Something Different

Sounds so much better than "miscellaneous," but that's what it is. ;)

Series start date: January 2nd, 2005

Sermons in this series

  • Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

    by Bill Johnson

    Seeing what God sees.

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  • Sunday, January 5th, 2020

    by Dion Frasier

    God's mission for our church must remain the focal point of our story as a church.

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  • Sunday, December 29th, 2019

    by David Pace

    In times of quiet reflection, or maybe as the year comes to a close, we have this nagging thought, "this is your life - but you were meant for so much more."

    Video courtesy Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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  • Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    by Dion Frasier

    Let's pray, together, and for one another.

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  • Sunday, August 4th, 2019

    by Paul McLarty

    Relationships run on the currency of time and conversation. Same goes for our relationship with God.

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  • Stewardship and the Kingdom of God

    Central Ohio Work Camp 2019 Recap

    Sunday, June 9th, 2019

    by Dion Frasier

    The Holy Spirit was poured out on the church on Pentecost - celebrated today throughout the world - and is still poured out on the church today, as evidenced in a small part by the work done at Central Ohio Work Camp 2019.

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  • Sunday, May 26th, 2019

    by Perry Brown

    Is God really morally capable of keeping alive to torment forever those who reject him? Or does the destiny of the wicked look a little different than what we've always been told?

    Read more about Conditional Mortality and Hell.

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  • Sunday, April 28th, 2019

    by Joel Booher

    The turning point in becoming a church that attracts and retains younger people is priority and commitment. Growing Young takes everyone. It means we have to strengthen what is working, and identify and implement areas of change.

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  • Sunday, February 24th, 2019

    by Dion Frasier

    In case you hadn't noticed, the American political climate is a raging dumpster fire on social media. When was the last time someone actually changed their mind because of a Twitter rage, or a Facebook tirade?

    Are the words of Jesus to "do to others as you would have them do to you" needed now more among Christians in our current climate?

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  • Disappointment with God

    Where Is God When It Hurts

    Sunday, February 17th, 2019

    by David Pace

    Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does God allow his children (whom he claims to love) to suffer when he could remove their suffering? Where is God when it hurts?

    How do you deal with being disappointed with God? Is it wrong to be disappointed with God?

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  • Sunday, January 13th, 2019

    by Dion Frasier

    Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us

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  • Sunday, December 30th, 2018

    by Bill Johnson

    A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

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  • Sunday, May 27th, 2018

    by Dion Frasier

    The story of the Exodus highlights to tension in our human condition. Even after the Lord displayed his miraculous might, the people were prone to want to return to oppression. Today, we display the same lack of faith and trust.

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  • Sunday, May 13th, 2018

    by Dion Frasier

    What's your baptism story? Do you remember how it felt? Do you remember feeling freed from sin? Do you remember feeling freed from burdens? Do you remember feeling alive? Do you remember feeling like you were going to change the world? Do you remember feeling so close to God?

    Let's look at the reason our baptisms are so significant.

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  • Sunday, May 6th, 2018

    by Randy Willingham

    How do we live in the tension between where we are, and where we see ourselves being?

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  • Sunday, April 29th, 2018

    by Bill Schindel

    Values or Vision Goals:

    • We Love God and We Love Each Other
    • We Love people and desperately want to see people fall in love with Jesus and decide to follow him and become disciples
    • We desire to be a church where young people can connect, find meaning and purpose in the kingdom of God.
    • We want to be a blessing to our community by demonstration the love of God through meaningful service and ministry
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  • Taking Worship To The Streets

    A Work Camp Recap

    Sunday, June 11th, 2017

    by Dion Frasier

    What does it take to produce twelve happy homeowners who have had their houses painted for free by Central Ohio Work Camp? In short, a lot. It takes a lot of manpower (teenpower?), supplies, time, money, prayer and selfless dedication of God's people to believe that he can take our acts of service and change the hearts and lives of people in our city.

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  • Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

    by Justin Kuhn

    We were created in the image of God, and we are meant to connect in the image of God. This can only happen when we allow ourselves to be vulnerable with each other. Vulnerability is difficult, but it's also necessary to create sacred spaces and welcome God into our relationships.

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  • Identity

    It's Who We Are Already

    Sunday, February 19th, 2017

    by Justin Kuhn

    Do we know who we really are? Do we allow ourselves to be defined by the world and its values, or do we hear how God defines who we are?

