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Can Jesus Really Satisfy Me? - Asking for a Friend

Can Jesus Really Satisfy Me? – Asking for a Friend pt 3

In this Mother’s Day tag-team sermon, Sue and Shane Schlesman take a fresh look at the encounter of Jesus with the Samaritan woman at the well. In this story, it is revealed just how much Jesus really knows us, our past, our present circumstances, and our future potential. The woman at the well came to realize that Jesus was all she truly needed in life to be fully satisfied. How about you? Let’s ask the question. If you had the…
Sermon - Is Jesus The Only Way - Asking for a Friend series

Is Jesus The Only Way? – Asking for a Friend pt 2

“Is Jesus The Only Way?” — I’m asking for a friend.This challenging question for both Christians and non-Christians can be a loaded one when a position of moral authority is assumed by the asker and/or responder. Small Groups Pastor, Jeremy Woltz, offers a fresh perspective that the question need not be about being right or wrong. Rather, the answer is about the truth of love, grace, and redemption offered by Jesus Christ to each person irrespective of the beliefs of…
The Heart of the Question - Asking for a Friend pt 1

The Heart Behind the Question – Asking for a Friend pt 1

If you had the chance to ask Jesus your one question… what would it be? Take this journey with us as we seek answers to our tough questions. In this first installment of the series, Asking For A Friend, Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman answers questions live questions from viewers as he addresses the heart behind the questions we have of Jesus. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions,…
Follow Me - Jesus Said pt 4

Follow Me – Jesus Said pt 4

Jesus desires to be your friend. He desires to come into your life and get to know you. He’s not going to barge his way in. He stands at the door of your heart, your mind, your spirit and knocks. It is up to you to invite him in. Follow Him Jesus will then ask you to follow him for he offers life abundantly, hope that surpasses all understanding, love that forgives every single wrong, and eternal life in the…
Do You Believe This?

Do You Believe This? – Jesus Said pt 3

It’s Easter Sunday! Christ is risen! He is alive! Jesus said many things throughout his life. Some of Jesus’ statements were controversial, intriguing, and even at times confusing, but what if Jesus Said something that could change our lives forever? Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be…
If You Had Only Known

If Only You Had Known – Jesus Said pt 2

Jesus said many things throughout his life. Some of Jesus’ statements were controversial, intriguing, and even at times confusing, but what if Jesus Said something that could change our lives forever? Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Join us at https://watch.weag.online If…
Move From Survival To Sent

From Survival to Sent – Jesus Said pt 1

Jesus said many things throughout his life. Some of Jesus’ statements were controversial, intriguing, and even at times confusing, but what if Jesus Said something that could change our lives forever? Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Join us at https://watch.weag.online If…
From Crisis To Courage - Time of Your Life pt 5

From Crisis To Courage – Time of Your Life pt 5

Every season of life has new challenges and new opportunities. Sometimes, the season is one of crisis. We can have courage through such a season. Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman shares how as he addresses an online-only audience during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Join the conversation and discover how you can thrive in every season of life gaining all that God has for you. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith,…
Peace in a Season of Crisis

Peace in a Season of Crisis – Time of Your Life pt. 4

Every season of life has new challenges and new opportunities. Join the conversation and discover how you can thrive in every season of life gaining all that God has for you. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Join us at https://watch.weag.online If…
Marriage - It is Good!

Marriage: It Is Good! – Time of Your Life pt3

Marriage is a relationship that God created and declared as very good. Marriage is also erroneously thought of as in trouble with the majority ending in divorce. The reality is that most marriages are fine and they can even be great. God created it that way. In this third part of the Time of Your Life sermon series, Pastor Dave DeMasters addresses the challenges of marriage while also presenting a simple path to ensuring marriage is very good. Join the…
God Are You Sure

God Are You Sure? – Time of Your Life pt2

Every season of life has new challenges and new opportunities. Can we trust God in every season? When we’re single, married, employed, unemployed, healthy, suffering we can’t help but wonder in every moment of our lives, God are you sure? Watch or listen as Pastor Lisa Eggert shares from God’s word how He desires for us to trust His unfailing love in all circumstances. Join the conversation and discover how you can thrive in every season of life gaining all…
#blessed - Time of Your Life pt1

#blessed – Time of Your Life pt1

Every season of life has new challenges and new opportunities. Join the conversation and discover how you can thrive in every season of life gaining all that God has for you. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Join us live on Sunday…
Making God's Mission Personal

The Mission: Making God’s Mission Personal

When God truly transforms your life you always have something to share. That something is what God is doing in you that everyone can see and that everyone needs. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Join us Sundays and throughout the week…
We're All Missionaries

The Mission: We’re All Missionaries – w/Praveen & Veena Bunyan

The Mission of Jesus is felt all around the world. Hear the perspective of two missionaries from another country. Even though the culture is different, the same Jesus is changing lives. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you. Acts 10 Cornelius Calls for…
The Mission: Enough Is Enough w/Tick Williams

