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A free weekly podcast of the Sunday sermons from Heaston Church.


Suffering to Honor Christ (11.17.19)
Nov 18 • 47 min
Justin Racca “When we suffer for doing good, we should honor Christ in our suffering”
Suffering to Become Dependent (11.10.19)
Nov 11 • 38 min
Justin Racca “Suffering humbles is so that we depend on God”
Suffering That Leads to Repentance (11.3.19)
Nov 4 • 42 min
Justin Racca “Suffering reminds us of our need to repent before God”
Elder Installation and Communion Service (10.27.19)
Oct 28 • 38 min
Elder Installation/ Communion
Suffering as Discipline (10.20.19)
Oct 27 • 45 min
Justin Racca “God’s discipline may lead to suffering, but it also leads to sanctification”
Suffering and Your Sin (10.13.19)
Oct 14 • 42 min
Justin Racca “Sometimes the cause of your suffering is the consequences of you own sin”
Suffering to Display God’s Glory (10.6.19)
Oct 7 • 38 min
Justin Racca “Sometimes God intends to show His work through your suffering”
The Mystery of Intent (9.29.19)
Sep 30 • 53 min
Justin Racca “Sometimes the evil done to us by others is intended by God for good”
Suffering in Light of Glory (9.15.19)
Sep 16 • 44 min
Justin Racca “The suffering you endure now is worth the glory you will experience later.”
Life in the In Between (9.8.2019)
Sep 11 • 41 min
Justin Racca
Disciple 4 (9.1.19)
Sep 3 • 36 min
“Disciple-making is how the gospel is passed from one generation to another” Justin Racca
Disciple -3 (8.25.19)
Aug 26 • 41 min
Justin Racca “Disciples are made by imitating other disciples who are following Jesus”
Disciple - 2 (8.18.19)
Aug 19 • 43 min
Justin Racca “The way Jesus made disciples is the same way we make disciples”
John 2:23-25 (8.11.19)
Aug 13 • 39 min
Joel Mendez “Faith only in what you see is a faith that God does not see.”
Disciple - 1 (8.4.19)
Aug 5 • 44 min
Justin Racca “If you are a follower of Jesus, you are a fisher for Jesus”
Responding in Obedience (7.28.19)
Jul 29 • 41 min
Justin Racca “Obedience is how redeemed people respond to God”
Set Apart Sexuality (7.21.19)
Jul 22 • 44 min
Justin Racca “Your sexual behavior communicates that you are set apart”
Year of Jubilee (7.14.19)
Jul 15 • 40 min
Russ Wells “In Jubilee we celebrate rest for the weary & redemption for the captives.”
Living in God’s Provision (7.7.19)
Jul 8 • 41 min
“God provides a way for His people to live in His presence” Justin Racca
Set Apart Living (6.23.19)
Jun 24 • 45 min
Justin Racca “God’s holy people demonstrate that holiness through holy living”
Priest Required (6.16.19)
Jun 18 • 41 min
“You need a priest in order to live in the presence of God” Justin Racca
6.9.19
Jun 12 • 44 min
Justin Racca
Holy God, Holy People (6.2.19)
Jun 3 • 43 min
Justin Racca “Because God is holy, God’s people must be holy”
Keep Believing Jesus (5.26.2019)
May 27 • 35 min
Justin Racca
Senior Sunday
May 24 • 37 min
Dylan Hughey
Fading Faith (5.12.19)
May 13 • 41 min
Justin Racca “Faith that fades is not saving faith”
Pruning and Producing (5.5.19)
May 6 • 46 min
Justin Racca “You cannot produce fruit unless you are connected to Jesus”
Roots and Fruits (4.28.19)
Apr 29 • 38 min
Justin Racca “The root of your heart is revealed in the fruit of your life”
Because of the Hope (4.14.19)
Apr 15 • 43 min
Justin Racca
3.31.19
Apr 3 • 42 min
Justin Racca
Being Shaped by the Gospel (3.24.19)
Mar 25 • 43 min
Justin Racca A person who is shaped by the gospel understands: God’s Role in salvation Humanity’s response to God’s salvation God’s Word regarding salvation Humanity’s role in evangelism God’s role in evangelism
Confessions (3.17.2019)
Mar 18 • 43 min
Justin Racca, “Your commitment reflects your confession”
Obstacles and Opportunities (3.10.2019)
Mar 11 • 45 min
“For the follower of Jesus, obstacles to faith become opportunities for faith.”
