When Truth Confronts Tradition

Why do we follow traditions? We all have traditions that we think are the right way of doing things. But sometimes traditions can have negative consequences. In this passage we see three wrongful uses of traditions. Jesus rebukes the traditions of the Pharisees because they were leading to ritualism; and empty rituals can lead people … [Read More…] When Truth Confronts Tradition

They can creep into our lives slowly over time, and we may not even realize what has happened. If we aren’t careful, any one of us could slide into the sins that marked the Pharisees during Jesus’s day. What’s the danger in sins like hypocrisy, cynicism, legalism, and exclusivity? Why did Jesus speak so strongly against them—and how can we guard against these attitudes in our own hearts?

Seven Woes

05/19/2019

When Truth Confronts Tradition

Michael BestMatthew 23:16-22

05/05/2019

The Danger of Exclusivity

Michael BestLuke 18:15-17

04/28/2019

Follower or Pharisee?

Michael BestMatthew 23:1-12

Did you know that over a third of Gospels are dedicated to one week of Jesus’ life? It is no exaggeration to say that this week was the most significant week in the history of the world. We'll look at each day in that week, and discover the significance it has on our lives 2,000 years later.

The Final Week

04/14/2019

Celebrate the Passover

Michael BestLuke 22

04/07/2019

Teach at the Temple

Michael BestMark 12

03/31/2019

Explain the Fig Tree

Michael BestMark 11:12-25

03/10/2019

Cleanse the Temple

Michael BestMark 11 and Matthew 21

03/03/2019

Palm Sunday

Michael BestMatthew 21:1-11

During our annual Missions Week, our guest speakers will challenge us to carry the gospel to the ends of the earth.

Breaking New Ground

03/24/2019

Advancing the Gospel in Cities

Oscar LeivaActs 8:1-8

03/17/2019

The Vine And The Branches

Paco AmadorJohn 15

We all have questions. We all wonder. Explore God with us as we investigate the seven most common questions about Christianity and faith.

Explore God

02/24/2019

Can I Know God Personally?

Eric TargeVarious Passages

02/17/2019

Is The Bible Reliable?

John Jelinik1 John 2:18

02/10/2019

Is Jesus really God?

Dan CameronMark 2

02/03/2019

Is Christianity Too Narrow?

Charles ButlerVarious Passages

01/27/2019

Why Does God Allow Pain And Suffering?

Steve FarishRomas 8:28

01/20/2019

Does God Exist?

Josue ReyesVarious Passages

01/13/2019

Does Life Have a Purpose?

Bill BertscheGenesis 1:26-27 | Psalm 139

These are one-off messages on special topics preached by our pastoral staff or guest speakers.

Single Messages

01/06/2019

Triumph In The Face Of Adversity

Dave PearsonPsalm 199:92 | Psalm 143:10

12/30/2018

The Holy Spirit In Our Lives

Kenny Damara

05/06/2018

The Great Need of the American Church

Steve FarishJoel 2: 12-17

04/29/2018

The Preparation of God’s Mission and Missionary

Kenny DamaraJonah 1-4

04/22/2018

You Will Be My Witnesses

Jerry RootActs 1:8

04/15/2018

Hope in Dark Times

Josue ReyesLamentations 3

01/07/2018

Map It! Setting Priorities God’s Way

Josue ReyesPsalm 37

12/17/2017

Conflict Resolution

Larry McCarthy, Jr.Acts 15:1-5

10/29/2017

Why am I a Christian?

Bill Bertsche

What legacy did Abraham leave his sons Isaac and Jacob? And what lessons can we learn from their story that impact our lives today? In this series, we’re looking at how faith is a legacy that is passed down from one generation to the next.

Legacy

12/16/2018

A New Name

Michael BestGenesis 35

12/02/2018

Deceit and Disgrace

Michael BestGenesis 34

11/25/2018

Return Of The Brother

Michael BestGenesis 33

11/18/2018

The Great Wrestling Match

Michael BestGenesis 32:22-32

11/11/2018

Shaking in His Sandals

Michael BestGenesis 32:1-21

11/04/2018

Running Away To Home

Michael BestGenesis 30:25-31:55

10/28/2018

The Un-Ideal Family

Michael BestGenesis 29:31-30:24

10/21/2018

An Old Fashioned Love Story

Michael BestGenesis 29:1-30

10/14/2018

Heaven Came Down

Michael BestGenesis 28:10-22

10/07/2018

The Blessing Thief

Michael BestGenesis 27:1-28:9

If we are to avoid spiritual nearsightedness, we must learn to rely on the promises of God.

Promises

06/24/2018

Diligent Waiting

Michael Best2 Peter 3:14-18

06/10/2018

To Be Fulfilled

Michael Best2 Peter 3

06/03/2018

Empty Promises

Michael Best2 Peter 2

05/27/2018

Can I Get A Witness?

Dan Cameron2 Peter 1:16-21

05/20/2018

20/20 Faith

Michael Best2 Peter 1:1-15

As we explore the amazing miracles of Jesus, we'll discover how a miracle working God is the only one who can offer us hope.

Miracles

09/09/2018

When Our Fears Test Our Faith

John JelinikMatthew 14:22-31

09/02/2018

The Blind Do Indeed See

Luke 18:35-43

08/19/2018

The Attributes of God

Larry McCarthy, Jr.John 11

08/12/2018

Christ Our Shepherd

Kenny DamaraMark 6:30-56

08/05/2018

The Boy With An Unclean Spirit

Bob GunterMark 9:14-29

07/29/2018

Total Miracle

Eric TargeLuke 5:17-26

07/22/2018

When Kingdoms Collide

Steve MasonMark 5:1-20

07/15/2018

Blessings Better Than Gold

Eric TargeActs 3

07/08/2018

A Glimpse of His Glory

Josue ReyesJohn 2:1-11

Samson was a unique character in Biblical history. As we study Samson's life, we'll learn more about how his strengths reflect the character of God and impact our relationship with the Almighty.

Samson: Strong

03/18/2018

The Great Fall

Michael BestJudges 16

03/11/2018

What Drives You

Michael BestJudges 15

03/04/2018

Slipping Spirituality

Michael BestJudges 14

02/25/2018

A Savior Is Born

Michael BestJudges 13

In this series, Pastor Charles Butler in teaching from Psalm 23, describing how God is our good shepherd.

Shepherd: God's Provision for My Life

02/18/2018

He Provides For My Home

Charles ButlerPsalm 23

02/11/2018

He Provides For My Victory

Charles ButlerPsalm 23

02/04/2018

He Provides For My Fears

Charles ButlerPsalm 23

01/28/2018

He Provides for My Strength

Charles ButlerPsalm 23

01/21/2018

He Provides For My Strength

Charles ButlerPsalm 23

Pastor Michael Best leads us through the life of Abraham, applying powerful lessons for our lives.

JOURNEY: The Story of Abraham

12/03/2017

Leaving a Legacy

Genesis 22-23

11/26/2017

The Hardest Final Exam

Michael BestGenesis 22

10/15/2017

When We Go Our Own Way

Michael Best

10/22/2017

When God Changes Your Name

Michael Best

10/08/2017

Faithful Following

Michael BestGenesis 14:17–15:21

09/24/2017

Daring Faith

Michael BestGenesis 13:14-16

09/17/2017

When Sinning Seems to Make Sense

Michael BestGenesis 19:10-20

09/14/2017

An Unbelievable Promise

Michael Best