Sermon Series

Prayer Meeting

At James River Church, prayer is one of our core values. We believe there is a power in prayer to unify the church and bring strength to the community. The weekly Prayer Meeting is considered the most important service of the week. Our hope is that you will be blessed and strengthened through these messages.

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The Lord is my Shepherd

Posted on 02/13/19 by David Lindell

In this message, Pastor David Lindell shares a strengthening sermon titled, “The Lord is my Shepherd.” Join us as we read God’s Word and draw powerful principles about God’s character and love for us from Psalm 23. Our prayer is that this message would encourage your heart and remind you of God’s infinite power and personal care for you.

Formula for Faith

Posted on 02/06/19 by Brandon Lindell

In this message, Pastor Brandon Lindell shares an insightful sermon titled, “Formula for Faith.” Join us as we read selected scriptures and discuss basic principles about biblical faith and how faith can equip us to have effective prayer lives. Our prayer is that this message would remind you of God’s loving, all powerful character and encourage you to believe in God for your every need!

Keep on Praying!

Posted on 01/23/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “Keep on Praying!” Join us as we read Luke 18:1-8 and hear encouraging truth about Jesus’ teaching on steadfast, fervent prayer. Our hope is that this message would encourage you to keep praying in every season and continually believe God for all you need!

The Weapon of Praise

Posted on 01/16/19 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a strengthening sermon titled, “The Weapon of Praise.” Join us as we read what the Bible teaches about praise and learn powerful truth about the victory that comes from worshiping God through trials. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to approach all of life’s battles with an attitude of worship and watch God work on your behalf!

But If You Say So

Posted on 01/09/19 by Al Toledo

In this message, special guest Al Toledo, Lead Pastor of Chicago Tabernacle, shares an inspiring sermon titled, “But If You Say So.” Join us as we read about Jesus’ calling of the disciples inĀ Luke 5:1-11 and draw powerful lessons about prayer from Peter’s response to Jesus. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to pray with faith, trust in God’s plan, and ask the Lord to step into every situation of your life.

Beginning with the End in Mind

Posted on 01/02/19 by Savannah Lindell

In this message, Pastor Savannah Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “Beginning with the End in Mind.” Join us as we read about King Asa’s life from 2 Chronicles 16:7-9 and hear practical wisdom about how we can honor the Lord with our lives this year and prepare ourselves to finish strong. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to be fully committed to the Lord and seek Him in every season.

The Spirit of Christmas: Worship (Pt. 2)

Posted on 12/12/18 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an insightful sermon titled, “The Spirit of Christmas: Worship (Pt. 2).” Join us as we read about the wise men’s visit to Mary and baby Jesus in Matthew 2:1-12 and learn five principles of worshiping the Lord. Our prayer is that this message would deepen your understanding of worship and encourage you to seek the Lord with your whole heart in every season.

The Spirit of Christmas: Worship (Pt. 1)

Posted on 12/05/18 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “The Spirit of Christmas: Worship (Pt. 1).” Join us as we draw truth about the spirit of Christmas from Luke’s Gospel and learn two powerful elements of Mary’s worship in response to the first Christmas. Our prayer is that this message would open your eyes to the glory of Jesus’ birth and encourage you to worship the Lord with your whole heart.

Seeking God With All Your Heart

Posted on 11/14/18 by Brandon Lindell

In this message, Pastor Brandon Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “Seeking God With All Your Heart.” Join us as we read about Hezekiah’s leadership and pursuit of the Lord in 2 Chronicles 29-31 and deepen our understanding of how seeking the Lord with all our hearts can deepen our faith. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to spend time in God’s presence and pursue a close walk with the Lord.

Where You Are

Posted on 11/07/18 by Brandon Lindell

In this message, Pastor Brandon Lindell shares an encouraging sermon titled, “Where You Are.” Join us as we read John 4:27-42 and deepen our understanding of God’s heart for people and His desire to be in relationship with them. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to align your heart with God’s and cultivate a passion for reaching lost people.

Hunger for God

Posted on 10/24/18 by David Lindell

In this message, Pastor David Lindell shares a strengthening sermon titled, “Hunger for God.” Join us as we read Psalm 63:1-8 and learn insightful truth about drawing close to God and the power that comes through desiring to be near Him. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to spend time in God’s presence as you cultivate a hunger for Him.

Waiting for Power

Posted on 10/03/18 by John Lindell

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares an insightful sermon titled, “Waiting for Power.” Join us as we readĀ Isaiah 40:25-31 and gain a greater understanding of how we can get fresh strength from the Lord as we wait upon Him. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to confidently trust in the Lord for His provision and anticipate the power He will give you!

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