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Today, as we continue our series, Fool-proofing Your Life, pastor Jon Kragel jumps into this discussion and shares a practical solution from God's Word. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210718_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 18 Jul 2021 14:17:00 MST How much of our future is up to us? How much is up to God? Can I know God's will for my life? Where's the line between God's sovereignty and man's free will? These are deep topics that Christians have been discussing for thousands of years. Today, as we continue our series, Fool-proofing Your Life, pastor Jon Kragel jumps into this discussion and shares a practical solution from God's Word. Fool-Proofing Your Life 00:33:13 God, Jesus, Proverbs, Plan, Free, will, sovereignty What Kind of Heart Do You Have? no A heart for God leads to life and purpose, but a heart for self leads to death and destruction. Today, as we continue our study through Proverbs, guest speaker, Brent Hatchett, shares with us simple steps to help us guard our hearts. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210711_hatchett_brent.mp3 Sun, 11 Jul 2021 14:17:00 MST A heart for God leads to life and purpose, but a heart for self leads to death and destruction. Today, as we continue our study through Proverbs, guest speaker, Brent Hatchett, shares with us simple steps to help us guard our hearts. Fool-Proofing Your Life 00:30:20 God, Jesus, Proverbs, Heart, David 4 Foundations of Wisdom no In order to build successful careers, relationships, and families, you need wisdom. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares the difference between knowledge and wisdom. He also shares four foundations to wisdom from Proverbs 3. Wisdom swaps the self-centered fantasy for a God-centered reality. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210704_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 04 Jul 2021 14:17:00 MST In order to build successful careers, relationships, and families, you need wisdom. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares the difference between knowledge and wisdom. He also shares four foundations to wisdom from Proverbs 3. Wisdom swaps the self-centered fantasy for a God-centered reality. Fool-Proofing Your Life 00:34:11 God, Jesus, Proverbs The Lasting Legacy of Redemption no Leaving a legacy tomorrow starts with building a legacy today. Learn how to build a legacy in week three of our series, Ready or Not. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210627_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 27 Jun 2021 14:17:00 MST Leaving a legacy tomorrow starts with building a legacy today. Learn how to build a legacy in week three of our series, Ready or Not. Ready Or Not 00:33:53 God, Jesus, Redemption, Legacy, Ruth Being Faithful in the Field of Uncertainty no How do you find meaning in the mundane routines in life? In week two of our series, Ready or Not, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can remain faithful in the small task while trusting God with our future. (Ruth 2-3) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210620_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:46:00 MST How do you find meaning in the mundane routines in life? In week two of our series, Ready or Not, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can remain faithful in the small task while trusting God with our future. (Ruth 2-3) Ready Or Not 00:32:47 God, Jesus, Faithful, Change, Ruth Finding Trust in the Midst of Tragedy no Change is an unavoidable reality in our lives. From locations to jobs to relationships, the question has never been whether or not we will experience change, but how will we respond? Will we embrace change and ultimately learn from it or will we ignore it and let it overwhelm our lives. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares truths from Ruth 1, how she responded to tragedy, and how we can respond to the difficult situations in our lives. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210613_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 13 Jun 2021 18:46:00 MST Change is an unavoidable reality in our lives. From locations to jobs to relationships, the question has never been whether or not we will experience change, but how will we respond? Will we embrace change and ultimately learn from it or will we ignore it and let it overwhelm our lives. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares truths from Ruth 1, how she responded to tragedy, and how we can respond to the difficult situations in our lives. Ready Or Not 00:34:00 God, Jesus, Tragedy, pain, alone, Ruth Love Moves, Hope Heals no Guest speaker Kevin Deasy shares about his full time role with OhanaAZ. OhanaAZ is a social service agency in Phoenix that primarily serves teens in foster care and kids/adults with special needs. Kevin shares in the sermon how at Ohana staff are motivated by the motto, "Love Moves, Hope Heals" as they work to serve these kids and adults and share the love & hope of Jesus. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210606_deasy_kevin.mp3 Sun, 06 Jun 2021 18:46:00 MST Guest speaker Kevin Deasy shares about his full time role with OhanaAZ. OhanaAZ is a social service agency in Phoenix that primarily serves teens in foster care and kids/adults with special needs. Kevin shares in the sermon how at Ohana staff are motivated by the motto, "Love Moves, Hope Heals" as they work to serve these kids and adults and share the love & hope of Jesus. Serving Foster Teens 00:36:01 God, Jesus, OhanaAZ, Love, Heal Empowered Service no As we conclude our series, Empower University, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we as Christians are called to seek service, not status. Jesus gives us the model for service others in Mark 9 and 10. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210530_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 30 May 2021 12:24:00 MST As we conclude our series, Empower University, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we as Christians are called to seek service, not status. Jesus gives us the model for service others in Mark 9 and 10. Empower University 00:33:05 God, Jesus, service, university, status Empowered Finances no Life is stressful. Your finances don't have to be. As we continue our series, Empower University, pastor Jon Kragel shares how money is a great tool, but a horrible god. Join us for church online today to learn 3 keys to achieving financial balance in your life. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210523_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 23 May 2021 06:51:00 MST Life is stressful. Your finances don't have to be. As we continue our series, Empower University, pastor Jon Kragel shares how money is a great tool, but a horrible god. Join us for church online today to learn 3 keys to achieving financial balance in your life. Empower University 00:42:16 God, Jesus, money, finances, university Empowered Work no Did you know the average person spends 90,000 hours working in his or her lifetime? Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can connect our faith to our work. The way we work is actually a form of worship, and the key to viewing work as worship is knowing our motive. Join us for church online today to learn how to live out your faith throughout your week. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210516_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 16 May 2021 07:08:00 MST Did you know the average person spends 90,000 hours working in his or her lifetime? Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can connect our faith to our work. The way we work is actually a form of worship, and the key to viewing work as worship is knowing our motive. Join us for church online today to learn how to live out your faith throughout your week. Empower University 00:32:09 God, Jesus, work, empower Empowered Parenting no How do you make the most of the time you have with your kids? Join us today for church online as pastor Jon Kragel shares ancient Biblical principles for raising children in our modern world. To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210509_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 9 May 2021 07:08:00 MST How do you make the most of the time you have with your kids? Join us today for church online as pastor Jon Kragel shares ancient Biblical principles for raising children in our modern world. To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. Empower University 00:27:54 God, Jesus, parenting, family, children Empowered Worship no Blind from birth and a two-time kidney transplant recipient, Scott MacIntyre knows what it means to persevere despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Be encouraged this morning as this American Idol finalist shares his inspirational story through powerful music. Pastor Jon Kragel will also be sharing a message entitled, "Empowered Worship." http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210502_macintyre_scott.mp3 Sun, 2 May 2021 07:08:00 MST Blind from birth and a two-time kidney transplant recipient, Scott MacIntyre knows what it means to persevere despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Be encouraged this morning as this American Idol finalist shares his inspirational story through powerful music. Pastor Jon Kragel will also be sharing a message entitled, "Empowered Worship." Empower University 00:45:19 God, Jesus, worship, praise, macintyre Empowered Relationships no Are you dating, married, or looking to be? No matter your stage in life, we can all stand to improve our relationships. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to solve the puzzle of relationships, giving practical tips on how to put right pieces together. (Ephesians 5:31-33; Galatians 5:16-26) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210425_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 25 Apr 2021 07:08:00 MST Are you dating, married, or looking to be? No matter your stage in life, we can all stand to improve our relationships. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to solve the puzzle of relationships, giving practical tips on how to put right pieces together. (Ephesians 5:31-33; Galatians 5:16-26) Empower University 00:33:37 God, Jesus, relationships, marriage, dating, single Empowered Prayer no Most people admit they would like to have a better prayer life, but what exactly does that look like? Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares lessons from how Jesus taught the disciples to pray. The purpose of prayer of the presence of God. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210418_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:08:00 MST Most people admit they would like to have a better prayer life, but what exactly does that look like? Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares lessons from how Jesus taught the disciples to pray. The purpose of prayer of the presence of God. Empower University 00:41:26 God, Jesus, Prayer, pray, empower, university Empowered Faith no The Bible makes your life better and makes you better at life. Take your faith to the next level as we learn together in our new series, Empower University. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210411_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 11 Apr 2021 07:08:00 MST The Bible makes your life better and makes you better at life. Take your faith to the next level as we learn together in our new series, Empower University. Empower University 00:39:56 God, Jesus, Empower, University Empty Easter no We do not memorialize a fallen leader. We celebrate a risen Savior. 