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  • There's A Battle Over You Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jun 18, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 26,559 views

    The whole of Ephesians is to declare God’s plan… who you are and can now become. But now the climatic truth of what is at hand must be raised: there is a war over you.

    There’s A Battle Over You Series: Becoming Who We Are (Engaging Ephesians) Brad Bailey - March 30, 2014 Intro This season I have been getting a review of history… one of my High School sons has a World History class and we have a ritual going over his notes a few times each week ...read more

  • Extraordinary Strength Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 21, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,459 views

    In life… the greater challenge proves to be not so much how to succeed… but how to last. The course we choose is critical… but so is the strength to stay that course.

    (Note: Some of the structure and portions of this message drew upon ‘A Life Worth Living’ material by Nicky Gumbel and Alpha.) Bob W. Ireland crossed the finish line on Thursday, November 6, 1986, as the New York City marathon’s 19,413th and final finisher - the first person to run a ...read more

  • God's Design And Desire For Marital Intimacy Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jun 12, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,302 views

    And today I want to help us consider the goodness of marital physical intimacy.

    As we continue in our series ‘Restoring the Gift of Our Sexuality’… I thought you might appreciate knowing a little more how the choice to do this series came about. This little video kind of fills it in… [VIDEO: VCF SEXUALITY SHORT (by Nate Torrence) ] Well… needless to say… I got the ...read more

  • Engaging Today's "New Spirituality" Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on May 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,462 views

    What initially appeared as simply a temporary "New Age Movement" trend has become a more dominant cultural shift that I would refer to as simply the ‘new spirituality.’

    Introduction Over the past few weeks we’ve been considering how to engage in Holy Conversation… that is.. how to talk about God in everyday life. One aspect that deserves some consideration…is that of engaging some of the increasingly popular ideas regarding spirituality. Several years ago… ...read more

  • Pick-Pocketed By The Past Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on May 23, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,019 views

    Reclaim who God created you to be by not allowing your past too much influence in your life.

    Over the past three weeks we’ve been investigating the culprits of spiritual I.D. theft. We’ve looked at how to avoid being, Robbed by Relationships, Mugged by the Mirror, and Stolen by Success. This morning we’re going to complete our series by considering the role of our past… and how to avoid ...read more

  • Lessons In Glorious Giving

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Oct 1, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 12,195 views

    Give beyond ourselves. (An investing heart) – v. 1a David not only “served his own generation” (Acts 13:36), which every child of God should do, but he also served generations to come. He provided the materials to build the temple; he organized the tem

    > This morning I want to invite you into a picture that’s captured my heart over the past year or two…it’s a moment in O.T. history in which the people of God… our spiritual fore parents... took up a similar season in their lives to provide for a place of worship and ministry. It was the original ...read more

  • Getting Closer To Our Divine Father Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Oct 1, 2006
    based on 43 ratings
     | 7,156 views

    It would seem natural that we would long to be close to God, our heavenly father…for every child wants to know the security of being close to their parents: …the familiarity of their faces, the security of their strength, the assurance of their words. T

    It would seem natural that we would long to be close to God, our heavenly father…for every child wants to know the security of being close to their parents: …the familiarity of their faces, the security of their strength, the assurance of their words. This is a good model for our relationship ...read more

  • I Am Meant To Be Here Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Oct 1, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,697 views

    In focusing on the various qualities of God’s Father-like love, I hope to capture not only how much you matter to God, but the nature of how to relate to him accordingly…that is, How To Live In Response To God’s Love.

    In focusing on the various qualities of God’s Father-like love, I hope to capture not only how much you matter to God, but the nature of how to relate to him accordingly…that is, How To Live In Response To God’s Love. Let me begin by asking you: “Do you know why you are here today?” • Some of us ...read more

  • Easter

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 16,757 views

    A TOMB TELLS ALL

    EASTER 1997 (3/30/97) A TOMB TELLS ALL In the comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes, Calvin is at school, and his teacher is attempting to teach the class: If there are no questions, we will move on to the next chapter. I have a question. Certainly Calvin, what is it? What’s the point of human ...read more

  • Conversion From Diversion Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,780 views

    DISCOVERING OUR DEEPER DESIRES

    Intro: This morning continuing in a series I’ve entitled ‘The Pursuit of True Pleasure’. It’s my observation that we are living in a ‘Crisis of Contentment.’ - Our hope lies in hearing what God is saying to us as His people and our culture at large. - We began last week asking the most primary ...read more

  • Seven Hinderances To Intimacy With God

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 10,117 views

    Looking at the process of ENJOYING INTIMACY WITH GOD.

    SEVEN HINDERANCES TO INTIMACY WITH GOD Brad Bailey - February 13, 1994 This morning we’re going to continue looking at the process of ENJOYING INTIMACY WITH GOD. We’ve looked at how Jesus taught us to find and structure those “special places” of prayer. I’ve had some wonderful times of ...read more

  • Caring For Creation… Without Worshipping It Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,552 views

    To help us understand our responsibility to environmental concerns in light of God’s heart and word.

    We’re continuing this morning in our series entitled Holding Out Hope for a Wounded World. - In particular this morning I want to help us understand our responsibility to environmental concerns in light of God’s heart and word. …The topic of environment may strike many of us in different ways. ...read more

  • Discerning God's Voice Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,665 views

    Your very presence here today is an indication that you have heard, or are hearing his voice. But developing that companionship often remains a challenge; learning to listen to God is not always as simple as we’d like?

    The man who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The watchman opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his ...read more

  • The Hope That Changes Life

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 321 ratings
     | 50,109 views

    Easter is a living message of hope from the other side of the grave.

    An Illinois man left Chicago for a vacation in Florida. His wife was on a business trip and was planning to meet him the next day. When he reached his hotel he decided to send his wife a quick e-mail. Unable to find the scrap of paper on which he had written her e-mail address, he did his best to ...read more

  • Cultivating A Hunger For God

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 46 ratings
     | 8,812 views

    We have got to overcome our merely dutiful approach to God. You cannot cultivate a hunger for God born of duty apart from desire.

    Last couple weeks considering our expectations .. begin with Children’s letters to God A couple weeks ago… began our time together in the new year asking…”What are YOU expecting..? This morning.. > “What do you WANT from God? > I believe every one of us in this room… indeed every human soul ...read more