What God Has Done 2.24.2019
Feb 27 • 46 min
“This is who I was. This is what God has done. This is what God is doing.”
2.17.19
Feb 18 • 41 min
Latest episode of Heaston Church
We Are the Church (2.10.2019)
Feb 12 • 43 min
Latest episode of Heaston Church
Week4 - Church Checkup: Hands and Feet (2.3.2019)
Feb 4 • 41 min
“The mission of the Church that belongs to Jesus is carried out by the people who belong to Jesus.” Justin Racca
Church Checkup: Heartbeat (1.27.2019)
Jan 27 • 41 min
Justin Racca “The heartbeat of the Church is to make Jesus’ final words its first work”
wk2 - Church Checkup: The Senses
Jan 22 • 43 min
Justin Racca “The church flourishes under the care of watchful shepherds” Acts 20:28-31
Church Checkup - Baseline
Jan 14 • 49 min
Wk 1 - The Church belongs to JesusJustin Racca
Confidence in the Truth
Jan 9 • 52 min
Latest episode of Heaston Church
Advent 2018: Christ
Jan 9 • 23 min
Latest episode of Heaston Church
Advent 2018: Joy
Jan 9 • 35 min
Latest episode of Heaston Church
Advent 2018: Love
Dec 27, 2018 • 40 min
Christmas reminds us that God’s love can change our song
Advent 2018: Peace
Dec 13, 2018 • 42 min
Christmas reminds us that God alone brings peace.
Advent 2018: Hope
Dec 10, 2018 • 48 min
Christmas reminds us that God is worthy of our hope.
Winning Through Weakness
Dec 10, 2018 • 35 min
Sometimes God uses our weaknesses to draw us closer to Him
Artificial and Authentic
Nov 22, 2018 • 44 min
Artificial faith leads to superficial growth. Authentic faith leads to supernatural growth.
The Spirit and the Savior
Nov 13, 2018 • 40 min
If you don’t have the Spirit, you don’t belong to the Savior
Teachable and Accountable
Nov 13, 2018 • 37 min
Teachability and accountability come from humility, and humility is where God grows His people
Presence and Promise
Oct 30, 2018 • 37 min
We persevere in following Jesus because of God’s presence and God’s promise
Knowing and Approaching
Oct 22, 2018 • 44 min
In the gospel we see that God is both knowable and approachable
Open to the Word
Oct 15, 2018 • 44 min
Your openness to be shown makes a difference in your ability to be grown.
Setbacks and Salvation
Oct 8, 2018 • 39 min
What you see as a setback may be God’s avenue for salvation
Frustrating Plans
Oct 8, 2018 • 43 min
Sometimes God frustrates your plans to bring about to bring about faith
Disagree to the Glory of God
Sep 25, 2018 • 38 min
Disagreement among followers of Jesus must not lead to division among followers of Jesus
Make No Distinction
Sep 25, 2018 • 37 min
Make no distinction where God makes no distinction
The Starting Point
Sep 5, 2018 • 36 min
In talking about the gospel, start where they are not where you are…
The Will and the When
Aug 29, 2018 • 37 min
If you are open to God’s will then you will be open to God’s “when”
His Messenger, Glory, & Voice
Aug 29, 2018 • 50 min
“Remember who you are, what you carry, and the voice you represent…”
His Messenger, Glory, & Voice
Aug 29, 2018 • 50 min
“Remember who you are, what you carry, and the voice you represent…”
Sharing Your Experience
Aug 15, 2018 • 42 min
You are more like to share what you know from an experience rather than what you know from an explanation
Leading Where You Follow
Aug 14, 2018 • 34 min
You cannot lead if you have not followed
Don’t Shrink Back
Aug 14, 2018 • 42 min
“When you come under attack don’t shrink back from proclaiming the gospel.”
The Centrality of God
Jul 23, 2018 • 40 min
Who or what is most central in your life?
The Spirit and the Mission
Jul 23, 2018 • 45 min
A Spirit-empowered mission will receive Spirit-filled ministry in the face of Spirit-rejecting opposition.
Glory and Wrath
Jul 9, 2018 • 41 min
You will either give God glory or get God’s wrath.
Pray for the Persecuted Church
Jul 2, 2018 • 36 min
Praying for the persecuted Church
Impacting Grace
Jun 25, 2018 • 44 min
A church that has been impacted by God’s grace will impact others because of God’s grace.
