Sermons

Fruit of the Spirit: PATIENCE

Fruit of the Spirit: PATIENCE

Welcome to Bridgeway, and Happy Mother’s Day! Today we dive back into our discussion of the Fruit of the Spirit. Pastor Kenny explores the concept of forbearance, defined by Paul Tripp as “patience under provocation”, and how God’s mercy and compassion towards us despite our provocations should inspire us to practice Biblical “retaliation” towards others.

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Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 15

It’s been an exciting journey, but we’ve reached the end of Galatians! In this message, Pastor Kenny rounds out the final chapter with Paul’s closing thoughts on the themes of circumcision, adherence to the law, and living in the flesh vs. the Spirit.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 14

Today, Pastor Kenny returns to begin the final chapter of Galatians, linking our previous discussion of the fruit of the Spirit to what it looks like to actually live in the Spirit. We are neither to ignore nor harp on the sins of our brother; rather, those who live in the Spirit should restore their brother with gentleness, without being tempted themselves, carrying each other’s burdens.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 13

Join us as we continue in our series on the book of Galatians. Today, Phil Merki wraps up the fifth chapter with a discussion of the fruit of the Spirit, contrasting it with the list of “acts of the flesh” from last week’s passage.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 12

Welcome to Bridgeway! While Pastor Kenny is away in Albania, Students Pastor Jeremiah Brown brings us the continuation of our Galatians series. Today we look at Paul’s encouragement to use our freedom in Christ to walk in the Spirit, which leads us to love our neighbors and avoid the pitfalls of fleshly desires, without continued enslavement to the law.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 11

Today in the book of Galatians, we read and discuss Paul’s continued pleas for the the church there to ignore outside influences who would have them enslaved to the Jewish law (using the example of circumcision), but rather to take full advantage of the freedom that is theirs in Christ Jesus.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 10

As we close the fourth chapter of Galatians, Pastor Kenny explains the allegory of the “free woman” (Sarah) and the “slave woman” (Hagar) used by Paul to demonstrate our separation from those still living under the law.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 9

Today we explore Paul’s condemnation of the Galatians who, having known and been known by God, have turned away to pursue their old ways of life.

Galatians: Week 15

Galatians: Week 8

In this first Sunday of 2024, we dive back into the the book of Galatians, focusing on our status as sons and daughters of God. Pastor Kenny explains what heirship would have meant to the first-century Christians, and its implications today.

New Years 2024

New Years 2024

Happy New Years! We celebrate the coming of 2024 by wrapping up our Advent series with a discussion of Epiphany, especially the story of the wise men, and discussing what our next step should be in light of the hope we find in the Advent season.

Christmas Eve 2023

Christmas Eve 2023

We are so glad to have you joining us for Christmas Eve at Bridgeway. This evening, we focus on the Light brought into the darkness of our world, using the first chapter of John to look at the big picture of what God did for us.

Advent 2023: Love

Advent 2023: Love

Welcome to the last Sunday of Advent at Bridgeway! This week, Heather Willman lights the candle of Love, then Pastor Kenny reminds us that woven throughout the Christmas story is the message that we are loved by God our Creator.

Advent 2023: Joy

Advent 2023: Joy

In this third week of Advent at Bridgeway, the Iversons lead us in lighting the candle of Joy. Following this lighting and reading, Pastor Kenny takes us back to the prophet Isaiah, whose foretelling of the Messiah, while not joyful on first reading, brings true joy to the world in its completion in the person of Jesus.