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KGF is committed to revealing the relevancy of the Bible in our everyday life.  Our weekly sermons seek to do just that, bringing our lives back in line with God's heart for us.  You are able to watch the messages here, as well as download full message transcripts, personal reflection notes & questions.  You can also watch all our video messages online here:   Or sign up for our podcast at Itunes, and get the most recent messages downloaded directly to your computer. 

 

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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 09:14

Living @ The Core - Part 3 - Guided by the Spirit

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What does it mean to allow our lives to be Guided by the Spirit?  That`s where Pastor Jinger goes in part 3 or our 4 part September Kickoff series, `Living at the Core`.  

Friday, 14 September 2012 21:43

Living @ The Core - Part 2 - Foundations Matter!

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I am always amazed when I get onto a construction site to see the thought and effort and work that goes into making the foundation right.  These are skillful individuals who are building things that can actually stand the test of time!

But in reality, each of us is seeking to build something that will stand the test of time. . .and that is our lives.   We continue our Fall Kickoff Series “Living at the Core”, by turning our attention to why Foundations Matter.

The truth is, foundations are crucial, and we ignore them at our own peril.  Because while your foundation may out of sight out of mind, it is revealed when the storm blows.     What your life is built on is made clear when the storms come.

When it comes to our lives, we must ask the question, ‘What is the core of my life?  What foundation am I building on?”

You can watch the intro video Pastor Mike speaks of with Caleb Stevens here:

Sunday, 09 September 2012 13:47

Living @ The Core - Part 1 - Kickoff Sunday 2012

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We are excited to be launching a new four week series entitled “Living At the Core”. 

The concept of “core” is popular in today’s fitness culture, this idea that each of us have this central part of our body that needs to be strengthened as it impacts everything else. 

But beyond our physical bodies, how are you doing at the Core of your spiritual life?  What foundation are you building on? 

We’re going to be spending the four Sundays of September examining what it means to build a strong spiritual core!

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Sunday, 02 September 2012 13:53

Parables Part 10 - Are You Ready?

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As we wind up our 10 week summer series on the Parables, we are reminded that Jesus promised He would return just as He left.  The key question.  Are we waiting for Him?  And will we be ready when He returns?  Great message from KGF Children's Pastor Pam Grimm

Saturday, 25 August 2012 21:34

Parables Part 9 - Life After Death

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Our summer journey through the Parables of Jesus brings us to face to face with eternity.  Jesus reminds us that Heaven & Hell are real places, and that the time to make our decision is now, not after death.  I have been praying for a real sense of the Spirit’s guidance and presence as we open God’s Word today!  Let’s lean in close. 

You can download the Master's Paper "How Can a Good God Send People to Hell?" that Pastor Mike talks about in this message by clicking here: 

Sunday, 19 August 2012 13:34

Parables Part 8 - Buying Friends

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Have you ever thought why God gives you money?  It’s kind of a funny system, really, you take this piece of paper, and depending on the number that is on it, the value we have assigned to it, you can get something for it.

There are lots of things you can do with these bills.   But Jesus tells us in today’s parable that there is one big overarching reason God gives us money. It’s to buy friends and influence people for His kingdom.

Where does it say that you might ask?  Let’s look together at one of the most perplexing parables in the scriptures, Luke 16, the Parable of the Shrewd Manager. 

Saturday, 11 August 2012 14:12

Parable Part 7 - Whose Righteousness?

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As we continue our 10 week summer series on the Parables: small story BIG IDEA, we come face to face with a powerful picture of what it really takes to be made right with God. And the good news is that it doesn’t depend on our righteousness, but His. The problems come when we start making “The List” of our good deeds, and expecting God to be impressed. One of the greatest prayers in the Bible is found in this parable: God have mercy on me a sinner. May God move in a powerful way!

Of all of Jesus' parables, the Good Samaritan is perhaps the most practical.  It's not enough to not our agreement, it requires a life of response.  Message by Monty Scott

We find ourselves face to face with a powerful picture of persistent prayer.  Prayer really does make a difference!  Prayer draws the ears of our Heavenly Father.  

As we continue our walk this summer through the Parables of Jesus, we come face to face with the extravagant love of your Heavenly Father. The title that came to me has been a phrase that I have meditated on all week: Grasping the Generosity of God. We are looking at a story told by Jesus that speaks to His extraordinary grace. Together we will discover why it’s a great thing that God doesn’t treat us fairly from an earthly perspective. 

What would you say is your most valuable treasure?  What would it take for you to give it up?  What if you discovered something even more valuable?

This is the question Jesus poses in today's parable from Matthew 13.  We are going on a treasure hunt to find out the greatest treasure we can possibly attain: the kingdom of heaven!

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 08:52

Parables - Part 1 - "Life As Dirt" Matthew 13

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Over the years, I've had opportunity to share about Jesus with lots of people, and it never ceases to amaze me their varied responses.  Some flatly refuse.  Others quickly respond, but then wilt away.  Still others seem to get side-tracked mid-way along the journey.  And another group goes on to accomplish much for the kingdom of God. There are lots of times I am frustrated that not everyone responds to the Gospel message with the same vigor and excitement. I want everyone to bear much fruit. But it doesn’t seem to be that way. That’s what Jesus is talking about today.  I hope you're okay playing the role as "dirt", because that's what you are in this parable!  Our receptiveness to the Gospel is represented by four types of soil.  The key distinguishing factor of good soil, as we will discover today, is that it produces a harvest.  What type of spiritual fruit is being produced in your life?

Due to technical difficulties, the video from today's message did not work, and the audio is pulled from an earlier message preached by Pastor Mike at Willow Park Church.  

Sunday, 24 June 2012 14:23

Awesome God! Psalm 24 - Monty Scott

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Sometimes we forget that the Gospel Message doesn't start and end with four Gospels.  In this message, Monty Scott unpacks a powerful Psalm and shows how the awesomeness of God is revealed from Genesis to Revelation.  And it all points to Him!

Saturday, 16 June 2012 18:52

"Courageous Living" - Fathers Day 2012

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What does it mean to live "Courageously" in this day and age?  How can men step up to the call of God on their lives in two key areas: loving faithfulness to your spouse and Godly influence on your children?

Jumping off of the blockbuster movie "Courageous", Pastor Mike walks us through God's amazing call to a courageous life!

Sunday, 10 June 2012 21:32

Is Jesus Dangerous?

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This 8 minute devotional was shared by Pastor Mike Penninga at our outdoor KGF ONE celebration service in Kelowna City Park on Sunday June 10th.  The key question: What are you going to do with Jesus?

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