(adj. pulsating with life)

Our name says it all! Jesus said He came to give us life, and that the life we have would be abundant. We believe this abundant life means embodying the qualities of Godís Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, and self control. Weíre not perfect, but God is working in us to bring these traits to LIFE!


(adj. celebrating difference and variety)

In the Bible, God says that one day people from every language, tribe, and nation will worship Him. At Abundant Life, we try to embody that truth today. We celebrate our diversity in age, gender, ethnicity, culture, and belief as we come together to worship our creative God.


(n. a body of Christian believers)

At Abundant Life, we have a building, but the building is not our church. Our church consists of the people who gather together to worship God together. It doesnít matter where we meet (in fact, we have celebrated worship several times in parks and community centres)! Whatís important is who is there.


(n. a group of people working toward a common goal)

Relationships are important at Abundant Life Church. We celebrate our community by meeting together on Sundays, in one anotherís homes for care groups on a weekly basis, at the building for prayer meetings, and in coffee shops and restaurants to strengthen our friendships. God loves it when people spend time together for His common purpose!


(v. to develop and mature;
to increase)

At Abundant Life, we like to think of growth in an organic sense, like a plant. For a plant to be well established, it needs deep roots. at the same time, it grows up and outward. We want to grow deep roots, being faithful to the teaching of Jesus Christ, and we want to grow outward, to meet, interact, and better our community, that everyone we meet would experience the love that weíve experienced!


(n., v. a passionate affection; to have concern for the well-being of others)

At Abundant Life, we love to love. We learn in the Bible that everything was created because of Godís great love, and we now have the ability to share that love, because we received it. itís our desire that everyone in our community (and indeed, the world) would experience what it means to be loved by their creator, and to experience that love through his creation, the church.

Jesus Christ

(n. a first-century Jew from Israel; the Son of God)

Jesus is the reason we are together, the reason we do what we do, and the reason we are who we are. He is the head of the church and cares for the church and for all of humanity. in fact, he loves humanity so much that he died for us, and was raised back to life. We worship Jesus as fully God, who came to earth as a human man and who lives and reigns over everything forever.

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2018-03-11God´s Heartbeat: for Faithful Followership

Numbers is possibly the strangest book of the Bible and I love it. Today we will take a look at four different stories from Numbers to see the deep longing of God for his people to trust Him and follow Him and be blessed by Him and we will ask ourselves, "Why does that scare us so much?"

Pastor Nikayla ReizePlay
2018-03-04God´s Heartbeat: for Holiness

Godís great desire is to be present with His people, but weíre so anxious to avoid Godís presence because of our sin that God had to do something drastic to call us back. The book of Leviticus can look like a mishmash of rules, laws, and strange and outdated requirements, but a deeper look reveals Godís heart for a holy people who can live in His presence!

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2018-02-25God´s Heartbeat: to be Among Us
Exodus 20-40

The Old Testament is full of concepts that seem so confusing and maybe even archaic - but the concept of TABERNACLE of God is going to come alive for us this Sunday in ways you won´t believe. The TABERNACLE is going to show us the heart of God, from Eden all the way to the New Jerusalem, for Heaven to meet us here on Earth. The final section in Exodus is about God´s heart for being among us - right smack dab in the middle of our life.

Pastor Nikayla ReizePlay
2018-02-18God´s Heartbeat: for the Wilderness
Exodus 12-19

There are times in our lives where we feel adrift, cut loose, and unsure of our direction. The Israelites experienced this in the wilderness. What is God up to when we feel like nothing is as itís supposed to be?

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2018-02-11God´s Heartbeat: for the Oppressed
Exodus 1-12

Exodus begins with sorrow: Godís people in pain, oppressed by the power of the Empire. Theyíve been suffering for centuries under the whips of the Egyptians. How can we say that God has a heart for the oppressed just because He eventually saves the Israelites? And how are we supposed to let our hearts beat in time with His?

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2018-02-04God´s Heartbeat: Younger Brothers, Barren Women, Trips to Egypt
Genesis 22-50

The book of Genesis is all about the human struggle for power and authority and God´s subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) way of completely dismantling our claim to it! Where God´s promises abide there is abundant life but where our pursuit of power abides there is abundant famine and struggle. In the midst of this struggle which seems to characterize the human experience God is there challenging us - struggling with us - even blessing us. This week we will look at the book of Genesis and see the heart beat of God for ABUNDANT LIFE!

Pastor Nikayla ReizePlay
2018-01-28God´s Heartbeat: for Relationship
Genesis 12:2

In January, we began a series of messages on the heartbeat of God. Two weeks ago, we looked at the love in His heartbeat for creation. Last week, we looked at His heartbeat in providing His way for us to flourish. Today we will look at the greatest expression of His heartbeat-relationship. What does His desire to "covenant" with humanity mean? What is our response to His desire? Let´s find out.

Pastor Peter WagarPlay
2018-01-21God´s Heartbeat: for God´s Way
Genesis 3-11

Though we arenít necessarily always good at catching it, God has a way planned out for humanity. Godís heart beats for human flourishing, and God has provided the best way to flourish. Might it be time to let our hearts beat in time with Godís?

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2018-01-14God´s Heartbeat: for Beauty
Genesis 1-2

God has extended His presence into what He has made, what we call "creation." But much of that creation has no real purpose, places we´ll never see and experiences we´ll never have. What does this wasteful extravagance tell us about the God we follow?

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay