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REVIVAL AND THE LORD’S SUPPER:

Teaching Aim: Reflecting on and participating in the Lord’s Supper should lead one to the entrance of Renewal and Revival.Pastor Mike RyanCorinthians 11:23-31Sunday,
October 11, 2020

TAKING THE GOSPEL TO THE REGIONS BEYOND

Teaching Aim: The Apostle Paul’s aim was to take the message of the Gospel to the regions beyond. Our priority and aim should be to take the message of the Gospel beyond ourselves into the regions of darkness around all around us!Pastor Mike Ryan2 Corinthians 10:14-16Sunday,
September 27, 2020

PAUL: THE MAN WHO COULDN’T BE STOPPED

Teaching Aim: This text encourages us, and provides for us, an example of how to be more intentional regarding the living out and bearing witness to our God given faith.Pastor Mike RyanActs 20:22-24Sunday,
September 20, 2020

STEPHEN, THE WITNESSING DEACON

Teaching Aim: In the text today, we will consider what made Stephen such a dynamic witness and accept the challenge to follow after his example.Pastor Mike RyanActs 6 & 7Sunday,
September 13, 2020

THE HARVEST IN HIS EYES

Teaching Aim: Reflecting on and understanding how Jesus saw people, and seeing them the same way.Pastor Mike RyanMatthew 9:35-38Sunday,
September 6, 2020

WHAT HAS HAPPENED HERE? LOOKING BEYOND

Teaching Aim: The message aim today is to encourage us to look (focus) beyond the obvious in life circumstances, to consider what God is doing in our midst, and how we should respond.Pastor Mike RyanLuke 24:13-19Sunday,
August 30, 2020

CLAIMING THE LAND: PIERCING THE DARKNESS

Teaching Aim: God commissioned Joshua to achieve three things: lead the people into the land, defeat the enemy, and claim the inheritance. He commissions, us today, to accomplish the same thing!Pastor Mike RyanJoshua 1:1-9Sunday,
August 23, 2020

A TEXT FOR TROUBLED HEARTS

Teaching Aim: The text today, encourages and even commands us to trust and to have hope in seemingly hopeless and troubled times.Pastor Mike RyanJohn 14:1-6Sunday,
August 16, 2020

SELF – SATISFIED YET UN-SATISFIED

Teaching Aim: This text reveals the rich young man’s (our) superficial views of spiritual things. He had a shallow view both of salvation and lordship which Jesus lovingly revealed.Pastor Mike RyanMark 10:17-30Sunday,
August 9, 2020

For the sake of the gospel

Teaching Aim: In our text this morning he Apostle Paul helps us to understand that the Gospel should be our soul motivation and focus for everything we do.Pastor Mike RyanText: Philippians 1Sunday,
August 2, 2020

The strength of the kingdom

Teaching Aim: Jesus used parables to make known the mysteries of the Kingdom of God. In this case Jesus was describing the vitality of the Kingdom.Pastor Mike RyanText: Matthew 13:1-9Sunday,
July 26, 2020

Sunday Morning Service

Ethan WallisSunday,
July 19, 2020

HOW TO LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE

Teaching Aim: As Jesus’ disciples, we have the Kingdom life with-in us as a living testimony to those in the world who do not yet have the light.Pastor Mike RyanMatthew 5:14-16N/ASunday,
July 12, 2020

#9 in faith, Habakkuk affirms the will of God and worships

Teaching Aim: Habakkuk began his conversation with Almighty God by informing Him how to run His world, and ended by trusting that He (God) knows best and will bring about justice.Pastor Mike RyanHabakkuk 3:16-19Sunday,
July 5, 2020

An example of an ineffective father

Teaching Aim: Eli was a good man, that served in an important role, who will be remembered primarily as an ineffective father. Lesson’s we can learn from his example.Pastor Mike Ryan1 Samuel 2:22-25Sunday,
June 21, 2020

#7 Habakkuk’s prayer for the work (mercy) of god

Teaching Aim: While a beautiful literary passage, it’s value is in helping one to understand the full meaning of the righteous living by faith, and the joy you can embrace even when anticipating misery.Pastor Mike RyanHabakkuk 3:1-2Sunday,
June 14, 2020

God’s 2nd reply pt. 2: Habakkuk was to declare God’s judgment

Teaching Aim: The judgments God directed Habakkuk to proclaim over Babylon, apply to modern day times as well.Pastor Mike RyanHabakkuk 2:6-20Sunday,
June 7, 2020

God’s 2nd reply to Habakkuk’s questions

Teaching Aim: Habakkuk 2 reveals God’s response to Habakkuk’s struggle at the seeming providential working of God in his (this) world: “Why do the wicked seem to be prospering, while the righteous were suffering?”.Pastor Mike RyanHabakkuk 2:1-5Sunday,
May 31, 2020

The Second Problem of Habakkuk!

