Sugar Creek is a church passionate about life change. It happens every day here marriages healed, families revived, love restored, the hurting comforted. It happens not because of the programs we have or the events we put on, but because the spirit of God is at work here. He is the only one who can change a life and He wants to change yours for the better.
Part 3: Why Worry?25/02/2018 Duração: 38min
GET A GRIP; Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 3: Why Worry? (Matthew 6:25-34) The emotion of worry has no benefit in our lives and actually can be destructive if left unchecked. In this message, we look at the dangers of worry and discover practical steps in living a worry free life.
Part 2: Living Through The Battle of the Blues18/02/2018 Duração: 41min
GET A GRIP; Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 2: Living Through The Battle of the Blues (1 Kings 19) Even the most godly and talented people have times where they experience depression. Learning how depression happens and focusing on solutions is an art all of us need to learn in the ups and downs of life. This weekend we will see how one of the most powerful men in the Bible was taken to his knees through depression, then saw God powerfully bring him out of it. Join us for Living Through the Battle of the Blues.”
Part 1: Living In Healthy Stress11/02/2018 Duração: 36min
GET A GRIP; Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 1: Living In Healthy Stress (Isaiah 40:28-31) Emotions are just a part of life for all of us. It is how God wired the human race. Sometimes those emotions can be our great strength but other times they can limit or even enslave our lives. Stress is a perfect example. Healthy stress gets us out of the bed and into life. It’s the negative stress that damages and even steals our strength. How do we get control of the negative stress in our lives? Pastor Mark Hartman introduces our new series in a message called, “Living In Healthy Stress.”
Part 4 – How Can I Know The Bible Is True?04/02/2018 Duração: 48min
Why Believe? Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 4 – How Can I Know The Bible Is True? We have been addressing the top four objections to the Christian faith revealed by a national poll we had conducted. The last of those questions were about the validity of the Bible. Among the comments made about the Bible were these two: 1. The Bible has been changed so many times over the centuries how can we know what the original writings were? 2. The Bible holds some positions which are culturally offensive, like slavery. Doesn’t that prove the Bible is wrong? Pastor Mark Hartman addresses these very issues and you might be surprised about the answers.
Part 3 - Aren’t All Religions Valid Expressions of God?28/01/2018 Duração: 46min
Why Believe? Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 3 – Aren’t All Religions Valid Expressions of God? Isn’t this what many people in America believe – that all religions are valid expressions of God? The stats show that the younger the person in America the less that person actually knows about real Christianity and the more that person thinks all religions are essentially the same. The reason is because that is what the popular culture teaches. But, is it true?
Part 2 - Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?21/01/2018 Duração: 39min
Why Believe? Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 2 - Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? Why do bad things happen to good people? This is an issue that believers and unbelievers alike struggle with. Pastor Mark works through some very helpful information in processing through this difficult question in the second message of our series: WHY BELIEVE? Engaging Tough Questions About God. Why not invite a family member or friend to come and explore this issue?
Part 1 - How Can I Know God Really Exists?14/01/2018 Duração: 41min
Why Believe? Engaging Tough Questions About God. Part 1 - How Can I Know God Really Exists? How can I know God really exists? Every one of us know people who are asking this question and wanting an objective and clear answer. Pastor Mark presents some very helpful information that could help a person struggling to know for sure.
Surprised!07/01/2018 Duração: 49min
Bruce Ammons, Pastor Guest Ministries SCBC (Isaiah 55:8-9) Pastor Bruce reminds us that tithing is to teach you to always put God first in your lives