Following Jesus' Model for Prayer
July 16th, 2024
In Matthew 6, Jesus teaches His disciples how to pray through giving them a template for healthy prayer. This part of the Sermon on the Mount gives us a guide not just for what to pray for, but how to...  Read More
by Chris Baker
The Gospel Transforms Enemies into Brothers
July 8th, 2024
In a world often marked by conflict and division, the story of Jacob DeShazer and Matsuo Fuchida serves as a profound illustration of Jesus' command to love your enemy. Their journey from enmity to fr...  Read More
by Chris Baker
Development of Faith
June 25th, 2024
We find in 2 Peter: 1-11 four practical steps in the purpose of godly living through the development of our faith. Peter instructs us “for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith ...  Read More
by Bret Hanshaw
The Heart of Humanity
June 18th, 2024
As we continue to reflect on Matthew 5:38-42, let's consider how we can apply these principles in our daily lives. The call to live with uncompromising humility and respond to personal attacks with lo...  Read More
by Chris Baker
Let Your Yes Be Yes
June 11th, 2024
Pure gold is not just clean gold. It’s 100% gold. Gold through and through. God’s people should be the same all the way through.We can’t split our lives into parts where God is involved in some but no...  Read More
by Chris Baker
The Sanctity of Marriage
June 4th, 2024
Marriage was God's idea, established at the very dawn of creation. In the creation narrative, God declared all He made as good, except for one thing: "It is not good that the man should be alone; I wi...  Read More
by Chris Baker
God's Kingdom & Sexual Purity
May 28th, 2024
Jesus’s words in Matthew 5:29-30 are strikingly intense. These verses can be unsettling, but they carry a crucial message about the seriousness with which we must approach sin in our lives.Jesus is no...  Read More
by Chris Baker
Sin: As Serious As Murder
May 21st, 2024
We often underestimate the seriousness of our sin. Jesus teaches that sin is not just about our actions but also about the state of our hearts. In Matthew 5:21-22, Jesus expands on the commandment "Yo...  Read More
by Chris Baker
God's Law Reveals Our Need for Jesus
May 14th, 2024
Every page of the Bible is about Jesus Christ.  He is the one to which all the Laws were given to point us.  He’s the subject of every book of the Old Testament.  I love this explanation by John MacAr...  Read More
by Chris Baker
Salt and Light
May 7th, 2024
Church family, this past Sunday we continued our journey through the Sermon on the Mount with a focus on Matthew 5:13-16: Salt and Light. Salt in ancient times was used to flavor food, acted as a pres...  Read More
by Jason Brumfield
Sermon on the Mount in Context
May 3rd, 2024
Seeing the Sermon on the Mount in its native setting—the broader context of Matthew’s gospel—helps us view this sermon for what it’s really about. Scholars and pastors have summarized the theme of the...  Read More
by Chris Baker
Evangelism Leads to Discipleship
April 23rd, 2024
In Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus commands us, "Go therefore and  make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all t...  Read More
by Chris Baker