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Sweet or Savory - Attitude or Emotion | MP3
Sermon delivered by Phillip Jackson
October 12, 2014

The Hebrew Prophets - The Second Temple | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
October 5, 2014

The Hebrew Prophets - Wisdom Literature | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
September 28, 2014

Pastor Allen continues with a study of the Hebrew prophets, highlighting the Wisdom Literature (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon). Most of these writings were likely composed during the period when Israel was a united nation, but not compiled into books until the period of exile when it was especially vital for the Israelites to record their history. This beautiful and moving literature engages us in a God-perspective yet today.
The Hebrew Prophets - Exile & A Future | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
September 21, 2014

Pastor Allen continues with a study of the Hebrew prophets. The Hebrews are in captivity, but this period of exile was as much about Godís involvement with them as was the exodus from Egypt. Discipline in the lives of Godís children brings us back into alignment with His perspectives and is as much an expression of His love as is deliverance.
The Hebrew Prophets - A God Perspective | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
September 14, 2014

Pastor Allen continues with a study of the Hebrew prophets, highlighting the Wisdom Literature (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon). Most of these writings were likely composed during the period when Israel was a united nation, but not compiled into books until the period of exile when it was especially vital for the Israelites to record their history. This beautiful and moving literature engages us in a God-perspective yet today.
The Hebrew Prophets - The Big Picture | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
September 7, 2014

God ordained the Hebrew prophets to provide His children a broad perspective of what it means to be His people. God's Word is a living thing, and we learn from reading the prophets not only about the character of God, but we gain an understanding of God's perspective on our lives as well. God listens to His children; we do well to open our hearts to His prophetic Word.
Practicing Disciples - The Payoff | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
August 31, 2014

This week Pastor Allen looks specifically at the reward that is ours as Christ followers. There is a reward for your life and my life in choosing godlinessóboth in time and eternity. Join us as we learn what Godís response to our commitment to Him will beóit will open your heart to Godís perspective in a new way.
Practicing Disciples - Jesus and Freedom | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
August 24, 2014

Practicing Disciples - Into the Game | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
August 17, 2014

In this first part of the fall sermon series, Pastor Allen talks to us about accepting the assignments God has given us as individuals. Pastor encouraged us to go beyond study and learning to training in real-life experiences. God has equipped each of us to make a difference for His purposes.
I Reckon - Just Bad Taste | MP3
Sermon delivered by Phillip Jackson
August 10, 2014

Fruit reveals character, and bearing good fruit is a Kingdom requirement. Based on Jesus' teaching in Matthew 7, Associate Pastor Phillip Jackson, compares a mere profession of Christianity to being a true follower of Christ. He encourages us to go beyond being just a good Christian to being a great follower.
Faith Essentials - Learning to Worship | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
August 3, 2014

Pastor Allen explores scriptures that show how God defines worship. Our attitude of worship affects every facet of our lives, including how we give, how we live, and to what degree we show respect and reverence for the things of God.
Help Wanted | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
July 27, 2014

Family Matters | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
July 20, 2014

Family is God's idea; He designed it from the beginning of Creation. He constructed the family in a way that would bring strength, protection and learning to His people. Through the lives of patriots--Abraham, Moses and Jesus Himself--God used the benefits of family to show us the ultimate expression of faith. There is no story of God's interacting with the descendants of Adam apart from family.
Lessons from Abroad | MP3
Sermon delivered by Allen Jackson
July 13, 2014

Special Guest Lance Lambert | MP3
Sermon delivered by Lance Lambert
July 13, 2014

Guest Speaker and Bible scholar, Lance Lambert, presents Godís perspective regarding Israel and His people and the relevance of our response to His promises.
The Kingdom of God - The Joy of the Lord | MP3
Sermon delivered by Malcolm Hedding
July 6, 2014

Pastor Malcom Hedding shares that nothing drains our emotional well-being and physical strength like sorrow and discouragement. Life brings challenge, but the joy Jesus gives is real and can be ours no matter what challenges we face. The joy of the Lord is our strength!
The Kingdom of God | MP3
Sermon delivered by Malcolm Hedding
June 29, 2014

Pastor Malcolm Hedding presents a definition of the Kingdom of God - Godís gift of righteousness and our peace with God. The Kingdom of God is where He is present and rules, and those in the Kingdom of God are the recipients of His righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Getting to Know Jesus - Christ in You | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 22, 2014

Part 4 of this series, Pastor Allen Jackson looks at the ministry of Jesus in and through the life of the believer. Christ is alive and present with His church, and we are His advocates. The Spirit of the eternal God is available to empower every Christ-follower to work for God's pleasure and purposes. God has arranged appointments for each of us and invites us to be a part of His ministry on the earth.
Getting to Know Jesus - A King & a Kingdom | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 15, 2014

In part 3 of Getting to Know Jesus, Pastor Allen presents Jesus to us as Savior and Lord. When we come to know Jesus as King, He brings liberty to our lives, rather than boundaries; it is through Him that God accepts us into His eternal Kingdom.
Getting to Know Jesus - Our Response | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 8, 2014

Pastor Allen continues his teaching about the person of Jesus Christ and our need to know Him completely.† He suggests that we need a revelation of Jesus that will result in a boldness of belief.† Godís faith in His children is evident in His commitment, His faithfulness, and His allegiance to us.†
Getting to Know Jesus | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 1, 2014

