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.
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.
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?