The Environment for Our Ministry Is the Corporate Body, No Indivisualism

Brian Pickerel

9/28/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 28, 2014 SermonRomans 12:3-8 1. The body is in Christ (verse 5). 2. The is woven together (4-5). 3. Each member has a function (6-8). 4. Each member is different (4). Implications:1. We must stay focused on Christ. 2. We must go deep with one another. 3. We must all serve. 4. We must use our gifts.

Spiritual Reproduction

Randy Shaw

9/21/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 21, 2014 Sermon2 Timothy 2:1-2; Matthew 28:19-20Do for one what you would want to do for all. Multiplication not spiritual addition:1. See the impact of spiritual reproduction (verse 1). 2. Surrender to intentionally becoming a disciple (2a). 3. Seek to invest the gospel in others (2b).

The God Who Lives in Temples Made by Man

Randy Shaw

9/14/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 14, 2014 SeromActs 17:22-31God is . . .1. Creator of the universe (verse 24). 2. The sustainer of all life (25). 3. The ruler of all nations (26-28). 4. The Father of all humanity (28b-29). 5. The judge of the whole world (30-31). Faith Forward Application:A. Welcome and hospitality to the community. B. Witness and outreach to the nationsC. Worship and stewardship to The Lord.

The Goal of OurMinistry

Randy Shaw

9/7/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 7, 2014 SermonColossians 1:24-29The goal if our ministry, both individually and as the body of Christ, is mature Christians, not simply decisions. Therefore, we teach, model, and lead others to . . .1. identity with Christ (verse 24a). 2. identify with Christ's church (24b). 3. identify with Christ's commission (25-29). A. his ministry B. his mystery C. his message

The Focus of OurMinistry

Randy Shaw

8/31/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 31, 2014 Sermon1 Thessalonians 2: 1-12The focus of our ministry is God’s people and not programs. Therefore, the Holy Spirit through the Apostle Paul gives us some word pictures that illustrate for us how we are to view and carry out ministry to others…We should minister to others as…1. Courageous Messengers (1-6) “we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict”…2. Nurturing Mothers (7-8) “but we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children”…3. Diligent Farmers (9-10) “remember our labor and toil: we worked night and day”…4. Encouraging Fathers (11-12) “like a father with his children, we exhorted each one of you”…

The Guide for Our Ministry

Randy Shaw

8/24/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 24, 2014 Sermon2 Timothy 3:10-17The Bible is our guide to ministry and not human perception because:1. the Bible connects us to Christ (verses 14-15). 2. the Bible is the inspired word of God (16a). 3. the Bible is profitable in ministry 16b). 4. the Bible empowers our ministry (17).

The Sufficiency of All Ministry is God

Randy Shaw

8/17/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 17, 2014 Sermon2 Corinthians 3:4-6If the starting point of all ministry begins with the sufficiency of God and not human activity it is vitally important as followers of Christ and the family of God that we recognize and rely upon…1. God’s Supernatural Sufficiency (3-4) “such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God”…2. God’s Gracious Initiative (5-6) “but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers”…3. God’s Surpassing Glory (8-10) “the ministry of righteousness must far exceed it in glory”…Application:•We confess we are unqualified to minister to anyone.•We recognize that God’s grace equips us for ministry.•We determine to live dependently in Christ & His Spirit.•We remember that without God, we cannot do ministry. Without us, God will not do ministry.

Faith . . . Then Sight

Ricky Martin

8/10/14

Description:Sunday Evening, August 10, 2014 SermonMark 10:46-521. Let faith engage you in the way you should go (verses 40-47).2. Let faith encourage you when discouragement seems near (48-50).3. Let faith enable you to ultimately achieve sight (51-52).

Joy from Beginning to End

Chris Short

8/10/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 10, 2014 SermonPhilippians 4:10-131. Our joy comes in living for Christ.2. Our joy comes from serving others.3. Our joy comes in celebrating the grace of God.4. Our joy comes in resting in Christ.

The Truth About the Enemy

Brian Pickerel

8/3/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 3, 2014 SermonJohn 8:31-47

God Is Our Fortress: A Very Present Help in Trouble

Randy Shaw

7/27/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 27, 2014 SermonPsalm 46:1-111. God's protection is readily available (verses 1-3). 2. God's power is gloriously affirmed (4-7). 3. God's peace is mightily accomplished (8-9). 4. God's praise will be universally announced (10-11).

God's Promise of Deliverance

Brian Pickerel

7/20/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 20, 2014 SermonExodus 6:1-131. The Sovereignty of God (verse 1). 2. The Revelation of God (2-3). 3. The Promises of God (4, 8). 4. The Salvation of God (6-8).

