CORE Stuff

CORE Stuff (s5e10) – Jesus is Not a Zombie! – Extremes (Session Two)

CORE Stuff (s5e10) – Jesus is Not a Zombie! – Extremes (Session Two)

In this hilarious yet insightful session, a pastor tackles the profound question posed by a young boy – “Is Jesus a zombie?” Using both humor and rigorous theological analysis, the pastor not only definitively explains why Jesus is not a zombie, but eloquently unpacks the true meaning and transformative power of Christ’s resurrection. From exploring the biblical differences between zombies and the resurrected savior, to emphasizing the adventurous, risk-taking nature of authentic faith, this engaging talk offers a refreshingly original perspective on following Jesus. Packed with thought-provoking insights on topics like Christian boldness, spiritual freedom, and the lifelong process of becoming who God created us to be, this sermon is a must-watch for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the resurrection and its implications for daily life.
#Theology #Apologetics #FaithAndScience #SpiritualGrowth #ChristianLife #Transformation

CORE Stuff (s5e9) – Unlocking the Courage to Live Boldly for Christ – Extremes (Session One)

CORE Stuff (s5e9) – Unlocking the Courage to Live Boldly for Christ – Extremes (Session One)

In this powerful first session of our study, Jeff challenges believers to step out of their comfort zones and embrace a life of extremes for Christ. Exploring themes of freedom, transformation, and unwavering faith, this message encourages viewers to let go of complacency and become agents of change in a rapidly shifting world. A must-watch for those seeking to deepen their relationship with God and make a lasting impact for His kingdom.
#FaithInAction #ChristianGrowth #ExtremeDisciples #LivingBoldly #KingdomImpact

CORE Stuff (s5e8) – God is Love: Finding True Rest in God | Three Little Words (Session Four)

CORE Stuff (s5e8) – God is Love: Finding True Rest in God | Three Little Words (Session Four)

Discover the true meaning and importance of the Sabbath rest in this insightful discussion. Explore how God instituted the Sabbath, not just as a day off, but as a precious gift for us to celebrate His creation, find respite, and deepen our connection with Him. Gain a refreshing perspective on making the Sabbath a priority in our busy lives, and learn how it can bring joy, peace, and renewed purpose.
#Sabbath #Rest #Worship #GodsCraft #SpiritualRenewal #JoyfulLiving #ChristianLiving #BiblicalTruths

CORE Stuff (s5e7) – God is Love: The Power to Transform Trash-Filled Hearts | Three Little Words (Session Three)

CORE Stuff (s5e7) – God is Love: The Power to Transform Trash-Filled Hearts | Three Little Words (Session Three)

In this session, Jeff explores the profound implications of the simple yet life-changing truth: “God is love.” Through the parable of the unwanted ship Pelicano, he vividly illustrates how our hearts can become filled with the toxic trash of anger, guilt, and deceit. But God’s love is beyond our reason, has no limits, and will never change. Discover how embracing God’s unconditional and unchanging love can cleanse our trash-filled hearts, transform our lives, and enable us to live out our legacy. Get ready for a compelling call to let the love of God radically change you from the inside out.
#GodIsLove #TransformingLove #UnconditionalLove #LegacyOfLove #SpiritualRenewal #FaithTransformation #ChristianLiving

CORE Stuff (s5e6) – God is Love: A Journey of Transformation | Three Little Words (Session Two)

CORE Stuff (s5e6) – God is Love: A Journey of Transformation | Three Little Words (Session Two)

Join us as we explore the depth of God’s love and its transformative power in our lives. From a chance encounter on a park bench to a poignant story from the Bible, discover how understanding our need for God’s love leads to profound changes. Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking discussion on the significance of truly embracing the love of God.#Faith #GodIsLove #ThreeLittleWords #GodsLove #Transformation #FaithJourney #EncounterWithGod #SpiritualGrowth #LoveAndForgiveness #UnderstandingGodsLove #BibleStory #LifeChangingEncounter #EmbracingGodsLove

CORE Stuff (s5e5) – God is Love: Unpacking the Foundation of Faith | Three Little Words (Session One)

CORE Stuff (s5e5) – God is Love: Unpacking the Foundation of Faith | Three Little Words (Session One)

Dive into the profound truth that God is love in this compelling series opener. Join us as we explore the foundational concept that defines our faith and transforms our lives. Discover how understanding God’s love impacts our relationships, decisions, and legacy. Don’t miss out on this journey to unravel the depth and significance of those three little words: God is love. #Faith #GodIsLove #ThreeLittleWords

