November 27, 2022

Words Have Power

Words have such power. James spends quite some time addressing this problem and issuing warnings so we understand the seriousness of this topic. The hard part isn't going to be listening to what James says but doing what he calls us to do. We pray you find encouragement in this week's message to have a changed heart leading to changed words. 

November 20, 2022

Active Faith

If you're going through a season when it's hard to be grateful, we hope you'll be encouraged as we focus on the hope we have in Christ alone, an inheritance that is undefiled and unfading for all eternity.

November 13, 2022

Love Others

We've made our way to Chapter 2 of James this week in our SWEET SANITY message series where we'll be challenged to love like Christ. If you've ever struggled to love another person the way Christ does...this message is for you! 

November 6, 2022

Soul Transformation

So far we've walked with James for some wisdom on finding 'Sweet Sanity' through trials and temptations; this week we'll be tracking with him on the topic of soul-transformation. We'll cover some hope-giving truth and practical tips to come back to over and over again as we seek to become more like Christ!

October 30, 2022

Temptation is Inevitable

Temptations are all around us. It might be for that sweet or salty snack or it might be something far more dangerous than that. In this week's message we continue our study through the book of James in our series called Sweet Sanity. James shares some helpful insight on how to view temptation and the best way to stay sane when it comes up in our lives. Read Chapter 1 of the book of James to get a head start! 

October 23, 2022

Joy in the Trials

For those going through a trial - big or small - James begins with encouragement to persevere through them as we trust that God is there with us every step of the way. 

October 16, 2022

chasing HUMILITY: He is Worthy!

What is a sure path to humility? Worship! In this message we dive into Revelation 4 and 5 and see what Paul saw, and what we have to look forward to!

October 9, 2022

chasing HUMILITY: He must increase, I must decrease

We're taking a look at John the Baptist's chase for humility in John chapter 3 this week. Who are we pointing the world to when the opportunity arises? Jesus or ourselves?

October 2, 2022

Reaching the Unreached

In this message, we focus on God's call to "go and make disciples of all nations" as we hear from one of our supported missionaries - Kent Craig!

September 25, 2022

chasing HUMILITY: How I See Others

In this message we'll continue the chase towards humility by adopting the mind of Christ. We'll look at an encouraging text in Philippians chapter 2 to help us experience His glory in the context of COMMUNITY. 

September 18, 2022

chasing HUMILITY: Who Should I Serve?

Who is our example for Humility? Jesus. He sets the perfect example and we cannot fail when we live like Him. But what does that practically look like? We'll start with this message, which will push us towards serving like Him.

September 11, 2022

chasing HUMILITY : What Is It?

This week we kick-off the new 2022-2023 ministry year and we're pumped to have you be a part of it! As a church, we'll be spending this next ministry year on a chase...chasing something that might seem elusive, but it's completely worth the pursuit. This week's message focuses on WHAT Humility is and WHY we should choose it and 1 Peter 5 gives us some great insight!

September 4, 2022

Day of Prayer & Praise

We're starting a new ministry year as a church, and there is no better way to start than to begin in prayer, seeking the Lord together for the year ahead. 

August 28, 2022

3 of our Biggest Cultural Issues

Oftentimes the ones we are the most honest with are those we live and do life with. Those, hopefully constructive, criticisms can be hard to hear sometimes, but did you know a healthy, thriving family is the best place to help guard your heart? They see us in a way we don't see ourselves. This week we wrap up our THRIVE family series as we uncover 3 of the biggest cultural issues we face today. We'll look for wisdom from God's Word to help our families THRIVE in our current culture as we seek to glorify Him in all things! 

August 21, 2022

Finances God's Way

This week we take a look at what the Bible has to say about one of the biggest stressors within a family. However, when we use some biblical guidelines, we can turn the stressor into an opportunity to glorify God as a family and enjoy His goodness!

August 14, 2022

Parenting: Love God & Love Your Kids

What is our goal with parenting? Do we work to bring glory to God or to ourselves? We may not always get it right, in fact, we certainly won't, but God's Word is our guiding force. This week we will be in Deuteronomy 6 to hear what God tells his people. It's not complicated, it's actually quite relieving to know what God commands and it will help us in all areas, not just parenting.

