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October 16, 2016


October 2, 2016

A Conduct Worth Standing For

The surrounding controversy of athletic players kneeling during the national anthem gives us pause to reflect on our American citizenship. Pastor Mike will show us in Philippians that ultimately our citizenship resides in heaven and how our heavenly citizenship needs to reflect the gospel.

September 25, 2016

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Have you ever been in between a rock and a hard place? While Paul was in a Roman prison his rock and hard place was either to be with Christ or to continue to minister to the Body of Christ. Pastor Mike will challenge us from Philippians 1:21-26 and discuss “For me to live is […]

September 18, 2016

God’s Plot Twist

We all enjoy a good point that has a “plot twist”. Those unexpected turns when you think a story is going in one direction and it winds up going in another. Pastor Mike will show us in Philippians 1 where Paul thinks he is settling in for prison but the plot twist enables him to […]

September 11, 2016

The Joy of the Lord

Today’s date will forever be etched in our minds as a senseless crime against our nation.  The Apostle Paul was dealing with his own personal tragedy, but while in prison he wrote a letter to a small church plant in the Roman colony called Philippi.  This will begin Pastor Mike’s series in a study in […]

September 4, 2016


“Born Again”. That’s a phrase we don’t often use in everyday conversation, but it has significant meaning when it comes to our salvation. Pastor Mike will take us down the meaning of being “born again” in John 3, and that if we are going to experience regeneration, its going to have to start at birth.

August 28, 2016

Connecting with the lost

Connecting with the lost can be challenging. We often feel ill equipped and overwhelmed with taking with people about our faith. Using the account of the Samaritan woman in John 4, Pastor Mike Raley will show us the connection that Christ made with this woman that caught her completely off guard but brought her to […]

August 21, 2016

Connecting with Wisdom

The Triangle Area is home to three major universities and several smaller colleges and seminaries so there is a expected to be a great influence of wisdom.  Pastor Mike shows us that wisdom does not always come from books, college professors and university degrees.  Here what Paul has to say about “Godly Wisdom”.

August 14, 2016

Connecting with the Holy Spirit

“Different denominations have re-defined the Biblical view of the Holy Spirit which has caused many Christians to keep Him at arms length. Pastor Mike will challenge us to have a proper understanding of the Holy Spirit’s role in our lives so we can experience His power and leading. A proper view of the Holy Spirit […]

August 7, 2016

Repentance: A Two Sided Coin

Repentance is a change of mind Before you change your mind about sin, you must change your mind about Christ.

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