011: Leadership & Forgiveness

Special Guest: Bruce & Toni Hebel.  Join in as we discuss the power of forgiveness… how unforgiveness can torment us and how forgiveness can set us free.  We will discuss biblical protocols for forgiveness and how to apply them.

009: Defending Your Marriage

Special Guest: Dr. Tim Muehlhoff.  Join in as we discuss the reality of spiritual battle in our marriages.  We’ll discuss 5 ways to know you might be in the midst of a spiritual battle, and how to best defend your marriage during battle.

006: Are You Ready for a Diverse Church

Special Guest: Bryan Loritts, Lead Pastor of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship.  Join in as we discuss diversity in the future church.  We’ll discuss the theological & sociological foundations for a diverse church, the different between culture & ethnicity,...

004: Self Leadership

Special Guest: Steve Stroope, Lead Pastor of Lake Pointe Church.  Join in as we discuss how self leadership can have a greater impact than any other form of leadership.

New Year 2018

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Join us for Easter

The Day Death Died. Easter gives us the opportunity to remember and honor the sacrifice Jesus made for us on the Cross. Join us to celebrate our risen Savior, Jesus Christ!

Pressure Points: Conflict Management

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: James 4:1-4; James 1:17 As we turn to James chapter 4, we observe that James not only raises the question of what causes conflict, he answers it, giving both the specific causes of the problem and the cure.  We...

A Father’s Love

Stephen G. Brown Bible References: Luke 15:11-32; Ephesians 6:4   There is no love like a father’s love; it is foundational to our ability to love God.  A father’s love paves the way for an individual to experience the love of the God Father.  It has been said...

Trending: Side “Chickology” | Side “Slickology”

Pastor Keith Battle Bible References: Genesis 16:1-4; Genesis 21:8-14; Genesis 29:16-25; Proverbs 6:26   Do not be distracted by a “side chick” (female) or “side slick” (male) – always keep family first. These distractions occur because of some perceived lack at...

Reflections of Our Heart…Wisdom vs. Knowledge

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: James 3:13-18 What we say is a reflection of what’s in our heart, therefore we must constantly guard and protect it because it reflects how we relate to others. Our behavior and speech demonstrates our wisdom. ...

Pressure Points: Taming The Tongue

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: James 3:1-12, Proverbs 4:23, Proverbs 15:28, Proverbs 16:23, Psalms 119:11, Joshua 1:8   James chapter 3 focuses on the tongue; he reminds us how important and impactful our words are.  They can lift you up or...

Pressure Points: Preparation

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: James 1:18-25 What type of spiritual gardener are you?  Do you spend unhurried time with the word of God?  Do you breath in the external word to revitalize what He has implanted within you? Philippians 4:11 teaches us...

Pressure Points: Weathering the Trials

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: James 1:1-8 When tension builds, character is built.  The book of James offers us a step-by-step guide on how to handle problems when they show up in our lives through our faith.  These five chapters provide important...

Chemistry: Preparing For The Crisis

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: Matthew 7:24-27; Matthew 18-21; Ephesians 5; Romans 12:1-2; Isaiah 43:1-3; Philippians 4:11 & 13 Preparing for a crisis in relationships is the key to long-term success.  Matthew 7:24-27 tells the story of the wise...

Chemistry: Reasons People Get Married

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: Matthew 22:35-40 Two important statistics that could help you make and keep a God inspired decision about your relationship: On average, 1 out of 2 married couples get a divorce: 50% However, of couples that pray...

Chemistry: They Will Be Blessed Because You Did

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: Matthew 7:24-27; 1Corinthians 6:18-19; Ephesians 5:21; We have a tendency to build our house on sand instead of the rock.  It looks great in the mirror and to the outside world.  On the inside it’s shaky.  Marriage...

Labels: Breaking The Bonds of Self-Imprisonment

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: 1Samuel 16:6-12; 1Samuel 17:28-30; Genesis 35:17-18 We imprison ourselves with labels – the ones we place on ourselves and the ones others place on us that we accept. By allowing labels to stick, we hold hostage...

