Suffering vs. Thriving – Ecclesiastes 7:1-29

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Pastor Ron Eckberg preaches through Ecclesiastes 7 as we continue our series, “Vs.” Let’s face it, when it comes to life we all want ample doses of the “better” and and as little of the “worse” as possible. In Ecclesiastes 7 we find Solomon struggling with living between the two. Join us Sunday as we examine this great reality check.

Greed vs. Contentment – Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through the book of Ecclesiastes. We are all geared to want more: more dessert, more free-time, more financial freedom, more joy. But our desire for more can easily lead us into sin. The sin of greed is a problem that plagues all our hearts. In Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12, we discuss why this is such a …

Religion vs. Worship – Ecclesiastes 5:1-7

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series in Ecclesiastes. Our lives and our culture are full of religious icons, events, and reminders. Yet, we live in a world where God holds little importance or relevance in most people’s lives. How do we reconcile these two realities? What’s more, how do we avoid the trap of being religious people who fail to …

Frustration vs. Peace – Ecclesiastes 4:1-16

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series through Ecclesiastes called, “Vs.” Solomon has talked about a lot of the futility of human life. And, from a certain perspective, we can easily see and agree with his point. But we still have a choice in how we respond to such futility. It can either frustrate us or lead us to peace. How …

Time vs. Eternity – Ecclesiastes 3:1-22

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series in the book of Ecclesiastes. Some moments in time fly by while others seem to grind on forever. But each moment is purposeful. Sadly, we tend to become so focused on specific moments that we miss the eternal purpose behind them. In Ecclesiastes 3:1-22, Solomon addresses the various events, seasons, and activities of time …

Despair vs. Joy – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our study in Ecclesiastes called, “Vs.” Who doesn’t love joy? We all want lives full of joy – unrelenting, overwhelming, satisfying joy. Yet, we live in a world that seems to be experiencing a significant shortage of joy. How do we, as followers of Christ, come to experience, sustain, and share joy in …

Futility vs. Purpose – Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our new series in the book of Ecclesiastes called, \”Vs.\” Life is full of choices. But there is one choice at the heart of all others. Who will we serve? Will we serve the desires of our flesh or God\’s Kingdom? As we begin the book of Ecclesiastes, we will discuss this very question and set …

In the Land of the Living – Psalm 116

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches from the Psalms. \”The land of the living is dangerous country,” writes Eugene Peterson, “A lot goes wrong.” The challenge to God’s people, of course, is to live with grace, purpose and passion in the midst of the chaos, confusion and change we experience here in this life. Join us Sunday as we mine the Scriptures …

Evangelism IRL

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches week 2 of our Back-to-School series. Last week we discussed how evangelism is the biblical call to the body of Christ. But what does that mean for us as individuals? This week we look at the why and the how of personal evangelism and see how this calling, scary as it may be to many of …