Sermons from 2020

Move Forward With God’s Mission

Application Questions Look Back Share any results from focusing on God this Christmas season. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   What has been the most difficult part of 2020 for you? What are some things God has done in your life this year that you are thankful for?  Read 2 Corinthians 4:6-18? What does this teach us about suffering for Christ?  What are we looking forward to in Christ?  How does this help us keep going in difficult times?  Look Ahead…

Christmas is all about God, Part 2

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from focusing on God this Christmas season. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Read Luke 2:1-20.  What jumps out to you about God’s plan revealed at Christmas? Why do you think the shepherds received the birth announcement from the angels?  What prompted their response in Luke 2:20?  What does it mean to glorify God?  How can we do that this Christmas season?  Look Ahead What step are you sensing God is wanting you to…

Christmas is All About God

Application Questions ​ Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Read Luke 1:26-37.  How is Luke communicating God’s unique and divine plan?  What does this mean for us? Why did God have to save us this way?  Read Galatians 4:4-6     Read 2 Corinthians 5:17-21?  How can we share this Christmas message this season?     Look Ahead What step are you sensing God is wanting you to take this week?  

Pray, For Real

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from changing your attitude to be like Christ’s this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Pastor Ryan gave 5 examples of things that fight against prayer: physical limitations, we give up too quickly, politics, our sin, and distracted by the world.  Which one do you most identify with?  Why? Reread Hebrews 5:7-8.  How can this passage keep us going in prayer?       Share any strategies that you use to create an…

Have the Attitude of Christ

Application Questions ​ Look Back  Share any results from taking your sorrow to God this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Philippians 2:1-11.  What jumps out as your go through this passage again? How can we take on Christ’s attitude?  What prevents us from doing so more often?      Share any stories of people you know who are servants like Christ?  What impact did they have on you?     Read Matthew 25:31-46.  What does this passage…

Take Your Sorrow to God

Look Back Share any results from savoring and soaking in God’s Word from this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Reread Psalm 42 & 43.  What jumps out as your go through this passage again?What do you normally do when you are feeling upset and angry?  How could today’s message redirect those emotions?      Look at Psalm 42:6-8.  Describe a time when being in God’s creation has overwhelmed you and led you to worship?  How can…

Savor and Soak in the Word of God

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any ways you were able to be thankful this past week.  What difference did that make in your life? Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Reread Psalm 1.  What are the promises offered?Share the challenges you face in setting aside time to be with God?  What role has smartphones and social media played in that?     Share any ways you have been successful spending time with God.  What were the keys?      Read…

Unleash the Power of Thanksgiving

Application QuestionsLook BackShare anything that God was doing in your life or teaching you through His word. Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week. We’re you able to share with another person this past week? Look Up What stood out to you most today? Reread Psalm 100. How does this passage help us be thankful? Share a time when being thankful has made a difference in your life? What were the 2 lies of our culture…

Rely Completely on the Holy Spirit

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share anything that God was doing in your life or teaching you through His word.Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this…

Look Out

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet…

Patient Love

Look Back  Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet prayer…