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Re-Discover Joy! | Tony Robinson

Re-Discover Joy! – Joyride pt5

Re-discover joy by knowing and trusting God regardless of your circumstances. Overcome the Joy Jammers of fear, selfishness, bitterness, sin/guilt, and isolation. Pastor Tony Robinson delivers a personal message of struggle and outlines six steps to rediscover joy regardless of your past and life circumstances. Invite your friends along for this final stretch of our summer Joyride journey. Simply share the link to this sermon. Invite your friends along for this final stretch of our summer Joyride journey. Simply share…
Good Enough Sermon Joyride pt4

Think You’re Not Good Enough? – Joyride pt4

So, you think you’re not good enough? You’ve messed up too much? Well, it’s true that you cannot behave your way into heaven. But, the flaming wreckage of your past does not mean you are not good enough for God. Watch, be inspired and share as Pastor Jeremy Woltz relates an unbelievable story of something quite bad he did as a teenager and not feeling good enough to live in joy afterwords. Jeremy will explain from Philippians 3 how unconditional…
Do Something Humiliating - Joyride part 3 sermon

Do Something Humiliating – Joyride pt3

Humiliation Sometimes Precedes Joy Do something humiliating. Wait…what?! Why do that you are likely wondering. We all have one thing that both can bring joy and humiliation.Maybe the reason some of us are not experiencing the joy we want is due to not seeing the humiliations in our lives the way that Jesus would. Watch as Pastor Jamal Jones shares stories of experiencing joy from humility, including a couple of misadventures on his skateboard. Jamal continues the next leg of…
Experience Joy Together Sunday July 7 2019 Service

Joyride Together – A Journey to Joy pt2

Experience joy Together What makes the best joyride experience?A bright, sunny day along the beach? A windy drive through crisp, cool autumn mountain air?Cruising under the lights and sights of city skyscrapers?Regardless of the setting, the best joyrides always have one thing in common … experiencing joy together with friends! Joyrides are better together Living in joy is the same. It’s a team activity. Join us for a Joyride as Pastor Lisa Eggert navigates our journey through the book of…
Unconditional Joy

Unconditional Joy | Joyride pt1 – A Journey to Joy

It’s summer! Time for some fun.And, what better fun than a joyride … to live in joy … all the time, no matter what.Easy? No. Possible? You bet. Joy is not the same as happiness. Being happy is a momentary, external feeling that can disappear in a heartbeat. But, living in joy, that’s steadfast. So, hop on in and ride with us. Feel the sun on your face, the wind in your hair, and the warmth that comes from freedom…
Breaking Bad Addiction

Breaking Bad Addiction – Broken & Beautiful pt 8

Bad addictions can break us. But, we can also break bad addiction. With a new fix, a new plan, and a new life, freedom is possible. Watch as Pastor Shane presents a powerful message on the subject of addiction. It’s week eight of the Broken & Beautiful series. So far, we’ve learned how to receive healing from depression, brokenness, shame, family dysfunction, bitterness, anxiety, and money. addiction stats Over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction…

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.…

I HAVE DECIDED! – Baptized & beautiful

Why get baptized? What does it mean? Is it an act of obedience or something bigger and more important than that? Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman answers these questions and more about baptism as twenty-two individuals are celebrated for declaring, “I HAVE DECIDED!” Watch or listen as stories are shared from people just like you who decided to follow Jesus’ example. Girls, boys, women, and men of different ethnicities, cultures and spanning three generations publicly profess Jesus Christ to be their…

Dysfunctional families – broken & beautiful pt4

Family dysfunction can be any condition that interferes with healthy family functioning. Most families have some periods of time where functioning is impaired by stressful circumstances, such as a death in the family or a parent’s serious illness. What we might call broken God calls beautiful. To God, the family is beautiful! He created families, starting with His son, Jesus Christ. And, God’s only son bore the burden of our mistakes, shame, and brokenness to bring us back into His…

How To Conquer Shame – Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #51

Guest speaker Sue Schlesman is interviewed by Dr. Dave DeMasters with viewer questions about how to conquer shame. Sue and Dave dig deeper into Sue’s message from two days prior delivered as part three of WEAG’s Broken & Beautiful series. Watch, comment on, and share this exploration of what it takes to become free from the debilitating effects of shame.

