Making Changes

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

2/18/18

Description:Do your finances bring you fear or freedom? Whether you’re digging out of debt or planning for your future, now’s the time to build a foundation that endures. Investing in a brighter tomorrow starts by Making Change today.This four-part series covers biblical truths about finances, and how to find freedom in a debt-saturated world.

Making Changes

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

2/11/18

Description:Do your finances bring you fear or freedom? Whether you’re digging out of debt or planning for your future, now’s the time to build a foundation that endures. Investing in a brighter tomorrow starts by Making Change today.This four-part series covers biblical truths about finances, and how to find freedom in a debt-saturated world.

Making Changes

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

2/4/18

Description:Do your finances bring you fear or freedom? Whether you’re digging out of debt or planning for your future, now’s the time to build a foundation that endures. Investing in a brighter tomorrow starts by Making Change today.This four-part series covers biblical truths about finances, and how to find freedom in a debt-saturated world.

Best. Year. Yet.

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

1/28/18

Description:Best. Year. Yet.n this sermon series we will be taking a look at how God wants 2018 to be Forward Church's Best. Year. Yet, as well as how God wants this year to be our personal Best. Year. Yet.

Best. Year. Yet.

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

1/21/18

Description:Best. Year. Yet.n this sermon series we will be taking a look at how God wants 2018 to be Forward Church's Best. Year. Yet, as well as how God wants this year to be our personal Best. Year. Yet.

Best. Year. Yet.; "If you want God to do amazing things TOMORROW, consecrate yourself TODAY"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

1/14/18

Description:Best. Year. Yet.n this sermon series we will be taking a look at how God wants 2018 to be Forward Church's Best. Year. Yet, as well as how God wants this year to be our personal Best. Year. Yet.

Hope Shines Through

Brian Burgess

12/24/17

Description:Christmas; "HOPE SHINES THROUGH"At Christmas, we have the opportunity to find renewed hope and joy in the overwhelming love of a God who is with us. Join us for this four week semon series as we celebrate the birth of the one who brings peace.

Hope Shines Through

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

12/17/17

Description:Christmas; "HOPE SHINES THROUGH"At Christmas, we have the opportunity to find renewed hope and joy in the overwhelming love of a God who is with us. Join us for this four week semon series as we celebrate the birth of the one who brings peace.

Hope Shines Through

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

12/10/17

Description:Christmas; "HOPE SHINES THROUGH"At Christmas, we have the opportunity to find renewed hope and joy in the overwhelming love of a God who is with us. Join us for this four week semon series as we celebrate the birth of the one who brings peace.

My Big Fat Mouth; "Master the art of talking to one another not about one another"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

11/26/17

Description:In today’s world, “little sins” like criticism, complaining, gossip, or lying aren’t just shrugged off, but are sometimes encouraged or even celebrated. In truth, these sins have the same deadly price tag as any other. They destroy relationships, weaken our ability to represent Christ, and separate us from the life that God wants for us. In this series, we’ll acknowledge how common these sins are, how often we all commit them without even realizing it, and what we can do to avoid them. Our big fat mouth canget us into trouble, or it can speak truth and grace.

My Big Fat Mouth; "What do your words to others say about the condition of your heart?"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

11/19/17

Description:In today’s world, “little sins” like criticism, complaining, gossip, or lying aren’t just shrugged off, but are sometimes encouraged or even celebrated. In truth, these sins have the same deadly price tag as any other. They destroy relationships, weaken our ability to represent Christ, and separate us from the life that God wants for us. In this series, we’ll acknowledge how common these sins are, how often we all commit them without even realizing it, and what we can do to avoid them. Our big fat mouth canget us into trouble, or it can speak truth and grace.

Stay Positive; "GRATITUDE changes EVERYTHING"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

10/1/17

Description:Cynicism and negativity may be the easy choice, but they're not the best choice. If you seek what’s good, you’ll see what's good. Let's embrace the way we're created to think and Stay Positive. This series helps us learn to be grateful, confident, enthusiastic and more in spite of all the negativity we experience in this world.

Stay Positive; "I'm not optimistic based on what I feel, I'm optimistic based on what God says!

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

9/24/17

Description:Cynicism and negativity may be the easy choice, but they're not the best choice. If you seek what’s good, you’ll see what's good. Let's embrace the way we're created to think and Stay Positive. This series helps us learn to be grateful, confident, enthusiastic and more in spite of all the negativity we experience in this world.