Building the Flock
Jun 18, 2018 • 38 min
Go Beyond…Bring Them in…Worship as One(Also includes Commissioning of Pastor of Hispanic Ministries and his wife, Joel and Carmen Mendez).
Communion Sunday
Jun 11, 2018 • 19 min
Communion Sunday
Kingdom Priorities
Jun 11, 2018 • 41 min
Kingdom Priorities
Experience and Expectations
May 29, 2018 • 37 min
When your experience does not match your expectation, lean on God’s explanation
Woman
May 21, 2018 • 39 min
Woman…you have VALUE…you have IDENTITY…you have PURPOSE
Over Looking and Overlooking
May 13, 2018 • 55 min
Don’t overlook what God is doing because you over look at what others are doing
The Way God Pursues
May 7, 2018 • 41 min
Pursue people with the gospel the way God pursues people with the gospel
Jesus is Still…
Apr 25, 2018 • 47 min
Jesus is still turning things around
Change Brings Change
Apr 16, 2018 • 35 min
A changed heart results in a changed life
The Pursuit
Apr 15, 2018 • 43 min
God pursues us before we pursue Him…
God Can Change Your Story
Apr 2, 2018 • 42 min
God can change your story…
Stoned Worship
Mar 28, 2018 • 47 min
The extent to which you worship God reveals the extent to which you know God.
Listening and Sharing
Mar 28, 2018 • 37 min
In sharing the gospel, listen to the Spirit and listen to the person.
Joy and Jealousy
Mar 15, 2018 • 45 min
Respond to the gospel with joy not jealousy
Desire and Drive
Mar 12, 2018 • 40 min
Is your desire to magnify Jesus? Is your drive to know Jesus?
The Patience of God
Feb 28, 2018 • 47 min
The way we understand God to relate to sin impacts how we relate to God.
Redeemed and Religious People
Feb 28, 2018 • 42 min
Redeemed people operate by the Spirit; Religious people oppose the Spirit
Aligning Our Priorities
Feb 12, 2018 • 40 min
When our priorities are the same as God’s priorities we will see God’s power.
Communion
Feb 8, 2018 • 20 min
Celebrating Communion and Baptism
Just Keep Praying
Feb 8, 2018 • 37 min
Just keep praying…
Just Keep Praying
Feb 8, 2018 • 37 min
Just keep praying…
The Drive of Humility
Jan 22, 2018 • 44 min
God responds to the humble, not the haughty.
Teachable and Accountable
Jan 22, 2018 • 43 min
Teachability and accountability come from humility, and humility is where God grows His people
Trusting God in 2018
Jan 10, 2018 • 42 min
Trust God; Stay the Course; God delights in you.
Let’s Be Honest
Jan 6, 2018 • 34 min
Take time to consider your timeline…
The Coming of Christ
Jan 6, 2018 • 23 min
Christmas Eve Service message:Darkness overwhelms, but light overcomes
The Coming of Peace
Jan 6, 2018 • 32 min
Sunday Morning Service
The Coming of Joy
Jan 6, 2018 • 46 min
When God comes in, joy comes out
The Coming of Love
Dec 11, 2017 • 41 min
God’s love came for you.
The Coming of Hope
Dec 6, 2017 • 37 min
God’s presence is Heavenly, God’s presence is Overwhelming, God’s presence is Purifying, God’s presence is Exonerating….God’s presence is HOPE.
Movements of Men and of God
Nov 29, 2017 • 46 min
Be a part of a movement that can’t be stopped, not one that stops because it can’t.
Hypocrisy Hurts the Church
Nov 27, 2017 • 48 min
Don’t let outward actions become more important than inward attitudes.
Gripped by Grace
Nov 27, 2017 • 33 min
Don’t be gripped by anything more than you are gripped by the grace of God.
Sovereign God, Bold Servants
Nov 6, 2017 • 43 min
Because of God’s sovereignty we can be bold in God’s service.
Keep On
Nov 1, 2017 • 46 min
Don’t let those who are bothered by the message of Jesus keep you from following Jesus.
God Wants to Bless You
Nov 1, 2017 • 41 min
You receive God’s blessing when you repent of your transgressing
Expecting the Unexpected
Oct 19, 2017 • 34 min
Don’t miss the unexpected because you can’t see pass what is expected.
The Marks of a Healthy Church
Oct 19, 2017 • 29 min
A thriving church has both an inward and an outward focus.
Power Received
Oct 4, 2017 • 45 min
When Christ’s Church operates in the Spirit’s power God changes lives.
