Frustration vs. Peace – Ecclesiastes 4:1-16

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series through Ecclesiastes called, “Vs.” Solomon has talked about a lot of the futility of human life. And, from a certain perspective, we can easily see and agree with his point. But we still have a choice in how we respond to such futility. It can either frustrate us or lead us to peace. How …

Time vs. Eternity – Ecclesiastes 3:1-22

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series in the book of Ecclesiastes. Some moments in time fly by while others seem to grind on forever. But each moment is purposeful. Sadly, we tend to become so focused on specific moments that we miss the eternal purpose behind them. In Ecclesiastes 3:1-22, Solomon addresses the various events, seasons, and activities of time …

Despair vs. Joy – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our study in Ecclesiastes called, “Vs.” Who doesn’t love joy? We all want lives full of joy – unrelenting, overwhelming, satisfying joy. Yet, we live in a world that seems to be experiencing a significant shortage of joy. How do we, as followers of Christ, come to experience, sustain, and share joy in …

In the Land of the Living – Psalm 116

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches from the Psalms. \”The land of the living is dangerous country,” writes Eugene Peterson, “A lot goes wrong.” The challenge to God’s people, of course, is to live with grace, purpose and passion in the midst of the chaos, confusion and change we experience here in this life. Join us Sunday as we mine the Scriptures …

Evangelism IRL

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our Back-to-School series. Last week we discussed how evangelism is the biblical call to the body of Christ. But what does that mean for us as individuals? This week we look at the why and the how of personal evangelism and see how this calling, scary as it may be to many of …

Secure and Empowered – 1 John 5:18-21

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the final message of our study through 1 John. Over the past few months we’ve heard John assure the believers of their faith and encourage them to stay the course. He wants to make sure that his audience does not forget this. So, as he concludes his letter, he once again reminds them of the security …

Love, Obedience, and Victory

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg leads us back into our study through 1 John and our series, “A Different Kind of Love”. In 1 John 4 we read John’s instructions on what divine love is and how to love God and others. But why? Why does John spend such a large portion of his writing to the church on the topic of …

The Measure of a Father – Ephesians 6:1-3

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Pastor Ron Eckberg shares a special Father’s Day message. Like it or not, if you are a father you are being “measured”. Your children—and most likely, you—are measuring you against your father, against the fathers of your children’s friends, and even the fathers on the TV screen. There is, however, only one True Father we should measure ourselves against.