Messages on Spiritual Growth

Messages on Spiritual Growth

Pillars of Justice

Do the 10 Commandments Still Matter? As we continue this morning with part 4 in our summer sermon series on the life of Moses, Pastor Mark will explore why the 10 Commandments provide a crucial foundation for morality, not just for individuals, but for nations as well. Discover how these timeless principles reveal our ongoing need for a Savior in today’s message “Pillars of Justice: Why the 10 Commandments Still Matter” from Exodus 19-20.

These Challenging Times

Without question we live in challenging times, but God has prepared us to respond by providing role models like Moses. In today’s message Pastor Jon surveys Exodus 5-16 in which we discover that people haven’t changed much since Moses’ day.

How to “Seize the Moment” God’s Way

In Part 2 of our series on the life of Moses, Pastor Mark addresses “How to ‘Seize the Moment’ God’s Way.” Discover how Moses, through his journey from exile to leadership, teaches us timeless lessons on recognizing and seizing God’s opportunities. Have your Bibles open to Exodus 2-4.

God’s Leader for Desperate Times

Today we begin an inspiring journey through the life of Moses in our 12-part sermon series, Moses: Journey from Captivity to the Promised Land. Delve into the timeless wisdom of Moses’ leadership as we explore the lessons learned from leading the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to the brink of the promised land. Today Pastor Mark begins in Exodus 1-2 with Part One in the series “God’s Leader for Desperate Times.”

The Problem of Worry

Today we conclude our Family Moments series with practical instruction for dads and all parents. Pastor Dan challenges us today to take a hard look at “The Problem of Worry” as we study Matthew 6:19-34 and read Jesus’ instruction on this topic.

Journeying through Grief with God

One of the most difficult times in life is dealing with the loss of a loved one. In part 3 of our Family Moments series, Pastor Mark will share practical insights from the life of Job, who tragically lost nearly everything dear to him, including most of his family. Pastor Mark has titled this message “Journeying Through Grief with God.”Journeying through Grief with God

Searching for Who I Am

In these confusing times, many people struggle with even the most basic aspects of their identity. Our guest preacher, Dr. Walt Mueller, will help us find firm footing in God’s word as he leads us through several passage of Scripture in Part 2 of our Family Moments series “Searching for Who I Am.” Dr. Mueller is the founder and president of the Center for Youth/Parent Understanding.

Godly Women Are Shaping the Future

This Mother’s Day we are excited to kick off our new ‘Family Moments’ sermon series. Inspired by the life of Timothy, a young pastor from the early church, Pastor Mark will share powerful insights and encouragement in his message “Godly Women Are Shaping the Future.” Ladies, prepare to be uplifted as we explore how the Lord is using women like you to shape future generations. Gentlemen, get ready for a vital reminder of the impactful roles women play in our…

Remembering: Focus on Communion

In his final days on earth Jesus reinterpreted the meaning of the Passover meal and instructed his followers to “Do this in remembrance of me.” (Luke 22:19) This morning Pastor Paul Osborn leads us in an extended time of reflecting on and responding to Jesus’ command to observe the Lord’s Supper in his message “Remembering.”

The Word

“Preach the Word” the apostle Paul instructed his protégé Timothy, and we strive to do just that at Hillcrest. Today’s message comes from God’s Word and is about God’s Word. What is the Bible, and how should we best read and understand all Scripture? Have your Bibles open to 2 Timothy 3:10 – 4:5 as we prepare for Pastor Steve’s message “The Word.”

Generosity Is Genius

This morning Pastor Mark will invite us to discover the genius in giving and learn how extending generosity can lead to unexpected blessings. As we examine several passages of Scripture, we will be reminded that we serve a generous God and how he calls us to be generous. Take a few moments to ask the Holy Spirit to move in your life today as you listen to the message “Generosity is Genius.”

Beyond Today: Moving by Faith in Greater Things

These are exciting days because the Lord is calling us to move by faith into greater things at Hillcrest. Today Pastor Mark will clarify this vision as we look closely at Jesus’ promise of “greater things” in John 14 and we will have the opportunity to personally get involved. Take a few moments to prepare your heart and ask the Holy Spirit to speak to you through today’s message “Beyond Today: Moving by Faith in Greater Things.”