Your Moment in History
August 06, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Esther 4:9-16
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: 34:29
It could be that your name will be written into a history book somewhere. But even if it isn’t, your life can matter. Your moment in history can be significant. In this message, Pastor John shares an example from the book of Esther of how average men and women are part of HIS story.

Law Abiding Citizens
July 30, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Luke 10:25-37
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: 33:22
The Bible is filled with commands, and many of them have meaning for how Christians should act as citizens in their countries. Even under a hostile government, we’re supposed to obey the laws, pay our taxes, pay our respects, and pay our debts. There’s one obligation, however, that never gets paid off – the obligation to love.

Borders and Boundaries - A Biblical perspective on the immigration issue
July 23, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Selected Scriptures
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: 29:49
The Bible is a story all about people moving from place to place, with the ultimate immigration being from the world to God’s kingdom. When it comes to the topic of immigration, the Bible has less to say about controlling the borders of the country, and more to say about controlling the borders of heart to avoid prejudice – because in reality, we are all aliens in this world.

Speaking of Faith in the Public Square
July 16, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Acts 26
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: :0
Freedom of Speech seems to be open to every thought and idea, except when it comes to speaking about Jesus. In this message, Pastor John explores some of the principles to keep in mind when we are given a Holy-Spirit-opportunity to share our faith in the public square.

God and Governments, Part II
July 09, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Selected Scriptures
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: 35:07
After the clear breakdown of human government shown in the first 11 chapters of Genesis, God intervenes and demonstrates His plan to bless all nations. In this message, Pastor John unpacks the truth that earthly kingdoms come and go, but God’s kingdom reigns supreme.

God and Governments, Part I
July 02, 2006
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Genesis
Series: Civil Religion in America
Duration: 36:38
In this opening message on the positive role of religion in America, Pastor John explores four principles of human government described in the opening pages of Scripture.