Date: March 3, 2019 Text: Daniel 6:1-28 Speaker: Clint Nelson Daniel reminds that a life faith means we don't play by the games and rules of this world. The way we live becomes a witness to the greatness and goodness of our God and sometimes an irritation those that want us to worship their gods instead.
Date: February 10, 2019 Text: Daniel 4:1-37 Speaker: Clint Nelson This life is but one big opportunity to respond to the witness of God in mercies and pain. Have you made Jesus the Lord of your life or are you just playing church?
Date: February 3, 2019 Text: Daniel 3:1-30 Speaker: Clint Nelson Evil uses threats of death to erode our faith, but God reminds us that He is with us and for us - not even death can have the last word when we yield our lives to God.
Date: January 20, 2019 Text: Daniel 2:1-30 Speaker: Clint Nelson When faced with a life-threatening circumstance, Daniel modeled faithfulness in a God that knows the future.
Date: January 13, 2019 Text: Daniel 1 Speaker: Clint Nelson Like Daniel, we find ourselves living in a world that serves other gods and demands we serve those same gods. Daniel provides inspiration and insight to a way forward - faithfulness is possible in Babylon! Watch the Daniel intro video first (see below):
Date: January 6, 2019 Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Speaker: Clint Nelson We were created for and called to a purpose bigger than ourselves. Our engagement in the church is the way to accomplish our purpose. Listen to hear what our purpose looks like and our next step towards getting there. Additionally, there is a condensed PDF version of Sunday's message.
I believe that many of us are spiritually dehydrated. [Physical] "Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated." - https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354086 Left unaddressed it can lead to serious and life-threatening complications. On Sunday, I shared that the natural symptoms (early manifestations and warnings) of physical dehydration parallel the spiritual. Symptoms include: Extreme thirst [you feel that you are spiritually in a dry land; that you are parched; that you are tempted to drink or having been drinking liquids that will lead only to further dehydration.] Less frequent urination [unable to regularly discharge toxins and they build up; there's a toxicity - a darkness - a cloud - a bitterness [...]
Date: December 23, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson We live in eternal unrest when our heart is far from home. Our heart's home is God and Jesus made a way to get home. That's why we call Jesus our Prince of Peace.
Date: December 9, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson Who is able to make it right - to make your life and this world good again? No prophet or president can do what Jesus can do.
Date: December 2, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson Hope has a name. Hope's name is Jesus. One of the reasons we place our hope in Him is because He is the Wonderful Counselor - able to lead us out of our exile and into peace.