Redeemer Weekend Sermons

Redeemer Weekend Sermons

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Sermons from the teaching team at Redeemer Church in Tulsa, OK.


To The Gentiles | Acts
Jul 14 • 23 min
To some in the early church, the idea that God’s grace extended beyond the Jewish people to the Gentiles was not an easy thing to grasp. But God’s plan for salvation through Christ was not meant to be contained, but to spread. Adam Barnett explores…
Be Bold | Acts
Jul 7 • 25 min
The truth of how we are to respond when God says “Go” is incredibly simple…we go. Wopsle challenges us in this by looking at two different responses to this truth—those of Philip and Ananias.
Stephen’s Speech
Jun 30 • 24 min
The story of Stephen and his becoming the first Christian martyr can teach us much about what persecution really is and what it is not. Bill Clark explores Stephen’s speech and his death and challenges us to take away lessons from this powerful story.
Growing Witness & Opposition | Acts
Jun 23 • 26 min
Peter and John faced increasing opposition to the truth of the gospel as they preached in Jerusalem following Pentecost. Yet, even in the face of multiple arrests and flogging, they continued to preach and heal in the powerful name of Jesus. Adam Barnett…
A Model Church | Acts
Jun 16 • 25 min
The second chapter of Acts concludes by sharing examples of how the early church operated. It’s a model of what kind of life we are to pursue as the Church. Adam Barnett expands on practical ways we can live into this ideal.
Peter’s Response | Acts
Jun 9 • 26 min
We are wired to ask “why?” when faced with confusing or new circumstances. This was the response in Jerusalem when faced with the sight of the disciples speaking in tongues on the day of Pentecost. Bill Clark focuses in on Peter’s response to this…
This Same Jesus | Acts Week 2
Jun 2 • 28 min
This same Jesus who ascended into heaven in Acts 1, is still with us today. He is active through the Holy Spirit and moves in powerful ways. Denise McKinney continues our Acts series by exploring the ways he moves.
I Will Build My Church | Acts
May 26 • 16 min
As we begin our 12-week study of Acts, it’s important to look back at how Jesus communicated to his disciples in Matthew 16. Adam Barnett begins our series by exploring the critical conversation Jesus had with his disciples, and Peter in particular.
Spirit vs. Flesh | Third Person
May 19 • 25 min
There is a battle inside each of us between the flesh and the Spirit. We must choose to allow the Spirit to fight on our behalf and yield to His power. Bill Clark reminds us of this battle and the power that is at work on our behalf in the conclusion to…
Filled | Third Person
May 12 • 26 min
Paul gives two specific directives in Ephesians 5:1-2. Be imitators of God and live a life of love. These two things are seemingly impossible, and they are when we attempt them on our own. But Bill Clark reminds us that it’s very possible when we are fill…
Fruit of the Spirit | Third Person
May 5 • 27 min
The fruit of the Spirit mentioned in Galatians 5 is a well-known and well-read passage, but often it’s missed that “fruit” is not plural. We don’t receive parts of the fruit, or only percentages of the fruit. When we choose to follow Christ, and yield to…
Walk by the Spirit | Third Person
Apr 28 • 27 min
The Holy Spirit has been working and moving since before the dawn of time. Our tendency is to isolate the Spirit to period of Pentecost, but the Holy Spirit has been an active part in history and lives in us today. Adam Barnett begins our study of the…
The Weekend that Changed the World | Easter 2019
Apr 21 • 19 min
On Easter Sunday, we celebrate not just the humble Jesus, but the powerful, victorious Jesus. In humility, he went to the cross to pay the price for our sins. But in power, he was resurrected and was victorious over death. Bill Clark shares how Jesus will…
The Stones will Cry Out | Life with Jesus
Apr 14 • 23 min
The people of Jerusalem expected their prophesied and long-awaited king to enter into the city as a conquering general complete with an impressive display. But Jesus did not come to fulfill expectations, but more often than not to subvert them. Adam…
Character of God | Life with Jesus
Apr 7 • 23 min
The parable of the persistent widow in Luke 18 is not a command to pester God until He gives in to our desires, but an exploration of the character of God. Daniel Bunn uses this text to remind us that God can and will bring justice to His people, whom He…
Repent or Perish | Life with Jesus
Mar 31 • 24 min
Paul tells us that “all have sinned and fall short of the Glory of God.” and Jesus tells us that we must recognize our sin, turn to Him, and repent. But this is not a scary thing. Adam Barnett continues our series on Life with Jesus by encouraging and…
Greed & Worry | Life with Jesus
Mar 24 • 23 min
Worry is part of the human condition. But Jesus tells us that we are to seek to trade that worry for absolute trust in God and His provision. Adam Barnett continues our series by challenging us to begin to trust in God today!
Shameless Persistence | Life with Jesus
Mar 17 • 27 min
When His disciples ask Jesus to teach them how to pray, He answers by sharing three different points about prayer. Denise McKinney explores these points and how they impact the way we encounter Jesus and view God’s love for us.
Who is My Neighbor? | Life with Jesus
Mar 10 • 25 min
Bill Clark continues our series about living Life with Jesus by sharing from the Parable of the Good Samaritan to illustrate Jesus’ call that love has no limits on who is our neighbor!
