The Characteristics of True Love – Mark 12:28-34

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 12:28-o34 and asks, “Have you ever feel overwhelmed by the Bible?” It’s a big book with a lot to say about God and our lives. And yet, in its simplest form, it boils down to understanding, accepting, and living out God’s perfect love. This week we’ll see Jesus’ conversation with a curious man where …

Trivial Pursuits – Mark 12:18-27

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches from Mark 12:18-27 on how, from time to time, we all find ourselves trying to answer questions that we soon realize are pointless and misguided. Jesus certainly had his share. As we continue our series in the Gospel of Mark we find Jesus once again being tested by the Jewish leaders, this time the Sadducees, whose …

A King and a Kingdom – Mark 12:13-17

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg preaches from Mark 12:13-17. There is a growing challenge in navigating the waters of American politics. How do we love the way God loves and trust in authority when the world around us seems bent on opposing God’s truth and will? In this week’s passage Jesus answers just such question and shows us how to live out …

God’s Unreasonable Love – Mark 12:1-12

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg starts our new series, “On the Threshold” by walking us through Mark 12:1-12. W are all keenly aware of our own shortcomings and inability to live up to God’s standards of perfection. So then, how does a perfect God deal with our imperfection? Standing on the threshold of the entire purpose of His life and ministry, Jesus …

Worthy to be Called “Dad” – Psalm 141

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches a special Father’s Day message from Psalm 141. There are few words that warm a man’s heart more than the word “Dad.” It is a term of affection, intimacy, and respect. But let’s face it, not all fathers have earned that title. We encourage you to join us this Sunday, Father’s Day, as we examine Psalm …

How to See in the Dark – Mark 11:27-33

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 11:27-33. We have all had moments or seasons where we had questions about our faith. Does Jesus really love me? Is God’s plan really best for me? Through Jesus’ response to the religious leaders in this week’s passage, we see how even in the darkest moments we have a clear path to trust in …

Bearing Fruit in a Barren Land – Mark 11:12-25

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 11:12-25. In this weeks message we see how we are naturally a people who seek our own glory and fulfillment in every situation. We know this is unhealthy, but it can be a difficult problem to recognize, let alone fix. But Jesus offers us the tools to diagnose our sickness and grab ahold of …

The Calm Before the Storm – Mark 11:1-11

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches from Mark 11:1-11. No one ever faced a greater storm than did Jesus. Though innocent he was going to be beaten, scourged, and nailed to a cross. Though sinless he was going to carry the sins of all mankind to the grave. Still, he entered Jerusalem to fulfill his mission with resolve.

The Beauty in the Mess – Mark 10:46-52

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 10:46-52 as we begin our new series, “Thunderhead.” Sometimes in our lives we feel like everything is a complete mess. Maybe it is only for a fleeting moment, maybe it seems an endless season. But how can we view even the messiness of our brokenness as a valuable asset in our walk with Jesus? …

A Mother’s Greatest Gift – Titus 2:1-5

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Pastor Ron Eckberg shares with us from Titus 2 on the undeniably special place mother’s hold in our world. After all, we set aside a day just to say “Thank You” for all they do. Moms also bear the great responsibility of setting an example of faith, hope, and love before their children and the world.