The Hill Baptist Church - Augusta, Georgia

The Hill Baptist Church - Augusta, Georgia

thehillbaptist.com
Our mission is to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus Christ.


Learning Evangelism from Jesus: Luke 18
Jun 23 • 22 min
Learning Evangelism from Jesus: John 4
Jun 16 • 23 min
Three Faith-Filled Funerals: Joshua 24:29-33
Jun 9 • 21 min
Who Will You Serve? - Joshua 24:1-28
Jun 2 • 24 min
Rest: Joshua 23:1-16
May 26 • 26 min
The Preservation of Unity: Joshua 22:10-34
May 19 • 27 min
Be Ver Careful: Joshua 22:1-9
May 12 • 25 min
The Presence of the Priests: Joshua 21
May 5 • 25 min
Cities of Refuge: Joshua 20
Apr 28 • 30 min
The Lordship of Christ: Matthew 10
Apr 14 • 29 min
Inheritance: Joshua 18-19
Mar 31 • 20 min
The Danger of Cohabitating with Sin: Joshua 15-17
Mar 24 • 33 min
Wholly Following the Lord: Joshua 14:1-15
Mar 17 • 29 min
Give & Take: Joshua 10-12
Mar 10 • 32 min
Decision Making: Joshua 9
Feb 24 • 26 min
Two Sides of the Wall: Joshua 5-6
Feb 10 • 28 min
Rolling Away the Reproach: Joshua 5:1-12
Feb 3 • 24 min
Twelve Stones: Joshua 4
Jan 27 • 30 min
Moving Forward with God: Joshua 3
Jan 20 • 27 min
Treasonous Redemption: Joshua 2
Jan 13 • 30 min
Chosen for a Mission: Joshua 1
Jan 6 • 30 min
Preparing for Christmas: Luke 2:36-38
Nov 25, 2018 • 23 min
Love & Giving
Nov 18, 2018 • 30 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Laodicea
Nov 11, 2018 • 25 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Philadelphia
Nov 4, 2018 • 28 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Sardis
Oct 28, 2018 • 25 min
Seven Churches, Revelation, Sardis
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Thyatira
Oct 21, 2018 • 35 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Pergamum
Oct 14, 2018 • 34 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Smyrna
Sep 30, 2018 • 34 min
The Seven Churches of Revelation: Ephesus
Sep 23, 2018 • 29 min
The Light & The Lampstands: Revelation 1:1-20
Sep 16, 2018 • 29 min
My First Night In Heaven
Sep 2, 2018 • 32 min
Prayer, Care, Share - Part 3
Aug 26, 2018 • 23 min
Prayer, Care, Share - Part 2
Aug 19, 2018 • 25 min
Prayer, Care, Share - Part 1
Aug 12, 2018 • 22 min
Soli Deo Gloria
Aug 5, 2018 • 30 min
Solus Christus
Jul 29, 2018 • 31 min
Sola Gratia
Jul 22, 2018 • 34 min
Sola Fide
Jul 15, 2018 • 27 min
The End Game: 2 Peter 3:1-13
Jun 24, 2018 • 32 min
How to Become a Heretic: 2 Peter 2:1-22
Jun 17, 2018 • 33 min
Fact or Fiction: 2 Peter 1:16-21
Jun 10, 2018 • 28 min
Supplement Your Faith: 2 Peter 1:1-15
Jun 3, 2018 • 25 min
The Signet Ring: Haggai 2:20-23
May 27, 2018 • 26 min
Holy Meat, Dead Bodies, & Blessing: Haggai 2:10-19
May 13, 2018 • 27 min
Two Problems & Two Promises: Haggai 2:1-9
May 6, 2018 • 29 min
First Things First: Haggai 1:1-15
Apr 29, 2018 • 35 min
Prayer & Restoration: James 5:13-20
Apr 22, 2018 • 28 min
While We Wait: James 5:7-12
Apr 15, 2018 • 27 min
Filthy Rich: James 5:1-6
Apr 8, 2018 • 25 min
The Resurrection & The Life: John 11:17-27
Apr 1, 2018 • 21 min
Hosanna: Mark 11:1-10
Mar 25, 2018 • 26 min
Godly Planning: James 4:13-17
Mar 18, 2018 • 26 min
Speak No Evil: James 4:11-12
Mar 12, 2018 • 28 min
Humble Yourselves: James 4:1-10
Mar 4, 2018 • 26 min
Who is Wise? James 3:13-18
Feb 25, 2018 • 34 min
Taming the Untamable: James 3:1-12
Feb 11, 2018 • 22 min
Saving Faith: James 2:14-26
Feb 4, 2018 • 30 min
Show No Partiality: James 2:1-13
Jan 28, 2018 • 28 min
“Hey Jesus…” James 1:19-27
Jan 21, 2018 • 22 min
Count It All Joy: James 1:1-18
Jan 14, 2018 • 26 min
Tangible
Jan 7, 2018 • 25 min
The Songs of Christmas: Silent Night
Dec 24, 2017 • 21 min
The Songs of Christmas: What Child Is This?
Dec 3, 2017 • 21 min
Ephesians 6:10-24 - Be Strong In The Lord
Nov 26, 2017 • 32 min
Ephesians 6:5-9 - Spirit-Filled Relationships: Part 3 (Work)
Nov 19, 2017 • 24 min
Ephesians 6:1-4 - Spirit-Filled Relationships: Part 2 (Parenting)
Nov 12, 2017 • 23 min
Ephesians 5:18-33 - Spirit-Filled Relationships: Part 1 (Marriage)
Nov 5, 2017 • 32 min
Ephesians 5:1-21 Imitating God
Oct 29, 2017 • 30 min
Ephesians 4:17-32 - What Are You Wearing?