August 7, 2022

Process the Hurt

This is the first week of our new message series called "THRIVE". We are aimed at helping families maneuver life together and THRIVE in Christ! This week we start by looking at Ephesians 5.1-2 for wisdom in processing the hurt in life and restoring relationships. 

July 31, 2022

God is at Work

We're finishing up our message series on 'living life on mission' and it's a wild ride as we 'set sail' with Paul through the Mediterranean! We'll be reminded through Acts 27 that God is at work in the storm, seeing it in Paul's experience and looking for Him in our 'storms' as well.

July 24, 2022

Wherever God Places Us

This week we encourage each other to keep living on mission as we look at Paul's example in Acts 18. No matter where God places each of us, we can be sure He has opportunities available for us...so let's gear up for victory!

July 17, 2022

Engage Your Culture

We continue our study through the book of Acts... this Sunday we'll see how Paul engaged the culture around him and learn from him how to engage our culture today. We'll be in Acts Chapter 17!

July 10, 2022

Making the Most of Every Opportunity

We continue our message series in Acts 16!  We see how Paul made the most of every opportunity he had and how we can seek to do the same in our own lives.

July 3, 2022

What God Wants Us To See

This week we'll join Paul on his life mission to be encouraged to live our everyday lives like we're on a mission, too. 

June 26, 2022

Houston, We Have a Problem: Week 4

This message will wrap up our series... as we look at how we are called to navigate debatable issues. Romans 14 gives direction as we seek to engage like Christ.

June 19, 2022

Houston, We Have a Problem: Week 3

In Week 3 we go after another problem that answers the question: What makes a good leader? 1 Corinthians 3 has the info we need to answer this question plus gives us guidance on how to be co-workers in God's service.

June 12, 2022

Houston, We Have a Problem: Week 2

This week we dig into Philippians 4. We'll be discovering the path of peace that helps us sort through conflict and disunity with grace. 

June 5, 2022

Houston, We Have a Problem: Week 1

In this message, we look through Galatians 5 to see one problem in the early church that we still might experience today. The good news? We find our remedy IN CHRIST!

May 29, 2022

How To Handle Collision

In this message Pastor Jon takes us through our final message in our WITNESS series with Acts 15 and helps us know how to respond during a collision...there's something to see, believe & do!

May 22, 2022

Why Pray?

Acts 12 gives us a glimpse into how God works through our prayers. We see God working through the prayers of the early church and the church today.

May 15, 2022

5 Marks to Help You Thrive

We're jumping back into our RESET message series through the book of Acts. It's going to be a great text to remind us of our mission as followers of Christ! We're reading through Acts 11 to find 5 marks that help us thrive both in our personal walk with Christ and also as a church body. 

May 8, 2022

Called to be: Worry FREE!

Are you feeling at peace? In this 3rd and final message in our "To be honest..." series, we'll address what to do when we're not feeling the peace that God offers. There are plenty of uncertainties that can threaten our peace, so let's search God's Word to rest in His certain provision for us - even in this uncertain world. What a great encouragement for a mom in your life who has much on her plate as we celebrate Mother's Day!

May 1, 2022

I'm Not Feeling the Hope

It's Week 2 in our "To be honest..." message series, and we'll be taking a look at what the Bible says when we're not feeling the HOPE. In light of the cross and what we just celebrated at Easter, how do we live our lives now - full of HOPE? 

April 24, 2022

I Don't Feel Like Forgiving

This week, we' start with the topic of "To be honest...I'm not feeling the love." We'll dig into the example of 1 Kings 1 to see how we can still pursue Christ when we're not feeling the love towards others and what God says of forgiveness.

April 17, 2022

Easter Service

Whether you're full of joy or longing for a brighter day soon, know that YOU ARE LOVED & you can celebrate the HOPE that we have because He is risen from the grave!

April 10, 2022

Let's GO!

This week we gain momentum from Acts 14 - seeing how the good news of the gospel built up the early church and fuels us to 'GO', too!

April 3, 2022

From Ordinary to EXTRAordinary

As we continue our series in Acts, we will see how the gospel continues to advance, even to the ends of the earth. And we will learn how God uses ordinary believers to do something extraordinary! 

March 27, 2022

Living On Mission With Resilience

Stephen is an example of a witness in Acts 6-7 that was resilient in the face of adversity, even to the end. May we be faithful to proclaim the good news of Christ in the highs and lows, too!

