Finding Comfort

Pastor Doug Manson

5/13/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about finding comfort in God no matter your circumstances on this Mother's Day.

The Ten Commandments

Pastor Doug Manson

5/6/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the Ten Commandments as they were given to the Israelites and explains their meaning.

Respecting God

Pastor Doug Manson

4/29/18

Description:The Israelites are three months into their journey to the Promised Land and the Lord reminds them of how He has taken care of them and says that if they fully obey and keep His covenant then they will be his treasured possession. They all agreed. Pastor Doug speaks about respecting God in our own lives.

The Lord Is My Banner

Pastor Doug Manson

4/15/18

Description:Pastor Doug teaches about the battle with the Amalekites where Moses stood on a hill and raised his hands over the battle. When he put his hands down, the Israelites began to lose the battle, but when his hands were raised the Israelites won the battle.

Our Provider

Pastor Doug Manson

4/8/18

Description:Pastor Doug asks the question "Is it worth it?". He continues to speak to us about the journey of the Israelites and how they questioned if leaving Eqypt was really worth it. They were hungry and thirsty and had to trust God for their safety and provision.

Do Not Be Afraid

Pastor Doug Manson

4/1/18

Description:Pastor Doug asks the question "Is Easter that important?" The answer is ABSOLUTELY!

Bitterness

Pastor Doug Manson

3/25/18

Description:After the crossing of the Red Sea, the Israelites moved on and found water that was bitter. Again, the Israelites complained against Moses and God. God, once again, provided a miracle for them.

Making A Way

Pastor Doug Manson

3/18/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the exodus of the Israelites at the time that they came to the Red Sea. They could see the Egyptians coming after them and had nowhere to go. They complained and said how their lives had been better in Egypt. Moses told them "Do not be afraid. Stand Firm. . . " When we have problems, we forget about how good God has been in our lives and the things he has done for us. We should not be afraid and stand firm in our faith in God--He will always take care of us.

The Passover Lamb

Pastor Doug Manson

3/11/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the final plague upon the Egyptians where every firstborn son in Egypt died in order to gain release of the Israelites. God gave the Israelites instructions in order to be protected from this plague. We are called to a life of Faith--to trust God and follow his plan just like the Israelites.

Heaven Is Real And, Yes, It Matters

Rick Parker

3/4/18

Description:Rick speaks about the reality of Heaven and how it is described in the the Book of Revelation.

Making an Impression

Pastor Doug Manson

2/25/18

Description:Pastor Doug brings us through all ten plagues that God brings against Pharaoh and the Egyptians in order to secure the release of the Israelites. Through these plagues, God revealed who He is, and that He is greater than and has power over all other gods. He also reminds the Israelites of His love and faithfulness to them. We are reminded that we are to worship God and be in awe of His power, majesty, glory, faithfulness and love. Through Him we have hope and can be victorious.

Above All Others

Pastor Doug Manson

2/18/18

Description:This week Pastor Doug speaks about the beginning of the "conversation" between Moses, Aaron and Pharoah. Just as Moses was chosen by God to show himself to Pharoah, our lives are supposed to be the image bearer of Christ. People should see Christ in us.

Remembering the Promises of God

Pastor Doug Manson

2/11/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the beginning of the mission of Moses to go to Pharaoh and ask him to set his people free. God told Moses that it would be by His mighty hand that Pharaoh would set the Israelites free--not by the efforts of Moses. In our lives, we need to remember the promises of God and put our hope in Him--not in our own efforts. He will never let us down.

Behind the Scenes

Pastor Doug Manson

1/21/18

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the story of Moses.

The Dark Days

Pastor Doug Manson

1/14/18

Description:Pastor Doug again brings us to Exodus and the plight of the Israelites in Egypt. They were experiencing dark days under a new king, but God had a plan for them. In the same way, when we are in dark days God has a plan for us. He knows us and He loves us--we have to seek Him, never give up and trust in His plan.

The Backstory

Pastor Doug Manson

1/7/18

Description:Pastor Doug brings us to the beginning--everything in Genesis leading up to the Book of Exodus and God's Plan for His people.

Preparing for the New Year

Pastor Doug Manson

12/31/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about beginning a new year and taking a spiritual inventory. There are things in our spiritual lives which are good, however, there are things in our lives that are not good, not healthy for our spiritual lives that we need to throw away. We are to focus our thoughts on Heavenly things rather than worldly things.

She Is Chosen

Pastor Doug Manson

12/24/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about Mary and asks us to imagine how she felt when the angel told her she would give birth to the Savior of the world. She said "yes" and her entire life and world would never be the same.

He Is Light

Pastor Doug Manson

12/17/17

Description:Psstor Doug speaks to us about how light takes away darkness and brings hope. In the Gospel of John we read that Jesus is the Light and that He is our hope. As Jesus is a light to us, we are also to shine His light to those around us that they might see the love of God through us--that they might have hope.

He Is Lord

Pastor Doug Manson

12/10/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about preparing our hearts for Jesus.

He Is Coming

Pastor Doug Manson

12/3/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about having a right relationship with God. Sometimes, we stop at the acceptance of God's grace rather than living for the Kingdom of God and being prepared for His coming.

His Prayer

Pastor Doug Manson

11/26/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the prayer of Jesus in John 17. This prayer was for the early believers, as well as every person who would ever believe in Jesus through the ages. HE PRAYED FOR US! How great and loving is our God!

