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.
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!
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!
"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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.