“Creation: Amazing Gift, Abominable God”

Date: February 16, 2020

Bible Text: Selected Passages |

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Pastor Brandon Cash  continues and complete our series, Flourishing: The Way Things Are Meant To Be" by looking at how God plays a role in our environment by looking at three views.  The Biocentric View tells us the environment should be protected and has value because God created all things and created us, the animals, and insects as Paul talks about them in Genesis 1:31 and Romans 1:19-25.  The Anthropocentric View tells us that the environment has no inherent value and its only value comes from its usefulness for human beings as shown in Leviticus 26:34-35 and 2 Chronicles 36:20-21. 
2020-02-17T13:54:42-08:00February 17th, 2020|

“If You Know What’s Good for Ya!”

Date: February 9, 2020

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Pastor Chris Robbins continues our series, Flourishing: The Way Things Are Meant To Be, by looking at the meaning or definition of "The Common Good." Pastor Chris refers to Jeremiah 29:1,4-7, 1 Peter 2:9--17, Galatians 6:9-10, 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15, James 4:17, and John 13:34-35 siting examples of God's instructions for how we are supposed to live.
2020-02-11T09:37:30-08:00February 11th, 2020|

“Ethics, Morality, and Flourishing”

Date: February 2, 2020

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Pastor Brandon Cash continues our series, Flourishing: The Way Things Are Meant To Be" by looking at Cultural Relativism, Teleological Ethics, Deontological Ethics and Virtue Ethics as it relates to Christian Ethics and how Christian Ethics are Rooted in the Character of God. Pastor Brandon refers to Deuteronomy 27-30, 1 Corinthians. 11:1, Exodus 20:2-5, Leviticus 11:44-45, 19:3, 20:7, 20:26, Matthew 5:48, Ephesians 4:32, 2 Corinthians 8:7-9, James 2:5-8, 1 John 4:8 and Galatians 5:25.
2020-02-11T09:37:58-08:00February 3rd, 2020|

“The Gospel as Goal and Gift”

Date: January 26, 2020

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 12 |

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Pastor Chris Robbins continues our series, Flourishing: The Way Things Are Meant To Be, by looking at 1 Corinthians 12 as Paul writes about spiritual gifts and the unity of the members of Christ in one body. Pastor Chris refers to Ezekiel 47:21-23, Revelation 7:9-12, and Colossian 3:1-4,11 discussing how the nations of the biblical times compares to the church of today and how even though diversity exists then and now, we are to use our spiritual gifts to put away our old self, and put on our new self to be in harmony with each other.
2020-01-27T11:33:33-08:00January 27th, 2020|

“To Redeem and Restore…No Really, We Need It”

Date: January 12, 2020

Bible Text: Revelation 21-22 |

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Pastor Chris Robbins continues our series, Flourishing: The Way Things Are Meant To Be by looking at the whole bible from beginning to end with Genesis chapter 6, Acts 3:17-21, Ephesians 1:13-14 and to Revelation 21-22. Pastor Chris looks at the story of Noah and how the flesh of man and the violence with earth needed redemption, the book of Acts and Ephesians and how Christ and the Holy Spirit was not only prophesied, but was promised giving praise of his glory and concluding with Revelation with the return of Christ.
2020-01-14T15:17:26-08:00January 14th, 2020|

“Who Knows Best?”

Date: January 5, 2020

Bible Text: Jeremiah 17:5-10 |

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Pastor Brandon looks in depth into our Christian identity, and compares the five lies of who we are as stated through theologian, Henri Nouwen, and the five truths of Christian identity.  Jeremiah 17:5-10 tells us how the Lord tells us that “Cursed is the man who trusts in man", but “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord."  In Jeremiah, 29:4-7, the Lord gives us insight on how we are live in the time between the way things are and the way things are meant to be.
2020-01-07T11:43:12-08:00January 7th, 2020|