The Authority of the Bible

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

7/13/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 13, 2014 SermonGuest preacher, Albert Mohler.Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world.Dr. Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In fact, Time.com called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler’s website, www.AlbertMohler.com. Called “an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large” by The Chicago Tribune, Dr. Mohler’s mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview.Widely sought as a columnist and commentator, Dr. Mohler has been quoted in the nation’s leading newspapers, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal/Constitution and The Dallas Morning News. He has also appeared on such national news programs as CNN’s “Larry King Live,” NBC’s “Today Show” and “Dateline NBC,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” on PBS, MSNBC’s “Scarborough Country” and Fox’s “The O’Reilly Factor.”

Knowledge: We Must Embrace

Randy Shaw

7/6/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 6, 2014 SermonPsalm 100:1-51. Worship The Lord (verses 1-2). 2. Rest in The Lord (3). 3. Bless The Lord (4).

Remaining Faithful with Steadfast Purpose

Randy Shaw

6/29/14

Description:Sunday Morning, June 29, 2014 SermonActs 11:19-26 1. Our church must evangelize/disciple all peoples (verses 19-20). 2. Our church family must be empowered by the hand of The Lord (21). 3. Our church family must exemplify the grace of God (22-23). 4. Our church family must embrace the Holy Spirit and faith (24). 5. Our church family must edify new believers by teaching God's Word (25-26). 6. Our church family must encourage fellowship through generosity (29-30).

Completion

Randy Shaw

6/22/14

Description:Sunday Morning, Jun3 22, 2014 SermonPhilippians 1:1-111. Take comfort and know that God will finish what he starts (verses 1-5).2. Be confident that God will finish what he starts (6-7).3. Demonstrate compassion as God finishes what he starts (8-11).

Fighting the Good Fight of Faith

Randy Shaw

6/15/14

Description:Sunday, Fathers Day, June 15, 2014 Sermon1 Timothy 6:11-16Faithful fathers . . .1. Know what to flea from (verse 11). 2. Know what to pursue (11). 3. Know what to fight for (12). 4. Know what to be faithful to (13-16).

Conflict Resolution in a Christ-Centered Way - Part 1

Randy Shaw

6/8/14

Description:Sunday Morning, June 8, 2014 SermonPhilemon 1-25Five Keys to Christ-Centered Conflict Resolution:1. Establish an attitude of thanksgiving and prayer (verses 4-7). 2. Appeal in love and grace (8-16).

Conflict Resolution in a Christ-Centered Way - Part 2

Randy Shaw

6/8/14

Description:Sunday Evening, June 8, 2014 SermonPhilemon 1-25Five Keys to Christ-Centered Conflict Resolution:1. Establish an attitude of thanksgiving and prayer (verses 4-7). 2. Appeal in love and grace (8-16).3. Request action using wise words (17-20). 4. Express confidence and belief in their obedience to The Lord (21-22).5. Share affirmation from the body and The Lord (23-25).

The Value of God-Sized Vision Part 1

Randy Shaw

6/1/14

Description:Sunday Morning, June 1, 2014 Sermon2 Samuel 5:1-121. God-sized vision unites believers around the the Lord (verses 1-3). 2. God-sized vision requires longevity of leadership (4-5). 3. God-sized vision demands courageous faith during conflict (6-8).4. God-sized vision elevates the greatness of The Lord (9-10). 5. God-sized vision attracts others to the kingdom work of The Lord (11-12).

The Value of God-Sized Vision Part 2

Randy Shaw

6/1/14

Description:Sunday Evening, June 1, 2014 Sermon2 Samuel 5:1-121. God-sized vision unites believers around the the Lord (verses 1-3). 2. God-sized vision requires longevity of leadership (4-5). 3. God-sized vision demands courageous faith during conflict (6-8).4. God-sized vision elevates the greatness of The Lord (9-10). 5. God-sized vision attracts others to the kingdom work of The Lord (11-12).

America's Greatest Hero; Our Greatest Hero

Randy Shaw

5/25/14

Description:Sunday Morning, May 25, 2014 Sermon. Memorial Day Weekend.Hebrews 4:14-161. Jesus is our great High Priest (verses 14-15). A. Jesus is unique in his position. B. in his personage. C. in his compassion. D. in his power. 2. Jesus empowers us to persevere (14). A. We persevere because of what Jesus has done. . . AND . . . B. We persevere because of what Jesus has commanded us to do. 3. Jesus empowers us to approach God confidently (16). A. We will receive mercy. B. We will find grace to help in time of need.

