Servant Leadership

Pastor Dave DeVries

3/5/17

Description:What kind of people make up a God-first church; examing the church at Thessalonica.

We Have a Future!

Pastor Dave DeVries

2/26/17

Description:Are you only living in the now? Are you stuck in the past? Pastor Dave DeVries begins our journey to the future - a future secured for us by God and revealed in part for us in Scripture.

God-First People Live Hope-Filled Lives

Pastor Dave DeVries

2/19/17

Description:Faith, Hope & Love: three qualities that all Christ followers have in common - Acts 17:1-15,1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

Our Generous God, Part 2

Pastor Dave DeVries

2/12/17

Description:God's generosity prompts us to be generous toward Him. The conclusion of the Generosity series. - James 4:4

Our Generous God, Part 1

Pastor Dave DeVries

2/5/17

Description:In the economy of God, God chooses to be generous - Matthew 20, Mark 12:41-44, Hosea 6:6

Generous Marriages, Part 2

Pastor Dave DeVries

1/29/17

Description:Celebrating differences and living as one in spirit, mind and body.

Generous Marriages, Part 1

Pastor Dave DeVries

1/22/17

Description:Marriage doesn't solve problems, and it doesn't create problems; marriage reveals problems--in us. - Hebrews 13:4

Generous Families

Pastor Dave DeVries

1/15/17

Description:Fostering God-firstness in a forgiving environment of encouragement - Nehemiah 4:14

Generous Friendships

Pastor Dave DeVries

1/8/17

Description:Why I need friends and how to be a generous friend - Matthew 7:12

The Innkeeper

Pastor Dave DeVries

1/1/17

Description:The innkeeper & Herod both missed Christmas. What stood in their way?

Wise Thinkers

Pastor Dave DeVries

12/18/16

Description:Learn how the wise men moved from curious, to convinced, to committed God-first lives - Matthew 2:1-12

Joseph & Mary

Pastor Dave DeVries

12/11/16

Description:Go from stressed to awed; happy to be used by God - Luke 1:26-38, 46-50

The Shepherds

Pastor Dave DeVries

12/4/16

Description:Go from afraid to telling everyone! - Luke 2:8-14

A Generous God

Pastor Dave DeVries

11/27/16

Description:Prophesies go from spoken to fulfilled - Isaiah 53

Generous Truth

Pastor Dave DeVries

11/20/16

Description:The simple message of infinite value - 2 Corinthians 5:16-19

Generous Me

Pastor Dave DeVries

11/13/16

Description:2 Cortinthians 5:16-192 Cortinthians 5:16-192 Cortinthians 5:16-19

Generous Thanks

Pastor Dave DeVries

11/6/16

Description:Thanking God his way - by bragging on his generosity, sharing his Good News with others - 2 Corinthians 9:15 & 5:11, 15

May the Challenge Stay With Us

Pastor Dave DeVries

10/30/16

Description:Living in the tension, trusting God and trusting myself - 1 Kings 17:8-16

The "Cool" Church

Pastor Dave DeVries

10/23/16

Description:The church of Laodicea is criticized for being cool (lukewarm); their wealth has deceived them - Revelation 3:15-18

Counter-Intuitive Financial Stability

Pastor Dave DeVries

10/16/16

Description:Our response to God’s way of Providing - 2 Corinthians 9

The Generosity Cycle

Pastor Dave DeVries

10/9/16

Description:Understanding God's provisions - 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

The Gift of Remembering

Pastor Dan Van Horne

10/2/16

Description:Can God's Riches and blessings become temptations? Traps? Pastor Dan Van Horne lays out God's word for us, to help us learn from our (and other's) mistakes - Deuteronomy 8:10-19

Living Principles

Pastor Dave DeVries

9/25/16

Description:You can be generous without love, but you can't be loving - to your neighbor or to God - without being generous - 2 Corinthians 8:10 - 9:15

