Revelation - February 10, 2019
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the currency of our relationship with Christ as he explores the message to the church at Sardis in Revelation 3:1-6. Are we living off the vitality of the past, but wasting away in the present?
Revelation - February 3, 2019
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the Lord's message to the church at Thyatira in Revelation 2:18-29. The predominant message he sees in this message has to do with a knowledge and commitment to the truth of God's Word. Are we established in the Truth?
Revelation - January 27, 2019
Pastor Kevin takes a look at Christ's message to the church at Pergamum found in Revelation 2:12-17. Are you living a life that is consistent with the relationship you claim to have with Christ?
Revelation - January 20, 2019
Pastor Kevin takes a look at Christ's message to the church at Smyrna found in Revelation 2:8-11. Are you faithful in the midst of opposition? (How steadfast is your commitment to Christ?)
Revelation - January 13, 2019
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the first church addressed in Revelation: Ephesus (Rev. 2:1-7). Do you have all the right beliefs, but have lost your passion for Christ?
Revelation - January 6, 2019
Pastor Kevin begins a new series: "Christ's Message to the Churches," exploring Revelation 1-3. In this first week, we take a look at the magnificant image of the exalted Christ depicted in Revelation chapter 1. The Lord is personally engaged in the activity of His churches and is keenly aware of their spiritual condition.
Christian Life - December 30, 2018
God desires to make our lives new wine that is transformed by His Spirit and alive with His power. Immediately before the message, there was a special song shared called, "New Wine," written by Brooke Ligertwood. To listen to the recorded version, please click on "New Wine"
Christmas - December 23, 2018
The true story of Christmas reminds us that the greatest expression of God’s love is embodied in the person of Jesus.
Christmas - December 9, 2018
The true story of Christmas reminds us that real peace is found only in Jesus.
Christian Identity - November 18, 2018
As believers in Jesus Christ, we have entered into a special relationship with God. We need to see ourselves as God sees us and live accordingly.
Repentance - November 11, 2018
Repentance is the path that leads to spiritual renewal and a fresh, vibrant relationship with God. As Pastor Kevin shares this message, he draws upon a message and book from Dr. Kerry Skinner called, The Joy of Repentance
Christianity and Government - November 4, 2018
Pastor Kevin explores a biblical view of Christianity and politics. As a moral voice in our culture, true Christ-followers should seek to influence civil government according to God’s moral standards and His purposes for government as revealed in Scripture.
Christian Life - October 28, 2018
Pastor Kevin reminds us of God's principle of blessing found in Psalm 1. Those who passionately delight in knowing and living God’s truth will experience His blessing at work in their lives.
Kingdom Principles - October 21, 2018
Though not always evident, God’s Kingdom is ever present impacting our world, and one day will be established in its fulness over all things.
Note: Near the end of the message, Pastor Kevin references a video. This video is "Dream Small," by Josh Wilson and can be viewed by clicking on the following link: Dream Small
Hebrews - October 14, 2018
As those who are forgiven by Jesus’ perfect sacrifice of Himself, we offer up the declaration of our lips and the demonstration of our lives as pleasing offerings to Him.
Hebrews - October 7, 2018
Jesus calls us away from man-made religion and ritual to meet him outside the camp, a place of surrender and relationship.
Hebrews - September 30, 2018
God intends for the local body to be led by spiritual leaders who model their faith and care for the flock.
Hebrews - September 23, 2018
Financial freedom is the confident security and contentment that results in putting God first and trusting Him with your resources.
Hebrews - September 16, 2018
Marriage should be honored as a God-designed institution that supports His relational purpose for man and woman.
Hebrews - September 9, 2018
As a believing community, our relationships should be defined by sincere concern and brotherly affection for one another.
Hebrews - September 2, 2018
Our God is infinite in holiness and awesome in presence. We must not disregard His invitation, nor His warning.
Hebrews - August 19, 2018
As a loving Father, the Lord uses the difficult circumstances we face to train His children for maturity.
Hebrews - August 5, 2018
Success in our spiritual race of life requires discipline, endurance, and focus.
Hebrews - July 29, 2018
Faith is the defining attribute of an individual in whom God delights.
Christian Life - July 15, 2018
Pastor Karl Steinbrink shares a message: Ten Shekels and a Shirt
Hebrews - July 1, 2018
God has called us to community for the purpose of encouraging one another to live vibrant and effective lives in Christ.
Hebrews - June 24, 2018
Through the sacrifice of Jesus, we are encouraged to confidently draw near to the presence of God. The presence of God is where the Christian life finds its vitality.
