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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Date of Message Sermon Title  Audio
Extra Media/
Video
 Sermon Notes PDF
Sermon Slides PDF
(Including song listing)
11.19.2017
Choose Thankfulness
All Church Thanksgiving Celebration
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
     
11.12.2017
The Individualistic Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
11.05.2017
The Performance Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.29.2017
The Lack of Time in the Connection Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 5
~Kelly Griffin, Elder and Gail Seiver, Prayer Ministry~
   
10.22.2017
The Baggage Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.15.2017
The Worry Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.08.2017
Why Do We Serve Others?
SHAREFEST SUNDAY
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.01.2017
The Busyness Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.24.2017
The Lack of Desire Room
What Keeps Us From Experiencing God Pt. 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.17.2017
Worshiping God by Loving One Another
 
~Brian Clements, Elder~
 
 
09.10.2017
The Controversy Over Healing
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 12
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.03.2017
A Lesson From Farmer Jones
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 11
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
08.27.2017 Baptism/Picnic        
08.20.2017
How to Touch Lives
On Mission With God Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
08.13.2017
What Can Keep Us From Answering Jesus' Call to Reach People?
On Mission With God Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
08.06.2017
What Is The Missio Dei?
On Mission With God Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
07.30.2017
The Poison of Pride Leads to 
Death By Vanity
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 10
~Jim Stewart~
 
07.23.2017
James "Brings It" to The Church
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 9
~Jim Stewart~
 
07.16.2017
Having Heavenly Wisdom
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 8
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
07.09.2017
Taming the Tongue
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
07.02.2017
Faith That Works
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
06.25.2017
Treating Others Like Jesus Treated Others
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 5
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
06.18.2017
The Law of Liberty & Blessing
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
FATHER'S DAY
 
NOTES ON READING & STUDYING THE BIBLE
06.11.2017
What God Says About Anger
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 3
~Dr. David Seiver~
   
06.04.2017 Sunday Worship Service/Baptism/Picnic
       
05.28.2017
Avoiding Pitfalls Amidst Trials
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
05.21.2017
Faith at Work Amidst Difficulties
James:  Putting Faith to Work Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
05.14.2017
Hannah's Heart
Mother's Day: I Samuel 1 & 2
~ Brian Clements ~
 
05.07.2017
Leadership Lessons from the
Life of Samuel
I Samuel
~ Brian Clements ~
   
04.30.2017
God's Heart For Women
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
04.23.2017
God's Heart For the Oppressed
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 5
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
04.16.2017
He Did It!!
Easter Sunday Service
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
04.14.2017
The Final Hours of Jesus
as told by John, the Disciple
Good Friday Service
~Jim Stewart~
     
04.09.2017
The "Already But Not Yet" Kingdom
Palm Sunday Service
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
04.02.2017
God's Heart For the Racially & Ethnically Marginalized Part 2
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 4
~Special Speaker: Jason Dewey, Assoc. Pastor, The Sign of the Dove Church~
 
03.26.2017
God's Heart For the Racially & Ethnically Marginalized
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
03.19.2017
God's Heart For the Poor
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
03.12.2017
Who Is My Neighbor?
God's Heart For the Marginalized Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
03.05.2017
Micro vs Macro
Creation:  Is There a Conflict Between Science
& The Christian Faith?
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.26.2017
Looking Into the Box
Creation:  Is There a Conflict Between Science
& The Christian Faith?
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.19.2017
Understanding Genesis 1
Creation:  Is There a Conflict Between Science
& The Christian Faith?
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.12.2017
Shine Your Light
The Great Commission - Matt. 28
~ Jim Stewart ~
   
02.05.2017
Tough Love
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 12
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.29.2017
Strength Amidst Weakness
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 11
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
01.22.2017
How to Respond to Criticism
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 10
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.15.2017
Sowing in Order to Reap
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 9
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.08.2017
Grace Filled Giving
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 8
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.01.2017
Finding Resurrection Life

~Dr. David Seiver~
 
12.24.2016
Christmas Invitations
Because of Bethlehem: Part 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
12.18.2016
God Guides the Wise
Because of Bethlehem: Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
12.11.2016
Worship Works Wonders
Because of Bethlehem: Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
12.04.2016
God Has a Face
Because of Bethlehem: Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
11.27.2016
Forgiving Others

