Our Rock and Defense
TODAY we will finish this series of sermons from 1 Peter on spiritual formation. Rock formations are built for a purpose and need to be maintained. Peter concludes his letter…
When the Rocks are Flying
Many times life does not go as planned. Spiritual Growth and closeness to God should result in blessings. Yet, sometimes we find ourselves under attack. It feels like we are…
Leave the Rocks Lay
There are times in the building process when one needs to pause and reflect. What is it we are building and is it taking proper shape? In his evaluation of…
Standing on the Rock
One of the most visible ways that our relationship with Christ is on display is in our marriages. Paul compares Marriage to Christ's relationship with his church and he calls…
How Many Little Rocks Does it Take?
Doing good in the face of evil will often cause pain.
A Diamond? or A Rock?
Spiritual formation and becoming Christ-like is essential for kingdom building. It is also essential for healthy relationships with others. Healthy relationships are the building blocks for society and for marriage…
Carrying the Rock
Today we return to our series on Peter. Peter loved Jesus and lived his life passionately as a follower of Christ. He did this in the power of the Holy…
Holy Spirit Under-Standing
Pentecost, the pouring out of God's Holy Spirit into the hearts of his people. Today we celebrate this new God with us, each of us, through the indwelling of his…
Our God Reigns!
Ascension Day!
Eyeing the Cornerstone of the Rock Formation
Peter the Rock (A Formation) - The cornerstone determines everything about a structure. As the structure goes up the builder continually checks to make sure everything is in line and…
The Rock Formation, Taking Shape
Once the foundation has been laid the structure can be built and things begin to take shape. What need is there for a spiritual foundation if we do not build…
The Foundational Foundation
Strong formations that last are built on a solid foundation. Our Christian life is eternal only because it is built on the work of Christ. Faith in him gives us…