John 1:14-18 || Chris Armfield -
Belief actually leads to seeing and knowing. Often times people tend to see that the other way around.
John 1:9-13 || Chris Armfield
The truth will be revealed in time, but in the meantime there are repercussions for receiving or rejecting the true light, Jesus.
John 1:6-8 || Chris Armfield -
Our level of witness reveals our level of belief.
John 1:3-5 || Oliver Wong -
If Jesus is the central course of all things... can we afford to turn to other things?
John 1:1-2 || Chris Armfield -
John makes three startling statements about Jesus. His statements demand a response. What is your response?
Chris Armfield || March 27th 2016
John 12:12-26 || Chris Armfield -
Many people were coming to welcome Jesus into Jerusalem but the intent of their welcome may not have been as pure as it seemed.
Jeremiah 29:1-11 || Chris Armfield -
If we are extending the Kingdom of God, the city will feel it.
Jeremiah 29:1-11 || Chris Armfield -
We are sent sojourners seeking the welfare of others
Hebrews 10:19-25 || Chris Armfield -
Do you believe the scriptures are true and reliable?
How do you know you are taking them seriously?
Luke 5:1-11 || Oliver Wong -
Have you ever wrestled with the question, "Does this even matter?"... Remembering our purpose has a lot to do with remembering our significance.
Matthew 28:18-20 || Chris Armfield -
What does it mean to be and make disciples? What does a discipling culture in a local church look like?
Romans 5 || Chris Armfield -
It is impossible to ignore the thousands of times that the Scriptures speak about the poor. What can we as a local church do practically for some of the most poverty-stricken areas in the world?
Matthew 5:14-16 || Oliver Wong -
The most important thing you can share with lost people is your life... not a better message, but to serve with your life
Various Scriptures || Boz Tchividjian -
We are each created as worshippers, even the smallest of children. What are we doing to protect the most vulnerable from being robbed of worshipping God?
Ephesians 4:11-16 || Chris Armfield with Tom & Donna Cole -
Chris facilitates a conversation with seasoned equippers Tom and Donna Cole
Hebrews 12:1-2 || Chris Armfield -
What you have looked to has led you to where you are...
Can the wounds we carry have greater meaning?
Joshua 5:13-15 || Chris Armfield -
Just because Jesus was meek does not mean He was not also mighty.
Genesis 14 || Chris Armfield -
Jesus' reputation precedes His incarnation
Jonah 4:5-11 || Chris Armfield -
We know that God does all things for His glory which ends up to be for our good. But how does he do that?
Jonah 4:1-4 || Mike Thomas -
If you are one of God's children, He will not leave you alone...
Jonah 2:10-3:10 || Chris Armfield -
Every situation is moment where God is demonstrating His grace. As His messengers we have the opportunity to tell His grace story in every situation we find ourselves in.
Jonah 1:17-2:10 || Chris Armfield -
The person who is all out of options has to trust in God for their help. Maybe this is what the most blessed person on earth should be described as.
Jonah 1:17 || Chris Armfield -
God demonstrates his grace to us in some of the most bizarre ways sometimes
Jonah 1:1-16 || Chris Armfield -
We are never out the reach of God...
John 1:14 || Mike Thomas -
The concepts of Grace & Truth may seem like opposites... But Jesus FULLY embodied them both
2 Corinthians 9:1-15 || Chris Armfield
In God's economy we own nothing, we're stewards of everything. What does it look like to submit with everything?
Romans 12:1-2 || Chris Armfield
What does it look like to Steward Treasure in God's economy?
1 Peter 4:1-11 || Chris Armfield
We discover our gifts and abilities through our serving...
Ephesians 5:1-21 || Chris Armfield
Time is a gift from God to be used for advancing His kingdom...
Matthew 6:25-34 || Chris Armfield
The major enemy of generosity is anxiety. The person who is generous is the pressing who is seeking God's Kingdom first.
Matthew 5:3 || Tom Cole
We've been created with the space for God and man. We have legitimate needs that often times are being filled through illegitimate ways.
