Home
Campus:

Calvary Albuquerque

Plan a Visit

Location: map

4001 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Contact Us: 505.344.0880

Service Times: today's schedule

Sunday: 8:00, 9:45 & 11:30 am
Saturday: 6:30 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 pm

Service Archives > Guest Speakers > Homosexuality: Compassion and Clarity

Message:

BUY: Buy CD
Player will resume where you were momentarily. Please wait...

Cancel
Loading player...
Enter your Email Address:

or cancel

Homosexuality: Compassion and Clarity
Sean McDowell

Previous | Next Cookies must be enabled to support these options.
Guest Speakers

In this study, Sean McDowell takes us through a number of Bible passages to help us understand the biblical view of homosexuality. As he shares his experiences and research on the topic, he also gives helpful advice on how we can address this issue in a compassionate and thoughtful way.

Calvary Albuquerque is regularly host to special guest speakers. This series includes messages from many great Bible teachers including; Pancho Juarez, Mike Finizio, Don McClure, Bill Welch and others. These messages can be purchased as CDs from our online store, or by calling 1-800-922-1888.

Transcript

Open as Word Doc Open as Word Doc    Copy Copy to Clipboard    Print icon    Show expand

Introduction: Welcome to Calvary Albuquerque. We pursue the God who is passionately pursuing a lost world; we do this with one another, through worship, by the Word, to the world.

Sean McDowell: Well, I'm glad you're with me tonight. I was told the Wednesday night crowd was lively. [cheers and applause] All right, good. We're actually jumping into a pretty sensitive, pretty sensitive subject. I teach at Biola University in a graduate program in apologetics, and before that for ten years full-time I taught high school. And I'll never remember---this is at a Christian school---a student came in during lunch and he looked really troubled and bothered. He said, "Mr. McDowell, can we talk?" I said, "No. It's my lunch break. Come back . . . ." No, I didn't say that. I'm kidding. [laughter] I said, "Yeah, what's going on?" He sat down. He looked at me. He was a sophomore, so he wasn't in my class, but I had him as a freshman. And he looked at me with trouble in his eyes. He was a Christian kid.

He said, "I think I'm losing my faith." I said, "Well, what's going on?" He said, "Last night I was fishing around on the Internet and I came across this atheist website, got into a conversation with somebody, was invited on their radio show. And this national radio show host basically used me as a punching bag to raise all his challenges for an hour. I couldn't answer any of it. I don't even know if I believe this anymore." I said, "Well, take at a step back. I'm happy to help you with this." And actually what happened for the next six months, he'd come in at lunch, in the morning, during seventh period, and we'd just talk---how do we know the Bible is true? how do we know God exists? what about evolution?---and then he stopped coming.

So I went and I found him at lunch and I said, "Hey, we were having this great conversation. You stopped coming. What's going on?" He said, "You answered all my questions. I'm good to go." I thought, "Awesome. Check it up, you know, this is fantastic." Well, fast-forward two years to his senior year. We're at a retreat up in the mountains. It was outside. There's a fire and the pastor was talking about forgiveness. He let people leave, but he said, "You can stay around if you want and just pray and connect with God." Well, most students left and I see this student sitting there. So I went up to him and I noticed he was crying, but this was an intense, just troubled cry. I came up to him, I said, "Hey, what's going on? What's bothering you?"

He looked at me, he said, "Mr. McDowell, do you remember a couple of years ago when I came in and asked you these questions?" I said, "Of course." He said, "I was actually hoping you couldn't answer my questions." That took me by surprise. I said, "Why did you hope I couldn't answer them?" He looked at me, he says, "Because I think I'm gay." And then he said something to me I will never forget. He said, "I can't keep living because my life is a living hell, and I can't die because think I will go to hell." Friends, I sat there, I thought, "Oh my goodness, the trouble and despair that this seventeen-year-old young person was feeling." It hit me more than ever that so many people in the church and outside the church in our culture with same-sex attraction feel out of place. They feel rejected. They feel alienated.

And many of them feel like they're uniquely condemned by God. Proverbs 18:13 says, "If one gives an answer the before he hears, it is his folly and shame." Friends, as Christians, we've often had quick answers and sometimes simplistic ones, but on this issue we need to be willing to be compassionate and empathetic and try to understand as profoundly as we can. There's a writer by the name of Andrew Marin. And he moved his family into Boystown, Chicago. Now, why Boystown, Chicago? It was voted last year as the "Most Gay-friendly City in America," higher than San Francisco. He wanted to move his family in there to build bridges with what he described as the gay community. He said, "I want to talk about Jesus. I want to reach out to them. I want to build relationship."

So he moved his family right in there and started getting to know many people that lived there. In his book Love Is an Orientation he said this, he said: "Unless you have been sexually attracted to someone of the same sex you can never fully grasp, as a heterosexual Christian, what that means." And in reading his book he asked a few questions that I started to reflect upon and think for myself. He said, for example, "How would your life change if you had same-sex attraction?" Maybe some of you do. But for those who don't, how would your life change if you found that you had same-sex attraction? Second, how would it affect your relationships? Third, how would it affect your future? And, fourth, how would it affect your faith?

I simply ask these questions because when we try to understand, it helps us have more compassion and more empathy for those who have same-sex attraction. Now, why pick on this issue, right? I mean, as soon as I'm on a radio show or as soon as I meet somebody and they find out I wrote a book on this, the first question is: "Well, why are you picking on this issue, aren't all sins equal?" Right? Isn't that what we tend to think on this issue: "Aren't all sins equal?" Christians are picking this one and beating people up over it. Well, I wrote a book a few years ago called Is God Just a Human Invention? And it was a response to a lot of the New Atheist critiques of Christianity. And Christians were reading it and I thought, "How can I get atheists and skeptics to read it and have conversations about it?"

So I called up the largest skeptical group of Orange County where I live in Southern California. I said: "My name is Sean McDowell. I wrote this book. I'd be happy to come to your group, just sit in the hot seat for a couple hours, bring everybody a free copy of the book, and just answer whatever questions you'd like to ask a Christian." You know, I don't know about you, but that actually sounds like a lot of fun to me. [laughter] I don't pretend I have all the answers. I'm well aware that I don't, but that wasn't my goal. And they asked me all sorts of interesting questions. At the end I said, "Could I have fifteen minutes to just ask you questions?" And I could have said, "You don't believe in God, how do you get morality without God?" I couldn't have said, "Where does the universe come from if it doesn't come from God?"

I could have said, "How do you explain the resurrection?" But instead I said, "I'm a Christian. I think Christianity is true, and I'd like to persuade skeptics that it's true. But what bad impressions do Christians leave that prevent us from even being heard?" And I remember one guy in the back. He said, "Stop the atheist jokes." I thought, "Man, I've got some good ones." [laughter] Actually, he said, "Stop slandering atheist." He said he would go to a church somewhat frequently and just watch from the back. And he said regularly he would hear cheap shots against Christians or some other non-Christian group. Another guy raised his hand. He said, "Stop the hypocrisy." I said, "Well, what do you mean?" He said, "I have a friend who goes out and gets drunk, but then he always rails against the immorality of homosexuality."

And they're right. They're right. It's not lost on many people in our culture that we don't have rallies at DC against gossip. The Bible has some strong things to say about homosexual behavior, but it also has strong things to say about divorce. It has strong things to say about idolatry and lust and greed. The Bible speaks on these. David Kinnaman who is the president of Barna Research Group, he wrote a book called unChristian, and he studied nonbelievers how they view Christians. He said, "Outsiders say our hostility toward gays---not just opposition to homosexual politics and behaviors but disdain for gay individuals---has become virtually synonymous with the Christian faith." Friends, how did this happen? And he's right. I teach at a university, but I still teach one high school class.

And I got tired of seeing my students graduate, go into the university, and then have a professor pick apart their faith. So I get together with a friend of mine. I said, "We need to take our students the most godless, secular place we can think, and bring in atheists, agnostics, let them speak to our students." So this past February I took a group of twenty-two high school students to Berkeley. [laughter] And we brought in some atheists, some agnostics, and we brought in a friend of mine who is in his eighties, just the most kind, just grandfatherly soul you would ever meet. And for six decades he described himself as a "gay activist." And I invited him to speak to my students and help us understand his story and where they're coming from and allow us to ask questions.

I said, "I'm curious, you've been doing this a lot longer than I've been alive. How would you and your friends describe Christians?" He looked at me and spoke two words I'll never forget. He said, "The enemy." And I just stopped, I thought, "Now, wait a minute, Jesus said to "love your enemies." Jesus was "a friend of sinners." And, yet, somehow in our culture if you say you're a Bible-believing Christian, in the minds of the majority of people, you're hateful, bigoted, intolerant, homophobic, and as one guy called me, "Talibanic," for holding that view. So the question is: Why on earth would I speak on this and why on earth would I write a book on same-sex marriage? The answer simple: I just wanted to make lot of friends. [laughter]

Actually, before I started to speak on this and to write a book on it, my wife and I had a long conversation. I said, "Do I really want to talk about this issue publicly? Do I want to write about this and go on radio shows and have debates?" It's a lot easier not to, isn't it? And I kept coming back to a passage in Acts when I looked at the apostles, because the apostles saw Jesus in person, and they were willing to die for proclaiming the name of Jesus. You look at the beginning of Acts and what happens, they're threatened, they're thrown into prison, they're beaten, and they're told: "Just stop talking about Jesus and we'll let you go." In Acts 5:29 Peter says, we can't because "We must obey God rather than men." Friends, I fear God more than I fear men.

We have to speak compassionately and carefully and thoughtfully, but we must speak truth. So are all sins equal? I asked my ten-year-old son, I said, "Son, do you think all sins are equal?" He looked at me, he said, "Well," he goes, "I don't think so. Lying to my friend is not the same as murdering my friend." I actually agree with him. All sins aren't equal. The Bible doesn't teach that. All sins are not equal. In fact, it says in John, chapter 19, Jesus said to Pilate, "Therefore he who delivered me over to you has committed the greater sin." In Matthew 23, Jesus said the Pharisees had "neglected the weightier matters of the law." Degrees of punishment in hell and the words of heaven show that sins and righteousness acts are not equal.

In fact, it says in First Corinthians 6 that sexual immorality is the one sin you commit "against your own body." Friends, sins are not equal. Now there is a sense in which sin is equal, and it's that any sin can eternally separate us from a loving and a holy God. In that sense, sins are equal. In fact, in James 2:10 James the brother of Jesus said, "For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become accountable for all of it." That's a sobering word. Romans 3:23 says, "For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." One the reasons I think we Christians are sometimes harsh and judgmental on this particular issue is because we think we're more righteous and we think we're better than other people.

I think if we were truly in touch with our own sinfulness, our own fallenness, our own desperate need for God, and our brokenness, we would have a lot more compassion and sympathy for all nonbelievers. Amen? [applause] At a press conference Billy Graham said: "I'm going to quote the Bible now, not myself, but it [homosexuality]," referring to behavior, "is a sin. But there are other sins. Why do we jump on that sin as though it's the greatest sin? The greatest sin in the Bible is idolatry. Jealousy is a sin. Pride is a sin. All of these are sin. But homosexuality is also a sin and needs to be dealt with and needs to be forgiven. That's why Christ came and died on the cross." And he's absolutely right. Now, so you might sitting there going, "Oh man, why is this such a big issue? Why can't we just agree to disagree on this issue?

"Maybe we disagree on the age of the earth. Maybe we disagree on the mode of baptism. Maybe we disagree on the role of women in the church. Why can't this issue be one of those that we just disagree on?" There's a very popular book and a movement and a conference called the Gay Christian Network. And this author by the name of Justin Lee has written a very thoughtful book. It's called Torn. He's a self-described "gay Christian" who grew up in the evangelical church. And then he started this movement because he now believes that God blesses same-sex unions if they're monogamous and faithful to each other. In his book he said this, he said, "I wanted to model for the church and the world that it is possible to live in loving, Christian community in the midst of significant theological disagreements."

Now I love his heart in this. We have to get over dying on secondary issues and agree on the essentials. Right? But there's a certain assumption in what he says, that issues of sexual morality are secondary issues we can just disagree on and go on our way. Is that something that we can do? Now he's right, there's clearly issues that Christians can disagree on. Paul talks about this in Romans 14. In verse 2 he says, "One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person only eats vegetables. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike." He's saying Christians can disagree on certain issues. The question is: Is this topic one of them? Well, when I read the writings of Paul in First Corinthians 6.

And he says, "Or do you not know that the unrighteousness will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral [porneia], nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God." Paul ties this issue of homosexual behavior to those who enter the kingdom of God. That's a serious issue. Now in case you're sitting here going, "Oh, this isn't my issue. I don't have sex with men like it's says here." Well, maybe you didn't read the rest of passage. It also puts it with idolatry and adultery and stealing and being greedy and being drunk. So if you say, "Whew, I'm not like those people," but you get drunk, you're missing the whole point that Paul is making.

Friends, this passage condemns all of us as sinners before God. So what does the Bible teach on this? When I started researching this subject, I felt such a sense of gravity to get this right. Because it says in Isaiah 5 verse 20, "Beware of those who call good evil and those who call evil good." Friends, I've said to some of my friends who think that God is totally fine with same-sex relationships, I said, "If you are right, then I am calling something good evil. But if I'm right, you're calling something evil good." See, the question is: Has God spoken on this issue? Has God spoken and revealed a will, revealed a design for how we're supposed to live? That's the question. So a while ago I needed help with my Internet access, so I called up those nice operators from India who talk like this. Have you met these nice folks? [laughter]

And he answered my question and I was about to hang up. I thought, "You know what? This guy's job is to answer questions. You gotta think he gets some pretty stupid questions." I mean have you ever had somebody say to you: "There's no such thing as a stupid question." That's a lie. [laughter] I taught freshmen for nine years. [laughter] Well, I was about to hang up, I said: "Can you tell me honestly the craziest questions you've ever received about working a computer?" He goes, "Sure." He said, "I had a---I had a lady call up and she was frustrated, confused, needed some help." He said, "What's the matter, ma'am?" She said, "For crying out loud, my foot pedal doesn't work." Any guesses? [laughter] Yeah, she thought the mouse went underneath the desk like when you sew and is a foot pedal. [laughter]

He said, "I also had a guy call up, same thing." "I'm frustrated, I'm confused, I need some help." And he says, "What's the matter sir?" He says, "My cup holder's not big enough to fit my favorite mug." CD ROM drive or disc drive, exactly. [laughter] And then this last one happened to someone very close to me. I can't say who it is because I would never want to embarrass the woman who birthed me. [laughter] Well, my mom's come a long way. She now follows me on Twitter, which is-which is weird and cool, but---no, it's cool. A while ago she got a new computer and decided---she's one of those people that's very technologically handicapped---decided to set up her own e-mail account. Well, one of the first instructions said, "Close all the windows." [laughter]

My mom got up from her chair, walked around the house, and closed all the windows physically in the house. [laughter] Now you're laughing because you know a little something about computers. You know the mouse is not designed to be used as a foot pedal. You know the CD ROM drive is not meant to hold your Calvary Albuquerque mug. And you know that when the computer screen says "Close the windows," it doesn't mean the physical windows in your house. You see, a computer has been designed by somebody very smart to function a certain way. And when we don't know that truth or we miss that truth, what happens? Confusion, frustration, embarrassment, and loss. But when we know the truth of the design and we live according to it, we're actually set free.

That's why Jesus said, "You shall know truth and the truth shall." What? "Shall set you free." Friends, one of the biggest lies in our culture is over the nature of freedom. If there is no God, then you and I essentially are (lower case) god, and you're only free if you get to do whatever you want to do. But if there is a God, and he's designed us male and female, and he's created the world to operate a certain way, then it's only when we live within those boundaries that we will experience true freedom. Friends, when I read through the Scriptures, I told my wife, I said, "Look, I'm going to be honest, I'm going to read both sides. I have books in my bag on all sides of this issue right now reading on the airport in here this afternoon.

I told my wife, I said, "I teach at Biola University, and if I change my views on this subject, I would lose my job, but it's more important we get this subject right, than I have a job." We have to get this right as a church. And as I read through the Scriptures, I notice a few things. Number one, there's not a single passage in the Old Testament or New Testament that supports homosexual behavior---not one. Second, until the middle of the twentieth century not a single church leader, Christian or Jew, affirmed homosexual behavior as being right. Third, every regulation in the Bible just assumes male-female sex. That's just the assumption. Fourth, every proverb in the Bible assumes heterosexuality. Fifth, even the Ten Commandments assume heterosexuality: "Honor your father and mother," "Do not commit adultery," and then tenth, "Do not covet your neighbor's wife."

