Current Sermon Series
Ben Keller – April 23, 2017
From Word to Flesh | John 1
From Series: “I AM | The Gospel of John“
Jesus’ friend John, the oldest living apostle, provides an unerring look at God’s sovereignty, Christ’s divinity, and the purpose of the cross.
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Previous Sermon Series
James Harleman – March 19, 2017
1 Thess 1:1-2:8 | Chosen To Imitate & Please
From Series: “1 Thessalonians: Paul’s Love Letter“
A Leaders’ Letter of Love to the Church, Paul writes to not simply encourage, but appreciate the mutual encouragement faithfulness fuels in God’s people.
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James Harleman – January 8, 2017
Striving for White | Isaiah 56:1-8
From Series: “Isaiah: Justice & Kingdom Inheritance“
After exile, assurances of God’s comfort, the Lord makes clear the need for justice and righteousness now in light of God’s promised deliverance and ultimate justice to come.
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James Harleman – November 27, 2016
O Sapientia | O Adonai
From Series: “Advent: O Antiphons“
From perhaps earlier than even the 6th century, these phrases and praises have been part of God’s family, part of our liturgical tradition since the very early Church. Derived from messianic prophecy found in Isaiah, it is a way of looking at particular titles for Christ Jesus leading up to Christmas. Join us as we connect to the ancient and commemorate the coming of Emmanuel.
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James Harleman – October 16, 2016
The Goldilocks Ratio / 1 Tim 1
From Series: “1 Timothy: Running as God Intended“
Sometimes a church needs to download and reinstall it’s basic OS… removing church malware, establishing needed “firewalls” for protection, organizing its essential doctrine “files” and restarting needed applications (ministries). Paul instructs Timothy (and us) about how to reboot!
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James Harleman – January 31, 2016
God’s Will and Predestination
From Series: “Ephesians“
Paul writes a letter on lessons in love to the people of Ephesus that roughly breaks into two equal parts: three chapters about who God is and what he has done, followed by three chapters on how we should live in light of that truth.
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James Harleman – January 3, 2016
Expositional Preaching, Biblical Theology
From Series: “9 Marks of a Healthy Church“
What does a vital, growing, Christ-centered church look like? This short series defines 9 of the most essential things to a church that truly seeks to follow Jesus.
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George Keller – December 27, 2015
Prayer in Desperate Circumstances
From Series: “SPECIAL message“
Special “one-off” messages seasonally by Refuge Pastors and guest speakers
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James Harleman – August 16, 2015
Hannah’s Story – 1:1-28
From Series: “1 Samuel: Rise of Kings“
God has been working in and through people throughout history, revealing himself through unfolding promises and foreshadowing that point to ultimate fulfillment and victory in Jesus Christ, the one true king. One of the most epic periods in scripture is the rise of the Kings of Israel, beginning in the book of 1 Samuel. Wars, prophecy, backstabbing and giants abound. We see the transition of God’s people from a time of overseeing “judges” to the first king, Saul and his tenure in the first half of the book. In this text we see some of the greatest stories of faithfulness, betrayal, pride before a fall, and countless other biblical examples that have been mimicked and echoed throughout time in both great works of fiction and human history. We’ll also see how all of this is God’s way of revealing his ultimate plan for salvation.
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James Harleman – April 12, 2015
Mark 1 – Prophecy, Baptism and Trinity
From Series: “Mark, Immediately“
Mark takes us on a whirlwind tour of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. If you’re a fan of Cliff’s Notes and Wikipedia entries, this is the gospel for you: short, sweet, and to the point.
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James Harleman – March 15, 2015
Look at this guy…
From Series: “Suffering of Job“
Job begins and ends with prose, but hosts a wealth of poetry in between. This 3-week study looks at what happened to Job, and how God shows up at the end, and what counsel friends offered in the midst of suffering. Like Job and his friends, we have a lot to learn about God and our assumptions.
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James Harleman – January 18, 2015
Count it all Joy
From Series: “Faith Works: The Book of James“
James the Just penned this inspired letter that speaks to our actions in relation to God’s accomplished work of salvation.
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James Harleman – November 30, 2014
Living in Egypt
From Series: “GENESIS: I Won’t Be Home for Christmas“
The final section of Genesis concludes with a move to Egypt, living in a home that isn’t truly home. What does this have to do with Christmas? Everything.
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Brian Curnutt – October 12, 2014
From Series: “GENESIS: Case Studies of the Blessed“
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Scott Mitchell – September 14, 2014
New Name, New Blessing
From Series: “GENESIS: New & Renewed“
Our Genesis series enters the 30s as Jacob takes cnter stage, a flawed man who gets a new name and renewed relationships. In the midst of sin, God still blesses.
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James Harleman – August 24, 2014
Too Many Wives
From Series: “TOO MUCH!“
Whether it’s chasing men, women, having children, material possessions, we can easily get our minds set on earthly things and become hoarders – even good things can be glutted on and stewarded poorly. We see people in Genesis doing this in ways that still provide lessons for today.
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Tim Schaaf – July 13, 2014
From Series: “Genesis: BLESSED!“
Betrothal and death, deals and dreams… the Book of Genesis chronicles all sorts of activity in the life of his growing, chosen people – and not all of it looks like what we typically consider blessing. What does it TRULY mean to be blessed?
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Tim Schaaf – May 4, 2014
Hope: Beyond our Power, Bigger than our Strategy
From Series: “GENESIS: New Hope“
God has created the world, dealt with rebellion and sin by starting over with Noah, and establishes a new people and promise with a man named Abram. As he leads and loves the man who will become Abraham, we see God bringing New Hope to a fallen world, and see how this hope applies today to our lives and God’s leading in them.
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Tim Schaaf – March 23, 2014
The Call of Abram
From Series: “GENESIS: New Blessings“
God created everything… and now sin has corrupted everything. Where once all things in the land was good, now all things are broken. And so…
One man is chosen to go on a journey…
Chosen by God to forge a family and generational legacy that will, in time, be a blessing to the entire world, this faithful man answers God’s call… but not without stumbling along the way.
Will we answer God’s call and go on the journey he has for us?
Phase 2 of our year-long series in Genesis provides a great jumping-on point for newcomers. Join us as we walk with him and see God’s leading from ancient times to modern application for our lives.
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Tim Schaaf – January 5, 2014
From Series: “GENESIS: New Beginnings“
In the first section of the Book of Genesis we see creation and fall, covenant and cataclysm, but through it all we see God’s goodness and faithfulness.
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|I AM | The Gospel of John||April 23, 2017||16 Messages||Explore This Series|
|1 Thessalonians: Paul’s Love Letter||March 19, 2017||4 Messages||Explore This Series|
|Isaiah: Justice & Kingdom Inheritance||January 8, 2017||10 Messages||Explore This Series|
|Advent: O Antiphons||November 27, 2016||4 Messages||Explore This Series|
|1 Timothy: Running as God Intended||October 16, 2016||6 Messages||Explore This Series|
|Ephesians||January 31, 2016||8 Messages||Explore This Series|
|9 Marks of a Healthy Church||January 3, 2016||4 Messages||Explore This Series|
|SPECIAL message||December 27, 2015||8 Messages||Explore This Series|
|A Christmas Story||November 29, 2015||5 Messages||Explore This Series|
|1 Samuel: Rise of Kings||August 16, 2015||42 Messages||Explore This Series|
|Mark, Immediately||April 12, 2015||18 Messages||Explore This Series|
|Suffering of Job||March 8, 2015||3 Messages||Explore This Series|
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