(John 1:1-18)

in one night God changed the course of human history like never before. The birth of Jesus changed everything.

Direct download: NGM_12-22-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 2:8-20)

The angels proclaimed "Good news of great joy", but is a life of joy really possible? If so, what does it look like and how can we experience it?

Direct download: NGM_12-15-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 1:1-23)

The sign given to Matthew through the prophet Isaiah was that, in Jesus, like never before, "God is with us".

Direct download: NGM_12-08-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

Pastor Ken Jensen introduces Northgate's annual visit from Tom Eggum with Hope4Kids international. 

Direct download: NGM_12-01-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Philippians 4:10-19)

Somewhere between Less and More is the attitude called Contentment. It's where we draw a line and say, "This is enough."

Direct download: NGM_11-24-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

(Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-37)

When everything in our culture prods and pushes us toward "more", what would happen if we deliberately chose "less"?

Direct download: NGM_11-17-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 15:11-32)

This week pastor Larry Davis provides insight and wisdom on his contemporary take of the familiar story of the Prodigal Son from the gospel of Luke.

Direct download: NGM_11-10-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Genesis 42-45)

Perhaps the greatest test of character is when you hold all the power and you're called upon to forgive.

Direct download: NGM_11-03-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Genesis 41)

Character is forged in adversity, strengthened in opportunity and revealed in success.

Direct download: NGM_10-27-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

(Genesis 40)

In the story or Joseph from the 40th chapter of Genesis, the news given to the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt turned out to be a classic case of 'good news' and 'bad news'. But for Joseph, it was his time spent in prison that this passage draws another kind of message... one that describes incredible patience when dealing with God's timing and plans for your life. 

Direct download: NGM_10-20-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Genesis 37)

We all have dreams for our future. When our deams align with God's dream for us, He can use them to shape our character.

Direct download: NGM_10-13-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 1:49pm PDT

(Luke 10:25-37)

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, Love your neighbor as yourself."

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(1 Cor 12; Romans 12, Ephesians 4)

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength... Love your neighbor as yourself."

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(Romans 12:1,2, Philippians 4:4-9)

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind... Love your neighbor as yourself."

Direct download: NGM_09-22-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matt 16:24-26; Matt 11:28-30)

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind... Love your neighbor as yourself."

Direct download: NGM_09-15_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 22; Colossians 1)

We're called to love the Lord with all of our heart but what does that look like? What does it mean to be whole-hearted?

Direct download: NGM_09-08_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

(Romans 8)

In Les Miserables we see the transforming power of grace. Grace not only forgives our past, it transforms our lives.

Direct download: NGM_09-01_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Ephesians 2:1-13)

Les Miserables is a story of mercy versus condemnation, love versus legalism and hope versus fear. It is a story of Grace.

Direct download: NGM_08-25-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:8)

"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God."

Direct download: NGM_08-18-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:9)

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God."

Direct download: NGM_08-11-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:6)

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they will be filled."

Direct download: NGM_08-04-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
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(Mark 8:34-37)

All of Jesus' outrageous statements reach their climax with his call to follow because the only way to follow him is to surrender.

Direct download: NGM_07-28_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:43-48; Luke 6:27-36)

Jesus' call for us to love our enemies may sound great in theory but does it work in the real world? Isn't it a bit idealistic?

Direct download: NGM_07-21_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Mark 10:32-45)

To a world obsessed with advancement and achievement Jesus says, true greatness is found in serving others.

Direct download: NGM_07-14_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 6:38, 12:15; 2 Cor 9:6-11)

"Give and it shall be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."

Direct download: NGM_07-07_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:1-4)

There is a richness of having and a richness of being. Jesus taught that true richnes is richness of being and the way to find it is through your poverty.

Direct download: NGM_06-30_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 5:1-4)

The losses we experience in life can break our hearts. But God can use our brokenness to make us whole.

Direct download: NGM_06-23_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(1 Cor 1:26-2:5, 12:6-10) 

Weakness: Any lack or limitation that I can do nothing about. This message describes ways that you can turn your weaknesses into strengths that will reveal God's influence in your life.

Direct download: NGM_06-16_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 18:21-35)

Forgiving is Love's toughest work and biggest risk. It is also God's invention for healing the hurts we don't deserve. 

Direct download: NGM_06-09_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(John 14:1-11)

There is likely no more outrageous claim to the ears of people in our day than Jesus' claim to be "The Way."

"I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." -John 14:6 (NIV)

Direct download: NGM_06-02_-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Matthew 20:25-28)

Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave--- just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Direct download: NGM_05-26-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Old Testament)

The Old Testament is often one of the last things a Christian wants to read as it seems to make no sense when compared to the Gospels. But nothing could be further from the truth. Pastor Jesse Peterson provides a brief outline of the main themes from the Old Testament in the 5th week of the Multiply series. 