You Will Be Blessed

Pastor Doug Manson

11/19/17

Description:Please excuse the title slide, which was from last week (11/12/17) and the Scripture reference, which is also from last week--technical difficulties. The Sermon is correct and we pray that it will bless you and bring you into a more intimate relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Jesus Wept

Pastor Doug Manson

11/12/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the story of Mary and Martha and the death of their brother, Lazarus. At the tomb, Jesus wept. Jesus is fully God and fully human and He understands our mourning. However, it does not end there. There will be a time when he will look on our broken, defeated lives and tell us "My child, I am the resurrection and the life. Stand up and come to life."

Blind Will See Part 1

Pastor Doug Manson

11/5/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the story of the man born blind and tells us that we are all born with spiritual blindness. We need the gift of spiritual sight, which can come only by an intimate and miraculous interaction with Jesus Christ. Through prayer, reading God's Word, fellowship and other spiritual disciplines we continue to develop an even clearer picture of God and His will in our lives.

From Identity Comes Boldness

Pastor Doug Manson

10/29/17

Description:Pastor Doug tells us that the circumstances in our lives are simply events that have taken place. They are trials and cause heartache, but they are not your identity. They do not define you. We can be bold in our identity in Christ because there is no shame in our name.

Comprehending The Smoke

Pastor Doug Manson

10/15/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the recent tragedies and the fact that, even in the midst of the storms of life, heartache, devastation, hurt, etc., God is still in control. We are not called to understand, but to simply trust and continue in our walk with Him in faith. We are never alone--God is on our side.

Dwelling Among Us

Pastor Doug Manson

10/8/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the introduction in the Gospel of John: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." John 1:1. He continues in John 1 to help us understand the meaning of this introduction.

The Persecuted

Pastor Doug Manson

10/1/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the final Beatitude: "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." He gives us a definition of persecution, a history of persecution, and how we should respond to persecution.

Make Peace

Pastor Doug Manson

9/24/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the Beatitude "Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God" in Matthew 5:9. He talks about the meaning of being a peacemaker and a child of God. A peacemaker is someone who is actively seeking to reconcile people to God and to one another and who resembles God in the way we live.

Seeing God

Pastor Doug Manson

9/10/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the Beatitude in Matthew 5:8, which says "Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God". He tells us that the only way for us to have a pure heart is for God to give you one. There is nothing we can do to be pure hearted except let God change us by surrendering completely to Him and allowing Him to be Lord of your life.

To Hunger and Thirst

Pastor Doug Manson

9/3/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the Beatitude in Matthew 5:6, which says "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled". He tells us that we are to hunger and thirst for the will of God in all that we do, think and say. This hunger will be filled by God continually if we seek His will.

To Be Meek

Pastor Doug Manson

8/27/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks to us about the Beatitude in Matthew 5:5, in which Jesus says "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth." He tells us that meek means to be gentle or humble in nature. God is calling us to be meek to remind us that we belong to Him. We are not living for our own will, but for the will of Christ as we await our inheritance.

Our Mourning

Pastor Doug Manson

8/20/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the Beatitude "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted". He tells us that this is about mourning for our own sinfulness.

Less of Me and More of You

Pastor Doug Manson

8/13/17

Description:Pastor Doug introduces us to the Beatitudes with a definition and a purpose for studying them. Each Beatitude begins with Jesus saying "Blessed are", the first being "Blessed are the poor in spirit".

God Is Gracious

Pastor Doug Manson

8/6/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about Grace and how it is defined. Grace from God, as defined in Ephesians, means that we are free from the bondage of sin and we are free from the punishment of our sin as well.

Our God Is Merciful

Pastor Doug Manson

7/30/17

Description:Pastor Doug tells us that God's mercy is rooted in His love for us. He is merciful because He is love. God showed His mercy for us in sending Jesus Christ to take our place on the cross.

Our God Is Love

Pastor Doug Manson

7/23/17

Description:Pastor Doug speaks about the definition of love as the world sees it. The Scripture definition of love is found in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 and 1 John 4:8. God is love.

Our God Is Righteous

Pastor Doug Manson

7/16/17

Description:Pastor Doug tells us that God is always right and just. He is always right in everything he says, does and thinks. Because of God's righteousness he must respond to sin. God's response to evil in the world is to judge and banish all that is evil/wrong in the world. Because of the gift of Jesus Christ we have been made righteous--right with God--our response should be a life dedicated to Him.

Unchanging God

Pastor Doug Manson

6/25/17

Description:Pastor Doug reminds us that the God we experience today is the same God, in every way, who created the Heavens and the Earth. God does not change and His character does not change. God is not done with us and only God can change us. Trust in this unchanging God who loves you unconditionally.

iConfess

Pastor Bob Merwin

6/11/17

Description:Pastor Bob speaks about confession and the benefits that come with it.

One Spirit

Pastor Katie Donaldson

6/4/17

Description:Pastor Katie speaks to us about Pentecost Sunday and the "One Spirit" of God.

Up, Up, and Away?

Pastor Dave Myers

5/28/17

Description:Pastor Dave speaks to us about Jesus going up into heaven as we celebrate Ascension Day.

Love In Action

Pastor Dave Myers

5/21/17

Description:Pastor Dave speaks about the three times that Jesus asks Peter "Do you love me more than these?". Jesus was asking Peter "Do you love me most?". More than your family; more than your friends; more than your career; more than your plans for the future; etc. Do you love Jesus most?

Out of the Boat

Pastor Dave Myers

5/14/17

Description:Pastor Dave compares the Scripture in John 21:1-14 (where Jesus appears to the disciples, who have been fishing all night unsuccessfully, and tells them to throw their nets on the right side of the boat and they will catch fish) to Luke 5:1-11 (where at the beginning of His Ministry He tells Simon to put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.) He speaks about Peter's reaction and the difference from the first event to the second. It's all about Jesus.