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With, Part 1: The Promise of With
December 5, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

We’re all born with a deep need and longing for connection. It’s hardwired into our souls. God knows this, and he speaks to it in scripture. In fact, God’s most frequent promise in the Bible is, “I will be with you.”

Named, Part 9: Friend of God
November 28, 2021
Ryan Ervin, Adult Ministries Pastor

In the conclusion of the Named series, Pastor Ryan Ervin gives insight to the benefits and responsibilities that come with being named Friend of God.

Named, Part 8: Witness
November 21, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Not only has God given us amazing new names that affirm his love for us, he's entrusted us to tell the world about his love through another name — witness.

Named, Part 7: Child of God
November 14, 2021
Brian Behrends, Creative Pastor

The Bible is persistent in teaching us that we are children of God. But based on some of our human experiences as children, that name can be hard to receive. Discover the full scope of what God means when he calls you his son or his daughter!

Named, Part 6: Instruments
November 7, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

If you ever feel worthless or useless to God, he wants you to know that you're not! As a new creation, you are God's instrument for sounding his truth and accomplishing his purposes on earth.

Named, Part 5: The Unknown Name
October 31, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

God has a name for you — a name for you alone — and it comes from his intimate knowledge of your whole life.

Named, Part 4: Ambassadors of Reconciliation
October 24, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Reconciliation seems harder to come by in today's polarized world. And that's not just in politics, race, religions, or culture — it's in person-to-person relationships. So how do we live up to our God-given name, Ambassadors of Reconciliation?

Named, Part 3: Beloved
October 17, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

The name "beloved" can feel a little soft, squishy, and affectionate for some of us. Why are some of us prone to deflect that name when it's given by God?

Named, Part 2: Overcomer
October 10, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Isaiah 43:1-3a But now, this is what the Lord says—        he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel:        “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;        I have summoned you by name; you are mine. 2 When you pass through the waters,        I will be with you; and when you pass through th …

Named, Part 1: A New Creation
October 3, 2021
Brian Behrends, Creative Pastor

Isaiah 43:1–3 NEW LIVING TRANSLATION 1 But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you.         O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you.         I have called you by name; and you are mine. 2 When you go through deep waters,         I will be with you. …

Back to Center
September 26, 2021
Derek Archer, Network Expansion Pastor

Revelation 4:6 Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal. In the center, around the throne, were four living creatures, and they were covered with eyes, in front and in back.   Revelation 5:6 Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, stand …

Life Questions – Live Podcast Recording
September 19, 2021
Grant & Laurel Fishbook, Larry Eide, Detrick Grimes, Molly Martin, and Drew Young

Pastor Grant & Laurel invite four friends to discuss the questions that are on people's hearts and minds when it comes to living for God, living in relationship with others, and living with our own struggles.

Let’s Grab Coffee
September 12, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

If he had the opportunity to sit down for coffee with each person at CTK, here's what Pastor Grant would want to talk about.

Look Closer, Part 14: Unless a Seed Dies…
September 5, 2021
Wendy Powell, Community Outreach Pastor

Though not technically a parable, these words of Jesus contain a powerful word picture of what it takes to follow Jesus and bear spiritual fruit for him.

Look Closer, Part 13: The Parable of the Lost Sheep
August 29, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Discover the heart of a finding God as Jesus tells the Parable of the Lost Sheep.

Look Closer, Part 12: The Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids
August 22, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Look closer at this parable that gives a glimpse into the end times.

Look Closer, Part 11: The Sheep and the Goats
August 15, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Take a closer look as Jesus speaks about sheep and goats.

Look Closer, Part 10: The Parable of the Talents
August 8, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

What has God put in your hand? What are you doing with it?

Look Closer, Part 9: The Parable of the Great Banquet
August 1, 2021
Julie Burleson, Adult Ministries Pastor

What's is Jesus saying in the Parable of the Great Banquet? And what does that mean for us today?

Look Closer, Part 8: The Parable of the Two Sons
July 25, 2021
Wendy Powell, Community Outreach Pastor

The Parable of the Two Sons MATTHEW 21:28–32        28 “What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’        29 “‘I will not,’ he answered, but later he changed his mind and went.        30 “Then the father went to the o …

Look Closer, Part 7: The Parable of the Weeds
July 18, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

The Backdrop  MATTHEW 13:1-3 Later that same day Jesus left the house and sat beside the lake. 2 A large crowd soon gathered around him, so he got into a boat. Then he sat there and taught as the people stood on the shore. 3 He told many stories in the form of parables… The Parable of the Weeds  M …

Look Closer, Part 6: The Parable of the Wedding Feast
July 11, 2021
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Central Kingdom Truth You have been invited to an eternal celebration!   Matthew 22:1–14 The Parable of the Wedding Banquet Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.  King = God the Father Groom = Jesus Bri …

Look Closer, Part 5: The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
July 4, 2021
Brian Behrends, Creative Pastor

Matthew 20:1-16 The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard 1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 “About nine in the morning he went out and …

Friend of Sinners, Part 9: That’s Him!
November 17, 2019
Grant Fishbook, Lead Teaching Pastor

Matthew 16:13-16      13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”      14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”      15 “But what about you?” he asked, …