Let's look just quickly at three passages that I think lay out a biblical perspective on this issue. And number one is right in the garden in Genesis, chapter 2. God has designed sexual expression for all people. It says, "Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh." Right at the beginning of the Scriptures we see God's design, we see God's intent that a man and a woman leave their parents, who are a mom and a dad, they cleave to each other and they become one. Now, some critics look in this and they say, "Well, this chapter is just describing how it happened, but it doesn't apply to how we're supposed to live today." Well, the interesting thing is Jesus commented on this passage. Jesus was asked about the marriage issue in particular in relation to divorce.

And in Matthew 19 he said, "Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning, made them male and female, and said, 'Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'? So they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not men separate." But then you fast-forward into the book of Leviticus and you see another passage on this. Leviticus 18:22 says, "You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination." Now notice it doesn't say the one who does this (gays) are an abomination. It doesn't say that. It says the act itself is an abomination. Now, Justin Lee in his book Torn, he said, "So scholars on both sides of the argument agreed that this probably had something to do with cult prostitution. That made sense to me."

In other words, he's saying this passage doesn't really have to do with homosexual behavior per se, but in that culture homosexual behavior was experienced through cult prostitution. So he was condemning the form of it today, not the way it's practiced in our culture in the present. Well, let me ask you a question. This same passage in Leviticus also condemns adultery, child sacrifice. Are those okay if we remove them from cult prostitution? No. Those are still wrong regardless of whether it's cult prostitution or not, right? In fact, Robert Gagnon who studied this, probably---he's probably the foremost conservative expert.

He said, "When the biblical writers rejected homosexual cult prostitution, they were in effect rejecting the whole phenomena of homosexual practice. They were repudiating a form of homosexual intercourse that was the most palatable in their cultural context." And I think he's right. You see, when the biblical authors wanted to condemn cult prostitution, they did it clearly. In Deuteronomy 23:17 it says, "None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, and none of the sons of Israel shall be a cult prostitute." Friends, Leviticus has a very powerful passage about this. But, third, let's go to the New Testament. What about the book of Romans where Paul talks about this?

In Romans 1, a very powerful passage, Paul says, "For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving themselves the due penalty for their error." Now this describes homosexual behavior is not natural. And powerful words like "shameless," those are strong words that Paul used. Now, the key to understanding this verse is looking at the larger context of what Paul is doing in Romans 1.

See, if you look at the verse three verses right before in Romans 1:18, Paul says: "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation, in the things have been made. So they are without excuse." What's Paul saying? Paul is condemning the whole human race. He's saying, because God has made himself evident in nature, we know God is powerful, we know God is good, we know God is self-existent. And then he points to the design between male and female and says similarly we know there's a biological design, but people reject it.

Now one common objection to this is people will say, "Well, Paul was speaking of pederasty." Now pederasty is a very disturbing practice that was common in the Roman culture at this time. Basically, a man would take a young boy, twelve, thirteen, fourteen years old and quote "mentor" him, which meant he would show him certain things in life to be successful, but he would also use him to have anal sex. These boys, twelve, thirteen, fourteen years old, they were used that way by the men, and it was common, accepted in that culture. So I just read a pastor who wrote a letter to his congregation last week, and he said that Paul was not talking about homosexual relations as we have them today, he was talking about pederasty or cult prostitution.

But the problem is when you read the passage, what does it say? It says "men committing shameless acts with men." This is not about pederasty, friends. And besides, there was no lesbian equivalent of pederasty in ancient Rome. Friends, as I read the Scriptures, and I look back as church fathers have dealt with the Scriptures, this issue is clear. But I've also found this: if we want to find a way around what the Bible teaches, there's always a way to do it. In fact, some of the attention paid to reenvisioning some of these passages reminds me of Genesis, chapter 3. "Did God really say . . .?" So what do we do about this? In a minute---I asked if we could take questions live, and you're going to bring up some microphones. You're going to have a chance to ask questions of clarification, challenges.

However I can help you through this issue, I will do my best. But let me humbly offer just a few things as a church, ways I think we can respond healthy. Number one: speak with tenderness on this issue. Friends, speak with tenderness. There are so many hurting and so many wounded people out there, especially on this issue. A couple years ago I had a friend who texted me. He goes, "Oh, McDowell, you better see this tweet that was sent out about you." I thought, "Oh, great." So I pull up this tweet and the tweet said something to the effect of "Josh McDowell's son teaches kids how to love." Now in case you didn't figure it out, my dad's been here a bunch of times, my dad is Josh McDowell. In fact, last week we just separated---separate?---celebrated [laughter]. You meant what I knew. [laughter]

We celebrated his seventy-fifth birthday. [applause] I told my dad, I said, "Man, Dad, you're old. [laughter] When God said, 'Let there be light,' you flipped on the switch." [laughter] But some guy sends out this tweet: "Josh McDowell's son teaches kids how to love." So I click on it and I was in 2008 on this panel in California at a huge church in San Diego when the whole Proposition 8 issue was unfolding. You probably remember that. And I was asked a question live in front of probably 5,000 people. And I answered with a story and then I explained the story. Well, a friend of mine took the story and sent it out to thousands of youth pastors all around the country, but he snipped my explanation of the story. Well, he loved the story and he meant well, but without my explanation I could have been saying a lot of different things.

So this guy on his blog just rips me---I am hateful. I am bigoted. There's dozens of comments and people just ripping me in a way. I'm used to somewhat a public life getting criticized, but this was deeper than ever. And I've learned that when I'm upset like that, if I respond immediately, I'm just going is to say something un-Christlike that I regret. So, I take a deep breath, try to have a prayerful attitude about it. I wait a whole day. [laughter]. And then somebody sends in the whole video. And what's amazing is how many people, including Christians, crucified me without even having the context, which convinces me that many Christians don't even care about truth. But then it shows the whole context. Half of them are like, "Oh that makes sense. I'm with him." The other half are like, "It's even worse. We hate this guy." [laughter]

So the next day I decide I'm going to write a letter to this blogger. And I wrote him a letter. I went out of the way to find common ground, to be gracious, to be kind. I showed it to a family member of mine, not my dad, and this family member said, "You need to be more firm and call him out for his wrong behavior." I said, "You know what? It's not my job to correct somebody's behavior. Only God can convict somebody of sin. I'm going to speak lovingly but truthfully." He got my letter. He liked it so much he put it on his blog---without my permission, but that's a separate issue. [laughter] And he said, "I disagree with this guy, but when somebody responds tenderly and kindly, we should take note." It hit me, I thought, "My goodness," because I haven't always responded that way, that's for sure.

Don't believe me? Just ask my wife. [laughter] But I'm working on it and God's transforming me. But on this issue, friends, me must speak with tenderness. Second, do not allow gay jokes or comments. Don't do it. It needs to stop. In fact, if any of us in this room have told gay jokes, we need to repent of it now. I have a young person I talked to recently, and he said he found out he had same-sex attraction when he was about twelve. And he said, "I never told anybody for years, because my youth pastor, my friends would talk about gays and they would laugh about them. And that told me I'm not welcome here, and if I share my struggle, they're going to mock me." I was at the Olympics in 1996 and---in Atlanta, and I had a chance to work in a T-shirt stand, and we were selling T-shirts.

And if you've ever been to an Olympics, it's amazing the people from all over, all different parts of the world. I mean, people come from the most faraway places, from China, from India, from Africa, from Texas. [laughter] And people wear flags of where they're from because they're proud of it. And I was sitting here selling T-shirts and this guy, I don't remember, maybe forty, forty-five comes walking up and he had a huge rainbow flag just blazing across this sweatshirt. And I knew what that meant, but I don't think of a better way to get in a conversation. Give me grace, this is eighteen years ago. I said, "Hey, that's an interesting flag. What country are you from?" [laughter] That's all I could think of. This man looks at me in the eyes and he says, this is his quote, he says, "Oh, it's a queer thing."

I said, "Oh, so you wear that so people know that you're gay?" He said, "That's right. That's what the rainbow means." I said, "You mind if I you ask you a question?" He said, "No." I said, "You wear this publicly so people see it. Do people walking by sometimes make insults at you and degrade you because of this?" He looked at me and said, "Yes, it actually happens somewhat frequently." And I just looked at him in the eyes, I said, "Sir, I am so sorry that people would treat you that way. That's not right. I'm sorry." Have you ever looked at somebody and felt like their eyes were truly a window to the soul? I remember, this guy was twice my age, and I remember seeing this sadness. And he looked to me, he just paused. He said, "Thank you."

He said, "You're the nicest person I've met at the whole Olympics. Do you mind if I take a picture with you?" I said, "Of course." And you know why? Because I thought, "Maybe he's going take this picture, put it on his fridge, and someone's going to see it and say, "Oh, don't you know who that is? That's a Christian. They're 'the enemy.' "And he'll say, "No, no. He was kind to me. He was loving to me." Now, was I saying, "Hey, whatever choices you want to make is great, whatever floats your boat"? No, I wasn't saying that. I was basically saying, "You're a human being, and we don't treat human beings like dirt." It doesn't matter your race or your gender or your social economic status or your age or your sexual orientation, human beings are made in the image of God and deserve respect as image-bearers. [applause]

That's why Paul says, "Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving." Third, preach the gospel, because change is possible. Friends, I want to read you this passage I read earlier, but what I left out was the end. In First Corinthians 6:9 through 11 it says, "Or do you not know that the unrighteousness will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you, but you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God."

Friends, when I say change is possible, I'm not saying whether somebody's born that way or not, or that God will change your sexual orientation. The Bible doesn't promise that'll change somebody's sexual orientation. In fact, I think when we look at the evidence of whether somebody's born that way or not, I think we have to say the evidence to a degree is ambiguous. It's probably some degree of nature and nurture. But I happen to believe my Christian and non-Christian friends who have same-sex attraction, when they look at me and they say, "I didn't ask for this. I didn't want this," I believe them in that. But the question is: What does the Bible call us to? It doesn't call homosexuals to become straight; it calls all of us to leave our sin behind and become holy. [applause] Friends, Paul said change is possible.

And, last, before we take questions, and I've left a good amount of time, is if you're going to lovingly and compassionately speak truth on this subject, be prepared to suffer. It might cost you something. In fact, not too long ago Joel Olsteen, pastor of the megachurch in Houston, and I have some issues with his theology to say to at least, but Joel Olsteen is a nice guy. I think he really believes it. I think he's just misguided in terms of Scripture. Well, he was on CNN and he was being interviewed maybe two or three years ago. And it had nothing to do with this subject. And the host says, "Well, what do you think about homosexuality?" And I about fell out of my seat because Joel Olsteen says, "Well, as Christians sometimes we pick certain sins and we hammer them more than others. The Bible says it's a sin, but we're all sinners and need to turn to God."

I thought, "Holy cow! That's a pretty good answer." Now my expectations were low, but it was still a pretty good answer. And then the host turns back. He says, "Wait a minute, you're calling that a sin? Who are you to judge?" He said, "I'm not judging. It's what Jesus spoke." He said, "No. You're judging," and he starts attacking him. And finally he says, he goes, "Well, what would you say if Elton John was here. What would you say to Elton John?" Joel says, "Well, I'd say I like your music." [laughter] And I sat there, I thought, "My goodness, we are called to be tender, we are called to be compassionate, but we're reaching a point in culture where it no longer is our nation Christian, if it really ever was Christian, no longer does it just tolerate Christianity, but now if you believe a Christian ethic, you are the bad guy. You're the evil one.

And it doesn't matter how lovingly you say it and kindly and how nice you are, because Joel Olsteen is really nice, there are certain people that want to silence you. That's why I wrote in the book Same-Sex Marriage, I said, "The goal of the gay movement is not to get marriage, it's to silence dissent." and you stand in the way of that dissent. Should we be surprised by this? No. Peter, First Peter 3:17 says, "For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil." There's Christians in your state, you know the stories, florists, bakers, photographers, lovingly just trying to stand on Christian principles persecuted for their beliefs. Friends, we cannot stay silent on this issue. In whatever way God has given us, some bigger platform, some smaller, but the Scriptures are clear.

And if what Jesus and Paul and the Scriptures teach is true, and we believe it is, it's actually us who teach that truth and who try to model it appropriately who are doing the loving thing despite what our culture says. Amen? [applause] Well, let's do this. I know this might not be what you normally do on a Wednesday, but I'd like to open it up for questions, questions for me, challenges. I don't pretend I have all the answers. We have a couple pastors up front, and if you raise your hand, and particularly if you hold money up, they will find you that much more quickly. [laughter] But could I ask this: time is going to go fast, there may be a lot of questions, will you state your question as succinctly and to the point as possible, so we can allow as people to ask questions, and I will do my best to respond.

So throw your hand up if you would like to ask a question, and we'll see where this goes. I think they're going to have you walk down the aisle and meet in the front, and then when this side's talking, the other side will be finding someone else.

Sean McDowell: Yeah?

Female: So, Josh, I have a family member who is a homosexual living with a man, and he has prayed the sinner's prayer and asked Jesus to come into his heart. So, he wants to do the right thing and---spiritually, but the whole flesh, you know, being weak is---seems to be his major problem. And he's always really worried about dying and hell and, you know, going to hell. And so, you know, he-he---I don't always know what to say when he calls me to talk about that.

Sean McDowell: He calls you to talk about this issue?

Female speaker: Oh, we talk about the Lord all the time.

Sean McDowell: About---he talks about his attractions and his ---

Female: ---his attractions, his faith ---

Sean McDowell: ---all the time with you?

Female: ---how he wants to live for God, you know, and---but he's still in this relationship.

Sean McDowell: Okay. Well, I would say the first thing is I'm glad that he feels the freedom to talk to you. I mean, that's huge. A lot of people who have the attractions that he has feels like they're going to be rejected and they bury and it down inside. So, he's taken the right step. I would shower and just err on the side of grace: listen, love, pray with him, support him. Affirm that he's not the only one who's gone through this, that all of us in effect are born with a sinful nature and have desires we didn't ask for. So, I would do everything you can to keep that relationship going. Two other things: number one is I would try to find some kind of support group for other men, not women, but other men kind of young and old who find that they have same-sex attraction as well.

And sometimes--- I'm glad he's talking to you---but having other people with this same kind of burden that they can connect, they can understand, they can relate to each other and strengthen each other just gives a certain kind of soul satisfaction and support that you and I probably couldn't bring. Third, I'd actually recommend that he read a book called Washed and Waiting by Wesley Hill. Wesley Hill grew up in a Christian home. He was not sexually abused. He doesn't fit any of stereotypes that a lot of people say cause homosexual behavior. He goes, "I have a good relationship with my dad." But he found that he had same-sex attraction, and he said, "What do I do about it?"

And he talks about his journey and kind of this struggle and how he fits in with the church and just so moving, so eye-opening, such a powerful way to, you know, for him to read of another person who's probably in his shoes. He says, "I want to follow God. Here's my struggles," I think would really encourage him. So keep the relationship going, pour grace and love on him. Second, see if there's a group. I don't know if they have one at this church or not. I mean---he's saying yes, they do. Get him plugged in. That would be helpful. And, third, check out the book by Wesley Hill, Washed and Waiting, I think would really, really encourage him.

Female: Thank you.

Sean McDowell: So, thank you.

Male: How would you suggest to talk to Christians who show more of a hate toward homosexuals?

Sean McDowell: How would I talk to Christians who show more of a hate to homosexuals? The first thing I would do is I would pray for that Christian, because I think it's a spiritual battle that's going on and their heart is not broken. Second, I would just---I would find an example and I would talk to them. I'd say, "Man, you seem really hateful about these people. Where does this come from? What's the root of this? Why do you hate them and not others? The Bible says we are all sinners before God." And I would---I mean, if somebody wants to hate and doesn't want to change, there's nothing you can do to change that person. Right? Even some people walked away from an encounter with Jesus, like the rich young ruler. So if this person wants to hate them, we sometimes see the Westboro Baptists, I mean, clearly I think that's a hateful approach.

How to do you talk to them? Well, they don't want to listen. They don't want to have a conversation. Pray for them and try to clean up the mess of the damage that they cause. So I'd pray for this person. I'd try to build a relationship. And I would just try to have conversations in so far as you can get to the heart of what's driving this hate. And even if you know people who have the same-sex attraction, say, "Gosh, here you seem so hateful. I have friends who really wrestle with this. And it's actually this attitude that harms them from being able to come and feel like they belong at church and feel like God loves them. Do you care about all Christians?" I mean, I would try to just push back and see what's at the root of it? So, thank you. I hope that helps a little bit.

Male: Yes, I have a young relative in high school who's developed a friendship with a boy who self-identifies as gay. He's becoming a family friend because he lives in the neighborhood. And, you know, he and this relative of mine are in high school together and share some classes together. So, he comes around and he seems like a very pleasant young man, but he self-identifies as gay, and I want to witness to him. I'm thinking of challenging his self-identification and just telling him, "I think maybe you're just at an age of exploration, you're young, maybe you're more comfortable with the same sex than the opposite sex, but I don't think you need to get locked into a gay identity at this age in your life."