The Cost to Follow | Life with Jesus
Mar 3 • 19 min
The invitation to follow Jesus and walk in life with Him is one that is transformative, but requires sacrifice. Adam Barnett opens our series on living life with Jesus by exploring this cost to follow and putting it in perspective with the cost that…
Beyond Strength to Sacrifice | Beyond Belief
Feb 24 • 31 min
David made a profound choice in 2 Samuel to not make a donated sacrifice, but instead to pay for the sacrifice himself. This idea of sacrificial giving is felt throughout Scripture. Bill Clark is joined by special guest Julie Earp to talk about the…
Beyond My Kingdom to God’s Kingdom | Beyond Belief
Feb 17 • 26 min
It’s possible for us to seek what we believe advances the Kingdom of God but be at odds with what God wants and has planned for. David learned this with his desire to build the temple that God had planned for Solomon. Bill Clark continues our series by…
Beyond Work to Worship | Beyond Belief
Feb 10 • 24 min
When David danced before the Ark in worship to God, he did so not caring about how he looked to those around him. Despite his place as King of Israel and Judah, he knew his role in that moment was simply worshipper. Adam Barnett continues our series by…
Beyond Victory to Vulnerability | Beyond Belief - Week 1
Feb 3 • 23 min
David was faced with a decision after being anointed King over Israel and Judah, where was his base to be? Does he play it safe in Hebron, or take he riskier but option and take Jerusalem. Bill Clark opens our Beyond Belief series by exploring this…
Why is the Bible Authoritative? | Why?
Jan 27 • 27 min
Scripture is the God-breathed and inspired word of God. It is the perfect rule for faith, doctrine, and conduct. As such, we can rely upon its authority. Adam Barnett concludes our Why series by exploring why the Bible is authoritative.
Why is Jesus the Only Way? | Why?
Jan 20 • 26 min
In John 14, Jesus himself says that He is “the way, the truth, and the life.” Adam Barnett explores the crucial question of why Jesus is the only way, and the reasons we can put our trust in Him alone.
Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? | Why?
Jan 13 • 27 min
One of the most common and vexing questions about God is why He allows bad things to happen to good people. Bill Clark examines this question in light of the truth that we are never disconnected from the love of God.
Why Am I Here? | Why?
Jan 6 • 22 min
The Bible tells us that as created beings of a Holy God, our purpose is simply to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. As we begin our look at the big questions, Bill Clark explores how this question affects our daily interactions both with God and others.
Getting in the Game | December 30
Dec 30, 2018 • 22 min
Being on the team is a great thing, but sometimes we start to question our own necessity and our own ability once it’s time to actually get in the game. Joe Scruggs challenges us to get in the game spiritually. It’s easy to hang around, enjoy church, and…
Christmas Eve 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 17 min
Bill Clark concludes our Advent series, Presence, with a word about the power of Christ becoming man. Sharing from Galatians 4:4, he encourages us to allow ourselves to be shocked and surprised again at the truth of this story.
A Presence that demands a Response | Presence
Dec 23, 2018 • 19 min
The message that the Savior has arrived and God’s presence is with us is one that was met with immediate responses from the Shepherds talked about in Luke 2. What will our response to this monumental news be? Adam Barnett poses this important question as…
Zechariah’s Song | Presence
Dec 16, 2018 • 11 min
Bill Clark continues our Presence series with a brief but powerful message from the song of Zechariah described in Luke 1:67-79.
Revolutionary Presence | Presence
Dec 9, 2018 • 28 min
The news that Mary was going to have a baby, and that baby would be the son of God, should have made Mary panic and fear. Instead, she praised God and focused on the call He placed on her life. Adam Barnett continues our Advent series, Presence, with the…
Presence | Week 1
Dec 2, 2018 • 26 min
The Presence of God arrived in earthly form in the person of Jesus. But Jesus’ story did not begin in Bethlehem. He has existed since before time began and his arrival in the earth was foretold from ages before. Bill Clark opens our Advent series,…
BONUS EPISODE: Redeemer Worship Podcast Episode 1
Nov 27, 2018 • 39 min
For our inaugural Redeemer Worship podcast episode, we sat down with Rick Fraley and talked about the story behind his Christmas piano concert. We also took time to just talk about worship, share a song and introduce the theme of Advent.
Attitude of Action | Philippians 2:5
Nov 25, 2018 • 25 min
When Paul encouraged us to have the same attitude as Christ, he was speaking not just to the condition of our hearts, but to the way we live out that attitude. Wopsle wraps up our discussion of Philippians 2:5 by exploring what it looks like to align our…
An Attitude of Mercy | Philippians 2:5
Nov 18, 2018 • 26 min
Jesus’ attitude of mercy was beautifully displayed in his interaction with the accused woman in John chapter 8. The mercy of Christ doesn’t excuse sin, but it has a transformative effect on those who experience it. Be transformed by putting on an attitude…
Joy | Philippians 2:5
Nov 11, 2018 • 28 min
The joy that Christ displayed through all circumstances is an example for us to follow in our daily lives. Bill Clark reminds us that true joy, from the true source of the vine, is not dependent on circumstance but is steadfast.
Peace in Christ | Philippians 2:5
Nov 4, 2018 • 28 min
We can exhibit and embody the peace of Christ by remembering how Christ has shown peace and restoration in our world and in our own lives. Denise McKinney reminds us that although hostility tears people apart, peace can tear down the walls of hostility we…
Patience | Philippians 2:5
Oct 28, 2018 • 26 min
Patience is essential in having healthy and uplifting relationships with others. Jesus displayed patience and when we have patience, we are seeing the evidence of Christ in us. Adam Barnett lays out what patience means, how it’s shown, and why it’s so…
Fearless | Philippians 2:5
Oct 21, 2018 • 21 min
Bill Clark explores the fearlessness of Christ as we continue in our series studying Philippians 2:5 and Paul’s admonishment to have the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus.
Compassion | Philippians 2:5
Oct 14, 2018 • 26 min
Having the same attitude as Christ means having compassion for others. That compassion cannot be sourced from within ourselves, but we must seek to be a conduit for Jesus’ compassion. Adam Barnett continues our look at Philippians 2:5 and what having the…
In Humility | Philippians 2:5
Oct 7, 2018 • 19 min
Paul instructs us in Philippians to “have the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus.” But what exactly does that mean? Bill Clark begins our 8 week series on Philippians 2:5 with a word on Christ’s humility.
