Sermons tagged: old testament

Pastor Mike Thompson
December 14, 2014

The Book of James – Part 2 – Wisdom & Faith

We are in the second week of our series in James. Last week we gave some background information on James the brother of Jesus. We learned that he was the lead pastor of the church in Jerusalem. James began this letter by writing to believing Jews about suffering and trials. We learned that if we hang on to Jesus…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
December 7, 2014

The Book of James – Part 1 – Testing Your Faith

This is the beginning of a new sermon series. For the next couple months we will preach through the book of James. James is a very interesting book. The book of James was written to several churches that had been planted in the area of Palestine and Israel. The book was written even before The Apostle Paul wrote his well articulated…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
November 30, 2014

Hills To Die On 4-His Glory Alone

We are in our 4th and final week of our series entitled; “Hills To Die On.” There are 5 hills to die on and these hills to die on are the 5 pillars of the reformation. There may be a few more that come pretty close. This week we will give an overview of the…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
November 23, 2014

Gratitude

Today we are taking a break from our series in order to focus on thanksgiving. THE BEGINNING OF THANKSGIVING The bible tells us to be grateful. But there are times when life hits us really hard. There are seasons of sadness, grief and loss. The good news is that we do not have to remain frozen in sadness, anger…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
November 9, 2014

Hills To Die On II – Jesus Alone

We are on the second week of our series called “Hills To Die On.” There are some things that are so central to the faith that if we do not get them right our theology will collapse and people will not know how to find God. On the other hand not every belief is a…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
October 26, 2014
Pastor Mike Thompson
October 19, 2014

Made to Treasure III

Let’s dig into week three of Made to Treasure. Jesus is The Lion of Judah and The Lamb of God. He is a lion and a lamb. Normally a lion and a lamb do not go together. One is the prey and the other is the predator. One is weak and the other is strong.…

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Nick Roen
October 12, 2014

The Sacrifice of Isaac – Abraham’s Faith is Proved Genuine

This text is one of the most well known stories in the whole Bible. It is the account of Abraham’s offering of Isaac. There have been paintings, sculptures, poems, songs, books, crafted from this moving portrayal of Abraham’s radical obedience to God. And so, like Kierkegaard, I approach this text with a sense of fear…

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"Pastor Mike Thompson"
October 5, 2014

Made to Treaure II

We are in the second week of our series called Made to Treasure. This week builds on what we covered last week. Last week we stated that most disorders come out of putting the created thing in the place of the creator. When we treasure the created thing in a way that we should treasure…

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Pastor Mike Thompson
September 28, 2014

Made to Treasure

This is the beginning of a new series in which we will focus on treasuring Jesus. The big picture for this story is that Jesus offers life, hope, joy and blessing as we get our life from Him. Conversely, as we focus on the creation and not the creator our lives will fall into disorder,…

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