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Contribute to God’s Kingdom

October 18, 2015 | Matthew 20:25-28 | discipleship, generosity, three commitments

In the book of Matthew, the mother of James and John asked Jesus for seats of authority for her sons on either side of Jesus. Jesus told her and all the disciples that following Him was not a call to be great in the way the world sees things. He said that the greatness they were called to was called servanthood. He told them to follow His example of service by being willing to contribute all that they had in serving God. Jesus gives us the same charge to be servants and contribute to His Kingdom. In today’s message we will see in God’s Word three commitments in order to contribute to His Kingdom.

The Habit of Selfless Service

October 26, 2014 | John 17:2-17 | discipleship, generosity

In this conclusion to our 7 Habits of Growing Christians sermon series, Pastor Jonathan Combs helps us understand why and how to build the habit of selfless service in our lives. Christ gave us the perfect example of selfless service, and it is through his power that we can serve others in this way.

The Habit of Graceful Giving

October 12, 2014 | 2 Corinthians 8-9 | discipleship, generosity

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “The Seven Habits of Growing Christians” with this message from 1 Corinthians 8-9 about the habit of graceful giving. In Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth he them to grow and excel in the “grace of giving.” He wanted them to grow in the habit of graceful giving. We can grow in the habit of graceful giving. It is one of the habits that helps us to grow up in our salvation becoming more like the greatest giver of all, Jesus Christ.

Kingdoms Need Servants

August 31, 2014 | Matthew 20:25-28 | generosity, three commitments

In this conclusion to our “Simplify Your Life”, Mike Laramee helps us understand what it looks like to make an impact in the Kingdom of God – we must be humble, available, and faithful.

Are You Growing in Generosity, Serving and Giving?

May 25, 2014 | 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 | discipleship, generosity

Justin Norden continues our series, “Diagnosing Your Spiritual Health”, by helping us diagnose whether we are growing in generosity. Christian generosity is about more than money. We must trust God to supply our needs, be good stewards of God’s resources and then respond to Christ’s sacrifice for us by being generous on all occasions and growing in him.

Being Spiritually F.A.T.

December 1, 2013 | Acts 8:26-40 | generosity

Many people may feel that they got too physically “fat” from Thanksgiving, but in this sermon, Pastor Gary helps us understand how to be more spiritually F.A.T. – Faithful, Available and Teachable by observing how those in the early church let God’s Spirit FLOW through them.

Radical Generosity

November 24, 2013 | 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 | generosity

In this sermon Pastor Gary helps us understand how giving releases the FLOW of God’s life, essence, and resources into our life. We don’t give to get. We give to give.