OliveGrove Podcast

OliveGrove Podcast

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Olive Grove Church is a place where we are committed to Reaching people far from God, RAISING them up to become devoted followers of Christ, and RELEASING people to do the work of ministry. Olive Grove Church is passionate about leading like Jesus thro…


“God Is For You”
Aug 9 • 54 min
God’s love is unchanging, even when we’re uncertain. So don’t let your circumstances define your faith. Your problems will become the platform He uses for you to see His power, protection, and provision at work. God is for you.
There Is Hope
Aug 2 • 54 min
History proves that God is always faithful, and what He has done before, He will do again. So don’t get distracted in the middle of the storm. Because what the world may say is falling apart, the Lord is saying it’s falling in place.
“We Are Better Together”
Jul 26 • 56 min
We have one common enemy who wants to divide and distract us from our one mission. But we are a reflection of God’s love, and together we can do far greater things for His Kingdom than we ever could apart.
“Take A Seat”
Jul 19 • 50 min
We like to avoid issues because they get messy, but maybe what you’re trying to walk around, God is wanting to take you through. We have a responsibility to find a solution to those hard issues. To do that, we need to take a seat, lean into God,…
“Finding Refuge In Rest” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Jul 12 • 48 min
You are not alone in your struggles, and you don’t have to live a restless life. Have confidence in knowing Jesus has paid it all, and in Him you can find rest. Rest in His promise, rest in His provision, and rest in His peace as you Shelter in Grace.
“Finding Refuge In Acceptance”
Jul 5 • 59 min
Jesus was rejected so we wouldn’t have to be. He took the punishment we deserved to give us a life we didn’t. Now the separation is over, sin is removed, and we can rest in His finished work; knowing that we are accepted. All we need to do is believe.
“Righteousness Revealed” Part 2
Jun 28 • 37 min
It’s hard work trying to live up to the performance base of religion, but here’s the good news. You don’t have to! There’s nothing left for you to do, He’s already done it all. You just need to receive the free gift of righteousness and walk in what is…
“Righteousness Revealed” Part 1
Jun 21 • 46 min
Nobody is perfect, but by the grace of God, we don’t have to be. We don’t have to live with rules on rocks when we have a relationship. Righteousness is a gift that is received, not achieved. God just wants you to trust Him.
“It’s Already Taken Care Of”
Jun 14 • 41 min
It’s time we start trusting and stop trying to pay a debt that’s already paid. We don’t need to work to be forgiven, God has already forgiven us. He’s already made up His mind; nothing and no one will change it. So stop beating yourself up, and start…
Shelter In Grace Part One: There Is Unity In The Union By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Jun 7 • 50 min
Your union with Christ is taking place right now and His arms are always open. You can find refuge in this union; comfort in knowing you don’t have to strive to get connected because He lives in you. The debt has been paid in full.
What’s Next Part 3: “There Is Purpose In The Process”
May 31 • 47 min
We have a responsibility as a church to equip, encourage, and empower believers, but the process will not be easy. However, the same power that raised Jesus to life lives on the inside of us. We were created on purpose for a purpose, and we can make a…
I Was Made For This
May 24 • 50 min
We sometimes get in our own way, stumbling over things in our past when God is trying to push us to our future. But clarity cancels chaos, and when we’re focused on Him and His plan for us, we can navigate through any obstacle along the journey. So know…
Designed to Make a Difference
May 18 • 40 min
Jesus didn’t come so that you could have a mediocre life. He came that you might have an abundantly full one. A life with purpose and through Him, clear cut vision. You were born to make a difference, so what’s your next step?
Not Afraid Part 3: Controlling the Narrative
May 10 • 54 min
It’s easy to tell someone to trust but harder to do. Especially when we’re focused on what we can’t do instead of what Christ has done. But you are no longer a slave, you are a child of God. Trust in the finished work of Jesus. He’s already won.
Not Afraid Part 1: “Don’t Do It”
Apr 26 • 48 min
It’s ok for you to have fear, but not ok for fear to have you because feelings should be indicators not dictators. Remember that God is faithful even when we aren’t, and if He brought you to it, He’ll bring you through it.
Grace is Greater: Living Beyond the Limitations
Apr 19 • 40 min
God is greater than anything you will ever face, but what you believe will impact your behavior. The greatest struggle we deal with is asking “will He actually do it for me?” Yes He will. Don’t let doubt and disbelief keep you from the promise of greater!
Grace is Greater: The Great Exchange
Apr 12 • 36 min
We all make mistakes, we all miss the mark, but there is good news. He took our guilt and exchanged it with his grace. And grace is greater than any mistakes you have ever made.
Show Me Your Scars
Apr 5 • 42 min
We’re not exempt from pain, but we don’t have to hold on to it. There is good news today, and His name is Jesus. His grace is enough to cover all of your hurt, pain, and shame, and far greater than anything that has ever happened to you.
Putting Panic In It’s Place
Mar 29 • 45 min
In the midst of uncertainty, know that God is still able. He has a plan for your life and he will come through with provision and protection. So there’s no need to panic, because He’s already worked it out.
“I’ve Had Enough, Lord” By Pastor Chris Embler
Mar 22 • 47 min
At times you may feel weary, but know that God will never leave you sitting there. And even when you’re not where you’re supposed to be, He’s working things out for your good. So stand firm and know that He is God, and He’s already won the battle.
Sharing, Serving, Sowing
Mar 15 • 32 min
Did you know that you can change communities? There’s something within you that somebody needs. So when you share the good news, serve with compassion, and sow generously, you’re setting up links for God to connect to others, and He’s not done with you…
Serve With Vision
Mar 8 • 30 min
God gave you a gift that you can offer; something you can do to edify and unify the body. But you must know the vision, so that when you serve, you will do so with purpose and a sense of direction.
“Change Agents” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Mar 1 • 42 min
Change never happens in a place of comfort, but life change happens where intimacy begins. Because intentional opportunities allow us to connect to God and to other people, as we add value to each other and create connections that change communities.
Relationship Goals Part 3 “Mission Driven Marriage”
Feb 23 • 29 min
What God seeks to unite, the enemy schemes to divide. However, where there is a Christ centered foundation, there will be clarity for direction that is driven by His purpose, focused on what He wants for us, and centered on a unified mission.
He Never Fails
Feb 16 • 20 min
God will never break His promise. No matter the circumstance, or what it feels like, or even what you see. He is still able, and victory prevails because our God never fails.
Relationship Goals Part 1: I Want That
Feb 9 • 37 min
We often marvel at the snapshot on the surface of someone’s life, not knowing the process it took to get there; comparing what we want to their “relationship goals”. But relationships are a journey, not a destination, and the only way to truly be…
Shoulder to Shoulder
Feb 2 • 41 min
We all have different roles but the same goal, and when we’re standing together, shoulder to shoulder, we find the strength to keep going with an expectant hope for a great future.
Unstuck Series Part 3: Purchased for Purpose
Jan 26 • 47 min
Pain can become a prison, but God can take what the enemy meant for evil and turn it into a platform. His empowering grace authorizes and equips us for what He’s saved us for. The question is, will you continue through the process or stop in the mess?
Unstuck Series Part 2 “It’s Not Over”
Jan 19 • 34 min
Even when we don’t know what we’re doing, God knows what He’s doing. He will take a setback and use it to set you up for so much greater. So don’t get stuck in your situation because failure is not your final destination.
Unstuck Series Part 1: Jesus is >Greater
Jan 12 • 30 min
Don’t allow the situation you’re facing to get you stuck. Jesus is greater than any situation you could ever face, and He is faithful to keep you through to the finish where you can experience true freedom in Him.
Vision Sunday - Dream Catchers
Jan 5 • 31 min
Don’t let your dreams die carrying them on your own. Cast the vision God has given you and allow others to help. Because the dream is not meant to for you alone, but God given dreams serve other people.
Christmas Eve Service: Jesus Is King
Dec 29, 2019 • 22 min
Christmas Cheer Series Part 4: “Its A Calvary Christmas”
Dec 22, 2019 • 41 min
Whether or not we love God, He loves us. So much so that he gave His only begotten son; unconditionally with no strings attached so that we may have eternal life. And it starts the moment we believe!
Christmas Cheer Part 3: What My Daddy Told Me
Dec 15, 2019 • 20 min
Unforgiveness puts you in a prison, but the mind of forgiveness does not hold what you’ve done against you. So when the enemy tries to tell you who you’re not, remind him of who God says you are.
Christmas Cheer Part 2: Processing Pain
Dec 8, 2019 • 31 min
Pain needs attention and holding on to unforgiveness means you’re ignoring the injury. Instead, give yourself time to heal, allowing faith to see you through. Release forgiveness so you can be free to receive what God has for you.
Christmas Cheer Series Part 1: “The Greatest Gift Ever Given”
Dec 1, 2019 • 31 min
Our sins were forgiven at the cross; no strings attached, no conditions to achieve, only a gift to receive. Now because He has forgiven us, we are free to forgive others, showing love and unwrapping kindness through the greatest gift ever given.
Maximizing the Mission
Nov 24, 2019 • 41 min
God wants to take you further; stretching you beyond what you think you can do. So put your faith in Him, trusting that He has prepared you for what He has called you to.
This Is What We Do Part 3: Get A Grip
Nov 17, 2019 • 23 min
What you give has an impact on others and when you give it impacts you, so giving shouldn’t be a burden, but should reflect the love God gave you. Because grace gives freely with no strings attached, and we are the same.
This Is What We Do Part 2: “The Gift of Giving”
Nov 10, 2019 • 56 min
Giving is an important part of who we are; paving the way for irrational generosity. Not because we’re looking to gain something, but because of what God has already done.
This Is What We Do Part 1: “Graced to Give”
Nov 3, 2019 • 35 min
We’re good at talking about what we’ll do with the things we don’t have, but what are you doing with what God has already given you?
Family30 ‘I Am Righteous!’
Oct 20, 2019 • 29 min
Family30 Part 4: Meant To Be
Oct 13, 2019 • 39 min
Marriage is an intimate union that is not meant to be done alone, and when God is at the center His relationship keeps it all. So have the mindset that you are in this together and with God you’ll make it through. His love will keep you in the process…
Family30 Part 3: Titles and Towels
Oct 6, 2019 • 29 min
We have a responsibility to our families to operate in the titles we’ve been given; leading and serving by example. So we can’t sit and do nothing. Get up in the authority of your title, using your platform to serve God’s purpose. It’s important and…
Family30 Part 2 “Harmony In The House” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Sep 29, 2019 • 30 min
The enemy desires to destroy your family through confusion and chaos, but if you’re developing relationships that add depth to your family through honor and honesty, then you will set the tone for a house of harmony.
