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Date Title Scripture Notes
1/16/2022 Forgetting What is Behind, Straining Toward What is Ahead, Part 2 Philippians 3:1-14  
1/9/2022 Forgetting What is Behind, Straining Toward What is Ahead Philippians 3:1-14  
1/2/2022 Epiphany & Raging of the Nations: Magi, Herod, & the Flight of Egypt Matthew 2  
12/26/2021 How the Birth of Jesus Changed Everything Luke 2:16-20  
12/24/2021 Christmas Eve Service    
12/12/2021 In the Fullness of Time Galatians 4:4-7  
12/5/2021 For God so Loved the World John 3:16-17 & 1 John 4:7-15  
11/28/2021 Hope that Does Not Disappoint Romans 5:5  
11/21/2021 Jesus Calls Us to Celebrate & Thanksgiving Luke 14: 12-24  
11/14/2021 Cultivating Contentment in Christ Philippians 4: 11-13  
11/7/25021 This I Believe: The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Jesus Philippians 3:1-11  
10/31/2021 This I Believe: Reformation Sunday- The Righteous will Live by Faith Romans 1:16-17  
10/24/2021 This I Believe John 1:1-4  
10/17/2021 Ever Increasing Peace Isaiah 9:7  
10/10/2021 Godly Wisdom, Open Eyes Ephesians 1: 18-20  
10/3/2021 Wisdom in Planning, Wealth & Patience James 4:10-15:12  
9/26/2021 Submit to God James 4: 1-10  
9/19/2021 Wisdom from Above James 3: 13-18  
9/12/2021 God's Light Shines in Our Hearts 2 Corinthians 4:6-18  
9/5/2021 Jesus, the Greater Jonah Luke 11: 29-32  
8/29/2021 Jonah's Curved in Anger & God's Overflowing Compassion Chapter 4  
8/22/2021 God's Mercy, Jonah's Hardhearted Anger Jonah 3 & 4  
8/15/2021 Man's Sin, God's Mercy Jonah 2 & 3  
8/8/2021 The Repenting Prophet Jonah 1 & 2  
8/1/2021 The Running Prophet Jonah 1  
7/25/2021 Celebration VBS: Treasured    
7/18/2021

The Reluctant Prophet

Jonah 1  
7/11/2021

Jesus Miracles & Desperate People

   
7/4/2021

Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord

   
6/27/2021

Jesus Makes all Things New!

