Recorded Messages

Making the Most of God’s Gifts, November 15, 2020:  https://youtu.be/OPpD5D7pWuE

As the chosen and rescued people of God, we have been given an important responsibility – to honour the investment God has made in us and to use what he has given and to
invest and reinvest in his kingdom and the lives of others.

Set Free by Christ, October 25, 2020:  https://youtu.be/_ghAAUrhJFc

Text: John 8:34-36 Jesus said to them, “I am telling you the truth: everyone who sins is a slave of sin. A slave does not belong to a family permanently, but a son belongs there forever. If the Son sets you free, then you will be really free.”       

Difficult Decisions, October 18, 2020: https://youtu.be/Ak4vP3ROPek

Text: Matthew 22: 21 Jesus said to them, ‘Well, then, pay to the Emperor what belongs to the Emperor, and pay to God what belongs to God. Literally Jesus means “give what you are obliged to give”, or “pay what is owing”. In other words, there are some things that are rightly owed to Caesar. A silver coin with Caesar’s image on it was examined. This belonged to Caesar. Pay what is due to Caesar. At the same time there are those significant parts of this world and our lives that have God’s image on it and so belong to God. Likewise, we are to give to God what is God’s – that is an obligation that falls on all those made in his image.

Why Should we Praise and Thank the LORD Today?”, October 11, 2020: https://youtu.be/o5qqk9DkTZg

“We should Praise and Thank the LORD our GOD Today for: Creation, Salvation and His Soon Return.” Psalm 96. Pastor Pinno, Acting President, AFLC Canada, adds insight on how we can continue to be thankful even in the midst of current day challenges.

Seeking Reconciliation, September 6, 2020:  https://youtu.be/7tPggbDmiSU

Lloyd Harvey shares a message from Pastor Vince Gerhardy that tells the story of the struggle between Onesimus and his master Philemon. Although Onesimus was Philemon’s slave, they were brothers in Christ and even today we need to remember that forgiveness and reconciliation are an essential part of our Christian faith.

Walking in Kingdom Authority, August 23, 2020:   https://youtu.be/vZqX6kVkcbw

Wherever we are, we’re in His kingdom and we have been given the keys to walk in God’s Authority.  This message by guest speaker Pastor Ron Short of The Dwelling Place covers how we walk in Kingdom Authority, what happens when we don’t and what we become when we do.  

Also check out messages from: 

 Our Saviour Lutheran Church   in Parksville, BC
Pastor Fraser Colton at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Nanaimo, BC
Pastor Steve Snipstead at  Faith Lutheran Church in Kalispell, MT

No Looking Back, July 19, 2020:  https://youtu.be/SQfa1g4Txus

Although saying farewell to friends is never a perfect ending to how we might want things to be, we always have the opportunity to finish well no matter the circumstance. As you consider your purpose of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus, what might Jesus be saying to you about finishing well right where you are? What treasure might he want to give in exchange for trash for past successes and failures?

Honouring God in His Unshakable kingdom, July 12, 2020:  https://youtu.be/r18TRO0h288

Do you find it easier to dig for dirt than to mine for gold when it comes to other people? What if we made an effort to adopt a different world view from the one we find around us … one that has a different language, a different way of looking at God and people; a different system of evaluating worthiness for being honored? Listen in as we seek God’s help to look for the good in others around us and actually say something about it. 

Loving God Life a Warm Cup of Coffee, July 5, 2020:  https://youtu.be/ePyeQo5sjhE

On a cold night, most everyone likes a warm cup of something: coffee, tea, cocoa, milk or soup. There are a wide variety of choice. But how do you determine what’s most important in life when tough decisions need to be made between one thing or another? How do you savor what’s best?

Learning to Live a Flinch Free Life

Part 4-Effects, June 7, 2020:  https://youtu.be/iS_Ip6gI6gg

Ever wonder if you missed God’s “true” calling for your life… you know… that feeling that maybe there was something deeper? Whatever your thoughts, God is in the business of using us right where we are at as we continue to seek him from our core as life-long learners in his ever present kingdom.

Part 3-Learning, May 31, 2020: https://youtu.be/Ww5I93acd50

No one likes a bait and switch. Ever wonder if that’s what happened when you became a Christian? You thought you signed up for a Princess Cruise only to discover you’ve been assigned to a battleship.  Jesus never promised that taking up our cross to follow him was going to be easy. He did promise that He would be with us as we learn along-side him what it means to be a forgiven and healed learner in God’s unshakable kingdom that leads to living a purpose-filled, flinch free life.

Part 2-Healing, May 24, 2020:  https://youtu.be/3uA6ZWnSick

Ever wonder why you can’t catch a break? Perhaps you can’t seem to make progress with God no matter how hard you try? But what if you changed your thinking… What if you took a different path rather than hoping that the same path would be different this time? Join the journey in God’s unshakable kingdom where everyone is invited to get healing that leads to living a flinch free life.

Part 1-Focus, May 17, 2020:  https://youtu.be/Vf7xxmqYJr4

We all know that courage is not the absence of fear but a willingness to face fear no matter the cost. Unfortunately, the desire to pursue a higher call in spite of the risk is often not that strong. What is often lacking in this equation is an understanding of what a “higher call” is that enables us to have courage, to take risks, to live life and do our work without flinching. Join the journey as we continue to learn how to live a flinch free life in God’s unshakable kingdom with focused determination.

Worship Shorts

Worship Short, 5th Sunday of Easter-Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020:  https://youtu.be/UBM8XQSba5E

When the stuff of life keeps dropping through the cracks and relationships feel strained, do you ever wonder if you can live like this anymore? If anyone understands your struggle, it’s Jesus. It’s why he came. And he’s here to help anyone who wants to experience the unforced rhythms of grace in the midst of burn out.

 

 

 

 

 

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