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Mastering the Fundamentals (10): Final Judgment
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (9): The Earthly Reign of Christ
Christian Fundamentals - November 19, 2017
When Christ returns, He will setup an earthly kingdom and reign with His saints in righteousness and peace.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (8): Our Blessed Hope
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (7): The Community of Christ
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (6): Godís Remedy
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (5): The Human Condition
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (4): The One Called Alongside to Help
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (3): The Eternal Son
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (2): The Triunity of God
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.
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Mastering the Fundamentals (1): God's Word as Truth
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.

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Growing in Christ (Marcos Rodriguez)
Christian Life - September 17, 2017
Marcos Rodriguez, a minister from Guatemalla, encourages us in the importance of growing in Christ.
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A Man Named Elijah (Rick Clark)
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.
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Bless the Lord, O My Soul
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.
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Kingdom Principles: Joy of the Lost Found
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"

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Kingdom Principles: Making Room for New Wine
Kingdom Principles - August 20, 2017
The doctrine of God’s Kingdom challenges us to radical transformation, not passive accommodation.
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Romans 12: The Mark of a Believing Community (part 2; 12;9-21)
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.
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Romans 12: The Mark of a Believing Community (part 1b; 12;9-21)
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.
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Romans 12: The Mark of a Believing Community (part 1a; 12;9-21)
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.
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Reaching Children (Karl Steinbrink)
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.
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Two Rich Guys Meet Jesus
Christian Life - July 9, 2017
Rick Clark shares a message entitled, "Two Rich Guys Meet Jesus."
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Romans 12: Recognizing Our Unique Role in the Body (12:3-8)
Romans - July 2, 2017
God has given each believer specific gifts to fulfill a unique function within the local body of Christ.
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Romans 12: Our Lives as a Living Sacrifice (12:1-2)
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.
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Quest for Biblical Manhood
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.
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Colossians: Best Operating Practices for Effective Believers (4:2-6)
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.
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Colossians: God Honoring Submission and Authority (c; 3:18-4:1)
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.
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Colossians: God Honoring Submission and Authority (b; 3:18-4:1)
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.
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Colossians: God Honoring Submission and Authority (a; 3:18-4:1)
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.
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Colossians: Governed by Peace (3:15-17)
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.
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Colossians: Putting On the Attributes of Our New Self (3:12-14)
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.
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Colossians: Discarding the Attributes of the Old Self (3:5-11)
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.
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Celebrating the Exalted Christ
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.
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The Way of the Cross
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.
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Colossians: A Higher Perspective (3:1-4)
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.
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Colossians: Form or Substance? (2:16-23)
Colossians - March 12, 2017
Never let religious forms take the place of the real substance of living in relationship to Christ.
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Colossians: Filled in Christ (2:8-15)
Colossians - March 5, 2017
In Christ, we experience the fullness of redemption: new life, complete forgiveness, and victory over spiritual opposition.
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Colossians: Living in Christ (2:6-8)
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.
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Colossians: The Mystery of God (1;24-2;5)
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.
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Colossians: Reconciled to God (1:21-23)
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.
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Colossians: The Supremacy of Christ (1:15-20)
Colossians - February 5, 2017
Jesus Christ is the embodiment of the Eternal God and preeminent over all creation.