Teaching Aim: In Habakkuk 1:12-2:1 one discovers an example/model regarding how one is to approach almighty God with doubts, concerns, complaints, ie. problems in a righteous way.Pastor Mike RyanHabakkuk 1:12-2:1Sunday,
May 24, 2020

Introduction to habakkuk: Understanding God . . . Or Not! (Audio and Video)

Teaching Aim: God never explains himself. He rarely gives reasons. The events that unfold in our world seldom make sense. We, therefore, are confronted with the basic tenet of Christianity: The righteous live by faith.Pastor Mike RyanSunday,
April 26, 2020

A RADICAL RESPONSE TO God’s plan and purpose (Audio and Video)

Teaching Aim: In Joshua 1:1-8 we observe the radical response, essential to faithful obedience to God’s plan and purpose in Joshua’s call to lead Israel into the Promised Land.Pastor Mike RyanJoshua 1:1-8Sunday,
April 19, 2020

Easter Sunday (Audio and Video)

Pastor Mike RyanSunday,
April 12, 2020

Showing Radical Love (Audio and Video)

Teaching Aim: In our text today, Jesus, in the Sermon on the Mount provides three illustrations that challenge and encourage us to pierce the spiritual darkness of the world around us as we do and show Radical Love!Pastor Mike RyanMatthew 5:39-41Sunday,
April 5, 2020

peace: the referee in the game of life (Audio and Video)

Teaching Aim: In surrender to the pre-eminent presence of Christ, peace will persist as a REFEREE in the most troubled of hearts, in the most troubled of times.Pastor Mike RyanColossians 3:15Sunday,
March 29, 2020

Treasures, trials, and testing's (Audio and Video)

Teaching Aim: Through Christ, individuals are born to a new living hope, which causes them to have a purpose, perspective and priorities in response to life and eternity.Pastor Mike Ryan1 Peter 1:1-9Sunday,
March 22, 2020

The compromise of lot (Audio & Video)

Teaching Aim: The heart of every problem is the problem in the heart. We learn today that we can not enlighten our World if our heart has not been—is not being enlightened. Lot's heart was centered on wealth and worldly achievement, while Abraham wantedPastor Mike RyanGenesis 13:10-13Sunday,
March 15, 2020

Paul Met the jerusalem believers

Teaching Aim: God not only pierces the darkness of our heart with His light, 1) at salvation, and provides 2) others to encourage us in the journey of becoming holy, 3) He also uses adversaries in our life to expose the darkness as we continue in the procPastor Mike RyanActs 9:26-31Sunday,
March 8, 2020

PIERCING THE DARKNESS OF PAUL’S HEART: HE Met the opposition

Teaching Aim: God not only pierces the darkness of our heart with His light, 1) at salvation, and provides 2) others to encourage us in the journey of becoming holy, 3) He also uses adversaries in our life to expose the darkness as we continue in the procPastor Mike RyanActs 9:19b-25Sunday,
March 1, 2020

PIERCING THE DARKNESS OF PAUL’S HEART: HE Met Ananias

Teaching Aim: God not only pierces the darkness of our heart with His light, at salvation, but He uses others to aid us in the walk of holiness as we continue in the process of being perfected.Pastor Mike RyanActs 9:10-19Sunday,
February 23, 2020

PIERCING THE SPIRITUAL DARKNESS OF PAUL’S HEART

Teaching Aim: God not only pierces the darkness of our heart, by drawing us to Himself through salvation, but He aids us in the walk of holiness as we continue in the process of being perfected.Pastor Mike RyanActs 9:1-9Sunday,
February 16, 2020

PIERCING THE SPIRITUAL DARKNESS: GOD’S BLESSED MAN

Teaching Aim: In Psalm 1, the psalmist promotes principles to aid us in piercing the darkness of our hearts and provides a powerful warning against embracing the path of darkness (ungodly life).Pastor Mike RyanPsalm 1Sunday,
February 9, 2020

PIERCING THE SPIRITUAL DARKNESS: In My Heart / In My World

Teaching Aim: Piercing the spiritual darkness in our hearts begins when the Light (Jesus) comes in and takes up residence in our hearts at salvation. Piercing the spiritual darkness of our world happens as we let our “light shine before men in such a wPastor Mike RyanMatthew 5:14-16Sunday,
February 2, 2020

WELCOME HOME!

