Sermons

In addition to sermon audio and video files, many of our sermons have other resources available, like Focus Scripture, Extended Summary, Sermon Homework and more. Our archive dates back to 1992 and all resources are free to download and distribute. Most sermons are by our Senior Pastor, Greg Boyd.

Below are our most recent sermons. You may also check out our archive using the links at the above left.

Shame02/12/17

  • Speaker – Greg Boyd
     
  • Topics – Identity in Christ, Judgment, Love
  • In the second week of our Overwhelmed series Greg unpacks the topic of shame. We begin by looking at the origin of shame in Genesis 3; what shame is and where it comes from. Next we look at how God defeats shame on the cross and welcomes us to live shame-free lives through His unconditional love. 

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The True You02/05/17

  • Speaker – Greg Boyd
     
  • Topics – Faith, Fear, Forgiveness
  • This initial sermon in our Overwhelmed series was a foundational message about the root of everything that holds us back.  God has designed us to have power over our brain and our thought life and it is our responsibility to be disciples of our brain.  We must fight against the cultural lies of our world by daily renewing our mind by focusing on who God says we are.

    Here is a link for the video that we played before the teaching.

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Time: Spend it Well01/29/17

  • Speaker – David Morrow
     
  • Topics – Disciplines, Kingdom of God, Faithfulness
  • Sometimes time doesn’t feel like such a gift. In fact if we’re not living in right relatedness with how God intended us to function, it can feel much more like a burden. Throughout history technology innovations have made false promises about giving more time back to their users, but in fact we have as many distractions as ever to keep us from living the simple, undistracted, others oriented life God calls us to. In this message we explore what can be done to take back control of how we’re living our life and spending our time so we don’t fall in to temptations that lead to getting our life from how busy we are. 

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Treasure: Spend it Well01/22/17

  • Speaker – Greg Boyd
     
  • Topics – Generosity, Money, Blessings
  • God lovingly entrusts us with money, possessions, and resources. As followers of Christ we are called to surrender all our gifts to the Lordship of Christ. Because God is an other-oriented God who lovingly pours out blessings, and we are made in His image, then we too should be people who use our resources to bless others. 

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King's Kingdom Way01/15/17

  • Speakers – Greg Boyd, Dennis Edwards
     
  • Topics – Non-Violence, Reconciliation, Peace
  • This weekend we honor the memory and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a message from Dennis Edwards and Greg Boyd. King dedicated his life to the pursuit of the one new humanity inaugurated in the life of Jesus and this sermon focuses on King’s commitment to justice, peace and love.

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Your One and Only Life01/08/17

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New Beginnings01/01/17

  • Speaker – Seth McCoy
     
  • Topics – Community, Kingdom of God, Relationships
  • This weekend service recognized our teaching pastor and dear friend, Seth McCoy, as he gave his last sermon here. Seth and his family will be transitioning from Woodland Hills to serve God’s Kingdom in another capacity. We celebrate and thank the McCoy family for serving, loving and participating in our larger Woodland Hills family. In this sermon, Seth discusses his affection for Woodland Hills and for the process of following your calling through three lenses: A telescope, a microscope and a rearview mirror. 

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