Share | Redeemer People Week 4
Sep 30, 2018 • 34 min
We have studied for the past 3 weeks the ways we are called to live out our redeemed life in Christ and what being a redeemed person really looks like. Pastor Adam Barnett concludes our series by reminding us of the things we share and how we are called…
Worship | Redeemer People Week 3
Sep 23, 2018 • 28 min
Worship is an essential part of our spiritual life and an essential part of being a redeemed person! God’s presence can change everything! Bill Clark and Denise McKinney discuss worship and how we can experience God’s presence throughout our daily lives…
Grow | Redeemer People Week 2
Sep 16, 2018 • 32 min
Growth in our faith is an essential part of a vibrant relationship with Christ. And growth happens both individually and corporately. We grow together as we grow on our own. Adam Barnett and Wopsle share in our second week of the series how both types of…
On Serving | Redeemer People Week 1
Sep 9, 2018 • 27 min
Jesus responds to a particular request from a mother of two of his disciples with a surprising answer about a person’s place in the kingdom. Jesus tells her that the greatest among his followers is the one who becomes a servant, as Christ became a…
God Is Present | God Is Week 5
Sep 2, 2018 • 27 min
God does not promise that we will not face difficult and even dark seasons of life, but He does promise that He will be with us in all of it. Joe Scruggs shares with us from his own life how God is present in what seems to be the darkest of times.
God Is Healer | God Is Week 4
Aug 26, 2018 • 30 min
The truth that God is Healer can carry with it a lot of emotion for a lot of people. Adam Barnett teaches a hard message but reminds us that God still heals, just not always in the way or timing we want.
God is Friend | God Is Week 3
Aug 19, 2018 • 31 min
We were created to live in relationship, and one of the most important relationships we experience is that of friendship. Wopsle continues our God Is series by exploring how friendship impacts our lives and how God is the ultimate example of friend!
Seeking God | God Is Week 2
Aug 12, 2018 • 23 min
God cares for all people and pursues and seeks out those who have gone astray, which is all of us at one time or another! Bill Clark explores the Seeking God in the second week of our God Is series looking at four attributes of God’s nature.
God Is Refuge | God Is Week 1
Aug 5, 2018 • 28 min
God is refuge. He is the definition of the word. Adam Barnett starts our series, God Is, looking at four aspects of God’s character by reminding us that God’s wings are big and powerful.
The Narrow and Wide Gates | Sermon on the Mount Week 10
Jul 29, 2018 • 24 min
Jesus had firm words for His Jewish listeners as he closed the Sermon on the Mount. And those words are as tough for us today. He challenges us to ensure that we are not only expressing our faith in Christ, but exhibiting it on a daily basis. Bill Clark…
Ask, Seek, Knock | Sermon on the Mount Week 9
Jul 22, 2018 • 24 min
Jesus does not list out a litany of requirements for the way we must approach God. He simply says we must ask, seek and knock and it will be given. Adam Barnett reminds us of this truth as we continue our summer study of the Sermon on the Mount.
Curb Your Enthusiasm | Sermon on the Mount Week 8
Jul 15, 2018 • 31 min
Jesus calls upon us to curb our enthusiasm for finding fault in others. Intead we are called to look inward and repent where we fall short. Denise McKinney takes a look at Matthew 7:1-6 and reminds us of Jesus’ powerful, culture shifting command.
We Ain’t Got Time to Worry | Sermon on the Mount Week 7
Jul 8, 2018 • 26 min
Worry is a natural part of life, but not the full life that Christ wants us to have. Worry can enslave us and make us forget that the God of the Universe and Creator of all things is our provider and strength. Adam Barnett continues our summer study of…
Treasures in Heaven | Sermon on the Mount Week 6
Jul 1, 2018 • 22 min
Jesus commands us during the Sermon on the Mount to not put our faith and motivation in what we can acquire and retain on earth, but to instead place our hope and heart in heaven. Bill Clark challenges us to spend some time thinking through Matthew…
Give, Pray, Fast | Sermon on the Mount Week 5
Jun 24, 2018 • 33 min
Giving to the needy, praying and fasting are essential practices in the Christian faith. So much so that Jesus talked about them as a given that we would do them; saying “When” not “If” we do them. And the way we do them matters to God. Adam continues our…
Loving Your Enemies | Sermon on the Mount Week 4
Jun 17, 2018 • 24 min
Jesus shared a great deal during the Sermon on the Mount, and much of what he shared was incredibly counter-cultural and even radical. High on that list is his command to love our enemies. Bill Clark shares the ramifications of this command to love and…
How the Teacher Grades | Sermon on the Mount Week 3
Jun 10, 2018 • 30 min
Doing well on a test has a little to do with knowing the information, but a lot do to with knowing the test; knowing what the teacher expects of you. When Jesus came, many thought the old laws would no longer apply, but Jesus says not only to follow the…
Salt & Light | Sermon on the Mount Week 2
Jun 3, 2018 • 32 min
During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus commands us to be the salt and light in the world! We are his representatives to a bland and dark world and are commanded to live in a way that glorifies God and points to Him. Denise McKinney continues our summer…
The Beatitudes | Sermon on the Mount Week 1
May 27, 2018 • 28 min
In its 5th chapter, the Gospel of Matthew records a lengthy, vital and applicable sermon that Jesus delivered on the Mount of Olives. The Sermon on the Mount contains so great a wealth of instruction that we are dedicating the next 10 weeks to explore…
God Loves First | But God… Week 4
May 20, 2018 • 29 min
Paul begins the second chapter of his letter to the church at Ephesus by painting a picture of our absolute brokenness, but then reminds us that God loved us first. Special Guest Daniel Roach joins us to wrap up our series on the presence of God with the…
God is Powerful | But God… Week 3
May 13, 2018 • 24 min
Whenever we are walking through situations that are difficult or we can’t see a way out, it’s often easy to forget that God is Powerful! Bill Clark continues our series on the presence of God by exploring the idea that we are weak, but God is powerful!
I Am Tempted…But God Delivers Me | But God… Week 2
May 6, 2018 • 28 min
Every one of us has been tempted into sin in our lives. We face it every single day. But God can deliver us from that temptation, we only have to surrender to His work. Adam Barnett continues our look at how the presence of God changes everything by…
God Listens | But God Week 1
Apr 29, 2018 • 29 min
God listens when we call, when we are in distress and when we struggle. We just need to be patient and ready to hear back! Denise McKinney kicks off our series, But God, on how the presence of God can change everything!
The Mission Where You Are | Special Guest Cecilia Williams
Apr 22, 2018 • 31 min
Special Guest Cecilia Williams joins us for a powerful message about finding your mission field right where you are! Cecilia is the Executive Minister of Love Mercy Do Justice, the mission priority of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
Pentecost | 50 Days Week 2
Apr 15, 2018 • 33 min
The arrival of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost brought with it the launching of the Jesus movement and the creation of the Church! Adam Barnett concludes our 50 Days series by exploring the implications of Pentecost.
Ascension | 50 Days Week 1
Apr 8, 2018 • 28 min
The Resurrection was a huge event…but it was not the end of the story of Easter! Pastor Adam Barnett kicks off our 2-week study on the 50 Days following Easter with a great word about the continual presence and work of Jesus.
The Road to Emmaus | Easter 2018
Apr 1, 2018 • 22 min
In Luke 24, we see two disciples walking from Jerusalem to the town of Emmaus and this is the scene for one of the first appearances of the resurrected Christ! Bill Clark takes a look through the eyes of Cleopas and his experiences with Christ to tell the…
Palm Sunday | Resolve Week 3
Mar 25, 2018 • 24 min
Bill Clark concludes our Resolve series by examining the deep meaning behind Christ’s journey to the cross and the love and resolve with which He approached that journey’s conclusion.
An Example to Follow | Resolve Week 2
Mar 18, 2018 • 26 min
On the eve of the cross, Jesus took special time to kneel and wash the feet of his disciples. He did this to set a powerful example for how we are to seek to serve those around us, all those around us. Joe Scruggs continues our Resolve series by…
Set Your Face | Resolve Week 1
Mar 11, 2018 • 26 min
Jesus set his face with resolve to the path before Him, a path that led to the cross. Wopsle begins our Resolve series by reminding us that we must follow Jesus’ example and set our face to the path God has called us to walk.
Cheerful Giving | Unfinished Week 5
Mar 4, 2018 • 18 min
Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 are the summary to his theology of giving. In his mind, giving is simply another aspect of grace. God provides for the needs of His people and blesses those who bless others. Biblical giving is grace-based in that it…
Giving Your All to Others in Need | Unfinished Week 4
Feb 25, 2018 • 28 min
How people view money is an effective barometer of their spirituality. Money is neither good nor bad in itself; corrupt people can put it to evil uses, while good people can put it to righteous uses. Though it is morally neutral, what people do with their…
A Model of a Generous Heart | Unfinished Week 3
Feb 18, 2018 • 28 min
In matters of generosity, most of us have seldom, if ever, given out of poverty. In other words, we have seldom known what it means to give away all we have, trusting that God will supply our future needs. Bill Clark explores the story in Mark 12:41-44…
The Source of Generosity | Unfinished Week 2
Feb 11, 2018 • 29 min
Obedience! This is the ultimate picture that is painted in Luke 9:23-25. If this passage makes you uncomfortable, here is something to keep in mind: God is good. His ways are good. Following Him is good. It is always in our best interest to live the…
The Unfinished Work of God | Unfinished Week 1
Feb 4, 2018 • 19 min
God’s perfect plans are carried out by imperfect people. We are never “complete” in this life as God continually works in us to refine and sanctify us. This also means that God is always present with us and has promised to finish what He has started. Bill…
The Next Chapter | A Night of Vision & Worship
Jan 28, 2018 • 29 min
Bill Clark shares the vision for what God is going to do in the next chapter in the life of Redeemer! To follow up and for more information, visit the Unfinished initiative website at http://UnfinishedRedeemer.church
God Goes With Us
Jan 28, 2018 • 30 min
We’ve spent the last few weeks discussing how God seeks to renovate our lives and what that process entails. Denise McKinney wraps up our series by reminding us that in order for that process to continue and be successful, we must go with God on our way.
A Thought Just Occurred to Me | Renovate Week 4
Jan 21, 2018 • 28 min
God seeks to renovate us entirely and an essential part of that is the renovation of our minds. In week 4 of our renovate series, Adam Barnett explores how Paul challenges us to seek the peace of God over our thought lives.
542,000 Relationships | Renovate Week 3
Jan 14, 2018 • 30 min
In order for God to fully renovate our hearts, we must surrender to how He wants us to view all those around us. The way we handle relationships with spouses, children, family, friends and even complete strangers is evidence of where our hearts are in…
The Great Renovator | Renovate Week 2
Jan 7, 2018 • 25 min
God seeks to renovate our hearts and He chose to do this in a very unique way. He came to Earth to set up camp among us and resides within our very hearts when we open the door to let Him in. Bill Clark continues our series, Renovate, by describing the…
What Matters Most | Renovate Week 1
Dec 31, 2017 • 21 min
God’s work in us is a daily operation. And it causes us to constantly look all around and within us to answer the question, What matters most? Denise McKinney shares with us as we begin our new series, Renovate.
Happiness & Joy | Advent Week 4
Dec 24, 2017 • 16 min
Happiness and joy are two very different things. During our Sunday evening service on Christmas Eve, Bill Clark encourages us to seek Joy rather than simply happiness.
