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Resurrection, Rebirth, and Renewal
April 23, 2017 - Nathan Buxman
Romans 3:20-24
Guest speaker Nathan Buxman asks the question, "What can we trust God for?" Nathan serves with Athletes in Action on Mizzou's campus, and in this sermon, Nathan uses his personal story to help show that, "God sees [you] differently." Listen to the full sermon for more...
Easter Is Here
April 16, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
On Easter Sunday, Pastor Phil Schaefer proclaimed that "Jesus is the One, the Messiah and the only Savior of man for this world...Go and proclaim Him." Let us celebrate.
Out of Darkness, Light
April 14, 2017 - Donnie Berry
John 1: 1-5
During our Good Friday service, Pastor Donnie Berry helped us reflect that in the midst of all Jesus' suffering on Friday, light was coming, and likewise, in the midst of all our suffering, light is coming.
Sin, Judgement and Justice
April 09, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
Isaiah 53: 3-10a
Next week, "We are going to celebrate Easter [on] Sunday, but we need to ask ourselves why [apostle Paul] says he boasts in the cross of Christ." As we continue in the Unveiled sermon series leading up to Easter, Pastor Phil teaches on how the cross covers all sins and all injustices. Listen to hear more on the fullness of the message of the cross.
Exchanging Bondage for Liberty
April 02, 2017 - Michael Acock
2 Corinthians 3:12-18, 2 Corinthians 5:1-5
Join pastor Mike Acock as he continues the Unveiled series with a discussion of the three stages of human development; Dependence, Independence and Inter-dependence.
Sacrifice on Behalf of All
March 26, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
2 Corinthians 4 : 8-11
"[Cruciform living] is a knowing that God goes before us into whatever darkness, disease, [or] conflict that exists in this world." Listen to the full sermon to hear what the cruciform life looks like in the midst of others' suffering.
The Greater Narrative
March 19, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
2 Corinthians 3:7-14
Pastor Phil continues his teaching of The Unveiling series with this week's podcast titled, The Greater Narrative. We review 3 main ideas how Personal Piety, The Domain of the Powers - Sin, Death, The Law, Satan, and The crucifixion of Christ is of cosmic consequence. There is no place in heaven or earth or under the earth that Christ does not proclaim it is mine! Our vision needs to be bi-focal: a seeing near & a seeing far. We do not work to attain righteousness. Let us become what we already are. This victory through Christ is accomplished by God and by God alone. That’s my confidence.
The Cruciform Life
March 12, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
2 Corinthians 3: 7-18
In the second sermon from the sermon series Unveiled, Pastor Phil Schaefer teaches on the cruciform life or the cross shaped life; that is the life of living, suffering, dying, burying and resurrecting into a new life shaped by Jesus Christ. Listen to hear more on how the cruciform life applies to all of our lives.
The Scandal of the Cross
March 05, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
2 Corinthians 3: 7-17
In first sermon of our Lent sermon series, Pastor Phil Schaefer teaches on the scandalous nature of the cross. The crucifixion "is irreligious because no human individually or humans collectively would have projected their hopes, wishes, longings, and needs onto a crucified man," and "[the cross's] central focus [on] the suffering and degradation of...God" is scandalous.
Maturity Comes Through Weakness
February 26, 2017 - Phil Schaefer
2 Corinthians 11:29
We naturally tend to think maturity has to do with knowing more - more knowledge, experience, and more figuring things out. We also think of maturity as being successful in career, marriage, parenting, or our 401k. We may even see maturity having to do with bible knowledge, or a well-developed prayer life, sinning less, having more of the fruits of the Spirit, or being more loving. Certainly those are signs of maturity, but the bible paints maturity much more layered than the measure of our achievements. This week Phil discusses how maturity is boasting in our weaknesses more than boasting in our accomplishments.