Jesus the Lamb of God (Good Friday)

In this brief teaching given at the Good Friday Experience, Pastor Brett provides an overview of sacrifice throughout the Story of God.  Questions are noted such as “whats the big deal with blood in Christianity?” and “why is Jesus called the “lamb of God?”  He explains how all of human history and the biblical story leads to Jesus.  Jesus’ death is a world changing event as he dies as a substitutionary sacrifice.

March 25, 2016

Sanctification: Making us Holy (aka overcoming zombies)

Finishing the series “Why God Died,” Pastor Brett in this teaching discusses the major themes of salvation and examines how we can understand and connect some big words like: justification, sanctification, and glorification.  Sanctification and holiness is specifically focused on.

Why we do struggle with sin if we are saved?  Why do Christians think we need to be saved?  Why did God rescue us and what does he expect?  How do zombies get mentioned in this teaching?  Listen and find out.

Note: this teaching occurred in two parts during the Sunday Gathering.


1 Thess. 5:14-24
April 26, 2015

The Peace Factor: Reconciliation, Access, Adoption.

Continuing to examine the reasons why Jesus died and why it matters, Pastor Brett discusses peace. God offers us peace and this relates to the major themes in the title.

Why do I need to be reconciled to God?  How does God reconcile me?  How does Jesus’ work on the cross go beyond forgiveness?  Listen and find out.

Note: this teaching occurred in two parts during the Sunday Gathering.

Ephesians 2:11-22
April 19, 2015

The Cross: The Wisdom of God

Guest speaker, Professor Fred Fulford discusses the power of the cross and how it is the wisdom of God.

1 Cor. 1:18-30
April 12, 2015

Victory: Killing Death & Tapping out Sin

How do Isaac Hopper, Harry Houdini and Saving Private Ryan connect to Easter?

When we talk about “victory in Jesus” what are we talking about?  What kind of victory?  How do we receive it?

Listen to this inspiring Easter message and find out.

Colossians 2:6-15
April 5, 2015

Propitiation: crushing sin without crushing us

This two-part teaching introduces the “Why God Died” series and looks at one central aspect of Jesus’ work on the cross. In this teaching, Brett discusses why the cross is necessary and how we can understand righteousness, wrath, and propitiation. The cross is where God’s justice and God’s love meet. Enjoy.

Romans 3:21-26
March 29, 2015