Northlake Community Church

Northlake Community Church

By Mike Weston
Sunday morning messages from Northlake Community Church in Bellingham, WA
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A Spring Cleaning
Join us for week two of our series "Pathway To The Cross" as Pastor Jeff teaches through Mark 11 in his message called "A Spring Cleaning"
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March 21, 2020
God's Greater Plan
Join us for week one of our new series "Pathway To The Cross" as Pastor Josh teaches through John 11 in his message called "God's Greater Plan"
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March 13, 2020
That's Not Fair!
Pastor Jeff wraps up Jonah chapter 4 by talking on Jonah's anger with God for forgiving the Ninevites after they ultimately came to him. We are challenged to find the Nineveh in our own lives, the places God calls us to go and the people that we are meant to pray for and ultimately bring to God no matter how difficult that can be. Are we going to live our lives as Jonah did, or follow God and go where he calls us? 
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March 8, 2020
Don't Waste Your Mulligan
Pastor Jeff continues the series in Jonah.  In Chapter 3 God gives Jonah a chance to correct his big mistake.  We don't always get a second chance, but when God in his divine wisdom and patience decides to redirect us, we would be wise to accept the opportunity and follow.
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March 1, 2020
God's Constant Presence
Pastor Josh teaches from the Book of Jonah, 1:17 - 2:10.  We find that Jonah's experience with the whale is not unlike our experiences.  God is with us regardless of where we go, what we do, or how far we feel we are from him.  Sometimes the darkest circumstances serve to turn our lives toward God, and he is always faithful to forgive us.  That is good news.
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February 23, 2020
We Are Jonah
Pastor Jeff dives into the book of Jonah and takes a look at the ways that God is the hero in the story of Jonah and how we can relate to Jonah's actions in our lives. We cannot outrun God's grace, just as Jonah tried to do. All the while, God is constantly seeking relationship with us.
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February 16, 2020
Who's At Your Table?
Pastor Jeff wraps up the "Facing Your Giants" series, reminding us how important it is who we allow to speak into our lives.
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February 9, 2020
Anger & Addiction - Audio
Pastor Josh teaches on the dangers of anger and addiction. Where anger comes from is critical, as well as what we do with it. And we will not be able to escape our addictions until we recognize their roots.
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February 2, 2020
Norm Dahl Testimony - Audio
Norm Dahl shares his testimony as part of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
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January 20, 2020
Facing Your Giants Pt. 2 (Rejection) - Audio
Pastor Jeff reminds us of the importance of embracing our identity in Christ to battle the giant of rejection.
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January 19, 2020
Facing Your Giants - Audio
We all have giants or struggles and problems that we face in life, but true freedom from our struggles comes from putting all of our faith in Jesus and knowing that ultimately God is greater than any giant we may face.
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January 12, 2020
Salt the Slugs - Audio
The book of Proverbs has multiple warning for "sluggards." What is a sluggard? What happens to sluggards? More importantly, do we have slug-like qualities that we should be dealing with in our lives? Pastor Jeff has a straight forward challenge for us.
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January 5, 2020
Don't Get Grinched - Audio
The Gospel of Luke, and the Grinch, give us some warnings for how we can miss what is important about the Christmas Season.
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December 15, 2019
Prayer, Care, Share - Audio
Throughout our lives in order to be closer with and hear answers from God we must be devoted to prayer consistently, care for others with wisdom, and share our faith and the gospel with grace.
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December 8, 2019
Dress for Success - Audio
Wear the "clothes", or live by the attributes, that we are called to portray that Jesus provided us all an example of. We need to show others compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, forgiveness, and above all else: love.
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November 10, 2019
Don't Get Scammed - Audio
There are three types of "scams" that scammers will tell us will create our relationship with God, but ultimately it is important to remember that our relationship with God is done. We don't have to do anything to deserve relationship with God besides believe in him and walk in relationship with him.