Without Jesus we have no story, no hope and no faith. He is the center of everything for us. In this sermon Pastor Allen challenges us to let God's will emerge in us by getting to know His Son.
Spend Time with God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 25, 2014

Having a meaningful knowledge of God, requires spending time with Him through His Word. Five hundred years of Israelite Monarchy teaches us three unexpected lessons: 1) There were good and bad kings, 2) God is concerned for us, and 3) God is sovereign.
Angus Buchan | MP3
Sermon delivered by Angus Buchan
May 18, 2014
Overcoming the Enemy - Lessons from Hannah | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 11, 2014

In Part 2 of Overcoming the Enemy, Pastor Allen reminds us that the condition of our hearts is to be first priority. Using the story of Hannah's prayer for a son, we examine how times of bitterness are often God's invitation to pray for His intervention in our lives.†
Overcoming the Enemy | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 4, 2014

In our spiritual walk, we will face opposition.† Pastor Allen Jackson submits our spiritual security requires vigilance and it is our personal responsibility to be sober and alert, placing first priority to our thoughts, desires and beliefs.
When God Smiles | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 27, 2014

In this sermon addressed primarily to WOC, Pastor Allen presents to believers an assignment with a Kingdom purpose. He verifies the concept of "sacred places" in God's sovereign design for His people, incorporating the example of His irrevocable promise to the nation of Israel. God smiles when we choose to stand close to Him and use the authority He has given us in Jesus' name to overcome evil and live victorious lives.
Choosing Your King | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 20, 2014

This Easter, Pastor Allen presents the story of Jesus as King. The Cross of Jesus Christ is the ultimate demonstration of His love for us. We must accept Him as King and serve Him as Lord. God has chosen us to be ambassadors for His kingdom, but becoming a Christ-follower is a decision we must make in regards to the person and authority of Jesus Christ in our lives.
Belief and Unbelief - Learning to Trust | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 13, 2014

Belief and Unbelief | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 6, 2014

God has extended to all of us invitations. Pastor Allen tells us how to invest routinely in a pattern of behaviors that will not only help to thrive, but will enable us to share our faith with the next generation.
7 Faith Moves - Pt 2 | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 30, 2014

7 Faith Moves | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 23, 2014

The Influence of Faith - Christian Faith | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 16, 2014

Kingdom Life - An Implementation Plan | MP3
Sermon delivered by Phillip Jackson
March 9, 2014

As Revival Grows | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 2, 2014

Revival begins first in us and continues through us to the world around us. Pastor Allen Jackson takes us through the unparalleled story of revival in the book of Acts with a look at the principles that brought revival to the early church. Revival will come when believers are willing to respond to the commands of Christ, cooperate with the Holy Spirit, expect miracles and show reverence and respect for our Holy God.
Eric Metaxas Weekend | MP3
Sermon delivered by Eric Metaxas
February 23, 2014

Book of Moses | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 16, 2013

Pastor Allen Jackson teaches on the importance and relevance in todayís world of the first five books of the Bible, known as the Books of Moses. Although they may be viewed as just a collection of laws and regulations, in the big picture, or macro view, of these books, we find key principles that still apply to our lives today. The rules presented in these books are to teach the people how to thrive. They are not an attempt to confine or limit, but are created to bring ultimate freedom. As we read these books, we see these same values taught to the Israelites thousands of years ago are ones that we must still choose today.
The Second Coming of Jesus | MP3
Sermon delivered by Malcolm Hedding
February 9, 2014

Practicing Disciples - Practicing | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 2, 2014

Being a 21st century disciple requires a great deal of maturity in our spiritual lives. Pastor Allen introduces a Life Plan for Christians who desire to grow and witness more. We must commit to being lifelong learners of Godís word and to do this requires training and practice, as with any other endeavor and putting our knowledge into action by witnessing and being modern day disciples. Unlike retiring from a job, being a practitioner of sharing the Gospel does not allow for us to stop practicing. The only time we can stop or retire from this practice is when our earthly lives end. Our motivation through difficult days is the reward that is ours in Christ Jesus.
Practicing Disciples - Our Training | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 26, 2014 - PM

Being a 21st century disciple requires a great deal of maturity in our spiritual lives. Pastor Allen introduces a Life Plan for Christians who desire to grow and witness more. We must commit to being lifelong learners of Godís word and to do this requires training and practice, as with any other endeavor and putting our knowledge into action by witnessing and being modern day disciples. Unlike retiring from a job, being a practitioner of sharing the Gospel does not allow for us to stop practicing. The only time we can stop or retire from this practice is when our earthly lives end. Our motivation through difficult days is the reward that is ours in Christ Jesus.
Practicing Disciples - In Training | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 26, 2014

Being a 21st century disciple requires a great deal of maturity in our spiritual lives. Pastor Allen introduces a Life Plan for Christians who desire to grow and witness more. We must commit to being lifelong learners of Godís word and to do this requires training and practice, as with any other endeavor and putting our knowledge into action by witnessing and being modern day disciples. Unlike retiring from a job, being a practitioner of sharing the Gospel does not allow for us to stop practicing. The only time we can stop or retire from this practice is when our earthly lives end. Our motivation through difficult days is the reward that is ours in Christ Jesus.
Practicing Disciples - A Study Plan | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 20, 2014 - PM

