08.12.18 - What To Do When You're Out Of Options

At some point in our lives, we end up feeling stuck. We feel like we are just treading water and not making any progress. And it is very easy in that situation to start giving in to fear and feeling like we are out of options and have no hope.

In this hopeful message, we are going to look at how God intervenes in a powerful way to the ancient Israelites when they were feeling hopeless and afraid.

07.15.18 - Sorry

Why is it so hard to say “I’m sorry”? Maybe because saying we are sorry means we have to admit our guilt and no one likes to feel guilty. But saying sorry and dealing with that guilt may just be the thing we need to grow. In this message, we will wrap our series on prayer by looking at the prayers of confession where we come to God and say “I’m sorry.”

06.24.18 - Help

Surveys show that up to 90% of Americans pray. At least half of them pray every day. Even though prayer is fairly common, most people find it to be a struggle. In this new series we are going to look at how Jesus prayed and we will examine 4 ways we can pray more effectively. This week we will look at the kind of prayers where we just throw up our hands and ask for help.

06.10.18 - What Do You Have?

One way we leverage our influence for the kingdom of God and the good of others is to use what we have been given by God. But what have we been given? What has God put in your hands? What elements make up your unique story? In this message we will look at Moses’ complaints against God and see how God equips the person that He calls to fulfill his mission.

06.03.18 - God's Call

No matter who you are, you have influence over someone. It may be very small or huge. But somebody, somewhere is looking to you as an example. How do we make the most of that influence? In this message we'll look at how God calls Moses to be a key influencer and change agent in Egypt and consider how God might be calling us today.

05.27.18 - Righteous Anger

We all experience anger. How do we know if we're angry about the right things or handling it in helpful ways? This week, we'll look at the life of Moses and how he grew in his understanding of righteous anger. 

“Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.” -Aristotle

05.13.18 - The Happy Meal

What does our food have to do with our happiness? Quite a lot actually! In this message we'll look at the gift from God that is our food and how we can use it well to build happiness. And to close out this series, we'll look at what is something greater than happiness that God brings to us.

05.06.18 - My Happy Place

In our pursuit of happiness, often we get stuck in our own heads.  We struggle with our thoughts, and the thoughts and feelings we have about our thoughts. In this message we will examine Paul’s teaching to the church in Philippi and see how his timeless words help us handle our anxiety and build up happiness.

04.29.18 - Happy to Help

Most people look for happiness by going inside themselves and doing some sort of inner work.  But what if happiness can be found by looking outside ourselves--by choosing to serve and put others first? In this message we'll look at ways we love and serve beyond ourselves and how that has historically helped people to become more happy.

04.15.18 - Unhappy Returns

Our culture doesn’t know how to sell us happiness. Sure there are self-help books and advice all over the place—but the truth is happiness doesn’t sell. Pleasure sells. So what are the pleasure roads we go down thinking we're going to find happiness? In this message we'll look at those roads and someone in the ancient world who already went down and see what we can learn from him.

04.08.18 - The Happiness Quest

Being happy is the stated or unstated goal of so many things that we do. But this isn’t anything new. Humanity has been on a happiness quest since the beginning. So where can we go to find real happiness? In this series we'll look at what happiness is and examine four elements that will help make us happier and where God meets us in our quest.