Sermon Series
  • 1. The Light Of Men

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2018

    The beginning of our year-long study into the Gospel of John focusing on who Jesus is to the Father.

    The Light of Men Gospel of John Series CCCAG January 7th, 2018 Scripture- John 1:1-5 I’m excited this morning to begin our Gospel of John series. I haven’t been this excited since my first Sunday here. This is a series that I know God called me to do, but I had to wait until the right time. more

  • 2. Word Became Flesh

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2018

    Pastor John shows how the bible built up to the birth of Jesus, and how it shows that God has always been a loving and forgiving God.

    The Word Made Flesh. Part 1 CCCAG January 28st, 2018 Scripture- John 1:14-18 ILLUSTRATION: When I lived in Kenosha, I volunteered at the county jail as one of the chaplains who would come in and hold services or be on call in case one of the prisoners wanted to talk to a pastor. One of the more

  • 3. And Dwelt Among Us

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2018

    Describing how the Greek Definitions of "Dwelt" show us the purpose of God becoming man

    “…and Dwelt Among Us” Part 2 of Word Became Flesh CCCAG January 21st, 2018 Scripture- John 1:14B Won’t you be my neighbor? Show Mr.Roger’s Opening Video Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood From 1968 to 2003, Fred Rogers encouraged children to learn to care for others around them. His signature song, more

  • 4. World Premiere

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2018

    Showing why Jesus' first miracle set the stage for His whole ministry

    The World Premiere CCCAG February 25th, 2018 Scripture- John 2:1-11 Introduction: Everyone here probably has a few television programs they watch other than news. Some people like drama’s, some like comedy’s, others are into reality TV. What all of these shows have in common is this- at more

  • 5. Consumer Or Worshipper?

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2018

    Using Jesus reaction in the temple, the idea of being a consumer of a religion versus a worshipper of God is explored.

    Consume or Worship Gospel of John Series CCCAG March 4th, 2018 Scripture- John 2:13-22 Illustration- How many people here had a dad that was the disciplinarian of the house? The most dreaded words your mom could ever say is “Wait until your dad gets home!” That was a horrible thing to do to more

  • 6. Consumer Or Worshipper?

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2018
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    Using the story of Jesus cleansing the temple, Pastor John teaches on the importance of pure worship

    Consume or Worship Gospel of John Series CCCAG March 4th, 2018 Scripture- John 2:13-22 Illustration- How many people here had a dad that was the disciplinarian of the house? The most dreaded words your mom could ever say is “Wait until your dad gets home!” That was a horrible thing to do to more

  • 7. Salvation 101

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2018

    The basics of the Christian Faith describing God's plan of Salvation

    Salvation 101 CCCAG March 18th, 2018 Scripture- John 3:11-21 (say whole reference) Introduction Today we are going to be covering the most well-known and famous verses in the bible. It’s the sign people hold up at football games, parades, and it appears on most Gospel tracts as the central more

  • 8. Lessons From The Well

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2018
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    Teaching about how Jesus reaches the unreachable person

    Lesson’s from the Well CCCAG March 25th, 2018 Scripture- John 4:1-26, 39-42 Opening Illustration- When I was in the Army I was stationed near Montgomery Alabama. For those of you who lived through the 1960’s and 70’s, you remember this city because it was the birthplace of the civil rights more

  • 9. Are You Plugged In?

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2018
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    Showing how connecting with the wrong power source can influence your life and destiny

    Are You Plugged In? CCCAG April 1st, 2018 Scripture- John 4:31-38 Introduction Purpose unfulfilled Early days of being a Paramedic I started working full time as a paramedic when I was in my mid 20’s, and as with everyone who starts in Fire or EMS, you start at the bottom. At the company I more

  • 10. Do You Want To Be Healed?

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2018
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    Exploring whether or not we want to give up on dependency on things of this world and surrender completely to Jesus

    Do You Want to Be Healed? CCCAG April 22nd, 2018 Scripture- Video showed us John 5:1-14 Introduction: One of the experiences I have had as a paramedic is seeing people where they live. In other words, I frequently enter their homes and see who they really are by what they surround themselves more

  • 11. Bread Of Life

    Contributed on May 20, 2018

    Explanation of Jesus saying He is the bread of life

    Bread Of Life CCCAG May 20th, 2018 Scripture- John 6:25-70 I’m grateful someone made a movie about John’s Gospel, because it helps bring to life a lot of the harder teachings in this part of the bible. This morning we are going to tackle a lengthy and very complex section of John’s Gospel. A more

  • 12. Timing Is Everything

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2018
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    A message concerning the importance of waiting on God's perfect timing for His dream for you to be fulfilled.

    Timing is Everything CCCAG June 3rd, 2018 Scripture- John 7:1-13 I want us to take a bit of a journey this morning. I want you to imagine that God has given you a mission and a promise for your life. God has shown you that He is going to have so much favor, so much blessing, and so much more

  • 13. Quench That Thirst

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2018

    Jesus is the answer for every thirst and desire that we have

    Quench That Thirst CCCAG June 10th, 2018 Scripture- Highlighting John 7:32-39 Gatorade Thirst Quencher commercials Anyone remember that commercial? Here is some of the history of that drink How many people here have been to the deep south, like Alabama or Florida in August or September? more

  • 14. Caught!

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2018

    Using the story of the woman caught in adultery, Pastor John shows us how we can react like Jesus to bad situations.