Direct download: NGM_05-19-13_MESSAGE_JESSE_PETERSON.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(2 Timothy 3:14-17)

You can't follow without knowing the one who's leading, you can't learn without studying and you can't be a disciple without getting to know your Bible.

Direct download: NGM_05-12-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(1 Peter 2:4-10; Ephesians 3:10-21)

The church is God's idea. It is the means by which He has chosen to reveal His wisdom and to make disciples.

Direct download: NGM_05-05-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

(2 Cor 5:11-21)

"Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ."

Direct download: NGM_04-28-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 28:16-20)

Imagine what would happen if every Christ-follower in every church took seriously the final instructions of Jesus.

Direct download: NGM_04-21-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(1 John 1:5-10; 2:9-11; 3:12-20)

"There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him; haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community." Proverbs 6:16-19

Direct download: NGM_04-14-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

Men's Breakfast Guest Speaker Series

Rick Small brings to a recent men's breakfast meeting a brief presentation on his experience with bringing fresh water to the Uganda villages Northgate sponsors through Hope for Christ. He recalls how Walk for Water sponsorship has changed the lives of untold families in villages where poverty is all too common and clean water is not a given.

Direct download: Men_in_Action_4.13.2013_v2.mp3
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(1 John 3:1-3; 4:11-16)

We say, "God is love", but what does that mean and how does it impact our everyday lives?

Direct download: NGM_04-07-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 24:13-34)

Most people know the story of Easter morning. But Luke's account adds one more important scene to the story of Easter. 

Direct download: NGM_03-31-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 19:28-48)

Jesus' final entry into Jerusalem seems so out of character, but was deliberately intended to compel people to a decision. 

Direct download: NGM_03-24-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 22:7-23)

One of the last acts Jesus left with his disciples was an act of remembrance so that we would always remember.

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(Luke 21:7-36)

When will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are about take place?

Direct download: NGM_03-10-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 20:27-40)

One question common to all generations and cultures is the question of the afterlife. What happens when this life is over?

Direct download: NGM_03-03-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 19:1-10)

The best example of a life that drew people to God is the life of Jesus Christ. Now it's our job to help them see Jesus.

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(Luke 18:1-14)

Meaningful Prayers aren't about fancy words or a special technique. they come from a humble heart to a God of mercy.

Direct download: NGM_02-17-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 17:11-19)

The BIG question: When was a time that you were in deperate need, you got relief... and what kind of response did that trigger?

Direct download: NGM_02-10-13_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
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(Luke 16:1-13)

What if you knew you only had a month to live? How would it affect your priorities? How would it change your perspective?

Direct download: NGM_02-03-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

(Luke 15:11-32)

It is likely the best-known and most-loved of all of Jesus' parables. And it is the clearest picture we get of God's grace.

Direct download: NGM_01-27-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 14:15-24)

The most powerful, life-changing message is the message of grace. It is the one message that is at the heart of the gospel.

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(Luke 13:18-21)

We often get discouraged if we don't see immediate results, but Jesus tuaght that there is a dynamic to spriritual growth.

Direct download: NGM_01-13-13_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(2 Peter 3:18, Matthew 7)

Instead of making resolutions about things you want to do, try focusing on the person you want to be.

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Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

Pastor Larry Davis

Sermon Bullet Points: We have a higher calling... This requires a deeper surrender... Take up your cross.... You must get lower to rise higher.

Direct download: NGM_12-30-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 2:1-12)

Thought they come more as seekers than believers, the Magi can teach us a great deal about worship.

Direct download: NGM_12-23-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Matthew 1:18-23)

The most frequent promise in the Bible is, "I will be with you." That promise found its ultimate fulfillment in Jesus.

Direct download: NGM_12-16-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

Pastor Larry Davis presents a seasonal message on who Jesus is. He is... Jesus Messiah.

Direct download: NGM_12-09-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
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(Philippians 2: 1-11)

2,000 years ago two very different kings crossed paths. The birth of this new king established the culture of this new kingdom.

Direct download: NGM_12-02-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

For many years, Tom Eggum of Hope 4 Kids International has visited Northgate the first weekend after Thanksgiving. Pastor Ken Jensen introduces Tom who provides an update of what the last year has been like for his ministry, thanking Northgate for its many years of faithful partnership in bringing life-saving water and support for needy communities around the world. 

Direct download: NGM_11-25-12_MESSAGE_TOM_EGGUM.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 12:13-34)

For all of our success, accomplishments and accumulation of stuff, we are still at risk of living the life of a fool.

