Feb 24, 2021
Proverbs Part 5
Posted by Chatman Laxton
In the 5th part of the Proverbs series, Chatman brings a verse by verse comparison of the way Wisdom and Folly call us in chapter 9. As we see in the chapter, Wisdom and Folly have very different plans for us, through what they call us to. Our understanding of Folly's plan for our life(which is destruction) will hopefully make us think twice before we take the bait. 
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  • Feb 24, 2021Proverbs Part 5
    Feb 24, 2021
    Proverbs Part 5
    Posted by Chatman Laxton
    In the 5th part of the Proverbs series, Chatman brings a verse by verse comparison of the way Wisdom and Folly call us in chapter 9. As we see in the chapter, Wisdom and Folly have very different plans for us, through what they call us to. Our understanding of Folly's plan for our life(which is destruction) will hopefully make us think twice before we take the bait. 
  • Feb 21, 2021Press On
    Feb 21, 2021
    Press On
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    In Philippians 3, Paul encouraged the church of the day to "press on toward the goal in order to obtain the prize," which was before them. In what amounted to crazy times with persecution of believers where false teachers who abounded in plenty were preying on the desperate, Paul called them to persevere after the truth! Pastor Ashley brings the same timely word for us as he challenges us, that even in the face of opposition we must not focus on what is going around us, rather we should "Press On" towards what is before us. 
  • Feb 14, 2021Don’t Rob God
    Feb 14, 2021
    Don’t Rob God
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    From Malachi 3, Pastor Ashley teaches the church what God means when He commands us to not rob Him. God isn't concerned with running out of gold for the streets of heaven, rather he doesn't want us to rob Him of an opportunity to be bless from Him because of our obedience! God isn't concerned with our tithe because has missing out on something, its because of what it will unlock in our lives by being obedient, that he encourages us to "test Him in this." 
  • Feb 7, 2021Remember
    Feb 7, 2021
    Remember
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    In his sermon, Remember, Pastor Ashley asks us, "What symbols do you have in life that cause you to remember a moment or a season of your life?" When preparing to partake of communion, we understand the imperative to examine ourselves and to remember Christ and His sacrifice. We understand that the bread and juice represent the body and the blood of Jesus. Pastor Ashley points out the additional imperative from John 6:56 to abide, which means (in the Greek) to "remain and continue to remain" connected to Jesus in everyday life, not just on Sundays and Wednesdays.
  • Feb 3, 2021Proverbs Part 4
    Feb 3, 2021
    Proverbs Part 4
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    In Part 4 of our series on Proverbs, Pastor Ashley shows us from Chapter 9 that wisdom dictates the quality of the life we will lead. Wisdom calls to us and should be our foundation. Scorning wisdom only brings suffering.
  • Jan 31, 2021Essential: Indispensable
    Jan 31, 2021
    Essential: Indispensable
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    In today's culture of dispensable technology, Pastor Ashley speaks to the wisdom of 1st Thessalonians 5:21 which tells us to ," Hold on to what is good." From this passage, Pastor shows us how essential it is for the church to stop and take a look at the things that we are "throwing away". If we want to continue to grow in the things of the Lord ,then we will have to start honoring the good things that God is placing in our lives.
  • Jan 27, 2021Proverbs Part 3
    Jan 27, 2021
    Proverbs Part 3
    Posted by Chatman Laxton
    In the third part of our Proverbs study, Chatman Laxton brings in the idea that wisdom is a direct reflection of Christ in the New Testament. By looking through the lens of 1 Corinthians 1:30, and specifically the part that says "Jesus Christ has become our wisdom," we can have a deeper understanding of how important the wisdom in Proverbs is for us. God fully intended His people to be wise, and as His people, we should be "waiting at wisdom's doorpost" with expectation.
  • Jan 24, 2021Essential: Excellence
    Jan 24, 2021
    Essential: Excellence
    Posted by Chatman Laxton
    In his message of "Essential: Excellence'', Chatman conveys the importance of Christians operating at the highest level. Through the message of Cain and Abel, Chatman brings to light that the favor Cain so desired could've been his had he only pursued excellence thoroughly. In our lives it's important to the kingdom that we operate in excellence or else we soon will be facing disasters of our own.
  • Jan 20, 2021Proverbs Part 2
    Jan 20, 2021
    Proverbs Part 2
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    As we continue with our study of Proverbs, Pastor Ashley speaks to the ways that wisdom calls out to us. That wisdom is seeking us out in order to bless us with Godly principles that can pay dividends in our life.
  • Jan 17, 2021Essential: Change
    Jan 17, 2021
    Essential: Change
    Posted by Ashley Ellison
    In this powerful word from Pastor Ashley, he discusses the word of Ezekiel 37, and the story of the dry bones in the valley. What looks to be a dry empty valley was soon to be filled with life, but God wasn't going to do it by himself. See he wanted Ezekiel to speak prophetically and believe that God could make the place of desolation, thrive with life again. In our country today, we can not afford to sit idly by and let what we see with our natural eyes limit what God can do, nor can we let it hold back our tongues from speaking life into the situation. God's Spirit is ready for us to take up the word that He has placed in us, and speak it forth, so that we can be the change agents for the Kingdom of Heaven.