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Seeing Jesus Anew

White Fields Community Church | A Christian Church in Longmont, Colorado

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Sermon Extra: Was the Cross Divine Child Abuse?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss the authority of Jesus, mission of God, and the divinity of Jesus. Richard Dawkins vs John Lennox Debate: https://youtu.be/OVEuQg_Mglw Pastor Nick Cady's Blog Article: https://nickcady.org/2018/12/06/was-it-necessary-for-our-salvation-that-jesus-be-god/ https://nickcady.org/2018/12/07/if-jesus-is-god-why-is-he-called-the-son-of-god-and-the-firstborn-over-all-creation/ To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://whitefieldschurch.com/sermon/the-great-commission/
18:13
May 12, 2021
The Great Commission
In Matthew 28:18-20, in Jesus’ final command here on Earth, we see that to be a follower of Jesus means being called to carry out His purpose by His power and with the promise of His presence.
38:35
May 9, 2021
Sermon Extra: Atheists Have Doubts Too
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss reasons why people doubt Christianity and what the Bible says about it.   I Could Never Believe in a God Who… https://whitefieldschurch.com/media/series/i-could-never-believe-in-a-god-who/  The Trouble Is... https://whitefieldschurch.com/media/series/the-trouble-is/  To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://whitefieldschurch.com/sermon/from-doubt-to-belief/
16:40
May 5, 2021
From Doubt to Belief
In John 20:24-29, in the story of "doubting Thomas," we see that moving from doubt to belief involves hearing testimony, seeing the evidence, and responding in faith.
37:46
May 3, 2021
Sermon Extra: What is Meekness?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss our recent Calvary Chapel Regional Pastors' gathering with Richard Cimino and we give a preview of this Sunday's message of moving From Doubt to Belief.  
11:52
April 28, 2021
Who Jesus Is Changes Everything!
Guest speaker Richard Cimino teaches from Revelation 1:4-5. The revelation of Jesus Christ.
39:55
April 27, 2021
Sermon Extra: How Does Death Bring Restoration?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss Jesus' interaction with Peter, his restoration, his final words to him and the other disciples about the works he would continue to do in their life, their ministry, and the question of if your life has a line in the story that God is writing. Also they discussed dying to self, the end of the Gospel of John.
12:31
April 21, 2021
The Restoration of Peter
In John 21:1-25, in Peter’s restoration we see that sin leads to separation, but in order for restoration to take place there must be death that leads to new life.
35:50
April 19, 2021
Sermon Extra: Is a Burning in the Bosom Proof the Bible is True?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss why would God have kept Jesus from being recognised by His disciples on the road to Emmaus, and the Mormon concept of "a burning in the bosom" when you read Scripture.  Also, Pastor Nick shares an embarrassing story about his feelings! You don't want to miss it.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: Seeking Jesus Anew
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April 14, 2021
Seeing Jesus Anew
In Luke 24:1-49, as we begin the Risen Life series, we see how truly seeing the risen Jesus unlocks the meaning of the Bible and unleashes God’s power in our lives.
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April 12, 2021
Sermon Extra: Is Easter Derived From Ishtar?
In this week's edition of Sermon Extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne reflect on this past Easter celebration and some of the controversies that sometimes surround this time of year.     Be sure to check out Pastor Nick’s blog "Theology for the People" at nickcady.org for more details on these issues and much more gospel-centered content.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: Risen to New Life
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April 7, 2021
Risen to New Life
2 Corinthians 4:14-5:17. In this Easter Sunday message, we see how Jesus’ resurrection means there is hope beyond the grave, and that gives purpose to our lives today.
25:18
April 5, 2021
It Is Finished
In John 19:30, with his dying breath Jesus declared, "It is finished." Because Jesus finished his work on the cross, you can be sure that God will finish the good work he has begun in you, as well as the good works he wants to accomplish through you as His workmanship.
26:06
April 2, 2021
Sermon Extra: Was the Destruction of Jerusalem a Result of the Jews Not Recognizing Jesus?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss why Jesus wept over Jerusalem and whether the destruction of Jerusalem  in 70 A.D. was a result of the Jews failure to recognize Jesus as the Messiah. To listen to Sunday's sermon: BEHOLD YOUR KING
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March 31, 2021
Behold Your King
In Matthew 21:1-11, as Jesus entered into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, we see how the true King came to meet our greatest need and He wept with uses that one day we might rejoice with Him forever.
