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 …

Thank God – Galatians 6:1-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our series in the book of Galatians with a message from Galatians 6 entitled, “Thank God”. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to remember all the things we are, well… thankful for. As Paul concluded this letter, he shows us four blessings for which we can be grateful regardless of the situations we find consuming our lives.

The Battle Within – Galatians 5:16-26

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Pastor Ron Eckberg leads us through the next section of our study in the book of Galatians, “The Real Thing.” In every minute of every day we face countless choices. The Apostle Paul presents us with our greatest minute-to-minute choice in Galatians 5:16-26, the choice to walk according to the Spirit of God or to follow our own fallen nature.

Children of Freedom – Galatians 4:21-31

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Galatians in a series called, “The Real Thing.” Over the last two weeks, we’ve heard Paul tell the Galatians how they’ve been adopted as children of God and how their former way of life should now hold no appeal to them. This week, in Galatians 4:21-31, he shows the implications of their new …

Unraveling Appeal – Galatians 4:8-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next section of our study through Galatians. Junk food looks, smells, and tastes so good, but it offers no nutritional value and does us much more harm than good. Seeking righteousness by our own efforts seems appealing to us as well, but it fails us in every way. Galatians 4:8-20 reveals the false appeal of …

Welcome to the Family – Galatians 4:1-7

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 4:1-7 in the next message of our series, “The Real Thing.” We all know what it’s like to think we have a great plan only to find ourselves deeper in trouble. This is because our natural instincts are enslaved to this world. But when we surrender ourselves to Christ, we find true freedom. This …

Binding Our Brokenness – Galatians 3:15-29

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our study through the book of Galatians, “The Real Thing.” The appendix is an odd part of the human anatomy. While it may have once had a purpose, it is now useless to the human body. Similarly, over the past few weeks, we’ve seen how the law is left useless in light of God’s grace. In …

The Power in Resurrection – Galatians 2:11-21

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 2 as we continue our series, “The Real Thing.” Sometimes what we know and how we are are worlds apart. Shouldn’t it be easier to turn our right knowledge into right action? In Galatians 2:11-21 Paul confronts Peter for letting his actions run contrary to what he knows. In doing so, he shows us …