Jonah - The Prodigal Prophet

Mark Soucy

7/30/17

Description:7/30/17 Jonah (Part 3)

Jonah - The Prodigal Prophet

Mark Soucy

7/23/17

Description:7/23/17 Jonah (Part 2)

The Prodigal Prophet (Part 1)

Mark Soucy

7/16/17

Description:7/16/17A summer series on the book of Jonah.

34 Hallelujah’s for the Forgiveness of Sins

Danny Ovalle

7/9/17

Description:7/9/17 Psalm 130God, who makes a record of my sins, in Jesus Christ, does not KEEP a record of my sins!

Testimony of Fran Webber

Fran Webber

7/2/17

Description:7/2/17 "The One Who Overcomes" is the Life testimony of how the grace Of God came to Fran Webber.

Testimony of Mike Ovalle

Mike Ovalle

7/2/17

Description:7/2/17 Mike Ovalle shared how he's a new creation through Jesus Christ, and his free gift of faith! This is how the Lord has "cleansed the swamp of my soul"!

13 Sticks of Liberating Dynamite for the Soul

Danny Ovalle

6/25/17

Description:6/25/17Romans 8:1In Romans 7 we saw the law’s choke hold of demand causes us to cry “uncle” by realizing “owretched man that I am, who will rescue me from this body of death?” And we are left in amound of guilt, condemnation and fear, unable to help ourselves, in any way, shape and form.But here, in Romans 8, God announces good news for the deeply conflicted soul!Oh what difference a chapter can make. And O what difference the grace of God can make inyour life. If despair, guilt, shame & fear are your constant companions, sit tight, take a deepbreath misfit, and hear the pain-relieving, liberating goodness & kindness of God in the grace ofJesus Christ!

True Confessions of a Conflicted Soul

Danny Ovalle

6/18/17

Description:6/18/17 Romans 7:7-25"There is a crack, a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in!" - Leonard CohenThis message is dedicated, with my deepest love and utmost respect, to my father, Arthur Ovalle!

I Do: God’s Covenantal Love and The Fight Against Sin

Danny Ovalle

6/4/17

Description:6/4/17Romans 7:1-6When God says "I DO" to the soul, THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING!Come join us and Behold, the Lamb of God, who unites us to Himself in gargantuan love...which makes a difference in our battle with sin...

You. Are. Mine!

Danny Ovalle

5/28/17

Description:5/28/17 Romans 6:15-23God is at work for good in your life as He has taken you from the control & ownership of evil, sin, death & hell and brought you to the kingdom of life, because He now owns you, and BECAUSE OF THIS NEW REALITY...EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED!

Your Place In His Story

Danny Ovalle

5/14/17

Description:5/14/17 Romans 6:1-14The knowledge of your place in His story will lead you to a holy & godly life that is driven not by legalism (your performancism), or a careless lawlessness, but by a freedom of being connected to something larger: YOUR UNION WITH JESUS CHRIST!

Grace: God's Single-Handed Salvation

Danny Ovalle

5/7/17

Description:5/7/17 (1Corinthians 1:18-31)Every good work of ours, every impulse for our obedience, every longing to yield to God, every desire to submit to God, and every inclination of our love for God is birthed, rooted, grounded, created and sustained by the ultimate work, obedience, yielding, submission and love for God that is found flawlessly in Jesus Christ! We celebrate His performance, not ours! We are such needy people who have been radically smitten by the grace of God!

All or Nothing

Mark Soucy

4/23/17

Description:4/23/17 Mark Soucy preaches on ““The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44Fran Webber: Scripture Reader

Resurrection: Hidden in Plain Sight

Danny Ovalle

4/16/17

Description:4/16/17 Easter Resurrection Sunday @FCCBradfordHosea 6:1-2 & Luke 24:13-35

God’s Strange Design and Path to Real Life

Danny Ovalle

4/9/17

Description:4/9/17 Palm SundayJohn 12:12-28Palm Sunday is the beginning of the final week in the life of Jesus that has God’s strange design all over it! Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Resurrection Sunday. In John’s Gospel, these scenes, and particularly this one we recall today, is nothing less than God’s Strange Path to Real Life!

Christianity ... is A GIFT-Giver

Danny Ovalle

4/2/17

Description:4/2/17 Romans 5:15-17“But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification. For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!”David Monson - Scripture Reader

Christianity ... is A LIFE-Saver

Danny Ovalle

3/26/17

Description:3/26/17 Romans 5:20Today we consider the abounding sinfulness of sin, and how grace much more abounds through Jesus Christ!You cannot outsin the grace of God!

