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  • I Choose – Important Over Urgent | Sermon from 1/29/2017


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    Do you ever get to the end of the day feeling like you have been very busy, but have gotten nothing done? Have you ever said, “I wish I had more time to do the things that are really important”? If this describes your life, then read and listen as we look at the importance of choosing the important over the urgent. All the things that the world tells us are urgent and demand our time, energy and focus are often the distractions that keep us from what is ultimately important. Jesus both teaches and shows us how to choose the important over the urgent so that we experience the true power of life.

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  • I Choose – Discipline Over Regret | Sermon from 1/22/2017


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    Are you still keeping your New Year’s Resolutions? Still reading the Bible? Going to the gym? Eating healthy? Discipline, for most of us, is hard but the pain of discipline is always better than living with the pain of regret. Read and/or listen and see the importance of choosing what we want most in life over what we want now. Explore how to make this difficult but life changing choice.

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  • I Choose – Surrender Over Control | Sermon from 1/15/2017


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    Most of us like to be in control. Whether it is the car, the remote, the thermostat or the lives of our children, we like to be in control. We work to get control and we work hard to keep control, but at what cost? Our need to be in control can destroy marriages, families, jobs and finances. Our need to be in control can also break down our relationship with God.

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  • I Choose – Purpose Over Popularity | Sermon from 1/8/2017


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    Our lives are the sum total of the choices we have made in the past and our future will be shaped by the choices we will make today. So there is a lot on the line when we say, “I Choose…” During this month we will explore four important choices we need to make in order to deepen our faith and live life to the fullest. This week as we’ll see the importance of choosing purpose over popularity.

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  • What will guide you in the New Year? ~ A Star. A Book. A Voice. | Sermon from 1/1/2017


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    What will guide you in the New Year?
    While some may follow whatever is trending on social media, I want to follow The Star, The Book and The Voice. Look at the story of the Magi and how their journey can be an example for us in the New Year.

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  • The Christmas Eve Message – The Real Christmas Story | Sermon from 12/24/2016


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    Through the Advent Season here at Faith Church we have been looking at some of the most popular Christmas movies of all time and how they point us to the real Christmas Story of Jesus.

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  • The Reel Christmas Story – Elf | Sermon from 12/18/2016


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    In school at the North Pole, Buddy learned The Code of the Elves.
    1. Treat every day like Christmas.
    2. There’s room for everyone on the nice list.
    3. The best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
    This code not only makes for good elves, but for faithful followers of Jesus. Explore how the movie Elf and the Code of the Elves points us to the real Christmas Story.

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  • The Reel Christmas Story – It’s A Wonderful Life | Sermon from 12/11/2016


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    In the darkest moment of his life, George Bailey didn’t think his life had much value, but an angel named Clarence helped him see that he was living a truly wonderful life. What made George’s life wonderful wasn’t what he received but the joy he found in what he gave. See how the classic movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, points us to Jesus and the real Christmas story.

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  • The Reel Christmas Story – How the Grinch Stole Christmas | Sermon from 12/4/2016


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    This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic Christmas cartoon, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. From 1966 to the present, the story of the Grinch has entertained young and old and we cheer every time the “Who’s down in Whoville” show us the real meaning of Christmas. The story reminds us that within each of us there is a little bit of the Grinch and a little bit of a Who; which one will we nurture? How can we make sure our hearts are growing and not shrinking? Find hope and peace through the transformation of the Grinch.

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  • The Reel Story of Christmas – Miracle of 34th Street | Sermon from 11/27/2016


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    Winner of 4 Academy Awards, Miracle on 34th Street is considered one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time. While in the movie we find Kris Kringle on trial for being the real Santa Claus, what is really on trial is our faith and hope. Can we open our hearts in this season to once again believe in things we cannot see? Can we place our hope in a God whose love and grace can’t be “proved” in a court of law but can be experienced in our lives and world? Explore the real meaning of Christmas through the classic movie, Miracle on 34th Street.

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