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 …

Full – Philippians 3:1-11

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg follows up our Easter message with a word from Philippians 3:1-11. Last week, we saw the glory of the emptiness of the Easter story. But Christ does not leave the spaces in our lives empty. He fills them with His presence and His power. *We apologize for the audio quality of this week’s podcast. We experienced a …

Living an Enduring Faith – Genesis 14:17-24

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our current series, “New Horizon,” as we discuss faith that lasts. Last week, we talked about the weight of every choice we make. But even when we choose the Spirit over the flesh, the battle isn’t over. Often our faithfulness requires that we endure trials and testing. How do we persist in our faith in the …

Faith in the Face of Conflict – Genesis 13:1-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next sermon in our series, “New Horizon,” as we study the life of Abraham in Genesis 13:1-18. Conflict is unavoidable. The question for us, in regards to conflict, is not about whether or not we will encounter it. The question is: How do we respond faithfully and productively when conflict arises? Through Abram’s encounter with …

Greater Faith

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts,” by teaching on the gift of faith. Our celebration of Christmas centers on the manger and the birth of a baby. This child was, as the writer of Hebrews tells us, “the author and perfecter of our faith.” (Hebrews 12:2). Join us this week as we look at another of …