Direct download: NGM_11-18-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 11:37-54)

Jesus had a lot to say about the difference between outward appearances and real inward transformation.

Direct download: NGM_11-11-12_MESSAGE_JESSE_PETERSON.mp3
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(Luke 11:5-13)

Unanswered prayers can leave us wondering if God cares. But Jesus wants us to better understand the God we pray to.

Direct download: NGM_11-04-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 10:25-37)

According to Jesus the question isn't, "Who qualifies as a neighbor?" The real question is, "How can I become a neighbor?" 

Direct download: NGM_10-28-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 9:10-17)

Jesus doesn't call His followers to simply rise above the mess of the world. He calls us to do something about it.

Direct download: NGM_10-21-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 8:4-15)

The single greatest determining factor in someone's receptivenes to God's word is the condition of their heart.

Direct download: NGM_10-14-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 7:36-50)

Pastor Larry Davis continues teaching in the Book of Luke as he describes how the woman who worshipped and honored Jesus through her tears and her hair was also condemned by the religious leaders of his day. 

Direct download: NGM_10-07-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
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(Luke 5:36-39; 6:27-36)

Of all Jesus' teachings, the most difficult and challenging may very well be his command to love your enemies.

Direct download: NGM_09-30-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Luke 5:1-11)

Jesus didn't pick the smartest and the most influential.He was looking for those who would follow him whole-heartedly.

Direct download: NGM_09-23-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 5:17-26)

Love for God means sharing His heart for people. And when people are hurting is when they need to see His love the most.

Direct download: NGM_09-16-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 4:14-30)

Jesus' mission was all about the Good News. Sadly, today that good news often gets lost in translation.

Direct download: NGM_09-09-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 3&4)

We all face temptations. But if we can stop for a moment and realize what's really going on, we can win the battle.

Direct download: NGM_09-02-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke 1&2) 

Luke begins writing his gospel after having "carefully investigated everything from the beginning", which means he did his homework. He interviewed eyewitnesses, he followed leads, he talked with those who actually experienced Jesus' life among them. Likely, he interviewd Mary, the mother of Jesus. How else would he know such detail of how she felt & what she thought at the time. One of the things he discovered about Mary is that she thought a lot about these things and their implications. Mary's song gives us a hint at the things she pondered. 

Direct download: NGM_08-26-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Luke)

If we are to become whole-hearted followers of Jesus, we really need to get to know the Jesus we are following.

Direct download: NGM_08-19-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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This years's trip to Uganda In early August 2012 forever changed the lives of the 18 people that went. Many left with no real idea what it would be like to meet the people of the villages Northgate supports through the sponsorship of children who are in real need and in the building of new wells that now supply clean water to many nearby villages through the efforts of Hope for Kids, International. A number of those who went are featured on this recording as they recall some of the many ways God revealed himself to them on their trip.

Direct download: NGM_08-12-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

Quite often when we read stories in the Old Tetament we tend to skip over seemingly unimportant details because we can't quickly understand them. In this important message, Pastor Jesse Peterson challenges us to dive deeper into the pool of understanding when it comes to the Old Testament. Often it simply comes down to putting the passages through the dual lens of Covenants and Context. 

Direct download: NGM_08-05-12_MESSAGE_JESSE_PETERSON.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(John 3:16)

Steve Davidson brings a message that deals with a difficult topic: Genuine Forgiveness. Steve recommends that we make the following truth an integral part of our life: "I am learning how much God loves me and wants to forgive me so that I can more easliy forgive people who wrong me."

Direct download: NGM_07-29-12_MESSAGE_STEVE_DAVIDSON.mp3
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(Colossians 3:1-14)

Most everybody says they want to go to heaven but nobody's in a hurry to get there. We wonder what happens when we die.

Direct download: NGM_07-22-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Hebrews 1:1-3; 11:6)

Scripture says that without faith it's impossible to please God. Why is that so? Why doesn't He give us more proof?

Direct download: NGM_07-15-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Mark 5) 

Pastor Larry Davis delivers this weeks message about understanding God's will for your life in a unique and entertaining way. Using contemporary video references, he draws pictures of what it must have been like to be standing near Jesus as he brings healing to those most in need. 

Direct download: NGM_07-08-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Romans 8:18-39)

Life in this world is filled with suffering and evil seems to be all around. Why doesn't God do something about it?

Direct download: NGM_07-01-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

(2 Timothy 3:14-17; Psalm 119)

Faith, by its very nature, also includes uncertainty. Because we aren't given all the answers we wll always be left with some questions. But questions can lead us to a deeper, greater faith if we are willing to pursue the answers. And while we may not get all of our questions answered, by asking questions we can expand our understanding and the reasons for our faith.