Oct 22, 2017 • 30 min
Ephesians 4:7-16 Ministry & Maturity
Oct 8, 2017 • 23 min
Ephesians 4:1-6 Walking Worthy
Oct 1, 2017 • 21 min
Ephesians 3:14-21 Praying for Power
Sep 24, 2017 • 26 min
Ephesians 3:1-13 The Mysterious Gospel
Sep 17, 2017 • 25 min
Ephesians 2:11-22 Wall Builders
Sep 3, 2017 • 34 min
Ephesians 2:1-10 Before & After
Aug 27, 2017 • 26 min
Ephesians 1:15-23 Because I Have Heard
Aug 20, 2017 • 32 min
Ephesians 1:1-14 Blessing God
Aug 13, 2017 • 22 min
Psalm 146: Hallelujah
Aug 6, 2017 • 19 min
Psalm 145: G.O.A.T.
Jul 30, 2017 • 23 min
Psalm 144: Praise, Petition, and Provision
Jul 16, 2017 • 29 min
Psalm 143: Hear My Prayer
Jul 9, 2017 • 28 min
Esther 8-10: Victory is the Lord’s
Jul 2, 2017 • 25 min
Setting the Table: Esther 5-7
Jun 25, 2017 • 29 min
For Such A Time As This: Esther 3-4
Jun 18, 2017 • 33 min
Season of Preparation: Esther 1-2
Jun 11, 2017 • 26 min
Fight the Good Fight of Faith: 1 Timothy 6:11-16
Jun 4, 2017 • 22 min
Unhealthy Cravings: 1 Timothy 6:3-10
May 28, 2017 • 26 min
Slavery and the Kingdom of God: 1 Timothy 6:1-2
May 21, 2017 • 28 min
How to Run Off the Pastor: 1 Timothy 5:17-25
May 14, 2017 • 29 min
Dealing with the Family Business: 1 Timothy 5:1-16
May 7, 2017 • 30 min
The Good Servant: 1 Timothy 4:6-16
Apr 30, 2017 • 27 min
What do you want to be when you grow up? What you want to be determines how you prepare. This sermon will help you become what God wants you to be which is a good servant of Jesus Christ.
Branding: 1 Timothy 4:1-5
Apr 23, 2017 • 23 min
Are you branded by Christ or by the Devil? Listen to this sermon to find out.
New Beginnings: 2 Corinthians 5
Apr 16, 2017 • 21 min
Is it possible to start a new beginning with God? Listen to this sermon to find out.
Between the Palms
Apr 9, 2017 • 26 min
The Household of God: 1 Timothy 3:14-16
Mar 26, 2017 • 29 min
Christmas at the Movies: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dec 18, 2016 • 28 min
There is a conspiracy to steal Christmas. This sermon will look at who is behind it and how you can guard against having your Christmas stolen.
Christmas at the Movies: It’s A Wonderful Life
Dec 4, 2016 • 24 min
Christmas at the Movies: Home Alone
Nov 27, 2016 • 28 min
If Anger Was A Weapon: Proverbs 15:18
Sep 18, 2016 • 25 min
If your anger was a weapon what kind of weapon would it be?
Keeping Snakes As Pets: Proverbs 23:29-35
Sep 11, 2016 • 29 min
Would you keep a snake as a pet? If so, be careful with it because it has a painful bite. Proverbs says that alcohol has a bite like that of a snake. This sermon seeks to explore what the Bible says about how a Christian should handle alcohol.
How to Unravel Society: Proverbs 6:1-19
Jul 10, 2016 • 34 min
This sermon will share three ways we can unravel society. It may include some other ideas as well.
Proactive Purity: Proverbs 5
Jul 3, 2016 • 31 min
Sex is a gift from God but that gift should only be opened in a certain type of relationship. Listen to this sermon for more info.
Guard Your Heart: Proverbs 4
Jun 26, 2016 • 23 min
What is your greatest possession? How safe is it? This sermon will reveal what your greatest possession is and how to keep it guarded.
Shalom: Proverbs 3:13-35
Jun 19, 2016 • 29 min
Changing Course: Peter
Apr 24, 2016 • 27 min
What would cause you to change course and follow someone you have never seen? Consider what caused Peter to change course and perhaps you will too.
Chaning Course: Moses
Apr 17, 2016 • 27 min
What causes people to change course in life? What causes people to chose to take a different job, move their family across the country, or adopt a new worldview? This sermon looks at Moses and seeks to find out what caused him to change course and foll…
Two Things Love Is & Four Things It Isn’t: 1 Corinthians 13:4-5a
Feb 14, 2016 • 34 min
Love is not meant to simply be defined but it is meant to be demonstrated. This sermon will explore two things love is and four things love isn’t.
The Most Excellent Way: 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:3
Feb 7, 2016 • 29 min
What is the most excellent way? Listen to this sermon to find out!
Everlasting Father: Isaiah 9:6
Dec 13, 2015 • 29 min
The Messiah will be an Everlasting Father. How can the Son of God be an Everlasting Father? This sermon will help unpack this third title for the Messiah from Isaiah 9:6.