Family 30 Part 1: Family Foundations
Sep 22, 2019 • 39 min
If we say yes to everything then nothing is important. Give your best yes to your family, building a foundation that establishes boundaries and sets standards. Set the tone for your family so they know and understand there’s more freedom within the…
Game Changer Series Part 5: Guarding The Gift
Sep 15, 2019 • 41 min
When what you see doesn’t look like what God said don’t be discouraged. Your weapon is a melody. Praise protects the plan and purpose God has placed in our hearts. So when the enemy attacks with worry hit him back with worship.
Game Changers Series “The Scouting Report” by Pastor Russ Emanuel
Sep 8, 2019 • 37 min
Your circumstances may look big, but our God is bigger. Look beyond what you see with your natural eye and respond in faith with His word. Because regardless of your circumstances, He is still good, and there’s life attached to our words when we…
Game Changers Series Part 4: Rhythms of Grace
Sep 1, 2019 • 32 min
Grace sets the pace for us to be in God’s rhythm, creating a relationship that transforms us from the inside out. Live in the rhythm of that relationship, presenting yourself as a living sacrifice, flowing into what He has called you to be.
Game Changers Part 3: It’s A Team Thing
Aug 25, 2019 • 29 min
The more your situation says don’t praise, you should get louder. Praise changes circumstances. So open up your mouth and turn your prison into a praise party because you’re not bound by what you see, you’re bound by what you believe.
Game Changers Series Part 2: Against All Odds
Aug 18, 2019 • 49 min
Your destiny is not defined by your destination but by the decisions you make. So stop looking at the odds and start seizing opportunities. Because greater is He that’s on the inside of you and what He says about you is true.
Grace Wins - Game Over
Aug 11, 2019 • 36 min
When God looks at you he doesn’t see your sin because grace has a name, Jesus. He turned the world upside down with the gospel and changed the game. So it’s no longer about what you do but about what Jesus has already done.
Not Guilty
Aug 4, 2019 • 29 min
God’s love doesn’t decrease just because we mess up. His love is not determined by what we do, but by who He is. So don’t let your mind condemn you for what He has already forgiven you for. You’re not guilty.
Placing vs Planting
Jul 28, 2019 • 33 min
We often place our trust in things, forgetting that God is enough. If we plant our faith in Him and allow Him to grow us, we realize he’s sufficient enough to provide whatever we need. But how can we expect to grow if we’re constantly pulling our seed…
Motivation For The Moment by Pastor Mitchell Brewington
Jul 21, 2019 • 41 min
No matter what you’re facing, you’re still a child of God. Seek His peace in all that you go through because His plans for you are great, even when the outcome doesn’t look good.
“Blind Faith Empowers Your Praise”
Jul 14, 2019 • 33 min
The world says you’re no good, but God says He can use you; because when He gives a vision it’s beyond what the crowd can see. Have faith even when you can’t see and praise though you can’t see the end.
The Heart of The House- Team Teach Day
Jul 7, 2019 • 56 min
Every house should have values. Wrapping up the series for The Heart of The House we discuss the core values of Olive Grove Church. Each team Director covers a core value; giving insight into the things that we honor in this house.
The Heart of The House Part 3 “It’s Not My Fight”
Jun 30, 2019 • 39 min
You don’t have to fight; the victory is already won. But you do need to be present against the enemy. Standing firm in God, praising Him in advance for what He’s already done. Fight from a place of victory, you have everything you need to do so.
The Heart of The House - Part 2 “It Works Both Ways”
Jun 23, 2019 • 39 min
The Heart of the House “Defining the Heart of the House”
Jun 16, 2019 • 47 min
The role you play is vital to the house of God, but it must be built on a solid foundation. Be planted in the proper position so that you can be prepared to produce. For without Christ what you’re building is fake and ultimately faulty.
Selfless Series Part 5: “Your Seed Is Significant”
Jun 9, 2019 • 36 min
God does His best work in the dirt, but He can’t produce what you don’t plant. Don’t hold on to what He has called you to sow. Your need is in the seed, and even when you can’t see it, know that He’s working.
Selfless Series Part Four: Grateful In The Grind
Jun 2, 2019 • 41 min
Let us renew and deny ourselves daily, committing to being selfless by pursuing God’s purpose instead of our passion. And whatever we do, do it as unto the Lord; never failing to celebrate the current season, because the reward is in the grind.
Selfless Part 3: Its Time To Stretch
May 26, 2019 • 45 min
You will only fulfill your purpose when you’re stretched beyond your comfort. This walk with God is not about playing it safe. We have to look beyond ourselves to see the bigger picture because our greatest victories come when we stretch beyond our…
Selfless Series Part 2: “How to become the G.O.A.T.”
May 12, 2019 • 46 min
The world tells you greatness is all about self, but the Kingdom says greatness is all about service. Using our time, talents, and treasures in whatever capacity we’re called, we can make a difference in the Kingdom of God. What are you doing with what…
Selfless Series Part 1 “Bold In Witness”
May 5, 2019 • 27 min
We can be bold and speak our minds about things we want, so why can’t we do the same for Jesus?Let’s stop thinking about ourselves and see the bigger picture because someone close to you needs to hear the good news. Will you step up and tell them?
Get Up
Apr 28, 2019 • 64 min
We can’t sit on our hands and expect miracles to fall in our lap. We have to put in work and activate our faith. Stir up the gifts inside of you and believe it even though you can’t see it. Get up and get to work.
The Bridge Part 3 - “The Bridge of Grace”
Apr 21, 2019 • 50 min
We owed a debt we could not pay, but God had a plan to redeem us all. And though we don’t deserve the gift so freely given, if we receive it through faith and put our trust in Him, we don’t have to worry another day because He paid it all. Trust in the…
The Bridge Part 2 “Rejection Rehab”
Apr 14, 2019 • 48 min
Everyone deals with rejection, but it doesn’t have to become an infection. Don’t let the pain of rejection define who you become. Recognize your pain for what it is and release forgiveness. Allow God to heal your hurt and move on from the situation.
The Bridge Part One “Breaking The Cycle”
Apr 7, 2019 • 44 min
Jesus came to give you a new life, not to remodel your old one, so it’s time that we recognize the need for change. Just like the woman at the well, you don’t have to go back. You don’t have to keep going through the motions looking for satisfaction in…
Power of Authority by Robert Knowles
Mar 31, 2019 • 51 min
Power of Authority Teaching: Robert Knowles
Mar 28, 2019 • 74 min
Raising Bread Winners
Mar 24, 2019 • 36 min
You can do a lot of things, but you can do nothing without Jesus. He is not a side dish; He should be the main course, but don’t keep Him to yourself. Share Him with those around you. Give them bread that will sustain them, protect them, provide for…
Built Together - A Dwelling For God
Mar 17, 2019 • 66 min
You can’t do ministry alone. Each of us has an important part according to the gifts we’ve been given, but it starts with a relationship. Fill yourself with the word of God and allow Him to show you where you need to be. Seek Him first and then do your…
Hope In The Dark Part 4: Where Do You Dwell
Mar 10, 2019 • 45 min
Light can penetrate darkness, but darkness cannot penetrate light; unless we let it. The light of God has the power to drive out darkness, and that same power dwells inside of us! Challenge yourselves today and declare that today is the end. Darkness…
Hope In The Dark Series Part Three: Press Reset
Mar 3, 2019 • 33 min
We live in a society today where everyone wants rapid responses to their problems, but God is saying wait. In the midst of your troubles worship Him and press reset. Remember his faithfulness and allow Him to work in you. Because our God is bigger than…
Hope In The Dark Part 2: Press Pause
Feb 24, 2019 • 42 min
In life there are going to be things that are painful, whether it’s physical, mental, or emotional. But God is with you through it all. Through praise we can connect ourselves to Him and decide whether our pain is a platform or a prison. Our pain…
Hope In The Dark Series Part 1 “Our Hope Is In Him”
Feb 17, 2019 • 36 min
We all go through storms, but the important thing is how we handle them. Instead of giving up and hanging our heads in defeat, we should listen, write, and wait patiently on the Lord. He will see us through and bring us out on the other side greater…
Righteousness
Feb 10, 2019 • 32 min
After salvation, our duty is to train ourselves to reign and to create disciples that do the same, but it all starts with our mind. Our Kingdom mentality is extremely important. Because when we understand the Kingdom, we can demonstrate the Kingdom.
Football Sunday 2019
Feb 3, 2019 • 38 min
All Out / All In
I Choose Series Part 4: The Best Yes
Jan 27, 2019 • 58 min
It’s important to slow down and enjoy the things that God has blessed us with. We need to remember God is not in a rush, we are. That’s why we get anxious, nervous, distracted. When we slow down and spend time with God it’s easier for us to discover our…
I Choose Part 3 “You Won’t Regret It” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Jan 20, 2019 • 46 min
With discipline comes pain, but we don’t have to live with regret. If we choose to put God first, we can achieve anything. And while going through the process may be painful, the peace of knowing we can put our hope in God is something we won’t regret.
I Choose Part 2 “Surrendering Control”
Jan 13, 2019 • 45 min
We all like to be in control, trying to handle everything when “everything” is not ours to handle. But if we let go and let God have His way in our lives, we can begin to live out His promises for us. We can find peace in knowing that when we put our…
I Choose Part 1: Purpose Over Popularity
Jan 6, 2019 • 33 min
The purpose God has for you has more power than your popularity, but it’s up to you to choose. You can’t please God and your flesh. Choose to please God rather than people because what He says about you and who He says you are is more important.
Vision Sunday 2018
Dec 30, 2018 • 33 min
One person is not meant to carry the vision alone, but we all must work together to reach those far from God. The gifts you have are not meant to be sat on, and God’s expecting a return on His investment. So what are you doing with what God has given you?
God With Us Part 4 “The Gift That Keeps On Giving”
Dec 23, 2018 • 34 min
No matter where we are, no matter where we go, God is with us! Whether He leads us there or we run the opposite way, He is there. We may not understand the great love He has for us, but we can believe. And through our belief and faith His love for us…
God With Us Part 3 “It Will Happen”
Dec 16, 2018 • 46 min
There will be storms in our lives, and whether God puts us there or we put ourselves there, one thing is certain. God is with us.
God With Us Part 2 “There Is A Way Out”
Dec 9, 2018 • 45 min
God leads us through the wilderness for a reason. Even the wilderness we take ourselves through, He is faithful there too. What He starts He will finish because he loves us and He is not a quitter. So just know, it’s not over. God is with us!
