May 9, 2021 - Deacon Tim Darnell encouraged the congregation to share stories about their mothers and then preached about the motherhood of Mary. Scriptures were about Jesus in the temple at age 12, Mary encouraging Jesus to perform a miracle at the wedding, and Jesus appointing John to take care of his mother at the cross.
May 2, 2021 - Deacon Tim Darnell used the story of the friendship between Ananias, Barnabas and Saul to illustrate the importance and value of faithful Christian friendship. Acts 9:10-30, Luke 6:35, Galatians 1:17-18
April 25, 2021 - Deacon Tim Darnell taught from Acts 4:32-33 and John 17:21-23 The early church was united in preaching the resurrection of Jesus. They were of one heart and soul and supported and loved one another. Their unity brought the favor of God and grace for them. We should strive to be united as they were.
April 18, 2021 - Zac Harrel, Director of Missions with the Heart of Texas Baptist Network, brought the message from Matthew 5:3-10, with emphasis on verse 8.
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God." How can we become pure in heart so that we can see, know, and be loved by God? It is not under our power except in our acceptance of Jesus as our Lord and savior. We let God fill our hearts with his spirit. We accept his grace and be still and quiet in prayer.
April 11, 2021 - Deacon Tim Darnell preached on honesty. He challenged us to be truthful with ourselves, our families, and those we encounter. Make our word our bond. Truthful living should be the norm for Christian life.
Jeremiah 5:1, 2 Kings 12:9-15, Proverbs 12:19