Our spiritual maturity is often tested by our emotional response to the circumstances and people that provoke anger in our lives. From the life of Moses, and his experiences with God, we can see how anger and outrage can result in love and healing, and not lead us down the sinful path of self-destruction. 

Scriptures: Exodus 32:15-22

Keywords: anger, sin, covenant, atonement, righteousness

Direct download: GCC20190818.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:41am CDT

After finding God through fantastic miracles, Moses now must find God through the management of his daily life. In this sermon, we will see how God meets Moses through an unlikely voice and offers him the help he truly needs.

Scriptures: Exodus 18:13-24

Keywords: Moses, Exodus, Jethro, daily life, spiritual growth, delegation, humility, surrender 

Direct download: GCC20190811.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:57am CDT

After finally escaping from Egypt, Moses now must lead God’s people towards another trial: the Red Sea. In this sermon, we will look at how God meets us in our trials and uses them to work redemption into our lives.

Scriptures: Exodus 14:10-18, 21-22

Keywords: Moses, Exodus, trails, hope, suffering, patience, endurance

Direct download: GCC20190804.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 4:00pm CDT

God is calling us all to something. No matter who you are, where you’ve been, or what you believe, God is calling us all. This seems so unbelievable, because we tend to miss that calling. We miss it through fear, doubt, denial, or just simply not listening. In the Life of Moses we see Moses responding the same way, but we see the greater truth that God doesn’t give up calling His people. 

Scriptures: Exodus 3:14-15

Keywords: Moses, God, I AM, Calling, Next Steps, purpose, mission

Direct download: GCC20190721.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

We live with an internal tension or struggle as we give over our hearts and minds to Christ.  We know that is a “God way” to do things, a way to live our lives that reflects His principles and desires.  Yet, we have our own will and have the capacity to make our own decisions.  

Scriptures: Exodus 2:11-22

Direct download: GCC20190714.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:18am CDT

Moses is the chief instrument of deliverance for God's people, serving as in iconic example of faithfulness to God. In the origin of his story we see how God uses the courage and ingenuity of his family to preserve Moses' life and eventually set his course towards one of great promise and faithfulness. In his story we can see our own story and God's providence in our own lives. 


Scriptures: Exodus 2:1-10

Keywords: Moses, purpose, providence, family, weakness



Direct download: GCC20190707.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 5:55pm CDT

Grace changes everything. This is the central belief throughout all other Christian beliefs. In this sermon we look at how grace heals our hearts and makes us new.

Scriptures: Ephesians 2:8-9

Keywords: grace, new life, mercy, Ephesians



Direct download: GCC20190630.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:43pm CDT

If we want to know God, it is essential that we spend time with his truths. In this sermon, we look at how to approach the Bible in a way that connects us to the living God.

Scriptures: Psalm 119:97-104

Keywords: bible, study, meditation, prayer, scripture, knowing God

Direct download: GCC20190623.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:13am CDT

Part of following God includes admitting where we are wrong. In this sermon, we see how God’s kindness is meant to motivate us to do this more easily and frequently.

Scriptures: Romans 2:1-4

Keywords: repentance, kindness, spiritual growth

Direct download: GCC20190616.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:09pm CDT

Our hearts are trick things - sometimes they lead us towards God, while other times they lead us away from him. In this sermon, we look at what Moses means when he tells us to "circumcise" our hearts and how this practice can help us know God in more meaningful ways.

Scriptures: Deuteronomy 10:12-17

Keywords: spiritual growth, stubbornness, pride, renewal, heart, circumcise


Direct download: GCC20190609.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:01am CDT

We all want to make some kind of impact or difference deep down, but the problem is doing so is difficult, confusing, and disconcerting. Jesus shows through an incredible act of service, before His greatest act of sacrifice, what it looks like to make a difference. He washes His disciples feet. He serves them. Jesus calls each of us to do the same. What could my life look like if I began to follow His example? If I pursued serving others, over serving my own interests and comforts?

Scriptures: John 13:1-17

Keywords: Serve, Jesus, Feet, Washing, Difference, Help, Love, Servant, Sacrifice




Direct download: GCC20190602.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10am CDT

Everyone is, at some level, dealing with a deep need for approval. In this sermon, we see how God frees us from seeking approval from others and our own selves, instead calling us to rest in the approval that comes from him alone.

Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5

Keywords: approval, anxiety, comparison, relationships, insecurity, confidence, freedom


Direct download: GCC20190526.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:35am CDT

It is practically impossible to live in our world without money. But, too often, money can become an idol. In this sermon, we look at how God wants us to see our wealth and possessions.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:19-21, 24

Keywords: money, wealth, possessions, stuff, comparison, generosity, freedom, contentment


Direct download: GCC20190519.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:20am CDT

God designed us to have feelings, but often our emotions end up controlling our lives. In this sermon, we look at how to live for something greater than what we feel.

Scriptures: Luke 10:38-42

Keywords: feelings, emotions, self-control, Mary, Martha, idols


Direct download: GCC20190512.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:16am CDT

When my identity is found in Christ alone, I can live for something greater than the fulfillment of my own desires. The true measure of success is then found in my faithfulness to do the will of my Father, and to accomplish his work from where I live and in the way he's uniquely created me. 