God With Us Part 1 “It’s Only Temporary” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Dec 2, 2018 • 51 min
No matter how far from God you go, He’s faithful to stay with you. And though He didn’t put you in the mess, He wants to help you through it. So set your mind on Him and focus on His goodness. Because your situation may look big, but our God is bigger.
Exponential Series Part 4 “Do It Right”
Nov 25, 2018 • 44 min
Sometimes God’s right place doesn’t mean right now, but that’s when faith comes in. When we do our part, surround ourselves with the right people, and step out on faith, it creates the right atmosphere for God to step in and do the exponential. So find…
Exponential Series Part 3 - Your Reward Is In The Return
Nov 18, 2018 • 48 min
We have the opportunity to multiply what God has given us, but we can’t see the reward if we’re holding back the seed of return. Use what God has given you to do what he has called you to do. Your investment will be rewarded exponentially.
Exponential Series Part 2 “Team Teach”
Nov 11, 2018 • 40 min
Exponential Series Part 1: Sowing Seed In Faith
Nov 4, 2018 • 34 min
Stop telling God what you don’t see, and instead believe the promise He made to you. Plant a seed of faith and refuse to just settle. Because even when you can’t see the progress, God is still working during the process.
Mastermind Series Part 4 “It Takes Practice”
Oct 21, 2018 • 46 min
The type of thoughts we allow ourselves to think determine the amount of peace we have in our lives. So let’s practice positive thoughts. Think on those things that are good and surround yourself with people who are doing the same. In this way we can…
Mastermind Series Part 3 “The Frame Game”
Oct 14, 2018 • 44 min
Your situation may look bad but your mindset doesn’t have to be. Choose to see your situation based on who God is and not the other way around. Fix your focus on God and filter out the negative. No one said it would be easy, but it’s not about how it…
Mastermind Series Part 2 - “Training Your Mind”
Sep 30, 2018 • 53 min
Your life is moving in the direction of your strongest thought. If you think on negative things you will get negative things. So pick up the word and learn to rewire your mind, because from your mouth flows life and what you say is what you get.
Mastermind Part One “Winning The War Within Our Mind”
Sep 23, 2018 • 50 min
When it comes to winning the war within your mind, the atmosphere around you has a major affect. If you want your mind to line up with your calling examine the things around you. God didn’t call you out of your old lifestyle for you to stay there.
Pastor Appreciation Celebration - The Breaking Point
Sep 9, 2018 • 48 min
“Get Back To The Root Of The Matter”
Sep 9, 2018 • 60 min
Your life is a seed waiting to be planted, but you can’t grow going and not doing. You have to be willing to dig deep, burying yourself in the word of God and taking root in Him in the field He has prepared for you.
Hooked Series Part 4: Soul Competition
Sep 2, 2018 • 44 min
God has called us to be fisher of men, but we can’t catch what we aren’t fishing for. And while the competition is fierce in this battle for souls, our God is greater than the enemy’s hold. So throw out your line and let God work. The people around you…
Hooked Series Part 3 “Turning Troubles into Triumphs”
Aug 26, 2018 • 50 min
Whatever it is you’re going through, it’s not yours to worry about. Let go of it and swim towards Jesus because God wants to turn your troubles into triumphs.
Hooked Series Part 2: “Beware of the Bait”
Aug 19, 2018 • 52 min
The enemy is fishing for you, and he has the perfect bait. If he can get you to listen and look, then he can get you hooked. So what are you looking at; who are you listening to? Remember the choices you make don’t just have consequences for you.
Hooked Series Part 1 “If You Say So”
Aug 12, 2018 • 50 min
You’ve been hooked by the gift of Jesus, now it’s time to cast out your net. Don’t worry about what you catch. Just tell your story and let God do the rest.
Will You Step Up?
Aug 5, 2018 • 26 min
It’s time to get up and be about God’s business. Who are you serving? What are you serving? Where are you serving? Are you serving?
How Do We Measure Up
Jul 29, 2018 • 29 min
God has called us to His glory, to walk out the calling He has for our lives. That means we should be intentional about what we’re doing and who we’re doing it with. We should labor in love and grow together, working towards the common goal of building…
Arrows Series Part 6: Something Special
Jul 22, 2018 • 46 min
During this Q&A service, Pastors Russ and Chrissy Emanuel answer questions, imparting what they’ve learned along this journey about the family.
Arrows Part 5 “Holy Hustle”
Jul 15, 2018 • 54 min
Life is full of challenges, but we can’t give up in the face of conflict. We have to put in work to make it through the storm, and by seeking God first we can make sure we’re standing. Put your focus on Him and your foundation will be solid. So when…
“How Deep Is Your Well?” By Pastors JJ & Kelli Jacobs
Jul 8, 2018 • 44 min
Have you spent the time to dig your well? How deep is your well? Do you see enough to sustain your own faith for God? If you answered no to all of these questions, it’s time you learn how to begin with your well.
Your Life Is a Megaphone
Jul 1, 2018 • 61 min
The Lord does not need you to get it together. He will meet you where you are in your mess. He’s just waiting for you to come. Give yourself away and be all in. He’s waiting right now.
Arrows Series Part Four: Paint Your House Red
Jun 24, 2018 • 55 min
With opportunity comes opposition, and the enemy is always looking for an alley way to distract you with. The world is full of adversaries lying in wait to confuse you, so protect your family; cover your house, and protect your heart with the blood of…
Arrows Part 3 “Set The Pace”
Jun 17, 2018 • 52 min
There’s a different calling on each family, but the order of things should be the same. God should be number one and everything else will flow in rhythm. Parents set the cadence in your home. Take the time, to make time for your priorities. Set the pace…
Arrows Series Part 2: Let it Fly
Jun 10, 2018 • 52 min
God is the owner of everything; we steward what he has given us. Parents, God has given you your children to lead, not to hold on to. Train them in the way they should go and they will hit their mark when you release them. Trust the process to let them…
Arrows Part One “Take Aim” By Pastor Russ Emanuel
Jun 3, 2018 • 50 min
Parents, take aim for your family’s destination, purpose, in God. Keep Him at the center, or your foundation will come falling down. Your perspective on His blessings can burden others’ reach towards the target. Be an example for your children; if you…
Big Church Part 7 “Be Bold”
May 27, 2018 • 45 min
The Church is a movement, one that became big because of the boldness of people. People who were doing something for the kingdom of God. Something that was extraordinary and beyond their walls of comfort. Because doing the work of the ministry came from…
Big Church Part 6 “Identity Crisis”
May 20, 2018 • 42 min
Do you know who you are, and whose you are? If not, then how are you planning to find out? The only way to figure out who you are, is to know whose you are. You belong to the Lord our God; the one that provides your identity, while pushing you into your…
Big Church Part 5 “#ChurchProblems”
May 13, 2018 • 47 min
Religion teaches people to modify their behavior without changing their hearts. Now, a relationship with God offers modified behaviors and changed hearts, because His grace is sufficient for all. God does not promote preference over process. Nobody is…
Big Church Part 4 “Growing Pains”
May 6, 2018 • 33 min
When life gets too rough, we want to start giving up. Why not start giving in? Give in to not being comfortable. Not being able to stay where you are in certain situations, because in those moments you are not where God needs you be. He has your purpose…
Big Church Part 3 “About That Life”
Apr 29, 2018 • 61 min
Opposition is certain when we’re all in for Jesus. So we cannot be self centered, while trying to be about that life. Let’s make up our minds to be bold. We will not be moved, nor will we be silenced, but we will stand on His word and declare His name…
Big Church Part Two “Bold Prayers”
Apr 22, 2018 • 53 min
Prayer, it is equivalent to calling someone in order to communicate. Yet, most of us don’t even know how to pick up the phone. Not only do we need to start praying, but we need to start praying bold prayers out loud. Keeping His words to ourselves isn’t…
Big Church Series Part One
Apr 15, 2018 • 49 min
We can’t stand still and carry the message of Jesus, because the Church is a movement that requires participation. The mission is calling you to willingly move, not just go through motions. Now go step outside of your comfort zone, and reach beyond the…
The Journey Part Three
Apr 8, 2018 • 33 min
There are times where unfaithfulness to His word is unintentional. We get carried away with everyday lives and put certain minorities above the main priority. So we blame the one who can make a move in our current situation, believing Jesus doesn’t…
The Journey Part Two: Got Em’ at the Grave
Apr 1, 2018 • 33 min
Just because your situation looks dead, that does not mean it is. The enemy has attacked your mind with thorns of negativity, and wants you to surrender in defeat. Yet Jesus has come to conquer it all just so you can be made whole. What once appeared…
Thriving In Leadership
Mar 30, 2018 • 43 min
Thrive One Day Conference
Thriving In The Family
Mar 29, 2018 • 29 min
Thrive One Day Conference
Thriving In Your Walk With God”
Mar 27, 2018 • 19 min
Thrive One Day Conference
The Journey Of Jesus “The Grind In The Garden”
Mar 25, 2018 • 41 min
Is submitting to God equivalent to surrendering unto Him? The answer is No, surrender goes much deeper into a relationship with God. Yet, both of these are required of us throughout our walk with Christ. Jesus used prayer as his defensive weapon. Which…
Following From A Distance
Mar 18, 2018 • 54 min
Sometimes we find ourselves so focused on what God promised us, that we forget the purpose he’s given us. When we’re faithful and obedient to His plan, everything else will fall into place. But you can’t receive what God has for you following Him at a…
Struggles Series Part Three
Mar 11, 2018 • 53 min
Choices, this is what determines the outcome of our situations. Before we make a decision, comprise our calling to fit the choices we’ve already made, or compare these outcomes to those who seem to have it all, we should check the condition of our…
Struggles Part Two “Can You Counter”
Mar 4, 2018 • 50 min
Just as God has a plan for your life, so does the enemy. He’s speaking to your weaknesses and planning his attack. But if you’re staying in God’s word and listening to His voice you can prepare yourself to respond. So how will you counter the tactics of…
Struggles Part One: “Answer The Call”
Feb 25, 2018 • 50 min
The best way to have voice recognition is repetition. But what are you repetitively listening to? His word, or your own? In order to keep the ability to hear God speak, you have to stay in his word. In doing so, you’ll find that you’re not the only one…
Strapped Series Part Two.mp3
Feb 18, 2018 • 40 min
God gives seed to the sower, but selfish seeds can never be sown. We find ourselves strapped when we sow into earthly things more than sowing into God’s people. But when we put forth the effort to help others with a generous heart, we reap a harvest for…
Strapped Series “Act Your Wage”
Feb 11, 2018 • 48 min
Being strapped is not our hold on the world, instead it is the worlds’ leash around us. In order to change our circumstances we have to be willing to take on the challenges we face and embrace the change it brings. If we can’t be good stewards over the…
Third & Long
Feb 4, 2018 • 61 min
Even though it appears as if the enemy has won, just remember, the game’s not over. However, we can’t win just going through the motions. But we can when using His word to guide our emotions.
