Evening = Revelation 2:12-17, The Word to those Where Satan Dwells

*Below is Pastor Andrew's preaching outline from Sunday's sermon, not a word for word manuscript. This is meant as aid in seeing the thought and direction of the sermon. This is the third city on our journey and is the first of the three compromised churches The First and Last churches (Ephesus & Laodicea) are…

Evening = Revelation 2:1-7, The Loveless Church

Revelation 2:1-7“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands.I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call…

Morning=Psalm 29: The Sovereign Voice of Glory

“The Sovereign Voice of Glory” Preached by Michael Joas The voice of the Lord sovereignly reigns that all may cry Glory. This psalm is unlike any other we have gone through in our psalm summer series. Psalm 29 is a victory psalm which gives us vocabulary to worship the God of creation. It was originally…

Morning= Psalm 88: A Cry in the Dark

*Below is Pastor Andrew's preaching outline from Sunday's sermon, not a word for word manuscript. This is meant as aid in seeing the thought and direction of the sermon. Why the 88th Working with teens and college students for many years the Lamentations of the Psalter were such a help, (I mean they were a…

A2: Episode 44- On Mercy & Grace

On this week's podcast the guys continue their on going discussion on the attributes of God, specifically looking at His mercy & grace. Take a listen as the guys unpack the difference between the two attributes and how they both find their completeness in Christ and how through Him we experience both of these attributes…

A2: Episode 43- On the Psalms

On this Week's Podcast the guys talk about the importance of the Psalms. Here they talk about why the Psalter is so important for Christian worship both inside and outside of weekly gatherings, along with some of their own favorites. Have a listen and be encouraged.

Morning = Psalm 1, Into the Psalter (The Songs of the Blessed)

Starting our Summer off with a journey into the vast emotional truth’s that are seen in the Psalter. Week in and week out in both corporate and personal worship we are encouraged to think biblically about the words we sing, and to approach the Lord in proper adoration and thought. Most of the times this…

Evening=But God….Grows

Wk. 1: But God Judges Wk. 2: But God Saves Wk. 3: But God Preserves Today we see that through everything we may be blessed with and every advantage that we have been given it is God who gives spiritual growth to the church. In a day and age of the next best thing and…

Evening = But God…..Preserves

Week 1: But God…Judges In our first week we set the foundation with the truth that sins is a corrupting force that God will Judge. His wrath remains against sin from the most devious and wicked such as the acts of Doeg to the most common and some may say passive as the Rich-Man of…

A2: Episode 41-On The Immutability of God

The guys are back on the topic of the nature of God this week. Specifically this week they are tackling the question of does God change. They dive into the many avenues this topic leads to such as open theism, the emotions of God and to a degree prayer. Take some time and be encouraged.

Evening = But God….Saves

Last week we set the foundation of the series but walking through the reality that Judgment and wrath are true realities. God will judge one day, and as was seen in both Ps. 52 and Luke 12 that day is unknown to us, but it is a reality, and for those apart from Christ it…

A2: Episode 40- On books & Desert Islands

This week the Podcast hits its mid-life crisis, so the guys are going for a journey onto a desert island and contemplating what books they would bring with them if they were to get stuck on such a place for the rest of their lives......Yes they are ripping off Stephen Nichols, but it's fun. Have…

Evening = But God….Judges

Intro: 4 week series looking at the 2 most transformative Words in Scripture: But God Overview Where we are going -Week 1: But God Judges (the Wicked) -Week 2: But God Saves (Sinners) -Week 3: But God Preserves (His Own) -Week 4: But God Builds (His Church) Now again the focus point of our series…

A2: Episode 39- On Sermon Prep

This Week the guys take a moment from prepping their sermons to talk about what goes into Sermon Preperation. Take a listen as they discuss the similarities and differences in styles and how the ultimate goal isn't in the style used in preparation, but the how the work done along the way is to properly…

A2: Episode 38- On Andrew………..?

