Don't Treat the Symptoms of a Heart Problem

The legalists of Jesus’ day appeared godly on the outside but were actually ungodly on the inside. Jesus taught the…


Righteous People Get Back Up After Unrighteousness

Can you sin so many times that God refuses to extend His grace any longer? Many of us struggle to follow God because of…


What We Know for Sure

Over the last few weeks, the United States of America hasn't seemed so united.  After President Trump's nomination of…


There's a Fire Escape Plan for Every Flame of Temptation

Do you ever feel like the temptation is just too strong?  The pull outside of you seems greater than the resolve inside…


What’s the Unforgivable Sin?

Jesus taught that there is a specific sin that is unforgivable by God. What is that sin and how do we avoid it?


Seeking Heaven While Still on Earth

Colossians 3:1-11 Seeking Heaven While Still on Earth While the place of heaven is our destination, the way of heaven…


Imprisoned By Our Desires

When I was young, my family rescued a dog named Butch out of the county kennel.  This mutt who used to live in a tiny…


Following Our Appetites

God hates sin. God is especially appalled when sin takes place in the lives of his children.  Unfortunately, believers…


Digging Up Buried Sin

The story of Achan in Joshua 7 reveals a sobering picture of how one man's sin can affect those around him. Joshua…


Adultery Brings Consequences

David was labeled as a man after God’s heart. As a passionate worshiper, a brave warrior, and a decisive king, David…


Show Them Who's the Boss

12 Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires. 13 And do not offer any parts of…


What Happens in Vegas Never Stays in Vegas

I woke up early this morning in anticipation of us kicking off the sermon series, What Happens in Vegas.   Worship set…