Those Were The Days – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Acts 21:2-16 – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart TOPIC As Paul moves closer to Jerusalem at the urging of the Holy Spirit, the Christians around him break his heart by trying to convince him to prioritize his own safety and security. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 21:2-16     Acts 20:22     1 Corinthians 11:1 FROM THE MESSAGE “Raising kids […]

Those Were The Days – Returning To The Scene

Acts 14:21-28 – Returning To The Scene TOPIC Instead of taking the short trip home, Paul turns around and goes back to revisit the places where he had been attacked and persecuted, but where young churches needed strengthening. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 14:21-28     Romans 16:23     Colossians 1:23 FROM THE MESSAGE “Sometimes particular ministries come to an […]

Those Were The Days – Grace To Grace

Acts 13:13-43 – Grace To Grace TOPIC Paul shares a sermon in Pisidian Antioch about the unending grace of God, even when met with human resistance and rebellion. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 13:13-43     Exodus 12:38     Deuteronomy 29:5     Joshua 24:14     Ezekiel 20     Galatians 3:29 FROM THE MESSAGE “If you want to talk about the immeasurably good grace […]

Those Were The Days – All Roads Lead To Antioch

Acts 11:19-30 – All Roads Lead To Antioch TOPIC The Gospel spreads to the city of Antioch and a new church is planted, as many people stream from all over the empire to become a part of this new work of God. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 11:19-30     Job 34:12 FROM THE MESSAGE “When people look […]

Those Were The Days – God’s Mission, Should You Choose To Accpet It

Acts 10:24-48 – God’s Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It TOPIC God’s mission is to send His people out, filled with the Spirit, bringing the Gospel to others near and far who need to hear about salvation in Jesus Christ. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 10:24-48 FROM THE MESSAGE “God’s plan to put us in right […]

Psalm Sundays – No One Knows What It’s Like To Be The Madman (Psalm 34)

Psalm 34 – No One Knows What It’s Like To Be The Madman TOPIC We are told that this is a Psalm of David when he pretended madness before Abimelech. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 34:1-22     1 Samuel 21:1-15     Psalm 57:1-3 FROM THE MESSAGE “God CAN deliver you from all your fears. Believe it; believe Him. Set […]

Those Were The Days – Standard Ops

Acts 8:26-40 – Standard Ops The awesome, personal power of God’s word is on full display as Philip is sent on a mission by God to save the Ethiopian Eunuch. listen to the audio read the transcript “If the angel was overqualified for his mission, the eunuch seems to be terribly under-qualified to bring the […]

Those Were The Days – Mega Man

Acts 8:5-25 – Mega Man Philip heads into a Samaritan city to preach the Gospel and encounters a man named Simon who wants everyone to know how great he is. listen to the audio read the transcript “The Lord doesn’t swagger and neither did His apostles. Neither did Philip. They didn’t withhold access to truth […]

Those Were The Days – Simon, We Have A Problem

Acts 6:1-7 – Simon, We Have A Problem A big conflict threatens to split the church and the Apostles response is: This isn’t our area. You handle it yourselves. listen to the audio read the transcript   “I think it’s possible that they were applying a lesson they had learned from Jesus to the situation. […]

Those Were The Days – Name Droppers

Acts 5:21-42 – Name Droppers The Sanhedrin demands that the apostles stop teaching in the name of Jesus, but they respond with supernatural boldness and meekness. listen to the audio read the transcript   “In that moment the apostles were maybe never so powerful, able to control the crowds of Jerusalem had they wanted to. […]

Iglesia De Carne – I Win Them One Peeps At A Time…

1 Corinthians 9:1-27 – I Win Them One Peeps At A Time And It Doesn’t Cost Them A Dime Paul speaks to the Corinthians about knowing when to waive your rights in the church and the world as you navigate life with the Gospel as your focus. listen to the audio read the transcript “Paul […]

Those Were The Days – Compassion And A Rationale

Acts 3:1-10 – Compassion And A Rationale Peter and John head to a prayer meeting and give us the first recorded outreach of the church age. What does it teach us about compassion and evangelism today? listen to the audio read the transcript “Peter and John picked up where the man’s friends had to leave […]

