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Nick Manzie

Nick Manzie

By Nick Manzie
Join others as we listen to the lively messages of Nick Manzie, a down-to-earth pastor who communicates God's truth in understandable and practical terms, as you apply the Bible to your own life.

Dr. Nick Manzie, commonly referred to as Brother Nick, has been faithfully serving the Lord in ministry since 2003 when he was called to be a Chaplain with Christian Motorsports International. Soon after, Nick took on a roles at various churches as a Youth Pastor, then Assistant Pastor and currently as Senior Pastor of Central Baptist Church.
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01-30-2022 AM - The Paradox of Poverty
On today's episode, we start a new series on the best sermon ever preached, by the best preacher ever. Join us as we look at Matthew 5:3 and study the first beatitude together.
January 30, 2022
11-01-2020 - Am I Living A Life That Matters...with Truth
We’re in the series “Am I Living a Life that Matters?” This series is based on the writings of one of Jesus’ friends, the Apostle John. John wrote this letter to the church of the first century to help them know how they could live a life that matters. In this episode, we are in 1 John 4 as we look at living a life that matters with truth.
December 29, 2020
10-25-2020 - Am I Living A Life That Matters...With Righteousness
We’re in the series, “Am I Living a Life that Matters?” So far, we’ve seen that FELLOWSHIP and LOVE are integral parts of making our lives matter. If we want to live in a way that brings both recognition to God, and significance, meaning and joy to our lives, we need FELLOWSHIP with Christ and His followers, and we must practice a life of LOVE. Today we add a third word to our list of key concepts that make life worthwhile: RIGHTEOUSNESS.
December 29, 2020
10-18-2020 - Am I Living A Life That Matters… with Love?
We’re in a series called, “Am I Living a Life that Matters?” Last week, if you remember, we discovered that FELLOWSHIP is one of the keys to living a life that matters. Well, now we’re in chapter 2 of 1 John, and there’s another key word to add to FELLOWSHIP. That key word…is LOVE. Love is the second integral part of a living a life that matters. But the emphasis John makes in this chapter is that our love must be the right kind of love. 
December 29, 2020
10-11-2020 - Am I Living A Life That Matters... with Fellowship?
We're beginning a new series today called, "Am I Living A Life That Matters?" I believe most of us want to live a life that matters. When we come to the end of our existence on earth, we want to be able to say we made a difference. Join us today as we study 1 John 1:1-10 and see how fellowship can help us live a life that matters.
October 13, 2020
10-04-2020 - Unity in the Lord's Supper
We are a divided country on many subjects. Hatred is being spewed towards those who don't believe the same as we do.  Join us today as we discuss what the call of the church, and each one of us should be. We will study 1 Corinthians 11 to see that we become unified only because of Jesus Christ.
October 06, 2020
09-27-2020 - Standing By Our Promises
There are times when we all fail to keep our promises. We have good intentions and plans. But sometimes they just fall by the wayside. Sometimes we blatantly break our promises, but other times, we just kind of drift away. Join us as we study Nehemiah 13 and see what we can do when we fail to keep our vows to God.
October 06, 2020
09-13-2020 - Making Investments That Last
God wants us to make investments that last. When we give of our time, talents, and treasures to the kingdom, we will find a great peace. Join us as we study Nehemiah 10 and see the vow, or promises, that you and I need to make in order to make investments that last.
October 06, 2020
09-06-2020 - Pumped Up and Bummed Out
There are times in our lives where we are pumped up about what's happening. But there are other times that we are just bummed out. In fact, in our spiritual lives, we often experience indescribable joy when we contemplate God's amazing grace. But then there are times that we grieve and mourn over our own tendency to tune out spiritually. Join us as we study Nehemiah 9 and see what we should be focusing on.
October 06, 2020
08-30-2020 - Spiritual Renewal
Have you ever thought the Bible was too confusing to read? Maybe you feel like the Bible is too confusing to study. Or even after you read the Bible, it seems that it's impossible to apply? If you answered yes to any of those questions (and even if you said no), join us as we study Nehemiah 8 to see how we can get a renewed spirit and be committed to God and His Word.