The Mission: Enough Is Enough w/Tick Williams

What happens when Enough is Enough? Even when situations seem overwhelming, frustrating, or impossible, Jesus is ready and able to step in and bring healing. Mark 5:21-34 – Jesus Heals a Sick Woman 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. 23…
It's Personal - In Spirit

In Spirit – It's personal

Jesus may have left the earth physically, but he sent something even better in return. How has the Holy Spirit personally ministered to you and worked through you to share the love of Christ with others? Join in the discussion about this series at https://weag.church/itspersonal/ Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope…
Together In Groups - It's Personal

Together In Groups – It's Personal

God created you for a specific reason with purposeful intention. Our relationship with Jesus is more than a thought or saying… It’s personal. What does God personally have in store for you? Join in the discussion about this series at https://weag.church/itspersonal/ Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to…
What's Your Lure? It's Personal pt2

What's Your Lure? – It's Personal pt2

Jesus is knocking at the door of our hearts waiting to be invited in. At the same time, there are lures placed in our lives to keep us distracted from inviting Jesus in. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to be a home for you.
It's Personal wk1 - Knock Knock

It's Personal – Knock Knock

It can become easy to talk about faith from a general sense, but what does your faith look like personally? Jesus knocks at the door of your heart and is waiting to personally change your life to be better than you could ever imagine. You can start by taking the January Challenge… Fast something (give something up that you regularly do or eat) Pray something (pray for something specific that you would like to see God change in you for…
Finishing Well

Finishing Well

We have all been created by God with a purpose and plan in mind. Even though life has its battles, God has a perfect finish in mind. Not only is God’s plan great, His plan is personalized with you in mind! Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions, and see who God truly is. Through positive community, engaging music, and applicable encouragement, we hope you find WEAG to…
Finding Space When Life Is Full

Finding Space When Life Is Full

The Innkeeper in the nativity story was faced with a dilemma the night Mary and Joseph came to his door. He didn’t have enough room in his home but he did have a stable. His perspective can help us see that any space given to God can change our world. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening at WEAG. All are welcome…
God's Plan Is Worth The Wait

God's Plan Is Worth The Wait

See the Christmas story from the perspective of Simeon. He’s a less mentioned character who can help us see that God’s story is worth waiting for. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening at WEAG. All are welcome as we draw closer to Christ’s love and grace! About WEAGWhat you’ll find at WEAG is a diverse, vibrant church community in Richmond VA…

How Trust Outweighs Questions

Mary’s perspective can show us that sometimes God will ask us to do things outside of our comfort zone. Even in the midst of pain and hardship, trust needs to outweigh our questions. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening at WEAG. All are welcome as we draw closer to Christ’s love and grace! About WEAGWhat you’ll find at WEAG is a…
We Are All Dirty Shepherds

We Are All Dirty Shepherds

When we look at the story of the Shepherds at Christmas time we can see God breaking through religious tradition. God broke through this tradition to show that everyone can experience His love and grace. God with the Shepherds means no one is too unclean to stand in the presence of God. God was with the Shepherds then and God is with you now. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to…
A Life Given To All Or Nothing

A Life Given To All Or Nothing

Giving away parts of our lives or possessions in our lives can be difficult for all of us. We’re taught to think happiness, fulfillment, freedom, and joy are found in “things”, but truly these feelings are found when we’re willing to give our entire lives to God. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening at WEAG. All are welcome as we draw…
A Life Given In Humility

A Life Given IN Humility

With pride being one of the hardest emotions to battle we need an answer before the fall that’s sure to follow it. Recognizing the power of humility is the key to overcoming pride. Not only does humility keep us from prideful falls, but it also brings us closer to God than anything else. About WEAGWhat you’ll find at WEAG is a diverse, vibrant church community in Richmond VA and online of people just like you. We’ve got real struggles and…
You Are Called to be a Superhero

You Are Called to be a Superhero

NOTE: Due to copyright license restrictions, the movie clip cited during the sermon will not be shown. Your calling is somehow encoded in you… in the essence of who you really are. And it is deeper than a little gift of song or way with words. It is a calling that impacts humanity at a META-LEVEL — bringing transformation and hope. About WEAG What you’ll find at WEAG is a diverse, vibrant church community in Richmond VA and online of…
Turn Your Wishes Into Worship

Turn Your Wishes Into Worship – At the Movies with Aladdin

NOTE: Due to copyright license restrictions, the movie clips cited during the sermon will not be shown. Got wishes? Then make them known to God. He wants to hear from you.Just be sure to understand that God isn’t a genie in a lamp. He’s not about to give you everything you want, when you want it, how you want it. But, he still wants to hear it. So, how does this prayer thing really work then? How do we pray…
Tension in the Transition - At The Movies 2019

Tension in the Transition – At The Movies with Toy Story 4

NOTE: Due to copyright license restrictions, the movie clips cited during the sermon will not be shown. Life’s transitions can sure be scary, challenging, overwhelming, even confusing. When we choose to not fight the transition but find opportunities to grow through it, we emerge transformed. In Toy Story 4, Woody found many changes in his circumstances challenged what he thought he most needed. Woody’s willingness to fight his fears and find a new focus on the transitional needs of others…
Remember Who You Are

