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This series gave a verse by verse exposition of 1 Peter, focusing on the themes of the church as exiles in this world and the suffering that comes from that status.

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This series takes a look at the letter of 1 John, exploring authentic faith in a counterfeit world.

Authentic
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This series takes a look at the letter of 1 John, exploring authentic faith in a counterfeit world.

Authentic
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This series is a lengthy look at family issues, including serving God as a single, selecting a marriage partner, the biblical blueprint for families, and questions regarding cohabitation, homosexuality, divorce, and remarriage.

As for Me and My House: Household Issue in A Brave New World
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This five week series looks at the whole story of the bible and how it points to Jesus Christ as our perfect sacrificial Lamb.

Behold the Lamb of God
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This series is a short look at God's blessing in our lives - God's promise to bless, God's purpose for the blessing, the corporate nature of the blessing, and the multi-generational design of the blessing.

Blessed - To Be A Blessing
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This series is a look at various types of prayer seen in the book of Psalms. The book of Psalms is the great prayer book of the Scripture, but the prayers we find there are anything but common. They are full of honesty and raw emotion, and real communication with God. As we look at these Psalms we learn and build a life of UnCommon Prayer.

The Book of UnCommon Prayer


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This series is an in-depth look at the doctrine of "calling" in the Scripture. It shows that, contrary to the popular idea, not only missionaries and pastors are called. Instead, all of us have many callings from God - ways God works through us to serve others. In this nine week series we look not only at the meaning of calling, but also take a look at specific areas of calling for each believer.

Called


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These teachings are given at various times to cover the basic doctrines taught in our catechism.

Catechism


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This lengthy series shows how Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the entire Old Testament. The major people, places, and events in the Old Testament are types and shadows of the reality that is found in Christ, and through Him all believers inherit the Old Testament promises.

Christ - The Focus and Fulfillment of the Old Testament
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This lengthy series looks at the complex relationship between Christ, His Church, individual Christians and the culture in which they live. It shows that while Christ is Lord of both the Church and all nations, the way in which He rules each sphere is distinct, and Christians and the Church are called to act accordingly. This series advocates a two kingdom model, which has a lengthy history in the Church, but is usually not the model advocated by most evangelical Christians in America.

Christ, The Church, Christians, and Culture

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This 4 week series was taught during the 2013 Advent season. in 'Christmas Carols' we look at biblical texts that underlie the great themes of our most beloved Christmas Carols - themes of hope, peace, love and joy.

Christmas Carols
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This lengthy series looks at the complex relationship between modern Christians and the technological world in which we live. As disciples of Christ we are called to be part of our modern world, contextualizing the Gospel so it will be accessible to our friends. However, we must be aware of the unique but ever present dangers that come with our culture, age and technology, understanding that the world will always try to seduce our hearts away from Christ and the Gospel. In this series we explore these dangers, equipping us to be faithful followers of Christ in the iWorld.

The Church In the iWorld

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This lengthy series was taught to explain the biblical basis for church planting, looking at why Christians should be involved in planting churches, the requirements to successfully plant churches, and a look at a number of possible objections and difficulties that may preventing planting churches.

Church Planting
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This 14 week series is a verse by verse look at the book of Colossians. In this book the Apostle Paul teaches believers that Christ is all we need, and in Him we have found the fullness God gives His people. In an age that many - even in the Church - believe that we need something other than Jesus, this book is a great reminder that in Christ we have found the fullness of God, and having found Him, we need nothing else.

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This series is a look at community. The human desire and need for community is rooted in the Trinity, the Divine Community. As the image of God, humans were created for community. However, like everything else, community was marred by the fall. Yet, the possibility of true community with God and one another is restored in Christ and may be experienced in His people, the Church.

The Community


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This lengthy series was taught to give an overview of the biblical picture of history, from the creation to the new heavens and the new earth. It looks at God's overarching purpose in history and helps Christians see everything through the lens of creation, fall, redemption, and final consummation.

Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Consummation
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This short series looks at what it means to be a disciple of Christ, including the relationship between the disciple and Christ, the cross, worship, the local church, the world, and grace.

Discipleship Series
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This five week series looks at the four Gospels of the Bible and ends by looking at how they all point towards our One Christ.

