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By CityWest Church of Houston

Our Mission: Lighting the way for diverse people to find unity in Christ.

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James: Practical Faith - Week 10
James: Practical Faith - Week 10
Main Idea: We can endure suffering because we know that Christ is coming back to bring justice. James 5:7-12
39:05
November 21, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 9
James: Practical Faith - Week 9
Main Idea: God is not indifferent towards the collateral damage our material pursuits create. James 5:1-6
36:41
November 07, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 8
James: Practical Faith - Week 8
Main Idea: It is impossible to fully submit every part of our lives to God when we are arrogant in our knowledge, attitudes, & behavior. James 4:13-17
39:14
October 31, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 7
James: Practical Faith - Week 7
Main Idea: Selfish ambition has not place in the church. James 4:1-12
41:38
October 24, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 6
James: Practical Faith - Week 6
Main Idea: After we encounter God's truth, our response should be reflection and action. James 3:13-18
36:31
October 17, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 5
James: Practical Faith - Week 5
Main Idea: Our speech is a reflection of who we are. James 3:1-12
30:29
October 10, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 4
James: Practical Faith - Week 4
Main Idea: Our faith is meaningless without actions. James 2:14-26
35:13
October 03, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 3
James: Practical Faith - Week 3
Main Idea: Our faith in Christ gives us a new foundation for how we value and treat people. James 2:1-13
42:03
September 19, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 2
James: Practical Faith - Week 2
Main Idea: As followers of Christ we should display the fruit that comes from regularly encountering God. James 1:19-27
43:53
September 12, 2022
James: Practical Faith - Week 1
James: Practical Faith - Week 1
Main Idea: When we mature in our faith, then trials strengthen our faith rather than weaken it. James 1:1-18
43:13
September 05, 2022
Seasons and Transitions
Seasons and Transitions
Main Idea: In order to receive God’s future blessings we need to let go of what we've been hanging on to. Joshua 1:1-9
32:21
August 28, 2022
The Conversationalist: The Lost Coin
The Conversationalist: The Lost Coin
Main Idea: You search for things that are valuable. Luke 15: 1-2, 8-10
35:07
July 03, 2022
The Conversationalist: Salt & Light
The Conversationalist: Salt & Light
Preacher: Austin Woo Main Idea: Jesus gives us a new identity and a calling. Matthew 5:13-16
19:40
June 26, 2022
The Conversationalist: The Prodigal Son
The Conversationalist: The Prodigal Son
Main Idea: Our rebellion is a canvas for God to demonstrate His steadfast love for us. Luke 15:11-32
38:50
June 19, 2022
Pentecost: Origin Story
Pentecost: Origin Story
Main Idea: The gathering of believers is powered by the movement of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:1-13
38:13
June 05, 2022
Talking Faith: Why pray if God doesn't answer my prayers?
Talking Faith: Why pray if God doesn't answer my prayers?
Main Idea: Prayer is a two-way conversation with God. 2 Corinthians 12:7-10
39:32
May 29, 2022
Talking Faith: Do we all worship the same God?
Talking Faith: Do we all worship the same God?
Main Idea: The Gospel of Jesus Christ is unique and incompatible with other world religions. Acts 17:22-34
37:43
May 22, 2022
Talking Faith: What should I do if I'm struggling with doubt?
Talking Faith: What should I do if I'm struggling with doubt?
Main Idea: God pursues us even when we lack faith in Him. John 20:24-29
31:34
May 15, 2022
Talking Faith: Why does God allow evil?
Talking Faith: Why does God allow evil?
MAIN IDEA: Because God is in control, then even bad things work for our good. Romans 8:31-39
39:14
May 08, 2022
Talking Faith: Can I trust the bible is accurate?
Talking Faith: Can I trust the bible is accurate?
Main Idea: God guided the faithful preservation of His words so that we might have assurance of our faith. 2 Peter 1:12-21
39:07
May 01, 2022
The Wonderful Cross (Easter Sunday)
The Wonderful Cross (Easter Sunday)
Main Idea: The message of Christ brings purpose to pain. Colossians 1:24-29
38:25
April 17, 2022
Looking Up: Psalm 131
Looking Up: Psalm 131
Main Idea: We have to learn how to rest in the Lord. Psalm 131
29:51
April 11, 2022
Looking Up: Psalm 121
Looking Up: Psalm 121
Main Idea: God is always present. Psalm 121
34:38
April 03, 2022
Looking Up: Psalm 123
Looking Up: Psalm 123
Main Idea: We are totally dependent on God’s trustworthiness and faithfulness. Psalm 123
29:52
March 28, 2022
Looking Up: Psalm 130
Looking Up: Psalm 130
Main Idea: We have certainty of hope waiting on the Lord. Psalm 130
42:20
March 20, 2022
Those People: Jonah Week 5
Those People: Jonah Week 5
Main Idea: Our heart aligns with God when we value what He value. Jonah 4:5-11 
40:05
March 13, 2022
Those People: Jonah Week 4
Those People: Jonah Week 4
Main Idea: Our only hope is that God doesn’t give us what we deserve. Jonah 3:10-4:4
35:21
March 06, 2022
Those People: Jonah Week 3
Those People: Jonah Week 3
Pastor Justin Mclean... Main Idea: God requires obedience from His children. Jonah 3
35:36
February 27, 2022
Those People: Jonah Week 2
Those People: Jonah Week 2
Main Idea: God saves those who earnestly call on His name. Jonah 2
40:51
February 20, 2022
Those People: Jonah Week 1
Those People: Jonah Week 1