CORE Stuff (s5e4) – Unfooled (Session Four)

CORE Stuff (s5e4) – Unfooled (Session Four)

In this session, join Pastor Jeff as he delves into the concluding part of the Unfooled series, exploring the profound lessons from the wise men in Matthew 2. Discover the often-overlooked details about the treasures and gifts presented to Jesus and the significant historical context surrounding their journey. Uncover the contrast between the wise and foolish, as illustrated through the actions of Joseph and Herod, shedding light on the importance of obedience and the consequences of anger. Don’t miss the insights into the Magi’s gifts, the luxurious nature of Egypt, and the challenges faced by Joseph and his family during their time in this foreign land. It’s a thought-provoking exploration of scripture and history, providing valuable lessons for navigating life’s challenges with wisdom and obedience. #Unfooled #Wisdom #BiblicalInsights

CORE Stuff (s5e3) – Unfooled (Session Three)

CORE Stuff (s5e3) – Unfooled (Session Three)

Join us in this intriguing exploration of the Christmas story, delving into the untold aspects of the wise men’s journey. Unravel the historical context, uncover the hidden facts, and grasp the deeper layers of the narrative. In this series so far, we’ve unearthed nine valuable takeaways that offer a unique perspective on navigating a world filled with both foolishness and wisdom. Dive into the clash of kingdoms, understand the significance of the Magi, and witness the unfolding epic adventure that goes beyond the familiar Christmas tale. Get ready for a thought-provoking journey through Matthew chapter two, discovering insights that may reshape how you perceive the timeless story of Jesus’ birth.

CORE Stuff (s5e2) – Unfooled (Session Two)

CORE Stuff (s5e2) – Unfooled (Session Two)

In this YouTube session, Jeff explores the journey of the Magi in a historical context, emphasizing the importance of paying attention to details and learning from the past. The Magi, identified as king makers, embarked on a perilous journey with a large caravan, challenging the traditional image of three lonely kings on camels. Jeff highlights the Magi’s awareness of history, particularly the prophecies of Daniel, and their deliberate search for the King of the Jews to worship. The session encourages wise consideration of one’s own journey and the recognition of the significance of historical context in understanding the Christmas story.

CORE Stuff (s5e1) – Unfooled (Session One)

CORE Stuff (s5e1) – Unfooled (Session One)

This session explores the significance of the story of the wise men from the Bible, specifically focusing on Matthew 2:1-12. Jeff delves into the historical and cultural context of the Magi, highlighting their role as influential king-makers in the ancient world. The narrative unfolds, emphasizing the awe-inspiring nature of the events described and the importance of maintaining a sense of wonder and appreciation for God’s work.

The series, titled “Unfooled: Living Wisely for Jesus in a Dangerous World,” aims to extract lessons from the seemingly overlooked characters of the wise men. Jeff encourages viewers to consider the complexity and danger of the world the Magi lived in, drawing parallels to the challenges of the present day. The narrative unfolds with insights into the Magi’s background, their journey, and the symbolic gifts they brought to Jesus.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e25) – The Fog of War (Session Two)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e25) – The Fog of War (Session Two)

The session continues the look at the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East. Jeff discusses the biblical background of the conflict and emphasizes the importance of understanding and interpreting current events from a biblical perspective. He also addresses various questions and controversies surrounding the conflict, including whether Christians should speak out on the issue and whether Israel’s response is disproportionate. Jeff suggests that Iran is the driving force behind the conflict and outlines a scenario in which Israel could reclaim lost territory. He concludes with a reminder that God is in control and that believers should find peace, hope, and security in their faith.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e24) – The Fog of War (Session One)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e24) – The Fog of War (Session One)

This series is focusing on the concept of the “fog of war.” We approach the topic with a biblical and historical lens, emphasizing the importance of having a spiritual perspective in times of fear. Jeff outlines four common responses to fear: denial, despair, death acceptance, and the positive alternative of finding hope in God. He argues that the current challenges in the world should be viewed through a biblical worldview, identifying a spiritual problem rather than just political or geopolitical issues. He also delves into recent events, particularly the conflict between Israel and Hamas, and highlights the role of Iran in sponsoring terrorist groups. Reflections on the promised land in the Bible and the uncertainty of current geopolitical situations are also discussed, arguing that it is a battle of good versus evil. Jeff criticizes the response of some individuals and organizations, including the U.S. government, for what they perceive as a lack of understanding of the true nature of the conflict and that the current events align with biblical prophecies about the end times and expresses concern about rising anti-Semitism and a perceived delusion in society.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e23) – Ghost Adventures (Session Four)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e23) – Ghost Adventures (Session Four)