7 Facts of the Resurrection  Jesus lived. Jesus died. Jesus was buried. Jesus' tomb was found empty. There were 500 eyewitness accounts after the resurrection. Christianity started with the belief in Jesus' resurrection. Christianity has stood the test of time. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210404_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 04 Apr 2021 07:08:00 MST We do not memorialize a fallen leader. We celebrate a risen Savior. 7 Facts of the Resurrection  Jesus lived. Jesus died. Jesus was buried. Jesus' tomb was found empty. There were 500 eyewitness accounts after the resurrection. Christianity started with the belief in Jesus' resurrection. Christianity has stood the test of time. Experience Easter 00:23:31 God, Jesus, Easter, Empty The Problem with Provision no Discover the key to contentment. "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." This is one of the most quoted verses in all of the Bible, but what does it actually mean? Why did Paul pen these words? Today, we're sharing the key to contentment, as we discuss Philippians 4:10-20. God's provision is more than what you have, it's what you see. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210328_kragel_jon.mp3 San, 28 Mar 2021 07:08:00 MST Discover the key to contentment. "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." This is one of the most quoted verses in all of the Bible, but what does it actually mean? Why did Paul pen these words? Today, we're sharing the key to contentment, as we discuss Philippians 4:10-20. God's provision is more than what you have, it's what you see. Adventurous Life 00:36:13 God, Jesus, contentment, provision, perspective Receive Love, Sin Less no “The objective is not to build communities appearing to have sin under control. The objective is to nurture a place where people can stop faking they have sin under control. Where they can come out of hiding and let others into their sin and failure. There, sin loses power, and we can be healed-trusting Christ’s redemption, forgiveness and repentance. It’s messy but utterly healthy. Those who live in it become free. ...And as they learn to receive love, they sin less.” http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210321_lynch_john.mp3 Sun, 21 Mar 2021 19:47:00 MST “The objective is not to build communities appearing to have sin under control. The objective is to nurture a place where people can stop faking they have sin under control. Where they can come out of hiding and let others into their sin and failure. There, sin loses power, and we can be healed-trusting Christ’s redemption, forgiveness and repentance. It’s messy but utterly healthy. Those who live in it become free. ...And as they learn to receive love, they sin less.” John Lynch 00:41:03 God, Jesus, Grace, love, sin The Worry Playbook no Today we're talking about mental health. What do you do when you are stressed? How do you respond to worry? Our thoughts are powerful. They change our perspective, impact our decisions, and influence our habits. But what do we do when we become trapped by our thoughts, unable to escape negative and unhealthy thinking? Thankfully, the apostle Paul gives us a game plan to win our greatest battle in our mind. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210314_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 14 Mar 2021 19:47:00 MST Today we're talking about mental health. What do you do when you are stressed? How do you respond to worry? Our thoughts are powerful. They change our perspective, impact our decisions, and influence our habits. But what do we do when we become trapped by our thoughts, unable to escape negative and unhealthy thinking? Thankfully, the apostle Paul gives us a game plan to win our greatest battle in our mind. Adventurous Life 00:37:06 God, Jesus, Worry, stress, health mind Spiritual Treasure Hunting no Spiritual treasure is measured in trust. In week five of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel connects the tension between what we treasure and what we trust. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210307_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 3 Mar 2021 06:11:00 MST Spiritual treasure is measured in trust. In week five of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel connects the tension between what we treasure and what we trust. Adventurous Life 00:32:40 God, Jesus, Treasure, Spiritual, trust Spiritual Workout no Are you ready for a spiritual workout? In week four of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel shares the connection between natural effort and supernatural power. With God, daily obedience leads to lasting significance. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210228_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 28 Feb 2021 06:11:00 MST Are you ready for a spiritual workout? In week four of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel shares the connection between natural effort and supernatural power. With God, daily obedience leads to lasting significance. Adventurous Life 00:25:55 God, Jesus, spiritual, workout The Key to All Relationships no No matter your stage in life, I'm guessing you want to have good relationships. No one grows up wanting to experience poor relationships with their spouse, their kids, their co-workers, or their friends. However, we all experience conflict from time to time. In fact, we are living in a time and country currently marked by division and arguing. Thankfully, there's good news... you CAN get better at relationships, and we want to help. In today's message, pastor Jon Kragel shares the key to all relationships from Philippians 2:1-11. We believe if you apply this Biblical truth in your relationships this week, you'll see transformation right away. Relationships are messy, but they can also be awesome. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210214_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 14 Feb 2021 06:11:00 MST No matter your stage in life, I'm guessing you want to have good relationships. No one grows up wanting to experience poor relationships with their spouse, their kids, their co-workers, or their friends. However, we all experience conflict from time to time. In fact, we are living in a time and country currently marked by division and arguing. Thankfully, there's good news... you CAN get better at relationships, and we want to help. In today's message, pastor Jon Kragel shares the key to all relationships from Philippians 2:1-11. We believe if you apply this Biblical truth in your relationships this week, you'll see transformation right away. Relationships are messy, but they can also be awesome. Adventurous Live 00:35:28 God, Jesus, Adventure, Philippians, relationships How to Calm Your Mind in Chaos no Watch this video to learn how to calm your mind in the midst of chaos. Are you battling anxiety? Are you fighting fear? Are you uncertain of your future? Based from Philippians 1:12-30, pastor Jon Kragel shares how fixing your mind on Christ can fix your mind. Mindfulness is good, but mindfulness in Christ is best. In this video, you'll learn how to overcome fear, and find the joy you've been searching for. Life is an adventure, and we want to push you out of your comfort zone and guide you into your calling. You've been made for more. Joy is possible. You can experience spiritual growth today. What are you waiting for? Watch the video and jump into your spiritual adventure. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210207_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 07 Feb 2021 06:11:00 MST Watch this video to learn how to calm your mind in the midst of chaos. Are you battling anxiety? Are you fighting fear? Are you uncertain of your future? Based from Philippians 1:12-30, pastor Jon Kragel shares how fixing your mind on Christ can fix your mind. Mindfulness is good, but mindfulness in Christ is best. In this video, you'll learn how to overcome fear, and find the joy you've been searching for. Life is an adventure, and we want to push you out of your comfort zone and guide you into your calling. You've been made for more. Joy is possible. You can experience spiritual growth today. What are you waiting for? Watch the video and jump into your spiritual adventure. Adventurous Life 00:31:52 God, Jesus, Calm, Mind, Chaos Strange Beginnings no How do you find joy in your journey? How can you find purpose in your pain? In week one of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel shares how an adventurous life is one lived for Christ. It's not how you start, but how God finishes. When is the last time your heart raced because of your faith? We believe being a Christian can be a pulse-pumping, heart-pounding life of courage. We want to help you step out of your comfort zone and guide you into your calling. (Today's message is based on Philippians 1:1-11) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210131_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 31 Jan 2021 06:11:00 MST How do you find joy in your journey? How can you find purpose in your pain? In week one of our series, Adventurous Life, pastor Jon Kragel shares how an adventurous life is one lived for Christ. It's not how you start, but how God finishes. When is the last time your heart raced because of your faith? We believe being a Christian can be a pulse-pumping, heart-pounding life of courage. We want to help you step out of your comfort zone and guide you into your calling. (Today's message is based on Philippians 1:1-11) Adventurous Life 00:40:05 God, Jesus, adventurous life, Philippians, Courage, Vision Sunday 2021 no Spiritual vision is what you see with your eyes closed. It's a living picture of your preferred future. It's not based on your current circumstances, but on your calling from God. Vision shows you where to go and calls you to become a greater version of yourself. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210124_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 24 Sun 2021 08:05:00 MST Spiritual vision is what you see with your eyes closed. It's a living picture of your preferred future. It's not based on your current circumstances, but on your calling from God. Vision shows you where to go and calls you to become a greater version of yourself. Dream Big 00:41:42 God, Jesus, Vision, Dream Big, BobGoff Keep the Moon in the Window no What are you going to do with your ambitions? In week three of our series, Dream Big, pastor Jon Kragel shares the key to accomplishing your goals for this year. If you want a breakthrough, you need to press through (Philippians 3:12-14). In this message, you'll also learn five practical tips to getting things done. As we begin 2021, we want to help you dream big! http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210117_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 17 Jan 2021 18:15:00 MST What are you going to do with your ambitions? In week three of our series, Dream Big, pastor Jon Kragel shares the key to accomplishing your goals for this year. If you want a breakthrough, you need to press through (Philippians 3:12-14). In this message, you'll also learn five practical tips to getting things done. As we begin 2021, we want to help you dream big! Dream Big 00:34:33 God, Jesus, BobGoff, DreamBig Who You Are Suppose to Be no Are you trying to figure out who you're suppose to be? As we begin 2021, we want to help you dream big and take your next step in your spiritual journey. In week two of our series, Dream Big, pastor Clark Lund shares insights and next steps for those looking to figure out who they are suppose to be. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210110_lund_clark.mp3 Sun, 10 Jan 2021 18:15:00 MST Are you trying to figure out who you're suppose to be? As we begin 2021, we want to help you dream big and take your next step in your spiritual journey. In week two of our series, Dream Big, pastor Clark Lund shares insights and next steps for those looking to figure out who they are suppose to be. Dream Big 00:23:39 God, Jesus, spiritual growth, BobGoff, Goff, DreamBig, Dream Know What You Want no How will you live your one extraordinary life? In this message from home, pastor Jon Kragel shares a potential a starting point for your new year. Try answering these questions, and then commit your year to God. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20210103_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 03 Jan 2021 18:15:00 MST How will you live your one extraordinary life? In this message from home, pastor Jon Kragel shares a potential a starting point for your new year. Try answering these questions, and then commit your year to God. Dream Big 00:17:43 God, Jesus, Dream, Goff Wonderful Love no The closer you are to the heartbeat of God, the greater your love for others becomes. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201220_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 20 Dec 2020 18:15:00 MST The closer you are to the heartbeat of God, the greater your love for others becomes. The Wonder of Christmas 00:33:46 God, Jesus, Wonder, Christmas, Love Wonderful Peace no Learn were peace comes from and how you can experience peace this Christmas season. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201213_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 13 Dec 2020 18:15:00 MST Learn were peace comes from and how you can experience peace this Christmas season. The Wonder of Christmas 00:32:42 God, Jesus, Peace, Anxiety, Legos, complete Wonderful Joy no The joy of the Lord is available to everyone and changes everything. From the story of the shepherds found in Luke 2:8-20, pastor Jon Kragel shares how joy can be found in unlikely situations. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201206_kragel_jon_kwEjRsf.mp3 Sun, 06 Dec 2020 00:40:00 MST The joy of the Lord is available to everyone and changes everything. From the story of the shepherds found in Luke 2:8-20, pastor Jon Kragel shares how joy can be found in unlikely situations. The Wonder of Christmas 00:35:58 God, Jesus, joy, Christmas, Luke, shepherds Wonderful Hope no Hope is the confident expectation that God has the power to do what He promised. How do we hold fast to hope during a time of waiting? In week one of a new series entitled, The Wonder of Christmas, pastor Jon shares how hoping in God can renew your strength. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201129_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 29 Nov 2020 19:04:00 MST Hope is the confident expectation that God has the power to do what He promised. How do we hold fast to hope during a time of waiting? In week one of a new series entitled, The Wonder of Christmas, pastor Jon shares how hoping in God can renew your strength. The Wonder of Christmas 00:26:06 God, Jesus, Hope Run, Christian, Run no How do we keep running when times are tough? How do we keep our courage when circumstances are challenging? How do we keep our faith when our future seems foggy? In week seven our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares how God can speak to us through people, promptings, and pain. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201122_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 22 Nov 2020 19:04:00 MST How do we keep running when times are tough? How do we keep our courage when circumstances are challenging? How do we keep our faith when our future seems foggy? In week seven our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares how God can speak to us through people, promptings, and pain. Whisper 00:41:15 God, Jesus, Run, Love, pain, suffering, prompting Will Power no God's love is so profound that it requires God's power for us to grasp it. In our series, Whisper, we've been learning how to hear the voice of God. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares what is it exactly that God is saying to us. Then, recording artist, Isaac Pittman, shares his story and music about the power of God's love in our lives. (Ephesians 3:14-21) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201115_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 15 Nov 2020 07:45:00 MST God's love is so profound that it requires God's power for us to grasp it. In our series, Whisper, we've been learning how to hear the voice of God. Today, pastor Jon Kragel shares what is it exactly that God is saying to us. Then, recording artist, Isaac Pittman, shares his story and music about the power of God's love in our lives. (Ephesians 3:14-21) Whisper 00:39:09 God, Jesus, Isaac Pittman, whisper, hear God, God's Voice Helping Your Desires Take Flight no How do you know if you have a good idea or a God idea? In week five of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares that God not only is speaking to you, but also speaking through you. God has given you a message and a means through which to say it. When weighed against wise counsel and the Word of God, we can see how God speaks to us through our desires. (Ephesians 2:10; Psalm 37:4; Proverbs 16:1-3, 9) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201108_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 08 Nov 2020 07:45:00 MST How do you know if you have a good idea or a God idea? In week five of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares that God not only is speaking to you, but also speaking through you. God has given you a message and a means through which to say it. When weighed against wise counsel and the Word of God, we can see how God speaks to us through our desires. (Ephesians 2:10; Psalm 37:4; Proverbs 16:1-3, 9) Whisper 00:35:59 God, Jesus, desires, purpose Don't Get Lost, Learn to Read a Map no When trying to read the map of life, it's important to start with the key. Understanding the map key helps you make sense of the map. In the same way, the Bible serves as a key to understanding this life. In week four of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares how God is still speaking to us today. (Hebrews 1:1-3; 2 Timothy 3:10-17) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201101_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 01 Nov 2020 07:45:00 MST When trying to read the map of life, it's important to start with the key. Understanding the map key helps you make sense of the map. In the same way, the Bible serves as a key to understanding this life. In week four of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel shares how God is still speaking to us today. (Hebrews 1:1-3; 2 Timothy 3:10-17) Whisper 00:35:59 God, Jesus, Map, teaching, reproof, correction, training Frequency no Do you hear the voice of God? If not, maybe it's because you're using the wrong relational frequency. In today's message, guest speaker, Pastor Ta'hon King, shares how you can tune in to hear the voice of God (Luke 5:1-11). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201025_king_Tahon.mp3 Sun, 25 Oct 2020 09:27:00 MST Do you hear the voice of God? If not, maybe it's because you're using the wrong relational frequency. In today's message, guest speaker, Pastor Ta'hon King, shares how you can tune in to hear the voice of God (Luke 5:1-11). Whisper 00:29:19 God, Jesus, whisper, Ta'hon King, Voice of God, Frequency Are You Available? no How can you hear from God? It starts with making yourself available. When you make yourself available, God makes Himself accessible. In week two of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel leads a practical and personal discussion on the value of prayer in our lives. Additional verses Luke 5:15-16; 1 Samuel 3:9-11 http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201018_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 18 Oct 2020 19:40:00 MST How can you hear from God? It starts with making yourself available. When you make yourself available, God makes Himself accessible. In week two of our series, Whisper, pastor Jon Kragel leads a practical and personal discussion on the value of prayer in our lives. Additional verses Luke 5:15-16; 1 Samuel 3:9-11 Whisper 00:41:01 God, Jesus, available, accessible, whisper The Power of a Whisper no How do you hear the voice of God? In week one of a brand new series, pastor Jon Kragel shares how if you can't hear God's voice, you can't sing God's song, and your life will be off key. Watch the message to learn three encouraging truths about hearing the voice of God and the power of God's whisper in your life. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201011_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 11 Oct 2020 18:58:00 MST How do you hear the voice of God? In week one of a brand new series, pastor Jon Kragel shares how if you can't hear God's voice, you can't sing God's song, and your life will be off key. Watch the message to learn three encouraging truths about hearing the voice of God and the power of God's whisper in your life. Whisper 00:29:34 God, Jesus, Whisper, listening, what is God saying When Plans Change no When plans change, cling to your purpose. In the week before our grand opening at CB Live, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can respond to situations changing in our lives. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20201004_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 04 Oct 2020 07:29:00 MST When plans change, cling to your purpose. In the week before our grand opening at CB Live, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we can respond to situations changing in our lives. Individual Message 00:27:48 God, Jesus, plans, spiritual growth, church, love You Were Made for this Moment no You were made for this moment. God has uniquely prepared us and positioned us to reach this community with the Gospel. Pastor Jon Kragel asks the same question Mordecai asked Esther 2500 years ago, "What if you were made for such a time as this?" (Esther 4:14). Will you join us on mission to be FOR the community? If you are interested, please take your next step and fill out the form below or visit our website. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200927_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:50:00 MST You were made for this moment. God has uniquely prepared us and positioned us to reach this community with the Gospel. Pastor Jon Kragel asks the same question Mordecai asked Esther 2500 years ago, "What if you were made for such a time as this?" (Esther 4:14). Will you join us on mission to be FOR the community? If you are interested, please take your next step and fill out the form below or visit our website. Individual Message 00:17:35 God, Jesus, faith, love, evangelism, courage, gospel What does Jesus say about politics? Part 2 no Jesus didn't come to take sides. He came to take over. In part two of what does Jesus say about politics, pastor Jon Kragel shares an example of how Jesus handled a political question (Mark 12:13-17). Christians, as you head into this election season, remember that elections are temporary, but eternity is forever. Choose to keep your witness with those who disagree with you and show love and honor in a community filled with division. We are called to live kingdom down, and not culture up. