Sermon Archive

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When Jesus is King: Part 4: Colossians 1:25-27
Sunday, October 28, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it look like when we allow Jesus to be big in our lives? This sermon series through the Book of Colossians is about who Jesus Christ is and the difference he makes when he is allowed to take the lead in our lives.

When Jesus is King: Part 3: Colossians 1:21-24
Sunday, October 21, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it look like when we allow Jesus to be big in our lives? This sermon series through the Book of Colossians is about who Jesus Christ is and the difference he makes when he is allowed to take the lead in our lives.

When Jesus is King: Part 2: Colossians 1:15-20
Sunday, October 14, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it look like when we allow Jesus to be big in our lives? This sermon series through the Book of Colossians is about who Jesus Christ is and the difference he makes when he is allowed to take the lead in our lives.

When Jesus is King: Part 1: Colossians 1:1-14
Sunday, October 7, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What does it look like when we allow Jesus to be big in our lives? This sermon series through the Book of Colossians is about who Jesus Christ is and the difference he makes when he is allowed to take the lead in our lives.

Raising Kids in a Dangerous World: Part 4: Deuteronomy 6:10-12
Sunday, September 30, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Let's be honest, this is not a friendly environment for raising kids. How can we guide our children through this unsafe world? What is a parent to do? On Sunday mornings beginning September 9th, we will be in a sermon series called, Raising Kids in a Dangerous World. We will see what God has to say about parenting in today's culture. We invite you to join us!

Raising Kids in a Dangerous World: Part 3: Deuteronomy 6:6-9
Sunday, September 23, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Let's be honest, this is not a friendly environment for raising kids. How can we guide our children through this unsafe world? What is a parent to do? On Sunday mornings beginning September 9th, we will be in a sermon series called, Raising Kids in a Dangerous World. We will see what God has to say about parenting in today's culture. We invite you to join us!

Raising Kids in a Dangerous World: Part 2: Deuteronomy 6:4-5
Sunday, September 16, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Let's be honest, this is not a friendly environment for raising kids. How can we guide our children through this unsafe world? What is a parent to do? On Sunday mornings beginning September 9th, we will be in a sermon series called, Raising Kids in a Dangerous World. We will see what God has to say about parenting in today's culture. We invite you to join us!

Raising Kids in a Dangerous World: Part 1: Deuteronomy 6:1-3
Sunday, September 9, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Let's be honest, this is not a friendly environment for raising kids. How can we guide our children through this unsafe world? What is a parent to do? On Sunday mornings beginning September 9th, we will be in a sermon series called, Raising Kids in a Dangerous World. We will see what God has to say about parenting in today's culture. We invite you to join us!

Gospel-Centered: Part 5: Living Life OUT
Sunday, September 2, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What is the gospel? Jesus taught it. He told us to believe it. And he commanded us to share it with everyone. So it must be important! This sermon series will unpack this foundational biblical reality of the gospel and challenge us toward gospel-centered lives.

Gospel-Centered: Part 4: Living Life IN
Sunday, August 26, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What is the gospel? Jesus taught it. He told us to believe it. And he commanded us to share it with everyone. So it must be important! This sermon series will unpack this foundational biblical reality of the gospel and challenge us toward gospel-centered lives.

Gospel-Centered: Part 3: Living Life UP
Sunday, August 19, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

What is the gospel? Jesus taught it. He told us to believe it. And he commanded us to share it with everyone. So it must be important! This sermon series will unpack this foundational biblical reality of the gospel and challenge us toward gospel-centered lives.

Gospel-Centered: Part 2: Power of the Gospel
Sunday, August 12, 2012 :: Dustin Jones

What is the gospel? Jesus taught it. He told us to believe it. And he commanded us to share it with everyone. So it must be important! This sermon series will unpack this foundational biblical reality of the gospel and challenge us toward gospel-centered lives.