2 Corinthians 5:14-21 & Revelations 21:1-8  
6/20/2021

Heart of the Father

   
6/13/2021

Sending, Going & Receiving: Holy Spirit & the Mission of God

Acts 2:47  
6/6/2021

The Birth of the Church: Pentecost

Acts 2: 36-47  
5/30/2021

Indwelling Power to the Holy Spirit: Pentecost Remix

Acts 1 & 2  
5/23/2021

Indwelling Power of the Holy Spirit: Pentecost

Acts 1 & 2  
5/16/2021

Meaning & Power of the Ascension of Christ

Acts 1:6-11  
5/9/2021

Motherhood & Honorable Living on the Solid Rock of Jesus

Proverbs 23:25  
5/2/2021

Building your House on the Rock of Love

Matthew 7:24-27  
4/25/2021

Carried where We would not Choose to Go

John 1:15:07  
4/18/2021

Witnessing Resurrection

Luke 24 & John 20-21  
4/11/2021

Amazing Grace: Jesus Forgives & Transforms

Luke 23: 32-43  
4/4/2021

Journey to the Cross: Easter -He's Alive

   
4/2/2021

Good Friday

   
3/28/2021

Journey to the Cross: Palm Sunday

John 11 & 12  
3/21/2021

Journey to the Cross: Jesus' Glory through Suffering

Mark 8:27-9:13  
3/14/2021

Journey to the Cross: Jesus Changes our Hearts by Faith

Mark 4:1-20  
3/7/2021

Journey to the Cross: Jesus Makes a New Family

Mark 3:7-35  
2/28/2021

Journey to the Cross: Jesus is Love over All

Mark 2 & 3  
2/21/2021

Journey to the Cross: Jesus' Kingdom Breaks In

Mark 1  
2/17/2021

Lenten Worship Service: Prayer & Reflection

   
2/14/2021

Foundations of Faithfulness: Put On Love

Colossians 3:14  
2/7/2021

Foundations of Faithfulness: Baptism & Communion

Matthew 3:3-17 & John 6  
1/31/2021

Foundations of Faithfulness: God Forms A People for Himself

Exodus 17:20  
1/24/2021

Foundations of Faithfulness: God Delivers Us

Exodus 6:1-9  
1/17/2021

Foundations of Faithfulness: God Delivers & Provides

Exodus 14-17  
1/10/2021

Trusting God by Faith when We Cannot See What's Next

Luke 2:21-40  
1/3/2021

Wise Men Lead the Nations to Worship Jesus

Matthew 2:1-12, Isaiah 60:1-5 & Psalm 67  
12/27/2020

Christmas as Cosmic War

Matthew 2 & Revelations 12  
12/24/2020

Christmas Eve Live!

   
12/20/2020

Dawning of the Light: Peace

   
12/19/2020

The Festival of Christmas Presents: The Story Revisited

   
12/13/2020

Dawning of the Light: Joy

Luke 1

 
12/6/2020

Dawning of the Light: Love

John 3:16-17

 
11/29/2020

Dawning of the Light: Hope

Isaiah 9:1-7

 
11/22/2020

Cultivating Thankfulness

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

 
11/15/2020

Holy Work: Vocation, Gifts & the Church

Ephesians 2:8-10 & 1 Corinthians 12

 
11/8/2020

Sabbath Rest, Church & Celebrations

Acts 2:42-47  
11/1/2020

Seeing God's Sabbath: Covenant, Love & Rest

Exodus 5-31  
10/25/2020

Peace in the Storm

   
10/18/2020

Entering God's Sabbath Rest

Hebrews 4:9-10  
10/11/2020

Dining with Our Persecutors

Psalm 25:5 & Acts 16  
10/4/2020

A Way of Life and Discipleship: Living in a Worn out World

Psalm 23  
9/27/2020

Pursued by God's Goodness: Living in a Worn out World

Psalm 23  
9/20/2020

Jesus prepares a Table for Me: Living in a Worn out World

Psalm 23  
9/13/2020

Jesus is with Us: Living in a Worn out World

Psalm 23  
9/6/2020

The Lord is My Shepherd: Living in a Worn out World

Psalm 23  
8/30/2020

Attitude for Exile: Winning our Battles with God's Power

Esther 8 - 10  
8/23/2020

Attitude for Exile: Waiting for a Great Reversal

Esther 6 & 7  
8/16/2020

Jesus Pulls us Through

VBS Celebration  
8/9/2020

Attitude for Exile: Esther's Plan to Save; Haman's Rage to Destroy

Esther 5  
8/2/2020

Attitude for Exile: For Such a Time as This

Esther 4  
7/26/2020

Attitude for Exile: Pride, Prejudice, Persecution & Lament

Esther 3 & 4  
7/19/2020

Attitude for Exile: Persecution & Salvation

Esther 1 & 2  
7/12/2020

Attitude for Exile: Blessed Living in a Broken World

1 Peter 2:9-13; Matthew 5:1-11  
7/5/2020

Seeking the City to Come: A Christian Guide to Citizenship

Hebrews 13:14  
6/21/2020

Father God Returns us from Exile

Luke 15:11-32  
6/14/2020

Return from Exile

Ezra 3:10-13; Ephesians 2:12-22  
6/7/2020

City Ministries Together Service

   
5/31/2020

The Spirit Gives Life: Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2  
5/24/2020