~Dr. David Seiver~
   
11.20.2016
Giving Thanks:  Psalm 100
Thanksgiving Service
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
11.13.2016
Being Salty in a Culture Peppered With Questionability
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
11.06.2016
Why Share Our Faith?
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.30.2016
Encouragement Amidst Physical Trials
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 5
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.23.2016
Therefore, We Do Not Lose Heart
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 4
~Jim Stewart~
 
10.16.2016
How to Be Adequate While Feeling Inadequate
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.09.2016
How to Remain Triumphant Amidst Suffering
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.02.2016
Fruitful Suffering
Endurance & Triumph Amidst Difficulties:
2 Corinthians Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.25.2016
Tamed or Untamed
A Whale of a Tale:  The Book of Jonah Pt. 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.18.2016
Reaching Out to Ninevah
A Whale of a Tale:  The Book of Jonah Pt. 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.11.2016
Insights Into Our Incongruities
A Whale of a Tale:  The Book of Jonah Pt. 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
09.04.2016
Running Westward on an Eastern Call
A Whale of a Tale:  The Book of Jonah Pt. 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
08.28.2016 Worship Service/Picnic
       
08.21.2016
God-Honoring, Heroic Service
Romans 12
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
08.14.2016
David
God's Covenants:  Part 3
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements, Elder~
 
08.07.2016
Moses
God's Covenants:  Part 2
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements, Elder~
 
07.31.2016
Abraham
God's Covenants:  Part 1
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements, Elder~
 
07.24.2016
A New Mission With Your New Identity
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 9
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
07.17.2016
Renewing Your Relationships
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 8
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
07.10.2016
New Wardrobe for the New You
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
07.03.2016
To Be and To Do
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
06.26.2016 OUTDOOR BAPTISM/PICNIC
       
06.19.2016
What's Really In Our Bottle of Beliefs?
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 5
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
06.12.2016
Discovering Our True Identity
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
06.05.2016
Jesus' Reward: A Holy Bride
~Special Speaker:  Dr. David Seiver~
 
05.29.2016
A Costly Message
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
05.22.2016
The Supremacy of Christ
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
05.15.2016
A Life That Pleases God
Discovering Significance in the Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ: Colossians Pt. 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
05.08.2016
The Left End of the Stick
~Brandon Boyd, Elder~
 
05.01.2016
Going Deeper Into the Love of God
Loving God Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
04.24.2016
Returning to Your First Love
Loving God Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
04.17.2016
Love Is:  a message from I Corinthians 13
Loving God Part 1
~Brian Clements, Elder~
               
04.10.2016
Helping Your Child Experience the
Love of God
Leaving a Lasting Legacy Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
04.03.2016
Passing the Torch to the Next Generation
Leaving a Lasting Legacy Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
03.27.2016
The Resurrection: 
Actual History or Mere Belief?
Our Risen Savior
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
03.25.2016
This Changes Everything
Good Friday: Our Risen Savior
~Mr. Jim Stewart~
   
03.20.2016
What Really Happened on Easter Morning?
Our Risen Savior
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
03.13.2016
The Legal Aspects of the Crucifixion and Resurrection
~Dr. Save Seiver, Special Speaker~
   
03.06.2016
How to Choose a President
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.28.2016
Lessons From a Word & Spirit Church
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 8
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.21.2016
What Makes Christian Behavior So Distinct?
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.14.2016
Love is a Many Splendored Thing
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 6
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
02.07.2016
How Should the 2nd Coming of Christ Affect Our Lives?
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 5
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.31.2016
A Life That Pleases God
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.24.2016
Remaining Steadfast Amidst Opposition and Difficulties
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.17.2016
To Be and Not To Be
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.10.2016
The Life-Changing Power of the Gospel
How the Message of Jesus Transforms Lives
I Thessalonians Part 1
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
01.03.2016
Resolve to Abide
A Challenge for the New Year from John 15
~Special Speaker:  Brandon Boyd, Elder~
     
