March 27, 2016 - 09:51 AM
NT Wright—a prominent Anglican theologian, talks about his friend, Marcus Borg. NT believes Marcus is a Christian even though he doesn't believe in the bodily resurrection of Jesus. Is it possible to be a Christian without believing in the literal resurrection? In this study we learn how a Christ that didn't rise destroys our faith. A Jesus that did rise changes our lives.
The Resurrection Changes Everything - Quicktime and iPhone Audio - M4A
The Resurrection Changes Everything - Manuscript - PDF
The Resurrection Changes Everything - Sermon Handout - PDF
The Resurrection Changes Everything - Editable Sermon Notes - DOCX
April 05, 2015 - 09:00 PM
If you were to accompany Jesus when he was scourged, crucified and buried, what would you think about him. What would you think when he rose again. Teaching in first-person narrative from the character of Longinus, the centurion in charge of Jesus' death, we get an eye-witness picture of Jesus' death and resurrection.
Compelled To Believe - The Longinus Story - Quicktime and iPhone Audio - M4A
Compelled To Believe - The Longinus Story - Manuscript - PDF
April 20, 2014 - 10:51 AM
Are you suffering from information overload? Do you have trouble keeping up with your email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, snail mail and texts? Like the information overlaid around us, the Bible can feel overwhelming. In this message, we simplify the Bible and learn what is the most important things we need to know.
Easter 2014 -- What Are The Most Important Things I Need To Know? - Quicktime and iPhone Audio - M4A
Easter 2014 -- What Are The Most Important Things I Need To Know? - Manuscript - PDF
Easter 2014 -- What Are The Most Important Things I Need To Know? - Sermon Handout - PDF
March 31, 2013 - 04:42 PM
Journalists classify news as either hard or soft. Soft news are the heart-warming public interest stories in our newspaper. Hard news is not just interesting, it is news we need to know because it changes our life. What kind of news is Easter? Is it a soft philosophy or a hard news difference. The answer makes a world of difference.
Easter is Hard News - Audio - MP3
Easter is Hard News - Quicktime and iPhone Audio - M4A
Easter is Hard News - Manuscript - PDF
April 08, 2012 - 03:59 PM
How well do you know the Easter story? Most of us are familiar with the basics of Easter but we don't have enough confidence in the resurrection that it changes our life. In this message, we walk through the biblical, circumstantial and historical evidence for the resurrection. On that journey, we discover the compelling difference of that first Easter morning. It is the story that changed the world. It is the story that can change your life.
Easter 2012 - Have You Heard The Real Easter Story? - Manuscript - PDF
Easter 2012 - Have You Heard The Real Easter Story? - Sermon Handout - PDF
April 21, 2011 - 04:46 PM
Billions around the world celebrate Easter. It is a time for ham, the Easter Bunny, egg hunts and the anticipation of spring. There is much more to Easter than these time honored traditions. Often obscured is the real reason for Easter, the resurrection of Jesus! What is the significance of the resurrection? Did it really happen? Does it make a difference for my life? Join Dr. Trucksess as we explore the resurrection at the SAMI Center in Spirit Lake, IA.
Easter - The Resurrection - Manuscript - PDF
Easter - The Resurrection - Sermon Handout - PDF
April 04, 2010 - 06:12 PM
What would an eyewitness account of the crucifixion and resurrection be like? Sit in on these pivotal days in history through hearing the Centurion's story.
Easter 2010 - The Centurion's Story - Enhanced Audio Podcast - M4A
Easter 2010 - The Centurion's Story - Manuscript - PDF
Easter 2010 - The Centurion's Story - Small Group - PDF