Everyone Means Everyone — Worship Service, October 2, 2022
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Everyone Means Everyone — Worship Service, October 2, 2022

We can all do better. All around the world people struggle to live together in harmony. We are divided by borders, by race, by politics, and by culture. We all know it, and we all wish there was a better way. The church is said to offer such a path, but do we? Join us...

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Does your faith make sense to you? Today much of the Christian world does not know what to believe, and so it is like a ship without an anchor that is battered by the winds and waves. Between progressive church teachers who seem intent on deconstructing Christian doctrine from within, and “Bible-affirming” preachers who feel...

All in for Jesus — Worship Service, September 18, 2022
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All in for Jesus — Worship Service, September 18, 2022

Right now, the Christian world in America is in disarray, and many Christians are not sure just how to practice their walk with Christ. Some people speak of “deconstructing” their faith, while many others are searching for a way to follow Christ that makes sense to them. This week, Pastor Barnes will share some things...

To Bring Back and Make Ready — Worship Service, November 28, 2021
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To Bring Back and Make Ready — Worship Service, November 28, 2021

Today is the first Sunday of Advent, the church season anticipating Christmas. Please Join us for worship and a message about preparing our hearts for Jesus. An order of service with sermon notes and announcements may be found here. Speaker: Pastor Robert Barnes Text: Luke 1:1-17

The Inescapable Challenge — Worship Service, November 14, 2021
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The Inescapable Challenge — Worship Service, November 14, 2021

In today’s message, Pastor Robert Barnes reminds us that living life is a serious business, and that following Christ ultimately requires committing the totality of our lives to the Living God. Every other path is a road to “something less”. An order of worship with sermon notes and announcements may be found here.

On Being a Church – Worship Service, October 31, 2021
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On Being a Church – Worship Service, October 31, 2021

America has spiritual amnesia. Our society is intentionally trying to forget about God and even many Christians have lost sight of what role God is supposed to play in their lives. To borrow from and adapt a phrase by C.S. Lewis; “In America today it is always Halloween and never Christmas.” This week’s message from...

Are You Going Back?
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Are You Going Back?

The Coronavirus has played havoc with our lives and on our schedules. One of the side effects of this unfortunate reality is that many people are questioning their commitment to God and their commitment to church. They are wondering, “if they will go back”. If you find yourself, or someone you know, in this situation,...

To Believe or not to Believe: Session 6 – Is the Church Racist?
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To Believe or not to Believe: Session 6 – Is the Church Racist?

Many of us grew up with the understanding that racism was wrong and that the Christian church was necessarily against it. Today however, many people are being taught that the church itself was racist too, especially the white church. So, what is the truth? This week Pastor Barnes is going to condense 20 centuries of...

To Believe or not to Believe: Session 4 – Does God Still Speak Today?
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To Believe or not to Believe: Session 4 – Does God Still Speak Today?

Right after the question of “whether or not God is real”, one of the most basic things that people want to know is “whether or not God still speaks to us today”. As Christians, we believe that God has already spoken to us through the Bible, but many Christians also believe that God speaks to...