Messiah St. Charles Weekly Messages

Messiah St. Charles Weekly Messages
Audio versions of Messiah St. Charles’ weekly messages given by Pastor Jim Mueller and Pastor Chuck Schlie.

Oh, The Places You’ll Go - Down by the River
Jun 28 • 27 min
Leprosy was once a feared disease that had no cure. Naaman, a general in the Syrian army, has leprosy, and he thinks his money and power can save him. But in God’s Kingdom, it doesn’t work like that. Naaman needs to humble himself and trust in the true…
Listen to Pastor Jim’s Message About Racial Equality
Jun 21 • 8 min
Our Senior Pastor Jim Mueller addressed racism during a recent worship service. You can view his words to out community on the video below.
Oh, The Places You’ll Go - Fly in the Sky
Jun 21 • 34 min
In today’s message, Pastor Jim shows how the story of Elijah passing the baton on to Elisha relates to our story and the story of the church today. On this Father’s Day, we consider the legacy we’re leaving the next generation. Pastor Jim has a special…
Oh, The Places You’ll Go - Stroll Through a Vineyard
Jun 14 • 22 min
Though we don’t like to admit it, our material goods can play quite a large role in our lives. As we will see in the story of King Ahab and his neighbor’s vineyard, just because we possess a lot does not mean that we don’t want to possess more. It’s trap…
Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Exploring a Cave
Jun 7 • 25 min
We go deep into a cave where the prophet Elijah is hiding out from King Ahab. He’s all alone and doesn’t see an end to the darkness—both literal and metaphorical—that’s all around him. Come “Explore a Cave” with Messiah and see how God rescues His prophet…
Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Up on a Mountain
May 31 • 30 min
The first message of our summer worship series, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” begins with an epic showdown on Mount Carmel. The Prophet Elijah confronts the false prophets of Baal with an awesome demonstration of God’s power. Hear how it all goes down and…
Punch Fear in the Face: Running Out
May 24 • 25 min
Pastor Jim Mueller closes out our “Punch Fear in the Face” series with a message on the fear of Running Out of your resources. He shows us that faith in Jesus means we never have to fear not having enough.
Punch Fear in the Face: Failure
May 17 • 25 min
We’re not comfortable with failure. We certainly don’t want others to know how we fall short. We really only want to disclose our failures in the context of how they led to our successes. In the world’s view, your failure is tied up to your self-worth. In…
Punch Fear in the Face - Your Kids’ Future
May 10 • 22 min
Pastor Jim Mueller gives a Mother’s Day message that revolves around the accounts of the raising of Jairus’s daughter and the woman who bled for 12 years, as told in Mark 5. Through these stories, we learn to trust God with our circumstances and not fret…
Punch Fear in the Face: Death
May 3 • 22 min
Death is a part of life. That doesn’t make it any less scary. Hear Pastor Chuck Schlie confront the fear of death and punch it in the face. You may never look at it the same way again.
Punch Fear in the Face: The Storms of Life
Apr 26 • 17 min
We’re all navigating some choppy waters these days. Fortunately, we’re not in the boat all alone. In this message we’ll hear the story of Jesus calming the storm, and there’s a lot in there that we can learn about tuning our mind to God’s will for our…
Punch Fear in the Face: Being Locked In
Apr 19 • 27 min
Got anxiety? You’re not alone, and your reaction to current events is totally normal. We’re bored, lonely, stir-crazy, and primed for fear taking over. Our new message series confronts our modern day fears and anxieties and applies some Biblical wisdom on…
Easter Sunday
Apr 14 • 23 min
Messiah celebrates our Savior’s victory over sin, death, and the devil! Pastor Chuck Schlie leads us through some important details in John’s Gospel account of the Resurrection that are hidden in plain sight!
Good Friday
Apr 10 • 20 min
Suffering. That word has been redefined in recent weeks. Before the joy of Easter, we must journey through the suffering of Good Friday.
Maundy Thursday: Holy Week 2020
Apr 9 • 24 min
It happened. We remember. The great sacrifice begins with Maundy Thursday worship.
