Sermons

Whom God Calls - Audio
November 11, 2019
In this powerful and insightful message, Pastor Rick starts with Mark 3:13-19 to show how and why God calls. We only want to move into areas of ministry where God is calling us. There are ways that appear right to a man, but in the end, they are the ways of death. Using one biblical and personal example after another, Pastor Rick shows that we just need to do what God has called us and gifted us to do. We are like parts of the body, where...
Whom God Calls - Video
November 11, 2019
In this powerful and insightful message, Pastor Rick starts with Mark 3:13-19 to show how and why God calls. We only want to move into areas of ministry where God is calling us. There are ways that appear right to a man, but in the end, they are the ways of death. Using one biblical and personal example after another, Pastor Rick shows that we just need to do what God has called us and gifted us to do. We are like parts of the body, where...
Whom The Lord Loves He Corrects - Audio
May 5, 2017
Hebrews 12:6 says, "For whom the Lord loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." The Lord disciplines every son that He receives into the family of God. There are no exceptions. All of us need correction from God. In this systematic study, Pastor Charlie goes through the 5 main passages of Scripture that speak of God's correction in our lives. He does a verse-by-verse study of Deuteronomy 8:5-6, Psalm 89:30-34,...
Whom The Lord Loves He Corrects - Written
May 5, 2017
We believe in the love of God. God loves us with His powerful and passionate agape love. All of us need to believe and know this love. However, His love is not always "positive" and "wonderful," because the Bible says that "whom the Lord loves, He corrects." In this written teaching, Pastor Charlie looks at perhaps the 5 most important sections of the Bible that speak of God's correction in our lives. Starting with Deuteronomy 8:5, he teaches...
Why Bad Things Happen To Good People - Audio
May 5, 2017
One of the most famous questions that Christians would like to ask God is "Why do bad things happen to good questions." Solomon actually stated this truth in Ecclesiastes 8:14. We also give the brief history of many people who suffered many troubles at the hands of wicked people like Naboth, Naomi, Moses, Joseph, and John the Baptist. We also define why the Bible teaches that no one is good but God alone. Truly, there are none...
Why Bad Things Happen To Good People - PowerPoint
May 5, 2017
This is the PowerPoint file for the MP3 audio teaching above by the same title. This file includes are the verses used in the teaching and any quotes. There are a total of 18 slides in the PowerPoint file.
Why Go Back - There Are Consequences - Audio
December 30, 2019
In this convicting message, David Olvera uses the parable of the sower in Mark 4 to warn all Christians that to go back to your old ways has very bad and negative consequences. There are many things that can come into our lives that choke the Word and cause it to be unfruitful. The lusts of the flesh, the deceitfulness of riches, and the worries and cares of this world strangle God's Word. Using the examples of Israel in the...
Why Go Back - There are Consequences - Video
December 30, 2019
In this convicting message, David Olvera uses the parable of the sower in Mark 4 to warn all Christians that to go back to your old ways has very bad and negative consequences. There are many things that can come into our lives that choke the Word and cause it to be unfruitful. The lusts of the flesh, the deceitfulness of riches, and the worries and cares of this world strangle God's Word. Using the examples of Israel in the...
Why God Tests Man 01 - The Foundation - Audio
May 17, 2020
This is the first teaching in a series entitled "Why God Tests Man." We lay a foundation for the other teachings by examining the five elements in all tests from Deuteronomy 8. The Lord tests us to humble us, to know what is in our heart, for obedience, to reveal His supernatural provision, and in all tests, God leads us to place where there is lack so He can show His amazing plan. The video teaching is also available here. ...
Why God Tests Man 01 - The Foundation - Video
May 17, 2020
This is the first teaching in a series entitled "Why God Tests Man." We lay a foundation for the other teachings by examining the five elements in all tests from Deuteronomy 8. The Lord tests us to humble us, to know what is in our heart, for obedience, to reveal His supernatural provision, and in all tests, God leads us to places where there is lack so He can show His amazing plan. Other videos are available at our website,...
