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 …

New Horizon – Genesis 12:1-9

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our new series on tackling the mission that God sets before us called, “New Horizon.” We often admire those who have a mission – a purpose in their lives which they pursue with great persistence. We wish we had that kind of clarity and focus. But the truth is, by faith in Jesus Christ, we are …

Joyfully Enduring Together – Hebrews 12:1-2

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg opens our new year with a special message, “Joyfully Enduring Together.” New Year’s resolutions offer a great way to challenge ourselves to improve. But why do most fail? They fail because change is hard and when things get hard it’s difficult to stick with them. Hebrews 12 shows us how God supplies us with the endurance to …

Greater Peace – Matthew 1:18-25

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts,” by discussing how Jesus’ birth brings the gift of peace. Peace is a grand ideal. Yet, when it comes to actually finding or having peace, it seems that it’s more of a wishful thought than an attainable goal. This week we see how Jesus brings peace not to some degree, …

Greater Joy – Luke 1:39-41; 2:8-16, 20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to teach through our Advent 2019 series, “Greater Gifts,” on the best gifts of Christmas. As great as the Christmas season can be, most of us know that it can also be gut-wrenching, lonely, exhausting, and filled with every emotion under the sun. This week we’ll discuss how the JOY we know in the birth of …

Greater Hope – Matthew 1:22-23

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our 2019 Advent series, “Greater Gifts” by speaking of the gift of hope that is given in the birth of Jesus. Everybody loves Christmas presents. We love giving them and we love receiving them. But we must always remember that our presents are merely a reminder of the greatest gift – our Savior, Jesus Christ. By …

Thank God – Galatians 6:1-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our series in the book of Galatians with a message from Galatians 6 entitled, “Thank God”. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to remember all the things we are, well… thankful for. As Paul concluded this letter, he shows us four blessings for which we can be grateful regardless of the situations we find consuming our lives.

Children of Freedom – Galatians 4:21-31

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Galatians in a series called, “The Real Thing.” Over the last two weeks, we’ve heard Paul tell the Galatians how they’ve been adopted as children of God and how their former way of life should now hold no appeal to them. This week, in Galatians 4:21-31, he shows the implications of their new …

Unraveling Appeal – Galatians 4:8-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next section of our study through Galatians. Junk food looks, smells, and tastes so good, but it offers no nutritional value and does us much more harm than good. Seeking righteousness by our own efforts seems appealing to us as well, but it fails us in every way. Galatians 4:8-20 reveals the false appeal of …