Pillars of Loving Influence – Colossians 4:7-18

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our study through the book of Colossians. Paul has taught repeatedly that our lives are not about us, but about the Gospel. But how do we position ourselves to guide those around us toward to the goodness, joy, and hope of the Gospel message? In Colossians 4:7-18, Paul shows us how to  four pillars of Christ-centered, loving …

Counter-cultural Love – Colossians 3:18-4:1

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg leads us back into the book of Colossians we are met with Paul’s description of how the church is to act in the Christ-like love of the new nature (Col 3:14). In Colossians 3:18-4:1, Paul uses three examples to counter any culturally defiled conceptions of love with the deep, true, and meaningful love that is displayed through …

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 …

Married For Life – John 13

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Pastor Ron Eckberg shares a special message from John 13. For better or worse. For richer or poor. In sickness and in health. Those phrases—so often heard in wedding ceremonies—define the depth a marriage relationship. But how many of us apply those same characteristics to all our relationships? We examine this topic through the lens of God’s Word in a …

Faithfully Committed – Nehemiah 10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg discusses the next message in our series, “Rebuild and Restore,” where we are walking together through the book of Nehemiah. Knowledge of how we grow and mature is good, but it is useless without a willingness to make the necessary changes. In Nehemiah 10, we see how God’s restoration of Israel plays out into their commitment His commands. Through …

The Word is Love – Hebrews 1:1-4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 2021 Advent series, “Awe and Wonder”. As the image of the invisible God (Colossians 1:15), Jesus is the perfect expression of God’s infinite love. Usually we point to the manger and the cross as our evidence. While this is good, the question remains: HOW does Jesus’ life perfectly express God’s infinite love. We get a …

Awe and Wonder – Week 1 – Colossians 1:15-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our 2021 Advent series, “Awe and Wonder,” by teaching from Colossians 1:15-20. Sometimes even the most amazing things in our lives can feel routine when we start to take them for granted. For many of us, the story of the birth of Jesus can feel “routine” in the midst of the flurry of the activities of …

A Life of Righteous Prayer – 1 John 5:13-17

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the penultimate message in our study through 1 John. Even a very surface level study of the Christian faith reveals that prayer is significant. As we grow in our faith we are constantly learning how prayer is integrated into every aspect of our faith. In 1 John 5:13-17, the Apostle John tells us how righteous, Kingdom-minded …

Love, Obedience, and Victory

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg leads us back into our study through 1 John and our series, “A Different Kind of Love”. In 1 John 4 we read John’s instructions on what divine love is and how to love God and others. But why? Why does John spend such a large portion of his writing to the church on the topic of …