SERMON ARCHIVE



SERMONS BY SERIES


SERMON ARCHIVE

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30th Anniversary Celebration
We throwing a party to celebrate 30 Years of Ministry in the foothills. Back in July of 1990, a handful of families began meeting in their homes, then at Blue Oak Elementary, and finally on our Merrychase campus. What God planted, God grew and we ...
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The "Loving Others" Way of Life – Part 2
As a church, if we have everything in this world, but do not have love, we have nothing. As people created in the image of God, if we have everything in this world, but we don't have love, we have nothing. We have to be ...
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The “Loving Others” Way Of Life
Today, I want to shift our focus a little to how you are relating with one another within the church. Are you engaged in true connection with others here within our church community? Are you experiencing authentic connection yourself? Are you experiencing belonging and are ...
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The Perfect Church
this week I want to look deeper at a scene in Luke 5:27-32. This scene gives us some insight on what God intended when he started the church. In fact, it gives us some clues as to what the perfect church should look like ...
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Caring for Your Calling
But, if you’re a Christian, then you have a greater, more overarching Calling “Big C.” In other words, as a Christian, regardless of your career, job, or role in life, you have a greater “Big C” Calling laid over that and that is to represent ...
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Key Lessons From the Life of Moses
These highlights of Moses’ life tell us why Moses is not honored in the sands of Egypt. The decisions and choices he made gained him honor with God instead. Let’s review a few of these choices and decisions ...
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A New Leader
As the ones closest to the Lord, Moses and Aaron bore the highest responsibility to preserve his reputation.” Like Sam said last week, God cares more about obedience than He does results. Even though Moses and God spoke face to face like friends—for decades—Moses didn’t ...
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Leading through the Rapids
Today in Numbers 20, we see Moses and Aaron enter some whitewater as they are leading the nation through the wilderness. Unfortunately, what we are going to witness is Moses and Aaron dismissing God’s instruction as they walk through what I would argue is their ...
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8-22-21 // Grappling with Grumblers
did you also know that when you grow in your intimacy with God, you also make yourself vulnerable as well? Wait, what? You might be thinking, “I thought the closer we got to God the more protected we were. I thought if I walked close ...
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8-15-21 // Your Most Important Investment
When it comes to assessing that question, today’s text teaches us about the most important investment of your life. Give yourself to this one thing and it will guide you and positively enhance everything else you choose to give your life to. Today, we witness ...
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Guardrails Against Burnout
I don’t have a problem with being busy. You look at an average day of Jesus’ life; it was probably busier than most of ours. However, it also contained margin, balance, and silence. The problem I have is that we turn our business and our ...
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Lessons In The Wilderness
Today we are going to look at four short stories in Exodus that take place between the crossing of the Red Sea, and the arrival at Mt. Sinai. He was teaching them some important lessons about obedience along the way. So we are going to ...
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A Heavenly Diet
In verse 22 we read, “Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days, they traveled in the desert without finding water.” Wait, what? What kind of playoff party is that? “Then” after the Red ...
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Power in Predicaments
Do you ever find yourself in a catch 22? In a corner? In a predicament? Often, we can find ourselves in all sorts of different predicaments. Today we are going to watch as Israel finds themselves in a predicament right after they leave Egypt. Today, ...
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Liberty in Obedience
Over the last two weeks, we have witnessed God chip away at Pharaoh's disobedient, hardened heart through nine miraculous plagues. While there seemed to be compromises along the way from Pharaoh, we can see in Exodus 10:28 that Pharaoh has decided to buckle down in ...
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Lessons From The Plagues, Pt 2
Last year I had the great opportunity to preach on God’s wrath. This year I get to preach on a passage that demonstrates God’s wrath! I’m not sure if that was intentional by Brian or if it just worked out that way. And I hope ...
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Lessons From The Plagues, Pt 1
This morning we step into one of the most notable stories of Moses’ life and of the Nation of Israel. When we think of Moses and the book of Exodus and Egypt most of us think of two things: The ten plagues and the parting ...
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Trusting God On Bad Days
Ever had a day that started out bad and then got worse? Today we journey with Moses on a day that was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It went from bad to worse. I want us to pick up the story a ...
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Annual Ministry / Budget Celebration Message
Our service today is going to be a little bit different. For those of you have been around Foothills Church over the years, you know that each year about this time we set aside a Sunday morning to celebrate what God has been doing in ...
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Learning to Align with God’s Way
The story of the Exodus – Israel leaving slavery in Egypt and being taken to the Promised Land is the “grand story” of the entire Bible. This story, set about 1300 BC is actually OUR story. We may not be making mud bricks with straw ...
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The Voice of Fear
I have witnessed fear creep into the minds of followers of Jesus as it pushed faith out. As a result, many are not living to the full potential that Jesus has for them. Some have allowed the voice of fear to drown out the voice ...
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Desert Lessons and Second Chances
After his major, life-shattering failure, we left him sitting by a well in the desert area of Midian. Now, think about this, for the next 40 years he negotiates the Desert School of Self-discovery and his heart and soul are conditioned, and deepened, and his ...
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God’s Will, My Way
One of the challenges of carrying out God’s will and call or plan for your life is doing so according to God’s timing and methods, rather than you own. This challenge has been going on for God’s people from the beginning. This challenge goes as ...
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A Mother’s Faith in Action
Moses’ mother was a woman of great faith in God. But it was not a foolish faith. She loved Moses deeply and knew there was something special about him. She devised an ingenious plan and she executed it carefully, leaving the ultimate results to God ...
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