2018 Sermons

List of Sermons from 2018

Who knows? - Joel 2:12-32

on December 30, 2018

When we draw near to God, who knows what blessing He might desire to leave behind?

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Advent: PEACE - Jonah 1-4

on December 23, 2018

Jesus is greater than Jonah...He is our PRINCE OF PEACE. When Jonah hit the water, the storm stopped immediately. When Jesus died on the cross, the storm of the worlds sin was satisfied for all who look to Him in faith. "I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity." -Jonah 4:2

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Advent: JOY - 2 Kings 5:1-19

on December 16, 2018

How do we make room for more of God's Joy this season? "Let every heart prepare Him room, And heav’n and nature sing... ..."

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Advent: LOVE - 1 John 4:7-21

on December 13, 2018

Love does. GOD is the GOD of self giving love, and GOD DIDN'T just sit in the heavenly realms feeling loving feelings and thinking loving thoughts. GOD DID, and the reality of Church today is that GOD DOES for us still

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Advent: HOPE - 1 Peter 1:3-9

on December 2, 2018

Why is Hope so important? Is it possible to lose faith, or even love, when we lose Hope? Pastor Nathan shares with us the importance of having, and sharing with others, the Hope we have in Christ, not just at Advent, but all year long.

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on November 25, 2018

Pastor Nathan shares from Ephesians 4, exploring the nature of the Calling of God, and helps to explain what is meant in Matthew 22:14 "Many are invited, but few are chosen."

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Wordless Worship

on November 18, 2018

Pastor Nathan shares with us from Ecclesiastes, encouraging us to spend time in the presence of the Lord without feeling the need to fill the quiet with words.

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"A Matter of Life & Death" Proverbs 18:20-21

on November 11, 2018

Pastor Nathan reminds us of the incredible power of the tongue and the things that we say to one another.

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"Why Are We Here?" - The Core Values of New Life Fellowship & The C&MA

on November 4, 2018

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Sunday Morning with Pastor John Soper - "How NOT to be a Righteous Disaster"

on October 28, 2018

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Saturday Evening with Pastor John Soper: Founder of http://www.Mission119.org

on October 27, 2018

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Further thoughts on Inquiring of the Lord

on October 14, 2018

Jason Harmon draws from 1 Samuel 23 in this message which explores the many ways that we can inquire of the Lord in all aspects of our daily living.

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Moldova--Ashley Prothero shares about her recent trip

on October 13, 2018

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Inquiring of the Lord, 1 Samuel 21:1-14

on October 7, 2018

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"Worship In The Cave" - 1 Samuel 22; Psalms 142 & 34

on September 30, 2018

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Faith and Grit

on September 23, 2018

Faith comes from the confidence of who God is and that he does what he says. Faith produces grit, a resolute determination that nothing will sway or hinder us from crossing the finish line.

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"Lowly & Listening" - 1 Samuel 1-3

on September 16, 2018

Pastor Nathan shared with us an example from 1 Samuel 1-3 of how to follow God as a child.

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"Remember These Two Things" Mark 12:28-34

on September 9, 2018

What if you could focus on JUST TWO things which turned out to be everything? That’s what this teaching of Jesus is all about.

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Soil Test: Mark 4:1-20

on September 2, 2018

God is always working in our lives planting His word within us. The quality of our soil many times determines what will end up growing and bearing fruit. What kind of soil are you at this time in your life?

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Following in the Dark: Ruth 1-4

on August 26, 2018

In the book of Ruth, God is markedly silent and even seems to be absent, yet is still at work in remarkable ways as Naomi, Ruth and Boaz are faithful. Sometimes we feel that God is silent or absent in our lives. At those times, we are challenged to follow God in the dark. Like a Father God is teaching us to never doubt that He is with us and for us no matter how things look at any given...

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The Book of Judges

on August 19, 2018

Pastor Nathan shares with us how our readings in Judges reminds us to take hold of the promises that God has for us, and not to live with sin or behaviors that God wants driven out of our lives.

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"We Are All Sent" - Romans 10:1-11

on August 5, 2018

In this sermon on our missions emphasis Sunday, Pastor Cory shares about how we are ALL sent.​

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Missions Emphasis--Sharing

on August 4, 2018

Mission Trip Sharing by West Virginia Teen Team, MJ Kowalewski-Bosnia, and Ashley Prothero-Moldova

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"The Gospel Is Bigger Than You Think" - Romans 1:1-17

on July 29, 2018

In this sermon, Pastor Nathan shares that he believes that the word GOSPEL has been reduced, and in this reduction, we have lost it's actual meaning.​

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"C&MA Envision Miami Mission" - Adam & Laura Atkinson - Romans 1:18-32

on July 22, 2018

Christian & Missionary Alliance Missionaries Adam & Laura Atkinson share about the work they are doing in Miami, FL at C&MA's Envision site!

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"Rocks, Rivers & Rememberances" - Joshua 1:8

on July 15, 2018

In this sermon preached by Pastoral Elder Jason Harmon, we come to understand the value of remembering all that God has done in our lives.

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"Why It ALL Matters" - Joshua 1

on July 8, 2018

In this Sermon, Pastor Aaron Koonsman teaches us why even the things that we dismiss as trivial in the Bible have a great value in exploring and coming to understand.

