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|1/20/2013||Follow Me - Two Words that Changed the World
We are seeing a rage for "calling" today, but much of the discussion is shallow, confused, and commercialized. This sermon looks at one of the crucial biblical passages behind the doctrine. Christ's call is primarily to Himself and secondarily to our occupational work in the world. Calling is to serve, to be a steward, to be entreprenurial, and to accountability.
|Our Callings - One Caller||Dr. Os Guinness|
God gives us a lot when we say "Yes" to Jesus: we’re also called to live without some things.
|In Jesus' Steps: Practical Christianity from Peter||The Rev. Bill Haley|
|10/21/2012||In Jesus' Steps?
Jesus calls us to “go” forth into Mission for him? What Mission? What is the Mission of God? And, what does the Mission of God have to do with you?
|In Jesus' Steps: Practical Christianity from Peter||The Rev. Sam Ferguson|
|6/17/2012||Keep the Commands of God
Like all wise fathers, God taught his children right and wrong. The Ten Commandments are God's grace gift: they teach us how to love God back, how to represent God to the nations, and teach us our need for Christ.
|The Lessons God Teaches While Tabernacling||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
The Rev. Jim Byrne speaks to The Falls Church from 2 Timothy 2:1-3. "Be a Barnabas; find a Paul; disciple a Timothy."
|The Rev. Jim Byrne|
|3/13/2011||The Vine Life: Abide in Me
What is the essential meaning of John 15.1-11? Jesus tells us how the spiritual life works, and says simply “Abide in Me” using an illustration of the vine and branches.
|The Vine Life||The Rev. Bill Haley|
|1/2/2011||The Deepest Vocation that Comes to Us All
The Rev. Bill Haley speaks to The Falls Church from John 15:12-17. Being made in the Image of God provides deep dignity to our work, but we must be sure to love first and love well.
|The Incarnation||The Rev. Bill Haley|
|12/26/2010||Jesus: Full of Grace and Truth
The Rev. Jim Byrne speaks to The Falls Church from John 1:1-18. Jesus is the Word of God Incarnate. The same Word of the Lord who spoke creation into existence can speak transformation into your life!
|The Incarnation||The Rev. Jim Byrne|
|7/11/2010||Faith is for a Lifetime
The Rev. Bill Haley speaks to The Falls Church from Hebrews 11:1-7. This message was given at the 9 a.m. service and both 11:00 a.m. services.
|Book of Hebrews, pt. III - Faith||The Rev. Bill Haley|
|11/1/2009||It's Time to Grow Up
The Rev. John Yates speaks to The Falls Church from Ephesians 4:1-16.
|Ephesians||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|10/18/2009||Grace and Power
The Rev. John Yates speaks to The Falls Church from Ephesians 3:1-13.
|Ephesians||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/27/2009||Prayer and Power
The Rev. John Yates speaks to The Falls Church from Ephesians 1:15-23.
|Ephesians||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|5/31/2009||The Resurrection: God Living and Breathing in Us
The Right Rev. Martyn Minns, missionary bishop for the Convocation of Anglicans in North America, speaks to The Falls Church on the Sunday of Pentecost, at a service of Confirmation. He speaks from Romans 8, about God's Holy Spirit as an "power source" for living.
|Resurrection Faith||The Rt. Rev. Martyn Minns|
|5/17/2009||The Resurrection: Not Losing Heart
The Rev. John Yates speaks to The Falls Church from 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 about how to overcome discouragement when living out the Christian faith and ministering to others.
|Resurrection Faith||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|6/15/2008||The Bishop's Visitation
The Rt. Rev. David Bena speaks to The Falls Church on the occasion of his visitation about acting as Godly Shepherds in God's Kingdom.
