July 16, 2017
This message looks at Psalm 8 as perhaps the most masterful hymn ever written, ultimately inviting us to look up and discover a vast cosmic landscape where tiny, frail humans are lifted up in an un
November 20, 2016
This message looks at the call on believers to live intentional lives that enable them to sieze the opportunity to do good works when the opportunities arise.
August 14, 2016
This final teaching of the Proverbs series focuses on Proverbs 31 and shows us how this famous passage on the "ideal woman" is actually far deeper than may seem at first and forms a beautifully fitting conclusion to the book of Proverbs.
July 31, 2016
This message looks at the pervasive theme of adultery and sexuality in Proverbs and seeks to help us avoid this great, deadly trap in our lives by fleeing temptation, considering the costs, and cultivating a great sex life with our spouses.
July 17, 2016
Proverbs: various passages
This message looks at how we use our words and examines the path of foolishness and the path of wisdom. The default path of the fallen human heart is destruction, and yet, through Jesus, we can learn to speak again -- for the good of others.
June 5, 2016
This message looks at yokes, oxen, and Jesus' invitation to a lifestyle of discipleship. We will only find rest for our souls as we take up the easy yoke of Christ and work alongside him.
January 3, 2016
This second of this mini-series talks about looking forward, pressing on, spiritual growth, avoiding perfectionism, and embracing grace-based goal setting. Because of the Gospel of Grace, we are freed to try! And our lives now really matter. This message specifically covers WOTYs and BHAGGs (Words Of The Year and Big, Hairy, Audacious, God-sezed Goals).
September 27, 2015
This message looks at why New Hope holds the making of disciples as a core value and investigates the historical trends and biblical basis for discipleship. It ultimately invites believers to step into this process because of the prospect of eternal joy.
July 19, 2015
This message looks at Paul's exhortation to the Galatians not to go back under slavery, but to stay free by rejecting legalism. It focuses on Paul's allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament story about Abraham and his two sons, and shows how those who put their trust in God to make them right with Him are the true descendants of Sarah, sons of promise.
May 24, 2015
This message examines the foundation of the Gospel and of the book of Galatians through Paul's defense of his authority and the authenticity of his Gospel message. Paul offers three proofs of this: 1) his changed life, 2) the independence of his message, 3) how his message is identical to that preached by the other apostles.