Sermons on Self-Perception

A New Perspective

A New Perspective

There’s so much more to your story. In fact, it has no end. How might knowing you were created with eternity in mind change your perspective on time, priorities, relationships, finances, and more? Online Campus Pastor, John Kelly, uses a simple and compelling illustration to show us just how much of our life we may not have the right perspective on. Here at WEAG everyone belongs and is welcome. This is a place where you can explore faith, ask questions,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Surviving Anxiety Attack!

Surviving Anxiety Attack! – Beyond A Sermon Live Q&A #054

In episode 54 of Beyond A Sermon, WEAG’s weekly Live Q&A program, we deep dive into the brokenness that comes from anxiety, panic, and worry. Is there a solution? What is it? Can these attacks be overcome? Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman answers viewer questions about dealing with anxiety attacks. Missed the sermon? Watch it here: https://youtu.be/yfFhHzIVyCo Have a question for Shane? Text it live during the show or anytime after to 804-480-4072 (no calls please). Questions Asked What is an…
Anxiety Attack!

Anxiety Attack! – Broken & Beautiful pt6

“Don’t worry. Be happy.” If only it were as easy as singing a song to be free of anxiety. Reality is that panic, worry, anxiety frequently invade our minds with unanswerable questions of, “What if ?” and, “What about ?” Whether you experience a sudden wave of panic or suffer from long-term anxiousness, there is a solution to survive and thrive. Watch as Pastor Shane delivers a practical message on surviving an anxiety attack. STATS: Anxiety and Depression Association of…
From Bitterness to Forgiveness

Find Freedom from Bitterness with forgiveness – Broken & Beautiful pt5

“Don’t be mad, get Glad.” – remember that TV ad? Loading up your spirit with the waste of bitterness will break you. Fortunately, you can find joy and freedom in forgiveness. Doing so is rarely easy, but it’s possible in any situation. Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman shares how in this impactful message for everyone. Shane addresses specific scenarios and relationships you are sure to identify with. If you have questions for Shane about today’s message, comment below or text them…

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.

Freedom From Shame – Broken & Beautiful pt3

Shame is a perversion of our desperate need for God. Shame says, “I am bad.” I’m unworthy. I must hide. Something about myself will make people reject me. It affects us physically, spiritually, and relationally. Fortunately, Jesus took our shame so we wouldn’t have to live in it. His power can overcome shame in our lives! Watch, comment on, and share this Mother’s Day message from guest speaker, author and teacher Sue Schlesman. It is relevant to all … moms,…

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…

Living With Depression – Beyond A Sermon Q&A #050 – Broken & Beautiful pt1

Shane answers viewer questions about the sermon, “Depression” part one of the Broken & Beautiful series. Questions asked in this episode include… Is it a sin against God to be discouraged, depressed or thinking of just giving up? How do I stop the depressing thoughts that swirl in my mind? I love Jesus. Why isn’t that enough to make it all ok? Where do I turn if I just can’t get the victory? What about medication as a Christian? Should…
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…

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.

The Power of A Single Seed

Special guest, bestselling author, and Pastor Mark Batterson, delivers a WEAG 50th Birthday Celebration message on Thu., March 7, 2019. Mark refers to the incredibly small size, yet enormous durability and potential of a single seed, as representative of the breadth of impact God has had over 50 years, around the world, through the ministries and community of WEAG. This video is just Mark’s introduction and sermon. For the entire service, watch this one: https://youtu.be/qDGSwQtJD7s In the entire service video,…

Stay In Your Lane

How you live a legacy is different from leaving a legacy. It’s as much about the here and now as it is about the future. To live a legacy you must run your race, stay in your lane, and keep your eyes focused on the pioneer and perfecter of your faith. Watch as Lead Pastor Shane Schlesman kicks off a new series with a message inspired from God’s Word in Hebrews 12 and Matthew 14. Find the encouragement and guidance…

En·rich Your Transformation – Be A New You

It’s a new year. Be a new you! In 90 seconds, you can embark on a journey of lasting transformation.Don’t just make goals, keep them!How? Dr. Dave DeMasters condenses years of counseling and a multi-week life transforming course into 40 minutes that will change your life. Dave will share a proven three-step process for keeping goals that all starts with God and your thinking. So, go ahead, make those new year resolutions. You’ll be empowered to see them through this…

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…