Get Moving with an Effective Example

Jan 09, 2022 — Elisha Freeman  At the first of the year, one of the prominent resolutions is to get health. At the top of the list or near the top of the list to make this happen is to ‘Get Active’ or ‘Get moving’. Exercise increases the probability of accomplishing the goal to get health. The NT emphasizes that Christians and their faith need to be living and active. In short, we need to ‘Get Moving’. Over the next few weeks, we will take a good look at how we can get moving and be effective for the mission of God for the Church.

Starting Over by Starting Strong

Jan 02, 2022 — Elisha Freeman  The New Year has arrived and we are full of optimism, hope, and resolutions. We are eager to start fresh, learning from the past and moving into the future. When it comes to our spiritual lives, what can we learn from the beginnings of Jesus’ ministry so that we can start strong and finish strong? This is the question we seek to answer with our lesson this morning.

Immanuel, God with Us

Dec 19, 2021 – Elisha Freeman   While the Christmas season is full of joy, there are many of us who find it to be a time of great struggle. The birth of Jesus is not full of angels singing, wise men searching and worshipping, or a husband and wife being full of faith. There is weeping, lament, hurt, darkness, and other unfortunate realities. What do we learn from this? What is God’s response and answer? These and more we will seek to study and allow the Bible to answer.

My Attitude…My Response

Dec 12, 2021 – Elisha Freeman  The Christmas holiday brings out various attitudes and response from people. For some, there is nothin but excitement, joy, and positivity. For others, there is nothing much to enjoy. For others, they are indifferent towards it all. If we combine Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2, there are a variety of attitudes and responses to Jesus. This morning we are going to examine just one of these and how the attitude of one specific group is an attitude that we cannot afford to have when it comes to Jesus and His message.

The Path to Contentment

Nov 14, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — As we continue our Thanksgiving series, we turn our attention to an attitude and lifestyle that benefits us greatly. The attitude of contentment. When it comes to our material goods and blessings, how do we remain content in a society that tells us we do not have enough or that we need the latest and greatest item? The Apostle Paul answers our question in a text to the young minister Timothy.

Remember God in a Time of Scarcity

Oct 31, 2021  Elisha Freeman — As we enter into the holiday season, we begin a series of lessons focused on helping us develop a heart, mind, and life of gratitude. For our first lesson, we go to a familiar passage in Deuteronomy where Moses reminds Israel and us that the source of all blessing is the Lord. We are to remember Him, not forget Him, and ultimately listen to Him in all circumstances.

The Incomparable God

Oct 10, 2021 — Elisha Freeman  Israel finds herself being carried off into captivity and exile. Her city is in ruins and despair is setting in. Her sin is deep, her enemies are powerful, and her challenges are great. What is she to do? How is she to respond? Has God lost because Israel is in such disarray? This morning we are examine a pivotal chapter in the Scripture that reignites the heart and mind of God’s people to the wonders of God’s greatness.

Grace Poured Out: Moses

Sept 19, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — “History repeats itself but in such a cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done.’ (Sydney J. Harris) This morning we continue with our series God’s grace poured out when we fail and fall short of His ideal and ours. What happens when our failure is not new, rather it is a repeat of a previous failure. What happens when we fail to learn rom history? Is God’s grace there to meet us and help us when we did not learn our lesson? This morning we will discover the answer to this probing question.