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Series
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1/24/2021

Activ8 - Ever Increasing

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Travis & Leslie Wright

2Corinthians 9:1-11

Sermon title - Activ8 - Ever Increasing

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMNsLA8sEF8

Key Scripture reference - Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness; you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God. (2 Cor. 9:10-11)

Sermon description - We reap what we sow, and the harvest we reap is determined by the type of seeds planted. When we sow seeds of love, peace, mercy, generosity, kindness, and forgiveness we will reap a harvest of righteousness and the Kingdom increases! The harvest is now!

1/17/2021

Activ8 - Spirit Operatives

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Pastor Leslie Wright

1John 2:5-6

Sermon title - Activ8 - Spirit Operatives

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3iSEwezvo4

Key Scripture reference - But the love of God will be perfected within the one who obeys God’s Word. We can be sure that we’ve truly come to live in intimacy with God, not just by saying, “I am intimate with God,” but by walking in the footsteps of Jesus. (1 John 2:5-6)

Sermon description - You have been born from above! Now, what is the Father inviting you to bring forth from the Spirit by following the example of Jesus our savior. This life in Christ is exciting and full of His power and authority! You are an operative of His Spirit!

1/10/2021

Activ8 for Harvest

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Travis & Leslie Wright

1Peter 3:8-9

Sermon title - Activ8 for Harvest

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV0TSdLvXvA

Key Scripture passage - Now, this is the goal: to live in harmony with one another and demonstrate affectionate love, sympathy, and kindness toward other believers. Let humility describe who you are as you dearly love one another. Never retaliate when someone treats you wrongly, nor insult those who insult you, but instead, respond by speaking a blessing over them—because a blessing is what God promised to give you. (1 Peter 3:8-9)

Sermon description - Unity is the way forward! Love is the way forward! We as the body of Christ must be active in pursuing unity through our love for Jesus, and our love for each other. Listen in for the 8 virtues that describe how the Church should function. Activ8 for harvest!

1/3/2021

To Win

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Travis & Leslie Wright

John 4:35

Sermon title - To Win

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvll9cXqrRo

Key Scripture reference - You know the saying, ‘Four months between planting and harvest.’ But I say, wake up and look around. The fields are already ripe for harvest. (John 4:35)

Sermon description - We believe the harvest is plentiful as Jesus declared! Harvest means "to gather, to win." We are the Church and we are called to be harvesters for His kingdom. We can't wait. The harvest is NOW!

12/20/2020

I Believe

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Luke 2:15

Sermon title - I Believe

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGCKmygH1vQ

Key Scripture passage - When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” (Luke 2:15)

Sermon description - Nothing in the Kingdom is accidental. "I believe," is a message about the faith of the Shepherds, the intentionality of the Father, and the fulfillment Jesus brought as the sacrificial Lamb of God. Every part of the Christmas story is full of promises fulfilled. Believe Him! Take Him at His word! Move in Faith! God is full of promise and eager to fulfill them in your life! Do you believe?!

11/29/2020

A House on Fire

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Kingdom Come

Acts 2:42

Sermon title - A House on Fire

Sermon series title - Kingdom come.

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2r7DcNOt2k

Key Scripture reference - Every believer was faithfully devoted to following the teachings of the apostles. Their hearts were mutually linked to one another, sharing communion and coming together regularly for prayer. (Acts 2:42)

Sermon description - Acts 2 tells us daily believers met together, breaking bread, praying, and worshipping. Their hearts were on fire and the Church multiplied! The same Holy Spirit is speaking and moving today! He desires us to be houses on fire with His love and presence. HouseFires is a movement of the Gospel in your home!

11/22/2020

Dead to Strive No More

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Kingdom Come

Romans 7:6

Sermon title - Dead to Strive No More

Sermon series title - Kingdom come.

