the 1% (8/7/16 - 8/28/16)

Reaching a city and a community can be a really tough thing to do and an even tougher thing to measure. How do you know when you've started to make a difference? How many people does it take? What does it take to begin to pull back the shades of darkness that surround the city of Laurel? Throughout this series, we'll take a look at who we need to reach, how we plan to reach them, and how we plan to measure our influence.

digging ditches - aug 7, 2016
Pastor ryan blaylock

Are you ready to receive God's blessing?  Typically readiness depends on faith, and faith requires action.  In today's message we will look at a story where a group of people were challenged to act in faith before they saw God provide.

 

i can take my next step - aug 14, 2016
Pastor ryan blaylock

Does do you like being stuck?  How about in traffic, or waiting for a meal, or waiting for an airplane flight?  In today's message, we will look at Jonah and the steps he took in his relationship with God. Although Jonah may be something of an anti-hero, we will discover some powerful and encouraging truths for our own lives and taking our own next steps with God.

 

we can make a difference - aug 21, 2016
pastor ryan blaylock

What does your ideal community look like? Extremely friendly? Extremely isolated? In this message we take a look at the community of people who gathered together shortly after Jesus went back to Heaven, and the impact they had on the world in their time. We will also be asking ourselves questions about taking next steps with Jesus and what kind of difference we can make in our own community.

 

god can do the impossible - aug 28, 2016
Pastor ryan blaylock

Do you find it easy to believe that God can do the impossible "out there" but not so easy to believe He can do the impossible "in here"? In this message, we will look at a man in the Bible who was helpless and beyond hope with his internal struggles, but then he had an encounter with Jesus. The circumstances surrounding this encounter will remind us that Jesus cares about people more than anything else.