Living in Distinction – 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series from 1 Thessalonians, “Hold the Line.” We know that the Christian’s life is supposed to be different from the rest of the world. But what does that mean? In 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, Paul transitions from encouraging the church’s past to pushing them forward by reminding us all of our call to live lives that …

The Burden of Caring – 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our study, “Hold the Line,” by teaching from 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13. Caring hurts. Investing your heart and soul in another can be a difficult and painful burden. No one understood that better than the Apostle Paul. Join us this week as we examine Paul’s love and burden for his brothers and sisters in Christ.

The Power of the Unshaken – 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series, “Hold the Line,” by teaching from 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5. We’ve heard Paul describe the blessing of the believers’ place in God’s family (2:13-16). In this week’s passage he goes on to share how this benefits the church as they face persecution. From this, we too see how we are strengthened and encouraged by engaging …

Beyond all Circumstances – 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg preaches the next message in our series, “Hold the Line” as we study through 1 Thessalonians. Last week Paul reminded the Thessalonians of how the power of God was at work in their lives through the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This Sunday we’ll see how Paul goes on to explain that that very same …

Foundations of Ministry – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues with the next message in our series, “Hold the Line.” Following Christ means committing to a life of love and service to others. In 1 Thessalonians 2 Paul lays out three important characteristics necessary if we are to live such a life and impact the world around us. Join us Sunday as we explore these important …

The Gospel Shift – 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our series, “Hold the Line” as we dive into the letter of 1 Thessalonians. The Thessalonians encountered a massive shift when they left the pluralistic religions of their culture for the beautiful truths of the Gospel. In 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10, Paul encourages the church by highlighting this shift and showing us how …