In Philippians 2:4, Paul tells us, “Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.” It can be difficult to love selfish people. And to do so, we have to first accept an uncomfortable truth about our own selfishness. Join us for week 3 of Better Lovers, focusing on how to love those in our lives who are selfish.
How did the human race become so selfish? Paul tells us in Philippines 2:4, “Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others too.” Our Emmanuel campus pastors bring us week 3 of ‘Better Lovers’ focusing on how to become better lovers to those who are selfish.
To conclude the ‘Encounters’ series, our Student Ministries Pastor, Aaron Beasley, shares with us about how we will never be able to find our value in anything other than God. In the Bible, when Zacchaeus encountered Jesus, he encountered acceptance for exactly who he was.
Although the Old Testament serves as a collection of history books, it's also filled with many different characters whose stories provide lessons that we can still apply to our lives today. Join us for week 1 of this 4 week series as we dive into the life of Jacob, who encountered God during a wrestling match in order to humble himself, be blessed by God and for God to change his identity.
Sermon Description: During week 3 of our ‘Encounters’, Pastor Danny Anderson shares with us about an encounter Jesus had with a religious man and a non-religious woman. Who got it right?
Each of us sin. We sin every single day. But we can be encouraged that God is with us in our sin. Pastor Danny Anderson shares how God’s presence helps us to not give up and encourages us to do the right thing.
In Week 4 of Call for Help, Pastor Danny shares three reasons we hesitate to ask God for the things that we need, what God desires from us, and what we need to do when we don’t get an answer to our prayers.
Keeping the peace during the holidays can sometimes feel impossible, especially around family gatherings. Unresolved tensions, communication issues, and broken relationships that can otherwise be ignored or avoided the rest of the year are suddenly thrust into the spotlight. Yet, the story of Christmas is one of peace. We all have a choice to make; will we be a peacemaker or a troublemaker? If we want peace, we have to embrace the role of peacemaker. Join us for week 2 of ‘Tis the Season.
Peace is an action. God took action by sending his Son to save us, so we too must take action in our lives to receive peace.
Our enemy wants us to believe a lie: “I’m not good enough.” Whether it’s in a job, a relationship, a school – he uses our culture of comparison to attack our identity and sense of self-worth. But in Christ, we come to know the truth about ourselves. Pastor Danny Anderson concludes the Mind Games series by exposing another powerful lie from our enemy.
Psalm 90:12 says: "Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom." Join us for week 2 of our Numbered series as Pastor Danny Anderson gives us 4 ways our lives will be enhanced once we understand that our days are numbered.
Forgiveness is key in a relationship, but what if you’re the person who did the wrong doing? What is your step in mending the relationship? You have to take responsibility for your actions, and start the process of changing that habit. If you’re not in the process of change, you haven’t taken full responsibility. Join us this week for our next ground rule!
The book of Proverbs teaches us how to live successful lives. Proverbs 14:29 says, People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness. Pastor Aaron wraps up The Art of Living series by discussing anger and how to control it.
Levi was a tax collector and despised by many people because of the work he did. But one day while he was manning his tax collection booth, he had an encounter with Jesus. Then EVERYTHING changed.
In this talk, Danny will give us some tips on how to become better lovers of difficult people. These are not the people that hurt you, it may be a coworker who has a bad habit, a family member who complains a lot, or maybe someone that just gets on your nerves sometimes. The final week of “Better Lovers” will give us some clarity on how to become better lovers to all the difficult people in our lives.
Have you ever been caught red-handed? Most of us have. How does it feel knowing punishment is coming? Pastor Danny shares a powerful Easter message about a woman caught in adultery and what happened when the one who could condemn gave her mercy instead
How do you react when you don’t get your way? Most of us get angry. And anger starts a vicious cycle that can spiral out of control. Pastor Danny shares two actions we can take to deal with the internal enemy of anger.
Although the Old Testament serves as a collection of history books, it's also filled with many different characters whose true stories provide lessons that we can still apply to our lives today. Join us for the final week of our Encounters series as we dive into the life of Jonah, who received mercy after his encounter with God.
It’s easy to love people who are “lovable.” It’s a lot harder to love those who aren’t. Yet Jesus calls us to love not only our neighbors, but our enemies too. Pastor Danny kicks off a brand-new series, “Better Lovers, and focuses on how to love even those who have hurt us.
Matthew 1:23 states, “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’” Join us this weekend as we celebrate Christmas and Pastor Danny shares the hope heaven brings.
Revelation 21:4 states, “He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.” Join us as Pastor Aaron Beasley explains how the hope of heaven brings personal restoration.
Romans 12:10 says to love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Join us this weekend as we start a brand new series about relationships in which Pastor Danny will share principles to help us thrive in our marriages and other relationships.
In Matthew 5:7, Jesus states, “God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Join us for week 1 of our new series, Mercy, as Pastor Danny unpacks what it looks like to serve a merciful God.
Jesus said in John 6:37, “All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.” Join us for week two of our current series, Mercy, as Pastor Danny explains how even when we sin, God will never cast us out.
Paul states in Hebrews 4:16, "So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most." Join us for week 3 of our Mercy series as Pastor Danny explains how Jesus is always our advocate and is always on our side.
After Jesus spares an adulterous woman's life, he tells her to "go and sin no more." He had mercy on her and gives us the same mercy today! How should we respond to his mercy? Pastor Cody explains what our response should be as he wraps up our Mercy series.
The goal of life is maturity. Yet in Matthew 18:3, Jesus says, "Unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven." Children have the ability to live in the present. If we want to live in the Kingdom, we need to learn to do the same. In week 3 of The Kid Factor, Pastor Danny shares two benefits we experience when we let go of our past and trust God with our future.
“The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” John 10:10. Join us for our last week of our series, Thrive, as Pastor Danny gives an important talk on letting go of our anger and not allowing it to take over.
Join us for week 4 of our series, Treat Yo' Self, as Pastor Danny brings us a talk on the importance of the gift of peace.
“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Matthew 4:17. Join us for week 3 of our series, Relentless Pursuit, as Pastor Danny brings us the third, and last, story of the lost and pursuing those who are.
Letting go of bitterness and choosing forgiveness can be one of the most incredible gifts that you give - not only to the person being forgiven, but to yourself, as well. Join Online Campus Pastor Matt Scobell as he leads us through week two of "Traveling Light."