Mighty God: Isaiah 9:6-7
Dec 6, 2015 • 25 min
God told Isaiah to look for a King that would be a Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. This sermon will seek to show that Jesus is the One that Isaiah was looking forward to. Jesus is the Mighty God.
Would You Rather? - Eccl 7 vs 1-14.m4a
Nov 30, 2015 • 26 min
Wonderful Counselor.m4a
Nov 30, 2015 • 29 min
The Cost of Contentment: Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12
Nov 8, 2015 • 30 min
Do you want to be content in life? Most people do. This sermon will explore the cost of contentment.
How the Fool Approaches God: Ecclesiastes 5:1-7
Nov 1, 2015 • 28 min
Once we finally realize that we need to approach God in order to find satisfaction to our deepest longing, how should we approach Him? This sermon will show three ways the fool approaches God and, in contrast, how we ought to approach God.
Seeing & Trusting: Ecclesiastes 3:16-4:16
Oct 25, 2015 • 32 min
Solomon sees many disturbing things in life. How are we to respond to injustice, oppression, materialism, etc.? Listen to this sermon to find out. Note: In one illustration I reference South America instead of South Africa by mistake.
All In Due Time - Eccl. 3 vs 1-15.m4a
Oct 21, 2015 • 33 min
The Path of Pleasure: Ecclesiastes 2:1-26
Oct 4, 2015 • 29 min
Can the meaning of life be found by taking the path of pleasure? Listen to this sermon to find out.
Wisdom & Folly: Ecclesiastes 1:12-18
Sep 27, 2015 • 27 min
Can you find meaning in the pursuit of knowledge and wisdom? Listen to this sermon and find out.
Vanity of Vanities: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11
Sep 21, 2015 • 24 min
Cycle of Giving: 2 Corinthians 8-9
Sep 13, 2015 • 36 min
Why do we give money to the local church? Why does God need my money? These were questions that I asked when I first became a Christian and started attending church services. This sermon will help you understand how God uses our giving for His glory.
Questioning Christianity: What Happens When You Die?
Sep 6, 2015 • 26 min
The question is straightforward, What happens when you die? Some say you cease to exist. Others say you are reincarnated. What do you think? This sermon will explore what the Bible says about life after death.
Questioning Christianity: How Can God Allow Evil & Suffering?
Aug 30, 2015 • 28 min
This sermon seeks to show how a holy, good, all-knowing and all-powerful God can coexist with evil and suffering.
Questioning Christianity: Has Science Disproved Christianity?
Aug 23, 2015 • 26 min
Is science and Christianity compatible? What about belief in miracles and evolution? This sermon will seek to answer those questions.
Questioning Christianity: One Religion, Really?
Aug 16, 2015 • 26 min
Don’t all religions basically teach the same thing? Isn’t arrogant to say that your religion has the truth? This sermon will seek to answer those questions and more.
Questioning Christianity: Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?
Aug 2, 2015 • 40 min
Questioning Christianity: Is Jesus God?
Jul 26, 2015 • 27 min
Was Jesus a liar, lunatic, legend or is He the Lord? This sermon will seek to answer this question.
Questioning Christianity: Is Anyone Out There?
Jul 19, 2015 • 23 min
In this sermon, we will seek to answer the question, “Does God Exist?”
Earnest Prayer & Walking Wisely: Colossians 4:2-6
Jul 5, 2015 • 28 min
Come Out of the Shadows: Colossians 2:16-23
May 31, 2015 • 20 min
Danger of Dilution: Colossians 2:1-9
May 24, 2015 • 30 min
The Hope of the Gospel: Colossians 1:21-29
May 17, 2015 • 31 min
In this passage in Colossians we will see the hope of the gospel, possible suffering for the gospel, and the ministry of the gospel.
First Place: Colossians 1:15-20
May 3, 2015 • 29 min
Who or what is first place in your life? Is Jesus just one of many gods or many things you worship? This sermon seeks to understand Paul’s teaching to the Colossian Christians that says Jesus must be in first place.
Since We Heard: Colossians 1:1-14
Apr 26, 2015 • 26 min
I love hearing good news, don’t you? The letter to the Colossians begins by telling us the results of hearing good news. The sermon will explore what the Apostle Paul heard that caused him to burst into thankful prayer and what the Colossians heard tha…
The King and His Cross
Mar 29, 2015 • 24 min
The Triumphal entry is about Jesus bringing in a kingdom that was unexpected. This king reigns but he reigns from a throne made from a cross.
The Cross and Substitution
Mar 22, 2015 • 28 min
The substitutionary death of Jesus was the climax and fulfillment of a pattern of substitutionary sacrifices in the Old Testament.
The Cross and Forgiveness
Mar 15, 2015 • 25 min
Sin is serious. Forgiveness is costly. God in Christ through the cross has dealt with sin so that we can experience forgiveness. As a result we are now in a position where we can extend forgiveness to others.
Who Killed Jesus?
Mar 8, 2015 • 31 min
Who killed Jesus? The answer to this question contains many layers. This sermon will seek to peel back each layer and uncover the core reason why Jesus died.
Sharing Of Your Faith: Philemon 1:1-6
Feb 15, 2015 • 29 min
We grow in our relationship with Christ the more we share our faith with others.
Found People Find People: John 1:35-49
Feb 8, 2015 • 27 min
God send his Son into the world to find lost people. Jesus sends those he finds out to find others.
It Takes Two or More: Luke 10:1-2
Jan 25, 2015 • 29 min
We are meant to link arms with one another as we move forward in the mission of God.
