Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Colossians 4 – Steadfast Prayer

  Introduction 2 Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. 3 At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— 4 that I may make it clear, which is how I [...]

Colossian 1:24 – Rejoice in Suffering

  Introduction Maybe: I was met with a corporate recruiter for at a large corporation in Phoenix. When I spoke with the recruiter, he told me how wonderful the job was: Good Pay Good Benefits Flexible Hours Great working environment College paid for ….just to find out that he mislead me! Transition – At Canyon [...]

Colossians 2 – Progression in Christ Alone

Download Audio Here Introduction 16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. 17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ. 18 Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 25th, 2013|Colossians: Hold Fast to Christ|1 Comment

Scripture is God Breathed | 2 Tim. 3:16-17

  Introduction Throughout history, the greatest teachers of the Word have been the men who were not confused about how people’s lives were changed. A truly great Bible teacher recognizes right away that all the answers that people need are contained within the pages of this incredible book. They realize that their job is not to [...]

Colossians 1:15-20 – Three Snapshots of Jesus

Download Audio HERE Introduction Your view of Jesus is too small. So is mine. Tonight, I want to blow apart the box you’ve place Jesus in and point to a Christ that is more glorious than you’ve ever seen Him before. When you and I walked into this rec center today, we had some picture [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 24th, 2013|Colossians: Hold Fast to Christ|0 Comments

Acts 28 – Taking the Gospel to a Nation in Crises

Download Audio Here Introduction America is a Nation in Crises: Looking at the current state of our country, most of us would agree that we are moving far away for our moral center. Here are just a few staggering statistics: Alcoholism: Alcohol is still the #1 abused drug in America. There are 12 million alcoholics [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 24th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 27 – God’s Faithfulness Through the Storms

Download Audio Here Introduction Acts 27 is a vivid illustration of our human condition. Some of you as you sit here tonight are faced with huge trials. You and I are often faced with circumstances that feel totally overwhelming…like they are driven by out of control forces. You may have be feeling lost and in [...]

By |2013-11-24T00:11:22+00:00November 24th, 2013|Acts: Empowered|0 Comments

Our Calling to Plant a New Church in the Verde Valley

About 2 years ago, my wife, Lara, and I decided that we were in a really comfortable place in our lives and was time to begin stepping out on faith.  We wanted to take some bigger risks for the sake of the gospel.  We wanted to be in a position that was so on the [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 23rd, 2013|Articles|0 Comments

Acts 26 – The Centrality of Jesus

Download Audio Here Introduction I want you to find forgiveness for your sins and a place among the sanctified by faith in Christ I want our church to be a place where those have found the joy of forgiveness in Christ can gather and fellowship and grow in their faith. How do we find a [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 23rd, 2013|Acts: Empowered|0 Comments

Colossians 1: Hold Fast to Our Hope in Christ

  Introduction Gospel Illustration: euaggelion The word translated as “gospel” in the New Testament is based on a term from the ancient battlefield. The Greek word euaggelion (yü-än-ge'-lē-on) means “good tidings” or “good news”, but the historical connotation is much stronger than our English translation. Imagine with me a group of men travelling out of [...]