The Word is Love – Hebrews 1:1-4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 2021 Advent series, “Awe and Wonder”. As the image of the invisible God (Colossians 1:15), Jesus is the perfect expression of God’s infinite love. Usually we point to the manger and the cross as our evidence. While this is good, the question remains: HOW does Jesus’ life perfectly express God’s infinite love. We get a …

The Victory of Jesus – Isaiah 60:1-22

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the third week of our Advent series, “Awe and Wonder.” When we think of the manger, we tend to be drawn to the peace and serenity of the scene. While important, this can cause us to miss the awe and wonder of God’s immense power and victory that is displayed in the birth of Jesus. This …

Awe and Wonder – Week 2 – Malachi 4:1-3

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches the second week of our 2021 Christmas series, “Awe and Wonder.”Everywhere we look we see chaos, confusion, and general mayhem, the result of broken and sin-stained spirits. It was’t meant to, nor does it have to be that way. Christmas is a great reminder that God so loved the world that he sent his son to …

Hope for our Weary Souls – Advent 2020 (Week 4)

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our Christmas series, “The Thrill of Hope.” As we approach Christmas day, many of us get buried in the avalanche of activity and festivity of the season. We forget to slow down and take stock of how the perfectly timed birth of Jesus brings the perfect hope to our imperfect hearts, heads, and hands. This week …

Hope for our Weary Minds (Advent 2020)

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches the second week of our Advent series, “The Thrill of Hope.” Are you experiencing the same joy you felt a year ago, before Covid and all the craziness surrounding it? Do you find yourself simply tired of thinking, talking and hearing about the ills of the world. Are you suffering from weariness of mind? Join us …

Greater Peace – Matthew 1:18-25

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts,” by discussing how Jesus’ birth brings the gift of peace. Peace is a grand ideal. Yet, when it comes to actually finding or having peace, it seems that it’s more of a wishful thought than an attainable goal. This week we see how Jesus brings peace not to some degree, …

Greater Joy – Luke 1:39-41; 2:8-16, 20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to teach through our Advent 2019 series, “Greater Gifts,” on the best gifts of Christmas. As great as the Christmas season can be, most of us know that it can also be gut-wrenching, lonely, exhausting, and filled with every emotion under the sun. This week we’ll discuss how the JOY we know in the birth of …

Greater Faith

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts,” by teaching on the gift of faith. Our celebration of Christmas centers on the manger and the birth of a baby. This child was, as the writer of Hebrews tells us, “the author and perfecter of our faith.” (Hebrews 12:2). Join us this week as we look at another of …

Greater Hope – Matthew 1:22-23

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts” by speaking of the gift of hope that is given in the birth of Jesus. Everybody loves Christmas presents. We love giving them and we love receiving them. But we must always remember that our presents are merely a reminder of the greatest gift – our Savior, Jesus Christ. By …