The Dark Night of the Soul Isaiah 50:10-11

The Dark Night of the Soul  Isaiah 50:10-11
17-0806: Should Christians be worried when the dark night of the soul comes? Does it mean I am not saved? Does it mean God does not love me anymore? What should one do? Pastor Lawrence Harrison, Pastor Lane’s father, shares a hopeful and helpful word from Isaiah on how Christians should respond when they go ...

Eradicating Racism

Eradicating Racism
My family sat down together last night to watch Hidden Figures, the story of three African-American ladies at NASA in the 1960s who were instrumental in one of history’s greatest operations, the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. I was not familiar with their story prior to the movie. I was deeply moved as ...

Seed-ready Soil Matthew 8:4-15

Seed-ready Soil  Matthew 8:4-15
17-0702: God’s Word gives abundant life to those who want it; who hear it, hold to it and humbly trust in Him. Pastor Lane introduces a new summer series entitled “Kingdom Secrets: studies from select parables in the gospel of Luke”. In this first sermon he identifies four different kind of soils that represents how ...

Making Bank: Money and Mission 2 Corinthians 9:12-15

Making Bank: Money and Mission  2 Corinthians 9:12-15
17-0625: Christians glorify God and honor King Jesus when we understand that our obedience and generous giving invests in the forward-move of God’s eternal Kingdom in the world. Stewardship is God’s strategy to resource the operation of His mission through His people in the world: to grow and mature His people, to build the church ...

Making Bank: Money and Giving, part 2

Making Bank: Money and Giving, part 2
17-0618: 17-0618: Tithing provides an effective strategy for the discipline of giving that produces Christian growth and maturity. In this message, Pastor Lane builds on part one to make application for Christians in the discipline of giving. He offers three reasons why every Christian should practice the discipline of giving through tithing. ALL Christian giving is ...

Making Bank: Money and Giving 1 Cor 16; 2 Cor 8-9; Phil 4:17-19

Making Bank: Money and Giving  1 Cor 16; 2 Cor 8-9; Phil 4:17-19
17-0611: Christians glorify God and honor King Jesus when we understand all our giving as a response of worship to His love for us. Money and giving are not favorite topics for many in the church, pastors included. But they are important. We need to teach what God says in His Word about giving so we ...

Making Bank: Money & Identity 2 Corinthians 8:1-9

Making Bank: Money & Identity  2 Corinthians 8:1-9
17-0604: Christians steward life’s treasure by grace to demonstrate the supreme glory of God and the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Jesus says that no person can love or serve two masters, specifically God and money. So, if you do not steward your money to serve God then you will use God to serve your money. ...

The Christ of God John 10:22-38

The Christ of God  John 10:22-38
17-0514: Jesus is the Christ, God’s Savior, who is worthy of worship and glory. Jesus is confronted by the Jews who ask him for a straight answer on whether or not He is the Christ. When He answers their question the accuse Him of blasphemy and want to stone Him. Jesus shows how His words ...

The Good Shepherd John 10:1-18

The Good Shepherd  John 10:1-18
17_0507: Jesus gives abundant life to all who believe in Him. When Jesus uses an analogy of a good shepherd and a thief to teach how Christ-followers relate to God. There are many thieves, and they only and always rob you. But the Good shepherd offers something radically different, abundant life. In this sermon, Pastor ...

Boast

Boast
17-0414: Jesus Christ is the one boast for the Christian in all of life. Living by faith means that a Christian increasingly finds true meaning for all of life only through the finished work of Jesus on the cross. In this message, Pastor Lane identifies four areas of life for a Christian to refine their ...