Sean McDowell: Now first off, I think everything you're saying is true. The question is: Would this young person listen and really take it to heart? And in my experience it's when that relationship is really there, and the person knows that we care about them, that they're willing to have these kind of conversations. So I would really first and focus---focus on helping this young person as you would any young person feel like they belong, like you care about them, you're building a relationship with them, they matter, they're important to you. And then through time there may be time---through time there may be the opportunity to have kind of those in-depth conversations.

For me, if somebody's not a believer, and it sounds like this person is, I wouldn't make homosexuality and their identity the core issue that they need to overcome before they can get to the cross. I would talk about: Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus come? Do you believe in God? Now, if he brings up that issue, I'm not saying skirt it and don't address it, but I want to get to the heart issue. If this person's not a believer, they need to know who Jesus is, why Jesus died, and then when they have the Spirit inside of them, God transforms us from the inside out.

Male: Okay, thank you.

Sean McDowell: So, thank you.

Female: We've actually been invited to a wedding now in October, my entire family. Like, do we go? Do we support? Do we take the kids? Do we explain before we go? I don't know, we're kind of confused.

Sean McDowell: This is a great question. I'm so glad you asked this. In a---let me just give you some context for this. A month ago I wrote a book on same-sex marriage, and what we found is I was getting asked these kinds of questions everywhere. So other questions like: "What if I have somebody I work with and that person is married to a same-sex partner and they're having a baby shower, 'Come have a piece of cake, because we adopted,' do you go?" I mean, there are endless kind of scenarios that we find ourselves in. How do we answer these? So we put in the end like fifteen or twenty scenarios, this one included, to try to anticipate ahead of time before we're in that circumstance, so we can respond as lovingly and graciously as we can. Now, here's the deal: I think on some issues there's clear out-of-bounds for a Christian.

I really do. But there's a whole lot of issues like this in which Christians can disagree and try to operate on their understanding of Scripture and on their conscience. So I have a friend I talked to, he said, "I had a same-sex couple that got married. They invited me to their wedding. I don't agree with it. I think it's wrong. I think my friend knows that, but I want to keep the relationship going. I have prayed about it and feel I have a clear conscience to go." I look at him and I say, "Okay, that's between you and that's between God. For me, I couldn't go. I wouldn't go." Why? Do you think I could really stand there and---or sit there and be silent when the pastor at the very end before he announces the new couple says, "All right, if there's anybody who has issues, speak now." [laughter]

And it's not fair to go and speak up in the middle of a wedding. I think that's even more wrong. So, I couldn't, because what is a wedding? A wedding is a public celebration of a certain kind of union before God. Even people who aren't Christians are still made male and female would desire of this institution called marriage, which is a God-ordained institution. I couldn't go. And I also start to think, "What kind of message does this send to my kids when they ask me someday, to other believers in the church, and to the body of Christ?" Now, what some of you might be thinking is, "Oh, man, you've destroyed that relationship." And I think, you know what?

I think if we err on the side of really building loving relationships, then people who know us and know where we're coming from, when we get invited, the response is: "Thank you so much for inviting me to this special day. I know this probably is going to be one of the most special memorable days in your life, that you would include me is touching. Now, you know that I'm a Christian. We've had these conversations before, and we have some difference. I don't honestly think that I can go and celebrate this, but please know that I care about you as a person, and I really hope that we can continue this relationship." And if that relationship is really there and that person knows it, I think chances are you're going to be okay and they're going to respect that. [applause]

Female: How do you respond to someone when they said, "Well, I was born this way." I mean, what's a good way to answer to that?

Sean McDowell: How do I respond?

Female: Yeah.

Sean McDowell: I basically look at them and I go, I go, "Okay, how do you know that?" I'm serious. How does somebody know that they were born that way? Now they might say, "Because from the earliest memories I have when I was two or three or four, I remember having these kind of attractions. I didn't choose this." But that still doesn't mean that they were made that way. In the past---or born that way. In the past few years one of the things we've learned about child development is just the power of even our experiences in the womb, moms talking to their kids. Even the health of the dad. There's a recent book that talks about the health of the dad shapes the future, believes in health and brain development in the kids. So there's no way scientifically someone could prove that out.

So I would just simply say, "Wow, how do you know that? Which is your study in which you show that this is true?" And in my book Ethix, E-T-H-I-X, I have a whole chapter on this. And I walk through the brain study by their scientist named LeVay. There's a study by Dean Hamer. There's twin studies. There's multiple studies attempting to find a biological root that somebody was born this way, and all the studies are ambiguous. It doesn't prove that. Okay, but the question would be, all right: If somebody is born that way---in fact, I might ask---I might say first, "How do you know that's true." Second, "Let me make sure I understand. Are you implying that any desires we have that we are born with are morally okay? Is that what you're saying?"

Because I have some desires I've always had to hurt people. And I don't have big issues with this. [laughter] It's like, don't worry. [laughter] But, right? We've all been mad, like in a game, and thought, "Man, I just want to hit that person," right? Okay, don't read too much into that. [laughter] I've had desires to take things that aren't mine, to tell lies. Right? You don't learn this stuff. Some people say kids are naturally good. Well, they're just not parents. [laughter] Right? I mean, I would really say this precisely. Number one, how do you know it? Number two, are you really implying that if somebody is born with certain inclinations or desires that that is necessarily okay and moral?

Because there's a lot of things that scientist will say some people are born with an inclination towards anger, some people are born with an inclination toward alcoholism. Does that imply that it's okay? And there's even a lot of "gay activists," and this is a term they use. And even Justin Lee in his book Torn he says the evidence is ambiguous, it's probably some kind of nature and nurture. And then he says but even if we were born this way, it wouldn't tell us whether that behavior is right or whether that behavior is wrong.

Female: Okay, thank you. [applause]

Sean McDowell: Here's an interesting point, though: almost all Christians whenever I do this want to ask "Are they born that way?" Almost every time I get to interact with gays who are non-Christian, their question is different. They say, "Do you believe homosexuality is a sin?" That's just a different question based upon where we're coming from that seems to be very central for people.

Yeah, go ahead, my friend.

Male: Hi. I'm the leader of Identity Quest at Calvary, which is a group of---support group for men that are struggling with same-sex attractions. I had a long struggle with homosexuality and been free from it for several years now. And---

Sean McDowell: Praise the Lord. Tell---Dennis, did you say? What---[applause]

Male: ---Mike. We also have a group here for women that is led by Joyce Toler and we're actually---[applause]---we're actually starting tomorrow night. So---

Sean McDowell: Wow.

Mike: My question to you is that for years I've had this class and I barely have one or two people show up at the most each time. And I don't know how---I believe there is a greater need out there for people that are struggling with this and they want help. And I don't know why people don't come. I don't know why they're afraid to step forward. And what would you suggest as a way to try to get people to come? We have like 16,000 people that attend this church in all the different services, and I know there's gotta be more people struggling with it.

Sean McDowell: Call each one of them personally. No. I'm just kidding. [laughter] First off, thank you, number one, for your ministry and for sharing that. My---[applause]--- Praise the Lord for your example and for your heart. And, second, thank you for having the courage to stand and to go with this. Sometimes there's probably voices in your head that say, "Do I want people to know? Am I going to be treated differently?" And I can tell by your voice that you know the gospel's bigger than that. So let me ask a question: How many of you did not know this support group existed? Let me see your hands. Okay, put your hands down. How many of you now know that this support group exists? [laughter]

Problem solved. Well, of course, it's not quite that simple. But some of it is just getting the word out. I promise you, I know a handful of people here I've met from the past in different places, but I guarantee you there's people sitting here right now that also have stories like yours. There's probably some people sitting here right now saying, "I've never shared this with anybody." And they feel ashamed. They've buried it inside. They don't know how God can help them. They don't know what to do. They're afraid. So why don't you do this, and then I know the church will come after me and help address this in a more formal way: tell us again how they can get a hold of you or get plugged into this specific ministry.

Mike: Well, it starts tomorrow. It's going to be at 6:15 and it's over in the Plex. You could also get on the Calvary website calvaryabq.org and look under Identity Quest and it will give the information about the group. Also, we have in the foyer for the last few weeks we've been having a stand out there that gives information about the group.

Sean McDowell: Praise the Lord.

Mike: And I would just like to see more people come, because I know that it is a long struggle. And I do believe I have been delivered, not only from the sin, but I also have attraction toward women now. And the sin didn't take long to be able to be free from, because the Lord frees you from that just like he does any other sin. But getting the attractions is the thing that takes a long, long time, because it's things you have to work on and it's a long struggle. It takes many years. But that is possible as well. So, it's not just that, you know, you can be saved and you can be saved from the sin, but you can also change, and that is a possibility. I'm not saying God's going snap and you're changed right away, there's a lot of work that you have to do to change that, but you can be redeemed right away and be saved, you know, by the---

Sean McDowell: ---And your life testifies to that. Thank you for having the courage to share that and God bless on your ministry.

Well, it is that time. I apologize. I would love to keep taking more, but I promised them I would wrap up on time. But here's what I'll do. I will sneak out to my book table, say hi, sign a book if you're interested, try to answer more questions. Help you any way I can. This is the one I was referring to simply called Same-Sex Marriage. It's half the length of a normal book. It's a quick, just---because we're busy, right?---a quick response to this issue. How do we lovingly and truthfully respond? And I found that Christians, we're afraid of this issue. Islam and this issue of same-sex marriage scares a lot of Christians. Those are the two. Friends, we have nothing to be afraid of. No matter what happens politically on this issue, Jesus has still risen from the grave. Amen? [cheers and applause]

I'm going to sneak out there. Would love to sign one if that helps. And then another I brought for students of partakers called the Apologetics Study Bible for Students. I brought this in the past. And this issue of homosexuality, same-sex marriage is one of them, including other ethical issues, apologetics issues, how do we help young people answer these tough questions? And it has 120 questions in there, including my favorite one: "If God made everything, then why is it wrong to smoke pot?" [laughter] That's a great question. Now you're curious, you're going to have to pick up a copy. God bless you guys. [applause]

Closing: What binds us together is devotion to worshiping our heavenly Father, dedication to studying his Word, and determination to proclaim our eternal hope in Jesus Christ.

For more teachings from Calvary Albuquerque and Skip Heitzig visit calvaryabq.org.

