Crowd Psychology and Jesus

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares from Mark 10:46-52 and asks the questions: What does it mean to be called by Jesus?

Looking at the story of blind Bartimaeus in Mark 10:46-52, we learn how Jesus uses crowd psychology to shift our perspective on those around us so we might turn and say to them, “Take heart, get up, Jesus is calling you!”

How to Inherit Eternal Life, Part 1

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares from Luke 10:25-37 concerning the parable of the Good Samaritan and what it means to us today in our quest for living life to the fullest.

In this first part, Dr. Jordan discusses the lawyer's obsession with "justifying" himself, the geography between Jerusalem and Jericho, and this story's connection with Psalm 23.

 

7 Words of Truth

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan looks at Genesis 2:7, "then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living being."

What are some truths embedded in our humanity and the human experience? They are summarized in seven words: Dust, Spirit, Naked, Afraid, Competition, Pride, and Blessing.

Listen in to hear what it all means...

7 Principles of an Engaging Church, Part 3

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares the last of a 3-part sermon series on the "7 Principles of an Engaging Church." We are striving to embody these principles as a community in the coming years and we hope you'll do your best to live from them as well!

These principles can best be remembered through the acronym: i.W.e.T.h.e.e. (Inviting, Welcoming, Evangelizing, Transforming, Helping, Encouraging, Engaging).

In this message, he speaks about being a HELPING, ENCOURAGING, and ENGAGING church.

 

David Gushee: Moment of Christian Stewardship

During the Sanctuary service this Sunday, former Interim Senior Pastor, Rev. Dr. David Gushee, shared with us in a moment of Christian stewardship:

7 Principles of an Engaging Church, Part 2

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan and Rev. Kristen Koger shares the second of a 3-part sermon series on the "7 Principles of an Engaging Church." We are striving to embody these principles as a community in the coming years and we hope you'll do your best to live from them as well!

These principles can best be remembered through the acronym: i.W.e.T.h.e.e. (Inviting, Welcoming, Evangelizing, Transforming, Helping, Encouraging, Engaging).

In this message, they speak about INVITING, WELCOMING, EVANGELIZING, and TRANSFORMING.

7 Principles of an Engaging Church, Part 1

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares the first of a 3-part sermon series on the "7 Principles of an Engaging Church." We are striving to embody these principles as a community in the coming years and we hope you'll do your best to live from them as well!

These principles can best be remembered through the acronym: i.W.e.T.h.e.e. (Inviting, Welcoming, Evangelizing, Transforming, Helping, Encouraging, Engaging).

Best Laid Plans

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In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares with us from Acts 16:1-10 in a story about the missional plans of the early church and how they're creatively displayed throughout Acts. What can we learn from the early church's missional vision? How have Baptist missions reflected this? How might we reorient ourselves to demonstrate to others that God loves them?

Shut the Front Door

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In this message, Rev. Kristen Koger shares with us from Acts 12:6-17 about the story of Peter being miraculously busted out of prison by an angel. The story has some incredible parallels with that of Jesus during his last days. It also has a relevant, meaningful message for us today.