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The House Where God Lives

I want to thank all of you who worked to make the Living Streams 30th anniversary celebration a special event last Sunday. It was very encouraging for Kristina and me to feel the love and appreciation everyone showed for the church we have all served for...

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30 Years of Living Streams

On Sunday morning, November 16, at 11:00 a.m., Living Streams will celebrate our 30th Anniversary. If you have been a part of our church at any time over the last thirty years, or if you appreciate our ministry, we would love to have you join us for this celebration. We will worship together, have videos from some of our church ...

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The House God is Building

In John 17, Jesus prayed for the unity of his followers. I just returned from a retreat with over twenty lead pastors from some of the largest churches in the Valley, including Redemption, Phoenix First Assembly, Scottsdale Bible, Church for the Nations, CCV, New City, First Christian Mesa, Desert View Bible, Pure Heart, North Bible, Cornerstone, Mission, and North Phoe...

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God's Restoration Process

My sermon last week was called, “A Bigger Dream” from Isaiah 54. I spoke about someone who had a dream that was crushed by circumstances beyond their control. God had a greater plan for that person than they had for themselves. There are many great truths in Isaiah 54. This week I want to cover the rest of the chapter with a message...

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A Bigger Dream

My first sermon to Living Streams in our living room thirty years ago was from Isaiah 54. My sermon this weekend from that same chapter is called, “A Bigger Dream.” Sooner or later we all have our hearts and dreams crushed by the realities of life. Isaiah 54 tells about a woman who had dreamed of a life with a good husband and children. Unfortunately she was rejec...

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Transformed by Grace

by Mark Buckley. My sermon this weekend is called “Transformed by Grace” from Ephesians 2:1-10. This passage of Scripture is the simple story of how God has saved each of us by grace through faith. It has been refreshing for me to look closely at these Scriptures this week because...

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How to Pray for People You Love

by Mark Buckley. This morning I met with five men who have been meeting with me once a week for many years. I have recently been praying for one of the guys according to a pattern of prayer that I have seen in Ephesians 1. The man I have been praying for shared a beauti...

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The Main Thing

by Mark Buckley. Most of us are moving full speed ahead now that vacation season is over. One day last week I took some time to pray in the middle of the day. I lay down on our carpet and began to speak to the Lord. Within a few minutes I felt the Holy Spirit's presence and I realized...

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Count Your Blessings

by Mark Buckley. My sermon this Sunday is called, “Count Your Blessings” from Ephesians 1:1-12. Most of the time that phrase is used to say, “count your blessings” because you wouldn't want your life to be in the mess someone else's life is in. In other words, you should be happy because your...

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Stepping into Your Destiny

by Mark Buckley. In our services this weekend we will be praying over David and Brittany Stockton who are leaving next week to establish a new ministry in Belize. They are taking their three young girls to the city of Dangriga, where they will be sharing the love and truth of Jesus Christ with...

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