Labels: Who’s Your Label Maker?

Dr. Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: Romans 12:2   All too often we have allowed others to “label” us; sometimes we label ourselves.  God reminds us through His actions and words in the Bible that the only one who has the right to label us is our...

Hunger Pains – Part II

Lead Pastor, Dr. Conway Edwards Bible References: Isaiah 58:1-12; Luke 4:18; Matthew 25:35-36; John 7:38 Fasting is an experience that can increase our appetite for God; our passion for Him.  It demands, however, that we pause and completely assess our intentions...

Let There Be Light

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: John 1:4; Colossians 3:4   Moving from darkness to light can be startling and almost harsh to our eyes. Likewise, when someone shines the light of truth on something we do not want to address or see, it may make us...

Reset: Delete Our Will Insert His II

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Matthew 6:9-13; 1Chronicles 29:11-13; Revelation 5:13; Daniel 4:34; 1Kings 17:6; 1Timothy 6:15-16 God wants us to trust him with our life, to have no doubt. The Lord’s Prayer reminds us that God is sovereign; He alone rules. The...

Moving Day

Pastor Eric Wooten Bible References: 1Samuel 22:20; 1 Samuel 15; 1Samuel 16:1; 1Samuel 30:7-8 and 18-20; Ephesians 6; Hebrews4:12; 2Samuel 12:19-24; 2Corinthians 5:21; Isaiah 61:10 Remember the moments in life that leave you wishing for a “do over?” Or those moments...

Reset: God’s Provision

Bible References: Matthew 6:9-13; Proverbs 30:8-9; 1Timothy 6:7-8; Psalm 104:10,14,16,21; John 6:32-35; Matthew 1:6 “Give us this day our daily bread,” Matthew 6:11 reminds us that God can provide for our daily needs.  We need to put God at the center of our life. ...

Delete Your Will, Insert His

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Matthew 6:10; Isaiah 14:24; Isaiah 6:2-8   God wants us to trust him completely.  By speaking with God regularly we can develop and maintain a healthy, trusting relationship with Him. Spending time with Him in prayer is the...

Reset: The Lord’s Prayer

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Matthew 6:9-13; Matthew 6:5-8   God has called us to model humility and generosity, the opposite of the idols current culture has erected: 1. Pride – the idea that we don’t need God.  “We have free choice” and can do...

Follow Me

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Matthew 9:9-12; Matthew 7:24-28 Throughout the bible God asks us to follow him.  He provides a blue print for building a life with a solid foundation through Christ.  It’s only in the storms that we truly know how we’ve been...

Wisdom For The Workplace: Dealing With Difficult People

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Hebrew 12:15, Ecclesiastes 7:7, Luke 12:1, John 4:1-2, Romans 12:18, Luke 16:14-15, Mark 15:10 Our primary calling when we go to work is to make God look good and his name well known. Unfortunately, as Christians, we sometimes...

Wisdom In The Workplace: Why Work?

Conway Edwards, Lead Pastor Bible References: Romans 8:29-30; Thessalonians 2:14; Colossians 3:22-24; Matthew 22:37-39 Why do we work?  By answering this question, we solve a number of on the job problems. What did God have in mind when He put us to work? It’s simple!...

THE CHURCH: BEING ON FIRE FOR GOD

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: 2 Chronicles 7:1-14 Are you on fire for God?  Fire in the Bible represents the presence of God.  When we’re following our true purpose, glorifying God, we are on fire.  For the Church to be a place where the presence of God...

Identity Crisis

Pastor Eric Wooten Genesis 32:22-29 and Exodus 3:15 Identity Crisis Sometimes we have internal conflicts between who we really are and who we want others to believe we are.  When we have these internal struggles, we should seek God’s wisdom for direction on who...