This week on the Podcast Adam comes under the weather and Andrew is left all alone to cover the conversation. So what do you do in a pinch, well you give the people a look into your life. So on this week's podcast Andrew gives you a rundown on His testimony and how he came…

A2: Episode 37- On Holy Weekend

This week the guys are joined by a special guest, Sam Knox. Sam is one of the Elders at SonRise and was excited to join the guys as they discuss the importance of Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. In this Podcast the guys examine why they observe Good Friday along with Resurrection Sunday, along with…

A2: Episode 36- On the Incomprehensibility of God

On this week's episode the guys discuss the importance of understanding the transcendence and immanence of God in relation to knowledge of Him. They dive deep into the reality that God is beyond human comprehension and reason, and yet at the same time he has made himself known to us in such a way that…

Evening=Historic Faith: The Battle for the Son

Augustine cont…(Pelagianism) -Pelagianism -Belief circulated by the Pious British Monk Pelagius -Arose out of his distaste for the Christian church he found in Rome, where the faith seemed reduced to ritualistic practices meant for future life in heaven, with no regard for current holiness. -From this moment in 383 he felt his mission was to…

A2: Episode 35- On Church Partnerships & N. Ireland

This week the guys discuss their recent trip to N. Ireland and the church partnership that SonRise is beginning with Foundation Church Belfast. In this episode they discuss the importance of partnerships, both for churches and pastors, as well as some of their experiences during their time in N.Ireland. We hope you will enjoy this…

Evening= Historic Faith: Three Pillars of a New World

Pillar 1: Preaching- John Chrysostom (349-407) •    Born around 349, to a widowed 20 yr old mother named Anthusa (her late husband Secundus was a High-ranking government official). She never remarried and made it her goal in life to train her son in the ways of the Lord and pray that he would grow in…

A2: Episode 33- On Ministry Wives

On this week's podcast, the guys are off and in their place are the amazing Holly and Ange. The ladies are tackling the question of what it is like to serve along side their husbands in Ministry. Holly looking at it from the perspective of a pastor's wife living here in the states and Ange…

Evening= Historic Faith: The Battle for the Trinity

Last week we were introduced to the Council of Nicaea and the initial battle over the Divinity of Christ The council of Nicaea was 1 of 4 major universally accepted Councils of the Christian faith. (each council sought to bring clarity to the truths found in Scripture. -4 Councils: Nicaea (325)-Last week Constantinople (381)- This…

A2: Episode 31- On God’s Aseity

The guys are back and on this week's Podcast they continue their discussion on the doctrine of God, specifically they are looking at the often over looked doctrine of God's Aseity. Now you may be asking what is that? If that is the case have a listen and find out, for those who may already…

Evening = The Historic Faith, The Fourth Century Shapes the Church

The church at the beginning of- the 2nd century (Epistle of Diogentum) History of the Christian Church § 2. General Character of Ante-nicene Christianity The Christians,” he says, “are not distinguished from other men by country, by language, nor by civil institutions. For they neither dwell in cities by themselves, nor use a peculiar tongue,…

A2: Episode 30- On the Trinity

On this week's Podcast they guys tackle the importance of thew Trinity and the Christian faith. In it they discuss why as believers it is important for us t hold to the orthodox and biblical description of God revealed in scripture and handed down through history. We hope you enjoy this weeks discussion.

Evening= The Historic Faith: African Church Fathers

The Church in Alexandria 1. Background of the City -located in Egypt & home to one of the Largest Hellenistic jewish sect of the first and second centruty -Apollos was Born and raised there Acts 18:24–28 ESV Now a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, competent…

A2: Episode 29- On The Gray

On this week's podcast the guys dive into the reality, that not everything in the faith is boiled down to orthodoxy or heresy. Take a listen as they breakdown why we as the church need a few more categories, and ultimately what are the things that truly define the Christian faith.

