Being the Body in a Hi-Tech, Low-Touch World 4

Bob Moore

8/13/17

Description:After the first three messages in this series, it's pretty clear how God has designed the Body of Christ to funtion. The painful reality for too many us is that our perception of the local church and our roles it no longer reflect that design. This message calls us back to a radical devotion to one another that is only made possible by a radical devotion to God.

Being the Body in a Hi-Tech, Low-Touch World 3

Bob Moore

8/6/17

Description:God is the Master Designer of the Body of Christ, the Church, and the members of the body need one another to be healthy and effective.

Being the Body in a Hi-Tech, Low-Touch World 2

Bob Moore

7/30/17

Description:The local church is more than a worship service! The church is the Body of Christ... one unit with many diverse parts performing their respective functions. This unity in diversity isn't just important to the health of the church; it's essential to the credibility of the message about Jesus that we proclaim.

Being the Body in a Hi-Tech, Low-Touch World

Bob Moore

7/23/17

Description:The Apostle Paul made clear that our approach to different people must consider their cultural context if we are going to avoid building barriers before they even have a change to consider Jesus' message. However, there are times when Jesus' Folowers must consicously live counter-culturally. This new message series takes a closer look at how God has designed the church family to function and how we must think and act to reflect that design.

Our Part in God's Story

Bob Moore

7/16/17

Description:I this excellent message by David Burgess based on the Book of Esther, we are reminded that God is sovereignly writing His story in history, and we must recognize the part that our lives play in it.

Kingdom People First

Bob Moore

7/2/17

Description:As we approach the 241st birthday of this great nation that we love, we are reminded that, as Jesus Followers, we are citizens of two distinct realms: one heavenly and one earthly. The greatest gift we could ever give to our country is to be Kingdom people first.

Fatherhood 101

Bob Moore

6/18/17

Description:There is so much involved in being a father, but some basics can be found in one of the most well-known verses in the Bible: John 3:16.

His Glory, Our Satisfaction

Bob Moore

6/11/17

Description:God has created us in such a way that our greatest satisfaction is found in living for His greatest glory... and not our own!

Living Wisely

Bob Moore

6/4/17

Description:This timely message by David Burgess offers some simple and biblical cousel for living wisely in a crazy world.

Sacrifice That Unifies

Bob Moore

5/28/17

Description:How could the disunity in our country possibly honor the countless patriots who laid down their lives to preserve "one nation, under God, indivisible..."? This special Memorial Day message reminds us of the sacrifical unity of "The Greatest Generation", while calling the church to greater unity in response to the sacrifice of Jesus.

Glorious Ambition

Bob Moore

5/21/17

Description:Ambition can be a very good thing, depending on how you define it. The Bible distinguishes bewteen selfish ambition and "glorious ambition". Glorifying God in everything we do and how we do it should be the ambition of every follower of Jesus. This message examines waht that looks like.

El Roi

Bob Moore

5/14/17

Description:Every mother feels partially or completely invisible from time to time, as though they were just a pair of hands or the embodiment of SIRI... only there to answer questions and find stuff. Then there are times when moms struggle with feelings of loneliness and insignificance. This special Mother's Day message based on the story of Hagar reminds us that our Heavenly Father is "The God Who Sees Me", but it's not just for mothers!

What Do You Want?

Bob Moore

5/7/17

Description:It's one of the more imortant questions in life. The truth is that we tend to do what we really want, and if we don't know what we want, we'll wander aimlessly through life. Jesus asked this question of two of his first disciples. Their answer gves some insight into a life of positive change and spiritual passion.

Burning Hearts

Bob Moore

4/23/17

Description:Do you remember that forst time that your heart burned for Jesus? You were so excited that you wanted everyone to know Jesus, and you didn't care if people thought you were a "freak". You had a deep sense of an eternal purpose that was bigger than you. Well, this message reminds us of the secret to having that burning heart for the Lord every day.

Our Risen Savior

Bob Moore

4/16/17

Description:"Who do you say I am?" It is the question of all questions that demands the answer of all answers. In our Hebrews series, we saw that Jesus was fully God, fully man and our Great High Priest. But what about the resurrection? Is Jesus our risen Savior? If not, then He was nothing more than a clever fraud! This Easter message tells us why.

Cry Out!

Bob Moore

4/9/17

Description:We call it Palm Sunday... The day when Jesus publicly presented Himself to the nation of Israel as their Messiah and King. The glorious occasion was filled with prophetic significance with lots of shouting and celebration, but what are lessons for us? This message suggests that there are some things that we still need to cry out to Jesus today.

All You Need - Part 3

Bob Moore

4/2/17

Description:As modern creatures, it's hard for us to fully appreciate the concept or the importance of the priesthood to Judaism. So the thought of Jesus being our "Great High Priest" might not move us either. It should... and this message from Hebrews tells us why.

