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Emmaus Church Sermons

Emmaus Church Sermons

By Emmaus Church Springfield
Emmaus is an interdenominational church body rooted in Springfield, Missouri. Led by co-pastors Ron Vandever and Clint Coyan, we are a people passionate about equipping the church with the gospel and growing together.
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Put on Love
Put on love! This week Pastor Clint preaches out of Colossians 3: 14-15 as we continue to make our way through the book of Colossians. Hear what these verses may reveal about God's character. Have a great Thanksgiving week!
35:06
November 23, 2020
Patience
This week as we continue in our Colossians series, Pastor Ron preaches out of Colossians 3:12-13 on patience. What does it mean to be patient in relationship with other people? Do you need to put on the garment of patience? Don't miss this message on being patient & forgiving lovers of Christ!
41:51
November 16, 2020
Compassion & Kindness
"Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience." Pastor Ron preaches out of Colossians 3:12 on our beautiful call to compassion and kindness. What an important message for this week. Don't miss it!
31:57
November 2, 2020
Don't Lie
Join us as we unpack Colossians 3:9-11 - on not lying to each other and being made new in Christ. Pastor Ron continues in our Colossians series as we head into November! We pray it speaks to you this week.
31:39
October 26, 2020
Speak Life
As we continue to work through the book of Colossians, hear Pastor Clint preach on the importance of our words. The bible is clear about how we hold the power to speak life or death. Be encouraged today with this message on the wonderful ways our words can build up others. 
33:18
October 20, 2020
Malice & Slander
The way we interact with other human beings matters. In this week's message, Pastor Ron preaches out of Colossians 3:7-8 on malice & slander, as we continue in our Colossians series. Don't miss this message - especially for a time like now!
33:00
October 12, 2020
Wrath of God
Do we trust in the judgment and ultimate justice of God? Or truly live believing that God's wrath was already satisfied on the cross? Hear Pastor Clint give a message out of Colossians 3:6 on the wrath of God, as we continue to go through the book of Colossians.
31:24
September 28, 2020
Put to Death
Colossians 3:5 is clear about what we need to put to death: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed. Pastor Ron unpacks this passage and takes us through what Jesus has for us instead. Don't miss it!
36:22
September 21, 2020
On Things Above
Did you know humans have up to 60,000 thoughts a day? That is a lot! So, what is it that you are thinking about? Pastor Clint preaches out of Colossians 3:1-4 on setting our minds on things above. What we dwell on has such a huge impact on our feelings, desires, patterns, and the way we interact with others. Don't miss this message!
34:13
September 14, 2020
Rules
We are moving right along in our Colossians series! Hear Pastor Ron preach out of Colossians 2:20-23 on our perspective on "rules" and making sure Jesus is the Lord of our lives. Have a great week!
43:29
September 8, 2020
Hold Fast to Jesus
Do you know the difference between your preferences and the word of God? As we continue to venture through the book of Colossians, hear from Pastor Clint as he preaches out of Colossians 2:16-19 - and shines a light on how Christians can be all too quick to judge others by things that aren't biblical. Don't miss this message on making sure our lives are all about Jesus.
42:54
August 31, 2020
Raised to Life
This Sunday, Pastor Clint continued in our Colossians series and preached out of Colossians 2:9-12. It is so important that we understand that the only one who can complete and satisfy us is Christ. Are you seeking fulfillment elsewhere? We have been given fullness through him and are raised to life!
37:10
August 17, 2020
Empty Deceit
This week, we continue through our Colossians series. Pastor Ron takes us through Colossians 2:8 on being aware of empty deceit - and making sure we are hungering for the will of God. 
41:43
August 10, 2020
Rooted in Him
As we continue to work through the book of Colossians together, this week Pastor Clint preached out of Colossians 2:6-7 on being rooted and built up in Christ. If we nourish our roots - there will be fruit! Pastor Clint dives into how we can make sure we are standing on the foundation of Jesus - and to always overflow with thankfulness. Don't miss it!
44:03
August 5, 2020
Knitted in Love
This Sunday, we continued in our Colossians series. Pastor Ron preached out of Colossians 2:1-5 on being knitted together in love. Are you walking in love? What an important word for today!
39:55
July 28, 2020
Rejoice in Suffering
As we continue to study & explore the book of Colossians, this week Pastor Clint preaches out of Colossians 1:24-29 on how we are called to rejoice in our suffering. It is a joy to lay things down at the feet of Jesus. What a great word for this time - you don't want to miss it! 
38:04
July 21, 2020
Once Alienated
As we continue through our Colossians series, Pastor Ron preaches out of Colossians 1:12-23 on how we were all once alienated and apart from God, but find true reconciliation through Christ. Don't miss this one! 
35:00
July 13, 2020
The Preeminence of Christ
This week, we continued in our Colossians series. Pastor Clint preached out of Colossians 1:15-20 on the preeminence of Christ - the total and complete priority of Jesus above it all. What do you need to give to him and let him handle?  Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, July 5th, 2020.