Saved to Serve: Matthew 8:14-17
Jan 18, 2015 • 32 min
We don’t serve to be saved but we have been saved by grace to serve the Lord and others.
Blessed Trinity
Dec 28, 2014 • 34 min
Gift of Praise
Dec 21, 2014 • 27 min
Responding from the Heart
Dec 7, 2014 • 27 min
How do you respond to God’s gift of eternal life in Jesus Christ? Do you respond with rejection, questioning, or love?
Surrender
Nov 30, 2014 • 23 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony
Nov 23, 2014 • 22 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath
Nov 16, 2014 • 32 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Laziness
Nov 9, 2014 • 23 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Envy
Nov 2, 2014 • 21 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Greed
Oct 26, 2014 • 29 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Lust
Oct 12, 2014 • 36 min
Seven Deadly Sins: Pride
Oct 5, 2014 • 33 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Silence & Solitude
Sep 21, 2014 • 28 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Serving
Sep 14, 2014 • 32 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Stewardship
Sep 11, 2014 • 38 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Evangelism
Aug 31, 2014 • 38 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Bible Absorption
Aug 31, 2014 • 31 min
Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer
Aug 24, 2014 • 32 min
Won’t You Be A Neighbor? - Luke 10:25-37
Aug 10, 2014 • 22 min
Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? Who is my neighbor? These two questions were asked by a theologian to test Jesus. Jesus’ answer will challenge you!
Equality at the Cross: Matthew 20:1-16
Aug 3, 2014 • 31 min
In Jesus’ parable of the laborers in the vineyard we are confronted by the generous grace of God. Are you thankful for His grace or do you grumble at how He extends His generosity?
Building Bridges of Compassion: Luke 16:19-31
Jul 20, 2014 • 26 min
The parable of the rich man and Lazarus teaches us that the way we use our resources says a lot about where we will spend eternity. How are you using what God has given you?
Weed or Wheat: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Jul 13, 2014 • 28 min
The sons of the kingdom and the sons of the evil one both grow together in the world. How should the church respond to evil? Is there a way to change from a weed to wheat? These are a few of the questions that will be answered in this sermon on the …
Be Prepared: Matthew 25:1-13
Jul 6, 2014 • 25 min
In the parable of the ten virgins we are challenged to be prepared for the coming of the bridegroom. This sermon will help you evaluate your preparedness.
The Faithful Servant: Matthew 24:45-51
Jun 29, 2014 • 23 min
Are you a faithful servant or a wicked servant? These are the two categories that Jesus gives in the parable found in Matthew 24. This sermon will help you discover which servant you are and if there is any hope for change.
Luke 15 vs 11-32 - Lost & Found.m4a
Jun 24, 2014 • 28 min
The Two Sons: Matthew 21:28-32
Jun 22, 2014 • 25 min
Parable of the Two Sons
Forgiven Much Love Much: Luke 7:36-50
Jun 15, 2014 • 29 min
Jesus is invited to a dinner party by a Pharisee. In the middle of the meal Jesus is showered with affection by a woman with a bad reputation. In turn, Jesus tells a parable. Listen to this sermon and see who you relate to in this story.
The Divine Search: Luke 15:1-10
Jun 1, 2014 • 25 min
God is seeking and saving. Celebration is in order when the lost are found. And we should always be willing to leave to find the one. This sermon will look at the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin.
Rethink Church: Called Out to Worship
May 25, 2014 • 31 min
This sermon will show that throughout Scripture God has been calling out a people to worship Him, He has given us instruction as to how we ought to worship Him, and several things happen when we genuinely worship.
Rethink Church: The Mission of the Church
May 18, 2014 • 23 min
This sermon will seek to explain what the mission of God is and how the local church can be involved in its fulfillment.
Rethink Church: Membership Matters
May 11, 2014 • 30 min
Is the idea of local church membership biblical? Should you become a member of a local church? This sermon will seek to answer these two questions.
Rethink Church: What is the Church?
Apr 27, 2014 • 35 min
If you were to ask people the question, “What is the Church?” you would receive several different answers. Some will define it as a building with a cross on it. Other will define it as a meeting that takes place at 11am on Sunday mornings. In this s…
What Are You Hoping To Find? - Mark 16
Apr 20, 2014 • 23 min
Jesus Curses & Cleanses: Mark 11
Apr 13, 2014 • 27 min
Fulfilling the Law of Christ: Galatians 6
Apr 6, 2014 • 34 min
Called to Freedom: Galatians 5
Mar 30, 2014 • 34 min
Slave or Free: Galatians 4:21-31
Mar 23, 2014 • 33 min
In this passage Paul tells us at least three truths. The first truth is that there are two ways to live. The second truth is that God uses the barren among us. The third truth is that there will be persecution within.
Until Christ is Formed in You: Galatians 4:8-20
Mar 9, 2014 • 28 min
Unlikely Adoption: Galatians 3:25-4:7
Mar 2, 2014 • 27 min
In his letters, Paul often refers to adoption to describe our relationship with God in Christ. In this sermon we will look at the change of position, the payment that is required, and the privilege that can be enjoyed by the one who is adopted into th…
The Guardian and The Gospel: Galatians 3:15-25
Feb 23, 2014 • 25 min
What is one of the most misunderstood aspects of Christianity? For many, it is the role of the law and the role of the gospel. In this sermon, we will try to gain some clarity on the role of the guardian and the role of the gospel.
Power & Praise: Psalm 147
Feb 16, 2014 • 24 min
How can we experience peace, exhibit trust, and respond in praise when faced with the storms of life?
