May 31st, 2020 | 31 mins 6 secs
can't steal my joy, follow the leader, humble, humility, obedient, obey, paul, selfless, servant, serve
Jesus was the perfect model of how to live our lives. When we choose to follow His example, we can begin to experience life the way God intended, and experience unmatched joy. Looking at Philippians chapter 2, Pastor Brian gives three practical ways we can “Follow The Leader”, and have joy like Jesus.
May 24th, 2020 | 30 mins 17 secs
can't steal my joy, choice, enough, happiness, paul, thankful
In the book of Philippians, Paul writes over and over about the joy we all have which can’t be taken from us. And he does this while sitting in a jail cell. So how did he have such a positive heart during his negative external circumstances? In week one of our new series “Can’t Steal My Joy”, Pastor Brian begins by explaining three important differences between happiness and joy.
May 17th, 2020 | 24 mins 52 secs
bad days, believe, control, peace, power, presence, promise, storms, temptation, trials, trouble, trust
Jesus never promises an elimination of storms; He promises peace in the middle of them. But why would Jesus allow us to experience things that are greater than we can handle in the first place? In the final week of our series, Pastor Brian explains why Jesus never said, “I won’t give you more than you can handle”.
May 10th, 2020 | 25 mins 26 secs
amazing grace, favor, free, grace, jesus never said, kindness, undeserved, unearned
Grace is an amazing gift we receive that cannot be earned, and is not deserved. It has nothing to do with us or our accomplishments, but everything to do with the amazing love of God. Join us this week as Pastor Brian discusses the full meaning of God’s grace.
May 3rd, 2020 | 22 mins 26 secs
depressed, fear, gateway church, peace, robert morris
When you find yourself under pressure, like we all are while navigating this quarantine day-by-day, what can you do? To explore the answer to this, we have a very special message from one of Pastor Brian Cromer’s Pastors, Pastor Robert Morris of Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas. He reminds us we’ve all been through trials before, but our God is always faithful, and this promise allows us to be people of “Peace, not Fear”.
April 26th, 2020 | 25 mins 12 secs
bad days, build your life, eternal, house, on the rock, storms
The best life we could ever live is found through Jesus, but Jesus never said we won’t have bad days. It’s so important to understand this, because if we believe the lie that "life will be trouble free with Jesus", bad days could crush our faith. Listen as Pastor Brian talks about how to build our lives in preparation for inevitable storms, and the peace and strength that only Jesus can offer.
April 19th, 2020 | 26 mins 53 secs
choices, feelings, forgiveness, hurt, reconciliation
After concluding the series “Jesus In His Own Words” where we talked about things Jesus said, we are going to be spending time looking at “Things Jesus Never Said”. This could include what we’ve heard in the past, things we think He said, or even words we would say if we were in His shoes. During week one, Pastor Brian discusses not only why we forgive, but how we forgive.
April 12th, 2020 | 24 mins 33 secs
delay, discouragement, doubt, easter, life, resurrection
Happy Easter, from Queen City Church! This week, we are looking at the last “Jesus In His Own Words” statement. If you are experiencing anything causing doubt or discouragement, understand those feelings are a very normal part of life. But it doesn’t end there! Jesus wants us to bring all of our worries and cares to him so we can live a life of true freedom. As we celebrate Easter this year, let’s remember that Jesus calls us to not just celebrate resurrection, but experience it personally!
April 5th, 2020 | 24 mins 32 secs
branches, grow, i am, jesus in his own words, live, produce fruit, remain, true vine
When we choose to stay connected to Jesus, we allow Him to work in, and through us to produce good things. This week, Pastor Brian explores a metaphor in the Bible that covers this choice as Jesus says “I am the true vine”.
March 29th, 2020 | 20 mins 45 secs
promises, reminders, the life, the truth, the way
Through the past few weeks of the coronavirus, all of us have been reminded that so many things in this life can be taken from us. But nothing, NOTHING can take away our relationship with Jesus. Today we are looking into the next “I am” statement Jesus makes in the Bible, and the surrounding context when Jesus says “I am the way, the truth and the life”.
10 verses we need right now as reminders of God’s truth and promises:
2 Timothy 1:7
1 Peter 5:7
March 22nd, 2020 | 17 mins 55 secs
good sheppard, guide, i am, lauren sheppard, pease, promise, protect, provide, unfailing love
The Bible is full of God’s promises to us. He promises that for as long as we have breath in our lungs, the goodness of God and His unfailing love will always be with us. In week four of our “I am” series, one of the Queen City Church’s own, Lauren Sheppard, discusses what Jesus is saying when he declares, “I am the Good Shepherd”.
March 15th, 2020 | 24 mins 38 secs
abundant life, church at home, eternal life, i am, i am the door, jesus says, salvation, sanctification, saved
Jesus is the door into eternal life. When Jesus promises eternal life, He is offering a better place than where we are right now, and the only way to get there is through Jesus. Join us in week three of the series as Pastor Brian shares what He means when Jesus says “I am the door”.
March 8th, 2020 | 34 mins 40 secs
grace, law, light, light of the world, love
Even the smallest amount of light will always defeat any amount of darkness. No matter how dark a circumstance may be, there is always a light that leads to life, and that spiritual light is Jesus. In week two of the series, Pastor Brian teaches what Jesus meant when He said “I Am The Light Of The World”.
March 1st, 2020 | 38 mins 20 secs
dan lian, guest speaker, miracle, newspring church, obedience, partnership
Can you actually make space for a miracle, or is that outside of human influence? When we invite Jesus into our hearts and remain obedient, we are given an opportunity to join with Him in partnership to bring about the miraculous. Join us as guest speaker Pastor Dan Lian of Newspring Church shares an inspiring message about making space for a miracle.
February 23rd, 2020 | 33 mins 46 secs
book of john, bread of life, i am, manna
When we know who Jesus is, we see who he is calling us to be. During this series, we are going to learn more about Jesus by looking at 7 “I am ______” statements Jesus makes in the book of John in the Bible. In the first week of the series, Pastor Brian shares on the statement, “I Am The Bread of Life”.
February 16th, 2020 | 41 mins 54 secs
actions, alignment, consistency, emotions, fundamentals, lies, practical exercise, thoughts, truth
Every day, we have the choice to line ourselves up to either truth, or lies. If you want consistency in your relationship with God, you have to consistently line up to truth. In our final week of the series, Pastor Brian discusses the fundamentals of proper alignment.