Stranger Things: Week 4 - Palm Sunday
Apr 8 • 23 min
On Palm Sunday, Jesus makes a triumphal entrance into Jerusalem. On this first day of Holy Week, Pastor Jim Mueller considers how Jesus viewed the city, knowing that the cheers would turn to scorn later that week.
Stranger Things: Possession
Mar 29 • 25 min
Pastor Jim Mueller continues “Stranger Things” with a message on demon possession. It’s a fascinating and scary topic, but our message is rooted in the hope that is found in Jesus.
Stranger Things: Affliction
Mar 22 • 29 min
Do current events have you worried? Do you find yourself checking the news more often than you should? if you’re stressed and anxious right now, the devil couldn’t be happier. He revels in misfortune, and we certainly have our share of it on this side of…
Stranger Things: Temptation
Mar 15 • 31 min
The devil knows what he needs to do to separate you from God. You heard the statistic that 35% of Christians don’t believe he exists. He is not only real; he is powerful and you’re wearing a target. Our “Stranger Things” message series is exposing his…
In God We Trust - God’s Blessings
Mar 8 • 30 min
It’s a day of celebration! We wrapped up “In God We Trust” with our annual Jubilee Sunday celebration in praise of all of God’s blessings. Watch and learn how to build a trusting relationship with God.
In God We Trust - Where Your Mouth Is
Mar 1 • 31 min
With all this talk of money, you might be experiencing some anxiety around the topic. Perhaps you’re wondering how you can give first fruit gifts and still be financially OK. We get it! This Sunday’s message will help alleviate some of your questions and…
In God We Trust - Act Your Wage
Feb 23 • 29 min
Though it’s easy to look around and think that you aren’t any better off—and maybe even worse—than your neighbor, you can’t give in to that scarcity mentality. God has blessed us abundantly here in St. Charles, and we want to help you fight the mindset…
In God We Trust - God’s M&Ms
Feb 16 • 28 min
Every dollar in our pocket is printed with a simple slogan—”In God We Trust.” Yet too often our trust is placed in anything but God. We place our faith in money, possessions, health, and security, and fear not having enough of what we need. This mindset…
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Image of the Church
Feb 9 • 30 min
TODAY’S MESSAGE What’s God’s image of His Church? Does it align with our image of it? If not, what can we do about it? Our current message series concludes today with an examination of what God’s image for His church looks like. Do your intentions line up…
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Image
Feb 2 • 28 min
Who are you? Beyond your name, occupation, and family position, you’re someone the Bible calls “fearfully and wonderfully made.” So what does that mean? Believe it or not, you’re God’s image-bearer, and that means a lot. So while you may be a person who…
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Legacy
Jan 26 • 24 min
Have you given much thought to your legacy? Have you assessed your life and thought about the impact that you have had on others? You no doubt hope the impressions you’ve left are positive ones. We all strive to be a blessing to our friends and family in…
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Attitudes
Jan 19 • 27 min
You’ve heard it said that “Attitude is everything.” Like all clichés, there’s truth to the saying. Through the story of Joseph and his slavery in Egypt, we look at how we can be grateful to God for all that He does for us—even in difficult circumstances.
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Relationships
Jan 12 • 30 min
Scripture: Acts 10:9-16 | Matthew 9:9-13. On Sunday our message taught us how to live a more fulfilling life by refocusing your priorities, relationships, attitude, and legacy. We looked at relationships and invite you to join or recommit to a Community…
(re)Focus Your 2020 Vision - Week 1
Jan 5 • 25 min
Today’s Scripture: Daniel 12:1-4 | Luke 2:36-40. The new year is made for new beginnings. Messiah is here to help you with your resolutions for personal and spiritual growth in our six week series. “ReFocus: Your 20/20 Vision.”
Hope For Everyone - Week 6
Dec 29, 2019 • 21 min
When life doesn’t go our way we often respond with anger, doubt, or disappointment, and the Christmas season can intensify these emotions. But through the story of the first Christmas, we see God bringing hope in difficult circumstances. The love of God…
Hope for Everyone - Week 5
Dec 24, 2019 • 14 min
The Christmas celebration began over 2000 years ago when the Creator of heaven and earth stepped into His creation - as a baby! He did this because He loves you and wants to restore His relationship with you. Truly this is good news of great joy! Our pray…
Hope for Everyone - Week 4
Dec 22, 2019 • 25 min
Scripture for today’s message: Luke 2:8-15 and Corinthians 1:26-28. The love of God and the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus bring hope to everyone. As the angel said to the shepherds when he announced Jesus birth in Luke 2:10: “I bring you good…
Hope for Everyone - Week 3
Dec 15, 2019 • 27 min
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 | Isaiah 7:11-14. The love of God and the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus bring hope to everyone. Through Joseph’s story in today’s message, hear how to face fear in your life and do the right thing.
