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Defensive Weapons - 02.18.17

In battle, a soldier needs to have on his or her armor to protect from the enemy’s attacks. The same is true in spirit...
In battle, a soldier needs to have on his or her armor to protect from the enemy’s attacks. The same is true in spiritual battle. In Ephesians 6:11-17, Paul instructs believers to “Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Pastor Dudley explains each vital piece of the armor in this important sermon.
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford
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Defensive Weapons - 02.18.17

In battle, a soldier needs to have on his or her armor to protect from the enemy’s attacks. The same is true in spiritual battle. In Ephesians 6:11-...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Spiritual Warfare - Part 2 - 02.11.17

One of the first steps to winning a battle is to know your enemy. In part two of our mini-series on Spiritual Warfare, Pastor Dudley Rutherford expose...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Spiritual Warfare - Part 1 - 02.04.17

There are two extremes in how people view the devil: The first extreme is that demons are responsible for every single unfortunate event that occurs. ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherfoed

Imitators of God - 01.27.17

What is love? What is the key to lasting, loving relationships? Our world sends mixed and confusing messages about love, but what is God’s truth on ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Characteristics of a Christ Follower - 01.21.17

Do you stand out from the rest of the world? When people look at you, can they tell you are a follower of Jesus Christ? Pastor Dudley Rutherford detai...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

12,000 Ministers and Counting - 01.14.17

So far in the Trophies of Grace series, we’ve discussed the first three chapters of Ephesians, which details who we are in Christ and the spiritual ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Overcoming Temptation - 2017 - 01.07.17

When Jesus was fasting in the wilderness, the devil seized the perfect opportunity to tempt Him in three ways: 1.) His flesh with food, 2.) His ego wi...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Following Jesus - 12.30.16

What does it mean to be a true follower of Jesus Christ? In today’s world, people follow celebrities, authors, and politicians on social media, but ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Christmas Eve - 12.23.16

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Shepherd
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Waiting for the Christ of Christmas - 12.17.16

Two important figures that Nativity scenes miss are Simeon and Anna in Luke 2:25-40. Both were filled with the Holy Spirit and anticipating the arriva...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Breaking Down the Walls of Hostility - 12.10.16

It seems as though there is so much division, hurt, and hostility in our world today. We were made in God’s image, and yet we often harbor feeling o...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

One Amazing Story - 12.03.16

If there is someone in your life you’ve been wanting to share the Gospel with, this is the message for you! Using Ephesians 2:1-10, one of the most ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Are We Living in the Last Days? - 11.26.16

Is the end near? Is Jesus Christ coming back soon? Pastor Dudley examines the Scriptures and the signs of the times in which we are living to answer t...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

How Do I Forgive? - 11.18.16

Forgiveness is a trademark of our Christian faith, yet many believers find themselves holding on to bitterness and resentment against someone who has ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

I Keep Asking - 11.13.16

Like a persistent son or daughter with a singular goal in mind, Paul kept asking God to bless the believers in Ephesus with five important things. Pas...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

The Bible's Longest Sentence - 11.06.16

Continued from the previous message, Pastor Dudley shares four more spiritual blessings that belong to believers through Jesus Christ’s work on the ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Riches in Christ - 10.30.16

Christians have limitless resources in Jesus Christ, and yet many of us live as paupers. It is important for us to see and accept these resources, or ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Trophies of Grace - 10.22.16

Pastor Dudley introduces the “Trophies of Grace” series, a study through the book of Ephesians, giving some important background to the ancient ci...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Soul Winning - 2016 - 10.15.16

Jesus’ last words were recorded in Matthew 28:18-20, and in them we find the essence of soul winning! It is: - to go and make disciples of all ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Spiritual Fervor - 2016 - 10.08.16

Do you believe the modern-day church needs more passion, more power, more devotion? Pastor Dudley shares three keys that contributed to the incredible...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Authentic Worship - 2016 - 09.30.16

What is authentic worship? How can we come before the Lord with pure hands and a pure heart? Pastor Dudley examines Hebrews 12:28-29 and outlines how ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