August 31, 2020
08-23-2020 - Dealing with Distractions
It's so easy to get distracted. As we study Nehemiah 6, we will look at the ways Satan tries to sidetrack us and what we can do to deal with those distractions.
August 31, 2020
08-16-2020 - Preventing Friction
We all have friction in our lives. Maybe it's in your home, or your workplace, maybe even in the church. Whatever and wherever it is, don't let it fester any longer. Join us as we study Nehemiah 5 and see how, with God's help, we can prevent friction in our lives.
August 31, 2020
08-09-2020 - Defeating Discouragement
Do you ever get discouraged? Maybe you get discouraged over the same things over and over again. Maybe you get discouraged because you are discouraged. Join us as we study Nehemiah, Chapter 4, and we look at the causes and cures of discouragement.
August 10, 2020
08-02-2020 - Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaias
This week, we took a break from Nehemiah because Tropical Storm Isaias was going to make landfall. We made a decision while it was still a hurricane to close our doors and ensure we kept everyone safe. In this morning's episode, we study Psalm 130 and see how we can identify with those experiencing disasters in their lives and relay the hope we have in the Lord.
August 04, 2020
07-26-2020 - Working Well with Others
This morning we are jumping into the next chapter of Nehemiah; chapter 3. Although it seems dry, with a lot of names we cannot pronounce, there is a great lesson about working well with others. 
August 04, 2020
07-19-2020 - Tackling A Tough Job
In part 2 of our "It's Time to Build" series, we look at the tools Nehemiah had in his toolbox to tackle his tough job of rebuilding the wall and the tasks he was able to accomplish with those tools. Join us as we study Nehemiah 2 and get challenged to pickup the tools we will learn about and use them in our lives. 
July 24, 2020
07-12-2020 - Knowing How to Pray
In this episode, we’re kicking off an 11-part series based on the book of Nehemiah that we’re calling, “It’s Time to Build.” We will begin with Nehemiah 1 and exactly where we should be starting. That's with an emphasis on prayer. We can never speak enough about prayer, and prayer is one of the overriding themes of this book and the secret to Nehemiah's success. Join us as we learned where Nehemiah started and learn how to pray.
July 24, 2020
07-05-2020 - I Pledge Allegiance
Join us as we study Judges 24:15 and see the parallels between the United States' founding fathers allegiance to their country, and our allegiance as Christians to our Lord Jesus Christ.
July 09, 2020
06-28-2020 - The Key to Survival
There is so much going on in our world from the coronavirus, to crime, to disasters, to signs in the heavens, to racism, to political chaos, and we need God to revive and heal our land right now! And while God can certainly use these situations to position us for revival, the key is going to be the response of God’s people. Join us as we study 2 Chronicles 7:14 to see what is necessary on our part for God to revive this land.
June 28, 2020
06-21-2020 AM - Winning the War for Our Children
We are involved in a war today, and the battleground is not in some overseas country. The battlegrounds is in our homes. What's at stake isn't our land, our property or freedoms. It's much more important than that. What's at stake are our children. On this Father's Day, join us as we study Judges 2:6-12 and see what we need to do to win the war for our children. And by the way, this may be a Father's Day sermon, but this is for all of us. Men, Women, Boys and Girls alike.
June 22, 2020
06-14-2020 AM - Developing Hope
It’s easy to believe in God and have hope when we can see the answer to whatever situation we might be going through. But on the other hand, when we can’t see an answer, it’s not nearly as easy to have hope. Join us as we study Romans 4:18-22 to see how we can develop biblical hope and hold onto that hope in every season we might go through.
June 15, 2020
06-07-2020 AM - Offering Grace
There are consequences in our lives if we do not forgive others. We struggle all too often forgiving others because we might not understand what true forgiveness is. As we conclude our 4-Part Series on Grace, we will look at Matthew 6:11-15 and see what God says forgiveness is and what forgiveness is not. 
