The Underdog Church (Acts 4)

4 Characteristics of the Underdog Church 1. The underdog church must trust in God’s sovereignty, so we can embrace persecution is part of the Christian life The believers remind themselves of God’s sovereignty. Verse 24: The Sovereign God is the God of creation Verses 25 and 26: The Sovereign God is the God of revelation […]

Hope For the Anxious Heart (Matthew 6:25-34)

Key Idea: Hope for the anxious heart comes when we identify it, expose it, and fight it with our faith in Christ. Truth #1: Identify It – (v. 25) Defining anxiety: “To draw in different directions or distract. To be anxious, then, means to have a distracting care—to have our minds and hearts torn between […]

We Are a United Family (Ephesians 2:11-22; 4:1-6)

Download Sermon Notes Key Idea: Our Christ-centered identity will always lead to our steadfast unity. 1. Remember Our Christ-Centered Identity (Eph. 2:11-22) Remember Our Sinful Identity (vv. 11-12) Remember Our Saved Identity (vv. 13-17) Remember Our Sibling Identity (vv. 18-22) Lighthouse is united in: Authority Belief Worship Commitment Community 2. Demonstrate our Steadfast Unity (Eph. 4:1-6) […]

We Are a People of Unshakeable Faith (2 Corinthians 5:1-10)

2 Corinthians 5:1-10 We are People of Unshakeable Faith Key Idea: Our faith in Christ allows us to see our lives and our world differently. Truth #1: We see present day loss in light of our future hope (vv. 1-5) Truth #2: We see present day life having eternal ramifications (vv. 6-10) Principles to making […]

We Are Family (1 Peter 5:1-4)

Goal #1: Know the Purpose & Responsibilities of the Elders Goal #2: Be Challenged in How You Live Your Life Goal #3: Know and Hear from the Elders

Episode 26: Loving Your Family Well

“But the last grace of loving our family well is by putting into practice the forgiveness we’ve received from Christ by asking for forgiveness when we’ve sinned and forgiving others when they’ve sinned against you. We’re not going to be sinless and there may have already been some major blowups, but with Christ, there is […]