Sunday, July 16th 2017 | Acts 10:24-11:1 The use of tongues in churches and as a “private prayer language” over the past century has become an explosive, and sometimes divisive issue, even schisming churches and causing entirely new denominations to form. But what are “tongues”, from a strictly Biblical perspective? Are they a kind of […]
Sunday, July 9th 2017 | 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 This tender and detailed exposition of Paul’s instruction to the church in Thessaloniki is worth hearing. What is the relationship of the congregation of the local church to its elders/pastors, and vice-versa. How should they respect and love the elders, and why? What accountability do elders have […]
Sunday, July 2nd 2017 | Acts 2:5-21 Many Christians get excited when they think of the tongues spoken at Pentecost. But was that what tongues were intended to evoke? Or were they intended by God to evoke a very different reaction?
Wednesday Bible Study, June 21st 2017 | 1 Peter 4:12-19 This message discusses how the growing Christian think of suffering for the name of Christ. About Mike Fenton: Mike Fenton is pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Ukiah.
Sunday, June 17th 2017 | Acts 2:1-4 First sermon of the series. This sermon discusses the Old Testament preparation for the event of Pentecost and the types and shadows pointing to the Acts 2 event.
Sunday, February 12th 2017 | John 14:15-26 Part 2 of the exposition of John 14 – the Upper Room Discourse. Here Jesus comforts, encourages and prepares his disciples for his departure by emphasizing the superior and enduring ministry of the Holy Spirit, who He will ask the Father to send to them. The Spirit promises […]
Sunday, February 5th 2017 | John 14:1-14 Jesus comforts his distraught disciples in view of his soon departure, with six specific encouragements, the 6 P’s: Promise of Provision in the Father’s house (v2), Pledge to Rapture them to a prepared Father’s house (v3), the Prospect of doing greater works (v12), the Promise of Prayer answered […]
Sunday, January 29th 2017 | John 13:12-30 In considering all that Jesus had taught and done, there were the two things (one is in this passage) that Judas Iscariot seems to have understood that the other disciples did not seem to fully grasp yet? It is what Judas did understand that, in part, drove him […]
Sunday, October 23rd 2016 | James 1:1-4 Trials, painful and sometimes bitter. What does the Christian faith have to say and offer the believer? How do we cope? Are we to escape by any means we can? Trials are Providentially ordained by a sovereign and good God with kind intentions for us. They can grow […]