Praying While Waiting
Sep 28, 2017 • 27 min
A time of waiting is a time for praying
Inward Focused; Outward Called
Sep 21, 2017 • 37 min
Don’t be so consumed with God’s benefit for you that you fail to share God’s blessing with others.
Waiting on Power
Sep 14, 2017 • 39 min
You cannot operate in the power of God without the presence of God.
Your Growth, God’s Glory
Aug 30, 2017 • 39 min
God is committed to your growth, because your growth is His glory
Being a Good Friend
Aug 22, 2017 • 33 min
Be the friend that is worth the risk
The Power of Grace
Aug 16, 2017 • 39 min
Grace moves me from who I was and makes me who I am.
Delighting in the Word of God
Aug 9, 2017 • 36 min
Delighting in God leads to delighting in God’s Word. Delighting in God’s Word leads to delighting in God.
Marriage-Insuring Marriage
Aug 2, 2017 • 42 min
Be one with only one
Marriage-Taking the Temp
Jul 26, 2017 • 46 min
God delights in sex as He designed it.
Marriage - Settling In
Jul 20, 2017 • 49 min
Use your words to add value to others
Marriage-Building the Frame 2
Jul 10, 2017 • 48 min
Your role as a wife is more about your relationhip with God than with your husband.
Forgiveness to Freedom
Jul 10, 2017 • 29 min
Before we can know the freedom of forgiveness we must know the forgiveness that God offers.
Marriage-Building the Frame 1
Jul 10, 2017 • 43 min
To be the husband God calls you to be you must first be the man God calls you to be.
Marriage-Laying the Foundation
Jun 15, 2017 • 42 min
Marriage is more about God than it is about you.
You Can Know That You Know God
Jun 1, 2017 • 42 min
You can know that you know God.
Passion Unleashed
May 26, 2017 • 38 min
1) You need the PRESENCE of God; 2) You must increase your PROXIMITY to God; 3) Greater proximity leads to greater PASSION.
You Know Because God Says So
May 26, 2017 • 39 min
There is no life from God without believing in the One who is life from God.
You Know Because You Overcome
May 9, 2017 • 34 min
Obedience with the goal of being loved is a burden, but obedience as a result of being loved is freedom.
You Know Because You Are Loved
May 9, 2017 • 37 min
The way you love others is the way you understand God to love you.
You Know By Your Response
Apr 27, 2017 • 34 min
Your response to the gospel of God reveals your relationship to God.
Love Assures
Apr 12, 2017 • 42 min
The people of God should be most characterized by the love of God
You Know By How You Behave
Apr 4, 2017 • 42 min
You who you belong to by the way you behave.
The Power of Staying
Mar 29, 2017 • 44 min
When we stay in God’s Word, and we stay in God’s Spirit, we will stay in God’s fellowship.
You Change Because You Know
Mar 24, 2017 • 37 min
Your relationship with God changes your relationship with the world.
Obey Because You Know
Mar 24, 2017 • 42 min
Because of what God has done for you, you can do what He expects of you.
You Know Because You Love
Mar 7, 2017 • 34 min
You can’t say you love God if you don’t love His people.
Honest To God
Mar 7, 2017 • 38 min
To experience the benefit of being forgiven our sin, we must first be honest about our sin.
Experiencing Life
Feb 16, 2017 • 42 min
The reality of your spiritual life is based on your response to Jesus, the Word of Life.
Entrusted 3
Feb 7, 2017 • 43 min
Where you save will determine who you worship.
Entrusted 2
Feb 7, 2017 • 36 min
God entrusts men of character to feed and lead His Church.
Entrusted 1
Feb 7, 2017 • 33 min
Don’t be shaped by what you have, let God shape how you use what you have.
Enjoying God
Jan 9, 2017 • 40 min
When you enjoy God you enjoy worshipping God.
Can You Still Hear From God?
Jan 4, 2017 • 33 min
How do you hear from God? 1) Be Still, 2) Wait, 3) Listen, 4) Journal
Skeletons in Christ’s Closet
Dec 20, 2016 • 43 min
Allow God to receive glory through your story.
Christmas Through Her Eyes # 2
Dec 20, 2016 • 42 min
Don’t let your past keep you from what God has for you in the future.
Barriers and Breakthroughs
Dec 6, 2016 • 44 min
What you see as a barrier may be what God wants to use for a breakthrough.
Plumbing the Depths
Dec 6, 2016 • 48 min
The more we understand the depth of our sin, the more we will understand the depths of God’s love for sinners.
