vibrant

(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!

diverse

(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.

church

(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.

community

(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!

growing

(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!

love

(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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DateSeries / TitleSpeaker 
2012-12-30Good and Evil
Matthew 2:1-20

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-12-23The Baby
Matthew 1:18-25

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-12-16Prince of Peace
Isaiah 9:1-7

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-12-09Expectation of Hope
Isaiah 40:1-11

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-12-02Expectation of Jesus
Isaiah 64:1-9

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-11-25Kingdom of Heaven
Luke 17:20-21

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-11-18What Must I Do
Mattew 7:21

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-11-11Prayer and Evangelism
Mark 12:38-44

Pastor Roger HellandPlay
2012-11-04Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Law of Love
Exodus 21:26-36

Nikayla ReizePlay
2012-10-28Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Shalt Thou Kill?
Exodus 21:12-25

Greg FrenchPlay
2012-10-14Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Slavery and Masters
Exodus 21:1-11

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-10-07Love

Josh AjohnPlay
2012-09-23Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Alters of Flesh
Exodus 20:22-26

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-09-09Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Don´t Be Afraid
Exodus 20:18-21

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-09-02Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Do Not Covet
Exodus 20:17

Terence WongPlay
2012-08-26Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Do Not Give False Witness
Exodus 20:16

James QuigleyPlay
2012-08-19Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: With Open Hands
Exodus 20:15

Asher CubidPlay
2012-08-05Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Be Faithful
Exodus 20:14

Nikayla ReizePlay
2012-07-29Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: You Shall Not Kill
Exodus 20:13

Sara WagarPlay
2012-07-22Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Honour Your Father and Mother
Exodus 20:12

Nikayla ReizePlay
2012-07-15Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The People of The Sabbath
Exodus 20:8-11

Nikayla ReizePlay
2012-07-08Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Other Name of God
Exodus 20:7

Dave ReizePlay
2012-07-01Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: What Does God Look Like
Exodus 20:4-6

Greg FrenchPlay
2012-06-24Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: No Other Gods
Exodus 20:3

Greg FrenchPlay
2012-06-17Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Loopholes
Exodus 20:1-2

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-06-10Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Rubbernecking
Exodus 19:20-25

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-06-03Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Power of God
Exodus 19:16-19

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-05-27Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Presence of God
Exodus 19:9-15

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-05-20Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Covenant
Exodus 19:1-8

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-05-13Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Following Gods Laws
Exodus 18:13-27

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-05-06Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: I Love To Tell The Story
Exodus 18:1-12

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-04-29Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Glory For God
Exodus 17:8-16

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-04-22Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Water From The Rock
Exodus 17:1-7

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-04-15Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: God of the Rut
Exodus 16:31-36

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-04-08Easter Sunday
Romans 6:1-10

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-04-01Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Enough is Enough
Exodus 16:16-30

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-03-25Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Manna From Heaven
Exodus 16:1-15

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-03-18Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Bitter Waters
Exodus 15:19-27

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-03-11Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: The Power of God
Exodus 15:1-18

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-03-04Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Red Sea Crossing
Exodus 14

Trevor O´NeilPlay
2012-02-26Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God:
Exodus 13

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-02-19Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Real Safety
Exodus 12:29-51

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-02-12Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Remembering Well
Exodus 12:14-28

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-02-05Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Passover
Exodus 12:1-13

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-01-29Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Are You Willing to Follow Jesus
Exodus 11

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-01-15Bad Habbits
Ephesians 4

Trevor O´NeilPlay
2012-01-08Exodus - Practicing the Presence of God: Follow Jesus
Exodus 9-10

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay
2012-01-01A Sword Will Pierce Your Soul
Luke 2:25-40

Pastor Mike SwalmPlay