King Over All: Ascension Sunday

John 16:7; Acts 1:6-8  
5/17/2020

Jesus Teaches on the Promise of the Father

Acts 1:3-5; John 14-16  
5/10/2020

Jesus Meets Us in Our Failures & Restores

John 21:15-19  
5/3/2020

Jesus Meets Us in the Deep

John 21:1-14; Luke 5:1-11  
4/26/2020

Jesus Meets Us in Our Doubts

Luke 24:33-49; John 20:24-29  
4/19/2020

Risen Jesus Along the Road

Luke 24:13-35  
4/12/2020

Jesus, Risen King

Matthew 28:6  
4/10/2020

Good Friday Service with Hillside and Adobe Christian Church

   
4/5/2020

Jesus Saves: Palm Sunday and the Triumphal Entry

Matthew 21  
3/29/2020

Joining Jesus in Rescue: Hope, Help, Healing

Luke 5:17-26  
3/22/2020

Yet, I will Rejoice in the Lord

   
2/23/2020

The Devotion. Ministry, and Mission of Jesus

Luke 4  
2/16/2020

Guest Speaker: Dr. Rick Melick

   
2/9/2020

God's Mission: Open Hands, Open Heart

Zechariah 7; Isaiah 58; Luke 4:14-30  
2/2/2020

Guest Speaker: Bobby Fudenna

   
01/26/2020

Overcoming Fear and Living with Confidence in the Better Way of Jesus

Joshua 2-8  
1/19/2020

Be Strong and Courageous

Joshua 1:1-9  
1/12/2020

Cultivating the Christ Life

Philippians 3:1-14  
12/22/2019

For God so Loved the World, He Gave...

   
12/15/2019

For the Joy Set Before Us

   
12/08/2019

The Path of Peace

 N/A  
12/01/2019

Advent Hope and Expectation

 N/A  
11/24/2019

Why Thanksgiving Matters

Exodus 15-17  
11/17/2019

The Transforming Power of His Word

Hebrews 4: 1-16  
11/10/2019

The Power of Persistent Prayer

 N/A  
11/03/2019

The Power of Saying Yes to God

Luke 5:1-11  
10/27/2019

We Are Who God Says We Are: Finding Our Identity in Christ

Ephesians 1:3-14  
10/20/2019

The Great Banquet

Luke 14: 12 - 24  
10/13/2019

To Live is Christ, to Die Is Gain

Philippians 1:21, Galatians 2:20   
10/6/2019

Take and Eat ... Again and Again

Matthew 26:26-30  
9/29/2019

Therefore Keep Watch, Because You Do Not Know on What Day Your Lord Will Come

Matthew 24:42  
9/22/2019

The Gospel Of Peace

Ephesians 6:15  
9/15/2019

Encourage One Another Daily

Hebrews 3:12-14  
9/01/2019

Rest, Labor, and Gospel Work and Renewal

Ephesians 2:4-10; Colossians 3:12-17, 23-24  
8/25/2019 Prisoner of Christ Jesus Ephesians 3:1, Philippians 2:1-11  
8/4/2019 Encounters: Finding Our Identity In Christ Luke 10: 38-42  
7/28/2019 A Wide Mercy - Alan Cross Psalm 103; Matthew 20:1-16  
7/21/2019 Knowing and Growth in Christ Together - Alan Cross Acts 2: 32-47  
7/14/2019 Life is Wild, God is Good Philippians 4: 4-7  
7/7/2019 Signposts of Salvation: Baptism and Communion Acts 8: 26-40; Luke 22: 14-20  
6/30/2019 Salt and Light in a Bland, Decaying, and Dim World - Alan Cross Matthew 5  
6/23/2019 As Far as the East is From the West - Alan Cross Luke 15; Psalm 103  
6/16/2019 The Prodigal Father - Alan Cross Luke 15  
6/09/2019 Ascension and Pentecost: The Victory of Christ and the Sending of the Spirit - Alan Cross Acts 1: 1-11  
6/02/2019 Bible Fun - Gary Arbino Ecclesiastes 3: 9-13  
5/26/2019 Loving God, Loving People... 1 John 4: 7-21  
5/19/2019 "...the works God requires?" - Alan Cross John 6: 22-28; Matthew 22: 34-40; Luke 10: 25-37  
5/12/2019 As A Mother Comforts Her Son... - Alan Cross Isaiah 66: 12-16  
4/28/2019 Living After Easter - Alan Cross Colossians 3:  1-4  
4/21/2019 Living By The Cross In Light of The Resurrection - Alan Cross Luke 24:1-12; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8  
4/19/2019 Good Friday Service    
4/14/2019 Jesus Changes Everything - Pastor Alan Luke 19:28-44; Mark 1  
3/31/2019 Christ, the Anchor and The Forerunner - Dr. Rick Durst    
3/24/2019 Lord(?), Have Mercy - Gary Arbino    
3/16/2019 Pastor Rick Melick    
3/10/2019 The Spirit-Led Church - Dr. Leroy Gainey Galatians 6:1-5  
3/03/2019 Ending Generational Sins - Dr. Leroy Gainey 2 Kings 18:1-7  
2/24/2019 We've Hired A New Pastor. Now What? - Michael Martin Ephesians 4:11-16  
2/17/2019 Inseparable Community - Rick Durst Ephesians 4:1-15 Notes
2/10/2019 Ambassadors Of Christ - Alan Cross 2 Corinthians 5:18-6:2  
2/10/2019 Compelled By Love - Alan Cross 2 Corinthians 5:14-17  
1/27/2019 Sunday School Requests, part 2 - Message from Dr. Gary Arbino  Isaiah 11:1-6  
1/20/2019 Sunday School Requests, part 1 - Message from Dr. Gary Arbino  Isaiah 11:1-6  
1/13/2019 Message from Pastor Rick Melick    
1/6/2019 Message from Pastor Rick Melick    
12/30/2018 Command #10:Coveting or Community, Jealousy or Jesus