|The Rt. Rev. David Bena|
|6/3/2007||A New Vocation||God is Doing a New Thing||The Rt. Rev. David Bena|
|9/3/2006||Investing for Talents||Mark Rodgers|
|9/11/2005||Calling & Carpentry||A Life’s Work (Or A Life Of Work?)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|5/29/2005||Overcoming Inertia – The Blessing Of Persecution||God’s Unstoppable Mission||The Rev. Kim Swithinbank|
|4/24/2005||Born To Serve||To Serve One Another||Dave Healing|
|5/23/2004||Being The Body||Our Vision and Values||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/14/2003||The Fields Are Ripe For Harvesting||Conversations with Jesus||The Rev. Kim Swithinbank|
|7/27/2003||Miriam, Prophet Of The Lord||Old Testament Heroes||The Rev. Penelope Swithinbank|
|6/29/2003||God’s Holy People||The Church (Ephesians)||The Rev. Kim Swithinbank|
|6/22/2003||Healthy Growing Church||The Church (Ephesians)||The Rev. Kim Swithinbank|
|12/15/2002||Share Your Secrets With A Friend - Mary And Elizabeth — The Meeting Of Miracle Mothers||Christmas Eye Witness||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|4/28/2002||The Heart Of The Giver||Financial Freedom||Dave Healing|
|3/10/2002||Keep Serving In Your Gifting||Stewardship||The Rev. David Prior|
|2/17/2002||Keep Constant In Your Love||Stewardship||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|1/20/2002||The Value Of Your Dash||Stewardship||Jeff Taylor|
|5/28/2000||To Seek And Serve And Love||Understanding Our Baptismal Covenant||Nicholas Dusenbury|
|4/2/2000||The Communion Of Saints||Understanding Our Baptismal Covenant||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|3/26/2000||The Holy Spirit And David Livingstone||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|10/10/1999||Opening The Door To God’s Blessing||Jeff Taylor|
|9/26/1999||God’s Corrective Vision||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|6/13/1999||Disciples Are Gathered; Apostles Are Sent||The Rt. Rev. Peter Lee|
|5/16/1999||The Way To Attack A Problem||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|6/29/1997||The Risks Involved||Your Ministry (Lessons from 2 Corinthians)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|6/15/1997||The Traps to Avoid||Your Ministry (Lessons from 2 Corinthians)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|6/8/1997||The Cost and Pain||Your Ministry (Lessons from 2 Corinthians)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|5/18/1997||Heavenly Mindedness||Three Powerful Paradoxes (in Philippians)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|5/11/1997||When Progress Is Promoting Others||Three Powerful Paradoxes (in Philippians)||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|11/17/1996||Who You Are - Who You Are Not||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/8/1996||Holding Fast The Vision||2 Timothy||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/1/1996||Ezekiel, A Shepherd Then; [Your Name], A Shepherd Now||Jeff Taylor|
|8/25/1996||Being A Priest In Your Home||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|7/28/1996||Calling||The Distinctives Of A Disciple||The Rev. Bill Haley|
|3/24/1996||The Warning Christ||A Different Side of Christ||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|2/25/1996||Taking A City For Christ||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|2/18/1996||The Book Of Acts - When Good People Disagree||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|12/18/1994||Nothing Is Impossible With God||The Most Rev. Colin Bazley|
|5/22/1994||How The Power Company Got Started||The Rev. Nicholas Lubelfeld|
|11/21/1993||Ministering to One Another||Marriage, Money, and Ministry||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|8/8/1993||Dealing With Crisis in the Spirit||In the Spirit||Fletcher Montgomery|
|2/7/1993||Entitled Or Entrusted?||The Rev. Dr. Leighton Ford|
|11/1/1992||The Strength Of The Saints||The Rev. John M. Heidengren|
|10/25/1992||The Spirit and the Truth of Giving
John Burley; Giving Of Time And Talent Within - The Body Of Christ To Build Up The Body, Joyce McCarten; How We Give Of The Wealth - That God Has Blessed Us With, Steve Skancke
|The Rev. John Burley|
|8/23/1992||Called||The Seven Mighty Words That Tell Us Who We Are||The Rev. Christopher Hancock|
|8/9/1992||Consecrated||The Seven Mighty Words That Tell Us Who We Are||The Rev. John M. Heidengren|
|7/26/1992||Chosen||The Seven Mighty Words That Tell Us Who We Are||The Rev. John M. Heidengren|
|3/15/1992||How I View My Mission?||How Does the Cross Affect:||Tom Skinner|
|1/26/1992||Loving God with Your Strength||Loving God and Your Neighbor||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/8/1991||The Falls Church Family Vision||Building Bigger Hearts - Receiving & Sharing Grace||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|7/21/1991||Resting in Remote Places||Diary of a Modern Disciple:||The Rev. John Burley|
|5/26/1991||Pressure, Privilege, and Patience||The Rev. David Prior|
|2/24/1991||Finding Your Ministry||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|4/22/1990||The Sending Out of the Disciples||Joe Warren|
|4/17/1988||A People-Centered Church
- Among other things, this sermon mentions the start of a financial campaign for the building of the "new" buildings
|What Sort of Church Are We Building?||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|1/20/1985||Feed My Lambs, Tend my Sheep
113th Annual Meeting
|The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/25/1983||Three Priorities Which Shape My Life||I John Series||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|9/18/1983||Coat hangers, Cockroaches, and George||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|3/27/1983||The Lord Hath Need of Thee||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|
|1/30/1983||Theological Education Sunday||Sam Pascoe|
|1/23/1983||You Are the Body of Christ||The Rev. David MacKenzie|
|12/12/1982||Christ's Authority - Christ's Command||The Rev. Colin Bazley|
|5/30/1982||The Helper||The Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II|