Messes and Miracles
Nov 23, 2016 • 43 min
Let God take your mess and make it His miracle.
Flawed People, Faithful God
Nov 17, 2016 • 42 min
A deeply flawed person does not hinder a deeply faithful God.
Salvation is Stirring
Nov 9, 2016 • 36 min
1. Our sin makes us barren before God; 2. God births hope in the midst of darkness…It may seem hopeless, but God is stirring.
Grace Gives Way To Convenience
Nov 2, 2016 • 42 min
In relating to God, don’t let grace give way to convenience.
Don’t Forget About It
Nov 2, 2016 • 35 min
When God’s people forget God’s faithfulness, we fail to live faithfully for God.
The Weakest Link
Oct 20, 2016 • 40 min
God shows His strength through our weakness.
Learning to See
Oct 11, 2016 • 35 min
Change your prescription:1) Understanding more than relief; 2) Faith over fear; 3) Personal growth before public growth; 4) Assurance of God’s faithfulness more than clarity of God’s will
Risk It
Oct 4, 2016 • 41 min
Deliverance does not come through human savors, but it begins when God declares His intent to act on our behalf and it comes when we act in faith on God’s word, which will not fail.
An Unexpected Deliverer
Sep 27, 2016 • 45 min
Our disobedience is expected, but God’s deliverance is unexpected!
The Cycle of Revival
Sep 19, 2016 • 37 min
Revival is near. Revival is necessary. Revival is now.
All In or Not In At All
Sep 19, 2016 • 36 min
Partial Obedience to God is disobedience, and disobedience has disastrous consequences….But God is generous with grace!Obedience to God is an “all in or not in at all” thing.
A Story and A Song
Sep 19, 2016 • 35 min
Sin does not win; It’s not over yet; No one is beyond God’s mercy; Give yourself to God.
Thriving Through Leading
Aug 30, 2016 • 45 min
How does God develop leaders He can use? How does He develop people to make an impact where they are…Learn now what you need next; Entrust yourself to God; Apply integrity; Develop your skills
Thriving Through Accepting
Aug 23, 2016 • 41 min
How does a group of Christians, the Church, get along when there are so many different perspectives…Don’t Judge!You’ll have to listen to learn more.
Thriving: Unity in Diversity
Aug 23, 2016 • 41 min
How do you thrive in unity when there is so much diversity:1. Cross Barriers, 2. Be Humble, 3. Build on Common Ground, 4. Redirect Gracefully, 5. Watch God move
Thriving
Aug 8, 2016 • 53 min
Remember, Repent, Repeat
How Do I Share the Gospel?
Jul 26, 2016 • 38 min
1) Know your authority; 2) Know whose message you bring; 3) Know the message you bring.
What is my role in the Church?
Jul 25, 2016 • 47 min
The Church cannot grow with a one man show….it takes everyone doing their part.
Church, Race, Reconciliation
Jul 12, 2016 • 36 min
Christians: Be reconcilers because you have been reconciled
Why is missions important?
Jul 12, 2016 • 36 min
Missions exists because worship of God does not (- John Piper, “Let the Nations Be Glad”)
What is the Church
Jul 12, 2016 • 45 min
The Church is a group of people who belong to Jesus, are being built by Jesus, and who bring the message of Jesus.
Blueprints: What is Baptism
Jun 23, 2016 • 38 min
Baptism publically connects me to who I have already been privately connected to.
Can I Lose My Salvation
Jun 13, 2016 • 41 min
Security in Salvation is based on God, not on me.
Blueprints:What is a Christian
Jun 9, 2016 • 44 min
A Christian is someone who has been given new spiritual life by God through believing in Jesus.
Blueprints: What is sin (pt 2)
Jun 9, 2016 • 42 min
When it comes to sin, the longer it sits the stronger it gets.
Blueprints: What is Sin (pt 1)
May 24, 2016 • 38 min
Sin devastates us; God delivers us.
Blueprints: Who am I?
May 18, 2016 • 36 min
You were designed to reflect God.
Blueprints: Who is the Spirit
May 10, 2016 • 39 min
1. The Spirit convicts us of sin (John 16:8-11); 2. The Spirit connects us to the Savior (1 Corinthians 12:13); 3. The Spirit empowers us to live (Galatians 5:16-17).
Blueprints: Who is Jesus
May 7, 2016 • 26 min
Jesus reveals God to us and reconciles us to God.