Scriptures: Ephesians 1:7-14 

Keywords: work, success, identity, performance, idols

Direct download: GCC20190505.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:24am CDT

The Bible talks a lot about idolatry. In this sermon, we look at how this practice is still prevalent today - just in different ways and forms - and, in turn, how we can live free from its dangerous affects.

Scriptures: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10

Keywords: idols, idolatry, spiritual growth, freedom, repentance

Direct download: GCC20190428.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:23am CDT

When Jesus rose from his grave, he gave us the greatest of gifts: new life in the face of death. In this sermon, we look at our need for this kind of life and the hope we can now have because of the Resurrection.

Scriptures: Matthew 28:1-10

Keywords: Easter, resurrection, hope, death, Jesus, new life

Direct download: GCC20190421.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:09am CDT

In the final part of the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus tells us that evil is a reality we must face. In this sermon, we learn about the nature of evil and how Jesus delivers us from it.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: temptation, evil, Lord’s Prayer, prayer, freedom, deliverance 

Direct download: GCC20190414.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:16am CDT

How do we handle trials? In this sermon, we see how Jesus tells us to pray when we face difficult situations.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: temptation, trials, testing, growth, maturity, Lord's Prayer, character

Direct download: GCC20190407.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:45am CDT

The Lord’s prayer is a prayer that is focused on us looking and living more like Jesus. One of the hardest pieces of this prayer is the truth that we’re called to forgive those who have wronged us. When we’ve been wronged, hurt deeply and personally we tend to want to ignore the pain, see the one who wronged us as evil and unforgivable, and return the pain they gave us. But typically the hardest thing about forgiveness is our misconception of it, what it really means to forgive, who it benefits, what it can offer, and how we can do it. During this sermon we look at the case for forgiveness in the way that God’s Word addresses it.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: Forgive, Forgiveness, Forgiving, Trespasses, Debts, Debtors, Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6

Direct download: GCC20190331.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:10pm CDT

In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus offers us the model for the full and total restoration of friendship with God. He reminds us that forgiveness is a possibility with the one we pray to as our Father.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: prayer, forgiveness, confession, sin, grace

Direct download: GCC20190324.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32am CDT

Jesus tells us that God will provide for our needs. In this sermon, we look at how God's care for us enables us to live free from anxiety and worry.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: anxiety, worry, provision, prayer, the Lord's Prayer, daily bread

Direct download: GCC20190317.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:38am CDT

As we continue our series on the Lord's Prayer, we look at the how praying for God's Kingdom to be present with and around us can change the way we live.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:9-13

Keywords: prayer, Kingdom, Lord's Prayer, hope, spiritual disciplines

Direct download: GCC20190310.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 5:06pm CDT

How do we pray? Jesus gives us a helpful pattern in the Lord's Prayer. This week, we begin our series on prayer by remembering the importance of coming to God as our Father.

Scriptures: Matthew 6:5-13

Keywords: prayer, father, Lord's Prayer, spiritual disciplines

Direct download: GCC20190303.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:31am CDT

The Bible ends, in some ways, where it began: with a glorious vision of life spent near to God. In this sermon, we look at what God shows us about the end of the world and how we can live in light of this ending today.

Scriptures: Revelation 22:1-5

Keywords: revelation, John, end of the world, hope, judgment, worship, creation, prophecy

Direct download: GCC20190224.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:15am CDT

The Community that God establishes in the grand redemptive story told in the Bible, is a gathering of his people that will model what God expects of the entire world. God's hope for his church is for us to be formed by the Holy Spirit, so that we can be a people that will love God and love each other well.

Scriptures: Acts 2:42-47

Keywords: story, love, Holy Spirit, church

Direct download: GCC20190217.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:50pm CDT

When God gives Jesus to the world, he gives us what we most need: an answer for our greatest problem. In this sermon, we see how Jesus redeems us from our brokenness and invites us into new life.

Scriptures: John 3:16-21

Keywords: Jesus, gospel, salvation, hope, bible, John

Direct download: GCC20190210.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:42am CDT

As we continue our series on the Bible, we see how God's commands and instructions help prepare us to surrender to Jesus as our only hope.

Scriptures: Deuteronomy 4:5-9

Direct download: GCC20190203.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:33am CDT

Scriptures: Exodus 3:1-10

Direct download: GCC20190127.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:43pm CDT

After God creates the universe, the first human beings rebelled against him. In this sermon, we look at how this rebellion has affected us today and how God provides us the relief we most need.

Scriptures: Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7
Keywords: fall, sin, Eden, creation, serpent, Adam, Eve, repentance, assurance
Direct download: GCC20190113.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:45pm CDT

As we start a new year, we explore how the Bible is one, grand story of God's redemption. In this sermon, we look at how God created the universe and what that tells us about how we can live today.

Scriptures: Genesis 1:1-5
Keywords: creation, story, bible, redemption, Genesis, humanity, sovereignty 
Direct download: GCC20190106.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:56pm CDT

There are two types of people: those who make resolutions and those who don’t, but what if there’s something really important, deeply spiritual, about our resolutions? What if our resolutions not only impact our next year, but the new that God is trying to begin in you?

Scriptures: Psalm 90:10-12
Keywords: Resolutions, Begin, Sanctification, New Year


Direct download: GCC20181230.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:17pm CDT





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