Apr 10, 2022
Why Did Jesus Have to Die?
Series: Easter 2022
Palm Sunday marks Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem. From this point forward the cross is the destination. But why? Why did a perfect Jesus, in whom there was no sin, have to die on a cross? Couldn't there be another way? If God created the universe, certainly He could make another way for our sin to be dealt with. Join us this Palm Sunday as we explore the question, "Why Did Jesus Have to Die"?
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  • Apr 10, 2022Why Did Jesus Have to Die?
    Apr 10, 2022
    Why Did Jesus Have to Die?
    Series: Easter 2022
    Palm Sunday marks Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem. From this point forward the cross is the destination. But why? Why did a perfect Jesus, in whom there was no sin, have to die on a cross? Couldn't there be another way? If God created the universe, certainly He could make another way for our sin to be dealt with. Join us this Palm Sunday as we explore the question, "Why Did Jesus Have to Die"?
 Acts Sermon Series | January 2021 to March 2022
 
 
 

Jan 24, 2021
Acts 2:1-13 | The Birth of the Church
God is good at keeping His word. He came to earth as a baby in a manger to save us from our sins. Before He ascended to Heaven, He promised to send the Holy Spirit. In Acts 2, the church is born as the Holy Spirit comes and marks the beginning! Dive in with us as we see the remarkable start of God's plan to reach the world with the good news of salvation.
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  • Jan 24, 2021Acts 2:1-13 | The Birth of the Church
    Jan 24, 2021
    Acts 2:1-13 | The Birth of the Church
    God is good at keeping His word. He came to earth as a baby in a manger to save us from our sins. Before He ascended to Heaven, He promised to send the Holy Spirit. In Acts 2, the church is born as the Holy Spirit comes and marks the beginning! Dive in with us as we see the remarkable start of God's plan to reach the world with the good news of salvation.
  • Jan 17, 2021Acts 1:12-26 | Must-Haves of the Mission
    Jan 17, 2021
    Acts 1:12-26 | Must-Haves of the Mission
    In the final days before the Holy Spirit, Jesus' followers spent time with final preparations for their mission. As we look into the final part of Acts 1, we will see the must haves for the mission.
  • Jan 10, 2021Acts 1:1-14 | Preparing for Revolution
    Jan 10, 2021
    Acts 1:1-14 | Preparing for Revolution
    In Acts 1, we see how Jesus prepared His followers for the road ahead. A revolution was coming like no one had ever seen. The world was about to impacted by the greatest story ever told and now experienced!In Acts 1, we see how Jesus prepared His followers for the road ahead. A revolution was coming like no one had ever seen. The world was about to impacted by the greatest story ever told and now experienced!
  • Jan 3, 2021Acts 1: The Introduction
    Jan 3, 2021
    Acts 1: The Introduction
    We are embarking on a long journey through the book of Acts. We are going to take it week by week to explore the mission of the early church and the amazing things God did with a people who were committed to Him. We will see how all churches can become this same vibrant church that is giving attention to the vital Christian life while advancing the gospel to our community, county, state, country, and to the nations.
 Rediscovering Christmas | December 2021 
 
 

Dec 26, 2021
Rediscovering Joy | Luke 2:10-14
The news from the angels in the field of shepherds was initially frightening. So much so, the angels had to tell the shepherds to "FEAR NOT"! The next thing they revealed was that the purpose of their announcement was to bring the shepherds "GOOD NEWS" of "GREAT JOY"! This Christmas we must get past the hustle and bustle. We must not let the craziness of the holiday season steal our joy of the true meaning of the season. Join us as we "Rediscover JOY" this Christmas!
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  • Dec 26, 2021Rediscovering Joy | Luke 2:10-14
    Dec 26, 2021
    Rediscovering Joy | Luke 2:10-14
    The news from the angels in the field of shepherds was initially frightening. So much so, the angels had to tell the shepherds to "FEAR NOT"! The next thing they revealed was that the purpose of their announcement was to bring the shepherds "GOOD NEWS" of "GREAT JOY"! This Christmas we must get past the hustle and bustle. We must not let the craziness of the holiday season steal our joy of the true meaning of the season. Join us as we "Rediscover JOY" this Christmas!
  • Dec 19, 2021Rediscovering Love
    Dec 19, 2021
    Rediscovering Love
    Love came down at Christmas time!
  • Dec 12, 2021Rediscovering Peace | Luke 2:8-20
    Dec 12, 2021
    Rediscovering Peace | Luke 2:8-20
    The shepherds of the Christmas story were out in the field doing their job. While watching over the flocks the last thing they expected was a host of angels to appear and give them the greatest news they had ever heard! What happens when fear grips us? We usually have allowed someone or something to distract us from having peace in God through our lack of trust in Him. What has you fearful this Christmas season? Whatever it is, let your fear be turned to trust as we are "Rediscovering Peace" this Christmas season!
  • Dec 5, 2021Rediscovering Hope | Luke 2:21-38
    Dec 5, 2021
    Rediscovering Hope | Luke 2:21-38
    As we "Rediscover Christmas" this December, we begin in Luke 2 with the story of Simeon and Anna. These two precious saints of God had waited many years to see the fulfillment of the coming Messiah. The prophecies came true and what was once a figment of future hope, Simeon finally found the Christ child laid in his arms. His hope was complete. As you journey through the Christmas holiday, know that Jesus wants to be your fulfillment of hope! Join us this Sunday as we walk through Luke 2 together and focus our hearts on "Rediscovering Hope"!
 The Mission of Christmas | December 2020 
 
