Sermons From HopeCC

“Addressing Our Roller Coaster-Like Emotions”

Sunday, September 13th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Unpredictable Me

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at five ways to respond to roller coaster like emotions.

“Spiritual Growth Is Not Rocket Science”

Sunday, September 6th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at what the Bible prescribes as the path that leads to growing spiritually.

“The Elephant In the Room”

Sunday, August 30th, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody looks at why, when it comes to sin, we justify it, and glorify it, when we should mortify it and be mortified by it!

“Core Value #5: Growing”

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 — Pastor Martin Woody

Sermon Series: Core Values That Drive HopeCC

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us to see it as our calling to become fully devoted followers of Christ.

“Part 4: VULNERABILITY Pt. 2”

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 12/4 Outline

Sermon Series: Victorious Christian Living

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the remaining of five valuable tools every Christian has available to them—Human History, A Heavenly Mindset, House cleaning, Holy Allies, and Habitual activities.

“Part 3: VULNERABILITY”

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 11/20 Outline

Sermon Series: Victorious Christian Living

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why victorious Christians know they can't afford to deny their vulnerabilities. Instead, they take their cues from history and address them by having a Heavenly Mindset.

“Part 2: RESPONSIBILITY”

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 11/6 Outline

Sermon Series: Victorious Christian Living

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why living victoriously involves embracing, not avoiding, our responsibility.

“Part 1: IDENTITY”

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 10/30 Outline

Sermon Series: Victorious Christian Living

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why living victoriously involves fighting from, not for, our identity in Christ.

“The Power of Reconciliation Pt. 1”

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 9/25 Outline

Sermon Series: The Leader's Toolbox

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why the effort required and success of the process of reconciliation is often determined by the approach of the offended/responding parties.

“The Power of Restraint”

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 9/18 Outline

Sermon Series: The Leader's Toolbox

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why "If I were in charge..." is a phrase most often said by people who have never been."

“The Power of Planning”

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 9/11 Outline

Sermon Series: The Leader's Toolbox

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why it is that our direction, not our intentions, leads to our destination.

“Choose Your Environment Pt. 2”

Sunday, September 8th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 9/8 Outline

Sermon Series: The Path

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to navigate the Christian life knowing that our most dangerous deviation is the one nearest our present position.

“The Power of Sincerity”

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 9/4 Outline

Sermon Series: The Leader's Toolbox

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how it is that between stimulus and response is our freedom to choose.

“Choose Your Environment Pt. 1”

Sunday, September 1st, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 9/1 Outline

Sermon Series: The Path

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to choose our environments so to minimize the world's influence on us and maximize our influence on the world.

“The Power of Prayer”

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 8/28 Outline

Sermon Series: The Leader's Toolbox

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why prayer is a crucial piece of the Christian life for everyone, especially leaders.

“Serving Without Falling Apart”

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 8/21 Outline

Sermon Series: Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to serve because Jesus loves everyone, including you!

“Choose Your Foundation”

Sunday, August 18th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 8/18 Outline

Sermon Series: The Path

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to make life choices knowing that happiness occurs in response to our commitment to holiness.

“Nex-Gen Mindset”

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 8/14 Outline

Sermon Series: Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why, to make a difference in the lives of people we'll never meet, we must invest in those we do!

“Meet the Holy Spirit Pt. 2”

Sunday, June 30th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 6/30 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody dives deeper into the Person and ministry of the Holy Spirit.

“Meet the Holy Spirit Pt. 1”

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 6/23 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody introduces us to the Person and ministry of the Holy Spirit.

“Tyranny of the Urgent”

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 6/12 Outline

Sermon Series: Redeeming the Time

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how we can do what we motivated by, and demonstrating our allegiance to God.

“Picture Perfect Clarity”

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 6/5 Outline

Sermon Series: Redeeming the Time

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how we can gain a clear vision for managing our time by considering two key questions.

“Di-VINE-ly Inspired Pt. 1”

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 6/2 Outline

Sermon Series: The Gospel of John

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to bear the genuine, God-honoring fruit of a Christian— Christ-likeness.

“The Spirit-Filled Life”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 4/24 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how, as believers, we must decide daily how we'll live our lives—obeying the flesh or walking in the Spirit.

“Compromise Pt. 3”

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 2/3 Outline

Sermon Series: Deeper

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that our stuff will either be a stumbling block or part of our supporting cast!

“Compromise Pt. 2”

Sunday, January 27th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/27 Outline

Sermon Series: Deeper

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that "the highest form of selfishness is that of the man who is content to go to heaven alone".

“Compromise Pt. 1”

Sunday, January 20th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/20 Outline

Sermon Series: Deeper

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that the biggest contributing factor to my current state of affairs is ME!

“Hindrances to Answered Prayer”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 1/16 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody considers seven possible reasons why our prayers may go unanswered.

“Unshakable Faith”

Sunday, January 13th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/13 Outline

Sermon Series: Deeper

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to see Biblical truth, and the God who revealed it, as the foundation under our faith.

“The Importance of Prayer Pt. 2”

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 1/9 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines seven adverbs that describe the manner in which we are to pray.

“Abiding Love”

Sunday, January 6th, 2019 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/6 Outline

Sermon Series: Deeper

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that, though in a state of imperfection, we're still the object of His affection!

“Forgiveness Obstacles”

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 12/12 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines four forgiveness obstacles or barriers.

“The Importance of Forgiveness”

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 12/5 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how true Christ likeness comes at the point where it is hard not to respond as He would.

“Words to Live By”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 11/28 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how obedience from the heart renders blessings from heaven!

“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.

“Introduction to Philemon”

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: REFUEL 11/7 Outline

Sermon Series: Christianity 101

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how, in contrast to other world religions claim that we can work and become accepted by God, in Christianity, we cannot even get through the door without admitting our bankrupt moral state!