June 08, 2020
05-31-2020 AM - Restoring Grace
Our hearts are so prone to leave the God we love, and they need to be restored. Join us as we learn the reason why we turn away from God and what we can do to receive God's Restoring Grace.
June 05, 2020
05-24-2020 AM - Sustaining Grace
Join us as we learn how to get the Sustaining Grace we need from God, in order to live in this broken world. 
June 05, 2020
05-17-2020 AM - Saving Grace
The Grace of God is like a diamond. You can turn it, and look at it from different angles and you can see it shine in new ways. Join us today as we start off with the most basic angle: Saving Grace.
May 19, 2020
05-10-2020 AM - Enlisting Godly Mentors
Being that Mother's Day was VERY different in the church, we are honoring all the mothers with children in the home; Mothers with children who are out of the home; Mothers with angel babies who have passed before, or during birth; and Mothers who have had children pass during their lifetime. We are thankful for all of you. Join us as we study Titus 2:3-5 and explore how we are to raise godly women. Happy Mother's Day
May 13, 2020
05-03-2020 AM - Getting Offensive Against Offenses
Dealing with the COVID-19 Virus has been stressful. We've made changes to our lifestyle to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Join us as we study Hebrews 3:12-13 as we try to get on the offensive against offenses, and ask ourselves the question: "What if we treated sin like it was the coronavirus?"
May 04, 2020
04-26-2020 AM - Gears Are Grinding
I love cars! Maybe you do too. I love muscle cars the most. I even own a muscle car, and it's a stick shift. I try very hard to never grind the gears in my car, so I won't mess up the gears in my transmission. Join us as we study Philippians 4:8 and see how we are encouraged to think in biblically correct ways and not grind our gears in life and effect our transmission with God.
May 04, 2020
04-19-2020 AM - What Happens After Easter?
Here we are, the week after Easter. What do we do now? As we study Acts 1:4-8, we will learn that we still have a job to do and that we must remain awake and fulfill our charge as His body, and as His church.
May 04, 2020
04-12-2020 AM - More Than Conquerors
The COVID-19 Virus has cancelled a lot of events, but it will never cancel the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. As we study Romans 8:31-39, and as this Easter will go down in the history books forever, make a choice to be a conqueror today. JESUS IS ALIVE!
April 18, 2020
04-05-2020 AM - Where is Your Focus
Walking into Jerusalem, Jesus was treated as a victorious King. Join us as we study John 12:12-19 and see how we should be worshiping OUR King.
April 08, 2020
03-29-2020 AM - We Can Persevere
Please join us as we study 2 Timothy 2:8-13 to see the faithfulness of God's promises. We will learn about 4 promises that Paul gave to Timothy and also to us to help us get through the challenges that we will face.
March 31, 2020
03-15-2020 PM - Conscience…God-given or Messed-up?
Can we REALLY let our conscience be our guide? Join us in this episode as we study Titus 1:15-16 and see three important principles concerning our conscience.
March 17, 2020
03-15-2020 AM - Living in the Lion’s Den
God is constantly giving us tests in life. Join us as we study Daniel 6:14-28, and see the greatest test that Daniel had to face. And while we study this test, we will see two very important truths that are meant by God to help us through the tests that we will inevitably go through in life.
March 15, 2020
03-08-2020 PM - Doing the Unexpected
We have been studying popular sayings that many people believe are in the Bible, but in actuality they are not. In this episode, we focus on the saying, "God moves in mysterious ways," as we study Isaiah 55:6-9.
March 09, 2020
03-08-2020 AM - Sharing Our Woes
Join us as we study John 11:1-44 and follow Mary to the Feet of Jesus once again. Only this time, she isn't there savoring His every word. Instead, Mary is at His feet sharing her woes. 
March 09, 2020
03-01-2020 PM - Revolving Doors
Have you ever heard the saying, "When God shuts one door, He opens another?" Join us in this episode as we explore Acts 16:6-12 and see what the Bible says about this phrase.
