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Category: Faith

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Everyday Faith

Rev. Eric Schalk Last week we celebrated the resurrection of Jesus and experienced the joy of new life. How do we take the excitement of Easter with us throughout our lives? How do we experience our faith on a daily basis? This morning we will look to the early church to see what everyday faith…
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Stay Strong #8 – Until the End

Dr. Branson Parler As we celebrate Palm Sunday, we will see today how Jesus’ actions set the pattern for Paul, Timothy, and all future Christians. But he is not merely the pattern for us; he is the one who makes our faithfulness possible. It is his grace and Spirit that enables us to stay strong…
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Stay Strong #6 – The Folly of False Teaching

Dr. Branson Parler In our text for today, we will see the nature of false teachers and those who fall prey to them. By seeing what not to do, we can be equipped and empowered to know what we should do. As we strive to stay strong, we need to learn to embrace the power…
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Stay Strong #5 – Pursue the Noble Life

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we pick up our series on 2 Timothy. Our text helps us to think through what we are to do when someone attacks the baton of faith. We will see how God calls us to deal with issues in the church, and why it is vital we work towards reconciliation.

Forever One Thing

Pastor Tim Meendering Our gathering today marks a significant transition for all of us as I take up the work of Transition Ministry in the Great Lakes Region. Looking back over 20 years, some of you have heard well over a 1,000 of my sermons and all kinds of teaching in between. As we focus…
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Stay Strong #3 – Receive, Pass, Endure

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we pick up our series on 2 Timothy. This morning we will focus on our need to be constantly receiving the gospel message so we can constantly pass on the gospel message. Paul’s instructions come with a call to endure all things so that the message of Christ will reach all…
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Stairway to Heaven

Rev. David Bast We welcome to Fourth this morning Rev. David Bast, president of Words of Hope. He will give us an update on the Luganda ministry in Uganda and other work done through Words of Hope.

Stay Strong #2 – Not Ashamed

Dr. Branson Parler What do we do when we face difficulty in our faith? In today’s text, we will see how Paul encourages Timothy and us to stand firm in the Gospel. The reality of God’s amazing love for us and examples of Christians who have gone before us should motivate us to “guard the…
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Stay Strong #1 – Fan the Flame

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we begin a new series on 2 Timothy. Eric Schalk and Branson Parler will take turns preaching from this great letter that will help us navigate our time of transition. This morning, we will focus on the first chapter of 2 Timothy, and look at Paul’s challenge to have a bold…
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