Date: November 16, 2014 First Things First

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:29-31
Sermon Title: First Things First
Sermon Summary: When people say “turn to the Lord,” what do they mean? Idols are a thing of the past, right? Surely there are no idols of the 21st century; right? Wrong. Many idols are different in 2014, but God’s answer for them has remained beautifully unchanged.

 

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Date: November 9, 2014 Time to Act

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:22-28
Sermon Title: Time to Act
Sermon Summary: Sometimes, people can seem so big and God can seem so distant. Acts 17:22-28 reminds us that the true God is very near and very involved in our daily lives. Those who love him have an important role to play in what God is doing. Join us as we listen.

 

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Additional Resources: “Mission Mobilizer” Kit

 

 


 

Date: November 2, 2014 Time to Speak

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:22-28
Sermon Title: Time to Speak
Sermon Summary: There is a time for silence. There are also times where remaining silent would be the most hurtful, hateful and unloving thing to do. Join us as we hear from Acts 17 and learn about the time to speak.

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Date: October 26, 2014 Shine Out!

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:16-21
Sermon Title: Shine Out!
Sermon Summary: When God is in us, we see the world differently. When God is in us, our lives look different to the world. Are you consistently making the decision to live for Jesus? Acts 17 gives us a great example of what it looks like for Christ to lead a life. Join us as we listen.

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Date: October 19, 2014 Priests! Each and Every One of Us

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:13-15
Sermon Title: Priests! Each and Every One of Us
Sermon Summary: Christian leaders are important, so is every other person who calls on the name of the Lord. Leader or not, we all have a part to play in honoring Jesus in this world. Do you live like your part is needed and beneficial?

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Date: October 12, 2014 Be Saturated By the Word!

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:10-12
Sermon Title: Be Saturated By the Word!
Sermon Summary: We can dabble in God and take little bites of his Word. Or, we can be all in. Be all in with God’s Word! Better yet, let God’s Word be all over your life!

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Date: October 5, 2014 What It Means to be Free

Preacher: Rev. Mitch Schultz
Sermon Passage: Mark 5:1-16
Sermon Title: What It Means to be Free
Sermon Summary: There is help for the darkest, most painful and confusing situations in our lives. Take the help, find freedom that lasts.

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Date: September 7, 2014 There is a King, Follow Him!

Sermon Passage: Acts 17:1-3
Sermon Title: There is a King, Follow Him!
Sermon Summary: How can we worship God if we don’t understand the implications of his grace? How can we share the Gospel if we haven’t understood what’s actually good about the “Good News?” God, our king, calls us to faithfulness with our minds. We need to think.

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Date: August 31, 2014 Follow the Leader

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:35-40
Sermon Title: Follow the Leader!
Sermon Summary: Authority is a bad word for many people. What does God say about the matter? How should we -who have a perfect leader, Jesus Christ- live with fallible earthly leaders and systems? Acts 16 gives us an example to follow; and it leads to great things!

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Date: August 24, 2014 Choose Holy Surrender

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:25-34
Sermon Title: Choose Holy Surrender
Sermon Summary: Are you a worshiper? When times are hardest, fancy songs and pretty melodies are not the focus. No, God wants us to cultivate a life of worship that takes us beyond Sunday morning and into every hour; in celebration or trial. Join us as we hear from Acts 16:25-34…

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Date: August 17, 2014 Choose Christ, Choose Life!

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:19-24
Sermon Title: Choose Christ, Choose Life!
Sermon Summary: Do you connect your choice to follow Christ with the way you live every day? Choosing to follow Jesus is a choice to see better and to live differently. Join us as we listened to Acts 16:19-24.

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Date: August 10, 2014 Go! Freedom is Waiting!

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:13-18
Sermon Title: Go! Freedom is Waiting!
Sermon Summary: “Go,” Jesus said, “make disciples!” So much is wrapped up in that statement! Making disciples isn’t a religious event; it’s the overhaul of life so that the Spirit of God begins to reign. Acts 16 shows the freedom God brings by His Spirit! Join us as we listen.

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Date: August 3, 2014 I Give It All!

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:6-12
Sermon Title: I Give It All! (Part 2)
Sermon Summary: We tend to hold onto things that we love. Our love for God is often shown by what we give up. How much of you is yielded to the King of Kings? Will you give him your plans? Join us in hearing from Acts 16 and the apostles’ decision to do just that!

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Date: July 27, 2014 I'm Giving It All!

Sermon Passage: Acts 16:1-5
Sermon Title: I’m Giving It All!
Sermon Summary: What do personal identity, martyrdom and evangelism numbers have in common? Way too often, the answer is “self.” God’s Word shows us the remedy for this common problem of putting ourselves before Jesus Christ. Join us as we hear from Acts 16.