The Blessing of Faithful Deacons

Randy Shaw

5/18/14

Description:Sunday Morning, May 18, 2014 SermonActs 6:1-7 1. Faithful deacons serve Jesus and his church by meeting needs (verse 1).2. by making pastors better (2 & 4).3. by spirit-filled character (3). 4. by affirmation of the body (5-6).

The Recipe for Healthy Families

Randy Shaw

5/11/14

Description:Mothers' Day, Sunday Morning, May 11, 2014 SermonColossians 3:18-211. Humble Wives (verse 18)2. Loving Husbands (19)3. Obedient Children (20)4. Encouraging Parents (21)

Qualities of a Servant Leader

Randy Shaw

5/4/14

Description:Sunday Morning, May 4, 2014 SermonDeuteronomy 34:9; Joshua 1:1-91. Focused servants (Deut 34:9)2. Empowered servants (Deut 34:9; Num 27)3. Wise servants (Deut 34:9)4. Teachable servants (Deut 34:9)5. Dependable servants (Josh 1:9)

Undimmed Eyes and Unabated Vigor: The Life and Death of Moses

Randy Shaw

4/27/14

Description:Sunday Morning, April 27, 2014 SermonDeuteronomy 34:1-12The Lord's presence:1. encourages us (verses 1-3)2. disciplines us (4)3. equips us (5-7, 10)4. replaces us (9)

Forgive and Free

Randy Shaw

4/20/14

Description:Easter Sunday Morning, April 20, 2014 SermonPsalm 32:1-11; Romans 6:20-231. Free to Find Pleasure in God (verses 1-2)2. Free from the Burden of Sin (34)3. Free to Experience the Grace of The Lord (5)4. Free to Follow The Lord and His Plan for Us (6-11)A. The Path of God (6-7)B. The Presence of God (8-11)

Purchased

Randy Shaw

4/13/14

Description:Sunday Morning, April 13, 2014 Sermon1 Peter 1:16-211. Impartial Father (verses 16-7)2. Incorruptible Redeemer (18-19)3. Indestructible Savior (20-21)

The Christian's Focus

Brian Pickerel

4/13/14

Description:Sunday Evening, April 13, 2014 SermonColossians 3:1-3; 4:2-6

Loved - Part 1

Randy Shaw

4/6/14

Description:Sunday Morning, April 6, 2014 Sermon1 John 4:7-121. Love has its beginning/source in God (verses 7-8). 2. Love is seen in the substitutionary death of Jesus (9-10).

Loved - Part 2

Randy Shaw

4/6/14

Description:Sunday Evening, April 6, 2014 Sermon1 John 4:7-121. Love has its beginning/source in God (verses 7-8). 2. Love is seen in the substitutionary death of Jesus (9-10). Propitiation teaches us that:A. God hates sin. B. Sin is serious. C. It teaches us the greatness of God's love. D. Jesus's death on the cross completely satisfied God the Father. E. The only way that we can become holy is for God's righteousness to be imputed on us. 3. Love is perfected in us when we love others (11-12).

Enslaved

Randy Shaw

3/30/14

Description:Sunday Morning, March 30, 2014 SermonRomans 5:12; 1:21-32Without Jesus as Lord and Savior, we are enslaved by sin and held by its power. As lost sinners, we are . 1. disobedient before God (1:21-23). 2. dishonorable before God (24-27). 3. debased before God (28). 4. depraved before God (29-31).

Life in the Spirit - Part Three

Randy Shaw

3/23/14

Description:Sunday Morning, March 23, 2014 SermonGalatians 5:1, 13-261. Fulfill the law of love (verses 13-15).----Pt 2 sun am 3/16/14----2. Overcome the flesh (16-21; 24). A. Reckon yourself dead in Christ. B. Have conversations with Christ by giving yourself to the word of God. C. Simply pray without ceasing.----Pt 3 sun am 3/23/14----3. Produce fruit that honors Jesus (22-23, 25-26). A. Love B. Joy

A Life Changed By Jesus - Video

Video Testimony

3/16/14

Description:Watch Jacob share his testimony of how Christ has changed his life.

Life in the Spirit - Part Two

Randy Shaw

3/16/14

Description:Sunday Morning, March 16, 2014 SermonGalatians 5:1, 13-261. Fulfill the law of love (verses 13-15).----Pt 2 Sun AM 3/16/14----2. Overcome the flesh (16-21; 24). A. Reckon yourself dead in Christ. B. Have conversations with Christ by giving yourself to the word of God. C. Simply pray without ceasing.

Break Free to Run with Jesus

Dave Cash

3/9/14

Description:Sunday Morning, March 9, 2014 SermonHebrews 12:1-41. Inspired toward faith (verse 1a)2. Run with perseverance (1b)3. Keep your eyes on the prize (2-4)

Life in the Spirit - Part One

Randy Shaw

3/2/14

Description:Sunday Morning, March 3, 2014 SermonGalatians 5:1, 13-261. Fulfill the law of love (verses 13-15).