Hebrews - June 3, 2018
Jesus Christ offered Himself as a perfect sacrifice for sin, providing complete forgiveness and freedom from guilt.
Hebrews - May 27, 2018
Through His own sacrifice and death, Jesus Christ has enacted a new and better covenant based upon better promises.
Christian Life - May 20, 2018
Pastor Kevin shares some words of encouragement and chalenge to graduates, but the message is critically applicable to individuals of all ages and places in life. A truly meaningful, abundant life is one that is submitted to God and lived with an eternal purpose.
Hebrews - May 13, 2018
Pastor Kevin continues his study of Hebrews with a look at chapter 7. Jesus Christ is our perfect High Priest who continually stands in the gap to ensure our ongoing acceptance before God.
Faith - May 6, 2018
Tom Stukenberg challenges us with a look at the life of Elijah. He was just a man who was used by God, because he trusted Him.
Hebrews - April 29, 2018
We have a sure and steadfast hope anchored firmly in the work of Christ and the unwavering faithfulness of God.
Hebrews - April 22, 2018
Pastor Kevin continues our study of Hebrews with a look at our security in Christ and a challenge to move on to maturity. Our eternal security is based upon a consistent connection to our source of life and salvation: Jesus Christ.
Faith - April 8, 2018
John Ledvina challenges us to live in faith. During the message, there is a reference to a music video by Jeremy Camp, entitled "Same Power." This can be viewed by clicking on the following link: Same Power
Easter - April 1, 2018
Paster Kevin changes us to "Live in the Light of the Resurrection," reflecting on the significance of Christ's resurrection in our lives.
Good Friday - March 30, 2018
Pastor Kevin shares a short meditation on the suffering and death of Jesus Christ and the application for our lives.
Palm Sunday - March 25, 2018
Palm Sunday is a reminder that Jesus Christ is King, and that we should live in anticipation of the day when all things will be brought into subjection to His rule and authority.
Hebrews - March 18, 2018
Jesus Christ is our compassionate Mediator Who empathizes with our human weakness and invites us into God’s presence to find grace and mercy.
Hebrews - March 11, 2018
Pastor Kevin explores "The Penetrating Power of the Word." God has given us His Word to penetrate deep within our souls, exposing the remnants of our old sinful nature and making us more like Christ.
Suffering - March 4, 2018
Rick Clark challenges us to look at suffering as an opportunity for spiritual growth. Even in the midst of suffering, God's hand is at work in our lives.
Hebrews - February 25, 2018
Pastor Kevin continues his series in Hebrews with a look at Hebrews 3:7-4:11. God’s Sabbath rest is a place of spiritual blessing provided for those who respond to God’s word with a heart of faith and obedience.
Hebrews - February 18, 2018
Jesus Christ is superior in every way and is the Champion of our salvation.
Hebrews - February 11, 2018
Pastor Kevin begins a new study in the book of Hebrews. Jesus is the divine exclamation point marking God’s ultimate redemptive Word.
Christian Life - February 4, 2018
This week's service was focused on "blind spots" and "secret sins" in our Christian life and presented a video from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association call, "Flying Blind." The video may be viewed from the following link: Flying Blind
Christian Life - January 21, 2018
Pastor Kevin shares from Jeremiah 18 regarding God as Potter and we as clay.
Christian Life - January 7, 2018
Giving God our first acknowledges Him as First and allows His blessing to flow in our lives.
New Year - December 31, 2017
Pastor Kevin provides some challenging thoughts for the New Year.
Community - December 10, 2017
A strong faith family seeks to provide an atmosphere of love and acceptance where individuals can grow in their relationship with Christ.
Christian Fundamentals - December 3, 2017
Pastor Kevin concludes his series on "Mastering the Fundamentals" by taking a look at Final Judgment. There will be a final judgment where those who have believed in Jesus Christ will be rewarded for their deeds, but those who have not believe will be condemned to eternal punishment.
Christian Fundamentals - November 19, 2017
When Christ returns, He will setup an earthly kingdom and reign with His saints in righteousness and peace.
Christian Fundamentals - November 12, 2017
Pastor Kevin takes a look at our "Blessed Hope." One day, Christ will return and those who have died in Christ will be raised bodily. All believers will receive glorified bodies and spend eternity with the Lord.
Christian Fundamentals - November 5, 2017
Pastor Kevin looks our identity in the "Community of Christ." The true Church is the united fellowship of all believers who are identified with the name of Christ and have been transformed by His saving power. Its visible expression is found in the local community of faith.
