Resources on Sanctification & Growth

Stirring Up Love through Forgiveness

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We are a people in the process of progress; we have not yet crossed the finish line. Forgiveness enables us to glorify God in our local church. In this message from Colossians 3:12-15, Pastor Ritch teaches that not only is forgiveness a means of bringing glory to God, but that very same glorification of God… Read more »

Let the Nations Sing to the Lord!

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Missions begins with God’s people rejoicing in God Himself. Whenever God’s people worship God with fervor, we are spilling fuel to ignite a fire for missions in the church. div.sap-embed-player{position:relative;width:100%;height:0;padding-top:56.25%;}div.sap-embed-player>iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;}

Be Transformed!

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Grace that does not transform our lives on the outside and the inside is not the grace of God received through faith in Jesus. It is a weak and worldly “grace” that does not deliver us from sin and death. Give all your body and mind to the worship of God. Leave nothing for yourself, but trust God to give you infinitely more that you can imagine.

Our Spiritual Worship

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Give all your body and mind to the worship of God. Leave nothing for yourself, but trust God to give you infinitely more that you can imagine.

It’s Not About Me

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How can we sustain joy through the ups and downs of life? It’s simple, but not easy: we enjoy Christ’s glory by getting out of the way.

Incomparable Glory

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Why do children of God still experience pain and suffering on this earth? In this message from Romans 8:16-18, Pastor Ritch teaches about God’s purpose and design in the temporary sufferings of this life, and about finding an eternal joy in Him.

The Spirit of Sonship, Part 2

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In part one last week, Pastor Ritch taught about the assurances that the Holy Spirit gives to believers regarding their standing with God. In this concluding message from Romans 8:13-17, he teaches about the actions of the Holy Spirit in giving us assurance of adoption.

No Time to Waste

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In this message, Pastor Josh Beakley teaches from Ephesians 5:15-21, about the temptation to live a life of self-indulgence and comfort. This passage of Scripture gives the church a countercultural way in which to live under the influence of wisdom, leading to a deeper walk with Christ.

Indwelling Sin and the War Within, Part 2

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Many people expect their salvation to signal an end to temptation to sin. In this concluding message on Romans 7:14-25, Pastor Ritch teaches that we must continually prepare for this struggle to remain throughout our earthly life, but shares the Apostle Paul’s encouragement to trust in the hope of the Gospel for deliverance.

The Law Is Good

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In this message from Romans 7:7-13, Pastor Ritch teaches how the culture of the Western church has swung from being overly legalistic to the equally damaging but opposite viewpoint of largely disregarding the law.