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  • Ordinary Heroes: A Centurion with Great Faith

    Ordinary Heroes: A Centurion with Great Faith


    Today our “Ordinary Hero” is an unnamed Roman centurion. He was a Gentile, an “outsider.” Yet he sensed in Jesus the power and authority of God. So he prayed boldly and confidently, and Jesus answered his prayer with a miracle. Then Jesus commends him for his faith. Do you think that Jesus finds your prayer […]

  • Ordinary Heroes: Barnabas

    Ordinary Heroes: Barnabas


    Today our “Ordinary Hero” is a man named “Barnabas,” which means “Son of Encouragement.” Today, true to his name, we will study “The Ministry of Encouragement!” Barnabas was generous in his giving and in his living. He mentored others in the ways of God, and he lifted people who stumbled and fell. Every church needs […]

  • Ordinary Heroes: Dorcas

    Ordinary Heroes: Dorcas

    13/10/2019 Duración: 41min

    Today our “Ordinary Hero” is a woman named Dorcas. Today’s text is the only place in the Bible where she is mentioned.  And yet, with just a few strokes of the brush, Dr. Luke (the author of the book of Acts) paints a beautiful picture of this woman’s heart and life. She was a hero […]

  • Ordinary Heroes: James

    Ordinary Heroes: James

    06/10/2019 Duración: 43min

    Today our “Ordinary Hero” is a man named James. Pastor Brink will show us how God used him (and other heroes) to overcome the racism and classism that threatened to undermine the 1st Century Christian church. The wisdom and counsel of James opened the door for the global mission of God, which we can see […]

  • Ordinary Heroes: Gideon

    Ordinary Heroes: Gideon

    29/09/2019 Duración: 40min

    Today Pastor Brink continues our series on “Ordinary Heroes.” We’re learning that, while the world looks for superstars with wealth, talent, & beauty, God seems mostly to pick ordinary people to do his work. In fact, God often chooses the unlikely, the unqualified, and even the unwilling. Today our focus is on Gideon, a frightened […]

  • Ordinary Heroes: Aaron

    Ordinary Heroes: Aaron

    23/09/2019 Duración: 40min

    Today Pastor Bonny will continue our Fall sermon series entitled “Ordinary Heroes.” This week we will look at the person and position of Aaron, older brother of the famous Moses, whom God called to come alongside his younger brother as a loyal spokesperson, support, co-leader and priest. What can we learn from the right-hand role […]

  • Operation Transformation

    Operation Transformation

    08/09/2019 Duración: 32min

    Today Pastor Brink begins a new series for the Fall season, entitled “Ordinary Heroes.“ In coming weeks we will examine Bible stories about people who served God’s purposes despite the fact that they were unlikely, unqualified, and (in some cases) unwilling. Today we examine the process — that is, how can we become more useful […]

  • The Word on Work

    The Word on Work

    01/09/2019 Duración: 30min

    Pastor Brink returned last week from a summer sabbatical, and today he resumes his preaching ministry at Rosewood. Since this is Labor Day weekend and a season of start-ups in church and school, Pastor Dan’s theme will be “The Word on Work,” focusing on what God desires in our daily lives.  Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:3

  • My Way VS God’s Mission

    My Way VS God’s Mission

    25/08/2019 Duración: 43min

    Today we welcome Rev. Kyle Brooks, co-pastor of Tapestry Church in Oakland, CA, as our guest preacher. He will be preaching on the story of the Tower of Babel from Genesis 11:1-9. God invites us into His big mission to all the nations, but are we willing to accept His call? Often read as a […]

  • Confidence in The Lord

    Confidence in The Lord


    Today Pastor Bonny will conclude our summer sermon series, “Living in the Light,” with a closer look at Psalm 27. In this psalm, written by King David, the focus moves from unshakable confidence in the strength of the Lord, to prayerful struggle in the midst of attack, to confident trust that the Lord will never […]

  • I Will Build My Church

    I Will Build My Church

    11/08/2019 Duración: 48min

    We extend a warm welcome to Travis Greene, a son of the congregation, who serves as youth pastor at Reality Church in Carpinteria, California. In today’s sermon we will be looking at the identity of Jesus, his work of building the church, and his sure promise that the church will prevail. Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20.

  • Blinded By The Light

    Blinded By The Light

    04/08/2019 Duración: 28min

    Today we will continue our summer series, “Living in the Light.” Pastor Bonny  will highlight the story of Saul’s conversion, as a glorious light from Heaven stopped him in his tracks and turned his life around. Saul, the persecutor of Christians, was used powerfully by God. What is God’s mission for your life? How will […]

  • Hearts That Shine

    Hearts That Shine

    28/07/2019 Duración: 17min

    Today we will continue our summer series, “Living in the Light.” Pastor Jackson will highlight the fact that we, as the body of Christ, are called to be lights in a dark world. That calling is for us to shine and reflect the goodness and grace of God.   Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6

  • Shining In The Darkness

    Shining In The Darkness

    21/07/2019 Duración: 26min

    Today Pastor Bonny will continue our summer series: “Living in the Light.” This morning we will explore the mandate Jesus gives us to let God’s light shine in and through us as we navigate life in a world filled with darkness.  Do people see and feel God’s glow when they encounter us? How do we […]

  • Open Our Eyes, Lord!

    Open Our Eyes, Lord!

    14/07/2019 Duración: 34min

    Today Pastor Bonny will continue our summer series: “Living in the Light.” This morning we will explore Jesus’ own claim that  “I am the Light of the world,” and what that means for people who are dwelling in darkness or struggling with spiritual blindness. We all need Jesus to open our eyes to truly see […]