Christian Fundamentals - October 29, 2017
Last week, Pastor Kevin took a look at the consequences of mankind's human condition. This week we celebrate God's remedy. Man’s only hope of redemption is through the shed blood, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Salvation is the gift of God brought to man by grace and received by acceptance and personal faith in Jesus Christ.
Christian Fundamentals - October 22, 2017
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the human condition that separates mankind from God. Man was created in the image of God, but fell into sin. Thus, the natural man is alienated from God and is totally unable to remedy his own lost condition.
Christian Fundamentals - October 15, 2017
Pastor Kevin continues his study of the Christian fundamentals by exploring the person and work of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit glorifies Jesus Christ by convicting the lost, regenerating the believing sinner, indwelling all believers and empowering them for godly living and service.
Christian Fundamentals - October 8, 2017
Pastor Kevin explores the question: Who is Jesus? Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God and is true God and true man, without sin, conceived of the Holy Spirit, and born of the Virgin Mary. He died for our sins, arose bodily from the dead, and ascended to the right hand of the Father.
Christian Fundamentals - October 1, 2017
Pastor Kevin continues his series, "Mastering the Fundamentals," with a look at the nature of God: There is one true God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Christian Fundamentals - September 24, 2017
Pastor Kevin begins a new series called, "Mastering the Fundamentals." His desire is to examine some core principles in biblical Christianity with the aim to challenge each of us to reevaluate our understanding of these beliefs and the impact they have for our lives. The first principle is "God's Word as Truth:" The Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, are the inspired Word of God, without error in the original writings. They are the final authority for Christian faith and life.
Christian Life - September 17, 2017
Marcos Rodriguez, a minister from Guatemalla, encourages us in the importance of growing in Christ.
Christian Life - September 10, 2017
Rick Clark uses James 5 as a starting point to look at Elijah as an example for us in our walk with God.
Worship - September 3, 2017
Pastor Kevin shares from Psalm 103: Psalm 103 is a wonderful example of worship rising from a heart that is overwhelmed with the mercy and goodness of God.
Kingdom Principles - August 27, 2017
God places immeasurable value on each person, offering restoration to those who are lost.
Note: Near the end of the message, Pastor Kevin makes a reference to an image of grave clothes that was from a music video by Rascal Flatts, called "Changed," that was shown. The video may be viewed by clicking the following link: "Changed"
Kingdom Principles - August 20, 2017
The doctrine of God’s Kingdom challenges us to radical transformation, not passive accommodation.
Romans - August 13, 2017
Pastor Kevin continues a look at love being a mark of a biblical community of faith, this time toward those outside the community of faith. A vibrant, Christ-honoring community of faith is characterized by the genuine love displayed toward those who wish us harm.
Romans - August 6, 2017
Pastor Kevin continues a study of Romans 12:9-13 in light of love being a mark of a biblical community of faith. A vibrant, Christ-honoring community of faith is characterized by the genuine love demonstrated toward one another.
Romans - July 30, 2017
Pastor Kevin takes a look at Romans 12:9-13 in light of love being a mark of a biblical community of faith. A vibrant, Christ-honoring community of faith is characterized by the genuine love demonstrated toward one another.
Children's Ministry - July 23, 2017
Pastor Karl Steinbrink shares about the importance of Children's Ministry and reaching children with the message of Christ.
Christian Life - July 9, 2017
Rick Clark shares a message entitled, "Two Rich Guys Meet Jesus."
Romans - July 2, 2017
God has given each believer specific gifts to fulfill a unique function within the local body of Christ.
Romans - June 25, 2017
Pastor Kevin begins a mini-series in Romans chapter 12. He begins by taking a look at the first two verses: The ultimate expression of worship to God is our entire lives offered as a living sacrifice to Him.
Manhood - June 18, 2017
A biblical man is one who passionately loves his God, is stable in his faith, and actively seeks to live out godly convictions in the world around him.
Colossians - June 11, 2017
Pastor Kevin brings the Colossian series to a close with a look at chapter 4, verses 2-6: "Best Operating Practices for Effective Believers." An effective follower of Jesus Christ is one who is strengthened in prayer, has a simple understanding of God’s truth, and is willing to graciously engage those whom God brings across his or her path.
Colossians - June 4, 2017
In this third week of looking at God-honoring submission and authority in the letter to Colossians, Pastor Kevin explores this subject in the context of employee/employer relationships in the workplace. God has established relational roles within His created order that involve submission and authority. As those who are identified with Christ, we are charged to honor God by recognizing and accepting the framework He has established.
