Springs Community Church

Springs Community Church

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Serving New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, and the World for Christ


The Secret Formula
Aug 18
Paul’s message is urgent and clear: The church should strive for unity. This unity comes from identity and “comfort” in who Jesus is, understanding ‘humble acknowledgment and humble action lead to Gospel-centered, joyful unity’.
The Worthy Life
Aug 11
What do you value? Things that are truly worthwhile hold their value. The Apostle Paul helps us realize what makes your life so extremely valuable. He provides a clear understanding of our worth, where our worth comes from, and how we should respond.
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Aug 4
As Christians, the number one love, affection, and devotion of our life is meant to be Christ. Paul is showing us how Jesus is better. Let’s jump in and see how when this is actually true of us, amazing things happen.
Jesus Is Better
Jul 31
What’s the thing that you long for more than anything else? Join us this week in Philippians 1:21-26 as we see how Paul teaches us that when we compare Jesus up against anything in this life, He is better. When we whole-heartedly live for Him, not only do
Win Win
Jul 21
What does Christian Living actually mean? The Apostle Paul saw the Christian life as win-win scenario through the phrase: to live is Christ, to die is gain. Paul found true freedom when he realized this world had nothing to offer him. A disciple’s life
No Matter What
Jul 14
Do you have a favorite band? Consider what happens when they release a new song you really like. Do you keep it a secret or perhaps do you tell everyone you know including the dog? The Apostle Paul encourages you to tell others about your faith, no matter
All You Need
Jul 7
Have you ever fallen in love? Perhaps youve fallen out of love? How do you know if its truly love? Growing up it can be tricky to really know and how we see life & love as we grow older has a tendency to go askew. In Philippians chapter 1 versus 9-11 we g
Casual Community
Jun 30
Have you ever had a great experience you believed was a once-in-a-life time experience? Only to realize later it wasnt all that it could have been or was potentially more exciting, exhilerating, breathe taking, or thoughtful? You might realize your initia
Standout
Jun 23
Have you ever wanted to be famous? I mean really known for something where its generally understood in your neighborhood or community - this is who you are; this is how you stand out? In some way, we all likely want to stand out at our jobs, relationships
Titles Matter
Jun 16
Do you have a title? Are you a Student, Engineer, Manager, Apprentice, Barista, Domestic CEO, Captain, Son, Daughter, or Dad? A title reflects who you are and your mission. In Philippians 1:1-2, the Apostle Paul is looking at titles and why they matte
How it Began – Part 2
Jun 9
Do you ever wish that you were better at sharing your faith? Let’s say someone asked you – what must I do to be saved? Do you wish you had a better answer? We are going to look at how Paul planted the church in Philippi. Why do Christians keep tell
How it Began – Part 1
Jun 2
Do you ever wish that you were better at sharing your faith? Let’s say someone asked you – what must I do to be saved? Do you wish you had a better answer? We are going to look at how Paul planted the church in Philippi. Why do Christians keep tell
Seriously – Week 1
May 26
For the next few months, we are going to be working our way through the book of Philippians. Paul has many statements throughout this letter that, when we are honest, make Christians go “Seriously?!” While we know that agreeing with Paul the right answer,
What is a Believer
May 19
What does it mean to become a believer? What do we mean when we say ‘fully devoted follower of Christ’? What are some areas in my life that require full devotion but get less of me? Children? Parents? God? My work? When we examine 1 Samuel 15:14,19 the…
Let Us Pray
May 12
Today, we are going to talk about the Power of Prayer , but more specifically, how there is no Perseverance without Prayer
While I’m Waiting
May 5
In this message, we see how Christians are called to be patient – patiently waiting for Christ’s return. More specifically, looking at how Christ’s return makes everything worth the wait.
Squandered
Apr 28
Today, we are talking about what we are meant to do with our wealth… “Don’t Waste Your Wealth”
Never Be The Same
Apr 21
Today, I want to talk about how believers have the same Spirit that raised Christ from the dead, and because we have the same Spirit, we too can walk in victory and life. More specifically, I want to talk about how because of the resurrection, we must ne
Our Plan vs God’s Will
Apr 14
We have been working our way through Chapter 4, where James has drawn out this sense of categorized faith that can occur in all Christians. How we essentially have a faith that trusts in God, as well as ourselves. It is our will vs God’s. James has been s
Crave the Word
Apr 7
There’s no secret formula to reading God’s word. We must know that this is Truth, and everything of this world will try to tell you what truth is. What will you bank your life on?
Fake News – James 4:11-12
Mar 31
James has been teaching on a faith that is all-in. A faith that is not marked by worldliness, but a faith that is marked but a humility and wisdom from God. Last week we talked about the Christian life being a life marked by Submission, and this week we w
Submission is Freedom
Mar 24
What is the key element that should mark the Christian life? Submission. James is going to show us how “Submission is the path to freedom.”