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October 27, 2019
Rooted in Jesus - Audio
Pursuing Jesus is a life long pursuit and along the way we will get pulled in different directions away from Him, but in the end the only true fulfillment we can get is through Jesus.
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October 20, 2019
Our Common Calling - Audio
Pastor Jeff continues his series in Colossians by looking at how we are called to suffer well, and together.
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September 29, 2019
Jesus Is ____ - Audio
Who is Jesus?
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September 22, 2019
We Are Family - Audio
We are, as a community, better together when we pursue authentic time with one another in order to build up our relationships both with each other and with Jesus.
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September 8, 2019
We Are Family part 1 - Audio
Pastor Jeff discusses the values that are important to our Northlake family. In this message, part 1, he covers three of our six values: 1) we are biblically centered, 2) a personal relationship with God, and 3) we are all called to service.
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September 1, 2019
Through It All God Is Good - Audio
David wrote Psalm 23 as a love story to God, and through it we learn a lot about who God is to us.
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August 23, 2019
Thirsty - Audio
The experience of spiritual dryness and the effect that it can have on life and how it can be a blessing to thirst for God and the ways in which we God can cure spiritual dryness.
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August 18, 2019
We're Made to Worship - Audio
We are made to worship God. When we really understand who God is and what He has done for us, we will be compelled to worship. Pastor Jeff teaches us what true worship is, using Psalm 95 as a guide.
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August 11, 2019
After You Crash and Burn - Audio
A deeper look at Psalm 51 and the backstory (King David's biggest "crash and burn") from which it was written.
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August 4, 2019
The Crowd and the Compass - Audio
Pastor Jeff talks about how the influences we allow to speak into our lives impact our joy and destination in life.
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July 28, 2019
We Are Family - Audio
Pastor Jeff shows us how we can be a better Church Family, using examples from Paul's letter in Romans 16.
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July 21, 2019
Stronger Together - Audio
Pastor Jeff returns from a much needed sabbatical and shares what he learned. We also get a summary from the Guatemala missions team. It's great to have Pastor Jeff back!
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July 14, 2019
Free To Disagree - Audio
A discussion on how we need to come together and live in unity with strong faith in Jesus, but when we disagree on the non-essentials in life we need to make sure to have love for one another because we are given the freedom in Christ to disagree.
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July 7, 2019
Wake Up & Get Dressed! - Audio
Taking a look at how we should be living our lives with the type of urgency we would have if we knew when Jesus was coming back and what that entails. Also, how we need to be living life and loving others the way that Jesus loves us.
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June 30, 2019
Impossible Love - Audio
The love that Jesus bestows on us and the love that is expected of us is an impossible love. This love will remain impossible if we do not let Jesus transform our lives and our hearts.
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June 9, 2019
Do Your Part - Audio
We all have been gifted with talents and abilities. When we leverage what God has given us to serve His purpose, we find ourselves exactly where God wants us. We are blessed and so are those we serve.
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June 2, 2019
The Mystery - Audio
Through Romans we discuss how through faith God uses ordinary people to strive toward the extraordinary task of bringing Israel and the entire world to be saved through Jesus.
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May 19, 2019
Shame vs Freedom - Audio
The Apostle Paul had every reason to boast, but made a great point of his weakness. He went so far as to tell us that he had a "thorn in his side" that God would not take away in order to illustrate to him, and to us, that He is strong in us when we are weak.
47:45
May 12, 2019
Easter: The Great Exchange - Audio
It's Easter. The empty tomb of Jesus is the cornerstone of the Christian faith, and the story of the resurrection is packed with lessons for us. Peter's experiences are a wonderful example of forgiveness, grace and restoration. None of us is outside of the reach God's love and forgiveness.
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April 21, 2019
Whatever It Takes - Audio
Pastor Jeff walks us through two house parties in the Bible that give examples of the kind of "Whatever it Takes" friends we need to have and to be.
