Friday Focus

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Friday Focus Archive

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021 Empowered to be Courageous What a great series this has been!  We have been given so many great reminders about the Holy Spirit, and that a life…
October 22, 2021
October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021 “Empowered to See” The word “see” appears nearly 700 times in the Bible. That makes it, by comparison, a very significant word. I often miss what’s going…
October 15, 2021
October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021 A question for you to ponder: What would you have to see in a local church family to say … “WOW! That is a vibrant, healthy, spiritually…
October 8, 2021
October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021 “Empowered to the End” I hope you’re enjoying our current series as much as I am. Last Sunday, Brent Doolin helped us better see how the Holy…
October 1, 2021
September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021 “Empowered to Witness” I’m so excited about our new series from the book of Acts. If you weren’t here last week, I’d encourage you to listen to…
September 24, 2021
September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021 “Empowered” It was AW Tozer who wrote, “The Spirit-filled life is not a special, deluxe edition of Christianity. It is part and parcel of the total plan…
September 17, 2021
September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021 “The Lack Family” This coming Sunday we’ll welcome The Lack Family from California to lead our worship services at both 8:30 am and 10 am. The Lack…
September 10, 2021
September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021 “Drawing Near” When I think about it, I basically have three types of “friends.” Let me start with my “Trail Friends.”  Like the people I meet on…
September 3, 2021
August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021 “Draw Near” God loves it when His children are near to Him. He walked in the cool of the garden with Adam and Eve. He enjoyed intimate…
August 27, 2021
August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021 Freedom Webster’s defines freedom as “the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved”.  Over the course of time, we have learned much about freedom.  Freedom is perhaps…
August 20, 2021
August 13, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021 Time to Get Out of the Boat My whole life I have fought a real, significant fear.  It isn’t the fear of water, but it is…
August 13, 2021
August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021 It’s Tempting… “It’s tempting” or “Don’t tempt me” are very common phrases to us.  Sometimes we use them jokingly and in passing, but sometimes we deal with…
August 6, 2021
July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021 Are You Different? In the last year of my basketball coaching career, I recall sitting in my athletic director’s office.  As I was wrestling with my call…
July 30, 2021
July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021 “Overcoming Lust” Just before he was executed for his terrible crimes, mass murderer Ted Bundy told Dr. James Dobson that his road to prison had begun with…
July 23, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021 For our present sermon series, we’ve defined “maturity” as “having reached the advanced stages of a process.”  While that definition doesn’t suggest we’ve arrived, it does suggest…
July 16, 2021