SERMONS

Every Sunday, we gather as a community
to read and learn from God’s Word and to talk
about what Jesus has done in our lives.

Every Sunday, we gather as a community to read and learn from God’s Word and to talk about what Jesus has done in our lives.

december 5, 2021

stephen johnson

Advent, Week 2: Hope (Rahab)

Stephen Johnson Dec 5, 2021

Advent, Week 2: Hope (Rahab)
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Advent, Week 1: Longing (Tamar)

Stephen Johnson Nov 28, 2021

Advent, Week 1: Longing (Tamar)
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Power to Change

Paul Ragusa Nov 21, 2021

Power to Change
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Faith in Action: James (pt 2)

Stephen Johnson Nov 14, 2021

Faith in Action: James (pt 2)
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Faith in Action: James

Stephen Johnson Nov 7, 2021

Faith in Action: James
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Faith In Action: Paul

Stephen Johnson Oct 31, 2021

Faith In Action: Paul
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Faith in Action: Peter (pt 2)

Stephen Johnson Oct 24, 2021

Faith in Action: Peter (pt 2)
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Faith in Action: Peter

Stephen Johnson Oct 17, 2021

Faith in Action: Peter
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Faith in Action: Daniel pt 2

Stephen Johnson Oct 10, 2021

Faith in Action: Daniel pt 2
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Seek the Lord

Stephen Johnson Sep 26, 2021

Seek the Lord
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Faith in Action: Daniel

Stephen Johnson Oct 3, 2021

Faith in Action: Daniel
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Faith in Action: Ruth

Stephen Johnson Sep 19, 2021

Faith in Action: Ruth
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Faith in Action: Jonah

Stephen Johnson Sep 12, 2021

Faith in Action: Jonah
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Christians and Conscience

Stephen Johnson Sep 5, 2021

Christians and Conscience
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We NEED The Power of God!

Esther Cho Aug 29, 2021

We NEED The Power of God!
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How to Bear Fruit Jesus’ Way

Stephen Johnson Aug 8, 2021

How to Bear Fruit Jesus’ Way
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It Is Good To Praise The Lord!

Lorenzo Agnes Aug 1, 2021

It Is Good To Praise The Lord!
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Spectators Need Not Apply

Stephen Johnson Jul 25, 2021

Spectators Need Not Apply
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You Are To Anoint Him

Anthony Pierre-Louis Jul 18, 2021

You Are To Anoint Him
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Thriving: The Fruit of a Faithful Life

Stephen Johnson Jul 11, 2021

Thriving: The Fruit of a Faithful Life
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Biblical Patriotism

Stephen Johnson Jul 4, 2021

Biblical Patriotism
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Living Sacrifice

Stephen Johnson Jun 27, 2021

Living Sacrifice
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The Fruit of a Faithful Life

Andy Ober Jun 20, 2021

The Fruit of a Faithful Life
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Nehemiah: The Charge

Stephen Johnson Jun 13, 2021

Nehemiah: The Charge
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Nehemiah: Discerning Your Calling

Stephen Johnson May 9, 2021

Nehemiah: Discerning Your Calling
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Nehemiah: Finishing Well

Stephen Johnson Jun 6, 2021

Nehemiah: Finishing Well
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Nehemiah: The Deeper Restoration

Stephen Johnson May 30, 2021

Nehemiah: The Deeper Restoration
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Nehemiah: Counting the Cost

Stephen Johnson May 23, 2021

Nehemiah: Counting the Cost
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Nehemiah: Getting Ready to Act

Stephen Johnson May 16, 2021

Nehemiah: Getting Ready to Act
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Nehemiah: Aligning our Heart, Mind, and Will with God

Stephen Johnson May 2, 2021

Nehemiah: Aligning our Heart, Mind, and Will with God
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Restoration and Calling

Stephen Johnson Apr 25, 2021

Restoration and Calling
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The Appearings

Stephen Johnson Apr 18, 2021

The Appearings
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Palm Sunday: Expectation and Disappointment

Stephen Johnson Mar 28, 2021

Palm Sunday: Expectation and Disappointment
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What I Have I Give You!