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April 7, 2019
Riders on the Storm - Audio
When Jesus walked on water to meet his disciples during a storm he showed how he never loses sight of us, even when we lose sight of him. While we go through struggles in our lives Jesus is always with us whether we feel his presence or not.
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March 31, 2019
Let's Go Fishing - Audio
Jesus goes fishing with Peter and performs a miracle while on the boat. We use this to describe how we can drop everything and just follow Jesus with the knowledge of everything that God has given to us just like Peter.
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March 24, 2019
The Showdown in the Desert - Audio
After being baptized by John, Jesus went into the wilderness to be tempted. The way he handled his temptation is a model to us.
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March 10, 2019
The Big Reveal - Audio
We talk about John the Baptist and how he was called to baptize the thousands of people that he did. And how baptism was changed into what it is today through the baptism of Jesus and why we are called to be baptized as Christ followers.
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March 3, 2019
We're Friended with a Purpose - Audio
A walk through what we are called to do as Christ followers and through our witness of the world how we can help others on their path with God.
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February 17, 2019
We're Better Together - Audio
God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. If we are to grow in our relationship with God, we need to humble ourselves before God and each other. A great example of this is joining with other believers in a Life Group.
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February 10, 2019
Jesus, Can You Please Teach Me to Pray? - Audio
A walk through the Lord's Prayer and how we can use it as road map to pray and have a closer relationship with God.
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February 3, 2019
Can We Talk? - Audio
A discussion on what is prayer? What is prayer not? And how can we deepen our relationship with God through continuous prayer.
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January 27, 2019
You are More Than One Story - Audio
In the new year remember to have great expectations because we have a great God who has plans for us that extend beyond what we see for ourselves and what others see us as.
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January 6, 2019
Transfer Your Assets - Audio
We have more treasures than we might think. Jesus teaches us how we should look at our treasures so that they will endure beyond this world.
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December 30, 2018
The Gift of Jesus - Audio
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December 25, 2018
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Audio
The story of Mary and Joseph has to be considered the craziest love story of all time. Their love for each other helped them work through a very unique situation. Move over, God sending his Son to us in this way is the craziest love of all.
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December 9, 2018
Got Hope? - Audio
Reading from Luke, the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth is told as a reminder to not lose hope even when it feels like God is absent in our lives. It is a reminder that God has a plan for the world and we must trust in him with patience.
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December 2, 2018
Living a Spirit-Led Life - Audio
Pastor Jeff teaches about the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
43:50
November 11, 2018
Heirloom Love - Audio
Guest speaker Dominic Sputo shares the biblical truth behind his book, "Heirloom Love", and the New Testament command to care for the persecuted church.
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November 4, 2018
I Am Who YOU Say I Am - Audio
We are far from perfect, but in Christ we are made perfect in His eyes. When we understand how God sees us we can be confident in our identity.
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September 30, 2018
Romans: The Traitor Within - Audio
Paul's Struggle with sin, and the temptations brought by Law
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September 23, 2018
Hope of Heaven - Audio
The story of Stephen and his last days is an illustration of Faith that can inspire others.
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September 16, 2018
Why Would a Loving God Send People To Hell? - Audio
Pastor Jeff walks us through many modern misconceptions of hell and balances these with truth from God's Word on the subject.
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August 19, 2018
Tough Questions: Gender Identity - Audio
Gender Identity is addressed through the lens of extending love and grace to those are different while also proclaiming compassionate biblical truth.
40:09
August 12, 2018
Who is Your Master - Audio
The promises that God makes to us as our master. It's a blessing to be owned by God.
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July 15, 2018
Celebrate Your Freedom - Audio
Pastor Jeff leads us through Romans 6, and explains what it means for us that we are no longer slaves to sin.
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July 8, 2018
Guilt vs Grace - Audio
From the very beginning, God planned for man to be in fellowship with him. In the Garden of Eden it was very simple but Adam broke the one rule and the fellowship was lost. Then came the Law, which was very complicated. Jesus came to offer the free gift of grace which provides fellowship for us once again.