Remember Who You Are – At The Movies with The Lion King

NOTE: Due to copyright, the movie clips cited in this video are excluded from replay. We’re At The Movies again, this time with The Lion King. Don’t let the roaring lion of Satan rob you of who you really are created in God’s image! Return to the everlasting king, Jesus Christ, and embrace your true identity as a child of God, an heir of His Kingdom, and a powerful agent against the forces of evil.Remember who you are…who you were…
Don't Let Regret Be Your Endgame

Don’t Let Regret Be Your Endgame: Life Lessons From The Avengers

Your endgame need not be one of regret and despair. Jesus has already won the endgame for you and everyone. He hung on “the gauntlet” of the cross and “snapped his fingers” with a declaration of “It is finished!” to defeat Satan and every pain, loss and regret you would experience. Make Jesus your Endgame! The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening…
WEAG 3.0 Here We Go - In Unity

Here We Go … IN UNITY! – WEAG 3.0

God has formed WEAG for a time as this and will fill it to function in His will with the love of Jesus Christ for all who enter. The time is NOW to invite your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, fellow students and others to be a part of the excitement and growth happening at WEAG. All are welcome as we draw closer to Christ’s love and grace! ALERT: Service times are moving to 9am & 11am ET starting Sunday, October…
WEAG 3.0 Here We Go - Make A Difference

You CAN Make A Difference – WEAG 3.0 Here We Go!

Time to Make A Difference!It’s really simple – See a need, meet a need. Join the work that is necessary! Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman helps us identify as committed contributors to the work and priorities of God versus being consumers of His blessings.The future of WEAG 3.0 is lifting off and you are invited to be a part of the journey. About WEAG What you’ll find at WEAG is a diverse, vibrant church community in Richmond VA and online of…
WEAG 3.0 Here We Go!

WEAG 3.0 Here We Go!

It’s GO time!The future of WEAG 3.0 is lifting off with a 3-part, vision-launch series. Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman reconnects us with the WEAG 3.0 vision unveiled in March 2019 and how it will now start unfolding over the next few weeks and beyond. In this part one of three, Shane reiterates that WEAG’s mission is not about just getting bigger, but “For every person to experience transformation through Jesus Christ.” Shane points out how personal our role in that…
Find Your Group - Small Groups Sunday

Find Your Group

YOU’RE INVITED!As a community of people just LIKE you, WEAG likely has a group FOR you. Small Groups Pastor Jeremy Woltz will share a message of how to find your group in the Family of God. Life wasn’t meant to go it alone. Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of the WEAG family. 98 small groups are available to choose from at https://groups.weag.church. New groups are launching right now. And, more groups are to come…even online. All…
Live To Build Others Up

Live To Build Others Up

Community. It’s built by you. As you take part in Everyday Living to lift up others you create a place where everybody knows your name. Online Campus Pastor John Kelly will share a message of how community doesn’t require a whole lot from us but does depend on our active participation. It’s something we can LIVE for. And, just when you think your service to others is about them, you find you benefit just as much and sometimes even more.…
In The Lead - Join God's Crew

Join God’s Crew – In The Lead pt4

You are never alone to fight your battles when you join God’s crew to do His work. Even if the enemy lurks within sight and flings harmful jabs your way that make it tough to stand strong in your own strength, God’s got your back! Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman shares the successes of God’s crew as told in the book of Nehemiah leading 41 teams to build a massive wall to protect their homes from onlooking, savage threats. Shane explains…
In The Lead - Leading Through Crisis

Leading Through Crisis – In The Lead pt3

As a leader how do you do make your team feel safe? Your spouse? Your family? Your employees? Those around you? When the team gets shaken are you able to reassure them that they will weather the storm? Following a brief series intro by Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman, Community Life Pastor Rodney Green delivers the third installment of the In The Lead series. Rodney continues with a look at Nehemiah’s challenge to his people to build a wall of protection…
While You Wait on God - Shane Schlesman

While You Wait On God – In The Lead pt2

What should you do while you wait on God?Nothing? Anything? Something specific? Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman shares the story of Nehemiah as an illustration of five actions you can take while you wait. Waiting. It’s never welcomed and rarely enjoyable. We’re an impatient species. Fast food. Instant rice. Microwave popcorn. One-click checkout. Express Lanes. Binge-watching.We want everything NOW! Many of us, maybe you too, are not much different when it comes to our relationship with God.You may pray with an…
Accept The Challenge To Lead - Chuck Balsamo

Accept The Challenge – In the Lead pt1

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to Accept The Challenge of being the leader that God wants you to be. Do you accept? Learn more about your mission from Guest Speaker, Author, Business Leader and Pastor Chuck Balsamo. He will challenge you to embrace your full potential in a new future of influence in God’s strength. About WEAG – West End Assembly of God What you’ll find at WEAG is a diverse, vibrant church community in Richmond…
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