Corinth, Our Neighbor

Pastor Dave DeVries

9/11/16

Description:The culture we live in vs. a culture of generosity - 2 Corinthians 8:1-8

Meeting Needs With Deeds

Pastor Dave DeVries

9/4/16

Description:Being intentional about building bridges to meet felt needs with generous love - 1 Timothy 6:17-19

Generous Love at Home and Church

Pastor Dave DeVries

8/28/16

Description:Servant leadership starts being modeled at home and matures at church - Luke 22:24-27

Words and Deeds

Pastor Dave DeVries

8/21/16

Description:God's Word produces faith and faith produces deeds. God created the material as well as immaterial sides of life - 1 Peter 4:11

When Unconditional Love Becomes Conditional

Pastor Dave DeVries

8/14/16

Description:Causes of poverty and other problems, and how generous love employs wisdom - 2 Thessalonians 3:10

Whose Neighbor Are You?

Pastor Dan Van Horne

8/7/16

Description:Principles for determining who our neighbor is - Luke 10:27, Galatians 6:9-10

Lifestyle Generosity

Pastor Dan Van Horne

7/31/16

Description:How would you measure generosity? Is it the amount you give, or the amount it costs you? - Luke 10:25-37

The "Why" of Generous Love

Pastor Dan Van Horne

7/24/16

Description:Only by experiencing at a deep level the love and grace of God personally (being saved by grace and love), do we develop generous love for others - Luke 10:33

Generous Love

Pastor Dan Van Horne

7/10/16

Description:Generous love toward people in need is not optional. The love God requires is rooted in the love of God. - Luke 10:29

America! America!

Pastor Dave DeVries

7/3/16

Description:Our current national issues and our opportunity as American Christians to be generous - Psalm 2

Generous Marriages

Pastor Dave DeVries

6/26/16

Description:Generous amounts of love and respect are dynamics ofour relationship with God and each other - Ephesians 5:21-33

Generous Families

Pastor Dave DeVries

6/19/16

Description:The roles of children and parents that create generous families - Ephesians 6:1-4

Night and Day

Pastor Dave DeVries

6/5/16

Description:Waking up from darkness to live as light - Ephesians 5:6-14

Two Examples of Generous Living

Pastor Dave DeVries

5/29/16

Description:Taking a look at what happened with Barnabas & Mary - Acts & John 12

Love: Genuine or Counterfeit?

Pastor Dave DeVries

5/22/16

Description:Being generous toward God by being an imitator of Him - Ephesians 5:1-2

The Old and the New You

Pastor Dave DeVries

5/1/16

Description:The futility of our own minds giving way to being renewed by the mind of Christ - Ephesians 4:17-24

Everybody Loves a Gift

Pastor Dave DeVries

4/24/16

Description:God's grace is our undending provision, but comparison and fear are generosity killers - Epheisans 4:7-8

Global Outreach

Ivan Veldhuizen

4/17/16

Description:Guest Speaker, Rev. Veldhuizen, is the Executive Director of International Ministries for Converge

Be Filled

Pastor Dave DeVries

4/3/16

Description:Contentment is the basis for generosity - Ephesians 3:14-21

Life (and Death)

Pastor Dave DeVries

3/27/16

Description:God offers us life that's really life when He raises us with Christ - Ephesians 2:1-10

Rich in Resources

Pastor Dave DeVries

3/20/16

Description:Generosity is determined not so much by the size of the gift, but by the size of the sacrifice - 2 Corinthians 8:7, Ephesians 1:15-23

Rich in Every Way!

Pastor Dave DeVries

3/13/16

Description:We are made rich so that we can be generous - 2 Corinthians 9:11

Becoming Rich, Part 2

Pastor Dave DeVries

3/6/16

Description:The competition between money and God, and the polarity between them - 1 Timothy 6:10, Luke 12:13-21

Becoming Rich, Part 1

Pastor Dave DeVries

2/28/16

Description:Financial principles that God blesses are about contentment, not consumerism; and about generosity not greed - 2 Corinthians 8:8-9