The Blessing of Abraham: Galatians 3:1-14
Feb 9, 2014 • 27 min
What is the blessing of Abraham? What puts you in right standing with God? This sermon explores Paul’s argument found in Galatians 3:1-14.
Walk the Line: Galatians 2:11-21
Feb 2, 2014 • 28 min
When we walk out of line with the gospel we need to be confronted with our inconsistency and reminded of the gospel.
Transcendent Gospel: Galatians 2:1-10
Jan 26, 2014 • 34 min
Are we allowing the gospel to critique our culture or are we allowing our culture to define the gospel? This is not a new problem for the church. This sermon will explore Galatians 2:1-10 and show why the gospel of Jesus Christ is a transcendent gospel.
Concealing the Gospel: Galatians 1:10-24
Jan 19, 2014 • 28 min
Are you a people pleaser? This seems to have been an attack that was levied against the Apostle Paul from some in Galatia. They were attacking his motive and his message. Paul responds by sharing his testimony. This sermon will walk you through his…
Prone to Wander: Galatians 1:1-9
Jan 12, 2014 • 29 min
What is it that makes us prone to wander away from God? Why do we tend to revert back to trying to earn our salvation? In these few verses, Paul addresses a significant problem in the church both then and now. What gospel are you believing?
Back to the Future: 2014 Vision
Jan 5, 2014 • 25 min
The Lord Will Be A Light To Me: Micah 7
Dec 29, 2013 • 27 min
Advent Conspiracy: Love All
Dec 22, 2013 • 24 min
Advent Conspiracy: Spend Less & Give More
Dec 8, 2013 • 28 min
Advent Conspiracy: Worship Fully
Dec 1, 2013 • 26 min
Wearied & Wanting - Micah 6.m4a
Nov 19, 2013 • 25 min
Remnant, Ruler & Return: Micah 5
Nov 10, 2013 • 23 min
Are you part of the remnant?
In That Day: Micah 4
Nov 3, 2013 • 24 min
Are you familiar with the term “Utopia?” Have you ever dreamed of a perfect world, a perfect life, a perfect relationship? In the midst of a message of rebuke comes a message of hope. Micah gives us a glimpse of an Utopian vision that will be true o…
Isn’t Justice In Your Job Description? - Micah 3
Oct 27, 2013 • 28 min
In the job description of every leadership position within the people of God there is the requirement to be just. Micah confronts the leaders of God’s people with a stinging rebuke. What about leaders within the church today? What can we learn from …
Do Not Preach: Micah 2
Oct 20, 2013 • 30 min
There were several cracks in the community in Micah’s day. One of the cracks was formed and filled by greed. Micah 2 will cause us to evaluate how we respond to the issue of stewardship.
The Lord is Coming: Micah 1
Oct 13, 2013 • 27 min
Why does the church today have so little impact in many places? The book of Micah will call us back to proper worship and will revitalize our faith.
The Proposal: Ruth 3
Sep 29, 2013 • 29 min
Finding Favor: Ruth 2
Sep 22, 2013 • 24 min
God is at work in the miraculous and in the mundane. How is God using everyday events to draw your attention to Him? Do you recognize your need for grace? Who is your kinsman redeemer? These are the questions that will be addressed in this sermon.
What’s In A Name? - Ruth 1
Sep 15, 2013 • 28 min
Names are significant but perhaps not as significant as they were in ancient Hebrew culture. To understand the book of Ruth you need to pay attention to the names. As you listen to this sermon, think about how people would describe you? If they were…
Should I Not Be Concerned? - Jonah 4
Sep 8, 2013 • 31 min
When you hear the word “compassion” what or who comes to your mind? Why should you show compassion? Why should you extend mercy? This sermon will seek to answer those questions.
Overthrown: Jonah 3
Sep 1, 2013 • 24 min
What sin is overthrowing your city, your neighborhood, your family? What sin is overthrowing you? We need to be overthrown not by sin but by the mercy of God which comes through the gospel of Jesus Christ. This sermon will challenge us to be sent in…
Swallowed By Grace: Jonah 1:17-2:10
Aug 25, 2013 • 23 min
What would it take for you to confess your sin and turn to God? Growth in the Christian life requires confession of sin and being reminded of the gospel. Are you ready to say “yes” to God? This sermon will dive into Jonah’s path to confession.
Saying No To God: Jonah 1:1-16
Aug 18, 2013 • 20 min
What would cause you to say “no” to God?
Do’s & Don’ts of Worship: 1 Thessalonians 5:15-28
Aug 11, 2013 • 29 min
The Pastorate & The Fellowship: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-14
Aug 4, 2013 • 32 min
This sermon explores how the congregation should relate to its leaders and to one another.
The Day of the Lord: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Jul 28, 2013 • 29 min
What Happens After You Die? - 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Jul 21, 2013 • 17 min
Concerning Brotherly Love: 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12
Jul 15, 2013 • 27 min
Love flows from God to us through the gospel. The flow continues through us to others. The Apostle Paul affirms the love that is present within the Thessalonians church. He then gives them further instruction as to how to channel that love.
Godly Sexuality: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8
Jul 7, 2013 • 29 min
Although the young church in Thessalonica was growing in their faith, they still faced several challenges. One of the biggest challenges they faced dealt with sex. In this sermon we will dive into Paul’s charge to this young church by answering two q…
Fabric of Discipleship: 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13
Jun 30, 2013 • 31 min
Fabric is held together and useful because of the many threads that are woven together. In this passage, there are four threads that weave together to produce the fabric of discipleship.
