In this teaching, we see how God’s once chosen nation of people disregarded or twisted the words of scripture over many years. By neglecting God’s word, they no longer KNEW God. When Jesus arrived, the Jews didn’t even recognize Him as the promised Messiah. Since there was such a great challenge with God’s children keeping the scriptures in their heart,
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What to Expect on Sunday Service
Our Worship Services begin every Sunday at 10:30am, and are usually over by noon. Before church begins, we offer coffee, tea, and refreshments in our community room. We begin our church service with some contemporary worship music played by our full band. Our team plays mostly modern worship music with some of the classics and hymns mixed in. Our congregation (or as we say… our Truth family) will make any newcomer feel welcome – right at home. There is a wonderful balance of church members of all ages. We have many young families with babies, toddlers and teens. And we have a large number of older members too. We begin our church service with everybody together in the sanctuary. About 25 minutes later, we dismiss our Sunday School children to their respective classes. Sunday School is separated into two classes. Kindergarten age and younger are in one class, while 1st through 5th graders go to another. For the adults, the sermon lessons are more educational in nature (Feel free to listed to an mp3 above for an example). We strongly believe in the importance of learning God’s Word and applying it to our lives. Please see our values and doctrinal beliefs on the home page for more information. And don’t hesitate to call and set up a time to meet with pastor Brian for any other questions.
This lesson points out the goals in our life in order from greatest to least important. As Simon Peter’s life illustrates, Christians go through a process by which God should climb higher and higher in our order of priorities. Sanctification comes when God is at the top of our list. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
In the final lesson of this prayer series, we finish off the last two parts of the Lord’s Prayer; temptation and protection from evil. We then review all of the previous lessons on how Jesus teaches us to pray. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
Part 4 of this prayer series focuses on praying for God’s provision and forgiveness. With provision, there are wants and needs that God supplies according to our eternal benefit. With forgiveness, there is an initial prayer of repentance that opens the door for all other communication between us and God. A must hear for all believers! Click the play button
Part 3 of this prayer series deals with how we need to pray in faith while still praying according to God’s perfect plan for our lives. This lesson shows examples in scripture of some prayer requests being answered and some that were not. In every case, we need to trust that only God knows best as only He can see
Part 2 of this prayer series deals with how we prepare our hearts before we go into prayer. Activating our faith is when we focus on the awesome power of almighty God. This way, we don’t have to pray with any doubt. The example used here is the woman with the issue of blood as she touches the hem of
This is part one of a five-part series on prayer. This lesson shows how the culture of prayer changed between the close of the Old Testament period, and the time beginning of the New Testament. When Jesus came to the world, He had to re-establish what true prayer was like. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
In this lesson, we are introduced to the evil Amalekite named Haman. Haman was the 2nd person in command in King Xerxes’ empire. Since Mordecai’s Jewish faith would not allow him to bow to Haman, a plan was set in motion to kill all the Jews throughout the empire. We close the lesson as Mordecai and Esther begin to respond
Today, we talk about how Esther and the other women live at the king’s harem. They all spend atleast a year preparing for one night with Xerxes. After the 4-year long contest, the king finally meets the woman of his dreams – an orphaned, Jewish girl named Esther. Listen to how God prepared Esther and remained faithful to her through
In part 2, pastor Brian discusses King Xerxes’ regret for banishing Queen Vashti from the Persian Empire. The king’s advisers come up with a plan to hold a beauty contest for the king. We look at 4 life lessons along the way – and we’re finally introduced to Esther. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
In this series intro, we discuss the timetable and setting for the story of Esther. About 500bc, Persia was the world’s superpower with King Xerxes as its leader. This lesson gives you a powerful image of the unfavorable conditions for women during this time – making the story of Esther an incredible miracle. Click the play button below to listen
We continue this week with the teachings of Jesus and discuss marriage and weddings. Jesus came to be the fulfillment of the marriage covenant. Earthly marriages point to a future eternal marriage when we will be made one with Christ. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
Today’s lesson is one of the most serious of Christ’s teachings that you’ll ever hear. Jesus explains how the devil uses evil spirits to influence and trap people. Pastor Brian breaks this teaching down and explains how the devil uses this process for modern day temptations like addictions, adultery, fear, porn, and more. Click the play button below to listen
This is an in-depth teaching about the woman at the well in John 4. In this lesson, we go over four ways that people keep going back to the well instead of having satisfaction in Christ. These four ways are the love of worldly things, the need for signs and wonders, the need for acceptance, and the need to be
Today’s teaching deals with the problems Jesus had in His own hometown. When people know our past, it can be very difficult take us seriously. This is because they don’t always understand how the Holy Spirit can change us. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
Today is Resurrection Sunday. In this Easter lesson, you will hear about Joseph of Arimathea’s bold move, Jewish burial traditions, the three women at the empty tomb, and the message the angel spoke concerning Peter’s denial. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
As we move closer to resurrection Sunday, Pastor Brian uses the analogy of a bug zapper to explain why we celebrate Easter. It all has to do with how Jesus fixed the problem that sin caused. That problem was being separated from God’s presence. Today through Christ, we can boldly enter the throne room of God’s grace. Click the play button below to
As we begin the resurrection series, the story of Judas teaches us a lesson about identifying and avoiding the temptation of corruption. When Judas realized that he wasn’t going to get the wealth and power by following Jesus, he then decided to betray Him. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
When things go wrong, we often blame people or things that weren’t really the cause. David did this very thing when Saul died. He blamed someone who had nothing to do with it. Our society is guilty of this today when tragedy strikes. We need to take responsibility for the consequences of pushing God away so we can learn from
Part two of this series looks at the 2nd and 3rd Commandments. God commands us to have no idols. An idol is anything we put in front of the will of God. God then tells us to never misuse His name. In its strictest meaning, this is an unforgivable sin. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
In this opening series, we begin by looking at some main points that surround the Ten Commandments and what they mean for us today. The first Commandment is the foundation and sets the tone for the remaining nine. Click the play button below to listen to this message.
This lesson discusses Christ as our Foundation in two ways. First, He’s the source of life for us like a tree planted by the waters. Secondly, we learn that every work we commit in our life will one day be judged by God to see if merits an eternal treasure. The Christian life begins with our foundation, then we build