Colossians - May 21, 2017
Pastor Kevin shares the second of three messages on the subject of Submission and Authority as he continues his study of Colossians. This week he examines the biblical relationship and responsibilities of parents and children. God has established relational roles within His created order that involve submission and authority. As those who are identified with Christ, we are charged to honor God by recognizing and accepting the framework He has established.
Colossians - May 14, 2017
God has established relational roles within His created order that involve submission and authority. As those who are identified with Christ, we are charged to honor God by recognizing and accepting the framework He has established. In this first of three messages examining the topic of submission and authority in Colossians 3:18-4:1, Pastor Kevin addresses the husband-wife relationship in the home.
Colossians - May 7, 2017
The life of a serious Christ-follower needs to be governed by peace, immersed in the Word, characterized by thanksgiving, and imprinted by Christ.
Colossians - April 30, 2017
As individuals who are walking in a relationship with God, we must “put on” attributes that reflect our new life in Christ.
Colossians - April 23, 2017
As individuals who have been radically transformed by the power of the risen Christ, we must throw aside the attributes of our old sinful self.
Exalted Christ - April 16, 2017
We worship the exalted Christ, validated by the Father, and elevated to a position of honor above all rule and authority. Near the end of the message, a music video by Matthew West was played called "Grace Wins." This can be viewed at Grace Wins
Christian Life - April 9, 2017
Each of us is called to follow Jesus in “The Way of the Cross” – a way of death, but also the way of victory and life.
Colossians - March 26, 2017
Since we have new life in Christ, and our identity is wrapped up in Him, our motivations, values and perspectives should be influenced by heaven’s reality.
Colossians - March 12, 2017
Never let religious forms take the place of the real substance of living in relationship to Christ.
Colossians - March 5, 2017
In Christ, we experience the fullness of redemption: new life, complete forgiveness, and victory over spiritual opposition.
Colossians - February 26, 2017
The best protection against harmful doctrines that would jeopardize our faith is a life established squarely upon the Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians - February 19, 2017
The Mystery of God is His redemptive plan running as a scarlet thread throughout history and revealed in Jesus Christ. He alone is the focus and substance of God’s Mystery.
Colossians - February 12, 2017
We were once alienated from God because of sin, but are now reconciled to Him through Jesus Christ and called to bring the message of reconciliation to others.
Colossians - February 5, 2017
Jesus Christ is the embodiment of the Eternal God and preeminent over all creation.
Colossians - January 29, 2017
Pastor Kevin continues the Colossians study with verses 9-14. As those who are identified with Christ Jesus, redeemed and forgiven, our desire should be to live lives that are pleasing to Him in all respects.
Colossians - January 22, 2017
Pastor Kevin explores Colossians 1:3-8. The intensity and consistency of our current Christian walk is motivated by the confident expectation of our eternal inheritance in Christ.
Colossians - January 15, 2017
Pastor Kevin begins a new series in the book of Colossians. In this message, he introduces the book and takes a look at the opening two verses. Those who are identified by an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ are set apart in Him and are recipients of the grace and peace He provides.
Passion - January 8, 2017
Pastor Kevin encourages us to move beyond the status quo Christian walk to seek a passionate walk with Christ. A vibrant, God-honoring Christian life involves a passionate affection for Jesus Christ.
Transformation - January 1, 2017
Merari Rodriguez explores Romans 12:2 to share a New Years day challenge to allow God to truly transform our lives, making us think and act differently.
Christmas - December 25, 2016
Pastor Kevin encourages us to allow the Prince of Peace to resolve the dissonance we have in our lives. Jesus came as the "Price of Peace," and He offers that peace freely to those who will receive it.
Christmas - December 24, 2016
Pastor Kevin shares a brief message at our Christmas Eve service. The Christmas story shows us that God is looking for those who are willing to trust Him and respond to His call.
Christmas - December 18, 2016
Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem was God “breaking in” to human history, revealing Himself and unfolding His redemptive plan for mankind.
Church - December 11, 2016
Pastor Kevin explores the biblical meaning and function of the Church in general, as well as reiterating the specific mission and values of Harvest Community Church as a local representation of the spiritual body.
Christian Life - December 4, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at 2 Peter 1:3-4. Not only has God called us, but He empowers us to live transformed lives through a dynamic, personal knowledge of Him.
Thanksgiving - November 27, 2016
Pastor Kevin provides a Thanksgiving challenge as he looks at Jesus' healing of the 10 lepers. A faith that is full is expressed in a heart of gratitude and praise that points to the One who has blessed us.
