Secure and Empowered – 1 John 5:18-21

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the final message of our study through 1 John. Over the past few months we’ve heard John assure the believers of their faith and encourage them to stay the course. He wants to make sure that his audience does not forget this. So, as he concludes his letter, he once again reminds them of the security …

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 …

The Measure of a Father – Ephesians 6:1-3

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Pastor Ron Eckberg shares a special Father’s Day message. Like it or not, if you are a father you are being “measured”. Your children—and most likely, you—are measuring you against your father, against the fathers of your children’s friends, and even the fathers on the TV screen. There is, however, only one True Father we should measure ourselves against.

Testing for Truth – 1 John 4:1-6

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our series, “A Different Kind of Love.” On the night of his arrest and trial Jesus stood before Pilate who asked the age-old question, “What is truth?” Two thousand years later the answer to that question seems to be as elusive to our world as ever. The problem, of course, is that we continue to look …

The Heart of Worship (Part 2)

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Pastor Ron Eckberg preaches the second week of a two-part message on worship. In just a few short words, “Come, let us worship and bow down”, God invites his children to come before His throne. But what exactly does that mean? How do we define “worship”? How do we prepare, participate, and respond to such a holy calling?

The Heart of Worship – John 4:21-24

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Pastor Ron Eckberg begins a two-week miniseries on the life of worship. “We are saved,” wrote A.W. Tozer, “to worship God.” As simple as that sounds worship is still something that the church struggles with and even divides over. This week, we gain a greater understanding of our ultimate calling.