroy your confidence. But God can make you strong where you are weak through the power of the Holy Spirit. In this message we learn how to depend on God's Spirit and find strength to rise above our weakness.
Message for 10.28.18 | The cage of your past can rob you of your present and future. Guilt and shame weigh down your life. But God has promised to forgive. In Christ, there is no condemnation. This talk explores the freedom of forgiveness and how to move past the past.
Message for 10.21.18 | The cage of fear often holds you back from the freedom of faith. And the greatest antidote to fear is faith in the greatest promise of the Bible -- God himself. God is bigger than any fear you face, and He is with you. In this message, we learn how God's presence gives courage to overcome fear and move forward with faith.
Video Message for 10.14.18 | Miles McPherson, founder of The Rock Church in San Diego, speaks out about the pervasive racial divisions in today's culture and argues that we must learn to see people not by the color of their skin, but as God sees them—humans created in the image of God.
Message for 10.07.18 | Love can be an amazing feeling, but it's much more than an emotion. Love is a decision to work for another's good because God has first loved you. Join us as we take a fresh look at how love can unlock all the good you hope to do and the feelings you hope to have.
Message for 09.30.18 | You have needs for things you can only get from others: intimacy, affection, companionship... and it's God's intent for others to meet those needs. But relationships break down when we bring a 'me-first' attitude to a relationship, rather than a servant's heart. Every relational breakthrough begins when two people decide to put the other's needs ahead of their own and become self-giving rather than self-serving. Goal 4 is to be a servant, even when you want to put...
Message for 09.23.18 | Sometimes we can be more polite to strangers than to the people we know best. We show more courtesy to people we will never see again than to those we see every day. What if you made it a goal to treat those you love most with the most kindness you can muster? It would not only change your relationships, it would change your heart. Goal 3 is to always show kindness, even when things are tense.
Message for 09.16.18 | Relationships move at the speed of trust. Trust is built up slowly over time by keeping promises large and small. It erodes as small promises are broken, and trust can be lost completely in a moment. Come learn about the simple value of faithfulness: the slow power to build the relationships you want and to rebuild the relationship you lost. Goal 2 is to practice faithfulness now, to enjoy the rewards later.
Message for 09.09.18 | Every relationship has problems, but the main problem is often a lack of presence. Life places so many demands on your time and heart, it's easy to lose connection with those who are most important to you. Often, the healthiest thing you can do for those you love is not to work on your problems, but to work on your togetherness. Come be inspired to recapture the feelings you used to have, by recapturing the practices you used to do. Goal 1 is to practice...
Message for 08.19.18 :: I wish I would have...could have...should have.... Everybody's got regrets, but we can learn to minimize them. In this message, we'll consider the top five regrets of the dying to help us learn some Biblical wisdom for living.
Message for 08.12.18 :: A bucket list is simply a list of things you hope to do before you kick the bucket. In this message, we'll seek a Biblical perspective on the bucket list and learn to number our days so we don't waste our days.
Message for 08.05.18 :: Sometimes we cannot see past the losses and disappointments and it feels like life is over. Following the crucifixion, two believers walked on the road to Emmaus saddened by Jesus's death. They thought life was over, but when the risen Jesus appeared and walked with them, it changed everything. Because Jesus is alive, it's never too late to come alive. The road to eternal life was paved by Jesus.
Message for 07.29.18 :: A man once asked Jesus how to get the very best life possible. Jesus tells a story where one person saves another's life, despite racial hatred, simply because he was moved to compassion. The good life does not happen to us, it’s something God does through us. The road to the good life is paved with compassion.
Message for 07.22.18 :: Have you ever needed a second chance? Jesus not only taught, but showed his disciples what a second chance looks like. As we walk the road with Jesus, we get to walk the road toward a second chance.