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkRE25Fzq2k

Key Scripture reference - But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code. (Romans 7:6)

Sermon description - As believers we can allow sin to have influence over us by two ways: striving to be good, and believing we are bad. Listen as Pastors Travis and Leslie continue our Kingdom Come series answering the question, "If I'm no longer a sinner, why can I still sin?"

11/15/2020

Dead to Die No More

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Kingdom Come

Romans 6:6-7

Sermon title - Dead to Die No More

Sermon series title - Kingdom come.

YouTube link - Dead to Die No More

Key Scripture reference - We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin. For one who has died has been set free from sin. (Romans 6:6-7)

Sermon description - We often believe as Christians there remains some sin living within us, causing an ongoing internal battle we will never be free from. Yet Romans 6 tells us that in Christ we are completely dead to sin and set free from its power! You are no longer a sinner...you have been made new! This is the Gospel!

11/8/2020

Christ In You

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Luke 17:20-21

Sermon series title - Kingdom come.

Sermon title - Christ In You

YouTube link - Christ in You

Key Scripture reference - “The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed, nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is within you.” (Luke 17:20-21 NIV)

Description - Pastors Travis & Leslie continue our Kingdom Come series focussing on the powerful reality that the Kingdom of Heaven lives within us.

11/1/2020

What's My Territory?

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Rick Arredondo

Kingdom Come

Romans 12:4-5

Sermon series title - Kingdom come

Sermon title - What's My Territory?

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu6nXZv0S_4

Key Scripture reference - For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. (Romans 12:4-5)

Description - We were created in the image and likeness of God to have dominion over the territory He's created for us. So what is my territory? Listen as guest speaker Rick Arredondo uses Romans 12 to define our role and unpacks how we can have a Kingdom impact in our community.

10/25/2020

Dominion

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Kingdom Come

Genesis 1:26

Sermon series title - Kingdom come.

Sermon title - Dominion

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ink1YKH3GH0

Key Scripture reference - Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” (Genesis 1:26)

Sermon description - The reason we were created was to love God and be loved by Him. In that reason comes our purpose - dominion. Jesus came to restore all that was lost through sin, which includes the mandate to establish His dominion...His Kingdom...on earth!

10/18/2020

Kingdom Come

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Matthew 6:33

Sermon title - Kingdom come.

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItfZh00Ky-I

Key Scripture reference - “So above all, constantly chase after the realm of God’s kingdom and the righteousness that proceeds from him. Then all these less important things will be given to you abundantly." (Matthew 6:33 TPT)

Sermon description - We were created to have every prayer we pray answered! The key is prioritizing what's on God's prayer list. Miracles, signs and wonders become the norm when we seek His Kingdom first; continually absorbed in a pursuit for all of Jesus!

10/5/2020

Blessed Irony

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Pastor Larry Fletcher

Romans 12:1-2

Sermon title - Blessed Irony

YouTube URL link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XK5K2G63Bo

Key Scripture reference - Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:1-2)

Sermon description - Listen a Larry Fletcher, Life Pastor of LifeWay, details the vision of "Ohio for Jesus" (a 10-year strategic plan to see 1,000 new churches planted throughout Ohio) and speaks to the blessed irony of our identity in Christ as a living sacrifice.

9/20/2020

Recycling My Pain

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Travis & Leslie Wright

The Road to Recovery

Galatians 3:3

Sermon series title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon title - Recycling My Pain

YouTube URL link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7eX9EidPFc

Key Scripture reference - And we know that God causes everything to work together[a] for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. (Romans 8:28 NLT)

Sermon description - God never wastes pain...He recycles it! Once we've encountered healing and freedom from a hurt, habit, or hangup, God wants to use us to help walk others into freedom. This is true recovery! Listen as Pastors Travis and Leslie conclude our Celebrate Recovery series.

