Author: Travis Horner

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 26.03.2019

NEXT Family, It's Small Group Week this week.  If you are a guy we will be meeting tomorrow night at 6:00PM at Krazy Karls Pizza off of Harmony.  2620 S Timberline Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525 If you are a girl we will be meeting at the church on Thursday at 5:30PM!  1825 Sharp Point Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525   Early Bird pricing for Summer Camp 2019 is officially LIVE! People are registering now and we have limited spots for early bird pricing so make sure and get your spot!  You can register for Summer Camp 2019 by visiting www.vintagecitychurch.com/hiddentreasure PODCAST Press play and listen to the weekly podcast!   [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Vintage-NEXT-Podcast-Episode-11-3_26_19-12.23-PM.m4a"][/audio] Teaching Note's Daniel 2v1-49 (compiled from NLT / ESV for reading)1 In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.2 Then the king commanded that the magicians, the enchanters, the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans be summoned to tell the...

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 27.02.2019

NEXT, We have small groups this week. If you are a guy we will be meeting tonight at Vintage @ 6PM (Group Leader | Eli Rodgers - 970-980-6757) If you are a girl we will be meeting tomorrow night at Panera Bread @ 5:30PM - 2721 Council Tree Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (Group leader | Erin Horner - 970-682-0400) Groups are a great way for you to connect with other people just like you! PODCAST Press play and listen to the weekly podcast! [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/VINTAGE-NEXT-PODCAST-EPISODE-10-2_27_19-12.45-PM.m4a"][/audio] Teaching Note's NEXT But Daniel made up his mind not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief official for permission to eat other things instead. Now God had given the chief official great respect for Daniel. But he was alarmed by Daniel’s suggestion. “My lord the king has ordered that you eat this food and wine,” he said. “If you become pale and thin...

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 13.02.2019

NEXT Family, We are launching small groups this week. If you are a guy we will be meeting tonight at Krazy Karls Pizza @ 5:30PM (Group Leader | Eli Rodgers - 970-980-6757) If you are a girl we will be meeting tomorrow night at Vintage City Church @ 5:30PM (Group leader | Erin Horner - 970-682-0400) Also, come skate with me next Tuesday at the Colorado Refuge indoor skatepark. (Click the link for details and registration) https://vintage.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/199714 PODCAST  Press play and listen to the weekly podcast!  [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/VINTAGE-NEXT-PODCAST-EPISODE-9-2_13_19-10.04-AM.m4a"][/audio] Teaching Note's 5 The king assigned them a daily ration of food and wine from his own kitchens. They were to be trained for three years, and then they would enter the royal service. 6 Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah were four of the young men chosen, all from the tribe of Judah. 7 The chief of staff renamed them with these Babylonian names: Daniel was called Belteshazzar. Hananiah was called Shadrach. Mishael was called...

NEXT Blog / 15.01.2019

You can press play and listen to the Podcast | Follow along with the teaching notes below. NEXT Family, Happy New Year to all of you. I hope that 2018 was filled with some amazing memories. I believe that God has some amazing things in store for you in 2019 and I am excited to be apart of it with you. Below you will find the #NEXTPODCAST. Take a listen and follow along with the teaching notes. Also, Register for #NEXT Winter Camp 2019 Today! Click the link to register https://vintage.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/190905 Teaching Note's Daniel Intro We are going to dive right into the book of Daniel this morning. We will take it slow and unpack the text. Daniel wrote this book around 606BCE (We will unpack this more)  “In the midst of chaos, hurt, pain, and confusion, God is still sovereign and in control! Daniel 1:1 V1 During the third year of King Jehoiakim’s reign in Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar...

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 18.12.2018

NEXT Family, Finals week for some. Break has started for others. Either way I want you guy's to know I am praying for all of you. I hope the holiday's are filled with grace and love for you. Remember Christmas is a time to focus on the reality of what Jesus brought to the world. Something to chew on and think about: “Every man, whatsoever his condition, desires to be happy. There is no man who does not desire this, and each one desires it with such earnestness that he prefers it to all other things; whoever, in fact desires other things, desires them for this end alone.” “[The human soul] tends towards what it loves, so that attaining it, it may find rest. … Just as the body gravitates according to its weight, so also the soul, in whatever direction its movement tends, is carried along by love.” - Augustine  Podcast  Check out out weekly...

