Messages from December 2023

Messages from December 2023

Grow in the Grace & Knowledge of our Lord

As we are once again about to turn the calendar to a new year, Pastor Steve leads us in considering God’s “resolution” for the high calling of our Christian lives – to “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” Have your Bibles open to 2 Peter 1:1-11.

How to See God

We were born with a desire to love, know and see God. As Pastor Mark concludes our “Illuminate” Christmas series with Part 5 this morning, we return to John 1 to behold the wonderful news that God has come near in this message “How to See God.” Today we celebrate the miracle birth of the God-Man, Jesus, who came so we could experience God in his fulness.

BAM!

Jesus’ birth brought light to a dark world over 2000 years ago, and His light continues to illuminate darkness today. This morning Pastor Jon guides us in discovering what Jesus’ light revealed and how we can reflect His light to others. Have your Bibles open to John 1:14-18 for today’s message “BAM!” part 4 in our Christmas Illuminate series.

Reactions to the True Light

Jesus’ birth was met with many reactions. A few people welcomed Him, but most ignored his arrival or saw it as a personal threat. In week 3 of our “Illuminate” Christmas series, Pastor Mark will help us explore our own reactions to Jesus in his message “Reactions to the True Light,” and we will be challenged to fully embrace him as our Savior. As you prepare for worship, take a few moments to read John 1:1-13 and ask the Holy…

Can I Get a Witness?

Just as a star witness can decide a court case, followers of Jesus are called to testify to the light he brings to our lives. Our “Illuminate” Christmas series continues today with Pastor Mark’s message, “Can I Get a Witness?” Turning again to John 1, we will examine the powerful testimony of a man named John and hear a challenge for testifying to others about the Light Jesus can bring into their lives.