Additional Messages in this Series

Show expand

 
Date Title   Watch Listen Notes Share Save Buy
11/21/1982
completed
resume  
Rise of the Cults
Walter Martin
Info
Message Summary
Rise of the Cults by Walter Martin from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
11/27/1982
completed
resume  
Jehovah Witnesses
Walter Martin
Info
Message Summary
Jehovah Witnesses by Walter Martin from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/4/1982
completed
resume  
Mormonism
Walter Martin
Info
Message Summary
Mormonism by Walter Martin from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/11/1982
completed
resume  
Christian Science
Walter Martin
Info
Message Summary
Christian Science by Walter Martin from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/15/1982
completed
resume  
Skip Heitzig Interviews Walter Martin
Colossians 2:6-10
Walter Martin
Info
Message Summary
Skip Heitzig Interviews Walter Martin - Colossians 2:6-10 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/2/1983
completed
resume  
Men As Trees
Mark Macallister
Info
Message Summary
Men As Trees by Mark Macallister from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/22/1983
completed
resume  
Secret of Greatness
Mark Macallister
Info
Message Summary
Secret of Greatness by Mark Macallister from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/28/1983
completed
resume  
China
Mark Macallister
Info
Message Summary
China by Mark Macallister from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/25/1984
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Dr. J. Vernon McGee
Dr. J. Vernon McGee
Info
Message Summary
Dr. J. Vernon McGee from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
2/2/1989
completed
resume  
3 Keys to Discipleship
Hebrews 10:35-38
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
3 Keys To Discipleship - Hebrews 10:35-38 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/9/1989
completed
resume  
Running The Race
Hebrews 12:1-3
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Running The Race - Hebrews 12:1-3 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/30/1989
completed
resume  
The Worthiness of Christ
Luke 5:1-11
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
The Worthiness of Christ - Luke 5:1-11 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/25/1989
completed
resume  
The Devastation of Discouragement
Psalm 73
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
The Devastation of Discouragement - Psalm 73 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
8/10/1989
completed
resume  
An Introduction to Biblical Relationships
John 13
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
An Introduction to Biblical Relationships - John 13 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
11/9/1989
completed
resume  
Be All That You Can Be
Colossians 2:6-7
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Be All That You Can Be - Colossians 2:6-7 by George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
2/11/1990
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/2/1990
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
8/26/1990
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/14/1990
completed
resume  
Gods Purpose In Redemption
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Gods Purpose In Redemption from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/13/1991
completed
resume  
The Need For True Repentance
Luke 15:13-24
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
The Need For True Repentance - Luke 15:13-24 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
9/15/1991
completed
resume  
Personal Diligence
2 Peter 3
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Personal Diligence - 2 Peter 3 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/23/1991
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Chuck Smith
Chuck Smith
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/9/1992
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker John MacArthur
John MacArthur
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker John MacArthur from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/2/1992
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/8/1992
completed
resume  
Freedom of Forgiveness
Luke 17:1-6
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Freedom of Forgiveness - Luke 17:1-6 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/11/1992
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker George Sanchez from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
11/8/1995
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Chuck Smith
Chuck Smith
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/1/1996
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/2/1996
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/3/1996
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/4/1996
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/28/1996
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker John Walvoord
John Walvoord
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
8/27/1997
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/5/1997
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Sherwood Wirt
Sherwood Wirt
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Sherwood Wirt from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/23/1998
completed
resume  
Festival 1998 Prayer Rally
Chuck Smith
Info
Message Summary
Festival 1998 Prayer Rally by Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/24/1998
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
Roy Gustafson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/25/1999
completed
resume  
Desert Years
Chuck Smith
Info
Message Summary
Desert Years by Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/30/2000
completed
resume  
None of These Things Move Me
Acts 20:17-24
Don McClure
  Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
1/24/2001
completed
resume  
Making Failure a Friend
Luke 5:4-8
Chip Lusko
  Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/17/2002
completed
resume  
Where Is The World Going?
2 Peter 3:2-12
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/21/2002
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker John Miller
John Miller
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker John Miller from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/7/2002
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/10/2002
completed
resume  
The Message In The Mirror
2 Corinthians 3:17
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
9/8/2002
completed
resume  
Seven Steps to Revival
Sami Dagher
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
10/27/2002
completed
resume  
A Last Days Survival Guide
Revelation 22:16-21
Scott Richards
Info
Message Summary
A Last Days Survival Guide - Revelation 22:16-21 by Scott Richards from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/5/2003
completed
resume  
God's Ultimate Requirement-Love
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
God's Ultimate Requirement-Love by Dave Row from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/7/2003
completed
resume  
Resistance Training
2 Corinthians 1:3-11
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
Resistance Training - 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 by Neil Ortiz from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/11/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Don Richardson
Don Richardson
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Don Richardson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/14/2003
completed
resume  
Currency of the Kingdom: Winning When You Die
Matthew 6:19-21
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/18/2003
completed
resume  
Heart of the Minister
Gino Geraci
Info
Message Summary
Heart of the Minister by Gino Geraci from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/4/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Dave Row
Matthew 20:20-28
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Dave Row - Matthew 20: 20-28 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/8/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Raul Ries
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Raul Ries from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/11/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Dave Row
Matthew 25:14-30
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Dave Row - Matthew 25:14-30 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/15/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Mike Finizio
Mike Finizio
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Mike Finizio from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/16/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Nelson Walker
Isaiah 6
Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Nelson Walker - Isaiah 6 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
9/3/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Paul Scozzafava
Paul Scozzafava
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Paul Scozzafava from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
9/7/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Robert Furrow
Robert Furrow
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Robert Furrow from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
9/10/2003
completed
resume  
The Arm of the Lord Revealed
Isaiah 53
Lew Phelps
Info
Message Summary
The Arm of the Lord Revealed - Isaiah 53 by Lew Phelps from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/29/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Matthew Ellison
Matthew Ellison
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Matthew Ellison from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
11/30/2003
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/7/2004
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/28/2004
completed
resume  
Underestimating God
Ephesians
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
2/25/2004
completed
resume  
1 Kings 12 - 14
1 Kings 12-14
Dave Row
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
2/29/2004
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker John Miller
Psalms 23
John Miller
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/3/2004
completed
resume  
1 Kings 15
1 Kings 15
Bill Holdridge
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/28/2004
completed
resume  
For Our Good and His Glory
Romans 8:28
Dave Row
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
5/19/2004
completed
resume  
God Wants Your Attention!
Revelation 16:1-11
Terry Gray
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/14/2004
completed
resume  
Dealing with Doubt
Matthew 11:1-11
Dave Row
  Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/25/2004
completed
resume  
God's Perfecting Work
Matthew 5:48
Mike Finizio
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
7/28/2004
completed
resume  
When the Found Become Lost
Matthew 6:19-24
Neil Ortiz
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
11/3/2004
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/22/2004
completed
resume  
The Shepherd of Bethlehem
Bill Welsh
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/29/2004
completed
resume  
Risking it All
Matthew 10:34-39
Matt Ellison
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/23/2005
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Don McClure
Don McClure
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/26/2005
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Greg Opean
2 Kings 4:8-17
Greg Opean
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/2/2005
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Greg Laurie
Greg Laurie
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/9/2005
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Gayle Erwin
Gayle Erwin
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/6/2005
completed
resume  
Talking to God
Matthew 6:5-13
Dave Row
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
4/17/2005
completed
resume  
The Nourishing to the Inner man
Ephesians 3
Pancho Juarez
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/8/2005
completed
resume  
Maturity: Life at the Big Table
Ephesians 4:11-15
Dave Row
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/15/2005
completed
resume  
Our Body Language
Romans 12:1-12
Alan Brooks
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
8/24/2005
completed
resume  
How Jesus prays for us
John 17
Bill Holdridge
Info
Message Summary
Ever wonder why or how Jesus prays for us and that if we know He does, how should we really be acting and thinking? Our guest speaker Pastor Bill brings out the vital points of prayer teaching how Jesus prays for us. The Apostles and Disciples hear the beautiful words of their master as Jesus speaks to His Father about us. As we hear and read the prayers of Jesus we must never forget that Jesus is full of thoughts of us and He will be praying for those who love him. So, do you want to know what Jesus prays for you?
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
8/28/2005
completed
resume  
The Pearl of Great Price
Matthew 13:45-46
Malcolm Wild
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
8/31/2005
completed
resume  
Acts 18:1-11
Acts 18:1-11
Tom Stipe
Info
Message Summary
Paul was a man who went to the people; he did not wait for the people to come to him. Are you waiting for those to hear you preach or teach or are you willing to go out and bring the gospel to men? Senior Pastor Tom Stipe of Crossroads Church in Denver brings us a vital message from the book of ACTS concerning our approach in preaching the gospel and uses Paul as the example of how a single man brought the gospel to folks in his sphere of influence. Pastor Tom challenges us to not be afraid or have fear when we do preach the gospel. Are you willing to step out and be confronted by the public, friends or loved ones? God did through Jesus, so why not you?
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/5/2005
completed
resume  
Before...
Isaiah 6:1-8
Matthew Ellison
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
10/9/2005
completed
resume  
Garment of Perfection
Colossians 3:12-17
Al Pittman
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/21/2005
completed
resume  
The Jesus Painter
Mike Lewis
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/28/2005
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker: Paul Scozzafava
Matthew 7:15-23
Paul Scozzafava
Info
Message Summary
Do you believe every thing you see and hear? Do you know how to discern what is true and what is false? Would you recognize a false prophet? Senior Pastor Paul Scozzafava, from Calvary Santa Fe, gives us three import things to understand in our daily walk of our Christian life that will help us discern what is good and right and who it is that is not. Be sure of who you are and who you belong to, for God, through Jesus, will have it no other way. So, do you know?
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
12/31/2005
completed
resume  
New Year's Eve 2005
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
1/1/2006
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Greg Opean
Ezra 3:1-7
Greg Opean
Info
Message Summary
Who among us has not failed? Who among us can truthfully say I can make it on my own? The Israelites failed and walked in disobedience, but God used and allowed circumstances to bring His people back to a place of worship. Pastor Greg Opean presents a stimulating message of returning to the God of our lives as we read in the Book of Ezra how the people met and rebuilt the alter of God to renew their worship with God.
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/4/2006
completed
resume  
Beloved, How Shall We Live?
2 Peter 3:1-13
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
How shall we live if we are so loved? How should we act if we are given so much? And how is it that we still cling to things that will be burned up? Peter advises believers on how to live in the face of scoffers and mockers. He urges the believer to live in a way that is unmovable in perilous times. Pastor Dave Row delivers a stimulating message from 2 Peter on how we are to live knowing that the Lord is coming. If we know this then, Beloved How Shall We Live? The answer is holy, wholly, and ready at any moment for the coming of our Lord!
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
1/18/2006
completed
resume  
All in the Family
1 Corinthians 11:17-34
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Do you drink from the communion cup to merely quench your physical thirst or do you drink it in communion with the body of Christ and with the Lord as your focus? Paul writes to the Corinthian church stressing the importance of putting aside selfishness and coming together for the right reasons. Pastor Dave Row brings thought provoking insights into the real communion of the body of Christ and why we join to celebrate the remembrance of Jesus. So, do you simply enjoy the meal on the table or do you enjoy the One who put the food on the table?
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
2/12/2006
completed
resume  
Divine Breathings
Colossians 4:1-9
Ray Bentley
Info
Message Summary
Have you ever said something concerning God and knew that it was not from you? Or have you ever done something for someone that was good and you knew it was way out of your character? Well you're not alone. Paul did many things concerning the work of God and knew that God gave him the Divine Breathings of the Holy Spirit to do them. Guest speaker Pastor Ray Bentley provides thought provoking words that will stir you to evaluate your prayer life and your walk in Christ before others.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
3/1/2006
completed
resume  
Love Never Fails
1 Corinthians 13
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Is it true that All you need is love? The rock group The Beatles seemed to think so, Paul the Apostle thought so, and you should also think so. Love is what God is all about, for love is the very nature of God. Pastor Dave Row speaks to us about love, what it is, and what it is not. Pastor Dave shares from the book of I Corinthians, Chapter 13, breaking down the elements of love. If there is one thing you can count on concerning love, it is that Love Never Fails. Pastor Row presents three aspects of love that we should know, including The Significance of Love, The Substance of Love, and The Superiority of Love.
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/5/2006
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Don McClure
Psalms 46
Don McClure
Info
Message Summary
God tells us to be still and to know that He is God. Do you rest in Him when the storms come, or do you run to the confines of your mind to figure things out? David knew God and the peace and rest that can be found in Him. Pastor Don McClure reminds us of a different world where we should dwell as we grow in our understanding of the things God would have us to do in times of trouble. Psalm 46:10 tells us to be still and know that He is God. Are you too busy to know God on a deep level or do you dwell in the throne room of your Lord and receive His strength for your refuge? God has a plan for you and it can only be for good. Step into His world and know Him.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
3/8/2006
completed
resume  
The Beauty of Brokenness
Psalms 51
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Has God broken you? Have you remained humble? What does it take to live in a place of brokenness so you will be readily used by God? In Psalm 51, David speaks about how God will use a contrite and broken heart. Pastor Chip Lusko brings insight into this Psalm as we hear how brokenness forms a beauty that God delights in. Are you willing to be broken or will you remain aloof and hope God will use you? Think about it.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
3/12/2006
completed
resume  
The Heart of the One God Uses
Nehemiah 1:1-4
Robert Furrow
Info
Message Summary
Have you longed to be used by God? What does it take to be used of God? Nehemiah prepared his heart with prayer and fasting, David prepared his heart during a long night with the sheep. Both Nehemiah and David knew the God of their fathers. Pastor Robert Furrow provides clarity from the book of Nehemiah with insights on "Having a Usable Heart Before God." If you desire to be used by God you will need to have a Usable Heart Before God.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
3/15/2006
completed
resume  
The Beatitudes
Matthew 5:1-12
Calvary Pastors
Info
Message Summary
Do we have blessings from God? If so, do we know what they are? In the book of Matthew we find a list of blessings that Jesus proclaims can be ours. Pastors Nelson Walker, Dale Coffing, Neil Ortiz, and Alan Brooks joined together to bring us insight into the Beatitudes. We should be encouraged to personalize these blessings for digestion into our soul.
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
3/19/2006
completed
resume  
Be Filled With the Spirit
Ephesians 5:18-21
John Miller
Info
Message Summary
What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit? How do you know if you are filled with the Holy Spirit? The book of Ephesians helps us understand what it means to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Pastor John Miller conveys four key points on how to be filled with the Holy Spirit and the consequence of this filling of the Spirit.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
3/22/2006
completed
resume  
Eyewitnesses
1 John 1:1-4
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
News media resources count on names such as "Eyewitness News" or "Action News" because these names say something about their mission. Have you been faithful to repeat what you have seen or heard about Jesus Christ? The Book of 1 John gives us keen insight into the heart of John as Pastor Dave Rowe elaborates on the writings of John from the perspective of joy. Pastor Dave challenges us to seek this joy by telling others about Jesus. So, as you share about Jesus, notice that your joy becomes complete.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
3/26/2006
completed
resume  
The Perfect Diet
John 4:31-38
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
What foods do you enjoy and how much do you enjoy them? Jesus had food that the disciples thought they understood, but clearly they where thinking on an earthly plain. Senior Pastor Dave Row takes us to a place that will challenge our hearts and minds as we learn just what The Perfect Diet is for us. Pastor Dave gives us several things to consider as we look at the perspective of the Apostles versus the perspective of Jesus. So, are you eating junk or do you have a heavenly diet?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
3/29/2006
completed
resume  
Light vs. Darkness
1 John 1:5-2:2
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Can light and darkness join as one? Can God take away our darkness and bring us into the glorious light? The Apostle John writes in 1 John that God is light and in Him there is no darkness at all. This statement is the very truth that gives us hope for our God is holy and full of light. Many may offer light, but only One is the true light and that One is the Son of God, Jesus Christ. So, what is your light?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/2/2006
completed
resume  
Does God Speak Today?
Psalms 19
Scott Richards
Info
Message Summary
Does God really speak to us? If so, how does this happen? If it does happened, how do I know what He's saying? These are good questions and a young King David learned the answers to these questions in God's outdoor classroom. God speaks to us in a still small voice and gives us His word to confirm His love for us. You can know that God does speak to us today by becoming His child and reading His word. In these ways we can see how God leads us from glory to glory. So, how about you? Are you tuning in on the right frequency or are you still dialing through the world of stations?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/5/2006
completed
resume  
Behavior vs. Bravado
1 John 2:3-11
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Some questions are hard to ask sometimes, especially if those questions are directed at us. Questions like "Do we really love God?", "How do we know we love God?", and "What does it look like to love God?" can really be tough. Many good men strive to do what is right, but unless we know God and we follow His commandments we do not know the truth. John writes words aimed at helping us understand the free will choice we have to make daily to love God. So, if you really want to understand what it means to have a deep love for God or to know where you stand, just listen to what John has to say to us through the Holy Spirit.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/9/2006
completed
resume  
Samson - a life of Compromise
Judges 13-16
Brian Michaels
Info
Message Summary
What does it take to keep a promise or vow? Do we really understand the commitment of keeping our words? In the book of Judges Samson clearly demonstrates that he neither understood nor took seriously the instructions of his parents concerning the keeping of the Nazirite vow. We will see that compromise leads to more compromise and ultimately to our demise. But God is gracious and if we repent and turn from our evil ways God will, as He did with Samson, grant us grace. So, when you sign that paper, say those words, or make that promise…, be sure you understand what it's all about.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/12/2006
completed
resume  
Permanent Love vs. Passing Lust
1 John 2:12-17
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
As a believer, are you ready to choose between the passing pleasures of sin or staying the course even if you are called to suffer? The way you live your life is a testimony to the internal nature of your convictions. Any way that leads away from the Lord leads to destruction. This world and its destructive lusts will come to an end, but one who is continually doing the will of God has a front row seat to eternity. Where is your seat located, in the aisle of destruction or on the front row or eternity?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/16/2006
completed
resume  
Easter Sunrise Service 2006
Ryan Dobson
Info
Message Summary
Jesus Christ is risen! It's not about a fancy holiday outfit, candy, or anything other than the fact that He is risen. Are you passionate about your walk with Him? Are you committed to do the things He calls you to? Considering the love He has for each one of us, the sacrifice He made for each one of us, and the depth of knowledge He has about each one of us, can we offer anything less than a passionate commitment to everything He has for us? Do you really want anything less than His best in for life? Join us for a very special Easter message by guest teacher Ryan Dobson, entitled The Power of Passion.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
