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Confirmation

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Michele Hundley, Director of Youth Ministries, shares her thoughts on the Confirmands from the 2017 Confirmation Class, and the impact they are making on youth ministry at Genesis.  As well, Ashley and Rob Nigh, mentors to the Confirmands, share their experiences with this class. Scripture:  12 When he realized this, he went to the house of […]

“Excel In The Basics”

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Pastor Craig Ham uses the scripture from to challenge us all to return to the basics of our Christian life of reading God’s word, praising our God, connecting with God’s people, and avoiding things that may cause us to stumble into sin. Scripture:  2:1 So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy […]

“Creating A Fabulous Future?”

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Pastor Craig Ham shares a message focused on our future.  We are to think it through, raise the bar on our expectations, and then act on the purpose and plan God is calling us to. Scripture:  13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be […]

“Counterintuitive”

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Dr. Glen Evans, founder of the Leadership Center in Honduras, shares the inverted paradigm of God’s plan in our lives – using our weakness for His strength, using the simple to humble the learned, and challenging all of us to live couterintuitive lives for Christ. Scripture:  18 For the word of the cross is folly to […]

“Easter Never Changes”

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Pastor Craig shares this Resurrection Sunday message declaring that though the world around us is changing daily, the message of Easter never changes – to not be afraid, to go and tell about Jesus, and to rely on His promises! Scripture:  28:1 Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, […]

“Is Your Life In God’s Hands?”

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Pastor Craig Ham concludes this Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by challenging us with the stories of Job and the Apostle Paul to allow God to guide and direct our path each day – resting in His hands. Scripture:  14 But I trust in you, O Lord;I say, “You are my God.” 15 My […]

“In Times Of Adversity…Remember”

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by examining the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead, whereby Jesus tells us that all adversity is for the glory of God, and for us to persevere. Scripture:  38 Then Jesus, deeply moved again, came to the tomb. It was a […]

“Are You Blind, Too?

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by illustrating our blindness and need for spiritual sight through the story in of Jesus healing the blind man. Scripture:  9:1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or […]

“Have You Asked?”

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by sharing the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well and how Jesus calls us to drink from the everlasting spring of water He offers.  All we have to do is ask for the water! Scripture:  13 Jesus said to […]

“Some Things Are More Important/Nicodemus”

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series about “The Road To Abundant Life” by sharing the encounter with Nicodemus and how Jesus challenges us all with the truth that abundant life comes not from our beliefs or our morality, but by our relationship with Jesus Christ. Scripture:  3:1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees […]