The Spirit-Filled Life
The Spirit-Filled Way
September 4, 2016 • September 4, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
So many people try to live the Christian life without being Spirit-filled. The results are frustration, disappointment, or acceptance of a less-than-inspiring faith. What are the steps to living Spirit-filled and walking daily in unity with God?
August 28, 2016 • August 28, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
Spiritual gifts, particularly gifts of speech, have seen abuses. However, the abuses do not invalidate the gifts or their role in private and community life. What role do spiritual gifts of speech play in a vibrant community seeking to love God and one another?
Navigating The Supernatural
August 21, 2016 • August 21, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
A casual reading of the Bible reveals a great deal of what we’d call supernatural activity. What is the modern reader to think of the supernatural accounts? What should be the expectations of Christians today? This message outlines a biblically balanced view that challenges us to believe and experience more.
August 7, 2016 • August 7, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
Many people reject the idea of a devil or a spiritual enemy. The concept clashes with their scientific, modern worldview. But does rejection of a spiritual world come at a cost? This message outlines a worldview that includes a spiritual reality, a spiritual enemy, and what a person must do to be on the winning side.
July 31, 2016 • July 31, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
Around the world, worship is practiced in many different ways by many different cultures. Jesus described a life of worship that is unique, powerful, and transcendent of culture and time. What is the point of worship and how can the Spirit-filled life transform how we practice worship?
July 24, 2016 • July 24, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
The Spirit-filled life is a life of Spirit-filled prayer. The early followers of Christ valued prayer as a central aspect of their faith communities. In our busy, scientifically driven world, have we lost some of the power that prayer provides? This message will explore why prayer is vital and what it means to “pray in the Spirit.”
A New Life
July 17, 2016 • July 17, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
“This will change your life” is a standard marketing phrase, one that, because of overuse, and abuse, may be received with skepticism. What does the phrase mean in relation to the Christian faith? Is the claim of life-change true? And if so, how is it experienced?
July 10, 2016 • July 10, 2016 • Pastor Sean Azzaro
The Christian life is, above all, a supernatural experience. What can we do to understand this life—a life so radically different than to what we’re accustomed? How do we move beyond what is touched, seen, and smelled, to the reality of God’s Spirit inside of us?