Mark 12:1-12

Clayton Sanderson


Description:Jesus is rejected by the world but is the cornerstone of joy for HIs people.

Mark 11:27-33

Dustin Coleman


Description:To worship Jesus rightly we must see Him in His authority.

Mark 11:12-26

Dustin Coleman


Description:The community that trusts, prays, and forgives has replaced the temple as the place where God can be found.

Mark 11:1-11

Dustin Coleman


Description:What does it mean for Jesus to be King and how should we order our lives around that truth?

Join a Small Group!

Dustin Coleman


Description:As our fall Connect Groups kick off, we looked at biblical reasons why small groups are effective in maturing us as followers of Jesus.

Mark 10:46-52

Dustin Coleman


Description:In the story of Bartimaeus, Mark gives us a picture of true discipleship. True discipleship starts with a clear view of who Jesus is, seeks wholeness instead of highness, and actively follows after Jesus.

Mark 10:35-45

Dustin Coleman


Description:The cross lies at the center of the Christian life because it defines how we should live and it tells us why we must be saved.

Mark 10:28-31

Dustin Coleman


Description:When we make Jesus the supreme love of our lives, we enter into His family.

Mark 10:23-27

Dustin Coleman


Description:We face the impossible task of convincing people to treasure Jesus above all else empowered with the unstoppable power of God.

For Our Good and His Glory

Clayton Sanderson


Description:Clayton finished our walk through the drama of redemption by showing that God has accomplished all of it for our good and for His own glory.

Consummation - 1 Peter 4:7-11

Israel Ledee


Description:God will bring all His redemption work to a perfect consummation and this demands a certain kind of life for us in the present.

Redemption - Ephesians 2

Mark Hochfellner


Description:Our redemption from the fall is accomplished by God's grace alone in Christ alone.

Fall - Genesis 3:1-13

Paul Alexander


Description:We continued our walk through the Bible's story with a look at the Fall and how, even in this evil, God's sovereignty was on display.

Creation - Genesis 1

Israel Ledee


Description:During our pastor's sabbatical, we looked through a brief outline of the whole story of Scripture, beginning with God's creation of all things.

Mark 10:17-22

Dustin Coleman


Description:God wants us to treasure Christ as the greatest good in our lives but we cannot do that if we love our stuff.

Mark 10:13-16

Dustin Coleman


Description:If we want to enter the kingdom we have to abandon any idea that we do so on the basis of anything we are or anything we've done. It is gift of grace, wholly to be received!

Mark 10:1-12

Dustin Coleman


Description:Kingdom greatness is played out on the ordinary stage of our everyday lives. Kingdom greatness is loving and remaining committed in marriage because it belongs to God.

Mark 9:38-50

Israel Ledee


Description:God's kingdom moves forward in cooperation, not competition.

Mark 9:30-37

Dustin Coleman


Description:Those who are the greatest in God's kingdom are those who ask, "What needs do those around me have? How can I used what God has given me to meet those needs?"

1 Corinthians 15:50-58

Dustin Coleman


Description:God's ultimate victory in Jesus enthuses our ultimate effort in working for the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:35-49

Dustin Coleman


Description:God will unleash His creative power to establish a new creation when Jesus returns. All who trust in Jesus will be given a body fit for life eternal.

1 Corinthians 15:20-28

Dustin Coleman


Description:We should throw ourselves into the work of the Master because we love people and we live for the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Dustin Coleman


Description:We should throw ourselves into the work of the Master because the gospel has come to define who we are and because God gives His empowering grace.

Mark 9:14-29

Dustin Coleman


Description:Those in the kingdom of God rely upon Christ in confident, humble faith.

Mark 8:31-38

Dustin Coleman


Description:The path to glory leads through self-denial and sacrifice for Jesus and any who wish to follow Him.

Mark 8:22-30

Dustin Coleman


Description:The fundamental question of life is not, "What makes me happy?" or "Am I true to myself?" but rather, "Who do you say that Jesus is?"

Mark 8:11-21

Clayton Sanderson


Description:Unbelief is caused by an underlying stubborn and sinful heart. The only remedy for a sinful heart is the cross of Jesus.

Mark 8:1-10

Dustin Coleman


Description:Christianity is a religion of concern for other people. Fueled by Jesus' compassion, Jesus' sufficiency, and Jesus' abundance, we serve others.

Mark 7:31-37

Dustin Coleman


Description:The only way to find true, heart-contenting, lasting joy is to find it in Jesus Christ.

Mark 7:24-30

Dustin Coleman


Description:You don't need credentials with Jesus when you come to Him with helpless, dependent faith.

Mark 7:1-23

Israel Ledee


Description:We must never look outside ourselves for the source of society's problems but we must only look outside ourselves to Christ at the cure.

Mak 6:45-56

Dustin Coleman


Description:What hardened the disciples' heart so that they missed the glory of Jesus as it passed by right in front of them?

Mark 6:30-44

Dustin Coleman


Description:A sermon for those who are tired and need rest.

2 Timothy 4:1-8

Dustin Coleman


Description:The right kind of leaders-those who love God, love God's word, love God's people, and love God's reward-are vital is preparing the church to stand before God.

James 5:13-18

Dustin Coleman


Description:Prayer is not effectively motivated by guilt and duty. When the heart is moved about who God is and what He has done, it draws our hearts into faithful prayer, where we will see things done that only God can do.

Romans 9:1-5

Dustin Coleman


Description:What needs to be true of our hearts if we are to stay focused on compassionate evangelism?

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18: Praising God for His Work At Brainard Avenue Baptist Church

Dustin Coleman


Description:We took a few moments to give thanks to God for all He has been doing in the life of our church.

Luke 2:8-20

Dustin Coleman


Description:Jesus was born to bring true freedom to the human race, a freedom we don't have to be somebody to deserve or do something to earn.

Isaiah 9:6

Dustin Coleman


Description:God had long promised a child would come to crush Satan and undo the curse on creation. As Isaiah foretells a child who will be Wonderful Counseler, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and the Prince of Peace, it is clear that this child is the one long promised!

Isaiah 9:3-5

Dustin Coleman


Description:God promises to treat disobedient Israel as if they had completely obeyed His ways on the basis of a child that is to come. In this, we see the promise of justification that the New Testament joyfully makes clear!

Isaiah 9:1-2

Dustin Coleman


Description:A foundation of true joy is knowing that we are sinners and that God has loved us as sinners. He sent the light of Jesus Christ into the dark judgment our sins deserved.

The Importance of Church Membership

Dustin Coleman


Description:Church membership is vital for faithful, biblical Christianity.

Psalm 2

Dustin Coleman


Description:Knowing that God is King is not just a fallback for when politics don't go our way, it is a spring that thrusts us out to proclaim God's kingdom to the nations.

Colosians 3:1-17

Israel Ledee


Description:Since we have been united with Christ, this union calls us to lives where we shift our desires, kill sin, and participate in Christ-centered community.

Haakkuk 3:16-19

Dustin Coleman


Description:When God is the root of our joy it can stare grief in the face and soar with joy.

Habakkuk 3:3-15

Dustin Coleman


Description:When we dwell on God's activity in the past, it fills our present and our future with joyful expectation and hope.

Habakkuk 3:1-2

Dustin Coleman


Description:God's answer to Habakkuk's perplexity was that he needed to fix his eyes on God. How do we begin to fix our eyes upon God?

Habakkuk 2:5-20

Dustin Coleman


Description:God's denunciation of the pride of the Babylonians serves as a warning against pride in our own lives.