The Power of Grace – Colossians 2:20-23

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to teach through the book of Colossians in our series, “Unwavering.” Ever feel like nothing you do is enough? You’re not happy enough, you aren’t successful enough, you can do enough for your family, etc.? The reason is that our best efforts were never meant to be enough for us. As we read Colossians 2:20-23 we …

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 …

Colossians 2:8-15 – Understanding True Freedom

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg brings us back into our study through the book of Colossians. Freedom is a buzz-word in our American culture. We stand for it. We value it. We want it. But do we really know what “freedom” truly is? In Colossians 2:8-15, Paul shows how we often have a skewed perspective of freedom. Fortunately, he also reveals how we can …

Colossians 2:1-7 – Serving in the Name

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from our current series, “Unwavering.” As followers of Jesus, we have a mission to love God and to love others. But often we struggle with the thought of how we get there. In Colossians 2:1-7, Paul gives us three thoughts to remember in helping us plot a course toward God’s calling in each of our lives.

Gospel-centered Service – Colossians 1:24-29

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins a new series, “Unwavering,” as we continue our study through the book of Colossians. In Colossians 1:1-23, the Apostle Paul lays out, in no uncertain terms, the truth and authority of the Gospel. But what does it look like for us to operate under that truth and authority? How do we know if we are acting …

Forward – Assembly, Week 4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our Back to School series, “Assembly.” Over the past three weeks we’ve discussed the focus, identity, and outpouring of the gathered church. But how does spending an hour a week in the physical presence of other believers help us fulfill the purpose the church? We step forward together to BE the church and accomplish our mission …

Outward – Assembly, Week 3

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 3 of our current series, “Assembly,” in which we look at the biblical importance of gathering with the local church. Over the past two weeks we’ve talked about several theological truths that are reinforced by the act of gathering together with the church each week. But how does that shape the way we live our …

Inward – Assembly, Week 2

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our Back-to-School series, “Assembly,” in which we dive deep into the purpose and meaning of the gathered church. If you’ve ever read your Bible or attended a church service, you probably have some idea of what it means to be a part of the church. But how does gathering with the same people …

Upward – Assembly, Week 1

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg kicks off our 2022 edition of our Back-to-School series called, “The Assembly.” We live in a digital age where nearly every interaction we have can be managed without a personal touch. So why do we still need to physically gather as a church family? For the next few weeks we’ll look at 4 important aspects of the …

Father’s Day 2022 – Faithful Leadership

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg presents a special Father’s Day message. As we celebrate the men God has used in each of our lives to help lead us into a deeper and richer faith, we reflect on what faithful biblical leadership looks like in 1 Corinthians 16:13-14. In doing so, we consider how we, no matter our position, can faithfully lead others …