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Core Values Part 5: Christ-Centered Community

In Matthew 18:20, Jesus says, “Where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Sunday, June 27, 2021, marks Pr. Eric’s last service with us. His message focuses on our fifth core value of having a Christ-centered community. He explains the three things at war of a Christ-centered community include: individualism, isolation and consumerism. Instead Jesus calls us to build relationships, forgive each other and unite with each other in Christ to respond to other’s every day needs.

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An essential mission: sending followers of Jesus into the mission field

Summer brings with it new opportunities and something to look forward to. For some, it’s a new puppy, the end of the school year or a well-deserved vacation. For Omahans, it’s an end to the city-wide mask mandate. It’s fun to look forward to things. In May 23, 2021’s message, Pastor Eric likens that anticipation of what’s to come with God’s promise of a celebration of a different kind for all of his people and what it means to be sent out on a mission.

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An audacious vision – Jesus’ gift flows through us to other people

Water is refreshing, it is fun and life-giving. Water is also powerful. The water that Jesus speaks about knocks down sin in our life and destroys darkness. Through Jesus he gives living water and the promise of a bright, fresh new life.  On Sunday, April 18, 2021, Pastor Eric explores Jesus’ gift of new life unending flows into us. and what it means to have an audacious vision.

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An audacious vision – Jesus’ gift of new life

Words are powerful. But when they’re just on paper or spoken, they can still be empty. Sunday, April 11, 2021, Pastor Eric kicks off a new sermon series: An audacious vision – Jesus’ gift of new life.  Listen how Jesus shares his vision of love to a Samaritan woman. She, in turn,  shares it with everyone. Through Jesus, we can continue that woman’s witness and bring Jesus gift of new life unending to all. !

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Rest for life

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021’s sermon wraps up the Family for Life series with Rest for Life. Often when we think of rest, we think of physical rest first.  Pastor Eric talks about the holy view of rest that starts with a relationship with Christ. The Bible tells us in Genesis 2: 3 that in the beginning, God created the world in six days and on the seventh day, he rested. But it wasn’t physical, it was holy: a gift for our whole lives.

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Entertaining for life

Do you have a memory about a favorite party or celebration you attended? It may have been your wedding day or a loved one’s milestone birthday. Most likely you have fond memories about the day’s event including the food, the fun and the conversations. In Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021’s sermon, Pastor Eric continues his Family for Life series, talking about Entertaining for Life and how when Jesus is part of the party, it’s truly a celebration.

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Forge Relationships for Life

Today Recovery Revival Fellowship worship leader Joseph Haggas continues the Family for Life series, focusing on Forging Relationships for Life. People we surround ourselves and come into contact with are not by accident, the relationships we forge are part of God’s plan. By walking alongside each other during trials and tribulations we are building communities of believers. Men and women building each other up and providing encouragement through relationships, ultimately finding joy in Jesus.

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