Rebuilding: Guarding Your Future

Nehemiah knew that we could have the best intentions and still end up in the wrong place. He knew that what mattered was making sure we were making the right decisions and creating the right safeguards to keep us on track. He led the people to make a written agreement to stay focused on God’s […]

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Rebuilding: Setting the Example

Nehemiah did not act like the leaders before him; he did not use his position and influence to pad his checkbook or grow his financial status. Instead, he used his power and influence to help others. We are called to do the same. If we are going to accomplish a great work for God’s glory, […]

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Rebuilding: Working It Out

God began to move in Nehemiah’s life as he became burdened about the condition of His people. God used the circumstances of the people that mattered most to Nehemiah and the circumstance of his own life to prepare him for what was ahead. God will use the circumstances of your life to prepare you for […]

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  “Feasting”... Ancient Christians used that very word to describe their Gathered Worship – the Feast! They would meet together regularly to share a meal and do life together. They would also pause to remember the sacrifice and death of Jesus on their behalf. To break bread with someone is to enter communion with them, […]

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Worship: The Heart of Worship

Worship is not about a place or confined to a group of people. It's not about rituals or traditions. It is not a box that we check and then get on with the real duties of life. Worship comes from within as we encounter and begin to know God through the Lord Jesus Christ. The […]

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The Final Day: The Cross Part Two

We’ll look at the events during the last three hours that Jesus hung on the cross and the significance of these events. We’ll read the final words that Jesus spoke during those last hours and examine what they mean for us. Pastor Phil Burdoin The Bridge Church - Reno Campus March 28, 2021 Download Audio

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The Final Day: The Cross Part One

We’ll examine crucifixion’s horror and the incredible physical and emotional agony that Jesus endured. He chose to endure it all even though he had the power to put a stop to it. Jesus responded in love. He forgave those who were crucifying him, and he received a thief into Paradise. Jesus focused on the needs […]

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The Final Day: Agony in the Garden

We’ll examine the “why” of the agony that Jesus struggled with in the Garden.  We’ll explore the fact that he was wrestling with going to the Cross, which was the reason He came to earth in the first place. We’ll also examine Judas’ kiss and Jesus’ arrest and its impact on the disciples.  Pastor Phil […]

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Gentleness

In a world where people are often taken advantage of, used, and abused, God’s call for his people is that we deal gently with others. Jesus is the ultimate example of what this looks like, and as His followers, we are to demonstrate the same attitude and actions as He did. Pastor Phil Burdoin The […]

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Patience: Addressing Anger

Life almost always feels harder than it should be. Patience is the internal understanding that life is hard, and things do not work as they should. That understanding gives us the ability to face anything that comes our way. Pastor Phil Burdoin The Bridge Church – Reno Campus January 31, 2021 Download the Small Group […]

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