The Word of God: 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16
Jun 23, 2013 • 25 min
This sermon will attempt to show you that our belief that the Bible is the Word of God is an extension of the same stream that led the Thessalonians to believe that what Paul taught them was the Word of God.
Our Appeal: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12
Jun 16, 2013 • 25 min
Healthy Imitation: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Jun 9, 2013 • 28 min
What do you think of when you hear the word ‘imitation’? This sermon is going to explore what it looks like to be a healthy imitation of Jesus Christ.
The Sent Ones
Jun 2, 2013 • 26 min
Would your relationship with Christ be described as static or dynamic? Is it motionless or in motion? This sermon will survey the Scripture and show that the people of God are to be a dynamic people. We are to be in motion on mission with God.
What Do You See?
May 26, 2013 • 38 min
Unless They Are Sent: Romans 10:8-15
May 19, 2013 • 20 min
How can people call out to Jesus if they have never believed in Jesus? How can they believe if they have not heard? How can they hear unless someone tells them about Jesus? How will someone tell them if they are not sent?
Exalted Among the Nations: Psalm 46
May 12, 2013 • 24 min
The thread of reaching the nations is woven throughout Scripture! In this worshipful Psalm we see the personal and public worship of God. He is our refuge and he will be exalted among the nations.
Adversary & Advocate: 1 Peter 5:8-14
Apr 28, 2013 • 22 min
We have all experienced adversaries and advocates in our lives. Peter has stringed together several potential adversaries throughout his letter. In chapter five his introduces the Christian to yet one more adversary, the devil. Yet, he quickly reass…
Humble Yourselves: 1 Peter 5:1-7
Apr 21, 2013 • 29 min
In this passage of Scripture Peter writes to the elders, the young, and the church as a whole and tells them to clothe themselves with humility. Those who are clothed with humility that comes from faith in Jesus are free to cast their anxieties on God…
Don’t Be Surprised: 1 Peter 4:12-19
Apr 7, 2013 • 26 min
Why do Christians suffer? Is there any purpose in it whatsoever? This sermon will seek to find out if and when God uses suffering.
Swallowing Death: Isaiah 25
Mar 31, 2013 • 19 min
An enemy every person must face is death. Is there any way to defeat such an intimidating and powerful enemy? The prophet Isaiah tells us that although death’s appetite is insatiable there is One that will swallow up death forever.
How the King Comes: Matthew 20:29-21:11
Mar 24, 2013 • 25 min
Jesus managed the press well during his ministry in order to go public on Palm Sunday! This sermon looks at how Jesus went public with his agenda.
Two Ways to Live: 1 Peter 4:1-11
Mar 17, 2013 • 27 min
We all know that the Christian life means that we stop doing certain things. Is that all that being a Christian means? What does it look like to follow Christ? The Apostle Peter tells us in this passage that as followers of Jesus we live with a new …
Why Did You Do That? - 1 Peter 3:13-22
Mar 10, 2013 • 27 min
If someone were to ask you why you do what you do what would you tell them? What we have set apart as most important in our lives influences how we live. The Apostle Peter tells us that we should be able to explain to those around us why we, as Chris…
Trading Blessing for Suffering: 1 Peter 3:8-12
Mar 3, 2013 • 23 min
The Apostle Peter gives us 5 characteristics that should be growing and blossoming in the life of someone who has been born again. He then challenges us to trade blessing for suffering. How are we able to translate our words and actions into blessing…
How to Destroy Your Marriage: 1 Peter 3:1-7
Feb 24, 2013 • 31 min
Couched in the midst of the Christian’s relationship with the governmental authorities and masters, Peter gives instruction regarding marriage. Do you want to destroy your marriage or do want to pursue a godly marriage?
Mindful of God
Feb 17, 2013 • 29 min
How would you respond to being treated unjustly? The Apostle Peter says that servants should endure unjust suffering. In this sermon we will see if there is any application for present day Christians with regard to Peter’s charge to endure unjust suf…
The Christian’s Role in Government: 1 Peter 2:13-17
Feb 10, 2013 • 29 min
Christians have a checkered history with regard to their relationship with the government. The Apostle Peter has a few words to say on the subject. This sermon will seek to thread the needle of the relationship between the Christian and the government.
Three Reasons for Doing Good: 1 Peter 2:11-12
Feb 3, 2013 • 32 min
Why should we do good in this world? Why should we obey God? This sermon seeks to unpack a few verses from the pen of the Apostle Peter that deal with the motivation of doing good.
What is God Building? - 1 Peter 2:4-10
Jan 27, 2013 • 28 min
Mankind has built beautiful and useful structures all over the world. What if God were to build something? What would he build? What would it look like? What would its purpose be? In this sermon we will explore what God is building in the world!
Having a Heavenly Diet: 1 Peter 2:1-3
Jan 20, 2013 • 27 min
To be healthy physically there are some substances that you need to stop putting into your body and there are others that you need to start putting into your body. Often times there is a parallel between that aspect of us that is seen, the physical, a…
Living Out Your Salvation: 1 Peter 1:13-25
Jan 13, 2013 • 33 min
A trademark is a sign or expression that distinguishes a product from those of other companies. What is God’s trademark? In this sermon we will explore how God’s trademark of holiness becomes visible in our lives.
