Sermons on Luke

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…
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…

Controlling Money – Broken & Beautiful pt7

Got money? Or does money have you? Gotta have it. Yet, yet money can easily have us. Just as there are two sides to every coin, there are two opposing perspectives to dealing with money. Watch as Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman delivers a message on the subject of finances to align our thinking and habits with Jesus. Shane also challenges us to pursue two 3-month challenges…Challenge 1: Keep track of your spending for the summer. A little over 2 months.…

Something Happened pt1 – Peace – Palm Sunday 2019

God brings you confidence with his peace to guard your heart and confidence grows into courage. He prepares a table before you in the presence of your enemies so you can look them in the eye with confidence and present to them your courage in the midst of your trial, in the eyes of your enemy, and on the brink of disaster.

Because You Say So

As the WEAG community celebrates 50 years of transforming lives for Christ, Founding Pastor Dr. Bob Rhoden delivers a message of jubilee for all God has done, thankfulness for all who have been a part, and excitement for what lies ahead. Dr. Rhoden uses WEAG’s history to highlight five takeaways from Jesus’ initial interactions with Peter and the other first disciples as recorded in Luke 5:1-11. He shares how the even despite unfavorable circumstances, we will be astonished at the…

Make It Personal

The world is suffering. There are people who are poor, hungry, alone, rejected, mistreated, and hopeless. Jesus loved them so much He stepped onto the mission field and stepped into the “game” that is our lives to save us. Are you willing to get in the game? To step onto the field of play? To make personal the welfare of another? This year, would you be willing to cross your street, jump in a car or board a plane to…

Declare a TRUCE! How to nurture peace in your life.

Are you tired of being at war with others? Ready for peace in your life? In your relationships? Want to be an advocate for healthy conversations? Tony reveals the World War I state of social media interactions. He describes the destructive outcome of being entrenched in our perspectives and lobbing ammo at others we can’t even see. Tony goes on to share how we can be agents of change to instead en·rich our lives and that of others both online…
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