Stephen Johnson Mar 21, 2021

What I Have I Give You!
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Extravagant Power

Mercedes Lopez-Miranda Mar 14, 2021

Extravagant Power
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Jesus, Our Great High Priest

Darrell Minnich Mar 7, 2021

Jesus, Our Great High Priest
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Jesus in the Storm

Andy Ober Feb 28, 2021

Jesus in the Storm
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Faith, Not Fear

Stephen Johnson Feb 14, 2021

Faith, Not Fear
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Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: The Less Sure Promises

Stephen Johnson Feb 7, 2021

Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: The Less Sure Promises
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Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: Promise-Grounded Hope for 2021 (pt 2)

Stephen Johnson Jan 31, 2021

Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: Promise-Grounded Hope for 2021 (pt 2)
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Trusting The Promises of God For 2021: Promise-Grounded Hope For 2021

Stephen Johnson Jan 24, 2021

Trusting The Promises of God For 2021: Promise-Grounded Hope For 2021
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Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: Living in Promise-Grounded Hope

Stephen Johnson Jan 17, 2021

Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: Living in Promise-Grounded Hope
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Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: The Promise-Giver and the Promise

Stephen Johnson Jan 10, 2021

Trusting the Promises of God for 2021: The Promise-Giver and the Promise
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Why We Do It: Communion

Stephen Johnson Jan 3, 2021

Why We Do It: Communion
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Christ, God With Us

Stephen Johnson Dec 27, 2020

Christ, God With Us
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Advent: My Soul Magnifies the Lord

Stephen Johnson Dec 20, 2020

Advent: My Soul Magnifies the Lord
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Advent: Do Not Be Afraid

Stephen Johnson Dec 13, 2020

Advent: Do Not Be Afraid
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Advent: Prepare

Stephen Johnson Dec 6, 2020

Advent: Prepare
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The Lord Bless You

Stephen Johnson Nov 15, 2020

The Lord Bless You
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The Other Half of Church: What Next?

Stephen Johnson Nov 8, 2020

The Other Half of Church: What Next?
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The Other Half of Church: Fixing Our Stiff Necks

Stephen Johnson Nov 1, 2020

The Other Half of Church: Fixing Our Stiff Necks
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The Other Half of Church: Courageous Confrontation

Stephen Johnson Oct 25, 2020

The Other Half of Church: Courageous Confrontation
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The Other Half of Church: Group Identity

Stephen Johnson Oct 18, 2020

The Other Half of Church: Group Identity
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The Other Half of Church: Hesed – Binding Us Together

Stephen Johnson Oct 11, 2020

The Other Half of Church: Hesed – Binding Us Together
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The Other Half of Church: Church Growth Movement

Stephen Johnson Sept 27, 2020

The Other Half of Church: Church Growth Movement
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The Other Half of Church: In the Beginning

Stephen Johnson Sept 20, 2020

The Other Half of Church: In the Beginning
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The Mind of Christ?

Stephen Johnson Sept 13, 2020

The Mind of Christ?
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Trust In The Age Of Fake News

Stephen Johnson Sept 6, 2020

Trust In The Age Of Fake News
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Discernment in the Age of Fake News

Stephen Johnson Aug 30, 2020

Discernment in the Age of Fake News
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Are You Tired?

Paul Ragusa Aug 23, 2020

Are You Tired?
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Commanded to Love

Lorenzo Agnes Aug 16, 2020

Commanded to Love
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Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

Stephen Johnson Aug 9, 2020

Jesus Loves Me, This I Know
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And The Word Was God

Randall Johnson Aug 2, 2020

And The Word Was God
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The God Who Is Love

Stephen Johnson July 26, 2020

The God Who Is Love
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Finding Power Through Weakness: The Final Plea

Stephen Johnson July 19, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: The Final Plea
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Taking Stock

Stephen Johnson July 12, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Taking Stock
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Finding Power Through Weakness: God’s Strength in My Weakness

Stephen Johnson July 5, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: God’s Strength in My Weakness
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Weak Christians, Bad Teachers

Randall Johnson June 28, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Weak Christians, Bad Teachers
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Finding Power Through Weakness: The Measure of a Leader (The Measure of Me)

