Pastor Penn


Rescue Me – Stories of Redemption (Zacchaeus)

Date: October 28th, 2018

Scripture:  Luke 19:1-10

5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” 6 So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly. 7 All the people saw this and began to mutter, “He has gone to be the guest of a sinner.”

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 5 – Famous Last Words (Pt. 2)

Date: September 23rd, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 5:16-22

18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 5 – Famous Last Words

Date: September 16th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 5:12-15

12 Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish you.  13 Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 5 – Encourage Each Other

Date: September 9th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, 10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.  11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 4 – We Grieve Differently

Date: August 26th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.  14 We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.  

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 4 – Living to Please the Lord

Date: August 19th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.  2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 3 – Passing the Test

Date: August 12th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 3

7 Therefore, brothers, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.  8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.  9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?  10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you again and supply what is lacking in your faith.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 2 – Facing the Tough Times

Date: August 5th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 2:13-20

13 And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org


1 Thessalonians 2 – Speaking to Please God

Date: July 29th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

 3 For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you.  4 On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts.

For more resources please visit crosslifechurch.org