Blueprints: Who is the Father
Apr 25, 2016 • 43 min
We exist to bring glory to the Father by knowing His love.
Blueprints: What is the Bible
Apr 17, 2016 • 44 min
Through the Bible we have both an invitation and information.
Dead Men Walking
Apr 13, 2016 • 40 min
We were dead BUT GOD…1)…has a great love for us; 2) …is rich in mercy; 3) …saved us through His grace
Blueprints: Who is God
Apr 7, 2016 • 40 min
God is both infinitely powerful and intensely personal.
Raised: To Make New
Mar 30, 2016 • 35 min
Jesus was raised to make us new
Raised: To Make Right
Mar 22, 2016 • 39 min
Because Jesus was raised we can be made right with God.
The Lord’s Prayer
Mar 22, 2016 • 42 min
When you pray: 1) Do not try to impress others (6:5-6); 2) Do not try to impress God (6:7-8); 3) Follow the example of Jesus (6:9)
Living Like Jesus Is Alive
Mar 7, 2016 • 39 min
1. Believing Jesus is alive leads to living like he is alive…2. Living like Jesus is alive leads to sharing that news with others….If you believe Jesus is alive…Live like it.
A Story of Grace
Mar 7, 2016 • 29 min
Let grace captivate you and transform you into royalty.
Restored to Follow
Feb 21, 2016 • 33 min
Don’t let a failure to follow Jesus become a dead end on the journey.
Access Granted (Communion)
Feb 20, 2016 • 20 min
Jesus made access to God possible by becoming the sacrifice we needed. This is also our Communion Service
The Death That Was Necessary
Feb 3, 2016 • 39 min
God DID NOT SAVE Jesus, so that HE COULD SAVE you.
The Weight of Sin
Jan 28, 2016 • 41 min
Because Jesus took your place, you have a place.
Resisting Temptation
Jan 10, 2016 • 33 min
If you do not remain spiritually alert you will fail spiritually.
Light Bulb Moments
Jan 10, 2016 • 41 min
Let the light of Christ shine in you and through you.
Waiting That Leads to Joy
Dec 13, 2015 • 39 min
Rejoice in waiting because God is with you.
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Dec 7, 2015 • 37 min
God’s Peace:1. Fixes what’s broken2. Brings strength to the weary3. Is our future hope
Extravagant Acts
Dec 6, 2015 • 37 min
The deeper your gratitude, the more extravagant the expression will be.
Living For The Eternal
Nov 20, 2015 • 43 min
If you focus on the temporary you will fail to live for the eternal.
Sacrificial Giving
Nov 11, 2015 • 41 min
Who you depend on to make you right is revealed in how you live. God does not want your things. He wants you.
The Story and The Supper
Nov 8, 2015 • 24 min
When we participate in Communion we… - admit and confess our need for a Savior, and our need to be forgiven.- proclaim to ourselves and to others, that Jesus is our Savior, and the One whom we have trusted for salvation.- are reminded that we are loved by…
The Weight of Love
Oct 26, 2015 • 42 min
Love is more weighty than religious compliance.
The Shaping Power of Power
Oct 26, 2015 • 38 min
Your life will be shaped by what you believe has the most power.
A Taxing Situation
Oct 14, 2015 • 42 min
Duty to God does not cancel duty to government, and duty to government must not supersede duty to God.
Rejecting Mercy
Oct 8, 2015 • 40 min
When you reject God’s messenger, you reject His mercy.
Who We Are: Grace
Oct 7, 2015 • 37 min
How does the grace God has shown to me teach me how I should be…?
Who We Are: Relationship
Sep 29, 2015 • 42 min
1. The Christian Life is an relational life 2. Christian relationships illustrate spiritual realities 3. We need each other 4. Authentic community is compelling
Who We Are: Growth
Sep 16, 2015 • 46 min
You can have control or you can have growth, but you cannot have both.
Who We Are: Bible
Sep 7, 2015 • 39 min
Through the Bible God speaks powerfully, and He speaks personally. Video shown can be found at this link: http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/29/politics/donald-trump-bible-twitter-feat/
How We Give
Aug 31, 2015 • 43 min
The more willing we are in giving, the more joy we will have in giving.
Why We Give
Aug 26, 2015 • 47 min
Christians give because they know God is more powerful. Christians give because they know God is more generous.
Who Gave You the Right?
Aug 17, 2015 • 38 min
How do you approach Jesus? Do you respond with a calculated skepticism, fear of people, or faith?
