Have you ever had a season where you felt like things weren't going your way? Like maybe God was a little distant? We often times feel like because of our situation that God is far from us and that His grace is not in our lifes. But God's grace and favor can have powerful effects on our life's in those seasons. Learn how God's favor can have powerful effects on your life!
We as believers often talk about Jesus, and understand the nature of His essence as being both fully God, and fully human. While this is the divine truth about our savior, have we taken the time to ask the question, “why does this matter to me today.” We learn that Jesus, the word of God, came and made His dwelling among us, full of grace and truth. The truth of God was that Jesus had the power and authority to forgive our sins, while the grace of God was His understanding as to why it was necessary. Jesus was in fact man, He lived, He laughed, He loved, He cried, and in every way knows what it means to be Human.
Did you know that diversity is God's idea? Do you have questions about racial reconciliation and equality? These are some of the most controversial and important conversations in our world right now. Learn what the Bible says about these topics and hear how God calls us to live life WITH others but also going BEFORE others.
Have you ever felt like God has left you? If we are honest with ourselves, we all have felt the absence of God. God invites us to be completely honest with Him in every season, including the most difficult ones. Through Psalms of Laments, we are given permission to come before God no matter how we feel and to be be completely honest with Him.
Have you ever felt like you were so weary in you spiritual walk that you have decided to stop taking risks? Have you stopped looking to the promises God has for you? Have you stopped giving with expectancy? Have you stopped allowing yourself to be used by God? Learn how God wants to renew a sense of perseverance by extending His grace on you. God uses His church to accomplish His mission on Earth and he wants to use you and work in you! He also wants to bring people along side you to encourage you and build faith within you.
What is your life giving people a taste of? In a time where people are wondering whether the church is relevant the church should answer by giving the world a taste of heaven!
The church has responsibility to reconnect people with God, make disciples who go and live God's way in the world and to give Earth a taste of Heaven! As people of the church we should give others a taste of what Heaven is like right now!
God loves using his people! Have you ever wondered what it takes to do big things for God? God does not need flashy people, all he needs is your simple YES! In this sermon learn how all it takes is saying YES to God and humbly going for it. God loves using humble people simply say yes to carry out His plans! If there are setbacks, if you feel discouraged or inadequate God wants to equipped and encourage you to be bold and say YES to His mission!
Have you ever heard someone say that they are "taking a break from church"? Say that church just is not for them? Maybe that is you! In this sermon learn about the TRUE purpose of why we gather as a church. Church is simply a place for Gods presence to break through and change peoples lives. It becomes easy to be caught up in culture and relevance and completely miss the heart and mission of the church. Let us be excited about gathering because Gods presence breaks through!
Sometimes God gives us dreams that are for the benefit of others. In this sermon we take a look at Nehemiah and how his dreams benefited the people of God! Nehemiah leaves his role as a cupbearer to restore the wall of Jerusalem. The narrative shows us selfless courage and leadership in chasing one's dreams. What do you do when your dreams aren't about you? Nehemiah paused, reflected and answered the cry of his heart to help his people!
One of the greatest balances of the Christian journey is learning to live with a future orientation while being content in the present. In this message learn how to meet God in the waiting season to your dreams. The journey to our dreams is just as important as the realized destination to the Lord, and we must come to know that at times, our dreams for our life aren't necessarily God's vision for it.
Have you ever had a dream? Something that you feel like you have to answer to? Sometimes there are roadblocks and things that we feel like are keeping us from those dreams! In this sermon learning how to embrace this process is a critical part of arriving at your dreams. Learn how Paul and Barnabas dealt with conflict and how this conflict pushed them towards their purpose! Despite our perception of conflict God wants to bring clarity and success!
Often being surrounded by obstacles, we give up on our dreams thinking that they are impossible to achieve. In this message, Pastor Arman encourages us through the story of Hannah, the mother of the Prophet Samuel. Hannah exemplifies what it means to put your trust in the Lord and pray fervently for the miraculous in her life despite difficulties and challenges. No matter the scope of your problems the Lord will hear and answer your prayers if they are in alignment with His perfect will.
When you think about vision, what do you think of? Your future job or promotion? Your future house? Your future family? All these things are awesome, but God desires us also to have a vision of the people that we are becoming! When we focus on what matters most, God replaces discouragement with an abundance of resources to accomplish the vision that he has planned for our lives!
Our context can be changed at any time, but we are most utilized by God when we focus first on our character. God wants us to grow in self control, perseverance, and godliness, so that we can be effective and productive in the Kingdom of God! Listen intently to this challenging message about how we can focus on these character traits in order for you to become 100% how God has created you to function