The Church: Creating A “Juicy Fruit” Church

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: 2 Corinthians12:7-12; John 8:31-36; Galatians 5:22 To fulfill our vision of “creating environments where the unchurched love to attend and the churched are fully engaged with God, insiders, and outsiders” we must demonstrate the...

The Church: Religion Is the Problem!

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Romans 8:1-3 “Getting Religion” is defined as becoming a believer or joining a religious organization and starting to lead a life that follows its teachings (an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems...

The Church: What Type of Christian Are You?

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible Reference(s): Matthew 5:1-16 There are three types of Christians, the: Isolationist: Christians that decide they don’t want to be part of God’s larger plan they worry about themselves; they want separation from the unbelievers....

The Church: Our Approach Matters

August 3, 2014 Pastor Conway Edwards Bible references: Matthew 16:13-19; Ephesians 2:19-25 The Church is formed as a community of individuals spiritually linked together to reflect and legislate the values of God’s kingdom. It is like a little bit of Heaven here on...

An Extraordinary Life Through Grace

July 6, 2014 Pastor Eric Wooten Bible references: Ephesians 2:8-9; Ephesians 1:4; Romans 3:23, Romans 5:6-8, Romans 5:20, Romans 6:1-2; John 3:16; Galatians 1:25; Hebrews 10:29 How are we to live a life that is extraordinary? By tapping into the power that God has...

Empowered to Win

Pastor Stephen Brown Bible references: Romans 8:26-31; 8: 1-4; 8:18-21; 8:15; John 14:15-18; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Do you ever feel weak? How do you process the weakness and not waive the white flag? Remember, that when we cannot God can; God has already figured it...

Extraordinary Series: Got Wisdom?

William “Duce” Branch Verses: Proverbs 2:1-22, Proverbs 3:5, Proverbs 3:7, Proverbs 14:12 Got Wisdom? We need to learn how to navigate God’s world God’s way and this starts with wisdom. We are not to trust in ourselves because we cannot choose...

Our Identity: Who Am I?

Pastor Conway Edwards Bible reference: Genesis 1:27, Isaiah 43:7, 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:17, Colossians 3:10, Ephesians 1:6, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 Peter 4:11, Philippians 1:20-21, Psalm 37:4, and Jeremiah 2:13 We often live with a false sense of identity. We...

To Receive You Must Believe

Pastor James Womack Bible reference: John 11: 1-44, John 6:35, 8:12, 10:9 To receive the outcome and realize the blessings God has in store, we must have faith. We must believe. We need to cultivate a relationship with God. We cannot educate or buy ourselves away from...

Breaking the Cycle: Avoiding the Lie of Lack

This is the finale to Breaking the Cycle, a sanctification series to align our decision making with God’s purpose for us. This sermon finishes with the discussion of grace and the “Lie of Lack.” Pastor Eric Wooten Bible references: Galatians 1:1-6, John...

Quenching Your Spiritual Thirst

Quenching Your Spiritual Thirst We hope you had an amazing Easter weekend! Check out these notes from this weekend’s sermon. Pastor Conway Edwards Bible references: John 19:28-30;John 12:27 & 14:1 As we celebrate God’s gift to us this Easter, we are...

A New Kind of King

Check out the sermon notes from this weekend’s message. Pastor Brenton Cross Regardless of the Season, Christ Can Change Your Life Bible References: Luke 19:25-40; Matthew 21:1-11, 18-21; Zechariah 9:9 This weekend’s message not only commemorates Palm Sunday, it...

The New Garden…Habits of a Healthy Marriage (Part 9)

Pastor Conway Bible References: 1 Peter 2:17-25; Ephesians 5:21 and 32; Mark 3:23-25; Matthew 22:36-40; 1 Corinthians 13:4-8; Proverbs 29:18, 4:23; Philippians 4:8 As the series on “Reclaiming Relational Authenticity” comes to a close we are given the final...

The New Garden…Honoring the Marital Covenant (Part 8)

Enjoyed God’s message this weekend and want to share the key points with a friend or just want a refresher? Check out the weekly sermon notes blog. It will keep you up to date and give you an opportunity to share the word with friends, family and especially those...

The New Garden…Me, My Selfie and I (Part 6)

Check out this weekend’s sermon notes! Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Ephesians 5:21; Genesis 1; Matthew 10 & 16:25; 1 Corinthians 13:4-8; Philippians 2:3-4 Successful marriages depend on each individual’s willingness to submit to the other....

The New Garden (Part 5): No Snakes Allowed

Each week, we will be sharing recaps of the weekend sermon. Enjoy! Pastor Conway Edwards Bible References: Genesis 3:1-6 and 1:28; 1 James 4:7; Luke 10:19; Hebrews 13:18; Matthew 18:20 God has provided us with free choice. He wants us to choose Him; choose to follow...

The New Garden (Part 3): Reclaiming Relational Intimacy

In our current series, we are learning about the intimacy God desires for us to have. This week, we explored how married couples can become strangers. Join us each week for a recap of our weekly sermons! The New Garden (Part 3): Reclaiming Relational Intimacy Pastor...

Daniel Plan Breakfast Idea

As we begin our pursuit of wholesome foods and wholesome words, we’d like to share a Daniel Plan-friendly breakfast recipe. More recipe ideas can be found at our website at visitonecc.com. Apple and Oat Porridge Ingredients: 4 cups water 1 ½ cups oat bran (not...

Why Worry?

We often have our partners share what the Lord is teaching them by writing a devotional. Check out this week’s devotional by Bethany Brown! The Word: “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be...

Stepping out of the Zone

We often share a devotional from a partner at One. Check out this week’s devotional by Darlene Drake. The Word: “For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline. Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of...

Daniel Fast Snack Options

While on our Daniel Fast, try some of these yummy snack options! SNACK OPTIONS • Rice cakes • Rice cakes with peanut butter and raisins • Almonds • Dried fruit including apricots • Apples dipped in nut butter • Sliced fruit • Veggies • Popped popcorn • Trail mix with...

Daniel Fast Recipe Feature

As we enter week 2 of our Daniel Fast, check out a featured recipe idea that would be great for lunch or dinner. More recipes can be found at our website at visitonecc.com. Spinach Zucchini Casserole Ingredients: Sauce – 2 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes or 5-6 large...

Daniel Fast Recipe – Breakfast

As we begin our pursuit of wholesome foods and wholesome words, we’d like to share a Daniel Fast-friendly breakfast recipe. Tropical Fruit Salad Ingredients: 2 cups sliced strawberries 3 kiwifruit, peeled and quartered 1 1/2 cups orange segments, cut into 1-inch...

Prayer Produces Peace

Each week we present a devotional from a partner at One. Check out the devotional written by Debra Terrell. The Word: “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God,...

Stay Connected

Each week we share words from one of our partners. This week’s devotional is by Darryl Thrasher. The Word: And he was afraid and arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day’s...

All These Things

Each week, we share a devotional from one of our partners. This week’s devotional is by ReJohnna Mitchell-Owens. The Word: “And He said to His disciples, ‘For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for...

Be Still

Each week, we share the reflective thoughts of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Andrea Holmes. The Word: Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm...

Waiting on God

Each week we share some words of reflection in the form of a devotional. This week we would like to share a devotional written by Veloria Martinson. The Word: So He said, “Go forth and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord was passing by! And a...

A Plan for Parenthood

Each week we share the reflections of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Karma Cunningham. The Word: “Just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In...

Love

Each week we share the reflections of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Marshall Dunbar. The Word:  “A new command I give you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one...

Step Out on Faith

Each week, we share a devotional written by one of our partners. This week’s devotional was written by Derrick Sellars. The Word: Now the Lord told Abram, “Leave your country, your relatives, and your father’s house and go to the land that I will show you.”...

Count it All Joy!

Each week we share some words of reflection in the form of a devotional. This week we would like to share a devotional written by Telethia Hurley. The Word: “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith...