All You Need - Part 2

Bob Moore

3/26/17

Description:If Jesus were not God, He would have no authority to forgive sins. But why is it so important that Jesus was fully human, as well? This message helps us to understand the importance of Jesus' humanity to God's plan of redemption and restoration.

All You Need - Part 1

Bob Moore

3/19/17

Description:We will never fully appreciate the suffering, crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ until we have a firm grasp of the truths found in the Book of Hebrews. This series focuses on the supremacy and sufficiency of Christ and how that impacts our daily lives.

Hand to Hand

Bob Moore

2/26/17

Description:If we are going to effectively seek God's face and His heart, there are some things that we must receive from His hand... and we very much need to ask for them!

Heart to Heart

Bob Moore

2/19/17

Description:Seeking to be continually conscious of God's presence is impossible if we ignore God's heart. This message challenges us to make what matters most to God most important to us.

Face to Face

Bob Moore

2/12/17

Description:"Listen to me when I'm talking to you!" If you've never said that to your kids, you will. Eye to eye, face to face connections are more intimate, meaningful and communicate more clearly. This is the kind of relationship that God is calling us to have with Him... but how?

The Best is Yet to Come IF - Part 4

Bob Moore

2/5/17

Description:When was the last time you thought about the Kingdom of God and your place in it? Can't remember? You're not alone! This final message in this series calls us to make the Kingdom of God our obsession, but what does that actually mean?

Holes to Whole

Jeff Becraft

1/29/17

Description:This amazing creative worship experience led by Jeff Becraft offers much needed encouragement for all of us who struggle to overcome our weaknesses and failures.

The Best is Yet to Come IF - Part 3

Bob Moore

1/22/17

Description:We define the word "love" in all sorts of ways, but rarely do we describe it in terms of how we live. Well, that's exactly how Jesus described it, and if we're going to see our best days ahead, we'll have to more consistently live that kind of love IN-DEED.

The Best is Yet to Come IF - Part 2

Bob Moore

1/15/17

Description:This series explores some of the conditions that must be met, for our lives individually and our church collectively, if we are going to experience positive change and growth during this new year. In this message, we turn our attention to some of conditions that our church must meet.

The Best is Yet to Come IF - Part 1

Bob Moore

1/8/17

Description:New Year's resolutions are great! They come with a sense of encouragement for new beginnings... that we have a chance to make positive changes in our lives in the new year. Of course, accomplishing our resolutions involves plenty of conditions. In this new series, we will look at some of the conditions that must be met, for our lives individually and our church collectively, if we are going to experience positive change and growth moving forward. This message focuses on some basic obstacles that must be overcome... if the best is truly yet to come.

A Finisher's Heart

David Burgess

1/1/17

Description:Preparation and good intentions are great, but God calls us to be finishers. In this excellent message New Year's Day by David Burgess, we see the Apostle Paul's challenge to the Corinthian church...and to us... to have the heart of a finisher like the poor-but-sacrificially-generous Macedonians.

The Call of Christmas 2

Bob Moore

12/18/16

Description:God orchestrated that first Christmas the way He did because of the messages that He was communicating to us all. This mini-series looks at the call of God to some the principle characters of the Christmas story... and to all of us today.

The Call of Christmas 1

Bob Moore

12/11/16

Description:God orchestrated that first Christmas the way He did because of the messages that He was communicating to us all. This mini-series looks at the call of God to some the principle characters of the Christmas story... and to all of us today.

Children of Light 3

Bob Moore

11/27/16

Description:What is the point of being the Children of Light in a dark world if we separate ourselves from those living in darkness? This message reminds us that holiness is not an end goal, but a means to that goal: the fulfillment of the mission for which Jesus came into the world as the True Light.

Children of Light 2

Bob Moore

11/20/16

Description:We live in a world of seemingly overwhelming darkness, but the greater the darkness, the more noticable the light. This message series based on Ephesians 5 challenges us to live as the Children of Light.

Children of Light 1

Bob Moore

11/13/16

Description:We live in a world of seemingly overwhelming darkness, but the greater the darkness, the more noticable the light. This message series based on Ephesians 5 challenges us to live as the Children of Light.

Get To or Got To?

Bob Moore

10/30/16

Description:Remember when you first met Jesus and you were excited about your new life? No one had to push you to worship God and do life together with your church family. You shared your faith becuse yu cared about the eternal destiny of the people around you, and you wanted them to know the fulfillment and joy that you had found. Do you still feel that way? This message calls us back the the days of "get to" rather than "got to".

