Oct 09, 2022 — Elisha Freeman Henry Ward Beecher once said, ‘Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God.’ This statement is made concerning the existence of God. Does God exist? If so, what is He like? What does He desire of us? And, can we unite around Him?
Oct 02, 2022 Elisha Freeman — This morning we embark on a three month series that is entitled ‘We Agree”. Unity among Christians in the local church is essential and vital. Unity was of such great importance that in John 17, Jesus prays for it. What exactly are we to have unity on? On what things must we agree? This morning we start the journey by focusing on God’s word that is known as the Bible.
Sep 25, 2022 Bailey Forrest — Taking the Lord’s Supper is a common practice for Jesus’ disciples. Let’s take a look at what Paul has to say to the disciples in Corinth about it’s practice to refresh our own heart and understanding.
Sept 18, 2022 Elisha Freeman – In the New Testament, Christians are known by many designations. Christians are called disciples, children of God, and saints among a host of other names. There is one designation that each Christian must be called and must prove with their life and that is designation ‘servant’. This morning with our last house rule, we take a look at Jesus and how He sets the emphasis, example, and expectation that each Christian is to be a servant.
Sep 11, 2022 — Elisha Freeman The Lord is adding to our family and for that we are thankful. God’s plan for the local church is to be in unity with one another but not to be in uniformity. How do we approach one another to ensure that no matter what we see or experience, everyone knows their welcome in God’s house? This is our question to explore and allow the Bible to answer in our quest to become God’s house that builds each other up.
Sept 04, 2022 — Elisha Freeman King Solomon says, ‘Buy the truth and do not sell it’ and with this proverb, the value of the truth is imprinted on us. As we continue with our series entitled ‘House Rules’, the church must see that love is the mortar that holds us together and that the truth matters in all places for all times.
Aug 28, 2022 — Tom Shamblee Do we dream? If so, what do we dream about? Many studies have pointed out that dreaming in so many ways leads to success. They sight some reasons such as it is the first step of achieving goals, helps us find meaning and purpose in life, gives us a sense of accomplishment and that those who dream are generally happier people. In John 14, after Jesus had shocked His disciples about what was about to happen to Him and to them, He wanted them to dream of Heaven, of that place He was preparing for them and that He would return for them so they could once again be with Him where He would be. Today we will discuss how our dreams of Heaven can motivate us and help us get though each day as wait for Him to return for us and take us Home.
Aug 21, 2022 Elisha Freeman This morning we are starting a series of lessons entitle ‘House Rules’. God has been adding to our number in a variety of ways: baptisms, babies being born, new members from those moving into the area, and new members from those seeking and finding a church home. With this growth comes the need for us to stretch and accommodate. To that end, what do we, as a church, live by to ensure that the purpose of the church is met? This morning our first house rule is: Love.
Aug 14, 2022 — Elisha Freeman One commentator approached Romans 8:31-39 with these words, ‘[This section] demands reflection and not interpretation.’ In one of the most joyful conclusions of any chapter in the Bible, God’s goes to great lengths to remind us of the depth, width, and height of His love for us. Today, we will reflect on this.
Aug 7, 2022 Elisha Freeman — Thomas Merton said, ‘Useless and hateful in itself, suffering without faith is a curse.’ Our series brings us to a top five promise made by God in the entire Bible. Considering the backdrop of this promise, a strong, steadfast faith is required for it to have an effect in and our life. What does this promise due in the midst of suffering and how does it help bring about the purpose of God?