Ten Hot Topics: #1 - Prayer
September 02, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: John 14:12-14
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 40:02
Jesus lived a life of prayer and he taught a life of prayer. In this message on prayer, Pastor John looks at how Jesus connected prayer anchored in God's glory with the kinds of works that result in faith in Jesus.

Ten Hot Topics: #2 - Discipleship
August 26, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: John 15:1-8
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 42:16
God's first command to us in the Bible is to be fruitful. That includes more than having children. It includes what you produce, your output, your character. In Jesus' words to His disciples, He reminds us of this same command and that fruitful disciples bring glory to His Father.

Ten Hot Topics: #3 - Leadership
August 19, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: 1 Corinthians 4:1-2
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 49:20
Leadership books send the message that the predominant attitude among business leaders is, “I’m great…and you’re not.” The Christian leader must take his or her cues from Scripture. In this message, Pastor John looks at the characteristic attitude of leadership needed in the church to honor Christ as our Master.

Ten Hot Topics: #4 - Evangelism
August 12, 2012
by: Pastor Ken Schultz
Passage: Acts 1:1-11
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 51:36
Hot Topic #5 “Evangelism”…Is it a hot topic for you? It is a hot topic for Jesus! Pastor Ken preaches today from Acts 1:1-11. We are to be his witness. Being a witness is something we are not just something we do. If Jesus has taken you from eternal death to eternal life you are a witness of that life and it is to be shared with a dying world. Be encourage by this message to fulfill God’s purpose for you in this world.

Ten Hot Topics: #5 - Worldview
August 05, 2012
by: Pastor Ken Schultz
Passage: John 17
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 47:05
In today’s message on Biblical world view Pastor Ken questions whether Christians need a worldview or instead a heavenly view of the world. The text for today is in John chapter 17 where Jesus shares. “They are not of the world, just as I am not of this world.” We are not worldling but citizens of Heaven.

Ten Hot Topics: #6 - Apathy
July 29, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1-12
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 42:12
This may be a sermon you care nothing about! But apathy should have no place in the life of a Christian. In this message, Pastor John explores Paul's words that challenge us to fan into white-hot flame the gift of God in every Christian.

Ten Hot Topics: #7 - Marriage
July 21, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Hebrews 13:4
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 49:28
The NY Times declared not long ago that we live in a “post-marital society.” Marriage is on the decline. Divorce is on the incline. Cohabitation is up. Same-sex marriage advocates want to redefine marriage. For the glory of God and for the good of yourself and your community, be in sync with God about marriage and out of sync with the culture. In this message, Pastor John shares how marriage can be held in honor by all.

Ten Hot Topics: #8 - Relevance
July 15, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Psalms 16
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 44:25
Much of the Western culture says that Christianity is "boring, untrue, and irrelevant." And yet, in many other places in the world, people are turning to Christ in record numbers. In this message, Pastor John looks at the psalmist's declaration of the relevance of God for all people.

Ten Hot Topics: #9 - Homosexuality
July 08, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 & Romans 1:21-27
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 43:14
There is a rising social pressure to accept same-sex marriage and homosexuality. The middle-ground is disappearing. Where will Christians take their stand? In this message, Pastor John says that we must not tinker with the truth, but get back to it.

Ten Hot Topics: #10 - Abortion
July 01, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: Exodus 1:8-2:10
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 45:01
In a little over 30 years, 1.3 billion abortions have taken place world-wide. That is compared with 1.2 lives lost due to natural disasters, pandemics, and communicable diseases combined in 2,000 years. In this message, Pastor John addresses pro-choice arguments and pro-life actions from a Biblical perspective.

The Hottest Topic of All
June 24, 2012
by: Pastor John Stillman
Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:17-31
Series: Hot Topics
Duration: 45:19
When it comes to the issues of today, there are lots of opinions. In this opening message of a series looking at ten hot topics of interest to the church, Pastor John directs our focus to the hottest topic of all.