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 11.12.2018

NEXT Family, I remember being in high school and college getting through finals week. I know the next few weeks can be filled with pressure, stress, and fear, but my prayer is that in the midst of all of it you would sense the Lord's goodness and grace over your life. I will be praying for you guys. Something to chew on and think about: “God never hurries. There are no deadlines against which he must work. Only to know this is to quiet our spirits and relax our nerves.” -A.W. Tozer Podcast  Check out out weekly podcast below (Press play) [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Vintage-NEXT-Podcast-Episode-6-12_11_18-1.52-PM.m4a"][/audio] You can follow along with my teaching notes below. Teaching Note's Throughout December we are going to recognize advent each week. What is Advent? The arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. We are going to look at 4 different things that the arriving of Jesus has taught us. HOPE | PEACE | JOY...

NEXT Blog / 05.12.2018

NEXT Family, December is here! This is the last month of 2018 and I cannot believe it. My challenge to you this month is to finish 2018 better than you are going to start 2019. I believe God will honor the next season in how you finish this one. I know that the pressure of school is going to be intense for the next few weeks and I will be praying for you guys. Love you all. Merry Christmas! Podcast  Check out out weekly podcast below (Press play) [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Vintage-NEXT-Podcast-Episode-5-12_6_18-11.48-AM.m4a"][/audio] You can follow along with my teaching notes below. Teaching Note's Hope (HOPE | PEACE | JOY | LOVE) Throughout December we are going to recognize advent each week. What is Advent? The arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. We are going to look at 4 different things that the arrival of Jesus has taught us. HOPE | PEACE | JOY | LOVE This week we are going to...

NEXT Blog / 27.11.2018

NEXT Family, I hope that you all had a great thanksgiving break. I remember going through the holiday season in high school and college. It's a LOT of work in a short amount of time. I will be praying for you all as you walk through studying and testing over the next few weeks. You will always have breakfast on Sunday morning at 11:45am to look forward to. Love you all and I hope you have an incredible week. Podcast  Check out our weekly podcast below. (Press play) [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Vintage-NEXT-Podcast-Episode-4-11_27_18-1.05-PM.m4a"][/audio] You can follow along with the teaching notes below. Teaching Notes 1. As high school students, all of you are in great seasons of transition a. As a young adult, society expects you to maintain an uncomfortable balance between childhood and adulthood. i. You are asked on an almost hourly basis: “What will you do with your life?”...

NEXT Blog / 20.11.2018

NEXT Family Happy thanksgiving to all of you. I hope this week is filled with good memories of time spent with family. What a week to sit and think about all of the things that you are thankful for. If you are reading this then you have something to be thankful for. My challenge to you this week is to write out everything you are thankful for and to declare it back to the Lord. Praying for you all this week as you are on break. Enjoy some good time off and get some rest! Much love and grace to all of you - Travis Horner Podcast Take a listen to this weeks podcast. (Press play) [audio m4a="https://www.vintagecitychurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Vintage-NEXT-Podcast-Episode-3-11_22_18-10.44-AM.m4a"][/audio] You can follow along with my teaching notes below. Teaching Notes I would love to submit a simple reality that it is possible to know God (to even receive the breath of God),  but not be moved and activated by...

NEXT Blog, Vintage NEXT / 13.11.2018

NEXT Family, It's November and the cold weather is officially here. For some people the holiday season is filled with warm and loving memories. For other's it may be filled with memories that are painful. Wherever you land with the holiday season I want you to know that you have a family at NEXT that loves you and is here with you. If we can pray with you, meet with you, or do anything to help your holiday season please call me! (970) 682-0208 | Pastor Travis' phone number. Sunday:  Sunday we launched into part 2 of "An Appetite for his Presence". The overall theme of this month has been the presence of God. I have noticed a new hunger that is begging to rise up in high school students at Vintage. You guy's are showing up each week eager to experience what God has for you. Well done! God has some incredible things in store for you...

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