We are rapidly closing in on a monumental presidential election. In this episode Pastor Brian sets the stage for a three-part discussion on how Christians should approach the upcoming election. What does the Bible teach us about politics? Should Christians vote? What types of candidates can Christians support? These questions will all be answered in this three-part series. Stay tuned!
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, October 11, 2020
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, October 4, 2020
Last week Pastor Brian introduced us to the signs and wonders movement and the leader of this movement, Bethel Church in Redding, CA. This week Pastor Brian examines a few troubling teachings coming from this church and also takes some time to discuss some ministries that ARE safe. The podcasts ends with several suggestions of ministries and pastors that are healthy and helpful to listen to and interact with.
Pastor Brian continues the series on threats from within the Church. The signs and wonders movement has been led by Bethel Church in Redding, California. This movement is most well-know for the music it produces. Many of us are familiar with the music, but do we really know what the message is behind the music? In this episode Pastor Brian begins a closer look at the signs and wonders movement and Bethel Church with the warning tha...
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, September 27, 2020
It was bound to happen eventually, we have a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Burntwoods Church. In this episode Pastor Brian gives an update on how our church is responding to the confirmed case of COVID-19 in our church family.
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, September 20, 2020
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, September 13, 2020
Burntwoods Church is open and thriving once again! In this episode Pastor Brian briefly mentions how good things have been at Burntwoods Church recently and continues the short series on threats to the church that come dressed in "Christian clothes." This week we take a look at the prosperity Gospel and how to recognize it when we see it.
In this episode Pastor Brian begins a series of podcasts about threats to our faith that come dressed in sheep's clothing. The series begins by examining what happens when we replace biblical Christianity with soft, moralistic faith. Moralistic Therapeutic Deism has been called the "New American Religion." What is it and why is it such a danger? Tune in to find out.
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, September 6, 2020
In this episode Pastor Brian shares about plans to begin returning to full activity at Burntwoods Church. Pastor Brian also gives a preview of an important new podcast series that begins next week. In this series Pastor Brian will share about threats to our faith that come from within the church. Jesus warned us to beware of wolves who come in sheep's clothing. In the coming weeks we will examine some dangerous movements that c...
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, August 30, 2020
In this episode of the weekly update Pastor Brian speaks about the current public scandal involving Jerry Falwell jr. as well as the important subject of having a mentor in our lives.
Sermon audio from Sunday morning, August 23, 2020
In this week's weekly update Pastor Brian shares some personal thoughts about the importance of developing good habits and making changes in our daily routines. Covid-19 has interrupted our routines and while we've been waiting to "return to normal" we have formed new routines. It is important to examine our lives and our routines and see what needs to stay and what needs to go.
Sermon audio from Sunday, August 16, 2020
In this episode Pastor Brian gives a quick update on John MacArthur and his decision to lead his church to remain open in defiance of the state-mandated closure of churches in California. This episode also covers why our new worship guide is important and the danger of not paying close attention to the words of our worship songs.
Sermon Audio from Sunday Morning, August 9, 2020