Hope For Everyone - Week 2
Dec 8, 2019 • 27 min
In today’s message, we hear how to stay hopeful when your circumstances in life are not what you’d thought they’d be, and not at all what you envisioned for yourself. There is HOPE when your plans are disrupted if you trust that God has everything under…
Hope for Everyone - Week 1
Dec 1, 2019 • 25 min
Dec. 1, 2019 | “Hope For Everyone” | Luke 1:5-13, 17-20 | Malachi 4:1-2, 5-6 | Rev. Mueller
Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood - Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood
Nov 24, 2019 • 27 min
God’s goodness is all around our neighborhood, but it’s up to us to seek it and find it. When we do, we have a reason to give thanksgiving every day! Proverbs 15:13-17 and Luke 17:11-19.
Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood - Living Good In Your Hood
Nov 17, 2019 • 24 min
“You Are Special Just The Way You Are”. Live life well through life applications found in Proverbs and examined through the wisdom found in “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood - Use Kind Words
Nov 10, 2019 • 27 min
Living Good In Your Hood series, week 2.
Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood - Won’t You Be My Neighbor
Nov 3, 2019 • 33 min
Nov. 3, 2019 | Message | “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” | Proverbs 1:1-7 | Luke 6:27-31| Rev. Mueller
The Bible For Grown Ups - What is the Point of the Bible?
Oct 27, 2019 • 28 min
Oct. 27, 2019 | “What Is The Point Of The Bible | Romans 3:21-28 | Matthew 13:44-46 | Rev. Schlie
The Bible For Grown Ups - Hard, Modern Questions About the Bible
Oct 20, 2019 • 37 min
Oct. 20, 2019 | Hard, Modern Questions about the Bible | Pastors Mueller & Schlie
The Bible for Grown Ups - What is In the Bible?
Oct 13, 2019 • 34 min
Oct. 13, 2019 | “What Is In the Bible?” | Hebrews 1:1-4 | John 20:30-31 | Rev. Don Matzat
The Bible For Grown Ups - How Did We Get the Bible
Oct 6, 2019 • 27 min
Oct. 6, 2019 | “How Did We Get the Bible?” | 2 Timothy 3:14-17 | Luke 1:1-4 | Rev. Mueller
What Happy People Know About Others
Sep 29, 2019 • 28 min
Sept. 29, 2019 | “Others” | Romans 12:9-18 | Matthew 22:34-40 | Rev. Schlie
What Happy People Know About Marriage
Sep 22, 2019 • 35 min
Sept. 22, 2019 | Message | “Marriage” | Ephesians 5:25-31 | Mark 10:6-9 | Rev. Mueller
What Happy People Know About Sadness
Sep 15, 2019 • 30 min
Sept. 15, 2019 | Message | “Sadness” | Romans 5:1-8 | Matthew 11:27-30 | Rev. Schlie
What Happy People Know About Friends
Sep 8, 2019 • 33 min
Sept. 8, 2019 | Message | “Friends” | Proverbs 17:17-22 | John 15:13-17 | Rev. Mueller
What Happy People Know About Work
Sep 1, 2019 • 28 min
September 1, 2019 | Message | “Work” | Ephesians 6:5-9 | Luke 5:4-9 | Rev. Matzat
What Happy People Know About Parenting
Aug 25, 2019 • 30 min
August 25, 2019 | Message | “Parenting” | Deuteronomy 7:1-9 | Mark 10:13-16 | Rev. Schlie
What Happy People Know About Themselves
Aug 18, 2019 • 29 min
8-18-19 | “What happy people know” WK 1 | Ecclesiastes 2:1-11, 24-26 | John 15:7-12 | Rev. Mueller