36:53
July 6, 2020
Spiritual Wisdom
This week, we continue in our Colossians study. Pastor Ron explores spiritual wisdom found in Colossians 1:9-14. You can also check out the latest live stream service from Sunday here! 
30:27
June 29, 2020
Word of Truth & Thankfulness
On Sunday, Pastor Clint Coyan continued in our new Colossians series. We explored Colossians 1:3-8, on a word of truth and thankfulness. Have we placed our faith in Jesus? Are our lives characterized by love? Subscribe to never miss a sermon!
33:51
June 22, 2020
Grace & Peace
On Sunday, we began a new sermon series out of the book of Colossians. Pastor Ron Vandever preached on Grace & Peace out of Colossians 1:1-2. Be encouraged this week - and continue to sit with ways that you can live out this truth in your daily life - especially today.
35:45
June 15, 2020
Sunday Devotional: His Burden is Light
This morning, you'll hear the latest message from Pastor Clint as he unpacks Matthew 11:28-30, where Jesus says "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."  Join us in prayer for powerful peace and unity, and for people who are grieving losses across the world. We need the hope and love of Jesus now more than ever.  Let's also pray for our community as we continue on the road to reopening!
20:02
June 1, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Running to Jesus
This morning, you'll hear the latest message from Pastor Ron Vandever on whether we are running towards, or hiding from God. He is always inviting us closer! For the rest of this morning's online church content - click here!
25:35
May 25, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Who Do You Follow?
Good morning! Don't miss the latest message from Pastor Clint centered around asking ourselves - who do you follow? 
22:03
May 17, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Building Faith
Happy Mother's Day weekend! This Sunday, Pastor Ron brought a message on how we can use this season to build our faith and strengthen our relationship with God - who can handle all of our questions. Be encouraged this week!
20:14
May 11, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Knowing God
In a season where we cannot physically gather together, are we accepting the Lord's invitation to get to know him in greater ways? Hear Pastor Clint preach on depending on God and growing familiar with his voice. He is always wanting to teach us! 
23:00
May 4, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Isaiah 55
As we continue church services online, today Pastor Ron reads from Isaiah 55. Here we explore repentance and how we can use this slower time to truly seek the Father. For the rest of this Sunday's worship content, check it out here. Be blessed!
20:43
April 27, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Peace & Trust
Emmaus Family, today you'll hear a message from Pastor Clint as he preaches out of Mark 4:35-41 on the peace of Jesus and where we put our trust. Such an important message for right now. Don't miss the rest of our online worship content, just click here. We miss & love you!
19:48
April 20, 2020
Easter Sunday at Home
Happy Easter - He is Risen! Hear Pastor Ron's message on what the cross means for us, as we wrap up a wonderful Holy Week. To see the rest of our online church material for Easter, check it out here. We also still have our Good Friday Live Service available here! Be blessed.
28:46
April 13, 2020
Palm Sunday at Home
Welcome to Palm Sunday and Holy Week. This morning, you’ll hear a message from Pastor Clint Coyan as he preaches out of John 12 on worship, and on the fulfilled promise of the coming of the Messiah, the Prince of Peace. Remember that even though Easter might look different this year, resurrection is so worth celebrating. We are preparing our hearts for Good Friday & Easter Sunday this week! Want to say connected during this season of online-only gatherings? Click here to check out out all of our Palm Sunday material and more!
23:21
April 6, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Spiritual Discipline of Study
Welcome to our third Sunday of church at home. This week, you'll hear a message from Michael Buttacy, one of our elders, as he preaches out of 1st Corinthians (and several other passages) on seeking & studying the transformative power of Jesus throughout the gospel - on our own - even in the midst of difficulties. Be blessed this week! 
31:32
March 31, 2020
Sunday Devotional: Prayer & Praise
Welcome to our second week of church from home! This week, Pastor Ron Vandever wrapped up our James series and preached out of James 5:13-20. Even in this time of uncertainty, we are called daily to pray, to give thanks and to share this hope. Be encouraged by the message this week! We also wanted to make sure you know during this season we will be posting devotional videos, worship lyrics & videos, some live streamed worship from our team, as well as material from our Children's Ministry - every week. You don't want to miss it! Please reach out with any prayer or resource needs. Let's stay safe & connected. Praying with you this week. 
11:40
March 23, 2020
Sunday Devotional: James
We are so thankful to be able to worship & study together during this time, even if online from home. This week, we have a devotional from Pastor Clint Coyan that continues in our James series, out of James 5:12. Let us be truth tellers in a world that is hungry for clarity! Let's also be intentional about covering our local and global community in prayer this week. Let God be your peace!
12:37
March 16, 2020
The Farmer Waits
Are you patient? A farmer understands that just because they don't see anything above the ground, there could be radical change happening underneath the surface. This week Pastor Clint Coyan preaches out of James 5:7-11 on remaining steadfast and patient. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, March 8th, 2020. 
35:50
March 9, 2020
The Haves & the Have Nots
This week, we start the 5th chapter of James. Pastor Ron Vandever preaches from James 5:1-6 on the haves and the have nots - our call to place God above everything else (our finances & our material stuff) in our lives. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, March 1st, 2020.
