The 7 Habits of Growing Christians

The 7 Habits of Growing Christians

How do we grow as Christians? What habits help us grow to be more like Jesus? Dallas Willard says, “The disciple is one who, intent on becoming Christ-like and so dwelling in his faith and practice, systematically and progressively rearranges his affairs to that end.” In this sermon series, we’re going to learn how to do just that.

The Habit of Selfless Service

October 26, 2014

In this conclusion to our 7 Habits of Growing Christians sermon series, Pastor Jonathan Combs helps us understand why and how to build the habit of selfless service in our lives. Christ gave us the perfect example of selfless service, and it is through his power that we can serve others in this way.


The Habit of Way of Life Witnessing

October 19, 2014

Pastor Gary Combs continues the “Seven Habits of Growing Christians” sermon series with this message from Acts 4 on how to be a way of life witness. This message answers the question, “Why witness?” as well as the question of “How to witness as a way of life.” The habit of way of life witnessing is a necessary spiritual discipline for those who would grow to maturity in Christ.


The Habit of Graceful Giving

October 12, 2014

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “The Seven Habits of Growing Christians” with this message from 1 Corinthians 8-9 about the habit of graceful giving. In Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth he them to grow and excel in the “grace of giving.” He wanted them to grow in the habit of graceful giving. We can grow in the habit of graceful giving. It is one of the habits that helps us to grow up in our salvation becoming more like the greatest giver of all, Jesus Christ.


The Habit of Authentic Fellowship

October 5, 2014

As we continue our series on the 7 Habits of Growing Christians, Pastor Gary Combs helps us understand how being in a community of people united by a devotion to the apostles teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer enable true spiritual growth.


The Habit of Personal Prayer

September 28, 2014

As we continue our sermon series – The 7 Habits of Growing Christians – Pastor Jonathan teaches 3 movements of prayer from the book of Psalms.


The Habit of Bible Study

September 21, 2014

Pastor Gary Combs continues his sermon series, The Seven Habits of Growing Christians, with this message from Joshua 1:6-9 about the importance of studying the Bible. This message answers the question why we should be serious students of the Bible as well as how we can develop this important habit.


The Habit of Daily Devotions

September 14, 2014

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series, The Seven Habits of Growing Christians, with this message from the gospel of Mark. In Mark 1:35-38, the disciples learned that Jesus had a habit of starting every day alone with God. If Jesus, the Son of God, calls us to follow Him, should we follow Him in His habit of daily devotion? Jesus still calls disciples today to follow Him. You can grow in your maturity as His disciple by following Him in the habit of daily devotion. The text teaches us three important ingredients to having a habit of daily devotion like Jesus.


Time to Grow Up

September 7, 2014

In this introductory sermon to our new series called “The 7 Habits of Growing Christians”, Jonathan Combs helps us understand what it means to grow up spiritually.