December 31, 2017
2 Peter 1:1-9
- Ben Deaver
This message looks at "Word Of The Year" as a tool to help us actually use and grow the gifts we already have in Christ. The message ends with an open time of sharing about people's WOTYs.
April 23, 2017
This message covers the final few verses of the letter to the Ephesians and shows how the culmination and application of the entire book is the call to a life of discipleship -- investing our lives
December 18, 2016
This message wraps up this advent series by looking at the light of the world becoming flesh, becoming incarnate, and dwelling amongst us.
November 6, 2016
This message looks at what it means to walk as children of light, especially in our sexuality.
September 25, 2016
This message is the first of the second half of our study on Ephesians. The first half (chapters 1-3) was covered in the spring of 2016 and focuses on who and whose we are in Christ.
August 28, 2016
1 Corinthians 8
This message looks at how graciousness is a mark of healthy Christian community. It looks at 1 Corinthians 8 and the issue whether or not to eat food sacrificed to idols as a casse study.
January 31, 2016
This message examines the repeated assertion by Paul in Ephesians 1:3-14 that believers are "In Christ." The foundational truth under-girds the entirety of the identity of Christians and imbues them with unimaginable spiritual riches, whether or not they understand the immensity of their wealth. This message also examines such topics as predestination and what it means to be "chosen."
December 27, 2015
This message began a special mini-series on looking back and looking forward - talking about Word Of The Year (WOTY) and a gospel-centered approach to goals and spiritual growth. This first week we talked about "Looking Back" and reflecting on your WOTY and growth this year.
July 26, 2015
This message looks at the thesis verse of Galatians, Paul's exhortation for them to stand firm in their freedom. Ben Deaver tackles a difficult problem passage in 5:2-4 and seeks to answer the all-important question, "Can you lose your salvation?".
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.