First Series “First Things First”
Jan 28, 2018 • 51 min
Just because we are able to seize multiple opportunities, it doesn’t mean we are able to avoid all obstacles. But by choosing to sow into His Kingdom, we are choosing to put God First. In doing that, our doubt and worries fall away. He begins to change…
First Series Part Three
Jan 21, 2018 • 53 min
God never changes, but His methods that draw us towards The Source do. He calls us to see beyond the drought and draw near The Source. See God has already equipped us to follow through with His strategy. He uses where we are now to prepare us for what’s…
First Series Part One
Jan 7, 2018 • 49 min
Are you busy? Life can be busy, but it can’t become so busy it shifts our focus from God. When we don’t make him our first priority minor issues become major problems. And if we stop in the middle of the problem, we’ll forget the reason why we even…
Catching and Cleaning
Dec 31, 2017 • 26 min
God gave us the tools to be fisher of men, but we need to know the hearts of those we’re fishing for. When we adjust our techniques to fit each situation, His plan will begin to work for the glory of the kingdom. Just like iron sharpens iron, we should…
Ghosts of Christmas Past Part Three: “Overcoming Offense”
Dec 24, 2017 • 47 min
Don’t bind yourself within the walls of a grudge. Your calling is too big, and life is too short for you to be living offended. Some say it’s too hard to forgive, but you can’t afford not to. Let it go!
Ghosts of Christmas Past Part Two: “Lifting The Labels”
Dec 17, 2017 • 45 min
God won’t let us struggle in the present for labels that we’re given in the past. Just because you’ve done “this”, doesn’t mean you are “that”. Those labels can be lifted, because we have an attainable amount of praise on the inside that needs to be…
Ghosts of Christmas Past Part One: “Ain’t No Shame In My Game”
Dec 10, 2017 • 39 min
More freedom reigns inside the boundaries. Yet the enemy uses our shame to make us believe that those boundaries are restricting. God reminds us that the boundaries he creates in our lives are not meant to limit our explorations outside, but are meant…
How to Neighbor Part Two: “Don’t Miss the Miracle”
Dec 3, 2017 • 40 min
God’s love is concerned for the condition of His people; we should be also. There’s a treasure within us that’s worth more than what we can see on the outside. Carry this treasure to others, and be committed to seeing it through to the promise. Because…
How to Neighbor Part One
Nov 26, 2017 • 56 min
We can never love anyone else if we’ve never experienced the love of God. Learning how to neighbor means learning how to become like Him. His love has never prejudged us, so why do we continue to prejudge others? This life is not about you, it’s about…
It Requires Priority and Sacrifice
Nov 19, 2017 • 62 min
We must remember that we are kings and priests; God has called us to be both. He has given us power and authority, but we must be willing to sacrifice for Him. Because His plan is greater than any of us, yet requires much from all of us.
How May I Serve You?
Nov 12, 2017 • 39 min
When we begin learning to serve, it changes how we act on the outside and brings us to become like God on the inside. Even though we feel our service is minute in quantity, God sees it as gigantic in quality. Do not despise small beginnings, start…
Hustle & Heart Part Four “The Pursuit”
Nov 5, 2017 • 38 min
Do not let your hustle stop with your failure. Since hustle has already been put inside of you, begin to shape your heart in his presence. How many opportunities have you missed because you’re not hustling with some heart? It is real easy to hustle when…
Hustle & Heart Part Three ” The Promotion Comes With Pain”
Oct 29, 2017 • 52 min
You can not receive God’s will your way. You have to serve the plan God has for you. It may not be pretty, but the pain has a purpose to get you a promotion, if you follow the process.
Hustle & Heart Part Two “It’s A Set Up”
Oct 22, 2017 • 47 min
What drives our hustle? The calling that God has for our lives inclines us to get to work. Your hustle should push you to become a better you, and empower others in the process. You can’t download purpose, you have to dig purpose out. Continue to seek…
Hustle & Heart Part One: “You don’t have to be Present to get the Position”
Oct 15, 2017 • 48 min
What God has for you is already yours. Step into your calling with a heart for Him and action that reflects that. Your appointment has already been scheduled. Will you show up?
John Jacobs Next Generation Power Force.mp3
Oct 8, 2017 • 33 min
We’ve all been crushed up and beaten down by this life. But are we gonna let that hinder us from doing the work of His Kingdom? He takes the good, the bad, and the ugly to shape and mold us to His glory. He’s not interested in where we’ve been, but…
Honoring God With Our Lives
Oct 1, 2017 • 33 min
If we’re going to honor God with our lives we can’t just watch from the sidelines. God is waiting on us to make some things happen. So let’s get up and go! We’re not waiting on a move of God, we are a move of God.
Freedom Series Part Four: “Make Room”
Sep 24, 2017 • 38 min
God won’t allow us to stay in one place. He reassures us to progress in this walk with Him, but we have to be willing to make room for Him to work in us. This is a repetitious act that He wants us to continue everyday. So make room for the process so…
Freedom Series Part Three: “It’s Not Seasonal”
Sep 17, 2017 • 36 min
You’re afraid of the mountain in front of you, but you have the power to move it. Operate within that power. Speak to the mountain! Make it move!
Freedom Series Part Two: “Person of Interest”
Sep 10, 2017 • 42 min
Description 9/10/17 Are we willing to submit the plans we have for our lives to God’s will? We believe the “shortcuts” that we take will bring us to our future, instead they only end up turning us around. But we will never go in circles when we…
Freedom Series Part One: “The Promise Still Stands”
Sep 3, 2017 • 42 min
God is speaking to you, but you can’t hear above your sin. He never said you wouldn’t have trials, but He did promise another would come to comfort you. And in the middle of your storm, regardless of where you are, His spirit is still with you. So while…
Beyond The Shores and Into The Storms
Aug 27, 2017 • 26 min
Jesus has called us to “Come a little closer” and “Go a little deeper”, in return challenging our faith by putting it to work. Yet when we want God to bring us out of the storm, He begins to take us through it instead. Jesus shows us that He will never…
Breakthrough Series Part One “Self Development?”
Aug 20, 2017 • 22 min
You’ve been suffering for a little while, but remember that breakthrough is yours. Press into God’s presence, seek Him in prayer, praise Him through your trials. There’s power in God’s presence! But you can’t get there waiting for someone to move you.
Breakthrough Series Part Three “Walking Out Our Breakthrough?”
Aug 13, 2017 • 37 min
Breakthrough is already yours, you just have to walk it out. Walk it out God’s way by putting Him first and allowing Him to work in you. In this way, you finish His instructions completely and set the standard for things to come. Trust God in the…
Breakthrough Series Part Two “Standing On The Brink Of Breakthrough”
Aug 6, 2017 • 40 min
Before you take a step into breakthrough, while in the process, you have to hear from God first. But in order for him to work in us, we have to take that next step to not just stand in breakthrough, but push through it!
spiritual warfare 2.mp3
Aug 5, 2017 • 39 min
Loyalty In The House
Aug 5, 2017 • 45 min
Spiritual Warfare Session Two: “Spirit Of Antichrist”
Aug 5, 2017 • 39 min
Spiritual Warfare Session One: “Jezebel Spirit”
Aug 5, 2017 • 34 min
Legacy 360 - “Engaging the Kingdom Culture”
Aug 3, 2017 • 85 min
Breakthrough Series Part One “What’s Blocking Your Breakthrough?”
Jul 30, 2017 • 43 min
The enemy has placed your problems front and center to keep you distracted. But God has given you a purpose, and He’s waiting on you to birth it. Stop making excuses for why you can’t, when God gave you evidence that you can. Your break through is…
Altered Series Part 4 “Crushing Complacency”
Jul 23, 2017 • 45 min
We shouldn’t wait until failure happens to get close with God, instead let’s be willing to continue through His plan for our lives. The enemy wants us to think our failures are final, in return bringing us down. But God reminds us to take the focus off…
“God Will Get The Last Laugh”
Jul 16, 2017 • 73 min
God is able to bring us through any circumstance. But when we don’t pray with a belief of its present existence, our faith will never grow. And without faith, it is impossible to please God, or even change according to his vision for our lives. Continue…
Altered Part 3 “Give Up So You Can Go Up”
Jul 9, 2017 • 49 min
“I’ll do something for you if you do something for me” is the mentality most people have about God today. But God is not looking to make transactions with you, He wants to transform you. You just have to let go of the baggage you’re carrying. Bring it…
Altered Part Two “Are You Compliant or Committed?”
Jul 2, 2017 • 46 min
God will go silent when we try to work our plan over His purpose. But just because God’s not speaking, it does not mean He’s not there. You can be compliant but not committed, but if you’re going to be committed you have to be in compliance. Therefore…
Altared Series Week One “The Triple H Threat”
Jun 25, 2017 • 42 min
God is looking for a personal relationship with you, which requires sacrifice and submission. But you can’t get there being unaligned. Stop trying to fix what God wants to change and find your way to the altar so that your life can be altered. Allow Him…
The Success Is In Your Sonship
Jun 18, 2017 • 43 min
The desire of the Son, is to please the heart of the Father. We, Sons of God, need to find submission through our significance in success. God doesn’t want us to view our success in what we accomplish, but to willingly point the glory of the outcome to…
Two Sides of the Same Coin
Jun 11, 2017 • 28 min
Parents be good stewards over your children; children be obedient to your parents. The enemy is out to destroy everything the Lord holds dear because your family is valuable to God. And as children of God we should desire to hold together what He has…
The Table Series Week Three “Presence Comes With A Price Tag”
Jun 4, 2017 • 40 min
God has called you to bring others to His table! Yet we are too worried about not having a seat for ourselves, instead of the those who actually need one. Pride does not allow us to relate to who and where new followers are, and in order for us to…
The Table Series Week Two “The Proof is in the Process”
May 28, 2017 • 38 min
The church is a table where people come to be fed. But just because you’re seated doesn’t mean you stay in one chair. Push away from the table when you’re full and move to the next chair. Because the proof is in the process, but you can’t reach others…
The Table Series Week One
May 21, 2017 • 44 min
Believers want to see miracles and ministry is messy. Yet people don’t realize that in order to see a miracle you’ll have to deal with the mess. If we want to have a seat at His table then we will have to lead and feed each other’s needs. But if you…
Mother’s Day Message
May 14, 2017 • 48 min
Sometimes we feel empty, like we’ve given all we can and have nothing left to give. It may seem all hope is lost and there’s no one who cares. Yet little do we know that God has already given us life in and life out. Life that allows Him to pour into…
It’s Time to be Bold.mp3
May 7, 2017 • 44 min
God is going to bring something together in us that we can’t even imagine. It’s time to be bold in the battle, because our victory is ensured through the triumph of the battle. God can use anyone, anywhere, at anytime; so why can’t He use you? The Lord…
Stretch Marks Week 6 “Staging Your Celebration”
Apr 30, 2017 • 54 min
If you want to grow in life it’s going to take some action, and every now and again it takes a little correction. But just because we make mistakes doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. Jesus sacrificed His life so that we can celebrate what God has…
Stretch Marks Part Four “Reach For It”
Apr 16, 2017 • 52 min
Philippians 3:13-14 says, “Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has…
Stretch Marks Part Three “B-Real”
Apr 9, 2017 • 43 min
Acts 4:13 says, “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.” One of the our greatest attributes to attracting people to…
Stretch Marks Part Two “I’m Up For It”
Apr 2, 2017 • 47 min
Acts 3:7-8 says, “Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God.” If…
Strech Marks Part One “I Am Up For It”
Mar 26, 2017 • 50 min
Acts 3:2-6 says, “Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money….