Loving the Unseen: 1 Peter 1:8-12
Jan 6, 2013 • 26 min
How do you love someone you have never seen? Can you love someone you have never seen? This sermon looks at how we can love, trust and enjoy a relationship with Jesus Christ even though we have never seen him.
Elect Exiles: 1 Peter 1:1-8
Dec 30, 2012 • 27 min
This is the first sermon in our series on 1 Peter. As those who follow Jesus, we live as exiles in the world. Yet, even though we know Jesus is going to return to renew the world, he has a plan for us here and now. In this sermon we learn how to wal…
Christ as King
Dec 23, 2012 • 26 min
This sermon is the third and final sermon in our advent series on the offices of Christ. What does it mean for Christ to be king? Is Christ the king in your life?
Christ as Priest
Dec 9, 2012 • 28 min
To be reconciled to God, it is not enough to know about Him. We must have some way to deal with our sin problem. To be both just and the justifier God has provided both a priest and a sacrifice in His Son Jesus Christ. It is through His redemptive o…
Christ as Prophet
Dec 2, 2012 • 24 min
There are three offices that we typically associate with God’s people in the Old Covenant. These three offices are prophet, priest, and king. During this Advent season we are going to see how Jesus Christ takes on not just one or two of these offices…
Faith that Runs: Hebrews 12:1-2
Nov 25, 2012 • 21 min
This is the concluding sermon in the series on faith. This sermon seeks show how the first few verses in chapter 12 incorporates all that was said in chapter 11 of the book of Hebrews. In these verses we learn that the Christian life is like a race. …
Faith that Perseveres: Hebrews 11:32-40
Nov 18, 2012 • 29 min
The Christian life is full of both success and suffering. In this sermon, we will explore how we can have a faith that perseveres in the midst of both the successes and the sufferings of life.
Faith that Triumphs: Hebrews 11:29-31
Nov 11, 2012 • 32 min
When an army enters into battle it faces two opponents. One opponent is the army of the enemy and the other opponent is the battlefield itself. In the battle of life we face two opponents as well. We face barriers due to living in a broken world and…
Faith that Refuses: Hebrews 11:23-28
Nov 4, 2012 • 31 min
How should Christians relate to the culture around them? There are some avenues that merge nicely with Christianity and there are others that do not. There are some avenues that can be accepted and others that need to be refused. In this sermon, we …
Faith that Plans: Hebrews 11:22
Oct 28, 2012 • 26 min
If you knew that you were going to die tomorrow what would be your last words? What instructions or words of wisdom would you share with your loved ones? In this sermon we look at the last words of a great man of faith.
Faith that Worships: Hebrews 11:21
Oct 21, 2012 • 22 min
In most things that we experience in life there seems to be a cause and effect relationship. There seems to be an action and reaction relationship in nature, in our relationships with one another, and even in our relationship with God. What happens w…
Faith that Blesses: Hebrews 11:20
Oct 14, 2012 • 26 min
We all want to be blessed. The question is, “How do we obtain a position of blessing before God and why should God bless us?” God told Abraham that he would bless him that he would be a blessing to the nations. This promise makes its way, in spite o…
Faith that Offers: Hebrews 11:17-19
Oct 7, 2012 • 30 min
Sometimes even the gifts that God himself gives us can threaten our trust in him. In this passage of Scripture the writer of Hebrews directs our attention to a dramatic test that God gave Abraham. How do you respond to God when his command seems to j…
Faith that Sojourns: Hebrews 11:13-16
Sep 30, 2012 • 30 min
We all want a homeland. We all want a place that we feel connected to. We all want to experience a sense of belonging. In this passage of Scripture we see that if your faith is in God then you will never find your homeland in this life. Although Go…
Faith that Multiplies: Hebrews 11:11-13
Sep 23, 2012 • 28 min
Have you ever been scammed? Has anyone ever promised you something that seems too good to be true? In this sermon we will look at a promise that God gave Sarah and Abraham. At first this promise seems highly unlikely if not impossible. However, ove…
Faith that Obeys: Hebrews 11:8-10
Sep 16, 2012 • 25 min
What would it take for you to be called out of your current situation and move forward in faith? This sermon explores what Abram was called out of and what he was called to by God. It truly required a faith that obeys! Do you have a faith that obeys?
Faith that Prepares: Hebrews 11:7
Sep 9, 2012 • 27 min
Do you have a faith that prepares you for what God is going to do? Are you prepared to meet Christ when he returns? Are you preparing to meet Christ when he returns? Looking back to the faith-filled account of Noah, the writer of Hebrews encourages …
Faith that Pleases: Hebrews 11:5-6
Sep 3, 2012 • 26 min
There are many people in our lives that we try to please. We want to please our family, friends, employers, employees, customers, etc… What about God? How can we please God? The writer of Hebrews deals with this subject in verses 5 & 6 in chapter…
Faith that Saves: Hebrews 11:4
Aug 26, 2012 • 23 min
The writer of Hebrews reaches back and brings forward a historical example of faith in action. He encourages those who are struggling to persevere in faith with the faith of Abel. Cain and Abel approach God with a sacrifice and one is accepted and th…
Faith that Sustains: Hebrews 11:1-3
Aug 20, 2012 • 29 min
This is the first sermon in a series on Faith based on Hebrews 11. We will walk through this chapter verse by verse. We will stop along the way as the author introduces us to historic people of faith. This sermon sets up this series by looking at th…
Come & See: John 4:1-42
Aug 13, 2012 • 33 min
This sermon is part 2 of a two part series on sharing our faith with others. In this sermon we will look at how inviting people into Christian community and to the hearing of God’s Word is inviting them to come and see Jesus.