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Date: July 20, 2014 Engage! For God and for All People

Sermon Passage: Acts 15:32-41
Sermon Title: Engage! For God and for All People
Sermon Summary: We’ve got things to do, places to go, people to see! Things have to be done yesterday! And yet, the work of the Lord often gets forgotten, or more often, completely left for others. Acts 15 helps combat some of the common lies that keep us on the sidelines of our faith. Join us in listening…

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Date: June 29, 2014 We Are Built with Joy

Sermon Passage: Acts 15:30-35
Sermon Title: We Are Built with Joy
Sermon Summary: Joy doesn’t have to be an accident or rare surprise. Acts 15 served us as a great reminder of what to rejoice in. Join us as we hear from God’s Word, some characteristics of joy. Also, check out the additional handout for help cultivating joy.
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Date: June 22, 2014 There is a Path and It is Good

Sermon Passage: Acts 15:19-29
Sermon Title: There is a Path and It is Good
Sermon Summary: God’s ways are different than ours and when we follow Christ, it means change; but the change is so good. Join us as we hear the call to live all for Jesus in freedom and purity.
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Date: June 15, 2014 We Do Not Stand Alone

Sermon Passage: Acts 15:1-19
Sermon Title: We Do Not Stand Alone
Sermon Summary: When the going gets tough, where do you go? The Church looks to faithful leaders. The question is not “do we need leaders,” it’s “what kind of leaders do we need?” Acts 15 gives us a great example of what kind to look for and what kind to be.
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Date: June 8, 2014 The Church on Fire for God is Faithful

Sermon Passage: Acts 14:24-28
Sermon Title: The Church on Fire for God is Faithful
Sermon Summary: God is faithful! We spent the first 15 min. of this sermon hearing impromptu testimonies of God’s faithfulness to people in the congregation. Acts 14 records the example of two faithful men. Will you allow God to make you faithful like He is? I hope so.
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Date: June 1, 2014
Guest Preacher: Reverend Mitch Schultz
Sermon Title: A Lesson on Spiritual Renewal (Zechariah 3)A Lesson on Spiritual Renewal
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Date: May 25, 2014 This is a Passion to Live For

Sermon Passage: Acts 14:19-23
Sermon Title: This is a Passion to Live For
Sermon Summary: What is the driving force in your life? So many people are looking for that one, big purpose to live for. So few people have a passion that would move them to serve beyond the norm. Do you? Acts 14:19-23 points us to the best purpose any of us could have.
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Date: May 18, 2014 Stay Focused, Stay Faithful

Sermon Passage: Acts 14:8-18
Sermon Title: Stay Focused, Stay Faithful
Sermon Summary: Paul and Barnabas weren’t just missionaries, they were examples for all followers of Christ -not just missionaries, but all those who belong to Jesus. They lived the calling to stay focused and faithful to Christ despite the distractions all around them. Will you?
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Date: May 11, 2014 Be Useful

Sermon Passage: Acts 14:1-7
Sermon Title: Be Useful
Sermon Summary: The primary goal of our faith is not comfort, self-expression or even personal growth. If God is at the center, it’s the Lord who we serve. So, then, when we have opportunity, we want to grow to be useful to the Lord. Are you useful? Join us as we consider the example of Paul and Barnabas as they served the Lord faithfully.
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Date: May 4, 2014 Where Is Your Trust?

Sermon Passage: Acts 13:44-52
Sermon Title: Where is Your Trust?
Sermon Summary: Where we put our trust is not just a matter of what we say, but what we do. Where do you put your trust? In Jesus? Does your life show your answer to be true? Join us in Acts 13:44-52 as we see where Christians get our confidence and how to live like it.
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Date: April 27, 2014 Where is He? What is He Doing?

Sermon Passage: Revelation 20:11-15
Guest Preacher Reverend Mitch Schultz
Sermon Title: Where is He? What is He Doing?
Sermon Summary: It is so easy to think of Jesus as walking the earth, being betrayed, on the Cross or even rising from the tomb. But that’s not where Jesus is now. Where He is now makes a big difference in our lives and can change our day to day faith and life! Join us as we listen to Rev. Mitch Schultz.
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Date: April 20, 2014 God Raised Him From the Dead

Sermon Passage: Acts 13:13-43
Sermon Title: God Raised Him From the Dead
Sermon Summary: Chocolates and bunnies and eternity-altering, life-giving, earth-quaking events, oh my! Christ’s resurrection has meaning if we’re willing to see it and live it. Join us for the sermon from Sunday, April 20, 2014; Easter Sunday. Christ is Risen!
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Date: April 13, 2014 Don't Be Fooled

Sermon Passage: Acts 13:4-12
Sermon Title: Don’t Be Fooled
Sermon Summary: At the first Palm Sunday, the majesty of the King who rode on the donkey was beyond what eyes alone could tell. God is still surprising people and where the Spirit of the Lord shows up today might surprise you! Join us for this sermon from Acts 13:4-12.
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Date: April 6, 2014 Speak Lord; We Will Listen

Sermon Passage: Acts 13:1-3
Sermon Title: Speak Lord; We Will Listen
Sermon Summary: The voice of God entering the chaos of men brings life and peace…but are we listening? Will you act when you hear? Join us as we hear how God speaks to people, even today!
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Date: March 30, 2014 Dress Like a Bride

Sermon Passage: Acts 12:18-25
Sermon Title: Dress Like a Bride
Sermon Summary: The Church (all who have ever been redeemed by their Savior, Jesus), is called the Bride of Christ, and her future gown is the righteous actions done in this life. Join us as we hear from God’s Word about how to be clothed in the beauty that God desires!