12.27.2015
Grace

~Special Speaker:  Dr. David Seiver~
 
12.20.2015
The Bethlehem Story
Our Coming Savior Part 4
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
12.13.2015
When Life Takes a Detour
Our Coming Savior Part 3
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
12.06.2015
What's So Important About a Virgin Birth?
Our Coming Savior Part 2
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
11.29.2015
Zechariah and Elisabeth
Our Coming Savior Part 1
~Brian Clements, Elder~
       
11.22.2015 Church Thanksgiving Service & Potluck
       
11.15.2015
For Those Who Fear Evangelism
~Francis Chan~
     
11.08.2015
What If We Prayed?
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
11.01.2015
How to Calm the Storms of Your Soul
Simplify Part 7
~Wayne Okamoto, Pastor~
 
10.25.2015
The Value of Forgiveness
Simplify Part 6
~Jim Stewart, Elder~
 
10.18.2015
Resetting Your Weekly Rhythm
Simplify Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.11.2015
Simplifying Your Finances
Simplify Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.04.2015
Buying Up the Time
Simplify Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.27.2015
Learning to Travel Light
Simplify Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.20.2015
Your One Thing
(Getting First Things First)
Simplify Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.13.2015
Set Sail 2015
Setting the Course for this Ministry Year
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.06.2015
Joseph:  Fruitful Through Faith and Forgiveness
The Patriarchs Part 10
~Brian Clements, Elder~
 
08.30.2015
Joseph:  Faithful Through Affliction and Affluence
The Patriarchs Part 9
~Brian Clements, Elder~
 
08.23.2015 Baptism/Picnic      
08.16.2015
The Deceiver Meets His Match
The Patriarchs Part 8
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.09.2015
In the School of Hard Knocks
The Patriarchs Part 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.02.2015
Jacob the Deceiver
The Patriarchs Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.26.2015
Looking for a Leading
The Patriarchs Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.19.2015
Mt. Moriah
The Patriarchs Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.12.2015
Giving Birth to Laughter
The Patriarchs Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
07.05.2015
Abraham's Lot in Life
The Patriarchs Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
06.28.2015
Called To a Place You'd Rather Not Go
The Patriarchs Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.21.2015
What to Keep in Mind When Going Through a Trial
Psalm 66
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.14.2015
Obtaining the Promises
 ~Special Speaker:  Dr. David Seiver~
Hebrews 6
 
06.07.2015
The Danger of Falling Away
 ~Special Speaker:  Dr. David Seiver~
Hebrews 3:12, 13
   
05.31.2015 Baptism/Picnic      
05.24.2015
Leading Through Believers & Through Our Sound Mind
How God Leads - Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.17.2015
Discerning God's Leading Through His Spirit
How God Leads - Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.10.2015
Leading Through His Spirit
How God Leads - Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.03.2015
Leading Through His Word
How God Leads - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.26.2015
Does God Have an Individual Will For Each of Us?
How God Leads - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.19.2015
Tempted Like Jesus
 ~Brian Clements, Elder~
 
04.12.2015
Parable of the Four Soils
The Life of Christ  - Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chap. 6 - Ten Questions
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
Reading for the week of April 5th
     
04.05.2015
Doubters Welcome
The Life of Christ  - Part 5 [Easter Sunday]
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chap. 5 - King of Kings
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
Reading for the week of March 29nd
     
03.29.2015
The Lamb of God
The Life of Christ  - Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chap. 4 - Lamb of God
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
Reading for the week of March 22nd
     
03.22.2015
Finding Your Life
The Life of Christ  - Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chap. 3 - Jesus the Christ
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
Reading for the week of March 15th
     
03.15.2015
A Life of Downward Mobility
The Life of Christ  - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chapter 2 - Emmanuel
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
Reading for the week of March 8th
     
03.08.2015
Is Jesus Worth Another Look?
The Life of Christ  - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
Life of Christ - Chapter 1
~Pastor Mike Woodruff, Christ Church of Lake Forest~
** We respectfully ask that you purchase a copy of the book for $5 if you are accessing this listening resource
     
