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Power Serve: An Introduction to the Gospel of Mark (Mark 1:1-8) 11.8.20

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/The-Gospel-of-Mark-An-Introduction.mp3Podcast: Download“The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God…” So Mark begins. In a time of angst and longing, miles from the capital city, a way of hope is prepared in hearts for the powerful Son of Man who “came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Building Up The Believers (2 Peter 1:1-11) 9.20.20

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Building-Up-The-Believers-2-Peter-1_1-11-9.20.20.mp3Podcast: DownloadPeter had a calling from Jesus Himself to strengthen believers. In this passage he does that very thing by calling us to appreciate our resources in Christ and our responsibility to make the most of them by faith.

Standing Firm Starts at Home (1 Peter 3:1-7) 8.9.20

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Standing-Firm-Starts-at-Home-1-Peter-3_1-7-8.9.20.mp3Podcast: DownloadStanding Firm isn’t just for when we step out the door. Ideally it begins in our relationships at home. Here Peter passes on marriage wisdom straight from the heart of God.

Stand Firm! (1 Peter 1:1-12) 7.12.20

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Stand-Firm-1-Peter-1_1-12.mp3Podcast: DownloadThe Christ follower in this world lives in a constant paradox. We are elect but we are also exiles. We suffer grievous trials but glorious treasure is promised. We love a Savior we have not yet seen. We are both beat up and blessed beyond our wildest imaginations. To persevere we must have the proper perspective.

7 Things Scripture Says About Suffering

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/7-Things-Scripture-Says-About-Suffering.mp3Podcast: DownloadIt’s not always the right time to talk. There are moments when words are uncalled for. Sometimes a hug, shared tears, and a listening ear are all that’s appropriate. And at the end of the day, there’s nothing like the presence of Christ to help us when we hurt. But when the questions are raised and it is time to talk,…

Praying For Strength (Ephesians 3:14-21)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Praying-For-Strength-5_5_20-4.02-PM.mp3Podcast: DownloadIn desperate times we feel weak and helpless. Sometimes it is then we fall down and cry out to the God “who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.” Then, as He helps believers grab onto the mind-bending reality of Christ’s love and the dynamic power of…

Cross-Training (1 Timothy 4:6-10)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Cross-Training-1-Timothy-4_6-10.mp3Podcast: Download Passively waiting for God to automatically make you more like Jesus is like taking a nap on a weight bench and expecting to wake up ripped. Spiritual growth is impossible without the Holy Spirit. But it’s also impossible without our active cooperation. Check out this message for 3 essential components to boost your Spiritual Training Regimen. 4/26/17

Don’t Underestimate the Sneakiness (1 Timothy 4:1-5)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Dont-Understimate-the-Sneakiness-1-Timothy-4_1-5.mp3Podcast: Download Not all false teaching leads to orgies and seances. Satan is way too crafty for that. Some of it actually sounds kind of holy: “Really spiritual people don’t do this. If you’re really committed, you won’t do that.” But in the end it can cause us to doubt the goodness of God and his gifts. Check out this message to…

Church Family: Loving Servants (I Timothy 3:8-16)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Deacons-The-Core-1-Timothy-3_-8-16.mp3Podcast: Download Collecting offering and ushering. Is that all there is to being a deacon or is there something more? And what lies at the core of the church that leads God to care so much about its leadership?   2/12/17

Church Family: Men & Women (1 Timothy 2:8-15)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Men-Women-1-Timothy-2_8-15.mp3Podcast: Download Men and women are both created in God’s image, are equally valuable in His eyes, and have a significant impact to make. Does this mean our roles in the church are the same? Can you believe in different roles without being an arrogant and annoying antique? 1/29/17

First of All (1 Timothy 2:1-7)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/First-of-All-1-Timothy-2_1-7.mp3Podcast: Download Imagine if you asked God, “What do you care about in the church?” and His answer began, “First of all… ” Would you be curious about what came next? If so, check out this message. 1/22/17