Loving Our Neighbors

Randy Shaw

2/23/14

Description:Sunday Morning, February 23, 2014Romans 13:8-141. Put on Christ (verses 13-14). 2. Awake from our apathy (11-12). 3. Love our neighbors (8-10). Therefore, let us love our community by . . .Praying for them. Being equipped to make disciples. Multiply host homes sign-up. Serving them and sharing with them the gospel. Equipping them to be the disciples and church God has called them to be.

God So Loved the World

Brian Pickerel

2/16/14

Description:Sunday Morning, February 16, 2014 SermonJohn 3:16

The Giving Nature of God

Randy Shaw

2/9/14

Description:Sunday Morning, February 9, 2014Luke 6:381. God gives faithfully, that we would trust him. 2. God gives abundantly, to demonstrate his supremacy. 3. God gives completely, that our needs are met. 4. God gives intentionally, that we should share. 5. God gives consistently, to what we have sown.

Stewards of Blessings

Randy Shaw

2/2/14

Description:Sunday Morning, February 2, 2014 SermonMalachi 3:6-121. God is for us, not against us (verse 6). 2. We are sinners who must return to God (7-9). 3. We must trust God by giving him tithes and offerings (10). 4. God will rebuke the devourer and bless his people (11-12).

The Great Promise

Brian Pickerel

1/26/14

Description:Sunday Evening, January 26, 2014 Matthew 24:14

The Resources of Great Ministry

Randy Shaw

1/26/14

Description:Sunday Morning, January 26, 2014 SermonPhilippians 4:10-191. Paul had a spirit of gratitude (verses 10-14). 2. People had a spirit of grace (15-18). 3. Together, the church had a spirit for God's glory (19-20).

The Measure of Gracious Giving

Randy Shaw

1/19/14

Description:Sunday Morning, January 19, 2014 Sermon2 Corinthians 8:1-15As believers it is not only important that we give, but how we give as well. We know that our giving is motivated by the Spirit and grace of God when we give . . .1. Regardless of Our Situation (verses 1-2).2. Enthusiastically (3-4). 3. As Jesus Gave (5-9).4. Gladly (10-12).5. Faithfully (13-24).

The Dangers of Wealth and Pleasure

Randy Shaw

1/12/14

Description:Sunday Morning, January 12, 2014 SermonMark 10:17-311. There is a longing in the human soul that Jesus alone can satisfy (verse 17). 2. There is a devotion in the human soul that alone satisfies Jesus (18-21). 3. There is a decision in the human soul that each of us will make (22).

The Practice of Cheerful Giving

Randy Shaw

1/5/14

Description:Sunday Morning, January 9, 2014 Sermon2 Corinthians 9:71. God desires to give you forgiveness (Jer 29:11). 2. God owns everything (Psalm 24:1). 3. God gives us more than we could possibly give him (2 Cor 9:8). 4. God requires giving as a means to grow us spiritually (2 Cor 8:7).

A Vessel for God's Highest Purpose -

Randy Shaw

12/22/13

Description:Sunday, December 22, 2013 SermonLuke 1:26-30As God chose Mary to be a special vessel of honor for his highest purpose, we see . . .1. A Message of Favor (verses 30-31)2. A Question of Fear (34-37)3. A Response of Faith (38)

Don't Miss the Meaning of Christmas

Randy Shaw

12/15/13

Description:Sunday Morning, December 15, 2013 SermonJohn 1:1-14The Christmas message and meaning is about . . .1. the life of Jesus (verses 1-6)Will you bow before the life of Christ and recognize him as Lord?2. the light of Jesus (9-13)Will you turn from your personal darkness and the darkness of this present time and follow the light of Christ wherever he leads?3. the love of Jesus (14)Will you receive the love of Christ by his grace through faith?

His Coming to Anticipate

Randy Shaw

12/8/13

Description:Sunday Morning, December 8, 2013 SermonMark 1:1-151. Jesus was announced like no other (verses 1-8).2. Jesus was anointed like no other (9-11).3. Jesus was approved like no other (12-13).4. Jesus had authority like no other (14-15).

If God Is For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?

Randy Shaw

12/1/13

Description:Sunday Morning, December 1, 2013 SermonRomans 8:31-39It is an impossibility for you to "fail God" if you're a child of God.We as believers should not be fearful or overwhelmed when trials and difficulties arise because . . .1. God is for us (verse 31).2. Jesus exchanges his life for us (32).3. God has justified us (33).4. Jesus is interceding for us (34).5. Jesus loves us (35-39).