Sermons & Sunday Schools

Gospel Expansion

In this lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins examining early church history by first discussing the gospel’s expansion in the first four centuries. Pastor Dave explains the extent of gospel expansion, the ways God prepared for this expansion to take place, and the chief means God used to bring about the expansion.

Colossians

The Epistle of Colossians: An Introduction

In this introductory sermon for a new series studying the book of Colossians, Pastor Joe Babij explains the background of the book and the apostle Paul’s original purpose in writing. Pastor Babij breaks down Paul’s original purpose into a three-fold intention: 1. Establish a rapport with the Colossian believers and express to them a pastoral…

Why Study Church History?

In Lesson 1 of our new Sunday school series on church history and the early church, Pastor Dave Capoccia tackles a fundamental question: Why Study Church History? Pastor Dave first considers what we already know about church history and why we often don’t study it. Pastor Dave then offers three main reasons why we should…

Deliverance that Exalts the Lord Jesus Christ

In this sermon, our guest, Pastor Tom McConnell, examines Luke 8:29-39 and the account of Jesus delivering the man with the legion of demons. Pastor Tom explains two lessons about deliverance that should result in the exaltation of Jesus—even new belief in Jesus and new boldness for Jesus. 1. The Need for Jesus’ Deliverance (vv.…

The Secret of Contentment

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia looks at Paul’s teaching about contentment in Philippians 4:10-13. Paul clarifies three parts to the secret of contentment so that you also will find true contentment in Christ. Introduction: Renewed Partnership Brings Joy in the Lord (v. 10) 1. True Contentment Is Learned through Practice (v. 11) 2. True…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: The Church, Part 4

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia finishes examining the spiritual discipline of the church from the Bible. In part 4, Pastor Dave completes looking at the “how” of the discipline of the church and explains the last three of six principles from the Bible to maximize mutual upbuilding in the church. 1. Engage in the…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: The Church, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia looks again at the spiritual discipline of the church from the Bible. In part 3, Pastor Dave begins looking at the “how” of the discipline of the church and explains the first three of six principles from the Bible to maximize mutual upbuilding in the church. 1. Engage in…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: The Church, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia continues looking at the spiritual discipline of the church and the Bible’s four main reasons to discipline yourself for the church. In part 2, Pastor Dave reviews the first main reason and then examines the three others: 1. The Church Is God’s Precious Mystery 2. The Church Is God’s…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: The Church, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins looking at the spiritual discipline of the church, explaining that the Bible provides four main reasons to discipline yourself for the church. In part 1, Pastor Dave considers the first main reason of the four: 1. The Church Is God’s Precious Mystery 1a. The Church Is God’s Family…