A2: Episode 28- On the Holiness of God

In this weeks Podcast the guys begin a new discussion on the Theology of God. To this end the guys specifically open by looking at and discussing the Holiness of God, and how this defining characteristic of God sets the foundation for everything else we know about Him. Take a moment have a listen and…

A2: Episode 27- On General Revelation

The guys are back this week with a discussion on the importance of general revelation. Here they speak about why general revelation is still important in today's church and for the future of the faith. they also will touch on how this very important aspect of God interacts with special revelation and how the two…

Evening= The Historic Faith: The Apostles and the spread of Christianity

This week we continue our journey through the history of the church specifically Andrew looks at the time of the Apostles and their ministry through to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD. 1. Beginning of the Way •The Apostles Mission Matthew 28:19–20 ESV Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in…

A2: Episode 24- On A New Year

Hey Everyone, We are back with an all new episode for 2019. In this weeks episode the guys look back over the first year of their podcast and talk about their favorite and least favorite moments. After this enjoyable flashback they then will look forward and preview some of the exciting things (Lord Willing) they…

Morning= Joshua 3-4: We have not passed this Way

As we come to the end of 2018 and look forward to 2019 we look this week at the people of Israel as they come to the Jordan river and hopefully await the Work of God. So in this weeks sermon Andrew unwraps the reality of what we as the people of God should be…

Evening= Habits of Grace: Belong to His Body (Pt. 1)

As we begin our final section on the Spiritual Disciplines we turn to the importance of living out the faith in community. This week Specifically we address why the body of Christ is an essential element to our spiritual health and how we each contribute to the overall health of the local body. Take a…

A2: Episode 21- On Missions w/Los Floyds

On This Week's Podcast the guys welcome some specials guests: the Floyds. Who are the Floyds you may ask? Well, they are missionaries serving in Latin America with MTW and are currently home for a season. They stopped by to join us and chat about the importance of missions work, the need for local church…

Evening: Habits of Grace- Hear His Voice Pt 1

In this week's evening service we change things up a bit as we continue in our series on Spiritual Disciplines. This week, specifically, we look at the importance of the Word of God and some of the basic ways we join in fellowship with God through the Word. Take a listen.

Morning: John 16:23-33 “The True Joy in Jesus our Overcomer”

This week we had the privileged of hearing the Word of God declared to us by Stephen Best the President of Bible Basics International, a Local missions agency serving the local church globally. He continued our series throughout the book of John concluding Jesus instruction from the Upper Room. True Joy is received in the…

A2: Episode 18- Semper Reformanda

This week on the Podcast the guys reflect on the upcoming 501 anniversary of the start of the reformation. In so doing they will discuss why the reformation was important, why we can't forget it, and finally how it impacts the modern church. Please take a listen and be encouraged.

A2: Episode 17 – Church Leadership

Join the guys this week as they dive into the the topic of Leadership in the local church. They answer the questions: What is biblical Leadership? what are the qualifications to lead? and finally Why is a Biblical view of Leadership so important in our modern context?  

A2: Episode 15- Church Discipline

In this week's Podcast Adam and Andrew tackle the often misunderstood and equally as often misapplied subject of church discipline. Join them as they discuss the vital role church discipline plays in the life of a healthy church and how and why it is so often misjudged or misapplied.

Evening: Job 38- The LORD Speaks

Join us as we continue in our study on the Book of Job. This week we will begin unpacking the beauty and wonder of the LORD's speech to Job out of the Whirlwind. Here we come face to face with the awesome wonder, mystery and grace of God through his presence and his rebuke. For…

A2: Episode 12- The Importance of Gospel & Conversion

In this weeks episode the guys tackle the next two aspects of the IX Marks of a Healthy Church: The Gospel and Conversion. Take a Listen as they unpack the riches of these two aspects of the church and why they can so often be overlooked or taken for granted. -Enjoy

A2: Episode 11- Sound Doctrine

In This week's Episode Adam & Andrew tackle the role of theology & sound doctrine in the church. They look at the reality that everyone to one degree or another is a theologian whether they believe it to be true or not, and because of this it is important for the church to be a…

A2: Episode 10 -On Expositional Preaching

On this weeks Podcast Adam & Andrew begin a longer discussion on the 9Marks of a healthy. Particularly, this week they focus on Expositional preaching, what it is, what it isn't, and why it is important for the health of a church. We hope you will take a listen and be encouraged.

