Hearing the Word is the first step toward knowing God. There are certain things that can easily get in the way of our understanding of the Word--Pastor Scott shares what these are, which helps us fight against them!
Author: Scott Snyder (Scott Snyder)
The one who has been forgiven the most will love the most. Great love comes from great forgiveness. What do these statements mean, and how are these conclusions drawn from a parable in Luke?
The "greatest in the kingdom" or the "least in the kingdom" -- which of these are we supposed to want to be? Pastor Scott does a great job in explaining a couple of tough biblical concepts in this sermon.
We can learn so much by watching Jesus in his dealings with people. The centurion had some good qualities that Pastor Scott brings out in today's sermon.
If our church has authentic worship, stellar learning opportunities, and vibrant community....but we have no passion for influence - our ministry will be pretty flat. Pastor Scott helps us see the importance of influence, and how we can take steps toward having greater influence.
Humans are made to be interdependent. If you don't have anyone who you are pouring into, in this life, you maybe lonely! Pastor Scott laid out from the Word, "Community" as the next essential of a healthy church.
Pastor Scott brought us the first Essential of a Healthy Church. Worship. That's what we do each week at 10:30 AM, correct? Well, no, not exactly. Singing praises to God is a very small part of our worship to God. Pastor Scott explains more about that, in this message.
Pastor Shane, from Montrose Baptist Church, came and preached a message all about the gospel. It's a message that we all need, whether we think we do, or not.
The mission of the church, according to Matthew 28:16-20, is to make disciples. Our church says it this way "Make disciples by reaching those who are far from God, while bringing up those who are in Christ." Pastor Scott shares why this command is an Essential of a Healthy Church.
God is continuing to add people to His church! Pastor Scott baptized two kids who have been saved recently, and wanted to share that with their friends and family. And then we heard the testimonies of five adults who are saved, and wanted to be added to the membership of South. You will be encouraged as you hear what God is doing in their lives.