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Wednesday in the Word

Wednesday in the Word

  • Just The Beginning Listen

    Aaron Yoder - April 05, 2021

    Every disciple of Jesus is equipped with the Bible, the Easter story, a living relationship with...
  • As Jesus Loves Listen

    Aaron Yoder - March 30, 2021

    How should we love one another?  Consider Jesus' example.  Of course, the cross is the...
  • Medicine For The Soul Listen

    Tom Linderman - March 24, 2021

    There are times when everyone will need some confessing and forgiving one another.
  • Overcoming Distrust Listen

    Aaron Yoder - March 16, 2021

    Submissive Christians are ones which have a softer approach to human relationships than the rest...
  • Singing Together Listen

    Aaron Yoder - March 09, 2021

    The act of singing together has become counter-cultural and a distinctly Christian...
  • Assistance Required Listen

    Aaron Yoder - March 02, 2021

    We should not convince ourselves that a victorious Christian is an isolated Christian.  We...
  • Friend Like Jesus Listen

    Tom Linderman - February 24, 2021

    The more we know God's love, the better we can share it!
  • Hard or Soft Hearts Listen

    Aaron Yoder - February 16, 2021

    God commands Christians to talk to other Christians every day.  That may sound excessive, we...
  • Renewing Our Strength Listen

    Aaron Yoder - February 09, 2021

    Daniel's entire adulthood was spent living in a pagan county serving pagan...
  • Start Looking Up Listen

    Tom Linderman - February 02, 2021

    When we are feeling down, and catch ourselves only looking down, then it’s time to turn our...
  • The Flock of God Listen

    Aaron Yoder - January 26, 2021

    The Lord knows when we need to be carried or gently led.  Our spiritually maturing...
  • Eternally Significant Listen

    January 19, 2021

    Each one of us want to be part of something truly significant.  However, this desire can...
  • Comforted By Forgiveness Listen

    Aaron Yoder - January 12, 2021

    When humans pursue life apart from God’s leading, all that’s left is rottenness,...
  • A Voice From Above Listen

    Tom Linderman - January 05, 2021

  • When Glory Appeared Listen

    Aaron Yoder - December 22, 2020

    The shepherds likely wondered, 'could it be that the grace of God extended beyond the ritually...
  • Light Up The World Listen

    Tom Linderman - December 15, 2020

    When Jesus returned to Heaven, He sent the Holy Spirit to live in all believers.  Since...
  • Light In The Darkness Listen

    Aaron Yoder - December 09, 2020

    As adults we know that there exists a discomforting darkness which cannot be dealt with by simply...
  • Greater Mysteries Listen

    Aaron Yoder - December 01, 2020

    When people open the pages of the Scripture, they are commonly searching for answers to...
  • Our Current Status Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 17, 2020

    In the middle of difficult situations, we typically look back to the past or ahead to the future...
  • Ready To Share Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 10, 2020

    Being ready to share the gospel of peace is not about checking off a to-do box or even about...
  • Unseen Beings Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 03, 2020

    Regardless of whether you've experienced any or not, the Bible does make it clear that spiritual...
  • Setting Politics Aside Listen

    Aaron Yoder - October 27, 2020

    Do you relate with Matthew's decision to set aside the work and agenda of Rome in order to point...
  • The Gospel of Grace Listen

    Tom Linderman - October 21, 2020

    Faith alone saves us!
  • A Gentle Rebuke Listen

    Aaron Yoder - October 07, 2020

    There are moments when disciples of Jesus don’t ‘self-correct’ and have no clue...
  • Willingly Others Focused Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 30, 2020

    Faithful disciple-making often involves being willing to be inconvenienced.  Paul described...
  • Adjusting Our Vision Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 23, 2020

    If we view possessions improperly then our soul becomes vulnerable to this dreadful...
  • Denying Yourself Listen

    September 15, 2020

    Many Christians are familiar with habits of giving and prayer, but fasting is a bit more...
  • Private Giving Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 01, 2020

    Financial giving should flow so naturally from a disciple of Jesus that it simply passes along to...
  • Resisting With Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 24, 2020

    In the face of evil, disciples of Jesus are not called to do nothing.  We are called to...
  • Verbal Integrity Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 19, 2020

    We live in a culture which easily welcomes the weakening of verbal integrity. Even though...
  • As Christ Loved Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 12, 2020

    Where should people, but especially men, turn when they want to better understand what a Godly...
  • Connecting the Pieces of Scripture Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 05, 2020

    There are pieces of Scripture which do not necessarily make sense on their own.  In fact, if...
  • Boundary Lines Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 29, 2020

    Disciples of Jesus are empowered to say no to sin and to find value in personal boundaries which...
  • Dealing With Our Anger Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 22, 2020

    Is it really possible to quench the fire of anger?  The answer is yes.  Let's consider...
  • Sent To Teach Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 14, 2020

    We don’t need to have all of the answers in order to point people to Jesus.  But...
  • Words From God Listen

    July 07, 2020

    We don’t have to be left wondering about the reliability of Scripture.  There are many...
  • One Shining Couple Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 01, 2020

    Aquila and Priscilla's examples as 'salt' and 'light'
  • A Future Reward Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 24, 2020

    For those who have admitted their spiritual need before Jesus, there is a future comfort from sin...
  • Signs of Repentance Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 17, 2020

    Too often, when we think of signs of repentance, we consider past events like saying the...
  • The Mystery of the Kingdom Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 10, 2020

    For as much as Jesus taught the joyful, eternal reign of the 'Kingdom of Heaven', it can be easy...
  • Seeing Clearly Through Mercy Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 03, 2020

    How did Paul go from perpetuating violence to being inspired by the Holy Spirit to write,...
  • Competing With Radical Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 27, 2020

    All people who seek to hinder or harm disciples of Jesus, are merely blind athletes competing for...
  • Genuine Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 20, 2020

    If love supersedes emotions, how can we better understand it?  Let's consider Romans 12:9-10...
  • Part of the Team Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 13, 2020

    Interdependent communities are part of God’s design for living a life of worship.  If...
  • Our Greatest Obstacle Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 06, 2020

    In the context of Christian community, pride must be addressed because it always obstructs...
  • The Accessible Will of God Listen

    Aaron Yoder - April 29, 2020

    When we survey the Scriptures, we’ll notice that there are some complexities about the...
  • Life As Worship Listen

    Aaron Yoder - April 22, 2020

    When you think of “true worship” what comes to your mind? Of course, such a question...