How We Change – Nehemiah 8

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study in Nehemiah, “Rebuild and Restore.” In Nehemiah 7, we found several foundational requirements for growing and maturing in our faith. But knowing is only half the battle. Where do we go from here? In Nehemiah 8, God takes Israel through the next steps and shows us how we can build on that same foundation …

Seeing Things Through – Nehemiah 6:1-19

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our study through the book of Nehemiah, “Rebuild and Restore”. There are always roadblocks to the tasks before us. But the opposition feels more painful when the attacks become personal in nature – when others seek to derail our mission. How do we respond in a way that keeps us on track …

A Faith-filled Response – Nehemiah 2

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our study of Nehemiah, “Rebuild and Restore.” God has issued a call into each of our lives. He wants to use us for His glory and share with us the joy of living on mission. But how¬†exactly do we do that? How do we push ourselves into the discomfort of purposeful mission? Nehemiah …

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 …