Miracle and Mistrust

 Through his sixteen years of ministry in urban Philadelphia, pastor Randy Barge has learned that God is faithful.  Experiencing both miracle and mistrust in the church, Randy shares his conviction that we can trust God to be with us.

Miracle and Mistrust

Soul Auction, Temple Truth

Hear Michael Brothers give voice to the often overlooked moneychangers and see how “temple truth is messy” in John’s story of Jesus cleansing the temple.

Soul Auction, Temple Truth

Tradition Innovation

Mission work doesn't always end up looking the way tradition might initiate. Innovation and failure are part of the journey.

Tradition Innovation

Stumbling Towards an Alternative Imagination

Economic and social justice demands an alternative imagination, one that sees the world through the eyes of faith.

Stumbling Towards an Alternative Imagination

What Should We Do?

Powery calls the church to value more than just its history and tradition and be reminded of the mission that our baptism has empowered us to do.

What Should We Do?

Song of the Vineyard

Unmet expectations in our ministries tend to discourage persistence and love. The song of the prophet Isaiah is a reminder of God's greater story.

Song of the Vineyard

Make Sure There's a Word in Your Mouth

Life and destiny lie not in the hands of others, or in the hands of ministers. Preaching the story of Balak, Lettsome proclaims that life and destiny lie securely in the hands of God.

Make Sure There's a Word in Your Mouth

Wet Feet

We often wait for God to act on our behalf before stepping into God's promises. But Lettsome says sometimes our feet must get wet, as the Israelites’ did when crossing the Jordan River.

Wet Feet

Hidden Hope

The story of Moses compels believers whose hope is under attack to remember that God has not forgotten them.

Hidden Hope

A Fresh Anointment for a New Appointment

God does not ask to see your credentials; God just calls you to act. In this sermon, Forbes encourages pastors in this divine call.

A Fresh Anointment for a New Appointment

Soul Friendship

Ministers are some of the loneliest people in the world, despite their potential to have sustaining meaningful friendships.

Soul Friendship

The Ministry of Raising the Dead

Forbes encourages pastors and leaders of the church to overcome fear and doubt, following God’s call to bring life out of death.

The Ministry of Raising the Dead

Deliberately Chosen

Anxiety can keep a pastor from fruitful ministry. Driesell encourages pastors to abide in Jesus.

Deliberately Chosen