Unending Celebration | Advent Week 4
Dec 24, 2017 • 11 min
The joy of the birth of Christ is easy to lose amidst the crazy and emotional times that can accompany the holiday season. During our Saturday Night Christmas Eve service, Adam Barnett reminds us that that good news is the Christ brings JOY!
Disruptive Event | Advent Week 4
Dec 24, 2017 • 19 min
Disruption changes things. It makes it impossible to continue in the normal way. During our Sunday morning service on Christmas Eve, Joe Scruggs shared a message about the disruptive event of Christ’s birth.
Christmas Hope | Advent Week 3
Dec 17, 2017 • 9 min
There is a distinct difference between optimism and hope. Bill Clark continues our Advent series by sharing a brief message about the true source of Hope at Christmas!
Born to Die | Advent Week 2
Dec 10, 2017 • 30 min
Christ’s birth is significant because death and resurrection were assured by the gift and grace of God. This example of Love that reverberates across the globe is vital to remember through this season. Adam Barnett continues our Advent series with the…
On Peace | Advent Week 1
Dec 3, 2017 • 21 min
As we approach this season of anticipation and awaiting the arrival of Christ, we are called to find peace. Peace with those around us and being at peace with God in our minds and prayers. Bill shares what the Bible tells us about peace and how that can…
Universal Perspective
Nov 26, 2017 • 29 min
God created an incredibly large universe with infinite complexity. It’s often very easy for us to forget how big the universe is and how small we are in comparison. Michael Wopsle takes us on a journey to discover the wonder that is the expansive universe…
Christian Marriage
Nov 19, 2017 • 25 min
Marriage is the proving ground of whether we have cast side our old self. Paul lays out what this looks like in his letter to the Colossians. Bill Clark continues our Shift series by looking at God’s perspective on marriage.
Long Lasting Legacy
Nov 12, 2017 • 25 min
We are called to view children as God sees them, as the future of His kingdom and the legacy by which those who have come before are judged. Children need shaping, direction and most of all release. And not just from their parents. All are called to be an…
Social Injustice
Nov 5, 2017 • 28 min
We are not called to live our faith lives in a bubble, but to look outside ourselves and see the injustice in the world the way God does. Adam Barnett continues our SHIFT series with a look at social injustice and how we are commanded to respond.
Loving Others
Oct 29, 2017 • 27 min
Gaining a Godly perspective on love is essential. It allows us to effectively love God, love ourselves and especially love those who we perceive to be unlovable. Pastor Bill Clark starts our new series encouraging us to shift our perspective away from our…
Science & Faith: On the Same Page
Oct 22, 2017 • 30 min
Jerry McCoy, Physics Professor at the University of Tulsa, joins us for a special message exploring the intersection of Science & Faith.
God’s Comforting Presence
Oct 15, 2017 • 25 min
There are big supernatural topics in the Christian faith, and when we can’t understand or see them, it’s difficult to know how to handle it. Bill Clark concludes our Angels series by encouraging us to look for God’s unseen but comforting presence.
Unseen Messengers
Oct 8, 2017 • 29 min
Angels are talked about all throughout the Bible and are a vital part of the Christian and Jewish stories. So why don’t we talk about them anymore? And why are they so important? Denise McKinney explores these questions in the first week of our two-week…
The Good Shepherd
Oct 1, 2017 • 26 min
Worship is an incredibly powerful thing, but also something that we should not take for granted. We are to enter God’s courts with gladness and express that gladness to Him. And it’s possible for us to even enter in because Jesus stands in the gap for us…
Persistent God
Sep 24, 2017 • 23 min
God is calling, repeatedly, consistently and He’s calling you by name. Bill takes us through Psalm 95 to remind us that the God of the universe is calling out to us.
Treason Against God
Sep 17, 2017 • 24 min
Paul writes in Romans that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. This means everyone. Adam discusses how King David handled sin in his own life and what we can learn from his prayer in Psalm 51.
Bold Prayers
Sep 10, 2017 • 25 min
The Psalms are full of bold prayers and we are called to continue to pray boldly. Not because God is subservient to our requests, obligated to answer in the way we want. But because we are called pray with bold faith.
Made for What?
Sep 3, 2017 • 26 min
Psalm 139 takes us through a journey of understand how God has called us to respond to His presence in our lives. Denise McKinney walks through this with us as we start our series studying the Psalms.
Wage War!
Aug 27, 2017 • 27 min
We are at war. But too often most of our casualties are from friendly fire. We are called to be the church together, but we forget that our enemy is the kingdom of darkness, not those brothers and sisters in Christ who might have differing opinions or…
Jars of Clay
Aug 20, 2017 • 30 min
The reality that God uses fragile and flawed humans to contain His gospel and immense power is mind-blowing. Pastor Bill Clark explores Paul’s words to the church at Corinth talking about how we as believers are simple jars of clay that God uses to show…
Stay on the Altar
Aug 13, 2017 • 28 min
We are called out by God to be His Church. In that is our responsibility to be the Church to those around us. Adam continues our series by exploring what that responsibility looks like.
Worship, Grow & Serve
Aug 6, 2017 • 20 min
The Church we’ve known from the past is dying, but the Church itself will never die. As time progresses, what should the Church look like in today’s contemporary culture, in light of secularism and technology? We kick off our series, Ekklesia, today with…
Cupcakes & Dinner Rolls
Jul 30, 2017 • 26 min
Wopsle concludes our look at the parables of Christ by exploring the idea of growth and how the smallest things we encounter can have the biggest influence.
Pharisee & Tax Collector
Jul 23, 2017 • 27 min
Grace is given freely to all! If it were dependent upon performance or achievement, then it would be earned rather than grace. Pastor Adam explores the parable of the pharisee and the tax collector to illustrate how Christ taught on this principle.
