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  Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 35 mins 30 secs    
Passage: Luke 2:8-20    
  Description: How did a poem written by a non church-going French man become one of America's most beloved Christmas carols? Why did its message offend churches throughout the American South? What message does it contain that is relevant today? Why is it that we respond so powerfully to it whenever we sing it? These are questions for this week's message in our series, the Carols of Christmas.
  Date: Sunday, December 09, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 37 mins 52 secs    
Passage: Luke 2:8-14    
  Description: Any time angels show up it is a big deal. They showed up a number of times before Jesus was born and then showed up in vast numbers when he was born. Why were they there? What was their message? Does it matter today? We'll consider these questions in this week's message on the Carols of Christmas.
  Date: Sunday, December 02, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 33 mins 34 secs    
Passage: Isaiah 7:14    
  Description: In this series on the carols of Christmas we'll explore the stories behind some of our best-loved Christmas music. This week: O Come, O Come Emmanuel, a hymn based on ancient Latin texts. The title and first verse reflect an ancient prophesy about someone who'd be born and bear the name Emmanuel, or God with us. Who could this be? The Christmas story makes the identity of this one clear. We'll learn how we can celebrate the astonishing truth that God came to be with us in his Son, Jesus Christ, and we'll learn how that truth can change the way we live today.
  Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 42 mins 12 secs    
  Description: We will walk along with the woman we met last week as she experiences the worst tragedy any parent can ever experience, the death of a child. In her case it is the death of the son that God had so graciously given to her as we learned last week. Her responses are not what we'd expect even though she fully felt the loss.How she responded resulted in her priceless gift being restored to her. There are lessons for us in her loss, her response, and in God's graciousness toward her.
  Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 43 mins 25 secs    
  Description: After encountering a desperate single mother in our last message, this week we'll meet a content and spiritually alert woman of means. While she seems to lack nothing and asks for nothing, her unselfishness and hospitality toward God's prophet are rewarded with a priceless gift. Through this encounter she experiences the steadfast love and graciousness of the true God of Israel, a God still at work today.
  Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 42 mins 51 secs    
  Description: Being a single mother is a very tough job. Not the least of a single mother's challenges is the financial one: how to earn a living while raising a family. Today we meet a single mother who is destitute and desperate, but not hopeless. We'll see what she does when at her lowest point, and how God rescues her and her children from the worst situation of their lives. It requires faith, but her faith is rewarded abundantly.
  Date: Sunday, November 04, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 44 mins 21 secs    
  Description: No wise men from the east here. Just three middle eastern kings who foolishly get themselves into a life or death situation. But, thank God, there is someone they can turn to, and through God he gives the instructions that turn a ruin to a rout. This is the story of God's gracious rescue of some men who forgot to ask him what to do before they did it and got into trouble. Sound familiar?
  Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 43 mins 43 secs    
  Description: The great man of God, Elijah, is about to be taken away from Israel. At his side is the one he was told by God to anoint to be his successor, Elisha. How would Israel know that Elisha was to take Elijah's place? How would a humble servant become a feared spokesman for God in a land rife with ungodliness? We'll see just how God worked this out, just how God made sure his people would not be without his word in this message.
  Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018     Duration: 39 mins 18 secs    
  Description: Ahab's son Ahaziah succeeded him on the throne, only to prove he had learned nothing from what had happened to his nation and to his father because of his father's and mother's idolatry. Even at the most critical time in his life, confronted with the opportunity to change, he did what many do today, stubbornly sticking to powerless idols, costing them, as it did him, their lives.
  Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 52 mins 24 secs    
  Description: Israel's godless king was also a covetous king. He wanted to buy a vineyard to turn into a vegetable garden, but the owner rebuffed him. What happened next reveals the first portion in the ultimate high price of this little vineyard. A queen's abuse of power and a king's willingness to go along with injustice cost them both dearly, demonstrating the ultimate justice of God.

 



24Mar
Youth Worship Rehearsal Sunday, March 24 @ 11:45 AM
25Mar
Men's and Women's Prayer Monday, March 25 @ 7:00 PM
26Mar
Christian Life and Witness Training Tuesday, March 26 @ 6:00 PM
28Mar
Christian Life and Witness Training Thursday, March 28 @ 6:00 PM
30Mar
Youth Car Wash Saturday, March 30 @ 10:00 AM
 
 
 

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