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Sacrificial Generosity

September 28/29, 2019 The New Testament church was sacrificially generous to the point that some sold their property to give to those in need. They were watchful of the needs...



The Hunger for Joy

March 23/24, 2019 Our culture is driven by pleasure-seeking and the pursuit of beauty. In many ways, there is nothing quite like the peaks of pleasure or the depths of...



Multiplied Joy

February 10/11, 2018 Philippians 4:4-23 highlights the call “rejoice in the Lord always” as Paul brings this letter to a close.



Joy that Grows

February 3/4, 2018 This week, Pastor Matt unpacks Philippians 3:15-4:3 and explores themes of spiritual growth in relation to joy.



Focused Joy

January 27/28, 2018 This sermon from Philippians 3:1-14 brings attention to Paul’s unstoppable focus on Christ in his life and ministry, and what we can learn from him in that....



Shared Joy

January 20/21, 2018 This week of our “Unshackled” series on Philippians focuses on the call from Philippians 2:12-30 to shine like stars and two examples of joyful service in Timothy...



Joy that Gives

January 13/14, 2018 This week focuses on God’s people as the community of joy under Christ, the ultimate bringer of joy as Messiah. Key text: Philippians 1:27-2:11



The Joy of Faith

January 6/7, 2018 An introduction to the book of Philippians, the letter and its themes, the situation of the Apostle Paul, and the situation of the Philippian believers. Key Passage:...



Community

November 18/19, 2017 In Psalm 122, we see the need to be joyful in gathering with God’s people, because this is God’s calling to us in community. We shouldn’t look...



Jubilee

December 10/11, 2016 In His hometown of Nazareth, Jesus launches His public ministry in Luke 4:14-30 by quoting from the Messianic passage of Isaiah 61. His words excite everyone, but...