EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS: Enemies

July 27, 2014
Randy Christian

We probably all have enemies, and the likelihood is we don’t like them! So, how do we act toward them? What does Jesus want to happen when we’re confronted with the desire–and the opportunity–for payback? What’s the one way we can insure our enemies don’t control us?

EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS: Spirit and Letter

July 20, 2014
Randy Christian

Appearances are important–especially in our society! We pay a lot of attention to what is on the outside–including our behavior–and that’s a good thing! But what about what’s on the inside? How do we look inside, and does it make a difference? That difference is often defined by the gap between the “spirit” and the “letter”!

EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS: Salt and Light

July 13, 2014
Randy Christian

Most people want their life to “taste good”–that is to have flavor, excitement, meaning. How does this happen? And if we find out life has gone tasteless, can we do anything about it?

EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS: Happy

July 6, 2014
Randy Christian

The pursuit of happiness is a right, according to the American founding fathers. So, why are so many people unhappy? Does it matter? Jesus began his first major public teaching with a set of statements that were–and still are–contradictory to what most of the world believes about how to be happy and “blessed”.

I BELIEVE – In Revelation

June 29, 2014
Randy Christian

How do we know what is true and what isn’t? How do we know what is important and what isn’t? How do we use what God has told us about himself and his creation? Understanding not only the fact of revelation, but the content of what God has given us is crucial to anyone who wants to follow Jesus. So, before we wrap up this series, let’s focus on what Revelation tells us about Revelation!

I BELIEVE – In The End Times

June 22, 2014
Randy Christian

Jesus is coming back! The world is going to end! Prepare for the end of the World! People who carry signs with these words, yelling out to those around them are generally considered to be mentally ill in our society. But are the signs right? What do we know about the end of all things? How should we respond to this? What we believe about the end will dictate how we live today, so join us as we focus on the end times!

HONOR YOUR FATHER

June 15, 2014
Randy Christian

When God became flesh—a man named Jesus—he talked to the one he referred to as “the Father”. What is about this role that made God identify himself with it? How can we honor these men in our lives—and why should we? On this day of honoring Fathers we meet and honor THE Father, and encourage one another to live in such a way as to point to Him!

I BELIEVE – In The Church

June 8, 2014
Randy Christian

It isn’t unusual today to hear someone day, “I believe in God” (or even Jesus)—just not the church”. Is this possible? Can we really believe in God and Jesus and not believe in the church? And if we believe in the church, what do we believe it is? How can we trust it? And how do we live accordingly?

I BELIEVE – In Salvation

June 1, 2014
Randy Christian

Christians in the U.S. are finding that talking about being “saved” just isn’t popular anymore. Saved from what? Do we really believe we need to be SAVED? In the 21st century do we really believe people without Jesus are condemned to Hell? It’s pretty hard to read the Bible and accept Jesus as anything short of an idiot if we don’t. On this day we’ll explore what the Bible says we need to be saved from and why—and most importantly, How!

MEMORIAL DAY: The Meaning of the Music

May 25, 2014
Randy Christian

Christians worship on Sundays to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus. In essence, Sunday is the anti-memorial day! We don’t memorialize someone who we have lost, but someone we lost and gained again when he rose front he dead! This Memorial day, let’s remember what God planned from the beginning and then brought about because he loves you so much!

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