Iglesia De Carne – Wise Men Say Only Fools Trust Him…

1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5 – Wise Men Say Only Fools Trust Him, But I Can’t Help Being A Fool For Jesus The apostle Paul explains that the Cross of Jesus is foolishness to those who trust in human wisdom. listen to the audio read the transcript “God takes that which is crude and base, and crafts […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – The Gate Awakening

Nehemiah 1:1-11 – The Gate Awakening Nehemiah is greatly moved upon hearing that the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and that its gates are burned with fire. listen to the audio read the transcript “You are, therefore, always available for any need God brings to your attention. If you are in Christ, Jesus assumes […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – Weapons Of Mass Discouragement

Ezra 4:1-5:5 – Weapons Of Mass Discouragement Ezra lists the many strategies Israel’s enemies used to discourage them from building the Temple. listen to the audio read the transcript “I’m guessing a lot of us are discouraged on some level. Learn from Elijah and don’t cave-in to it. ‘Let not your heart be troubled.’ Those […]

You Were Raised Right – Desperately Seeking Suffering

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

Colossians 1:24-2:5 – Desperately Seeking Suffering The apostle Paul rejoiced that he was privileged to continue the sufferings of Jesus for His church listen to the audio read the transcript “Every believer is a minister – a deacon – because every believer is called to be a servant.”

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Less Is More

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 1:8-21 – Less Is More Daniel and his friends opt for much less in their diet, but come out with much, much more. listen to the audio read the transcript ” His faith had endured the discouragement of captivity. Then the temptation of the delicacies. Here, it would endure the pressure of friends.”

Citizen Brain (Psalm 87)

Psalm 87 – Citizen Brain In this Psalm, we’re encouraged and exhorted to think (and LIVE) like the Kingdom citizens that we are listen to the audio read the transcript ” Jerusalem would not win a human campaign for capital of the Kingdom. She was the city that crucified the Messiah. She’s the one who […]

These Are My Songs – Refuge Reminder

Psalm 62:5-8 – Refuge Reminder David talks about the powerful refuge found in God listen to the audio read the transcript “We can bare all our minds and all our souls to this God. In fact, that’s what He wants us to do. And when we can’t even articulate what’s going on in our hearts, […]

One Way – Acceptable Service

Hebrews 13 – Acceptable Service Walking faithfully in Christ is the natural way for the Christian. listen to the audio   “Many who came from far away lands to Jerusalem didn’t return to their homes, then they were persecuted.”  

First Serve – Simon Says Sleep

Mark 14:32-42 – Simon Says Sleep In Gethsemane, Jesus addresses Peter as ‘Simon’ and calls him out for falling asleep. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “Your assignment is no indicator of God’s pleasure, or displeasure, with you. It is simply the place where the Lord can most […]

The Last Night – Not By Might

John 16:5-15 – Not By Might Be encouraged to walk in victory in every situation. listen to the audio “The good news is that ministry is not based on our performance, but His work in us.”

First Serve – Compassionistas

Mark 6:30-44 – Compassionistas Jesus feeds the five thousand and gives His followers a lesson in what it means to live life moved with compassion. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “We need to be more prone to, and more open to, analysis of our walk with the […]

Great Expectations (Acts 3v1-11)

Acts 3.1-11 – Great Expectations A crippled man received much more than he was expecting. What about us? watch the quicktime video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript

Abiding In Grace – The Book Of Galatians

Galatians 1:1-5 – Characteristics Of A Messenger Of Grace watch the flash video watch the quicktime video listen to the audio Galatians 1:6-10 – The Message Of Grace watch the flash video watch the quicktime video listen to the audio Galatians 1:11-24 – The Making Of A Messenger Of Grace watch the flash video watch […]

Soldier Up – Hindered Fellas

Solider Up! – Hindered Fellas – 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 How is the Devil able to hinder God’s people? listen to the audio read the transcript