35:48
March 29, 2021
Sermon Extra: Jerks for Jesus?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastor Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss Daniel 1 & Jeremiah 29, including the question of if Daniel was castrated and became a eunuch. As we see the behavior of Daniel in the king's house and Jeremiah's advice to the exiles, we get insight in how to live in the world, but not of it.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: Sermon
10:36
March 24, 2021
Thriving in Exile
In Daniel 1 and Jeremiah 29, we see how as believers in exile, to thrive requires conviction, courage, and calling.
38:19
March 21, 2021
Sermon Extra: Are There Sins That God Won't Forgive?
In the week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss the end of 2 Kings, the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, if there are sins that God won't forgive, and if hardship in our lives is always God's discipline.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: The Love of a Father 
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March 18, 2021
The Love of a Father
In 2 Kings 24-25, as we see the fall of Jerusalem and the beginning of the Babylonian exile, we see how in times of difficulty we sometimes question God’s love, but God’s loving discipline is proof of his fatherly love for us.
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March 14, 2021
Sermon Extra: What Is The Difference Between Condemnation of Sin and Conviction Of Sin?
In this video, Pastor Michael Payne and guest speaker Sean Gilliam discuss the difference between condemnation and conviction of sin and how to move forward when we understand the difference. To listen to Sunday's sermon: Be Zealous for the Lord
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March 10, 2021
Be Zealous for the Lord
In 2 Kings 22-23, we see that Sin leads to destruction, but the soul that loves God will bear fruits of repentance.
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March 9, 2021
Sermon Extra: What If Manasseh Was Never Born?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss Manasseh's place in Jesus' genealogy and issues regarding forgiveness, repentance, and the repercussions of our sin.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://whitefieldschurch.com/sermon/are-you-ready-to-go-home/
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March 3, 2021
Are You Ready To Go Home?
In 2 Kings 20 & 21, we witness the lives of two kings, one who started off well and ended poorly and the other who started very badly and ended right.  We see the beauty of the gospel in repentance and restoration.
35:27
March 1, 2021
Sermon Extra: Are There Prophets Today?
In this episode, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss how faith grows practically. They then go on to discuss whether there are prophets today like there were in the Old Testament times.   Listen to Pastor Michael's worship song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4Q66...​...   To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://youtu.be/FjSjtGl2Zko​  Life in the Field: gracefm.com
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February 24, 2021
Laying It All Out Before the Lord
In 2 Kings 19, as Hezekiah is threatened by Assyria, we see how in the face of our challenges, rather than succumbing to fear and temptation, we can cast our cares upon the God who cares and has the power to save.
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February 21, 2021
Sermon Extra: Nature or Nurture? What About People Who Grow Up In An Unbelieving Family?
In this video, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss how Hezekiah became a godly person since he was raised in an unbelieving environment. Is there hope for me?
11:54
February 17, 2021
What Are You Looking At?
In 2 Kings 18, as King Hezekiah brings reforms to Judah, we are reminded that rather than looking to the things of this world to be what they cannot, or fixating on the difficulties before us, we look to Jesus, who alone can give us what we need for our past, present, and future.
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February 15, 2021
Sermon Extra: Does Your Church Look Like the World?
In this week's sermon extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss issues related to worship and where the line is between being contextual and contemporary and letting the world dictate how we do church on Sunday morning.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://youtu.be/pjQIvBTiAAU
21:04
February 11, 2021
In Spirit and In Truth
In 2 Kings 15-17 we see why Samaria had become a byword in the time of Jesus, and how incredible it is that God is seeking people like us, with a history of sin and animosity, to worship Him in spirit and in truth.
43:58
February 8, 2021
Sermon Extra: Does God Want You To Be Rich?
In this video, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne dig deeper into the stories of Amaziah and Jeroboam II from 2 Kings 14 and 2 Chronicles 25, and discuss whether in God's eyes it is better to rick or poor.   To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://whitefieldschurch.com/sermon/that-which-is-truly-life/
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February 3, 2021
That Which Is Truly Life
In 2 Kings 14, during the reign of Jeroboam II, we see how god sent a prophetic witness to people with full bank accounts and empty souls to call them to discover true riches and to share his heart for the poor and the nations.