Deut. 5:21, Proverbs 4:23, Matt. 6:34

Notes
12/23/2018 Command #9: Joy To Our Neighbors

Deut. 5:20, Psalms 10:15, Titus 3:1-2

Notes
12/16/2018 Command #8: How the Grinch became generous

Deut. 5:19, Mal. 3:6-11, Eph. 4:28, 2 Cor. 8-9

Notes
12/9/2018 Command #7: Biblical gender identity in the 21st century

Deut. 5:18, Matt. 5:27-32, 19:3-12, 1 Cor. 7:32-40

Notes
12/2/2018 Command #6: Do not murder: Give good for evil - Pastor Rick Durst

Deut. 5:17; Lev. 19:17-18; Rom. 12:17-19;

Matt. 18:15-20

Notes
11/18/2018 Command #5: Honor Your Parents - Pastor Rick Durst Deut 5:16, Eph 6:1-4, John 19:26-27 Notes
11/11/2018 Command #4: Find God's Rhythm for Life - Pastor Rick Durst Deut. 5:12-15 Notes
11/4/2018 Command #3: Make God's Name Famous Not Infamous - Pastor Rick Durst Deut 5:11, Romans 10:9-15 Notes
10/28/2018 Command #2: Incomparable God, Incomparable Life -Pastor Rick Durst Deut 5:8-10, 1 John 5:21 Notes
10/21/2018 Keep the First Things First to Make Life a 10 Deut 5:1-7, Matt 6:33  
10/14/2018 Together - Mexico Trip - Pastor Steve Moulyn Acts 2:42-44  
10/7/2018  Make Life a 10 - Pastor Rick Durst  Deut. 5:1-21; John 10:10 Notes
9/16/2018 Commands & Traditions - Pastor Rick Durst Mark 7:5-9 Notes
9/9/2018  Be Sure Your Sins Will Find You Out - Dr. Jerry Buckner  Numbers 32:23; Galatians 6:7  
9/2/2018 God's Work and Church Chores - Pastor Rick Durst John 4:27-42 Notes
8/26/2018 Good and Angry - Pastor Rick Durst Ephesians 4:26-32 Notes
8/19/2018  Mouth Management for Increasing your Influence - Pastor Rick Durst James 3:1-12 Notes
8/12/2018  Guest Speaker - Dr. Rick Melick 1 Peter 3: 13-16  
8/5/2018 What Comes Out in the Wash - Pastor Rick Durst I Corinthians 6:9-11, 19-20,   Notes
07/19/2018 Shaping Prophets - Pastor Rick Durst  Isaiah 6  Notes
07/22/2018 Guest Speaker - Dr. Jerry Buckner    
7/15/2018 Lost and Found (VBS Sunday) - Pastor Rick Durst 

 Luke 15

 Notes
7/8/2018 The Lord's Three Course Supper - Pastor Rick Durst   1 Corinthians 11:17-34  Notes
7/1/2018 Youth Mexico Trip Testimony    
6/24/2018 Good God (Part 2) - Dr. Gary Arbino  Exodus 33:17-23, Exodus 34:5-10  
6/17/2018  Raising Princes and Princesses - Pastor Rick Durst  Ephesians 6:4, Colossians 3:19  Notes
6/10/2018  Good God (Part 1) - Dr. Gary Arbino

 Exodus 33:17-23, Exodus 34:5-10

 
6/3/2018 Unlocking Opportunity - Pastor Rick Durst