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Date: March 23, 2014 Walk With Me

Sermon Passage: Proverbs 3:5-6
Sermon Title: Walk With Me
Guest Preacher: Elliott Knoch (BRCC Intern)

Our commitment is not only to proclaim the Word and make disciples. BRCC is also deeply committed to equipping and sending leaders for God to use around the community, the nation and the world. Part of accomplishing that goal is our internship program. This week, we were glad to welcome Elliott Knoch to the pulpit.

Sermon Summary: Such a simple phrase: “trust in the Lord,” but it carries with it such vast meaning and implications. Are you trusting in the Lord, with all of your heart? Listen in with us as Elliott Knoch preaches from Proverbs 3:5-6.

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Date: March 16, 2014 Getting Grace

Sermon Passage: Genesis 22
Sermon Title: Getting Grace
Guest Preacher: Reverend Mitch Schultz

Sermon Summary: God’s story of grace is throughout the Scriptures and it’s also written on the lives of those who trust Him. Will you draw near to the Lord when it’s hardest? There’s a special gift available for those who do.

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Date: March 9, 2014 It's Eternity for Me

Sermon Passage: Acts 12:1-19
Sermon Title: It’s Eternity for Me

Sermon Summary: When things seem out of hand and all that surrounds us is out of whack, there is a privilege and a responsibility unique to Christ-followers, do you embrace it? Do you live it?…

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Date: March 2, 2014 Anything But Average

Sermon Passage: Acts 11:19-30
Sermon Title: Anything But Average

Sermon Summary: Ministry faithfulness is not just for super-saints, pastors, teachers or missionaries. It’s for every one who worships and loves Jesus. Listen in with us…

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Date: February 23, 2014 But the People! But the Lord.

Sermon Passage: Acts 11:1-18
Sermon Title: But the People! But the Lord.

Sermon Summary: People can make life really difficult sometimes; “them” and “us.” In Christ, we have a way to live above the challenges of difficult people; Acts 11:1-18 gives us an example of what that looks like and the results are awesome! Listen in with us…

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Date: February 16, 2014 Suffering With the Hope of Glory

Sermon Passage: Romans 8:18
Guest Preacher: Joshua Hendricks (BRCC Intern – Learn more about our internships here: INTERNSHIP)
Sermon Title: Suffering With the Hope of Glory

Sermon Summary: The hard reality of life is that suffering is inevitable. We don’t have to suffer needlessly, though. As we follow Christ, we can suffer with the hope of God’s glory.

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Date: February 9, 2014 God Alone Is the Center

Sermon Passage: Acts 10:24-48

Sermon Title: God Alone Is the Center

Sermon Summary: No gadgets, technology; not pictures, friends, family, jobs, problems, successes, ministry labors or even our very selves. No, none of these things is the joyful center or glory of our lives. God alone is the center!

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Date: February 2, 2014 Dig In!

Sermon Passage: Acts 10:17-23

Sermon Title: Dig In!

Sermon Summary: What can we learn about a faithful life from buried treasure? The answer might surprise you but not after you see Peter’s example in Acts 10. Join us as we listen!

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Date: January 26, 2014
Service was cancelled on Sunday, January 26, 2014 due to dangerous weather conditions.


Date: January 19, 2014 You Are Not Your Own

Sermon Passage: Acts 10:9-16

Sermon Title: You Are Not Your Own (When God Moves, Devotion Ignites Part 2)

Sermon Summary: The Lord is the Creator and Sustainer and Savior. He deserves all that we bring him. What are you bringing to the King of Kings?

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Date: January 12, 2014 When God Moves, Devotion Ignites

Sermon Passage: Acts 10:1-8

Sermon Title: When God Moves, Devotion Ignites

Sermon Summary: What do we have that the Lord needs? Nothing. What do we have that the Lord wants? Everything! Devotion is not just a little 300 word happy thought to read before getting into our day. Devotion is kindling that the God of Heaven and Earth can ignite!

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Vision for 2014: Rooted and Reaching Rooted and Reaching 2014

Vision: Listen in as Pastor Darryl shares our church vision for 2014!

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Date: January 5, 2014 Search! The Church on Fire Finds Hearts for God

Sermon Passage: Acts 9:32-43

Sermon Title: Search! The Church on Fire Finds Hearts for God

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