Kingdom Principles - November 20, 2016
Pastor Kevin continues to explore Jesus' teaching of the Kingdom. In God’s sovereignty and mercy, He has allowed the wicked to coexist with the righteous in this world until His final judgment, providing every opportunity for all to repent and be saved from destruction.
Kingdom Principles - November 13, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the Parable of the Sower and its description of four responses to the Word of God. The effectiveness of the word of God in one’s life is dependent upon the heart with which it is received.
Kingdom Principles - November 6, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the contrast between God's Kingdom and earthly kingdoms. As devoted followers of Jesus Christ, our only unqualified allegiance is to Jesus and His rule in our lives.
Surrender - October 23, 2016
Rick Clark challenges us to re-evaluate our loyalties and draw close to the Lord.
Joy - September 25, 2016
So many Christians fail to walk in the joy that should be theirs. Joy is the natural disposition of a Christ-follower who recognizes the reality of his new life in Jesus.
Christian Life - September 18, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at Psalm 1. Those who passionately delight in knowing and living God’s truth will experience His blessing at work in their lives.
Encouragement - August 28, 2016
God desires to interrupt the mundane course of our natural lives to insert the contrasting conjunction of His divine plan and purpose.
Dedication - August 21, 2016
The Elders and congregation of Harvest Community Church pray over the new facility and dedicate it to the Lord.
Mission and Vision - August 21, 2016
At the dedication service for Harvest's new facility, Pastor Kevin shares six key characteristics that define us as a church.
Choices - August 7, 2016
John Ledvina shares about the importance of choices in life -- especially good choices made at an early age. Later in the message, John references a song called "Dear Younger Me" by Mercy Me. That video may be accessed on YouTube at Dear Younger Me
Community - July 31, 2016
As a community of believers, we need to provide an atmosphere of love and acceptance where individuals can grow in their relationship with Christ.
Surrender - July 10, 2016
Tom Stukenberg challenges us to follow Christ in full surrender.
Encouragement - June 26, 2016
Regardless of where we are or what we are facing, God is there to demonstrate His remarkable steadfast love and grace to those who turn to Him.
God as Father - June 19, 2016
Pastor Kevin shares about the characteristics of God as Father and encourages men to look to Him as the model for what a good father should be. God is a good Father who cares for His children and has their very best interest at heart.
Kingdom Principles - June 12, 2016
Pastor Kevin finishes his study of the Beatitudes with the final beatitude given in the discourse: "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake . . ." When we face opposition for the cause of Christ, we are blessed.
Christian Life - June 5, 2016
Dennis Nonnemacher from Going Global Ministries shares a message about being what God intended for you to be.
Kingdom Principles - May 22, 2016
Pastor Kevin shares what it means to be a "peacemaker:" “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (5:9).
Kingdom Principles - May 15, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the sixth of the beatitudes: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matt. 5:8).
Kingdom Principles - May 8, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the fifth beatitude: "Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive mercy."
Kingdom Principles - May 1, 2016
Pastor Kevin explores the fourth beatitude: "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness."
Christian Life - April 30, 2016
Monica Leach shares with women at a women's brunch about the topic, "Little is Much."
Kingdom Principles - April 24, 2016
The fullness of God’s Kingdom is enjoyed by those whose lives are shaped by its principles and values. Pastor Kevin continues his series on the Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes with a look a meekness. The meek will inherit the earth.
Kingdom Principles - April 17, 2016
The fullness of God’s Kingdom is enjoyed by those whose lives are shaped by its principles and values. Pastor Kevin continues the series in Kingdom Principles with the second beatitude: "Blessed are those who mourn."
Kingdom Principles - April 10, 2016
The fullness of God’s Kingdom is enjoyed by those whose lives are shaped by its principles and values. As we explore Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, Pastor Kevin introduces the Beatitudes and takes a closer look at "Blessed are the Poor in Spirit."
Kingdom Principles - April 3, 2016
Pastor Kevin introduces a new series on Jesus' Sermon on the Mount and "Kingdom Principles." In this first message of the series, he explores the concept of "The Kingdom of God." The Kingdom of God is His divine rule that has broken into human history, advancing His purposes and culminating in His dominion over all things.
Palm Sunday - March 20, 2016
Pastor Kevin reflects on Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The purest praise flows from a heart of simple faith.
Holy Spirit - March 13, 2016
An authentic move of the Holy Spirit is biblical in content, Christ-centered in focus, and corporately edifying in result.