March 20, 2022

It Will Not Be Stopped!

Are you ready for some 'wind in your sails'? Could you use some encouragement to keep on?! We are in Acts 5, and are reminded of some encouraging truth - that we can be a part of something that WILL NOT BE STOPPED because our God has already overcome the enemy! 

March 13, 2022

Great Fear

This week we'll see how God pours out his grace through HIS CHURCH! We're praying God's grace flows through YOU as you are an important part of His church here @ West Bridge. 

March 6, 2022

The Courage....

Acts 4 shows us examples where the BOLDNESS of Jesus-followers makes a big difference in their community. We'll look for the source of their boldness and see how it is available to us today, too!

February 27, 2022

Witness, Praise & Repent

We usually have lots on our "to-do" lists or things we want to do or change, but what if we had something greater to focus on that would help everything else fall into it's right place?! As we look at Acts 3 on Sunday, we'll be reminded of what (or WHO) is the treasure, the focus, and the reason we can find peace, even when our to-do list is long! 

February 20, 2022

5 Marks of a Thriving Church

When the body of Christ is working together, it is a beautiful thing! This week we look at the rest of Acts 2 to see some defining marks of HIS church working together for HIS glory! We'll also be sharing specific ways we can do this as HIS church here at West Bridge and beyond.

February 13, 2022

Something New

We all love new things. The look of new paint. The smell of a new car. The way new clothes fit. God does something new in Acts 2 that radically changed the world in which we live. As a matter of fact, this new thing He did is the reason our church is here today!

February 6, 2022

What We Do In The Waiting Moments of Life

We're finishing up Acts 1 as we take a look at how to navigate those seasons in life when we're left waiting. It doesn't have to be wasted time if we are obedient to what God calls us to do! 

January 30, 2022

Can I get a witness?

We each have unique passions, yet there's one passion that should unite us as followers of Christ! We're kicking off a series through the book of Acts to help ignite our passion to be HIS church. Week 1 we'll take a look at our gift and our calling as Christ-followers...and what we do from there!

January 23, 2022

Living a Life of Love

We're bound to deal with relationships where it is hard to love as Christ loves...but there is hope for the Christ-follower! God's perfect love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit. This week we'll look at Romans 12.9-21 and see the glory of His perfect love, dwelling in our hearts to not just love others, but be love in our relationships.

January 16, 2022

Misplaced Reliance

One of the difficult parts of a new year is the illusion that we just need to do more this year. If I just read my bible more, pray harder, attend church more often, be nicer (even though these are all good things) then things will be better. In reality, the only way to make 2022 better is more reliance upon God and His grace. We can't do anything apart from Him. Romans 12 shows us how to do this!

January 9, 2022

Renew Your Mind

We encourage you to pick a word for the year, as well as scripture to go with it, & see how God uses it to grow & change you this year - for His glory! While we reset our focus for the year on our primary calling as followers of Christ - to live a life of WORSHIP - we'll read from Romans 12 and learn to spend our days for HIM!

January 2, 2022

Strength For A New Year

As we ring in 2022, we begin the year looking at a reality of the Kingdom Coming and some good news (as well as a warning) to help us tackle the year ahead - strengthened with His mighty power.

December 26, 2021

What is REAL Hope?

The things of this earth, we have been promised in Revelation 21, will pass away - no more tears, no more pain, living in peace and harmony with each other - it just isn't something we can even fathom and it's hard to have hope in the midst of it all. But when we can focus our minds on real biblical hope - we will see things in a whole new light. We pray this week's message of TRUE HOPE will encourage you to set your mind on things above!

December 19, 2021

A Kingdom of Peace

Is PEACE really possible here on earth?  What does PEACE actually mean? God's kingdom is a kingdom of PEACE. He desires for all who know Him to experience this PEACE. This week's message gives us practical tools to answer these questions and learn how to bring peace to our community as we share it with others.

September 2, 2018

prayer.

August 26, 2018

The Glory of Age

August 12, 2018

Youth

August 5, 2018

the wonder of childhood

July 29, 2018

Know God’s Will

July 22, 2018

Song of Hope

July 15, 2018

the Road Ahead

July 8, 2018

Story of Job

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