Sermons by Brent Clark

Sermons by Brent Clark

waukee church, clive church

I Am the True Vine

Pastor Brent wraps up the I Am series by look at Jesus final I Am statement in John 15 and what it means that Jesus is the vine and how we are to remain in him.
waukee church, clive church

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

Pastor Brent Clark looks at the miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus from the dead to see how Jesus as the resurrection and the life affirms God’s loves for us and help us get beyond our “if onlys” when we see the resurrection is more than an event, when we see the resurrection is a person, Jesus Christ, as found in John 11:1-44.
waukee church, clive church

I Am the Gate

Pastor Brent continues the I Am Jesus series by looking at how Jesus’ self description as a gate isn’t a reflection of his desire to keep people out, but rather is the revelation of himself as the good shepherd and his desire to make salvation possible as seen in John 10:1-10.
Church West Des Moines

Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Grace

Pastor Brent Clark explains how our understanding of Santa Claus always watching to see if we’ve been bad or good has seeped into our understanding of God.  But the good news for us is that God saves us through the gift of his grace!
Church West Des Moines

White Christmas Expectations

Pastor Brent kicks off The Christmas Album and looks at songs like White Christmas and I’ll Be Home for Christmas and how often our expectations don’t match our circumstances but by keeping our focus on Christ we can see that our unmet expectations can be redeemed and quite possibly lead to more than we could have hoped or imagined.
Church West Des Moines

Leave a Mark on the Church

Pastor Brent looks at how even though many today consider church to be optional, Jesus considered the church the best and most effective way to change the world and the importance of those following Jesus to leave a mark on and through the church.
Church West Des Moines

Leave a Mark on Someone

Pastor Brent kicks off a new series that looks at how we can leave a mark on the world and live our lives for more than just ourselves. The first message shares the story of Ben and how being prayerful, alert, and ready gave several people around Ben the opportunity to share Jesus with him.
Church West Des Moines

Tearing Down Fences Through Hospitality

Pastor Brent looks at what the writers of the New Testament teach about hospitality and how through hospitality we can tear down the fences between us and those around us in the world.   Fences: Tearing Down Fences Through Hospitality Romans 12:13, 1 Peter 4:9 Introduction I am fascinated by social media. Not so much by what everyone is posting, rather I am fascinated by what social media has done to our culture. Specifically, how someone can have 792 friends…
Church West Des Moines

Mending Fences through Conflict Resolution

Pastor Brent looks at the relationships in our lives that need to be mended and how we should approach conflict resolution with others. Sermon Manuscript Fences: Mending Fences Conflict Resolution Matthew 5:23, Romans 12:18, Colossians 3:12-13 In our relationships, there are some words that we find very difficult to say. With that crush you’ve been carrying for some time, maybe it’s just me, but I remember, my hands getting all sweaty, my mouth getting all dry, my heart racing, and…
Church West Des Moines

Mission Impossible

Pastor Brent Clark looks at Matthew 28:18-20 to see how the commission to be a disciple and to go and make disciples means so much more than just giving people an education. It means more than knowing about Jesus. It means being like him.