Being a 21st century disciple requires a great deal of maturity in our spiritual lives. Pastor Allen introduces a Life Plan for Christians who desire to grow and witness more. We must commit to being lifelong learners of Godís word and to do this requires training and practice, as with any other endeavor and putting our knowledge into action by witnessing and being modern day disciples. Unlike retiring from a job, being a practitioner of sharing the Gospel does not allow for us to stop practicing. The only time we can stop or retire from this practice is when our earthly lives end. Our motivation through difficult days is the reward that is ours in Christ Jesus.
Practicing Disciples - A Life Plan | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 20, 2014

Being a 21st century disciple requires a great deal of maturity in our spiritual lives. Pastor Allen introduces a Life Plan for Christians who desire to grow and witness more. We must commit to being lifelong learners of Godís word and to do this requires training and practice, as with any other endeavor and putting our knowledge into action by witnessing and being modern day disciples. Unlike retiring from a job, being a practitioner of sharing the Gospel does not allow for us to stop practicing. The only time we can stop or retire from this practice is when our earthly lives end. Our motivation through difficult days is the reward that is ours in Christ Jesus.
Preparing for a New Year - A Good Start | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 12, 2014

Pastor Allen Jacksonís sermon helps us narrow down our checklists for a New Year and include four very important action points to gain confidence, growth, and momentum in our God journeys this year.†By offering ourselves as a living sacrifice to the Lord, we participate in an act of worship pleasing to Him.†Additionally, when we put our confidence in the Lord, not in ourselves, we show maturity in our walks.†Another key to growth is having a community of believers, such as a small group, to be a source of encouragement and motivation.†Learning to be a generous giver is also important. This year, begin to make the steps to check off these items from your list as we mature in our faith together in 2014.
Preparing for a New Year | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 5, 2014

Pastor Allen Jackson uses the story of Elijah and Jezebel to illustrate how people can respond to a God event, and even a supernatural one. Not everyone will repent and believe. Additionally, not everyone will respond in faith moving forward from the God events theyíve experienced. Receiving from God and maintaining what we receive are very different things.†Even though Elijah was a part of some amazing supernatural God experiences, he still was afraid when Jezebel threatened his life.†Likewise, despite having heard that Elijah had executed all of the false prophets, Jezebel wasnít willing to repent.†Pastor Allen discusses maintaining the momentum of our God events and avoid being delayed, disrupted, or distracted by our adversary, Satan.†
Prayers for our Community | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 29, 2013

Pastor Allen Jackson delivers this message in a small group meeting style.†He discusses five distinct needs that occur in the lives of our church family.†He prays on behalf of the people in our community; for the sick and the weary and those struggling with sin. We are also reminded of the importance of praising God for our victories and being able to obey in places where God has called us to His assignments.†These prayers for physical and spiritual healing are vital tools for all to have in their spiritual portfolio.
Christmas Gifts - Value & Purpose | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 22, 2013

Christmas Gifts - God Sent His Son | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 15, 2013

This week Pastor Allen discusses the gift of Jesus. He is the point of differentiation among all religions. Jesus is the difference-maker. In truly receiving Jesus, we see that he is relatable. Jesus understands us, our problems, and our joys because he walked through them too. Some may have an impression of Jesus as meek and quiet, but instead we see him as powerful because he took Godís cup for him and chose to put away the power that he could have wielded. He had alternatives, but he chose to trust his Father in heaven and bore our sins on a tree so that we could receive healing and life and live for righteousness.
Christmas Gifts - The Gifts of Forgiveness | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 8, 2013

Godís gift in this lesson is forgiveness. Forgiveness, both given and received, requires a heart of brokenness to reach true repentance and a heart of humility to ask forgiveness. Forgiveness is a choice, not an emotion. Forgiveness is not dependent on someone deserving it; it is about cancelling a debt and expecting nothing in return. Unforgiveness creates bondage; forgiveness breaks those chains and brings freedom. Our ability to forgive can be exponentially changed when we realize how much we need to be forgiven.
Christmas Gifts | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 1, 2013

Over the course of four weeks, Pastor Allen introduces the Christmas gifts that God has for his people. Reap the benefits of gifts requires the ability and knowledge to receive. The gift of righteousness is received by accepting Jesus as Lord of your life. Only through the divine exchange on the Cross, where Jesus took the penalty for our sins, can we receive the righteousness that was due to Jesus. When we confess our sins, and receive His gifts with appreciation and humility, God purifies us from all unrighteousness and leave us with no blemish before Him.
Believing God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 24, 2013

Jesus Lessons | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 17, 2013

Empowered - Into the Arena | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 11, 2013

Empowered - Significant & Secure, pt2 | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 3, 2013

Empowered - Significant & Secure | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 27, 2013

Empowered - Almighty God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 20, 2013

Pastor Allen leads us in a study of Luke 8:41-48, the scriptures which tell the story of a woman, sick for many years, who touches the hem of Jesusí garment while he is walking through the city on his way to heal the daughter of synagogue ruler. We learn through Pastorís teaching, that this scripture is not only a story about the miraculous, healing power of Jesus, but also about His compassion for real, flawed people like ourselves. In addition to Jesusí compassion in this scripture, we also see the perseverance of a woman who is desperate for a miracle. In order to reach her Healer, she had to make a decision to overcome all the obstacles, both physical and social, that were in her way. Do you believe that the decisions we make toward God can unleash power in our lives? Listen as Pastor Allen teaches us that our decisions and our perseverance to follow God will help to keep us motivated toward the Harvest that is coming.
Empowered - For A Purpose | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 13, 2013

