Message Outlines

January - May 2017

May 28 • Faithful Investment

May 21 • The End

May 14 • What Does The Bible Say About Heaven?

May 7 • What Does The Bible Say About Hell?

April 30 • Where Do We Go?

April 23 • Hilarious Giving

April 16 • What We Learn About God

April 9 • Victory

April 2 • Got Thirst?

March 26 • Substitution

March 19 • Love

March 12 • Assurance

March 5 • Forgiveness

February 26 • Get Going!

February 19 • Intentions Understood

February 12 • Hey, Over Here!

February 5 • It’s A Transformational Call

January 29 • Called To Community

January 22 • Caller ID

January 15 • Living Our Calling

January 08 • This Call is for You!

January 01 • Dream Release • Rev. Rick Dietzman

All 2016

December 18 • Filled With Divine Reality

December 04 • Christmas Is…Filled With Planning

November 27 • Christmas is Filled with Surprises

11-20-16 Christ In Us

11-13-16 It Continues In Me

11-06-16 It Starts With Jesus

10-30-16 Purpose In Our Pain?

10-23-16 Afraid Of The Dark?

10-16-16 Trouble Will Transform You

10-09-16 Throwing in the Towel?

10-02-16 Making Sense Of Life’s Struggles

09-25-16 Getting Through Life’s Losses

09-18-16 When Our World Collapses

09-11-16 How to Get Through What We’re Going Through

09-04-16 God’s Word As Guide

08-28-16 Everybody Loves A Good Ending (No audio available)

08-21-16 God’s Word for Us

08-14-16 Living By The Bible

08-07-16 What We Believe About God’s Word

07-31-16 How Do We Know It’s God’s Word?

07-24-16 Four Core Promises to Live By:  God’s Purpose

07-17-16 Four Core Promises to Live By:  God’s Provision

07-10-16 Four Core Promises to Live By:  God’s Protection

07-03-16 Four Core Promises to Live By: God’s Presence

06-26-16 God’s Blessing & God’s People

06-19-16 Will We or Won’t We?

06-12-16 We Can Know God

06-05-16 God Is Easy To Find

05-29-16 Taking God At His Word

05-22-16 God Really Satisfies Our Souls

05-15-16 God’s Game Plan

05-08-16 Thank You, MOM!

05-01-16 God Is A Really Great Guide

04-24-16 God Changes Us For Real

04-17-16 He Really Forgives and Forgets

04-10-16 You Can Trust Him…Really

04-03-16 God Really Does Love Us

03-27-16 It’s Good News

03-30-16 The Best Parade Ever

03-13-16 Happy Contentment

03-06-16 Happy Peace

02-28-16 Happy Life

02-21-16 Happy Faith

02-14-2016 Happy Attitude

02-07-16 Happy Hearts

01-31-16 Happy Conflicts?

01-24-16 Being Happy

01-17-16 Happy, Healthy Relationships

01-10-16 The Church We Are Meant To Be

Adult Sunday Seminars

Moses - Called for God's Purposes




A five week class – November 5 through December 3

Nov 5 – Moses significance audio                   handout

Nov 12 – Judgment and deliverance audio (from the film)

Nov 19 – Wilderness Encounter audio             handout

Bonus – Pharaoh, crossing locations, & numbers video   handout

Nov 26 – Understanding the Law audio               handout

Dec 3 – Moses and Jesus audio                          handout

NO CLASS Dec 10, 17, 24, and 31

New Class – Jesus in Focus begins January 7 at 10:15 and 11:15 in the Adult Portable




The Scientific and Historical Case for God - NT




Sept 10 – Canons of Historicity audio             handout

Sept 17 – Luke and Acts audio                       handout

Sept 24 – External Corroboration audio         handout

Oct 1 – The Trial of Jesus  audio                    handout

Oct 8 – Evidence for the Resurrection video        handout

The case for God in the OT


May 7  How does Genesis line up? audio              handout 

May 14 Who wrote the Torah? audio                      handout

May 21 Evidence for Exodus pt 1 audio                handout

May 28 Evidence for Exodus pt 2 video                handout

June 4  Clues about the Conquest audio              handout

June 18 David and Solomon audio                       handout

July 2 Assyrian Attacks audio                               handout

July 9 The Babylon Invasion audio                        handout

This series will resume covering the New Testament on September 10th

On July 16, 23, 30 there will be a short series called Faith: Understanding Its Nature and How We Mature in it

