Sermon Series

Special Messages

While expository preaching is one of James Rivers’ core values, we will occasionally present topical messages based on selected scriptures. Special Messages is a compilation of these teachings. This exciting series covers topics such as personal evangelism, the return of Christ, and Advent. Our hope is that these messages will serve to advance your personal relationship with the Lord.

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Easter = God Cares

Posted on 04/12/20 by John Lindell

In this message from Easter Sunday, Pastor John Lindell shares an awe-inspiring sermon titled, “Easter = God Cares.” Our prayer is that this message communicates God’s love for you and the incredible righteousness, grace, and salvation that is given to everyone who puts their faith in Jesus!

We Know God Loves Us

Posted on 04/08/20 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an encouraging sermon titled, “We Know God Loves Us ” Our prayer is that this message will be an encouragement and blessing to your life.

Winning the War Against Worry Part 2

Posted on 04/06/20 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “Winning the War Against Worry Part 2.” Our prayer is that this message will be an encouragement and blessing to your life.

We Know God is Working for Our Good

Posted on 04/01/20 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “We Know God is Working for Our Good.” Our prayer is that this message would strengthen and encourage your walk with Christ!

Winning the War Against Worry Part 1

Posted on 03/29/20 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an encouraging message titled, “Winning the War Against Worry Part 1.” Our prayer is that this message would inspire peace in your life!

The Fight for the Future

Posted on 02/11/20 by Brandon Lindell

In this message, Pastor Brandon Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “The Fight for the Future.” Join us as we read through Judges 6 and discuss fundamental truth about the strength and power that comes from walking with the Lord. Our prayer is that this message would give you a foundational understanding of how walking with God can help you fight for your future!

Vision Sunday 2020: Get Ready for the Future

Posted on 02/02/20 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an encouraging sermon titled, “Get Ready for the Future.” Join us as we study Scripture and hear powerful wisdom on how we can prepare our hearts for all God has planned for the future. Our prayer is that this message would create an anticipation in your heart for all the amazing things God wants to accomplish in your life!

A New Normal

Posted on 12/29/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “A New Normal.” Join us for our final sermon of the decade as we read what God’s Word says about the life of Jabez, and learn truth-packed teaching on God’s blessing for your life. Our prayer is that this message would strengthen your faith and help you desire a new normal of God’s blessing as you walk into the new year.

Good News of Great Joy

Posted on 12/08/19 by John Lindell

In this message from James River Christmas 2019, Pastor John Lindell shares an encouraging sermon titled, “Good News of Great Joy.” Join us as we read God’s Word and learn powerful truth about the Good News of Jesus coming to earth to save humanity. Our prayer is that this message would remind you of God’s personal love for you and encourage you to give your life to Him!

The Power of Spoken Words

Posted on 10/06/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a truth-packed sermon titled, “The Power of Spoken Words.” Join us as we hear powerful wisdom on the impact our words have on our lives and walk with God. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to speak words of faith in every season and watch God work in incredible ways in response!

Welcome to the Future (Pt. 3)

Posted on 09/01/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an encouraging word titled, “Welcome to the Future (Pt. 3).” Join us as we frame our understanding of giving and building the Church through God’s Word and hear powerful truth about the joy and impact of giving to the Lord. Our prayer is that this message would deepen your understanding of how your giving can impact the Kingdom of God!

Welcome to the Future (Pt. 2)

Posted on 08/25/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful word titled, “Welcome to the Future (Pt. 2).” Join us as we study 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 and hear life-impacting wisdom on giving and the law of the harvest. Our prayer is that this message would deepen your understanding of how God blesses people in response to faithful giving and put an excitement in your heart to generously sow into the Kingdom!

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