There are three components needed for having the power of God in our lives. Our assignments are to be servants, to engage the culture, and to defend the culture. If we are willing to accept these assignments, we can have access to Godís power. As servants, we must follow the example of the ultimate servant, Jesus. Accept this assignment of serving the Living God as the highest honor we could have in our lives. To win others to Christ, we have to engage the culture and present the Gospel in a way that people can receive it. When we respond to the calling of servant and take the Gospel to others, God empowers us and our church.
Empowered - The March Toward Freedom | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 6, 2013

The People of God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
September 29, 2013

Put Me In Coach | MP3
Sermon delivered by Phillip Jackson
September 22, 2013

Extraordinary God - God Reveals | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
September 15, 2013

God still provides revelation into His character and His purposes just as He did long ago. These revelations are necessary in our lives to build our faith and help us believe. We can ask God to reveal Himself to us in new ways. This realignment of our beliefs opens us to learn new lessons. Once we have asked God for a new revelation of Him, we must also realize that there are responsibilities to this request. We cannot treat what we learn casually, but must be willing to share our revelation and the power that comes with it with others in our sphere of influence.
Extraordinary God - God is Concerned | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
September 8, 2013

An extraordinary life emerges from a relationship with an extraordinary God. We must are called to serve an almighty God, recognizing that does not exempt us from difficulties and trials of living in a fallen world. Even the apostles were persecuted for proclaiming the Good News. Choosing a God path is not a guarantee one always smooth and without difficulty. We serve at the pleasure of the Lord. There will be a reward for our willingness to serve him.
Extraordinary God - Almighty God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
September 1, 2013

Pastor Allen presents an invitation to have a personal relationship with a unique God. There are no other gods like Him and we are to choose which God we will serve. Choosing this relationship requires yielding in ways that may be new, uncomfortable or even difficult. Look at the past reveals how God carried past generations through difficult times and, He will do the same for us today. Pastor Allen challenges us to deliberately choose a God direction and learn to trust the Lord, not the world.
Prophetic Insight - The Window of Revelation | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
August 25, 2013

Pastor Allen invites us to look at the prophecies of God as windows. Like a window, through which we only see what is in front of us, the Bible only gives us glimpses of the future. We should not view those windows as limiting, but as protection. God also protects us by not giving us more information than we can handle. Through prophetic scripture, especially in the book of Revelation, we are given glimpses of the end times so we can gauge where we are now and know what to expect as end times draw nearer. Pastor Allen encourages us to be open to Godís word and His prophecy, and receive His truth, which prepares us for the days ahead.
Prophetic Insight - God is Not Surprised | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
August 18, 2013

This series aligns a fascinating world history lesson with the Bible scriptures that foretold these historical events.†We can use Godís prophetic word as a guide between the beginning and the end.†In the scriptures, we can determine what has already happened, what is happening now, and what will is still to come. Pastor Allenís sermons addresse the events that must happen in order to fulfill the prophecies about the end times, which of those events have already occurred, and what is our part in seeing these prophecies become reality.
Prophetic Insight - Listening to God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
August 11, 2013

In the first of his 3-part series on Prophecy, Pastor Allen invites us to step away from any skepticism we may have toward God or toward prophecy and learn to be great listeners. We must accept the Word of God as complete Truth. Then we must be able to listen to His word, apply it to our lives, and obey what it says. Godís word can bring us amazing power if we let it. Scripture tells us that if we listen and obey, we can receive wisdom, knowledge, understanding, victory, a shield, a guard, and protection on our journey. Additionally, there is a cleansing and a transformation when we open our hearts to the word of God. Pastor Allen encourages us to choose to be open to Godís word and His prophecy so that we can receive His truth, which will prepare us for the days ahead.
The Greatest Story Ever Told | MP3
Sermon delivered by Malcolm Hedding
August 4, 2013

The Bible tells the greatest story ever told, one of redemption and love. Pastor Malcolm Hedding compares Abrahamís obedient willingness to sacrifice Isaac to Godís willingness to sacrifice Jesus for our Sins. In examining Abrahamís obedience to sacrifice Isaaac and Jesusí death on the Cross, we see that there Abraham answered faithfully several ďcallsĒ from the Lord, which he wasnít actually asked to fulfill because God provided the lamb needed for Abrahamís sacrifice, just as he provided Jesus as the ultimate sacrificial lamb later in history. In this very informative sermon, we learn that Godís calling on Abraham set the stage for Jesus to be able to redeem the world.
Steps of Faith | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
July 28, 2013

Baptism and Beginnings | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
July 21, 2013

In the first of his 3-part series on Prophecy, Pastor Allen invites us to step away from any skepticism we may have toward God or toward prophecy and learn to be great listeners. We must accept the Word of God as complete Truth. Then we must be able to listen to His word, apply it to our lives, and obey what it says. Godís word can bring us amazing power if we let it. Scripture tells us that if we listen and obey, we can receive wisdom, knowledge, understanding, victory, a shield, a guard, and protection on our journey. Additionally, there is a cleansing and a transformation when we open our hearts to the word of God. Pastor Allen encourages us to choose to be open to Godís word and His prophecy so that we can receive His truth, which will prepare us for the days ahead.
A Great Contest | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
July 14, 2013

