Sermons

Pastor Mike Thompson
February 23, 2014

Producing Fruit

What does fruitfulness mean? Good attitudes, good works, and its all thanks to Jesus. Fruitfulness as a goal is talked about many times in Scripture. Why is that specific word used in favor of more utilitarian words like “productive” or “effective”? What does producing fruit truly look like in our everyday lives? And how does…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
February 16, 2014

5 Ways to Kickstart Your Growth Part II

In the newest installment of the “Moving Forward” series, Pastor Mike examines more ways to kickstart our growth. Last week, we covered growth that comes vertically through our relationship with God. This week we will cover the ways in which we grow through relationships with others. Generosity, grace, empowering and growing. These are the things…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
February 9, 2014

5 Ways to Kickstart Your Growth Part I

What does “moving forward” really mean? Growing in our faith means being ready for the great challenges God will entrust to us, and we won’t do that by sitting around! Think of riding down a big hill on a bike. Anyone who learns to ride a bike doesn’t train for coasting – we train for…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
February 2, 2014

Empowering Others to Serve Well

Each one of us is capable of ministry. Empowering others begins with the assumption that every single person can minister the grace of Jesus to others. Titles and power are no longer reserved for just priests and prophets – they are available to all of us. This is the nature of the priesthood of all believers. Our…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
January 26, 2014

Risky Grace

“Grace” is the most important concept in the Bible, Christianity, and the world. It is most clearly expressed in the promises of God revealed in Scripture and embodied in Jesus Christ. What are some ways in which we can excel in grace-giving? What can we celebrate as victories and where do we need to improve? Lets…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
January 19, 2014

Worship in Six Words

What are the “six big words” that are the beginning of generosity? “I am here for you God.” In the first installment of the “Moving Forward” sermon series, Pastor Mike breaks down what worship truly looks like in a godly congregation.

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