Leaves, Looting, and Life
Aug 17, 2015 • 47 min
Activity among the Community of God does not equal life among the Community of God.
Enthusiasm and Faith
Aug 4, 2015 • 36 min
Enthusiasm on Sunday does not equal faith on Monday.
Come and See
Jul 27, 2015 • 37 min
Live lives of “come and see” by:1. Showing, 2. Inviting, 3. Bringing
Leading From The Bottom
Jul 9, 2015 • 39 min
Leading is not about impressing people, but about serving people.
#LoveWins
Jun 30, 2015 • 42 min
A pastoral response to the June 26, 2015 SCOTUS decision.
Jesus is Enough
Jun 23, 2015 • 44 min
You will not grow as a disciple until you can say, “Jesus is enough.”
Receiving and Entering
Jun 15, 2015 • 42 min
How you receive the kingdom will determine if you enter the kingdom.
Discipleship and Divorce
Jun 8, 2015 • 50 min
1. We must not let a concession because of sin become permission to sin.2. We must always live in light of God’s standard and not our own.3. When we fail to reach God’s standard we must repent, receive, and resume.
The Mark of Humility
Jun 2, 2015 • 43 min
A lack of humility leads to elitism, justifying sin, and selfish living.
Significantly Insignificant
May 25, 2015 • 43 min
If you want to live a significant life as a disciple of Jesus, you have to learn to become insignificant.
Your Plans, God’s Plans
May 25, 2015 • 34 min
In making plans, start with a small view of yourself and a big view of your God.
Parenting As Children
May 25, 2015 • 40 min
We can parent with freedom from fear, pride, and selfishness, because our identity is found in being adopted as children of God through Christ.
Communion Sunday
May 25, 2015 • 16 min
Communion Sunday
Gospel Bridges
May 1, 2015 • 46 min
Sometime proclaiming the gospel requires building bridges within the culture.
Struggling to Believe
May 1, 2015 • 34 min
It’s better to struggle when you believe, then to not believe when you struggle.
Come Off the Mountain
Apr 15, 2015 • 40 min
God’s plan of redemption does not mean hardship exemption.
Hope Beyond the Grave
Apr 13, 2015 • 27 min
Jesus went from death to life so that I could go from death to life.
It’s About a King
Apr 1, 2015 • 32 min
Palm Sunday is about a King and our response to that King.
Following Means Losing
Apr 1, 2015 • 38 min
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Clear Sight
Mar 17, 2015 • 41 min
If you don’t see Jesus clearly, you won’t follow him faithfully.
A Lesson Repeated
Mar 10, 2015 • 36 min
Three things from these verses:1. A follower of Christ should have a spiritual hunger that outweighs their physical hunger. 2. God is revealed through compassionate giving.3. Christ is patient when his followers struggle to trust him.
Two Miracles, Four Lessons
Feb 26, 2015 • 40 min
Spiritual Poverty brings right perspectiveGod’s mercy is abundantHearing problems lead to speaking problemsGod’s acts are always good
Purity and Piety
Feb 17, 2015 • 49 min
God wants our inward purity more than He wants our outward piety
A Small View of God
Feb 12, 2015 • 42 min
If your circumstances seem too big, then your view of God is too small.
Communion Sunday
Feb 5, 2015 • 18 min
Our service was spent doing Communion this particular Sunday
Deacon Commissioning Service
Feb 1, 2015 • 41 min
The first set of Deacons were commissioned at Heaston Church. This recording includes the commissioning prayer over the Deacons.
Living a Greater Story
Jan 27, 2015 • 33 min
Do you know what your role in God’s grand story is?
Resolve to Serve
Jan 22, 2015 • 32 min
Find your place to help the Body grow in to the Head.
Waiting Here For You - 3
Dec 23, 2014 • 31 min
This is third message in a 5 part series.
Waiting Here For You - 2
Dec 17, 2014 • 46 min
Significant peace is found in the King who had an insignificant birth.
Waiting Here For You - 1
Dec 9, 2014 • 34 min
In waiting on God we learn that our can’ts are His cans.
Sexuality by THE Book - Part 4
Dec 3, 2014 • 47 min
Same-sex relationships do not reflect the image of God.
Sexuality by THE Book - Part 3
Nov 23, 2014 • 55 min
In a marriage:1. Consistent Sex Protects2. Give What is Due3. What’s Hers is His and What’s His is Hers4. Sex Should Not Be Used to Abuse
Sexuality by THE Book - Part 2
Nov 18, 2014 • 51 min
Our sexuality is designed by God to represent God.
