3. Everlasting Father

Fifteen million U.S. children, or 1 in 3, live without a father. Those numbers are heart-wrenching. However, it’s possible to put the statistics aside and trust that God is the very one Father who won’t leave us. This message will cause us to ask, “Do I believe He is who

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2. Mighty God

Have you ever been called a name other than the one you were given at birth? Perhaps it was a nickname your parents gave you, a code name you and your best friend created, or even one from your past you’d rather forget. Wherever the source, names mean something, and

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1. Wonderful Counselor

Have you ever been called a name other than the one you were given at birth? Perhaps it was a nickname your parents gave you, a code name you and your best friend created, or even one from your past you’d rather forget. Wherever the source, names mean something, and

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5. God is Life

Our culture is crowded—crowded with messages, images, and just plain stuff that would love to fill in every place of our hearts and minds. When it all becomes overwhelming, there’s a natural desire for us to simplify. The last words of 1 John say, “Dear children, keep away from anything

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4. God is Love

There are two simple expectations Jesus has for us: Love God and love others. As 1 John 3:11 says, “This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another.” But in a world that gives love so many different definitions, how are we to know

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3. God is Truth

Do you know the difference between truth and lies? When writing the Church, the author of 1 John had one goal in mind: to help believers know the difference between truth and lies (1 John 2:21). As a follower of Jesus, you’d be surprised to know that you already have

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2. In a Dark World, God is Light

Holiness is not a concept that we can so easily wrap our minds around. But as Jesus walked on this earth, equally holy and human, we see a shining example of how we can walk in obedience just like him.

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1. The One Who Existed

The One who existed, the One Truth, the One God – these are just a few phrases that describe God in the book of 1 John. This book of the Bible is certainly a hard one to swallow with its absolute claims that are so counter-cultural. But when we begin

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2. Whatever You Do

How is God calling you to engage globally with the Gospel? Part one of this series put a face to the 4.5 billion people who don’t know Jesus. Maybe one of those stories tugged your heart strings, but you don’t know how to respond to the compassion. This message is

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1. I Tell You the Truth

It’s been said that every number has a name, every name has a story, and every story matters to God. During this message Pastor Matt shares eye-opening statistics to help us grasp the reality of the practical and spiritual needs of our world.

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