03.01.2015
Hell & A Loving God -- A Contradiction?
The Difficult Doctrine of Hell  - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.22.2015
Is Hell For Real?
The Difficult Doctrine of Hell  - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.08.2015
Dealing With Conflict  (Pt 2 of 2)
Re-Energizing Your Marriage - Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
01.25.2015
Dealing With Conflict  (Pt 1 of 2)
Re-Energizing Your Marriage - Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.18.2015
Making Love Practical
Re-Energizing Your Marriage - Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
01.11.2015
Unconditional Respect - Red Bull For Your Husband
Re-Energizing Your Marriage - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.04.2015
Red Bull For Your Marriage
Re-Energizing Your Marriage - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.28.2014
 The Importance of "RE" Words
~Jim Stewart~
   
12.21.2014
 Recapturing the Wonder of Christmas
Heaven's View of Christmas - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.14.2014
A Cosmic Christmas
Heaven's View of Christmas - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.07.2014
When One Becomes Two
Difficult Ethical Issues - Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
11.30.2014
The Greatest Commandment
 ~Brandon Boyd, Elder~
   
11.23.2014 Thanksgiving Service        
11.16.2014
Homosexuality
Difficult Ethical Issues - Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
11.09.2014
The Human Life Controversy
Difficult Ethical Issues - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
Includes video of song sung at the end of the service
11.02.2014
The Un-Algebraic Equations of
Grace & Truth
Difficult Ethical Issues - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.26.2014
The Grace of Giving
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
 
10.19.2014
Dealing With Stress at Work
Your Work Matters - Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.12.2014
Knocking Heads With Your Boss
Your Work Matters - Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.05.2014
Turning on the Lights in Your Workplace
Your Work Matters - Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.28.2014
When You're Tempted to Compromise at Work
Your Work Matters - Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.21.2014
When Dr. House Comes Knocking On Your Office Door (Dealing w/Difficult People @ Work)
Your Work Matters - Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.14.2014
Who Do You Work For?
Your Work Matters - Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.07.2014
Sowing Wild Oats Won't Yield Sweet Strawberries
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 9
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.31.2014
Radical Believer For the 21st Century
~Edward Kim, World Partners~
   
08.24.2014
 
Baptism/Picnic
 
       
08.17.2014
How to Experience Life Transformation
(Living Free in the Power of the Spirit)
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.10.2014
Is Freedom a Free-For-All?
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.03.2014
Living Free As a Child of God
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.27.2014
Living Free From Performance
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.20.2014
The Key to a Transformed Life
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.13.2014
An Interview With the Apostle Paul
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.06.2014
Who Do You Listen To?
Living Free - A Study of Galatians Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
06.29.2014
Life in Heaven - Part 2
(Includes 1 hour Q&A Session in "Extra Media)
Heaven - Part 3 (of 3)
~Dr. Grant Osborne, NT Professor, Trinity Intl. Univ.~
 
06.22.2014
Our Indescribable Life in Heaven
Heaven - Part 2 (of 3)
~Dr. Grant Osborne, NT Professor, Trinity Intl. Univ.~
 
06.15.2014
The "Nowness" of Truly Believing in Heaven (includes Father's Day video)
Heaven - Part 1 (of 3)
~Dr. Grant Osborne, NT Professor, Trinity Intl. Univ.~
06.08.2014
Outdoor Baptism/Picnic
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
       
06.01.2014
Abiding in the Vine
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
05.25.2014
Hope for the Hopeless
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.18.2014
The Great I AM
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.11.2014
Life Overflowing
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.04.2014
Never Going Hungry (Bread of Life)
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.27.2014
Light of the World
I AM - Who Did Jesus Claim to Be? Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.20.2014
Is Seeing Really Believing?
** Easter Sunday **
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.13.2014
How to Find Your Calling
Discovering Your S.H.A.P.E. Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.06.2014
Understanding Two Unique Gifts
Discovering Your S.H.A.P.E. Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.30.2014
Unwrapping Your Spiritual Gift
Discovering Your S.H.A.P.E. Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.23.2014
Created to Serve
Discovering Your S.H.A.P.E. Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.16.2014
When Life Leads to Despair
A Look Into Psalm 77
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.09.2014
How's His House?
A Message of Hope -- for HOPE -- from Haggai
Hopes 10th Anniversary Celebration
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
03.02.2014
The Sharp Teeth of Bitterness
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 8
~Special Speaker:  Jim Stewart~
02.23.2014
Getting Mad or Giving Mercy?
Calming Relationship-Wrecking Anger
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 7
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
 
