Ephesians 4:26,27 pt. 1 mp3  January 5, 2014

Ever get angry?  Anger is a powerful emotion; not always easy to control.  This sermon discusses a short-term strategy for dealing with anger; how to respond at the moment it occurs.

Ephesians 4:26,27 pt. 2  mp3    January 12, 2014

It's one thing to control anger for the moment.  It's another to deal with the long-term causes of anger.  This sermon discusses a long-term strategy with dealing constructively with our anger.

Ephesians 4:28-32 mp3     January 19, 2014

Here's an amazing fact-God the Spirit cares so much about us that we can actually make him sad by our sin.  What can we do that causes him sadness?

Ephesians 4:32-5:2 mp3     January 26, 2014

We're given an extraordinary command:  be imitators of God.  What does that look like?  Paul gives us several characteristics of God that He wants to put in us.

Ephesians 5:3 mp3     February 2, 2014

Paul warns us against even a hint of sexual immorality."  The focus in this sermon is on the "hint" aspect-the importance of extra caution when we deal with potential sin.

Ephesians 5:1-9 mp3      February 9, 2014

Would you like to grow more pure and holy in your walk with God?  Paul gives us a practical list of things we can do to cooperate with God in this area.

Ephesians 5:10-18 mp3     February 16, 2014

Ephesians 5:18 mp3   February 23, 2014

 “Be filled with the Spirit.”  This phrase is profound, capturing the essence of what it means to walk with God.  But what does it mean?  The message explores this precious subject.

Ephesians 5:21 mp3     March 9, 2014

All the world fights to establish a pecking order-who serves who-who gets their way.  This verse rubs against this mindset.  We're told to "submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.."  It's revolutionary and refreshing.

Ephesians 5:22-24  mp3   March 16, 2014

This passage is a difficult one for many in today's culture.  In it Paul teaches, strongly, that wives are to submit to their husbands.  It's another example of Scripture cutting across the grain of society.

Ephesians 5:25-33  mp3    April 6, 2014

Ladies, you were waiting for this one-the follow-up to the passage on wives submitting to their husbands.  See if you think that Paul provides a nice counter-balance for the marriage roles.

Holy Week  mp3   April 13, 2014

The week before Jesus' death was one of valleys and peaks.  This sermon walks through the highlights.

The Lamb of God  mp3   April 20, 2014

Israel wanted God to send a lion.  Instead He sent a Lamb.  The Lamb was up to the job.

Ephesians 6:1-3  mp3   April 27, 2014

"Children obey your parents in the Lord".  This isn't always a kid's favorite verse but it contains important wisdom.  This sermon discusses how and why.

Ephesians 6:4  pt.1  mp3   May 4, 2014

Here's a word to dads-the first part is a negative command-"don't exasperate your kids".  This sermon explores ways that dads can unnecessarily frustrate their children

2 Timothy l:5-Mothers mp3     May 11, 2014

This description of Timothy's spiritual heritage gives hope to all mothers about what God can do in their lives and in the lives of their children.

Ephesians 6:4  pt. 2 mp3     May 18, 2014

Fathers, here's the positive word for how to help our children-"Bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord."  This sermon explores what that might mean

Ephesians 6:5-9  mp3    May 25, 2014

Slaves had it rough in Bible times, yet Paul still tells them to obey their masters.  Why?  This sermon addresses comments on this and applies the passage to modern day employment.

Ephesians 6:10-18 pt. 1  mp3   June 1, 2014

The deepest, nastiest war being fought in our world isn't human against human.  It's Satan against human-and it's real.  This series explores spiritual warfare.

Ephesians 6:10-18 pt. 2  mp3   June 8, 2014

God has given us two resources in this spiritual battle:  his power and his armor.  Will we use them?

Ephesians 6:10-18  pt. 3  mp3  June 15, 2014

We're called to put on the belt of truth and the breastplate of righteousness.  How do truth and righteousness protect us against the Devil?

Ephesians 6:10-18 pt. 4  mp3   June 22, 2014

A soldier with slippery shoes is soon a dead soldier.  Paul tells us what to put on our feet to get a good grip during spiritual battle.  He also teaches us about the shield of faith which blocks Satan's incoming missiles.