    Caught! CCCAG June 17th, 2018 Scripture- John 8:1-11 What we just watched was a video representation from the movie the Gospel of John that depicts one of my favorite Bible Narratives because it shows the overwhelming love of Jesus Christ for the sinner. Anyone who is giving their heart to the more

  • 15. The Six Ifs Of Spiritual Growth

    Contributed on Jun 24, 2018
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    Taking the 6 "If" statements Jesus gave in John 8:31-54 and applying them to Spiritual maturity

    The Six Ifs of Spiritual Growth John 8:31-54 The video we just watched was a visual depiction of the scripture we are studying for this morning found in John chapter 8 verses 31 through 54. What I want to focus on is that Jesus makes several very important statements during this moment of more

  • 16. This Is My Story

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2018

    Pastor John teaches on the importance of your testimony- the story you have of God's presence, provision, and blessing in your life.

    This is MY Story CCCAG August 5, 2018 Scripture- John 9 Intro: Today I want to speak to you about the power of your testimony Most of you have heard my testimony. I got saved out have some pretty significant sin. Most people that knew me knew that I've been a wild child for quite a long time. more

  • 17. The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2018
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    Exploring the Relationship between Jesus as shepherd and humanity as sheep

    The Good Shepherd CCCAG August 12th, 2018 Gospel of John Series Scripture- John 10:1-21 Intro: Back when I first went into the reserves, I went out looking for a job. Unfortunately, my military job being an infantryman did not translate well into civilian culture. The only jobs I could more

  • 18. Lessons From Lazarus

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2018

    4 Lessons from the death and raising of Lazarus

    Lessons From Lazarus CCCAG August 12th, 2018 Scripture- John 11 Intro: One of the things that I get asked most often about my secular work being a paramedic is how I can handle being around all that death and suffering. It’s even worse now as a deputy coroner. I tell them that being a corner is more

  • 19. Worship Worthy Of God

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2018

    Sermon describing what kind of worship touches the heart of God

    Worship That Pleases God CCCAG Sept 2nd, 2018 Scripture- John 12:1-8 Intro: As I was preparing for today's message I looked at several different ways that this verse in scripture can be organized into a sermon. You could separate into the different reactions that people had to Mary’s sacrifice. more

  • 20. Choosing The Painful Will Of God

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2018
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    How God uses the bad times to shape us into the image of Christ

    Choosing The Painful Will of God CCCAG September 9th, 2018 Today I’m going to cover a difficult topic. (Title) Scripture- John 12:23-36 Intro: Today’s message will have a lot of build up before we get to the meat of the scripture we are focusing on, but please bear with me because it’s more

  • 21. Show Me The Savior

    Contributed on Sep 17, 2018

    How Jesus used washing his disciples feet to summarize his 3 year Gospel ministry

    Show Me the Savior CCCAG September 16th, 2018 Scripture- John 13:1-17 Intro: Well here we are. With the exception of a brief detour into the Imagine Series we have been in the Gospel of John since January of this year. John chapter 13 is the center break within the gospel of John. Chapters 1 more

  • 22. Worldview Matters

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2018
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    Pastor John teaches how Worldview effects how we see God, His mission, and His plan for our lives.

    Worldview Matters CCCAG August 12th, 2018 Scripture- John 13:21-38 Intro: I am a little bit of a history buff. Let me define history- History is the exploration of decisions and I'm fascinated by digging in to how decisions were made in the past. One of the historical areas that fascinates me more

  • 23. The Way

    Contributed on Oct 24, 2018
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    Teaching through John 14:5-7, breaking down everything Jesus was saying when He said, "I am the way, the truth, and the light/life"

    The Way CCCAG August 21st, 2018 Scripture- John 14:5-7 Intro: How many people here had the pleasure of driving in downtown Chicago? Prior to moving up here to God’s Country, about once a month I would have to take a patient down to a hospital located somewhere in the downtown area of Chicago. Once more

  • 24. The Truth In The Vine

    Contributed on Nov 18, 2018
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    Pastor John describes how the Father, Son and Holy Spirit interact in our lives and the lives of the church

    The Truth of the Vine CCCAG November 18th, 2018 Scripture- John 15 Intro: I'm going to start today by asking a question- How many times have you walked into a completely chaotic situation and wondered- who's in charge around here? In the fire service, we had this same situation happen to us on a more

  • 25. Spirit Of An Overcomer

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2018

    How to overcome like Jesus did

    The Spirit of The Overcomer CCCAG November 25th, 2018 Scripture- John 16 Intro: Self Help Starting out with a question this morning- What industry had an over $15 Billion profit margin last year? Here's a hint- you can buy this product on Amazon or get it from any retail store. The answer is more

  • 26. He Prayed For Us!

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2018

    Using Jesus' final prayer during the upper room discourse we can discover how we can pray for ourselves, our loved ones, and for those who don't know Christ

    He Prayed for Us CCCAG December 2nd, 2018 Scripture- John 17 It was May of 1996 when 17 people walked into a classroom to take the state test to qualify for their paramedic license. It had been almost a year since they had begun the process that got them to this point. Almost 2000 hours of more

  • 27. The Betrayal

    Contributed on Dec 11, 2018
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    Showing how Jesus was betrayed in four different ways in John 18, and how they apply to how we follow HIM today

    The Betrayal CCCAG December 9th, 2018 Scripture- John 18 Intro: A little bit of history quiz for us this morning. Can anyone tell me what happened on May 15th in the year 44 BC? I know none of you are around then. A little hint, May 15th is the ides of March. Does it ring a Bell yet? May 15th more

  • 28. It Is Finished

    Contributed on Dec 17, 2018

    Sermon Explaining everything that Jesus completed on the cross

    It Is Finished CCCAG December 16th, 2018 Scripture- John 19-20 John 19:30- It is Finished Some of you might remember this event from the news. On May 1st, 2003 a Navy S3 Viking aircraft started its final approach to land on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. That’s not unusual as normally more