COG Webcast

May 8th, 2012

Foolishness or Freedom

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Whether it is the proclamation that, “life is wasted without Jesus,” or the question about, “When does life begin” the secularists do not want to consider the Christian worldview. Jeff Patton looks at these recent news events in light of the biblical perspective on”foolishness.” Are you a fool for Christ?

May 4th, 2012

Do the Ends, Justify the Means?

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Can we achieve good ends by any means? Wiebo Ludwig, a christian church leader, was a role model to some and an eco-terrorist to others. What would Jesus have to say about his methods? Jeff Patton sheds light on the scriptures and how we are to achieve our end goal, while relating some fascinating historical and current examples to help us understand God’s perspective on the question of, “Do the ends justify the means?”

April 29th, 2012

Finding Security and Significance

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How do we find joy in trials? This seems to be an oxymoron, yet the apostle James says this is something we should do. Jeff Patton delves into the scriptures to examine the joy that comes in the midst of trials as we learn God is our security and significance.

April 21st, 2012

Christian Service: a door to everyday worship

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When Christ came to magnify the law he turned the common idea of leadership upside-down by asserting that we must lead by serving. What is the service that we are to render on God’s behalf? Jeff relates the story of the hard bondage in Egypt and encourages us to rise to the challenge of Christian service that we are called to perform.

April 15th, 2012

Without Godly Vision People Perish

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It is important to have the big picture and see what God is doing – nationally and individually. Jeff Patton brings a message of hope as we sail in the dangerous political waters of our time that we might not succumb to a lack of godly vision as the Titanic did a hundred years ago. Join Jeff in examining the vision that God’s Festival provides and the scriptural examples of Moses and Eli that provide instructive warnings for our time.

April 10th, 2012

Lessons from Unleavened Bread

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The apostle Paul during the Days of Unleavened bread wrote to the Corinthians about issues that were facing the covenant community. Jeff Patton speaks of Paul and his rationale in dealing with the problems of the church,  and why an understanding of these historic events is important to us today as we celebrate the Passover season. Are we purifying our lives through obedience to the truth of scripture as we are admonished to do?Have we learned the valuable lessons from unleavened bread?

April 8th, 2012

Passover: The Judeo Christian Perspective

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Christians who come to believe that they need to celebrate the spring festival season often have questions about the meaning behind these Holy Days and the observance of the Christian Passover. Jeff illuminates the biblical instructions and highlights the testimony of Malachi, John, and Paul to give us greater insight into the meaning of this Passover season.