Psalm 95 || Mike Thomas
A look into Psalm 95 on why our posture matters in worship.
Psalm 51 || Oliver Wong --
David reveals how we should respond when we are in a place we never thought we would find ourselves.
Psalm 15 || Chris Armfield --
David looks for what he longs for. What are you looking for and what does it reveal?
A brother from Sri Lanka gives a message on evangelism and gives an update on the persecuted church of Sri Lanka
Psalm 63 || Andre Griner --
We all go through seasons in the wilderness... How does seeking God help us grow?
Psalm 13 || Mike Thomas --
We are not alone in our darkness...
Psalm 3 || Chris Armfield --
Where do you find hope in the midst of trouble? David shows us that Selah moments provide a reorientation for the mind.
Psalm 1 || Chris Armfield --
The term "blessed" is used a lot for a lot of things in our culture, but what does it actually mean in the scriptures...
1 John Recap || Chris Armfield --
The final commissioning from 1 John.
What is on the horizon of your life?
The answer to this question will reveal what you're finding your highest joy in.
1 John 5:19 || Chris Armfield --
Do Christians sin, and if they do, what does that say about our Character?
1 John 5:16-18 || Chris Armfield -
John is very specific about how to approach a brother in sin. How will your approach compare?
1 John 5:13-15 || Chris Armfield --
What is prayer and how does it work?
1 John 5:6-12 || Chris Armfield --
Has God revealed enough about Himself to hold mankind accountable for believing in Him?
Selected Scriptures || Mike Thomas --
Baptism without belief is meaningless... Why is this the case?
1 John 5:1-5 || Chris Armfield -
It may be surprising how many commonly accepted norms are actually byproducts of the spiritual rebirth.
1 John 4:13-19 || Mike Thomas
Hebrews 2 & 7 || Chris Armfield
The cross and the resurrection are the end and the beginning of our storyline.
Psalm 24 || Chris Armfield
The conditions are clear... Will you make the cut?
1 John 4:7-12 || Mike Thomas
We don't really know who God is until we look at Jesus...
1 John 4:1-6 || Chris Armfield
Some of the voices in our lives are from God and some are from the devil. How do you tell the difference?
1 John 3:19-24 || Chris Armfield
Can our conscience serve a good purpose in our mind?
1 John 3:11-18 || Chris Armfield
God has a prescription for the quantity and quality of love. Jesus is God's prescription for this love.
1 John 3:1-10 || Mike Thomas
A relaunch of the Eternal Life Now series: a study through 1 John.
2 Corinthians 5:16-20 || Chris Armfield
Jesus has decided that you are His ambassador of the Kingdom of God.
Ephesians 4:11-16 || Chris Armfield
If our lives are illustrated in a house, then our structure stands condemned and unlivable. But Jesus is making all things new through remodeling your life.
Various Scriptures || Chris Armfield & Tanner Springgate
In this message Chris and Tanner explore the biblical expressions of worship.
Philippians 2:9-11 || Chris Armfield
This is a message on our core values, which is, exalting Jesus. Whose name is exalted in your life... yours, or His.
Matthew 28:19-20 & Acts 1:1-8 || Chris Armfield
We discover the purpose of the church through the last words Jesus shared before His ascension. This is the purpose of CITYLIGHTS.
Philippians 3:13-14 || Mike Thomas
There is necessary discipline to living the Christian life. What does it look like to press forward, instead of be stuck in your past?
Colossians 1:15-23 || Chris Armfield
Christ brings everything into focus.
John 14 || Chris Armfield
Jesus said it was advantageous for Him to go away because He was sending someone who was like Him that would be with us every moment of our lives. What role does 'That' person play in your life?
John 14 || Chris Armfield
If the name "Immanuel" means "God with us", and God is triune, does Immanuel mean that Father God is with us?
Philippians 4:4-7 || Chris Armfield
Gratitude should not rise or fall based on circumstance.
1 John 2:28-29 || Darren DePaul
We become what we follow... there is more joy now and for eternity in resembling Jesus than anyone or anything else.