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200920_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 20 Sep 2020 16:58:00 MST Jesus didn't come to take sides. He came to take over. In part two of what does Jesus say about politics, pastor Jon Kragel shares an example of how Jesus handled a political question (Mark 12:13-17). Christians, as you head into this election season, remember that elections are temporary, but eternity is forever. Choose to keep your witness with those who disagree with you and show love and honor in a community filled with division. We are called to live kingdom down, and not culture up. Tough Questions 00:25:49 God, Jesus, politics, elections, vote What does Jesus say about politics? no Your candidate will win or lose on the first Tuesday of November, but the church will win or lose based on how we treat one another between now and then. When you disagree politically, choose to love unconditionally and pray for unity. Jesus prayed for unity and He paid for unity by dying on the cross. Therefore, we should make unity our priority during this election season (lessons from John 17 and Ephesians 4). Find practical ways to serve in your community, but remember that your ultimate allegiance belongs to God. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200913_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 13 Sep 2020 16:58:00 MST Your candidate will win or lose on the first Tuesday of November, but the church will win or lose based on how we treat one another between now and then. When you disagree politically, choose to love unconditionally and pray for unity. Jesus prayed for unity and He paid for unity by dying on the cross. Therefore, we should make unity our priority during this election season (lessons from John 17 and Ephesians 4). Find practical ways to serve in your community, but remember that your ultimate allegiance belongs to God. Tough Questions 00:24:35 God, Jesus, politics, vote, allegiance What does Jesus say about Racial Justice? no Racial Justice is a Gospel issue. Listen as pastor Jon Kragel shares commentary on this sensitive subject through the lens of Jesus. What does Jesus have to say? What did He do? How can we learn from His example? This message is meant to simply start a healthy conversation with our church family so we can love people the way Jesus loved us. In the message, Jon addresses the polarizing positions within our nation right now and he then shares four practical and personal steps we can take towards unity within the church: 1. Repent of self-righteousness. 2. Acknowledge the hurt and experiences of others. 3. Commit to a posture of compassion, honor, and service. 4. Elevate others whenever possible. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200906_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 06 Sep 2020 14:25:00 MST Racial Justice is a Gospel issue. Listen as pastor Jon Kragel shares commentary on this sensitive subject through the lens of Jesus. What does Jesus have to say? What did He do? How can we learn from His example? This message is meant to simply start a healthy conversation with our church family so we can love people the way Jesus loved us. In the message, Jon addresses the polarizing positions within our nation right now and he then shares four practical and personal steps we can take towards unity within the church: 1. Repent of self-righteousness. 2. Acknowledge the hurt and experiences of others. 3. Commit to a posture of compassion, honor, and service. 4. Elevate others whenever possible. Tough Questions 00:41:01 God, Jesus, Social Justice, race, racial justice, faith, black lives matter Who's Your One? no Share what you love with whom you love. The best thing you can do in this moment is to share the Gospel with those around. Movements start in moments with people. Be the one to bring someone to Jesus. Who's your one? Learn how to share your faith in this message with pastor Jon Kragel. Be like the friends who brought their friend to Jesus (Luke 5:27-26). They had faith. They had love. They had courage. And we believe with faith, love, and courage, you can bring people to Jesus, too. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200830_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 30 Aug 2020 04:28:00 MST Share what you love with whom you love. The best thing you can do in this moment is to share the Gospel with those around. Movements start in moments with people. Be the one to bring someone to Jesus. Who's your one? Learn how to share your faith in this message with pastor Jon Kragel. Be like the friends who brought their friend to Jesus (Luke 5:27-26). They had faith. They had love. They had courage. And we believe with faith, love, and courage, you can bring people to Jesus, too. Everyone Together 00:26:25 God, Jesus, One, love, share faith, faith Everyone Has a Story no Start telling better stories. Everyone has a story to tell, so what story are you telling? In week four of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how you can start telling better stories as we learn from an unlikely hero (John 4:27-42). No matter your circumstances or your past, God can use your story to make an impact for eternity. In this message you'll also learn about the art of reframing, the power of pre-framing, and how to set up Gospel appointments. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200823_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 23 Aug 2020 04:28:00 MST Start telling better stories. Everyone has a story to tell, so what story are you telling? In week four of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how you can start telling better stories as we learn from an unlikely hero (John 4:27-42). No matter your circumstances or your past, God can use your story to make an impact for eternity. In this message you'll also learn about the art of reframing, the power of pre-framing, and how to set up Gospel appointments. Everyone Together 00:38:53 God, Jesus, Hero, Unlikely Hero, women at well Who needs Jesus? no Is it possible for someone to be earthly rich, but eternally bankrupt? Learn from a story about an unlikely man who came to faith in Jesus. In week three of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how everyone needs The One (Luke 19:1-10). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200816_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 16 Aug 2020 04:28:00 MST Is it possible for someone to be earthly rich, but eternally bankrupt? Learn from a story about an unlikely man who came to faith in Jesus. In week three of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how everyone needs The One (Luke 19:1-10). Everyone Together 00:38:47 God, Jesus, Everyone Together, rich, poor, wealth You Can Make a Difference no In week two of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how everyone needs someone to believe in them. If you want to make a difference, like Barnabas did for Saul (Acts 9:26-28), you need to do the following: Four Steps to Making a Difference 1) Take the plunge (take a risk) 2) Make it personal 3) See the potential 4) Build the platform Challenge: Start today making a difference today by recognizing who's made a difference in your life. Take time this week to say thank you to people who have impacted you. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200809_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:28:00 MST In week two of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares how everyone needs someone to believe in them. If you want to make a difference, like Barnabas did for Saul (Acts 9:26-28), you need to do the following: Four Steps to Making a Difference 1) Take the plunge (take a risk) 2) Make it personal 3) See the potential 4) Build the platform Challenge: Start today making a difference today by recognizing who's made a difference in your life. Take time this week to say thank you to people who have impacted you. Everyone Together 00:33:54 God, Jesus, together, difference, platform The Anxiety of Anxiety no Are you under a lot of stress? When facing the struggles and pressures of this year, how can we respond? In week one of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares where chronic anxiety comes from, what the Bible says about it, and what we can do about it. Calming the anxiety within you will help you care for the people around you. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200802_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:22:00 MST Are you under a lot of stress? When facing the struggles and pressures of this year, how can we respond? In week one of our series, Everyone Together, pastor Jon Kragel shares where chronic anxiety comes from, what the Bible says about it, and what we can do about it. Calming the anxiety within you will help you care for the people around you. Everyone Together 00:32:21 God, Jesus, stress, pressure Follow the Shepherd (Psalm 23:6) no Do you want to make a difference in this life? Do you want to have a full life? In week six of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the key to having abundant life is following the Good Shepherd. When you follow Jesus, goodness and mercy follow you. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200726_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 26 Jul 2020 07:31:00 MST Do you want to make a difference in this life? Do you want to have a full life? In week six of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the key to having abundant life is following the Good Shepherd. When you follow Jesus, goodness and mercy follow you. Psalm 23 00:11:12 God, Jesus, Psalm 23, mercy, goodness Don't Give Satan a Seat (Psalm 23:5) no During troubling times, what voices are you listening to? What kinds of "food" are you feeding your mind? Do you struggle with negative self talk? Maybe you have allowed an unwanted guest at your table. In week five of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus has prepared a feast in the middle of our fight (Psalm 23:5). And when you are having supper with the Good Shepherd, don't give Satan a seat. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200719_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 19 Jul 2020 19:24:00 MST During troubling times, what voices are you listening to? What kinds of "food" are you feeding your mind? Do you struggle with negative self talk? Maybe you have allowed an unwanted guest at your table. In week five of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus has prepared a feast in the middle of our fight (Psalm 23:5). And when you are having supper with the Good Shepherd, don't give Satan a seat. Psalm 23 00:12:43 God, Jesus, Psalm 23, supper, Shepherd Turn to the Shepherd (Psalm 23:4) no In week four of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus dealt with the substance of death so that all that remains is its shadow. The key to comfort in troubling times is to the turn to the Shepherd. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200712_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:24:00 MST In week four of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus dealt with the substance of death so that all that remains is its shadow. The key to comfort in troubling times is to the turn to the Shepherd. Psalm 23 00:18:39 God, Jesus, comfort, trouble Listen to the Shepherd (Psalm 23:3) no In week three of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares the importance of listening to the Good Shepherd. You don't need the map if you stay close to the guide (Psalm 23:3). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200705_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 05 Jul 2020 11:38:00 MST In week three of our series, Psalm 23, pastor Jon Kragel shares the importance of listening to the Good Shepherd. You don't need the map if you stay close to the guide (Psalm 23:3). Psalm 23 00:16:52 God, Jesus, Psalm 23, listen Heads Up Seven Up no We started off the new year with a brand new series called, Faith Works. In this series, we're walking through the book James discussing the practicality of our faith. In week one of our series, pastor Jon Kragel shares how your outlook impacts your outcome and how to battle through 3 tests of your faith. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190106_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 06 Jan 2019 14:22:00 MST We started off the new year with a brand new series called, Faith Works. In this series, we're walking through the book James discussing the practicality of our faith. In week one of our series, pastor Jon Kragel shares how your outlook impacts your outcome and how to battle through 3 tests of your faith. Faith Works 00:39:47 God, Jesus, Practical faith Trust the Shepherd (Psalm 23:2) no In week two of series, Psalm 23, past Jon Kragel shares that rest is about proximity, not productivity. The key to finding rest is trusting in the Good Shepherd. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200628_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 28 Jun 2020 18:10:00 MST In week two of series, Psalm 23, past Jon Kragel shares that rest is about proximity, not productivity. The key to finding rest is trusting in the Good Shepherd. Psalm 23 00:15:54 God, Jesus, Winning at Life (Part 2) no In the final week of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how through the chaos and clutter this holiday season, we must cling to Jesus (1 John 5:11-21). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191124_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 24 Nov 2019 04:48:00 MST In the final week of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how through the chaos and clutter this holiday season, we must cling to Jesus (1 John 5:11-21). Prove It 00:38:53 God, Jesus, chaos, clutter Winning at Life (Part 1) no In week six of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how belief in Jesus removes burdens and multiplies blessings. (from 1 John 5:1-5) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191117_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 17 Nov 2019 04:48:00 MST In week six of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how belief in Jesus removes burdens and multiplies blessings. (from 1 John 5:1-5) Prove It 00:37:17 God, Jesus, blessings Who Is Love no In week five of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we should regularly ask ourselves what does love require? God is love, which means He defines love, and when we live by His example, as can show people who God truly is. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191110_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 04:48:00 MST In week five of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we should regularly ask ourselves what does love require? God is love, which means He defines love, and when we live by His example, as can show people who God truly is. Prove It 00:37:57 God, Jesus, Love Walking in Love no In week four of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how love is matter of life and death (from 1 John 3:11-24). We can love people when we meet a need and make a difference. He also shares five benefits from loving others the way Jesus loved us. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191103_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 03 Nov 2019 04:48:00 MST In week four of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how love is matter of life and death (from 1 John 3:11-24). We can love people when we meet a need and make a difference. He also shares five benefits from loving others the way Jesus loved us. Prove It 00:36:21 God, Jesus, Love Warning of Lies no In week three of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the best way to spot a lie is to KNOW the Truth (1 John 2:18 - 3:10). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191027_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 27 Oct 2019 04:48:00 MST In week three of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the best way to spot a lie is to KNOW the Truth (1 John 2:18 - 3:10). Prove It 00:35:32 God, Jesus, Lies, Lie Walking in Light no We had the honor and privilege of having Jordan Headley share from 1 John about how we're called to walk in the light. Jordan is a church planter of Hope Valley Church, which is looking to launch in the fall of 2020. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191020_headley_jordan.mp3 Sun, 20 Oct 2019 04:48:00 MST We had the honor and privilege of having Jordan Headley share from 1 John about how we're called to walk in the light. Jordan is a church planter of Hope Valley Church, which is looking to launch in the fall of 2020. Prove It 00:27:59 God, Jesus, Hope Valley Church Word of Life no In the first week of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus is the Word of Life and how proclaiming Jesus leads to powerful joy. (1 John 1:1-4) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20191013_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 13 Oct 2019 04:48:00 MST In the first week of our series, Prove It, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus is the Word of Life and how proclaiming Jesus leads to powerful joy. (1 John 1:1-4) Prove It 00:34:42 God, Jesus, Joy Know the Shepherd (Psalm 23:1) no In week one of our new series, Psalm 23: Peace in the Valley, pastor Jon Kragel shares from verse one the value of knowing God as your shepherd. Unless you can say, "God is my Shepherd," you will never be able to say, "I shall not want." The key to contentment is knowing God as your Shepherd. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200621_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:47:00 MST In week one of our new series, Psalm 23: Peace in the Valley, pastor Jon Kragel shares from verse one the value of knowing God as your shepherd. Unless you can say, "God is my Shepherd," you will never be able to say, "I shall not want." The key to contentment is knowing God as your Shepherd. Psalm 23 00:14:49 God, Jesus, Shepherd, contentment What Now? no As our world continues to battle the pandemic known as the coronavirus, pastor Jon Kragel shares a message addressing the tension that we're all feeling. What now? What's next? How can we move forward? Listen to hear a story about an unlikely character who finds himself in an unlikely situation. Simply put, God can use what we didn't choose. (Acts 28:1-10) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200322_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 22 Mar 2020 18:47:00 MST As our world continues to battle the pandemic known as the coronavirus, pastor Jon Kragel shares a message addressing the tension that we're all feeling. What now? What's next? How can we move forward? Listen to hear a story about an unlikely character who finds himself in an unlikely situation. Simply put, God can use what we didn't choose. (Acts 28:1-10) Finding Christ in the Chaos 00:29:38 God, Jesus, pandemic, chaos When Anxiety Attacks no In a message for our time, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to respond when anxiety attacks. This message is the last in our series entitled, "Living Hope." (1 Peter 5:5-11) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200329_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:47:00 MST In a message for our time, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to respond when anxiety attacks. This message is the last in our series entitled, "Living Hope." (1 Peter 5:5-11) Living Hope 00:31:48 God, Jesus, Hope Preparing for Battle no As pastor Jon Kragel continues our series, Living Hope, he shares encouragement from 1 Peter 4. We can't always choose our battles, but we can choose how we fight them. Watch and learn how you can prepare for your spiritual battle. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200315_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 15 Mar 2020 18:47:00 MST As pastor Jon Kragel continues our series, Living Hope, he shares encouragement from 1 Peter 4. We can't always choose our battles, but we can choose how we fight them. Watch and learn how you can prepare for your spiritual battle. Living Hope 00:29:42 God, Jesus, Life's Q&A no "In week five of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Christ in your heart put hope on display (1 Peter 3:14-15). We can show hope in a hopeless world through the following actions: 1) Be brave (Romans 15:13) 2) Be blessed (Colossians 1:27) 3) Be bold (2 Corinthians 3:12) Wherever you find yourself on your spiritual journey, we want to help you take your next step of faith. Visit www.missiongrovechurch.com for connection and resources, or join us on a Sunday morning." http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200308_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 08 Mar 2020 18:47:00 MST "In week five of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Christ in your heart put hope on display (1 Peter 3:14-15). We can show hope in a hopeless world through the following actions: 1) Be brave (Romans 15:13) 2) Be blessed (Colossians 1:27) 3) Be bold (2 Corinthians 3:12) Wherever you find yourself on your spiritual journey, we want to help you take your next step of faith. Visit www.missiongrovechurch.com for connection and resources, or join us on a Sunday morning." Living Hope 00:33:38 God, Jesus, hope What Happy Couples Know no In week four of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how relationships are a race to the back of the line. He then goes on to share four components of a healthy relationship: 1. Submission is mutual (Ephesians 5:21) 2. Honor is love in action (1 Peter 3:7) 3. Respect wins relationships (1 Peter 3:1-2) 4. Value comes from God (1 Peter 3:3-6) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200301_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 01 Mar 2020 18:47:00 MST In week four of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how relationships are a race to the back of the line. He then goes on to share four components of a healthy relationship: 1. Submission is mutual (Ephesians 5:21) 2. Honor is love in action (1 Peter 3:7) 3. Respect wins relationships (1 Peter 3:1-2) 4. Value comes from God (1 Peter 3:3-6) Living Hope 00:31:40 God, Jesus, An Unlikely Calling no In week three of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how security in Christ helps us submit and suffer well. We can submit and suffer well because this life is reality, this life is temporary, and this life is an opportunity. Following Jesus' example, we persevere through trials with living hope (1 Peter 2:13-25). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200223_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 23 Feb 2020 18:47:00 MST In week three of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how security in Christ helps us submit and suffer well. We can submit and suffer well because this life is reality, this life is temporary, and this life is an opportunity. Following Jesus' example, we persevere through trials with living hope (1 Peter 2:13-25). Living Hope 00:34:41 God, Jesus, suffer, security, hope Who Moved the Salt? no In week two of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel challenges the church to place Christ at the center of their table. We can do so through four thing: 1. Set aside the things that break relationship. 2. Adore Jesus whole-heartedly. 3. Look for ways to proclaim Jesus' goodness. 4. Treat others with honor http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200216_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 16 Feb 2020 18:47:00 MST In week two of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel challenges the church to place Christ at the center of their table. We can do so through four thing: 1. Set aside the things that break relationship. 2. Adore Jesus whole-heartedly. 3. Look for ways to proclaim Jesus' goodness. 4. Treat others with honor Living Hope 00:36:24 God, Jesus, Time to Move no In week one of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how hope inspires action. Hope is the confident expectation that God will do what He has promised. (1 Peter 1:1-12) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200209_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 09 Feb 2020 18:47:00 MST In week one of our series, Living Hope, pastor Jon Kragel shares how hope inspires action. Hope is the confident expectation that God will do what He has promised. (1 Peter 1:1-12) Living Hope 00:32:16 God, Jesus, expectation Focus and Freedom no In the final week of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how focus can free to live by design. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200126_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 26 Jan 2020 18:47:00 MST In the final week of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how focus can free to live by design. Starting Line 00:38:20 God, Jesus, Don't Bury the Lead no In week three of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the right decision can change your direction. Is Jesus the lead in your life? Then you should consider taking your next step of faith which is baptism. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200119_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:47:00 MST In week three of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the right decision can change your direction. Is Jesus the lead in your life? Then you should consider taking your next step of faith which is baptism. Starting Line 00:35:16 God, Jesus, direction, decisions Healthy Habits no In week two of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how habits are consistent behaviors that meet specific needs. In order to reap Spiritual fruit, we have to plant Spirit-filled seeds in our lives. (Ephesians 5:15-16; Galatians 6:8-10) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200112_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:47:00 MST In week two of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how habits are consistent behaviors that meet specific needs. In order to reap Spiritual fruit, we have to plant Spirit-filled seeds in our lives. (Ephesians 5:15-16; Galatians 6:8-10) Starting Line 00:41:27 God, Jesus, habits Foundation for 2020 no In week one of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how a healthy foundation to a new year rests on a person, not a set of principles. That person is Jesus Christ. Simply put, PERSON + PURPOSE + POWER = Passion. Knowing the person of Jesus, His purpose for your life, and living by the power of the Holy Spirit will give you the foundation you need to launch into the new year. (John 20:19-23) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200105_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 05 Jan 2020 18:47:00 MST In week one of our series, Starting Line, pastor Jon Kragel shares how a healthy foundation to a new year rests on a person, not a set of principles. That person is Jesus Christ. Simply put, PERSON + PURPOSE + POWER = Passion. Knowing the person of Jesus, His purpose for your life, and living by the power of the Holy Spirit will give you the foundation you need to launch into the new year. (John 20:19-23) Starting Line 00:34:44 God, Jesus, purpose, new year Meaning of Life no In week one of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon shares how discovering your purpose is not about meeting expectations, but about experiencing Jesus. (Ephesians 1:3-14) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190901_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 01 Sep 2019 18:47:00 MST In week one of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon shares how discovering your purpose is not about meeting expectations, but about experiencing Jesus. (Ephesians 1:3-14) What On Earth Am I Here For? 00:36:34 God, Jesus, purpose Unshakeable no In the second week of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we are not only made to worship, but we are made worshiping. The question is not ARE you worshiping, but WHOM or WHAT you are worshiping. Peace is possible when we choose to worship the Unshakeable God. (Hebrews 12:26-29). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190908_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:47:00 MST In the second week of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we are not only made to worship, but we are made worshiping. The question is not ARE you worshiping, but WHOM or WHAT you are worshiping. Peace is possible when we choose to worship the Unshakeable God. (Hebrews 12:26-29). What On Earth Am I Here For? 00:14:13 God, Jesus, worship What It Means to Be Family no In week three of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon shares that Jesus did not die for others so that you can live for yourself. From Ephesians 4, we learn that the second purpose of our life is fellowship, which means to love people the way Jesus loved us. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190915_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 15 Sep 2019 18:47:00 MST In week three of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon shares that Jesus did not die for others so that you can live for yourself. From Ephesians 4, we learn that the second purpose of our life is fellowship, which means to love people the way Jesus loved us. What On Earth Am I Here For? 00:36:30 God, Jesus, Family, relationship, fellowship Quarreling in Quarantine no Do you find it easier to fight with loved ones during quarantine? In week two of our series, Friends of Mission Grove, pastor Bill Bush teaches more about relationships. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200614_bush_bill.mp3 Sun, 14 Jun 2020 13:59:00 MST Do you find it easier to fight with loved ones during quarantine? In week two of our series, Friends of Mission Grove, pastor Bill Bush teaches more about relationships. Friends of Mission Grove 00:48:38 God, Jesus, Bill Bush, Rock Point Church Dealing with Relationship Vampires no How do you handle the difficult relationships in your life? When is the time to set up boundaries, and when should we lean in and help? In week one of our new series, Friends of Mission Grove, we are honored to have pastor Linn Winters teach us about relationships. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200607_winters_linn.mp3 Sun, 07 Jun 2020 12:10:00 MST How do you handle the difficult relationships in your life? When is the time to set up boundaries, and when should we lean in and help? In week one of our new series, Friends of Mission Grove, we are honored to have pastor Linn Winters teach us about relationships. Friends of Mission Grove 00:49:19 God, Jesus, Relationship, Vampires Motivated to Make a Difference no In week 4 of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon Kragel shares how connecting your story with God's story creates a greater story. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190922_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 22 Sep 2019 02:02:00 MST In week 4 of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon Kragel shares how connecting your story with God's story creates a greater story. What On Earth Am I Here For? 00:41:54 God, Jesus, Shaped to Serve no In week five of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we should stop fighting for position and start finding our posture. Jesus held the posture of the servant, and we should love others through serving them as Jesus loved and served us (Mark 10:42-45). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190929_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 29 Sep 2019 02:02:00 MST In week five of our series, What On Earth Am I Here For?, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we should stop fighting for position and start finding our posture. Jesus held the posture of the servant, and we should love others through serving them as Jesus loved and served us (Mark 10:42-45). What On Earth Am I Here For? 00:43:18 God, Jesus, Jonah 4: Mirrors and Windows no In the final week of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jonah is both a mirror and a window. The story of Jonah is a mirror because it reflects the human heart. Jonah also serves as a window because it gives us a view into the heart of God. Ultimately, we will reach our community when we reflect the heart of God. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190623_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 23 Jun 2019 02:02:00 MST In the final week of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jonah is both a mirror and a window. The story of Jonah is a mirror because it reflects the human heart. Jonah also serves as a window because it gives us a view into the heart of God. Ultimately, we will reach our community when we reflect the heart of God. Runaway 00:35:14 God, Jesus, Jonah 3: Surprising Grace no In week three of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares who God's grace is bigger than our past, our performance, and our prejudice. God used unlikely prophet (Jonah), with an unlikely sermon, to reach an unlikely receptive audience (Ninevites). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190616_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:02:00 MST In week three of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares who God's grace is bigger than our past, our performance, and our prejudice. God used unlikely prophet (Jonah), with an unlikely sermon, to reach an unlikely receptive audience (Ninevites). Breakout 00:34:47 God, Jesus, Jonah 2: Rock Belly Bottom no In week two of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares what Jonah did when he hit rock belly bottom. He shared that prayer is not simply a button to push, but a relationship to pursue. When you're facing a difficult situation, ask for God's help, accept God's discipline, trust in God's promises, and yield to God's will. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190609_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 09 Jun 2019 02:02:00 MST In week two of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares what Jonah did when he hit rock belly bottom. He shared that prayer is not simply a button to push, but a relationship to pursue. When you're facing a difficult situation, ask for God's help, accept God's discipline, trust in God's promises, and yield to God's will. Runaway 00:34:38 God, Jesus, Jonah 1: The Rebellious Prophet no In week one of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares about Jonah, the rebellious prophet. The story of Jonah is about a mixture of right/wrong, good/evil, grace/justice, and so much more. The one constant in the book is the goodness and the compassion of God. In short, God's compassion is connected to His power, and not our permission. