Sermons by Dave Ripper (Grace Chapel)

Sermons by Dave Ripper (Grace Chapel)

Reformation Breakthroughs

Every 500 years the church goes through a major period of transformation. As we remember the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, discover how the breakthroughs of the 16th century can still have a revolutionary effect on our lives and churches today. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Getting Heaven Into People

Discover how the gospel is about more than just life after death. It’s an invitation to live in the kingdom of God now. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Fearful & Unafraid

When things are not in their proper place, they can’t benefit us the way they were meant to. Discover how fearing God, or keeping him in his proper place, frees us from meaninglessness and fear, and frees us for abundant life. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

For the Good of My Neighborhood

Our lonely world desperately needs good neighbors. Discover how Jesus is calling you to bring good news to your neighborhood. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

How Can the Church Be Good for the World?

Discover why the best thing the church can do for the world is for the church to be the church. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Call vs. The Pull

What makes all the difference in our lives is whether we choose to embrace the radical call of Christ, or give in to the life-taking pull of competition. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Expect and Connect

No one can thrive alone–only in community. Christian community thrives when we recognize Christ’s presence between us. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Divine Moment is the Present Moment

Because Jesus stepped into our time at the right time, our wasted time can be redeemed, and our present time can be fulfilled as we live lives of love, just as Christ loved us. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

When the Stalled Out Get Called Out

What happens when we stall out? Pastor Dave speaks on how to trust God and get going again. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Making of a Neighbor

On the road Jesus creates neighbors of us all. In one of Jesus most famous road parables, The Good Samaritan, the question we need to learn to ask is not, “Who is my neighbor?,” but “Will I be a neighbor?” *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Removing the Barriers to Abundant Life

This Lent we will be following Jesus on his journey from Samaria to Jerusalem in a series called “On the Road.” In this first message, we’ll meet 3 men Jesus encountered along the way who though well intended, let other things get in the way of actually following Jesus. Have we counted the cost? Is there something holding us back or distracting us from actually hitting the road with Jesus and going where He has called us to go?   *Christ’s Church…

Really: Is Jesus Good for the World?

Matthew 4. This message explores many of the ways Jesus is REALLY good for the world. But the way Jesus wants to change the world is not by force, but by invitation…Jesus will never be as good as he could be for the world when his followers remain unwilling to change.   *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.
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