Sermon Archive

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

Keeping Faith Under Fire

Keeping Faith Under Fire Pastor Ryan continues our focus on surviving exile from the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 4-6 we learn “Faithful exiles must stay true and trusting Christ.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you responded to God’s leading this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 4:1-5Why did they not let the locals help them build? What kind of pressure do you think they were under? How would you…

It’s a Mess, but I’m In

It’s a Mess, but I’m In Pastor Ryan continues preaching from the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 3 we are challenge to “Respond! God is still moving in exile.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you responded to God stirring in your heart this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? What resonated with you about the concept of Digital Babylon? Why? How do you experience it in your life? Read Ezra 2:64- Ezra…

A New Hope Begins

A New Hope Begins Pastor Ryan begins a new series on Sunday in the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 1 we will see that “God can move anyone, at anytime, to bring redemption.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you were able to love and obey Christ this past week through the power of the Holy Spirit. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 1How do you think God communicated with Cyrus to send…

Guest Speaker Jon Aldrich

Sunday Morning Worship Service at Northwest Baptist Church in Bellingham, WA northwest-church.com Guest Speaker Jon Aldrich teaches and the Quarterly Business Meeting follows the service today.

He’s Calling You

He’s Calling You Pastor Ryan takes us through the Easter Sunday resurrection of Jesus. We Learn that Jesus died, rose, and is calling your name. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you grew in your understanding and love for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read John 20:1-18Why do you think Peter and John left the garden tomb? Why did it take Mary so long to recognize Jesus? What was the key? Why…

There’s Still Time to Respond

There’s Still Time to Respond Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem leads him to a conflict with the religious leaders. Through parable’s Jesus reveals the response God has always wanted, faithful obedience of His people. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you grew in your understanding and love for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Matthew 21:1-32Why does Jesus come in and cleanse the temple? What was the result of this action Why…

Easter Origins, Part 2

Easter Origins, Part 2 Where does the Easter story come from? Is it an invention of the church? Does it go deeper than that? Pastor Ryan traces the origins of Easter from ancient times through the expectation of a Messiah, Son of Joseph. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you grew in your understanding and love for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Luke 24:27How does Jesus view the Old Testament Scriptures?…

Easter Origins, Part 1

Easter Origins, Part 1 Where does the Easter story come from? Is it an invention of the church? Does it go deeper than that? Pastor Ryan traces the origins of Easter from ancient times from Zechariah 12 today where we find “We Are Cleansed by the Wounded Healer.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you were able to love, host and/or serve this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Genesis 3:14-15What is the purpose…

Continue Through the End

Continue through the End What do we do when the end of the world comes? Pastor Ryan teaches us today from from 1 Peter 4:7-11; “The End is Coming, But We Keep Loving, Hosting, and Serving”. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you lived boldly for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Peter 4:7-11What thoughts and emotions trigger in your mind when you read, “the end of all things is at…

Staying on Track

Staying on Track Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 16:13-18 where we’ll be challenged to, “Stay sharp, keep loving and serving.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you lived out the gospel this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 16:13-18Why is Paul giving these rapid fire commands? What have you needed to be watchful about in your life? When have you been taken by surprise? What does it look like to be…

Gospel Priorities

Gospel Priorities Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 16:1-11 where we’ll learn that, “The Gospel Compels Us to Live Beyond Ourselves.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you experienced joy in the resurrection of Jesus. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 16:1-4What do we learn about giving and generosity in this section? How does that work in your own life? Share any giving moments that were particularly meaningful in your life. Read 1 Corinthians…

Rejoicing in the Resurrection

Rejoicing in the Resurrection Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 where we’ll learn that, “The Resurrection is Why We Rejoice.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you experienced hope in the resurrection of Jesus. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 15:35-49What is Paul trying to communicate about the resurrection? Why is this so important? What is most encouraging to you from the explanation of resurrection bodies that Paul describes? Why? Read 1 Corinthians…