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190602_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 02 Jun 2019 02:02:00 MST In week one of our series, Runaway, pastor Jon Kragel shares about Jonah, the rebellious prophet. The story of Jonah is about a mixture of right/wrong, good/evil, grace/justice, and so much more. The one constant in the book is the goodness and the compassion of God. In short, God's compassion is connected to His power, and not our permission. Runaway 00:39:46 God, Jesus, Restore no In in the final week of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares that the key to a restored perspective is worship (Nehemiah 8-9). He also shares five different ways to worship God. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190825_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:02:00 MST In in the final week of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares that the key to a restored perspective is worship (Nehemiah 8-9). He also shares five different ways to worship God. Revival 00:32:55 God, Jesus, 3 Comebacks to Crisis no As we finish our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon Kragel shares how your setback could really be your setup. Using the story of Joseph in Genesis 50, pastor Jon shares 3 comebacks to crisis. #StayPositive http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200531_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 31 May 2020 02:02:00 MST As we finish our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon Kragel shares how your setback could really be your setup. Using the story of Joseph in Genesis 50, pastor Jon shares 3 comebacks to crisis. #StayPositive Stay Positive 00:26:10 God, Jesus, positive Woe to Go no In week two of our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon shares how to go from woe to go. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200524_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 24 May 2020 00:11:00 MST In week two of our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon shares how to go from woe to go. Stay Positive 00:23:33 God, Jesus, Positive When You Believe in God, but Don't Share Your Faith no As we continue our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how evangelism is sharing what you love with whom you love. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190728_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 28 Jul 2019 15:56:00 MST As we continue our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how evangelism is sharing what you love with whom you love. Christian Atheist 00:35:32 God, Jesus, When You Believe in God, but You Pursue Happiness at Any Cost no In week two of our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon shares how happiness is a choice, not a chase. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190714_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:56:00 MST In week two of our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon shares how happiness is a choice, not a chase. Christian Atheist 00:39:59 God, Jesus, When You Believe in God, but Don't Think He Is Fair no In week three of series, Christian Atheist, pastor Kevin Deasy shares how to respond when you don't think God is fair. God might not be fair, but it is because God is good. We don't truly deserve His grace, but yet He freely gives to us. Also, God does not let us walk through difficult times alone. Don't lose heart when you walk through difficult circumstances. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190721_deasy_kevin.mp3 Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:56:00 MST In week three of series, Christian Atheist, pastor Kevin Deasy shares how to respond when you don't think God is fair. God might not be fair, but it is because God is good. We don't truly deserve His grace, but yet He freely gives to us. Also, God does not let us walk through difficult times alone. Don't lose heart when you walk through difficult circumstances. Christian Atheist 00:37:30 God, Jesus, When you Believe in God, but do not know Him no In week one of series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to know God is NOT to be informed, but to be TRANSFORMED. In this series, we are presenting fresh messages each week, while encouraging people to take a deeper dive into the book with the same title, authored by pastor Craig Groeschel. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190707_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 07 Jul 2019 15:56:00 MST In week one of series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to know God is NOT to be informed, but to be TRANSFORMED. In this series, we are presenting fresh messages each week, while encouraging people to take a deeper dive into the book with the same title, authored by pastor Craig Groeschel. Christian Atheist 00:36:22 God, Jesus, Choose Your Weapon no In the final week of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel preaches from James 5:13-20, sharing how bold prayer honors God and transforms us. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190303_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 03 Mar 2019 15:56:00 MST In the final week of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel preaches from James 5:13-20, sharing how bold prayer honors God and transforms us. Faith Works 00:39:14 God, Jesus, Prayer When You Believe in God, but Don't Love the Church no In the final week of our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the Church is a movement with a message on a mission for God's majesty. Communion with God leads to confidence in life and community with others http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190804_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 04 Aug 2019 17:02:00 MST In the final week of our series, Christian Atheist, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the Church is a movement with a message on a mission for God's majesty. Communion with God leads to confidence in life and community with others Christian Atheist 00:34:12 God, Jesus, Rebuild no In week two of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to persevere when facing battles of many kinds. When you are under attack, remember that you are built to overcome (Nehemiah 4-6). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190818_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:02:00 MST In week two of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares how to persevere when facing battles of many kinds. When you are under attack, remember that you are built to overcome (Nehemiah 4-6). Revival 00:36:55 God, Jesus, Renew no In week one of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares how revival starts with a renewed passion for God's people. Studying the book of Nehemiah, he shared three moves Nehemiah made to renew his passion for God's people (Nehemiah 1-3). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190811_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:02:00 MST In week one of our series, Revival, pastor Jon Kragel shares how revival starts with a renewed passion for God's people. Studying the book of Nehemiah, he shared three moves Nehemiah made to renew his passion for God's people (Nehemiah 1-3). Revival 00:32:54 God, Jesus, What Do You See? no Is it me, or does the world seem to be filled with a lot of negativity right now? While it can be easy to be cynical during times of crisis, we want to help you stay positive. In week one of our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon Kragel shares how what you see and what you say directly impacts what you see. (Colossians 3:1-2) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200517_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 17 May 2020 17:02:00 MST Is it me, or does the world seem to be filled with a lot of negativity right now? While it can be easy to be cynical during times of crisis, we want to help you stay positive. In week one of our series, Stay Positive, pastor Jon Kragel shares how what you see and what you say directly impacts what you see. (Colossians 3:1-2) Stay Positive 00:32:00 God, Jesus, What Is Life? no In week seven of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares how faith is less about getting you into heaven and more about getting heaven into you (from James 4:13-17). Watch as he shares biblical answers to some of life's toughest questions. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190224_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:52:00 MST In week seven of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares how faith is less about getting you into heaven and more about getting heaven into you (from James 4:13-17). Watch as he shares biblical answers to some of life's toughest questions. Faith Works 00:31:55 God, Jesus, Fighting Fair no As we continue our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel preaches from James 4:1-12, sharing that conflict can harden the heart or grow your faith, but ultimately it's our choice. Jon also shares 4 sources of conflict as well as 4 solutions to better our relationships. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190217_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:52:00 MST As we continue our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel preaches from James 4:1-12, sharing that conflict can harden the heart or grow your faith, but ultimately it's our choice. Jon also shares 4 sources of conflict as well as 4 solutions to better our relationships. Faith Works 00:38:50 God, Jesus, Taming the Tongue no In week five of our series, "Faith Works," pastor Jon Kragel shares truth from James 3:1-12 on the topic of taming our tongue. In short, the tongue is a measure of maturity. Therefore, we should choose how we speak wisely. Watch and look for practical tips to improve how you speak to others. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190210_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:52:00 MST In week five of our series, "Faith Works," pastor Jon Kragel shares truth from James 3:1-12 on the topic of taming our tongue. In short, the tongue is a measure of maturity. Therefore, we should choose how we speak wisely. Watch and look for practical tips to improve how you speak to others. Faith Works 00:35:54 God, Jesus, What Is True Faith? no In week four of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares the connection between faith and works (James 2:14-26). Faith is the root. Works are the fruit. Also, Jon shares the difference between a dead faith, deceived faith, and a dynamic faith. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190127_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:52:00 MST In week four of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares the connection between faith and works (James 2:14-26). Faith is the root. Works are the fruit. Also, Jon shares the difference between a dead faith, deceived faith, and a dynamic faith. Faith Works 00:33:44 God, Jesus, Faith Time to Clean the Fridge no In week three of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel discusses the difficult topic of partiality from James 2:1-13. Faith and favoritism don't mix. In a divisive culture, the church has an opportunity to share the love of Christ with EVERYONE, without showing favoritism. While faith in Christ is exclusive, the person of Jesus was the most inclusive in history. We can learn a lot from Jesus in how he treated everyone with love. Instead of seeking power, we should use our position to serve. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190120_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:52:00 MST In week three of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel discusses the difficult topic of partiality from James 2:1-13. Faith and favoritism don't mix. In a divisive culture, the church has an opportunity to share the love of Christ with EVERYONE, without showing favoritism. While faith in Christ is exclusive, the person of Jesus was the most inclusive in history. We can learn a lot from Jesus in how he treated everyone with love. Instead of seeking power, we should use our position to serve. Faith Works 00:36:20 God, Jesus, Spiritual Fitbit no In week two of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares how faith works because faith moves. Walking through James 1:19-27, he shares the connection between being, knowing, and doing. Make this year the time where your faith moves. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190113_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:52:00 MST In week two of our series, Faith Works, pastor Jon Kragel shares how faith works because faith moves. Walking through James 1:19-27, he shares the connection between being, knowing, and doing. Make this year the time where your faith moves. Faith Works 00:34:35 God, Jesus, identity The Value of Serving no In the final week of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon shares how healthy families value serving over being served. The question is not ARE you called, but WHERE and HOW. (Mark 10.35-45; Galatians 5.13-15; 1 Peter 4.10) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190526_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 26 May 2019 12:03:00 MST In the final week of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon shares how healthy families value serving over being served. The question is not ARE you called, but WHERE and HOW. (Mark 10.35-45; Galatians 5.13-15; 1 Peter 4.10) Family Five 00:35:17 God, Jesus, serving, services What's the Deal with Discipline no In week four of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares that healthy families value relationship over rules. It's impossible to protect your child from everything. Therefore, try instead to prepare your child for anything. The priority is preparation over protection. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190519_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 19 May 2019 12:03:00 MST In week four of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares that healthy families value relationship over rules. It's impossible to protect your child from everything. Therefore, try instead to prepare your child for anything. The priority is preparation over protection. Family Five 00:37:01 God, Jesus, Discipline, rules, relationships Ticket Prices Have Gone Up no In week three of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares how healthy families create a culture of honor (Ephesians 6:1-4). Honor is recognizing the value of someone based on the price already paid. If Christ was willing to die for people, then we should be willing to honor them. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190512_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 12 May 2019 12:03:00 MST In week three of our series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares how healthy families create a culture of honor (Ephesians 6:1-4). Honor is recognizing the value of someone based on the price already paid. If Christ was willing to die for people, then we should be willing to honor them. Family Five 00:31:48 God, Jesus, Mothers Day, honor, culture Grace Parenting no On our second week of our series, Family Five, we had the privilege of learning from guest speaker, Dr. Tim Kimmel, on the basic principles found in a Grace-based family. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190505_kimmel_tim.mp3 Sun, 05 May 2019 12:03:00 MST On our second week of our series, Family Five, we had the privilege of learning from guest speaker, Dr. Tim Kimmel, on the basic principles found in a Grace-based family. Family Five 00:45:35 God, Jesus, Grace, Family Healthy Families no In the first week of our new series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares the first of five principles for building healthy families.Principle #1 - Healthy families put God first. (Deuteronomy 6:4-9) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190428_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:03:00 MST In the first week of our new series, Family Five, pastor Jon Kragel shares the first of five principles for building healthy families.Principle #1 - Healthy families put God first. (Deuteronomy 6:4-9) Family Five 00:33:48 God, Jesus, God, Priority, Family I am the Vine no In John 15, Jesus claims to be "The True Vine." In this message, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we're called to be a branch, not a stick. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190414_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:03:00 MST In John 15, Jesus claims to be "The True Vine." In this message, pastor Jon Kragel shares how we're called to be a branch, not a stick. I AM 00:34:19 God, Jesus, Bread of Life no As we continue our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the details, story, and meaning of Jesus' claim to be the "Bread of Life." (John 6) Ultimately, Jesus satisfies the hunger of our souls. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190407_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:03:00 MST As we continue our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the details, story, and meaning of Jesus' claim to be the "Bread of Life." (John 6) Ultimately, Jesus satisfies the hunger of our souls. I AM 00:34:19 God, Jesus, Way, Truth, & Life no As we continue our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus gives us access to the promises of God (John 14:1-18). Watch as he discusses seven powerful promises of God from this passage and how they apply to our lives. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190331_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 31 Mar 2019 12:03:00 MST As we continue our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares how Jesus gives us access to the promises of God (John 14:1-18). Watch as he discusses seven powerful promises of God from this passage and how they apply to our lives. I AM 00:31:29 God, Jesus, Christianity The Good Shepherd no Continuing our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the power behind Jesus Christ's claim to be "The Good Shepherd." In the message, Jon shares how Jesus is worthy to be followed because of Christ's Authenticity and Authority. His love is unconditional and His power is unbreakable. (John 10:1-18) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190324_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:03:00 MST Continuing our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the power behind Jesus Christ's claim to be "The Good Shepherd." In the message, Jon shares how Jesus is worthy to be followed because of Christ's Authenticity and Authority. His love is unconditional and His power is unbreakable. (John 10:1-18) I AM 00:33:30 God, Jesus, Finding your Spiritual Pathway no In week one of our new series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares how you can find your spiritual pathway to God. In lessons learned from Gary Thomas' book, Sacred Pathways, Jon shares that everyone has a unique way to connect with God. What's your preferred pathway? http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200419_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 19 Apr 2020 12:03:00 MST In week one of our new series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares how you can find your spiritual pathway to God. In lessons learned from Gary Thomas' book, Sacred Pathways, Jon shares that everyone has a unique way to connect with God. What's your preferred pathway? Breakout 00:25:56 God, Jesus, Faith I am the Door no In week two of our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the meaning and importance of Jesus' claim to be the Door (from John 10:1-10). In Jesus, we find security and significance. Our security is found not in our situation, but in our Savior. Our significance is found not in our product, but in our process. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190317_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:03:00 MST In week two of our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the meaning and importance of Jesus' claim to be the Door (from John 10:1-10). In Jesus, we find security and significance. Our security is found not in our situation, but in our Savior. Our significance is found not in our product, but in our process. I AM 00:34:04 God, Jesus, I am the Light of the World no In week one of our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the meaning of Jesus' claim to be the light of the world. Darkness leads to guilt and shame. Light leads to grace and salvation. (John 8:1-12) http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20190310_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 10 Mar 2019 12:03:00 MST In week one of our series, I Am, pastor Jon Kragel shares the meaning of Jesus' claim to be the light of the world. Darkness leads to guilt and shame. Light leads to grace and salvation. (John 8:1-12) I AM 00:30:55 God, Jesus, Feeding your soul no In week two of our series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the best way to fight your stress is to feed your soul. (message from 2 Peter 1:3-8). http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200426_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 26 Apr 2020 12:03:00 MST In week two of our series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares how the best way to fight your stress is to feed your soul. (message from 2 Peter 1:3-8). Breakout 00:33:43 God, Jesus, Faith Unshakeable Faith no In week three of our series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares this truth: if our God is unstoppable, then our faith is unshakeable. http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200503_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 3 May 2020 12:03:00 MST In week three of our series, Breakout, pastor Jon Kragel shares this truth: if our God is unstoppable, then our faith is unshakeable. Breakout 00:28:31 God, Jesus, Faith FOR the Community no On this Mother's Day, we're talking about what it means to be FOR other people. For far too long the church has been known by what it is against. We want to be known by what we are FOR. If God is FOR us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31). God is FOR you, and we are FOR you. #FORthecommunity http://d2sj4xy5nwzpgr.cloudfront.net/audio/20200510_kragel_jon.mp3 Sun, 10 May 2020 12:03:00 MST On this Mother's Day, we're talking about what it means to be FOR other people. For far too long the church has been known by what it is against. We want to be known by what we are FOR. If God is FOR us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31). God is FOR you, and we are FOR you. #FORthecommunity FOR the Community 00:23:31 God, Jesus, Challenge, Community, mothers day