 

Dec 27, 2020
Are You Satisfied With Christmas? | Matthew 2:1-12
What do you seek? Where do you look? What do you give? This account of the wise men seeking Jesus and finding him. Their desire to pursue Jesus is astounding...considering what they went through to get to Him. The gifts they brought to Jesus, the new King, were symbolic of the prophecies Jesus came to fulfill. Once they found the Christ child, their mission was complete. They were now..."Satisfied with Christmas".
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  • Dec 27, 2020Are You Satisfied With Christmas? | Matthew 2:1-12
    Dec 27, 2020
    Are You Satisfied With Christmas? | Matthew 2:1-12
    What do you seek? Where do you look? What do you give? This account of the wise men seeking Jesus and finding him. Their desire to pursue Jesus is astounding...considering what they went through to get to Him. The gifts they brought to Jesus, the new King, were symbolic of the prophecies Jesus came to fulfill. Once they found the Christ child, their mission was complete. They were now..."Satisfied with Christmas".
  • Dec 20, 2020The Mission of Christmas | Isaiah 9
    Dec 20, 2020
    The Mission of Christmas | Isaiah 9
    Isaiah 9 shows us what Jesus offered us through His attributes. All that He is, He came to be for us!
  • Dec 6, 2020Love Came Down | John 1
    Dec 6, 2020
    Love Came Down | John 1
    Christmas was first realized when Jesus came as a baby in a manger. We find that account in Luke 2. However, John 1 actual helps us realize the fullness of how God became a man. The incarnation is one of the foundational miracles ever! It's hard to believe. But, it's true. Love really became embodied in Christ at Christmas time!
 Engaging in Life Transformation | November 2020 
 
 