02.16.2014
Dealing With Triple Black Diamond People
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.09.2014
Boundary Problems
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.02.2014
Boundaries
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.26.2014
Speaking the Truth in Love
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.19.2014
Healthy vs Unhealthy People
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.12.2014
The Need for Emotionally Healthy Relationships
Developing Emotionally Healthy Relationships - Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.05.2014
Women in Pain
~ Guest Speaker:  Dr. Dave Seiver ~
   
12.29.2013
Conformed or Transformed?
Text:  Romans 12:2
~ Guest Speaker:  Jim Stewart ~
 
12.22.2013
A Kingdom of Misfits
Christmas Stories - Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.15.2013 No data due to technical difficulties        
12.08.2013
Is It a Wonderful Life?
Christmas Stories - Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.01.2013
Be Blessed, But Be Warned
I Corinthians 10:1-14
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
   
11.24.2013
Thanksgiving Service and Potluck
Watch "The Cross",
Billy Graham's final message to America
     
11.17.2013
Covetous or Content?
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments)-Pt. 11
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
FREEDOM IN CHRIST WORKSHEET
11.10.2013
Cherry Tree Ethics
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments)-Pt. 10
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
11.03.2013
Sticky Fingers
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 9
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.27.2013
God's Gift, Man's Battlefield
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 8
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.20.2013
If Looks Could Kill......
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.13.2013
Honor Your Father and Mother
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.06.2013
Sabbath Re-Creation
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.29.2013
What's in a Name?
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
(Audio begins with sound effects from a short skit)
09.22.2013
Worshiping the Right God Rightly
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.15.2013
Only One God
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.08.2013
Why the Law?
The Big 10 (A Study of The 10 Commandments) - Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
09.01.2013
Will "Church" Be On the Exam?
A Look at Hope's Mission and Core Values
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.25.2013
All Church Picnic/Baptism Service
Photos Available at link on right
     
08.18.2013
Finding Joy in Giving
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 13
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.11.2013
Finding Joy in Contentment
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 12
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
08.04.2013
Contending For the Faith
Jude 3,4
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Dave Seiver
   
07.28.2013
You'll Never Guess Who We had Dinner With Tonight
Luke 24:13-35
Guest Speaker:  Brandon Smith, Sr. Assoc. Pastor
Village Church of Gurnee
 
07.21.2013
Looking for Joy
~ Guest Speaker:  Brandon Boyd ~
 
07.14.2013
Thieves Which Steal Our Joy
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 11
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
07.07.2013
Your Heavenly Citizenship
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 10
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.30.2013
One Thing
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 9
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.23.2013
Trying to Win Brownie Points With God
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 8
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.16.2013
Crucial Ingredients for Leadership
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
06.09.2013 Church Picnic/Baptism - No Audio        
06.02.2013
Spiritual Desires
Special Speaker:  Dave Seiver
   
05.26.2013
Shining as Stars
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.19.2013
Finding Joy by Sacrificially Serving Others
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
05.12.2013
Mother's Day
 
** Children's Choir **
 
Sermon:  Leaving a Legacy
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
** Ending Video: A Mother's Prayer by Keith & Kristyn Getty **
 
05.05.2013
The Goal, The Standard, and The Process
Progressive Sanctification
~Special Speaker:  Jim Stewart  ~     
   
04.28.2013
Experiencing Joy Amidst Uncertainty
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.27.2013
HOPE PRAYER CONFERENCE
Opening Session:  Dawn Roitblat
9 minutes
     
04.27.2013
HOPE PRAYER CONFERENCE
1st Session:  Mary Skelton
22 minutes
     
04.27.2013
HOPE PRAYER CONFERENCE
2nd Session:  Chris Feucht
Part One - 30 minutes
     
04.27.2013
HOPE PRAYER CONFERENCE
2nd Session:  Chris Feucht
Part Two - 34 minutes
     
04.27.2013
HOPE PRAYER CONFERENCE
Original Song:  Cindy Hoffman
4 minutes
     
04.21.2013
Becoming a First Responder
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
 
 
 
