Aug 6, 2017

A Pattern in a Prayer

Dr. Joel C. Hunter

The character of God is to take what is spiritual and manifest it into the physical. A prayer should ultimately result in something that you see - something that changes your life. Christ has given us this pattern to pray, not only for our own understanding, but for our behavior and lifestyle.

Aug 13, 2017

Our/Us: Our Spiritual Identity

Dr. Joel C. Hunter

Just like there is no “I” in team, there is no “I” in prayer. When Jesus taught us to pray, He taught us to think of everyone. He also made sure our focus was on Him - we all get closer by having the same focus. When we pray in this way, we begin to realize that what God has for us is so much better than what we have for ourselves.

Aug 20, 2017

Hallowed Be Thy Name: Our Sense of Reverence, Awe and Transcendence

Dr. Joel C. Hunter

What do you think about when you have nothing else to think about? What occupies your mind most? That might be what you hallow, the thing that is most ultimate in your life. But if we hallow anything more than God Himself, it distorts our view of ourselves, others, and ultimately our view of God. So how do we change what we hallow? It begins not by increasing our goodness, but increasing our closeness.

Aug 27, 2017

“Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven”

Pastor Vernon Rainwater

“On earth as it is in heaven” is good news. A God who makes all things new is doing that in real time. God is using everything that happens on earth to bring joy to completion. God’s will on earth as it is in heaven means that all the wills of the earth - personal, organizations, cities, states, countries - are in submission to God’s design. The Kingdom of the earth is the collection of our wills and it is broken and opposed to God. The Kingdom of Heaven is where God’s effective...

Sep 3, 2017

“Give us this day our daily bread”

Dr. Joel C. Hunter

Practicality leads to spiritual elevation – our practical needs are tied to our spiritual formation. As we unpack this next phrase in The Lord’s Prayer, we are reminded that many times we don’t get the very thing that is important because we get distracted, we want more.

Sep 9, 2017

Pre-Irma Worship and Prayer Service

Dr. Joel C. Hunter, Pastor Vernon Rainwater, Pastor Matt Heard

This weekend we canceled our regularly scheduled worship services due to Hurricane Irma. Instead, we held this Saturday morning worship and prayer service ahead of the storm. We still wanted to gather together and look to scripture for peace in the midst of chaos, being still and resting in God’s enoughness.


Aug 13, 2017

We Are One

Bryan Royals and the Northland Worship Team

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