Fake Teaching ( 1 Timothy 1:1-20)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Fake-Teaching-1-Timothy-1_1-20.mp3Podcast: Download There’s a lot of talk these days about fake news. Paul’s concern in the city of Ephesus was fake teaching. If you’ve ever wondered how to tell the difference between solid teaching and false teaching, this passage is for you. 1/15/17

Put Me in Coach (Intro to 1 Timothy)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Put-Me-in-Coach-Intro-to-1-Timothy.mp3Podcast: Download God had plans for Timothy and he used Paul to coach him along the way. Check out this message for an overview of the game plan Paul passed on. God has plans for you too! Are you ready to get in the game? Do you have a good coach? 1/8/17

Is There Anyone I Can Trust?

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/God-always-keeps-his-word-12_20_16-10.08-AM.mp3Podcast: DownloadIt seems that for every person who keeps their word there’s one who abandons their family to chase their idols. For every faithful friend there’s one who hits the road when things hit the fan. As a result, trust comes hard for many of us – maybe even trusting God. But one message of Christmas is this: Our loving Father always…

Easter Baptism: A Story of God’s Pursuing Love

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/easter-testimony-final-4_10_16-7.15-AM.mp3Podcast: DownloadI love real life stories about God’s grace, don’t you? Take 5 minutes and listen to this man’s story from our Easter service. You’ll hear how God pursued a relationship with a soldier who took all of life’s glory for himself and mocked the Bible repeatedly. You’ll hear about a Savior named Jesus who really did come to seek and save the lost.…

Prayer: Our Preemptive Strike (Luke 22:39-62)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Prayer_-Our-Premptive-Strike-Luke-22_39-62-03.06.16.mp3Podcast: DownloadAfter Peter denied Jesus the third time, Jesus looked lovingly at him. And Peter wept bitterly because of his failure and sin. We’ve all been there: broken and full of regret. Loved by a Savior who died to forgive our sin but wishing we had not given in yet another time. Could it have been different for Peter? Can it be…

Did You Check Your Blind Spot? (Luke 20:27-44)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Resurrection-Jesus-Luke-20-27-44-2_5_16-11.33-AM.mp3Podcast: DownloadWe do it when we drive. But do we do it with our beliefs? In this message, Jesus shows us that blind spots about the afterlife and who He is can cause us to miss out. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Will you receive His truth and take the peace, forgiveness, and help He offers you today? 1/31/16

God and Government (Luke 20:19-26)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/God-and-Government-Final-final-Luke-20-19-26-1.-24.16-1_27_16-11.37-AM.mp3Podcast: DownloadIt’s another election year. Religion and politics don’t make for smooth table talk but Jesus doesn’t care. He steps right into the hornet’s nest when he says, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s.” As we unpack what he said, we’ll explore our own worldview on God and Government. If someone had only your actions and words to…

Kingdom Stories: How Much is the King Worth To You? (Luke 14:25-35)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Kingdom-Stories_-How-Much-is-the-King-Worth-To-You_-8-23-15-Luke-14_25-35.mp3Podcast: DownloadWhen Jesus talks about the high cost of following Him some natural questions arise: Why should I? Why would I? We will only understand Jesus’ call to discipleship when we marvel at his breathtaking grace and sacrifice for us. Once we rest in that, it makes sense to say with His faithful followers throughout history: “I love Jesus more than I love…

Kingdom Stories: Don’t Miss Out! (Luke 14:1-24)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Kingdom-Stories_-How-to-Live-in-the-Kingdom-8-16-15-Luke-14_1-24-1.mp3Podcast: DownloadOur Father won’t quit until he has a full table at his Kingdom feast! In this message, we’ll marvel at his relentless, pursuing love for sinners like you and me. And we’ll see how living in humility, loving those who cannot repay us, and inviting them to the feast reflects His loving heart. Below is the video referred to in the sermon…

Kingdom Stories: How Do I Get In? (Luke 13:21-35)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Kingdom-Stories_-How-to-Get-In-8-9-15-Luke-13_21-35.mp3Podcast: DownloadIf you’re going to enjoy a party, you’ve got to know where it’s at and how to get there. In this passage Jesus gives us clear directions to the Kingdom of God. But will we follow them? 08/09/15

Kingdom Stories: Humble Beginnings (Luke 13:18-20)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Kingdom-Stories_-Humble-Beginnings-Luke-13_18-20.mp3Podcast: DownloadMustard seeds and yeast: Small, every day, easily overlooked. God’s kingdom sometimes feels that way in a broken world. But mustard seeds and yeast are full of promise and potential that will be realized. And so is God’s Kingdom. So don’t give up weary traveler. Hold on! The Kingdom is growing. It’s spreading. You can be a part of it. And one day it will…

The Savior Who Sees Your Need (Luke 13:10-17)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Interruption-or-Divine-Appointment_-How-to-Sync-Your-Calendar-with-Gods-7-26-15-Luke-13_10-17.mp3Podcast: DownloadEver wish someone would slow down long enough to see what you’re going through? Jesus is that someone. And in His perceptive eyes your need is not an interruption, but a divine appointment. 07/26/15

Suffering Happens. Now What? (Luke 13:1-9)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Suffering-Happens.-Now-What_-7-19-15-Luke-13_1-9.mp3Podcast: DownloadLots of questions arise in the aftermath of suffering. Many of them can be answered by journalists: what, when, where, who, how? But one lingers on: Why? Jesus’ addresses people with that very question in this passage. Honestly, His answer may not be as satisfying as we like. But it rings true. 07/19/15

Is My Savior a Divider? (Luke 12:48-59)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Is-My-Savior-A-Divider_-7-12-15-Luke-12_48-59.mp3Podcast: DownloadJesus hits this head on in our passage today. Let’s just say He’s not the tame little pussy cat some of us think He is. 07/12/15

Want to Stop Worrying? Aim Higher (Luke 12:13-34)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Want-to-Stop-Worrying_-Aim-Higher-6-28-15-Luke-12_13-34.mp3Podcast: DownloadMany times the gaze of our hearts is locked on targets that are much lower than what God would have us zoom in on. And all too often the result is debilitating, choking, fruitless worry. What if lifting our eyes up was the very thing that could help us move through this world in confidence and faith? Want to know how?…

Opposition: When the Enemy is Religion (Luke 11:37-12:3)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Opposition_-When-Religion-Becomes-the-Enemy-6-14-15-Luke-11_37-12_3.mp3Podcast: DownloadOne of our greatest threats is undercover. Religion often looks great on the surface. Indeed,there is a good version of it (James 1:27). But there is also a version of it that can enslave and mislead. In this passage, Jesus speaks unbridled, stinging words to those who traffic in this deadly counterfeit to faith in Jesus. Message by Pastor Paul Trout 06/14/15

Opposition: Following Orders on the Battlefield (Luke 11:27-36)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Opposition_-Getting-and-Following-Orders-on-the-Battlefield-6-7-15-Luke-11_27-36.mp3Podcast: DownloadIn the thick of the battle, Jesus teaches his disciples a crucial lesson: “Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” We must stay vitally connected to the commander if we are to conquer. Check out this message for more. Message preached by Jim Haubrick 06/07/15

Opposition: Facing Spiritual Foes (Luke 11:14-26)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Opposition_-Facing-Spiritual-Foes-5-31-15-Luke-11_14-26.mp3Podcast: DownloadOur ultimate foes are invisible. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t real. Jesus faced them and overcame them. And in His power,so can we. Let’s see what His encounters then can teach us for today. 05/31/15

