A series by Pastor Mark about defying what is keeping you from pursuing what God has for you in this life. You have to know what you are pursuing and who you are pursuing. Defy: to confront with assured power of resistance Pursue: to follow after in order to defeat; to employ measures to obtain
Series by Pastor Mark Kinman on the counterfeits in our culture today. Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Part 1 – 11/4/2018 Part 2 – 11/11/2018
Sermon Series by Pastor Mark Kinman on assumptions and taking offense. Assumicide = when you assume something incorrectly and it costs you something Let your assumptions be lead by love not by selfish desires, so they don’t lead to “assumicide.” Don’t make false assumptions. We should be the best examples in the world and the
Focus on the buzzwords and catchy phrases we hear throughout our lives especially as people talk about religion, and are often misquoted as scripture yet heeded regardless. This is our in-depth look into which of these phrases are backed up by the bible and which of these need to be disregarded as they do not
Wednesday night series by Pastor Mark Kinman focusing on how we need to keep our eyes open and our ears unobstructed to realize that we can call upon and reap from the harvest of God, if only we sow into his fields with our talents, our hearts, and our finances. This isn’t a prosperity message
Series by Pastor Mark focusing on how to not just read the word or listen to the word of the bible, but to absorb God’s word and to receive fully. However, that only happens when we actively plant Christian acts in our life which opens our minds and hearts as we re-read God’s word and
Pastor Charlotte’s message about how we need to look back at the bible and realize Kingdom principles about forgiveness, prayer and trusting others in order to maximize both our present happiness and our future reward. For example, when we retain anger, we are punishing ourselves and not those we are angry at…when we fail to
We go back to Ezekiel and how God told him to eat of the words he said and then spread them to the masses. Instead of receiving something comforting, God handed down the truth about false Gods and destruction…the words tasted good, because they were simple and easy, but they left an unpleasant feeling in
Pastor Mark’s look at the misquoted parts of the bible on 10-21-15, where its obvious that we re-work what the bible says to fit what we desire it to say, in order to brush off responsibility, and to feel protected in our cocoon. However, the Bible is a stable document, and thus it says only
Pastor Mark’s sermons about how we need to be good disciples, by looking at what our true calling is, and when we are called to rest. Jesus has already called us to find rest, mainly because God has already done the world…not that we should forego our earthly duties, but that we find our rest
Pastor Mark’s sermons about how we cannot compare ourselves to others and how we all fall short and thus must focus on our redemption and our beauty through Christ, not just the strict adherence to the law…this focuses primarily on Jesus’s dealing with the man who obeyed the laws, but still had too much love
Pastor Mark’s sermon on 6-28-2015 discussing how we need to take the right messages away from the recent supreme court ruling that gay marriage is legal now in all 50 states. Instead of saying our nation is going to hell (every generation thinks the next generation is the worst in history and that our modern
Pastor Rick Bell, who has visited and spoke at Faith Church before, has a tremendous article about how we have it backwards when we say that God is using something to tempt us or to make us stronger when in fact, if we listen to the bible, God is delivering us from these temptations that
Pastor Mark’s sermon on Palm Sunday discussing how the Old Testament talked about the coming of the savior, and all the details about how Jesus came to fulfill this, and the hero’s welcome he received on Palm Sunday. Pastor Mark also comes into how often times our expectation of God’s deliverance varies from what God
Guest Speaker John McVay on how we have been given the instructions to the Kingdom of God in the bible, but only if we read it to remember what it said about how to live our lives, how to treat those around us, and how to have complete trust in God. God continually takes care
Pastor Mark’s sermon on how church works if we show up, and listen and put away our pretenses about what is truth, and living a life the way God intended, which includes being thankful and servile to those around us. The bible is written for our benefit, not just to provide a set of rules.
Faith Church’s own Jimmy Cantwell’s sermon on 1-21-15 going through many examples in the bible of how we let our minds and our knowledge betray our faith, and how we can become entrapped in worrying and thinking about ourselves instead of trusting in God’s word. A very fundamental, but powerful reminder of the basis of
Pastor Mark’s sermon on all the things we have to be thankful for, and how we need to not say “Thanks a lot”, but to say “Thanks, A LOT!!!” for all the things God has blessed us with. Part 1: (11-16-14) Download Here! by right-clicking on blue text (control + click on Mac). Part 2:
Pastor Mark’s Sermons on how we can all be great through our obedience to God, and by trusting in his promises no matter how absurd they may seem at the time. God can even turn a famine into a feast or to defeat a previously unconquered foe, but we must act on the impetus of
Pastor Mark’s Sermons about how God always keeps his promises, and how the most meek and humble of us can do the will of God to retain his favor, as explained graphically by parts of the Old Testament where civilizations have turned against God in favor of satisfying their carnal nature. God’s word is never
Pastor Mark’s sermon on how we need to support Jesus in our actions, and to do as we are spiritually asked, not as we presuppose or think is correct. This means exiting our comfort zones and actively pursuing what God has entrusted us with, be it bit or small. Jesus came so God would be
Pastor Mark’s Sermons on how the bible instructs us to share the word of Jesus with each other, and how many people who proclaim and are Christians are afraid of feeling uncomfortable and thus fail to follow Jesus’s words as commanded in Matthew and as demonstrated by Paul. Part 1: (9-10-14) Download Here! by right-clicking
Pastor Mark on 8-20-14 upon his return from a mission trip to Jamaica explaining why God’s word is love, and how the truth and love are in the simplicity and of the directions provided, no matter how uncomfortable it may make us feel at times, analogous to the words a loving parents gives to their
John McVay on 8-13-14 explaining and providing in detail how the bible has and continues to be an inspired source of truth in our lives. Download Here! by right-clicking on blue text (control + click on Mac).
Pastor Mark’s Sermons on how we should be happy and enjoy our labors instead of looking at work as something that must be done…and how we need to find contentment regardless of the circumstances we face, and especially during the hard and the mundane times, by relying on our faith and our relationship with Jesus.
Pastor Mark’s Sermon on 5/18/14 on how we always need to keep in mind that the target of God is the one we need to aim for, not to draw our own target. Download Here! by right-clicking on blue text (control + click on Mac).
Pastor Mark’s sermon about revisiting the story about the invalid and the pool and about the general discrimination we have against our fellow man, no matter where we are in our walk in life. Download Here! by right-clicking on blue text (control + click on Mac).