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XCamp with Daniel Spratek - Taste and See Podcast - Episode 3

Image of a text treatment of the first half of Psalm 34:8 with a photo of a Bible, cup of coffee, and earbud headphones

Pastor Wade Mobley interviews a fellow Bible-believing Christian, Daniel Spratek, from the Czech Republic in the third episode of the Taste and See podcast. 

07/22/2014 - 16:15

Only God Provides

Pastor Wade takes a look at 1 Kings 17 and how God miraculously provided for the prophet Elijah and the people around him. Press the play button above to listen to the message and view the sermon preview text from Wade below.

07/14/2014 - 09:01

Light and Salvation

Pastoral Intern Brent Raan brings the message from Psalm 27, looking at how David sought the Lord as his light and salvation. Press the play button above to listen to the message and view the sermon preview from Brent below.

07/14/2014 - 08:57

Apple Nailing and Tomato Tying

Pastor Wade shares from the book of Galatians, looking at the fruit of the Spirit and the acts of the flesh. Click the play button above to listen to the sermon and view the sermon preview notes below.

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This Sunday we examine a passage of Scripture that is very familiar. Surprisingly, I have never preached on it. It is one of those passages that everybody knows but often-times reads...

...incorrectly.

07/01/2014 - 13:43

Transitions - an Interview with Pastor Wade Mobley - Taste and See Podcast

Image of a text treatment of the first half of Psalm 34:8 with a photo of a Bible, cup of coffee, and earbud headphones

Pastor Wade shares a little more about the details of his transition to a new call as well as some of the things he's learning and experiencing during this time. Click the play button above to listen to the podcast.

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06/30/2014 - 13:52

To Live is Christ - Everything or Nothing - Philippians 4:10-20

Pastor Wade teaches on the end of the book of Philippians, focusing on verses 10-13. Press the play button above to listen and view the sermon preview notes below.

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Today marks the end of our journey through the book of Philippians. It is a fantastic little book, and the time we have spent learning about God through this letter has been both fruitful and timely. Lacking time for a full explanation, I will sum up:

06/22/2014 - 11:21

Pastor Julius Badigo, Clothing for South Sudan, and Why Taste and See

We are excited to share with you our very first episode of Taste and See - the Living Word Podcast. Spend just under ten minutes with us as we chat with Pastor Wade on the title and idea behind the podcast as well as hear from Pastor Julius Badigo, the recipient of the clothing that was donated in April and May for South Sudan. Click the play button above to listen to the podcast.

06/18/2014 - 16:41

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: Pressing On

Pastor Wade Mobley teaches from the end of chapter three of the book of Philippians, focusing on Paul's call to press on to what lies ahead. Click the play button above to listen to the message and read the sermon preview notes below.

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“Press on.”

06/01/2014 - 00:00

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: Counting All Things Loss

Pastor Wade continues to teach through the book of Philippians, looking at chapter 3 where Paul considers all things rubbish compared to knowing Christ. Click the play button above to listen and read the sermon intro notes below.

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I remember a quiz once given to me be a professor at Bible School. I was a fairly new believer at the time, and was eating up the Biblical instruction offered to me on a daily basis. God changed my life through it. The quiz was memorable, obviously, for it is still in my head 19 years later.

05/25/2014 - 00:00

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: After the Resurrection, Part 2

Pastor Wade Mobley gives part two of "After the Resurrection," continuing to look at the 2nd chapter of the book of Philippians. He challenges on grumbling and disputing and how it's a bad idea to argue with God.

05/18/2014 - 10:40

Forgiveness

Abiding Savior Pastoral Intern Matthew Ballman brings a message on forgiveness as he teaches through Matthew 18.

05/11/2014 - 00:00

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: After the Resurrection, Part 1

Pastor Wade teaches from Philippians 2 as we continue to work through the book of Philippians. He focuses on the thought that "joyous, beautiful work awaits those who are saved by the resurrection of Jesus Christ." You can listen to the message by clicking the play button above and read the sermon preview below.

05/04/2014 - 10:26

April 20, 2014- Christ Has Been Raised! (1 Corinthians 15:1-20)

Charles Darwin wrote in his Origin of Species that "if it could be shown that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have come about by numerous gradual changes then my theory would fail utterly." Darwin, of course, dismissed this possibility as an impossibility, and moved on.