The Paraclete

This week's sermon was preached by one of our Pastoral Apprentices, Sam Knox. “Love Constrained to Obedience.” (William Cowper) Cooper No strength of nature can suffice To serve the Lord aright: And what she has she misapplies, For want of clearer light. How long beneath the law I lay In bondage and distress; I toll’d…

A2: Episode 9- On Reformed Theology

On This weeks Episode Andrew & Adam will discuss the meaning of reformed theology and how it shapes their lives and practice. They also take some time to discuss some of what it is not and how we need to get a fuller appreciation for the totality of the doctrines associated with the theology as…

A2: Episode 8 -A Peculiar Glory Review

On this weeks episode Adam and Andrew review and unpack John Piper's first book in his new trilogy A Peculiar Glory. It was a fun book to read and just as much fun to discuss its place in our current conversations on the bible and its role in the church and our own lives. Take…

Evening: Job 29-31 “Once more with Feeling”

This week Andrew continues our study through the book of Job reflecting on Job's final words to his friends and defenses of life before God. There is a lot to unpack but in the end Job will Ponder the past, Lament the Present and then Plead for a future.  

A2: Episode 7: Social Media

In this week's Podcast Adam & Andrew are once again joined by Chris Wall as they discuss the importance of intentionality in the use of social media. They will discuss both the positive and negative nature of its use and its effect on believers and the world around them. Have a listen.

A2: Episode 6: Rest

In this week's episode Andrew & Adam are accompanied by a special guest Christopher Raymond Wall, as they share their thoughts on rest. Specifically in today's episode they speak on the different things they do to find rest and enjoyment in God's creation and works as a means of recovery from the toils of the…

A2: Episode 5- The Importance of Family Worship

This week on the podcast Adam & Andrew tackle the importance of family worship. This episode will dive into its role for those who are in many different stages of life and how best to worship as a family around the truth of God. Take a listen and as always feel free to send us…

A2: Episode 4- Christian, What Do You Believe?

In this weeks Podcast Adam & Andrew discuss the upcoming Publican's conference. Here you will learn why SonRise hosts this conference every year, what this years topic will be, and why we feel the subject is so important for the local church. Join us and be encouraged.

Evening: Job 23-24 Standing in Chaos

In this weeks text Andrew dives into chapters 23-24 where Job will answer Eliphaz one last time. In this Job will reason that God is far greater than he can fathom, and so he will plead his case to God alone and cling to his integrity in spite of his friends words and the apparent…

Evening: Job 22, Eliphaz – The Wisdomless Counselor

During our evening service Andrew took us through Eliphaz's final speech to Job. In this text we saw Eliphaz's wisdom turn to folly for he does 3 things in this text that we need to be aware of and ensure that we are not doing the same: 1. He wrongly assess his friends character (1-11)…

A2: Episode 3 – Eschatology…….

Join us this week as Adam & Andrew lay the ground work for our understanding of Eschatology. They will accomplish this by looking at the importance of understanding the Old Testament properly and reading the whole of Scripture with Christ in mind.

A2: Episode 2- Good Books for Growing Christians

In this week's Podcast we dive into a realm we enjoy greatly: Books. In this Episode we discuss what books are most beneficial for a believer at different stages in their Christian walk, also we examine why books are a helpful addition to your personal study of scripture. We Hope You enjoy

Evening: Job 16-17; Firm through Suffering

This week, our newest staff member; Andrew Jaenichen filled the pulpit and brought the Word to us while continuing our study through the book of Job.  In this text we saw Job reply to his friend Eliphaz's attack on his character and his relationship with God, as such Job refuted the charges against him and…