This was a straight forward sermon out of Acts 15, challenging people to be better decision makers by trusting in scripture, the church, and the Spirit.  This lesson also served…
In this second lesson of this brief series, Phil focused on how Abraham's precious small acts of obedience allowed him to pass his big test.

God on Trial

July 23, 2017
In this lesson exploring Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac, Phil tackled the question, "What kind of God would do this?”  He will pointed out that often our angst about this story…
This day will included a sermon about the fingerprints of God based on 2 Corinthians 8:24, a video highlighting our GoMission initiatives, and a fifteen year retrospective video showing what God has…

Power Plant

July 9, 2017
This lesson focused on the power of church planting.  The service this day also served as a send-off to one of MRCC’s church plants.
In this first lesson in our Missions Sunday series, Phil focused on what God is doing in Europe through several of our partners in relation to the refugee crisis.  The…
Phil concluded this series with a lesson about fasting.  The Pharisees wondered why Jesus’ disciples didn’t fast and His answer not only put the Pharisees in their place two thousand…
Phil talked about the greatest commandments, and how they not only reflect Jesus’ priorities about life, but they also reveal how Jesus read His Bible.  Jesus viewed these two commands…
Phil looked at the strange riddle asked to Jesus about marriage the resurrection.  He tried to help us see that we needn’t be afraid of diminished relationships in the resurrection.
In this second lesson of the series, Phil addressed the question, “Should we pay taxes to Caesar or not?” out of Mark 12 and discussed Jesus' reply.  He talked about…