Nov 22, 2020
Part IV: Impacting Change (Titus 3 | Colossians 2 | Matthew 28)
The Transformed Life Includes...
1. The Seed of Your Transformation
2. The Root of Your Transformation
3. The Fruit of Your Transformation
4. The Pursuit of Your Transformation
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  • Nov 22, 2020Part IV: Impacting Change (Titus 3 | Colossians 2 | Matthew 28)
    Nov 22, 2020
    Part IV: Impacting Change (Titus 3 | Colossians 2 | Matthew 28)
    The Transformed Life Includes...
    1. The Seed of Your Transformation
    2. The Root of Your Transformation
    3. The Fruit of Your Transformation
    4. The Pursuit of Your Transformation
  • Nov 15, 2020Part III: Growing Up in God | Ephesians 4
    Nov 15, 2020
    Part III: Growing Up in God | Ephesians 4
    Living a Transformed Life Makes You...
    1. Clarify Your Calling
    2. Grow Up in the Faith
    3. Do Your Part
  • Nov 8, 2020Part II: How to Have a Transformed Life | Romans 12
    Nov 8, 2020
    Part II: How to Have a Transformed Life | Romans 12
    To Have a Transformed Life...
    1. God Wants You to Be Committed
    2. God Wants You to Be Changed
    3. God Wants You to Be Satisfied
  • Nov 1, 2020Part I: The Transformed Life | 2 Corinthians 5:12-21
    Nov 1, 2020
    Part I: The Transformed Life | 2 Corinthians 5:12-21
    The Transformed Life is....
    1. Rooted in the Gospel
    2. Becoming Something New
    3. Being Reconciled to God, Reconciling Others
 The Armor of God | September/October 2020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Oct 25, 2020
Part 6: Weapons of War | Ephesians 6
The overall set of armor prepares us for battle. Tune in for the final message in the "Armor of God" series!
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  • Oct 25, 2020Part 6: Weapons of War | Ephesians 6
    Oct 25, 2020
    Part 6: Weapons of War | Ephesians 6
    The overall set of armor prepares us for battle. Tune in for the final message in the "Armor of God" series!
  • Oct 18, 2020Part 5: Fight the Good Fight | Ephesians 6
    Oct 18, 2020
    Part 5: Fight the Good Fight | Ephesians 6
    The "good fight" is made possible by the armor we wear from God. It protects us and provides us weaponry to accomplish the mission God has called us to.
  • Oct 11, 2020Part 4: Breastplate of Righteousness & Helmet of Salvation | Ephesians 2:1-10
    Oct 11, 2020
    Part 4: Breastplate of Righteousness & Helmet of Salvation | Ephesians 2:1-10
    Ephesians 2:1-10 and chapter 6 shows us the importance of wearing the helmet of salvation and the breastplate of righteousness.
  • Oct 4, 2020Part 3: Combatting the Enemy’s Lies | Matthew 4:1-11
    Oct 4, 2020
    Part 3: Combatting the Enemy’s Lies | Matthew 4:1-11
    “Combatting the Enemy’s Lies” -- Beauty is sometimes deceiving. What is sometimes seen as true and right may have evil lurking behind it. Satan consistently tries to deceive us and believe that this world is all about us. He is truly our enemy that seeks to distract us and destroy us. This third part in the "Armor of God" sermon series reiterates how we must know our enemy. However it also shows us his limitations, teaches us to overcome his lies with truth, and how to recognize his evil schemes.
  • Sep 27, 2020Part 2: Spiritual Battle Armor | Ephesians 6:10-13
    Sep 27, 2020
    Part 2: Spiritual Battle Armor | Ephesians 6:10-13
    "Our Spiritual Battle Gear" -- Belt of Truth & Breast Plate of Righteousness: The second message in the "Armor of God" series deals with our wardrobe as soldiers and followers of Jesus. What does it look like to spiritually wear spiritual battle gear? It's important that we are completely clothed spiritually. The Belt of Truth holds our outfit together while the Breastplate of Righteousness completely protects us and assures us of our standing in Christ.
 God is for Us | August 2020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Aug 30, 2020
God is for Us: Part V (Romans 5)
In Romans 5, we find that God gives us a new way and a new hope! Through His substitution for us on the cross He has given us a way to be completely reconciled to Him! Take heart that this is the ultimate way GOD IS FOR US!
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  • Aug 30, 2020God is for Us: Part V (Romans 5)
    Aug 30, 2020
    God is for Us: Part V (Romans 5)
    In Romans 5, we find that God gives us a new way and a new hope! Through His substitution for us on the cross He has given us a way to be completely reconciled to Him! Take heart that this is the ultimate way GOD IS FOR US!
  • Aug 23, 2020God is for Us: Part IV (Lamentations 3)
    Aug 23, 2020
    God is for Us: Part IV (Lamentations 3)
    God's mercies are new every morning! His mercies find us in the middle of our struggle, they're always right on time, and definitely unlimited! But God's mercies are not just available for us to receive and move on. They drive us to an obedient response to worship Him!
  • Aug 16, 2020God is for Us: Part III (Psalm 125)