The People of God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
July 7, 2013

Making the Most of the Cross | MP3
Sermon delivered by Phillip Jackson
June 30, 2013

In this sermon, Pastor Phillip Jackson shares Christ-followers can firmly plant their feet upon ďtwo mountain peaksĒ of Godís truth Ė the cross and the coming of the Lord.†Jesus Christ defeated Satan on the cross and Jesus is returning to His spotless Bride, the Church.†Applying the work of the cross with trust and obeying Godís revealed truth frees us from the accusation of guilt and shame.†Receiving Godís forgiveness and extending it to others is essential.†The cross of Jesus Christ brings freedom to our lives.
The Ministry of Reconciliation | MP3
Sermon delivered by Malcolm Headding
June 23, 2013

Pastor Malcolm Hedding teaches about reconciliation and its role in our lives as Christ followers. Reconciliation is a three part process: recognition of the the need; how reconciliation occurs, and the consequences of reconciling ourselves with the Lord. Because we live in a fallen world, our disobedience and sin creates the need to be reconciled. Our rebellion separates us from God's presence, His pleasure, likeness, and protection. We come back into God's presence is by Jesus' work through the Cross. Not only did Jesus take the punishment owed for all our sin, but He also removed the influence and power of the devil in our lives.
Life Lessons from a Father | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 16, 2013

In this sermon from Fatherís Day, Pastor Allen shares valuable lessons learned from his own father -- finishing a job that has been started, doing one's best, understanding the value of work, telling the truth and others. For many people, God's role as Father is one of the most difficult roles to accept.†But Jesus revealed his Father to us as our father too.†It is the relationship that God chose for himself to share with all of humanity.†The relationship of God the Father to his children is the model for fathers on earth.†Fatherhood is a serious God-given assignment for men.
Lessons in Renewal - Hezekiah Challenged | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 9, 2013

Hezekiah was a king who ďdid what was right in the eyes of the Lord.Ē Yet, this king received opposition in the form of an Assyrian king who wanted to take over Judah. Pastor Allen continues ďRenewal,Ē by examining the life of Hezekiah, a man who continued to pray and do what was right in the face of great adversity. Hezekiah experienced negativity from the king of Assyria, much like the voices of opposition we hear today. Hezekiah continued to pray and believe during grave danger and God answered his prayer, defeating the Assyrian armies. Godís response to Hezekiah demonstrates there is a direct correlation between prayer and a God response. Our prayers matter and our steadfastness is essential.
Lessons in Renewal | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
June 2, 2013

Pastor Allen brings us lessons from Hezekiah, a king who led his people to turn back to the Lord after a long season of walking away from God. King Hezekiah ďdid what was right in the eyes of the Lord.Ē This response takes great intentionality in the daily choices. God is aware and is paying attention to us. Regardless of our background, God can use us to make a difference in His kingdom. Real, meaningful change starts with those who have been called by the Lord. Pastor Allen urges us to be the generation who brings this kind of change in our nation by starting with ourselves and our areas of influence.
A Lamp for Our Feet | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 26, 2013

Pastor Allen brings insight from the life of Josiah, one of the many kings of Israel. Much can be learned from the bold actions this king after realizing how far his country had strayed from God. Not only did Josiah ask his people to turn from their rebellion, he did so repeatedly and publicly. Although Josiah did what was right in the eyes of the Lord to cleanse his country from its idolatry, God still had to bring his righteous judgment to His people. There are many parallels in King Josiahís story and in our world today. God is looking for people today who will rise up and take a stand for what is right according to His laws and who will begin the steps of turning our nation back toward the Biblical principles upon which it was founded.
An Extraordinary Life - The Pursuit of an Extraordinary God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 20, 2013

In examining George and Betty Jacksonís new book, An Extraordinary Life, Pastor Allen shares lessons he learned from his familyís God journey. Our job in life is to grow closer to the Lord. The best way we can do that is to imitate expressions of faith from those who have walked ahead of us on difficult paths. Those expressions of faith include knowing we donít have to be extraordinary because we serve an extraordinary God, who continues to work miracles today. Learning and growing help us mature incrementally in our faith. Both the Jacksonís book and Pastorís sermon challenge us to accept Godís appointment over our lives today.
I Can Make A Difference | MP3
Sermon delivered by Jim Wideman
May 12, 2013

Pastor Jim Widemanís Mother's Day message was based on lessons he learned from his own Godly mother. By showing the love of Jesus to others, serving well, and praying diligently, we can make a difference in the lives of the people around us. God cannot use us unless we choose to be used, and our choices affect everyone around us. Pastor Jim urged us to ask God to show us how we can serve Him and make a different in His Kingdom.
Jesus Lessons | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
May 5, 2013