45:06
February 1, 2021
Sermon Extra: Do You Have Enough Faith to Have Your Prayers Answered?
In this video, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss the role of faith and righteousness in God hearing our prayers. To listen to Sunday's sermon: https://whitefieldschurch.com/sermon/a-vision-for-surrender/
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January 28, 2021
Developing a Heart for God
2 Kings 13 - At the end of Elisha’s life, we see that developing a heart for God means learning to share God’s desires and to desire God himself.
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January 25, 2021
A Vision for God’s Mission
 Acts 16:1-15 From Paul’s second missionary journey, we learn that engaging in God’s mission involves building bridges for the gospel and responding to the leading of the Holy Spirit.
39:52
January 18, 2021
Sermon Extra: Do You Have to Sing to Worship?
In this video, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss matters related to worship, including the fear of the Lord, music styles, and what the Bible has to say about it. To listen to Sunday's sermon: Click
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January 14, 2021
A Vision for Transformation (Audio)
Habakkuk 2: 1-2, We seek to be receptive to the Word of God because it is God’s inspired means for revelation and transformation.
39:54
January 3, 2021
Longmont Pastor: Does Proverbs Condone Bribery? (Audio)
In this video, Pastor Nick speaks with Benjamin Morrison, pastor of Calvary Chapel Svitlovodsk, Ukraine and director of City to City Ukraine about the topic of bribery, corruption, and what the Bible has to say about it - particularly whether the Book...
21:06
December 30, 2020
The Anointed One (Audio)
Deuteronomy 18: 15-19, Throughout the Bible, the promises of the Savior to come were of the true “anointed one,” the ultimate prophet, priest, and king.
37:02
December 27, 2020
Christmas Eve 2020: A Thrill of Hope (Audio)
Christmas is good news of great joy for all people, because it is the message that the Son of God came, as promised, so that we could become sons of God.
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December 24, 2020
Suffering Servant and Victorious King (Audio)
Through the Prophet Isaiah, God revealed that the Promised Savior would be a victorious king who conquers through his sacrificial death to set us free from our greatest enemy.
36:59
December 20, 2020
Son of David and Son of God (Audio)
In Isaiah 9: 6-7, God made a promise to King David that one of his descendants would be the Promised Savior, who would be both a human king and also God come to us.
34:19
December 13, 2020
Sermon Extra: Why Did God Choose Judah? (Audio)
In this week's Sermon Extra, Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne clarify Judah is the last son born to Leah and give some insight into why God chooses anyone.
08:41
December 9, 2020
The Last Shall be First
The promised Savior became last, a servant to all, so that we, slaves to sin, might be called sons and daughters of the living God.
28:35
December 6, 2020
The Promise of a Savior (Audio)
Genesis 3, Despite our rejection of God, God promised to save us from before the beginning.
27:25
November 29, 2020
The Seed of the Kingdom (Audio)
In the story of King Joash in 2 Kings 11-12, we see that placing your hope in people or things will ultimately disappoint, but the hope of the gospel is the promise of a kingdom which will satisfy the deepest longings of your soul.
39:18
November 22, 2020
Sermon Extra: Is There a Difference Between Passion for Things God Cares About and Passion for God? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss the Radical Reformation and King Jehu, and the question of what God wants from us in this week’s Sermon Extra. They also share some important updates about our church’s COVID precautions, the progress of...
19:59
November 18, 2020
The Radical Change (Audio)
In the story of King Jehu in 2 Kings 9-10, we see that it is possible to do the right things for the wrong reasons, but Jesus is able to bring about the radical change we need.
39:06
November 15, 2020
How to Grow in Faith and Overcome Temptation (Audio)
In 2 Kings 8 we see two stories which show us that growing in faith and overcoming temptation both happen through input, delight, and reliance.
36:53
November 8, 2020
Lepers With a Message
In 2 Kings 6-7, with the backdrop of the siege of Samaria, we see that like lepers in a famine who have discovered a feast, the gospel is good news that can’t be kept to ourselves.
