Father-in-law Knows Best

Jethro teaches us that we can serve others because Jesus served us.

We Need Each Other

If you’ve ever been a part of an organization, team, or company where everything has to flow through one person, then you know how inefficient and unhealthy that can be. In this message, we look at Moses’ leadership and the people of God in Exodus 18, and we learn the timeless principle that in God’s Kingdom, it’s not about what one single person does, but what God does through every single person.

Details & The Big Picture

“Details & The Big Picture” – Learning to trust God in the details and the big picture. This sermon is part of the series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

Pillars and Plans

The Crossing of the Red Sea teaches us that the easy way isn’t always the best way.

Don’t Go Back

In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 14. We see that Moses obeyed God, and God was faithful to split the sea to secure the salvation of His people.

God Makes a Way

The crossing of the Red Sea. It’s one of the most memorable moments in the Bible, when God rescues his people from near death and makes a way to freedom. But within this story are sub-stories that are instructive for the reader: Moses’ example of faith, the unbelief of the Israelites, and the stubborn disobedience of a king who pitted himself against the Almighty God.

The Battle for Freedom

“The Battle for Freedom” where we learn that God provides freedom for His people. This sermon is part of the series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

Make Him Known

A purpose of the Christian life is to know God and make Him known.

Messengers and Miracles

In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 7-10. We see that God sent both messengers and miracles in order to free his people and to reveal himself to both Israel and Egypt.

Life on Purpose

Jesus teaches us how to live life on purpose.

Extreme Measures

“Extreme Measures” where we learn that God goes to extreme measures to free His people. This sermon is part of the series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

The Frog in the Kettle

We learn about spiritual insensitivity from Moses and Pharaoh.

Who is the Lord?

In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 5 & 6. We discover that God is faithful to keep his promises, and that he invites us to find freedom in Jesus.

Return to Egypt

The Why behind the What

“The Why Behind the What” where we learn that it helps to know the why behind the what. This sermon is part of the series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

Here I Am

Moses’ experience with the burning bush teaches us that God is enough.

God has Spoken

In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 3. We discover that God has revealed himself to us, and that he has made a way for us to come near to him.

 

The Burning Bush

When God spoke to Moses out of a burning bush, he told him he had chosen Moses to deliver the people of Israel out of slavery in Egypt. Moses, less than excited, basically told God he had the wrong guy. In this message, we see that our strength and confidence come not from greater self-esteem, but from the power and presence of God in our lives.

Can I Have Your Attention

“Can I Have Your Attention” where we learn that God really knows how to get our attention. This sermon is part of the series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

Hope Floats

The prophet Moses is a central figure of 3 major world religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Moreover, he’s arguably the most important figure in the Old Testament of the Bible. In this message, we see the beginning of his story—and the beginning of God’s plan to move his people out of bondage and into freedom.

An Endangered Species

We learn from the beginning of Moses’ life that God wants to move people from bondage to freedom

Saved and Sent

In this message, we begin our study of the life of Moses in Exodus 1-2. We discover that God, in his grace, saved Moses. And that God, in his grace, sent Moses as He worked to redeem His people.

The Trajectory of Intent

“The Trajectory of Intent” was the first sermon as part of a new series “Into the Wild.” The sermon was given at Lifepoint Westerville. The new Series “Into the Wild” covers the book of Exodus.

Our Future Home

Where do you find you security, hope, and joy in this life? According to the Apostle Peter, we can find those things in the present by knowing what’s coming in the future: our glorious inheritance, our salvation, kept in Heaven for us by God himself.

Taking Care of Business

Jesus teaches us how to use work to bring God glory.

Look to Jesus

Do you have a next step in your relationship with Jesus? If so, what is it? The truth is, we all have a next step, but sometimes struggle to know what it is or how to take it. In this message, we study Hebrews 12 and discover some ways that we can identify and take our next step in our relationship with Jesus.mount

Do you want to carry the weight?