“The Merciless Missionary”

Sunday, July 1st, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 7/1 Outline

Sermon Series: Imperfect Heroes

In this message, Pastor Woody look at the two-fold focus of Christian conversion—what God saves us FROM and what God saves us FOR.

“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.

“Practical Biblical Teaching”

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/21 Outline

Sermon Series: Intentionally Yours

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that Christians are people who have accepted God's gift of salvation and obligated themselves to follow the Lord Jesus Christ.

“Personal Devotions”

Sunday, January 14th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/14 Outline

Sermon Series: Intentionally Yours

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to live knowing the difference between who you are and who you&aops;ll be in the future depends largely on what you KEEP doing, STOP doing, and START doing.

“Relationships”

Sunday, January 7th, 2018 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 1/7 Outline

Sermon Series: Intentionally Yours

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to examine how much of what we believe about ourselves and life in general has been shaped by the influence of others.

“This ONE Thing”

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 12/31 Outline

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody shares why, if we believe that THINGS can and should be different, we must also believe that WE can and should be too!

“Doubters Anonymous”

Sunday, May 21st, 2017 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 5/21 Outline

Sermon Series: Crystal Clear

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that a deeper walk with Christ will lead to seasons of necessary doubt.

“Core Value# 7: growing”

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Sunday 11/6 Outline

Sermon Series: HopeCC Core Values

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the truth that, unlike physical growth, spiritual growth requires intentional effort.

“That's So Cool!”

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 — John Rigg

Scriptures: 2 Timothy 1:6-7;Matthew 14:22-33,7:13-14

Sermon Series: Guest Speaker

In this message, Pastor Woody guest speaker and missionary to Durban, South Africa, John Rigg examines how, even though Peter usually gets a bad rap, he is the only disciple that got out of the boat and walked on water to Jesus.

“Peace of Mind”

Sunday, December 6th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Isaiah 48:22;Psalm 85:8,147:4-5,143:8;Phil. 4:4-8;Jer. 23:23-24;Rom. 12:1-2

Sermon Series: Jesus Our Peace

In this message, Pastor Woody encourage us to follow four biblical steps to gain real peace of mind.

“Servants & Weakness”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 14:27-42

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

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' need for his closest companions and His reliance on prayer in the hours leading to His crucifixion.

“Bow or Burn”

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Daniel 2:28,37-38,44,3:13-30

Sermon Series: Miracles: Believe the Impossible

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us with the idea that, if your faith isn't worth dying for, it certainly isn't worth living for.

“The Floating Axe-Head”

Sunday, November 8th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: 2 Kings 6:1-7;Acts 5:30-31,1:8,2:36-37,4:31,6:10;Gal. 3:13,5:16;1 Pet. 2:24;1 Cor. 2:3-5

Sermon Series: Miracles: Believe the Impossible

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to walk in the Spirit as the only means to keep from "losing our edge" as we serve.

“The Longest Day (Sun, Stand Still)”

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Joshua 9:9-10,14,10:1-14,25,1:9;Deut. 1:19-26;Rev. 21:23

Sermon Series: Miracles: Believe the Impossible

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to seek the kind of faith that would compel Joshua to ask God to make the sun and moon to stand still.

“Crossing the Red Sea”

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Exodus 14:1-31;Deut. 17:16

Sermon Series: Miracles: Believe the Impossible

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to allow the miracle of the Israelites crossing the Red Sea to expand our idea of the power of God at work in our own lives.

“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.

“Moses & the Burning Bush”

Sunday, September 20th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Ps. 77:14;Exodus 2:24-3:12;Rev. 1:14;Deut. 33:16,4:23-24;2 Thes. 1:7-8

Sermon Series: Miracles: Believe the Impossible

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to be ever mindful of the close encounter we had with God at the moment of our salvation.

“Undignified”

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: 2 Sam. 6:1-23;Ex. 25:21-22

Sermon Series: N/A

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to pursue a walk that both glorifies God and challenges our comfort level.

“Servants & Usefulness”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 11:1-26

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

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how we might make ourselves most useful for the Kingdom of God.

“Servants & Persistence”

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:46-52,12:35-37;Matt. 1:1,17,21:15-16;2 Sam. 7:15-17;Rev. 22:16;John 20:16;

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

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how persistence in our prayer life can bring immeasurable blessings. (Please forgive the audio issues. Thanks!)

“Servants & Leadership”

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:28-45;Matt. 19:27,20:20,19:28,26:39;Luke 18:34;Acts 12:1-2

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

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the paradox in Jesus' example of servant leadership.

“growing Pt. II”

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: 1 Pet. 2:2;Heb. 5:12-14;Eph. 4:11-32

Sermon Series: God's Big Picture Plan

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us in the knowledge that spiritual growth requires intentional effort.

“growing Pt. I”

Sunday, April 19th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Luke 2:52;Prov. 4:20-27;Eph. 2:8-10,4:13

Sermon Series: God's Big Picture Plan

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to embrace the fact that growing occurs as a result of pain and/or adversity.

“When Excuses Are Excuses”

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matthew 21:28-32;2 Cor. 5:14-15

Sermon Series: When Revival Comes

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to get real with ourselves and others and be motivated by the love of Christ.

“Breaking Free from Laziness”

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Proverbs 6:6-11;James 4:13-17

Sermon Series: Breaking Free

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to examine what laziness is costing us personally and to take steps toward productivity.

“Core Value 7 - gROWING”

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Matt. 28:18-20;Phil. 2:12-16;Luke 6:46-49;Heb. 13:7

Sermon Series: SEVEN [Core Values That Drive HopeCC]

In this message, Pastor Woody encourages us to embrace the fact that spiritual growth requires intentional effort.