36:23
November 1, 2020
What Did Jesus Say About Stress and Worry? (Audio)
Pastor Rob Salvato of Calvary Vista in Vista, CA shares with us a timely message, looking at what Jesus had to say about stress and worry.
39:34
October 25, 2020
Clarity in the Midst of a Crisis (Audio)
In 2 Kings 6:1-23 we are reminded that in the midst of a crisis, we need faith to trust in God’s presence, purpose, and power.
41:17
October 18, 2020
Vital Signs (Audio)
In 2 Kings 5:15-27 we see Naaman’s response to being healed of leprosy and Gehazi’s greed which leads to leprosy, and we are reminded that vital signs can reveal what’s going on beneath the surface, so you can act before the story is over.
43:24
October 11, 2020
Sermon Extra: Why Was a Gentile the Only Person Healed from Leprosy Before Jesus?
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss this past week's sermon and Jesus' mention of Naaman in Chapter 4 and how it relates to God's global mission.
08:37
October 6, 2020
Hope for the Leper (Audio)
In the healing of Namaan the Syrian from leprosy in 2 Kings 5:1-14, we see that his healing from leprosy is a picture of God’s work of salvation in our lives: it requires a work of God and is received through a response of faith.
37:31
October 4, 2020
Sermon Extra: Should Christians Tithe? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne talk about the principal of tithing in the Bible and what our responsibility is to the Law, and giving.
14:20
September 29, 2020
Provision in the Midst of Famine (Audio)
In 2 Kings 4:38-44 we see that God is always in the business of multiplying our expectations. That in the famine of body and soul Jesus tasted death for all of us and provided Himself as the bread of life.
41:03
September 27, 2020
Sermon Extra: What Does It Mean That We Are Created in the Image of God? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss the issues of human goodness and depravity, and how to practically walk out the reality of being created in the image of God.
11:52
September 22, 2020
The Cure for the Curse (Audio)
In 2 Kings 4:8-37 we see a picture of how our lives on Earth are tainted by barrenness and death, but the good news of the gospel is that Jesus has brought us the cure for the curse.
31:13
September 20, 2020
Sermon Extra: What is the Role of Music in Connecting With God? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss take aways from 2 Kings 3. Don't miss the discussion on Worship at 9:00
20:48
September 15, 2020
God Sets the Captives Free (Audio)
In 2 Kings 3-4: 1-7, God is good to His people. No matter what circumstances we face the God who has made the way of salvation for us will also provide for our daily needs.
30:55
September 13, 2020
Where is the God of Elijah Today? (Audio)
The God of Elijah was with Elisha and will be with us as we carry the baton of God’s work in our generation and point people to Jesus.
40:26
September 6, 2020
Sermon Extra: Did Elijah Really Go to Heaven? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss whether Elijah really went to heaven, and where people went who died in faith before Jesus' death and resurrection.
06:45
September 1, 2020
The Legacy of Your Life (Audio)
In 2 Kings 1:1 - 2:14, as Ahab and Elijah pass the baton to their successors, we see the legacies of their lives and are reminded that the end of your life is inevitable, but the decisions you make now can have an impact for eternity.
39:57
August 30, 2020
Sermon Extra: Filling in the Gaps on 1 Kings 20-22 (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne give an overview of content that was not discussed in 1 Kings 20-22.
12:53
August 25, 2020
The Unexpected Way (Audio)
1 Kings 21: 17-29; The pursuit of happiness apart from God leads to destruction, but humble surrender is the key that unlocks God’s mercy and opens the door to fulfillment and joy.
40:45
August 23, 2020
Sermon Extra: How Does God Speak Today? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss personal stories of how God has spoken to them over the years. Write us a comment and let us know how God has spoken to you.
18:27
August 18, 2020
Hearing God's Voice (Audio)
1 Kings 19: 9-21; As God speaks to Elijah in his discouragement, we see that hearing God’s voice involves expecting, receiving, and responding to what God says.
35:14
August 16, 2020
Sermon Extra: Is Being Depressed a Sin? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss Elijah's reactions to Jezebel's death threat, whether the angel of the Lord was a Christophany, and if Christians should ever take psychiatric medications.
18:30
August 11, 2020
A Dark Night of the Soul (Audio)
1 Kings 19: 1-8; In Elijah’s depression, the Lord ministered to him in ways which give us insight into our own moments of despondency, and which point us to the greatness of Jesus and the hope of the gospel.