Why God Tests Man 02 - Three Tests in the Wilderness - Audio
May 24, 2020
This is now the second teaching in our series on "Why God Tests Man." In this important message, we look carefully at the three tests that the Israelites experienced in the wilderness. The first one was the bitter waters of Marah in Exodus 15; the second the lack of bread in the Wilderness of Sin in Exodus 16; and finally, no water at Rephidim in Exodus 17. We learn valuable lessons for today as we study the Israelites in the...
Why God Tests Man 02 - Three Tests in the Wilderness - Video
May 24, 2020
This is now the second teaching in our series on "Why God Tests Man." In this important message, we look carefully at the three tests that the Israelites experienced in the wilderness. The first one was the bitter waters of Marah in Exodus 15; the second the lack of bread in the Wilderness of Sin in Exodus 16; and finally, no water at Rephidim in Exodus 17. We learn valuable lessons for today as we study the Israelites in the...
Why God Tests Man 03 - Feeding the 5000 - Audio
May 31, 2020
This is now our third teaching in our series on Why God Tests Man. In this message, we look closely at how Jesus tested Philip and the apostles during the feeding of the 5,000. This is the only miracle mentioned in all four gospels. Pastor Charlie gives four key lessons on why God tests His people. The video teaching is available here.
Why God Tests Man 03 - Feeding the 5000 - Video
May 31, 2020
This is a complete Sunday service at Clovis Christian Center with worship and a sermon. This is now our third video teaching in our series on Why God Tests Man. In this message, we look closely at how Jesus tested Philip and the apostles during the feeding of the 5,000. This is the only miracle mentioned in all four gospels. Pastor Charlie gives four key lessons on why God tests His people. The audio version of this teaching is available here....
Why God Tests Man 04 - Joseph Tested By God - Audio
June 7, 2020
This is now are fourth testing in this series on Why God Tests Man. In this audio teaching, we look at Psalm 105 and the story of the Joseph from the book of Genesis. Joseph was "a man sent by God," but he was sold into slavery, lied about from his brothers, falsely accused by a woman, imprisoned unjustly, forgotten by the cupbearer, and finally made ruler over all of Egypt. This is a story for the ages. There are many lessons to...
Why God Tests Man 04 - Joseph Tested By God - Video
June 7, 2020
This is now are fourth testing in this series on Why God Tests Man. In this video teaching, we look at Psalm 105 and the story of the Joseph from the book of Genesis. Joseph was "a man sent by God," but he was sold into slavery, lied about from his brothers, falsely accused by a woman, imprisoned unjustly, forgotten by the cupbearer, and finally made ruler over all of Egypt. This is a story for the ages. There are many lessons to learn in...
Why God Tests Man 05 - God Tested Abraham - Audio
June 14, 2020
This is now our fifth teaching on the Why God Tests Man series. In this message, we look at one of the profound tests ever presented to a man - God commands Abraham to offer Isaac as a burnt offering to Him. We first look at the background of Abraham's life and why Isaac became the entire hope of God's promise to him. In Genesis 22, the promise of God comes into conflict with the command of God. There are powerful lessons here...
Why God Tests Man 05 - God Tested Abraham - Video
June 14, 2020
This is now our fifth video teaching on the Why God Tests Man series. In this message, we look at one of the profound tests ever presented to a man - God commands Abraham to offer Isaac as a burnt offering to Him. We first look at the background of Abraham's life and why Isaac became the entire hope of God's promise to him. In Genesis 22, the promise of God comes into conflict with the command of God. There are powerful lessons...
Willingly Committed to the Lord Video
April 9, 2019
Pastor Salem Johnson from Pakistan delivers a powerful message about being empowered by the Spirit to receive revelation from the Lord. He also preaches about what happens in Judges 4-5 at the time of Deborah the judge. The tribes of Naphtali and Zebulun and their 10,000 went to battle, but the tribe of Dan stayed on ships and did not help. Later, the tribe of Dan was removed from the list of tribes in the book of Revelation. We must be...
Wings of Prayer
October 24, 2019
A review of what we have been taught on the 7 Pieces of the Armor of God. What each one is, what it does, why it is necessary to put on the whole Armor of God. The effects of each piece when used in Spiritual battle and victorious Christian walk.