The Efficiency Of The Body.mp3
Mar 19, 2017 • 46 min
1 Corinthians 12:12-13 says, “Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all…
Be Rich Series Part 5 “Get A Grip”
Mar 12, 2017 • 54 min
1 Timothy 6:17 says, “Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.” You will run out…
Be Rich Series Part 4 “Rich in Good Deeds”
Mar 5, 2017 • 33 min
According to society being rich means having a lot of money and striving to gain even more. However, there is a richness on the inside of you that is greater and will far outlive the wealth you gain on the outside. Ephesians 2:10 says, “For we are God’s…
Be Rich Series Part 3 “The Power Of Pre-Deciding”
Feb 26, 2017 • 45 min
1 Timothy 6:17 says, “Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.” God is more…
Be Rich Series Part Two “Willing and Able”
Feb 19, 2017 • 49 min
Society today will tell you the more money you have the more secure your life will be. However, money is unstable and won’t sustain you, but when we fix our focus on God we become rich in Him. 1 Timothy: 6:18-19 says, “Command them to do good, to be…
How To Be Rich Part One “Good News, Bad News”
Feb 12, 2017 • 39 min
People everyday are desperately trying to become rich in this world, whether it’s material or financial reasonings. Yet this desire is fueled by the spirit of comparison, which is a killer for the souls on fire for Christ. In 1 Timothy 6:17 it says,…
Super Sunday “Overcome”
Feb 5, 2017 • 34 min
John 16:33 says, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” In your life there will be trials; there will be times when you feel like giving up, but…
Beginnings Don’t Look Like Endings
Jan 29, 2017 • 40 min
Often times we get discouraged because the situation we’re in doesn’t look how we imagined. But Joshua 1:9 says, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you…
Small Things Big Difference “Healthy Habits”
Jan 22, 2017 • 57 min
Don’t give up what you want most in life for something you think you want now. Romans 7:20 says, “Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.” Your thoughts become your words, your words…
Small Things Big Difference “Words To Live By”
Jan 15, 2017 • 48 min
Do your words have life-giving qualities or life-taking qualities?Proverbs 18:21 says, “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” We can choose to produce words that bring life or death, and since what we say…
Small Things Big Difference “Bad Thoughts Lead To Big Problems”
Jan 8, 2017 • 37 min
Stinking thinking can lead to dirty living! Now that I have your attention, what are you thinking? The enemy will present you with negative thoughts and believing them may cause you to miss out on God’s blessings. Psalm 77:11-12 says, “I will remember…
Small Things Big Difference “One Word Can Change Everything”
Jan 1, 2017 • 43 min
Zechariah 4:10 says, ” Do not despise these small beginnings, for the LORD rejoices to see the work begin”. The house of God was made for those who don’t have it all together; allowing him to take the people that are rejected by the world, and inject…
Overflow Part Four: “The Gift That Keeps on Giving”
Dec 25, 2016 • 44 min
The greatest gift ever given was not wrapped in a box or placed under a tree, but He was wrapped in the love of God and given freely unto man. Romans 5:15 says, “But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man,…
Overflow Series Part Three: “Learning To Live In The Overflow”
Dec 18, 2016 • 38 min
If we feel like we’re receiving under-flow instead of overflow in our lives, then we’ve allowed the enemy to take a seat at the table the Lord has prepared for us. Psalm 23:5 says, ” You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you…
Overflow Series Part Two: “What’s Blocking Your Blessing?”
Dec 11, 2016 • 39 min
At times on the journey of life, our situations may seem like too much to make it through. But on the other side of that burden is a blessing God has just for you. Hebrews 10:23 says, “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised…
Overflow series part one: “How Much Can You Hold?”
Dec 4, 2016 • 43 min
In order for our capacity to grow, we have to be challenged! When was the last time you gave above your capacity? 2 Corinthians 8:5 says, “[Macedonians] And they exceeded our expectations: They gave themselves first of all to the Lord, and then by the…
The Potter, The Process & The Pot
Nov 27, 2016 • 18 min
In the middle of your situation, God has not left you. He has His hands on you, and He said He’ll see you through. Jeremiah 18:5-6 says, “Then the word of the Lord came to me. He said, ‘Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?’ declares the…
You’re In Debt, Pay Up
Nov 20, 2016 • 38 min
God doesn’t ask us to do the impossible, that’s His job; but He does ask us for our praise. 2 Samuel 6:21 says, “… I will celebrate before the Lord.” Our praise must start somewhere because we all have something to praise God for, and He deserves the…
“It Starts With Me”
Nov 13, 2016 • 46 min
No matter who you are, what you do, or where you’re from, disagreements are a guarantee in life. The key, however, is how you choose to respond to them. 1 Corinthians 1:10 says, “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus…
Masquerade Part Four “There Is Hope Beyond The Hurt”
Nov 6, 2016 • 40 min
There are 2 types of people in this world; those that have been hurt, and those that are going to get hurt. The world trains us to hide our hearts with masks that God is trying to remove. Psalm 46:1 reads, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present…
Masquerade Part Three “What’s Hiding In Your Heart”
Oct 30, 2016 • 51 min
It’s in our nature to hide our sin, and what’s foremost on our minds will manifest itself in our lives. Psalm 139:23-24 says, “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me…
Masquerade Part Two “The Mask In The Mirror”
Oct 23, 2016 • 50 min
Proverbs 15:31-32 reads, “Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding.” Self-deception leads to self-destruction when we…
Masquerade Part one “Go And Do Likewise”
Oct 16, 2016 • 45 min
Luke 10:33-34 says, “But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and…
Don’t Die Where You’ve Settled
Oct 2, 2016 • 51 min
Get ready to be faithful while being flexible. Genesis 11:31 says, “… and together they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.” Often times we settle for less than the best of what God has…
By Any Means Necessary
Sep 25, 2016 • 36 min
Luke 5:18-19 says, “Some men came carrying a paralyzed man on a mat and tried to take him into the house to lay him before Jesus. When they could not find a way to do this because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on his mat through…
I Hear A Sound
Sep 18, 2016 • 42 min
God has promised rain in your dry season. And although you feel like you’re alone, know that God has not left you nor will He forsake you. But during the process of His plan, He is preparing you for a purpose. Galatians 6:9 says, “Let us not become…
Unstoppable Series Week Four
Sep 11, 2016 • 26 min
As we put forth the effort to work efficiently for Jesus, we become effective in a dying world. Ephesians 4:12 says, “prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up”. God knows you don’t have it all together, yet…
See It Through
Sep 4, 2016 • 44 min
Live life on purpose. God has called you to reach those that are far from Him, even if you don’t feel you’re qualified. 2 Timothy 1:9 says, “He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own…
Unstoppable “Better Together”
Aug 28, 2016 • 48 min
Life change happens in the context of relationships, and little distractions can become big divisions. However God desires unity. 1 Corinthians 9:19 says, “Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as…
Unstoppable “The Mission Is Multiplication”
Aug 21, 2016 • 47 min
Acts 2:46-47 says, “Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number…
The Battle Zone
Aug 7, 2016 • 35 min
Mark 14:35-36 says, “Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from him. “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” The…
The Confidence That Carries Us To Completion
Aug 3, 2016 • 33 min
Philippians 1:4-6 says, “In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until…
Filled Three: “The Navigation that Never Gets Lost”
Jul 31, 2016 • 55 min
John 14:26 says, “But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.” The moment you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior you were filled with…
Filled Two: “Life Coach”
Jul 24, 2016 • 45 min
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 says, “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” The enemy is working hard everyday to make sure you quit before you fulfill the…
Filled One: “The Uniqueness Of Their Oneness”
Jul 17, 2016 • 48 min
God truly desires to have a relationship with you. So much so that He sent His son Jesus so that your life may be salvaged from a life of sin. However His gift to you did not end there. 2 Corinthians 13:14 says, “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,…
“Compel Them”
Jul 10, 2016 • 59 min
Matthew 28:18-19 says, “Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,’.” The…
You Are a Masterpiece in the Making
Jul 3, 2016 • 45 min
God has a plan for your life. It may not make sense when you’re in the middle of going through, but don’t give up in the process because you think it’s too hard. The process shapes and molds you into who He has called you to be, while growing your faith…
Family Matters “Timing is Everything”
Jun 19, 2016 • 47 min
Psalm 39:5 says, “You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.” Timing is everything, and what you do with the time you have matters to the life of those…
Family Matters “It’s All About Your Perspective”
Jun 12, 2016 • 46 min
Who you are in Christ is not defined by where you are nor is it defined by the past situations in your life. It is, however, the platform from which your children will shape their own perspective of God. Focusing on the negative sitautions of your past…
Family Matters “It Takes Practice”
Jun 5, 2016 • 44 min
A family is made up of different people with different personalities and different perspectives on life which sometimes cause minor disagreements. However, if we’re not careful small things can become major conflicts. Colossians 3:13 says, “Bear with…
The Justification of the Unjust
May 29, 2016 • 44 min
Romans 8:30 says, “And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.” Not one of us is deserving of the free gift given to us through the crucifixion of Jesus. But because God loves us,…
Family Matters “3-D Impact”
May 22, 2016 • 48 min
God doesn’t regard any of us as being greater or lesser than the other and His love for us is the same no matter who or what we are. And just as God makes no difference between His children, you should make no difference between yours. Playing favorites…
Family Matters “The Benefits Of Boundaries”
May 15, 2016 • 48 min
The world will tell your family that greater things in life are outside of the boundaries you’ve set, but will fail to mention that one moment of gratification can lead to a lifetime of distress. Don’t let the world’s influence be the only one your…
Family Matters “Investment”
May 8, 2016 • 41 min
Your family is valuable to God and He has given you the charge of taking care of them. However, with this responsibility comes accountability, and God is expecting you to show them the right way in which to go. Deuteronomy 11:18-19 says, “Fix these…
Sticks and Stones: David’s Advantages Over Goliath
May 1, 2016 • 36 min
The enemy is always on the job to destroy you and take everything you have away. However, you have an advantage over your enemy; God. 1 Samuel 17:45 says, “David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come…
Sticks and Stones: Swingers and Swordsmen (Approach)
Apr 24, 2016 • 42 min
1 Samuel 17:45 says, ‘David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.” The enemy will always attack what…
Ability “Slings and Strings”
Apr 10, 2016 • 44 min
1 Corinthians 15:10 says, “But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.” God has placed something special on the inside of each…
Sticks and Stones Part One: “Appointed To Be Anointed”
Apr 3, 2016 • 42 min
Have you ever felt like you dont have what it takes to be something or somebody great? Culture wants you to believe that it’s your outward appearance that determines who you are. However God says it’s all about the inward condition of your heart. You…