34:57
August 9, 2020
My Help and My Deliverer (Audio)
Psalm 40; What gives me confidence and hope in the midst of my current circumstances? How can I believe that God is my Help and Deliverer? God’s past faithfulness gives us patience in the present and hope for the future.
37:03
August 2, 2020
Sermon Extra: Can Answered Prayers Bring You Pain? (Audio)
In this week's episode, Pastor Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss various topics and questions related to 1 Kings 18, including if there were other prophets in Israel at this time and what they did, and the flood, and Elijah's prayer life.
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July 28, 2020
The God of Fire and Rain (Audio)
1 Kings 18: 22-46; In the showdown between Elijah and the prophets of Baal we see a display of God's judgment and mercy which points us to the hope we have in Jesus.
38:40
July 26, 2020
Sermon Extra and Update (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Mike discuss the question of why we sometimes persist in doing things even when we know they are wrong, and the idea of sin as "disordered love," as well as how to cultivate desire for the right things.
12:05
July 22, 2020
The Cure for Your Limp (Audio)
In 1 Kings 18: 1-21; as Elijah confronts King Ahab, we are challenged to consider the excuses which cripple us and the Savior who lived wholeheartedly for us.
36:34
July 19, 2020
Sermon Extra: Does God Kill People? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss why God heals some people and not others, why does God kill some people and not others, and other questions that are difficult to answer.
13:06
July 14, 2020
From Death to Life (Audio)
In 1 Kings 17: 17-24; as the widow of Zaraphath’s son is raised from death to life, we see a picture of what Jesus does for us, and the hope we have in the gospel.
33:51
July 12, 2020
Sermon Extra: Does God Provide Spiritual Insight From Unclean Vessels (Audio)
In this episode, Pastor Nick Cady and Pastor Michael Payne discuss Jesus' mention of the widow of Zarephath and the significance of God feeding Elijah though ravens, which were unclean birds.
11:02
July 7, 2020
A Dry Brook and a Full Jar (Audio)
In 1 Kings 17: 1-16; as the prophet Elijah confronts the evil King Ahab, we see a pattern for God’s faithfulness to us when we respond to His call.
38:58
July 5, 2020
Sermon Extra: Is God Fair? (Audio)
Pastors Nick Cady and Michael Payne discuss whether it was fair of God to judge the younger prophet with death in 1 Kings 13.
07:38
June 30, 2020
From False Worship to True Worship (Audio)
In 1 Kings 13-14; as Jeroboam creates his own religion, we see the dangers of disregarding God’s words and the right way to return from a crisis.
39:00
June 28, 2020
The Big If (Audio)
In 1 Kings 12; as the kingdom is divided, Jeroboam's golden opportunity and golden failure point us to ourselves and to Jesus.
37:34
June 21, 2020
The End Matters More Than the Beginning (Audio)
In 1 Kings 11; Solomon's compromises culminated in apostasy and enmity, but in Christ your story can have a better ending.
37:10
June 14, 2020
In the Zone (Audio)
In 1 Kings 9-10; as we see in Solomon’s life, sometimes being in our comfort zone can lead us into the danger zone - but if we heed God’s words, He shows us the way into the hope zone.
39:39
June 7, 2020
Born for This (Audio)
On Pentecost the church was born and the Holy Spirit was poured out to empower us to carry out God’s mission in the last days.
45:18
May 31, 2020
Filled with the Glory of God (Audio)
Just as God’s glory filled the Temple in the time of Solomon, God has placed the light of His glory in us who believe, with the goal that it would get out for others to see.
42:54
May 24, 2020
Sermon Extra: Was Solomon More Concerned With His Own Palace Than the Temple? (Audio)
Pastor Nick and Michael discuss issues related to Solomon and the building of the Temple versus the building of his own palace.
09:56
May 19, 2020
A Temple for the Living God (Audio)
In 1 Kings 5-7 we see the construction of the Temple by Solomon. The Temple was a place for people to get a glimpse of Heaven and a picture of who we become in Christ.
47:41
May 17, 2020
Sermon Extra: Where Does Our Sense of Morality Come From? (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Michael talk about issues related to identity and morality from our message Teaching the Truth from 1 Timothy 1:3-17.
