The Sound Booth: MP3 Audio Sermons / Podcasts
“The words spoken here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.”
-Carl Frederick (altered slightly for audio)
A grab bag of audio messages on a variety of subjects. There is something for everyone and they are generally teaching you won’t find elsewhere. They have one thing in common – they are all good. We trust you will find them relevant and challenging in your life and ministry.
About My Father’s Business
Pastor Steve shares, “Jesus is both Savior and Lord. Savior is about what He does for us; Lord is about what we do for Him.” It is time for every Christian to find a place of service in God’s Kingdom. Steve shares three important principles for being about the Father’s business: Preparation, Purpose and Power.
Changing Your Spiritual Garments
The Bible repeatedly encourages to change our clothes and “put on Christ.” Teaching From Colossians 3:1-17, pastor Steve shares 5 principles that allow for Spiritual transformation in your life.
Distinguished by God’s Precense
At CCON’s 4th anniversary celebration Pastor Steve poses the question: “Where do we go from here?” He shares what he believes is the prophetic direction of the church for the next year: Cultivating the presence of God in our church, homes and lives.
Don’t Forget all of His Benefits
Pastor Steve shares three benefits from Psalms 103: forgiveness, healing, redemption.
Don’t Miss Your Day of Visitation
Pastor Steve walks us through 5 reasons the Jewish people missed their day of visitation and ended up rejecting Jesus. God wants to touch lives, families, church and communities, but will we receive Him if He doesn’t do it according to our expectations?
Faith Comes by Hearing
We all need to understand faith better. In this message Steve shares several key principles about faith and points out what faith is and isn’t. He explains that “faith is NOT believing IN God. Faith is BELIEVING God. As we are told in the book of Romans, “Abraham BELIEVED God and it was counted to him for righteousness.” You will be encouraged to walk in a deeper realm of faith by learning to listen to what God has to say.
Getting Rid of FIG Leaves
Using an acrostic of fig pastor Steve relates how Fear, Insecurity and Guilt affect our lives and hinders our relationship with, and service for, God, and shows the Biblical alternative in “putting on Christ.”
The Promise of the FAther: The Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Steve shows how the baptism of the Holy Spirit was the long awaited promise from God to empower His people by His own Spirit and some reasons why he wanted to.
In this short message Steve gives the scriptural key to true lasting change in our Christian lives.
Pastor Steve reveals the nature of the spiritual battle. Our battle is not with flesh and blood, but spiritual powers. Also our weapons are not fleshly weapons that only fight visible symptoms, but spiritual weapons that tear down the spiritual strongholds set up by those demonic powers.
Teach Us to Pray
Steve shares some insights into the Lord’s Prayer. Jesus taught his disciples to pray, but far from giving them a little prayer to repeat, Jesus gave them a pattern of prayer. He shared the elements of effective prayer. Jesus set the stage for prayer by reminding us of our relationship with God as our Father, who stands outside of time and space. He goes on to share several other keys.
The Golden Altar of Incense: Hidden Pictures in the Tabernacle of Moses
Steve Highlander brings out some hidden principles of prayer and worship as seen in the tabernacle of Moses, the Golden Altar of Incense and the spices that were combined to make the Holy Incense for the Altar.
The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
Using the Old Testament Sacrifice of Thanksgiving, pastor Steve shares how vitally important developing the spiritual discipline and habit of giving thanks really is in the life of a Christian.
The Wholeness of Thanksgiving
Pastor Steve uses the story of the healing of the 10 lepers to illustrate the power of thanksgiving in our live. When we are thankful for what God has already done, it opens the door for even greater miracles in our lives.
This is Bigger than You
Pastor Steve shares a prophetic message reminding us that we are a part of God’s eternal plan and that God’s work in and through us is bigger than the details of our individual lives. He encourages us not to get distracted by the circumstances around us.
Missional World View
Jesus said we are the salt and light. Pastor Steve looks at how God wants us engage our world to change people and nations.
When it Doesn’t Work
God has promised to answer prayer, but what what are we to think when our prayers are not answered in the way we think they should be? Is God a bad God or do we lack faith? Pastor Steve offers a different option.
Where Do We Go From Here?
In this follow up message to Th Prophetic Significance of 911, pastor Steve looks at II Chronicles 7:14 and the 4 things God told His people to do to avert national calamity: Humble, pray, seek, and turn. A significant messsage for the Church today.
Wrestling With God
Pastor Steve reminds us that the Christian life is about transformation. Using the story of Jacob wrestling with God at Jabbok, Steve draws several practical applications about the process of transformation.
Praying in the Holy Ghost
Pastor Steve teaches what it means to pray in the Holy Ghost. Great insight to empowering your prayer life.
Jesus the Pattern Son: Part 1
Drawing on the central truth that every believer is “predestined to be conformed to the image of God’s Son” (Romans 8) pastor Steve walks through the events in Jesus’ life showing how He is the Pattern for the experiences in our life. Part 1 looks at his birth, circumcision and encounter in the temple at age 12.