October 2020

Complete Devotion OR The Social Gospel

Mary of Bethany demonstrates complete worship and honor to the Lord, despite opposition. Mark 14 – Eyes on Jesus



The End of Times

Pastor Raphael teaches from the Olivet Discourse (Mark 13) – Jesus’ message about the End Times.



Opposing the Proud, and Grace to the Humble

Jesus observes the Teachers of the Law, and the poor widow in the temple in Mark 12. What can we learn about Humility and Giving from these? Opposing the Proud and Grace to the Humble. Beware of Sanctimonious Platitudes: “I Care more than you” “I Do more than you” “I Know more than you” Jesus […]



September 2020

His Authority – Our Authority

Jesus moves in His authority and offers it to us. Pastor Raphael teaches from Mark 11 & 12. 



Our Aspirations or His Agenda

Pastor Raphael speaks about the “Triumphal Entry” and how it relates to our current political climate.



August 2020

Jesus Heals

Pastor Bill Asay teaches about Jesus as our healer.



The Rich Young Ruler’s One Problem

Pastor Raphael teaches about the Rich Young Ruler’s one problem, and why he walked away sad (from Mark 10)



Like Children

From Mark 9 & 10, Pastor Raphael teaches us what Jesus meant when He said “Children are greatest in the Kingdom of God”



Authority Over Evil

Jesus expected the apostles to take ahthority of evil spirits by the authority He had given them. He wants the same for us.



Love on the Mount of Transfiguration

The Mount of Transfiguration shows us more than just the Law and the Prophets. Listen to find more meaning from this beautiful passage in Mark 9. 



July 2020

Grab your cross and follow me

Pastor Raphael teaches about denying yourself, taking up your cross and following Jesus, and the rewards that come with it (Mark 8).



Who Do You Say I Am?

Jesus asks his disciples “Who do you say I am”. Peter answered “You are the Messiah, the Son of God”. Do you believe this? Listen to why it’s so important that you do 



The Leaven of the Pharisees

Pastor Raphael teaches about thriving in tough times, gradual healing and avoiding the “leaven of the Pharisees” from Mark 8.



Who can receive a blessing?

Pastor Raphael teaches about Jesus blessing a Gentile woman and how that relates to the true meaning of Peter’s dream.



June 2020

The New Legalism

Matt 7 tells us how Jesus reacted to rhe Pharisees as they condemned and accused His disciples. We see the clear difference between the condemnation of Satan, versus the Conviction of the Holy Spirit.



Eyes on Jesus – Faith and the God of Miracles

Jesus feeds the 5000 and then walks on water. How can we experience the God of Miracles and operate in that Faith?



May 2020

Jesus – Rejected by them, accepted by you

Pastor Raphael teaches from Mark 6 about when Jesus returns to Nazareth. Jesus, rejected by them, not by you



Don’t Be Afraid, Just Believe

Pastor Raphael teaches from Mark 5, the healing of a Woman and a little girl. Jesus tells us “Don’t Be Afraid, Just Believe”



April 2020

COVID19 – Is it a Biblical Plague, God’s Judgement or Something Else?

Was the Coronavirus sent by God? How do we justify terrible and evil things in a world that’s supposed to be subject to God’s will. How did Jesus show God’s Sovereignty along with His permissive will in the face of concentrated evil (the man possessed by many demons)?



Faith in Tough Circumstances

A look at how we can have faith through the toughest situations that we may face.



Hosanna – Blessed is Who?

Pastor Raphael teaches about Palm Sunday and the significance of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. It’s more than meets the eye.



March 2020

Word in Your Heart – Seed in the Soil

Continuing in the “Eyes on Jesus” series, Pastor Raphael teaches from Mark 4, “The Parable of the Sower”. We see how the condition of our hearts can determine the fruitfulness of God’s word coming alive in us.



JESUS – His Apostles, His Family

We learn about each of the twelve apostles and see how Jesus prioritized God’s will over even His natural family. He shows us how we must do the same in order to show them the hope within us.



Sabbath Mercy

Pastor Raphael teaches on how Jesus showed us God’s mercy in the Sabbath, even in the face of criticism and opposition from the Pharisees. Mark 2 & 3 – Series: Eyes on Jesus.



February 2020

Party with Sinners

In our series Eyes on Jesus, Pastor Raphael continues our journey through Mark. This week we see how Jesus called Matthew (Levi) to follow him by going with him to a Dinner party for sinners.



Eyes on Jesus – Faith of Friends

Jesus healed a leper, and a paralytic on a pallet. He shows us how He is moved by His own compassion and the great Faith of Friends.