STAND ALONE: FIRST THINGS FIRST
Pastor Andria Roberts delivers the inaugural lesson of 2022, "First Things First," emphasizing the significance of prioritizing one's spiritual journey as a foundation for the year ahead. In this insightful message, she highlights the importance of aligning life with spiritual values and nurturing a deeper connection with God before pursuing other goals or resolutions. The lesson serves as a reminder that spiritual well-being is a fundamental cornerstone for success in all other aspects of life, encouraging the congregation to approach the new year with a renewed commitment to their faith and a clear sense of purpose. Pastor Roberts sets the tone for the year, guiding individuals to prioritize their spiritual journey.
SERIES: REVOLUTIONARY JESUS
Jesus The Revolutionary. That’s a strong word, and perhaps a word with which we are not totally comfortable. This series will help us to explore the revolutionary message of Jesus. We need to get back to Jesus and the heart of his message and mission. Never had anyone heard teaching with such authority. The Gospel of Mark contains some of the most revolutionary words of Jesus ever recorded. Jesus did not come to start a religion he came to start a revolution that would bring God’s glorious rule to a world that desperately needs it.
SERIES: "I DIDN'T SAY THAT..." - JESUS
The "I Didn't Say That... - Jesus" sermon series is a thought-provoking and enlightening journey through nine weeks, challenging popular misconceptions surrounding well-known sayings attributed to Jesus. This series delves into the nuances of these often misunderstood or misinterpreted sayings, offering clarity and a deeper understanding of Jesus' teachings.Each week focuses on one particular saying or concept, unpacking the historical, cultural, and biblical context to reveal the true message behind the words. This series empowers congregants to discern fact from fiction and engage with Jesus' teachings in a more authentic and profound way."I Didn't Say That... - Jesus" is a fascinating exploration of some of the most famous and frequently quoted sayings of Jesus, addressing misconceptions and offering a more accurate interpretation, ultimately deepening the congregation's understanding of the core principles of Christian faith.
STAND ALONE: LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE
In the sermon "Let's Get Ready to Rumble" by guest speaker Pastor Kevin Goff, he ignites the congregation with a powerful message of resilience and determination. Drawing inspiration from the famous phrase, he encourages everyone to see life's challenges as opportunities for growth. Pastor Goff reminds the congregation to face adversity with unwavering faith and trust in God, viewing life's struggles as a spiritual "rumble" that can be overcome with determination. This sermon motivates individuals to embrace life's challenges and emerge victorious with the help of their faith and God's guidance.
We all love stories. Ever since we were young. It’s the way we learn about who we are. So, is it any surprise that Jesus uses stories to teach His children? And Jesus’ stories are so compelling that they are known throughout the world, both in and out of church. Much more than entertainment, Jesus’ stories challenge all of us to continuously adjust our view of life, our thinking, and our way of living. For throughout the parables of Jesus, we are in fact being invited into a bigger story. (Re)Discovering His story.
STAND ALONE: DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS WITH DWIGHT BAIN
In the sermon "Difficult Conversations" led by licensed counselor Dwight Bain, the congregation receives practical guidance for addressing challenging discussions. Dwight Bain emphasizes active listening, empathy, and managing emotions in these talks. He encourages an open-minded, solution-focused approach, promoting understanding and resolution in difficult conversations. The sermon equips individuals to handle tough discussions constructively and empathetically.
STAND ALONE: SAY YES! TO THE NEXT GENERATION
In the sermon "Say Yes! to the Next Generation" by Generations Pastor Chris Nation, he emphasizes the importance of involving and empowering the youth within the church. Reflecting on a recent summer camp experience, Pastor Nation encourages the congregation to actively support and mentor the younger generation, recognizing their significant role in the present life of the church. This message serves as a compelling call to action, highlighting the essential role of the youth in the church community and inspiring individuals to invest in their spiritual journey for a stronger and more inclusive congregation.
STAND ALONE: DEALING WITH DISAPPOINTMENT
In the sermon "Dealing with Disappointment" led by Pastor Terry Mahan, he provides practical insights on handling life's disappointments. Acknowledging the normalcy of disappointment, he encourages the congregation to confront their feelings openly. Pastor Terry offers strategies for processing disappointment healthily, fostering resilience and finding hope in challenging circumstances. He emphasizes the importance of faith and a positive perspective in dealing with disappointment, equipping the audience with emotional and spiritual tools to emerge stronger and more hopeful after facing life's setbacks.
