Apr 16, 2017
God’s Promises
Easter and baptism are about the same thing. They are about the promises of God. The Resurrection of Jesus is the proof.
  • Apr 16, 2017God’s Promises
    Apr 16, 2017
    God’s Promises
    Easter and baptism are about the same thing. They are about the promises of God. The Resurrection of Jesus is the proof.
  • Apr 2, 2017Authentic: Mercy Wins
    Apr 2, 2017
    Authentic: Mercy Wins
    Series: Authentic
    One of the hardest things to accept is God's judgment. Because we are all guilty and subject to His judgment. But James reminds us of God's mercy. But he also reminds us that in some way God judges us the same way we judge others.
  • Mar 26, 2017Authentic: Hearing & Doing
    Mar 26, 2017
    Authentic: Hearing & Doing
    Series: Authentic
    Sadly, too often Christians don't look or sound any different from the world. James 1:19 says, "Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger." If Christians did just that it would be so different from the world that it would create opportunities to share the good news of Jesus.
  • Mar 19, 2017Authentic: Blame Game
    Mar 19, 2017
    Authentic: Blame Game
    Series: Authentic
    When things are difficult God wants us to respond by asking Him for wisdom and growing in our faith through the trial. But we don't always respond that way. Sometimes we respond by blaming others or even blaming God.
  • Mar 12, 2017Authentic: The Joy of Troubles
    Mar 12, 2017
    Authentic: The Joy of Troubles
    Series: Authentic
    The Epistle of James is very direct and clear and beautifully shows us how to live as followers of Jesus. James begins by telling us to count our troubles as joy. In this message Pastor Chip discusses when bad things happen and what our reaction says about us.
  • Mar 5, 2017Core Values: Making Christ Known
    Mar 5, 2017
    Core Values: Making Christ Known
    Series: Core Values
    In this final message on the core values of FPC, Pastor Chip teaches on the mission of the church, which is to make Christ known to others. One of the problems in our wing of the church, Evangelical Christianity, is that we tend to think of our relationship with Jesus as personal and our relationship with a church optional. But the Bible is clear that the church is the Body of Christ and the Bride of Christ. It's difficult to have a relationship with Jesus without His Body.
  • Feb 26, 2017Core Values: Knowing Christ
    Feb 26, 2017
    Core Values: Knowing Christ
    Series: Core Values
    In this discussion of the mission of the church, Pastor Chip teaches on the three ways of "knowing," and how they can help us to know Christ better.
  • Feb 19, 2017Core Values: Worship
    Feb 19, 2017
    Core Values: Worship
    Series: Core Values
    Many people spend their lives trying to find their purpose. But your primary purpose is to worship God.
  • Feb 12, 2017Core Values: Relationships
    Feb 12, 2017
    Core Values: Relationships
    Series: Core Values
    God's nature is perfect relationship between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He designed the church to be a place of deep, personal relationships.
  • Feb 5, 2017Core Values: Generosity
    Feb 5, 2017
    Core Values: Generosity
    Series: Core Values
    Generosity is a core value of FPC because it's the way God is. Because God is generous with us we should be generous with our time, abilities, money, and forgiveness.