Holy Spirit - March 6, 2016
The gift of tongues with the corresponding gift of interpretation, are legitimate manifestations of the Holy Spirit that glorify God and edify the body when exercised in the way God intended.
Holy Spirit - February 28, 2016
God still desires to demonstrate His miraculous power to His Church to bring glory to Himself and to reveal His gracious love for His people.
Holy Spirit - February 21, 2016
God is not silent. He still speaks to His Church through the Holy Spirit to reveal, encourage, and challenge us according to His purpose.
Mission Report - February 14, 2016
Peter Akright shares about the work God is doing in Northern Africa.
Holy Spirit - February 7, 2016
Pastor Kevin begins by reiterating some practical points from previous weeks regarding discovering our place in ministry and then turns the page to begin exploring the topic of Supernatural Manifestations of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit displays supernatural manifestations of His power according to His will to accomplish His purpose in glorifying Christ and building up the body.
Holy Spirit - January 31, 2016
Pastor Kevin continues to explore the "Inherent Functional Gifts" of the Holy Spirit -- those gifts that are part of the way God has uniquely created each one of us to function in the body. God has created each of us with unique characteristics and abilities that He desires to utilize to strengthen and encourage His Church.
Holy Spirit - January 24, 2016
Pastor Kevin begins to explore "inherent functional gifts" given by the Holy Spirit -- those gifts that reflect the talents, abilities, and personality traits that He has given us. God has created each of us with unique characteristics and abilities that He desires to utilize to strengthen and encourage His Church.
Holy Spirit - January 17, 2016
Pastor Kevin explores the "commissional gifts" given by the Holy Spirit -- those gifts that reflect His calling. The Holy Spirit calls and equips believers to bring glory to God and fulfill His Kingdom purpose.
New Year - January 3, 2016
Pastor Kevin shares some thoughts for the New Year. As we step into 2016, let us purpose in our hearts to know God more deeply and let Him manifest Himself in our lives more thoroughly.
Encouragement - December 13, 2015
Even when we feel barren and alone, God is present, faithfully at work in our circumstance. Immediately before the message, a video monologue was presented regarding Elizabeth and some of the struggles she must have faced. The video can be seen at skitguys.com/videos/item/first-christmas-elizabeth
Church Mission and Values - December 6, 2015
Pastor Kevin reflects on the Mission and Values of Harvest Community Church as well as the calling of the Body of Christ in general. Believers are encouraged to make a positive connection to their local body.
Holy Spirit - November 22, 2015
Love is the fundamental guiding principle for the effective operation of the Holy Spirit’s gifts.
Holy Spirit - November 15, 2015
The Holy Spirit has uniquely gifted each one of us to serve a special purpose within the local body of Christ.
Holy Spirit - November 1, 2015
The Holy Spirit gives spiritual gifts to the Church to strengthen the body and to equip it to accomplish the Father’s purpose.
Holy Spirit - October 25, 2015
The Holy Spirit is our divine Prayer Partner who guides and energizes our communication with the Father God.
Children - October 18, 2015
Training up a child involves teaching him or her God’s principles and values, so that he or she will have the understanding and tools to walk with God and face the responsibilities of life.
Holy Spirit - October 11, 2015
The Holy Spirit illumines our mind to understand God’s truth and recognize His will for our lives.
Holy Spirit - October 4, 2015
The evidence of the Holy Spirit’s presence in our life is the display of His characteristics in our attitudes and behavior.
Holy Spirit - September 27, 2015
The central, most fundamental role of the Holy Spirit today is to mediate the presence of Christ among believers.
Holy Spirit - September 20, 2015
The Holy Spirit is the divine Agent who reveals to us our sin, draws us to Christ, and transforms our heart.
Holy Spirit - September 13, 2015
Pastor Kevin begins a new series on the Holy Spirit. In this first message of the series, he attempts to lay a foundation to establish Who the Holy Spirit is, His nature, and the role He plays throughout Scripture. The Holy Spirit is the divine member of the Godhead Whose role is to bring about the Father’s purposes and glorify the Son.
Strongholds - September 6, 2015
The battleground for our personal lives is in the mind and victory can only be attained by bringing our thoughts in subjection to Christ.
Secret Sin - August 30, 2015
Some of the most destructive sins are the unresolved ones kept hidden from public view. Toward the end of the message, Pastor Kevin declares that in Christ, we are forgiven, we are justified, we are redeemed, we are made righteous, and we are "changed." At that point in the service, a music video by Rascal Flatts was shown entitled, "Changed." There is a link to that video on our Resources page.
