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Welcome Back – Pastor Mark “WHY SERVE? LET OUR LIGHT SHINE”

If you were unable to join us for the 2021-2022 Men’s Ministry Eat & Study, you can catch up here. Enjoy the brief video overview of our first study called “Made For A Purpose” which begins a year long study of how we are “Serving Christ, By Serving Others”. Finish off the initial study by comments from Pastor Mark Cedar on his “Let It Shine” sermon. Watch Video Now


Made For A Purpose – Session 2

This new study got off to a great start with an overview of the individuals responsible for the YouVersion Bible app and how they discovered God’s purpose in their lives. Kurt Kaltschmidt led a great discussion. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the study video. Watch Video Now


Made For A Purpose – Session 3

The Made for a Purpose series continues with the focus God’s Word and how important it is for each of us to stay in it to see God’s plan of our lives. George Murphy led this thought provoking study… Watch Video Now. We also saw session 2 of the Eyewitness series focused on Peter. Acts study guide


Made For A Purpose – Session 4

This new amazing series shifted its focus to India. This location showed two brother the point is a great life is not measured by what we gain, but by what we give our lives to accomplish. Mike St. Clair led a great discussion. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the study video. Watch Video Now


Made For A Purpose – Session 5

Steve “Gyro” Jaros led a tribute to our veterans prior to moving into the video vignette of “Philip the Evangelist” and Session 5 of the Made for a Purpose series. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the study video. Watch Video Now.


Made For A Purpose – Session 6

This week’s ACTS Eyewitness video vignette focused on “Barnabas, the Son of Encouragement” who was responsible for introducing Saul (Paul) to the Church. Session 6 of the Made for a Purpose series focused on literacy and George Murphy led a great discussion on its importance to the Gospel. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the study video. Watch Video Now.


Made For A Purpose – Session 7

Jim Prock hosted the final session of our Made for a Purpose series with a focus on “Finding Our Purpose in Life”. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the video. Watch Video Now.


Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts – Part 1

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Pastor Jim Zeilenga presented the first of a two-part series about Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts. Spiritual gifts are something every believer is given when they receive the gift of salvation. Just as the gift of salvation is by grace through faith, so are the spiritual gifts. Learn how to find out what are your spiritual gifts and discuss how they might be used. Watch Video Now.


Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts – Part 2

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Pastor Jim Zeilenga presented the second of a two-part series about Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts. Spiritual gifts are something every believer is given when they receive the gift of salvation. Just as the gift of salvation is by grace through faith, so are the spiritual gifts. Learn how to find out what are your spiritual gifts and discuss how they might be used. Watch Video Now.


The Acts of the Apostles – Session 1, Power & Purpose

David Pond presented the first of an eight-part series about Louie Giglio’s study of The Acts of the Apostles. In this session, Purpose & Power, Pastor Giglio shows us that Jesus calls us to build his church to the ends of the earth through bold evangelism and by making disciples of all people. To do so, He requires us to have changes in our head, heart and life. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the video. Watch Video Now.


The Acts of the Apostles – Session 2, Strike the Match

Carl Madsen presented the second of an eight-part series about Louie Giglio’s study of The Acts of the Apostles. In this session, Strike the Match, Pastor Giglio shows us that Jesus calls us to build his church to the ends of the earth through bold evangelism and by making disciples of all people. He examines the powerful beginning of the church and its growth under persecution. It was the first evangelism movement. God worked providentially through his people to become His witnesses throughout Jerusalem. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the session video. Watch Video Now.


The Acts of the Apostles – Session 3, Serve & Scatter

Pastor Angel presented the third of an eight-part series about Louie Giglio’s study of The Acts of the Apostles. In this session, Serve & Scatter, Pastor Giglio shows us that fear can silence Christians, but God calls us to boldly proclaim the gospel in every circumstance, no matter the outcome. You can download his study notes and use them as you view the session video. Watch Video Now.