STAND ALONE: BELIEVING IS SEEING WITH PASTOR KEVIN GOFF
In the sermon "Believing is Seeing" by guest pastor Kevin Goff, the congregation is encouraged to understand that belief precedes sight. Pastor Goff emphasizes that faith is the foundation for recognizing God's work in our lives, even when tangible evidence is not immediately visible. This message serves as a reminder that faith and belief are vital in our spiritual journey, empowering individuals to trust in the unseen and embrace the miraculous in their lives through their unwavering faith.
STAND ALONE: PSALM 63
The sermon on Psalm 63 focuses on David's heartfelt expressions of longing for God's presence during a time of distress. David's words emphasize the importance of seeking God earnestly and finding satisfaction in His love and provision. The sermon encourages believers to cultivate a genuine and intimate relationship with God, even in challenging times, reminding them of the solace and fulfillment that can be found in God's presence, mirroring David's own heartfelt experience.
STAND ALONE: FINDING TRUST IN THE STORMS
In the sermon "Finding Trust in the Storms" by Pastor Ben Randall, the congregation receives an uplifting message about unwavering trust in God during life's trials and challenges. Pastor Ben encourages the congregation to anchor their faith in God's promises and to find strength and growth in the midst of life's storms. This sermon serves as a reminder that trust in God can provide solace and resilience even during life's most turbulent times, inspiring individuals to rely on their faith and trust in God's unwavering support.
TFH SISTERHOOD CONFERENCE: Refined by the Fire
The TFH Sisterhood Conference, "Refined by the Fire," offers women a spiritually invigorating experience with dynamic teachings and powerful worship. The conference focuses on the theme of refinement through life's challenges, encouraging attendees to find strength and resilience, much like precious metals undergoing the refining process. With heartfelt worship, this event inspires spiritual renewal and empowers women to emerge from life's trials stronger and more radiant. It's a transformative experience that equips women with the tools and inspiration to embrace challenges and emerge as spiritually empowered individuals.
STAND ALONE: SAY WHAT?
In the sermon "Say What?" by Pastor Terry Mahan, two vital conversations are explored. The first pertains to self-reflection and the significance of our inner dialogue in influencing thoughts and actions. The second conversation involves our communication with God, emphasizing the need to align our prayers with God's will and have faith in our spoken words. The sermon underscores the transformative power of words, both in our self-talk and in our prayers, encouraging individuals to use words purposefully to shape their thoughts, actions, and prayers in line with faith and God's will.
SERIES: SERMON ON THE MOUNT
In His most famous sermon—the Sermon on the Mount—Jesus describes how living as part of His Kingdom is totally “upside down” compared to living by the world’s system. How we think about life, prayer, our relationship with God and others—it’s all totally different than what we’ve been conditioned to think. This series takes a close look at the Sermon on the Mount and shows us how to live in “The Upside Down” world Jesus calls us to!
STAND ALONE: GET READY FOR THE 'REST" OF YOUR LIFE
In the sermon "Get Ready for the 'Rest' of Your Life" by guest speaker Pastor Kevin Goff, the congregation is encouraged to find rest and renewal in their faith journey. Pastor Goff emphasizes the importance of trusting in God's guidance and provision, releasing burdens and anxieties. This message inspires individuals to embark on a transformative journey, preparing for a life characterized by spiritual rest and a renewed sense of purpose through their unwavering faith in God.
STAND ALONE: THE PRINCIPLE OF THE THREE P'S
In the sermon "Principles of the Three P's" by Pastor Terry Mahan, a framework centered around three crucial principles is presented. The first principle emphasizes the importance of unwavering faith and not denying God's promises, drawing inspiration from the story of Abram, later known as Abraham, who received God's assurance of numerous descendants despite his old age. The second principle highlights the significance of perseverance throughout life's challenging processes, exemplified by the story of Abraham and Sarah, who, despite their advanced years, persisted in faith, believing in God's ability to fulfill His promises. The final principle underscores the value of gratitude and giving thanks to God for His provisions, as illustrated through the miraculous birth of Isaac to Sarah. These principles serve as a reminder to trust in God's timing and faithfulness, even when faced with doubts and obstacles, and to express gratitude for His unwavering provision, ultimately aligning one's life with God's promises and plan.
STAND ALONE: ARE YOU BATTLE READY?
Every one of us has been given ground in our life. Not only must we suite up for battle, but we must make sure the ground of our life is battle ready, because every area of ground is a potential battle ground.
SERIES: A REEL LOOK AT THE REAL CHRISTMAS
The stories we tell each other say a lot about what we value, who we are, and how we make sense of the world. Every Christmas, our favorite Christmas movies tell stories thatconnect with our hearts, our live, and the greatest story of all. Join us this Christmas season for our series A Reel Look at the Real Christmas.