"Counter-Cultural" Tagged Sermons
Mark 5:1-20 After crossing the sea of Galilee, Jesus is approached by a demon possessed man. After a very brief moment, Jesus commands the demons to come out of the man and into a herd of pigs. Pastor Scott looks at this story, what it means in the 21st century and how we can take comfort in it.
Mark 4:35-41 Senior Pastor Scott Ritterbush returns with insights on the story of Jesus calming the sea. In it, he addresses faith, doubt, fear, and trust on the concept that Jesus is good.
Mark 4:21-34 Guest speaker and member of the Bethany preaching team Jim Barrett looks at 3 parables from this gospel that discuss the Kingdom of Heaven. In addition he examines how the Kingdom of God comes and how it starts.
Mark 4:1-20 Starting a new series this week, Pastor Scott brings to Bethany Church the story of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, and how that didn’t meet expectations. Then looks at a known passage of Jesus’s teaching and compares our faith to that of the Fyre Festival.
Mark 3:20-30 Whenever religious leaders encountered Jesus, they believed he was a threat to them. In an attempt to counter this, they would slander Him. Today is no exception. When you take a stand for Christ that goes against your culture, you may encounter the same spirit of slander that He faced. Scott Ritterbush looks at this passage and also answers the question that plagues many of the unforgivable sin.
Mark 3:7-19 We all have areas of our lives in which we lack…. something. For example, it may be money, food, or time or a myriad of other things. Jesus came to fill an area of your life in which you need to be filled. This week, Pastor Scott looks at some more areas in which Jesus came to give…
Mark 2:18-3:6 In another angle of why did Jesus come, guest speaker Jake Hovis looks at three more concepts of Jesus came to call sinners, and why He called them.
Mark 2:13-17 Why did Jesus come? What did He demand of us? Pastor Scott looks at at the way that Jesus interacted with the less than desirable people of His time, and the Challenge, the Conviction and the Comfort that He offers.
Mark 2:1-12 Senior Pastor Scott Ritterbush opens a new series with the idea of going against the flow… Upstream, shall we say. In His time, Jesus made bold counter-cultural choices that went against the flow of His day, and of ours. In doing so, He brought joy to those around Him. This week, Scott looks at the story of healing the paralytic.