Christianity ... Is A REIGN-Changer

Danny Ovalle

3/19/17

Description:3/19/17 Romans 5:12-21Christianity, in its 1st place is a REIGN-changer! "This is the ultimate reality and dazzling display of Divine muscle!"God's Justification in Christ by faith alone rescues us from the reign of death and condemnation and brings us now under the reign of righteousness that leads to eternal life!

The God of One Chance and A Second Adam

Danny Ovalle

3/12/17

Description:3/12/17Romans 5:12-21God is not the God of second chances. He is the god of one chance and a second Adam! (Tullian Tchividjian)

And Wait...There's More!

Danny Ovalle

3/5/17

Description:3/5/17 Romans 5:1-11Today we explore more of the unsearchable riches we have in Jesus Christ, and the lavish love of God!One blessing after another, after another, after another...all because we have been freely justified by faith alone, in the death & resurrection of Jesus!

FCC Commission & Prayer Service

FCC Ministry Team Leaders

2/19/17

Description:2/1817This is what a healthy church is all about. Hear from our ministry leaders about OUR FOUR REACHES: Down, Up, In & Out!"All of us matter, but none of us is the point, Jesus is!"We at FCC exist to declare & demonstrate the liberating power of the gospel!

FCC Mission: Our Four Reaches

Danny Ovalle

2/12/17

Description:2/12/17 Annual Meeting Sunday #334

FCC Vision: Our 4 Pillars

Danny Ovalle

2/5/17

Description:2/5/17"FCC Vision: Our Four Pillars"1. Rooted in the Bible2. Connected to the Past3. Relevant in the Present4. Hopeful for the Future

The Certainty of Faith

Danny Ovalle

1/22/17

Description:1/22/17 Romans 4:13-15God’s deliverance from our sin is by faith alone. Sola Fide! Definition of faith:“We shall now have a full definition of faith, if we say that it is a firm and sure knowledge of the divine favor toward us, founded on the truth of a free promise in Christ, both revealed to our minds, and sealed on our hearts, by the Holy Spirit.” – John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, 3.2.7Abraham got the goods (heir of the world), not this way...but that wayA. NOT THIS WAY: by doing something, anything! By law-keeping, to-do list, etc B. THIS WAY: he got the jackpot by faith (fully persuaded) HE BELIEVED GOD's PROMISE!

Old Truth About The New Birth

Danny Ovalle

1/15/17

Description:1/15/17Romans 4:1-12Romans 4 gives us the details of the Radicality of God’s grace. The counter-cultural truth that God ALONE saves sinners. God reminds us of the foundation, the reality and the impact of a justification by grace through faith alone, and not by human achievement.The foundation of grace gives rest to the soul in a performance-driven, demanding world.The reality of grace keeps us massively grateful & humble before God and one another.The impact of grace gives us motivation for living a God-honoring, others-concerned life of love.

Big Boasting in Big Things

Danny Ovalle

1/8/17

Description:Boasting is good if it is a boasting in something big; something bigger than all the rest! This morning is a call to you and I to behold someone infinitely Grand, and to give Him His due from the depth of our hearts, through the praise of our lips!Something Great was accomplished.You know it. You see it. You experienced it!Therefore, GREAT boasting in God is the fruit of what God does!

Staggering Good News

Danny Ovalle

1/1/17

Description:1/1/17 Romans 3:21-26"The main question this morning, this year, is 'how much good news do you think you can handle?' A little, a lot, mega-doses upon mega-doses of God’s free, underserved, lavished love toward you, with no strings attached…completely free as a gift to you?!"

God Spells Merry Christmas "But Now..."

Danny Ovalle

12/24/16

Description:12/24/16 Christmas Eve“But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.”Romans 3:21

Honesty Breeds Gospel LOVE

Danny Ovalle

12/18/16

Description:12/18/16 the Advent Sunday of LOVE.God loves the unlovely, because the unlovely are all that there are!•The love of the world is conditional. If you perform well enough, you will be loved. The love you receive is ALL up to you and rests squarely upon your shoulders!•The love of God in Jesus Christ is UN-conditional, with NO STRINGS ATTACHED! You have not performed (obeyed) well enough, yet you are loved by God. The love you receive is ALL up to God, and rests squarely upon His shoulders. It's called the cross! It’s called grace!

Honesty Breeds Gospel JOY

Danny Ovalle

12/11/16

Description:12/11/16 Romans 3:9-18Honesty before God about our lack of righteousness, breeds gospel JOY!God’s diagnostic work shows us our need for Jesus, so that God’s delivering work in Jesus saves us and sets us FREE! My honesty before God and with God about my utter unrighteousness & thus lostness, is the playing field for God’s saving work! This black backdrop is where the grace of God shines brightest! This truth & humility of soul is the fertile ground for the Rose of Sharon to bloom! And where the flower of the gospel of grace sprouts and grows, there joy flourishes!

