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October 14, 2018

Mad About Grace

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Jonah - Mad About Grace Passage: Jonah 4:1-3

October 7, 2018

An Unexpected Response

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Jonah - Mad About Grace Passage: Jonah 3:1-10

September 30, 2018

An Answered Prayer

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Jonah - Mad About Grace Passage: Jonah 1:17–2:10

September 23, 2018

Man Overboard

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Jonah - Mad About Grace Passage: Jonah 1:7-16

September 16, 2018

Fleeing God's Presence

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Jonah - Mad About Grace Passage: Jonah 1:1-6

September 9, 2018

Remaining A Good Church

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

September 2, 2018

The End of the World

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

August 26, 2018

Hope-Filled Grief

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

August 19, 2018

Living to Please God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

August 12, 2018

We Are Our Brother's Keeper

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

August 5, 2018

Durable Churches

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:17–3:5

July 22, 2018

God's Powerful Word

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16

July 15, 2018

Inspiring Influence

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

July 8, 2018

Shaking the World for Jesus

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:6-10

July 1, 2018

The Effects of the Gospel

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Built To Last Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5

June 17, 2018

Rescued by God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Somedays I Walk in the Rain Passage: Jeremiah 38:1-13

June 10, 2018

Encouraged by God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Somedays I Walk in the Rain Passage: Jeremiah 32:17-27

June 3, 2018

Taught By God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Somedays I Walk in the Rain Passage: Jeremiah 18:1-11

May 27, 2018

Judged By God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Somedays I Walk in the Rain Passage: Jeremiah 15:1-2

May 20, 2018

Called By God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Somedays I Walk in the Rain Passage: Jeremiah 1:1-19

May 13, 2018

Mary, Mary, and Salome

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Friends in the Faith Passage: Mark 15:40-41, 47, Mark 16:1-8

May 6, 2018

Paul and Timothy

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Friends in the Faith Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1-7, 2 Timothy 4:9-18

April 29, 2018

Peter and John

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Friends in the Faith Passage: John 20:1-10

April 22, 2018

Naomi and Ruth

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Friends in the Faith Passage: Ruth 1:1-18

April 15, 2018

David and Jonathan

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Friends in the Faith Passage: 1 Samuel 18:1-5

April 1, 2018

Surrender

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: Luke 23:46-49

March 28, 2018

Dramatic Monologue

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The Gathering

March 25, 2018

Finished

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: John 19:30

March 18, 2018

Thirst

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: John 19:38-29

March 11, 2018

Forsaken

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: Matthew 27:45-49

March 4, 2018

Mother

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: John 19:25-27

February 25, 2018

Paradise

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: Luke 23:39-43

February 18, 2018

Forgive

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The 7 Last Words of Jesus Passage: Luke 23:32-37

February 11, 2018

The Perplexing Presence of Evil

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Matthew 13:24-30;36-43

February 4, 2018

Turning Hearing Into Doing

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Luke 7:31-35, Matthew 7:24-27

January 28, 2018

The Responsibility of Hearing

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23

January 21, 2018

The Value of the Kingdom of God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Matthew 13:44-50

January 14, 2018

Growth in the Kingdom of God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Mark 4:26-32, Matthew 13:33

January 7, 2018

The Conflict of New and Old

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Parables Passage: Luke 5:33-39

January 3, 2018

God's Overruling Care

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The Gathering Passage: Romans 8:28-30

December 24, 2017

God's Gift to Us - Jesus!

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Isaiah 9:6

December 17, 2017

The True Grace of God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 5:12-14

December 10, 2017

The Mighty Hand of God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 5:6-11

December 3, 2017

The Responsibilities of a Pastor

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 5:1-5

November 26, 2017

Suffering As A Christian

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 4:12-19

November 12, 2017

Living for God's Glory

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 4:7-11

November 5, 2017

God's Will

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 4:1-6

October 29, 2017

Defending the Gospel

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 3:13-22

October 22, 2017

Loving Life and Seeing Good Days

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 3:8-12

October 8, 2017

Living A Sermon

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 3:1-7

October 1, 2017

Undeserving Suffering

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:18-25

September 24, 2017

Submitting to Earthly Authorities

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:13-17

September 17, 2017

Privileged and Responsible

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:9-12

September 10, 2017

A Sure Foundation in a Shaky World

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:1-8

September 3, 2017

Born Again Behavior

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:13-25

August 27, 2017

The Benefits of Salvation

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:3-12

August 20, 2017

Saved and Secure

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:1-2

August 13, 2017

Building Others Up

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Romans 15:1-7

August 6, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than All Our Sin

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 49:28-32–50:1

July 30, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Strong Wills

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 32:22-32

July 23, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Unfair Employers

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 31:1-13

July 16, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Imperfect Marriages

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 29:15-30

July 9, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Selfish Motives

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 28:10-22

July 2, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Dysfunctional Families

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 27:1-29

June 25, 2017

God's Grace is Greater Than Sibling Rivalry

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 25:27-34

June 18, 2017

Grace Is Greater Than Birth Order

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Greater Than Passage: Genesis 25:19-26

June 11, 2017

Communion Before the Rooster Crowed

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Matthew 26:26-35

June 4, 2017

Becoming Like Jesus

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Romans 8:26-30

May 28, 2017

Forever Alone

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12

May 21, 2017

Ignored

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Never Alone Passage: Mark 10:46-52

May 14, 2017

Childless

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Never Alone Passage: Luke 2:36-38

May 7, 2017

Single

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Never Alone Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:6-9; 32-35