Pastor Allen shares what he learned from his relationship with Angus Buchan. Truly experiencing and knowing God comes from being in relationship with His people; look to those succeeding in their walks with the Lord. Angus is an ordinary potato farmer from South Africa, but God has used him in extraordinary ways for His Kingdom. By exploring what Angus has done right, we learn that we must diminish the cannot and expand the can. We also need to have a humble, self-correcting attitude. By living a self-controlled life, led by the Holy Spirit, and willing to make sacrifices, Angus teaches we must not ever give up, but continue to "press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.Ē
Freedom from Worry - New Thoughts, New Feelings | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 28, 2013

In his four-part series, "Freedom From Worry," Pastor Allen addresses the topic of worry and its effects on our lives. In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus tells us four times not to worry. Worry was as much a part of people's lives in Jesus' time as it is today. Yet, Jesus is still commanding us to not worry, but to trust in the Lord. In a time when worry, anxiety and fear are epidemic in our society, Pastor Allen stresses the fact that worry is a sin that will, in time, erode God's best or our lives. Worry and faith are directly related. Giving in to our worries causes us to believe what WE think, feel and believe over what God says, thinks, and has for us. This makes a god out of ourselves and strangles our faith, leaving us weak and unable to stand. Thankfully, Pastor Allen reassures us that if Jesus tells us not to do something, He has also given us the power not do it. That power comes in our ability to have a greater awareness of eternity. By embracing the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can have the power, love, and peace of mind that God provides for us. This transfer of trust that must take place in order for us to gain freedom from worry can only occur through time spent daily with the Lord, forgiveness of others, letting go of our past failures, and allowing ourselves to dream.
Freedom from Worry - Embracing God's Provision | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 21, 2013

In his four-part series, "Freedom From Worry," Pastor Allen addresses the topic of worry and its effects on our lives. In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus tells us four times not to worry. Worry was as much a part of people's lives in Jesus' time as it is today. Yet, Jesus is still commanding us to not worry, but to trust in the Lord. In a time when worry, anxiety and fear are epidemic in our society, Pastor Allen stresses the fact that worry is a sin that will, in time, erode God's best or our lives. Worry and faith are directly related. Giving in to our worries causes us to believe what WE think, feel and believe over what God says, thinks, and has for us. This makes a god out of ourselves and strangles our faith, leaving us weak and unable to stand. Thankfully, Pastor Allen reassures us that if Jesus tells us not to do something, He has also given us the power not do it. That power comes in our ability to have a greater awareness of eternity. By embracing the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can have the power, love, and peace of mind that God provides for us. This transfer of trust that must take place in order for us to gain freedom from worry can only occur through time spent daily with the Lord, forgiveness of others, letting go of our past failures, and allowing ourselves to dream.
Freedom From Worry - Listening to Jesus | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 14, 2013

In his four-part series, "Freedom From Worry," Pastor Allen addresses the topic of worry and its effects on our lives. In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus tells us four times not to worry. Worry was as much a part of people's lives in Jesus' time as it is today. Yet, Jesus is still commanding us to not worry, but to trust in the Lord. In a time when worry, anxiety and fear are epidemic in our society, Pastor Allen stresses the fact that worry is a sin that will, in time, erode God's best or our lives. Worry and faith are directly related. Giving in to our worries causes us to believe what WE think, feel and believe over what God says, thinks, and has for us. This makes a god out of ourselves and strangles our faith, leaving us weak and unable to stand. Thankfully, Pastor Allen reassures us that if Jesus tells us not to do something, He has also given us the power not do it. That power comes in our ability to have a greater awareness of eternity. By embracing the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can have the power, love, and peace of mind that God provides for us. This transfer of trust that must take place in order for us to gain freedom from worry can only occur through time spent daily with the Lord, forgiveness of others, letting go of our past failures, and allowing ourselves to dream.
Freedom From Worry - An Opportunity | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
April 7, 2013

In his four-part series, "Freedom From Worry," Pastor Allen addresses the topic of worry and its effects on our lives. In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus tells us four times not to worry. Worry was as much a part of people's lives in Jesus' time as it is today. Yet, Jesus is still commanding us to not worry, but to trust in the Lord. In a time when worry, anxiety and fear are epidemic in our society, Pastor Allen stresses the fact that worry is a sin that will, in time, erode God's best or our lives. Worry and faith are directly related. Giving in to our worries causes us to believe what WE think, feel and believe over what God says, thinks, and has for us. This makes a god out of ourselves and strangles our faith, leaving us weak and unable to stand. Thankfully, Pastor Allen reassures us that if Jesus tells us not to do something, He has also given us the power not do it. That power comes in our ability to have a greater awareness of eternity. By embracing the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can have the power, love, and peace of mind that God provides for us. This transfer of trust that must take place in order for us to gain freedom from worry can only occur through time spent daily with the Lord, forgiveness of others, letting go of our past failures, and allowing ourselves to dream.
Easter Surprises | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 31, 2013

Pastor Allen focuses this Easter sermon on ďEaster SurprisesĒ that are beyond our imagination. In order to receive all God has for us, we must embrace a change that requires a ďchild-likeĒ faith, but avoiding ďchildishĒ behaviors. He asks us to look at Jesusí response to the Cross. Jesus was not worried, fearful, or anxious about His circumstances -- those responses are only temptations, not requirements for the troubles that come. If we give in to those feelings, we choke out the opportunities and the joys that God has for us in this world. By becoming ďchild-likeĒ in our faith, we decide to trust Jesus and put our lives in Godís hands.
Preparing Our Hearts - Breaking Ground | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 24, 2013