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  • Sunday, February 12th, 2017

    by Dion Frasier

    When it comes to young people, Jesus gets serious. And as followers of Jesus, we should be serious about how we treat our children and children in the community.

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  • Sunday, January 1st, 2017

    by Kent Berry

    How do we go from mere resolutions to actual achievable goals? Let's get SMART.

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  • Sunday, November 20th, 2016

    by Justin Kuhn

    What do we do with unanswered prayer? What happens to our faith when God doesn't move our mountain?

    Video courtesy of Lauren Daigle.

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  • Sunday, November 13th, 2016

    by David Pace

    We are so often caught up in our own lives that we miss what's right in front of us. One of Jesus' last encounters on earth reveals his passion for the lost and an overwhelming response of faith.

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  • Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

    by David Pace

    Sometimes Jesus calls people to do great works. Sometimes he simply says, "Return home and tell how much God has done for you."

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  • Sunday, August 7th, 2016

    by Kent Berry

    How should we handle it when we see things in our lives that the Lord hates?

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  • Not Exclusive

    A Study of Jonah

    Sunday, July 31st, 2016

    by Eric Johnson

    We can learn a lot about God and ourselves by looking at the story of Jonah.

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  • Rebuilding Together

    A Work Camp Recap

    Sunday, June 12th, 2016

    by Dion Frasier

    As we work together, God can accomplish great things through our humble offerings.

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  • Sunday, April 24th, 2016

    by Rick Miller

    The human condition is competitive. We like the strong and the beautiful. But are we asking the right question when we ask "Who's The Strongest?"

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  • Sunday, April 17th, 2016

    by Justin Kuhn

    We're not meant to be "fixers" (which is how our society works), we're meant to be in relationship. And relationship means things like empathy, validation, listening - simply being WITH people. Which is hardest when that involves pain. And it's hardest when we can't fix it.

    Video courtesy Bren? Brown.

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  • Sunday, December 27th, 2015

    by Dion Frasier

    As we stand on the verge of a new year, it's only fitting to ask "Where have we been?", and maybe more importantly, "Where are we going?". Whatever the answers, the uncomfortable truth remains: we will have to change.

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  • Sunday, November 8th, 2015

    by Dion Frasier

    Our distractions are legion. We are constantly bombarded with a myriad of media that vies for our attention. News, popular culture, family, work - they all have their time and place. But where does God fit into our modern lives? Where and when do we take a stand to choose to be focused - and to love?

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  • Sunday, October 4th, 2015

    by Bill Raper

    God can use many tools to empower recovery and restoration over our weaknesses.

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  • Sunday, December 28th, 2014

    by Dion Frasier

    In this final sermon of 2014, we go to Mount Nebo. From this mountain Moses saw the Promised Land and this would be the last sight he would see. Moses died and the conquest of the land would commence. While it is beneficial to look back and remember, that cannot overshadow that God is moving us forward into new lands and new territories. Key Text: Deuteronomy 34

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  • Sunday, September 1st, 2013

    by Dion Frasier

    Grace is not a new thing or a new phenomenon or a New Testament innovation. It is the very nature of God.

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  • Sunday, January 6th, 2013

    by Perry Brown

    What does YOUR list look like? Are you dotting all the 'i's and crossing all the 't's? How often does Satan remind you of your failure to do what is right? Let's take a look at whether we can know if we're good enough. Primary text(s): John 6:22-40; Micah 6:8; Amos 5:15; Deuteronomy 10:12-13; Galatians 5:19-21; Romans 3:10-20; Romans 7:14-25; Romans 8:1-4; Romans 8:31-39; Ephesians 2:1-15.

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  • Sunday, December 30th, 2012

    by Dion Frasier

    God's Dream

    1. To prepare God's people for works of service
    2. We all reach unity
    3. Attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ
    4. Speaking the truth in love
    5. In all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ
    6. As each part does its work
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  • Sunday, October 7th, 2012

    by Dion Frasier

    Will our church put on even footing the command to love God and the command to love one another? It starts right here in the body as Paul encouraged the church to always do good, especially to those in the family of God. Key Passage(s): Galatians 6:1-10

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  • 9/11 - Ten Years Later

    Special Sermon

    Sunday, September 11th, 2011

    by Dion Frasier

    A look back at the tragedy of 9/11on the tenth anniversary, with spiritual reflections of hope and healing.

     

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  • Sunday, September 4th, 2011

    by Dion Frasier

    A look at the apostles Jesus selected, their diversity and their enduring mission and message to the contemporary church.

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