Ephesian 4:11 Leadership Gifts, part 2 - Intro

January 18th, 2019

Pastor Jay completes his introduction to the Leadership Gifts of Ephesians 4:11. In this message Pastor Jay looks at the main purpose for the gifts (equipping and edifying), how long these gifts would be found in the Body (Surprise! They are not just for the 1st c.) and how these gifts relate to Jesus as the Head of His Body.

Ephesian 4:11 Leadership Gifts, part 1 - Intro

January 18th, 2019

Apostles, Prophets, Pastors, Teachers, Evangelists - according to Paul in Ephesians 4, they truly are God's gifts to the church! Here's the shocker...Yeshua/Jesus didn't invent these leadership functions. They were already present in synagogue life! But what are they and how are they supposed to function? Pastor Jay begins a series on the Jewish foundation of these gifts (and others within the synagogue) to help us understand them and offer a well-deserved corrective to some errant practices today. This series is an overview of Ephesians 4 and why these leadership functions are crucial to the church!

Christmas in Exodus 3

January 18th, 2019

It's amazing how Yeshua is AL OVER scripture! But is it really? He is God's Word, after all. We see Yeshua and the Gospel of our salvation in Exodus 6, the four proclamations of Passover: "I will bring your out...I will free you...I will redeem you with an outstretched arm...I will take you." But did you know we see the beginning of Yeshua's life prophesied in Exodus 3? You can find direct parallels between the burning bush account in Exodus 3 and the birth narratives in Matthew and Luke. Curious? Take a listen!