 
04.14.2013
Confidence Leading to Growth
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy  -  Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
04.07.2013
Saints Set Apart
Philippians:  Living a Life of Joy -  Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
Extra Media:  Freedom in Christ/Our Position in Christ
Easter 03.31.2013
Jesus - Our Passover Lamb
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.24.2013
Free at Last
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.17.2013
RX for Spiritual Amnesia
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.10.2013
Hardening of the Arteries
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
03.03.2013
Hearing God's Call When You Feel Bushed
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.24.2013
From Planned Parenthood to the School of Hard Rocks
Exodus:  Journey Out of Bondage Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.17.2013
What We Can Learn From Two Copper Coins
Getting in Shape Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.10.2013
Becoming Financially Free
Getting in Shape Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
02.03.2013
Master of Your Money
Getting in Shape Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.27.2013
The Challenge of Developing Self-Control
Getting in Shape Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.20.2013
Food For the Stomach or Food For the Heart?
Getting in Shape Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.13.2013
Developing a Theology of the Body
Getting in Shape Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
01.06.2013
ComeThirsty
How to Read the Bible
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
 
12.30.2012
Burning Hearts
An Appeal to Read Through the Bible in 2013
~Special Speaker:  Brian Clements~
 
12.23.2012
Mary's Lesson of Peace
Experiencing the Joy of Christmas?  Pt. 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
12.16.2012
Joseph's Lesson of Love
Experiencing the Joy of Christmas?  Pt. 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.09.2012
Elizabeth's Lesson of Hope
Experiencing the Joy of Christmas?  Pt. 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
12.02.2012
Zechariah's Lesson of Faith
Experiencing the Joy of Christmas?  Pt. 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
11.25.2012 Special Speaker:  Dave Seiver      
11.18.2012
Thanksgiving Celebration Service -
No Audio Available
       
11.11.2012 Finding Rest For Your Soul
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 7)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
11.04.2012
How to Vote
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
10.28.2012 Video Presentation - No Audio Available        
10.21.2012 Embracing Grieving and Loss
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 6)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.14.2012
Living With Healthy Boundaries
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 5)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
10.07.2012
Embracing Brokenness to Attain Wholeness
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 4)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
09.30.2012
Breaking the Power of the Past
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 3)
 ~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
09.23.2012
Looking Beneath the Surface
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 2)
 ~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
09.16.2012
What does an emotional healthy
person look like?
Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Person (part 1)
 ~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
Emotionally Healthy Inventory
 
09.02.2012
Living in a Post-Modern World
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 15
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
08.19.2012
When Right Becomes Wrong & Wrong Becomes Right
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 14
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
08.12.2012
Staying Strong in a Cookie Cutter World
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 13
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
       
08.05.2012
Our Mission:  Search and Rescue
~Jim Stewart~
   
07.29.2012
Sex- An artificial lure or the real thing?
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 12
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
07.22.2012
Samson, Surrender, and Blue Marbles
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 11
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
07.15.2012
 
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 10
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
07.08.2012 Deal or No Deal
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 9
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
07.1.2012
Sowing and Reaping
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 8
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
06.30.2012
Special:
Disciple-making (part 1)- Biblical Basis
Disciple-making training (part 2)- Follow-up sheet #1
 
Part 1
Part 1
Part 2 
Part 2
Worksheet
 
06.24.2012
How to Finish Well
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 7
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
06.17.2012
Fear, Fleeces, & Faith
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
06.10.2012
Some Experience in Evangelism
Special Speaker
~Dr. David Seiver~
   
05.27.2012
Being a Woman of Influence
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
05.20.2012
How to Stop It
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
05.13.201
Breaking the Idolatry Cycle
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
05.06.2012
Identifying Idols
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
04.29.2012
Half-Hearted Obedience
Swimming Against the Current of Compromise Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
04.22.2012
How to stay Connected to the Vine
Abiding in the Vine Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
04.15.2012 How to bear Grapes, not Raisins
Abiding in the Vine Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
04.08.2012
Interview With Peter
Easter through the Eyes of Peter Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto, Jim Stewart~
     