The Root Cause of all Conflict
Mar 17
Think about all the difficult moments you had with people - your parents, boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, teachers, bosses, friends, community group, kids, coach, company, etc. Think about all those interactions… What do they all have in common? YOU! Tod
Above or Below – James 3:13-18
Mar 10
Wisdom was extremely important – the Jews, and this audience was believing scattered Jews, highly valued it. They valued it because they knew its importance. They knew that knowledge is not enough – it is good, but it is not enough. What matters is how yo
Death and Life – James 3:1-12
Mar 3
How you can improve, or neglect, every single relationship you have. Have you ever said something and immediately after having said it, you regret it? Where if you could literally rewind time you would?
Workless is Worthless (Part 2) – James 2:14-26
Feb 26
Faith, Without Faithfulness, is Useless… The Evidence of Faith (Faith is meant to go to work – it is serious and sincere) The Essence of Faith (Works don’t ensure faith, but it does evidence it. Do you show evidence?) The Examples of Faith (They show h
Workless is Worthless (Part 1) – James 2.14-26
Feb 17
Today, James is going to talk to us about the foolishness in our lives when we are followers of Jesus Christ talk about this faith we have, but he will address how when that faith is not worked, its useless.
No Playing Favorites – James 2:1-13
Feb 10
James is going to go after one of the issues in the early church – they showed partiality to the rich. They gave more attention and special notice of those with wealth than those without, and through that lens, he is going to expose what is at the root of
Do Work – James 1:19-27
Feb 3
James has taught us on trials and temptations, and where he turns his attention now is towards what is an essential characteristic component of faith that endures trials and temptations, it clings to God’s Word. It not only sees God’s Word as true and rig
Overcomer – James 1:13-18
Jan 27
We overcome temptation by realizing it is built on deception when we know… “The Source of Temptation”
Difficulty – James 1:2-12
Jan 20
Today, we are going to talk about how Christians have a radically different view of suffering –we embrace the difficulty, don’t reject it. We believe that difficulty has a purpose, trials have a purpose.
Never the Same – James 1:1
Jan 13
The reason we are starting here as we kick off this new series, is that is exactly what happened to James, the half-brother of Jesus. James came to know his Jesus as Christ, and He was “Never the Same”
Sunday Service
Jan 6
New Year’s Eve Service
Dec 30, 2018
Walking a life fully devoted to Christ means sacrifice and persecution. The pain on earth may seem to outweigh the gain (see John 16:33), but our ultimate “Gain” awaits us in Heaven, in eternal Glory.
Christmas Eve Service – Matthew 1:20-23
Dec 24, 2018
With today being Christmas Eve, I want to spend our time together talking through what it means for Jesus Christ to have the name Emmanuel, God With Us.
Week 3
Dec 23, 2018
“It’s impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature.” Our Stability, Emotional and Spiritual, is Our Responsibility
God With Us – Matthew 1:20-23
Dec 16, 2018
The prophet foretold that God would come to reconcile man to Himself, and Emmanuel would come in a manger, wrapped in a swaddling blanket. He would be known as Emmanuel, and he would be called Savior. The promised one of God has come to dwell among man. K
Upside Down – James 4:10
Dec 9, 2018
From verses 1-9, James, who is the half-brother of Jesus, is calling Christians to grow in their faith. He is calling them away from worldlines and toward Godliness. He is writing about what are the characteristics of faith, real faith.
Week 16
Dec 2, 2018
Today, we are going to talk through how this letter ends by focusing on what matters most–“the call to become like Christ, because of Christ.
Week 15
Nov 25, 2018
Because Christians are aware of Christ’s coming, we are called to live different as He made us. Paul works in this section to drive this point home by showing contrast –he is going to compare and contrast believers with non-believers.
Week 14
Nov 18, 2018
Christians never really and ultimately say goodbye, they just say see you later because “He is Coming”. How He comes back we can disagree over… But that fact that He is Coming, we all agree on
Week 13
Nov 11, 2018
Christians win the right to influence others, and influence society, when they see us love different. When they see us sacrifice, serve and extend grace. Love Deeply.
Week 12
Nov 4, 2018
We will be looking at 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8, and as we think through how we approachsexual sin, this text demands that we at least have three words come to mind…
Week 11
Oct 28, 2018
As a follower of Christ, you should feel an internal sense of “oughtness” in connecting with God. Indaily, following and getting to know Him. It is never meant as a guilt trip, but much more as a homing beacon. God calls us to walk this daily path because
Week 10
Oct 21, 2018
The first thing that marks Gods people and builds a great church reputation is when Gods people Stand Fast.
Sunday Service
Oct 14, 2018
Week 9
Oct 7, 2018
One of the easiest ways to grow a passion for discipling others, is to simply get to know them. Because often what happens when we get to know others, is that we grow in a love for one another.