Four Gospels One Christ

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This lengthy series looks at the book of Galatians verse by verse, focusing on the central themes of justification by faith alone, the relationship between law and Gospel, faith and works, and the Spirit and the flesh, showing that in all things, Christ is central.

Galatians

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This multi-part series looks at the kings of Israel. In this first part we focus on the rule of the judges prior to the rise of King Saul. We learn in this series that the Game of Thrones exists in our own heart as we try to rule over our own lives.

Game of Thrones


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This multi-part series looks at the kings of Israel. This second part focuses on the rule of Saul, Israel's first king. We learn in this series that the Game of Thrones exists in our own heart as we try to rule over our own lives.

Game of Thrones


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This multi-part series looks at the kings of Israel. This third part focuses on the rise of David - from shepherd to King. We learn in this series that the Game of Thrones exists in our own heart as we try to rule over our own lives.

Game of Thrones


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This series was taught at various times throughout a year to look at God's heart towards those whom society often rejects and marginalizes - the poor, orphans, persecuted believers, girls trapped in the sex slave trade, and women in crisis pregnancies. As we see God's heart for the outcast, it stirs our heart to worship and service.

God's Heart for the Outcast
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This 4 week series was taught during the 2012 Advent season. It looks at four major themes in the book of Isaiah surrounding the coming of God to us in the Messiah, how these were fulfilled in Jesus Christ, and how we can be changed by what Christ has done - even today.

Great Expectations - Reflections From Isaiah - Advent 2012

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This 2 week series was taught to unpack our Focal Point for 2013. Over the two weeks we looked in depth at Matthew 18:19-20, discovering Jesus' great promises regarding a praying community.

Growing As A Community of Prayer

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This short series was taught to give an overview of God's purposes for humans at each stage of life. Fruitful lives depend on growing through each of the seasons of life according to God’s grand design, allowing us to mature and develop godly traits, and to assume the role God has given us in each season of life.


Growing Through the Seasons of Life
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This five week series looks at those activities, Habits of Grace (sometimes called means of grace or spiritual disciplines), through which a Christian draws near to God and finds joy as they receive God’s grace so they may know Him better.

Habits of Grace

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This lengthy series took an in-depth look at the Person and work of the Holy Spirit - God's Empowering Presence. This includes topics such as the relationship between the Spirit and the Church, the Spirit and the world, the Spirit, the Word and the means of grace, and also controversial topics such as the Baptism of the Spirit, the gifts of the Spirit, an extended look at tongues and prophecy, and the question of God's will and being led by the Spirit.

Holy Spirit

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This 11 week series looks into 1 Thessalonians and how we are meant to live as we wait upon the return of Jesus

Holy Waiting

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This lengthy series is a detailed overview of the book of Isaiah. It is meant to give a good understanding of Isaiah, his times, and his message, with a special emphasis on showing how Isaiah's prophecy looks forward to and finds fulfillment in Christ and His church. It also concludes with a question and answer session on the book and its theology.

Isaiah

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This eight week series takes a look at the many ways in which Jesus Christ identifies himself in the Bible.

Jesus Is _____.

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This four week series goes verse by verse through the book of Jonah. In the book of Jonah we discover a God who relentlessly pursues rebels - idolatrous sailors, evil Ninevites, and especially His rebel prophet Jonah. Join us to discover a holy God of justice Who delights to pursue and save rebels like you and me.

Jonah

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This four week series was taught to prepare for Lent in 2015. It takes a look at the paradox that doing and having less can actually lead to a life that is more fulfilling, focused on what is most important.

Less Is More

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In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus gave us not only a prayer to recite, but a pattern for our own prayers. This simple prayer shows us the proper focus and themes that should fill our prayers, and the concerns that should shape our lives as His followers.

The Lord's Prayer

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This series was taught by a number of teachers at various times throughout a single year to look at the means of grace - the various activities in which God has promised to meet His people and strengthen them by His grace.

Means of Grace
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This 12 week series looks at how we are called to be a missionary people, longing and working to see God worshipped by people from every culture on
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Mission:Possible

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God’s Name reveals His character to us, and as we meditate upon it, we can learn much about Him, and our faith is strengthened that we might live faithfully before Him. In this series we look at all of the names of God built upon His name Yahweh to discover more about His nature and character - so that we might love, worship and serve Him as He deserves.