38:41
March 2, 2020
Boasting about Tomorrow
As we continue studying the book of James, Pastor Clint Coyan preaches on James 4:11-17 in this sermon on boasting about tomorrow. The text begins by reminding us of how harmful gossip actually is. Is the way you speak honoring to other people? The second portion explores how we need to daily surrender our plans to make room for what God has for us. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020. 
36:31
February 24, 2020
Draw Near to God
What does your relationship with God look like? Pastor Ron Vandever continues in our James study, looking into James 4:1-10, on the obstacles we face - and the fruit that comes from drawing near to our loving Father. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, February 16th, 2020. 
35:52
February 17, 2020
Wisdom from Above
Where are you looking for wisdom and guidance? Pastor Clint Coyan dives into James 3:13-18, on putting aside selfish ambition and humbly seeking wisdom from God. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, February 9, 2020. 
39:51
February 10, 2020
Taming the Tongue
What we say matters. This week, Pastor Ron Vandever continues in our James series by preaching out of James 3:1-12 on taming the tongue and asking if we may need to be more cautious and encouraging with our words. (We are back after a few weeks of technical changes in our recording process!) Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, February 2, 2020.  
29:13
February 3, 2020
Favoritism
Take a look at James 2: 1-7. As we continue in our James series, Pastor Ron Vandever preaches on favoritism and how we are called to see people how God sees them. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, January 12th, 2020.
39:03
January 13, 2020
Orphans and Widows
Happy 1st Sunday of 2020! This Sunday, Pastor Clint Coyan continues in our James series, preaching out of James 1:26-27. It is important for the church to be serving the widows and orphans, and that we would serve the people around us. As believers, we also have a call to watch our words and avoid being "polluted" by the things in this world. At the end, Pastor Clint shares some insight into visions for Emmaus in 2020. Take a listen! Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, January 5th, 2020. 
51:51
January 6, 2020
Doers of the Word
It is the last Sunday of 2019! As we continue to go through the book of James and start to wrap up the first chapter, Pastor Ron Vandever gives a message out of James 1:22-25. James encourages us to not only be in the Word, but to take it to heart, put it to action and walk in obedience. Check it out - as we head into a new year together. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, December 29th, 2019. 
36:54
December 30, 2019
Light of the World
This week, we took a break from our James series for the last Sunday before Christmas. Pastor Clint Coyan starts off the message by letting us hear from Javy, a powerful partner with our overseas church plant in Ecuador. Join us in praying over Javy and the ongoing ministry in Ecuador this year. Then, Pastor Clint delivers a message on the Light of the World from John 8;12 - all about the strength of light over darkness that we've been given through Christ. You don't want to miss it. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, December 22nd, 2019.
41:12
December 23, 2019
Slow to Anger
After our Kid's Christmas Musical last Sunday - we are back exploring the book of James together. Pastor Ron Vandever preaches out of James 1:19-21 on on being Slow to Anger. How important it is to know when to slow down and listen! Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, December 15th, 2019.
40:49
December 17, 2019
Father of Lights
Happy 1st day of December! As we continue in our James series, Pastor Clint Coyan preaches out of James 1:16-18 on the Father of Lights. Take a listen! Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, December 1st, 2019. 
36:15
December 2, 2019
Tempted by God
Pastor Ron Vandever continues in our James series as we head into Thanksgiving. This message explores James 1:12-15, the differences between trials and temptation, and how to find freedom from longstanding sin. God doesn't tempt us! Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, November 24th, 2019. 
40:11
November 25, 2019
The Lowly & Rich
Pastor Clint Coyan continues in our James series, giving a message out of James 1:9-11 on the lowly and rich: what we should or shouldn't be prioritizing. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, November 17th, 2019. 
40:05
November 18, 2019
Do Not Be Double Minded
Pastor Ron Vandever continues in our James series, preaching out of James 1:5-8 on avoiding double minded thinking. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, November 10th, 2019. 
37:54
November 11, 2019
Joy During Trials
Pastor Clint Coyan gives a message out of James 1:1-4 on finding and holding onto joy during trials. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, November 4th, 2019. 
40:56
November 4, 2019
Breath of Life
Pastor Ron Vandever preaches out of 2 Timothy 3:16-17 on the Breath of Life and God's guidance. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, October 27th, 2019. 
39:08
October 29, 2019
Lovers of Self
Pastor Clint Coyan highlights 2 Timothy 3:1-5 in this message, exploring the dangers of becoming lovers of self. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, October 20th, 2019.
44:29
October 21, 2019
Lift Up Your Hands & Pray
Pastor Ron Vandever continues in 1st Timothy, exploring the relationship between our prayer lives and anger, in 1 Timothy 2:8. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, October 13th, 2019. 
34:45
October 14, 2019
Fight the Good Fight
Pastor Clint Coyan dives into 1 Timothy 6:11-12 and the importance of standing firm in our faith & holding onto the promises of God. Preached at Emmaus Church on Sunday, October 6th, 2019.
40:43
October 10, 2019