Sermon

The Spirit’s teaching: wisdom or foolishness

October 8th, 2017
Mark Sandquist
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This week Mark Sandquist walked us through 1 Corinthians 2:6-16. The Mind will not change without the Word The Word will not work without the Spirit For it is the Spirit that writes the truth and wisdom of God’s Word on our hearts and in our minds Who cannot receive the Wisdom of god taught


A God of Welcome

October 1st, 2017
Clay Edens
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God’s glory shines bright as he welcomes all people into his family and we reflect his glory when we do the same. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. See how many languages your group can say hello/welcome in. 2. What are your initial thoughts and reactions upon learning that the African Bible Fellowship


Foolishness of the Cross

September 24th, 2017
Clay Edens
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From 1 Corinthians 1:18 – 2:5 The cross of Jesus subverts all other sources of pride and identity in our lives. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. If someone were to pop in and visit your residence right now would they find more beauty or more mess? 2. What response would you get


Beautiful Mess

September 17th, 2017
Clay Edens
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God sees both the beauty and the mess in our lives and in our churches. This week we kick of a series looking at the beautiful mess that is the Church, as Paul writes to the church in Corinth. 1 Corinthians 1:1-17 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Share about a time in


Created for Community

September 10th, 2017
Dave Downey
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We are designed for community. Without relationships we cannot flourish. The gospel motivates us towards community. Instead of drifting towards isolation or unhealthy dependence, we are called into a healthy interdependence as the body of Christ. We must enter relationships with humility (sober judgement) and a commitment to sincere love. Questions for group discussion or


Emergency Contact

August 27th, 2017
Clay Edens
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God would love to be your emergency contact, but only if He gets to be your Lord as well. From 1 Samuel 27-28 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. If you had access to the full slate of superheroes who would you put down as your emergency contact? 2. In 28:6, Saul inquires


Waiting

August 13th, 2017
Clay Edens
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In 1 Samuel 24, we see a valuable lesson on waiting for God’s blessing, and God’s justice.


The Jealous King

July 30th, 2017
Clay Edens
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Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. When have you recently admired a possession someone else had? What was it? What did you like about it? 2. In Ex. 20:4-5, God declares himself to be a jealous God, do you think this is a good thing? Why or why not? 3. What are some


The Giant

July 23rd, 2017
Clay Edens
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1 Samuel 17 David points us forward to Jesus as he serves as Israel’s champion. His victory is shared with the entire nation. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. David’s dad sent cheese to his brothers commander to get in his good graces, what homemade good would you have sent? 2. If you


Ordinary King

July 16th, 2017
Clay Edens
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God uses ordinary people who love Him, and others, to do extraordinary things. From 1 Samuel 16 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection 1. If you had to replace your current boss with a celebrity, who would you pick and why? 2. What are some of the traits you appreciate in good leaders? 3.