04.06.2012
Good Friday with Peter
Easter through the Eyes of Peter Part 2
~Jim Stewart~
40 seconds of dead air at the beginning of this track    
04.01.2012
2 Ways to Lose Your life
Easter through the Eyes of Peter Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
03.25.2012
Why do I feel like life is a battle?
Conversing with God Part 6
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
 03.18.2012
Do my prayers really change events? change people?
Conversing with God Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
03.11.2012
Are you a Wanna Be?
***Special Speaker***
~Jim Stewart~
   
03.04.2012
How do I pray when life seems hopeless?
Conversing with God Part 4
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
02.26.2012
Why is God so hung up on worship?
Conversing with God Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
02.19.2012
What about when I blow it & feel ashamed to come before God?
Conversing with God Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
02.12.2012
Is prayer a one-way or two-way street?
Conversing with God Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
2.5.2012
How can we read and understand the Bible for today?
The Word Part 5
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
1.29.2012
New Testament Overview
The Word Part 4
~Special speaker: Brian Clements~
     
01.22.2012
Overview of the Old Testament
The Word Part 3
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
 01.15.2012
How Did We Get the Bible?
The Word Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
 01.08.2012
How do we know if the Bible is historically reliable?
The Word Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
01.01.2012
Annual Spiritual
Special Speaker
~Brandon Boyd~
   
****** Christmas Day Family Devotional      
12.18.2011
Who is Harold the Angel?
More than Elevator Music Part 3
~Special speaker: Brian Clements~
   
12.11.2011
UFOs in Bethlehem
More Than Elevator Music Part 2
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
12.04.2011
The 2000 Year Wait
More Than Elevator Music Part 1
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
11.27.2011
The Believer in the Workplace
Special Speaker
~Dr. David Seiver~
   
11.20.2011
Adorning the Jewel
Conviction, CHaracter, & Conduct (part 4)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
11.13.2011
Character Matters
Conviction, Character, & Conduct (part 3)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
11.06.2011
Leading from the Inside Out
Conviction, Character, & Conduct (part 2)
Note- This message was given prior to the recent newsbreak regarding Joe Paterno
   
10.30.2011
Truth that Can Transform Your Life
Conviction, Character, & Conduct (part 1)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
10.23.2011
Choreography: How to enjoy the dance of differing needs and roles in marriage.  Recapturing Your Dream for Marriage (part 4)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
10.16.2011
Conflict: How to have a fair fight
Recapturing Your Dream for Marriage (part 3)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
10.09.2011
Communication: How to communicate so that your spouse will understand
Recapturing Your Dream for Marriage (part 2)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
10.02.2011
The Challenge: Why Marriage is so Challenging
Recapturing Your Dream For Marriage (Part 1)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
9.25.2011
Doing Life Together
Life Transformation (Part 2)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
9.18.2011
The Parable of the 4 Soils
Life Transformation (Part1)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
9.11.2011
Special:
10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on this nation
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
9.4.2011
 Following Jesus to the Cross
Following Jesus (part 5)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
       
 8.21.2011
 Come Help Build the Church
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
       
 8.14.2011
 Following Jesus (part 4)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
       
 8.7.2011
 Becoming a Fisher of Men
Following Jesus (part 3)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
 7.31.2011
 Traveling Light (The Cost of Following Jesus)
Following Jesus (part 2)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
7.24.2011
Leaving Our Nets Behind
Following Jesus (part 1)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
 7.17.2011
Oblivious to the Obvious
Oblivious to HOPE
~Brian Clements~
       
 7.10.2011
 What Happens When We Die?
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
 
       
 6.26.2011
 How Do We Know if We are Hearing from God?
Hearing God (part 6)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
 6.19.2011
How God Speaks to Us
Hearing God (part 5)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
 6.12.2011
Characteristics of a Person who Hears God
Hearing God (part 4)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
 5.29.2011
God's Safeguard in Discerning His Voice
Hearing God (part 3)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
     
 5.22.2011
Extremes to Avoid in Hearing God
Hearing God (part 2)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~
   
5.08.2011
Is Hearing God Biblical?
Hearing God (part 1)
~Pastor Wayne Okamoto~