Series: RESOLVE  Text: Exodus 12; Genesis 1; Revelation 4; James 1; and others Preacher: Brent McCrory A new year is upon us. For some this is business as usual, simply a flip of the calendar. For others, it is a time to make resolutions…which may or may not be successfully followed….


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 6:10-24 Preacher: Brent McCrory Everyone needs somebody. It may sound cliche, but it is mostly true. I say mostly true because the reality is everybody needs somebodies. In other words, we are communal creatures. God made us for community, and the examples of this in life are…


Life in Your Home


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 5:17-6:9; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory Everyone has a need to belong. There is simply no way around this. Therefore, it makes complete sense why the Bible talks about God adopting us, and why “brothers” and “sisters” is a common descriptor for the people of God. God has a family…and…


Everyday Life


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 5:1-16; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory Living organisms are designed to model, or pattern themselves after something. We can see this as a nut gives way to a sapling which gives way to a tree. Or how a kitten grows into a cat; along with many other examples. For followers…


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 4:17-32 Preacher: Brent McCrory There are a few things Christians can lose sight if we are not careful. One of them is that change is a part of life. There is simply no way around this. Another is that the New Testament letters were written to those already…


Equipped for Life


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 4:1-16; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory Safety is an illusion. Being a parent I wish this was not true…yet ask a parent who has experienced heartache due to a traumatic injury or loss of life – accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. In light of this,…


Sermon Series: Life Text: Your Life Preacher: The body of New Life Scripture is clear, we are saved to “do stuff,” period. While various Scriptures put the previous point a bit more elegantly (e.g., Ephesians 2:8-10; James 1:26-27; Matthew 5;14-16), there is no denying that The Church is to be the hands…


Change & Unchanging


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 3:1,14-21; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory Change is a part of life. There is simply no way around it. And since we live in an ever-changing world, there is immense value in reminding ourselves of what is unchanging. In fact, being reminded of what is unchanging is actually…


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 1:1-15-23; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory Every good relationship has a common factor that enables them to be a good relationship. Similarly, every bad relationship has a common factor, which unfortunately, enables them to be a poor relationship. I suppose this is nothing earth-shattering, after all, people have…


in Christ


Sermon Series: Life  Text: Ephesians 1:1-14; 6:10-20 Preacher: Brent McCrory There are a variety of things for which a person can be known in our culture. Another way of saying the same thing is, there are a variety of labels a person can have attached to oneself in our culture. Some labels…