Living as exiles in this hostile culture can be full of stress and uncertainty. How do we handle that? Well, even though the Christian life might be hard, it’s not complicated. Like Daniel, we find hope by 1) reading God’s Word, 2) praying to the God of the Word and 3) trusting in the plan […]
We have already observed a pattern of suffering at the hands of the rulers of this world throughout Daniel’s life, and in Daniel 8, God gives Daniel a vision of more to come. As we look toward Christ’s return, how should we view suffering and the kings of this world?
As we turn to the more mysterious second half of the book of Daniel, Pastor Marc shares about Daniel’s vision of who’s truly in charge. We see dominion taken from terrifying kings and given to Christ. But then we also see rulers continue to harm God’s people until one day, we will share dominion with […]
In this message from Daniel 6, Pastor Larry reminds us that we live under increasing pressure in our culture to keep our religion private, never questioning the validity of anyone else’s faith. To live out our faith in Christ alone, even in a humbly courageous way, invites pressure to conform. Sometimes we live with painful […]
Listen as Pastor Marc preaches from Daniel 5 – a passage that details the fall of Babylon and the judgment of King Belshazzar. Through this text, we see that it’s only in the kingdom of Christ that we will find the security, pleasures, and gifts that we long for.
In this sermon from Daniel 4, Pastor Marc preaches about one of the less commonly known stories from the book of Daniel — the humbling of King Nebuchadnezzar. This prideful king had started to become impressed with the God of the Israelites, but he was still impressed with himself. Listen to hear how God brought […]
In this sermon from Daniel 3, Pastor Larry McCall shares the familiar story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego being thrown into the fiery furnace for refusing to bow down to King Nebuchadnezzar’s statue. How does this story impact us today – not only to us individually, but for how we are preparing the coming generations […]
In this sermon from Daniel 2, Jake Osborn (Director of Student Ministries) emphasizes that God does not only want to be seen as great, but he also wants us to look at the wisdom and rulers of this world and find him greater.
In this sermon from Daniel 1, Pastor Marc shares about King Nebuchadnezzar’s attempts at re-programming young Israelites and making them into loyal Babylonians. But behind Nebuchadnezzar, we can see our enemy’s tactics, and see how vital it is that we resist.
Pastor Marc concludes our “Back to Basics” series by preaching from 1 Peter 4:8-11 and calling us to use God’s gifts to serve God’s people in God’s strength for God’s glory.