Pursuing Peace: Week 2

Bible Text: Luke 6:27 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Pursuing Peace | For week 2 of our Pursuing Peace series we look at Luke 6. Jesus wants us to take a stance of humility when it comes to conflict and focus on peace, restoration, and reconciliation.

Defined and Clarified – Defining the Church (Part 2)

Bible Text: Matthew 28:19 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Defined and Clarified | For the fourth week in our sermon series Defined and Clarified, we continue to define the Church and we clarify the role of the Church: to go and make disciples. Click here to view Northstar’s 2018 highlight video mentioned in the podcast.

Defined and Clarified – Defining the Church

Bible Text: Matthew 16:13-18 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Defined and Clarified | For the third week in our sermon series Defined and Clarified, we define the Church and clarify the role of the Church.

An Indictment and an Invitation

Bible Text: Matthew 11:20-24, 28-30 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Stand alone Although Jesus has some harsh words for people who have heard the gospel and rejected it, He immediately offers an invitation to finally submit.

Knowledge VS Obedience Wk1

Bible Text: Matthew 5:13-16 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Discipleship on Purpose The Church, and many Christians, have lost their saltiness when it comes to influencing culture around us.  As we dive into Discipleship On Purpose we look at a few reasons, and according to Jesus, how detrimental it is when we fail to be salt in this dark …

Becoming Vulnerable

Bible Text: Matthew 25:31-46 | Preacher: Brad Hanks | Series: Stand alone As a follow up to our How To Neighbor series, we look at Matthew 25 to see how Jesus describes true ministry.  In order for us to truly love our neighbors, we must first be willing to tear down the walls that separate us.

Becoming Vulnerable

October 15, 2017
As a follow up to our How To Neighbor series, we look at Matthew 25 to see how Jesus describes true ministry.  In order for us to truly love our…

How To Neighbor — Wk 3 — Loving the Lonely

Bible Text: Matthew 8:1-4 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: How To Neighbor In the third week of our How to Neighbor series, we realize we were not created to be alone.  In fact, we are hardwired to live in community.  As believers, we need to be aware of those around us who are struggling with loneliness and be willing …

Understanding Adoption as a Key to Prayer

Bible Text: Matthew 6:6-15 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Prayer As we start into our series on prayer, it is important for us to understand who it is we are praying to and where we stand with Him.  To have the opportunity to reach out to the Creator of the Universe and address Him as Father is an incredible  …

Think to Change — We Are At War

Bible Text: Matthew 4:1-11 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Think To Change Last week we focused on the reality of sin and Satan.  This week we looked at the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness to see the reality of spiritual warfare and how He responded to the attacks.

Think to Change: Jesus invites us to rest

Bible Text: Matthew 11:20-12:15 | Preacher: Dave Farris | Series: Think To Change Regardless of who you are, where you come from, or where you currently stand in life there comes a time when we need rest.  In today’s message, we see Jesus addressing the harsh result of unrepentence, and the reality check of moralism.  In the midst of his …