How to See & Know God

2May

John 1:14-18 || Chris Armfield   -

Belief actually leads to seeing and knowing. Often times people tend to see that the other way around.

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Repercussions of Receiving or Rejecting the Light

26Apr

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. 
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Witnesses, Witness

18Apr

John 1:6-8 || Chris Armfield   -

Our level of witness reveals our level of belief.
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Creator…Sustainer…Redeemer

11Apr

John 1:3-5 || Oliver Wong    -

If Jesus is the central course of all things... can we afford to turn to other things?

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Jesus is…

4Apr

John 1:1-2 || Chris Armfield   -

John makes three startling statements about Jesus. His statements demand a response. What is your response?

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The Miracle of the Resurrection

1Apr

Chris Armfield || March 27th 2016

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Why Are You Seeking Jesus?

21Mar

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.
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Extending God’s Kingdom Outside the Walls

7Mar

Jeremiah 29:1-11 || Chris Armfield   -

If we are extending the Kingdom of God, the city will feel it.
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Who we are & Why we are here

29Feb

Jeremiah 29:1-11 || Chris Armfield   -

We are sent sojourners seeking the welfare of others
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You may not be taking scripture seriously if…

22Feb

Hebrews 10:19-25 || Chris Armfield   -

Do you believe the scriptures are true and reliable?
How do you know you are taking them seriously?
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Remembering Our Purpose

15Feb

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.
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Being & Making Disciples

8Feb

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?
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EXTEND - Extending the Kingdom of God Around the World

1Feb

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?
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EXTEND - God’s Kingdom on the Move

25Jan

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
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Boz Tchividjian from G.R.A.C.E

18Jan

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?
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EQUIP - Equipping the person right in front of you

18Jan

Ephesians 4:11-16 || Chris Armfield with Tom & Donna Cole   -

Chris facilitates a conversation with seasoned equippers Tom and Donna Cole
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EXALT - Looking to Jesus

11Jan

Hebrews 12:1-2 || Chris Armfield   -

What you have looked to has led you to where you are...
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The Severe Mercy of Jesus

22Dec

Can the wounds we carry have greater meaning?

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The Other Side of Jesus

14Dec

Joshua 5:13-15 || Chris Armfield    -

Just because Jesus was meek does not mean He was not also mighty.
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The God Who Sees and Hears… Calls You By Name

7Dec

Genesis 14 || Chris Armfield   - 

Jesus' reputation precedes His incarnation
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How God Makes Things Work For Our Good

16Nov

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?
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Are You Right to Be Angry?

9Nov

Jonah 4:1-4 || Mike Thomas    -

If you are one of God's children, He will not leave you alone...
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Grace For Every Situation

2Nov

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. 
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All Out of Options

26Oct

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.
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Why Would a Fish Swallow a Man

19Oct

Jonah 1:17 || Chris Armfield    -

God demonstrates his grace to us in some of the most bizarre ways sometimes 
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Extending the Reach of God

12Oct

Jonah 1:1-16 || Chris Armfield    -   

We are never out the reach of God...
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Grace & Truth

6Oct

John 1:14 || Mike Thomas -

The concepts of Grace & Truth may seem like opposites... But Jesus FULLY embodied them both
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Giving It All Away

21Sep

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?
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Stewarding TREASURE in God’s Kingdom

14Sep

Romans 12:1-2 || Chris Armfield 

What does it look like to Steward Treasure in God's economy?
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Your TALENT in God’s Kingdom

8Sep

1 Peter 4:1-11 || Chris Armfield

We discover our gifts and abilities through our serving...
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TIME in God’s Kingdom

31Aug

Ephesians 5:1-21 || Chris Armfield

Time is a gift from God to be used for advancing His kingdom...
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Kingdom or Chaos?

24Aug

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.
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The Hole in our Hearts

17Aug

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.
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With Arms High and Heart Abandoned

11Aug

Psalm 95 || Mike Thomas

A look into Psalm 95 on why our posture matters in worship.
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How To Catch a Fox

27Jul

Psalm 51 || Oliver Wong --

David reveals how we should respond when we are in a place we never thought we would find ourselves.
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We Look For What We Long For

21Jul

Psalm 15 || Chris Armfield --

David looks for what he longs for. What are you looking for and what does it reveal?
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A Message From Sri Lanka

14Jul

A brother from Sri Lanka gives a message on evangelism and gives an update on the persecuted church of Sri Lanka

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Seeking God in the Wilderness

6Jul

Psalm 63 || Andre Griner -- 

We all go through seasons in the wilderness... How does seeking God help us grow?
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A Doxology In The Darkness

1Jul

Psalm 13 || Mike Thomas -- 

We are not alone in our darkness... 
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Hope In Times of Trouble

23Jun

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.
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What is a “Blessed” Life?”

16Jun

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...

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What is on the Horizon of Your Life?

8Jun

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.
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How to Know You are a Child of God

26May

1 John 5:19 || Chris Armfield -- 

Do Christians sin, and if they do, what does that say about our Character?
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How to Approach a Brother About Sin

18May

1 John 5:16-18 || Chris Armfield -

John is very specific about how to approach a brother in sin. How will your approach compare?
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How Prayer Works

11May

1 John 5:13-15 || Chris Armfield -- 

What is prayer and how does it work?
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An Indisputable Testimony

4May

1 John 5:6-12 || Chris Armfield -- 

Has God revealed enough about Himself to hold mankind accountable for believing in Him?
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Baptism - The Expression of Belief

27Apr

Selected Scriptures || Mike Thomas -- 

Baptism without belief is meaningless... Why is this the case?
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Born Again Birthmarks

22Apr

1 John 5:1-5 || Chris Armfield - 

It may be surprising how many commonly accepted norms are actually byproducts of the spiritual rebirth. 
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No Fear

22Apr

1 John 4:13-19 || Mike Thomas

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What is the Storyline of Your Life?