Teaching Aim: In John 14:1-4 one discovers that God’s amazing promise, may provide the assurance of peace in His children’s hearts now, and a future with the family of God for eternity!Pastor Mike RyanJohn 14:1-4Sunday,
January 26, 2020

THE PATHWAY TO PERVERSION

Teaching Aim: The answer to the sanctity or sacredness of life is found in the sovereignty and sufficiency of almighty God!Pastor Mike RyanRomans 1:20-32Sunday,
January 19, 2020

HOW TO EARTH-QUAKE PROOF YOUR LIFE!

Teaching Aim: The emphasis in this psalm is on the presence of the Lord with His people and the difference it makes when we trust Him in the changes and difficulties of lifePastor Mike RyanPsalm 46:1-11Sunday,
January 5, 2020

Guest Speaker Ethan Wallis

Ethan WallisSunday,
December 29, 2019

WHY THE MANGER INSTEAD OF A MANSION?

Teaching Aim: The answer to the question, “Why was Jesus born in a manger?” is found in these words: 1)Christ’s rejection, 2) His redemption, and 3) His reachability.Pastor Mike RyanLuke 2:4-7Sunday,
December 22, 2019

THE CHRISTMAS STORY AS TOLD BY THE APOSTLE JOHN

Teaching Aim: The Apostle John’s narrative of Christ’s entrance into the world as a baby equips us face and fight the temptation to commercialize JESUS at Christmas time. Consider the journey from the stable to the table.Pastor Mike RyanJohn 1:1-5Sunday,
December 15, 2019

WHAT IS THE STORY ON MISSIONS?

Teaching Aim: In the text today, one finds a model and motivation regarding the churches’ role (function) in Almighty God’s purpose and plan of REDEMPTION!Pastor Mike RyanActs 13:1-4Sunday,
December 8, 2019

GOD’S QUESTION TO MOSES

Teaching Aim: In the text today, Almighty God leads Moses to discover his potential for Kingdom Service (missions) when that potential is surrendered to the purpose of God.Pastor Mike RyanExodus 4:1-5Sunday,
December 1, 2019

OUR STANDARD: AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

Teaching Aim: Our text today reveals the powerful exhortation of “being grateful” as taught in the account of the 10 lepers, and it’s close relationship to salvation.Pastor Mike RyanLuke 17:11-19Sunday,
November 24, 2019

HIKING THE PATH OF DISCIPLESHIP

Teaching Aim: In the text today we are confronted with the cost and instructions, and importance of “Hiking the Path Of Discipleship” as Jesus’ followers.Pastor Mike RyanLuke 9:23; 14:26-33Sunday,
November 17, 2019

HOW PAUL PRAYED FOR THOSE HE LOVED

HOW PAUL PRAYED FOR THOSE HE LOVEDPastor Mike RyanColossians 1:9-12Sunday,
November 10, 2019

QUIETING OUR CRITICS!

Teaching Aim: In this text, Christians are exhorted to declare their praise to and love for almighty God through their conduct (behavior).Pastor Mike Ryan1 Peter 2:11-15Sunday,
November 3, 2019

THE BATTLE IS THE LORD’S! (part 2)

Teaching Aim: This Scripture text reveals the sovereignty and sufficiency as well as the grace and mercy of God. Faith is the key to receiving the vast spiritual riches of God.Pastor Mike Ryan2 Kings 6:24 – 7:20Sunday,
October 27, 2019

THE BATTLE IS THE LORD’S! (part 1)

Teaching Aim: This Scripture text reveals the sovereignty and sufficiency as well as the grace and mercy of God. Faith is the key to receiving the vast spiritual riches of God.Pastor Mike Ryan2 Kings 6:8-23Sunday,
October 20, 2019

FOOT WASHING, FORGIVENESS OF SIN & SERVANTHOOD

Teaching Aim: With His crucifixion looming and imminent, Jesus washes His disciples’ feet as a final proof of His love for them, setting an example of humility and servanthood and signifying the washing away of sins through His death.Pastor Mike RyanJohn 13:3-15Sunday,
October 13, 2019

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? THE LORD’S SUPPER.