Not Me! It Can’t! They Won’t! – Brokenness: Broken & Beautiful pt2 | Scott Hanson

I object!How often have you thought those very words?Not me … I’m not qualified.It can’t … There’s no way this will work.They Won’t … People are not even going to listen. Guest speaker and missionary to Africa since 1994, Scott Hanson, delivers a powerful message challenging these common objections. He shares incredible stories of God using broken people to accomplish the impossible and transform brokenness into beauty. Watch, be inspired, comment and share. If you have questions for Scott, use…
Depression - Broken & Beautiful pt1

Depression – Broken & Beautiful pt1

Depression. It affects 322 million people. One of them might be you or someone close to you. It’s a real struggle that can’t be “swept under the rug” with happy thoughts. Fortunately, there’s no need to hide it, no need to run from it, no need to be embarrassed, to retreat from community, nor to think any less of yourself. Depression is a disease that God understands and wants to help you with. Not necessarily by escaping from it with…

Free to Doubt – Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #49 – Something Happened pt2

Shane answers viewer questions about the sermon, “I Doubt It!” Part two of the Something Happened series was an Easter Sunday message in which Shane shared the story of the Apostle Thomas, characterized as Doubting Thomas, and how his doubt proves to be a model for our ability to believe! Questions asked in this episode include… If Jesus’ resurrection is proven, why don’t more people believe in God? How can believers help our lost, uninterested loved ones turn their apathy…
I Doubt It. Do you, too? - Something Happened pt 2 - Easter Sunday | Shane Schlesman

I Doubt It – Something Happened pt 2 – Easter Sunday

Do you doubt Jesus?Great! You’re in good company.So did the Apostle Thomas (yeah, that one).We have/do, too. All of us.And, that’s okay! Believing is doubting and Jesus invites you on a journey to believe. In fact, all of His followers struggled with their belief. Jesus doesn’t need your blind faith! He needs faith that is built on Him! And, doubting is not unbelief. Rather, doubting is living! Jesus is present even when you don’t see a door to enter! Jesus…

Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #48 – Something Happened pt 1 – PEACE

PEACE! The kind that is everlasting. Peace in the midst of turmoil. Peace that surpasses all explanation. In episode 48 of Beyond A Sermon, we deep dive into the peace that Jesus is and came to offer for the taking. Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman answers viewer questions about how such peace is obtained, how to depend on such peace, and how to apply true peace to the challenges and trials of everyday life. Questions include… What is the peace that…

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.
Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #047 - WEAG 3.0 pt3 - LAUNCH

LAUNCHing WEAG 3.0 – Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A Interview

When and How Will WEAG 3.0 Launch?! Pastor Shane Schlesman answers viewer questions about Sunday’s message in which Shane shared how WEAG 3.0 will LAUNCH! WEAG and Richmond will never be the same. When will this happen? How can you be a part? This is part three of a 3-part series as we move into the Easter season further and faster than ever before. Shane takes us beyond the sermon to dig deeper into what the LAUNCH of WEAG 3.0…

LAUNCH WEAG 3.0

It’s time to LAUNCH WEAG 3.0!Grab a stone and hop on board. We’re moving forward in the direction God has provided.Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman invites all to answer the call, commit to a new future, and consecrate yourself completely to being used by God. #sermon #WEAG30 #expand #leverage #launch #community #RVA #Richmond #Virginia #leadership #relationships #vision #campus #tour #weag
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LEVERAGE All that God has Given

God has uniquely positioned WEAG to enter a season of expansion. He has gone before us to prepare the way and has now called WEAG’s leadership and community to move forward. We are to LEVERAGE all that God has blessed us with for all that God has called us to in EXPANDing His work in us and through us around Richmond, VA. In part two of three, Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman begins to unveil how that will take place. Shane…

What IS WEAG 3.0? – Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #045

Pastors Shane Schlesman and Dave DeMasters discuss Sunday’s message in which Shane introduced the vision of WEAG 3.0. This first of a 3-part series is about the move of God to EXPAND in us and through us. Watch as they answer viewer questions and go beyond the sermon and dig deeper into what WEAG 3.0 will mean for the community, the greater Richmond area, and the world beyond.
The Move of God to EXPAND - WEAG 3.0 pt 1 | Shane Schlesman

The Move of God to EXPAND – WEAG 3.0 pt1

God has uniquely positioned WEAG to enter a season of expansion. Not unlike the transition in Israel’s history between Moses and Joshua. Every transition has its challenges and at the same time, its opportunities. We don’t want to be a church that ever gets comfortable. We never want to be stagnant and settled. We will always be moving forward. When we make it about us we are ready to settle. Keep it about others and there will always be work…

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…