Ephesians 6:10-18 pt. 5  mp3   June 29, 2014

We're shielded by the helmet of salvation from Satan's mortal blows.  The sword of the Spirit, God's Word, is a powerful weapon both to defend and to attack the Devil if we learn to use it skillfully.

Ephesians 6:10-18  pt. 6  mp3   July 6, 2014

Prayer may seem outwardly unimpressive to some but it's spiritual dynamite in the war against Satan.

Ephesians 6:19,20  mp3  July 13, 2014

Even Paul, the gifted evangelist, couldn't do it by himself.  He asks the Ephesians to stand behind him as he went out to share Christ.  Their gift?  Prayer.

Worship  mp3    July 20,2014

Dale Katcher opens up the world of worship.

Made new through the Word  mp3   July 27, 2014

 Want the Bible to sink deep inside you where it can transform you?  Here's one approach to help that happen.

Rebooting the Soul  mp3   August 3, 2014

Just like a computer sometimes needs rebooting (which resets the programs properly) so our souls need regular rebooting.  One way this is done is to spend quality time alone with God.  This message discusses some of the ways that regular rebooting helps us spiritually.

Luke 12:49-49  mp3   August 10, 2014

Jesus speaks bluntly (yet once again) to His audience about the fire He came to bring on the earth and how to be ready to face it.

Claiming the Promised Land-Caleb  mp3   August 17, 2014

What were the challenges involved in claiming the Promised Land?  Caleb tells us his experience and gives us counsel for claiming the Promised Land today.

No audio this week, August 24, 2014.   Here's a link to the sermon manuscript:  Luke 13:1-5

Luke 13:10-17  mp3    August 31, 2014

Jesus heals a woman on the Sabbath.  She's happy, but the synagogue leader-not so much.  Listen to Jesus address rules gone awry.

Luke 13:18-21  mp3   September 14, 2014

What is the kingdom of God like and why does it matter to you?  Learn from mustard seeds and yeast.

Luke 13:22-30  mp3         September 21, 2014

Luke 13:23 Someone asked him, “Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?”  Listen in and found out what Jesus said.

Luke 13:31-35  mp3   September 28, 2014

Luke 13:31 At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.”   Hmmm.  What will Jesus do?

Luke 14:7-11  mp3    October 5, 2014

Is it okay to want to be seen as important?  Listen in on Jesus as He discusses guests at a banquet.

Luke 14:12-15  mp3   October 12, 2014

Who do we ask for dinner? Jesus says-mix it up more-invite those who normally don't get invited and who can't return the favor.

Luke 14:15-24  mp3   October 19, 2014

Who will sit with God at the final celebration feast?  There will be surprises.

Luke 14:25-35  mp3   October 26, 2014

What does Jesus expect of His disciples?  His standard is high-more than just a "touch of religion".

Luke 15:1-10  mp3     November 2, 2014

Does God care that you have lost your way?  Jesus shows in these parables about a lost sheep and a lost coin that God cares very much and will go to great lengths to find you and bring you back to Himself.

Luke 15:11-32 document     November 9, 2014

We didn't get an audio recording this week, but the document above has the story of the prodigal son.  It's told in the first person as a drama.

Luke 16:1-15  mp3   November 16, 2014

We can't buy our way into Heaven, but how we use our money helps to predict our welcome there.  In one of Jesus' more perplexing parables Jesus uses a dishonest manager to teach us holy shrewdness

Luke 16:19-31  mp3   November 23, 2014

In the story of the rich man and Lazarus we have perhaps the most detailed picture of what happens when people die.  For one man it's very encouraging.  For the other it's devastating.

Luke 17:11-19   mp3       November 30, 2014

Ten lepers were healed.  Only one came back to give thanks.  Learn why thankfulness is so important.

Matthew 1:18-15  mp3   December 7, 2014

Joseph had one of the toughest roles in the Christmas story.  God prepared him for it and guided him through it to the happy birth of a Savior.

Luke 2:10,11  mp3   December 14, 2014

What's so good about the "good news"of Christmas?