Direct download: NGM_06-24-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(2 Peter 1:1-9)

Faith is often portrayed as the opposite of knowledge. But the two have far more in common than we might think.

Direct download: NGM_06-17-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(John 14: 1-6)

What appears at first glance to be a narrow and exclusive claim turns out to be the most open and inclusive of all.

Direct download: NGM_06-10-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Romans)

While all religions may share some commonalities, they do not all believe the same things.

Direct download: NGM_06-03-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

(John 21:9, 12, 14)

Inviting someone to come to church is a lot like asking a dating partner to meet your family. Both experiences involve vulnerability, risk, fear, and many other feelings. Rarely does a relationship move towards marriage without meeting the family. In the same way, a person's relationship with Jesus Christ can only grow so much without meeting the family (church). 

Direct download: NGM_05-27-12_MESSAGE_JOHNNY_LAMBERT.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Ephesians 4:17-24; Hebrews 10:26-28;James 1:13-18)

One of the most pervasive sins throughout our culture is the plague of pornography. Like all sin it takes its toll in many areas of individual lives. And, like all sin, it has a pathology. In this weeks message Pastor Larry takes a look at how sin gets a hold of our lives and how we can break free.

Direct download: NGM_05-20-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

(Ephesians 5:21-33)

Marriage is hard because love is hard. What makes the so hard is our selfishness. God, who is pure love, knows that to truly experience love we need to let go of our own self-interest and give ourselves fully to one another. Christ's example not only shows us how but empowers us to be able to give and receive such love.

Direct download: NGM_05-13-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(1 Corinthians 6: 2 Corinthians 6; 1 Peter 3)

God created us as complete beings-physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual. Our sexuality is only part of the whole package. To develop true oneness means growing into intimacy in every aspect of our lives. As we bring all the parts together in intimacy each individual aspect thrives in its own way. 

Direct download: NGM_05-06-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
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(Ephesians 5:21-33)

God created us as complete beings - physical, emotional, and spiritual. Our sexuality is a gift from God, designed to be enjoyed as the fulfillment of an intentional, committed relationship. We need to have a clear understanding of why God created sex, what He intended it to be and why He set boundaries around it for our ulitimate benefit.

Direct download: NGM_04-29-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

(1 Corinthians 7:1-7) 

God created us as complete beings - physical, emotional and spiritual. Our sexuality is a gift from God, designed to be enjoyed as the fulfillment of an intentional, committd relationship. We need to have a clear understanding of why God created sex, what He intended it to be and why He set boundaries around it for our ultimate benefit.

Direct download: NGM_04-22-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
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(Genesis 2:18-25)

Our sexuality is a gift from God, designed to be enjoyed as the fulfillment of an intentional, committed relationship.

Direct download: NGM_04-15-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

(John 21:2-22)

When the resurrection intersects our own life experience it becomes more than a story, it's personal.

Direct download: NGM_04-08-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

(Matthew 6:9-13)

Prayer always begins and ends with God. He's given us the freedom to ask, but the last word always belongs to Him.

Direct download: NGM_04-01-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Matthew 6:9-13)

Knowing our struggle with sin Jesus taught us to pray, not only for forgiveness, but for strength to break sin's power.

Direct download: NGM_03-25-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Matthew 6:9-13)

God's provision and forgiveness are what we really need but what we've received we are also to extend to others.

Direct download: NGM_03-18-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

(Matthew 6:9-13)

In praying, "Your Kingdom Come" we are re-ordering our hearts, our lives and our world to align with His.

Direct download: NGM_03-11-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Matthew 6:9-13)

When jesus taught us to pray to "Our Father" he introduced a radical concept and a change in relationship.

Direct download: NGM_03-04-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Romans 12:3-8; 1 Peter 4:8-11)

Generous living involves every aspect of our lives. God's generosity enriches our lives so that we can enrich others.

Direct download: NGM_02-26-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Philippians 2:1-11)

Generous living requiresa mental shift. God is just as interested in why we do something as he is in what we do.

Direct download: NGM_02-19-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

(Psalms, Colassians, 1 Thessalonians)

Generous living develops best when it flows out of an attitude of gratitude.

Direct download: NGM_02-12-12_MESSAGE_LARRY_DAVIS.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 6:30am PDT

(Proverbs 30:8,9)

Generous living is often hindered by our lack of financial freedom. The Bible gives us practical wisdom to get free.

Direct download: NGM_02-05-12_MESSAGE_KEN_JENSEN.mp3
Category:Weekly Messages -- posted at: 8:00am PDT



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