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"The Sower Part 2 - Giving Yourself" - 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

on July 1, 2018

In this sermon, Pastor Nathan discusses this big idea: "100% of who we are and what we have belongs to God. How are we investing ourselves?"​​

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"The Sower Part 1 - GIVING" - Numbers 18:25-26, Malachi 3:6-12, 1 Cor. 3

on June 24, 2018

In this two part series, Pastor Nathan talks about the partnership God has made with those who follow Him. We are given the seeds, we plant them, we water them, but only God can make them grow. This week we talk about some of the seeds God has given us to sow which we tend to struggle with; our money. Next week we talk about a lot of other things God is calling us to intentionally sow and keep track...

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Youth Sunday 2018

on June 17, 2018

In this service, hear a young woman and a young man from our youth group each share a sermon for the Church Body. Enjoy the excitement of what God is doing in our children, youth and young adult ministries from our Director of Family Ministries, Jen Veitch. This was an incredible day!

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"Vow Renewal - Donna & Tom Faron" - Isaiah 62:1-7

on June 10, 2018

In this unique service, a powerful testimony is shared of what God can do in the lives of two individuals and in their marriage. It was a great encouragement and inspiration to us all. God is good!

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"It's All About That Praise" - 2 Chronicles 20

on June 3, 2018

In this sermon, Worship Pastor Cory Prothero talks about the power of worshiping in every season of your life, whether in good times, or in bad.​

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"The Presence At The Center" - Numbers 3

on May 27, 2018

In this sermon, Pastoral Elder Jason Harmon talks about God's desire to be at the center of our lives, and the provision He has made for this to be a reality.

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"Gossipelize" - Acts 8

on May 20, 2018

In this sermon, Pastor Nathan explains that preaching isn't just for Pastors, and it isn't exactly what you think it is.

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"The Rest You Need" - Exodus 20:8-11

on May 13, 2018

In this sermon, Pastor Nathan shares about the gift of rest God has prescribed for us to take hold of each week​.

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"How COULD Worship Look?" - 1 Corinthians 14

on April 29, 2018

This week, in a miniseries on WORSHIP which is part of our Mission119.org program, Pastor Nathan talks about the proper mindset when gathering for worship as the Body of Christ.

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"The Mercy Seat" - Hebrews 9:1-14 & Exodus 25:17-22

on April 22, 2018

This week, in a miniseries on WORSHIP which is part of our Mission119.org program, Pastor Nathan talks about responding rightly to the amazing thing God has done for us in His great mercy.​

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"Preparing to Meet With God" - Psalm 24

on April 15, 2018

This week, in a miniseries on WORSHIP which is part of our Mission119.org program, Pastor Nathan teaches us how to be a Church that is prepared to meet with God.

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"Jesus In Our Place" - Romans 5:12-21 - Aaron Koonsman

on April 8, 2018

In this sermon, Teaching Pastor Aaron Koonsman talks about how Jesus took our place, receiving the punishment we should have received for our sin because of His great mercy and love for us.

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Easter 2018 - Jason Harmon

on April 1, 2018

In this sermon, Pastoral Elder Jason Harmon talks about the veil that was torn on Easter morning.

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"Jesus' Authority In Us" - Luke 4-5 & Matthew 28

on March 11, 2018

Jesus has given His Spirit and His authority to us so that we can continue Jesus' ministry on earth. Do you believe this?

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"What IS Faith?" - Hebrews 11

on March 4, 2018

We could boil down much of what Christianity is about with the word FAITH, but what does this word mean? That is what we look at in this week' sermon.​

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"God is VERY Gracious & God is VERY Patient" - Genesis 27-33 - Jacob's Story

on February 18, 2018

In this sermon we look at the life of Jacob who was a less than ideal disciple who did not learn very easily though God tried to teach him time and time again. In this sermon, we see that the God of Jacob is also gracious and patient with all of us who have come after. Praise the God of grace!

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"Learning To Trust The God Of Grace" - Genesis 12-22 - Abraham's Story

on February 11, 2018

In this sermon we look at Abraham, a person who is a lot like us, and the way he learned to understand and trust in the God of Grace who called him.

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"Dependent On God" - Genesis 1-3 - Creation, Fall, Promise of Redemption

on February 4, 2018

In this sermon, we look at the beginning of all things and how our original parents learned a hard lesson about what it means to live as the Creation dependent on the Creator who made them.

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"A Soundtrack For Existence" - Psalm 119

on January 28, 2018

A quote I recently heard stated: "At its best, music provides language and a soundtrack for your emotional and intellectual life. If an artist does his or her job well, they describe the world as they see it in a particular moment." In the same way, the Psalms are a soundtrack from God to us for our emotional and intellectual lives. They are raw, real, joyful, disappointing, full of anger, sadness, peace, confidence and everything in between...and God put them...

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"Live In His Presence In The Present" - Isaiah 59

on January 21, 2018

The heading to Isaiah 59 simply says "SIN, CONFESSION, REPENTANCE". It is a simple concept, so why don't more believers take hold of it and live in the freedom God has offered to us? The invitation is to live our lives "In His Presence In The Present"; the past covered in forgiveness, the future in God's hands.

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"Honor Your Father & Mother" - Aaron Koonsman

on January 14, 2018

"Honor Your Father & Mother" - Aaron Koonsman

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"Doors To Desperation" - Psalm 107

on January 7, 2018

​God responds to desperation, but you don't have to have a life-crisis to become desperate for God! Psalm 107 is a story about 4 very different groups of people who cry out to God in God hears them and delivers them. Will you become desperate for God in the good times?

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