Many churches and the lives of many believers in our day suffer from spiritual boredom and the absence of power to change things for the better. In contrast, God’s Word tells us many stories of people who consistently experienced the supernatural—yet too often today we do not. So, why not? Why not with us? What are we missing? In this series, let’s explore who the Holy Spirit is and how to walk in a greater measure of his power.
The Person of the Spirit | April 24
With all the talk about the power of the Spirit, it has led some to the faulty belief that he is just an influence derived from God or some sort of junior assistant to God. But the Holy Spirit is more than just a power force, an influence, or an assistant. He is a divine person with whom we can cultivate a relationship! In this message, let’s rediscover WHO the Holy Spirit is and investigate HOW to cultivate an atmosphere in which his presence is welcome.
The Power of the Spirit | May 1
Before Jesus ascended to heaven, he promised his disciples they would soon receive power with the coming of the Holy Spirit. For what specific reason, however, would they need his power? So that they could dominate and subjugate others? So that they could build their platform of influence and fame? In this message, let’s explore WHY Jesus promised power and WHERE he calls us to be his witnesses.
Mother's Day | May 8
Honest. Vulnerable. Deep. These are just a few words people use to describe our special guest speaker Jill Savage. Jill has experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, and through this she cares deeply about people, helping them navigate the relationships that mean the most. Join us for Mother’s Day to be encouraged, inspired, and uplifted together! Learn more about Jill and her ministry here.
The Voice of the Spirit | May 15
About hearing God’s voice it has been asked, “God has given us a brain and the Bible. Why do we need anything else?” Yes, it’s true that God has given us these things. It’s also true that he has placed the Holy Spirit inside of us. As if that isn’t amazing enough, the New Testament paints a picture in which the Spirit regularly speaks to people. In this message, let’s examine HOW we can recognize the voice of the Spirit.
The Fruit of the Spirit | May 22
It can be a lifelong struggle learning to control one’s temper or to be more loving towards others. Often, when others call us out on our struggles, we reply with, “I’m working on it.” Time and time again, though, “working on it” doesn’t change anything. Is this because we’re not trying hard enough, or perhaps because trying harder simply is not the solution? In this message, let’s unpack not only WHAT fruit the Spirit produces in our lives but HOW to cultivate an atmosphere in which his fruit can grow.
The Lamps of the Spirit | May 29
In the book of Revelation, the Bible speaks about “seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.” Now, of course, there aren’t seven Holy Spirits, but there is a seven-fold activity of the Spirit that can transform the life of every believer. In this message, let’s discover WHAT the seven lamps of the Holy Spirit are and HOW they can transform our lives.
The Gifts of the Spirit | June 5 | Special guest Sam Storms
Many churches and believers today have essentially likened the gifts of the Spirit to a set of decorative hand towels—not for use. Some say they’re no longer in operation. Others are skeptical or cautious because misuse has taken people down “weird” roads leading to chaos and conflict. Nonetheless, amid this confusion, many are still seeking and asking, “Are the gifts still in operation, and should we welcome the gifts of the Spirit in our lives?” In this message, let’s uncover WHY we should desire these gifts in our lives and churches.
The Filling of the Spirit | June 12
There is a pathway to deeper experience with the Holy Spirit that is available to every believer. The Bible refers to this as being “filled” with the Holy Spirit. Why, then, do we so often fail to experience more of the Spirit in our lives? In this message, let’s unpack HOW to live with a continual posture of surrender to the Holy Spirit.