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  • How Is Corporate Discipleship Advantageous For Marriage?

    Bible Text: Mark 9:33 - 10:12 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Valentine's Day 2018 Since humility is essential to corporate discipleship (Mark 9:33-50), disciples have a framework for enduring in the marriage relationship as God has willed (Mark 10:1-12).

  • What Makes Half-Hearted Discipleship Completely Dangerous?

    Bible Text: Luke 11:14-28 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke Since Jesus has absolute power over demonic forces (Luke 11:14-23), the only safe course is resolutely embracing His mission and doing the word of God (Luke 11:24-28).

  • What Are God’s Concerns in Our Prayer Requests?

    Bible Text: Luke 11:1-13 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke In Luke 11, Jesus taught His disciples that as they persistently seek God in prayer (vv. 1-8), we learn how God seeks to meet our needs and provide us fellowship with Him (vv. 9-13).

  • How Can We Avoid Being Distracted from God?

    Bible Text: Luke 10:38-42 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke Once when Jesus came to Bethany, Martha welcomed Him but became distracted by the demands of hospitality that would be afforded a normal guest (Luke 10:38-40) while her sister Mary acted in accord with the nature of the special Guest in their home (Luke 10:41-42).

  • How Should You Live on Earth if You Wish to Live in Heaven?

    Bible Text: Luke 10:25-37 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke To those who would wish to excuse themselves from full commitment to God (Luke 10:25-29), Jesus spoke a parable in which a religious outsider plays the hero—committing himself to neighborly mercy toward a desperate stranger (Luke 10:30-37).

  • Why Should We Be Urgent About the Kingdom of God in 2018?

    Bible Text: Luke 10:1-24 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke Since God provides His people great influence with the consequential message of Jesus’ rule (Luke 10:1-16), we should rejoice all the more at our status as those chosen by Him to proclaim the good news (vv. 17-24).

  • Why Should We Have High Expectations of God in 2018?

    Bible Text: Luke 1-9 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Luke Luke writes that God’s Spirit was orchestrating the events of Jesus’ entrance into human history (1–4:13), and the Spirit’s presence in Jesus’ early ministry confirmed Him as God’s special, final prophet (4:14–9:62).

  • Why Does Hebrews Describe the Coming of Christ With Such Urgency?

    Bible Text: Hebrews 10 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Advent 2017 Because Christ is God's final word and fulfillment of the new covenant promise of forgiveness (Heb 10:1-18), all who believe enjoy special fellowship of faith (Heb 10:19-25) and those who reject will perish forever (Heb 10:26-39).

  • How Does Christmas Shape Church Behavior?

    Bible Text: 1 Timothy 3 | Preacher: Todd Chipman | Series: Advent 2017 Paul concludes his list of qualifications for church leaders (1 Tim 3:1-13) by noting that the lifestyle of the entire church (1 Tim 3:14-15) is to be directed by Christ’s incarnation (1 Tim 3:16).