    Aug 16, 2020
    God is for Us: Part III (Psalm 125)
    Psalm 125 quickly follows it's previous chapter with encouragement that God is the strength of His people! We must not rely on our own strength because it is insufficient. When we realize He is our strength, it helps us overcome things like depression and doubt, pain and suffering, as well as thoughts of turning away from Him. 
  • Aug 9, 2020God is for Us: Part II (Psalm 124)
    Aug 9, 2020
    God is for Us: Part II (Psalm 124)
    Psalm 124 reassures us that God never abandons His people. No matter if it's in the unexpected or in the midst of danger, God never abandons His faithfulness. Tune in to be encouraged that God is for you!
  • Aug 2, 2020God is for Us: Part I (Romans 8)
    Aug 2, 2020
    God is for Us: Part I (Romans 8)
    With all of the turmoil our country appears to be in, it's quite refreshing to know that GOD IS FOR US! As we embark on this sermon series in August, we first arrive at Romans 8 where it is chocked full of hope and goodness of God's love for us!
 July 2020 (Various) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jul 26, 2020
Surrender (Luke 9)
Join us as Chuck Campbell with the Baptist State Convention of NC leads us through Luke 9 to discover what it means to "surrender" our lives to Jesus for the sake of His kingdom.
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  • Jul 26, 2020Surrender (Luke 9)
    Jul 26, 2020
    Surrender (Luke 9)
    Join us as Chuck Campbell with the Baptist State Convention of NC leads us through Luke 9 to discover what it means to "surrender" our lives to Jesus for the sake of His kingdom.
  • Jul 19, 2020Recipe for Revival (2 Chronicles 7)
    Jul 19, 2020
    Recipe for Revival (2 Chronicles 7)
    What do you think about when you hear the word revival? A set of services in the fall and spring? Do you think about a move of God in the church? Take a look with us as Pastor Jay leads us through 2 Chronicles 7 and shows us the recipe for revival.
  • Jul 12, 2020Love Out Loud (Mark 12)
    Jul 12, 2020
    Love Out Loud (Mark 12)
    Talk is cheap when it comes to "love". The world doesn't care how "religious" we are, but it cares how we love them! The old adage remains true: "People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care!" Tune in to see how Jesus challenges those caught up in religion to experience His love through relationship and how to LOVE OUT LOUD!
  • Jul 5, 2020Free Indeed (John 8:31-36)
    Jul 5, 2020
    Free Indeed (John 8:31-36)
    In John 8, Jesus emphasizes the validity of authentic faith. Are you truly a child of God? A follower of the Lord Jesus?
 June 2020 (Various) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jun 28, 2020
Faith Forward (Colossians 1:3-12)
Series: June Sermons
In a culture of Christianity we talk about prayer a lot. We use the language, say the words, and promise to pray for people. But what are we praying for? In Colossians 1, Paul gets really specific about his prayer for the Colossian people. It's a prayer that has the goal of spiritual maturity and impact in mind. It's a prayer that helps move our "faith forward".
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  • Jun 28, 2020Faith Forward (Colossians 1:3-12)
    Jun 28, 2020
    Faith Forward (Colossians 1:3-12)
    Series: June Sermons
    In a culture of Christianity we talk about prayer a lot. We use the language, say the words, and promise to pray for people. But what are we praying for? In Colossians 1, Paul gets really specific about his prayer for the Colossian people. It's a prayer that has the goal of spiritual maturity and impact in mind. It's a prayer that helps move our "faith forward".
  • Jun 21, 2020Picture Perfect Father (Luke 15)
    Jun 21, 2020
    Picture Perfect Father (Luke 15)
    Series: June Sermons
    Luke 15 has long been know as the story of the prodigal son. It's actually better entitled, "The Loving Father" as the father's unconditional love for his sons is the focus. The father is mentioned 12 times in the parable alone. This message shows us how a godly, earthly father models the picture of a perfect father we have in heaven.
  • Jun 14, 2020Pressing On (Philippians 3:12-16)
    Jun 14, 2020
    Pressing On (Philippians 3:12-16)
    Series: June Sermons
    In our first Sunday back together in three months (because of the virus), Paul encourages the church to grow up! Hopefully the last three months have allowed us to take spiritual inventory and mature in our faith. Paul shows us that humility, passion, and wonder play a huge role in pressing on toward the will and way God has for us.
 “Epic” Series | February/March 2020 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mar 8, 2020
Epic Incarnation (John 1)
Series: Epic
"The value of an object is seen in the intensity of its pursuit." - Scotty Smith 
