Lessons in the Dark – Genesis 32:22-32

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series, “Behind the Shield,” as we look at the life of Jacob. Ever work hard on a problem, only to come to the end of the day and think, “Duh! I should have known that!” It can be easy to miss truths that should be obvious. Sometimes God uses the dark of night to teach us …

Credit Where Credit’s Due – Genesis 30:35-43

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches another lesson in our series, “Passing the Torch”. Trials in this life are many… but so too are blessings! While we talk often about how we handle the difficulties in life, it is also important that we know how to handle God’s blessings with grace and faithfulness. In Genesis 30:25-43, we find three instructions in how …

Pressing Onward – Genesis 29:1-14

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg leads us back into our study of the third section in the book of Genesis in our series called, “Passing the Torch.” Faithfulness is never easy. It requires commitment to stay on track with purpose and to see our works in the faith completed. In Genesis 29:1-14, Jacob works his way through God’s calling. In doing so, …

Growing Up True – Colossians 2:16-19

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to walk us through the book of Colossians in our series, “Unwavering.” It’s easy to tell the difference between a toddler and a full-grown adult. All you have to do is look! But how do we tell the difference between a mature and an immature believer? How do we know if our own walk with the …

Where Will You Abide? – 1 John 3:1-10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our series, “Abide,” by looking at 1 John 3:1-10. Some decisions are difficult, others – like what socks we wear or what spoon we choose to eat with – are so ridiculously easy and so obvious that we barely even think about them. Over the past three weeks John has described what it means to abide …

Embracing the Blank Page – Acts 9:1-22

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg walks through Acts 9:1-22 discussing the conversion of Saul. Although we have begun to build activities back into our daily routines, we all still sit before a blank page of what the coming days, weeks, months, and years will bring. But how do we make the most of that blank page? Acts 9 shows us how God …

The Fullness of God’s Promises – Genesis 18:1-15

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our current series, “Promises, Promises” in which we study Abraham’s wait for God to fulfill His promises. Sometimes you feel like you just can’t take any more. This had to be how Abraham felt in the 25th year of God’s promise with no fulfillment in sight. But in Genesis 18, God reassures Abraham and we see …

Approaching God’s Promises – Genesis 17

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Pastor Ron Eckberg preaches the next message in our series, “Promises, Promises,” as we study the life and faith of Abraham. What God promises God delivers. Sometimes we have to wait but we can be assured he will always come through as we see in the life of Abram (soon to be Abraham). God made an incredible promise and would …

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 …