Mark 14:1-11

Dustin Coleman

2/4/18

Description:Those in the kingdom honor women as faithful models of discipleship, treasure Jesus supremely, and show Jesus' worth through sacrifice.

Galatians 2:1-10

Israel Ledee

1/28/18

Description:If we love the gospel, we will love those who are misfortunate and oppressed.

Isaiah 42:1-7

Clayton Sanderson

1/21/18

Description:Clayton showed us that a biblical response to injustice should be 1) God-centered, 2) Deeply sympathetic, 3) Marked by perseverance, 4) Fueled by the gospel.

Looking Forward with Readiness - 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Dustin Coleman

1/7/18

Description:God's Word equips us for good works. The good works we strive to do at Brainard Avenue Baptist Church are guided by our 11 core values, what we call our Big Rocks.

Looking Back with Thankfulness - Philippians 4:6-7

Dustin Coleman

12/31/17

Description:When we face the future with a gratitude for what God has done in the past, He guards our hearts with His perfect peace that is rooted in all we have in Christ.

John 1:1-18

Israel Ledee

12/24/17

Description:The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. Who is this Word?

Mark 13:28-37

Dustin Coleman

12/17/17

Description:We stay alert and ready for Jesus' return by trusting His word and doing what He has called us to do.

Mark 13:24-27

Dustin Coleman

12/10/17

Description:How should we live today in light of Jesus' final return?

Mark 13:1-13

Dustin Coleman

11/26/17

Description:We can remain faithful all the way to the end if we guard ourselves from falling for false saviors and by seeing the tremendous gospel opportunity that persecution brings.

Philippians 2:14-18

Dustin Coleman

11/19/17

Description:Thankfulness is a key part of our Christian life.

Mark 12:38-44

Dustin Coleman

11/12/17

Description:When we center our hearts on Jesus as the victorious Messiah, it guards us from boasting in ourselves or coasting in our lives.

Mark 12:35-37

Dustin Coleman

11/5/17

Description:Because Jesus is the divine Son of God He brings ultimate freedom to His people.

Mark 12:28-34

Dustin Coleman

10/29/17

Description:The greatest demand God places on our lives is that we be people of love but we must first look to Him to see what it means to love.

Mark 12:18-27

Israel Ledee

10/22/17

Description:Out of trust in the Scriptures and the power of God, we should build our lives on the hope of the resurrection.

Mark 12:13-17

Dustin Coleman

10/15/17

Description:We should submit to the governing authorities out of obedience to God.

Mark 12:1-12

Clayton Sanderson

10/8/17

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

Mark 11:27-33

Dustin Coleman

10/1/17

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

Mark 11:12-26

Dustin Coleman

9/24/17

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

9/17/17

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

9/10/17

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

9/3/17

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

8/27/17

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

8/13/17

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

Mark 10:23-27

Dustin Coleman

8/6/17

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

7/30/17

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

7/23/17

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

7/16/17

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

Fall - Genesis 3:1-13

Paul Alexander

7/9/17

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

7/2/17

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

6/25/17

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

6/18/17

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

6/11/17

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

6/4/17

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

Mark 9:30-37

Dustin Coleman

5/28/17

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

5/21/17

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

1 Corinthians 15:35-49

Dustin Coleman

5/14/17

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

4/30/17

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

4/16/17

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

4/9/17

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

Mark 8:31-38

Dustin Coleman

3/26/17

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

3/19/17

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

3/12/17

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

3/5/17

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

2/26/17

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