Sermons From HopeCC

“Its Future Is Endless”

Sunday, August 9th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at why the church is the only organization we can join and enjoy that has endless benefits!

“Its Message Is Boundless”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at how God, who created the world by speaking it into existence, has enlisted us to share the one message everyone needs to hear.

“Its Apostles Were Relentless Pt. 2”

Sunday, July 26th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at how we can react to situations based on the social and political climate or respond based on our connection and commitment to Christ!

“Its Apostles Were Relentless Pt. 1”

Sunday, July 19th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at how our love for Jesus and His Church will produce boldness in the face of opposition.

“Its Founder Is Faultless”

Sunday, July 12th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at why everyone chooses to receive or reject Jesus Christ—by decision or default.

“Divinely Connected”

Sunday, July 5th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Why I STILL Love the Church

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at why we will never be any closer to the church than we are to Jesus.

“The Power of Words”

Sunday, June 21st, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us to examine whether our words are promoting or damaging the cause of Christ.

“The Power of Forgiveness”

Sunday, June 14th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why our contentment in life is determined, to a degree, by our ability to accept the imperfections of others.

“Core Value #4: Community”

Sunday, January 26th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Core Values That Drive HopeCC

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us to pursue relationships that encourage us and others to walk with God.

“Commandment #10: Appreciate What's Yours!”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 5/29 Outline

Sermon Series: Ten Commandments

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how God's best for us may not include getting all we want, but does result in having all we need.

“Commandment #9: Always Tell the Truth”

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 5/22 Outline

Sermon Series: Ten Commandments

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how when you always tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything else!

“The Way Up Is Down”

Sunday, May 19th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 5/19 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to serve one another knowing that humility looks good on EVERYONE!

“Commandment #8: Don't Take or Keep What's Not Yours”

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 5/15 Outline

Sermon Series: Ten Commandments

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how the commend from God not to steal covers far more than we may initially think.

“First Place Jesus”

Sunday, May 12th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 5/12 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at an example of why, if your actions don't draw a reaction, you're not going far enough.

“Sticks & Stones”

Sunday, April 28th, 2019 — Adam Rigg

Scriptures: Sunday 4/28 Outline

Sermon Series: Guest Speaker

In this message, Student Ministries Director Adam Rigg examines what God's Word says about how we are to use our words.

“Commandment #6: Value All Human Life”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 3/13 Outline

Sermon Series: Ten Commandments

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how God puts forward the truth that life is a gift—not ours to take or take lightly.

“Commandment #5: Don't Disrespect Your Parents”

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 3/6 Outline

Sermon Series: Ten Commandments

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how children and parents can honor each other in different ways, the older they become.

“The Great Divide”

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 3/3 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to live knowing that Jesus, in addition to erasing the ethnic and gender divide between us and others, bridged the MORAL divide between us and a Holy God!

“The Priority of Fellowship”

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 11/14 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why our decision making process should be guided by our Savior's love and example.

“Perseverance Pt. 14: Pastoral Care”

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 8/29 Outline

Sermon Series: Perseverance (1 Peter)

In this message, Pastor Woody explores perseverance through the lens of pastoral care.

“Belonging”

Sunday, August 19th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 8/19 Outline

Sermon Series: My Pledge

In this message, Pastor Woody makes a case for commitment to the local church.

“Perseverance Pt. 13: Stewardship”

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 8/15 Outline

Sermon Series: Perseverance (1 Peter)

In this message, Pastor Woody explores perseverance through the lens of stewardship. (1 Peter 4:8-11)

“Community”

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 — Adam Rigg

Scriptures: Sunday 5/6 Outline

Sermon Series: Guest Speaker

In this message, Student Ministries Director Adam Rigg answers five questions that someone might ask about living in community.

“Relationships [People = Priorities]”

Sunday, April 15th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 4/15 Outline

Sermon Series: Power of the Moment

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us with the question: "In what way will you make a tangible difference in someone else's life today?"

“God-Honoring Communication”

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 3/28 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why words—unsupported by actions—are just HOT AIR!

“Conflict Resolution Pt. 3”

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 3/4 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to consider why Jesus is so concerned with our responding when we've caused hurt.

“Conflict Resolution Pt. 2”

Sunday, February 25th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 2/25 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that reacting when we've been hurt involves either dismissing or addressing it—there is no third option!

“Conflict Resolution Pt. 1”

Sunday, February 18th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 2/18 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to celebrate and defend the Gospel—that is to live understanding our unique role in the Church of God.

“Unexpected Events”

Sunday, January 28th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/28 Outline

Sermon Series: Intentionally Yours

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that what we do AFTER an unexpected event depends largely on what we were doing BEFORE it.

