Messages

The Sunday morning church service is when the whole church gathers together to worship God by singing to Him, giving of the time, money, and skill He has graced us with, and receiving a message delivered by a man who senses God's call to preach and teach the message of the Bible.

We record the audio of the sermons during each service and post it over on SoundCloud. This web page provides links to the sermon audio as well as to correlating materials you can use for further research and for group study in your small group.

The Cross and Jesus: A Perfect Recipe for Reconciliation

Sunday, February 5, 2017

This week we start on the second phase of our three phase ministry of reconciliation. This phase two is reconciling man to man. What does it truly take to accomplish this? There are so many imposter ideas on how this is accomplished. Many times we as Christians chime in saying “yes, this is what we want” but often do nothing to bring this about or at best make a token gesture. If you were to ask the everyday Christian what the ministry of reconciling man to man looked like on a daily or moment by moment basis, I believe most would struggle to give an answer.

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Reconciliation Soup Part 2 (The Stirring, Serving and Tasting)

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Many of you all know that before my family and I came here three years ago we had been missionaries in Botswana for nine and a half years. Being Americans living in a foreign country, there always tends to be a few things that you miss. One of the things my son, Judah, and I missed the most was American football. We were excited the day that we found out that Botswana was going to start broadcasting ESPN. We thought, “Great! Now we can watch football again.” It was to our sad surprise to discover that there was something known as ESPN Euro.

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Reconciliation Soup

Sunday, January 22, 2017

I don’t know about you all but I love a good chili on a nice winter day. A good chili for me must have a good meat. The best meat of course is chuck that you chop up yourself. Beans are ok as long as they have a good texture: kidney or red beans. I also prefer adding a dash or two of liquid smoke to give it a hint of smokiness.

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The Foundation of Reconciliation

Sunday, January 15, 2017

This Sunday we will officially begin our reconciliation series. This is will define who we are to be as a congregation as well as our ministry in the world. So, if you are asking that question, "who are we as a church? What is our vision and mission?" then please join us as we begin flesh out who we are called to be as the local body of Christ. I hope to see you this Sunday.

 

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Human Trafficking is the illegal trade of people, mainly for the purposes of forced labor and sexual exploitation. As the world’s fastest growing criminal industry, it affects every nation across the globe. 99% of victims are never rescued. Every 30 seconds somebody is forced into the bondage of modern-day slavery. Twenty-seven million is the conservative estimate of slaves worldwide; which is more than at any time in history. Often these victims of slavery are kidnapped or even sold by families under desperate circumstances.

Resolved

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Resolved (Making New Year's Resolutions worth Keeping)

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Commemorating the Birth of Christ

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Pastor Michael and his wife Heather will be leading a short devotional service Christmas day. Heather will be leading a few carols from the piano and and pastor Michael will be speaking briefly on “Commemorating the Birth of Christ”. This will be a short intimate informal devotional service. If you are in town Pastor Michael and Heather hope to see you there.

 

Now What? (Part 3 of 3)

Sunday, December 18, 2016

All athletic teams must work together in order to win.  Similarly, all Christians must work together as a team to win and to make a difference.  On Sunday, we will discuss three essential ingredients for every winning, loving and functional church team.  I hope to see you there!

Pastor Byron

Now What? (Part 2 of 3)

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Many Christians seek to grow and to find God’s will but are without a map to help guide them.  Where do they find direction? On Sunday, we will examine the map (the Bible) to find direction as we look at the 2nd and 3rd gospel driven commands in Romans 12.  I hope to see you there!

Pastor Byron

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Now What? (Part 1 of 3)

Sunday, December 4, 2016

A wolf in sheep's clothing has crept into 95% of churches today.  In fact, it is not a false teacher but rather a false teaching- a heresy. The heresy can be pointed out by asking yourself, "Is believing in the Gospel the end of the journey or the beginning?"  On Sunday, we will discuss this false teaching and then the correct, Biblical, not watered down teaching for all Christians to live by.

Pastor Byron