15:07
May 12, 2020
Teaching the Truth (Audio)
We are warned against false teachers, and the false hope that they provide by Paul, and instructed on how we are called to teach, and respond to the gospel. We are called to receive God's grace, walk humbly before him, and go forth teaching the...
36:15
May 10, 2020
Sermon Extra: Was Israel Ever Supposed to Have a King? (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Michael discuss the question if God ever intended Israel to have a king or if He merely allowed them to have a king as a type of judgment or as a concession.
13:05
May 5, 2020
The Greater Than Solomon (Audio)
During Solomon’s reign, the people of God prospered because of his wisdom and administration, and yet Solomon disregarded the will of God, sowing the seeds for his own downfall. His story is our story, which is why we need “the one who is greater than...
45:06
May 3, 2020
Sermon Extra: Making Sense of Solomon (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Mike discuss 1 Kings 3, including whether Solomon asked for the best thing and what the “high places” were.
19:32
April 28, 2020
Wisdom from God (Audio)
When given the opportunity to ask God for anything, Solomon asked for wisdom. Not only does God promise to give us wisdom when we need it, but has given us the ultimate manifestation of His wisdom in Jesus.
46:29
April 26, 2020
The Promise of a Kingdom (Audio)
At the end of King David’s life, God’s promise of an eternal kingdom is remembered and foreshadowed as Salomon takes the throne amidst a backdrop of rebellion, mercy, and judgment.
46:05
April 19, 2020
The Hope of a Better Life (Audio)
The promise of the gospel is not that God will give you a perfect life here on Earth, but that He will raise you to “better life” when this Earthly life is finished. Such a hope would transform your entire life, but how can you be sure that this...
37:45
April 12, 2020
Hope in the Dark (Audio)
When Jesus hung on the cross, a great darkness covered the land for three hours, and where was God during that time of suffering, isolation, and questions? At that moment “God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself.”
24:52
April 10, 2020
Faith's Reward (Audio)
The reward of walking with God by faith is something much better than anything we could get from God; it is God Himself.
44:43
April 5, 2020
They Are Bread For Us (Audio)
Just as we need food to sustain our bodies and keep us healthy physically, we need challenges and steps of faith in our walk with God in order to stay healthy spiritually.
45:58
March 29, 2020
Crossing Jordan (Audio)
Will your life be shaped by fear or by faith? In the saga of Israel’s entrance into Canaan we see the effects of both: disaster on the one hand, and blessing on the other.
43:35
March 22, 2020
Overcoming A Troubled Heart (Audio)
Have you ever had a troubled heart? Something happened in your life that knocked the wind out of you and made you lose heart? Guest Pastor Cody King teaches from John 14 on the theme that your heart is not the victim of circumstance.
44:47
March 8, 2020
The Patience of God (Audio)
Are we living in the last days? If the early Christians expected Jesus to return in their time, why is it that He still hasn’t returned yet? In this section, Peter addresses these very relevant questions and instructs us about how to live as we await...
44:22
March 1, 2020
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing (Audio)
How much of a danger is false teaching in our day, and what can you do to make sure you don’t fall for it? Knowing that he didn’t have much time left, Peter writes a strong warning to believers to be on guard against false teaching, explaining what...
45:41
February 23, 2020
Dawn is Coming (Audio)
What makes Christianity unique is that it is based on historical events, not myths or legends. Peter was an eye-witness to Jesus' life and saw his glory revealed, and based on those experiences, he assures us of the suirty of the hope of the...
44:04
February 16, 2020
Make Your Calling and Election Sure (Audio)
God's grace towards us in Christ not only saves our souls, but transforms and empowers us to live free and good lives, even in the face of difficulties and hardships.
50:39
February 9, 2020
A Vision for Others (Audio)
How do you see others around you? Paul the Apostle urges us to view those around us with spiritual eyes, seeing them not in worldly terms defined by race, economics, politics, etc. - but to view them as God sees them. To do this would have radical and...
44:15
February 2, 2020
Identity Issues: Function, Labels, Sin, & Jesus - Sermon Extra (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Mike discuss issues of identity, including the mistake of conflating function with identity, the power of labels, the hope of the gospel and how it relates to sin and restoration, and more in this week's sermon extra, following...