“2017: The Year Everyone Is Offended By Everything”

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 — Pastor Mike Nolan

Scriptures: Sunday 12/3 Outline

Sermon Series: Guest Speaker

In this message, guest speaker Pastor Mike Nolan encourages us to be Biblical in our response to being offended by others.

“Examining Our Moral Circle”

Sunday, June 4th, 2017 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 6/4 Outline

Sermon Series: Beyond Our Comfy Couch

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to examine who we choose to associate with, knowing that the church is made up of people who were AND ARE needy, vulnerable, and morally deficient whom Jesus alone can save.

“Core Value #2: COMMUNITY”

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 10/2 Outline

Sermon Series: HopeCC Core Values

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to pursue relationships that encourage us and others to walk with God.

“Breaking the Debt Cycle”

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 5/1 Outline

Sermon Series: Debt Free

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to believe that a little selflessness goes a long way!

“Judge & Jury”

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 4/24 Outline

Sermon Series: Debt Free

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to believe that our private sin, not the public sin of others, should grieve us most.

“Pay To Play”

Sunday, April 17th, 2016 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 4/17 Outline

Sermon Series: Debt Free

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that graceful reconciliation is always our BEST option!

“Servants & Sincerity”

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 12:28-44

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' model of sincerity and integrity in his interaction with the scribes.

“Embrace the Leperdom”

Sunday, September 6th, 2015 — Rabbi Glenn Harris

Scriptures: 2 Kings 7:1-17

Sermon Series: Guest Speaker

In this message, guest speaker Rabbi Glenn Harris encourages us to not only not be surprised by, but embrace the outcast status we receive as followers of Christ.

“Servants & Government”

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 12:13-17;Luke 23:38;Rom. 12:17-21;Acts 5:39;Titus 3:1-2;2 Cor. 4:6-7;1 Tim. 2:1-5

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' take on how his followers should interact with their government.

“Servants & Wisdom”

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 11:27-12:12,1:7-8;Matt. 3:2,4:7,3:3-16;Is. 40:3;John 1:15-17

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the wisdom Jesus exemplifies when His authority is challenged by the religious leaders.

“Why the Hypocrisy?”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matt. 5:1-12,6:1-6

Sermon Series: Culture Clash

In this message, Pastor Woody addresses why many people in this world say that their biggest problem with Christianity is Christians.

“Servants & Companionship”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:7-13;Matt. 10:16;Luke 22:35-38;Ez. 3:17-19;Rom.2:12-16

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the ONE THING we can all do to increase our odds of reaching our potential.

“Is the Local Church Biblical?”

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matt. 16:13-18;Acts 2:38-47;Heb. 13:7,17;1 Tim. 5:17;1 Cor. 5:1-6,11-13;Rom. 12:10-16

Sermon Series: What Is the Church?

In this message, Pastor Woody seeks to answer "Is it possible to be a part of the universal church and not participate in the local church?"

“Passing It On”

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: 2 Tim. 1:1-9,2:1-2

Sermon Series: OTHERS

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to learn and obey the Word of God so we can pass it on to others.

“Conflict Resolution Pt. II”

Sunday, December 9th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matthew 18:15-20,5:19-26;Eph. 4:32

Sermon Series: Family Affair

In this message, Pastor Woody uses the words of Jesus to show us we should speak words of blessings to others and refuse to speak or hear anything negative about another person unless they are present to defend themselves.

“Conflict Resolution”

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matt. 16:18;John 17

Sermon Series: Family Affair

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us that if love and unity are hallmarks of Biblical Christianity, we must fight for them!

“Cracking the Code Pt. II”

Sunday, November 25th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Exodus 19:3-8,24:3-4,12-18,31:18,32:1,19

Sermon Series: Family Affair

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to view God's Word as a letter from home and allow that to drive us to devotion.

“Cracking the Code Pt. I”

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Romans 16:1-2,17;1 Cor. 16:10-11;Phil. 4:1-3;1 Pet. 2:9-10

Sermon Series: Family Affair

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at how our dedication to the cause of Christ is the solution to the problem of division caused by carnality.

“No Perfect People Allowed”

Sunday, November 11th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Romans 1:1-17,3:23-24,4:5;Luke 11:13

Sermon Series: Family Affair

In the first message of this series, Pastor Woody breaks down our expectations of people inside and outside the doors of the church to see that we all need the Gospel of Christ.

“Community As A Priority”

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:9-12

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the ministry of the local church and extols the benefits of living the Christian life in community.

“Core Value 2 - COMMUNITY”

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Acts 2:41-47

Sermon Series: SEVEN [Core Values That Drive HopeCC]

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to embrace the fact that life is best lived in community.