Class is on break in August


God is Closer than you think


Feb 26 – God’s great desire for people audio            handout










Mar 5 – Where is God in my world audio                   handout

Mar 12 – Partnering with God audio                          handout

Mar 19 – Listening to the voice of God audio             handout

Mar 26 – God wants a relationship with you audio        handout

April 2 – Heaven Breaking Through audio                handout

Sacred Styles - 4 part message series on Spiritual Pathways

This series is based on the book “Sacred Pathways” by Gary Thomas












Download Sacred Styles  Questionnaire


Part 1:  Sacred Styles: Are You Contemporary or Traditional?

Sensates – Loving God with the Senses

Traditionalists – Loving God though Ritual and Symbol

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Part 2: Sacred Styles: Movers & Shakers

Activists – Loving God through Action

Enthusiasts – Loving God with Celebration

Caregivers – Loving God by Serving people

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Part 3:  Sacred Styles: Celebrating Strengths

Intellectuals – Loving God with the Mind

Naturalists – Loving God Outdoors

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Part 4: Sacred Styles: O, Come Let Us Adore Him

Ascetics – Loving God in Solitude and Simplicity

Contemplatives – Loving God through Adoration

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Joseph: man of Integrity

Nov 6 – Joseph and history audio            handout












Nov 13 – Joseph and his family audio         handout 

Nov 20 – Joseph in Potiphar’s house audio          handout

Nov 27 – Joseph in Prison audio                   handout

Dec 4 – Prudent and Promoted  audio           handout

Jan 8 – Letting go of the past audio             handout

Jan 15 – Do the Right Thing  audio             handout

Jan 29 – Payback   audio                            handout

The Divine Conspiracy

divine-conspiracywith Rev. Rick Dietzman, Dallas Willard and John Ortberg

Sept 11 – Introduction audio             handout

Sept 18 – A blessed life audio           handout

Sept 25 – A good person audio         handout

Oct 2 – Defining Kingdoms audio       handout

Oct 9 – What matters most audio       handout

Oct 16 – Prayerful love audio             handout

Oct 23 – Living as a disciple              handout

Archive of previous series

Trading the Birthright audio     handout

Losing the Blessing audio       handout

Jacob meets God audio           handout

Rachel and Leah  audio          handout

Jacob’s Children  audio           handout

Jacob flees   audio               handout

Wrestling with God audio      handout

The Journey Home audio       handout

The Family Project

You are Here audio  handout

Let us make man  audio  handout

Not good to be alone  audio handout

For this reason audio  handout

Like one of us  audio  handout

What God has joined  audio handout

Mothers as image bearers  audio  handout

Fathers as image bearers  audio  handout

Children as image bearers audio handout

The Enemy audio handout

Mystery and Destiny audio       handout

Imperfect family audio         handout

Abraham: Blessed to be a Blessing audio  handout

Abraham:Foreshadows audio  handout

Abraham: Prayer and Judgement – audio   handout

Abraham: Legacy of Faith – audio   handout

Growing our Spiritual gifts

Zooming in on Spiritual Gifts ses 1 notes  audio

Mercy-Helps-Service ses 2 notes  audio

Giving-Hospitality-Craftsmanship ses 3 notes  audio

Leadership-Administration ses 4 notes  audio

Apostleship-Pastoring ses 5 notes  audio

Teaching-Exhortation ses 6 notes   audio

Evangelism ses 7 notes   audio

Prophecy ses 8 notes   audio

Tongues-Interpretation ses 9 notes   audio

Wisdom-Discernment ses 10 notes   audio

Faith-Intercession ses 11 notes  audio

Healing-Miracles ses 12 notes  audio


Your True Worth Through God’s Eyes

The Honest Search – session 1 audio           handout

 The Performance Trap – session 2 audio     handout

The Approval Trap – session 3 audio            handout

The Blame Trap – session 4 audio           handout

The Shame Trap – session 5 audio         handout

The Road to Truth – session 6 audio     handout

How to approach different narrative forms

Amplifying the Bible – Session 1 audio        handout

Amplifying the Bible – Session 2 audio        handout

Amplifying the Bible – Session 3 audio        handout

Amplifying the Bible – Session 4 audio        handout

Amplifying the Bible – Session 5 audio        handout

Amplifying the Bible – Session 6 audio        handout

40 Days in the Word

Building our lives on the Bible  session 1 – audio      handout

Get into the Word – Picture it session 2 – audio        handout

Illuminate the Word – Probe it session 3 – audio       handout

Understanding the Meaning – Paraphrase It session 4 – audio    handout

Personalize it and Pray it session 5 – audio      handout

Principles of Bible Interpretation session 6 – audio         handout

“What’s up with kids today?”  with Rev. Tony Toth. 

The Man Child – video: Understanding the expansion of adolescents   handout

The Tightrope – video: Understanding adolescent culture   handout

The Cheerleader – video: Understanding how to engage   handout

Can we Trust the Bible?

The Bible and History – notes  audio

The Bible and Archeology – Evidence for the Exodus notes  audio PowerPoint presentation

The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls – notes audio

The Bible and Jesus – notes  audio    

“Growing our Spiritual Gifts”

An in-depth look at every spiritual gift mentioned in the Bible and the ways we can develop them in our lives.  