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Colossians: Walking Worthy of the Lord (1:9-14)
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.
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Colossians: Motivated by Eternity (1:3-8)
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.
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Colossians: Intro and Greeting (1:1-2)
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.
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Kindling a Passion for God
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.
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Think Differently-Be Different (Merari Rodriguez)
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.
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Letting the Prince of Peace Resolve Our Dissonance
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.
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The Call of Christmas
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.
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God Became Flesh
Christmas - December 18, 2016
Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem was God “breaking in” to human history, revealing Himself and unfolding His redemptive plan for mankind.
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What is Church?
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.
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Empowered to Live a Transformed Life
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.
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The Thankfulness of One
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.
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Kingdom Principles: The Parable of the Weeds
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.
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Kingdom Principles: The Parable of the Sower
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.
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Kingdom Principles: Kingdoms in Conflict
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.
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Drawing Close (Rick Clark)
Surrender - October 23, 2016
Rick Clark challenges us to re-evaluate our loyalties and draw close to the Lord.
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Letting Joy Abound
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.
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Walking the Way of Blessing
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.
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But God
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.
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Harvest Dedication
Dedication - August 21, 2016
The Elders and congregation of Harvest Community Church pray over the new facility and dedicate it to the Lord.
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What Defines Us?
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.
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Choices (John Ledvina)
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
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A View Toward Community
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.
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Surrender All
Surrender - July 10, 2016
Tom Stukenberg challenges us to follow Christ in full surrender.
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Redeemed by Godís Steadfast Love
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.
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Good Good Father
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.
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (g)-Persecuted
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.
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Being (Dennis Nonnemacher)
Christian Life - June 5, 2016
Dennis Nonnemacher from Going Global Ministries shares a message about being what God intended for you to be.
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (g)-Peacemakers
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).
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (f)-Pure in Heart
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).
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (e)-Merciful
Kingdom Principles - May 8, 2016
Pastor Kevin takes a look at the fifth beatitude: "Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive mercy."
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (d)-Hunger and Thirst
Kingdom Principles - May 1, 2016
Pastor Kevin explores the fourth beatitude: "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness."
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Little is Much (Monica Leach)
Christian Life - April 30, 2016
Monica Leach shares with women at a women's brunch about the topic, "Little is Much."
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (c)-Meek
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.
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (b)-Mourn
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."
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Attributes (a)-Poor in Spirit
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."
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Kingdom Principles: New Kingdom Awareness
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.
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From the Mouth of Babes
Palm Sunday - March 20, 2016
Pastor Kevin reflects on Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The purest praise flows from a heart of simple faith.
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The Holy Spirit: Concluding Remarks and Practical Application
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 9)-The Language of Heaven
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 8)-Witnessing the Miraculous
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 7)-God Still Speaks
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.
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Peter Akright: Ministry in Northern Africa
Mission Report - February 14, 2016
Peter Akright shares about the work God is doing in Northern Africa.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 6)-Supernatural Manifestations
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 5)-Wired to Serve (b)
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 5)-Wired to Serve (a)
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 4)-Called for God's Glory
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.
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Some Pastoral Thoughts for 2016
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.
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Zechariah and Elizabeth: Finding Life in Barrenness
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
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Making a Connection
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 3)-Guided by Love
Holy Spirit - November 22, 2015
Love is the fundamental guiding principle for the effective operation of the Holy Spirit’s gifts.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 2)-Diversity in Unity
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Giver of Gifts (part 1)
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Our Divine Prayer Partner
Holy Spirit - October 25, 2015
The Holy Spirit is our divine Prayer Partner who guides and energizes our communication with the Father God.
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Train Up a Child
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Illumined by Him
Holy Spirit - October 11, 2015
The Holy Spirit illumines our mind to understand God’s truth and recognize His will for our lives.
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The Holy Spirit: Walking in Him
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Bathed in His Presence
Holy Spirit - September 27, 2015
The central, most fundamental role of the Holy Spirit today is to mediate the presence of Christ among believers.
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The Holy Spirit: Agent of Transformation
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.
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The Holy Spirit: Who Is He?
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.
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Winning the Victory Over the Mind
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.
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Cleaning Under the Rug: Dealing with Secret Sins
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.
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Baptized Into Christ
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.
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Christianity in Culture (6): Impacting the Political Arena
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.
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Christianity in Culture (5): Custodians of Creation
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.
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Christianity in Culture (4): Engaging the Issue of Homosexuality
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.
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Christianity in Culture (3): The Glory of Human Sexuality
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.
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Christianity in Culture (2a): Jonel, A Story of Restoration
Christianity in Culture - July 5, 2015
In this pre-message testimony, Jonel shares her story of failure, repentence and restoration.
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Christianity in Culture (2b): The Value of Life
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.
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Christianity in Culture (1): What is Truth?
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.
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From Servant to Son
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.
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Marks of an Effective Disciple
Discipleship - June 14, 2015
Dennis Nonnemacher, founder of Going Global Inc., shares seven marks of an effective Disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Overcomers
Christian Life - June 7, 2015
Tom Stukenberg shares a message about being a spiritual "overcomer."
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Kingdom Principles: Making Room for New Wine
Christian Life - May 31, 2015
The doctrine of God’s Kingdom challenges us to radical transformation, not passive accommodation.
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A Challenge to Youth: Living a Purpose Driven Life
Christian Life - May 24, 2015
A life that is meaningful and fulfilling is one that is lived with faith and purpose.
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A Challenge for Husbands
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (12): Demonstrating God's Heart for the Needy
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (11): Finding the Path to Biblical Financial Security
Proverbs - April 26, 2015
True financial security starts with placing God first and understanding that He is the source for all we have.
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The Quest for Wisdom (10): Building Meaningful Friendships
Proverbs - April 19, 2015
God intends for strong, biblical friendships to be an important means of spiritual growth and encouragement in our lives.
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The Quest for Wisdom (9): Taking Control of Anger
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.
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Three Symbols of Easter
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.
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The Road to Jerusalem
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (8): The Words We Speak (pt 2)-Words that Build Up
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (7): The Words We Speak (pt 1)-Words that Destroy
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (6): A Commitment to Authentic Character
Proverbs - March 1, 2015
True godly wisdom is reflected in a commitment to authentic biblical character.
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The Quest for Wisdom (5): Two Houses Contrasted
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.
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The Quest for Wisdom (4): Maintaining Moral Integrity
Proverbs - February 15, 2015
The way of Wisdom avoids the destructive pitfalls of sexual immorality and sin.
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The Quest for Wisdom (3): The First Principle
Proverbs - February 8, 2015
True wisdom begins with recognizing who God is, observing how He rules the world, and responding accordingly.
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The Quest for Wisdom (2): Where Can We Get It?
Proverbs - February 1, 2015
The Lord is the source of true wisdom and He gives it to those who seek Him for it.
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The Quest for Wisdom (1): What is 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.
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2 Peter: Living in the Reality of Christís Return (3:1-18)
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.
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A Testimony of God's Faithfulness (Tom Stukenberg)
God's Faithfulness - January 11, 2015
Tom Stukenberg shares from his own experiences around the world a testimony of God's faithfulness.
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Approaching the New Year with a View Toward Personal Change
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.
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Following the Light
Christmas - December 28, 2014
As the wise men set out to follow the light to Jesus, so we who would call ourselves true Christ followers must set out on a similar journey. Pastor Kevin shares three "D's" of following Jesus Christ, the true light:
  1. Decision.
  2. Determination
  3. Devotion
A fourth is added in the conclusion: "Discipleship."
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Jesus: The Light of the World
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.
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Making a Connection: The Values of Harvest
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.
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2 Peter: Remaining Secure in Christ (2:17-22)
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.
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A Believer's Glorious Reward
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.
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2 Peter: Voices of Deception (B_2:1-19)
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.
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2 Peter: Voices of Deception (A_2:1-19)
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.

