Family Tree Fruits and Nuts

John 15:5 NAS I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. Matthew 1:1-16 the…

Marriage Matters / Marriage Manners Part 2

Proverbs 31:10-12;25-31 the Message – A good woman is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds. Her husband trusts her without reserve, and never has reason to regret it. Never spiteful, she treats…

Marriage Matters, Marriage Manners

Marriage Matters to: God , Government , Church We believe the term “marriage” has only one meaning and that is marriage sanctioned by God which joins one man and one woman in a single, exclusive union,…

Blueprints to Become Money Wise

Proverbs 3:1-10 NLT My child, never forget the things I have taught you. Store my commands in your heart. 2 If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying….

Making WISE Decisions

Proverbs 3:5-6 the Message – Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; He’s the…

Speak Life

Proverbs 18:21 the Message – Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit—you choose. Matthew 12:34-37 the Message – How do you suppose what you say is worth anything when you are so…

Teaching Children Discipline

Hebrews 12:5-11 The Message Have you forgotten how good parents treat children, and that God regards you as his children? My dear child, don’t shrug off God’s discipline, but don’t be crushed by it either….

Practical Parenting

Proverbs 24:3-4 NIV By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. Proverbs 22:6 KJV Train up a child in the way…

When God Moves In

1 Kings 8:22-30New Living Translation (NLT) Solomon’s Prayer of Dedication Then Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in front of the entire community of Israel. He lifted his hands toward heaven, and he…

A Praying Church – Knees Bowed

Daniel 9:1-23 New International Version (NIV) Daniel’s Prayer In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom— in the first year of his…

Because HE Lives

Because He lives I can face tomorrow . . . that is HOPE . Because He lives all fear is gone . . . that is PEACE . Because I know He holds the future…

Something in the Water

Four Pictures of the Water in Baptism Romans 6:1-5 the Message So what do we do? Keep on sinning so God can keep on forgiving? I should hope not! If we’ve left the country where…

Heroic Love For a Prodigal

The Parable of the Lost Son Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his…

Raising Respectful Heroes

8 Rules for RESPECT from the Proverbs  Build self-   RESPECT    instead of self-  ESTEEM    . Proverbs 11:24-25 NCV   Some people give much but get back even more. Others don’t give what they should and end…

Raising Heroic Followers

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NIV These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the…

Heroic Homes

Psalm 127:1-5 NLT Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the Lord protects a city, guarding it with sentries will do no good. It is useless for you…

The Core Four

Ephesians 5:21-33 (NLT) Spirit-Guided Relationships: Wives and Husbands And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For a husband is…

Our Approach To Strengthening Marriage

Ephesians 4:11-16 NLT Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work…

Happily Ever After

Ephesians 5:22-27The Message (MSG) Wives, understand and support your husbands in ways that show your support for Christ. The husband provides leadership to his wife the way Christ does to his church, not by domineering…

Building On The Rock – Follow-up

We invite you to listen in as special guest Dr. John Bisagno delivers today’s message. A follow-up to the first “Building on the Rock”. 2 Chronicles 7:1-14 King James Version (KJV) Now when Solomon had…

The Pruning Principle

John 15:1-7 New American Standard Bible (NASB) “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears…

Connecting With Christ

2014 Word for the Year –      REFRESH     . 2015 Word for the Year –        ABIDE      . “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not…