Does He Know You?

June 27,  2021 | A Better Treasure | Does He Know You? | Matthew 7:21-27 We are concluding our journey through the sermon on the Mount. The Kingdom Life reveals our need for a righteousness that is far greater than religion and power much greater than our own efforts. We need the perfection of Jesus to cover us and the … Read More

Inspection Required

June 20,  2021 | A Better Treasure | Inspection Required | Matthew 7:13-20 John Cutler Minister to Adult Groups  Longview Campus We have been looking at what life looks like for the kingdom citizen who has the kingdom as their highest treasure and how that affects various aspects of our lives. Our finances, our anxieties, how we deal with our … Read More

Simple, not Easy

June 13,  2021 | A Better Treasure | It’s Simple, not Easy | Matthew 7:13-14 “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.  For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find … Read More

The Power of Kingdom Life

June 6,  2021 | A Better Treasure | The Power of Kingdom Life | Matthew 7:7-11 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of … Read More

Judging Graciously

May 30,  2021 | A Better Treasure | Seeing Clearly & Judging Graciously | Matthew 7:1-6 “Judge not, that you be not judged.  For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.  Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not … Read More

Seek First

May 23, 2021 | A Better Treasure-Seek First | The Uncommon Kingdom | Matthew 6:25-34 Pastor Matt Darby Campus and Teaching Pastor, Gilmer Did you know that an average person’s anxiety is focused on: • 40% – things that will never happen • 30% – things about the past that can’t be changed • 12% – things about criticism by … Read More

Better Treasure

May 16 | Uncommon Kingdom| “Better Treasure” | Matthew 6:19-24 Pastor Daniel Norris  Longview Campus Pastor — This series is going to take us through the rest of the Sermon on the Mount, and as we go through it, Jesus is going to teach us what it looks like to make The Kingdom of God our greatest treasure. Here are a … Read More

The Generation of Change

April 25,  2021 | The Generation of Change | Life in the Arena | 1, 2 Timothy (various references) Highlights: • We need to spend more time affirming the spiritual growth and calling of our children than we do celebrating their academic and athletic achievements; • If there is one thing this next generation needs to be anchored in, it … Read More

The Voice of the Martyrs

May 2,  2021 | The Voice of Martyrs | Life in the Arena | Hebrews 11 Highlights: • Following Jesus requires radical obedience. It is costly; • Whatever you see as the highest value is what you will make the greatest sacrifices to obtain; • Most of our obedience WILL NOT be rewarded in this life. The writer of Hebrews … Read More

The Council of Death

April 25,  2021 | The Council of Death | Life in the Arena | Acts 4 Highlights: • When we place our hope in the resurrection it gives us the courage to face whatever comes our way. • The greatest indicator that you are walking in the fullness of the Spirit is that you will courageously and passionately tell others … Read More