Mature Faith

Each week, we share the reflective thoughts of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Clarence Adams.The Word: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5...

The Real Problem

Each week, we share some words of reflection of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Martha Thorpe. The Word: “For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.” The Story: I...

A Calling

Each week at One Community Church, we share a devotional that was written by one of our partners. This week’s devotional is presented by Anndrenise Ray. The Word: “’For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for...

The Perfect Tools

Each week, we share a devotional that was written by one of our partners. This week’s words of reflection is presented by Don Hunter. The Word: “…seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true...

True Contentment

Each week, we share words of reflection from one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional is presented by Brenda Foster. The Word: “Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how...

Wait Patiently

Each week, we share words of reflection of one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Emeka Anyanwu. The Word: “Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,...

Compassion Week – Serve Your Square

March 24-30 A small act of kindness nudges a person closer to God in a profound way. During Compassion Week, we invite you to discover the power and impact of showing God’s love in practical ways. During the week of March 24-30, we will show the love of Christ...

Bold Prayer

Each week, we share a devotional written by one of our partners. This week’s devotional was written by Lance Lawshe. The Word: “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of...

Honest News

Each week, we share some words of reflection of one of our partners in the form of a devotional.  This week’s devotional was written by Jason Ray. The Word: “Then the Lord said to me, “Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be...

The Love Project

Each week, we present some words of reflection written by one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Kizzy Wilkins. The Word: “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that...

Only Grace

Each week, we share some words of reflection written by one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week we present a devotional by Danielle Riddick. The Word: “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in...

A Servant’s Heart

Each week, we share some words of reflection written by of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Megan Jackson. The Word: “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, knowing that from...

Legacy of Love

Each week, we present the reflections of one of our partners written in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Adele Foster. The Word: “Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does not...

Be Careful Who You Follow

At One Community Church, we like to share words of reflection by our partners written in the form of a weekly devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Darryl Thrasher. The Word: “And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave...

Daniel Fast Recipes 3

We are in the final week of our Wholesome Foods and Wholesome Words fast. In light of the fast, we would like to share a couple Daniel Fast friendly recipes. Enjoy! BREAKFAST Apple and Oat Porridge Ingredients: 4 cups water 1 ½ cups oat bran (not oatmeal) 1 large...

Daniel Fast Recipes 2

It’s the second week of our Wholesome Foods and Wholesome Words fast and in light of the fast, we would like to share a couple of Daniel Fast friendly recipes: one breakfast and one lunch/dinner. BREAKFAST Brown Rice and Apple Breakfast Ingredients: 1 cup cooked...

Daniel Fast Recipes 1

Because of the Daniel Fast, this week we would like to share a couple of recipes with you to assist you with your fasting. Here is one breakfast and one lunch recipe. BREAKFAST Tofu Breakfast Scramble Ingredients: 1 box firm tofu 1 zucchini, diced small 1 tomato,...

Doing, Not Just Hearing

Today we would like to share some words of reflection written by one of our partners in the form of a devotional.  This week’s devotional was written by Lisa Green. The Word: “But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves....

Strength and Refuge

Each week, we share a devotional that was written by one of our partners. This week’s words of reflection were written by Robert Witherspoon. The Word: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 (NASB) The Story: My walk...

Birthday Celebration!

At One Community Church, we present some words of reflection by one of our partners in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Fannysteen Mays. The Word: “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him...

The Virtue of Patience

Each week we share words of reflection by one of our partners in the form of a devotional.  This week’s devotional was written by Noella Browning.The Word: “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of...

Faith Restored

Each week, we share some words of reflection written in the form of a devotional. This week’s devotional was written by Sharae Hogg. The Word: “For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a...

An Attitude of Gratitude

Each week, we share some words of reflection by one of our partners in the form of a devotional.  This week’s devotional was written by Wade Johnson. The Word: “Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, for His lovingkindness is everlasting.”  Psalm 107:1...