From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for February 10

Last week, Chad led us in a time of confession during community prayer. In conversations following the service, a couple of questions seemed to surface from some I talked with. Is it possible to be repentant and forgiven for something without telling anyone you did...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for January 27

This week we are examining a key passage of scripture in Romans that frankly is a bit uncomfortable. So, while I encourage you to listen or download the message on Sunday, there are some questions we can answer this week and next that we can’t cover on a Sunday...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for February 3

This week we continue to examine a key passage of scripture in Romans that frankly is a bit uncomfortable. Today we ask: What about civil disobedience? This term covers a wide range of activities, but it usually refers to breaking a law in order to protest injustice....

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for January 20

There are many great examples of good overcoming evil, but the greatest in history occurred some 2000 years ago when God sent His Son into the world. He wasn’t born in a palace, but in a stable outside an inn in a tiny, forgotten little village in Judea. No one...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for January 13

Last week, we discussed how being humble for most people brings to mind a form of weakness. If someone practices humility, it means they’re not a “go-getter” and don’t care about performance or working hard. Most of the time when we don’t humble ourselves, we are...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for December 30

Sunday’s message is talking about one of the names of Jesus from Isaiah 9:6: Everlasting Father.  Since I will be talking about how Jesus can be Jesus and be the Everlasting Father, I wanted to share a few extra thoughts that I won’t be able to cover in the...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for December 23

Last week, we talked about the change Isaiah prophesied in how God would provide himself as a sacrifice for our sins. As part of that amazing process, Isaiah 9:6 introduces Israel to powerful names for a son who was yet to come. Wonderful Counselor. Mighty God....

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for December 16

In the first chapter of Isaiah, God expresses his dissatisfaction with the sacrifices Israel offered (Is. 1:11–16). On the outside, they are doing exactly as God asked: they sacrifice rams and bulls, fat and blood, lambs, goats, and incense. They honor the Sabbath....

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for December 2

Last week, we heard from the Persecuted church and International Christian Response, one of the groups we support by our missions giving. According the Voice of the Martyrs, Since Jesus laid down His life, 43 million Christians have become martyrs. Right now 200...

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From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for November 25

Last week, I talked a bit about communicating with younger people and people at Victory that are not in the same generation as you or me. Why is it important? I love that Paul clearly defines why it is important and why it matters to the church in Philippi: “I am torn...

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