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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How To Live Freely In The Presence Of Sin & Temptation

10Mar

Romans 6:1-14 The presence of temptation does not mean you have to submit to be a prisoner of sin. [Chris Armfield]

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Guilt Or Grace

4Mar

Romans 5:12-21 In this message we will discuss the two forces that are fighting for our souls. Will you live in guilt or grace? (Mike Thomas)

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Unfading Focus

17Feb

Romans 5:1-5 There is a hope that we can rejoice in no matter what circumstance we find ourselves in. This hope is JESUS. (Chris Armfield)

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Missing Peace?

10Feb

Romans 4:1-5:1 Peace with God is possible through Christ alone by grace alone.

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Justification is…

3Feb

Romans 3:1-31 Justification means we are loved by God as though we have only loved Him in return.

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The Way To Repentance

27Jan

Romans 2 The kindness of God changes our minds and the changed mind leads to a changed life.

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Self-induced Suffering

20Jan

Romans 1:18 -32 When we choose to suppress truths about God, it leads to a life against God.

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Gospel Lens

13Jan

Romans 1:1-17 What lens are you viewing yourself, others and your circumstances through? In this first conversation in our series LIBERATE, we will discover His saving and sustaining grace.

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The Proper Place For Fear

6Jan

Hebrew 4:1-13 We know that fear in general isn't good. However, certain "fears" are encouraged as right response in scripture. This message considers the proper place for fear. 

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Eternal Rest Today

23Dec

John 10, 17, & Revelation 7 - In Christ, Eden is reinstated and glory to come is experienced through Sabbath.

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Re-Orientation

20Dec

Exodus 20 Rest is the key to all things upward and outward, which God uses to do His work inward, in us.

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Engaging Oasis

2Dec

Genesis 1:31-2:3 What was God doing when He "rested" and what does it mean for us?

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The Spirit Of Adoption

25Nov

Galatians 4:4-6 Justification cleared the way for our adoption. Jesus now presents us to His Father as true sons and daughters. 

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Good From Evil

11Nov

2 Samuel 23 - 1 Kings 2 In the life of David, Forgiveness from God preceded repentance towards God.

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Gospel Identity

5Nov

2 Samuel 21:15-22 When everything is stripped away in your life who you are will be revealed. In this message we see underneath everything in David's life and discover his identity was founded on the Rock.

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Waves Of Grace

28Oct

2 Samuel 19:1-21:14 Have you ever wondered why "storms" are sent your way? One of the reasons is for you to receive the grace you need; these storms bring you where grace is needed to be dispensed.

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The Consequences Of Forgiven Sin

21Oct

Jesus does not abandon us to the consequences of our sins, nor does He remove them; He carries us through them.

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Caught by Grace

7Oct

2 Samuel 11-12


God is furiously pursuing sinners that He might empower them to be saved by His favor.
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Worth Waiting For

30Sep

2 Samuel 1-10


We have all had to wait during our lives for things we have needed or wanted. David's life reveals God is working in our waiting and is working for us to be more like Him.
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Attitudes Which Shape Actions

23Sep

1 Samuel 21-31 Reputations are based on what people say about you. Character is what's true of you. Deciding to focus on reputation over character can have tragic consequences. Which attitude is shaping you?

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Competing Kingdoms

16Sep

1 Samuel 18-20 Everyone lives for a kingdom. Either we live for God's Kindgom or we live for other competing kingdoms. Which kingdom are you living for?

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Outlooks & Outcomes

8Sep

1 Samuel 17:1-58 What is shaping your outlook on life, approval of God or approval of man? Your answer makes a big difference.

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Willing Yet Wayward [feat. Darelle Dove]

1Sep

Spoken word by Darelle Dove

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Changed To Bring Change

1Sep

1 Samuel 16:1-23 God used changing circumstances to make changes in people, which He would later bring through people.

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Loving Others.

25Aug

John 13 Loving and leading others is not dependent on what you can offer them; it's about what God wants to offer Himself through you.

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Others.

18Aug

Hebrews 10:19-25 Do you approach relationships for what you can get or what you can give? The Gospel leads us to consider others at all times.

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Responding In TRANSPARENCY

11Aug

In this message and time together as a community we are encouraged and invited to respond transparently to God and others.

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The Choice To Trust

4Aug

Psalm 27 In this teaching we will see from the life of David what it looks like to trust in an unchanging God in the midst of changing circumstances. 

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The Value Of Man

28Jul

Psalm 8 Where are you looking for identity? In this message we see looking out on creation shows us our place in creation.

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Trusting Is A Choice

21Jul

Psalm 13 If your beliefs are contingent on your circumstances, your life will be marked by unbelief.

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