 

9/13/2020

Maintaining Momentum

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Travis & Leslie Wright

The Road to Recovery

Romans 8:28

Sermon series title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon title - Maintaining Momentum

YouTube URL link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmPH4lvJaSY

Key Scripture reference - Your new life in the Anointed One began with the Holy Spirit giving you a new birth. Why then would you so foolishly turn from living in the Spirit by trying to finish by your own works? (Galatians 3:3 TPT)

Sermon Description - When we rely on our own willpower, relapse in our recovery is inevitable. How do we maintain momentum and continue to walk in freedom and power on a daily basis? Listen as Pastors Travis and Leslie share part 7 in our Celebrate Recovery series - Maintaining Momentum.

9/6/2020

Repairing Relationships

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Travis & Leslie Wright

Sermon Series Title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon Title - Repairing Relationships

Key Scripture reference - Lay aside bitter words, temper tantrums, revenge, profanity, and insults. But instead be kind and affectionate toward one another. Has God graciously forgiven you? Then graciously forgive one another in the depths of Christ’s love. (Ephesians 4:31-32 TPT)

Sermon description - There is freedom in forgiveness! In part 6 of our Celebrate Recovery series Pastors Travis and Leslie focus on the "why" and "how" of forgiving those who've hurt us, and making amends with those we've hurt.

8/23/2020

Coming Clean

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Travis & Leslie Wright

The Road to Recovery

Psalm 32:1-2

Speaker's Names - Pastors Travis & Leslie Wright

Sermon Series Title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon Title - Coming Clean

YouTube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNoc4Ws2F4M

Key Scripture Reference - Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight! Yes, what joy for those whose record the Lord has cleared of guilt, whose lives are lived in complete honesty! (Psalm 32:1-2 NLT)

Sermon Description - "Guilt cannot change the past, just like worry cannot change the future" (Rick Warren). Guilt and condemnation were NEVER a part of God's plan for your life! This is why step 4 of the Celebrate Recovery is essential to living in freedom: openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust.

8/16/2020

Letting Go

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Ron Mulheman

The Road to Recovery

Matthew 11:28-30

Speaker's Name - Ron Mulheman

Sermon Series Title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon Title - Letting Go

YouTube URL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwV-AKmBcxs

Key Scripture Reference - “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30 NIV)

Sermon Description - Guest speaker Ron Mulheman (CR lead team member) shares part 3 of our Celebrate Recovery series - Letting Go, followed by Ron and his wife, Kristin, sharing their testimony!

8/9/2020

Where to Get Help When You Hurt

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Travis & Leslie Wright

The Road to Recovery

Hebrews 11:6

Speaker's Names - Pastors Travis & Leslie Wright

Sermon Series Title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon Title - Where to Get Help When You Hurt

YouTube URL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2wShTl6y6g

Key Scripture Reference - For we come to God in faith knowing that he is real and that he rewards the faith of those who give all their passion and strength into seeking him. (Hebrews 11:6 TPT)

Sermon Description - The second message in our Celebrate Recovery series. "God's love is not based on our performance, but on His character" (Rick Warren). The more we understand God's character, the more we trust His goodness and promises. He is a good Father, and He equips us with power to overcome any hurt, habit, or hang-up.

8/2/2020

The First Step to Freedom

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Travis & Leslie Wright

The Road to Recovery

Romans 7:24-25

Sermon Series Title - The Road to Recovery

Sermon Title - The First Step to Freedom

YouTube URL link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH1uiuHNGAA

Key Scripture reference - What an agonizing situation I am in! So who has the power to rescue this miserable man from the unwelcome intruder of sin and death?[a] 25 I give all my thanks to God, for his mighty power has finally provided a way out through our Lord Jesus, the Anointed One! So if left to myself, the flesh is aligned with the law of sin, but now my renewed mind is fixed on and submitted to God’s righteous principles. (Romans 7:24-25 TPT)

Sermon description - The first step to living in freedom is realizing I'm not God. Without Jesus we are powerless to change our tendency to do the wrong thing, and unable to live in the peace, freedom, and power only He gives. Listen as Pastors Travis & Leslie introduce Celebrate Recovery; and recovery and discipleship ministry which launched at LifeWay on August 13!