The Names of God

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In this series, we work through the entire book of Philippians verse by verse. As we do this, we discover how we can experience joy in every circumstance as we focus on Christ and His Gospel and walk in unity with our brothers and sisters.

Philippians

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This series gave a brief look at four aspects of prayer: protection, provision, power, and perseverance.

Prayer

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Jesus is the true man of prayer, showing us both the necessity of prayer and how we should pray. In John 17, His longest recorded prayer in Scripture, we learn the concerns which should guide our own praying today.

Praying Like Jesus


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This lengthy series was taught to give an overview of the entire book of Psalms. It looks at the structure and purpose of the Psalms, looks at each of the various types of Psalms contained in the book, and discusses the use of the book of Psalms in the lives of believers today.

Psalms

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This brief series takes a look at the slippery spots in relationships where they can be damaged if not navigated correctly. It helps people to identify and avoid these potential slips, and then regain a foothold when the relationship has slipped.

Relationslips

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This 10 week series takes a detailed look at the book of Ruth. The series begins with a verse by verse exposition of the book, and concludes with several weeks of looking at key themes within the book, including Divine Sovereignty and human responsibility, God's providence, God's concern for the poor, and especially the biblical concept of the Kinsman Redeemer - all of which point to our glorious Kinsman Redeemer Jesus Christ.

Ruth

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This 7 week series is a study in Revelation 2 and 3. The risen, exalted Jesus sends His message through John to seven churches, encouraging them in righteousness and calling them to repent of sin, and through them He speaks to us today as well.

Seven

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This 3 week series was taught to give a brief overview of spiritual gifts. Taking a look at several key passages, it helps us understand the nature and purpose of spiritual gifts, their relationship with service/good works, and how God has given gifts to each member of the Body of Christ so that the Church may be built up, people may be served, Christ's Kingdom may be extended, and God's name glorified.

Spiritual Gifts

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This 10 week series focuses on Spiritual Warfare and its many aspects. It teaches us what the Bible says about engaging in Spiritual Warfare.

Spiritual Warfare

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This Advent 2015 series examines the grand story of the Bible, from God’s original purpose in creation to the accomplishment of the purpose at the end of history, and how the coming of Jesus is central to that story.

The Story

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This 11 week series looks at the growth of the early church in the book of Acts, giving an overview of the characteristics of a thriving, ever growing Church. This not only helps us understand how the early church went from a small band of fearful disciples to a worldwide movement full of the Spirit’s power in a few short decades, but also gives principles for growing thriving churches in our own day as well.

Thrive

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This 5 week series taught for Advent 2015 looks at the first Christmas through the eyes of its main participants – Zechariah, Mary, Joseph, and the Angels. As we consider how Christ’s Incarnation affected each of these individuals, we hope it will allow us to examine our response to the story of God’s amazing love shown in the coming of Christ, causing us to worship God anew with wonder, gratitude, and faith.

Through Their Eyes

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This 10 week series give a verse by verse exposition of the book of Titus, with special emphasis on the role of church leadership and sound doctrine to the passing on of the faith from one generation to the next.

Titus

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This 5 week series Studies the book of Philemon and the story of the slave Onesimus and how he found freedom through his faith.

Unchained

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This 4 week series was taught during the 2011 Advent season. It covers the four great themes of Advent - hope, peace, love, and joy - showing how each of these is found in Christ, and helping us to focus our thoughts on Him as we celebrate His coming to bring us salvation.

Unwrapping Christ

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This 3 week series looks at the metaphor of "walking dead" in Scripture. This includes our past - walking dad in sin; our present call - walking alive to God but dead to sin; and our future - walking alive forever!

The Walking Dead

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This 15 week series gives an overview of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament - Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job, and Song of Solomon - to help believers understand God's wisdom and to help shape their souls to walk in the fear of the Lord.

Walking the Way of Wisdom

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This 7 week series takes a detailed look at water baptism, looking at the what, why, how, and who of this important sacrament that Christ gave to the Church.

Water Baptism

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