6 - Philadelphia & Laodicea: A Tale of Two Cities

Pastor Scott Hale

2/11/18

Description:As we explore Christ's seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation, we're discovering ourselves in the virtues and faults revealed in each congregation. This week, we finish up our series by contrasting two churches - one who is praised for their humble enduranc, one who is rebuked harshly for their arrogance. But what we see that Jesus communicates to ALL believers is His enduring love and commitment to helping us become more like Him!

5 - Sardis: A Church of Sleepwalkers

Pastor Scott Hale

2/4/18

Description:As we are exploring Christ's seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation, we're discovering OURSELVES in the virtues and faults revealed in each congregation. This week, we study the church of Sardis, a church who "thinks they are alive but are dead" and to whom Christ screams to "Wake up" while there is still a sliver of hope!

4 - Thyatira: A Negligent Church

Pastor Scott Hale

1/28/18

Description:As we explore Christ's seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation, we're discovering ourselves in the virtures and faults revealed in each congregation. This week, we study the church of Thyatira, a church that was growing in love and good works, but had neglected one very dangerous weed infecting its garden.

3 - Pergamum: A Church on the Fence

Pastor Scott Hale

1/21/18

Description:This week, we study the church of Pergamum, a church who maintained their faith in Christ, but not their faithfulness to Christ.

2 - Smyrna: A Church of Diamonds

Pastor Scott Hale

1/14/18

Description:As we exploring Christ’s seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation, we’re discovering ourselves in the virtues and faults revealed in each congregation. This week, we study the church of Smyrna, who suffered great persecution but faithfully withstood the pressure.

1 - Ephesus: A Church Full of Marthas

Pastor Scott Hale

1/7/18

Description:This week, we kick off the year with a brand new series exploring the letters from Christ to the seven churches of Revelation. Ephesus was a church that was good at working hard, persevering, and rooting out heretics – but they had lost what was most important!

5 - WISDOM For the Journey

Pastors Scott and Melissa Hale

12/31/17

Description:This Advent season, we're going on a "Great ADVENTure" into the hope, peace, joy and love that the coming of Christ brings us! This New Years Eve "All-Generations" service, we talk about the need for WISDOM in our life in order to experience the journey God wants to take us on.

4 - LOVE's Pure Light

Pastor Scott Hale

12/24/17

Description:This Advent season, we're going on a "Great ADVENTure" into the hope, peace, joy and love that the coming of Christ brings us! This Christmas Eve service, we reflect on the LOVE of God which shined its light into the darkness of our world, changing everything!

3 - The Sounding JOY!

Pastor Scott Hale

12/17/17

Description:This Advent season, we're going on a "Great ADVENTure" into the hope, peace, joy and love that the coming of Christ brings us! This week, discover real JOY that carries us up and over anything that happens in life!

2 - Heavenly PEACE in a Chaotic World

Pastor Scott Hale

12/10/17

Description:This Advent season, we're going on a "Great ADVENTure" into the hope, peace, joy and love that the coming of Christ brings us! This week, discover real PEACE that doesn't need to wait for the chaos around you to end.

1 - The Thrill of HOPE

Pastor Scott Hale

12/3/17

Description:This Advent season, we're going on a "Great ADVENTure" into the hope, peace, joy and love that the coming of Christ brings us! This week, discover real HOPE that frees you from your past, your fears, and your regrets.

Surrounded By Witnesses

Guest Minister: Ingolf Schmidt

11/19/17

Description:Pastor Ingolf Schmidt is pastor of Living Word Church in Leipzig, Germany and a dear friend to our church. He was raised in communist controlled East Germany, brought up as an atheist, and has a powerful testimony of how God captured his heart.

5 - The Gospel According to Joshua

Pastor Scott Hale

11/12/17

Description:This week, we conclude our exploration of Jesus in the Old Testament with the man who shares a Hebrew name with the Messiah himself: JOSHUA

4 - Isaac the Willing Sacrifice

Pastor Scott Hale

11/5/17

Description:The Bible is not a series of disconnected stories; it is an epic tale of the love and salvation of God. Throughout the Old Testament, the stories, characters and prophecies ultimately point us to the one who is called Jesus. This week, we dive deeper into a rather unsettling event in the life of Isaac.

3 - Lions & Fire & Angels, Oh My!