April 30, 2017

Divorced

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Never Alone Passage: John 4:1-30

April 23, 2017

Widowed

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Never Alone Passage: Ruth 1:1-22–4:13-17

April 16, 2017

I Am the Resurrection and The Life

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 11:17-27

April 9, 2017

I Am the Vine; You Are the Branches

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 15:1-11

April 2, 2017

I Am the Way, And the Truth, And the Life

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 14:1-7

March 26, 2017

I Am the Good Shepherd

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 10:11-18

March 19, 2017

I Am the Door

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 10:7-10

March 12, 2017

I Am the Light of the World

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 8:12-20

March 5, 2017

I Am the Bread of Life

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: I Am Passage: John 6:47-51

February 26, 2017

God's Joyful Salvation

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 3:17-19

February 22, 2017

Trouble in the Church

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The Gathering Passage: James 4:1-12

February 19, 2017

God's Reviving Mercy

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 3:1-16

February 12, 2017

God's Sovereign Control

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 2:6-20

February 5, 2017

God's Clear Instruction

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 2:2-5

January 29, 2017

God's Delayed Insight

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 13:12-2:1

January 25, 2017

Remaining Positive

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: The Gathering Passage: 2 Timothy 4:9-18

January 22, 2017

God's Strange Work

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 1:5-11

January 15, 2017

God's Apparent Apathy

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Clinging To God's Goodness Passage: Habakkuk 1:1-4

January 8, 2017

Intentionally Spontaneous Church Growth

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Acts 2:37-47

January 1, 2017

The Best Is Yet To Come

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Joshua 3:1-17

December 25, 2016

The Real Christmas Story

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Luke 2:1-7

December 11, 2016

Becoming a Healthy Church

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church

December 4, 2016

Building Up - Not Tearing Down

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 13:1-10

November 27, 2016

When Christians Struggle

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 12:19-21

November 13, 2016

Never Give Up

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 12:11-18

November 6, 2016

Joy and Pain

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10

October 30, 2016

Boasting in Hardships

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 11:16-33

October 23, 2016

Exposing False Teachers

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 11:1-15

October 16, 2016

Boasting in the Lord

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 10:1-18

October 9, 2016

Esther's Courage

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Leader's God Used Passage: Esther 4:10-5:3

October 2, 2016

Ezra's Prayer

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Leader's God Used Passage: Ezra 7:6-10–8:21-23; 31-32

September 25, 2016

Ezekiel's Message

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Leader's God Used Passage: Ezekiel 18:25-32

September 18, 2016

Elisha's Request

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Leader's God Used Passage: 1 Kings 19:19-21, 2 Kings 2:1-14

September 11, 2016

Elijah's Challenge

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Leader's God Used Passage: 1 Kings 18:20-21

September 4, 2016

Managing Ministry Money

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 8:16-24

August 28, 2016

Reaching Lots of People

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Matthew 9:35-38

August 21, 2016

The Gathering

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Mark 1:21-34

August 14, 2016

Grace Giving

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

August 7, 2016

Repentance and Joy

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 7:5-16

July 31, 2016

Separation From Evil

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 6:14 - 7:1

July 17, 2016

Christian Relationships

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 6:11-13; 7:2-4

July 10, 2016

Servants of God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 6:1-10

July 3, 2016

Rebuilding

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Nehemiah 1:1-2

June 26, 2016

Living As Christ's Ambassadors

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21

June 19, 2016

The Influence of a Godly Father

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Family Matters Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1-7

June 12, 2016

Does God Even Care?

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Family Matters Passage: Psalm 139:23-24

May 29, 2016

Is Discipline Really Child Abuse?

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Family Matters Passage: Ephesians 6:1-4

May 22, 2016

Is Divorce Always Wrong?

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Family Matters Passage: Matthew 19:3-9

May 18, 2016

The Connection Service - Choices and Consequences

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Galatians 6:7-10

May 15, 2016

Is Marriage Still Necessary

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Family Matters Passage: Genesis 2:18-25

May 8, 2016

She Is His Mother

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: 1 Kings 3:16-28

May 1, 2016

The Judgment Seat of Christ

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:10-15

April 24, 2016

At Home With the Lord

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:1-9

April 17, 2016

Jars of Clay

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 4:7-18

April 10, 2016

Refusing to Quit

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6

April 3, 2016

Transformed by the Lord

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 3:12-18

March 27, 2016

Up From the Grave He Arose

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Luke 24:1-12

March 20, 2016

The Triumphal Entry

Speaker: Earl Stephenson

March 13, 2016

The New Covenant

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 3:1-11

February 28, 2016

Spreading Christ's Aroma

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 2:14 - 17

February 21, 2016

Remember

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Exodus 12:21-32

February 14, 2016

A Missed Opportunity

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 2:12-13

February 7, 2016

Christian Forgiveness

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 3:6-11

January 31, 2016

When Plans Change

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 1:12–2:4

January 24, 2016

Shared Comfort

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 1:3-11

January 10, 2016

Grace and Peace

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Real Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 1:1-2

January 3, 2016

For Nothing Will Be Impossible With God

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Luke 1:35-38

December 13, 2015

Joseph and Mary

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:26-38

November 29, 2015

The Lord is my Shepherd

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Psalm 23

November 22, 2015

A Psalm For Giving Thanks

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Passage: Psalm 100

November 15, 2015

Work Hard

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Good and Faithful Service

November 8, 2015

Love God's People

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Good and Faithful Service

November 1, 2015

Preach the Word

Speaker: Earl Stephenson Series: Good and Faithful Service