Entries by Scott

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Never Have a Discussion With a Talking Snake! – Bible Study – Genesis 3:1-7

Written by Dave Urbanski Listen to sermon: Watch sermon: Read sermon transcript: “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”—1 Peter 5:8 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”—John 10:10  Satan wants to take away our […]

Bible Study – How to have a great marriage instead of watching it on TV – Genesis 2: 18-25

Written by Dave Urbanski Listen to sermon : Watch sermon : Read transcript : Marriage is under attack today and has been for a long time. There’s no arguing that. But while we can easily point to outside forces such as our anti-God and I-want-to-do-what-I-want-to-do-when-I-want-to-do-it culture, plenty of negative forces are at work within married […]

1 Thessalonians 5: 23-28 – I’m Tired – 8/23/20

Written by Dave Urbanski. This past Sunday we completed our study of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians — and it’s amazing to consider that when we began it months ago, we also commenced life with the rest of the world in dealing with the coronavirus and were unable for the first time to meet […]

We’re Meeting at the Barn. Come join us!

Since June 28, 2020, we are meeting each Sunday morning at the Barn located at 329 Edgebrook Rd in Robbinsville. Join us at 9:45 am for worship and then teaching from God’s Word. Children are welcome and appreciated. They worship with their parents at first and then after we bless them, we’ll send them off […]

10 Benefits of Gathering Together as a Church

God has created in us the need to attend worship services together. In times like this, gathering together can help us regain our sanity. There’s just something about being together that calms us down, makes us feel connected and whole, and simply allows us to breathe again. Research shows that people who regularly attend church […]

1 Thessalonians 3:1-5 – What Faith Is.

Written by Dave Urbanski One of the most powerful prayers we can utter as Christians is as follows: “Lord, I believe. Help me in my unbelief.” That’s straight from the Bible. Mark’s Gospel describes a moment in Jesus’ ministry when a father wanted healing for his son who was being attacked by a spirit. Jesus […]

Nehemiah 10:31 – Mind Your Busine$$ – 3/1/20

Written by Dave Urbanski What does it mean to be committed to the Lord? That’s the question we’ve been exploring over the last couple of weeks in our study of Nehemiah. We’ve been encountering the Israelites rediscovering their spiritual lives and declaring they want to make changes and be committed to God. We initially looked […]

Nehemiah 10: 28-29 -Adulting 101- 2/16/20

Written by Dave Urbanski The movie Chariots of Fire is based on a true story, in part about Scottish runner Eric Liddell — a Christian who’s looking to compete in the 1924 Olympics. But Liddell’s sister — also a Christian — puts pressure on him to return to China as a missionary. And at one […]

Nehemiah 8:13-18 – Remember the Lord! – 1/26/20

Written by Dave Urbanski Listen to the sermon here: If we’re being honest with ourselves, we’ll admit that in the rush and activity and cares of day-to-day life, it’s incredibly easy to forget about God. From the simple act of heading to work or school all the way to complicated circumstances involving relationships, finances, and […]

Nehemiah 5 – This Makes Me Angry! – 12/15/19

When is it acceptable for Christians to feel anger? We live in a world full of social injustice. Through this sermon you will learn about Nehemiah’s righteous anger and how through his anger he was close to God’s heart. “When I heard their outcry and these charges, I was very angry. ” You will learn […]

Nehemiah 2: 11-20 – Attitude Check -10/20/19

Imagine the most selfish, negative and bitter person you know. Most of us can easily identify someone.  Can you identify any of these undesirable traits in yourself? Have you ever had a poor, destructive attitude? How would God want us as Christians to act? Pastor Scott teaches about different life attitudes in today’s, insightful sermon. […]

Nehemiah 1:5-11 – Vulnerability is Not Weakness

Vulnerability: It is the birthplace of courage; the entrance to a spiritual breakthrough. So many of us are afraid to share our hidden secrets and shame with others. We are afraid of being judged, being the only one to fail, or being different. Nehemiah’s prayer in ch. 1 vs. 4-11 is a good example of […]

3 Reasons to Fall in Love with the Old Testament

The Old Testament is full of treasures. Some people do not enjoy these books because they feel that the God of the Old Testament is a God of anger and vengeance. When you read the Old Testament more closely you will find the same loving God as in the New Testament. You will also find […]

Nehemiah 1:1-4 – Brokenness Invites Action – 9/8/19

Nehemiah. A cupbearer for the king. A man who lived in relative comfort and luxury. But was he serving God with his whole heart? Are you serving God with your whole heart? Nehemiah traded his wordly comforts to follow the Lord. Through his work God helps restore a broken nation. God wants to restore your […]

John 21 – Your Christian Adventure Is UNIQUE

Solutions are often ten feet away from us! When faced with adversity it can be hard to see solutions. Jesus says, “follow me.” Jesus shows us solutions when the time is right. Listen to this powerful message if you want to learn how Jesus takes you as you are and moves you to where you […]

John 20:19 -31 – Faith Requires Imagination

Thomas couldn’t imagine that Jesus was alive. But Jesus had come into the locked room and revealed himself. Too often we lock up our lives with self protection and control that we can’t imagine Jesus doing something big. In the same way that the disciples experienced Jesus in the midst of their secure world, we […]

John 20: 1-10 – I Need To See Better

Recently I ordered a shirt I that says, Spoiler  Alert: the tomb is empty. The crucifixion of Jesus was a dark, unfair day. All of us have experienced dark days of failures, traumas, disappointments, and subjects of unfair treatment. It is so easy to get stuck in these dark days. Through the resurrected we know […]

John 19: 23-30 – 4 Tools for Emotional Healing

When we experience trauma, abuse, and mistreatment, three emotions surface: anger, sadness, and anxiety. They must be managed well or they end up controlling our lives and damaging our hearts. In fact, many people who have suffered need emotional healing. We need practical solutions that we can implement in our daily lives because of the […]

John 18: 1-17 – Sin is Sneaky

Be sober minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour (1 Peter 5:8). Temptations lurk everywhere.  Over time cracks will form in our hearts and take us away from God. This is a dangerous place to be. God wants to protect us and restore us. God […]

John 17: 20-26 – Love Can Grow Deeper

I love you and you and you! Today’s society leads us to believe that we should love everyone-just the way they are. Is that just a selfish, self-seeking definition or the true meaning? In the love passage, Corinthians 13 2-7, defines an active, deeper love. Describes it as patient, kind, not arrogant, not boastful, not easily angered, […]

John 17: 11-19 – Where do you find safety?

Life is hard. We all have experienced times of suffering. God says in 2 Corinthians 4: 8-12 we are hard-pressed on every side. Left at that, life can seem hopeless.The good news for Christians is that God wants us to feel safe. The end of that verse goes on to say BUT not crushed, perplexed […]

John 17: 1-10 – 3 WAYS You Can Experience God’s Glory

God provides us with three broad ways to experience his glory. First, is to see his magnificent creation or just to to experience his greatness as we live life. The second has to do with experiencing God’s presence. The Israelites saw God’s glory when God’s presence came down on the tabernacle. The third is seeing […]