StoneBridge Community Church
Close Encounters of the Jesus Kind: An Old/New Perspective On Stuff
Interim Senior Pastor Neal Nybo
Locations & Times
  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • StoneBridge Growth Groups
    Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA
    Sunday 11:59 PM

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George Carlin - Stuff

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with our stuff. We love new stuff but then we get an itch to replace it. Our closets and garages overflow. George Carlin talked about stuff forty years ago.

The life changing magic of tidying up

#1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.

The Text In Context

An insightful commentary on today's scripture.
Today we ask ourselves four questions about ourselves in light of Jesus message.
1. Am I actually listening to anything Jesus says?
Out of the crowd, a man interrupts Jesus with a topic totally unrelated to what Jesus was talking about and says, “Teacher, order my brother to give me a fair share of the family inheritance.”

Silly things people say to pastors...

Please note: This article is titled 20 more funny things people say to pastors!

Stupid things pastors say...

We need to give equal time to dumb things Pastors say.
Personal Reflection/Growth Group Questions:
1. When have you sat through a sermon and heard very little of what the pastor was saying? What were you thinking about instead?
2. What opinion do you hold on to so strongly that you have no interest in hearing an opposing view?
3. What if it was Jesus sharing an opposing view?
2. Have I protected myself against greed?
“Take care! Protect yourself against the least bit of greed. Life is not defined by what you have, even when you have a lot.”

Pastors need private jets?

This is a collection of videos taken from ministries seeking funding for jets for their pastors.

Pastors Exposed by “Inside Edition”

Here is an article published on Friendly Athiest challenging the idea of pastors needing private jets.
Personal Reflection/Growth Group Questions:
1. How do we protect ourselves against greed?
2. Can you think of areas in your life where you may be greedy?
3. Is that an area you are willing to pray about?
3. What can I give away today?
I’ll gather in all my grain and goods, and I’ll say to myself, Self, you’ve done well! You’ve got it made and can now retire. Take it easy and have the time of your life!’
4. How much of my barn is filled with self and how much with God?
“That’s what happens when you fill your barn with Self and not with God.”
Personal Reflection/Growth Group Questions:
1. What can you give away this week? Really, practically. What is something you can actually give away this week?
2. Who or what organization will you give it to?
3. What day this week will you plan to give it away?
4. Will you report back to the group next week?

Hosted by Michael and Sheryl Toney, this class is for people who desire to solidify the foundations of their Christian faith -- to learn what we believe and where those beliefs are found in the Bible. The five sessions include: The Bible, The Eternal God, New Birth and Baptism, Salvation and Grace, and Faith. Each class includes time for discussion and prayer. The class will be on Wednesday nights from 7-8:30pm, July 10 - August 7th. Sign up by making a note on your connection card or send an email to

StoneBridge Christian Recovery is designed to help you on the road to recovery of any hurts, habits, or hang-ups that are keeping you from a joyful and productive life. If you feel like you resonate with this, then please join us on Wednesday nights.

Weekend Worship Playlist

Enjoy this Spotify playlist with the songs played in worship this weekend!

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