Toxic; "Toxic WORDS create toxic SELF VALUE"

April Burgeess

9/10/17

Description:Need a little personal poison control? Are there relationships, thoughts, or behaviors that quietly compromise our well-being? How can we learn to recognize and remove the hidden dangers in our lives?

Toxic; "Toxic INFLUENCES inspire Toxic HABITS"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

8/27/17

Description:Need a little personal poison control? Are there relationships, thoughts, or behaviors that quietly compromise our well-being? How can we learn to recognize and remove the hidden dangers in our lives?

Galatians; "Imagine if we were known for lifting people up and not pulling people down"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

8/6/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Galatians; "It’s time to make the missing ingredient, the main ingredient!"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

7/30/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Galatians; "Our Inheritance is the Earth & God's Inheritance is US!"

Guest Pastor - James Grasty

7/23/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Galatians; "We don’t draw lines to keep people out. We cross lines to bring people in."

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

7/16/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Galatians; "Are you giving God what he paid for?"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

7/9/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Galatians; "The Gospel doesn't need training wheels!"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

7/2/17

Description:Join us for this six week sermon series as we study the six books of Galatians. Galatians is such a dynamic book of the Bible and if we learn nothing else, we hope to learn that Jesus is greater than all things.

Creature of Habit; "If you change the HABIT, you change the Creature"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

6/25/17

Description:Have you ever heard that we are creatures of habit? The truth is that we all have habits that make up who we are. Some of those habits are helpful and others aren't so good for us. Join us for this 3 week series where we look at the 3 most important habits that we can develop in order togrow closer to God and live better lives in the process.

Creature of Habit; "If you change the HABIT, you change the Creature"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

6/18/17

Description:Have you ever heard that we are creatures of habit? The truth is that we all have habits that make up who we are. Some of those habits are helpful and others aren't so good for us. Join us for this 3 week series where we look at the 3 most important habits that we can develop in order togrow closer to God and live better lives in the process.

Creature of Habit; "If you change the HABIT, you change the Creature"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

6/11/17

Description:Have you ever heard that we are creatures of habit? The truth is that we all have habits that make up who we are. Some of those habits are helpful and others aren't so good for us. Join us for this 3 week series where we look at the 3 most important habits that we can develop in order to grow closer to God and live better lives in the process.

oals; "Parenting is Discipleship"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

5/14/17

Description:veryone has a squad. For most peolpe that squad is their immediate family. Join us as we talk about how to have a healthy family that lives by the principles of God's Word.These are our #squadgoals

#squadgoals; "With a commitment to God's principles and some good old fashioned discipline anything's possible!"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

5/7/17

Description:Everyone has a squad. For most peolpe that squad is their immediate family. Join us as we talk about how to have a healthy family that lives by the principles of God's Word.These are our #squadgoals

#squadgoals; "A healthy squad has healthy communication"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

4/30/17

Description:Everyone has a squad. For most peolpe that squad is their immediate family. Join us as we talk about how to have a healthy family that lives by the principles of God's Word.These are our #squadgoals

#squadgoals; "The marriage that works is the marriage that's been worked on"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

4/23/17

Description:Everyone has a squad. For most peolpe that squad is their immediate family. Join us as we talk about how to have a healthy family that lives by the principles of God's Word.These are our #squadgoals

Resurrection Hope; "Because we have a living God, we can have a living hope"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

4/16/17

Description:Easter at Forward Church: Easter is all about hope. Join us as we interact with the hope that Jesus' Resurrection brings!Rest in God's Mercy, Embrace your New Life, and Move forward with Hope.

Body Building - "We're all in this together"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

4/9/17

Description:Body Building:The Church is the Body of Christ. Each person plays a huge part in the big picture. Join us for this two week sermon series as we look deeper into what it means to build the Body of Christ.

Body Building - "You were created to contribute"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

4/2/17

Description:Body Building:The Church is the Body of Christ. Each person plays a huge part in the big picture. Join us for this two week sermon series as we look deeper into what it means to build the Body of Christ.

Closer; Worry - Finding Peace

Guest Pastor - Joey Hartman

3/26/17

Description:Worship: What exactly is worship? How do we worship? Is there a right and wrong way to worship? Why does worship matter? These are just a few of the questions we will be talking about as we draw closer to Jesus during this 4-part sermon series "Closer."

