Preparing for Worship This Week

“Gifted” (Part 4)

Parable of the talents-using our gifts-God is pleased with use of his gifts-the more we use God’s gifts, the more opportunities we’ll have to use them-purpose of gifts is that they will be multiplied....

“Gifted” (Part 3)

Noah, having reached the other side of judgement, encountered a glimpse of the glory that surrounds God’s throne.  The rainbow of God’s grace contains every shade of light to counter every shadow of darkness. ...

“Gifted” (Part 2 of 4)

God calls us to real love that goes far beyond surface behaviors and emotions.  Real love requires work.  It means doing something for the people we love so that they will be better people. ...

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

The special abilities given to each person by the Holy Spirit are called spiritual gifts.  They enable us to minister to the needs of the body of believers.  Pastor Shawn will teach us about...

Inside Advent: Part 4

Focus:  God-Jesus Christ is glorified in all things.  How is your life an ongoing act of worship?  Give some thought to God’s glory; what are ways we glorify him?  Who are “outsiders” who we...

Inside Advent: Part 3

Focus:  God pours out his favor on us for the benefit of others.  What are some tangible examples of God showing favor in your life?  How do you respond to his favor?  How can...