1 John 2:18-25 || Chris Armfield
Understanding the deceptive ways of the enemy is essential if the church is serious about its God given purpose.
Chris Armfield || 2:15-17
Whenever God forbids something it is always for our good.
1 John 2:7-11 || Mike Thomas
"Love lets the past die. It moves people to a new beginning without settling the past. Love does not have to clear up all misunderstandings... Love prefers to tuck in all the loose ends of past rights and wrongs in the bosom of forgiveness -- and pushes us into a new start." - Lewis Smedes
1 John 1:5-10 || Chris Armfield
John makes it clear that there are only 2 kingdoms - light & dark - there is no gray, aka "middle ground".
1 John 2:1-6 || Chris Armfield
Just because sin was a part of your past doesn't mean sin has to be part of your present or future.
1 John 1:1-4
Join us as we begin our series Eternal Life Now, a study through the book of 1 John! (Chris Armfield)
What does it look like to live on mission?
Giving away is a key part of being a disciple of Jesus.
1 Corinthians 4
A guiding Church is one where elders are overseeing you spiritually while equipping you to oversee others spiritually.
Romans 5:1, 8:1, and 12:1.
What you believe in will shape what you do. What beliefs are shaping you? (Chris Armfield)
The God of hope causes the people of God to abound with hope. (Chris Armfield)
Would you describe yourself as "strong" and "spiritual"? You might be surprised by the answer. (Chris Armfield)
A truly LIBERATED life considers others above themselves.
Message from Mike Thomas
The spread of the gospel of Christ is bound up with the degree of unity we display to the world. God calls us to experience unity while we embrace healthy diversity within the Body of Christ.
Love isn't an option, it's an obligation.
Romans 13:1-7 Submission to earthly authority is an expression of submission to God. [Chris Armfield]
Loving others is not always easy. This week, from Romans 12:9-21 we see how we can love those that seem so unlovable in our lives. [Bo Ayers]
Romans 12:1-8 We discover in this conversation that thinking rightly about yourself will give you confidence without deceit. [Mike Thomas]
Romans 11 For many, the most important question about faith is, does it work? The apostle Paul was in haste to make it practical. Paul passes to dance to the truth of the gospel. In so doing, we see that sound doctrine begins and ends with doxology. [Mike Thomas]
Romans 10 God's end of salvation goes through means of God's people's proclamation. [Chris Armfield]
Romans 9 The mystery of God's election is demonstrated in the proclamation of His love to the world. [Chris Armfield]
Romans 8:28-30 We can be assured that God is sovereignly working in us for His glory and for our salvation. [Mike Thomas]
Romans 8:26-27 The Holy Spirit is praying for us even when you don't know what you're supposed to be praying for. [Mike Thomas]
2 Corinthians 5:20-21 If you are in Christ you are the representation of the Kingdom of Heaven to the world wherever you are. [Chris Armfield]
2 Corinthians 5:16-19 God did what we could not do, so we can do for others what He has done for us. [Chris Armfield]
Luke 9:23 The incarnation is the kindness of God on display and an invitation to follow Him. [Chris Armfield]
Philippians 3:3-11 God's want for us is not contingent on our want for Him. [Chris Armfield]
A message of HOPE from Easter Sunday [Chris Armfield]
Romans 8:18-25 The sustainability of our hope is determined by its placement. Where are you placing your hope? [Chris Armfield]
Romans 8:12-17 We are adopted as sons and daughters because of the work of the Holy Spirit. The ramifications of this transaction cannot be overstated. [Chris Armfield]
Romans 8:1-11 Is my salvation that happened in the past in jeopardy of being lost in the future because of my present condition? [Chris Armfield]
Romans 7:1-25 If God is a God of second chances we would never find peace with him through our works. God is a God who gave us peace through the second Adam. [Chris Armfield]
Romans 6:15-23 Because of Christ we no longer have to sin because we have a new slave master who leads us into freedom unto righteousness. [Chris Armfield]