Finish Strong
Mar 27, 2016 • 32 min
Luke 22:61-62 says, “The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly.” There will be times…
If It Had Not Been
Mar 20, 2016 • 37 min
At times we may lose sight of who we are in Christ but it’s our choice to make which master we serve. Sometimes we have to look back at our past in order to see that it was God who truly brought us out. We have done nothing to deserve salvation, yet He…
We Are Better Together: Q&A
Mar 13, 2016 • 56 min
In this Q&A service Pastor Russ Emanuel and his wife Chrissy Emanuel answer your questions and explain how to build the framework and foundation for a successful relationship. Cultures idea of a successful relationship is easy and comfortable…
We Are Better Together Part Four: Sexccessful
Mar 6, 2016 • 43 min
Culture would have you believe that the best mind frame for relationships today is “what’s in it for me?” However, a successful relationship is one that follows the blueprint of Christ. Colossians 3:12 says, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and…
Single, but don’t Settle
Feb 21, 2016 • 46 min
Culture will tell you that in order to be happy you must have someone to be happy with. However, being single is not a weakness and you don’t have to be someone’s significant other to be significant. Your life is significant to God and He has great…
We Are Better Together Part One: Commitment Over Concept
Feb 14, 2016 • 46 min
Galatians 6:8 says, “Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.” What are you planting in your relationship? Today’s culture likes the concept of…
Super Sunday: “Keep Pounding”
Feb 7, 2016 • 40 min
In this special service we celebrate the transformation taking place in the lives of others through water baptism. No matter who you are, what you look like or what you’ve done, God wants you to come to Him as you are. The enemy is always working…
Get in the Game Part Four: “The King Of The Comback”
Jan 31, 2016 • 52 min
John 11:5-6 says, “Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days.” Everyone goes through a dark time in their lives. And often times what we expect from God is not what we…
Get in the Game Part Three: “What’s Blocking You?”
Jan 24, 2016 • 48 min
1 John 2:1 says, “My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.” The enemy will use every tactic he has to block us from receiving what God…
Get In The Game Part Two: “It’s Game Time”
Jan 17, 2016 • 55 min
Matthew: 7:21 says, “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.” God is not looking for fans, he’s looking for followers. Society will tell you as long…
Get In The Game Part One: What Kind Of Receiver Are You?
Jan 10, 2016 • 37 min
The Lord cast His seeds upon everyone. Even those who do not know Him because He sees your potential and knows your purpose. He has given you His word so that you may walk out this life with Him and will equip you to stand in the midst of the unknown….
He’s Doing New Things
Jan 3, 2016 • 28 min
When we face problems in our lives we become uncomfortable and expect God to show up and fix things the moment we call. Sometimes, however, God doesn’t show up immediately because He has plans to show us something greater. 2 Corinthians 5:17 says…
It Takes Faith To Find Your Flow
Dec 27, 2015 • 44 min
How we end one season of our lives is a direct reflection on how we start the next season God has for us. As we move from 2015 into 2016, we are declaring that this will be a year that flows. Life is better with flow, yet it becomes frustrating when our…
Come to Worship Series Part Three: “Pour Out Your Heart”
Dec 13, 2015 • 40 min
Everyone has problems but they shouldn’t be life’s focus. Don’t allow them to overtake your life and become bigger than God. Empty yourself out so that God may pour himself in as you pursue His presence. In His presence reflect on His faithfulness and…
Come to Worship Series Part Two: Bring Your Gifts
Dec 6, 2015 • 51 min
Before you ever gave anything to God He gave His son Jesus for you. Today the world wants blessings but doesn’t want to give of themselves. Whether it be your time, talent, or treasure, God wants you to use what He has given you to bring glory to His…
Come to Worship Series Part One: “Lift Your Hands”
Nov 29, 2015 • 51 min
The world today will have you believing that God should find you where you are. However God doesn’t exist for us, but we exist to worship Him. Isaiah 55:6 says, “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near.” You should seek Him no…
The Blessed Life Series Part Four: “Give and Take”
Nov 22, 2015 • 47 min
The foundation of a blessed life is based on obedience to God. You must learn to give what God says give and take what He is trying to give to you. It starts with your heart and believing that God is faithful to what He declares. Be true to who He has…
The Blessed Life Series Part Three “The Blessed Test”
Nov 15, 2015 • 48 min
Malachi 3:10 says, “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be…
The Blessed Life Series Part 2 “Choose Wisely”
Nov 8, 2015 • 40 min
Joshua 24:15 says, “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as…
The Blessed Life Series Part One “It’s A Choice”
Nov 1, 2015 • 45 min
Culture says the best way to live is the way of the world, but God gives you the choice to choose Him. Deuteronomy 28:1-2 says, “If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you…
“The Pursuit of Truth”
Oct 25, 2015 • 44 min
John 8:32 says, “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” It is very important to know who’s truth you are seeking. The enemy is always on the clock and he wants to keep you distracted. He’ll do whatever it takes to keep you from…
I’m Coming Out
Oct 18, 2015 • 34 min
Genesis 37 23-24 says, “And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on him; and they took him, and cast him into the pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water…
The Voice Series Part Four: ” An Attitude Of Confidence With A Voice Of Power”
Oct 11, 2015 • 41 min
The enemy wants the situations in your life to look like giants before you. He wants to trick you into believing you’re not strong enough to face them. 1 Samuel 17:45 says, “Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a…
The Voice Series Part Three: “It’s Not Over”
Oct 4, 2015 • 49 min
Every one has a voice and every one wants to be the voice you’re listening to. But are you listening to the voice that really matters? Romans 8:1-2 says, “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the…
The Voice Series Part Two “I Was Built For This”
Sep 27, 2015 • 45 min
Ephesians 2:10 says, “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” We were all uniquely designed by God to complete an assignment. However, it’s important that we operate…
Voice Series Part One “The One That Really Matters”
Sep 20, 2015 • 43 min
Ephesians 2:8 says, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” Unlike the television series The Voice, where someone turns their chair around based on a person’s performance, God does not turn…
Multiplication Through Training
Sep 6, 2015 • 30 min
When you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior, He didn’t expect you to keep the good news to yourself. However, He does expect you to expose your relationship with Him to others so that His kingdom may grow. Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train up a child in…
Salt Life Series Part Four “Perfect Seasoning”
Aug 30, 2015 • 43 min
God has called each of us to be a fisher of men. Once we have accepted Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we are responsible for reaching out to those who are still lost.However, we aren’t going to connect people with Christ if our approach is not accurate….
Salt Life Series Part Three “Just Add Salt”
Aug 23, 2015 • 35 min
The pleasant places in our lives are often the least productive. Being comfortable can lead to complacency and once there we view them as bad situations. What if you had the ability to see through bad situations? What if you were able to turn bad…
Salt Life Series Part Two “If You Say So”
Aug 16, 2015 • 40 min
We can miss out on so much as we are waiting for everything in our lives to be perfect. When you get the place where you have everything you need, your vision is to small. What if you could come to terms with the fact that you can never be ready for…
Salt Life Series Part One “How To Brave The Waves”
Aug 9, 2015 • 49 min
Matthew 5:13 says, “You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has lost its flavor, with what will it be salted? It is then good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under the feet of men.” We all have situations in our lives that leave a bad…
You Can Still Win
Aug 2, 2015 • 43 min
There are times in our lives when we all feel like giving up. The burdens seem too heavy or the pain too unbearable in this marathon called life. But Pastor Leonard Henry wants you to know, You Can Still Win. The word of God will be your guide and will…
Being Rooted In Christ
Jul 26, 2015 • 21 min
The enemy’s job is to divert your attention away from Christ so that he can sweep in and destroy you. But just like a plant digs its roots and never again willingly moves from the place it’s in, so too should we dig our roots deep in Jesus so that we…
The Presence Of God
Jul 19, 2015 • 25 min
Everyone is seeking something but not everyone is seeking the presence of God. Exodus 33:7 says, “And Moses took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to…
Raised To Life
Jul 12, 2015 • 30 min
There was a time in our lives when we all were searching for a way to fix our problems in all the wrong places. We were looking for a temporary solution in the place of eternal absolution. But God wants to change your heart and transform you from the…
Mind Field Series Part Five
Jul 5, 2015 • 34 min
John 8:31-32 says, “Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed in Him, ‘If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free’.” Society today would have you believe that you are free…
Mind Field Series Part Four: Spiritual Warfare “Suit Up”
Jun 28, 2015 • 44 min
Ephesians 6:12-13 says, “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full…
Mind Field Series Part Three: “The Power Of A Made Up Mind”
Jun 21, 2015 • 45 min
Joshua 24:15 says, “But if you refuse to serve the Lord, then choose today whom you will serve. But as for me and my family, we will serve the Lord.” The world will tell you greatness is based on what you have and how much you have of it. But true…
Mind Field Series Part Two “The Power of A Changed Mind”
Jun 14, 2015 • 47 min
Hebrews 12:11 says, “No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way.” Every day we awake and make choices in our lives. In our mind lies…
Mind Field Part One: “Discipline Through Distraction”
Jun 7, 2015 • 49 min
2 Timothy 1:7 says, “For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind.” Every day our minds are exposed to the various aspects of the world. What our eyes see and what our ears hear have a very strong effect on the…
“Fit For The Kingdom”
May 31, 2015 • 30 min
1 Timothy 4:7-8 says, “But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is…
_Five Major Reasons Why Jesus Came_ -Simon Chabinga.mp3
May 24, 2015 • 49 min
In this message Apostle Simon Chabinga explains the 5 Major Reasons Why Jesus Came. Jesus Christ came so that we may be saved and totally delivered. He answers every need so that we might be free from those chains that bind us. He blesses us with divine…
Faith To Finish
May 17, 2015 • 45 min
Ephesians 4:11-12 says, “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.” God wants to use the…
Prodigal Love Part Six “The Power Of The Spoken Word”
May 10, 2015 • 43 min
It is important for us to understand that the words we speak have power. They have the ability to build us up but also tear us down. Proverbs 18:20-21 says, “A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips…
Prodigal Love Series Part Five “The Struggle Is Real”
May 3, 2015 • 36 min
In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel talks to you about the struggles of life. Everyone has struggles that come in many different ways and many different situations. More often than not we’re struggling to get ahead instead of waiting for God to move….