March 02, 2020
03-01-2020 AM - Savoring God's Word
Amazing things DO happen at the feet of Jesus. And no one knows that batter than Mary of Bethany. Nearly every time her name is mentioned in the Bible, she can be found at the feet of Jesus. In this episode, we will look at Luke 10:38-42 and see what we can learn from Mary sitting at Jesus' feet.
March 02, 2020
02-23-2020 AM - Why is Everyone So Cranky?
Maybe you would agree that anger is a big problem in our culture. Things like "road rage" and "going postal" are only the tip of the iceberg. However, beneath the surface there are all sorts of volcanoes preparing to erupt in the lives of many. Join us as we study Exodus 2:11-12 and find out what triggers anger, and how we can effectively deal with the things that are making us angry.
February 24, 2020
02-16-2020 PM - Too Much on Your Plate
In this episode, we will be looking at the ever popular statement, "God won't put more on you than you can bear." We will all go through various forms of trouble. It may be in the form of emotional, physical, spiritual, or relational pain, but we will all get there at one time or another. Join us as we study 2 Corinthians 1:8-11 and see if we will ever experience trouble, stress, or pressure that is more than we can bear.
February 17, 2020
02-16-2020 AM - Unshakable Pursuit
In today's episode, we will look at how we can be healthy Christians and a healthy congregation that reaches out into the community. So, as we look and study Acts 17:15-32, I pray we are encouraged to lovingly enter into the marketplace as witnesses who press the claims of Christ.
February 17, 2020
02-09-2020 PM - Our Source of Help
Join us as we explore the saying, "God helps those who help themselves." As we explore Psalm 94:17-19, we will look at the half-truth, the lie and the full-truth, about this statement. 
February 10, 2020
02-09-2020 AM - Faith Under Fire
Life isn't always easy, but there are some great strategies in the Bible for dealing with hard times. Join us today as we study Luke 22:31-34, and see what we are to do when our faith is under fire.
February 10, 2020
02-02-2020 - Understanding Money
Is that really in the Bible?  Today we are looking at that very popular saying, "Money is the root of all evil." Join us as we study 1 Timothy 6:6-10 to learn the ABC's about money. 
February 03, 2020
01-26-2020 AM - Staying Encouraged
Last week, we talked about loving ALL life without limits. We focused on loving others, including the unborn. In today's message, we are starting a new series the help us learn to love the life we live. Join us today as we study 1 Samuel 30:4-8 to learn what the Bible says about how to stay encouraged.
January 26, 2020
01-19-2020 PM - Sparing and Spoiling
This is the second message of a series called, "Is that REALLY in the Bible?" As we explore Proverbs 13:24, we will see if the ever popular saying, "spare the rod; spoil the child," is really in the Bible.
January 21, 2020
01-19-2020 AM - Sanctity of Human Life
The word, "love" is used 5 times in Romans 13:8-10. Join us on this Sanctity of Human Life Sunday as we explore what the Bible says about loving ALL life without limits.
January 21, 2020
01-12-2020 PM - Being Clean
Join us as we enter into a new series that will explore popular sayings about what is in the Bible. Today's message we will look at the very popular saying, "Cleanliness is next to godliness." As we look to see if it is in the Bible, we will see what God says about being clean.
January 13, 2020
01-12-2020 AM - Do You Have 20/20 Vision
We all lose vision at one time or another. As we study 2 Timothy 1:3-8, we will see how Paul encouraged Timothy during his time of discouragement. I pray this message will also encourage you to refresh your vision for God.
January 12, 2020
01-05-2020 PM - Remain Hopeful
One of life's challenges is staying optimistic about the future. Adverse circumstances can cloud our vision of tomorrow and even make it tough to maintain a positive attitude. We can be tempted to lose hope. The good new is that Jesus has encouraging truth for you so that you never lose hope. Join us as we look at John 11:1-57 and explore how we can be confidently optimistic about our future.
