July 16, 2017
Short Stories by Jesus:
The Pearl of Great Price
by Courtney Bowen
Matthew 13:45-46

     In the Parable of the Pearl, Jesus compares the Heaven to that of the most precious pearl. In this parable we hearabout a merchant who sells everything he owns just to purchase the most perfect pearl. After selling all of this possessions and wares, he no longer has any thing else to sell. Heaven is like this pearl. Heaven is the most precious place for us to be, and it is certainly worth more than all the riches in the world.

July 9, 2017
Short Stories by Jesus:
The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like Yeast
by Steve Inman
Matthew 13:33

      After adding a leavening agent such as yeast to dough, the dough ultimately becomes something extordinary as it is baked in an oven. In this parable Jesus compares the Kingdom of Heaven to yeast. As yeast makes changes dough for making bread, Heaven is the leavening agent that can transform our lives into something just as extordinary. This morning Steve preaches on the Parable of Yeast.

July 2, 2017
What Truth Does

by Rev. Don Summerfield
John 8:31-34

     On this July 4th weekend, Pastor Don's thoughts and reflections on truth and what it does for us. Truth brings to us many things. There are times when we may not want to hear the truth, but one thing it does, it does set us free.

June 25, 2017
Short Stories by Jesus:
The Good Samaritan
by Courtney Bowen, Student Pastor
Luke 10:25-37

     A lawyer asks Jesus what does ot take to enter into the Kingdom of Heaven. Jesus doesn't give a specific answer. Instead He leads the lawyer to answering his own question. Once answering the question correctly, the lawyer can't leave well enoulgh alone. He asks Jesus a second question, "who is my neighbor?" Jesus then proceeds to tell him the parable of the Good Samaritan. As Courtney explore this parable she guides us to how the Parable of the Good Samaritan fits into our life.

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