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September 15, 2019

Personal Relationships Text: Proverbs 18:22, 24 Pastor Curt Stapleton Relationships are an integral part of life so it’s not surprising that the Proverbs have much to say about them. In its typical direct style, we receive much instruction, both blunt

September 8, 2019

Evangelism & Apologetics Text: Proverbs 26:1-12 Pastor Curt Stapleton The Proverbs are brutally honest, and frequently contrast the fool with the believer. Today we reflect upon how God defines a fool in the Scriptures. In addition, we consider the call

September 1, 2019

Celebrating the Gospel of Jesus Christ in Worship, Community & Mission Text: Matthew 16:13-28 Pastor Curt Stapleton On this Sunday when we celebrate our church’s 10th anniversary, we reflect on a chapter that touches on how God establishes and grows

August 25, 2019

Moses, a Dying Man Preaching unto Dying Men Text: Psalm 90Rev. Peter Green If we’re willing to honestly reflect, all of us are mortal and all of us are under judgment for our sin. But thanks be to God that

August 18, 2019

God’s Providence and Your Planning Text: Proverbs 16 Pastor Curt Stapleton In a way our finite human minds can never fully comprehend, the Bible clearly teaches both God’s sovereignty and our responsibility. The doctrine of glorification must be present in

August 11, 2019

Relating to the Poor Text: Proverbs 19:14-17; 28:6, 19, 22; 30:7-9 Pastor Curt Stapleton Today we consider how God instructs us from Proverbs to care for the poor within our reach.  It can be an overwhelming topic and one easy

August 4, 2019

Train Up a Child in the Way… Text: Proverbs 14:26-27, 19:18, 23:13-14, 30:17 Pastor Curt Stapleton Much of what the Bible teaches is countercultural. A repeating theme throughout Proverbs and all of Scripture is fearing the Lord. Fear and faith

July 28, 2019

Wisdom’s Fountain of Life Text: Proverbs 10 Pastor Curt Stapleton Wisdom literature helps us to connect the dots between our actions and consequences that may follow. Our walk and our talk are related to the state of our heart. Do

July 21, 2019

Wisdom & Life vs Folly & Death Text: Proverbs 9 Pastor Curt Stapleton Although the call of Wisdom and Folly may sound very similar, they lead to very different outcomes. The call of the gospel is to invest the effort

July 14, 2019

Earmarked for Glory! Text: Acts 2:38-39, Colossians 2:11-12 Pastor Curt Stapleton The ekklesia (Gr ἐκκλησία), the Church, has a wedding band and it’s called baptism. Through baptism, a special, unique, highly regarded relationship is established. In continuity with the Old