Communion – Spanish Springs Campus

What is Communion, and why is it important? What do the symbols of Communion represent? Who should receive Communion, and how often? Is church the only place I can receive Communion? We’ll take a close look at Communion, and then we invite everyone who is a follower of Jesus Christ to participate. Pastor Bill West  […]

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Attraction – Spanish Springs Campus

We’ll look at the meaning and purpose of the birth of Christ in human history for us today. There is HOPE for all of us because God demonstrated His love for us by sending His Son into the world. We have the privilege of taking that HOPE out into a world that desperately needs to […]

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Preparation – Spanish Springs Campus

Advent is about preparing for the coming of Jesus. John’s role from the very beginning was to help people prepare for Jesus’ coming. He knew who He was and was ready to follow through on what God called him to do. Preparation is a gift that we often overlook and is easy to forget. But, […]

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Problem of Pain – Spanish Springs Campus

The issue of suffering is one of the biggest reasons people stay away from God. Many today are convinced that the problem of pain and suffering tells us there is no God. We all know things aren’t the way they should be but we have no answer for how that can be changed. Christianity does […]

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The age-old tradition of conventional marriage, one man and one woman for a lifetime is being questioned today, not just by secular society but also within Christianity. People are saying that the old customs and teaching of religion regarding sex and marriage no longer meet the needs of a modern world. How are we, in […]

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You hear it all the time. “I’m done with church. I don’t really need to go to church… my relationship with God is personal. I’ve had it with organized religion. The church is a man-made invention, not God’s idea.” At its best and at its worst Jesus loves the church. It’s His plan for the […]

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Jesus and Politics – Spanish Springs Campus

There are few topics that evoke as much emotion as politics do today. The intensity of those emotions is particularly evident in our country and the world right now. As Christians, we all face the intensity of those emotions and the challenge of how to integrate our faith into the political process in a way […]

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Toxic Words – Spanish Springs Campus

Words are some of the most powerful poisons that we encounter in life. We might teach our kids, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” However, experience tells us that words have a lasting impact on our lives. Most of us struggle with what we say, how we say […]

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Toxic Relationships – Spanish Springs Campus

We all have challenging, difficult and at times, toxic people in our lives. People who live negative lives and seem to do all that they can to spread their negativity. Sometimes we think we can change them or save them, so we keep reaching out to them, but what often ends up happening is we […]

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The enemy knew the Scriptures and used them to tempt Jesus to act irresponsibly and try to force God’s hand. He wanted Jesus to presume on God’s promises. We often presume on God’s promises far more than we think about. We know God has promised to forgive so we sin, just a little because we […]

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