Zooming in on Spiritual Gifts ses 1 notes  audio

Mercy – Helps – Service ses 2 notes  audio

Giving-Hospitality – Craftsmanship ses 3 notes  audio

Leadership – Administration ses 4 notes  audio

Apostleship – Pastoring ses 5 notes  audio

Teaching – Exhortation ses 6 notes   audio

Evangelism ses 7 notes   audio

Prophecy ses 8 notes   audio

Tongues – Interpretation ses 9 notes   audio

Wisdom – Discernment ses 10 notes   audio

Faith – Intercession ses 11 notes  audio

Healing – Miracles ses 12 notes  audio

Fruit of the Spirit – Fall 2009

Introduction notes audio

Love notes   audio

Joy notes  audio

Peace notes   audio

Patience notes  audio

Kindness notes   audio

Goodness notes   audio

Faithfulness notes   audio

Gentleness notes  audio

Self-Control notes   audio

Mastery notes   audio

The Kingdom of God

What is the Kingdom of God? sess 1 notes   audio

The Mystery of the Kingdom of God sess 2 notes  audio

Living a Kingdom Lifestyle sess 3 notes    extra reading   audio

The Kingdom on Earth sess 4 notes     extra reading    audio

The Coming Kingdom sess 5 notes   audio

Worldview in Focus

Why does it matter what we believe?  notes  audio

How Do We Know What is True? notes  audio

The Impact of the Enlightenment notes  audio

The History of Humanism  notes   audio

Where Did We Come From?” notes  audio

The implications of believing God is personal notes   audio

Popular Causes and World View notes   audio 

Messed Up World notes  audio 

Truth and Love in a Crazy World notes   audio

What is the Solution? notes   audio  


Cry of the Soul notes    audio

Types of Anger  notes   audio

Types of Fear notes   audio

Dark and Divine Desire notes   audio  

Loss and Restoration of Hope  notes   audio

The Bait of Satan: Offense  notes    audio

The Power of Shame  notes    audio

When God seems Distant  notes   audio

The goodness of God notes    audio

The Gift of Solitude notes   audio

Feeding the Soul  notes    audio

Telling Yourself the Truth  notes   audio

Great Expectations  notes    audio

Hearing God’s Whispers  notes   audio

The Case for a Creator – Fall 2009

How Does Genesis Line Up – notes   audio

The Case for Intelligent Design – notes    audio

Doubts about Darwinism – notes   audio

Who Was Adam – notes   audio

Great Openers –  session 1 audio            handout

Great Openers – Session 2 audio            handout

Great Openers – session 3 audio             handout

Series on Church History

The First Christians  session 1 audio    handout

Defending the Truth  session 2 audio  handout

Persecuted to Preferred  session 3 audio  handout

Christianity on the Move  session 4 audio  handout

From Muliplication to Division  session 5 audio    handout

God Is Always Working  session 6 audio  handout

When Everything Falls Apart  session 7 audio   handout

The Reformation  session 8 audio  handout

Luther – part 1  Randall Shelley audio  handout

Luther part 2 – Randall Shelley audio  handout

Luther part 3 – Randall Shelley audio   handout

The Counter Reformation – Rick Perez audio  handout

Calvin’s Institutes – Rick Dietzman audio  handout

Wrapping up audio – Rick Dietzman & Rick Perez     handout

The Gutenberg Bible – Randall Shelley audio    handout

Where We’ve Been and Are Going  session 1   audio   handout

Revolution in the New World session 2   audio    handout

Age of Enlightenment session 3   audio   handout

The Birth of the Evangelicals  session 4   audio     handout

American Revolution Aftermath session 5   audio       handout

The Second Great Awakening session 6   audio      handout

The birth of protestant missions  session 7    audio    handout

The 1800’s  – The Great Century session 8  audio    handout

The Modern World session 9   audio      handout