6Apr

Hebrews 2 & 7 || Chris Armfield

The cross and the resurrection are the end and the beginning of our storyline.
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How to Ascend the Hill of the Lord

30Mar

Psalm 24 || Chris Armfield

The conditions are clear... Will you make the cut?
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Love

23Mar

1 John 4:7-12 || Mike Thomas

We don't really know who God is until we look at Jesus...

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Discerning the difference between Good & Evil spirits

23Mar

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?
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Conflicted Conscience?

9Mar

1 John 3:19-24 || Chris Armfield

Can our conscience serve a good purpose in our mind?
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The Impossibility of Love

2Mar

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.
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Living Holy Lives

2Mar

1 John 3:1-10 || Mike Thomas

A relaunch of the Eternal Life Now series: a study through 1 John. 
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EXTENDING the Kingdom of God

9Feb

2 Corinthians 5:16-20 || Chris Armfield

Jesus has decided that you are His ambassador of the Kingdom of God.
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Remodel

3Feb

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.
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Exalting Jesus Explained

27Jan

Various Scriptures || Chris Armfield & Tanner Springgate

In this message Chris and Tanner explore the biblical expressions of worship.
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Exalting Jesus

20Jan

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.
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The Mission & Vision of CITYLIGHTS

12Jan

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. 
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Forgetting What is Behind… Pressing On

8Jan

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?
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Immanuel - Jesus With Us

29Dec

Colossians 1:15-23 || Chris Armfield

Christ brings everything into focus.
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Receiving the Holy Spirit

15Dec

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?
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Father With Us

8Dec

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?
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How to Grow In Gratitude

24Nov

Philippians 4:4-7 || Chris Armfield

Gratitude should not rise or fall based on circumstance.
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“Abide in Christ”

17Nov

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.
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“Who is the antichrist?

10Nov

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.
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“Forbidden Love”

3Nov

Chris Armfield || 2:15-17

Whenever God forbids something it is always for our good.
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“Love is the Answer”

27Oct

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 
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“There is No Middle Ground”

20Oct

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".
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“You don’t HAVE to sin.”

20Oct

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.
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Eternal Life Now (Week 1)

6Oct

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)
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Living On Mission

29Sep

Acts 16

What does it look like to live on mission?
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Giving

22Sep

Jeremiah 29:7 

Giving away is a key part of being a disciple of Jesus. 
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Guiding

15Sep

1 Corinthians 4

A guiding Church is one where elders are overseeing you spiritually while equipping you to oversee others spiritually. 
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What is Supporting You?

1Sep

Romans 5:1, 8:1, and 12:1.

What you believe in will shape what you do. What beliefs are shaping you? (Chris Armfield)
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How to Hope

25Aug

Romans 15:8-33

The God of hope causes the people of God to abound with hope. (Chris Armfield)
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Are You “Able?”

18Aug

Romans 15:1-7

Would you describe yourself as "strong" and "spiritual"? You might be surprised by the answer. (Chris Armfield)
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A LIBERATED Life

11Aug

Romans 14:13-23 

A truly LIBERATED life considers others above themselves.
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Unity in Diversity

5Aug

Message from Mike Thomas

Romans 14:1-12
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.
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Love Isn’t An Option

28Jul

Romans 13:8-14 

Love isn't an option, it's an obligation.
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Vertical Submission Applied Horizontally

21Jul

Romans 13:1-7 Submission to earthly authority is an expression of submission to God. [Chris Armfield]

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Tough Love

14Jul

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]

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Living Sacrifices

7Jul

Romans 12:1-8 We discover in this conversation that thinking rightly about yourself will give you confidence without deceit. [Mike Thomas]

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All Things

30Jun

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]

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Proclamation Leading to Salvation

23Jun

Romans 10 God's end of salvation goes through means of God's people's proclamation. [Chris Armfield]

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Those Whom God Loves

16Jun

Romans 9 The mystery of God's election is demonstrated in the proclamation of His love to the world. [Chris Armfield]

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All Things Working Together For Good

3Jun

Romans 8:28-30 We can be assured that God is sovereignly working in us for His glory and for our salvation. [Mike Thomas]

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The God Who Groans For Us

3Jun

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]

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How To Be An Ambassador

19May

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]

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Reconciliation

12May

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]

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Follow Him

5May

Luke 9:23 The incarnation is the kindness of God on display and an invitation to follow Him. [Chris Armfield]

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FOUND by Him So We Can FOLLOW Him

28Apr

Philippians 3:3-11 God's want for us is not contingent on our want for Him. [Chris Armfield]

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Hope for your Past, Present, & Future

21Apr

A message of HOPE from Easter Sunday [Chris Armfield]

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Present Hope From the Future

14Apr

Romans 8:18-25 The sustainability of our hope is determined by its placement. Where are you placing your hope? [Chris Armfield]

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Sonship

7Apr

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]

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No Condemnation?

31Mar

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]

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God is not a God of “Second Chances”

24Mar

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]

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Set-free Slaves

17Mar

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]

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