What Does God Require of us?



Moses was about to exit stage left and among his parting words to the children of Israel were these thoughts of what God really wanted from His chosen people.  The LORD has the authority to make expectations and hold us accountable for them.  How do we measure up to what God wants from us?  What can we do about it?

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Deuteronomy 10:12-22

Preached Sunday morning, August 4, 2019 by Pastor Brad Harris

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We live for Him who died for us and rose again.



Paul was so committed to Christ because he marveled over the Savior who died and rose again to save a sinner like Paul.  He challenges us as well to live in zealous gratitude to Christ who has made us new, reconciled us to the Father, and has given us a mission of bringing others to Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:14-21

Preached Sunday morning, July 28, 2019 by Pastor Brad Harris


Why David confessed his guilt before God.



David was a man after God’s own heart.  Yet he was not a flawless man.  David sinned with tragic consequences. But the man with a heart who pursued God was sure to repent once he was confronted with his failures.  We look at the features of David’s change of mind from sinning to repenting.  He knew that God would accept his plea for mercy and restore the joy of his salvation.   Do we have a heart that yearns for God even after we have let God down?

Psalm 51:1 – 19

Preached Sunday morning, July 21, 2019 by Pastor Brad Harris


Prayer to Proclaim the Gospel



Sometimes we giggle at the antics of the disciples while reading in the gospels while admiring their boldness in the stories recorded in Acts.  The change within them was both supernatural and intentional.   They endured the threats from hostile authorities by praying to the Almighty God to give them boldness to continue to proclaim and advance the gospel message of Christ Jesus.  We ponder their courageous prayer as recorded in Acts 4.

Acts 4:23 – 33

Preached Sunday morning, July 14, 2019 by Pastor Brad Harris


Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine!



We were blessed to hear from a good friend of Brad’s, visiting from the 49th State.  Greg Crawford presented to us what a change in perspective the disciples received after witnessing the transfiguration, a change that we need as followers of Christ as well.   A change that propels us back into the world with the wondrous message of Christ.

Luke 9:28 – 36

Preached Sunday morning, July 7, 2019 by Greg Crawford of Kenai, Alaska


Christ strengthens us



image from the Bible App and Church Motion Graphics Inc.This is such a wonderful verse that concisely gives us His promise to help us … to do what exactly?  We unpack that question as we see in Scripture God’s promise to help us through faith in Christ, focusing on Christ, that there is fruit in Christ to whom be all the glory.

Philippians 4:13

Preached Sunday morning, June 30, 2019 by Pastor Brad D. Harris


Contentment and Generosity



The apostle Paul was thankful for the generosity of the church in Philippi toward his ministry, but perhaps not why you would think.  He was not concerned about having his needs met, Christ did that even if Paul lacked many things we consider necessities.  Rather he thanked God that their generosity was fruit of Christ working in them and through them as a part of their worship.  Paul saw that contentment in Christ fueled generosity for Christ.

Philippians 4:10 – 19

Preached Sunday morning, June 23, 2019 by Pastor Brad D. Harris


What are you thinking?



Part two of a two-part series on “You Are What You Think.”  The apostle Paul tackles the two most important conversations – the first is with God and the second is with ourselves.  That internal dialogue in our heads and hearts has tremendous influence over us.  Thus the Spirit says to no longer be passive in following your thoughts but to redirect and lead those thoughts toward virtues.  And to do those things.

Philippians 4:6 – 9

Preached Sunday morning, June 16, 2019 by Pastor Brad D. Harris


Peace of Mind from the God of Peace



Part one of a two-part series on “You Are What You Think.”  The apostle Paul challenges our inner dialogue to choose between worry or peace.  And that is a challenge for some of us.  But God also equips us with reasons to trust Him in spite of the appearances of the circumstances around us.  The Holy Spirit knows how to give us His peace that is better.

Philippians 4:6 – 9

Preached Sunday morning, June 9, 2019 by Pastor Brad D. Harris