Lisa Waldman has been a part of the New Covenant family for 14 years. On the eve of her move from South Jersey to upstate New York to take a new job, she shares how God was worked in her life to transform her from what she does to who she is. Delivered 8/20/17.Listen or Download
Water baptism is not just a personal choice, but a command for believers. Jesus established water baptism as an ordinance when he gave the Great Commission: “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” (Matt 28:19). Message delivered 8/13/17.Listen or Download
Walking in the power of the Holy Spirit, we are endowed with various gifts. The emphasis is on “various”, and that’s why we need each other. Message delivered 8/6/17.Listen or Download
Romans chapter 12 lays out the importance of seeing yourself and others from the right perspective. We all have different gifts and talents that are given for us to help each other. Paul actually states that we belong to each other. Thinking God’s way helps us see the truth in our need fro one another, and He helps us deal with our fears of being honest. God is good and is working to bring us together as we surrender to His plan. Message delivered 7/30/17.Listen or Download
For us, the church, to remain together in daily demonstrations of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness and self control, it’s essential to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Those character attributes are the fruit of the Holy Spirit and we cannot have them otherwise. Message delivered 7/23/17.Listen or Download
The Fruit of the Spirit is directly related to how we walk with one another. Each aspect of the fruit is to help us relate to one another and love each other the same way Christ loves us. Message delivered 7/16/17.Listen or Download
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Why is it important for us, the Church, to spend time together? Pastor John says that whether it is for service, for worship, or just hanging out, we need to be together because God designed us that way. Message delivered 7/9/17.
Pastor John, on his first Sunday back from a three-month sabbatical leave, shared some of his experiences his family had during their seven weeks in Italy, but mostly began to lay the foundation for a teaching emphasis he is calling “Together to get there” … the importance of our being together as a church in fellowship as well as in service. Message delivered 7/2/17.Listen or Download
Pastor Zach preached from Psalm 19 and 119:105: “Thy word is a lamp …” The thrust of the message was that our hearts would be awakened to the treasure we have in Christ and the absolute necessity of spending undistracted time with Him in His word every morning. Message delivered 6/25/17.Listen or Download
Guest speaker Joe Janssen, director of U.S. ministries for Elim Fellowship, teaches about how to live with courage, using the example of Caleb. The essentials to remember about courage, he said, are:
- It is the spark plug if faith.
- Don’t let your past hold your present or your future hostage.
- Live in an atmosphere of praise.
- Courageous people change the culture (through service and love). Don’t let the culture change them.
- Courageous people honor the word of God by how they apply it. Also memorize it to let God’s word change their minds.
- Never give up.
Message delivered 6/18/17.Listen or Download
Here’s a YouTube play list of the songs we sang in worship.