Posts with the tag “sermon-preview”

Planted Preview
by Faith Parry on October 4th, 2023
Did you know that America is one of the top mission fields in the world today? If you search America Mission Field, you'll find millions of articles about why America is the place to be right now to share the Gospel. We don't have to pack up our families, change our jobs, or uproot our lives. So how can we, the Church, think about ourselves as missionaries? That's what this series is all about. T...  Read More
Naked and Unafraid Preview
by Faith Parry on July 19th, 2023
Have you ever felt like a church is just a group pretending everything is okay? If you're like me, there are times you wish people would stop pretending they have their sh** together and show a bit more of the mess that they are. The truth is, none of us pray enough, read our Bibles enough, share our faith enough, or love God enough. We're all a spiritual mess at some point or another. God's annoy...  Read More
Rules of Life Preview
by Faith Parry on May 10th, 2023
Life is hard, especially for Christians. It is certain that we will face difficulties and that God will allow them. But it's just as inevitable that the same God who led us in will lead us out. Learning from the Israelites' story in Exodus 14, we'll look at 9-10 strategies (rules) to move from fear to faith. Just as Moses and the Israelites became trapped between Pharaoh's rushing armies and the u...  Read More
Not Keeping Score Series Preview
by Faith Parry on April 27th, 2023
Everyone has relationships of some kind: family, friendships, dating, partners, or marriage. No matter the type of relationship, we all want them to be things that give meaning and help us in life. This 3-week series looks at some of the things that often make relationships feel like they are dragging us down, how to fix it, and what God says is the right way to do it. This series connects to our ...  Read More
Life Balance Series Preview
by Faith Parry on March 30th, 2023
Do you feel like your life is out of control and pulling you in every direction? Do you wake up with the very best of intentions, but by the end of your first cup of coffee, all of those intentions have become irritations? Did you tell yourself you'd have to be healthy this year, but you've only balanced the empty ice cream container? Do you feel like other people have a direct connection to the b...  Read More
In Plain Sight Series Preview
by Faith Parry on February 23rd, 2023
God is often at work through the ordinary: ordinary people, ordinary objects, ordinary grace. Through the ordinary, God communicates epiphanies, salvation, revelation, and reconciliation. It is through the mundane that we hear God’s quiet voice. In this series, we're looking for Jesus in objects we find every day. Many of us have done the “lent thing” before. You might give something up each year ...  Read More
This is What We Do Series Preview
by Faith Parry on January 19th, 2023
February 5, 12, and 19, 2023 Do you do This? This opens doors and solves problems. This inspires others to do This, too—it’s the good kind of contagious. When they tell our life stories, we want them to put This at the top. We are hardwired for This. This is who we are, and This Is What We Do. It's easy to simply come to worship. It takes work on our part to connect with God. If you're connecting ...  Read More