Opposition: Prepare by Praying (Luke 11:1-13)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Prayer_-Preparing-for-Opposition-5-24-15-Luke-11_1-13.mp3Podcast: DownloadThe upcoming chapters are filled with conflict for Jesus and the disciples. It’s always essential to connect with the commander before we hit the battle field. Let’s listen in as Jesus instructs his disciples in the model, the mindset, and the motivation of prayer. 05/24/15

Sister Sister: Sitting & Serving (Luke 10:38-42)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Sister-Sister_-Sitting-and-Serving-5-17-15-Luke-10_38-42.mp3Podcast: DownloadBeing or doing? Listening or going? Which is it? Maybe it’s not an either or after all. Jesus’ interaction with two first century sisters teaches us how to find the Biblical balance. 05/17/15

An Unexpected Twist: The Good WHAT? (Luke 10:25-37)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/An-Unexpected-Twist_-The-Good-What_-5.10.15-Luke-10_25-37.mp3Podcast: Download“Oh no He didn’t!” “Oh yes He did!” Jesus had a way of telling stories that opened some people’s eyes and made other people angry all at the same time. The Good Samaritan was a classic example. We’ll try our best to hear it through his listeners’ ears and see what He’s saying to us about the holy art of being…

Are You Gonna Make Disciples or Excuses? (Luke 9:57-62)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Are-You-Gonna-Make-Disciples-or-Excuses_-4-26-15-Luke-9_57-62.mp3Podcast: DownloadJesus’ call doesn’t always come when we want it to. And it doesn’t always lead where we want to go. Sometimes it means letting go of something we love. But the company can’t be beat. 04/26/15

Untapped Potential: What am I Missing Out On? (Luke 9:37-43a)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Untapped-Potential_-What-Am-I-Missing-Out-On_-4-12-15-Luke-9_37-43a.mp3Podcast: DownloadDon’t you hate it when you go to a buffet, then you get home and someone tells you about how amazing something they tried was – and you didn’t even know it was there?! No huge deal when it comes to dinner. But what if there are things we’re missing out on in our walk with Jesus? I don’t know about you –…

Who Do You Say I Am? (Luke 9:18-36 and selected verses)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Who-Do-You-Say-I-Am_-4-5-15-Luke-8_19-36-Selected-Passages.mp3Podcast: DownloadDid I pass? Will you marry me? Did the test come back positive? There are many important questions in life. At the top of the list is one Jesus asks us all: “Who do you say I am?” Eternity hinges on your answer. 04/05/15  

I Can’t Get No Satisfaction (Luke 9:10-17)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Real-Bread_-Only-Jesus-Can-Satisfy-3-29-15-Luke-9_10-17.mp3Podcast: DownloadTired of quick fixes that leave you empty? Jesus said He is the only Bread that satisfies. Have you tried Him? 03/29/15

The Mission: “Alright, Your Turn.” (Luke 9:1-9)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-Mission-3-22-15-Luke-9_1-9.mp3Podcast: DownloadGood training always leads to a launch. As the disciples walk in Jesus’ footsteps, we are reminded how amazing it is that Jesus invites us to partner with Him! 03/22/15  

Building Trust: Jesus Can Restore Health and Life (Luke 8:40-56)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Jesus-Builds-the-Trust-of-the-Missionaries-_I-Can-Restore-Health-and-Life_-3-15-15-Luke-8_40-56.mp3Podcast: DownloadBefore we go out and spread the good news, our trust tank needs to be filled. That’s why Jesus shows us that complete healing and even resurrection from the dead are at his fingertips. Preached by Worship Pastor Aaron Rosberg 03/15/15

Building Trust: Jesus Can Set People Free (Luke 8:26-39)

https://churchnextdooraz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Jesus-Builds-the-Trust-of-the-Missionaries_-_I-Can-Set-People-Free_-3-8-15-Luke-8_26-39.mp3Podcast: DownloadBefore we go out and spread the good news, our trust tank needs to be filled. That’s why Jesus goes out of his way to assure us that He’s powerful enough to set anyone free. 03/08/15