In this episode, we are discussing the importance of being filled with the Holy Spirit in the context of a Christian gathering. Jeff emphasizes that it’s a continuous process and that individuals must desire this experience. We delve into the significance of the command to be filled with the Spirit and the ongoing transformation it brings to a believer’s life. We also emphasize the importance of having a deep spiritual desire or “holy hunger” for the things of God.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e22) – Ghost Adventures (Session Three)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e22) – Ghost Adventures (Session Three)

In this session, Jeff is discussing the Holy Spirit, emphasizing that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is received at the moment of salvation and that it is not reserved for certain “spiritual elite.” He also addresses the misconception that speaking in tongues is a necessary sign of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. The speaker uses Acts 19:1-7 to explain that the disciples in Ephesus had not received the Holy Spirit because they had not yet believed in Jesus. The focus is on clarifying these theological points and the role of personal experience in one’s faith journey. We touch on how some people in the past didn’t fully understand Christian teachings, emphasizing the need to let Scripture interpret Scripture. Jeff also delves into the role of the Holy Spirit in a believer’s life, highlighting moments when the Spirit’s power is evident. He briefly discuss the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, framing it as a spiritual battle between good and evil. Finally, they mention a historical account related to the founding of the United States, suggesting a spiritual purpose behind the nation’s existence.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e21) – Ghost Adventures (Session Two)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e21) – Ghost Adventures (Session Two)

In this session, we discuss the Holy Spirit and what the baptism of the Holy Spirit is. We also look at the importance of relying on God’s Word rather than personal experiences, we address misconceptions, and provide a breakdown of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Jeff also touches on the unemotional nature of this work of God and its unifying impact on believers. Additionally, it is mentioned that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is part of one’s original equipment upon salvation and distinguish it from the filling or indwelling of the Holy Spirit, which will be discussed further in the next session.

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e20) – Ghost Adventures (Session One)

CORE Stuff 2023 (s4e20) – Ghost Adventures (Session One)

This session is part of a series called “Ghost Adventures” in which discusses the Holy Spirit. The series aims to explore concepts related to the Holy Spirit, including the baptism and indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Emphasis is put on the importance of understanding the Holy Spirit’s role in our lives and compares the Spirit to the vital but unseen force of air. It also touches on the relevance of the Holy Spirit in today’s culture, framing societal issues as spiritual problems and emphasizing the ongoing battle between good and evil.

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e15) -The Magic Word (Session Three)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e15) -The Magic Word (Session Three)

What we say reflects who we really are. In the way we speak, people can see if we are choosing to live life blessed or are settling for less. Join us in this Core series where we will discover how to bless others at a level we never have before.

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e14) -The Magic Word (Session Two)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e14) -The Magic Word (Session Two)

What we say reflects who we really are. In the way we speak, people can see if we are choosing to live life blessed or are settling for less. Join us in this Core series where we will discover how to bless others at a level we never have before.

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e13) -The Magic Word (Session One)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e13) -The Magic Word (Session One)

What we say reflects who we really are. In the way we speak, people can see if we are choosing to live life blessed or are settling for less. Join us in this Core series where we will discover how to bless others at a level we never have before.

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e8) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Four)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e8) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Four)

Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Four)

Our CORE study is takes a look at Florida Man & Woman plus some thinking about something that might be revolutionary and even offensive to some people. Not you of course, but some people. We are going to move past religious chit chat and take a real look at some usually unmentioned thoughts about SIN

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e7) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Three)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e7) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Three)

Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Three)

Our CORE study is takes a look at Florida Man & Woman plus some thinking about something that might be revolutionary and even offensive to some people. Not you of course, but some people. We are going to move past religious chit chat and take a real look at some usually unmentioned thoughts about SIN

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e6) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Two)

CORE Stuff – 2023 (s4e6) – Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Two)

Florida Man and Sin Uncensored (Session Two)

Our CORE study is takes a look at Florida Man & Woman plus some thinking about something that might be revolutionary and even offensive to some people. Not you of course, but some people. We are going to move past religious chit chat and take a real look at some usually unmentioned thoughts about SIN