Baptism - August 23, 2015
Christian baptism is a public declaration of a believer’s personal faith in Jesus Christ and a wonderful picture of the spiritual identification that has taken place.
Christianity in Culture - August 2, 2015
With this message, Pastor Kevin brings to a close a six-part series entitled: "Christianity in Culture." Today we explore the issue of "Impacting the Political Arena." As a moral voice in our culture, true Christ-followers should seek to influence civil government according to God’s moral standards and His purposes for government as revealed in Scripture.
Christianity in Culture - July 26, 2015
God appointed mankind as custodian, to oversee and care for all the He had created on the earth until that day when it is replaced by a glorious new heaven and earth.
Christianity in Culture - July 19, 2015
In this message, Pastor Kevin takes a biblical look at the culturally volatile topic of homosexuality. Homosexuality violates the God-established design of the union between one man and one woman. While recognizing this truth, the role of the church is to share hope and freedom through Jesus Christ to ALL who are bound by sin. Love must be expressed in truth.
Christianity in Culture - July 12, 2015
God established sexual intimacy to be the ultimate physical expression of the spiritual union between a man and a woman in marriage.
Christianity in Culture - July 5, 2015
In this pre-message testimony, Jonel shares her story of failure, repentence and restoration.
Christianity in Culture - July 5, 2015
Pastor Kevin explores the biblical value of life and sets out some practical applications to the life issues facing our culture. God is the source of all life and has set apart human life as unique and special.
Christianity in Culture - June 28, 2015
Pastor Kevin introduces a new series entitled: "Christianity in Culture." The series explores many issues that are of concern in our current culture. Today's message lays the groundwork for the series: "What is Truth?" God is the source of absolute truth and He reveals that truth to us in His Word.
God's Love - June 21, 2015
Pastor Kevin shares a message about one of the greatest stories ever told about a father's love: The Prodigal Son. Through a costly demonstration of love, God has offered us forgiveness and restoration.
Discipleship - June 14, 2015
Dennis Nonnemacher, founder of Going Global Inc., shares seven marks of an effective Disciple of Jesus Christ.
Christian Life - June 7, 2015
Tom Stukenberg shares a message about being a spiritual "overcomer."
Christian Life - May 31, 2015
The doctrine of God’s Kingdom challenges us to radical transformation, not passive accommodation.
Christian Life - May 24, 2015
A life that is meaningful and fulfilling is one that is lived with faith and purpose.
Men - May 17, 2015
Pastor Kevin rounds off the previous discussion to women with a challenge to husbands to fulfill their role in the family. Husbands have a unique calling of God to be leaders in their homes.
Proverbs - May 3, 2015
God’s love poured into our hearts through Jesus Christ should motivate us to authentic acts of compassion toward the needy and helpless with an eternal perspective.
Proverbs - April 26, 2015
True financial security starts with placing God first and understanding that He is the source for all we have.
Proverbs - April 19, 2015
God intends for strong, biblical friendships to be an important means of spiritual growth and encouragement in our lives.
Proverbs - April 12, 2015
Anger is a God-given emotion that, when managed according to God’s design, enhances our lives and gives glory to Him.
Easter - April 5, 2015
The symbols of Easter remind us of the penalty of sin paid, the power of sin broken; and a relationship with God made possible.
Palm Sunday - March 29, 2015
The story of Christ’s celebrated entry into Jerusalem challenges us to commitment and perseverance toward God’s perfect plan for our lives.
Proverbs - March 15, 2015
The words that we speak have the power to build up or tear down. Wise words are words that bring life and healing to those around us. In this second of a two-part exploration of what Proverbs has to say about the words we speak, Pastor Kevin takes a look at the type of words that build up and bring healing and encouragement.
Proverbs - March 8, 2015
The words that we speak have the power to build up or tear down. Wise words are words that bring life and healing to those around us. In this first of a two-part exploration of what Proverbs has to say about the words we speak, Pastor Kevin takes a look particularly at the type of words that tear down and destroy.
Proverbs - March 1, 2015
True godly wisdom is reflected in a commitment to authentic biblical character.
Proverbs - February 22, 2015
The “house” of wisdom is established on God’s way of righteousness, but the “house” of folly rejects God’s truth.
Proverbs - February 15, 2015
The way of Wisdom avoids the destructive pitfalls of sexual immorality and sin.
Proverbs - February 8, 2015
True wisdom begins with recognizing who God is, observing how He rules the world, and responding accordingly.
Proverbs - February 1, 2015
The Lord is the source of true wisdom and He gives it to those who seek Him for it.
