Aug 24, 2014
Romans 12
ZimmermansSteve Zimmerman, FCC's ministry partner to South Africa, shared this message on the life change of a believer according to Romans 12. You can find out more about Steve Zimmerman, South African Christian Mission and Cape Bible Seminary at this link.
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  • Aug 24, 2014Romans 12
    Aug 24, 2014
    Romans 12
    ZimmermansSteve Zimmerman, FCC's ministry partner to South Africa, shared this message on the life change of a believer according to Romans 12. You can find out more about Steve Zimmerman, South African Christian Mission and Cape Bible Seminary at this link.
  • Aug 17, 2014The Church That Makes Jesus Sick
    Aug 17, 2014
    The Church That Makes Jesus Sick
    The Church That Makes Jesus SickIt is quite an indictment to be labeled as a church that makes Jesus sick, but that describes the church in Laodicea. They had lost their witness as either a refreshing, invigorating (cold) community of faith, or a healing, restoring (hot) place. At least three symptoms were present for Laodicea's malady, and Jesus prescribes at least three courses of treatment. _________________________________________________ The first few minutes of the message are missing from the recording. In those minutes it is explained that the traditional interpretation that Jesus prefers people to be against him or for him, but you can not play the middle of the road is incorrect. The historical context for the letter to Laodicea springs from a local water issue.  Nearby Colossae was feed by cool, refreshing mountain streams. Hieropolis was the home of renowned hot springs known for their healing abilities. Laodicea, in contrast, did not have a good water source of its own. Its water was piped in from Colossae through a series of aquaducts. However by the time it arrived it was unpalatable - lukewarm and putrid. The church of Laodicea's witness was much like their water - lukewarm and putrid. It did not refresh, like the cool streams of Colossae, or bring healing like the hot springs of Hieropolis.
  • Aug 10, 2014The Church of Possibilities
    Aug 10, 2014
    The Church of Possibilities

    08-10-14The church at Philadelphia was rewarded for its faithfulness by the God who opens doors, whose ongoing work in today's church creates unlimited possibilities for each of us.

  • Aug 3, 2014The Church of Reputation or Reality
    Aug 3, 2014
    The Church of Reputation or Reality
    08-03-14The letter to Sardis serves as a wake-up call to today's church, challenging us to confront reality rather than resting on our reputation.
  • Jul 27, 2014The Church In A Tight Spot
    Jul 27, 2014
    The Church In A Tight Spot
    The Church In A Tough SpotPergamum was a city with vast religious options. Believers would face constant temptation to seek fulfillment for their life needs from any number of these gods, and turn their back on Jesus. When we start looking for someone else to full our needs in life, we are traipsing into Satan's throneroom.
  • Jul 20, 2014The Seduction of Compromise
    Jul 20, 2014
    The Seduction of Compromise
    When we give in to the seduction to compromise the Word of God spiritual disaster is soon to follow. Hardwork, love, perseverance do not reduce the spiritual destruction to those who lose sight of the truth of God's word.
  • Jul 13, 2014The Church Struggling To Survive
    Jul 13, 2014
    The Church Struggling To Survive
    The Church Struggling To SurviveSpiritual struggles are not to be feared because they are an opportunity for growth. Those who surrender to cultural seduction will not suffer the persecution, oppression or pressure that will build their faith. Neither will they escape the Second Death.
  • Jul 6, 2014The Church of Loveless Orthodoxy
    Jul 6, 2014
    The Church of Loveless Orthodoxy
    Like the church at Ephesus, we sometimes neglect the practice of demonstrating love toward others in exchange for emphasizing correct doctrine.
  • Jun 29, 2014Knowing The One Who Writes
    Jun 29, 2014
    Knowing The One Who Writes
    Knowing The One Who WritesWhen we no longer stand in awe of Christ, we are only a step away from sin. Jesus presents himself in his full glory to address two crises that result from having too small of a view of God.
  • Jun 22, 2014Anything Is Possible
    Jun 22, 2014
    Anything Is Possible
  • Jun 15, 2014When I Am The Difficult Person
    Jun 15, 2014
    When I Am The Difficult Person
    When I Am The Difficult PersonAll of my difficult relationships have one thing in common - ME. Philippians 2:1-11 give an example of how I can overcome the selfishness and pride that can contribute to my being the difficult person for others.
  • Jun 8, 2014Dealing With Difficult People
    Jun 8, 2014
    Dealing With Difficult People
    Dealing With Difficult PeopleAs soon as we begin to relate to one another, we learn the painfulness of relationships. However, in spite of this pain, the goal of all relationships remains the same - the enacting of redemptive grace. This message looks particularly at three difficult relationships for a believer and offers Biblical principles for dealing with the difficult people in each.