Monday, December 2, 2013

December 1, 2013 ~ "A Priceless Treasure"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: To feel loved is a wife’s primary need in the marriage.
Proposition: In 1 Peter 3:7 we discover how husbands express love by living with their wife in an understanding way.

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November 24, 2013 ~ "Thanksgiving Service"

Thanksgiving Service 2013
We spent the morning in our tradition of worship & giving thanks to the Lord, so no podcast was recorded.

Monday, November 18, 2013

November 17, 2013 ~ "Approaching the Limit?"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: Men, how is your love-ometer?
Proposition: In Ephesians 5:25-31 we discover how husbands express love to their wives as Christ loved the church.

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Monday, November 11, 2013

November 10, 2013 ~ "Homeschooling is Not Optional"

Elder, John Duebel
Introduction: There is no substitute for homeschool.
Proposition: According to Deuteronomy 6:6-9, education is one of the primary responsibilities of parents.

Monday, November 4, 2013

November 3, 2013 ~ "I Vowed to do WHAT?!"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: Either uninformed or unwilling to follow God’s plan.
Proposition: Proper family function is dependent upon husbands following their God-given role as found in Ephesians 5:23-25.

Monday, October 28, 2013

October 27, 2013 ~ "Spirit-Knit Doilies?"


Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  You need to have designated roles for proper functioning.
Proposition: Proper family function will result from following God’s design for submission as found in Ephesians 5:22-24.

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Monday, October 21, 2013

October 20, 2013 ~ "A DuctTape Marriage"


Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  Why the breakdown?
Proposition: In Genesis 2:18-25 we discover God’s plan for the ainstitution of marriage. 

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Monday, October 14, 2013

October 13, 2013 ~ "Which Colors Are You Choosing?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:   “A sacrifice of praise will always cost you something.”  ~ Joni Eareckson Tada
Proposition: In Hab 3:3-19 we discover some results of choosing to exercise faith as a true worshipper of God.  

Monday, October 7, 2013

October 6, 2013 ~ "Resolved to Worship"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:   He is now embracing God in worship
Proposition: In Habakkuk 3:2 we discover some traits of one who is a true worshipper of God.  

Monday, September 30, 2013

September 29, 2013 ~ "Do We Really Rest"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:   We have plenty of facts and yet we don’t always believe.
Proposition: In Hab 2:6-20 we discover some traits of one who lives by faith in God.   

Monday, September 23, 2013

September 22, 2013 ~ "WaitWatchers"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:   A land where time seemingly stands still.
Proposition: In Habakkuk 2:1-5 we discover how we are to wait upon God to fulfill His plans.

Monday, September 16, 2013

September 15, 2013 ~ "Not Your Universe"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: Wrestling with God concerning His sovereignty.
Proposition: Habakkuk 1:1-17 helps us to get a clearer perspective on God’s sovereign control over history. 

September 8, 2013 ~ "God's Guarantee"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: More true in our experience than we care to admit.
Proposition: Remembering these facts concerning God’s sovereignty in Haggai 2:20-23 will enable us to serve Him faithfully.

September 1, 2013 ~ "Can't Have One Without the Other"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: Would you say it is useful?
Proposition:  In Haggai 2:10-19 we will examine some facts concerning holy living. 

*We had a PC hiccup that broke the message into 2 halves with a slight gap in between.  Please accept my apologies on the PC's behalf.  :)

Monday, August 26, 2013

August 25, 2013 ~ "Too Tall a Task?"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: They struggled to persevere.
Proposition:  In Haggai 2:1-9 we discover how we are to move forward in accomplishing God’s work.

Monday, August 19, 2013

August 18, 2013 ~ "Misplaced Focus"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: What are you exchanging your coins for?
Proposition:  In Haggai 1:1-15 we find some facts about making God our priority.

Monday, August 12, 2013

August 11, 2013 ~ "As-Needed Basis"

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Elder, John Duebel
Introduction: We are all susceptible to falling into the trap of only turning to God in times of perceived need or emergency.
Proposition:  In Revelation 3:14-22 we will see a comparison with the church today & be able to discern the benefits of consistency in our faith. 

Monday, August 5, 2013

August 4, 2013 ~ "Advancing on Our Knees"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: God gives no deferments or exemptions.
Proposition:  In Ephesians 6:15, 18-20 we find some instructions on how to fight the battle for the truth.

Monday, July 29, 2013

July 28, 2013 ~ "How are You Dressed?"

Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: The Christian life is not a playground but a battleground
Proposition:  In Ephesians 6:13-17 we discover the necessary armor as we battle for the truth. 

July 21, 2013 ~ "Ready for the Fight?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: How many like to fight?
Proposition:  We will discover how we are to fight the good fight of faith. 

*In case you're wondering about the minute's worth of content missing from the message, the recording PC had a hiccup during the sermon.  Disaster was averted but the world will never hear those 60 seconds.  ;)

Monday, July 15, 2013

July 14, 2013 ~ "War Not Peace"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: How many of you like war
Proposition:  We will discover some facts concerning spiritual warfare that we must understand.

July 7, 2013 ~ "A Matter of Life and Death"


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Elder, John Duebel
Introduction: The Gospel is far more than the story of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection.
Proposition:  The Gospel has the power to bring the dead to life, and through Galatians 5 we will see what the difference looks like.

Monday, July 1, 2013

June 30, 2013 ~ "Not Without Escape"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: “Lead me not into temptation – I can find it myself.”
Proposition:  We will discover what we are acknowledging when we pray Matt 6:13. 




Here is the video pastor Neal used to illustrate temptation:

Monday, June 24, 2013

June 23, 2013 ~ "Do We Really Forgive?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: “Forgiveness of sin is the greatest need of the human heart”  ~ John MacArthur
Proposition:  We discover the meaning of “forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” in Matt 6:12.