Proverbs - January 25, 2015
Pastor Kevin begins a new series in the book of Proverbs. This first message provides an introductions to the book and establishes that true wisdom is practical insight for everyday life that comes from the mind of God.
2 Peter - January 18, 2015
Pastor Kevin concludes his series in 2 Peter with a look at chapter 3: The certainty of Christ’s imminent return should be a motivation to live godly lives for Him, today.
God's Faithfulness - January 11, 2015
Tom Stukenberg shares from his own experiences around the world a testimony of God's faithfulness.
Christian Life - January 4, 2015
The New Year is a perfect opportunity to seek God for personal change that will make you more effective for Him. Pastor Kevin shares some principles that can help you make the change God desires for you in your life.
Christmas - December 21, 2014
Jesus Christ came into the world to shine the radiance of God’s light into the utter darkness of our human condition.
Church Vision - December 14, 2014
Pastor Kevin takes the opportunity to share concerning the mission and vision of the Church in general and Harvest Community Church in particular.
2 Peter - December 7, 2014
Pastor Kevin discusses the topic of our security in Christ. Those who continue to walk in an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ remain secure in Him.
Heaven - November 23, 2014
Pastor Kevin shares a message about heaven and the glorious eternal reward for those who receive what God has provided for them.
2 Peter - November 16, 2014
This is the conclusion of a two-part message regarding deceptive voices in our culture. Though there are many voices in today’s world seeking to influence us, we must not be led astray from the truth of God’s word.
2 Peter - November 9, 2014
This is the first of a two-part message regarding deceptive voices in our culture. Though there are many voices in today’s world seeking to influence us, we must not be led astray from the truth of God’s word.
Note: There was a problem with the audio of this recording, though most of it can still be made out.
Encouragement - November 2, 2014
In our darkest times, we need to realize that God is always faithful and He has established the local church to be a source of strength and encouragement.
2 Peter - October 26, 2014
Jesus Christ came once to give His life as a sacrifice for sin, but Scripture clearly declares that He will come again in glory and power to visibly establish His Kingdom.
2 Peter - October 19, 2014
Pastor Kevin finishes the third of a three-part exploration of the Qualities of an effective Christian life. A vibrant, effective Christian life is continually growing in the qualities of biblical Christian character that result from a true personal knowledge of God.
2 Peter - October 12, 2014
A vibrant, effective Christian life is continually growing in the qualities of biblical Christian character that result from a true personal knowledge of God. This is the second of a three part exploration of 2 Peter 1:5-15. In this message, Pastor Kevin takes a look at the first three qualities out of sevent that Peter mentions in these verses.
2 Peter - October 5, 2014
A vibrant, effective Christian life is continually growing in the qualities of biblical Christian character that result from a true personal knowledge of God. This is the first of a three part exploration of 2 Peter 1:5-15. In this message, Pastor Kevin takes a broad, generalized look at these verses.
2 Peter - September 28, 2014
Not only has God called us, but He empowers us to live transformed lives through a dynamic, personal knowledge of Him.
2 Peter - September 21, 2014
Pastor Kevin begins a new series in 2 Peter. God’s grace and peace is available to those who would turn over the control of their lives to Christ.
Salvation - September 14, 2014
Larry Pierquet shares from Scripture as well as his own personal experience about the conflicting "voices" that attempt to influence us. Often, the voices of our culture drown out the voice of truth that come from God
Grace - September 7, 2014
God’s amazing grace reaches to the deepest level of our despair and alienation from God to offer restoration and life.
End Times - August 31, 2014
As the time gets closer to Christ’s return, we are called to enduring expectation in the midst of increasingly difficult opposition.
Christian Life - August 10, 2014
The Church is a spiritual organism made up of diverse members unified by Jesus Christ as their Head.
Christian Life - August 3, 2014
God places a priority on passing the continuity of our faith to the next generation.
Self Image - July 27, 2014
True personal value and worth is not focused on ourselves, but is based upon God’s grace and the value He has placed upon us. Throughout Scripture, God has demonstrated an incredible sense of value and worth toward each of us, regardless of who we are or what we’ve done.
Christian Life - July 20, 2014
Through the blood of Jesus, we can draw near with confidence into the presence of God.
Genesis - July 13, 2014
Though mankind was divided because of its arrogant intentions apart from God, we have been united again through faith in Jesus Christ.
Genesis - July 6, 2014
Throughout the Bible, God has demonstrated His desire to have a relationship with the pinnacle of His creation – mankind.
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