Prodigal Love Series Part Three “Reconciliation”
Apr 19, 2015 • 29 min
Romans 3:23-24 says, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” In this message Pastor Randy Williams speaks to you about Reconciliation and the message…
“The Good, Good Father”
Apr 12, 2015 • 32 min
The love of God can reach out and find those who are lost no matter what, when, or how you got to where you are. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel talks about The Good, Good Father and His everlasting love for us. God’s love is relentless. He loves us…
Prodigal Love Series Part One “Learning To Love The Mud”
Apr 5, 2015 • 35 min
Genesis 2:7 says, “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul,” In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to you about learning to love the mud. We are all…
Will You Let God Be Glorified
Mar 29, 2015 • 46 min
Persistance Through Resistance
Mar 28, 2015 • 38 min
“The Story of Our Lives”
Mar 19, 2015 • 44 min
We’ve got something to work with. Work it, don’t let it work you! In this message Pastor Vaughn teaches us how to do more with less through the miracle Jesus performed with 5 loaves and 2 fish. In John 6 a little boy on had a little bit, but Jesus…
Love Song Part 6 : “It’s A Calling”
Mar 15, 2015 • 42 min
In this Q&A service Pastor Russ Emanuel and his wife Chrissy Emanuel answer your questions and explain the many callings of a relationship. In a relationship you are called to a commitment with your spouse. You should pour into each other…
Change The Variable
Mar 12, 2015 • 22 min
Have you ever wanted something different, but kept doing the same thing? In this message Dr. Randy Simmons challenges us to “Change the Variables.” Changing the Variable transforms our circumstances when we trust in the God-Man “Jesus.”
Love Song Part Five: Love In Action
Mar 8, 2015 • 38 min
In today’s world love has become a word that many people use loosely and without any demonstration. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel tells you that the actions you put behind the word speaks volumes to those you say it to. However, when our actions…
Turning Pain Into Gain
Mar 5, 2015 • 29 min
Love Song Part Four: Reconcilable Differences “Fighting Fair”
Mar 1, 2015 • 44 min
In every relationship there will be a time of conflict and misunderstanding. However, the most important thing is how you work through your problems. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to you about Reconcilable Differences. Often times the root…
King Is Among Us Night 2
Feb 26, 2015 • 44 min
Living below the standard is not God’s plan for our life! In this message Pastor Lynn teaches us to live “Above the Normal” through the miracle Jesus performed at a wedding where he turned water into wine!
Love Song Part 3: “God Honoring Sex”
Feb 22, 2015 • 50 min
In the 3rd installment of the Love Song Series Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to you about God Honoring Sex. This message covers four qualities about God Honoring Sex within the context of a marriage. It tells us that sex starts before the bedroom with the…
King is Among Us Night 1
Feb 19, 2015 • 37 min
Love Song Part 2: Perfect Seasoning
Feb 15, 2015 • 41 min
Whether single or married there will always be a time when you are pursuing someone or something special in your life. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to you about how to pursue a relationship through different seasons. Your winter season,…
Love Song Part 1: Faithful Attraction
Feb 8, 2015 • 39 min
In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to you about Faithful Attraction and four qualities that will help you find a good mate. Many people will search the world looking for love in many places for many reasons. Whatever the platform or the reason,…
Football Sunday “The Problem Is In The Pattern”
Feb 1, 2015 • 37 min
Romans 12:2 says, “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Often times when faced with problems in our lives we…
Awakening Wednesday Session 3.mp3
Jan 28, 2015 • 15 min
Outlaster Series Part Four: Intentional Giving
Jan 25, 2015 • 24 min
Deuteronomy 6:6-7 says “And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when…
Awakening Wednesday.mp3
Jan 21, 2015 • 11 min
Outlasters Series Part Three: Faith On Fire
Jan 18, 2015 • 40 min
2 Timothy 1:5-6 says, “I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in…
Outlasters Series Part One: Leaving A Legacy
Jan 4, 2015 • 46 min
Psalm 112:6 says, “For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever.” In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel speaks to us about Leaving A Legacy and becoming an Outlaster. What will the world say about you when you’re gone? The life…
Rewind Sunday, “Wake Up The Wonder”
Dec 28, 2014 • 34 min
On the last Sunday of 2014, Pastor Russ Emanuel takes the time to rewind the year and share what God has done for Olive Grove Church. Sometimes in moments of despair or discouragement we forget what God has already done, but this message encourages you…
Christmas Message
Dec 21, 2014 • 3 min
Olive Grove Church would like to thank you for your continued listening and support every week from where you are. We would love to hear how this ministry has impacted your life and invite you to send us a message about your story. God has done amazing…
When Faith Touches Faith
Dec 14, 2014 • 44 min
Often times we are so preoccupied with everyday life that we neglect to stop and pay attention to what is going on around us. We may miss opportunities to be a blessing to others and opportunities to show the love that God has shown to us. In this…
Unwrapping Strange Gifts
Dec 7, 2014 • 46 min
Life will always be full of surprises. Often times those surprises don’t come packaged the way we expect because God reveals them to us in His own way. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel expresses the importance of Unwrapping Strange Gifts, even though…
Fear
Nov 23, 2014 • 54 min
It’s in our nature as humans to believe that we can do everything on our own. We tend to be uncomfortable and unwilling to relinquish control because we fear not being able to decide the outcome of a situation. In this message Pastor Russ Emanuel…
I Did It My Way.mp3
Nov 16, 2014 • 50 min
The Lord never said that following Him would be easy, and often times we find ourselves in a tug of war between doing our own thing and waiting on Him. As humans we become impatient while waiting and we let the flesh lead us astray. In this message…
The Fringe Benefits
Nov 9, 2014 • 48 min
In this message Pastor Mitchell Brewington explains to us The Fringe Benefits that come with being a child of God. Just like on our jobs, being a child of God has a great benefits package that you became qualified for when Christ died for our sins. No…
Riding The Storm With Jesus
Nov 2, 2014 • 22 min
Living a God First Life while you’re on the boat of life means that there will always be storms raging. Some you may see coming a mile away and others may catch you completely off guard. In this message Pastor Randy Williams encourages you to stay on…
The God-First Life Series Part 6 “Living the Free Life”
Oct 26, 2014 • 51 min
God-First Life Series Part Five: God’s Economy “The Choice is Yours”
Oct 19, 2014 • 41 min
Matthew 6:24 says “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.” To some people money is the most important part of their life…
The God-First Life Part IV- Teach Us How To Pray
Oct 12, 2014 • 38 min
Luke 11:1 says, “Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” Prayer is a very fundamental part of living a God First Life….
The God-First Life Part Three: Soul Preservation
Oct 5, 2014 • 34 min
The most valuable asset in all of humanity is your soul. Living a God first life is all about the preservation of your soul and doing so requires two important components in your life; a relationship and removal. You were created in His image for a…
God-First Life Part Two: It’s About A Family
Sep 28, 2014 • 37 min
God First Life Series Part One. Turning Your Worry Into Worship
Sep 21, 2014 • 49 min
Problems will always arise in our lives and there will be many times when we wonder “what do I do?” In this message Pastor Russ tells us how to Turn Your Worry Into Worship. Matthew 6:33 tells us, “But seek first the kingdom of God and his…
5 Things That Yield From A Perplexing Place
Sep 14, 2014 • 54 min
Often times we find ourselves in a state of discouragement and uncertainty. Our lives may seem as if what God has spoken will not come to pass. In this message Pastor Vaughn Brown Jr. tells us about 5 things that yield from a perplexing place. At times…
“Come and See”
Sep 7, 2014 • 41 min
Invitations often lead to many experiences in our lives that create memories to last a lifetime. However, there can be no experience at all if there is no invitation extended. In this message Pastor Russ talks to us about inviting people to “come and…
Get ready, Get Ready, Get Ready
Aug 31, 2014 • 25 min
Get ready Get ready Get Ready, are you ready? In this message Pastor Randy Williams teaches us how we can prepare and get ready for God’s return. Pastor Randy uses Lot and Noah as an example to show us how God prepared them for what they were about to…
“It’s Really True”
Aug 24, 2014 • 40 min
In a culture where society promotes if you believe it that makes it true. In this message Pastor Russ teaches how truth is based on the essence of who God is When we place our trust in the finished work of Jesus Christ it becomes truth to us. When Peter…
Approach with Caution
Jul 27, 2014 • 36 min
Our lives are under construction and God is the master architect. He breaks us down in order to build us backup, don’t give up on the project that God wants to perform. “For he has started a great work in you and he will complete it”
Greater Series Part Five.
Jul 20, 2014 • 34 min
Allowing God to become our navigational system through the paths of life moves our mindset from better to greater. Mindlessly plowing in a field everyday was the job Elisha punched the clock to everyday. Living a routine life can become a place of…
Greater Series Part IV. “The Dip”
Jul 13, 2014 • 41 min
What’s that one area of your life that you are not willing to release? God I am reaching for greater and I will let everything go “except that!” Pride is an issue that we must resolve if we are going to experience the greater purpose God is conspiring…
Greater Series Pt.3 Can You Dig It?
