Immersing people in a vibrant,
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impacting relationship with Jesus Christ.

Sermons by Darrell VanWagner

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution – Persecution is a historical pattern. It takes on many forms, and it revisits society in various socially-acceptable ways. Persecution caused the Church of Acts to grow. It separated those who sought only blessing from those willing to deny self and minister life at their own personal expense. Part of…

Resistance and Pressing Through

Resistance and Pressing Through —  God deeply desires to impact communities through those willing to partner with Him. However, there will typically be resistance to those willing to seek such an impact. In fact, the church itself may at times resist a move of God. Understand that the pursuit God’s Kingdom is messy and offers…

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting —  The Holy Spirit teaches us to pray and is in-sync with the Father’s will. The Holy Spirit shows us where the Bible should shape our prayers, just as the Bible has the power to shape our thoughts and perspectives. He leads us into fasting so that we can affect lasting…

The Spirit Leads Our Prayers

The Spirit Leads Our Prayers —  Prayer and faith are not a formula. Do we ever copy other people’s prayer styles or accept their perspective of God’s will simply because we have failed to experientially developed our own? Is the world affecting our prayer life instead of the other way around? Are we surrendered to…

Love Like a Fire – Part 2

Love Like a Fire – Part 2 —  Through Jesus, we have been given access to enter God’s presence with boldness, frankness, and confidence. God’s purpose for the church is to display his manifold wisdom to the darkness that stands in opposition to the Kingdom of God. Christ is the Solution-provider, and we the Church…

Love Like a Fire

Love Like a Fire  —  Christ cares for the world and wants to bring freedom, hope, and healing to it through His church. The church of our nation generally loves God, tries to live a good lifestyle, but often does not burn passionately with love for Him. Jesus loves the church immeasurably, and He will…

Fill Me, Holy Spirit

Fill Me, Holy Spirit  —  God gives us the Holy Spirit when we accept Christ with faith. God desires to progressively reveal more of Himself to us. And He wants for us to desire more of Him. Scripture shows several times when God filled His disciples with the Holy Spirit more deeply, leading to more…