36:56
July 1, 2018
Much More! - Audio
The evidence of the Christian living is Joy.
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June 24, 2018
Every Coin Has 2 Sides - Audio
Pastor Jeff shows us how Paul and James' seemingly different views of faith are actually two sides of the same coin.
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June 3, 2018
Life in the "Faith Lane" - Audio
We have been justified through faith in Christ
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May 20, 2018
Romans Series: "Sin" - Audio
Jason Hubbard continues in Romans 3 looking at 1) the unbiased reality of sin, 2) the trajectory of sin, and 3) the cure of sin.
40:08
April 29, 2018
What if...? - Audio
What if you were there? What if you had a first-hand account of the miracle of Easter?
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April 1, 2018
Intro to Romans - Audio
Dr. Steve Runge gives us an overview of the book of Romans as an intro to our new series "Set Free".
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February 18, 2018
Our Lane Departure Warning System - Audio
Staying within the guardrails God has put in our life and leading a life led by the Spirit
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January 21, 2018
Who Needs Guardrails? - Audio
What is a guardrail? Why do we need them? Pastor Jeff walks us through an intro to this new series on establishing safe guardrails in our lives.
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January 14, 2018
All I Want for Christmas is Peace - Audio
Pastor Jeff teaches from Galatians about the timing, plan, and purpose of the birth of Christ.
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December 24, 2017
All I Want for Christmas is... PEACE - Audio
Pastor Jeff helps us explore the chaos surrounding Christmas, for us or others, and how to minimize it.
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December 17, 2017
Higher and Deeper - Audio
Pastor Jeff shows us how we can grow closer to God through two-way communication with Him.
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October 22, 2017
Fear&Failure vs Faith&Forgiveness - Audio
Walking in faith is a life of action, and the things we are called to do we are woefully unqualified for. With, Christ, however, we can do all things. The life of Peter is a great example of how our willingness are far more important to God than our individual qualifications.
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August 27, 2017
The One That Ran Away - Audio
Pastor Josh gives us a perspective on the story of Jonah far beyond what we hear in Bible story books, as we learn how God qualifies even those of us who disqualify ourselves.
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August 20, 2017
Vintage Wisdom - Audio
A central question to Christianity is "Who is Jesus?" And the central question to the Christian is "Who is Jesus to me?" Jesus was clear about who He is, and many others testify to the truth of His claim, including God himself.
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August 6, 2017
A Place to Build - Audio
Pastor Jeff and Pastor Steve share exciting plans for our Childrens' Ministry space!
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July 30, 2017
It's Test Time - Audio
Three tests to determine if teaching is biblically sound.
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July 16, 2017
Change You Might Believe In - Audio
In 1 John we learn how our walk with Christ is intertwined with that of others. We also learn that we should always be ready because Christ's return is closer now than it has ever been.
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June 18, 2017
A League of Their Own - Audio
A special Mother's Day message, looking at three women from the Bible who made a profound impact!
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May 14, 2017
The Resurrection Changes Everything - Audio
Pastor Josh Wilson describes for us the few days after Jesus' death on a cross, through his resurrection.
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April 16, 2017
The Final Countdown - Audio
Pastor Jeff explains the math involved in the prophecy in Daniel 9.
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February 19, 2017
Daniel - Man of Prayer - Audio
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February 5, 2017
Sanctity of Life - Audio
Pastor Jeff speaks about the Sanctity of Life and the 5 lenses we must look through about this issue. This message includes an interview with Sherrie Turner from the Whatcom County Pregnancy Clinic.
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January 22, 2017
Welcome To The Jungle - Audio
Pastor Jeff explains Daniel's vision in Daniel chapter 7 which include a cast of fantastic beasts!
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January 8, 2017
Taming the Lions - Audio
Pastor Jeff gives us some details on a beloved Bible story and how God helps us tame the lions in our own lives.
