Discovering True Hope
Romans 4:18-25 | 6/11/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: What do you put your hope in, day-by-day, for security and joy? Most people's hopes rest in things of earth that change or fade. True, Biblical hope is far different because it clings to the One who never changes or fails.
Freedom: Jesus Smashes Our Chains
John 8:31-36 | 7/09/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: The life-mangling effects of sin. The beauty of Christ transforming a life. Both of these realities stir up the value of the freedom Jesus' death and resurrection purchased for us. We need freedom desperately. He invites us into His freedom generously.
Freedom: Jesus Romances Us To Freedom
Deuteronomy 6:1-9 | 7/30/2017 | Craig Larson
Summary: RSBC youth leader, Craig Larson, preaches about God's command to love Him. He commands us for our good, our joy, our freedom as He draws us into His incredible Gospel love story.
Living with True Hope
1 Sam. 1:1-20 | 6/18/2017 | Pastor Jason Allen
Summary: Gospel-centered hope is intended by God to alter the way Christians live out their everyday lives. Where we choose to place our hope is crucial to our ability to see God rightly and live for his glory.
Freedom: Jesus Liberates Our Living
Galatians 5:1-14 | 7/16/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Jesus' death and resurrection has smashed sin's penalty and power, and brought spiritual freedom, to all who are His. Now what? What is our freedom for as we view ourselves? What is our freedom for as we relate to others? Find out how Jesus liberates our living!
The Church: God's People Gathered
Ephesians 2:12-14 | 8/06/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: God's Word reveals that "the church" is never meant to be viewed as a place, but always as the people He has gathered to Himself through His Son's redemption. This sermon launches a series seeking to celebrate and embrace what it means to be The Church.
Helping People Hope
Lam. 3:19-24 | 6/25/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Every person you encounter has fluctuating and fragile hope because of the difficulties outside themselves and the presence of sin inside themselves. Christians, who know the “God of hope,” have the ability to offer the true hope of the Gospel which can replace despair with joy and peace.
Freedom: Jesus Makes Us Conquerors
Romans 6:1-14 | 7/23/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary:Too often we cower before the remaining presence of sin in and around us. We should take sin seriously, but, standing united with Christ, we should live in this truth: "sin will have no dominion over you." This sermon offers a 3-step battle plan for fighting for that freedom.
The Church: God's People Guided
Hebrews 13:17 | 8/13/2017 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: The Church has a God-crafted design, like the family. Leaders who are called to equip and shepherd the body and members who are called to live out the Gospel for their good and God's glory. This sermon unpacks the joys of God's good design for his Church.
The Church: God's People Going
Matthew 5:14-16 | 8/20/2017 | Pastor Jason Allen
Summary: In order for God’s people to rightly answer the question, What is the Mission of the Church, we must ensure that we can rightly answer the question, What is the mission of God. This sermon unpacks two familiar passages of scripture to provide answers to both of these questions.
The Church: God's People Gifted
1 Corinthians 12:26 | 8/27/2017 | Craig Larson
Summary: In the pursuit of being the church Jesus has designed, the people of the church need to see that at the moment of their salvation, they were welcomed into a partnership in the gospel with the power of the Holy Spirit through the gifting of spiritual gifts. For those that claim Jesus, your spiritual life is just that; spiritual. We work through his power and unique gifting to build up the church in unity, and reach out to those around us.