Jul 6, 2014 • 41 min
This message by Pastor Russ encourages us to believe God for greater through the story of Elisha, an Old Testament prophet. Elisha ignites an army to prepare, participate, and position them to believe God for rain by digging ditches. This inspirational…
Greater Series Part Two: Striking Jordan
Jun 29, 2014 • 33 min
Do you have this innate desire that God has greater in store for you? This doesn’t mean you are never content, just that you refuse to settle for complacency. The Jordan River represents a test in the life of Elisha as his teacher is no longer with him….
Greater Series Pt.1 Burn The Plows, Kill The Cows
Jun 22, 2014 • 31 min
We all have areas of our life where we have settled for good enough. Areas where good enough has become acceptable, but god hasn’t called us as believers in Jesus to just enough living. We were not created to just survive the world, plodding along in…
When The Storm Comes, “Will You Stay in the Boat or Walk on the Water?”
Jun 15, 2014 • 61 min
Life is a constant cycle of storms. We all face them from time to time. God uses the storm to build our faith in him as we face our fears head on. Olive Grove Church has faced many storms as a young church plant. In this message Pastor Stevie Jacobs…
“The Ark” and “Expectations”
Jun 8, 2014 • 35 min
Genesis 6:8, 6:9 Genesis 7:1 Genesis 8:1 John 14:1-3
Overcoming The Expectation Gap Part Two
Jun 1, 2014 • 33 min
We all face gaps in our lives. The gap of what we expect is not what we experience. it one thing when we let others down or others let us down, but how do we handle these areas when God is in the middle & he does not come through like we expect?…
Overcoming The Expectation Gap
May 25, 2014 • 34 min
Life is filled with disappointments through relationships where what expect from others is not what we experience. This gap is where our dreams die & our passion fades leading to frustration, damaged relationships, and discouragement. In this…
What’s in the house.mp3
May 18, 2014 • 42 min
When we find ourselves in difficult circumstances, often times the answers we need are obstructed by our situation. In this message Pastor Russ will encourage you to consider the source and work with what you have in the house. When we begin use the…
You Are More Than What You See- Become What God Sees
May 17, 2014 • 38 min
We view our lives through a microscope perspective “close-up.” Through this lens often times all we see are the failures & ugly areas of our life. Falling victim to this type of perception distorts our vision of how God sees us. God sees the larger…
Frustration’s of the Fixer
May 11, 2014 • 34 min
Change is at your Front Door
May 4, 2014 • 23 min
Beyond The Resurrection
Apr 27, 2014 • 27 min
What happens after Easter Sunday. We come to church and celebrate resurrection Sunday, but what happens next? In this message Rev. Julius Simmons teaches us how to move past the resurrection into what God wants to do through our lives. Jesus did not…
Raised to Life Part II “Do You Know Him?”
Apr 20, 2014 • 31 min
The second part of this series was an exciting time in the life of Olive Grove Church as we held our first baptism on the grounds of our current location. Easter weekend is an amazing experience as we celebrate the Jesus being Raised to Life. Olive…
Raised To Life Part I “Miracles In the Making”
Apr 13, 2014 • 50 min
Olive Grove Church exists to reach people far from God and lead them to experience a God first life. This missional message is accomplished by making sure how we function as the local church ties into the message that Jesus came for “to seek & too…
The Heart of Worship
Apr 6, 2014 • 46 min
Worship plays a vital role in the life of a christian. God created humanity, his divine masterpiece, created in his own image with a desire for a relationship. Worship is an expression of that intimate relationship that God desires from all of us. In…
ALL IN Part VI
Mar 30, 2014 • 34 min
Being “All IN” will challenge us to move from our comfort zones. Change brings resistance, but overcoming the resistance spurs on growth. In this message Pastor Randy teaches from the old testament passage through Ezekiel’s vision of crossing a river….
ALL IN Part V “Breaking Down Barriers”
Mar 23, 2014 • 44 min
We all have barriers in our lives that restrict us from reaching our full God potential, being “ALL IN.” We understand what God promises, but have a difficult time living out those promises due to the barriers we face. “God often places a problem…
ALL IN Part IV “Finding the Honey Hole”
Mar 16, 2014 • 43 min
Having a place where we can connect with God is vital in building our relationship with him. Our passion for commitment fuels this connection where we are challenged to make a decision whether we are “All IN.” Christianity is not a rule based religion,…
ALL IN Part Three “Don’t Let Go”
Mar 9, 2014 • 41 min
Choosing not to let go in the midst of adverse situations proves our commitment. The local church is a place where we build our commitment to God & with people. In this message Pastor Russ teaches the significance of having a place where you can…
All IN Part Two “Fighting for Your Pea Patch”
Mar 2, 2014 • 57 min
In a culture where walking away & starting over becomes the easy way out. We see it in relationships, work place, and in the church. God has a specific plan and a purpose for your life and he is calling you to be “All IN.” The life of Jesus is our…
Do You Know Who You Are
Feb 9, 2014 • 24 min
Identity crisis is common in an evolving culture where we are consistently changing. Trying to fit in and prove our worth whether in our families, with our friends, at work, or as a student, we all have a sense of belonging. In this message Reverend…
Get In the Game
Feb 2, 2014 • 43 min
In the game of life there are eternal implications at stake. Christ issued a clarion call for us to get into the game in Matthew Chapter 28 called the great commission. In this message Pastor Russ is teaching on how to get off the bench and into the…
ED: 40 Part IV “The details of our Fellowship”
Jan 26, 2014 • 22 min
Fellowship is designed by God for us to spend time with him & with others. This fellowship hinges upon the relationship we have with God’s son Jesus Christ. In this message Pastor Randy reveals to us the significance of the relationship. Olive Grove…
ED:40 Part III Living a Life of Purpose
Jan 19, 2014 • 43 min
We are all significant in the eyes of God! Every detail of our life matters as we were created to fulfill his specific purpose for our life. in this message Pastor Russ deals with controversial topic of when bad things happen God is working them out for…
ED-40 Part II “The Details of Praise”
Jan 14, 2014 • 47 min
There is a cultural cliche’ in our society that says the devil is in the details. In this message Pastor Russ teaches that God is a God of detail. When we overlook small things they become large problems. Every detail of our lives matter and were…
Every Detail Matters
Jan 5, 2014 • 37 min
Details matter, in a culture where the cliché is often use “the devil is in the details.” In this message series Pastor Russ combats this method of thinking by proving that God is in the details. We are significant in the eyes of God & according to…
Remembering the Reflection
Dec 29, 2013 • 35 min
In todays culture Image is everything. People shape their value by their appearance and how we are viewed by others. in this message Pastor Russ teaches on the importance in the weighty responsibility of bearing the image of God! This doesn’t mean we…
The Mission Of Love
Dec 22, 2013 • 37 min
Love Is the essence of who God is and the bedrock of the Christian faith. God displayed his love towards us through the person of his Son Jesus Christ. In a culture where the word love at times can be used in a hollow context. In this message Pastor…
Faith Fighting
Dec 8, 2013 • 39 min
In life there will always be times when we have to fight, but the most important fight of all is the fight of faith. In this message Pastor Russ speaks about becoming a faith fighter. In order to become a faith fighter you must first determine what…
Friending Series Part III “Un-friending”
Nov 24, 2013 • 43 min
Facing the tension of holding on to things that are not good for us can become a challenge. Whether that thing is a friend, a job, our finances, bitterness, our inability to release forgiveness, or just simply our own selfish motives. In this message…
Friending Series Part II “One Friend Away”
Nov 17, 2013 • 38 min
Building friendships requires us to move outside of our comfort zone and become involved in the lives of others. Many of us are just one friend away from changing the course of our destiny. In this message Pastor Russ uses the life of Paul, the great…
Friending Series Part I “Foundation of Friendships”
Nov 11, 2013 • 48 min
In a culture where social media is a valuable tool it has also redefined how people view their friendships. There is a difference between a friend on face-book & someone you spend time with through face to face interaction. In this message Pastor…
Sin vs. Grace
Nov 3, 2013 • 34 min
We all have one common problem in our life. Though small in language the word “sin” has major implications on our lives. Sin leaves us feeling dirty, hollow, and empty in our lives. Jesus came to fill that void and remove the sin from our life as a…
20/20 Series Part III “Seeing Is Believing”
Oct 27, 2013 • 39 min
Christ has commissioned us with a responsibility to communicate God’s vision for salvation. In this message Pastor Russ challenges us to walk out this vision of salvation through our lives. Matthew 6:33 is the central theme of this message and basis…
20/20 Vision Series Part IV “The Vision Table”
Oct 27, 2013 • 48 min
In the family the table represents a place where relationships are built as we share meals together. In this message Pastor Russ teaches on how Jesus built relationships with others around a table. The table is a place of significance as being the place…
20/20 Series Part II “Keeping the Vision Real”
Oct 6, 2013 • 31 min
If we are going to carry the vision that God has for us, this vision must also be real in our lives as well. In this message Pastor Randy teaches how we should live in the reality of the vision God has for us. We are responsible for keeping this vision…
20/20 Vision Series Part 1 “The Vitality of Vision
Oct 1, 2013 • 39 min
Having a clear perspective of where we are going can only be accomplished through vision. Vision plays a vital role in how the Church can reach others for Christ. In this message Pastor Russ teaches the value of vision in regards to the Old Testament…
There is a Word Out On Me
Sep 13, 2013 • 46 min
Before you were ever formed in your mother’s womb God knew who you were. He spoke a word into your life and predestined you to be great. In this message Minister Gail Parker comes to tell you that there is a word out on you. God has set you apart from…
POWER OF THE PRESS
Sep 2, 2013 • 44 min
Sometimes in life we find ourselves in places we didn’t think we’d be. The decisions we’ve made and the sins of our past have led us to a place away from God. This message encourages us knowing that although it may seem like your world is crumbling…
A DANGEROUS CHURCH
Sep 2, 2013 • 44 min
Often times when people think of a dangerous church they think of tongue talkers and pew walkers. Here at Olive Grove Church a dangerous church is considered to be a local group of believers impacting lives that impact the world. In this message Pastor…
Boat Riders and Water Walkers
Sep 2, 2013 • 50 min
In life you will always find yourself in the beginning, middle, or end of a storm. Just like Peter and the other disciples you are on a proverbial boat with winds raging around you and you may feel as if you are alone and Jesus has left you. However we…
SETTING BOUNDARIES
Sep 2, 2013 • 48 min
In our Christian walk with God there will constantly be a tug of war between the Spirit and the flesh. The flesh desires to please the world while the Spirit desires to please God. In this message Pastor Russ explains the importance of setting…
FOWARD SERIES PART 1
Sep 2, 2013 • 35 min
The Door of Opportunity
Aug 30, 2013 • 59 min