Shine the Light – 2 Timothy 4:9-22

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our series in the book of 2 Timothy, called “Keep the Fire Burning.” As we come to the end of this letter, we find in Paul’s farewell a last call to the task at hand. In building a hot, bright fire of faith we are not presented with a picture of how we put this fire …

Why We Gather – Hebrews 10:19-25

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Pastor Ron Eckberg brings a special message to our morning service called, “When We Gather”. Every believer understands that gathering to worship with the body of Christ is important. But why? Whey can’t we just engage in online Bible studies and virtual services? What happens when we gather that makes that time so vital to our spiritual growth and maturity? …

Forward – Assembly, Week 4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our Back to School series, “Assembly.” Over the past three weeks we’ve discussed the focus, identity, and outpouring of the gathered church. But how does spending an hour a week in the physical presence of other believers help us fulfill the purpose the church? We step forward together to BE the church and accomplish our mission …

Outward – Assembly, Week 3

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 3 of our current series, “Assembly,” in which we look at the biblical importance of gathering with the local church. Over the past two weeks we’ve talked about several theological truths that are reinforced by the act of gathering together with the church each week. But how does that shape the way we live our …

Inward – Assembly, Week 2

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our Back-to-School series, “Assembly,” in which we dive deep into the purpose and meaning of the gathered church. If you’ve ever read your Bible or attended a church service, you probably have some idea of what it means to be a part of the church. But how does gathering with the same people …

Upward – Assembly, Week 1

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg kicks off our 2022 edition of our Back-to-School series called, “The Assembly.” We live in a digital age where nearly every interaction we have can be managed without a personal touch. So why do we still need to physically gather as a church family? For the next few weeks we’ll look at 4 important aspects of the …

A Community Effort – Nehemiah 3

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to walk us through the book of Nehemiah in our current series, “Rebuild and Restore.” God gives each of us a unique calling for His glory and our job is to faithfully respond. But we were never meant to be lone rangers. Instead, God calls us to work out our calling in the context of the …

The Benefits of Abiding – 1 John 2:26-27

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins a new series in 1 John called, “Abide.” After spending the opening section of his letter telling the church about the difference between the light and dark, John begins to beg the believers to remain (or “abide”) in that light. How do we do this? John begins this instruction in 1 John 2:18-25.

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 …