Sermons & Resources
You've heard the expression, "the joy of the Lord is my strength;" pastor Joe explores it's meaning and ramifications for the life of the believer.
on Mar 27th, 2016 | by Joe Carr
Sunday 03-20-16 | Joe Carr | Nehemiah 4:1-18
on Mar 20th, 2016 | by Joe Carr
Nehemiah went out to inspect the walls in the darkness. He went out in the darkness so he could see how to be a success in his mission. We, too, operate in the darkness; it is where we prosper because we were made to shine in it.
on Mar 13th, 2016 | by Joe Carr
Nehemiah has a message that is vital for the 21st century church. Living as foreign exiles accustomed to the land of our captors, we have a destiny to retake the land of our heritage and reestablish the viable reign of Yahweh. It is not an easy task and our enemies are set against us; yet, our personal and corporate lives are yearn for the freedom to live as sons and daughters of the King. Nehemiah points the way.
on Mar 6th, 2016 | by Joe Carr
The art of Kintsugi ("golden joinery") for the believer
Kintsugi ("golden joinery") is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with a special lacquer dusted with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. This repair method celebrates the artifact's unique history by emphasizing the fractures and breaks instead of hiding or disguising them – often making the repaired piece even more beautiful than the original, revitalizing the artifact with new life. Related to the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, which calls for finding beauty in the flawed or imperfect, Caleb shows the veracity of the example for the believer.
on Feb 14th, 2016 | by Caleb Sayers
Philemon is the shortest book in the New Testament and doesn't get a lot of attention. That is unfortunate because the truths that are in it are life-changing. Coming from the imagery of the original "Rocky" movie, pastor Joe delves into the concept of what our invitation to embrace true freedom actually looks like. We're not just another "bum from the neighborhood" simply wanting to "go the distance;" we are invited to become intimately involved with the kingdom's invasion of our earthly realm. And it is in that freedom that we discover the richness of both who we are and the wonders that are already resident in us.
on Feb 21st, 2016 | by Joe Carr
on Feb 14th, 2016 | by Joe Carr