4/19/2006
completed
resume  
Will the real believer please stand up?
1 John 2:18-29
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Are you willing to stand up for the cross of Christ, or are you content to hear only what you want to believe? How do you know who the real believers are, and if you do recognize them are you willing to follow? John writes in 1 John 2:18-29 about how to recognize the real Christian and how to spot the false one. The marks of a true believer are clear to all as John speaks of the telltale attributes of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life. So, are you among the true believes or are you sitting in with those who really oppose the Gospel of Christ?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/23/2006
completed
resume  
The Power of a Resurrected Life
Philippians 3:10
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
What power do you know of that can raise a person from the dead and then give a promise to do the same for you? We all were dead in our sins, but through the resurrection of Christ we now have the re-birth needed to live. Paul writes to the Philippians about the Power of a Resurrected Life as part of the knowledge we need to live a life before those who do not know Jesus. Paul showed us, as Christ did, that to live is to die and to die is to live only through a resurrected life. There is power we can know only if we know the One who bore our sins and gave us eternal life. If you want to know that power, the Apostle Paul has some words for you.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/26/2006
completed
resume  
The Children of God pt. 1 - Godly Living
1 John 3:1-9
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
How would you describe the state of your family life? Is it close, comforting, and encouraging? Or is it not quite what you had always hoped for? As Christians, we are part of God's family, the family of all families. We are bathed in His love and have access to all of the benefits of being His children. But if we abandon His invitation to join this family we automatically become members of the family of sin and there simply are no benefits associated with this family. So think about which family portrait you would like to be part of – God's Family Portrait or Sin's Family Portrait.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/30/2006
completed
resume  
The Doctrine of Recompense
Jeremiah 38
Pancho Juarez
Info
Message Summary
Do you ever ask yourself when all of your hard work will finally pay off? If you are a Christian, you are on a deferred payment plan. You might be rewarded here on earth, but the real benefits are gained in heaven. Who and what are you working for today? If it's self and earthly gain, you're missing out on the best that the Lord has for you.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/3/2006
completed
resume  
The Children of God pt. 2 - Godly Loving
1 John 3:10-24
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Christians are commanded to love, but who are we commanded to love? How do we express that love? Why should we love? As we delve deeper into what it means to be a child of God, we will learn about four different types of love, how this love is to be applied, and the reasons for loving one another. So perform a quick self-test on your heart and prepare to be challenged and encouraged as you learn more about applying godly love in your life.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/7/2006
completed
resume  
Will You Go Away
John 6:60-69
David Rosales
Info
Message Summary
We all face challenges, difficulties, and heartbreak in this life, but not all of us turn to the same place for comfort and direction. When faced with crisis, where do you turn? Do you become disappointed with the Lord and fall away, or do you run to Him and seek His shelter? Join Pastor David Rosales as he provides Biblical insight on how we should answer the age old question Will You Go Away?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/10/2006
completed
resume  
True or False, You Must Decide
1 John 4:1-6
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
How concerned are you with what is true and what is not? Are you willing to jump on the latest craze, trend, or system of beliefs? Have you stopped to consider the source? We all serve somebody and their particular ideas and events. The driving force behind all that we think and do should be Jesus Himself through His Holy Spirit. Join Pastor Dave Row as he gives us Biblical reasons and methods for testing every spirit and avoiding the voice of the enemy.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/14/2006
completed
resume  
Genuine Faith: Nature and Nurture
2 Timothy 1:5
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Where does genuine faith come from? Is it inherited or does it come from being loved and nurtured? Or could it be a combination of these two factors? What does genuine faith look like? Is there a process or method involved in attaining it? Join Pastor Dave Row as he teaches about the true source of genuine faith and the role we should take in helping others along their journey in developing their faith.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/17/2006
completed
resume  
Communion Service
Calvary Pastors
Info
Message Summary
As we celebrate the work of our Lord and Savior during this Communion service, think back about 2,000 years ago to the very first Lord's Supper. We celebrate today in much the same manner as they did so very long ago. Join us as we delve deeper into this celebration that all believers are commanded to partake of on a regular basis. Come with us as we look Communion from three different perspectives; the past, the present, and the future.
Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/21/2006
completed
resume  
Breakthrough in a Breakdown
2 Kings 4:1-7
Al Pittman
Info
Message Summary
We have all gone through times when we wondered if we could make it even one more hour. We have all been on the verge of a breakdown, but where did you seek refuge? Did you withdraw and suffer alone? Did you turn to a friend or loved one for help? Join Pastor Al Pittman as he sheds light on how we can experience a breakthrough in the midst of a breakdown by relying on our faith in the Lord, being broken before Him, and having intimate times prayer and fellowship with Him. Through His presence in the life of every believer, He has already given us all that we need to successfully transition from breakdown to breakthrough.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/24/2006
completed
resume  
The Love of God
1 John 4:7-14
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
When others describe you, what do they say? Are you described as a great business person, a scholar, or an athlete? While these descriptions are not bad, they are lacking the key ingredient that marks us as believers. This key ingredient is love. Join Pastor Dave Row as he delves deeper into The Love of God, what it means to the believer, and how it can forever change a lost and hurting world.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/28/2006
completed
resume  
The Divine Code
2 Timothy 3:16-17
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
All of us have read books and some of those books stirred our hearts but did you know that the Bible can stir your heart to know and understand the deep truths of God? In II Timothy we read that all scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, correction, reproof and instruction in righteousness. Why? So that we may know how to dispel false doctrine and equip others to stand in the faith they have been given. What do you think about the word of God and do you believe that all scripture is given by the inspiration of God? Timothy writes to us by the Holy Spirit that we can know and be assured that the word of God is the Word of God…, and that's a fact you can believe and know, so get into the word and live.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/31/2006
completed
resume  
The Love of God - Part 2
1 John 4:15-21
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
What are you afraid of and why? Did you know that God says to fear not? Did you know that your past and future is in God by Jesus Christ and you have not need to fear? Perfect love casts out fear as the Apostle John writes in First John Chapter 4, if a man fears he is not made perfect in love. All of God's love is for us and in us, so if you really want to know God's love you must abide in Him and He will abide in you. Yes, God is for you and loves you completely, but, will you let Him?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/4/2006
completed
resume  
Love on Display
Romans 5:6-11
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Do you know of anyone who would die for you? Do you know anyone that would trade their life of liberty for your life of sin and death? There is one who did all that for you, Jesus Christ is that one. The book of Romans, chapter 5 discusses the love of God and how God chooses to demonstrate it. God looked down from this Holy thrown and saw you and loved you and wanted you and sent His Son to die, all so He could have you for His own…, but you must choose that…, will you? Think about it.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/7/2006
completed
resume  
Divine Appointments with Disappointment: Lessons from the Life of Joseph
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
How do you view the inevitable disappointments that you encounter in your life? Do they weigh you down and affect your walk with the Lord? Do they cause you to question how or even if He cares for you? In tonight's lesson we will look at disappointment very carefully. We will examine its nature, learn how we can trust God in the face of it, and look at some of the ways He uses it to further His work through us. Join Pastor Neil Ortiz as he sheds new light on a topic that affects us all.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/11/2006
completed
resume  
Sodom: The Discovery of a Lost City
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
Why would anyone be interested in finding where a city such as Sodom was once located? Is it a matter of simple curiosity, or is there a deeper, more important reason to pursue such an endeavor? Join Dr. Steven Collins as he shares valuable information about what he and his associates have found and why it is important to all believers.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/18/2006
completed
resume  
Refreshment
2 Chronicles 30-31
Bill Goodrich
Info
Message Summary
Nothing tastes better on a hot day than a tall, cold glass of water. It refreshes the body like nothing else can. When life starts to get you down or a little hot under the collar, where do you go for refreshment? Join Pastor Bill Goodrich as he shares insight and information on how we need to pray to bring about a spiritual revival that will refresh our souls more completely than that cool water can refresh our bodies.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/21/2006
completed
resume  
A Potent Faith
1 John 5:1-8
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
We all have all experienced times when things just seems to go wrong. It may be a conflict with someone close to us, an illness, or any one of a number of issues or events that seem bent on bringing us down. How do you respond in these times? As believers, we do not need to live a defeated life. Though we may face persecution, physical pain, or sorrow, there is joy that overpowers it all because God has put His Spirit within us. Join Pastor Dave Row as he continues in this teaching series through the book of 1 John and learn more about possessing a potent faith that is available to all believers.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/28/2006
completed
resume  
Who are We?
1 Corinthians 12
Alan Brooks
Info
Message Summary
How would you define your role in the church? Are you involved with the youth? Do you greet people as they come through the doors? Do you pray for others in the body? What ever your role, realize that you are an integral part of the ministry. It takes an entire body of believers acting upon what God has called them to do to make a church. Join Pastor Alan Brooks as he sheds more light on who we, as members of the body of Christ, really are in Him.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/2/2006
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Raul Ries
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
Every day of our life is full of opportunity. Some of these opportunities are acted upon, while some are missed. More importantly, some of these opportunities have the possibility of changing the eternal destination of someone close to you. As you begin each day, remember the responsibility you have to seize every opportunity God gives you to make a real difference in someone's life. If you fail to do so, the consequences just might be eternal for a friend or loved one. Join Pastor Raul Ries as he encourages us rise up out of our complacency and make a real impact on the lives of those around us.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/5/2006
completed
resume  
The Ministry of Reconciliation
2 Corinthians 5:14-21
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
There are times when life seems full of disappointment, strife, hurt, and severed or damaged relationships. Each person has a choice to make when faced with these types of disappointments, to follow a path of vengeance or to opt for the path of reconciliation. As believers who choose the path of reconciliation, realize that we are not alone as we travel this path. We have the hand of God helping and directing us along the way. Join Pastor Chip Lusko as he delves deeper into this topic of reconciliation and what it truly means to be an ambassador for the King.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/9/2006
completed
resume  
A new song for a new season
Psalm 40
Bill Welsh
Info
Message Summary
Ever wonder how much God thinks about you? Do you know the thoughts God has about you and what God wants for you? King David wrote many Psalms and in these Psalms, David expressed the times of His life so we may know the heart of a man that God calls, "a man after God's own heart". As we wait for the Lord and cry out to Him and trust Him, God will bring you up and out of anything you may be facing, so, take heart and be of good cheer for your God is on the move!!!!..., think about it.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/12/2006
completed
resume  
Witnesses of the Truth
1 John 5:6-13
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Have you overcome the world? Do you know how to overcome the world? Is your family strong enough to overcome the world? The Apostle John writes in First John Chapter 5 concerning how we can know that we have overcome the world. But what is it to really do just that? John says, it is our faith in God and in His Son Jesus Christ that overcomes the world. The question here is; do you know who God is and His Son or do you just know of Him? Your family will get you through this life but only Jesus can bring you beyond this world to His Father and all of it by His love, do you want this love or will you turn and trust in your worldly family? Think about it.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/16/2006
completed
resume  
A Bridge Of Hope
Mark 9:36-37
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
How do you see you're self in the eyes of God, as little children or as one needing to become one? We all have a need to be loved and taken care of and Jesus is able to do that, Jesus told a story that is repeated in three of the four gospels about taking a child in His arms. This story is asking you to be that child and to see others as little children who are seeking a father, the Father. So, are you being taught by the Holy Spirit as a little child or are you too old for that…, think about it.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/19/2006
completed
resume  
Praying 101
1 John 5:13-15
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Do you believe that God hears you or do you just believe God does not want to hear from you? If God hears you do you really believe God will grant what you ask of Him? The Apostle John in 1 John 5, writes to us concerning having confidence that if we ask anything in His name (Jesus) He will hear us. Is that really true? John knows it to be and so can you. God wants you to know that He is available to you anytime and for any reason…, you just have to come and ask. So, as you think about this ask God to show you and you will see that God is able to do all things for you according to His will, but it all start with meeting, asking and believing in Him.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/26/2006
completed
resume  
Sin, Death and Idols
1 John 5:16-21
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Sin affects us all and without the knowledge of God's word we would not know sin and be lost. John writes in chapter 5 concerning sin and how we are to understand sin and its nature. Sin all started with pride in Lucifer and in the disobeying of Eve and Adam but all sin can be dealt with by one simple act…, repentance. Are you in a state of sin or are you in the loving peace and care of Christ? God calls us to be set free from sin and live free. So will you accept God's gift or grace or will you hold onto what you think is right?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/2/2006
completed
resume  
Rewind, Remember, Resolve
1 John 5:18-21
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Abiding in Christ will keep you from the wicked one for God wants us to understand Him and know that we are born of God. Are you born of God? Can you really say, I am His and He is mine? This is the confidence we have in Christ, that Jesus died and rose again by the will of God and in this we who believe are born of God. John writes to us in 1 John 5 concerning who we are in Christ and how we can and do know that we belong to God. So, have you learned that your faith overcomes the world or are you still looking to the things of the world and its wisdom to help you overcome? Know this, God is yours, you only need to ask and receive Christ, will you?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/16/2006
completed
resume  
Characteristics of a Christian Community
2 John
Dave Row
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/23/2006
completed
resume  
Character in Conflict - When Motives Collide
3 John
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
How often do you spread the news of someone you know who is walking in Christ that is having a great impact on others to the strengthening of the faith of many? In Third John the elder Apostle gives us two great examples of men who have kept the faith in unselfishness, impacting many to Christ. But John also exposes a man who thinks of himself first instead of bringing Christ to light. These people are selfish, prideful and without wisdom, from these put yourself at distance. Do you spread the faith in humility putting the light on Christ or are you keeping the praise for yourself putting light on you?
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
9/6/2006
completed
resume  
What Does Natural Selection Really Explain?
Dr. Paul Nelson
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/18/2006
completed
resume  
Faith and Your Feelings
Matthew 28:1-8
Scott Richards
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/29/2006
completed
resume  
Are We Living in the Last Days?
Joel C. Rosenberg
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/8/2006
completed
resume  
Humility, God's Cure for an Unhealthy Heart
James 4:6-10
Dave Row
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
11/12/2006
completed
resume  
All Things Working Together For Good
Romans 8:28
John Miller
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/26/2006
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
12/13/2006
completed
resume  
The Shepherd of Bethlehem
Bill Welsh
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
1/7/2007
completed
resume  
The Solomon Complex
1 Kings;1 Samuel 12:24-25
Levi Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
1/10/2007
completed
resume  
The Tongue: A Megaphone of the Heart
James 3:1-13
Dave Row
  Watch
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
2/11/2007
completed
resume  
God's Heart of Compassion: Touching the Epicenter with the Love of Jesus
Joel C. Rosenberg
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
3/21/2007
completed
resume  
Jesus: Dead or Alive
Dr. Steven Collins
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
3/25/2007
completed
resume  
A Closer Walk with Jesus
Hebrews 11:6
Dave Row
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/18/2007
completed
resume  
Paul's Recipe For Joy
Philippians 2
Alan Brooks
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/22/2007
completed
resume  
Understanding the Times
Romans 13:11-14
John Miller
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/23/2007
completed
resume  
When God Throws a Party
Leviticus 25
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/30/2007
completed
resume  
Joseph: From Dreamer to Leader
Genesis 37 - 50
Dave Row
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/3/2007
completed
resume  
Living for Eternity
Matthew 9:35-40
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
K.P. Yohannan shares his passion on Living for Eternity.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/6/2007
completed
resume  
But That is Not The Way I Planned It!
Matthew 16:21-23
Nelson Walker
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/24/2007
completed
resume  
He Who Wins Souls Is Wise
Proverbs 11:30
Raul Ries
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
9/2/2007
completed
resume  
CASH will guide us to Eternity
Philippians 1:19-26
Pancho Juarez
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/17/2007
completed
resume  
Eternally Tattooed
2 Corinthians 3:3
Levi Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/21/2007
completed
resume  
The Great Race
Hebrews 12:1-2
Al Pittman
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/28/2007
completed
resume  
Update on the Discovery of Sodom
Dr. Steven Collins
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
12/2/2007
completed
resume  
A Down to Earth Look at Love
Isaiah 64
Dr. Bob Botsford
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/2/2008
completed
resume  
Lessons From A Tent
Terry Gray
Info
Message Summary
Terry taught a very spiritual rich message about what the LORD has taught him during him time as a pastor in El Paso, Texas. Particularly he explains some of the very important lessons he's learn while their church was in a tent for four years. He used these verses during his message: Philippians 4:11-13; 1 Timothy 6:6; Deuteronomy 6:10-12; 1 Peter 2:11; 1 Peter 5:5-6; Psalm 138:8
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/6/2008
completed
resume  
Winning the Battle Within
Matthew 5:27-30; Exodus 17:9-16
Robert Furrow
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/9/2008
completed
resume  
Your Response Is Crucial
Jonah 1-4
Kevin Miller
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/13/2008
completed
resume  
It's Not the Economy, Stupid!
Matthew 6:19-34
Bob Shank
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/20/2008
completed
resume  
Lord, Open Our Eyes, That We May See
2 Kings 6:8-17
Joel C. Rosenberg
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/28/2008
completed
resume  
Living a Relevant Life
Matthew 5:13-16
Dr. David Jeremiah
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
7/6/2008
completed
resume  
Heart Fix
John 14:1-6
Pedro Garcia
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/30/2008
completed
resume  
Entering God's Land of Promise
Joshua 1-24
Dave Row
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/3/2008
completed
resume  
Sex and the Scriptures: The Right Way to Date
Song_of_Solomon 1:9-2:7
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
I. Respect II. Cultivate III. Restraint
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/3/2008
completed
resume  
The O2 Experience - Session One: Life and Death
Levi Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/3/2008
completed
resume  
The O2 Experience - Session Two: Sex and Romance
Levi Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/27/2008
completed
resume  
What would you do if the Bible were true?
2 Timothy 3:16-17
Chip Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/31/2008
completed
resume  
Going For The Gold
1 Corinthians 3; 1 Thessalonians 1
Dr. Ross Rhoads
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/28/2008
completed
resume  
The Case for the Real Jesus
1 Corinthians 15:17; John 10:30
Lee Strobel
Info
Message Summary
Who is Jesus? Lee Strobel tackles this question in his message, "The Case for the Real Jesus," looking at the biblical and historical evidence of who Jesus really was and His divine purpose on earth. In a time where the identity and message of Jesus is under constant attack, this message focuses on rediscovering the truth of our Savior.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/5/2008
completed
resume  
The Second Coming of Christ
Revelation 19:10
Tim LaHaye
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/2/2008
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Greg Laurie
Greg Laurie
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/12/2008
completed
resume  
Will the Church Survive?
Matthew 16:18
Chip Lusko
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/16/2008
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Ray Bentley
Ray Bentley
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/30/2008
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/3/2008
completed
resume  
When God Comes to Church
John 2:13-15
Nate Heitzig
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/7/2008
completed
resume  
The Touch of Jesus
Luke 5:12-15
Chip Lusko
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/8/2009
completed
resume  
A River Runs Through You
John 7:37-39
Levi Lusko
  Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/4/2009
completed
resume  
A Spotless Church
Revelation 19:1-11
Joseph Gros
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
3/8/2009
completed
resume  
Why Do We Have to Repent?
2 Peter 3:9
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
Pastor Raul Ries of Calvary Chapel Golden Springs joined us as our guest speaker at all four services on March 7-8. We turned our Bibles to 2 Peter 3:9 to read the scripture and hear from Pastor Raul in a message titled, "Why do we have to repent?"
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/15/2009
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Chuck Missler
Chuck Missler
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/19/2009
completed
resume  
Jesus in Disguise
Luke 24:13-35
Gino Geraci
Info
Message Summary
I. Jesus: In Disguise (vv. 13-16)


