Series: The World is Waiting  Text: Romans 6:23; and various others throughout YHWH’s Story Preacher: Brent McCrory Thanksgiving time…a time when culturally we pause and give thanks (while simultaneously being pressured to forget the many things for which we are thankful by advertising and marketing). It is a bit ironic…  But alas,…


Comfort OR Content?


Series: thankventmas III – THE GIFT & Our gifts Text: Judges 6:1-14; Colossians 3:15-17; Psalm 136 Preacher: Brent McCrory Second Service: note there may be a buzz in the playback of this sermon – sorry. First Service: there should not be a buzz in this playback, so it should…


Sermon Series: What Would Jesus Undo?  Text: Psalm 78; Exodus 2-3; 15:26; Luke 5-8; Acts 3; 5; 9; 14; 19; 20 Preacher: Brent McCrory   Does God heal today? How does a healing happen? Why are some people healed while others are not? Scripture is clear; The LORD is a healing…


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: Isaiah 9; Matthew 2 Preacher: John Phipps New Life is blessed to have elders who love God, His word, and people. Listen in as John Phipps shares with New Life to wrap up the Thankventmas series.  


Thankful for Jesus


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: Matthew 1:20-2:12; John 1:14; Luke 2:1-14; Matthew 1:1-3 Preacher: Brent McCrory The season our culture labels “the Holiday Season” has been dubbed the most wonderful time of the year – at least in song. It should be telling how the lyrics of that song (“The Most Wonderful Time…


Thankful for Peace


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: John 20:19-21; 14:27; Philippians 4:2-9 Preacher: Brent McCrory Wanda Mallette, Bob Morrison, and Patti Ryan wrote a song together which was released in June of 1980. While the names of those songwriters may not be familiar, it is quite possible the name of country music singer Johnny…


Thankful for Joy


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: Matthew 13:44; 13:18-21; Acts 5:40-42; Colossians 1:9-14; James 1:2-4; Romans 15:13; 14:17; Hebrews 12:2 Preacher: Brent McCrory Joy is a common theme in the Bible. It is also the focus of the third Sunday of Advent. And as we progress through our Thankventmas series we have seen…


Thankful for Love


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: 1 John 4:7-21; Matthew 18:23-35 Preacher: Alex Campbell When we define reality carefully we see many things clearly. In this holiday season we are continuing with our thankventmas series as we continue to see that Thankfulness is essential to following Jesus, Hope is what we have…


Thankful for Hope


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: Ephesians 2:10-13; Acts 26:6-8; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Preacher: Brent McCrory Advent is now here – a time of expectant and hopeful waiting. Initially The Church utilized Advent as a time to focus on – and long for – the second (and final) coming of Jesus. Over the course…


Sermon Series: Thankventmas Text: Genesis 1; Ephesians; Philippians 4:4-9 Preacher: Brent McCrory Thankfulness is often overlooked. Living in a culture where we are conditioned to want more, right now, the discipline of thankfulness takes effort. Thankfulness is often misunderstood. Living in a culture where we go to great lengths to…