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How can we know that our faith is real? How can we know that Jesus, the object of our faith, is real? In this series, we'll walk through the New Testament book of 1 John which seeks to verify the authenticity of our faith and encourages us to live as followers of Jesus should.

Light Show

Mark Nelson
August 4, 2019

Verification is crucial in our online activities, but it's just as important in our relationship with God. In chapter one of 1 John, we are introduced to the God of Light, and discover three attitudes that God's children will have toward sin that verify whether or not they truly have fellowship with God.

Holes in our Souls

Aaron Hixson
August 11, 2019

Do you have any struggles that you keep coming back to? Does it seem like you've got gaps in your defense that results in you making the same mistakes over and over? In this message, we'll explore what John says about the 3 core weaknesses we all have, and what we can do to build up our defense against them. 

Child’s Play

Mark Nelson
August 18, 2019

What does it mean to be a child of God? What kinds of things would be true of your life if God was really your Father? In chapter three of his letter, John reveals three signs of life that every child of God displays, which help verify if our faith is genuine.

True Love

Nate Miller
August 25, 2019

There is no doubt our culture is obsessed with love. Here's the problem: we are confused on what love truly means! In this message we will define what true love is and how it should impact the way we live and treat others.

Accept No Substitutes

Aaron Hixson
September 1, 2019

Our world is full of distractions and imitations - it's easy to be drawn into believing that you've got the "real thing," only to discover you've been fooled into a fake. So what about our beliefs about God? Is it possible for there to be imitations and lies that could fool us into believing the wrong things with disastrous results? This final section of John's letter is all about discerning the TRUTH from the LIES and making our beliefs about Jesus secure.