Stephen Johnson June 21, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: The Measure of a Leader (The Measure of Me)
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Leaning into Joy

Stephen Johnson June 14, 2020

Leaning into Joy
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Leaning into Pain

Stephen Johnson June 7, 2020

Leaning into Pain
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(G)Race and Peace at Pentecost

Stephen Johnson May 31, 2020

(G)Race and Peace at Pentecost
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Striking at the Root

Stephen Johnson May 24, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Striking at the Root
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Reasons to Give

Randall Johnson May 10, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Reasons to Give
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Grace and Generosity in Trying Times

Stephen Johnson May 3, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Grace and Generosity in Trying Times
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Relief at Repentance

Stephen Johnson Apr 26, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Relief at Repentance
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Getting Taken Out By Being Taken In

Stephen Johnson Apr 19, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Getting Taken Out By Being Taken In
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Easter Sermon

Stephen Johnson Apr 12, 2020

Easter Sermon
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Out of Our Minds?

Randall Johnson Apr 5, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Out of Our Minds?
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Fix My Eyes

Joshua Bowlds Mar 29, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Fix My Eyes
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Death That Brings Life

Stephen Johnson Mar 22, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Death That Brings Life
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Living by Faith in Fearful Times

Stephen Johnson Mar 15, 2020

Living by Faith in Fearful Times
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Finding Power Through Weakness: A Better Covenant

Stephen Johnson Mar 8, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: A Better Covenant
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Discerning Godly Leaders

Stephen Johnson Mar 1, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Discerning Godly Leaders
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Finding Power Through Weakness: Calling & Comfort

Stephen Johnson Feb 23, 2020

Finding Power Through Weakness: Calling & Comfort
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Family Meeting

Stephen Johnson Feb 16, 2020

Family Meeting
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2 Corinthians: Finding Power Through Weakness

Stephen Johnson Feb 9, 2020

2 Corinthians: Finding Power Through Weakness
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Who We Are in Christ

Paul Ragusa Feb 2, 2020

Who We Are in Christ
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Leading with a Limp

Lorenzo Agnes Jan 26, 2020

Leading with a Limp
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Overcoming the Destructive Power of Fear

Stephen Johnson Jan 19, 2020

Overcoming the Destructive Power of Fear
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Love -> Faith -> Obedience -> Joy

Stephen Johnson Jan 12, 2020

Love -> Faith -> Obedience -> Joy
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A Life Worthy of the Lord

Stephen Johnson Jan 5, 2020

A Life Worthy of the Lord
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Is The Christmas Story True?

Stephen Johnson Dec 29, 2019

Is The Christmas Story True?
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Advent: Joy

Stephen Johnson Dec 22, 2019

Advent: Joy
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Advent: Preparation

Stephen Johnson Dec 15, 2019

Advent: Preparation
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Advent, Week 2: Hope

Stephen Johnson Dec 8, 2019

Advent, Week 2: Hope
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Advent, Week 1: Longing

Stephen Johnson Dec 1, 2019

Advent, Week 1: Longing
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Church Vision & Mission: Putting it all Together

Stephen Johnson Nov 24, 2019

Church Vision & Mission: Putting it all Together
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Love, Of Course!

Paul Ragusa Nov 17, 2019

Love, Of Course!
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Church Vision & Mission: Sharing

Stephen Johnson Nov 3, 2019

Church Vision & Mission: Sharing
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Church Vision & Mission: Growing

Stephen Johnson Oct 20, 2019

Church Vision & Mission: Growing
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Church Vision & Mission: Connecting

Stephen Johnson Oct 13, 2019

Church Vision & Mission: Connecting
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Church Vision & Mission: Transforming

Stephen Johnson Oct 6, 2019

Church Vision & Mission: Transforming
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Being Church 101: What is the Church?

