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Can we boldly pursue God, inquiring, asking, even petitioning Him?
https://vimeo.com/260805152 From standing before a burning bush in confusion and fear, asking God to send someone else, we now find Moses fighting on behalf of the Israelites and knowing God intimately enough to be certain that He will respond in love. It is out of God’s good pleasure toward Moses and Moses’ desire for the […]
The Ten Commandments!
What would culture look like if we actually honored the Ten Commandments? Are they outdated? Has God done away with them? Are we under them, in such a way that if we break one there […]
The Crucifixion? How important is it to your life, or greater yet, your eternity? Are we really good people? Do we really have everything figured out and are we content with the world-view we have been exposed to growing up? Would everything change were we to come face to face with the reality that Someone, […]
“Signs Of The End Of The Age” – October 8th, 2017
https://vimeo.com/237437670 This weekend we picked up where we left off in our Luke series, with Brian Sumner unpacking Luke 21 and the signs of the end of the age. Although much is said in this passage, it is helpful to approach Jesus’ discussion of the temple with bifocal vision in which we can see […]
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“Worshipping Through Suffering” – The Book Of Job
“Worshipping Through Suffering” – The Book Of Job March 23rd 2014 – Branches Church – Huntington Beach, CA. From the “Worthy” series, what does it mean to “Lament”? Is it a form of worship? Are we pursuing God? Is He present? What can we learn from Job, and the Nation of Israel, as they faced […]
Is God an “Angry God”, eager to pour out His Wrath, with no concern for His Promises?
“Angry God” – 1 Samuel 15:1-3 – July 10th 2016 Richard Dawkins has made millions and continually travels the world depating people based on his understanding of The God of The Old Testament. Pointing to His anger, wrath, and the genocide of people groups. While we as humans all relate on the suffering of so many people, […]
What do we find in the rarely quoted Old Testament books of Nahum and Obadiah?
“Root of Bitterness” – Nahum and Obadiah – November 10th 2013 From the “Minor Prophets” series, we look at Gods leading, protection and our watching we have no “root of bitterness”.
SUICIDE? DEPRESSION? ANXIETY? PARANOIA?
SUICIDE? DEPRESSION? ANXIETY? PARANOIA? Who do you know that faces such things daily and who may need to hear the truth? This past week has been a reminder of the pain and hurt people face and carry, and while we may feel it best to post the beauty and joy in life, it was while […]
End times? When sin is done away with? New Jerusalem?
Many are afraid to read The Book Of Revelation! Many think it is to difficult to understand, and that there has been so much controversy coming out of the understandings of it, that it is best left alone. Many think it is to difficult to understand, and that there has been so much controversy coming […]
Do you “Seek First The Kingdom”?
“Seek First The Kingdom” – Luke 13:10-21 – Branches Church HB – May 28th 2017 As believers, now that we have been “hidden in Christ” do we continue to “Seek first The Kingdom”? Why would Jesus call us to do this, and if we do or don’t, will it make a difference? “In this message, Brian Sumner […]
Evangelism, a lost art?
“Missions exists because worship doesn’t” writes John Piper. And how true this statement is. At a time when the American church, often looks more like a launching pad for Entrepreneurial Pastors, a place to set trends, or as competing arenas for filling seats, is it possible we have missed what we find at the […]
Based on Luke 8:40-56, we look at how “Jesus Restores”.
The Woman with the issue of blood, and Jairus’s daughter? What do we see in these stories that reveals the restoration Jesus brings? As we close out Luke chapter 8, Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a woman who was sick. Defying societal expectations, Jesus does a healing for two people on opposite sides […]
“Daughter” or “Son”, do you know who you are in Christ?
Do you truly know your worth in Christ? For many believers today, wether raised with-in the […]
The Gospel? What is The Great Commission? “Love and Truth in Action”.
Scripture: Matthew 28:20 August 2016 – CreationFest – Cornwall, England Continuing along with the theme for the festival “Love and Truth in Action”, we look at how Jesus came boldly, to reach that which was lost, and likewise how we are called to continue living out The Great Co-Mission.
Thoughts on “Marriage” from the first five chapters of the “Never Fails” book.
How is your marriage? Do you understand what marriage is? Are you struggling? Living with yourself as the center? Ready to give up? Considering divorce? Are you aware of Gods plan for not only your marriage, but your life? Not being raised in the faith, we were married, pregnant, and soon divorced. We had wrote […]
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month!
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Yes, it is, and how significant is it? I am not one for politics in particular, but if I were to run for President, (which would be impossible as an English man, who is now an American Citizen) one of my main focuses would be Suicide! Not only because I am […]
Marriage Ministry, Skate Outreach, and Church Services this weekend in Payson, Arizona.
Come out this Friday night at 7pm for marriage seminar, with Brian and Tracy Sumner at THE WORD. It is free of charge and nursery will be provided. 208 S McLane Rd.
Recent Marriage Panel! Five of us were able to share our experiences, based on Gods Word for our marriages.
Lots of marriage panels and sermons lately. Can feel the season shaping for wifey and myself. We have had the worst of struggles, but God is still pastoring marriages. Here in @creationfest_uk we saw over 65 years of marriage experience being shared, with one thing, or One person rather as the center. Click to hear the […]