Show & Tell: 1 Corinthians 9:19-27
Aug 6, 2012 • 36 min
As Christians we are to tell others about Jesus. However, is there more than one way to share your faith? In this two week sermon series we will look at two basic ways to introduce people to Jesus Christ.
Matters of Life & Death: 1 John 5:16-21
Jul 29, 2012 • 29 min
We have reached the summit of 1 John. John concludes his letter with a summary of what he has been pointing his readers to throughout his letter. Listen to hear how John concludes this encouraging yet challenging letter!
Security & Confidence: 1 John 5:13-15
Jul 22, 2012 • 25 min
In these few verses the Apostle John explains why he wrote this letter. He also explains how relational security produces relational confidence. Do you know you have eternal life? How does that effect your prayer life? Listen to this message to see…
Overcome: 1 John 5:1-12
Jul 15, 2012 • 28 min
Are you overcoming the world or is the world overcoming you? In this passage of Scripture the Apostle John tells us how we can have victory over the world. He also warns us of two threats to our spiritual growth.
Abiding & Perfecting: 1 John 4:12-21
Jul 8, 2012 • 26 min
What do it mean to abide in God and be perfected by His love? Listen to this sermon on 1 John 4:12-21 to find out!
Love Comes From God: 1 John 4:7-12
Jul 1, 2012 • 25 min
Repetition is used to enforce ideas and skills. John uses repetition in his letter to make his point very clear. What could be so important that it would be repeated three times in three chapters? Listen to the sermon to find out!
Don’t Believe Everything You Hear: 1 John 4:1-6
Jun 25, 2012 • 27 min
John tells his readers to “test the spirits” in order to see if they are from God or not. How do you do that? Well, in this passage John gives us some very practical advice on how we discern truth from error.
God is Greater Than Our Heart: 1 John 3:19-24
Jun 18, 2012 • 27 min
Has your heart ever condemned you? If you have never placed your faith in Christ then the accusations of your heart may be true. However, if you are a Christian then it is possible that your heart is condemning you with false accusations. In this pa…
By This We Know Love: 1 John 3:11-18
Jun 11, 2012 • 30 min
Throughout the letter of 1 John the readers are continually reminded of the fruit of saving faith. One prominent outworking of true faith is love. In this passage John contrasts a life that takes life with a life that gives life. Through these examp…
Family Likeness: 1 John 2:28-3:10
Jun 3, 2012 • 31 min
John tells us that we are either children of God or children of the devil. Whose child are you? In order to help us see whose child we are John gives us two benchmarks. The two benchmarks that John gives us are the future coming of Christ and the fi…
Test of Truth: 1 John 2:18-27
May 27, 2012 • 29 min
In this letter John gives his readers three tests of saving faith. The first is obedience. The second is love and the third is a test of truth. What do you believe about Jesus? This is the third and most fundamental test of saving faith.
Desire: 1 John 2:15-17
May 20, 2012 • 26 min
If you could ask one thing of the Lord what would it be? What do you desire most? John tells us where we should place our ultimate desire in these wonderful verses!
Signs of Life: 1 John 2:3-11
May 13, 2012 • 25 min
How do you know if you have saving faith? In verses 3-11 John gives his readers two tests of saving faith.
The Advocacy of Christ: 1 John 2:1-2
May 6, 2012 • 30 min
Jesus is the propitiation for our sins. Therefore, in Christ, all that is required for us to walk with God for eternity has been accomplished.
Darkness Into Light: 1 John 1:5-10
Apr 29, 2012 • 35 min
We must be found in Christ if we are going to spend eternity with God who is light and in whom there is no darkness at all.
Joy Completed: 1 John 1:1-4
Apr 22, 2012 • 30 min
Our joy is complete when it is found in the person of Jesus Christ.
Values: Globally-Minded
Apr 15, 2012 • 35 min
As a Church we must embrace God’s global mission of making disciples of all nations.
Ransom: Psalm 49
Apr 8, 2012 • 19 min
If you are a Christian then you have been ransomed. You have been freed through the ransom of Jesus Christ.
Values: City-Focused
Apr 1, 2012 • 28 min
As the Church we need to be concerned about the spiritual well-being of our city.
Values: Community-Oriented
Mar 25, 2012 • 30 min
As the Church we must possess individual faith that is expressed consistently in community.
Getting on the Same Page: Acts 11
Mar 18, 2012 • 22 min
Values: Christ-Centered
Mar 18, 2012 • 21 min
For a Church to be the Church it must be Christ-Centered.
Giving Back: Acts 11
Mar 18, 2012 • 29 min
City on a Hill: Matthew 5
Mar 11, 2012 • 19 min
What does it mean to be a city on a hill? What does it mean to be the light of the world? What responsibility do we have as a Church to those who are not yet believers?
Acts 9: A Story Within The Story
Mar 7, 2012 • 26 min
God is displaying His greater story to the world through the stories of His people.
Living the Message: Acts 9
Feb 19, 2012 • 27 min
The Forward Movement of God: Acts 7
Jan 15, 2012 • 30 min
Buy Without Money: Isaiah 55:1-2
Jan 15, 2012 • 22 min
A Thread of Thanksgiving
Nov 22, 2011 • 24 min
Because of what Christ has done for us there is constantly a thread of thanksgiving weaving its way through our lives, 1 Thessalonians 5:18.
Worship A Response to Mercy
Nov 21, 2011 • 23 min