Kittitas, WA

Sermons on Encouragement

Joy to the World

Luke 2:10, Do you love Christmas carols? Do they bring a smile to your face? Join us this December as we explore the meaning behind the Christmas season.  We’ll delve into several of our favorite Christmas carols.  As we take a closer look at famous Christmas carols and the truths they reveal about Jesus, we’ll see how…

Lifes Biggest Test

2 Timothy 4:6-11, When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who…

Living Deep While Treading Water

2 Timothy 2:8-26, When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who…

Living a Life of Committed Focus

When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who was surrounded by…

Forging a Heart of Compassion

2 Cor 12:9-10, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships. Frankly…

Pride or Humility

Jeremiah 17:5-8 – Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships.…

At the Movies: The Darkest Hour

Ephesians 4:1-16 Where church and movies meet. Most of Jesus teaching was in parables and movies are the modern-day parable. We’ll be spending four weeks talking about some of our favorite movies. How they raise issues and questions like our purpose in life, comparison and our identity, the importance of community, and living during difficult…

At the Movies: Jumanji

2 Corinthians 5:17-20 Where church and movies meet. Most of Jesus teaching was in parables and movies are the modern-day parable. We’ll be spending four weeks talking about some of our favorite movies. How they raise issues and questions like our purpose in life, comparison and our identity, the importance of community, and living during…