NEW CHRISTIANS (20)
A final lesson describing the new motivation and lifestyle that God has designed for those who are followers of Jesus Christ.
Prime 28m Class
In this sermon, Mike reviews the various ways Jesus uses to remove and renew Christians in order to save or strengthen His church. (John 15:1-2)
This lesson begins the comments and explanations of the material that Matthew lists in his opening narrative which include Jesus' genealogy, birth, escape to Egypt and return to Nazareth. (Matthew 1:1-4:23)
Prime 39m Class
In the first lesson of Acts, Mike explains the difference between the empowering and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. The class will also review the events surrounding the day of Pentecost and begin to follow the ministry of Peter the Apostle. (Acts 1:1-2:47)
Prime 48m Class
Christians are in a unique situation when called on to deal with their enemies. This lesson will outline the various strategies that the Bible provides when believers must face those who injure them in some way.
In order to understand II Corinthians, it is assumed that you have studied I Corinthians, and since there is no guarantee that this is so, I'd like to begin with a brief review of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians.
Prime 35m Class
Mike deals with the often-used arguments against the necessity of regular worship and the importance of a proper biblical baptism.
Prime 43m Class
Mike reviews the main reasons why people fall away from the faith and how this tendency can be reversed in a person's life. (Matthew 24:9-13)
In this lesson, Mike summarizes the great contribution made by the Restoration Movement to the world of religion.
This parable likens the mustard seed and plant to God's word and the church that grows from it. (Mark 4:26-39; 30-32; Matthew 20:1-16)
Prime 38m Class
Mike shares two primary lessons that he has learned on this his 40th anniversary of full-time preaching ministry.
An in-depth study of Acts chapter 2 where Luke clearly explains the Biblical ministry system and how ministry and growth are interrelated.
Prime 42m Class
The basis for growth is faithfulness. This lesson reviews the Restoration principles that first led to the church's tremendous growth in the past.
Prime 55m Class
This lesson argues for the idea that the New Testament has a specific plan for organizing and growing a local congregation. (Acts 2)
Prime 43m Class
Once a person is redeemed from sin he can live a new life. This lesson explains the very different lifestyle of the regenerated person.
Prime 40m Class
Mike looks at the Bible basis for the "invitation" feature of public worship and some of the reasons why many are hindered in coming forward at the appropriate time.
This lesson explores the qualifications necessary if one were to be considered for employment in Heaven. (Barnabas) (Philippians 2:25-27)
In this sermon Mike compares some of the priorities important in his hockey playing days to the ordering of goals in every day christian living.