Too Painful to Stay

The Redemptive Story of God's People

This series takes us from the story of Joseph in Genesis through the journey of God's people to the promised land. It is a story of God's redemption and restoration, not only in the lives of the Israelites, but also in the lives of all who identify as a child of God.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 1

Apr 28, 2019
Bo Noonan kicks off our new teaching series Too Painful To Stay by looking at the beginning the story of Joseph from Genesis 37. He asks us to look at what tools we use to frame the story of our life and shows us that true peace in our life comes when we see ourselves as a part of God's big story.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 2

May 05, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from the story of Joseph in Genesis 39 during part 2 of our series Too Painful To Stay. He focuses on how we can trust God in the midst of suffering without being derailed.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 3

May 12, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from the story of Joseph in Genesis 40 and 41. He focuses on sin, not as the breaking of a moral code, but as a worship disorder that stems from a love for the created, rather than the Creator. He also gives practical steps for helping us re-focus our worship. Since it's Mother's Day, he also gives some encouragement to moms.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 4

May 19, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from the story of Joseph in Genesis 45. He brings clarity to the famous verse that says that God used what Joseph's family meant for evil to bring about good for many people.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 5

May 26, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from Exodus 1. He speaks about suffering, and how, as children of God, our answer to the difficulty of suffering is to draw close to our Father, who loves us and takes responsibility for us.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 6

Jun 02, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from Exodus 4:27-6:9. He breaks down the story of Moses and Aaron's initial meeting with the Pharoah of Egypt and God's plan to bring a larger degree of freedom than expected, even though the outcome initially seemed bleak. This audio also includes a moving testimony of redemption from Paul Boyer.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 7

Jun 09, 2019
Bo shares from Exodus 7:14-16 and Janis Lindley tells her story of God’s faithfulness in great difficulty. They both point us to the fact that God is looking to dismantle the little gods in our lives by showing you how big of a God he is!

Too Painful to Stay - Part 8

Jun 23, 2019
Wes Swarthout and Jessica Cohoe-Napelenok share in Part 8 of our Too Painful To Stay series. Wes shares from Exodus 14 and Jessica tells some of her own story of God's faithfulness.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 9

Jun 30, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from Exodus 16 and focuses on the blessings of God culminating in God giving us himself. Instead of God's blessings primarily being about physical health, wealth, and relationships, the main blessing of God is the restored relationship between us and God that was lost at the Fall of mankind in the Garden of Eden.

Too Painful to Stay - Part 10

Jul 07, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from Exodus 20-24 and asks the question: Will we look to God himself to meet our needs, or will we exchange that truth for a lie and trust an idol?

Too Painful to Stay - Part 11

Jul 14, 2019
Bo Noonan teaches from Exodus 34. He asks the question: When do you feel most tempted to feel hopeless about change?