Joy in Pressing On

March 11, 2018

What do we do when we’re discouraged and feel like giving up? In Philippians 3:12-4:1 the Apostle Paul writes to his friends from prison about the necessity of never giving up until we reach our goal of seeing Jesus face to face. Pastor Ryan Alsheimer preaches about why Christians should never give up, compromise, or surrender in this lifetime.


Joy in Knowing God

March 4, 2018

Philippians 3:1-11 proclaims one of the greatest truths of Christianity - that the source of all joy comes from knowing God personally. Pastor Ryan Alsheimer preaches about how to know God, and why it’s so important.


Joy in Obedience

February 25, 2018

In Philippians 2:12-30, Paul gets very practical about how obedience to God leads to a lifestyle of joy, and gives some great examples of others who live in this humble obedience. Pastor Kaler Carpenter preaches about four major commands given in this passage that lead to joy.


Joy in Unity & Humility

February 18, 2018

Is it actually possible that life as a Christians is most fulfilling when we live for the benefit of other people? That sounds counterintuitive, but in the letter to the Philippians, the Apostle Paul writes about how this is the secret to a joyful life. Ultimately, we have the greatest example of this kind of life; Christ himself. Pastor Ryan Alsheimer preaches from Philippians 1:27-2:11


Joy in Life & Death

February 11, 2018

One of the only things that unifies all of humanity is also our greatest enemy: death. What happens when we die? Is there hope in death? Pastor Ryan Alsheimer preaches from Philippians, where the Apostle Paul dares to say that we can look forward to the joy that we will experience in our death, all because of Christ.


Joy in Suffering

February 4, 2018

If Christians are in a loving relationship with the God of Peace and Joy, why do they still suffer? Pastor Ryan Alsheimer preaches from Philippians 1:12-18 about how God’s people can experience joy in the midst of suffering.


Joy from Grace

January 28, 2018

The book of Philippians in the Bible is all about how joy can be found in any circumstance. Pastor Ryan Alsheimer starts our new series in Philippians with a message about how joy comes from God’s grace, and can be experienced in loneliness and discouragement.


Can God Really Use Me?

January 21, 2018

Have you ever felt that others look down on you for things that you can’t control, like your age, race, stage of life, etc.? Pastor Ryan talks about how Christians who desire to be part of God’s story can take great comfort in the fact that God’s calling on our lives supersedes our circumstances.


Why We Do What We Do At Anchor

January 14, 2018

Pastor Ryan Alsheimer talks about how everything we do at Anchor is on purpose. These aren't just rituals or traditions. There’s a reason why we incorporate all of the elements of worship that we do every Sunday. Spoiler alert: it’s because we love Jesus!


How to Get Your Heart’s Desire

January 7, 2018

This year, most of us will be faced with tough decisions. How do we know which choice we should make? Pastor Ryan preaches from Psalm 37:4 to show that when God is your treasure, the things you want are the things that He wants for you.