Stephen Johnson Sep 29, 2019

Being Church 101: What is the Church?
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You Pick: In the World (pt. 3)

Stephen Johnson Sep 22, 2019

You Pick: In the World (pt. 3)
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Receiving God’s Faithfulness

Joshua Bowlds Sep 15, 2019

Receiving God’s Faithfulness
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You Pick: In the World (pt. 2)

Stephen Johnson Sep 8, 2019

You Pick: In the World (pt. 2)
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You Pick: In The World (pt. 1)

Stephen Johnson Sep 1, 2019

You Pick: In The World (pt. 1)
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You Pick: Eternity

Stephen Johnson Aug 25, 2019

You Pick: Eternity
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You Pick: Salvation & Eternity (pt 1)

Stephen Johnson Aug 18, 2019

You Pick: Salvation & Eternity (pt 1)
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You Pick: God’s Word

Stephen Johnson Aug 11, 2019

You Pick: God’s Word
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You Pick: God

Stephen Johnson Aug 4, 2019

You Pick: God
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Growing Together: Intimacy With Jesus

Stephen Johnson Jul 14, 2019

Growing Together: Intimacy With Jesus
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Growing Together: Preparing for Transformation

Stephen Johnson Jul 7, 2019

Growing Together: Preparing for Transformation
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Growing Together: Church is Community

Stephen Johnson Jun 30, 2019

Growing Together: Church is Community
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Being Me: Empowered

Stephen Johnson Jun 23, 2019

Being Me: Empowered
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Being Me: Divided

Stephen Johnson Jun 16, 2019

Being Me: Divided
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Being Me: On Purpose

Josh and Amanda Bowlds Jun 9, 2019

Being Me: On Purpose
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Being Me: Forgiven by Christ

Jonathan Chechile Jun 2, 2019

Being Me: Forgiven by Christ
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Being Me: Adopted as Sons

Stephen Johnson May 26, 2019

Being Me: Adopted as Sons
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Being Me: Chosen

Stephen Johnson May 19, 2019

Being Me: Chosen
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Being Me: Identity is Relational

Stephen Johnson May 12, 2019

Being Me: Identity is Relational
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Mark: The Story of the Bible

Stephen Johnson May 5, 2019

Mark: The Story of the Bible
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Mark: What Next? The Resurrected Jesus

Stephen Johnson Apr 28, 2019

Mark: What Next? The Resurrected Jesus
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Mark: Come Follow Me!

Stephen Johnson Apr 21, 2019

Mark: Come Follow Me!
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Mark: Jesus is Faithful

Stephen Johnson Apr 14, 2019

Mark: Jesus is Faithful
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Mark: Extravagant Sacrifice

Stephen Johnson Apr 7, 2019

Mark: Extravagant Sacrifice
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Mark: Stay On Target

Stephen Johnson Mar 31, 2019

Mark: Stay On Target
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Mark: Lord, I Give You My Life

Stephen Johnson Mar 24, 2019

Mark: Lord, I Give You My Life
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Mark: Bearing Fruit

Stephen Johnson Mar 17, 2019

Mark: Bearing Fruit
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Mark: Prayer of Faith and Forgiveness

Stephen Johnson Mar 10, 2019

Mark: Prayer of Faith and Forgiveness
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Mark: He’s Calling Us

Joshua Bowlds Mar 3, 2019

Mark: He’s Calling Us
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Mark: Servant Leadership

Rev. Stephen Johnson Feb 24, 2019

Mark: Servant Leadership
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Mark: Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

Rev. Stephen Johnson Feb 10, 2019

Mark: Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage
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Mark: The Paradoxes of Discipleship

Rev. Stephen Johnson Feb 3, 2019

Mark: The Paradoxes of Discipleship
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Mark: Don’t Stop Believing!

Joshua Bowlds Jan 27, 2019

Mark: Don’t Stop Believing!
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Mark: From the Mountain to the Valley

Rev. Stephen Johnson Jan 20, 2019

Mark: From the Mountain to the Valley
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Mark: Just Dying to Live

Rev. Stephen Johnson Jan 13, 2019

Mark: Just Dying to Live
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Annual Address

Rev. Stephen Johnson Jan 6, 2019

Annual Address
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Did You Hear About…?

Rev. Stephen Johnson Dec 30, 2018

Did You Hear About…?
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Advent: Why Emmanuel?