Pastors Scott and Melissa Hale

10/29/17

Description:The Bible is not a series of disconnected stories; it is an epic tale of the love and salvation of God. Throughout the Old Testament, the stories, characters, and prophecies ultimately point us to the presence of the one who is called Jesus. This week, we bounce between TWO stories, the three Hebrew children of the firery furnace and Daniel of the lions' den.

2 - Joseph in Technicolor

Pastor Scott Hale

10/22/17

Description:The Bible is not a series of disconnected stories; it is an epic tale of the love and salvation of God. Throughout the Old Testament, the stories, characters and prophecies ultimately point us to the presence of the one who is called Jesus.

1 - The Last Adam

Pastor Scott Hale

10/15/17

Description:The Bible is not a series of disconnected stories; it is an epic tale of the love and salvation of God. Throughout the Old Testament, the stories, characters and prophecies ultimately point us to the presence of the one who is called Jesus.

Growing in Knowledge (morning)

Special Speaker: Ivan Tait

10/8/17

Description:This week we were joined by special guest, evangelist Ivan Tait. Over the course of two powerful services, Ivan painted a picture of two contrasting lifestyles - one of spiritual ignorance and poverty that leads to destruction, and another one flowing in knowledge and wealth that leads to success!

Growing in True Wealth (evening)

Special Speaker: Ivan Tait

10/8/17

Description:This week we were joined by special guest, evangelist Ivan Tait. Over the course of two powerful services, Ivan painted a picture of two contrasting lifestyles - one of spiritual ignorance and poverty that leads to destruction and another one flowing in knowledge and wealth that leads to success!

4 - Show and Tell

Pastor Scott Hale

10/1/17

Description:The primary calling of every follower of Christ is to make disciples and to help each other become more like Jesus. This week we look at the third stage in the path of discipleship: GOING beyond our own church community to invite others to join us in the life of Christ.

3 - But Enough About Me

Pastor Scott Hale

9/24/17

Description:This fall, we're going back to the basics of how we follow Jesus together. The primary calling of every follower of Christ is to make disciples and to help each other become more like Jesus. This week we look at the next stage in the path of discipleship: serving others.

2 - A Life of Leaping

Pastor Scott Hale

9/17/17

Description:This fall, we're going back to the basics of how we follow Jesus together. The primary calling of every follower of Christ is to make disciples and to help each other become more like Jesus. This week we look at the step which is both our entry point into the Christian life and the lifestyle we never give up: TRUST.

1 - Heavy Breathing

Pastor Scott Hale

9/10/17

Description:This fall, we're going back to the basics of how we follow Jesus together. The primary calling of every follower of Christ is to make disciples and to help each other become more like Jesus. Central to this path of discipleship is the New Testament concept of togetherness.

Heaven to Earth

Special Speaker: Zac Clift

9/3/17

Description:We're called to be an apostolic people and bring the freedom of Heaven to Earth.

Grace, God, and People

Special Speaker: Loren Lindsey

8/20/17

Description:Loren Lindsey, leader of our college and career group, the Bridge, shares that we are saved by grace for something greater than just being secure in our salvation. If God's grace could cover our craaziness, if He lives inside of us, and if we represent Him, aren't we supposed to show others that same grace?

The Security of Trusting God

Special Speaker: Gerald Davis

8/13/17

Description:This week, special guest Gerald Davis - a friend of Generations with 60 years experience as an evangelist, pastor, and counselor to church leaders - reveals that we can be secure in our knowledge that God will take care of those who put their trust in Him.

God's Fatherhood

Special Speaker: Leandro Reis

8/6/17

Description:We're kicking off our "Fresh Voices" series with special guests each Sunday in August. This week, Leandro Reis - pastor of the Brazilian Ministry at Generations - proclaims that God's desire is to restore our identity as His sons and daughters. His promises are true and endure for all who will return home calling Abba Father.

Zero to Hero (All Generations Service)

Pastor Scott and Melissa Hale

7/30/17

Description:This week, as an "Afterword" to our summer series on Colossians, we take a personal look at the man who wrote this and other letters in the New Testament, PAUL.

7 - Who's the Boss? (Col 3:18-4:18)

Pastor Scott Hale

7/23/17

Description:This summer, we've been on a journey through Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! On this final week of the series, Paul tackles controversial real world issues like slavery and gender roles in light of the love, freedom, and mutual submission found in the Kingdom of Christ.

