Created by God, Built for a Purpose – Sanctuary

This week, during VBS, we learned that we are created by God, and we are built for a purpose.  We learned that God created each of us for special reasons.  We’ve each been given special gifts – gifts to guide us toward our life purpose, gifts that are blessed and ordained by God.  If we […]

Created by God… Built for a Purpose — Upper Room

This week, during VBS, we learned that we are created by God, and we are built for a purpose.  We learned that God created each of us for special reasons.  We’ve each been given special gifts – gifts to guide us toward our life purpose, gifts that are blessed and ordained by God.  If we […]

Teaching Discipleship: Thomas — Upper Room

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As we honored Anniversary Sunday, welcomed New Members and conducted Communion, we also continued with our sermon series of Teaching Discipleship by looking at the Apostle Thomas.  Thomas was widely known as Doubting Thomas for his refusal to acknowledge the return of Jesus after his crucifixion before he, himself, personally witnessed the wounds from the cross in […]

Teaching Discipleship: Thomas — Sanctuary

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As we honored Anniversary Sunday, welcomed New Members and conducted Communion, we also continued with our sermon series of Teaching Discipleship by looking at the Apostle Thomas.  Thomas was widely known as Doubting Thomas for his refusal to acknowledge the return of Jesus after his crucifixion before he, himself, personally witnessed the wounds from the cross in […]

Teaching Discipleship: Nathanael/Bartholomew & Philip – Upper Room

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The next installment of our ‘Teaching Discipleship’ series focuses on the apostles Nathanael (also known as Bartholomew) and Philip. Nathanael and Philip were friends.  Philip was a very enthusiastic guy; Jesus invited him to join his followers, and in his excitement, he ran to his friend, Nathanael, and brought him to meet Jesus as well. […]

Teaching Discipleship: Matthew – Upper Room

The next installment of our ‘Teaching Discipleship’ series focuses on the apostle Matthew.  Matthew was a despicable, vile, undisciplined scoundrel with a deep, deep hunger and desire to know God.  He was the worst sort of person – a tax collector with the ability and authority to create taxes wherever and whenever he wanted to. […]

Teaching Discipleship: Matthew – Sanctuary

The next installment of our ‘Teaching Discipleship’ series focuses on the apostle Matthew.  Matthew was a despicable, vile, undisciplined scoundrel with a deep, deep hunger and desire to know God.  He was the worst sort of person – a tax collector with the ability and authority to create taxes wherever and whenever he wanted to. […]

Teaching Discipleship: James & John — Upper Room

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This week as we look at ‘Teaching Discipleship’ through the lives of the disciples, we focused on James and John, known as the Sons of Thunder.  For the audio of the sermon, listen to the audio link (above).  These were two brothers, both fishermen, who were called to follow Jesus based on pure, authentic, perfect […]

Teaching Discipleship: James & John — Sanctuary

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This week as we look at ‘Teaching Discipleship’ through the lives of the disciples, we focused on James and John, known as the Sons of Thunder.  These were two brothers, both fishermen, who were called to follow Jesus based on pure, authentic, perfect faith.  They were called from their father’s boat as they fished in […]