January 06, 2020
01-05-2020 AM - New Year’s Food
Do certain foods bring back memories for you? For me, it is rice and beans. It brings me back to my childhood. When we partake in the Lord's Supper, that meal should bring back memories of what God has done for you and for me. As we explore Matthew 26:17-30, let us resolve to put Jesus at the center of our lives in 2020.
January 06, 2020
12-22-2019 PM - Huge Snags
Do you ever get snags in your clothes? You know what I mean. You catch your shirt or sweater on something and that one piece of thread pulls out. That is kind of what happens in our life. We get snags from time to time. Join us as we explore John 9:1-7 and see how we can look at those snags in our life differently.
January 06, 2020
12-22-2019 AM - Receiving A Gift
In this episode, the Sunday before Christmas, we explore the all-time best gift that has ever been given to us. Jesus Christ. Join us as we look at Luke 2:1-20 as we explore why Jesus is the greatest gift of all time.
January 06, 2020
12-15-2019 PM - The Perfect Storm
In tonight's episode, we will learn that we should see God in our storms, but we also need to let others see God in our actions while we are going through our storms. As we study John 6:14-21, we will find out that we need to hold tight to His plan and purpose, understanding, and our faith.
December 17, 2019
12-15-2019 AM - Jesus, the Perfect Gift
In this episode, we look at how a man named Joseph responded to the gift that God had for him. We'll see that he wasn't too thrilled with the whole idea at first, but he eventually accepted the present as God carefully unwrapped it for him. Through this message, we will learn that it is time to discover that God is with us. Join us, as we learn from Matthew 1:16-25.
December 17, 2019
12-08-2019 AM - A Giving God
Have you ever felt like the awe of Christmas has diminished and the busyness of shopping has taken over during this time of year? Join us today as we try to put the Merry back in Christmas while learning from Mary's Christmas.
December 09, 2019
12-01-2019 PM - Bottom of the Barrel
God ALWAYS has a plan! Nothing catches God by surprise. Nobody can ever point a finger at God for not having a good plan. And no one will ever be able to say that God did not initiate His plan on time. So when your resources are running low and you are hitting the bottom of the barrel, know that God has a plan for you. Join us a we study this plan in John 6:1-13.
December 02, 2019
11-24-2019 PM - Don’t Lose Hope
What do you do when you face a severe loss? Maybe you just lost your job? Perhaps your marriage is on the brink? Kids not acting right? Whatever your loss may be, let Jesus' words from John 5:1-14 encourage you to take actions so you are not paralyzed with your loss.
December 02, 2019
11-24-2017 AM - A Time for Gratitude
Thanksgiving doesn't need to be centered around some special date we set on a calendar. Thanksgiving, has been and always will be a matter of action and of the heart. Join us as we study Psalm 100 and notice 7 action words we are called to.
December 02, 2019
11-17-2019 PM - God Is Calling You
Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a crisis? Join us tonight as we look at John 4:46-54 to see how a man heard from God in crisis, and since we also face crises in our lives, we too, need to hear from God.
November 19, 2019
11-17-2019 AM - Is Your Faith Tested?
Is your faith tested? Now, I don't know about you, but I'd like to have more faith. The question is, how do we get more faith? If faith is what makes my life rewarding and fulfilling and confident, how does God build my faith? The truth is, God builds our faith by testing it. Join us this morning as we look add James 1:2-4 to see how God tests our faith.
November 19, 2019
11-10-2019 PM - An Upright Man
In Tonight's Episode, we will continue looking at the Book of Ruth to see how God brings about His will. What we will discover is that faith in God is at the same time, passive and active. Passive in the sense that it depends on God acting, and active because there are times where our faith will demand action on our part. 
November 19, 2019
11-10-2019 AM - Becoming a Veteran
In this morning's episode we learn from Paul what it takes to become a Veteran in the Army of the Lord. 
November 12, 2019
11-03-2019 PM - An Eccentric Woman
Tonight we continue our series on the Heroes of Faith. We will see that God uses an individual believer as the catalyst to bring about change in those around them. We too, can have a significant effect on others as well by our acts of covenant love.