Two Builders
Jul 16, 2017 • 28 min
Jesus taught about our response to His words by comparing two types of builders, one who builds his house on the rock and the other the sand. Pastor Adam Barnett explores this parable and encourages us to remember what is required for planting our…
Grace Based Life
Jul 9, 2017 • 27 min
We are all found equal in our need for grace. Joe Scruggs explores the parable of the workers in the field to illustrate how we are called to be grace-based people.
A Measure of Value
Jul 2, 2017 • 28 min
This week Wopsle discusses the parables of the treasure and the pearl to discover not only how we should value the Kingdom of God, but how the Kingdom of God values us.
The Rich Fool
Jun 25, 2017 • 22 min
Pastor Bill Clark explores the parable of the Rich Fool and how Jesus used this example to put a call on us to not seek to accumulate more stuff, but instead think first of the Kingdom purpose for our life and possessions.
Seeking the Lost
Jun 18, 2017 • 31 min
Jesus demonstrated God’s desire to reach out to those far from Him by sharing a series of parables about the Lost. Adam challenges us to read the parable of the Lost Son and seek to see what we’ve been called to do in response.
Fulfill the Call
Jun 11, 2017 • 30 min
What does it look like to fulfill the call to love our neighbors? Denise breaks down how Jesus used the parable of the Good Samaritan to explain how we are called to live out what Christ has commanded.
Response to Grace
Jun 4, 2017 • 22 min
When Jesus taught on the parable of the unmerciful servant, he was reminding us that the grace we have been given is free, but it also comes with a responsibility to have forgiveness for others. Bill Clark breaks down this parable and the idea of how…
Parables 101
May 28, 2017 • 27 min
Throughout the summer we will be exploring the stories that Jesus told to teach and inspire. Join us for the next 9 weeks as we learn from these stories together! Adam Barnett kicks off our series with an introduction to the topic of parables.
Shalom
May 21, 2017 • 28 min
Peace can be found, peace can be felt. Both internally and externally. Rest in that peace and then give it away to others. Denise McKinney concludes our study on dwelling with Christ by encouraging us to live into the peace of Christ.
Taking the Sabbath
May 14, 2017 • 23 min
In today’s busy life, it’s important to remember that although the specifics of the biblical sabbath don’t apply to us today, the principle of taking rest is just as vital. Bill Clark continues our Dwell series by exploring the Sabbath.
Exponential Discipleship
May 7, 2017 • 29 min
What would it look like if we took seriously the call to create disciples? And rather than just memorizing scripture, we followed it in our daily lives. Adam Barnett puts the call on us to remember to do what we read.
Creating Space for God
Apr 30, 2017 • 26 min
Solitude is a place where you yield to God’s ability to care for you. Bill calls us to take the guilt we can feel over our human-ness and let God minister to us in solitude.
Simple Spirituality
Apr 23, 2017 • 22 min
We can be so quick to complicate our lives. We get caught up in all that we are responsible for and we miss the simple truth that Christ calls us to Him to find rest and peace. Adam Barnett launches our Dwell series by encouraging us to keep it simple.
Resurrected King
Apr 16, 2017 • 24 min
The power of the resurrection of Jesus is living and active in all who call Him Lord, even 2,000 years later! Bill Clark unpacks this amazing fact and how it can truly impact our lives today.
Palm Sunday
Apr 9, 2017 • 25 min
The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem was just the beginning on Jesus’ final week. Adam Barnett explores this powerful week in Christ’s life that lead up to His crucifixion.
Suffering
Apr 2, 2017 • 22 min
Bill Clark wraps up our Vulnerable series by discussing the hard times of suffering we walk through and how Christ experienced suffering head on.
Financial Vulnerability
Mar 26, 2017 • 27 min
In order to be vulnerable, we have to understand where our security comes from. Adam Barnett continues our series by reminding us that our security cannot be found in money.
Anger
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
Anger can be a powerful emotion that can easily bring on shame and guilt. Denise McKinney continues our Vulnerable series by reminding us that it is not anger that is sinful, but how we navigate it and treat others in that anger.
Works in Progress
Mar 12, 2017 • 31 min
We are not called to a pain-free life. Bill Clark continues our Vulnerable discussion by asking the question “Is your spirituality actually working for you?” and helping us to reframe our understanding of the principle behind it.
Safe People
Mar 5, 2017 • 22 min
Trust in Christ invites vulnerability without fear, shame or fragility. The church is called to be a safe place for people to be vulnerable and for the church to be vulnerable, it has to be made up of safe people. Joe Scruggs kicks off our new series with…
I Am the True Vine
Feb 26, 2017 • 33 min
Jesus said, “I Am the True Vine.” and with that simple statement, He opposed culture, brought Jewish past into present and established himself has the one true source of life. We are called to abide in Christ because all other sources of life are false.…
I Am the Door
Feb 19, 2017 • 25 min
Christ talks about being the Door of the sheep and their entry into a pasture of peace. In this pasture, we are in the hands of our Lord and He has come to give us life to the full. Bill Clark explores this critical I Am statement and how we are called to…
I Am the Light of the World
Feb 12, 2017 • 28 min
Adam continues our study of the I Am statements of Christ by unpacking what it truly means to know that Christ is the Light of the World and what our lives should look like as a result of this truth.
I Am the Bread of Life
Feb 6, 2017 • 21 min
This week Bill kicks off our new series exploring the several I Am statements made by Christ in the Gospel of John.
God is Here
Jan 29, 2017 • 25 min
Life today is hectic and busy, and sometimes practically loving God takes a lower priority place on our calendar. Pastor Adam concludes our Love(d) series by encouraging us to make worship and loving on our immense God the highest priority in our lives.
Love Your Neighbor
Jan 22, 2017 • 29 min
We are commanded to love our neighbor. But what does that mean? What does loving our neighbor look like and who is our neighbor? Bill continues our Love(d) series with a great message about how we are to love those around us. All of those around us.
