How Does God Make a Person after His Heart?

Speaker: LaMar Troyer
Texts: Topical
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Drawing from the life of David, LaMar shares several heart characteristics that are needed to draw someone after God. A person who has a heart like God’s prepares their heart, meditates in their heart, rests in their heart, and rejoices in their heart. They also have a broken and contrite heart, reflecting God’s heart over sin.

No Other Custom

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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What does the practice of covering one’s head have to do with spiritual warfare or the church? To some, 1 Corinthians 11 is a confusing explanation of a cultural practice, largely irrelevant to us today. To others, it may be a familiar practice, but the meaning is unclear. In this message, Dru explains that the covering of the head is a timeless practice, providing pictures of profound, eternal truths.

PowerPoint from message: No Other Custom (1 Corinthians series)

UPDATE: Please click here to listen to or read a follow-up clarification on this message.


Report from India

Last week, we had the special opportunity to hear a report from one of our members about their trip to India. Anna Troyer shared her experience serving with Good Life Ministries. Listen in below, and look through her pictures in the slideshow.

PDF of Anna’s India Pics

Keeping Our Hearts

Speaker: Conroy Loewen
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Continuing with the theme of family, Conroy shares on how we can keep our children’s hearts. Everything that we do must be motivated by love for our children.

Using the Biblical term “chastening”, he considers what the Bible teaches about training and discipleship for children. He also applies these parenting lessons to each person’s relationship with their heavenly Father.

Citizens of a Heavenly Country

Speaker: Conroy Loewen
Scripture: 2 Cor 6:17-18; John 14:1-6; etc
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Drawing parallels between his experience as an immigrant seeking citizenship and our calling as citizens of another Kingdom, Conroy challenges us all to examine where our allegiance lies. The promise of heaven can encourage us in the journey. It also serves as a caution: Conroy alludes to the wandering of Israel before reaching the Promised Land and asks, “Does the wilderness feel like home by now?” Rather than getting used to the “wilderness”, he invites us to live as citizens and ambassadors in a foreign country.