How do you mesh a generation that experiences change and uncertainty everywhere with a Savior who’s eternal sacrificial love always stays the same? “Do you want to carry the weight” is a sermon by Marc Shields as part of Family Ministries Sunday.

Opposites Attract

Habakkuk teaches us how to have joy and sorrow at the same time by comparing Exile to Exodus.

 

Learning to Pray

We often struggle to pray. It’s difficult to be consistent. It’s difficult to know if we’re “doing it right.” In this message, we study Habakkuk’s prayer and learn how we can grow in our own prayer lives.

What Changed?

Have you ever experienced joy in the midst of sorrowful circumstances? In this message, we finish our study of the book of Habakkuk. We see a changed man who is living by faith and not by sight. Because of this, he’s able to rejoice in God even in the midst of the storm.

Strong Faith!

Habakkuk teaches us that strong faith is forged! A sermon from Lifepoint Westerville by Ed Traverse as part of the Forged Series. Forged is a series on the book of Habakkuk. The theme of the series is that strong faith is forged in the fire.

Idle Idols

Habakkuk teaches us about the idolatry in every culture

Faith Builds through Forging

How should we deal with problems among God’s people? Why is it that sometimes those who reject God most often seem to have the most successful and blessed lives? Rest assured that God sees all and knows all and that in His timing He will make things right. Listen in to this sermon on Habakkuk 2:4-20 to see how God uses forging to build faith in His people.

Live by Faith

Habakkuk cries for justice and mercy. The Lord’s responds with instructions to wait for his deliverance. Like Habakkuk, we are also told to live by faith.

 

Trust Me!

Habakkuk teaches us that we need to Trust in God. A sermon from Lifepoint Westerville by Ed Traverse as part of the Forged Series. Forged is a series on the book of Habakkuk. The theme of the series is that strong faith is forged in the fire.

Wait Upon the Lord

What do we do when God doesn’t make sense? As we return to our study of Habakkuk, we see the honest inquiry of a person who wants to know why. Habakkuk models for us how to inquire of the Lord when things just don’t make sense.

Faith When I Don’t Understand

What do you do when you don’t understand what God is doing? That’s one of the questions the prophet Habakkuk wrestled with, along with many other folks in the Bible. Habakkuk’s response to God offers us timeless wisdom into how finite beings can respond to an infinite God.

Have Patience

God teaches us that patience is a virtue, a venue, and a value.

Wait, What?

Habakkuk teaches us to wait on God

Why?

As we begin this series, we are going to see Habakkuk approach God with some deep, honest questions that lead to deep, honest faith.

Nothing but Trouble

We learn from Habakkuk how to be honest with God in our asking and in His answering.

Thoughts and Prayers

Life is often confusing and difficult. Why isn’t God doing something? Why isn’t he fixing what’s wrong? How long will this difficult season last? Habakkuk gives us an incredible picture of a conversation between a questioning believer and the God who listens and loves, even when we don’t see or understand.

God is Not Idle

Jesus the Risen King

In this message, we continue our study in John 20. We discover that Jesus has sent us into the world to proclaim His message and to prioritize His mission.

I AM Sending You

On the day of His Resurrection Jesus appeared to his disciples and declared, “Peace be with you.” As we close the I AM series and the gospel of John, we hear how Jesus bought us peace, sent us to tell others what He’s done for us, and gave us the Holy Spirit to help us in the mission.

The Goat

The resurrection of Jesus teaches us how to Live Sent.

I Am Ascending

Ascension means access.

I AM Praying for You

Did you know that before his Crucifixion and Resurrection, Jesus prayed for you? How encouraging, even astounding, is that? In this message, we look at the content of that prayer and reflect on the amazing reality that Jesus prayed for us to experience.

Jesus the One

In this message, we continue our study in John 17. We learn that Jesus truly is the unique in his divinity, mission and care for us…that he is the one who is worthy of our lives!

Cup Song

Jesus’ prayer teaches us about eternal living.

I Am He

Jesus teaches us how to deal with Life when it is out of control.

Through the Grapevine

Jesus teaches us about the Vine and Branches to show us how we change.