The King on Trial – Mark 14:53-65

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg walks us through Mark 14:53-64 where Jesus stands trial before the Jewish religious leaders. The opposition attacks the truth of Jesus’ identity by attacking the truth and deceiving the hearts of those involved. We see how these are the same attacks our enemy brings against us as we seek to live out the mission and purpose God …

Being Bold in the Battle – Mark 14:32-52

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 14:32-52. “The world has no room for cowards.” – Robert Louis Stevenson. No one wants to be a coward. We all, in the depth our souls, want to live heroically. But life is hard, friends betray us, and our desires let us down. How then can we stand valiantly in the face of such …

The Bitter Truth about Betrayal – Mark 14:27-31

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Pastor Ron Eckberg preaches from Mark 14:27-31. Most of us have known the sting of betrayal at some time or another in our life. Such an experience is never easy to navigate. We are certainly not alone. In Sunday’s passage we find Jesus predicting the betrayal of his closest friends, a thought they cannot begin to fathom.

Lighting the Gospel Fuse – Mark 14:12-26

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Mark 14:12-26 in our current series “The End is the Beginning.” We all know that we have a mission that flows from our faith. We also know there are many roadblocks that keep us from that mission. But in this week’s passage, as Jesus prepares to fulfill His mission, we see three distinct hurdles and …

Two Responses to Jesus – Mark 14:1-11

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our series, “The End is the Beginning.” Over the course of the next several weeks we will see Jesus take on the culmination of His earthly ministry. But before that, we’ll find a scene that reveals the two responses we have to choose from when encountered by Jesus’ sacrifice and how each response changes every aspect …

Why Do I Need the Holy Spirit?

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 3-week conversation on the Holy Spirit. Over the past two weeks we have discussed who the Holy Spirit is and what he does. But have you ever wondered why the Holy Spirit matters in your everyday life? This week we look at the direct influence of the Holy Spirit on our lives and how this …

What Does the Holy Spirit Do?

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the second week of our series, “We’ve Got Spirit!” Last week we established who the Holy Spirit is but this still leaves us with a question of what He does. How does the Holy Spirit work? This week we will break down the Holy Spirit’s work into several broad categories and see how this changes who …

Who is the Holy Spirit?

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the first message in our series, “Back to School: We’ve Got Spirit.” This week we talk about the nature of the Holy Spirit and why this is so important for us to understand as we seek to live out our Christian faith.

The Return of Routine – John 21

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches us from John 21 on the asset, danger, and springboard of routine. “I’m ready to get back in a routine!” How many times have you heard (or said) that line recently? Let’s face it, after a summer of sports, swimming, vacation and any number of other activities, we look forward to getting back to a “routine” …

The Return of the King – Mark 13:24-27, 32-37

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Pastor Ron Eckberg closes our series,”On the Threshold,” teaching from Mark 13:24-27, 32-37. One of the foundational truths we adhere to is that Jesus Christ will return and that truth should profoundly change the way we live. What should our response be to this glorious truth?