Ben Deaver

October 30, 2016

Ephesians 4:32-5:2

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks at what it really means for believers to imitate God and live out of the Gospel.

October 9, 2016

Ephesians 4:11-16

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks again at the call on all believers (not just the hired, professionals) to do the work of ministry -- namely building up them body of Christ in love.

October 2, 2016

Ephesians 4:7-12

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks at the Biblical reality of every member of the church being called to make their gifts available for ministery and service.

September 18, 2016

Psalm 23:1-3

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver

This special Central Gathering began with a baptism celebration in which six New Hopers shared their testimonies and got baptized.

May 22, 2016

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Reclaiming Spiritual Disciplines ... Again (2016)

Does what we do to relax and rest really end up restoring our souls?  This message looks at the spiritual discipline of rest and restoration and how we can establish rhythms of restoration and recreation in our lives, not only for our own good, but also for the good of those around us.

May 15, 2016

Micah 6:8

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Reclaiming Spiritual Disciplines ... Again (2016)

This first and foundational message of the "Reclaiming Spiritual Disciplines ... Again" sermon series focuses on God's words to us: how they are always for our good and ideal for human flourishing.  As we dive into reclaiming spiritual disciplines, we need to reclaim this bedrock of human flourishing lost in the garden.  So as we listen to and obey God's words, as we engage in spiritual disciplines, we must remember that it is all out of love and for our good -- and will lead to the best version of us and our lives now.

April 10, 2016

Ephesians 3:11-13

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks at the reality of suffering in our lives and how the revealed mystery of the Gospel can give our suffering deep meaning that can help us endure well and even rejoice.

April 3, 2016

Ephesians 3:1-10

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks at the big mystery kept hidden for ages by God -- the secret plan of God to reconcile both his justice and his lovingkindness in the work of Christ.  And we, the church, are now forever his masterpiece, displaying his goodness and justice for all to see, something even angles long to look into.

February 28, 2016

Ephesians 1:15-23

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

This message looks at the first of Paul's great prayers for the Ephesian believers and focuses on our need to see clearly with spiritual eyes.

February 21, 2016

Ephesians 1:7-14

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Ephesians: Adopted Redeemed Therefore (2016-2017)

In this message, Ben Deaver focuses on the inheritance Believers have in Christ: what is it, how we should think about it, and why it should cause us to get excited.

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