Honesty Breeds Gospel PEACE

Danny Ovalle

12/4/16

Description:12/4/16 Reflections from Romans 2The diagnosis of the Law is the prequel to the deliverance of the Gospel!

Honesty Breeds Gospel HOPE

Danny Ovalle

11/27/16

Description:11/2716 On the first Sunday of Advent we consider the diagnostic work of God's Law that exposes the subtle hypocrisies of the religious person. This diagnosis is meant to lead a person to the delivering word of God's grace, that is found in Jesus Christ!

The Log In the Eye: Yes, You!

Danny Ovalle

11/13/16

Description:11/13/16 Romans 2:1-16How does one who is “good” in the eyes of this world, see what they are actually like before this Holy God? The open, blatant sinner stands condemned before a Holy God (1:18-32)And the secret, subtle sinners is in the same boat.(2:1-3:8)The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against ALL ungodliness & unrighteousness! Theirs…Yours, Mine. We must be brought to say "I am guilty", before the grace of God can make sense!

Mankind's Greatest Problem

Danny Ovalle

10/30/16

Description:10/30/16 Romans 1:18-32Let me ask you a question: Are you saved?If you are “saved”, what then, pray tell, what are you saved from?What’s the main problem that the gospel fixes?What is your opinion of the nature of man? Is a person basically good, or bad? Are we fundamentally good, and then shaped by positive/negative externals? Or are we just plain ‘off’? Are we sinners because we sin, or sin because we’re sinners? Tune in to discover liberating truth for the soul!Scripture Reader: Scott Higgins

The Great Diagnosis: The Event that Changed My Life

Danny Ovalle

10/23/16

Description:10/23/16 Romans 1:18-3:20 Learn the lesson of Mickey Phleger, the 25 year NFL photographer, who learned something grand through a very painful circumstance! Here is the overview of the first section of the gospel proclamation in Romans. This section is the great "diagnosis of our sin" which gives us the context and understanding of why we need Jesus.Here, we find that we have an existing, fundamental problem, though we may not be aware of it. And like Mickey Pfleger, does God have a strange way of making it know to us...ultimately for our stunning joy!

Zeal According to Gospel Knowledge

Danny Ovalle

10/9/16

Description:10/9/16 Romans 1:11-16 (message #5)In the passage before us, Paul uncorks about how the mighty Gospel of God has so gripped his life. Cut him, and he spews Jesus! And God is glorified as God…and good…and the recipients of the gospel are done good…real good, true good, deep good, eternal good!Paul is an example of how God lights-up a soul. How God meets you where you are…and so does something to you, that you – for the rest of your days – exclaim with joy that what has happened to you is THE BEST THING IN ALL YOUR LIFE! You’re gripped by God. Want to live all your days for God. Want to share him with those in your life who are desperate for God!And this zeal, is according to gospel knowledge. That is a knowledge that sees Law rightly and how the law accuses us, exposes our sin, and leads us to the saving work of Jesus Christ...for us!

Sharing Together in the Gospel of God

Danny Ovalle

10/2/16

Description:10/2/16 Romans 1:7-13 (Part 4)Sharing in the Gospel of God: A Mutual Call, Prayer & EncouragementScripture Reader: Meredith Germinara

God’s Commitment of Unconditional Grace To All The Wrong People (3)

Danny Ovalle

9/25/16

Description:9/25/16 Romans 1:1-7In this opening passage we see God’s Commitment of Unconditional Grace to All the Wrong People!This is declared through1.Paul’s commitment to the Gospel of God (1:1)2.Because of God’s commitment to the Gospel of God (2-4)3.That creates Our commitment to The Gospel of God (5-7)4.So that we profoundly impact others who impact others…with the good news of the forgiveness of sins and the declaration of righteousness over our lives!

Romans Survey: The Death of Death & New Life for Time & Eternity

Danny Ovalle

9/18/16

Description:In Romans, God declares 2 things!1. God declares the death He has once and for all brought to death2. God declares the newness of life through the forgiveness of sins & the announcement of righteousness, given as pure gift...all by faith in Jesus Christ ... ALONE! This new life is for time, and for eternity!

Romans Introduction (#1)

Danny Ovalle

9/11/16

Description:IN this opening message in the Romans series, Pastor Danny takes a look at the place of Romans:1. In the context of FCC2. In the context of the Bible3. In the context of Church History4. In the context of our culture5. In the context of your own soul