Seventy Times Seven

Bob Moore

10/9/16

Description:Of all the things that believers in Jesus can do to draw attention to God, forgiveness of those who have hurt them shines the brightest. Forgiveness is at the heart of the gospel and the character of God, but it is contrary to human nature and reasoning. The truths in this message might just be the most difficult for us to swallow, but according to Jesus, they are not optional for His followers.

Questions in the Darkness

Bob Moore

10/2/16

Description:The toughest questions are the ones we ask in the darkness... when we're hurting, and grieving and confused. This message looks at the story of Lazarus, Martha and Mary and encourages us to trust God's heart when we cannot trace His hand.

The Greatest

Bob Moore

9/25/16

Description:Some questions are important. Some are the most important that will ever be asked because the answer reveals the most important thing. Ever. This encounter between Jesus and a Pharisee lawyer gives us the opportunity to understand the very heart of God, and see the monumental weakness of our own. This is not a feel-good message. But if we're willing to take a hard look into God's mirror, we might just find the answers that we and our nation so desperately need.

Bad Enough?

Bob Moore

9/18/16

Description:How bad is bad enough for someone to be excluded from our personal association or the Church's engagement and care? Hopefully, you will think that this is an odd, even offensive, question. Yet throughout the history of the church, we have too often gotten the answer WRONG, and we've done great harm to the cause of Christ as a result. This message allows Jesus' life and words to answer the question for us.

Good Enough?

Bob Moore

9/11/16

Description:Wouldn't it be nice if we could have some live Q&A sessions with Jesus? Well, it might surprise you to know that we have access to a significant amount of Q&A with Jesus as recorded in the gospels. Contrary to common belief, Jesus actually answered lots of questions... 113, to be exact, not counting the ones that were repeated. In this series, we will explore some of the encounters that Jesus had with people, and the important questions and answers that resulted from those encounters. We start with the "Rich Young Man" of Mark 10.

Be a Doer

Bob Moore

9/4/16

Description:During the last four weeks, we have learned some important things that can facilitate a culture growth and abundance in our lives. Even so, we will only be transformed by the actions we take based on the truth that we've learned. This message challenges us to be DOERS rather than just hearers.

Think Life

Bob Moore

8/28/16

Description:Creating a cultural of growth and abundance for our lives is inextricably linked to how we THINK. No, it's not a mind-over-matter thing; it's a biblically sound spiritual discipline that most of us are either unaware of or unwilling to practice. We have a choice to take control of our thoughts or allow our thoughts take control of us.

Taking Control of Your Cultural Climate

Bob Moore

8/14/16

Description:You hear a lot about the cultural climate of companies, sports teams and even churches. But did you now that we all live in a cultural climate that impacts the way we think, talk and act. This message encourages us to proactively take control of what that cultural climate is like.

Longing for More

Bob Moore

8/7/16

Description:Jesus said that he came to give us fullness of life, but too often we settle for a life of less. This new message series explores some things that we can do to promote a culture of growth and abundance in our lives as an outgrowth of an intimate relationship with God. This first message in the series looks at King David's cry for more of God in Psalm 42.

Crushed for Our Iniquities

Bob Moore

7/31/16

Description:The Lord's Supper is a remembrance...a looking back at the price that Jesus paid for the sins of the world. This message focuses on the foreshadowing of Jesus' sacrifice as revealed in the Old Testament.

Servant Leader

Bob Moore

7/24/16

Description:This special message on the qualifications for the office of deacon deals with the different perspectives on this topic and challenges our church family to choose those whose hearts are dedicated to humble servant leadership.

Be Radiant

Bob Moore

7/10/16

Description:God has called us to be radiant individually as His followers and collectively as His Church. The problem is that in the typical church family, only 15-20% of body is actually functioning. This message looks at God's design for the church and defines what it means to be "radiant".

A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Bob Moore

7/3/16

Description:As followers of Jesus Christ and citizens of the Kingdom of God, how should we view our relationship and responsibilities to our beloved country? This special Independence Day message seeks to provide insight into this fiercely debated question.

Summersalt Camp Report

Bob Moore

6/26/16

Description:This special message hightlights the events and imapct of the Summersalt Camp that our middle and high school students attend during the week of June 20-24. It features the testimonies of three of our students.

Profile of a Great Dad

Bob Moore

6/19/16

Description:Are fathers really necessary to families anymore? Believe it or not, that's considered debatable in modern-day America. I believe that fathers are not only necessary, it's the lack of good one that has contributed to the state of decay our nation is experiencing. This message based on the stories of Abraham and Isaac provides us with three elemnts in the profile of a great dad.

An Ambitious Life

Bob Moore

6/12/16

Description:How would you define an "ambitious life"? Well, you might be surprised about the things that the Apostle Paul said that we should make our life's ambition.