The Testimony of Jesus

  The Testimony of Jesus One of the most powerful revelations in the scriptures is that of the power of "the testimony". During the wilderness journey of the people of God, we learn that Moses commanded certain items to be placed in the Ark of the Covenant. Interestingly, another name for the Ark is found

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The Spirit of Prophecy

A view from Patmos The apostle John was banished to the isle of Patmos for what he described as “the word of God and the testimony of Jesus’. During that time, he received the visions in the book which has come to be known as the Revelation of Jesus Christ. Many people have sought to

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Do Over

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Do-Over-Master.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Through the resurrection of Jesus, we have the opportunity to do life over. Peter discovered this in a very real way. In the message "Do Over", we will examine the text and discover a pearl of great price.

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Eternal Hope

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Eternal_Hope.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS When we think about the future, often we are held captive by the past. This is because we have hopes that haven't come to pass and we become blinded by the present. You are not alone in this journey. Jesus is right here

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The Fathers’ Blessing

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The_Fathers_Blessing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Many people have a difficult time related to the idea of "God" as father, but the scriptures reveal a very interesting insightful view into the heart of the father. We hope you enjoy the message.

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After the Resurrection

Greetings in the name of the Lord. I trust that you had a wonderful Resurrection Celebration. This past 40 Day journey during Lent has been filled with excitement, encouragement and challenge. It is the last week that has been a time of real testing and trial. I anticipated that at the end, I would have a clear

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Preparation for Visitation

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Preparation_for_Visitation.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   The Triumphal Entry, is a day of visitation. As Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem, we see one last applaud from the Father meant to spur Jesus on for the days to come.  Jesus knew that His disciples would desert Him. He

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Sharing is caring

Sharing is caring! I experienced some real insight this evening during our Tuesday night Grow Group session. We are studying the book “God’s Story for You, by Dr. Neil Anderson, and were examining some of the questions regarding the fall of man. While talking about why “Adam chose to sin”, I had to laugh as

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Spiritual Gifts

Every child of God is filled with the power of the Holy Spirit, specially gifted to play a unique and valued role in the body of Christ. No one is without gift or purpose. Spiritual gifts are not our talents or skills. They are the grace of God at work within us, empowering us to

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Discovering Spiritual Gifts

Residence Park Park / Higher Ground UMC’s will present a Spiritual Gifts Workshop beginning Wednesday evenings, February 3rd at 6pm at 4800 N. Dixie Dr. The workshop is designed to be both informational and transformational. If you are interested in discovering and developing your unique God given gifts, learn how they may differ from and/or

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Ferguson, the Kingdom and Reconciliation

If you are like me, you’ve been bombarded by various media sources regarding the ruling in Ferguson, MO. I confess, the ruling did not surprise me, but not for the reasons you may be thinking. You see, I am convinced that though we should work for peace on earth, ultimately until the “Prince of Peace”

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The blessing and the birthright

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Dont_despise_your_birthright.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe birthright is emphasized in the Bible because it honored the rights or privileges of the family’s firstborn son. After the father died, or in the father’s absence, the firstborn son assumed the father’s authority and responsibilities. In addition to assuming the leadership role

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Treasure within

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Treasure_within_us.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe scriptures inform us that the gospel was first preached to Abraham (Galatian 3:6-8). Throughout the Hebrew Scriptures, the gospel unfolds until finally within the ministry of Jesus, the purpose of God is clearly proclaimed. In this message we begin to unpack the glory

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Believing in Christ Within

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Believing_in_Christ_Within.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOne of the most powerful yet most neglected revelations in the scriptures is that God dwells within. In this message, D.A. shares how this was always the intent of God and the motivating factor underlying all God’s activity. Grab your note pad as you

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Belief Power

We create beliefs to anchor our understanding of the world around us and so, once we have formed a belief, we will tend to persevere with that belief.http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Belief_Power.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBeliefs are the foundation of all our actions. Our beliefs become springs from which out thoughts flow,

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Who Am I ?

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Who_Am_I.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMany of the crises that we experience in life occur because, humanity lives with an identity crises. We don’t know WHO or WHAT we are. The same applies to the church, however it shouldn’t. Despite any circumstances surrounding or involving our birth, we were

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Open Doors

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Min_Kendrick_Smith_Open_doors.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’ve all heard the saying, “when one door closes, another opens” and in this message, Minister Kendrick Smith shares an insightful and prophetic word about what o do when doors open and closes. Listen in.

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Exploring your map

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Exploring_your_map.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn the creation man was perfect without sin. At creation, man was Pure Potentiality. Do you not believe that prior to sin, man had absolutely no limitations. He had no limiting decisions to deal with. He had no bitter roots or strongholds to deal

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Subconscious Realities

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Unconscious_Realities.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSRecently, it has come to our attention that many people are confused both about the existence of what is commonly called the subconscious1 and its role. Many Christians, driven by their concern about the preoccupation of psychologists with the subconscious, mistakenly ignore its Biblical

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The Exchange

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/The_Exchange.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS We must ask ourselves at this a few questions. 1-Why did Christ need to die 2-What benefit did his death have upon humanity and 3-How do we appropriate (take to ourselves the benefits of His death) Listen in

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If Jesus would have been here

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Lord_if.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen God doesn’t perform as we think he ought to. “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” In the passage, Martha uses exactly those words in addressing Jesus, and so does Mary. “Lord, if you had been here, my

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The life God gives

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Life.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere are very interesting lessons to be learned from the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. We tend to focus on the vent itself and overlook some lessons that also transformative. Learn with us.

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Devotions

Click on image to download mobile apps MY UPMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST                                                                    goTANDEM Everyday life is busy. And as a result, our spiritual lives are often neglected. But that doesn’t have to be the case. With goTandem,

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Do you want to be made whole

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Do_you_want_to_be_whole.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDesire is a sense of longing for a person or object or hoping for an outcome. When a person desires something or someone, their sense of longing is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of the item or person, and they want to

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The Wells of Methodism

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/The_wells_of_Methodism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jesus spoke of “rivers of water” flowing out of his followers. Something has happened to has stopped the flow within the body of Christ. Listen in as we being to dig again the wells of salvation.

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