I'll be home for Christmas
December 20, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 2:13-15 & Matthew 2:19-23
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 39:24
Christmas is a day or two away from the normal grind and activities, but after the tree has been taken down and the lights are turned off, what will you have? In this message, Pastor John shares how coming home for Christmas is not a one-day-a-year holiday, but a lifetime experience of God’s presence.

Christmas Comforter
December 13, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 2:7-8 & Matthew 2:13-18
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 39:16
Suffering is a common, everyday kind of condition, but one that seems even more acute at Christmas when we’re supposed to be having happy times, parties, fun, and family. In this message, Pastor John shares how suffering is connected to Christmas and how Jesus is our Christmas Comforter.

From Bedlam to Bethlehem
December 06, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 2:1-12
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 43:54
The wise men came looking for the Prince of Peace in Bethlehem. In this message, Pastor John shares how we can move from bedlam to Bethlehem through worshiping Jesus.

Snow White Christmas
November 29, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 1:18-25
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 31:06
The virgin birth of Jesus has been challenged by skeptics as preposterous – a fairy tale. But as we work to understand the significance of the incarnation, we discover its relevance for giving us the courage we need to have Jesus in our life.

Christmas is Forgiving
November 22, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 1:21
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 40:05
We say that Christmas is for giving gifts to our friends and family. In this message, Pastor John shares the best gift we can ever get and give.

Sugar Plums and Shattered Dreams
November 15, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 1:18-25
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 45:45
Joseph had a dream of getting married, having children, setting up a successful business, and being a faithful follower of the Lord. But his dreams were shattered with the news of Mary’s pregnancy. We have images of what’s perfect, but those dreams are sometimes shattered by bad news or unmet expectations. In this message, Pastor John shares how when things don’t work out like we had planned, that’s when we learn that God has new and better plans for us.

Christmas is for Little People
November 08, 2009
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Matthew 1:1-17
Series: An Ancient Holiday for Today's World
Duration: 39:40
Christmas is an ancient holiday, dating back to even before Jesus’ birth. It goes back to Garden of Eden when God promised our first parents that He would provide a deliverer who would defeat sin, death, and the power of the devil. In this message, Pastor John shares how the gospel is declared in Jesus’ genealogy.