Faithfully into the Unknown – Genesis 24:1-67

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our current series, “Risk and Reward,” on the end of Abraham’s journey. Our lives are rarely as clear-cut as we would like. We often move forward without knowing beyond a shadow of a doubt that we are going the right direction. Genesis 24 shows us how, even in the midst of the unknown, we can move …

Death and Hope – Genesis 23:1-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Genesis 23:1-18 as we continue in our series, “Risk and Reward.” As uncomfortable as it sounds to many people, death is a normal part of life. One of the distinctions between the church and the world is HOW we experience death. In Genesis 23, Abraham is faced with mortality and shows us the great hope …

Trial and Triumph – Genesis 22:1-19

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Genesis 22:1-19 as we begin a new series entitled, “Risk and Reward.” We follow the final steps in Abraham’s journey of faith. We rarely understand what is truly important to us until it is revealed by trial. In Genesis 22, Abraham receives a test from the Lord. It is through this testing that God reveals …

Faith in a Foreign Land – Genesis 21:22-34

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our series, “Next Level,” on the rise of Abraham. It is a rare thing when the things in our lives go precisely according to plan. But the depth of our faith is often revealed when circumstances are less than ideal. In Genesis 21, we see through Abraham how to live next level faith even when we …

Defending the Promise – Genesis 21:1-21

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Genesis 21:1-21. The thought of what it takes to reach the next level, in any aspect of life, can be daunting. No matter how badly we want it, we can be overwhelmed by all we think we need to do or produce to get there. In Genesis 21, we see that elevating our faith is …

Three Next Level Questions – Genesis 20:1-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Genesis 20:1-18 in the next message of our series, “Next Level.” Every moment of our lives offers us a chance to grow in faith or to shrink into self-centered despair. In Genesis 20, we see Abraham fail. How do we avoid the same mistake? In this passage, we are confronted with three questions that help …

The Effects of Sodom – Genesis 19:30-38

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Genesis by finishing a short excursion into the life of Lot in Genesis 19:30-38. We are all probably tired of talking about viral spread and various methods of containing it. But have we spent time considering the viral spread of sin and how to contain it? This week we see the damage done …