Scripture: John 9:1-11 Message: The Power of Stories Rev. Randy Raak Becoming a spiritual resource Part 2: It’s hard to argue with people’s stories. How can our stories communicate what God has done for us?
Scripture: John 4:1-26 Message: Anybody Thirsty? Rev. Randy Raak Becoming a spiritual resource #1 Today’s “evangelism” is different in a pluralistic culture. How can we become a spiritual resource & influence to others?
Scripture: Matthew 5:21-26 Message: Beyond Offense to Reconciliation Pastor Randy Raak Forgiveness and reconciliation. Forgiveness can be unilateral, but reconciliation takes both sides. Christians are called to take the initiative to reconcile.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:19, Luke 17:1-5 Message: The Bait of Offense Pastor Randy Raak This is part 1 of a 3 part series on offense- the problem, overcoming and moving past offense to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Scripture: Micah 6:1-8 Message: What’s the Deal? Pastor Randy Raak The passage ends with the familiar quote calling us “To act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” What many people don’t realize is that the language used here in Hebrew is for a “breach of contract”
Scripture: Psalm 42 Message: The Times that Try our Souls Pastor Randy Raak In times when we struggle with the effects of a pandemic and the reminder of racial conflict, we find a healthy way to deal with the turmoil in God’s word.
Scripture: James 5:1-20 Message: Final Warning and Encouragements Pastor Tom Niehof I. Warning to the Wealthy (vv. 1-6) II. Encouragement to Persevere (vv. 7-11) III. Encouragement to an Honest Heart and a Healthy Tongue (v. 12) IV. Encouragement to Pray (vv. 13-18) V. Encouragement to