A Family of Faith – 1 John 2:12-14

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Pastor Ron Eckberg leads the next in our current series, “Spotlight,” as we walk through 1 John. In the past few weeks, John has spoken at length about the call of the believer to walk in the light of Christ and to be conformed by and to God’s love. But our lives are constantly changing. So what does this singular …

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 …

The Truth about the Dark – 1 John 2:1-2

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our study through 1 John. While God is light and we understand our call to walk in the light of Christ, John acknowledges that we still live in a world where sin is a constant battle. So, as believers who have been cleansed by the blood of Jesus, how should we approach the topic of sin? …

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.

Back Home Again – Psalm 126:1-3

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Pastor Ron Eckberg teaches a special message to lead us to the end of 2020. With the weight of heartache, heartbreak, and devastation that many feel after the events of the past year, it’s an important time to remember that we serve a God of restoration and deliverance. How will we respond to God’s goodness in the midst of our …

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 …