14:26
February 2, 2020
A Vision for the Church (Audio)
The church is not a social club, a group of like-minded religious individuals, or a man-made institution of people who like to gather together, but a God-ordained, divine institution, built by His own hands for His purposes and pleasure to make known...
42:53
January 26, 2020
A Vision for Your Situation (Audio)
When Elisha and his servant found themselves surrounded, in a hopeless situation, Elisha asked God to open his servant's eyes to the spiritual reality of the situation, which revealed that God had not abandoned them but was protecting them with...
44:57
January 19, 2020
Does God Weep over Your City? - Vision Sermon Extra (Audio)
Taken from Acts 18:1-18, this weeks sermon focuses on Paul's journey to Corinth and the victories and failures he suffered through fulfilling the vision God had for that city. Pastor Nick also discusses Jonah's lack of vision for the city...
07:46
January 15, 2020
A Vision for the City (Audio)
When Paul was in Corinth he was discouraged by the culture and its opposition to the gospel, but God gave him a vision for the city which caused him to stay and continue reaching out. There are more people God wants to reach in our communities as...
49:06
January 12, 2020
Where Will You Be In 5 Years? - Vision Sermon Extra (Audio)
We begin the year with our vision series and a "vision for your future". Pastor Nick looks at our tendency to be intense in the short term, but inconsistent in the long term. He also spills his coffee - don't miss this one!
08:43
January 8, 2020
A Vision for Your Future (Audio)
Throughout the Bible we see how God transformed the lives of those who responded to his call. God has a vision for your life. What could your life look like in 5 years if you were to take God’s hand and give him your life?
45:04
January 5, 2020
Why Is It Important That Jesus Was Fully Human? Sermon Extra (Audio)
Pastors Nick and Mike discuss the humanity of Jesus and the history of the discussion around it, as well as why it matters for us today, in this week's Sermon Extra.
09:04
December 31, 2019
The Soul Felt Its Worth (Audio)
The little we know about Jesus’ childhood reveals some important aspects of his humanity and his mission, which have profound implications for us today.
44:14
December 29, 2019
In Thy Dark Streets Shineth (Audio)
Jesus is the light of the world who came to save us from the power of death, and lead us into the light of life.
25:31
December 24, 2019
A Thrill of Hope (Audio)
At the birth of John the Baptist, Zechariah, his father, curiously spoke joyfully not about the birth of his own son, but the birth of another child: Jesus, the source of his hope and ours.
42:43
December 22, 2019
Born That Man No More May Die (Audio)
Jesus came not only to be a good example and a great teacher, but to put an end to our greatest and final enemy: death.
43:59
December 15, 2019
The Hopes and Fears of All the Years (Audio)
The killing of the innocents by Herod the Great is a chapter of the Christmas story which is often skipped over, but it illuminates important aspects of who Jesus was and why He came: the promised Savior who came to defeat evil and reconcile us to God.
45:29
December 8, 2019
The Oldest Pun in History - Pilgrim's Progress Sermon Extra (Audio)
"...casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you." One of many great thoughts in 1 Peter 5. We conclude 1 Peter with a look at Satan, our adversary, and though He might seem dangerous, He is more bark than bite.
09:14
December 4, 2019
Know Your Enemy (Audio)
Peter concludes his first letter with a warning about the enemy of our souls and some key strategies he uses against us, along with how we can avoid these traps by the strength of “the God of all grace.”
47:06
December 1, 2019
Judgment Begins With the House of God - Pilgrim's Progress Sermon Extra (Audio)
Peter 4:12-19 speaks once again to the subject of sufferings, but there are also a couple of interesting verses in Vs.17 and 18. Join Pastor Nick for this discussion and more.
10:46
November 27, 2019
Suffering and the Will of God (Audio)
As you walk with God, your life may not always be “a walk in the park,” but if you are in Christ your suffering will not meaningless; God will redeem it and use it for good.
40:28
November 24, 2019
Jesus Went to Hell?! - Pilgrim's Progress Sermon Extra (Audio)
Continuing through our series in 1st and 2nd Peter we come to 1 Peter 3:18 - 4:11 and Jesus preaching to dead spirits. Join Pastors Nick and Mike to find some understanding with this very interesting text.
11:27
November 20, 2019