All of You
Jan 15, 2017 • 27 min
Christ lays out for us what we are truly called to do, what informs and empowers us to do everything else he asks of us. It is simply to love God with all that we are..all.
You are Loved
Jan 8, 2017 • 21 min
You can’t fully love until you understand how loved you are. Bill begins our series by unpacking the powerful truth that each of us are loved by God, and His love is unlimited and unconditional.
The Light to Follow
Jan 1, 2017 • 24 min
A light has dawned and it is up to us follow it out of the darkness and into the future God has for us.
Life is Born
Dec 25, 2016 • 15 min
Life is Born
Joy is Born
Dec 24, 2016 • 16 min
Joy is Born. Joy to the world! The Lord is come! Let the celebration begin! What does the birth of Jesus mean for us today?
Joy is Born
Dec 24, 2016 • 16 min
Joy is Born. Joy to the world! The Lord is come! Let the celebration begin! What does the birth of Jesus mean for us today?
Salvation is Born
Dec 19, 2016 • 27 min
When Jesus is born, God wants to send an announcement. He chooses extremely unlikely candidates: shepherds. Jesus is the embodiment of salvation on earth and the arrival of grace. This baby, whose life is full of drama early on, has arrived to change the…
Hope is Born
Dec 11, 2016 • 29 min
The story of Zechariah and Elizabeth is one of great longing and waiting patiently for the promises of God to come to fruition. It’s also one that illustrates how important it is to place our hope in God. Paul Phipps continues our Born series by walking…
Trust is Born
Dec 4, 2016 • 28 min
Through the story of Abraham, Adam Barnett illustrates how trust in God was established and how we still continue to fight against letting go of control.
Creation is Born
Nov 28, 2016 • 25 min
Creation is Born. God spoke, and it was. From the beginning of time, God had a plan. Life was born, and life was in God’s image. However, from the Garden we immediately see the need for Christ. The Garden is a foreshadowing of Jesus.
Trust In Him
Nov 20, 2016 • 26 min
Trust is very hard to earn and very easy to lose. But we serve a God in whom we can place our unreserved trust. Bill Clark concludes our series, In God We Trust, with an exploration of this very important part of faith.
The Blessings of God
Nov 13, 2016 • 28 min
Reaping and sowing are common themes and ideas throughout the Bible. Adam Barnett takes a look at these with a fresh eye as we continue our series, In God We Trust.
Prioritizing Life
Nov 6, 2016 • 24 min
It’s very easy to get our life out of order. Sometimes we need to take a step back and assess what we’re making a priority in our lives. As we continue, In God We Trust, Bill walks us through this idea through the lens of Genesis 13 and the story of Abram…
Time Out
Oct 31, 2016 • 24 min
Jeremiah 29 paints a picture of how God asks His people to respond to living in uncertain times. Bill Clark opens our series, In God We Trust, with a look at this vital chapter of Jeremiah and how the Israelites had to endure a lot of pain prior to the…
You’re Welcome
Oct 23, 2016 • 34 min
One of the most important ways we are to be the church to other is to offer them radical hospitality as did the members of the early church. Denise McKinney concludes our series on the early church by discussing this vital part of church life.
Together for Good
Oct 16, 2016 • 29 min
Neil & Sharol Josephson, Directors of Family Life Canada, share from the Parable of the Sower and how it can apply to our relationships and marriages.
Unify Marriage Conference Saturday Sessions
Oct 15, 2016 • 143 min
The Saturday sessions from the Unify Marriage Conference
Unify Marriage Conference - Friday Night Session 1
Oct 14, 2016 • 57 min
Friday Night Session 1 from the Unify Marriage Conference.
The Awesome Presence
Oct 9, 2016 • 26 min
God is the all-powerful, all-knowing, omnipresent God of the universe…and He wants to spend time with you one-on-one. How long has it been since you stopped and experienced the wonder and awe of God’s presence? Bill Clark shares from Acts how the early…
Devoted
Oct 2, 2016 • 22 min
Adam Barnett shares from Acts 2:42 and about our call to be devoted to the Word of God.
A Call to Bravery | Taste & See 2016
Sep 26, 2016 • 40 min
Amy Little of Beautiful Truth Ministries joined us for Taste & See 2016 to speak about how we are called to live our lives out of Psalm 34.
God’s Economy
Sep 25, 2016 • 26 min
The body of Christ possesses enough, but not enough for us to keep what we don’t need. In God’s economy, there is plenty. We just have to be obedient.
Three Things
Sep 18, 2016 • 29 min
As the local Church, we are meant to be an Irresistible Force, not by our own strength, planning, or brilliance, but by the power of the Living God. The arrival of the Holy Spirit, Peter’s sermon, and 3,000 converts set the stage for how our church should…
Dismas
Sep 11, 2016 • 29 min
How frustrating can it be when we see people get rewards when we are certain they don’t deserve them? Our flesh tells us that this is wrong, but that is exactly what God’s grace does for each of us. Pastor Adam Barnett takes a look at the final minutes of…
Loving the Other
Sep 4, 2016 • 34 min
Do you love me? A simple question asked of simple disciples. Jesus powerful words echo into our lives today. Denise McKinney shares from Jesus’ interactions with Peter in our third week of Disqualified.
Tax, Command, Party & Point
Aug 28, 2016 • 25 min
There are four distinct scenes that play out when Jesus meets Levi, the tax collector, in Luke 5:27-32. And each one plays a vital role in our understanding of the magnitude of Jesus’ calling of Levi to be his disciple. Adam Barnett walks us through this…
Confessions of a Recovering Pharisee
Aug 21, 2016 • 27 min
Each of has one or more things that we feel could disqualify us from being used by God. But Jesus has a different perspective. Rather than seeing our past, He sees our potential. Rather than judging us the way the world does, He loves us and wants to use…
Serving
Aug 14, 2016 • 18 min
Each of us is gifted to serve the kingdom of God and all we must to is step up and say yes! Serving the local church is essential in living into your calling as a follower of God.
