Messiah’s House · Forgiving the Church – Jason Craft Jesus told us that the World will know that we are His disciples by the love that we have for one another. Love in the Church should be visible to those who are outside the Church. What does love look like? The Bible tells us that love covers over a multitude of sins and that love prospers when a fault is forgiven. Forgiving others is a way that we show love to the World around us. Listen to this teaching on the power of forgiving people in the Church when they […]
Messiah’s House · What is a Healthy Church? – Jason Craft How would you describe a healthy church? Can you discern biblical signs of a healthy church? Let’s look at nine signs of a healthy church. You might say, this is what it looks like when the Holy Spirit comes to church.
Messiah’s House · What is the Model Church? – Jason Craft The church in Thessalonica is the only church in the New Testament that Paul describes as a “model” for others. Why did he say that? What marked them in such a way that Paul said that their faith had become known everywhere? Listen to this message by Pastor Jason as he shares four characteristics that every local church should desire to have. Enjoy!
Messiah’s House · Why is Church Important? – Jason Craft Church is not a place but it is a people. Church is not something you go to but it is something you belong to. Jesus is building His Church and He is building us together in love. Satan hates the Church and he is always attacking us in the area of relationships. This message by Pastor Jason deals with why church is so vital to the life of a Believer and why some people have a habit of leaving the church.
Messiah’s House · What is Church? Pt. 2- Jason Craft The Bible uses two main pictures or metaphors to describe the Church. Scripture tells us that the Church is both a building and a body. It is important for every Believer to understand these two extremes and what they mean to us as God’s people. This is the second part of a two part message by Pastor Jason. Listen as he continues to define “Church” and he gives us nine signs of a healthy local church.
Messiah’s House · What is Church – Jason Craft In the New Testament, The Holy Spirit used a single Greek word that we translate ‘church’ in English. The Greek word is ‘ekklesia’ and it means “the called out ones” or the “called out assembly”. Thus we know that the Church is not a place but it is a people. Church is not something that you go to but rather something that you belong to. The Church is made up of people who have been called out of the world and called to follow Jesus. Listen to this teaching and be […]
Messiah’s House · God’s Future Plan for Israel- and the Church, Inbox Series – Jason Craft There are some people today that believe that because Israel rejected Jesus as their Messiah, God has rejected them. There are people who believe that the Church is the “new Israel” and that God has no significant plans for Israel as it pertains to the end times. Listen as Pastor Jason addresses the subjects of Replacement Theology and Eschatology and what God has in store for both Israel and the Church in the days ahead.
Messiah’s House · What We Value Most – Jason Craft Church culture is determined by what is valued. The early Church prospered and grew because of what they valued. Outsiders liked what they saw going on inside the early Church and therefore people were getting saved every day. Listen to this teaching by Pastor Jason Craft as he talks about Kingdom values and the culture of the Church today.
Messiah’s House · 10 Things I Don’t Like About Church – Jason Craft Culture in a church is determined by what is valued. The early Church grew and prospered because outsiders wanted what they saw going on inside the church. Many people in society today don’t like what they see going on inside the Church. Let’s face it, we have some real issues that we need to address if we are going to reach lost people with the good news of Jesus. Listen to this raw and personal message from Pastor Jason Craft as he talks about 10 things he […]
Messiah’s House · The Right People – Jason Craft It’s one thing to avoid the wrong people in your life but it’s just as important that you surround yourself with the right people. In order to grow in our salvation, we need certain types of people around us. Listen to this message by Pastor Jason Craft as he talks about six types of people that we need in our lives that can only be found in the Body of Christ.
Messiah’s House · Why Go to Church – Jason Craft There are lots of negative things going on in the Church today and for a variety of reasons, there are many people leaving the Church all together. Many Believers sit at home every Sunday and don’t think that they need to go to church. If you aren’t sure about the Church anymore, then you need to hear this message by Pastor Jason Craft as he shares several reasons why every Believer needs a church home.
Fulfilling the mission that Jesus has given to us requires us to be” Kingdom” minded rather than “Church” minded. Kingdom thinking doesn’t force people into the church in order to hear about Jesus. Kingdom thinking hits the streets with the gospel. According to Romans 10:15, every Believer has been given beautiful feet because we are carriers of the good news. Listen as Pastor Jason talks about eight ways that you can personally engage the world around you with the gospel.