The Light That Shines in Darkness

Date: December 9, 2018

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Pastor Ryan's father had a brilliant idea for a home-made Christmas star decoration. But in the end, this great idea led to a humorous result. As Americans, we are so conditioned to put lights on our trees, in our windows, and on our homes. But have we forgotten what all
2018-12-10T11:10:37+00:00December 9th, 2018|

I Can Talk to God

Date: December 2, 2018

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**Guest Speaker** This Sunday, our friend Andy Tritt shared a personal story about a troubling pregnancy that his family experienced -- and how it drove them to their knees in prayer seeking God's mercy and grace. Matthew 6:9-13 is a powerful text filled with Jesus' insights on personal prayer. Listen
2018-12-03T11:39:40+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

Water From The Rock

Date: November 25, 2018

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Public speakers are bound to make some verbal blunders. Just ask famous people like Brooke Shields, Ronald Reagan, or Donald Trump. When a leader speaks incorrectly, the consequences are often minor. But when a leader makes a bad decision or commits a wrong action, the fallout can be painful. In
2018-11-26T12:12:32+00:00November 25th, 2018|

Showdown at the Red Sea

Date: November 18, 2018

Bible Text: Exodus 13-14 |

One of the most important events in American history was not a military victory-- but a retreat. In August 1776, George Washington and his troops escaped the British by evacuating across the East River into Manhattan. In Exodus 13-14, we read how God supernaturally rescued the Israelites across the Red
2018-11-24T20:38:56+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Plagues That Preach

Date: November 11, 2018

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Pastor Ryan tells a humorous story of how a high school teacher purposefully blew something up in front of the class to make a point. Beginning in Exodus 7, God unleashes a series of ten punishing plagues on the Egyptians-- each one a 'visual lesson' on God's power and supremacy.
2018-11-13T10:17:00+00:00November 11th, 2018|

When Life Goes From Bad to Worse

Date: November 4, 2018

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Life often goes from bad to worse. Just ask Ben Carpenter to tell you about the time his wheelchair got caught on the front grill of a tractor-trailer. In Exodus chapter five, Moses inadvertently turns the Hebrews' situation from bad to worse. How did things spiral out of control so
2018-11-05T11:37:52+00:00November 4th, 2018|

Can’t We Talk About This, Lord?

Date: October 28, 2018

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Excuses, excuses! We've all heard lame excuses from people before, and the truth is we've used them too. In Exodus 3-4, Moses offered up five different excuses to the LORD about why he wasn't fit to lead the Hebrews out of Egypt. But in each instance, God had an encouraging
2018-10-29T09:47:24+00:00October 28th, 2018|

A Holy Calling

Date: October 21, 2018

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"How did you become a pastor anyway?" is an inquiry that pastors hear all the time. Becoming a pastor actually starts with a desire-- a calling -- that God puts inside a man's heart. In Exodus chapter 3, we discover how Moses received his unique calling from God at the
2018-10-22T09:39:53+00:00October 21st, 2018|

Prepared for Special Service

Date: October 14, 2018

Bible Text: Exodus 2 |

When Charles Welch was turned away from overseas missionary service, he was devastated. But little did Charles know that the "Welch's Grape Juice" business he was building would be blessed of God to give great sums of money to missionary work. In Exodus 2, we watch as Moses' life takes
2018-10-17T11:05:25+00:00October 14th, 2018|

Moses: A Life Preserved

Date: October 7, 2018

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Pastor Ryan rescued his little boy Carter from drowning in a hotel pool in 2015.  It was a scary situation, but God was there to intervene.  In the book of Exodus, we read the amazing account of how God preserved the life of the baby Moses--- the one who would
2018-10-17T10:16:44+00:00October 7th, 2018|