Jesus is God on mission. Our missionary God pursued us all the way to the cross. He wrapped Himself in flesh and provided Himself as a sacrifice to fix our sin problem. We can know how valuable we are to our Creator when we seen how intensely He pursued us and still pursues us daily.
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  • Mar 8, 2020Epic Incarnation (John 1)
    Mar 8, 2020
    Epic Incarnation (John 1)
    Series: Epic
    "The value of an object is seen in the intensity of its pursuit." - Scotty Smith 
    Jesus is God on mission. Our missionary God pursued us all the way to the cross. He wrapped Himself in flesh and provided Himself as a sacrifice to fix our sin problem. We can know how valuable we are to our Creator when we seen how intensely He pursued us and still pursues us daily.
  • Mar 1, 2020Epic Unworthiness (Psalm 97)
    Mar 1, 2020
    Epic Unworthiness (Psalm 97)
    Series: Epic
    In this epic story, we find out quickly we are not in control. There is a God and we aren't Him! He is the great Creator, King, and Judge of all the earth. God sets the terms as to how we enter His kingdom. If we are a part of a kingdom, we must be in submission to the king! 
  • Feb 16, 2020Epic Relationship (1st Peter 2 / Genesis 3)
    Feb 16, 2020
    Epic Relationship (1st Peter 2 / Genesis 3)
    Series: Epic
    Perfect creation by a holy Creator is followed by an epic rebellion when mankind willfully chose to disobey God. God lays out the consequences of that sin, but also continues to pursue us in the midst of our rebellion. Do you know He's pursuing you? Are you ready to give up and give in to having a relationship with the God of the universe?
  • Feb 9, 2020Epic Rebellion (Genesis 3)
    Feb 9, 2020
    Epic Rebellion (Genesis 3)
    Series: Epic
    The story of creation takes a detour as mankind willfully goes against God's Word. It sets up an "EPIC Rebellion" that plunges mankind into a catastrophic tailspin that separates us from a Holy God. Tune in as we see the debilitating effects of our sin nature.
  • Feb 2, 2020Epic Creator (Genesis 1)
    Feb 2, 2020
    Epic Creator (Genesis 1)
    Series: Epic
    The "Epic" Story of God begins and ends with Him. He is our majestic Creator. It is all for Him and by Him. Listen in as we establish the foundation of this story that He is writing, and including us in it so that all may worship Him.
 “Sanctity of Human Life” Series | January 2020 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jan 26, 2020
Sanctity of Life Sunday: A View from the Caldwell Pregnancy Care Center
Machelle Kirby, Director of the Caldwell Pregnancy Care Center shares with us about the ministry God is using them for in Caldwell County. They're gospel-centered and intentional when it comes to discipling women and men through the tough times of unplanned pregnancies. After Machelle speaks, Pastor Jay shares the important truth that we are "image-bearers" of a holy God!
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  • Jan 26, 2020Sanctity of Life Sunday: A View from the Caldwell Pregnancy Care Center
    Jan 26, 2020
    Sanctity of Life Sunday: A View from the Caldwell Pregnancy Care Center
    Machelle Kirby, Director of the Caldwell Pregnancy Care Center shares with us about the ministry God is using them for in Caldwell County. They're gospel-centered and intentional when it comes to discipling women and men through the tough times of unplanned pregnancies. After Machelle speaks, Pastor Jay shares the important truth that we are "image-bearers" of a holy God!
  • Jan 20, 2019Image Dei & The Sanctity of Life (Gen. 1:26-28 / Ps. 139)
    Jan 20, 2019
    Image Dei & The Sanctity of Life (Gen. 1:26-28 / Ps. 139)
    We are image-bearers of the God who created us. We bear this image, though broken by sin, in order that we might bring Him great glory!
 “Gospel Identity” Series | January 2020 

Jan 19, 2020
Gospel Identity: Serve & Go (John 13)
If we connect & grow, we will automatically serve & go. Gospel transformation causes us to desire personal spiritual growth that makes us passionate about going to give out the gospel!
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  • Jan 19, 2020Gospel Identity: Serve & Go (John 13)
    Jan 19, 2020
    Gospel Identity: Serve & Go (John 13)
    If we connect & grow, we will automatically serve & go. Gospel transformation causes us to desire personal spiritual growth that makes us passionate about going to give out the gospel!
  • Jan 12, 2020Gospel Identity: Connect & Grow (John 15)
    Jan 12, 2020
    Gospel Identity: Connect & Grow (John 15)
    In John 15, Jesus emphasizes the importance of abiding in Him. Believers must purposefully pursue and connect in order to grow! Spiritual growth is part of our Gospel Identity.
  • Jan 5, 2020Gospel Identity (Matthew 28:16-20)
    Jan 5, 2020
    Gospel Identity (Matthew 28:16-20)
    Gospel identity, what we're known for, should be The Great Commission. Salvation should lead us to go, to serve, to reach the world for Jesus. Join us in Matthew 28 to see the imperative of how we should be identified by the gospel!