In this "Shepherd's Moment of Equipping," Pastor Geoff equips the CFBC flock on what the Bible says about homosexuality -- behavior and desires -- from the Old Testament. This teaching provides clear exposition, word studies, and hope found in Jesus Christ alone.
1. the beautiful PLAN OF GOD (=marriage)
2. the blasphemous PERVERSION AGAINST GOD (=homosexuality)
3. the beautiful PICTURE OF MARRIAGE (=a pointer to the union between Jesus Christ and His Bride, the Church)
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on the woman who was bleeding for 12-years with the hemmorage affliction. She tried all human forms of healing but none could help. In this sermon, Pastor Geoff talks about Christ's healing power but more than that, the texts shows how Jesus alone can provide true soul healing from the disease of sin!
Pastor Geoff teaches on the theological foundation of the open air preacher at the conference. He teaches on what the gospel is, how important precise theology is, how to measure success and how to gauge effectiveness.
"Young Men! Embrace God's Clear Call for Your Self Control!"
In this sermon, pastor Geoff preaches the word of God to the CFBC family by expounding Ephesians 1:20-23. This section really elaborates on Eph 1:19 where Paul prays for the believers to know what is the surpassing greatness of GOD'S POWER toward them who believe. These verses show the "proof" of just how great God's power really is!
And the verses highlight the power of God in exalting Jesus Christ as Head over all!
This sermon shows 4 remarkable acts of God in exalting Christ...
1. Your Savior is raised from the dead.
2. Your Savior is seated in heavenly honor.
3. Your Savior is sovereign over all authorities.
4. Your Savior is Head over His church.
"Young Womanhood, Part 2: Embracing God's Call For Your Life!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff guest preaches at New Community Church and heralds the gospel of Jesus Christ from the narrative of Mary seated at the Feet of the Lord while Martha was distracted with all her service.
"The Content of Paul's Prayer: A God-Given Knowledge of Who He Is & What He's Done!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on Paul's prayer for the believers in Ephesians 1. His main
prayer is for the believers to KNOW GOD. He prays for God to reveal what the believers already possess 'in
Christ.' He prays three main things:
1. KNOW the hope of God's calling
2. KNOW the riches of God's inheritance
3. KNOW the greatness of God's power
"Young Womanhood: Beautifying the Gospel & Embracing God's Call for You!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches to the older women and pastorally and tenderly calls them to follow the word of God and the privilege of their high calling of older women in the local church:
1. the CONDUCT of older women
2. the CONVERSATION of older women
3. the CONTROL of older women
4. the COUNSEL of older women
This sermon pleads with older women (50s, 60s and up) to actively, intentionally and thoughtfully serve in the local church by speaking of & testifying of God's greatness especially to the younger women (more on that next week in vv.4-5).
My role is a SERVANT (of the LORD)
My role is a SHEPHERD (of the FLOCK)
My role is a STUDENT (of the Word)
***I want 5 marks to characterize me as a pastor…
By God’s grace, I want to be...
Faithful (to serve, to remain, to suffer, to continue, to finish well)
Fruitful (fruitful to have many converts; to sanctify many; to see many come to faith NEAR and FAR)
Useful (useful to God as a TOOL IN HIS HAND/ instrument in HIS HAND; Not useless; not profitless; not a hindrance)
Prayerful (prayerful individually, with my family, with my church) — desperately, importunate
Powerful (powerful in my preaching of TRUTH, of CHRIST, of SCRIPTURE, of the GOSPEL) —> powerful b/c of the message!
"Older Men! We Desperately Need You In the Church!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on the glorious GRACE of Jesus Christ. In this view of Christ, we see:
1. the POSITION of Christ
2. the PROPITIATION of Christ
3. the PRIVILEGE with Christ
Listen to this exposition of the verse and behold the great & awesome GRACE OF JESUS CHRIST.
"The Design of God for All Nations to Draw Near & Worship His Great Glory!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff reflects on the Kingship of God and the ultimate centrality of God in all things. Only God is ultimate and worthy of all praise. And His great design in all of creation is for all nations to worship Him for His greatness & glory.
This sermon provides 4 applications for us from this magnificent, Kingship Psalm.
Gaze upon the transcendence of God and the holiness of God from Psalm 96.
"Biblical Counseling (Women) 12: Foundation Priorities for Mothers"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Titus 2.1 and answers the question: "Why are we SO committed to the expository preaching of the Word? Why do we preach so much? Why do we speak God's Truth so often in this local church?
This text gives us 3 reasons why...
1. Because of the URGENCY of biblical preaching
2. Because of the UNDERSTANDING of what biblical preaching is
3. Because of the USEFULNESS of biblical preaching (=sound doctrine)
Listen to this message and hear Paul's strong admonition to Titus to 'SPEAK' the things which are fitting for sound doctrine!
"Biblical Counseling 10 (Women): Biblical Submission in Marriage"
Linda Rice, ACBC certified counselor, teaches the women of Christ Fellowship Bible Church about the biblicla command for submitting to the husbands. This class seeks to understand what the Bible says and what God calls women to in the context of marriage.