Closer; "Worship is Love Expressed"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

3/19/17

Description:Worship: What exactly is worship? How do we worship? Is there a right and wrong way to worship? Why does worship matter? These are just a few of the questions we will be talking about as we draw closer to Jesus during this 4-part sermon series "Closer."

Best. Year. Yet.

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

1/21/17

Description:Best. Year. Yet.n this sermon series we will be taking a look at how God wants 2018 to be Forward Church's Best. Year. Yet, as well as how God wants this year to be our personal Best. Year. Yet.

Answering the call

Pastor - Bryan Johnson

1/15/17

Description:Answering the call.What does it mean to answer the call of Jesus? God has called us to be real and authentic Christians who truly impact this world. The call to follow Jesus requires transformation, sacrifice and action. Answering God's call requires us to be transformed into Christlikeness, to sacrifice the things that hold us back and requires action on our part.

Christmas at the Movies; "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Lead Pastor - Brian Burgess

12/25/16

Description:Christmas at the Movies is a four week sermon series featuring four Classic Christmas movies and four encounters with Jesus.Week 4 features "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Christmas at the Movies; "Christmas with the Kranks"

Pastor - Nare Rector from Hope Rising

12/18/16

Description:Christmas at the Movies is a four week sermon series featuring four Classic Christmas movies and four encounters with Jesus.Week 3 features "Christmas with the Kranks"

Christmas at the Movies; "The Santa Clause 3"

Pastor - Stephon Ross

12/11/16

Description:Christmas at the Movies is a four week sermon series featuring four Classic Christmas movies and four encounters with Jesus.Week 2: "The Santa Clause 3" and how to avoid repeating bad mistakes and habits at Christmas. BIG IDEA: "This Holiday Season, Give What Matters Most"Three ways to avoid living out a Big Sequel this season:1. Don't Believe the Lie!2. Seek the Savior and not the Season!3. 'Tis the season of giving, but give the best gift!

Christmas at the Movies; "ELF"

Pastor Steven Walker

12/4/16

Description:Christmas at the Movies is a four week sermon series featuring four Classic Christmas movies and four encounters with Jesus.Week 1 features the movie, "Elf". For Buddy Christmas was magical - for us Christmas is meaningful. Buddy lived by three Elf Codes: 1. Treat everyday like it's Christmas.2. There's room for everyone on the nice list.3. The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.

Committed

Pastor Joey Hartman

9/18/16

Description:Are you part of the Crowd or part of the Committed?We all started somewhere in the Crowd, but Christ is calling us to move into the Committed as his disciples. Join us as we talk about what it looks like to be Committed.

Overwhelmed

April Burgess

9/4/16

Description:Many times in life we find ourselves overwhelmed. It's easy to focus on all the things that are going wrong and forget that there are a lot of things in our lives going right. During this mesage we are going to look at how to handle life when we are overwhelmed by circumstances and situations. God has a plan to turn our overwhelming lives into lives that are overwhelmed by Him!

Adulting: "Faith without works is dead"

Allen Massey - Trive Church

7/31/16

Description:God's desire for our lives is to have mature faith. Mature faith helps us handle anything thrown our way in a healthy and holy manner. As we go through the "Adulting" sermon series we are going to look at what mature faith looks like and how to live with it.

Adulting: "Be doers of the word, and not hearers only"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

7/24/16

Description:God's desire for our lives is to have mature faith. Mature faith helps us handle anything thrown our way in a healthy and holy manner. As we go through the "Adulting" sermon series we are going to look at what mature faith looks like and how to live with it.

Adulting: "Don't let your issues give you issues"

Brian Burgess - Lead Pastor

7/17/16

Description:God's desire for our lives is to have mature faith. Mature faith helps us handle anything thrown our way in a healthy and holy manner. As we go through the "Adulting" sermon series we are going to look at what mature faith looks like and how to live with it.

How to Neighbor: Great Neighbors are a Refuge

Devin Reed - Guest Speaker

6/26/16

Description:As the world grows more connected, our neighbors are closer than ever. But how close are we to our neighbors? You might not share a fence, but you can still share their burdens and joys. Now's the time to show the world How to Neighbor.