Week 8
Sep 30, 2018
True faith changes you… Does it mean that you are done changing, and it all happens in a moment, absolutely no. But, faith in Christ means that there is nothing inyour life too deep God can’t forgive, too powerful you can’t stop, or too daunting you can
Week 7
Sep 23, 2018
Our love is meant to be different. The way we care for one another is meant to be different, and more specifically as we will learn today, we are called to love one another like family
Week 6
Sep 16, 2018
Week 5
Sep 2, 2018
Our love is meant to be different. The way we care for one another is meant to be different, and more specifically as we will learn today, we are called to love one another like family
Week 4
Aug 26, 2018
The way we know our life is not in vain, is when we help people realize all their success comes through Jesus. That because Christ died for all their faithfulness, that by faith, when God looks at them all He sees is success, because He sees His Son
Week 3
Aug 19, 2018
God chooses you. You choose God. God’s choice is always more powerful you’re your choice. If you are currently wondering whether or not God has chosen you, all you have to do is believ
Week 2
Aug 12, 2018
Not all churches are created equal, today we are going to talk about “The Church We Must Become” Specially, today we are going to be looking at “What a Healthy Church is MarkedBy”
Week 1
Jul 29, 2018
Here is what Paul knew –as a believer in Christ, he had a mission… His mission was to tell everyone that Jesus was the Christ. The long-awaitedMessiah. The Savior of the world. That’s Jesus… Here isthe thing, church, we have a mission. To tell the Wor
Sunday Service
Jul 22, 2018
Sweeter than Honey
Jul 15, 2018
The part I want to focus on today are the last two verses. How the author is saying “I will.” He is essentially pledging himself to the knowing, learning, understanding, and transforming power of Bible
Sweeter than Honey
Jul 8, 2018
Sweeter than Honey
Jul 1, 2018
David wrote this as a song of worship. He would have put it to a choir to sing along. He is singing about the glory of God, as revealed through two things… Creation & Revelation
Sweeter than Honey
Jun 30, 2018
Week 19
Jun 24, 2018
Paul has written this beautiful letter to strengthen a church in Ephesus, modern day turkey. He wrote to tell them of how much God loves them. How that love changes who they are. How in response to being changed, they are called to live changed lives.
Week 18
Jun 17, 2018
Paul has told us how to live –in unity, holiness, in fellowship through relationships… Now he is going to tell us the attitudes and actions that are to mark us during this. He is going to tell us that if we do not have a soldier’s mindset, we do not sta
Week 18
Jun 10, 2018
Your work is a representation of your values, and as such, do it with excellence
Week 17
Jun 3, 2018
Today, we plan to look at the other side of that equation. How when parents live their lives surrendered to God, it is an extraordinary thing
Week 16
May 27, 2018
So, whether or not you believe, I am not talking today about traditional family values from the 1950’s. I am going to put before you what I believe to be true –when families operate in this format, the format in which God designed, it brings blessing to a
Week 15
May 20, 2018
Week 14
May 13, 2018
Week 13
May 6, 2018
We are going to look at what it means to “Walk in Wisdom.” How God has called each of us to walk in Wisdom as Christians, and what are three attributes of that
Week 12
Apr 29, 2018
While, night carries the significance of evil, brokenness, and corruption. As Christians, we are children of the light, so again, our aim is to better understand those implications.
Week 11
Apr 22, 2018
Paul has described to us our new identify in Christ, and now he is telling us how to live as Christians with a new identity. He first spoke to unity, and now he is speaking to holiness.
Week 10
Apr 15, 2018
We will look at because we have been made new by faith, how are we supposed to live as new people. Because God has made us now different, what should mark us as different people
Week 9
Apr 8, 2018
Today we are going to discuss how as Christians, we are called to fight to grow spiritually. Fight to grow in personal holiness.
Week 8
Apr 1, 2018
Week 7
Mar 25, 2018
This matters because Christ smiles when He thinks about His Church. And as His Church, it is our desire to build this body as He says to honor Him.
Week 6
Mar 18, 2018
How does The Springs become the church everyone has always wanted, even though for many of us, we are tired of being let down by the local church consistently..
Week 5
Mar 11, 2018
While Paul has been building our corporate body, he is now going to transition to our individual roles. We will see how he will address spiritual gifts at the individual level, but how when used as God intended, they build up unity at the corporate level
Week 4
Mar 4, 2018
Week 3
Feb 25, 2018
Week 2
Feb 18, 2018
Week 1
Feb 11, 2018
The local church is meant to be a beautiful example of diversity in unity. That the mystery that God has revealed through His Son –all are reconciled and now united
Week 0
Feb 4, 2018
Because our relationship with Christ has been reconciled and restored, that sets us on a path of reconciliation and restoration with one another. It is from a healthy relationship with Christ that God then compels us to live in health with one another.