II. Jesus: The Hope In Shattered Dreams (vv. 17-24)


III. Jesus: The Promise In All The Scriptures (vv. 27-35)
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/19/2009
completed
resume  
Abraham - Three Aspects of Faith
Hebrews 11
Don McClure
Info
Message Summary
Three aspects of faith; #1 Going out, not knowing where you're going (v8) #2 Staying out in faith (v14) #3 Stepping out in faith
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Detailed Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/20/2009
completed
resume  
The Unexpected Adventure
Matthew 5:13-16
Lee Strobel
Info
Message Summary
Have you experienced the Lord's work through you in unexpected ways? The world around us is hurting and hungry. In this message, we'll explore what it means to be salt and light to those around us and learn to be ready for "The Unexpected Adventure."
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/4/2009
completed
resume  
Forsaken By God
Psalm 22
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Have you ever felt alone, totally abandoned? While we may feel that way from time to time, we have never truly been forsaken, because Jesus endured it on our behalf. Alone on the cross, forsaken by the Father, suffering at the hands of sinners, Jesus sacrificed his life for those who tormented Him. How will you respond to Him?
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/8/2009
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Sean McDowell
Sean McDowell
Info
Message Summary
How important is a Biblical worldview? Is it really necessary for Christians to consider life in light of the Bible? In this message from Sean McDowell, we'll examine the troublesome trend of evangelical teens exiting the church and the importance of loving the Lord with all your mind.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/29/2009
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker: Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
What assurance do you have that you'll go to heaven? What is required to receive eternal life? Church membership and religious symbols can offer a false sense of spiritual security, but in this message from guest speaker Franklin Graham we'll hear a clear and concise explanation of God's plan of salvation. We'll hear about Nicodemus and his conversation with Jesus under the cover of night and we'll learn about God's love and forgiveness for all who are willing to come.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/20/2010
completed
resume  
Israel's Dark Hour
Ezekiel 8
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
False thoughts, false worship, and false gods - in a vision from God, Ezekiel was brought face to face with the flagrant idolatry plaguing ancient Israel. It had crept into the temple of God and the hearts of His people, and their spiritual condition demanded radical action. Join us as we uncover the roots of idolatry and discover that its long shadow reaches into the church and even our own hearts.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/11/2010
completed
resume  
The Conditional Clause for the Resurrection
1 Corinthians 15:12-19
Gino Geraci
Info
Message Summary
In an era of skepticism and doubt, the resurrection comes under continual attack, but it's not an issue exclusive to our culture and time. From the beginnings of the faith, the resurrection has been challenged, although it is one of the best documented events in history. Can the dead come back to life? Let's explore the evidence, and the consequences of this essential doctrine or our faith.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/28/2010
completed
resume  
Down on the Farm
Matthew 13:1-23
Dave Row
Info
Message Summary
Jesus spoke in parables to reveal truth to believers; He revealed heavenly truth through the earthly stories. In this message, we examine Jesus' Parable of the Soils, where Jesus addresses how the good news is rejected or received. Let's look at the telling, the reason, the explanation and the power of the story, and be challenged to have well-watered, weed-free hearts, that are ready to receive the implanted Word.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/2/2010
completed
resume  
Time to Engage
Judges 6
Steve Wilburn
Info
Message Summary
Where can you find a lasting satisfaction? How can you overcome your inadequacies? How can you extend hope to the hopeless? Learn God's plan and purpose for your life, and have an eternal impact on those around you when you walk in obedience to His calling. Let's take a look at the faith and failings of Gideon, and learn to see as God sees.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/5/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Dr. Steven Collins
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
Why is biblical geography important? Is the Genesis narrative of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah accurate? Join us for an update from Dr. Stephen Collins about his recent excavations at Tall el-Hammam in Jordan, and why he believes he has located the biblical Sodom.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/12/2010
completed
resume  
Providence in the Midst of Pain
Romans 8:28
Brian Nixon
Info
Message Summary
What do you do with the problem of pain? Why does God allow evil to exist, and why do bad things happen to good people? Let's take a look at the sovereign will and the permissive will of God and gain a greater understanding of God's providence and the promise of His working all things to work together for good in the lives of His children.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/16/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Dr. Ross Rhoads
Dr. Ross Rhoads
Info
Message Summary
Difficult circumstances can result in bitterness. In this message from Lamentations 3, Dr. Ross Rhoads brings us a reality check. We'll consider the heart of God in allowing us to suffer consequences, and take into account the goodness revealed in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/9/2010
completed
resume  
Commission and Compliance
Matthew 28:16-20
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
The idea of sharing the truth about sin, and even the hope of the gospel, is paralyzing to some. We are all responsible for evangelism, so let's consider our high calling and the cost others may pay if fear hinders us from fulfilling the Great Commission. What are we afraid of?
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/27/2010
completed
resume  
How to Face Temptation
James 1:13-18
John Miller
Info
Message Summary
Ever since the Garden of Eden, people have struggled with temptation. Perhaps we are tempted to lie, or gossip, or maybe it's physical lust that draws us away. If God isn't to blame, who or what is? Join us as we examine how to face temptation: its source, its course, and how to stand firm when temptation comes our way.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/30/2010
completed
resume  
Crouching Lion, Hidden Sin
Genesis 4:7;1 Peter 5:8
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
What’s wrong with the world? Newscasts are replete with stories of greed, violence, and deceit. While the world has no valid explanation for the evil lurking behind every corner, God’s Word is clear: the cause of pain and suffering is sin. In this study we will look at what the Bible says about sin–its cause, its consequence and its cure.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/25/2010
completed
resume  
God Rocks the Punk
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Have you ever thought of running away from God? Though we may not pack our bags and try to physically flee, many of us try to hide ourselves from His presence. Let's take a look at the Jonah and learn how God's prepares the prophet and consider His hand of discipline in our own lives.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
8/18/2010
completed
resume  
In the Valley
Psalm 23
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Through dark times and in life's shadows, the Lord is with His people. As we examine one of the best-known passages in the Old Testament, we'll learn about the tender care of the Lord in every circumstance. Whether we face financial hardships, physical difficulties, or emotional valleys, we are spiritually secure in the hands of the Good Shepherd.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/12/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Pastor Chuck Smith
Chuck Smith
Info
Message Summary
When the unrighteous prosper, it can be discouraging. Why does it seem like the bad guy next door never has any problems? When we struggle with self-pity, we may find that we have taken our eyes off the Lord and have set them squarely on our circumstances. Let's reconsider the fate of the ungodly as we regain an eternal perspective of a life apart from God.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/3/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Gayle Erwin
Gayle Erwin
Info
Message Summary
Join us as we take a fresh look God the Father. Through the lens of Jesus, we'll focus our attention on the mountain-top revelation to Moses of God's very nature: compassionate, gracious, slow to anger, abounding in mercy and faithfulness, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion, and sin.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/7/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
What are we as believers to do about the plight of the estimated 160 million child laborers and street children in the world? What does the Lord want us do about these starving and seemingly hopeless kids? KP Yohannan compels us to put our faith into action as we consider our text from Matthew 18.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/13/2010
completed
resume  
Are the Jews the Chosen and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
Replacement theology is a frightening trend in the church. The belief that the Lord has written off the Jewish nation and that the church will be the sole recipient of God's promises is bad theology; and bad theology results in bad consequences. Let's look at the Bible and find out whether the Jews are God's chosen people and why it matters.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/14/2010
completed
resume  
Were the Jews Given the Promised Land and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
Turmoil in the Middle East including land disputes and threats from radical Islam are continually plastered across news headlines. While we don't expect radical Muslims to accept the Jewish presence in Israel, a growing number of Christians are questioning whether the Jews have a right to the Promised Land. Join us as we explore the Bible to determine whether Israel occupies land that does not belong to them. Does the Bible justify the Jewish presence in Israel?
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/14/2010
completed
resume  
Why Does the World Hate Israel and the Jewish People and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
There's an intense battle raging. Throughout history, enemies have sought to annihilate the Jews and the threat of radical Islam is growing. In this message from Joel Rosenberg, we'll consider Satan's plot to destroy Israel and consider why the world hates the Jewish people.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
11/14/2010
completed
resume  
Does God Love Israel's Neighbors and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
God has indeed chosen the Jewish people and given them the land of Israel, but how does He view Israel's neighbors? As we dive into God's Word, we'll see He has not given Israel license to oppress their neighbors or to create injustice. Let's listen closely to this important reminder of God's love for the world and His promises for the children of Ishmael.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/14/2010
completed
resume  
How Can the Church Bless Israel and Her Neighbors?
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
As Joel wraps up the series Critical Issues Facing the Epicenter, we'll explore why Israel and the Jewish people should be important to all believers. With the return of Jesus Christ approaching, we must consider our part in blessing Israel and her neighbors and Joel will encourage us to learn, pray, give, and go. Joel also addresses questions from the congregation about current events, prophecy, and the sound interpretation of God’s Word.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/28/2010
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker - Franklin Graham
Luke 19
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Are you missing something in life? Are you searching for something, unsure of exactly what it is? As he brings us this message from Luke 19, Franklin Graham challenges us to consider our standing before God: Are your sins forgiven? Listen and learn that though we are all guilty of sin, we can receive forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/26/2010
completed
resume  
When Dreams Die
Hebrews 11:24-29
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
If you could do anything, what would it be? Let's consider whether our dreams are man-made or God-given as we look at the example of Moses. Faith without works is dead—how can we use our gifts fully for the glory of God?
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/29/2010
completed
resume  
Happier than a Clam
Philippians 4:10-13
AJ Villegas
Info
Message Summary
Are you a happy person? That's the issue addressed in this message from Pastor AJ Villegas. We'll examine our overall outlook, and consider the difference in worldly satisfaction and true contentment. We'll learn that a proper perspective of the Lord, rather than comfortable circumstances, are the source of genuine happiness.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/3/2011
completed
resume  
Dr. Phil vs. Dr. Paul
Romans 8:1-6
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
If you really want to help yourself, then you will stop trying to fix your flesh and you will start submitting to the Spirit.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/20/2011
completed
resume  
The Seven Points of Prayer
Matthew 6:9-13
Brian Nixon
Info
Message Summary
How can we have more effective prayer lives? Let's take a brief look at "The Lord's Prayer" and consider how God Himself has instructed us to pray. We'll gain a greater understanding of how God honors our submission, our commission, and the remission or our sins.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
5/15/2011
completed
resume  
Money Talks
1 Timothy 6:1-19
Bob Shank
Info
Message Summary
In this message from Bob Shank, we look at God's practical instruction about money, including getting out of debt, contentment, and giving.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/22/2011
completed
resume  
Passing on the Faith to the Next Generation
Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Sean McDowell
Info
Message Summary
What is a parent's highest calling? In this message, Sean McDowell explains the role of every believer in sharing the faith with the next generation.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/17/2011
completed
resume  
Archaeology and the Bible: What the Stones are Telling us About the Scriptures
Dr. Joseph Holden
Info
Message Summary
The Bible helps us make sense of archaeology—His inerrant Word sheds light recent discoveries. As we consider this message from Dr. Holden, we'll discover that validity of the biblical history confirms and clarifies God's Word and further demonstrates God's love for man.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/28/2011
completed
resume  
Perceiving the Will of God
Romans 12:1-2
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Does God still speak to man? Is He interested in our personal lives? Can we know the will of God? Pastor Nate Heitzig addresses these issues and more in this message.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/31/2011
completed
resume  
Finding God on The Internet
John Blandford
Info
Message Summary
Every day, millions of people around the world search the internet for God. Learn how Global Media Outreach and online missionaries are using technology to reach the world with the gospel.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/16/2011
completed
resume  
The Thin Red Line
Joshua 2
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
In this study from Joshua 2, Levi Lusko discusses God’s plan of redemption as demonstrated through the life of Rahab. We’ll learn that God’s goes before us, wants to save those around us, and is not afraid of what’s behind us.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/6/2011
completed
resume  
When a Battle Isn't a Battle
Joshua 6:1-14
Kevin Miller
Info
Message Summary
If you want to see God do the impossible, you have to believe He can, then take the steps to make it happen. Those steps may seem scary and crazy at first and people around you may not understand, but God can do things that we can't even dream up. Fight the battle knowing that it’s already won!
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/13/2011
completed
resume  
Absolute Truth in an Age of Uncertainty - Q & A hosted by Skip Heitzig
Dr. Ron Rhodes
Info
Message Summary
Dr. Ron Rhodes is president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries. He regularly addresses current issues in the national media, and has been a keynote speaker at conferences across the United States. Dr. Rhodes teaches cult apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary and other seminaries around the country. Jump To: Dr. Ron Rhodes Testimony | Saturday | Sunday 8:00 | Sunday 9:30 | Sunday 11:15
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
 
11/27/2011
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
2 Chronicles 33:1-16
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Like many of us, Manasseh was raised in a good home where he was taught who God is, and yet he chose to walk away. He rebelled against his father and the Lord, leading Israel into idolatry and immorality. But Manasseh repented from his evil ways, turned back to the Lord, and received God's forgiveness. In this inspiring message, Franklin Graham reminds us that no one is outside of God's reach.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/28/2011
completed
resume  
Buckle Up
1 Kings 18:41-46
Ray Del Toro
Info
Message Summary
Are your prayers rooted in God's promises? That's the issue addressed in this study from 1 Kings 18:41-46. As we consider the prayer and faith of the prophet Elijah, we'll glean important principles about bringing our requests to the Father and receiving what God has promised.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
1/11/2012
completed
resume  
Your Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It
James 4:13-17
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
What is your mission in life? As we study this passage from James, we gain a clearer understanding of God's plans for each of us - inwardly and outwardly. Let's consider who we are living to please and the rewards of a life lived faithfully.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/15/2012
completed
resume  
Jesus Christ, Superstar?
Philippians 2:5-11
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
While Jesus is certainly the most extraordinary and influential figure in history, opinions about His identity vary widely. Culture and experience can influence our thoughts about who He is and why He came—but what does the Bible tell us about who He is? What will you do with the real Jesus?
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/18/2012
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Collins
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
Drawing from 1 Peter 3:15 and 2 Peter 1:16, Dr. Collins explains our calling as believers to offer factual evidence in favor of our faith and reminds us that the Bible is a book of history, as well as a record of spiritual truth. He also shares unpublished, unprecedented archaeological discoveries including the gateway of Sodom along the southern wall of the lower city.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/13/2012
completed
resume  
The Kind of Women (and Men) That God Uses!
Luke 1:26-56
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
What does it take to be an effective Christian? Let’s take cues from Mary’s reaction to God’s will for her life, and learn how to be humble, spiritual, available, and worshipful.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/20/2012
completed
resume  
Why Redeem the Time?
Ephesians 5:15-17
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
We often have a pretty good grasp of how fleeting time can be. In this day and age of waxing philosophical, moral relativism, and a church that gives in to the pressures of the world, we need a firm grasp of how and why we must redeem the time. As we consider Ephesians 5:15-17, we'll be reminded that time is short—we need to be wise, walk in the light, use our minds, and understand that God has a plan for our lives.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/27/2012
completed
resume  
Eternal Life: The Deepest Yearning of the Human Heart
John 17:1-5
Sean McDowell
Info
Message Summary
There are different ways of knowing. We can know "that," and have an understanding of something; we can know "how," and experience something; and we can know "personally," and have a relationship with someone. In John 17:1-5 we will dissect a portion of Jesus' prayer to His Father, before being handed over to crucifixion. In this passage we learn that Jesus' suffering and death would reveal the glory, or character of His Father, and that through His death and resurrection, we can know God. Knowing God is intimate and personal, and by studying what it is to know God, we'll understand that eternal life comes from being in relationship with the only true God.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/6/2012
completed
resume  
Love God, Love People
Matthew 22
Samy Tanagho
Info
Message Summary
Learn the facts on Muslim population growth around the globe and grapple with how to effectively reach the Islamic population. Take cues from Matthew 22 and learn how to love non-Christians as neighbors who need to hear the good news.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/5/2012
completed
resume  
That God May Be Glorified!
1 Peter 4:7-11
Ray Jaramillo
Info
Message Summary
Peter wrote to Christians in the Roman Empire who experienced persecution and were about to suffer greater persecution! How were they to respond to these trials and troubles? In our text, we see they were to love and serve one another, and use the gifts that God gave them—and so are we!
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/12/2012
completed
resume  
The State of the Epicenter: 2012
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
Epicenter is a term that describes Jerusalem as the center of the nations based on Ezekiel 5:5. While there is darkness in the epicenter, there is also great hope. Let's consider how we can pray for peace and prepare for war along with the Joshua Fund as they plan to meet people's needs if and when war breaks out in the Middle East. Media from the entire Epicenter Conference can be found at epicenterconference.com
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
 
9/16/2012
completed
resume  
The Future of the Epicenter in Light of Bible Prophecy
Joel C. Rosenberg
Info
Message Summary
Only God knows what tomorrow holds and through our text, He communicates both warnings and encouragement about the future. Let’s heed His Word and prepare for what is to come—not only great pain and suffering, but also salvation for those who believe. Media from the entire Epicenter Conference can be found at epicenterconference.com
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
 
11/14/2012
completed
resume  
Wholehearted Devotion
Mark 14:3-9
Alistair Begg
Info
Message Summary
She did what she could—her gift of costly nard in an alabaster flask was broken and poured out to prepare Jesus for his burial. But the disciples condemned her—scolded her for the extravagant gift. Is that how we view those who are extravagantly sold out to Christ? Through this text, we learn from her sacrifice and Jesus' commendation to the heart of what we do be done in extravagant devotion to God.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Detailed Notes
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/25/2012
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Franklin Graham is noted for using every occasion to preach the gospel, inviting people to take part in God's plan of salvation—whether on the mission field, on-site at a natural disaster, behind the microphone of a national news program, or in a church sanctuary. From the story of a blind man healed in Mark 10:46-52, Franklin delivers a powerful presentation of the good news. You too can be healed and your sins can be forgiven! Come to Jesus!
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/2/2012
completed
resume  
The End of the World as We Know It
Revelation 20
Kevin Miller
Info
Message Summary
Throughout history, the question has been asked: “How long?” How long will sin go unpunished? How long will the rebellious prosper? How long will God allow suffering? The answer is: not much longer. When the time is right, God will once and for all prove His power over Satan and sin. Will you be ready?
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/2/2013
completed
resume  
Night Call
Psalm 4
Jesse Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Life has its highs and lows. When we are at our lowest, who can we count on to answer the deep, anguished cry of our heart? Who can we call when things become so painful, we can't even believe it's real? David would tell us that there is One who neither slumbers nor sleeps, One who is ready and able to answer our call.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
 
