Stay Positive—2 I’m Grateful Luke 17:11-18 Three Statements That Will Help You Choose Gratitude 1) I know every good thing I have comes from God. James 1:17 2) I will not let what I want rob me of what I have. Ecclesiastes 6:9 Philippians […]
The Wall-Nehemiah—2 Prayer Nehemiah 1:4-2:6 If you want to make a difference BIGGER than you, you will face problems BIGGER than you. With great responsibility, comes great prayers. Prayer should be a first response, not just a last resort. Prayer is a reaction to the greatness of God.
“We watch movies, read books and listen to music to take a break from our own lives and enter another world. But sometimes a quick escape is just within easy earshot. Do you ever eavesdrop? Do you ever take “mini vacations” into other people’s lives?” Article written by Michael Gonchar: “Do You Ever Eavesdrop?” Let’s […]
Luke 11: 1-10 What can imposing on our neighbor teach us about God and prayer? Pastor Blake examines a parable told by Jesus in response to a question by one of His disciples and the implications for our prayer lives. Do persistent prayers change God? More importantly do persistent prayers change us?
Matthew 6:9-13 Most of us have heard it, sung it, even memorized it, but when was the last time we stopped to think about the words of the Lord’s Prayer? What was Jesus trying to teach us through it? Was it more than just a “repeatable” prayer, could it be a key to learning how […]
Matthew 6: 5-8 Sunday’s Part 1 in Pastor Blake’s 3 part series titled….’I’ll Pray About That!’ Could it be that there is more to prayer than we thought? Two thousand years ago, Jesus pulled his disciples aside and taught them to pray. In examining his instructions, we find a disconnect between his teaching and the way […]
John 17:18-26 When a church finds itself without a pastor, there can be so many questions and confusing moments. “Where do we go from here?” In John 17, Jesus shows us how a church with no pastor can not only survive, but actually thrive through its commitment to service, unity, and fellowship. The High Priestly […]
Today, Pastor Blake continues with part 2 of a 4 week series (thru Sept 13th) entitled “Less Stress”. Are you stressed out? Do you know anyone who is? We’ll look at Biblical truths that God has put in His Word about how to de-stress our lives. Even better, we’ll learn how to apply these truths […]
The world we live in, many things are new, however many things are the same as ancient times. In the 14th Psalm, David is describing a world without God and how that world consumes the people of God. The only way to turn this around is for the people of God to turn to God […]
Hebrews 11:6 James 5:16 Matthew 17:20 1 John 4:19 Matthew 22:37-40 Matthew 6:5-13 There are three fundamentals of prayer that every Christian must recognize, embrace, and practice in order to have an effective prayer life. Those fundamentals are faith, love, and forgiveness. When we fully embrace those fundamentals, our prayer life can be that prayer […]