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Following Jesus, Serving Others, and Sharing God's Love

God On A Donkey

Rev. Eric Schalk Matthew 21:1-11

Freedom

Rev. Jay Sowers This morning, we welcome back Rev. Jay Sowers as he leads us in worship. Jay has served as a pastor in the RCA for many years in various locations. We have also appreciated his wife, Beth, as she has served amongst us during his years as a transition pastor. This morning he…
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Resurrection Life

Rev. Eric Schalk This past Friday we experienced the passion of Christ through a service of darkness and contemplation. Christ was sacrificed for our sins. Today, we celebrate because the stone was rolled away, and our Savior rose from the grave. This morning we will marvel at the resurrection, and explore what it means for…
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Stay Strong #4 – He Will Remain Faithful!

Dr. Branson Parler What will enable us to endure and to pass on the faith? In our text, Paul points to two things that motivate and compel him to do what he does: the gospel of Jesus and a love for God’s people. Today we will see how Jesus embodies the faithfulness of God to…
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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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Gospel and Godliness

Pastor Tim Meendering As we turn the chapter into a New Year and install elders and deacons, we will dig into what is considered to be the most important text and teaching of Paul’s first letter to Timothy. We will see how we are all called to godliness, why it is so vital and how…
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Can Everything Really Be Beautiful?

Rev. Bob Zomermaand We welcome Bob Zomermaand this morning as he leads us in worship. After serving as pastor for various churches, Bob now enjoys his work for an online theology school called Christian Leaders Institute.

Singing Within You

Pastor Tim Meendering The gospel revealed at Christmas is the source and fuel for a deep and stubborn joy that transcends any grief and struggle that comes our way. Our students, through the Christmas program, and our digging into the Word together will celebrate and teach us how to find and fuel this singing within…
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Returning Home

Pastor Tim Meendering Jeremiah refers to the ancient Jewish people as those who worship lifeless idols and commit adultery in their relationship with God. How could this have anything to do with us today? We will explore how we participate in our own versions of idol worship and adultery and how God lovingly calls us…
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Look, Not Do

Pastor Tim Meendering Our stories of snakes and the cross will provide insight into our hopelessly insatiable spiritual condition and at the same time, provide us with the cure and hope for deep change and satisfaction. We will see how our salvation, earned by Christ, is only given and received when we look with faith.