When we are unwilling to forgive others we replace God with ourselves as victims. But when we follow Jesus’ model, we acknowledge God’s authority in the offenses against us, find a path to forgiving others, and experience the restored life that God offers.
Forgiving others requires uncommon sacrifice, but God’s love and care for us strengthens us for the task and is reflected in us when we forgive those who have sinned against us.
In a world filled with nearly instant transactions, a flourishing life requires slowing down long enough to offer meaningful worship and consider on a regular basis who we are and who Jesus is.
The experience and exercise of God’s power among God’s people not only solves problems and meets needs within the church, but also connects us with God more intimately and demonstrates his power through the gospel.
Learn about our partners and the things God is accomplishing as we serve our community together! Then Pastor Tim wraps it up with a 10min. look at love and loyalty.
The church embodies the gospel in our own experience of forgiveness and in how we walk with God and invite others to experience his grace.
Time, energy, and wealth are temporary, but resources can have lasting significance when they are invested in relationships and directed by Kingdom values.
An unwavering commitment to God comes with fighting the enemy by clinging to God and by living in real fellowship with the people of God.
If the end is near, we ought to use the time and resources that God gives us wisely, praying, loving, and serving one another.
After a 25min. introduction of video from past events, we hear aspects of our 30 year journey from Marlyn Ellyson, David Johnson, Eric & Colleen Johnson, Greg Ellyson, Paula Colby, Dallas Lange, and Pastor Tim.
1 Peter 3:8-12 provides us with good direction for how we treat one another.
Success in marriage for a husband is not defined by authority, but by a genuine display of leadership characterized by love and sacrifice.
Real strength and security in marriage comes not in exercising authority, but in submission that serves as both an exercise and an expression of faith in God.
Learn about our partners and the things God is accomplishing as we serve our community together! Then Pastor Tim wraps it up with a 10min. look at 1 John 2:3-6.
Self-determination and attempts at self-sufficiency invariably result in anxiety and restlessness. In contrast, vitality and fulfillment come with the meaningful and generous relationships that God establishes in community.
Poor communication skills and infidelity don’t necessarily mean the end of a marriage. Forgiveness, grace, and a commitment to focus on God can lead to God’s healing and restoration.
Becci hid her pregnancy as a teenager for eight months, but eventually everyone knew the truth. Her decisions ended dreams of college and altered her image as a “good” girl, but the grace of God expressed through her church meant she wasn’t alone and God still had good things prepared for her.
God’s law, while seemingly harsh, leads us to faith in Jesus. And in Jesus we find freedom that is then outwardly expressed through baptism and fellowship in community.
When we are adopted as God’s children we no longer have to live in fear of abandonment and can live in the knowledge that Jesus has freed us from slavery and given us a new identity.
As reluctant as we might be to judge one another, if we really care for one another we must be willing to get in each other’s messes. Doing so with the right motives, to rescue each other from sin and express love and forgiveness, will prepare us all for the coming day of judgment.