Lent 2024 – Christus Victor – Christ is Victorious

In this season of Lent, we will examine what Christ did on the cross and what that means in our lives today. February 18th – Believing that evil is real – Matthew 15:1-20 February 25th – The power of the Cross – Romans 8:18-39 March 3rd            – Christ’s victory in our hearts Colossians 3:1-15 March 10th         – Victory and …

Christus Victor Part 1

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist February 18th,2024 -Matthew 15:17-20                  Last Wednesday was the beginning of Lent. Over this season, I am going to preach a series on Christ’s victory on the cross. I believe that this series will better equip you to understand the world around you and your own heart. I am hoping that …

Encountering God in Three Persons

Asbury Free Methodist – February 11, 2024 Mark1:4-11             This morning, I want to talk about encountering God in three persons. As you encounter God the Father he will confirm your identity. As you encounter God the Son, he will apply his work to your life. As you encounter God the Spirt, he will empower you to live out the …

Encountering God through the people of God

By Rev. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist January 28, 2024 – Acts 3:1-10             For the last couple of weeks, we have been talking about encountering God. Last week, we talked about encountering the love of God.             If I could have one truth sink into your head and your heart, it is this: God loves you. God really …

Encountering the Love of God

Part 2 of Encountering God. By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett Asbury Free Methodist January 21st, 2024 – 1 John 4:7-16             Last week, we started a series titled “Encountering God.” There are so many ways that we encounter God. We can encounter him through his word, through his Spirit, and through other people. We can encounter his greatness and majesty, …

Encountering God – Part 1

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist January 14, 2024 – Luke 24:13-35             The difference between a alive church and a dead church is not the music, or the preaching, or the small groups or whether the pastor is cool or not – the difference between a alive church and a dead church is our encounters with …

Generosity and the Scarcity Mindset

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist January 7, 2024 -1 Kings 18, Philippian 4:10-19             I like to start each year with a message on generosity. Being generous with our time, talent, and treasure is part of what it means to live out the gospel. It also flies in the face of some of the biggest idols …

Girlfriends

Welcome to Girlfriends, a special program tailored for women, held at Asbury Free Methodist Church every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. (excluding summer months). Join us for an evening filled with delicious food, engaging crafts, and inspiring speakers. Our program is thoughtfully designed to uplift and guide you toward a closer connection with God. Don’t miss the …

My Heart Christ’s Home

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist December 31st, 2023             We are on the brink of another new year. While I am not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, I do think that this is one of the great times of the year to assess our lives. Are you living the life you want to live? …

Jesus the King

Third Sunday of Advent By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist Matthew 2:1-12 — December 17th, 2023             This Advent, we have been looking at the roles of Jesus. He came as a prophet – to deliver God’s message. His message declared who God is and who he wants to be for us. As a prophet, he declared what …