Sexuality by THE Book - Part 1
Nov 10, 2014 • 48 min
Our sexuality is more about God than it is about us.
God’s Adoption Plan
Oct 28, 2014 • 42 min
God’s adoption plan is to bring you out, bring you in, then bring you close!
Where We Are Going
Oct 21, 2014 • 49 min
Thriving, Not Just Surviving
What We Do
Oct 14, 2014 • 44 min
Loving, Living, and Leading Others to Jesus Christ.
Who We Are - 4
Oct 4, 2014 • 40 min
When we grow deeper we will also grow wider.
Who We Are -3
Sep 23, 2014 • 44 min
Relationship matters because the Gospel matters.
Who We Are -2
Sep 18, 2014 • 41 min
Grace is given when grace is “gotten”
Who We Are -1
Sep 11, 2014 • 28 min
Who is Heaston Church and what makes us tick? What do you see when you look under the hood?
Following God into Mission
Sep 11, 2014 • 41 min
Whose chariot do you need to climb in?
Reaching Beyond Your Ability
Aug 28, 2014 • 38 min
Your ability to reach people will increase as you realize your inability to do it on your own.
Trust God While On Mission
Aug 21, 2014 • 43 min
Followers are meant to become fishers who go on mission and trust God for His provision.
Hindering God
Aug 10, 2014 • 39 min
Hindering God
Remembering the Cursed
Aug 3, 2014 • 12 min
Remembering the Cursed
Thriving Family Foundations
Jul 29, 2014 • 45 min
Thriving Families
The Mission of God
Jul 29, 2014 • 35 min
The Mission of God
Fear or Faith? Part 3
Jul 17, 2014 • 27 min
Fear or Faith? Part 3
The Gospel and Communion
Jul 7, 2014 • 27 min
The Gospel and Communion
Fear or Faith: Part 2
Jul 2, 2014 • 46 min
Fear or Faith: Part 2
Fear or Faith?
Jun 22, 2014 • 38 min
Fear or Faith?
A Fertile Heart
Jun 15, 2014 • 42 min
When it comes to growing spiritually: A fertile heart must be the start.
Waiting
Jun 15, 2014 • 39 min
Waiting on the Lord
Blood Thicker Than Family
Jun 6, 2014 • 44 min
Blood Thicker Than Family
Grace Under Fire
May 24, 2014 • 47 min
Grace Under Fire by Russ Wells
Catch a Vision
May 11, 2014 • 35 min
Baccalaureate Sunday: Catch a Vision for God’s Mission!
New Life
May 4, 2014 • 31 min
New Life
New Purpose
May 4, 2014 • 91 min
New Purpose
New Hope
Apr 20, 2014 • 40 min
New Hope
Called To Be Sent
Apr 13, 2014 • 44 min
“Called To Be Sent”
Legally Blind
Apr 6, 2014 • 43 min
“Legally Blind”
Trading Up
Mar 23, 2014 • 45 min
“Trading Up”
Clarifying Purpose
Mar 20, 2014 • 38 min
“Clarifying Purpose”
Extending the Boundaries
Feb 16, 2014 • 45 min
“God’s mercy extends beyond our boundaries.”
Ministry and Mission
Feb 9, 2014 • 44 min
Ministry and Mission
Jurisdiction of Son of God
Feb 9, 2014 • 38 min
Jurisdiction of the Son of God
Priorities
Feb 9, 2014 • 44 min
Sermon Series: The Mark of a Disciple
The Uniquely Qualified Son
Jan 29, 2014 • 42 min
Mark of a Disciple
Understanding Origins
Jan 15, 2014 • 38 min
“The Mark of a Disciple” series
Redistribution - God’s Economy
Jan 15, 2014 • 41 min
The things you believe belong to you, you will hold tightly. The things you believe belong to God, you will hold loosely.
Responding with Faith
Dec 31, 2013 • 35 min
Christmas Series: Responding to Christmas
Responding with Praise
Dec 31, 2013 • 34 min
Christmas Eve Sermon: ”Praise is the response you give to the God Who sent His Son to die so you can live!”
Responding with Antagonism
Dec 19, 2013 • 40 min
Christmas Series: Responding to Christmas
Responding with Worship
Dec 19, 2013 • 42 min
Christmas Series: Responding to Christmas
Thank the Benefactor
Dec 17, 2013 • 44 min
Sometimes we need to thank the Benefactor before we enjoy the blessing…