No One Can Fathom - 2016 - 09.25.16

No one can fathom the greatness of God, yet He invites us into a powerful partnership with Him when we give generously of our time, talent, and treasu...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Submit and Encourage One Another - 09.17.16

Submission is often one of those uncomfortable biblical topics that most would like to avoid. It’s difficult to consider laying down one’s rights ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Forgive and Honor One Another - 09.10.16

Have you ever been hurt, wronged, or offended by someone? Have you ever been betrayed or stolen from? Most likely, simply pondering these questions br...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Accept and Be Kind to One Another - 09.03.16

Pastor Dudley kicks off the Double Dare series by unpacking Romans 15:7, which admonishes believers to accept one another. But in a world that preache...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Rizpah - 2016 - 08.27.16

By highlighting a dramatic but little-known story in 2 Samuel 21, Pastor Dudley shares the strength of a mother’s love for her sons and he challenge...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

One More Night with the Frogs - 2016 - 08.20.16

Pastor Dudley highlights a curious detail in Exodus 8 when Pharaoh was confronted with a plague of frogs because he would not let God’s people go. P...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

David's Mighty Men - 2016 - 08.13.16

What makes a man—or woman—mighty? By examining the story of King David’s mighty men in 1 Chronicles 11, Pastor Dudley extracts the qualities and...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

How to Fire Your Preacher - 2016 - 08.06.16

Preaching the Word of God is the greatest job in the world. However it does not come without its challenges—discouragement, criticism, and oppositio...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

The Last But Not The Least - 07.30.16

The last of the Ten Commandments is much like the first command: obeying this one helps us to obey the others; breaking this one leads to breaking the...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Always Tell The Truth - 07.23.16

The ninth commandment is an important call to honesty that dates back to Adam and Eve. Dishonesty entered the world on the day Satan deceived the firs...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Thou Shalt Not Steal - 07.16.16

Many Christians and upstanding citizens might think the eighth commandment, “Do Not Steal,” does not apply to them because stealing is not a probl...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Promoting Life - 07.09.16

Pastor Dudley explores four modern issues where God’s seventh command, “Do No Murder,” applies: homicide, suicide, euthanasia, and abortion. But...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Will the Real America Please Stand Up? - 07.02.16

Many have argued that the United States of America is no longer a Christian nation. They even attempt to rewrite history by claiming that our country ...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Does Your Schedule Honor God? - 06.25.16

Of all the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20, God spent the most time expounding upon number four: Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Perhaps it...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Revering His Name - 06.20.16

Obeying the third commandment to not use the Lord’s name in vain goes way beyond not profaning His name with the common phrase “Oh my G-d”or fli...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

No Other Idols - 06.11.16

In this convicting and timely message, Pastor Dudley explains how God’s command to have “no other gods” besides Him is so very relevant today. W...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Numero Uno - 06.04.16

Pastor Dudley introduces the Ten Commandments series by unpacking the most important of the ten—the first commandment: “I am the Lord your God, wh...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

You Will Glorify Me - 05.28.16

God is glorious because of His perfect and praiseworthy character. He created us to declare His glory to everyone we meet. Pastor Dudley explains that...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

New Life in Christ - 05.21.16

There is a connection between what we believe and how we behave. One of the best chapters in the Bible that makes a case for this important point is C...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Spending Time With God - 05.14.16

When you love someone, you want to spend time with that person. Time is one of the truest measures of our love, and the same holds true in our relatio...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

The Truest Test - 05.07.16

What is the truest test of our heart? According to Jesus Christ, it is wherever we store our treasure. Pastor Dudley dives into Matthew 6:19-24 and Ma...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Giving Our Best - 04.30.16

In an age when there are so many things competing for our time, talent, and treasure, how do we give God our BEST? Pastor Dudley shares from Malachi 1...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

In Heaven We Invest - 04.23.16

How often do we get bogged down with the concerns of this life? Work, money, and clothes are all temporary—and yet we spend so much of our life worr...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford

Not Far From the Kingdom - 04.16.16

Jesus said that to love God and to love your neighbor as yourself are the two most important commandments. A teacher of the law agreed with Him, sayin...
Speaker: Pastor Dudley Rutherford