Teaching Aim: In this text we come together at the Lord’s table with the instructions to remember Christ’s work, to enter into that work and participate by; faith with Christ. And we come to do it together.Pastor Mike Ryan1 Corinthians 11:17-26Sunday,
October 6, 2019

ESAU: The STUPIDITY OF CHOOSING STEW!

Teaching Aim: Through the text we see, in Esau’s example, the futility (short sightedness) of giving in to (choosing) the temporal (flesh) over the eternal (holiness) and the high cost of not “seeking first His righteousness” (Matthew 6:33).Pastor Mike RyanGenesis 25: 29-34Sunday,
September 29, 2019

Jacob: Remembering what he forgot!

Teaching Aim: In the text, today we discover valuable lessons from Jacob’s forgotten vow and the importance of keeping the vows we make to God.Pastor Mike RyanGenesis 35:1-7Sunday,
September 22, 2019

TOUCH THE HEM OF HIS GARMENT

Teaching Aim: Like the woman with the hemorrhage we also can press through to Jesus and experience His saving, cleansing, renewing power!Pastor Mike RyanLuke 8:42b - 48Monday,
September 9, 2019

RELAY FOR LIFE: Passing the spiritual baton

Teaching Aim: In life, as almighty God’s children . . . as His Church, it is a matter of life and death that we pass on our spiritual faith and heritage to others!Pastor Mike Ryan2 Timothy 1:1-6Sunday,
September 1, 2019

FROM THE MOUNTAIN TO THE VALLEY

Teaching Aim: Failure is never fun and defeat is seldom something we take delight in. Failure can make us bitter or it may make us better. We can take it as instructive and corrective and learn from it. Our response can . . . Or not be life changing, altPastor Mike RyanMark 9:14-29Sunday,
August 25, 2019

QUESTIONS . . . FROM THE HEART OF GOD.

Teaching Aim: Almighty God speaks through the Prophet Malachi and asks three questions of Israel, which was to lead them to reflect and repent. This was his last word for 400 years. These three questions are good for us to consider today!Pastor Mike RyanMalachi 1:1-8Sunday,
August 18, 2019

FIVE LIFE CHANGING WORDS!

Teaching Aim: In this text, Isaiah provides a model which leads to one’s transformation as he/she seeks to surrender and respond to the call of the holy God of the Bible!Pastor Mike RyanIsaiah 6:1-8Sunday,
August 11, 2019

GOD CAN USE YOUR WEAKNESS

Teaching Aim: God’s grace and mercy is shown in many ways in the lives of His people. In the text today, God’s grace was (and is) the means to endure heavy burdens and difficult life obstacles to HIS glory.Pastor Mike Ryan2 Corinthians 12:1-10Sunday,
August 4, 2019

SOVEREIGN GRACE!

Teaching Aim: In the Character (story) of Mephibosheth one finds a beautiful Old Testament picture which mirrors God’s offer of Salvation for lost Mankind!Pastor Mike Ryan2 Samuel 9:1-13Sunday,
July 28, 2019

TRUE RIGHTEOUSNESS REVEALED

Teaching Aim: In this passage Christ outlines three tests that will prove our righteousness is truly from God. False Christianity—a counterfeit, will fail these testsPastor Mike RyanMatthew 7:13-29Sunday,
July 21, 2019

DON’T JUST SURVIVE – THRIVE!

Teaching Aim: Jesus came that we might experience an abundant transformed life (John 10:10). In the example of Bartimaeus we receive lessons which will aid us in obtaining and maintaining abundant life in Christ!Pastor Mike RyanMark 10:46-52Sunday,
July 14, 2019

JESUS-THE DIVINE SON OF GOD

Teaching Aim: If we believe that Jesus Christ is the Divine Son of God how should that affect the way we live our life?Pastor Mike RyanJohn 20:30-31Sunday,
July 7, 2019

MARTHA’S THREE TYPES OF FAITH!