The Fundamentals session 10   audio       handout 

Modern and Postmodern session 11  audio     handout

The Case for the reliability of the Bible – Rev Rick Dietzman

The Bible and History – audio  handout

The Bible and Archeology – audio   handout PowerPoint presentation which gives evidence for the Exodus
EXTRA: video version of evidence for the exodus – extended edition   handout (with many added details)
EXTRA: video version – evidence for the Shroud of Turin – extended edition handout (with references for further study)

The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls – audio    handout

The Bible and Jesus – audio     handout

The Case for a Creator – Rev. Rick Dietzman

How Does Genesis Line Up – audio handout

The Case for Intelligent Design – audio  handout

Doubts about Darwinism – audio  handout

Watch Lee Strobel’s The Case for a Creator Documentary on YouTube

Who Was Adam? – audio handout

Who is this man? 

Why Jesus Won’t Go Away – session 1 audio        handout

Humanity Revolution – session 2 audio                handout

Power in Forgiveness – session 3 audio                 handout

It’s a Small World – session 4 audio                       handout

Three Days that Changed  – session 5 audio        handout

The Truth Project

What is Truth – Why Jesus came audio handout

What is Truth – the Cosmic Battle audio  handout

Philosophy – Says who? audio  handout

Ethics – Can you live it?  audio  handout

Anthro – Where Evil Comes From  audio  handout

Anthro – Finding Ourselves audio  handout

Theology – Knowing God audio  handout 3/08/15

Theology – The Bible Reveals God audio handout

EXTRA: video version of Evidence for the Exodus – extended edition   handout (with many added details)

Expanded: Evidence for Jesus Christ audio  handout  (from a previous series – Trusting the Bible)

EXTRA: video version – evidence for the Shroud of Turin – extended edition     handout (with references for further study)

Science – What is True audio   handout

Science – Darwin part 1 audio  handout

Science – Darwin part 2 audio handout

History – Whose story? audio  handout

History – God’s Story audio  handout

Sociology – The Divine Imprint audio  handout

Sociology: Family and Church audio   handout

Unio Mystica: Am I Alone  audio  handout

Unio Mystica: Barriers  audio  handout

The State – Whose Law? audio  handout

The State – Who is the Savior? audio  handout

THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT all slides for lesson 10

Religious Freedom – video presentation handout

The American Experiment – God’s Design audio  handout

The American Experiment – Exploring Foundations  audio     handout

The American Experiment – The Lampstand  audio   handout

The American Experiment – Labor: Created to Create  audio  handout

The American Experiment – Labor: 7 economic principles audio  handout

The American Experiment – Community: God cares, Do I? audio   handout

The American Experiment – Community: Transforming Culture audio  handout

Introducing the Jesus Creed – Audio  handout

God is One – Audio  handout

A New Beginning – Audio  handout

What has God called us to become? – Audio  handout

The story of compassion – audio  handout 

Transformation – audio  handout

Living it – audio  handout

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Service Times:
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10 a.m. Blended Familiar hymns and contemporary praise songs (Main Building)
11 a.m. Modern Modern rock worship, video and lights (Fellowship Center)

Our loving nursery is available all three hours, plus Sunday School for Kids thru Middle School at 11 a.m.
Adult Sunday Seminars 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.