Main Idea: There are repercussions for rejecting God’s call. Jonah 1
38:41
February 13, 2022
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Partnership
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Partnership
Main Idea: We believe the local church is called to work beyond its own walls with like-minded believers for kingdom ministry. Romans 15:23-27
39:05
January 30, 2022
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Impact
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Impact
Main Idea: We believe the local church is called to be active seeking the welfare of the community it is strategically located in. Acts 2:42-3:10
41:32
January 23, 2022
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Presence
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Presence
Main Idea: We believe the local church is most impactful when the community is aware of our presence. Romans 10:9-17
32:48
January 16, 2022
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Proclamation
Strong Start: Gospel-Centered Proclamation
Main Idea: We believe the local church is called to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with all people. Acts 10:44-48
29:08
January 09, 2022
New Year: Great Expectations
New Year: Great Expectations
We can have Great Expectations as to how much God will use when we focus on the work of Christ. John 14:11-14
20:39
January 02, 2022
Life In Between
Life In Between
After the high of Christmas, what do we do next? Luke 2:41-52
15:59
December 26, 2021
CHRISTmas: Advent Joy
CHRISTmas: Advent Joy
Main Idea: Faith in Christ is the key to everlasting joy. Isaiah 35:1-10
40:49
December 14, 2021
CHRISTmas: Advent Peace
CHRISTmas: Advent Peace
Main Idea: The reign of Christ is the only hope for peace on earth. Isaiah 11:1-10
36:28
December 07, 2021
MOVE: Moving Out
MOVE: Moving Out
Main Idea: If you love Jesus you WILL feed his sheep. John 21:15-19
26:48
November 21, 2021
MOVE: Moving In
MOVE: Moving In
Main Idea: God’s presence and favor are poured out in covenant community. Psalm 133
32:49
November 17, 2021
MOVE: Moving Up
MOVE: Moving Up
Main Idea: Pursuit of God encompasses the individual and the community of faith. Deuteronomy 6:1-15
28:59
November 09, 2021
MOVE: Seeking God
MOVE: Seeking God
Main Idea: Gains made without God’s presence at the center are meaningless. Exodus 33:12-19 
37:15
November 01, 2021
CHIRSTmas: Advent Hope
CHIRSTmas: Advent Hope
Main Idea: Jesus brings hope to all who seek him. Isaiah 5:1-5
30:55
November 01, 2021
I AM: The True Vine
I AM: The True Vine
Pastor Justin McLean - John 15:1-5
40:05
October 25, 2021
I AM: The Way
I AM: The Way
Pastor Andre Turner - John 14:6
28:48
October 20, 2021
I AM: The Resurrection and the Life
I AM: The Resurrection and the Life
Main Idea: Jesus gives us both a present and future hope secured by faith in Him. 
30:16
October 14, 2021
I AM: The Good Shepherd
I AM: The Good Shepherd
Main Idea: A Good Shepherd cares for you sacrificially and individually.
32:15
October 06, 2021
I AM: The Door
I AM: The Door
Main Idea: When we follow Jesus He gives us abundant life.
34:03
September 29, 2021
I AM: The Light of the World
I AM: The Light of the World
Main Idea: You cannot asses or plan in darkness.
35:59
September 21, 2021
I AM: The Bread of Life
I AM: The Bread of Life
Main Idea: Jesus satisfies our deepest longings for spiritual peace.
37:51
September 13, 2021
Seen & Heard
Seen & Heard
Acts 4:13-20 Main Idea: The truth of the resurrection doesn’t allow for indifference.
30:58
August 25, 2021
God's Faithful Provision
God's Faithful Provision
Philippians 4:10-23  Main Idea: When we understand God’s faithfulness to provide, then we live with supernatural confidence.
43:10
August 11, 2021
Foundations
Foundations
Philippians 4:1-8 Main Idea: Christ-centered faith will compel us towards unity, joyful worship, & disciplined thinking.
40:21
August 04, 2021
Pressing On
Pressing On
Philippians 3:12-16 Main Idea: Christ’s sacrifice empowers us to journey towards full spiritual maturity.
34:58
July 20, 2021
Lighting the Way
Lighting the Way
Philippians 2:12-18 Main Idea: God has granted you the blessing of giving your life to shine the light of Christ into the darkness in the world.
45:24
June 24, 2021
For the Good of the Body
For the Good of the Body
Philippians 2:1-4 Paul begins to lay out how the body of Christ pursues unity.
27:45
June 08, 2021
A Worthy Life
A Worthy Life
Philippians 1:27-30 Here Paul calls the church in Philippi to walk in a manner worthy of gospel, by spelling out to them what that actually looks like. That gives us a blueprint on how to know that our own lives honor the work of Christ.
40:09
June 03, 2021
Whatever Comes
Whatever Comes
Philippians 1:18-26 Paul begins to lay out his point that no matter what happens in life, since Christ has won the victory, he has hope.
29:32
May 24, 2021
I Will Rejoice
I Will Rejoice
Philippians 1:12-18 - Paul spells out how his imprisonment gives reason for rejoicing.
32:22
May 17, 2021
Jesus at the Center
Jesus at the Center
Philippians 1:1-8 - In this sermon we begin our new series "Even Though", walking through the book of Philippians. In Paul's opening to this letter, he lays out the reasons why he is filled with joy when thinking about the church in Philippi.   
30:06
May 12, 2021
Prayers for Growth
Prayers for Growth
Philippians 1:9-11 - In this sermon we take a look at Paul’s prayer over the church of Philippi. In it, he describes how he longs to see them continue to grow to full maturity in Christ. The sets the table for what healthy leaders seek for their local congregations.
37:36
May 12, 2021