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Hi, I’m Thomas, the congregational minister here at Northern Hills. Here you’ll find links to download our Sunday morning sermons. We try to record all of them, and edit them to be good quality and a small size for your phone or tablet. You’ll find that while I do the majority of the preaching, we often will have other men from the congregation preach as well as a group sermon with some of our younger men now and then. They’re categorized by the most recent first. Click the link and you’ll be taken to a media player on which you can either listen to the file, or right click on the play arrow and save the file on your device.
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If you have any questions about anything you hear, or would like to learn more, please feel free to contact us!
Preacher Exchange – September 18th, 2016
Ernie Bishop- Holy Discontent – September 18th, 2016
Ernie talks about what to do if you feel like you’re spiritual life is on the rocks, and how to keep a drive going to work in the Kingdom.
September 7th, 2016 – Why I’m a Christian – Paul Winkler
The first in our “Why” series, Paul offers his testimony as why he’s a Christian & why its worth believing in.
September 11th, 2016 – Why We Can Trust God – Thomas Pruett
Our second sermon in our “Why” series delves into basic Christian apologetics while also looking at evidence God can be trusted.
September 25th, 2016 – Reunion Sunday: Why We Assemble – Thomas Pruett
On our Reunion Sunday, Thomas asks the question why we assemble – because its tradition, because we invited you, or is there a deeper reason? This sermon delves into why its important to our relationship Jesus to be with other Christians and why fellowship is essential.
October 2nd, 2016 – Why I’m Here – Thomas Pruett
If you were to ask people you met “what’s the meaning of life?” you’d get many different answers. Thomas asks Solomon what his conclusion was, then brings it to modern day living, asking how if we truly believed what God said about our purpose & value what would change in our lives?
Philippians 1: Worthy – August 7th, 2016 – Thomas Pruett ; Outline & Bulletin Article
As Black Hills Bible Camp kicks off, Thomas kicks off a month long study of Philippians. In chapter 1, we look at the Philippian congregation, why Paul can be joyful in prison, & where our value comes from.
Philippians 2: Offering – August 14th, 2016 – Thomas Pruett ; Outline & Bulletin Article
Out of Philippians 1 Paul moves to an amazing subject- being like Jesus, who was the offering for our sin. Can it be said that we are also offerings not only in our spiritual worship to God but to each other? What does it mean to have the mind of Christ? We find out in this sermon.
Philippians 3: Becoming – August 21st, 2016 – Thomas Pruett ; Bulletin Article
Many people know about Christ – His miracles, His birth, His death – but do you really know Him? Thomas takes a look at Philippians 3 which moves into our motivation, the value of spiritual relationship with Christ & what that means for our lives.
Philippians 4: Content – August 28th, 2016 – Thomas Pruett
Our Philippians series comes to a close in the same vein as how Paul closes his letter to the Philippian congregation. Thomas challenges our view of contentment, & what it really means to be content in all things.
“THE POWER OF…” SERIES
Power of a Death – July 31st, 2016 – Thomas Pruett ; Outline & Bulletin Article
Sometimes there are things we see or do and wonder what’s the point: why is this like this or why did they do that? Christians sometimes live technically correct, but people still wonder what’s our point. Thomas looks at how is death the best thing that can happen to us and how it answers our why.
The Power of a Life – July 17th, 2016 – Thomas Pruett
The world doesn’t always want our Biblical knowledge, but they do look for lives truly lived for Jesus. Thomas looks at what made Jesus different, knowledge vs. living, what eternal life is, & the power of simply a life lived for Jesus.
Power of an Action – July 10th 2016 – Thomas Pruett
Thomas looks at why God allows evil in the world, the necessity of free will to allow love, & finally why our actions matter in a world seeking true love.
Power of a Word – June 26th, 2016 – Thomas Pruett
What if our words contained more power than we realize? From the beginning everything was created by the very Word of God. Jesus is called the Logos, the Word, in John 1:1. Thomas looks at words & the power they contain, & how they relate to us.
EARLIER IN 2016
June 5th, 2016 – Devoted – Thomas Pruett ; Bulletin Article
When we look at the first church in Acts how do we compare? How did they act, what was their mindset? Thomas looks at the early church from Acts 2:42 and the modern church.