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Lifted to the Throne
April 7th, 2024
A mother buys her little boy a helium balloon from a vendor at the fair. Its shiny foil liner is shaped like his favorite cartoon character. He clutches the balloon string tightly as they make their w...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Corrupt Church at Thyatira
April 7th, 2024
Revelation 2:18-29This letter is the fourth in a series of seven letters written to churches in Asia Minor at the end of the first century AD. In these letters, John gave a personal message from Chris...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Praying for Harmony
March 17th, 2024
John 17:1-26Since January, we’ve been learning valuable lessons about prayer from the life and teaching of Christ. In this series, we have defined prayer in its most basic, essential sense as “talking...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Compromised Church at Pergamos
March 17th, 2024
Revelation 2:12-17This letter is the third in a series of seven letters written to churches in Asia Minor at the end of the first century AD. In these letters, John gave a personal message from Christ...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Oppressed Church at Smyrna
March 3rd, 2024
Revelation 2:8-11This letter is the second in a series of seven letters written to churches in Asia Minor at the end of the first century AD. In these letters, John gave a personal message from Christ...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Loveless Church in Ephesus
February 25th, 2024
Revelation 2:1-7Have you ever been surprised? Have you ever been rudely awakened or jolted out of sleep? Has anyone ever jumped out of a corner to scare you or has anything ever happened around you as...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Sitting Down Together
January 30th, 2024
This morning, we gather to do something very special in the life of our church, and I am not talking about the business meeting. In fact, we could have the best, most efficient, most productive busine...  Read More
by Will Baker
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Why Do We Gather on Sunday?
December 31st, 2023
Hebrews 10:11-25For more than two-thousand years, churches have been gathering together on Sunday. This happens in Russia and the US, China and Brazil, Israel and Uganda, Iceland and Australia. It hap...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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A Big Hello from Prison
May 7th, 2023
Philippians 1:1-2Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a variety of research raised awareness of a dramatic rise in anxiety in the U.S., which was only heightened by the national COVID ordeal. This problem ...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Church Disciple Making
April 23rd, 2023
Jesus calls us to adventure. ‌ My goal in this sermon is to show you from Scripture that every believer has an essential call. No matter who you are, no matter how long you have been following Jesus. ...  Read More
by Will Baker
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The Need for Pastoral Care
March 21st, 2023
1 Peter 5:1-4Why is it difficult to follow Christ through suffering. Following Christ through suffering is difficult not only because the suffering itself is difficult, but because we– as people – are...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller

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