Category Archives: Sermons

The Hidden Gift 12-02-2017

Have you ever realized, after the fact, that you received a gift you didn’t even realize you had been given? The greatest gift ever given has also been the greatest hidden gift that many have never realized. What are you doing with the found hidden gift?
~Pastor Nate Elias

The Thankless Or The Thankful

When we think of being thankful, we often measure our level of thankfulness by the material possessions we have amassed. What would it be like to be thankful even if the material possessions were absent? So if you subtract your material possessions, for what else can you be thankful?

~Pastor Nate Elias

Church, Family or Both? 10-07-2017

Over the years of the development of a more defined children’s and youth ministry, the church and family seem to partner less in the mission of transmitting the gospel to younger generations. “The average church only has 40 hours in a given year to influence a life. The average parent has 3,000 hours per year to influence a life.” – Joiner
~Pastor Nate Elias

Love your Neighbor 09-30-2017

Donald Trump, the Ku Klux Klan, Black Lives Matter, Anitfa, Women’s Ordination, and Unity through Uniformity – all have something in common – they rarely follow God’s second great command, “Love your Neighbor.” In a world and a church bent on divisive controversy, Jesus says that loving our neighbor is on equal standing with “Love the Lord your God.” How do Christians follow God’s command in a divisive world?
~Pastor Nate Elias

Living Power 09-23-2017

At the end of a superhero movie, I tend to imagine myself with one of their powers. I have a suspicion, I am not alone in this imagining. Be honest – you have thought of what power you would want. Maybe the ability to fly, have superhuman strength, be invisible, or read people’s minds. The reality is, this will never happen; however, there is a part of me that wants it. The truth is we do have power. The key will be to recognize it and know how to use it. The Bible says we have power. Are you curious to know what it says?
~Pastor Tony Montenegro