Rev. Stephen Johnson Dec 23, 2018

Advent: Why Emmanuel?
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Advent: Emmanuel Again

Rev. Stephen Johnson Dec 16, 2018

Advent: Emmanuel Again
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Advent: Emmanuel (God With Us) Today

Rev. Stephen Johnson Dec 9, 2018

Advent: Emmanuel (God With Us) Today
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Mark: I Once Was Blind

Rev. Stephen Johnson Dec 2, 2018

Mark: I Once Was Blind
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Mark: Why Can’t We See?

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 25, 2018

Mark: Why Can’t We See?
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Mark: How to be Holy

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 18, 2018

Mark: How to be Holy
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Mark: Jesus is Better

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 11, 2018

Mark: Jesus is Better
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Mark: Going Two by Two

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 4, 2018

Mark: Going Two by Two
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Mark: The Jesus Scandal

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 28, 2018

Mark: The Jesus Scandal
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Mark: Jesus is Greater

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 21, 2018

Mark: Jesus is Greater
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Mark: The Kingdom Garden(er)

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 14, 2018

Mark: The Kingdom Garden(er)
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Mark: Insiders and Outsiders

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 7, 2018

Mark: Insiders and Outsiders
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Mark: Resistance is Futile

Rev. Stephen Johnson Sept 30, 2018

Mark: Resistance is Futile
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Mark: Dealing With the Root

Rev. Stephen Johnson Sept 23, 2018

Mark: Dealing With the Root
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Mark: Kingdom and Calling

Rev. Stephen Johnson Sept 16, 2018

Mark: Kingdom and Calling
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Mark: A Journey With Jesus – Introduction

Rev. Stephen Johnson Sept 9, 2018

Mark: A Journey With Jesus – Introduction
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God’s Great Love

Rev. Stephen Johnson Sept 2, 2018

God’s Great Love
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Unfinished Business (pt 8): Finding God’s Healing in God’s Family

Rev. Stephen Johnson Aug 26, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 8): Finding God’s Healing in God’s Family
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Unfinished Business (pt 7): Search Me, O God

Rev. Stephen Johnson Aug 19, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 7): Search Me, O God
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Unfinished Business (pt 6) The Common Calling of Elder

Rev. Stephen Johnson Aug 12, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 6) The Common Calling of Elder
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Unfinished Business (pt 5): Parenting From God’s Strength

Rev. Stephen Johnson Aug 5, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 5): Parenting From God’s Strength
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Reflections from Sabbatical

Rev. Stephen Johnson July 29, 2018

Reflections from Sabbatical
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Teen Challenge

Pastor Jonathan Mello July 15, 2018

Teen Challenge
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Unfinished Business (pt 4): Adulthood

Rev. Matt Daniels July 8, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 4): Adulthood
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Unfinished Business (pt. 3): Childhood

Rev. Matt Daniels July 1, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt. 3): Childhood
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Unfinished Business (pt 2): Learning to Receive: Infants

Rev. Matt Daniels June 24, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt 2): Learning to Receive: Infants
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Unfinished Business (pt. 1): The Five Stages of Maturity

Rev. Matt Daniels June 17, 2018

Unfinished Business (pt. 1): The Five Stages of Maturity
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CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED!

Rev. Stephen Johnson April 1, 2018

CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED!
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Heaven is for real

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 26, 2017

Heaven is for real
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Gratitude: The Pathway to Joy

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 19, 2017

Gratitude: The Pathway to Joy
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We Are The Fellowship of Christ

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 12, 2017

We Are The Fellowship of Christ
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The Priesthood Of All Believers

Rev. Stephen Johnson Nov 05, 2017

The Priesthood Of All Believers
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The 5 Solas

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 29, 2017

The 5 Solas
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Soli Deo Gloria – All to God

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 22, 2017

Soli Deo Gloria – All to God
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Sola Fide – Receiving God’s Salvation

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 15, 2017

Sola Fide – Receiving God’s Salvation
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Solus Christus: Our Only Hope

Rev. Stephen Johnson Oct 01, 2017

Solus Christus: Our Only Hope
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