Following Jesus isn't about adding him into your life; it's about entering into his life! This means that we must not continue to be the same as we were yesterday. There is a necessary change that we must push towards. In this first part of three, Pastor Stephen looks at James chapter 2 and discusses how a Christian must change the way they think.
While the human tendency is to pre-judge others and assign value based on arbitrary criteria, Jesus calls us to something greater. Pastor Stephen shares with us in this weekend's message.
For many people, the topic of healing is a controversial, or even painful one. Why does God heal some people, but not others? Why aren't more people healed? As we continue our series of messages in the book of Acts, Pastor Stephen guides us through what it entails to seek healing from God.
This Father's Day, we recognize that living a vibrant life requires us to have others speak into our lives. A good father does that, and a good mentor will do that for your relationship with Jesus. This week, Pastor Stephen shares about the importance of tending the garden of your soul.
The Good News of Jesus is so impactful, yet those who have been impacted by it are often apprehensive to obey Jesus' command to share that Good News with others! In this message, Pastor Stephen shares five simple principles to share the Good News of Jesus.
If you ever have felt alone or overwhelmed or wondered how you can do what God has for you to do, this message is worth a listen. This Pentecost Sunday, Pastor Stephen picks up where we left off last year in this message series called "Advance."
Neither legalism nor liberality are in God's plan for followers of Jesus. Instead, he calls Christians to live according to their freedom and according to a new standard that will change everything. Pastor Stephen explains what that standard is and what it means for our lives in this week's Sunday morning message.
Have you ever noticed that churches all seem to cater to the same group of people? Maybe it's time that we fixed that. Pastor Stephen believes God has plans for our church to reach into the less-reached areas of our community and he is looking for your help as we do so. From May 22 to June 30 we're asking that you spend time each day praying for God to show you what he wants us to do and to give you a heart for these people. Let us know you're praying: click the "40 Day Challenge" card at abundantsprings.info.
Sometimes relationships are difficult. They can quickly go from wonderful to empty. Fortunately, God gives us some great advice in the Bible. Pastor Stephen concludes the series, "Empty," with this message on Marriage and Relationships.