Teaching Aim: It is UNLIMITED FAITH that leads to action which pleases God and reveals His glory in fullness!Pastor Mike RyanJohn 11:1-44Sunday,
June 30, 2019

THE MOST DIFFICULT PRAYER TO PRAY

In the Bible text today, we are confronted with a model (example) prayer which was difficult to pray in an extremely difficult life trial. We discover the cost or requirements of praying such a prayer.Pastor Mike RyanMatthew 26:36-46Sunday,
June 23, 2019

NOAH: A SUCCESSFUL FATHER!

Teaching Aim: Success as a parent and even in life has less to do with one’s life circumstances and more to do living out his covenant relationship with Christ in faithfulness and obedience with humility!Pastor Mike RyanGenesis 6:1-7; Hebrews 11:7Sunday,
June 16, 2019

The Cost of a Christ Centered Life

In this passage David was not willing to give an offering of worship that did not cost Him. Discipleship/Spiritual GrowthPastor Mike Ryan2 Samual 24:18-25Sunday,
June 9, 2019

THE APOSTLE JOHN’S PURIFYING HOPE!

Teaching Aim: In this passage we discover motivations which aided John in striving for purity and holiness in a world that was seeking to distract him and temp him away from the way of faith.Pastor Mike Ryan1 John 2:28 – 3:3Sunday,
June 2, 2019

JOHN THE BAPTIST’S DOWN DAY

Teaching Aim: At different times all of God’s children are confronted with and/or experience discouragement. Matthew 11 and parallel scripture texts provide insight into John the Baptist’s discouragement and Jesus’ response.Pastor Mike RyanMatthew 11:1-11Sunday,
May 26, 2019

What The Mother Of Moses Did For Him

Teaching Aim: The story of Jochebed and Moses, in part describes motherhood, some of the priorities of being a mother and the cost of doing so. In this amazing story there is biblical application for everyone.Michael RyanHebrews 11:23-27Sunday,
May 12, 2019

Marred: So He (GOD) Made It Again

Teaching Aim: As the potter has power over the clay, so God has sovereign authority over the nations—the people who make up the nations.Michael RyanJeremiah 18:1-8Sunday,
May 5, 2019

You Get What You Faith (Pay) For!

Teaching Aim: When crisis in life results in a faith crisis, remember your GOD who is your Warrior has your back!Michael Ryan1 Kings 4:1-7Sunday,
April 28, 2019

Why We Still Proclaim the Cross

Teaching Aim: We are called into fellowship because of our union with Jesus Christ: He died for us; we were baptized in His name; we are identified with His cross. This is why we proclaim the Cross!Michael Ryan1 Corinthians 1:22-25Sunday,
April 21, 2019
10:00 AM

The Wrath of God

The wrath of God is the critical key that unlocks the Gospel of God—of Christ. It is the starting point to faith and evangelism.Michael RyanRomans 1:18; 2:5Sunday,
April 14, 2019
10:30 AM

Looking Back Looking Ahead Looking In

Reflecting on powerful lessons on remembrance Almighty God taught Israel which continue to speak to us with power today!Michael Ryan1 Corinthians 11:23-29Sunday,
April 7, 2019
11:00 AM

New Beginnings

In the SPIRITUAL LIFE JOURNEY there are times when we all need to begin again. In this text we find some simple steps can lead to a believer’s new beginning.Michael Ryan2 Corinthians 5:17-21Sunday,
March 31, 2019

Running the Race

Even when we become weary, tired and discouraged to the point where we think we are ready to give up we need to keep moving forward one this SPIRITUAL LIFE JOURNEY we have been set apart and called to make.Michael RyanHebrews 12:1-2Sunday,
March 24, 2019

Abraham's Spiritual Life Journey

Faith can win over fear even in the midst of tough life circumstances.Michael RyanGenesis 12:1-3Sunday,
March 17, 2019

Continue In Gods Word

In this text Paul exhorts Timothy and (you and me) to continue living out almighty God’s Word in the midst of difficult times.Michael Ryan2 Timothy 3:12-17Sunday,
March 10, 2019

Where Are You Right Now?

Reflection, Examination, Discipleship, HolinessPastor Mike RyanLuke 22:31-34Sunday,
February 24, 2019

Motivation(s) in the Ministry

Pastor Mike Ryan2 Corinthians 5:17-21Sunday,
February 17, 2019

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