November 04, 2019
11-03-2019 AM - Finding Your Fire for God
Have you ever heard someone say, “That church is really on fire!”? Or maybe, “That person is really on fire for the Lord.”? This morning we will see what God says to encourage us to keep the fires burning in our lives. We can keep that fire burning with God’s help. Not just in our individual lives, but in the life of the church.
November 04, 2019
10-27-2019 PM - An Unforeseen Victor
Tonight we are jumping into Judges 6:1-7:25 and focusing on the life of Gideon and the process in which Gideon was changed by God into a leader and rescuer of his people.
November 04, 2019
10-27-2019 AM - Why Membership?
Why do churches still ask you to join as a member? Is it just to be part of a group or some secret society? We will answer these questions by taking a look at 1 Corinthians 12:12 and see what God's Word says about membership.
November 04, 2019
10-20-2019 AM - A Community Church
Today we look at how God wants every church to be a Community Church. A church that cares for each other and carries each others burdens. 
October 22, 2019
10-13-2019 PM - A History Lesson
We must learn from history. God has given us a great book in the book of Judges to see that there is a pattern we follow in the flesh. Tonight's episode will venture to see what that pattern is so we might be able to learn from it and get closer to God.
October 15, 2019
10/13/2019 AM - A Reaching Church
God has given us certain characteristics to have in a church. This week we look at the next character trait in our series. The trait of reaching out to those around us by sharing the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.
October 15, 2019
09-22-2019 PM - A Pleasing Walk
Sometimes we need to evaluate how we are doing. As much as we may not like taking tests, we must admit that they're helpful. Tonight's message looks at 1 John 2:3-11 as we do some self-assessment to make sure our spiritual journey is a walk that is pleasing to God.
October 02, 2019
09/22/2019 AM - A Serving Church
In this episode, we continue with the series of the Character Qualities of any church. Join Pastor Nick as we explore what it means to serve as we study Mark 10:42-45.
September 24, 2019
09/15/2019 PM - Pride
Pride likes to creep into all our lives. James 4:1-4 opens our eyes to proud and how we might be able to stop it as it cross into our lives.
September 18, 2019
09/08/2019 PM - Memorial Stones
What are the memorial stones in your life? We all have them. Stones to help us remember something in our past. We look at Joshua 4 tonight and explore the various memorial stones that God has given us to remember Him by.
September 11, 2019
09/08/2019 AM - A Learning Church
This morning we look at Matthew 11:28-30 as we continue to look at the Character Qualities that God wants every church to have. We will see how the Bible tells us that God wants every church, to be a church that learns from Jesus. When we learn from Him, we can do what Jesus wants us to do and be what Jesus wants us to be.
September 11, 2019
08/25/2019 PM - Laying Down the Law
We cannot forget that we were given 66 books in the Bible to study. Tonight we are looking at Exodus 19:1-25 and seeing why the law is important to us even today.
September 11, 2019
08/25/2019 AM - A Worshiping Church
Worship is so much more than just singing praise to God. Worship is within you. Join us as we look at John 4:19-24 and see how we can and should worship.
September 11, 2019
08/18/2019 PM - Twisted & Distorted
What happens to God's people when they lose sight of the God-given calling? What happens to God's people when they fail to honor the Word of God as their standard of Lifestyle? What happens when they compromise the essence of godliness and only retain a form of godliness in its place? I believe we get some answers to those questions when we read Judges 17 & 18. 
September 10, 2019
08/18/2019 AM - Character Qualities
We all have character qualities. But what kind of Character qualities should a church have? Join us as we explore this question by looking at Acts 2:41-47
September 10, 2019
08/11/2019 - A Powerful Church
God wants every church to be a powerful church. In this sermon we learn how to be that church that can be powerful. We will take a look at the church of Ephesus today seeing what we can learn from Paul.
September 06, 2019
04/21/2019 - Easter Sunrise
2019 Easter Sunrise Service
September 05, 2019