04/29/2014 - 13:25

April 13, 2014- Every Knee Will Bow; Every Tongue Confess (Philippians 2:5-11)

The first Palm Sunday was scandalous. The event itself wasn't all that much. Annually, Jewish pilgrims came to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. This year was no different.

04/17/2014 - 18:13

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: Single-Minded Christianity

Pastor Wade Mobley continues teaching through the book of Philippians, this time beginning chapter two, with a message entitled "Single-minded Christianity." Press the play button above to listen to the message and read the sermon preview notes below.

04/07/2014 - 11:06

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: To Those who Live

Pastor Wade Mobley teaches from Philippians 1 in a message entitled "For Those Who Live." Press the play button above to listen to the message and read the sermon preview notes below.

03/30/2014 - 12:00

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: To Live is Christ; To Die is Gain

Pastor Wade teaches on Philippians 1:18b-26 as we continue looking at the book of Philippians. He focuses on the theme verse for our series, "But to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain." Press the play button above to listen to the message, and read the sermon preview notes below.

03/25/2014 - 10:13

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: Adversity

Abiding Savior's Pastoral Intern Matthew Ballman shares teaching from Philppians 1 as we continue our "To Live is Christ" series. Matthew shares how Paul taught that through adversity the gospel of Christ can reach more people. He also teaches that adversity reveals our true character. Press the play button above to listen to the message.

03/18/2014 - 14:32

To Live is Christ - A Look at the Book of Philippians: Pastoral Appreciation

Pastor Wade begins preaching through the book of Philippians under the theme "To Live is Christ." He will be going through each chapter of the book, verse by verse, starting with a look at how thankful Paul was for the church at Philippi. Press the play button above to listen to the message and read Pastor Wade's sermon preview notes below.

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I don't know who came up with the idea for "Pastor Appreciation Month." I'm thankful for it, of course, but it comes with certain liabilities.

03/18/2014 - 14:01

Living Word Core Values: Education

Pastor Wade brings the last of Living Word's core values, education, as he teaches from Deuteronomy 6:4-15. The aim of Christian education is knowing God through God's Word and in God's world. Press the play button above to listen to the message and view the sermon preview and slides below.

03/03/2014 - 10:40

Living Word Core Values: Worship

Pastor Wade teaches on Living Word's core value of worship, looking at Psalm 149:1-4. Press the play button above to listen to the message and find the sermon preview below.

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Eminent 20th century British author CS Lewis, a later-in-life convert to Christ, struggled with the apparent arrogance of a God who demanded praise from His creation:

02/25/2014 - 14:11

Living Word Core Values: Discipleship

Pastor Wade teaches on Living Word's core value of discipleship, focusing on the cost of discipleship: what it cost God, what it will cost believers, and what it may cost believers. Listen to the sermon by clicking the play button above, read the sermon preview below and following along with the slide presentation below as well.

02/17/2014 - 10:50

Living Word Core Values: Evangelism

Pastor Wade brings a message on Living Word's core value of evangelism, teaching from John 4:7-26. You can listen to the message by clicking the play button above and view the sermon preview and sermon slides below.

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As I continue preaching through the core values of our congregation we come now to evangelism: presenting the cross of Christ as God's exclusive means of salvation.

02/09/2014 - 13:15

Living Word Core Values: Fellowship

Pastor Wade brings a message on Living Word's core value of "fellowship," teaching that Christian fellowship includes the forgiveness of sins. Click the play button above to listen to the message and view Wade's introduction, slides and the "Let Go" video below.

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As days for gathering go, this is a big one. Some have even suggested that "Super Bowl Sunday" is the holy day for secular America. Uff da.

02/02/2014 - 13:15

Living Word Core Values: Congregation

Pastor Wade teaches on the congregation, one of Living Word's nine core values. To listen to the message, click the play button above. Read Pastor Wade's introduction and follow along with the sermon slides below.

Core Values: Congregaion (1 Peter 2:1-10)

This is the most wonderful time of the year for me. It is by far the busiest, but always the most wonderful. There are a number of reasons, but today you are here for part of it: the week in January that begins with our annual meeting and ends with our annual leadership retreat.

01/27/2014 - 09:45

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