Brian Martin

Messages by Brian Martin

06/23

If cash is king, is Jesus Lord? Our stuff and our heart

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Lordship, money, stewardship, Worship

Scripture has a lot to say about money and things. Consider two contrast models in Scripture which suggest the true issue is the Lordship of our money and things.Text: Exodus 36:1-7; Matthew 21:12-16

06/09

Celebrating God’s crown jewel through authenticity, accountability, and community

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: accountability, authenticity, community, Holy Spirit

Amidst our sexual brokenness, what does authenticity, accountability, and community look like? In the final 6 of 6 series, consider how the Holy Spirit beautifully postures the church to look like Jesus.  Text: Galatians 5:13-6:2

06/02

Responding as Christ in a Sexually Bewildered Culture

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: bondage, condemnation, freedom, love

How does Jesus engage a sexually bewildered culture? In #5 of 6 of the Human Sexuality series, consider John 8 as a model for the church to reflect Christ in the midst of confusion and our own sexual brokenness.  Text: John 8:1-12

05/19

Holy & Healthy Marriage as a Pointer to Christ and the Church

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: holiness, living, Marriage, sexuality

In human sexuality series #3 of 6, many timeless truths rise from Ephesians 4-5, including marriage as a pointer to Christ and the Church. Consider relevant applications which shape holy and healthy sexuality today.  Text:  Ephesians 4-5

05/05

Created Male and Female

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Creation, holiness, sexuality

Humanity was formed in the very image of God on Day 6 of creation. Maleness and femaleness, including sexuality, was pronounced “very good.” As this series launches, consider how the crown jewel of God’s creation remains “very good.”  Text: Genesis 2:7, 18-25; Matthew 19:1-6

04/21

Arms Wide Open

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: blessing, Resurrection, risen

HE IS RISEN! On this Easter morn, consider how the posture of Christ on the cross continues after the resurrection-arms wide open!  Text: Luke 24:36-50

04/14

He Wore a Crown of Thorns for You and Me

Speaker: Rodney Horst
Topics: Good Friday, palm sunday, sufferings of Christ

Jesus knew the crowds that were shouting Hosanna to the King, would soon be shouting crucify him – yet nothing could deter him from his mission to bring about our salvation. Reflect on Christ’s suffering for us. Why did he do it? Because of his great love for us – he came to be the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.  Text:  (Various) Luke 9:21

04/07

Lessons of the lad

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: blessing, Faith, Fear, parenting

Today’s parent can be overwhelmed given the challenges they face. Consider how the young lad with his small lunch, facing the overwhelming crowd of five-thousand connects to faithful parenting today.  Text: John 6:1-14