This final sermon of the series ďPreparing our Hearts,Ē Pastor Allen reinforces the importance of arriving at Easter with hearts that are prepared for what God has for us through the Cross. In Romans 8:37, we read ďwe are more than conquerorsĒ through Christ Jesus. Christianity is not meek, weak, or mild mannered. Instead, through the power of the Cross, we are enabled to be victorious and to lead a triumphant life With an intentional God-response to every aspect of our lives, we can begin to conquer areas that have always had a strong hold against us, such as a rebellious past or difficult present circumstances. Training ourselves to respond in intentional ways takes practice and consistency.
Preparing Our Hearts - Embarking on an Adventure | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 17, 2013

In the second part of the three-week series "Preparing Our Hearts," Pastor Allen shares lessons learned from a mission trip to the Amazon. He emphasizes that any mission team must have a good attitude, be purpose focused, willing to endure, and have a strategy. The preparation needed for our journey toward the Cross is not unlike the requirements for a mission trip. As we prepare for Easter and move forward in our Christian walks, we must learn what to pack for the journey. Pastor Allen teaches that prayer, teamwork, leadership, and listening are all necessary to help us keep our hearts guarded and our eyes focused on the hope that is in Christ Jesus.
Preparing Our Hearts | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 10, 2013

This sermon is first in a three-part series preparing our hearts for Easter. Ultimately, everyoneís journey toward Easter must lead through the Cross. Pastor Allen teaches our journey, just like Jesusí to the Cross, requires endurance and resolve. We must determine to finish our course by allowing the joy of our salvation to give us strength. As Jesus endured with joy the pain of the assignment, we must also. In doing so, we reap the rewards, kingdom opportunities and blessings God has for us.
Jesus' Wisdom for Our Lives - Advocates for Jesus | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
March 3, 2013

Challenges can arise in our lives as pushback against our God-momentum. Rather than disqualifying us from Godís journey, they can offer an opportunity to become better communicators of our Jesus-story. Increasing our advocacy for Jesus increases His advocacy of us. Desiring to be a friend to and world-class advocate of Jesus allows His character to emerge in our lives. We can begin today!
Jesus' Wisdom for Our Lives | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 24, 2013

God extends unique invitations to us and it is possible to lead a life that God rewards. The thesis of this brief series is that Jesus offers wisdom and advice for that journey, promising life instead of destruction as we yield to the Holy Spirit. Allowing Godís purposes to emerge in our lives through expressions of compassion, prayer, and humility help us lead a life that God rewards in both time and eternity.
The Exodus - Lessons to be Collected | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 17, 2013

This brief series concerning the Book of Exodus continues as Pastor Allen shares several lessons from the Israelites response to Godís redemptive grace. A defining theme of Exodus is Godís tender care for His people in the face of their grumbling ingratitude. The story reveals Godís care and provision is complete and perfect. Choosing thankfulness in the midst of life-challenges forms Godís character within us and brings redemption.
The Exodus - Leadership Lessons | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 10, 2013

This brief sermon series examines the remarkable story of deliverance in Exodus. Godís enslaved people yield to Him and are miraculously freed from slavery, but still struggle with faith-challenges and rebellion. Yielding to Godís grace was not easy for the Israelites and it is not easy for us today. It takes courage to choose Godís truth and yield to the Lord.
Your Extraordinary Life - A Brilliant Investment | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
February 3, 2013

This sermon series focuses on that "someplace" and "something" we all try to find - an extraordinary life. The series conclusion observes our life-journey of extraordinary choices. It is important to understand our perspective and choices make all the difference in how we invest. Cooperation with God results in a purposeful life that transcends disappointments and injustice. The resulting is contentment, joy, and fulfillment - both in time and in eternity. God desires that we make brilliant investments and live an extraordinary life.
Your Extraordinary Life - Daniel: life under pressure | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 27, 2013-PM Service

This sermon series focuses on that "someplace" and "something" we all try to find - an extraordinary life. Pastor Allen examines Danielís extraordinary life of endurance in Babylonian captivity. The backdrop of his life is framed by his transforming God-decisions and crisis management. Danielís choices glorified God as he walked in obedience, placement, and preparation. Yielding to Jesus as Lord enables us to live an extraordinary life and glorify God.
Your Extraordinary Life - Aligned with God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 27, 2013

This sermon series focuses on that "someplace" and "something" we all try to find - an extraordinary life. Scripture invites us to align with God ďby loving the Lord your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him.Ē Pastor Allen examines the life of Daniel and the Kingdom-decision that can launch us toward an extraordinary life. Choosing to align ourselves with Godís choices and His transforming power makes all the difference.
Your Extraordinary Life - Choices "Under the Sun" | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 20, 2013- PM Service

This sermon series focuses on that "someplace" and "something" we all try to find - an extraordinary life. God has given us everything we need to live an extraordinary life and our life-choices influence our effectiveness. Responding to Godís invitations results in spiritual maturity and leads us toward an amazing, extraordinary life.
Your Extraordinary Life - Awaken to God's Invitations | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 20, 2013

This sermon series focuses on that "someplace" and "something" we all try to find - an extraordinary life. Awakening to Godís invitations is the first step toward the extraordinary life He has for us to lead. Accepting Godís invitation with a heart of wisdom, love of the truth, and recognition of God lives opens the door to extraordinary. God created us with everything we need to be extraordinary.
God Perspectives - A Place for Growing People | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 13, 2013

