Adventures in Faith #4 – Confident Faith

Adventures in Faith #4 – Confident Faith

There are many things that can cause us to lose confidence in our faith, that can cause us to doubt the reliability of what we believe in.  Some things that can weaken our faith include: suffering, growing up, alternative ideas, guilt, inconvenience or distraction....

Adventures in Faith #3 – Faith Over Doubt

Adventures in Faith #3 – Faith Over Doubt

In his antepenultimate message at Westheights, Pastor Bill Johnston continues with his teaching series, Adventures in Faith, with a message on faith in times of doubt. What seems impossible to us, what causes us deep concern and leaves us doubtful, often opens the...

Adventures in Faith #2 – Faith in the Midst of Darkness

Adventures in Faith #2 – Faith in the Midst of Darkness

It is vital that we have eyes to see and hearts to discern that, even in the darkest of times, God is there! Present. Knowing. Understanding … there are good things going on behind the scenes when you are in dark days. God is present, active and protective.   FAITH IN...

Adventures in Faith #1 – A God-Sized Faith

Adventures in Faith #1 – A God-Sized Faith

Pastor Bill Johnston began a new message series entitled "Adventures in Faith." “Faith” is too often just an overused buzzword, with little meaning and even less impact. Real faith can impact every area of our lives, from the spiritual to the practical, the routine,...

Fullness #5 – Fullness and Grace

Fullness #5 – Fullness and Grace

Grace is a word of beauty, mystery and depth. Grace is like oxygen to the lungs; it is able to soften a heart. Grace brings healing and hope, and grace can transform a life.   FULLNESS: FULLNESS AND GRACE Message by Bill Johnston - August 26, 2018 John 1:14-17 John...

Fullness #4 – Fullness and Compassion

Fullness #4 – Fullness and Compassion

Whereas empathy is identifying with someone else’s story, compassion motivates a person to enter the story and to do something about it. Compassion leads to action. Compassion, in its fullest expression, changes lives.   FULLNESS: FULLNESS AND COMPASSION Message by...

Fullness #3 – Fullness and Freedom

Fullness #3 – Fullness and Freedom

We have freedom when we trust God in the midst of our problems and challenges. Freedom is experiencing the power of being released, of having “no strings attached,” of being outside of the box, of carrying no more weight, guilt or shame. It is the profound gift that...

Fullness #2 – Fullness of Joy

Fullness #2 – Fullness of Joy

Being happy is very different than experiencing joy. Joy is the byproduct of the life of God in us; a gift that cannot be contained, and that inspires life and joy in others. Pastor Bill Johnston distinguished between happiness and joy in his second message in the...

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