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Finding Light When Life Seems Dark
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.
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2 Peter: The Certainty of Christ's Return (1:16-21)
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.
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2 Peter: Qualities of an Effective Christian Life (C;1:5-15)
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.
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2 Peter: Qualities of an Effective Christian Life (B;1:5-15)
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.
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2 Peter: Qualities of an Effective Christian Life (A_1;5-15)
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.
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2 Peter: Empowered to Live a Transformed Life (1:3-4)
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.
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2 Peter: Called to Slavery (1:1-2)
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.
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Voices
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
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Amazing Grace
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.
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Recognizing the Signs: A Call to Enduring Expectation
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.
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Completing the Puzzle
Christian Life - August 10, 2014
The Church is a spiritual organism made up of diverse members unified by Jesus Christ as their Head.
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Maintaining the Chain of Faith Through the Next Generation
Christian Life - August 3, 2014
God places a priority on passing the continuity of our faith to the next generation.
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Recognizing Our Personal Value from God's Perspective
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.
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Drawing Near
Christian Life - July 20, 2014
Through the blood of Jesus, we can draw near with confidence into the presence of God.
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Genesis: The Tower of Babel-Misdirected Achievement (11;1-9)
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.
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Genesis: Godís Covenant with Noah Ė Created for Divine Relationship (9:8-17)
Genesis - July 6, 2014
Throughout the Bible, God has demonstrated His desire to have a relationship with the pinnacle of His creation – mankind.

Note: At the beginning of the message, references to a number of visuals were given. These are available through the links below:
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Genesis: The Story of Noah Ė Persevering in the Challenges of Life (6-8)
Genesis - June 15, 2014
An authentic, biblical relationship with Jesus Christ is not demonstrated by a momentary show of zeal and excitement, but a life of persistent endurance that continues to the end.
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Genesis: The Story of Noah-Judgment and Grace (6:5-8)
Genesis - June 8, 2014
The story of Noah is the story of God’s judgment of wickedness, but also of God’s grace toward those who honor Him.
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Genesis: Walking with God (5:22-24)
Genesis - May 11, 2014
“Walking with God” is a life-long journey of growing in an intimate relationship with our loving heavenly Father.
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Genesis: Ruling Over Sin (4:3-7)
Genesis - May 4, 2014
In Christ, the power of sin has been broken, but we must still actively rule over its destructive influence.
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Genesis: Anatomy of Disobedience (3:1-24)
Genesis - April 6, 2014
Disobedience against God brings catastrophic consequences, yet in spite of our sin, God offers His grace.
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Genesis: Sabbath Rest (2:1-3)
Genesis - March 30, 2014
As God rested in His completed work at creation, so there is a special place of rest for God’s people through the completed redemptive work of Jesus Christ.
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Genesis: Two Become One (2:18-25)
Genesis - March 16, 2014
God designed marriage as a unity of a man and a women to reflect His glory.
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Genesis: Created in God's Image (1:26-28)
Genesis - March 9, 2014
As human beings, we are unique among all of God’s creation, bearing in our being the very image of our Creator.
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Genesis: Creation by Design (1:1-2:3)
Genesis - March 2, 2014
All of creation testifies of a magnificent Designer who created the universe to reflect His glory.
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Genesis: In the Beginning (1:1)
Genesis - February 23, 2014
As Creator of all that exists, God is sovereign and the rightful object of our deepest devotion.
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Stewarding the Resources God has Given
Stewardship - February 16, 2014
As we wait for the Lord’s return, God has given each of us specific resources that He expects us to use for the benefit of His Kingdom.
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Filling Our Place in the Body
Spiritual Gifts - February 9, 2014
God has given each believer specific gifts to fulfill a unique function within the local body of Christ.
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First Things First
Giving - February 2, 2014
Giving God our first acknowledges Him as First and allows His blessing to flow in our lives.
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When Life Gets Hard
Adversity - January 19, 2014
When life gets hard, God is still faithful.
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