This brief series continues to examine understanding Godís perspective and purpose for our lives. Pastor Allen shares the ingredients for personal and corporate spiritual growth. We recognize Godís transforming power; gain momentum in His objective for our lives, and have the humility to be learners. Becoming good stewards of Godís gifts and grace stimulates spiritual growth. God invites us embrace His perspective with courage and a willing spirit.
God Perspectives | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
January 6, 2013

This short sermon series invites us to Godís viewpoint on how we can more effectively interact with Him. Gaining an awareness of Godís character is vital to this goal and is foundational in our response to Him. Understanding that God is just, merciful, faithful, omnipotent, and loving increases our ability to clearly see Godís perspective and allows His Spirit to flourish in our lives.
Completing the Course | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 30, 2012

Scripture says, ďGod created us to do good works in Christ Jesus.Ē God has a plan for our lives, and this message focuses on knowing how to finish well. Pastor Allen refers to the lives of Abraham, Caleb, David, and Paul. Their completed God-course required faith, perseverance, and patience in the face of many obstacles. We face the similar challenges and finishing well will require that same determination as we follow the Lord.
You Have A Mighty Source - Jesus' Return | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 23, 2012

We conclude the sermon series in the book of Revelation. Jesusí message to His Church declares His return to the earth as a conquering King and Godís protection for His people. All who read this prophetic revelation receive not only the promise of special blessing, but also hope. Jesus is returning soon, bringing a sure reward for all those longing for His appearing.
You Have A Mighty Source - Challenge of Holiness | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 16, 2012

The theme of this message concerns the God-boundaries introduced in the Law of Moses and fulfilled in the life of Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ and the redemptive power of His cross calls for a response toward holiness. The challenge is our tendency toward ungodliness and our daily choices make a difference. Cooperating with Godís Holy Spirit results in personal holiness and glorifies our Heavenly Father.
You Have A Mighty Source - The Church & God's Power | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 9, 2012

Our Mighty Source series continues as we study Godís provision of power in the midst of the emerging Church. The power of Godís Holy Spirit is available to all who have faith in Jesusí sacrificial exchange on the cross. Personal repentance, forgiveness received and given, and living in the power of Godís Spirit releases us to fulfill His purposes for our lives.
You Have A Mighty Source - The Church | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
December 2, 2012

Our Mighty Source Sermon series continues as we learn the story of the Bible. The Book of Acts reveals Jesusí emerging Church Ė an initiative to become a Holy Nation and bold advocates of Jesus Christ. Joyfully serving God with a ready attitude helps us cooperate with Godís commission and brings life-change to our world.
Experiencing God's Best | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 25, 2012

Pastor Allen shares the blessings derived from thankfulness, praise, and giving God glory. The act of glorifying God begins in our minds and we gain momentum as we cooperate with Godís truth and embrace Jesus Christís attitudes. Godís best comes to our lives as we recognize and obey His Spirit and glorify Him in every part of our lives.
Give Glory to God | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 18, 2012

Created for Freedom - What Do You Know? | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 11, 2012

Jesus said that His followers would know the truth and the truth would set us free. In this conclusion to the Created for Freedom series, Pastor Allen shares transformational truths from Scripture concerning Godís character and Church. Knowing and sharing Godís truth delivers us into greater spiritual freedom.
Created for Freedom - A Powerful Advocate | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
November 4, 2012

The message in the freedom series explores Godís limitless freedom versus the limiting bondage of ungodliness. The New Testament Gospels reveal Jesusí willingness to deliver freedom without favoritism and great compassion to those suffering in bondage. Obedience to Jesusí compassionate willingness opens the door for freedom to come into our lives.
Created for Freedom - Power of Truth | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 28, 2012

The purpose of Jesusí redemptive work on the cross is to bring freedom to humanity. Cooperating with God enables that freedom to define our lives. Scripture reveals this freedom comes by standing firm in Godís Truth. Pastor Allen presents a powerful set of proclamations for all aspects of our lives. When we decide to value the truth and be a person of truth, God responds by making His truth available to us.
Created for Freedom - Accepting a New Message | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 21, 2012

Pastor Allen shares how Jesusí cross gives us the power to be free from rejection, guilt, and shame. Jesusí message is one of acceptance, forgiveness, and redemption. Yielding to His Lordship and His redemptive truth will set us free.
Created for Freedom | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 14, 2012

This series examines our God-given desire for freedom - one that comes only through His power and strength. Pastor Allen submits the freedoms we desire emerge from our hearts and thoughts. Yielding our hearts and minds to Godís Holy Spirit delivers us into life transforming freedom and righteousness. The power of the Cross sets us free.
Lessons from Jerusalem | MP3
Sermon delivered by G. Allen Jackson
October 7, 2012

Pastor Allen shares lessons from his most recent trip to Israel Ė a tiny, turmoil-filled nation serving as a powerful reminder of Godís faithfulness and the authority of His word. In the midst of the fear and trouble, Psalm 27 invites us to expand our faith by choosing Godís light and salvation. The Church of Jesus Christ is Godís expression of hope in earth today, and we want to learn to stand in His truth, invite others to join us in that truth.