3/13/2013
completed
resume  
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Leader
Numbers 20:1-13
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
As a follower of Jesus, how are you representing God? In Numbers 20:1-13, the people contended with Moses and Aaron. They did not trust God and the leadership He appointed. Likewise, Moses and Aaron allowed their anger and frustration to control them. They rebelled against the Lord and misrepresented Him to the people. As we consider this text, we learn that as ambassadors for Christ, we must be gracious and submissive both in our leadership and in our following.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/7/2013
completed
resume  
Your Final Exam
2 Corinthians 5:9-11
Mark Hitchcock
Info
Message Summary
Mark Hitchcock is a well-known proponent of Bible prophecy and a popular author who has written over 20 books on important end-times topics. He is the senior pastor of Faith Bible Church near Edmond, Oklahoma and has served as adjunct faculty member of the Dallas Theological Seminary.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
4/17/2013
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Collins
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
The Bible says that God destroyed Sodom and the cities of the plain with fire from heaven—an event that took out an entire civilization in the blink of an eye. Dr. Steven Collins, Dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University and lead archaeologist at the Tall el-Hammam dig in Jordan, presents the evidence of the city of Sodom and its miraculous destruction. His extraordinary discoveries will strengthen your faith and bolster your trust in God's Word.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
 
5/8/2013
completed
resume  
Church in the Storm
Matthew 14:22-33
Terry Gray
Info
Message Summary
Just like the disciples rowing on a stormy sea, the church in America must face exhausting and frustrating circumstances with courage, strength, and perseverance, knowing that Jesus prays for us. Let’s find that perfect blend of truth and love—to tell people about Jesus and not be afraid to take a stand on issues.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/12/2013
completed
resume  
A Mother’s Influence
K.P. Yohannan
Info
Message Summary
As we celebrate Mother's Day with the wives, daughters, sisters, and mothers all around us, K. P. Yohannan paints a portrait of his mother and the influence that she had, both in her family and in India. We catch just a tiny glimpse of a country with 62 million child laborers suffering on the streets and millions of mothers who have never heard of our Jesus to whom they can take their children. K. P.'s mother would say, "Our greatest privilege is to love people."
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
6/5/2013
completed
resume  
Worry or Worship?
Isaiah 6:1-8
Dr. Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
In preparation for ministry, the prophet Isaiah was given a vision of the Lord's holiness—a vision which drove him to repentance and service. As we consider this text, we uncover important principles to apply to our own worship of the Lord.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/23/2013
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Josh McDowell
Josh McDowell
Info
Message Summary
The Jewish scribes had such great reverence for God's Word that it was of the utmost importance to preserve the Scriptures accurately. They took great measures—memorizing 4,000 laws before they could begin to write—to ensure it would be copied, pronounced, and interpreted precisely. Josh McDowell presents to us one of the rarest scrolls in the world, called the Lodz Torah Scroll, showing us that God will always provide the means for His sacred Word to be available to His church.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/17/2013
completed
resume  
Special Guest Brad Stine
Brad Stine
Info
Message Summary
What we believe about God and what He tells us in His Word will affect our lifestyles and our behavior. When we accept Christ into our hearts, we become His representatives, and we must begin to live like what we believe is true. Christian comedian Brad Stine challenges us to push past our comfortable boundaries and take back our culture.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/21/2013
completed
resume  
How to be a Hero of Faith
Hebrews 11
Robert Furrow
Info
Message Summary
In Hebrews 11, we read testimonies of men and women who demonstrated extraordinary faith. When God commanded them to do something, they obeyed. From their examples, we learn that in our weaknesses, we are made strong, faith requires courage to face difficulties, and obeying the Lord is about using the faith we have rather than the amount of faith we possess.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/24/2013
completed
resume  
Conquest of the Cross
Romans 3:19-26
Jesse Lusko
Info
Message Summary
As believers, we can never outgrow the gospel—when we think we have, we are actually moving backwards. Paul's letter to the Romans was a treatise explaining the good news of Jesus Christ, and the recipients were saints! In this refreshing study, we are reminded about the power and love that was displayed on the cross, and how our Lord Jesus Christ has conquered all!
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/28/2013
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Will Graham
1 Samuel 1:1-18
Will Graham
Info
Message Summary
Everyone encounters trials. We can't escape them, but we can choose how we react to them. In 1 Samuel, we read about a woman who realized that God is bigger than any circumstance. As Hannah poured out her soul to the Lord, she was filled with joy that only comes from Him. Through her life, we learn that God will sustain us through any trial and He will use our pain to further His kingdom.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/31/2013
completed
resume  
The King's Messenger
Matthew 3:1-8
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
John the Baptist was the herald of Jesus, the coming King. As he prepared to present the Messiah to the world, he preached one simple message: "Repent!" Interestingly, John preached this message to the Jews, especially those who were religious. In this study, we learn the meaning of true repentance and how that leads to true sanctification.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/25/2013
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Don McClure
Don McClure
Info
Message Summary
The Old Testament is packed with Scriptures that point to the coming of Christ. By looking closely at the ark of the covenant, guest speaker Don McClure gives us insight about how the tabernacle points to Jesus, and he encourages us to give up our burdens and surrender every area of our lives to the Lord.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/16/2013
completed
resume  
A Portrait of Jesus
Luke 4:16-22
Jarrett Petero
Info
Message Summary
Out of all the Old Testament prophecies about Jesus, He chose only one from the prophet Isaiah to share with the people in Nazareth—one that revealed His character. As we study this portrait of Jesus in Luke 4, we also learn about the power that dwelt inside Him: the power of the Holy Spirit, which now dwells in us.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Detailed Notes
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/27/2013
completed
resume  
Fixing Happiness
Matthew 5:1-12
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Everyone wants to be happy, but not everyone is happy. We know that the world's idea of happiness is broken, because nothing from the world can satisfy us. But God wants us to have lasting joy. As we look at the passage of Scripture known as the Beatitudes, we discover what true happiness is and Who can fix our happiness.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/6/2013
completed
resume  
Running with Horses: Cue the Eagle
Jeremiah 12:5
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Jeremiah is known as the "weeping prophet." He tried to warn the nation of Israel to repent or God would send judgment. They didn't listen. As we study this passage, it may look like Jeremiah's life was wasted, but God never puts anything to waste, even our trials. Pastor Levi Lusko shares the tough realities of following Jesus, but reminds us that Jesus will always renew our strength.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/1/2013
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
God sought to deliver Lot and his family from the judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah, but Lot's wife looked back, disobeying the Lord. Franklin Graham teaches from a passage in Luke 17 and reminds us that God will judge all sin, but we don't have to receive this judgment. Because of His compassionate love, the Lord made a way for us to be redeemed?through His Son, Jesus.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/29/2013
completed
resume  
The End...or Is It?
2 Kings 13:14-21
Kevin Miller
Info
Message Summary
Obituary, funeral, afterlife?all those words describe your future. The reality is that just like we were all born, we will all die. Like Elisha, with our dying breaths, we should be speaking in faith, leaving a legacy of faith that will outlast our time on earth. The end of your life doesn't have to be the end of the impact your life will have.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/30/2014
completed
resume  
The Promise Of Prayer
Matthew 6:5-10
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Out of all the things the disciples could've asked Jesus to teach them, they asked Him how they should pray. In Matthew 6, Jesus shared the model prayer—the Lord's Prayer. In the passage that leads up to and covers the first part of the Lord's Prayer, we learn about the importance, power, and promise of prayer.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/4/2014
completed
resume  
Your Life: an Epic Fail Compilation or an Epic Feat?
Genesis 37-50
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
Time and time again, Joseph encountered hardships that were not his doing: harsh treatment, betrayal, false accusation, and apathy. But Joseph was always mindful of God and remained obedient despite the unfairness he met. We learn it was his reverence of God that gave Him peace to get through every situation—and God raised him from a slave to the second in command over all of Egypt. His life seemed to be an epic fail, but as we study his reactions, we see how God turned his life into an epic feat.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
 
6/7/2014
completed
resume  
Deception Within The Church
1 John 2:26-27
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
The authors of the Bible wrote about false teachers who used deception to bring division and destruction to the body of Christ. After examining 1 John 2:26-27, we also look at various deceivers, their methods, and their ultimate end. We are challenged to examine our lives for areas where the Enemy could try to mislead us, and we learn how we can arm ourselves with God's everlasting, unchanging truth.
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Outline
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Audio (MP3)
 
