Resources

Something Worth Dying For

This is a message that relates to the observance of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Using a slogan that was recently launched by the Nike Corporation in an advertising campaign, this sermon focuses on much more important issues than “selling athletic shoes.” Are we Christians who are sincere enough about our…


Myths and Mysteries – Security

This is the fifth message in a series of sermons discussing some of the common misconceptions Christians hold that are not supported by an accurate understanding of the Scripture. This sermon addresses the “myth” that once a person puts faith in Christ for salvation, then they can never “lose” or forfeit their salvation. To read…


Myths and Mysteries – Prayer

This is the fourth message in a series of sermons discussing some of the common misconceptions Christians hold that are not supported by an accurate understanding of the Scripture. This sermon talks about the “myth” that we can use prayer to manipulate God into doing our wishes if we just make sure we use the…


Myths and Mysteries – Isolation

This is the third message in a series of sermons that address common misconceptions people may believe that are not consistent with what the Bible teaches. This sermon speaks about the “myth” that Christian believers do not need to be involved in a church fellowship in order to survive and thrive in their life of…


Myths and Mysteries – Prosperity

This is the second message in a series of sermons that address common misconceptions people may believe that are not consistent with what the Bible teaches. This sermon speaks about the “myth” that God will provide wealth and prosperity to sincere Christians who not only trust Him, but obey all His commands. Written excerpts of…


Myths and Mysteries – Happiness

(Due to technical problems, there is no audio recording of this sermon.) This message is part one of a mini series of sermons on misconceptions that Christians have about the teaching of the Bible. This sermon speaks about the “myth” that many Christians believe, which goes like this: “God wants His children to be happy,…


Dirty Feet and Clean Hearts

This is a sermon that is based on the account of the last supper that Jesus shared with His disciples in which he took a basin and washed the feet of the disciples. It focuses on the kind of washing they needed as well as the kind of washing they already had received – the…


Wayside Church Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration

This is a recording of the entire service in which our church celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The recording contains singing, special music, a brief history of the church, Rev. Shaw sharing specific memories, some personal testimonies, and Pastor Les giving a final exhortation.


Conformed or Transformed

This is a sermon that is based on Romans 12:2 and it speaks about the need for Christians to avoid the typical thought patterns and philosophies of the world and be truly Christian in our minds. To read excerpts of this message, click here.


Afflictions of the Righteous

This sermon concerns the topic of suffering and why it is experienced by righteous and godly people. It addresses the “myth” that is sometimes expressed implying that godly people should not experience tragedy, adversity or suffering. To read excerpts of this sermon, click here.