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Sermon Archive

Holding on to Hope

2/11/18 – 5/6/18


In times of trial, times of suffering, and times of battle, where can we find hope? Peter says we can put our hope in Jesus to anchor our lives when the storms are pushing us. In this 11-week series going over 1 Peter, we will look at several things to find hope in and what to put our hope in.

The Beautiful Life

1/21/18 – 2/4/18


God created us to be in relationship. Rick Warren says, “A life without love equals nothing.” In order to experience a beautiful life, we’ve got to be good at love. A love relationship with God, a love relationship with ourselves, and a love relationship with others. In this short series, we go over each of these relationships.

The Hope of Christmas



What do you put your hope in? Passing a class? Facebook likes? Winning the lottery? Pastor John suggests something else.

Fruit of the Spirit

9/24/17 – 12/3/17


One of the most well-known passages in Scripture, the main character traits associated with living in accordance with the Holy Spirit. For this nine-week series, we’ll take a close look through each attribute!


8/20/17 – 9/17/17


Many people have a skewed picture of God. To many he is a cosmic grandfather who is not involved in human affairs and to others he is an angry tyrant looking for people to punish with his wrath. In this series, we hope to unlock a new picture.

Proverbial Wisdom

4/23/17 – 5/7/17


“Guard your heart.” “Watch your mouth.” “Take pride in your work.” We’ve all heard these sayings in our lives, but what do they really mean? Many of the Proverbs in the Bible are similar to the three sayings above. In this series, we look at these three main ideas that most of the Proverbs talks about: Issues of the heart, the tongue, and of laziness.

5 Realities of the Resurrection (Easter)



Many people know about the events of Easter: arrest, Cross, Grave, and Resurrection. What about the effects? What does the Resurrection mean for us 2000 years later? On Easter Sunday, Pastor John talks about some of the many realities that the resurrection brings to Christians.

Porn Sunday



Pornography is a tough topic in the pews. But it affects many men, women, and even pastors! Craig Gross, the founder of XXX Church, offers some hope to those struggling with an addiction to pornography.


2/12/17 – 3/19/17


“In the beginning…” We’ve all heard the stories of Creation, the Fall, and the Flood; the lives of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph. But the book of Genesis also contains the answers to the big questions we all have. “How did we get here? Why is there so much evil? Do I matter?” In this six-part series, Pastor John scratches the answers to these questions in the first book of The Bible.


1/22/17 – 2/5/17


Many people feel spiritually weak. What does it mean to be spiritually disciplined? In this short series, we walk through a few ways to be spiritually transformed by the Lord.




We’ve all heard the Christmas Story. But if we get all caught up in the familiarity of Christmas, we can miss the whole point. In It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Pastor John teaches about how to successfully prepare for the Christmas season.

Compañeros Por La Vida (Honduras Sunday)



For ten years, The Rock has partnered with Iglesia Gran Comisión in Choluteca, Honduras. Pastor John walks through ten ways that going to Honduras has changed many people over the years and why you should maybe consider going on a trip yourself.

Storms of Life



Storms of life, such as stress and addiction, can get in the way of a fully focused relationship with our Creator. How do we prepare for all of these storms when they do come? In this series, we go over four common storms and how to face them head on!

Follow Me (2016 Fall Retreat)




What does it truly mean to follow in Jesus’s footsteps? His younger brother, James provides a practical application to the Gospel in his book. Dustin Yankasky from h2o Pittsburgh walks us through four main applications at the 2016 Fall Retreat.

Facets of Salvation

8/21/2016 – 10/2/2016


Just like a diamond has many beautiful facets, so does salvation. We look at seven facets from the idea of God in Us to the Freedom to Love God.

How Then Shall We Live?

4/10/2016 – 5/1/2016


A follow-up to the Who Do You Think You Are? series, How Then Shall We Live? continues the study of Ephesians and looks into our purpose as followers of Jesus.


1/24/2016 – 3/20/2016


Our worldview shapes the way we live our lives. In this series, we examine our worldview and how to align it to the Biblical Worldview.

Soul Detox

10/25/2015 – 12/6/2015


We spend much of our time taking care of our bodies – and even our minds – but what about our souls? Is your soul restless, heavy, tortured, seduced? Do you need a soul detox?

Life in the Spirit

8/23/2015 – 9/20/2015


What could a life filled with Holy Spirit power look like? Join us as we examine the Holy Spirit Himself and His intersection with the life of the believer.

Other Sermons

8/2014 – 5/2015


From time to time we will step out of our normal sermon series to cover a specific topic or host a guest preacher.


4/12/2015 – 5/3/2015


Everyone has questions – about God, life, and the way things are. In this series we examine some of the big questions college students are asking.


1/25/2015 – 3/15/15


The Israelites’ journey from slavery to the promised land tells us a lot about the Lord’s chosen people and even more about God Himself.

The Wrath of God

11/9/14 – 12/7/14


One of the most difficult – and therefore often ignored – aspect of God’s character is His wrath. In this series we examine this challenging, yet amazing, theme.

Who Do You Think You Are?

10/12/14 – 11/2/14


Can a book more than 2,000 years ago possibly give insight into who we are and why we were made? Join us and find out!

Fall Retreat ’14

10/3/14 – 10/4/14


Every fall we escape away for a weekend as a church body. This year we examined how God intersected lives in scripture and how he intersects our stories today.

Encounters With Jesus

8/24/14 – 10/5/14


Jesus met people from all walks of life who – after meeting him – walked away changed. In this series we will learn their stories and encounter Jesus with them.