The Tie that Binds – 1 John 2:7-11

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study of 1 John, “Spotlight.” We live in a frantic and fragmented world. Information and decisions often come at us faster than we can sort them out. So how do we tie the details and big picture elements together to find a unified approach to living out the light of Christ? John tells us how …

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 …

Because God is Light… – 1 John 1:6-10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our series, “Spotlight,” as we study together through the book of 1 John. Last week we talked about the fact that God is light (1 John 1:5). And because God is light, our lives will look different. 1 John 1:6-10 shows us how. This Sunday we’ll discuss the practical implications for this …

God is Light – 1 John 1:5

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues teaching in our series on 1 John, “Spotlight”. Our thoughts and schedules are easily consumed. Whether by things we want, stuff we need to get done, or the expectations of others we allow many things to guide our daily lives. As John enters the body of his letter he tells us how the God of light …

Divine Authority – 1 John 1:1-4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our new series, “Spotlight,” as we begin to study through the book of 1 John. In this opening message, God shows us the authority of His purposes for our lives. In 1 John 1:1-4, we see that, through the message of the Gospel, we are united in the hope and mission of Jesus Christ.

Hope for our Weary Souls – Advent 2020 (Week 4)

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our Christmas series, “The Thrill of Hope.” As we approach Christmas day, many of us get buried in the avalanche of activity and festivity of the season. We forget to slow down and take stock of how the perfectly timed birth of Jesus brings the perfect hope to our imperfect hearts, heads, and hands. This week …

Hope for our Weary Hearts – Advent 2020 (Week 1)

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our 2020 Advent series, “The Thrill of Hope.” Over the next four weeks we will take time to remember and reflect on the thrilling hope that accompanies the birth of our Savior. This week we want to acknowledge the weariness that comes with life in this world and recognize the only hope for our weary hearts.

Living in Christian Unity – 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg preaches the final message in our 11-week study through the book of 1 Thessalonians, “Hold the Line.” Many hear the word “submission” and immediately think of it as a negative. And yet, Scripture’s repeated call for the believer to live in submission is a source of blessing. This concept, which is reviled by our culture, is actually …