6/8/2014
completed
resume  
A Person Who Is Holy
1 Peter
Raul Ries
Info
Message Summary
Peter called his fellow believers to be holy and reinforced this exhortation with an Old Testament command from the Lord. Today, there are many who walk in darkness—even believers—but as we study 1 Peter 1:15-16, we are reminded to live honorable and holy lives for the Lord. Let's consider what Scripture says about holiness, glean from examples of strong believers who came before us, and learn about the reasons for living a holy life.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/11/2014
completed
resume  
Three Relationships with the Father
Luke 15:11-31
Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
Jesus' parable about the prodigal son is one of the most well-known parables from the Bible. But as we discover who Jesus' specific audience was, we learn that the son's warm welcoming by his father isn't the only—or even main—message Jesus was communicating. In this study of Luke 15:11-32, we learn about three types of relationships with the Father: the rebellious, repentant, and religious.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/15/2014
completed
resume  
How To Live The Blessed Life
Bob Shank
Info
Message Summary
As we search the Scriptures to find out God's thoughts about generosity, we discover that we are called to make giving an integral part of our lives. Through two passages from both the Old and New Testament, we see how generosity is a call to obedience from the Lord as well as a demonstration of faith on our part. When we give generously, we become more and more like God as He blesses us, and the world can see that our God is alive and moving.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/18/2014
completed
resume  
God's Building Code
Matthew 7:21-29
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
In Matthew 7:21-29, Jesus told a story about two men who had built duplicate houses, but there was one critical difference: the foundations. Jesus used this story to call out the imposters who claimed to be His followers. In this study, we are reminded that God has a building code for our lives and His Word is our blueprint. We must carefully consider if we're building on the unshakeable foundation of Jesus Christ.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/22/2014
completed
resume  
When Impossible Is the Only Way Out
2 Timothy 1:7
Victor Marx
Info
Message Summary
In 2 Timothy, the apostle Paul wrote to the young pastor Timothy to urge him to remain steadfast in his faith and ministry. As we study this verse from chapter 1, we look at Paul's call to be bold in Christ. Guest speaker Victor Marx weaves his personal testimony into this powerful message as he addresses fear, redemption, marriage, purity, and forgiveness.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/20/2014
completed
resume  
Spiritual Transformation
Daniel Fusco
Info
Message Summary
Jesus performed countless miracles in His time; the Bible even says that not all of them were written down. We look at one of those miracles in John 2:1-11, when Jesus transformed water into wine at a wedding. In this study with Pastor Daniel Fusco, we see how Jesus turned a seemingly ordinary event into something extraordinary, showing us that He desires to be actively involved in our lives—transforming us so we can transform this world.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/10/2014
completed
resume  
How To Survive A Storm
Matthew 14:22-33
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Info
Message Summary
At any point in life, we will either be coming out of, entering into, or found in the middle of a storm. As we study Matthew 14:22-33, when Jesus' disciples were caught in a literal storm, we learn seven important lessons from guest speaker Dr. Erwin Lutzer about how to survive our present and future storms—whether they're physical, emotional, or spiritual.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/20/2014
completed
resume  
Truth Defined and Described
2 John
Brian Nixon
Info
Message Summary
Up until the last several decades, the world has taught that truth exists, but we've seen the rise of relativism in our society since then. Because Jesus talked a lot about truth in the Bible, this issue should be important to believers. In this study, Pastor Brian Nixon helps us understand the world's changing definition of truth and the Bible's fixed definition of truth. Expounding on the book of 2 John, he also explains how truth plays out practically in the lives of believers.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/24/2014
completed
resume  
The A-Team
Matthew 10:1-4
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
When we think of the twelve apostles, we sometimes get the idea that they were an elite, holy group of men who effortlessly followed Jesus. But as we study Matthew 10:1-4, we see that almost the opposite is true. While they did have dedication in following Christ, they didn't have it all together, and they made mistakes along the way. In this message, Pastor Nate Heitzig explains how God used even this ragtag group of men to radically change the world, showing that God wants to take us as we are and transform us so we can also impact the world.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/7/2014
completed
resume  
Engaging All God's People In Mission
1 Peter 4:10-11
Ed Stetzer
Info
Message Summary
Most churches today are filled with passive spectators rather than active participants. As believers, we are called to join Jesus on His mission: to fulfill God's purposes on the earth. In this message, Pastor Ed Stetzer explains how we can live engaged in mission, calling us to glorify God by using our spiritual gifts to serve Him and others.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/22/2014
completed
resume  
A Storm is Coming
Matthew 8:23-27
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
In this life, we go through storms—whether it's sickness, the death of a loved one, or the betrayal of someone we trust—and we can't avoid them. In Matthew 8:23-27, we find Jesus and His disciples caught in a literal storm as they crossed the Sea of Galilee. As we take a look at their different responses to the storm, we see how God grows us and comforts us in the trials of life.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/12/2014
completed
resume  
The Servant's Assurance in the Storm
Mark 6:45-52
Gino Geraci
Info
Message Summary
When we enter one of life's storms, we must remember that God wants us to see Him in those circumstances and put our trust in Him. In this study, we learn that Jesus taught this lesson to His disciples as they journeyed across the Sea of Galilee. We also discover that even though we can't control the storms in our lives, we can be comforted with the truth that Jesus has appointed those storms, will meet us in them, and will deliver us from them.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/30/2014
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
In this special message from guest speaker Franklin Graham, we learn how God is using Operation Christmas Child to raise up young evangelists across the globe. Then, as we study Mark 10:17-22, we see how the rich young ruler fell short in his relationship with God: he put material things before the one true God. Franklin presents a bold gospel message, explaining how Jesus Christ took our sins upon Himself and is the only one who can save us.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/18/2015
completed
resume  
Journey to Restoration
Joel 2:1-27
Al Pittman
Info
Message Summary
A number of times throughout their history, God's chosen people disobeyed Him and strayed from His commands. But He continually extended His hand of mercy so they could be restored. Today we might find ourselves in need of restoration and renewal, and God is ready to work in us to transform us. As we examine this passage in Joel, we discover three steps that we must take on the journey to restoration.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/22/2015
completed
resume  
Start a Lovement, Stop the Judgment
Matthew 7:1-6
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
In our culture today, Christians are known mostly for judging and condemning others, but that's not what we are called to do in Scripture. In this message, Pastor Nate Heitzig explains what Jesus said concerning judgment, and we learn how we should stop condemning others and instead start being more considerate so that we can start a lovement.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/25/2015
completed
resume  
In Significance
Mark 10:32-45
Jesse Lusko
Info
Message Summary
When we think of leadership and greatness, we probably don't think about doing something insignificant in order to be significant. But throughout Scripture, we are reminded that a true leader serves others and that someone who is great sacrifices much. In this message, Pastor Jesse Lusko gets to the heart of what true leadership really is, drawing from the example of Christ.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/1/2015
completed
resume  
Uprising of Love
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
 People are constantly finding new causes to rally behind, but we can't change society then expect people to get better. In fact, Jesus claimed the opposite—people must change before society can get better—and He demonstrated that by loving the unlovable and caring for the rejected. Pastor Nate Heitzig challenges us to be part of the uprising of love as he explains what that means and how we can live it out.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/18/2015
completed
resume  
Pursuit and Promise
Matthew 6:33
Justin Marbury
Info
Message Summary
What are we as believers called to pursue? Matthew 6:33 provides the answer: the kingdom of God. In this message, Pastor Justin Marbury shares about his experience with planting a church and explores this verse in depth. As we look at how Jesus brought three things to light concerning the pursuit of the kingdom, we're challenged to overcome our fear and trust in God's provision.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/20/2015
completed
resume  
Glory Days
Romans 8:18
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
In this message, Chip Lusko explains how everything we experience in this life—both good and bad—pales in comparison with what we'll one day experience in glory. Taking us through Romans 8:18, Chip encourages us to carefully consider life and death so that we can be assured of our eternal fate and be freed to live out God's adventure for us.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/24/2015
completed
resume  
HERE2SERVE
Ephesians 4:11-16
Bob Shank
Info
Message Summary
There are two questions every person must answer: Who am I, and what am I supposed to do? If you're a believer, then you're in the body of Christ as a minister—or a minister-in-training—of the kingdom. In this teaching, Bob Shank explores how God matures us and what we can do to serve others the way Jesus did.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/27/2015
completed
resume  
If God is Good, WHY?
Psalm 73
Dr. Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
For millennia, mankind has struggled to understand why an all-powerful God allows suffering and evil to exist. Using Psalm 73 as a springboard, Nelson Walker explores this issue in depth, ultimately encouraging us to trust the God who invites us to join Him in an eternal dance of love.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/10/2015
completed
resume  
Transcendent Invincibility
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
Not many Christians live the kind of inspired life that Paul the apostle did, but God promises that we can rise above pain and hardships and become more than conquerors. Drawing from the marvelous example of Paul, Neil Ortiz explains how you are unstoppable when you take God at His Word and obediently follow Him day by day.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/14/2015
completed
resume  
The Case for Grace
Titus 2:11
Lee Strobel
Info
Message Summary
Grace—the favor shown by God to sinners—is unique to the Christian faith. Sharing two stories about two people who experienced the immense love of God, Lee Strobel illuminates grace for us in a new way and explains two important things we need to know about the God of grace.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/17/2015
completed
resume  
Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Matthew 3:11-4:13
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
Wouldn't it be great if temptation disappeared when you became a believer? Following the Lord doesn't make you exempt from temptation and sin; it actually makes you a bigger target. In this message, Nate Heitzig discusses the seriousness of sin and the hope we have when we trust the Lord to fight on our behalf.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/21/2015
completed
resume  
Happy Heavenly Father's Day
Galatians 4:6
Ben Courson
Info
Message Summary
As believers, we have the privilege of being God's children—He is our Abba Father, meaning we have a special, close relationship with Him. In this message, Ben Courson explains what it means that God is our Father, pointing out some of His attributes and revealing who we are to Him.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/5/2015
completed
resume  
The Lion and the Lamb
Revelation 5:5-6
Victor Marx
Info
Message Summary
The Bible portrays Jesus as both a ferocious lion and a gentle lamb—traits that we should strive to emulate. In this message, Victor Marx mixes parts of his personal testimony and stories from his recent trip to the Middle East with impacting truths about how we can have compassion for others as we live boldly for Christ.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/8/2015
completed
resume  
Prescription For Life
Dr. Richard Furman
Info
Message Summary
Dr. Richard Furman is a vascular surgeon and cofounder of World Medical Mission. In this Expound Interactive, Pastor Skip interviews Dr. Furman about a variety of health topics and how we can stay active for the Lord for many years to come.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/15/2015
completed
resume  
Middle East Update with Skip Heitzig & Dave Eubank
Dave Eubank
Info
Message Summary
In this special interview with Free Burma Rangers founder Dave Eubank, we hear about his family's ongoing ministry to the people of Burma (Myanmar), as well as their recent trip to Kurdistan. Dave also shares about their expanding partnership with Reload Love and what believers can do in the face of terrorism.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/16/2015
completed
resume  
The War against Worry
Philippians 4:6-8
Kevin Miller
Info
Message Summary
Worry goes to war against our faith every day. Life’s "what ifs" will beat us down and steal our attention if we let them. Thankfully, God’s Word gives us a tutorial on how to flip the script and go to war against the worry in our lives.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/30/2015
completed
resume  
The Beatles, the Bible, and Beyond
Ken Mansfield
Info
Message Summary
In this special message, Ken Mansfield shares his testimony of going from being the U.S. manager of the Beatles' Apple Records to being broken, humbled, and eventually saved by the Lord later in life. Looking back on his thirty years in the music industry, Ken encourages us to see how God weaves the events and circumstances of our lives together to ultimately bring Him glory.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/11/2015
completed
resume  
Your Eternal Reward: Triumph and Tears at the Judgment Seat of Christ
1 Corinthians 3:5-15; 2 Corinthians 5:9-10
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Info
Message Summary
In this teaching, Dr. Erwin Lutzer discusses three aspects of the judgment seat of Christ—God’s fair, individual, and thorough evaluation of believers.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/25/2015
completed
resume  
Through the Eyes of a Lion
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Lions have spectacular vision, and they are better at processing light than humans. We need to become better at processing light, opening the pupils of our soul so we can see God's plan, purposes, promises, and presence even in the midst of our problems and pain. In this message, Levi Lusko gives us four ways to see life through the telescope of faith—through the eyes of a lion.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/11/2015
completed
resume  
Standing Up in a Fallen World
Matthew 5:3-12
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
We live in a fallen and corrupt world: boundaries are being pushed further, headlines are more shocking, and moral lines are becoming more blurred. As believers, we can respond by either passively complaining about it or by standing up for the gospel. In this message from Nate Heitzig, we look at the Beatitudes, learning how to live a sanctified life in the midst of moral decay and increasing persecution.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/29/2015
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Genesis 13
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Sometimes one decision can lead to a multitude of bad decisions. Unfortunately, that was the case for Abraham's nephew, Lot. Teaching from Genesis 13, Franklin Graham explains the devastating effects of sin and its highest consequence—being separated from God. He also explains how we can rest in the truth that Christ came and died to save us from our sin.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/3/2016
completed
resume  
How to Change 2016
Matthew 5:13-16
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
God wants us to impact our world, not just by becoming better versions of ourselves, but by influencing our culture. In this New Year's message, Nate Heitzig explains how we can be salt to the world and a light in the darkness as we share the gospel and live a life that is visibly different.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
1/31/2016
completed
resume  
Time
Joel
Steve Wilburn
Info
Message Summary
The difficulty, pains, and distractions of life can hit every one of us: from the rich to the poor and the ordinary to the popular. They can steal our joy and peace as well as devour the plans and purposes that God has for us. Steve Wilburn encourages us to not underestimate what God can do in our lives, and he challenges us to allow the Holy Spirit to use us to reach others for Christ.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/17/2016
completed
resume  
The Runaways
Luke 15:11-32
Kelly Bransford
Info
Message Summary
Repentance means being sorry enough to change. In this message, Kelly Bransford teaches the importance of going God's way instead of our own. As we look at the story of the prodigal son, we learn how God deals with us when we run away from Him.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/21/2016
completed
resume  
Courage
Steve Berger
Info
Message Summary
It takes courage to be a true follower of Christ—to trust God, obey Him, and speak His truth. Unfortunately, the church has seen a striking decline in courage. Steve Berger challenges us to find the source of our courage and to bring it back to the church so we can impact the world for Christ.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/24/2016
completed
resume  
Get Your Head Out of the Grave
Colossians 3:1-4
Mat Pirolo
Info
Message Summary
We were made to crave the things of heaven, our eternal home. As believers, we know that our future contains fullness of joy with Christ, but because the things of this earth are attractive, we can easily become preoccupied with them. Mat Pirolo teaches how we can be heavenly minded so we can make the most of our time on earth.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/2/2016
completed
resume  
How Long, God?!
Psalm 13
Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
Our cares and problems can often be too much to bear, and when God seems distant in those times, He wants us to call on Him and trust in His loving-kindness. Sometimes God even allows us to come to the end of ourselves so we have no choice but to rely on Him. Nelson Walker reminds us that we can trust in God's unfailing love to get us through anything.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/1/2016
completed
resume  
Walking Honestly
Ephesians 4-5
Daniel Fusco
Info
Message Summary
A recurring theme in Scripture is that life is messy, but Jesus is real. Daniel Fusco addresses this tension head-on and highlights a hope for anyone living at this intersection of life and faith. He shares a pathway set out in the book of Ephesians about how to walk honestly through the messiness of life while staying focused on the certainty that Jesus is real.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/11/2016
completed
resume  
Getting To Know You
Psalm 139
Brian Nixon
Info
Message Summary
Many people know very little about the Lord due to biblical illiteracy. God's self-disclosure of His nature can be found in His Word, and when we don't know the Bible, we lack a proper understanding of Him. In this teaching, Brian Nixon looks at three characteristics of God's nature, and we learn how we should respond with our conduct.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/15/2016
completed
resume  
Sweatpants on the Inside
Judges 6:11-16; 2 Timothy 1:7
Levi Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Many of us struggle with insecurity, feeling uncertain about our worth, value, or place in the world, so we develop defense mechanisms that cause us to feel like strangers in our own souls. Insecurity is real, but it is no match for the name of Jesus and the power of God's presence. In this teaching from Levi Lusko, we learn how to be content in who God made us to be.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/29/2016
completed
resume  
We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Matthew 4:18-22
Nate Heitzig
Info
Message Summary
God has called all believers to be fishers of men. In this message by Nate Heitzig, we learn how to be efficient witnesses for Jesus as we allow God to use our natural gifts in supernatural ways.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/1/2016
completed
resume  
Church, Follow the Leader
1 Corinthians 4:14-21
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
God is the team owner of the church, and He has appointed our head coach, our senior pastor, to lead us. If we follow the leader and are all in, we will bear fruit for the kingdom of God. In this message, Neil Ortiz reminds us that our goal is unity in diversity.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/10/2016
completed
resume  
Lost and Found
Luke 15:11-32
Jason Mills
Info
Message Summary
God desires to see His lost children come home. In this message by Jason Mills, we learn that we are not valuable to God because of what we do; we are valuable to Him because we are His children. As we study the parable of the prodigal son, we learn that the Father is always waiting to forgive all those who want to be forgiven.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
8/14/2016
completed
resume  
Becoming a Maker of History
Esther 4:1-16
Dr. James Emery White
Info
Message Summary
Dr. James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is also the founder and president of Serious Times, a ministry that explores the intersection of faith and culture. Dr. White has authored twenty books that have been translated into ten languages. Find his resources at churchandculture.org.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/7/2016
completed
resume  
Why Sodom Matters
Genesis 13:1-12
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
The existence and location of the ancient city of Sodom proves the historical accuracy of the Bible. In this presentation by Dr. Steven Collins, we learn that the evidence of the existence and destruction of this city is a huge reason for scholars to take the Bible—and God—seriously.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/11/2016
completed
resume  
Let Your Light Shine
Matthew 5:14-16
Tony Clark
Info
Message Summary
Believers are called to reflect Christ to the world. In this message, Pastor Tony Clark demonstrates that we are on the earth to reach lost souls, and we must begin by being Christian leaders in our own homes. When we reflect the light of Christ in our life, we show the beauty of God to the world.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/25/2016
completed
resume  
Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and the Relevance of the Reformation
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Info
Message Summary
Dr. Erwin Lutzer serves as pastor emeritus of the Moody Church in Chicago. He is an award-winning author of more than twenty books, including Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and Significance of the Reformation. A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on Running to Win, heard weekdays at 6 am on KNKT 107.1 FM.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/25/2016
completed
resume  
Rescuing the Gospel in America
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Info
Message Summary
As Americans, we have long enjoyed freedom of religion, but the church is under attack like never before. In this message, Dr. Erwin Lutzer shares five false gospels being taught in our nation today, challenging us to live for Christ in a generation that has lost its way.
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
9/28/2016
completed
resume  
God Can Use Your Chaos
Acts 8:1-8
Mat Pirolo
Info
Message Summary
We all have days that we will never forget—many of those days can be painful and feel like chaos. But God can use the chaos of our lives to promote the gospel and save more people if we leverage our pain for His purpose. As Mat Pirolo teaches from Acts 8:1-8, he explains that God can use us to do a mighty work, even if we don't see the fruit right away.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/12/2016
completed
resume  
How To Prevent Revival
Psalm 85;2 Chronicles 7:13-14
Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
America has experienced several spiritual revivals in its history—and we are past due for another one. In this message, Nelson Walker teaches that our nation will only experience revival if we humble ourselves before God, turn from our wicked ways, and call on the Lord to save us.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
11/27/2016
completed
resume  
Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
Info
Message Summary
Instead of killing Mephibosheth, King David showed him loving grace by restoring Saul's property to his family. In this message by Franklin Graham, we are reminded that God, by His grace, restores life to those who turn to Him in Jesus' name.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
12/28/2016
completed
resume  
A Better Way
Matthew 6:25-34
Kelly Bransford
Info
Message Summary
In our materialistic culture, we can sometimes lose sight of what really matters. In this message by Kelly Bransford, we learn that life is about so much more than just surviving; it's about investing in our eternity.
Message Trailer
WatchClosed Captioned
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
2/8/2017
completed
resume  
Loving God Completely
Psalm 8
Nelson Walker
Info
Message Summary
God loves us more than we could possibly understand. In turn, Jesus commanded us to love God as well. In this study of Psalm 8, Nelson Walker explains that to love God completely, we must know Him more intimately, obey Him wholeheartedly, and follow Him willingly.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
2/12/2017
completed
resume  
The Monster and the Master
Romans 7:18-25
Chip Lusko
Info
Message Summary
Today, we explore a mystery of the Christian experience: Why do Christians struggle with behavior so contradictory to their beliefs? The author of Romans put it this way: “I do not understand what I do” (7:15, NIV). Let’s look for an answer and a solution.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
3/5/2017
completed
resume  
Worth It
Romans 12:1-2
Kevin Miller
Info
Message Summary
Worship is so much more than songs or a musical genre. But more important than a definition for worship is our motivation behind it. God’s worthiness should transform worship from a musical style to a lifestyle.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
4/5/2017
completed
resume  
The Personified Profile
Colossians 1:15-20
Brian Nixon
  Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/28/2017
completed
resume  
Standing In the Fire
1 Thessalonians 1:4-10
Tom Doyle
Info
Message Summary
Christian persecution is at an all-time high globally. But that’s not the whole story. A new Jesus movement is erupting out of the Middle East, and persecuted believers are leading the way. Like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the book of Daniel, these new believers are fearless. Jesus is right there, standing with them, and the fiery furnace of today is the growing threat of Islamic terrorism.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Outline
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
5/31/2017
completed
resume  
Postcards from the Kikkar: Sodom Speaks Volumes
Dr. Steven Collins
Info
Message Summary
The Bible states that God destroyed the city of Sodom with fire. Dr. Steven Collins has spent the last twelve years excavating what he believes to be the archaeological ruins of this ancient city. In this message, Dr. Collins teaches that the discovery of Sodom is important because biblical archaeology is the most powerful means of demonstrating the Bible's historical authenticity.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
6/4/2017
completed
resume  
God of Hope
Romans 15:13
Ben Courson
Info
Message Summary
Ben Courson is the director of Hope Generation and author of three books. He is a gifted and nationally renowned speaker based out of Applegate Christian Fellowship, and he has a national TV and radio program. His humorous, uplifting, and high-energy style coupled with a gift to communicate God’s heart is hugely impactful.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/12/2017
completed
resume  
Magic Kingdom Mindset
Psalm 8
Mat Pirolo
Info
Message Summary
Though it may seem like it at times, God is not a far-off, distant being. In this message, Mat Pirolo teaches that we live in a fantastic, beautiful universe because we serve a very real God. As we study Psalm 8, we learn that nothing expresses God's desire to be with us more than the cross of Christ.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
7/26/2017
completed
resume  
Starting Over
2 Kings 22-23
Jason Mills
Info
Message Summary
Productive change doesn't happen by accident; we have to be intentional about it. In this message, Jason Mills examines the life of King Josiah, a man who recognized that something needed to change in the nation of Israel and took steps to see that it was done. As we study 1 Kings 22-23, we learn the practical steps we can take to see change in our own lives.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/6/2017
completed
resume  
For King and Country
Nehemiah 4:10-14
Neil Ortiz
Info
Message Summary
As humans, we lack perseverance because of fatigue and fear. To persevere, we need to be reminded of the cause for which we are fighting. In this message, Neil Ortiz teaches that as Christians, we are called to live for God in every facet of our lives, even if our circumstances cause us to be afraid and fatigued.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/20/2017
completed
resume  
Cultivating a Christian Worldview
Romans 10:9-11
Brian Nixon
Info
Message Summary
What we think informs and influences what we do. A Christian worldview is faith in Jesus and faith that seeks to understand what God has created. In this message, Brian Nixon teaches that in order to cultivate a Christian worldview, we must be saved, be continuously sanctified, and study God's Word.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
9/24/2017
completed
resume  
Interfaith Dialogue, Islam, and Martin Luther
Acts 20:28-32
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Info
Message Summary
Martin Luther, fearing that Germany would be next in Islam's remarkable conquests in Europe, wrote extensively about Islam and the Qur'an. He exposed Muslim intentions and spoke about the role of the church in the conflict, emphasizing the response pastors should have when threatened by this militaristic religion. In this message, Dr. Erwin Lutzer shares Luther's insights and courage, encouraging us to make friends with our Muslim neighbors.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/11/2017
completed
resume  
Wasted Potential
Jonathan Laurie
Info
Message Summary
Though you can have a saved soul, you can also have a wasted life. Yet God has given you everything you need to be spiritually successful. In this message, Jonathan Laurie teaches that God has given each of His children unique gifts, and we must use them to serve His kingdom.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Transcript Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/21/2017
completed
resume  
Interview with Eric Metaxas
Eric Metaxas
Info
Message Summary
Eric Metaxas is a New York Times best-selling author and the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard daily on KNKT 107.1 FM. His latest book, Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World, is a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history.
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Buy CD
10/22/2017
completed
resume  
Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
Eric Metaxas
Info
Message Summary
Eric Metaxas is a New York Times best-selling author and the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard daily on KNKT 107.1 FM. His latest book, Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World, is a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history.
Message Trailer
Watch
Watch and take notes
Listen - Mini Player
Listen and Take Notes
Listen in Spanish
Study Guide
Transcript
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Video (MP4)
Audio (MP3)
Spanish (MP3)
Buy CD
10/25/2017
completed
resume