Go Therefore

August 29, 2010 | Series: Special. Scripture: Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

Matthew 28:16-20
Christ’s command to go and proclaim his gospel is clear enough. There are, however, several barriers that stand in the way of his church fulfilling their mission. In this text, we’ll look at several barriers the first disciples faced–and the present day church faces as well. Christ answers those barriers and fears with two powerful statements about himself.

Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

June 27, 2010 | Series: Radical Stewardship. Scripture: Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

Matthew 25:14-30
In this last sermon in the series on Radical Stewardship, Jesus explains what he considers faithful stewardship. It isn’t what you’d expect, however, for the one who plays it safe is rebuked while the ones who take risks are commended. This parable challenges those who follow Christ to ask whether we will be commended or rebuked as stewards.

The Cup

March 28, 2010 | Series: Victor Over Death. Scripture: Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

Matthew 26:36-46
Just before his betrayal, Jesus said, “My soul is very sorrowful; even to death.” What could have shaken the Son of God? There were several things that weighed upon his mind and soul, but only one caused him to be “sorrowful and troubled”–the cup.

Why We Must Go

February 21, 2010 | Series: Special. Scripture: Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

Matthew 28:16-20
Why should anyone engage in missions? If we focus upon ourselves, then it’s not hard to make a case against it. Jesus answers our fears and concerns, however, with two powerful statements about his mission.”All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me” and “I am with you always.” Because of these two truths, there is nothing more foolish and fruitless than to oppose the mission of Christ–but there is also nothing more safe, wise, and profitable than to take up that mission.

The Dangerous Cross

August 30, 2009 | Series: Radical. Scripture: Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

Matthew 16:13-28
What does the cross mean to you? To Jesus and His first century followers it meant death. So what could He mean when He commands us to “take up” our cross and follow Him? In this sermon we study the meaning and importance of Jesus’ death for those who would become His disciples.

Upholding the Gospel Through Church Discipline (Part Two)

November 16, 2008 | Series: The Pastoral Epistles. Scripture: 1 Timothy and Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

1 Timothy 1:19-20; Matthew 18:15-20

We investigate even further what the New Testament has to say about church discipline. You might be surprised about the motivation for church discipline–love.

Upholding the Gospel Through Church Discipline (Part One)

November 9, 2008 | Series: The Pastoral Epistles. Scripture: 1 Timothy and Matthew. Speakers: Pastor Mitch Freeman.

1 Timothy 1:19-20; Matthew 18:15-20

Church discipline is mocked and misunderstood in our day. We look to Paul and Jesus for guidance on when church discipline is necessary and how it should be carried out.