Stronger Hope

Speaker: Ryan Leak, Teaching Pastor | April 5, 2020

We all experience fear. Some of us have a fear of heights or of animals. Others of us have a fear of failing or of being alone. And right now, most of us have a fear of what will happen next in this crisis. But the good news is we don’t have to live in [...]

Suffering Can Strengthen

Speaker: Andy McQuitty, Guest Speaker | November 10, 2019

Suffering is inevitable. We see tragedies happening every day on the news or on social media. And even though we see so much suffering, we are often unprepared for it in our personal lives. But suffering does not have to bring us to despair. Suffering can lead us to a life filled with faith, joy, [...]

Depression

Speaker: Dr. Gene Getz, Chase Oaks Founding Pastor | August 4, 2019

Depression affects our mental, physical, and spiritual health. It can make it hard for us to get out of bed and connect with our family and friends. Depression steals our joy and holds us back from moving forward. But we are not alone in our depression. A great prophet, Elijah, did amazing things with and [...]

Anxiety

Speaker: Igor Gerritsen, Guest Speaker | July 14, 2019

Anxiety keeps us up at night. It paralyzes us, focusing our attention on the difficulties in our present and the unknowns in our future. Anxiety keeps us from moving forward into the life God has for us—a life of joy and freedom. Rather than being stuck in our anxiety, God wants to free us as [...]

Why Do Bad Things Keep Happening to Me?

Speaker: Greg Holmes, Communications Pastor | May 12, 2019

In this world, we will face pain and suffering. There will be times in our lives when everything seems to go wrong at once. And in the middle of our suffering, many of us will ask, “Why do bad things keep happening to me?” We struggle to understand why a loving God allows such suffering [...]

How to Be at Peace with Others

Speaker: Greg Holmes, Communications Pastor | November 4, 2018

When we feel unsatisfied in our relationships or in our careers, we tend to start placing the blame on the people around us, creating conflict in our homes and workplaces. We think life would be better if the people and circumstances in our lives changed. But dissatisfaction and conflict are not the result of other [...]

The Secret

Speaker: Greg Holmes, Communications Pastor | August 5, 2018

When our lives are going well, it is easy to experience peace, joy, and contentment. However, when life gets difficult, when we have to face an unexpected struggle, most of us experience anxiety, worry, and stress. Joy and peace seem to be out of our reach. But what if there was a way for us [...]