How To Neighbor — Wk 3 — Loving the Lonely

October 4, 2017 Bible Text: Matthew 8:1-4 | 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 …

How To Neighbor — Wk 2 — Orphans Embraced

September 25, 2017 Bible Text: James 1:27 | Dave Farris Series: How To Neighbor In week two of our How To Neighbor series we discuss another difficult, and yet critically important obligation we have as Christ followers. Today, we learn the Church is God’s primary plan to help children in need. Download FilesMP3 Sermon Topics: Foster Care,love,Neighbor,Orphan,Religion

How To Neighbor wk 1 — Racial Reconciliation

September 19, 2017 Bible Text: Luke 10:25-37 | Dave Farris Series: How To Neighbor In our first week of How To Neighbor, we jump right in to the difficult topic of racial reconciliation by looking at The Good Samaritan. Download FilesMP3 Sermon Topics: Good Samaritan,gospel,Jesus,Justice,love,Race,Racism

Book of Acts 28

September 11, 2017 Bible Text: Acts 28 | Dave Farris Series: Book of Acts After going into detail describing theology, life changing sermons, incredible miracles, & perilous journeys Luke seems to leave readers with a curious to be continued… at the end of his letter to Theophilus. As we wrap up our journey through Acts, we try to answer the …

Book of Acts 27

September 5, 2017 Bible Text: Acts 27 | Dave Farris Series: Book of Acts Paul’s voyage to Rome was anything but relaxing.  Even though there may not deep theological truths to unpack, there were plenty of reasons Luke decided to include the trip as part of God’s inerrant Word. Download FilesMP3 Sermon Topics: Encouragement,Faith,gospel,Jesus,Paul,Rome,wisdom

Book of Acts 26

August 31, 2017 Bible Text: Acts 26 | Dave Farris Series: Book of Acts In Acts 26, we see Paul give a detailed account of the gospel Good News of Jesus Christ before a hostile and faithless crowd.  From his passionate speech we also glean six questions that will hopefully compel us to completely surrender our lives to the amazing …

Book of Acts 25

August 20, 2017 Bible Text: Acts 25 | Dave Farris Series: Book of Acts How often do we cry out, “That’s not fair!” when our expectations are not met?  The reality is, often times life is not fair.  How do we, as Christ followers, react and handle things that are not fair?  In today’s often overlooked passage in Acts 25, …

Book of Acts 24:22-27

August 13, 2017 Bible Text: Acts 24:22-27 | Dave Farris Series: Book of Acts In Acts 24, Paul is on trial before Felix, the Roman governor. Felix is a compelling example of someone with spiritual curiosity that never leads to spiritual commitment. What does it mean for a person to have saving faith? Download FilesMP3Notes Sermon Topics: Faith,Jesus,Paul,Repentance,salvation

Think to Change: Humility

July 30, 2017 Bible Text: Luke 18:9-14 | Dave Farris Series: Think To Change In the final message of our Think to Change summer series, we address the need for humility.  As we mature in our faith, may we seek to become humble in our prayers and humble in our love toward others who need the grace we have undeservedly …

Think to Change: Serving

July 23, 2017 Bible Text: Mark 10:35-45 | Dave Farris Series: Think To Change Our culture tends to lead us into a self-centered perspective where greatness is all about being served, and life is really about…me.  Jesus came to redefine greatness!  In today’s passage we look at the critical words Jesus reminded his disciples about serving. Download FilesMP3 Sermon Topics: …

Think to Change: The Church

July 16, 2017 Bible Text: 1 Peter 2:4-12 | Dave Farris Series: Think To Change The Church is made up of people set apart by the grace of God for a purpose.  Peter reminds us that since Jesus, the Cornerstone, was rejected and yet chosen by God we may also be rejected by the world and yet chosen for a …

Think to Change: Works vs Fruit

July 9, 2017 Bible Text: Galatians 5:18-26 | Dave Farris Series: Think To Change In last week’s message, Paul encouraged the Galatian Christians to walk by the Spirit, so they would stop giving in to our natural human tendencies.  This week unpack at what it looks like to actually walk by the Spirit, and the motives behind the Fruit that …