How to Make a Fresh Start

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Isaiah 43:18-19.  Sometimes you give life your best shot but you still come up short.  It’s easy to focus on the failures of your past but God is far more interested in your future than He is your past.  In this sermon Pastor Barry shares practical Biblical ways to make a fresh start in the […]

Guest Speaker: Jon Rawlings

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About Jon…  From 1992 until 2005 Jon served as the Executive Vice President of International College and Graduate School, a Bible college and seminary in Honolulu.  From 2005 until the end of 2008 he served as the pastor of Kailua Baptist Church.  In August of 2008, Jon and his wife Jeri, a teacher at Hawaii […]

The Forgotten Tree of Christmas

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Acts 10:39-43. The Christmas Tree has become an important part of the celebration of Christmas. The popularity of the Christmas tree is interesting since these kinds of trees are not native to the Holy Land. There is a tree however that is part of Christ’s story. The cross that Jesus died upon is referred to […]

Are You Rich?

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Psalm 104:33. The little girl with a dirty, tattered dress and runny nose asked, “Are you rich?” Abandoned by her mother, she and her sisters lived with her grandmother down the street in a rickety old house with dirt floors. In her mind she had already determined the answer to her question. My immediate thought, […]