Gospel-Centered: Part 1: Overview of the Gospel
Sunday, August 5, 2012 :: Chad Wright

What is the gospel? Jesus taught it. He told us to believe it. And he commanded us to share it with everyone. So it must be important! This sermon series will unpack this foundational biblical reality of the gospel and challenge us toward gospel-centered lives.

Got Questions: Part 9: What is the Greatest Challenge of the Christian Life?
Sunday, July 29, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

There are many challenges to the Christian life. However, this message will address the challenge of overcoming shame as 2 Timothy 1:5-8 challenges us not to be ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Got Questions: Part 6: What is God's Will for My Life?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 :: Dustin Jones

Got Questions:  What is God's will for my life?

Ever wondered if God has a will for your life?  Or maybe, what is God's will for my life and how can I know it?  Join us in this message as we explore the revealed will of God in Romans 12:1-2.    

Got Questions: Part 5: Can I Lose My Salvation?
Sunday, July 1, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Is it possible for Christians to commit sins to the point that they fall away and lose their salvation? This is a very important question for spiritual growth. This message will give insight on this critical question.

Got Questions: Part 4: Death
Sunday, June 24, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Do babies that die go to heaven even though they have never believed in Jesus Christ? What about people who commit suicide? What is the destiny of people who have never heard about Jesus Christ? This message will address some challenging death-related questions.

Got Questions: Part 3: How Do We Pray?
Sunday, June 17, 2012 :: Dustin Jones

Join us as we continue in this series Got Questions as we answer "How Do We Pray" and "How Do We Become a Prayer Warrior".  We will be digging through Matthew 6:7-13 (ESV).

Got Questions: Part 2: Is Jesus Really the Only Way to Heaven?
Sunday, June 10, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Isn’t it arrogant for Christians to insist that Jesus is the one and only way to heaven? In a day of religious pluralism, political correctness, and tolerance, this kind of claim that Jesus is the only way to heaven can seem narrow-minded and even bigoted. This message will address this controversial question.

Got Questions: Part 1: Does God Exist?
Sunday, June 3, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

There is in human existence no more profound question demanding an answer than "Is there a God?" The question must be answered by every living person, and the answer is far-reaching in its implications. This message gives some evidences for the existence of God.

Flip Side: Part 8: Greed to Generosity
Sunday, May 27, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Greed. It causes us to over work, over spend, and over rule some of our deepest values. Greed obliterates the line between needs and wants and becomes an addiction that is impossible to fulfill. This message will talk about life on the flip side of greed.

Flip Side: Part 7: Gluttony to Loyalty
Sunday, May 20, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

According to research of Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, "The Golden Arches are now more widely recognized than the Christian cross." We don't just eat to live, we live to eat. This message will talk about what life looks like on the flip side of gluttony and consumption.

Flip Side: Part 6: Envy to Security
Sunday, May 13, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

We often don't think that envy is a very big deal. In fact, it is the motivation that makes us competitive. However, we speak of people being green with envy. When people are green, they are sick! This message will talk about life on the flip side of envy.

Flip Side: Part 5: Lust to Purity
Sunday, May 6, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

There are more pornographic stores in America than there are McDonald’s outlets. Let's face it, lust looms large in our world today. This message will take a look at the complex subject of lust and what life looks like on the flip side.

Flip Side: Part 4: Laziness to Dependability
Sunday, April 29, 2012 :: Brian Lightsey

Our culture has produced a colossal collection of workaholics. Laziness is something we definitely don’t deal with…or do we? What if laziness was not just about being slack in our work? What if it has more to do with whether or not we are active in the important things of life? This message will take a fresh look at laziness and challenge you toward an active and productive lifestyle on the flip side.

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Kairos Women's Prison Mission Trip
A Christian Prison Ministry bringing Christ's love and forgiveness to incarcerated residents at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hobby Unit in Marlin, Texas. For more information contact Elaine Schlung (admin@yourlifechurch.org)

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