Doubt vs. Faith – Ecclesiastes 11:1-12:14

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our study in the book of Ecclesiastes in our series called, “Vs.” Solomon constantly looks at the world around him and struggles to make sense of it all. We’ve all felt his pain. At the end of the day, the disconnect between what we see and what we believe will drive us in one of two …

A Life of Righteous Prayer – 1 John 5:13-17

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the penultimate message in our study through 1 John. Even a very surface level study of the Christian faith reveals that prayer is significant. As we grow in our faith we are constantly learning how prayer is integrated into every aspect of our faith. In 1 John 5:13-17, the Apostle John tells us how righteous, Kingdom-minded …

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 Benefits of Abiding – 1 John 2:26-27

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series, “Abide,” as we read through the book of 1 John. Faith, like anything good, is hard work. And if we think of it only as a matter of our eternal state, it can be frustrating to work and feel like we have little to show for it. But when we remain in the Lord …

A Family of Faith – 1 John 2:12-14

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Pastor Ron Eckberg leads the next in our current series, “Spotlight,” as we walk through 1 John. In the past few weeks, John has spoken at length about the call of the believer to walk in the light of Christ and to be conformed by and to God’s love. But our lives are constantly changing. So what does this singular …

Proof of Faith – 1 John 2:3-6

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our series, “Spotlight,” as we walk together through the book of 1 John. Last week, John addressed the reality of sin in our lives. Although sin is ultimately defeated by Christ, we still struggle with it. How then can we be sure we’re saved? In 1 John 2:3-6 John offers two pieces …

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 …

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 …

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 …