Monday, June 17, 2013

June 16, 2013 ~ "Our DAILY Bread?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: “Give us this day our daily bread” may at first seem irrelevant.
Proposition:  In Matthew 6:11 we find what it means to pray “Give us this day our daily bread.” 

Monday, June 10, 2013

June 9, 2013 ~ "Which Line Are You In?"

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Neal Brown
Introduction: “I pray to do the will of God.”
Proposition:  In Matthew 6:10 we discover the commitment we make when we sincerely pray “Your will be done”.

Monday, June 3, 2013

June 2, 2013 ~ "Which Kingdom?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: What do you think of when you hear the word kingdom?
Proposition:  In Matthew 6:10 we discover what must occur for His reign to advance on earth.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May 26, 2013 ~ "What Are You Reflecting?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: The first petition is for God and not focused on our needs or wants.
Proposition:  In Matthew 6:9 we see two essential foundations for effective praying .  

Monday, May 20, 2013

May 19, 2013 ~ "Who Are You Talking To?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: With Christ in the school of prayer. ~ Andrew Murray
Proposition:  In Matthew 6:5-9 we discover some basic instructions to help us in our praying.


Here's the video with which we began the service to emphasize the immensity and awesomeness of God:

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May 12, 2013 ~ "Satisfied?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: They take great pleasure in their grandchild.
Proposition:  In Psalm 63 we will discover some traits of one who delights in God.

Monday, May 13, 2013

May 5, 2013 ~ "Lose the Load"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: ”My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear”  ~ Psalm 38:4
Proposition:  In Psalm 130 we will examine some truths about God’s forgiveness.

April 28, 2013 ~ "Big Audacious Prayer"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: We will see parallels with the Lord’s prayer.
Proposition:  In Psalm 86:11-17 we will discover more of how we can pray effectively. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

April 21, 2013 ~ "First or Last Resort?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: Why don’t you ever answer me?
Proposition:  In Psalm 86:1-10 we discover how we can pray more effectively. 

April 14, 2013 ~ "Bring the Rain"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: How well have you been showing forth His worth this week?
Proposition:  In Psalm 66:8-20 we discover more ways we can reveal God’s worth. 

Monday, April 15, 2013

April 7, 2013 ~ "What's in Your Bucket?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: What is your praise revealing about His worth?
Proposition:  In Psalm 66:1-7 we discover how we can reveal  God’s worth. 

March 24, 2013 ~ "King Over All"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: What is a King?
Proposition:  In Psalm 2 we will examine some facts concerning Jesus’ reign as King.

Monday, March 18, 2013

March 17, 2013 ~ "Define Success"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: We need some kind of objective standard.
Proposition:  In Psalm 1 we find a description of one who lives a successful life.  

Monday, March 11, 2013

March 10, 2013 ~ "The Gift With No Limits"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction: God’s forgiveness has been likened to a gift card.
Proposition:  In Ps 32:6-11 we discover the blessings we experience as we walk in forgiveness. 

Monday, March 4, 2013

March 3, 2013 ~ "Forgiveness is the Key"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  "Forgiveness is man’s deepest need.” ~ Horace Bushnell
Proposition:  In Psalm 32:1-5 we discover some steps in the process to experiencing God’s forgiveness. 

Monday, February 25, 2013

February 24, 2013 ~ "Where Are You From?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  We should reveal His nature.
Proposition:  In Psalm 15, we discover some traits of one who lives like a member of God’s family. 

Monday, February 18, 2013

February 17, 2013 ~ "Change the Default"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  A value or setting assigned automatically.
Proposition:  In Luke 6:27-36 we discover some traits of one who serves others in love. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

February 10, 2013 ~ "ServeUS"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  Many folks are poor spellers.
Proposition:  In 1 Peter 4:8-11 we will find some instructions on how to serve.  

Monday, February 4, 2013

February 3, 2013 ~ "Not a Single One"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  Servanthood starts in the mind.
Proposition:  In Phil 2:3-8 we find a description of one who has the servant mind of Christ.

Monday, January 28, 2013

January 27, 2013 ~ "Disciplined for Action"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  “As a man thinks within his heart, so he is.” (Prov 23:7)
Proposition:  In 2 Cor 10:1-6 we discover how to maintain the mind of a servant. 

Monday, January 21, 2013

January 20, 2013 ~ "Are You a Trader?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  “We are to worship God and serve Him only” (Matt 4:10) 
Proposition:  In Joshua 24:14-24 we discover how we are to serve the Lord. 

Monday, January 14, 2013

January 13, 2013 ~ "Who Saves the Day?"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  He demonstrates His faithfulness to us, even when we are faithless – (2 Tim 2:13)
Proposition:  We should rejoice in God’s faithfulness as demonstrated in Joshua 24:5-13.

Monday, January 7, 2013

January 6, 2013 ~ "Advice from an Accomplished Runner"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  Starting well is relatively easy but finishing well is another matter.
Proposition:  We will learn how to run well as we examine Paul’s view of  life in 2 Tim 4:6-8.

December 30, 2012 ~ "The Incredible Father"

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Elder, John Duebel
Introduction:  We cannot lose or earn the love of our Father.
Proposition:  In Luke 15:11-32 we get a very clear picture of our Heavenly Father, and this understanding will empower us to live as sons and daughters..

December 23, 2012 ~ "GREATNESS in the Midst of Insignificance"

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Pastor Neal Brown
Introduction:  Something great came from something small and insignificant.
Proposition:  In Micah 5:2-4 we will focus on what we have as a result of the birth of Christ.