Walking in God’s abundant life

Kevin Harvey shares how God promises us his abundant life, with purpose and things to do. But the real beauty of a life, he says, comes when we simply sit at his feet, because we were created, ultimately, to be in fellowship with God. Message delivered 6/11/17.

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Joy in the journey

Did you ever struggle with having JOY in the journey? This message will challenge your beliefs about what joy is and how you can get it. Joy doesn’t come from external things but only by being in God’s presence. And yes, it’s possible to go through trials and tribulations, while experiencing joy in the journey!!  Amy Minnich explains … Message delivered 6/4/17.

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Plan “A” all the way

Amy Minnich helps us to see the difference between living Plan A (God’s Way) and Plan B (Living our own way). She compares living a life of legalism with life in the Spirit. Her message encourages us to not just be Christians, but true Christ-followers. Plan A is living life in constant pursuit of Jesus and receiving everything He has for us, which allows us to live in freedom and experience the abundant life.

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Mothers Day

Dr. Johanna Phelan, a pediatrician who with her husband Ed and children Eduardo and Matteo recently moved from the N3C area to Harrisburg, Pa., shares a word to particularly encourage us to support and help moms of sick children. Message delivered 5/14/17.

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Saying “Yes” to God

Kevin Harvey looks at Luke 5 talking about when we say “Yes, Lord.”  How are we responding to God when He speaks to us? (Message delivered 5/7/17.)

Peter and the disciples tried in their own strength to provide for themselves—in this case, to catch fish.  God always has His own agenda for our lives-even in the mundane things we do each day.  The real test of our faith comes when everything we’ve tried fails and God tells us to do something in order to stretch our faith limits.

In the message, Kevin presses three points:

  1. God uses the common to do the uncommon.
  2. He desires to move us out of the security of the shallow to the risks of the deep.
  3. He will involve you in one thing to teach you another.
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Lift up your eyes

If you feel like it’s been one thing after another, and you’ve wondered, “when is this going to let up?” God wants to encourage you.

If you feel ‘battle weary’ from the constant fight and the ‘enemy’ has you on the run, God wants to strengthen you.

If it feels like you’ve been living under a heaviness or fog that just won’t lift- God wants to lift you out of it.

Pastor Zach Zirbel shares a word of encouragement.  Message delivered 4/30/17.

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Life-changing encounter

Amy Minnich shares her heart on how lives are changed when they encounter the reality of Jesus Christ. Message delivered 4/23/17.

 

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Nurturing your faith

Kevin Harvey shares that Christians’ spiritual life can be categorized in one of three ways:

  1. Quitting
  2. Camping out
  3. Climbing

He shares encouragement and principles to press into the “climbing” category.  Delivered 4/9/17

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The answer to finding true peace

There’s so much stress in life today, it seems impossible to find peace. There are ways to get a little relief, Pastor Zach says, but it never lasts. But there is an answer, available to real, ordinary people, to find that peace.  Jesus has the answer, the antidote: “Come to me.” Not religion, not law, but surrender to God in Christ. Message delivered 4/2/17.

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Life Stories, the series

In this teaching series, Pastor John Young examines “Life Stories” … exploring different aspects of the lives of people in scripture and here at N3C, things different ones of us have been through, highlighting how God has worked.

Introduction, delivered 2/12/17

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Part 2, looking at the life of Saul, a Pharisee by birth and training, persecuted Christians to their deaths, and then met Jesus on the road to Damascus. Delivered 2/19/17.

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Part 3, the testimonies of church members Dan and Patti Lloret, who faced what looked like a hopeless situation when Dan fell from a scaffold while working on the church building and was comatose for six weeks. But Scripture says, “I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me,” and they came through the crisis in victory. Delivered 2/26/17.

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Part 4, Elkanah, a barren wife in Old Testament times, threw herself on the mercy of God and asked for a son.  In due time, she gave birth to the baby who would become the prophet Samuel. Delivered 3/5/17.

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Part 5, The life of Samuel, reared in the Temple but under much less than ideal conditions, became the greatest prophet in Israel. Delivered 3/12/17

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Part 6, Pastor John concludes the series on Life Stories with the testimonies of two people who underwent trauma, but God infused life into both of their stories. Shared 3/26/17

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