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Jesus' Mission Statement
Jesus had a mission statement and it had a very strong emphasis on serving the poor and oppressed. In this message Colin reveals Jesus mission and challenges us to continue it through our lives.
Apart From Christ Nothing
Living the Christian life on our own strength is impossible. We must surrender to the influence of the living Jesus in us to make a difference.
God's Radical Remedy for A Sick Society
In this message Colin challenges us to be transformative agents of the kingdom of God.
Where Is The Balm?
How can we have a positive impact in high risk neighbourhoods? Is there a solution to the struggles present in lour inner cities? In this message Colin shares how we can be a healing agent in the world we live in.
Good News: We Are All Failures
No one is perfect. We all screw up and make mistakes. The good news is that God works through mess ups like you and I. Colin shares how messed up we are and how God can deal with our messed up lives to make us into people of influence for the kingdom of God.
Dealing With Grief
Grief is a reality for us. Colin shares how God is present with us when we suffer from experiences of great grief. This message was born in the heat of the grief Colin has had to deal with over the years.
We All Need Encouragement
The Bible tells us to; "Encourage one another daily as long as it's called today". How do we become encouaragers to each other? Listen to this message to find out how.
MESSAGES FROM 2017
TO BE CONTINUED: JESUS' KINGDOM OF GOD MISSION CONTINUES TODAY THROUGH US
We begin 2017 with a bang as we jump into the Book of Acts & start a series entitled; "To Be Continued". Jesus intention is to bring the kingdom reign of God on earth as it is in heaven through you & I. This is just Part One of a series on Acts that will continue throughout the next few years.
Message 1: To Be Continued (Acts 1: 1 - 5)
Colin McCartney starts off our series on the Book of Acts where we learn how Jesus continues his mission today through his followers.
Message2: Kid Dynamite (Acts 1: 4 - 8)
Colin continues in sharing how Jesus' followers must not only have the Holy Spirit but must also be filled with the Holy Spirit to receive power to enact the kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven.
Inspiring video used during message.
Message 3: Authorized Personnel Only (Acts 1:8)
Being a witness doesn't require a PHD or a special certificate in witnessing. Colin McCartney shares that we can't help but become witnesses naturally when we are filled with the Holy Spirit supernaturally.
Message 4: God's Game Plan (Acts 1: 9 - 26)
Steve Norton and Colin McCartney team up to share how God has an overall game plan for this world in bringing his kingdom come to earth and we are all part of it!
Message 5: Visions, Dreams, Prophesy (Acts 2: 16 - 21)
Rev. Colin McCartney is back with a message based on Acts 2: 16 - 21 that reveals the need for Visionaries & Dreamers to lead Christ's church again.
A Dreamer: Video used during message
Message 6: Make Some Noise!
Rev. McCartney speaks on Acts 2: 22 - 41 on how God is serious about our churches being parties.
Description of Jesus used during the message.
Message 7: Devoted
How is your devotion meter? Rev. McCartney continues the series in Acts with a message entitled; "Devoted" based on Acts 2:42 - 47
Message 8: The Kindness Of God On Display Through His Church
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. In this message, Rev. McCartney shares on the importance of God's church displaying His kindness to a world that needs to accept His love.
Music video - "If Everyone Cared" - used at introduction of the message.
Message 9: Who Killed Ananias And Sapphira?
Often God is seen as the one who killed Ananias and Sapphira. In this message Rev. McCartney holds court concerning the scene of the crime and you may be surprised by what you hear.
LIVE TO BLESS
In this brief series Colin speaks on how we as the church are to bless the world & how we can bless the world.
Message 1: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
In this age of injustice, greed, oppression, etc Christians have a longing for the coming kingdom reign of God to be fully manifested in the world. Starting with the iconic U2 song Colin shares how Christians, like Abraham, are called by God to bless the nations to become what God intended creation to be - "very good."
Video played before the message
Message 2: When The Going Gets Tough We Bless
Colin continues to speak on Abraham's calling to bless the nations & shares how we, like Abraham, have been called to bless in tough times.
Message 3: Understanding The Times
Racism, the Alt Right & other forms of "isms" sadly are an ever present reality in our world today. In order to be people who bless the nations we need to understand the times in which we live in so we can know what we should do.
Message 4: The Meaning Of Church
In this message Colin addresses what the true meaning of church is and how the Post - Christian North American Church needs to go from "Here" (struggling, dying church) to get to "There" (Vibrant growing impactful church in our Post - Christian reality).
VARIOUS MESSAGES 2017
Good Friday Message: What's So Good About Good Friday
In this message Rev. McCartney shares on the sufferings of Jesus that took place on Good Friday and why this horrific day in history is good at all.
Video played before the message
DEALING WITH VIOLENT DEPICTIONS OF GOD IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
Message 1: Something Else Is Going On
In this message Colin explains his struggle with the violent depictions of God in the Old Testament & how he interprets these passages to reveal a holy God of both judgment & grace.