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 ...

Four Witnesses to Jesus John 20

Four Witnesses to Jesus  John 20
17-0416: Jesus gives new life to all who believe in Him. The resurrection accounts the most potent day in history that illumines all reality and eternity. Jesus’ resurrection on the third day showed that He alone is the power of life over death. Pastor Lane poses the questions, If Jesus is the power of life, ...

The Blind Can See John 9

The Blind Can See  John 9
17-0409: Jesus opens blind eyes to see God’s glory in all of life. When confronted by a man blind from birth, the disciples ask Jesus a very important question. Jesus’ response is informative for Christians. He redirects our attention on how we should respond to all brokenness in the world. We can do all we ...

Set Free by Truth John 8:31-59

Set Free by Truth  John 8:31-59
17-0402: Jesus sets us free from sin when we abide in His truth. Jesus addresses those who believe in Him in this passage. He introduces what it means to follow Him, often called discipleship, and how His truth transforms the life of those who follow Him. Pastor Lane sets forth three lessons that teach how ...