January 2, 2022

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME New Year’s Message ❧ Part 1 of 1 This morning I want us to look at making the most of our time. Have you ever watched a lion tamer work with lions in a cage? They always have three items with them: a gun – of course, a whip, […]

December 19, 2021

GOD IS SOVEREIGN, ALL IS WELL Christmas Message ❧ Part 1 of 1 Luke 2:1-20 ❧ December 19, 2021             Merry Christmas! Not long ago I came across a statement that continues to echo in my thoughts as I think about Christmas in 2021.  It simply said, “God is sovereign, all is well.”  Reading those […]

December 12, 2021

10 Healthy Habits for Raising Strong Families ❧ Part 4 Exodus 20:4-6 Open with me to Exodus 20:4-6. We’re looking at the 10 Commandments and the family. When God gave the Ten Commandments, He gave them primarily for the home. The truth be known, our homes impact every part of our culture unlike any other. […]

December 5, 2021

What are we called to do? – Matt 6:16-23 – Jim Chavez The primary passage of scripture is Matthew 10:16-23…. It’s a passage of scripture where the Lord is giving instructions to his disciples, preparing them “to go out”… You could call it their first commissioning service but it was nothing like most commissioning services […]

November 28, 2021

HABIT #1: PUTTING GOD FIRST 10 Healthy Habits for Building Strong Families ❧ Part 3 Exodus 20:2 This morning we’re going to pick up where we left off in our series: 10 Healthy Habits for Building Strong Families. By now you’ve guessed the 10 habits are God’s 10 Commandments. Written thousands of years ago in […]

November 21, 2021

WHAT EVERY HEALTHY FAMILY NEEDS (2 of 2) 10 Healthy Habits for Building Strong Families ❧ Part 2 Exodus 20:2 A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five- and six-year-olds. After explaining the fifth commandment to “honor” thy Father and thy Mother, she asked, “Is there a commandment that teaches us […]

November 14, 2021

WHAT EVERY HEALTHY FAMILY NEEDS (1 of 2) 10 Healthy Habits for Building Strong Families ❧ Part 1 Exodus 19:4-6 ❧ November 14, 2021 This morning we’re going to. I’m calling this series: 10 Healthy Habits for Building Strong Families. What are those habits? They come from the Ten Commandments God inscribed on stone to […]

November 7, 2021

GOD’S TABLE MANNERS OF GRACE 2 Samuel 9:1-13 ❧ 1 of 1 Communion In his book What’s So Amazing About Grace, Philipp Yancey writes of a friend who overheard a conversation on a bus one day. It seems a woman was quietly reading when the man sitting next to her asked what she was reading. […]

Sunday, October 31, 2021

I AM ACCEPTED Who Am I? Seeing Your True Identity Through God’s Eyes ❧ Part 10             Today we’re going to wrap up our series on our identity in Christ. Three months ago I shared with you that one of the greatest spiritual disabilities many believers struggle with is they don’t know who they really […]

Sunday, October 24, 2021

I AM LOVED Who Am I? Seeing Your True Identity Through God’s Eyes ❧ Part 9 Selected Passages ❧ October 24, 2021 I recently read about a man who became seriously ill. He claimed to be a follower of Christ. He was deeply troubled that he felt little love in his heart toward God and […]