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Recovery Road: Part Two: Realize I Am Not God and Am Powerless
Sunday, January 24, 2016 :: Brian Lightsey

There are over 500,000 different recovery groups in America. We all have issues, and many of us are getting help for them! We hope you will take advantage of the series we are doing at Life Church called Recovery Road

This Sunday, January 24, we look at the first principle of recovery.

Recovery Road: Part One: Do I Want to Exit?
Sunday, January 17, 2016 :: Brian Lightsey

Alcoholism. Divorce. Overworking. Grief. Drug Abuse. Codependency. Overeating. Sexual Addiction.

Many of us have run into painful problems on the road of life. We often feel stuck in dysfunctional directions and struggle to change lanes.

This Sunday, January 17, we start a new sermon series, Recovery Road, where we will offer a Christ-centered route from rut to recovery so you can overcome the hurts, habits, and hang ups of life.

Plugged In
Sunday, January 10, 2016 :: Brian Lightsey

This Sunday Pastor Brian gives an important message about being Plugged In. 

What If?
Sunday, January 3, 2016 :: Keith Abbott

Another year is in the books and a new one is beginning. If you are like most people, you look back over 2015 with a myriad of emotions. There is joy over the celebrations, sadness over the tragedies, a feeling of satisfaction over opportunities seized and regret over the ones lost.

What if this time next year, there were fewer regrets? This Sunday we look at some core habits that can curb some of our the regrets.

How to Have a Happy New Year
Sunday, December 27, 2015 :: Mike Kaply

We say it all the time, "Happy New Year!" But how do you do this? This Sunday we talk about how we can have a Happy New Year!

Why Did God Become One of Us? Part Three: Redeeming
Sunday, December 20, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

God sent his son Jesus so we could experience redemption. 

Why Did God Become One of Us? Part Two: Relating
Sunday, December 13, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

In life we go through trials and temptations. Do you think Jesus understands what we go through?

This Sunday we continue our Christmas sermon series called, Why Did God Become One of Us? and talk about what Christmas means when it comes to God entering our everyday worlds.

Why Did God Become One of Us? Part One: Revealing
Sunday, December 6, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

We begin our new Christmas sermon series this week. Christmas is the time we celebrate Jesus Christ coming to us. But why would God leave the blessings of heaven to live in this broken world? This week we try to answer that question.

Generous Grace
Sunday, November 29, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

Today Pastor Brian talks about one of the effects of grace in our lives.

Love Where You Live: Part Four: Take a Step
Sunday, November 22, 2015 :: Tim Schlung

This Sunday we wrap up our sermon series called Love Where You Live: The Art of Neighboring.

Over the course of the series, we've learned how important it is to love our nextdoor neighbors, and we've talked about how to break down major barriers in order to do so. Now, we conclude the series with a call to put into practice all that we've learned. 

Love Where You Live: Part Three: Facing the Fear Factor
Sunday, November 15, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

We continue our sermon series called, Love Where You Live: The Art of Neighboring, and talk about one of the greatest challenges in getting to know our neighbors: The fear of getting sucked into their problems and issues. 

Love Where You Live: Part Two: Tackling the Time Tension
Sunday, November 8, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

OK. Jesus is clear. We are to love our neighbors. 

But you might be thinking, “My schedule is already packed! What if my life is already too full? Do I have time to be a good neighbor?”

This Sunday, November 8, we continue our sermon series called, Love Where You Live: The Art of Neighboring, where we tackle the time tension of neighboring. 

Love Where You Live: Part One: Taking the Great Commandment Literally
Sunday, November 1, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

The Bible contains 31,102 verses. There’s a lot of information in there!

Of all the important truths for our lives in the Scriptures, which ones are the most important?

This Sunday, we start our new sermon series called, Love Where You Live: The Art of Neighboring, where we will hear from Jesus himself regarding the most important commands in the Bible: Loving God and loving others. In fact, he says that “there is no commandment greater than these” (Mark 12:31).

It is easier said than done! Listen as we examine how to live out these great high-priority truths in our daily lives!

God at Work: Part Seven: Brighten Up the Workplace
Sunday, October 25, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

We conclude our sermon series called, God at Work and talk about one of the most important reasons God has place you in your job.

God at Work: Part Six: Common Good
Sunday, October 18, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

This Sunday, October 18, we continue our sermon series called God at Work and look at how God uses work in our world for positive change.

God at Work: Part Five: Called to Work
Sunday, October 11, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

According to Forbes Magazine, over half of all Americans are "unhappy" in their jobs. Are you one of them?

Maybe we are in the wrong job or have the wrong attitude about our job? We need to rediscover God's calling for our work.

This Sunday, October 11, we continue our sermon series called, God at Work and we look at the important topic of calling.

God at Work: Part Four: Integrity on the Job
Sunday, October 4, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

We mourn this week as ten people were killed and another seven injured Thursday after a 26-year-old gunman opened fire in a classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. He singled out Christians. Please be in prayer for the families of the victims.

This Sunday, October 4, we continue our sermon series called, God at Work. This sermon talks about taking a stand on our convictions at work and in life, regardless of the consequences.

God at Work: Part Three: Why Work Is So Hard
Sunday, September 27, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

Monday through Friday are full of challenges. Work is a grind. For some it is a four-lettered word. 

This Sunday, September 27, we continue our sermon series called, God at Work and talk about why is work so hard.

God at Work: Part Two: Finding Worth in My Work
Sunday, September 20, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

We continue our sermon series called, God at Work and talk about a perspective on your work you may have never considered. 

God at Work: Part One: Jesus CEO
Sunday, September 13, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

Work.

The first two decades of our lives are spent preparing for it. Thousands of dollars for education are invested in it. At least half of our waking hours are consumed by it. For some it is a four-letter word, but for all of us work is a necessary part of our daily lives and often defines us.

Did you know that God has something significant to say about your job?

If you want to have meaning in your week and not just live for the weekends, listen to this weeks message, as we start a new sermon series called, God at Work, that will help you bridge the gap between Sunday worship and Monday work.

Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins: Part Six: Pivotal Circumstances
Sunday, September 6, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

This Sunday we conclude our sermon series, Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins. and talk about the last essential spiritual vitamin, one we never want to take! We discuss God using painful experiences to grow our faith. 

Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins: Part Five: Providential Relationships
Sunday, August 30, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

This Sunday we look at one of the strongest faith-impacting factors available to us.

Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins: Part Four: Personal Ministry
Sunday, August 23, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

This Sunday we continue our sermon series and talk about how to experience God's power in our lives.

Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins: Part Three: Private Disciplines
Sunday, August 16, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

As we continue our sermon series, Taking Your Spiritual Vitamins, today's sermon is about how to grow your faith in your private life.

Taking Your Essential Spiritual Vitamins: Part Two: Practical Teaching
Sunday, August 9, 2015 :: Brian Lightsey

Storms come into all of our lives. Is it possible to have big and great faith that enables us to withstand the storms of life?

As we continue our sermon series, we will talk about an essential spiritual vitamin that is key in strengthening our faith so we can face the storms of life.

 

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