How not to be transformed!

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist August 21, 2022 Matthew 15:10-28             As you know, one of our prime values here at Asbury is Discipleship. Our story today, out of Matthew 15, highlights some very important truths about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus.             Have you ever gone through one of those phases …

The Feeding of the 5000

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist August 14th, 2022 Matthew 14:13-21             This morning we are going to look at this miracle of Jesus where he takes five loaves and two fish and feeds about 10,000 people. I hope that as we look at it, you will see a little more about who Jesus is. I am …

The Kingdom of God

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett — Asbury Free Methodist July 24th, 2022 – Matthew 13:31-33, 44-45             We have been looking at life hacks for the Christian life. Two weeks ago, we looked at your sacred body, last week we looked at your sacred soul. This week I want to look at something Jesus was constantly talking about.             Right …

Your Sacred Soul

By Rev. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist July 17th, 2022 Psalm 42:1-6, Matthew 16:26             Last week we started a series titled “Life Hacks for the Christian life.” In that sermon, I talked about your sacred body. Your body is important in your spiritual formation. This week I want to talk about your soul. Just as a disclaimer – …

The Church of Laodicea

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett Asbury Free Methodist June 26, 2022 – Revelation 3:14-21             Have you ever had a friend or a family member where you have had to do an intervention? A while back, a guy I knew had a wife and three daughters. They are all Christians, but the wife’s behaviour over the years was becoming increasingly …

The Church of Philadelphia

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist June 19, 2022 – Revelation 3:7-13             We have been working our way through the seven churches that Jesus spoke to in Revelation; This morning, we come to the church in Philadelphia. Like the other churches, Philadelphia was located in modern-day Turkey. About 60 years before this letter was written, the …

The Church at Sardis

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist June 12, 2022 Revelations 3:1-6             We have been working our way through the churches of Revelation. What we have seen is that Jesus is actively judging his church. He knows the state of each church. He knows what they are doing right. He knows what their challenges are. He knows …

The Church in Thyatira

Asbury Free Methodist – June 5, 2022 Revelation 2:18-29             We have been working our way through the seven churches in Revelation, and today we come to the church in Thyatira. Thyatira was the least important of the seven cities that the apostle John wrote to, yet it warrants the longest letter. Jesus cares about his churches, whether they are …

The Church at Pergamum

By Rev. Dr. Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist – May 29, 2022 Revelation 2:11-17             We have been working our way through a series titled “The Churches of Revelation.” Jesus appeared to the apostle John and gave a direct message to each of the seven churches. I think we have seen that in speaking to them, he is also …

The Church at Smyrna

By Brent Russett – Asbury Free Methodist May 20th, 2022 – Revelation 2:2-11             I am happy to bring God’s word to you this morning. I have been out of the pulpit and we have paused our series on the churches of Revelation for a couple of weeks. We resumed the series this morning by looking at the church in …