Community
Aug 7, 2016 • 32 min
We are created to live this life in community with others. Adam Barnett unpacks this idea by looking at the unique and powerful friendship of Jonathan and David.
A New Creation
Jul 31, 2016 • 29 min
In the last chapter of Galatians, Paul sums up the entire letter with one message. You are a new creation in Christ, regardless of where you came from or what circumstances you found yourself in before. Adam Barnett wraps up our study on the book of…
Burden Bearing
Jul 24, 2016 • 29 min
Paul takes a gentle turn in the last chapter of Galatians by laying the call to deal with each other within the church gently and to bear each others burdens.
Focus on the Walk
Jul 17, 2016 • 26 min
The fruits of the Spirit are simply that, fruits of our walk with the Spirit. If we focus on the walk, the fruits will come naturally.
Gospel Freedom
Jul 10, 2016 • 26 min
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Freedom? Satan wants you to be held captive, and suffer from freedom of God. Adam Barnett shares with us how Jesus trumps all of Satan’s efforts to hold us captive by standing firm in His…
Spirit Cry
Jul 3, 2016 • 22 min
There is a powerful notion to our place as sons of God. It allows us, through the Holy Spirit, access to cry out to our Father in heaven as a child cries out to their earthly daddy. Bill Clark shares with us how this is truly an intimate connection with…
Children of God
Jun 26, 2016 • 26 min
We are sons of God, baptized into Christ, and clothed with Christ. The cross is the one place where our human distinctions lose all significance. We are equal and one. Adam Barnett expands on this as we continue our study of Galatians.
Unearned
Jun 19, 2016 • 31 min
Paul Phipps continues our study of the book of Galatians by highlighting chapter 3 and it’s call to recognize that our salvation is a free gift, not earned.
Primary Identity
Jun 12, 2016 • 29 min
We have been given a new identity in the Kingdom of God - a better identity. Mike King continues our study of the book of Galatians.
No Other Gospel
Jun 5, 2016 • 26 min
Adam kicks off our new series on the book of Galatians by setting up the book and its author, the apostle Paul.
A People of Prayer
May 29, 2016 • 23 min
Bill concludes our DNA series by discussing how intercessory prayer, or praying for others, is not only beneficial for those we pray for, but even more so for our own walk with Christ.
Serve Our City
May 22, 2016 • 24 min
Mike explores the way Redeemer has served the city of Tulsa and shares how we are called in Jeremiah to do so.
Choices
May 15, 2016 • 23 min
Bill Clark speaks to and over the next generation and discusses the idea of our limitless choices, and the guidelines we are to use to make those choices.
The Spiritual Family
May 8, 2016 • 28 min
We are called to live together in a spiritual family. Adam breaks this down in the second week of our DNA series.
Radical Hospitality
May 1, 2016 • 38 min
Mike King and Denise McKinney open up our discussion of Redeemer’s DNA by talking about how we are called to live lives of radical hospitality.
Living Hopefully
Apr 24, 2016 • 25 min
Hope is incredibly powerful and God gives us great reason to put our hope in Him. Bill concludes our Living series by talking about that hope encouraging us to Live Hopefully.
Living Joyfully
Apr 18, 2016 • 25 min
Finding joy amidst our trials can be difficult, but it is imperative. Adam Barnett talks about the call to live joyfully!
Living Confidently
Apr 10, 2016 • 28 min
Mike King continues our Living study by encouraging us to live confidently in the promises God has made!
Living Victoriously
Apr 3, 2016 • 25 min
The Resurrection changed everything, including how we are called to live. Adam Barnett explores the calling on our lives to live victoriously!
There All Along
Mar 27, 2016 • 25 min
Bill Clark speaks about Jesus’ presence in our lives by exploring the story of Cleopas and his friend on the road to Emmaus.
The Problem Behind the Problem
Mar 20, 2016 • 27 min
At the Base of the Mountain
Mar 13, 2016 • 28 min
Bill Clark continues our study on Reset with a word about how most of life is lived at the base of the mountain, rather than the mountaintop.
Facing Temptation
Mar 6, 2016 • 30 min
Adam Barnett continues our series of Reset by discussing how are are to face temptation when it comes.
Caring for the Poor and Fatherless
Feb 28, 2016 • 28 min
As we continue the Reset sermon series, Mike King shares with us on the call on our lives to care for the poor and fatherless.
Fasting
Feb 21, 2016 • 37 min
Adam Barnett shares with us a message about fasting as we seek to reset our understanding of various spiritual disciplines.
Prayer
Feb 14, 2016 • 26 min
We’ll be taking the season of Lent as an opportunity to reframe our understanding of various disciplines in the Christian faith. To open this up, Bill Clark brings a good word about prayer.
Lent
Feb 7, 2016 • 33 min
Mike King continues our look at the weird practices of the church by talking about the season of Lent and what it really means to the church.
Communion
Jan 31, 2016 • 19 min
As we approach the season of Lent, Bill Clark kicks off a two week series on some of the practices of the church that can seem odd to new church goers. This week he discusses the topic of communion.
Human Sexuality
Jan 24, 2016 • 31 min
Paul Phipps concludes the Fight Club series by discussing the issue of human sexuality.
Racism
Jan 17, 2016 • 30 min
Adam Barnett shares a special message about engaging with others on the issue of racism.
Christianity versus Islam
Jan 10, 2016 • 33 min
Mike King continues to discuss Fight Club and addresses the sometimes touchy issue of how we are to deal with those of the Muslim faith and how we can engage them in healthy discussion.
Rules of Engagement
Jan 3, 2016 • 25 min
Pastor Bill Clark kicks off our series Fight Club by establishing some ground rules for how we are to engage others in discussions.