An audio reminding us that real strength — the kind of faith and noble character that comes from relating to God — enables us to move freely in dangerous, but strategic conditions.
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Audio reminding us that God's salvation work in Christ, on our behalf, is to serve as the paradigm for how we treat one another: forgiving one another, out of a grateful, forgiven heart, so that others are freed up to flourish.
Audio in which Mike reminds the ncBc community that we must have a spirit of wisdom, for we must learn how to walk this life.
Audio in which Mike reminds the ncBc community that faith always operates in the sphere of Christ's body: a church in which he is truly Lord.
Audio excerpt in which Mike addresses the church and three adult baptismal candidates, explaining the meaning and significance of NT baptism.
Audio excerpt in which Mike explains the warning against being taken captive by teaching that reaffirms and reinforces worldly values, rather than the Word of God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Audio excerpt from Mike's sermon, entitled 'Jesus as Lord,' covering Colossians 2.6-7. Mike explains that 'receiving Christ Jesus the Lord,' is much more than a confession.
Audio excerpt in which Mike emphasizes that "in the church, Christ, who is the Lord of the Church, is to have first place in everything."
Audio excerpt in which Mike explains how "our church life is a more fundamental reality, a more foundational reality, than our life in culture."