Sermon Archive

Sermons from before March 2020
are available in audio only here or on iTunes.

Willingly Wronged

Why would we choose to willingly suffer unfair, unjust treatment at the hands of another Christian?  Most likely we wouldn’t.  Today Pastor Ryan teaches from 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 demonstrating that “Christ is Worthy of Being Wronged”.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share anyways you were able to live for Christ with sincerity and truth this past week.  Look Up What stood out to you most today?  Share any experiences you’ve had being wronged by another Christian?  How did you feel?  What did you…

It Is A BIG DEAL

It can be easy to take a relaxed view of our faith and life for Christ and wind up far from God.  Pastor Ryan teaches through 1 Corinthians 5 revealing why “Living for Christ, it is a BIG DEAL”.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you were able to joyfully live for Christ, no matter what circumstances you were in this past week.   Look Up What stood out to you most today?  Why is Paul so urgent that the offending individual…

Normal Suffering

Pastor Ryan teaches from 1 Corinthians 4:8-21 making the point: We Must Embrace the Reality of Suffering, and It’s Worth It.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you shared God’s love with anyone this past week.  Look Up What stood out to you most today?  What fears and worries come to mind with the idea of suffering?  What suffering for Christ have you personally experienced?   Reread 1 Corinthians 4:9-13.  How do you think Paul made it through this?  How do you…

Making Disciples

Guest speaker Dan Smythe helps us focus on the Great Commission to make disciples.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways God was moving in your life this past week.  Look Up What stood out to you most today?  What did you learn about God today?   What did you learn about making disciples?  What emotions does that bring up in you?   What is challenging or difficult about today’s message?  Why?   Look Ahead Take a moment and ask God how he wants you to…

Dads and Grads

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways God was moving in your life this past week.  Look Up What stood out to you most today?  What thoughts come to mind when you think of the word father?  How does God fill out the role as father in our lives?   What did you learn about yourself today?   Look Ahead Take a moment and ask God how he wants you to respond.  What will you do; share your plan for action this week.  

Amazing Trust

Pastor Ryan teaches from 1 Corinthians 4:1-7 today looking at the amazing fact that “God Trusts Us to Serve Him”   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you took action this past week with anything God had been urging you to do.   Look Up Reread 1 Corinthians 4:1-7 What stood out to you most today?  How have you viewed yourself in the past?  How does this passage change that view?   Why do you think God chose to trust us with his “mysteries”?  …

The Sin of Omission

This week, we hear from a guest preacher, a missionary with Christar, sharing from Proverbs 24:10-12.  The sermon video link is available by request. Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you invested into discipling another person this past week.   Look Up Reread Proverbs 24:10-12 What stood out to you most today?  What specifically was God stirring in your heart?  Why?  What was confusing or difficult to hear?  How can you process that further?   Look Ahead Take a moment and ask God how he…

Eternally Important Discipleship

Leading others to follow Christ with their lives is not just a good idea, it’s essential.  Today Pastor Ryan teaches from 1 Corinthians 3:8-23 explaining that Making disciples is eternally important. Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you trusted Christ in a deeper way this past week.  Look Up Reread 1 Corinthians 3:8-23 What stood out to you most today?  Why does Paul issue such a strong warning for how leaders are to disciple others?   What are the “building materials” that are…

Christ Unlocks the Encryption Code into the Depths of God

The cross of Christ may look simple on the surface, but it is the key to unlocking the eternal plan of God. Pastor Ryan explores this long hidden plan of God in 1 Corinthians 2:6-16. Application Questions ​Look Back Share any ways you were led and empowered by the Holy Spirit this past week. Look UpReread 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 What stood out to you most today? Why do you think God’s plan was hidden and encrypted for so long? How…

The Spirit and Power of God are Still Enough

How did God work through Paul to reach the Corinthians?  Pastor Ryan will explore this question and demonstrate that God is still working today through his Holy Spirit.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you were able to rely on the power of Jesus’ cross this past week.   Look Up Reread 1 Corinthians 1:26-2:5 What stood out to you most today?  Have you ever felt like Paul described in 2:3? How did God show up?  How have you seen the Spirit…

The Power of God Flows Through the Cross

Pastor Ryan focuses on the power of the cross of Christ in this series in 1 Corinthians.  We don’t need fancier techniques and human ideas, we need to trust that the power is in the cross.   Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you were able to work towards unity with others this past week.   Look Up Reread 1 Corinthians 1:17-31 What stood out to you most today?  What is the power of the cross all about?  Why do you think God…