This message is given by guest speaker, Ron Friesen. Ron serves on the pastoral staff at Salem Alliance Church, leading LifePath, a 12-step recovery program. His messages focuses on the great grace of God.
In this sermon we look at the role and work of the Holy Spirit including his work of restoration both in the individual and church. There is a desperate need in us as individuals and as a church for the Holy Spirit to be given room to have His way. Restoration in every dimension of […]
This Sunday is the conclusion of a summer series from the book of Proverbs. Money is something Jesus was willing to address; King Solomon addressed this issue as well. The wisdom regarding one’s outlook on money, based on the book of Proverbs, speaks to the heart of the listener. Allow its truth to teach you!
We live in a society of people who do their best to broadcast. Social media is a tool people use to get their “words” out. But how often do we listen? While speaking tends to come naturally, listening does not. The book of Proverbs tells us that the wise choose to listen to those who […]
Have you ever accidentally neglected to water a potted plant? Plants are dependent upon the water they receive. Words we speak are like water to a plant. They can build others up; but words can also tear others down. How do people look after they have spoken with you? Like a dried out plant or […]
This worship gathering focuses on three aspects: a baby dedication, youth sharing how God challenged them while serving, and communion. For all three it can be said “Because of Jesus.” Desiring to see an infant grow to walk with Jesus is a motivational factor in baby dedication; love for Jesus compels youth to give a […]
The book of Proverbs, on numerous occasions, challenges the way of a sluggard (lazy person). The solution? According to King Solomon, one is to examine ants and begin taking notes. Although it may seem humiliating to learn from such tiny creatures, ants have a work ethic many can learn from. While rest is necessary, hard […]
While it is nearly impossible to lean on oneself, think about how often people tend to trust their own intuition or abilities over the Lord. This is a temptation people of all ages are faced with. This message continues to engage the mind with the book of Proverbs, thinking through this area of trust. Proverbs […]
This message is the first of a summer series from the book of Proverbs. While culture recognizes it takes skill to become proficient in academics, sports, or art, does it also recognize it takes skill to do that which is right? King Solomon, the human author of Proverbs, wrote about this skill or wisdom and […]
Chuck Kelley is founder and president of Bridge Builders International, a ministry to Latvia. In his years serving a culture which has abandoned church, he has found both music and art to be a bridge into the lives of people to share the hope of Christ. Music and art have played a key role in […]
This message is the second half of a study on Luke 7:36-50, an encounter Jesus had with a Pharisee and a woman who was known for her sin. While Jesus was the dinner guest of a Pharisee, all the cultural customs that should have been done to make Him feel welcomed were omitted. On the […]
Have you ever been the recipient of grace from another human being? We long to receive grace, both from God and others, but sometimes struggle to extend it ourselves to those around. In this message we begin to examine an encounter Jesus had with a Pharisee and an immoral woman. While the attitude the Pharisee […]