6 - Old Clothes, New Clothes (Col 3:5-17)

Pastor Scott Hale

7/16/17

Description:This summer, we're launching into a journey through Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! This week, Paul contrasts the sins of the "old man" we're to shun, with the Kingdom virtues of the "new self" we're to put on.

5 - Freedom Is Here (Col 2:16-3:4)

Pastor Scott Hale

7/9/17

Description:This summer, we're launching into a journey through Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! This week, Paul continues his warning against taking our fucus off of Christ who brought us into freedom and being deceived into religious captivity and judgementalism.

4 - Beware Religious Legalism (Col 2:8-15)

Pastor Scott Hale

6/25/17

Description:This summer, we're launching into a journey through Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! This week, Paul issues a warning against the temptation to trade our newfound freedom in Christ for the bondage of letter-of-the-law religious legalism.

3 - The Father's Gift Revealed (Col 1:24-2:7)

Pastor Scott Hale

6/18/17

Description:This summer, we're launching into a journey through Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! This week, Paul reminds his readers of the centrality of Christ in the gospel, as well as the privilege and sacrifice of sharing in the Great Commission.

2 - Christ Supreme (Col 1:15-23)

Pastor Scott Hale

6/11/17

Description:This summer, we're on a journey thought Paul's letter to the COLOSSIANS! This week, Paul sings (literally!) the high praises of Christ and continues to reinforce the truth of His divinity, His majesty, and His centrality in the universe.

1 - The Fruit of the Gospel (Col 1:1-14)

Pastor Scott Hale

6/4/17

Description:This summer, we’re launching into a journey through Paul’s letter to the COLOSSIANS. Today, Paul introduces himself and praises the brothers and sisters in Colossae for their other-centered love and Christ-centered faith.

5 - Cultivating a Kingdom Family

Pastor Scott & Melissa Hale

5/14/17

Description:The gospel breathes LIFE into our most intimate relationships - including our families! But experiencing an awesome "Kingdom family" isn't about being perfect, and it doesn't happen by accident. Kingdom families make intentional choices to live in unity and love with one another while making a difference for Jesus Christ in our community.

4 - Finding an Amazing Mate

Pastor Scott Hale

5/7/17

Description:The gospel breathes LIFE into our most intimate relationships. For those who are single and longing for someone special to do life with, the stories of love we find in God's Word give us clues to finding an amazing mate to do life with!

2 - Navigating Conflict in Marriage

Pastor Scott Hale

4/23/17

Description:In marriage, avoiding conflict is impossible - even unhealthy! But with the help of the Holy Spirit, we can better navigate the conflicts that happen in every marriage and cultivate a life-giving relationship with our spouse.

1 - Being a Friend of God (EASTER)

Pastor Scott Hale

4/16/17

Description:In this new series, we'll discover how the gospel breathes LIFE into our most intimate relationships - with our spouse, our families, and our friends. But the most important relationship we can cultivate is a friendship with Jesus Himself. When we make that our first priority, it can make all our other relationships work like nothing else.

5 - Designer Faith

Pastor Scott Hale

4/9/17

Description:This week, we finished our series by looking at the effects of narcissism on western Christianity. Is the point of the gospel to allow us to practice a more "spiritual" version of self-centeredness, or to reconcile us in unity to God and to each other? (Hint: It's the second one.)

4 - A Different Kind of Special

Pastor Scott Hale

4/2/17

Description:This week, we look at how years of accidentally raising children to be entitled has yielded a generation of narcissistic adults with a misunderstanding of what it is to be "special."

3 - Dressing to Kill

Pastor Scott Hale

3/26/17

Description:During Lent, we're discovering how our culture of narcissism is at odds with who Christ says we are and how we should live. This week, we look at how culture has pressured us to follow the narcissists' lead in obsessing over our appearance and how we dress. But what does Christ say we should clothe ourselves with?

2 - Infiltrating the iCulture

Pastor Scott Hale

3/12/17

Description:We're spending the Lent season taking an honest look at how our culture of narcissism is at odds with who Christ says we are and how we should live. This week, we tackle the issue of TECHNOLOGY. Can we flip this often misused tool on it's head to better influence our culture for good?

In the Details

Guest Minister: Joel A. Bennett

3/5/17

Description:Today we're joined by guest minister Joel Bennett from Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Joel talks about what it really means to follow the plan God has for our life with no reservations.