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December 11, 2016
Sheep Shepherding Sheep - Audio
Pastor Jeff discusses church leadership, and specifically eldership.
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November 6, 2016
Gods Designated Survivor - Audio
Pastor Jeff begins a series on Daniel. This Old Testament book tells about past history of God's people, including Daniel. It also gives us glimpses into the future history of God's people, ultimately confirming that He loves us and is in control.
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October 9, 2016
The Big Wow - Audio
Pastor Jeff begins a new series which will help us better understand our mission as a Church and how we can grow together.
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September 11, 2016
Decisions, Decisions - Audio
Pastor Josh Wilson gives us solid guidelines by which we can make good decisions.
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September 4, 2016
The Sprinkler Life - Audio
Pastor Jeff takes a look at the advice in Proverbs regarding helping others, and give us some practical guidelines for doing so.
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August 14, 2016
The Principle of the Path - Audio
In Proverbs God teaches us to look to our guide- the Lord- for how to travel through life. We can be tempted by the world that we see to stray, but ultimate joy is found in the center of the path that Christ leads us down.
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July 10, 2016
Get Smart - Audio
Pastor Jeff gives us an overview of the book of Proverbs and a challenge to put that wisdom into practice.
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June 26, 2016
Becoming an Insider - Audio
Student Ministries Pastor, Josh Wilson gives us 6 keys to becoming an Evangelism Insider.
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May 29, 2016
Amazing Women - Audio
In honor of Mother's Day, Pastor Jeff talks about three inspirational and amazing women of the Bible and what we can learn from them.
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May 8, 2016
What Will Heaven Be Like? - Audio
Pastor Jeff shares his top 10 reasons that Heaven will be a blast!
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April 24, 2016
Why Does God Allow Suffering? - Audio
If God is good, and God made the world, then why isn't the world more good? If he loves us and is in complete control, then why do we suffer? These are difficult questions that God's Word helps us to answer.
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April 3, 2016
Living Prayer: The Lord's Prayer Alive In You - Audio
Pastor Jason Hubbard joins us to give us an overview of how Jesus instructs us to pray.
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February 21, 2016
Recipe for Peace - Audio
Pastor Jeff shares the 4 important "slices" of the "Peace pie."
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December 6, 2015
Shake & Shine - Audio
Pastor Jeff discusses what it means to be salt and light in the world.
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November 1, 2015
Roots: Treasure Principles - Audio
The Treasure Principle (based on the book by Randy Alcorn), "You can't take it with you, but you can send it on ahead."
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October 4, 2015
Roots: Deep amd Wide - Audio
Pastor Jeff encourages us to do deeper in our prayer lives, and presents a model of prayer in the early church.
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September 20, 2015
Red Letter Mercy - Audio
Pastor Geise continues with his series on the Sermon on the Mount.
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August 9, 2015
He > Our Insecurities - Audio
Pastor Jon Walker discusses how God responds to our questions of identity and worth.
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June 14, 2015
Don't Miss The Boat - Audio
Exploring what Peter has to say about the death of Jesus in 1 Peter 3:18-22.
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March 22, 2015
Trust in the Lord - Audio
Pastor Mike shares what he learned about rest and taking care of our souls.
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January 4, 2015
Our Alien Abduction - Audio
In the first two verses of 1 Peter, we learn where our salvation comes from and what it means. We can't hope to understand everything that God knows, but we can understand enough to choose Him and appreciate what He has done for us.
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November 9, 2014
Acts 29 Living Part 2 - Audio
All in church living
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September 21, 2014
The Power of Forgiveness - Audio
Pastor Jon Walker uses the parable in Matthew 18 to teach on forgiveness.
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August 31, 2014
I Am Free - Audio
Pastor Geise uses scripture to teach Christians how to walk in this world.
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June 22, 2014
Vine Time - Audio
Pastor Geise points out what may keep us from God.
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May 4, 2014