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Biblical Leadership
Leadership for Every Believer Biblical Leadership

Sometimes Christians can think that they don’t have a place in the church if they have trouble thinking of themselves as a leader. Sometimes we leave the impression that... More info »

Standalone Messages
Calling All Disciples (Part 1) Standalone Messages

As Jesus began His earthly ministry, He chose twelve men to accompany Him. Besides Judas Iscariot, each of them went on to serve Christ faithfully, giving their lives completely in... More info »

Standalone Messages
Reasons to Praise and Pray Standalone Messages

There is much to praise and pray to God for the church. In this message we see how much encouragement there is in the church, while remembering that there is... More info »

Ephesians - Complete Study Series
Coming to Unity Ephesians - Complete Study Series

Christ created the church to be one body with himself as its head. When we strive for unity, we fight against the chaos that seeks to weaken the church. In... More info »

Ephesians - Complete Study Series
A Doxology of Praise Ephesians - Complete Study Series

The praise and worship of God is best expressed as bringing glory to God. In these verses in Ephesians, Paul points out the magnitude of glorifying God. It is a... More info »

Ephesians - Complete Study Series
The Commission of Ministry Ephesians - Complete Study Series

Every believer has in common a commission from God to be a minister for Christ. As Paul reflects upon his ministry mandate we gain insight into the ministry that we... More info »

Ephesians - Complete Study Series
Under Construction - Becoming a Home for God Ephesians - Complete Study Series

God has created us with a deep need for community. But not just any group of people will do. Our hearts will settle for nothing less than a community where... More info »

Ephesians - Complete Study Series
Do you know Him Ephesians - Complete Study Series

Knowing Christ is the greatest thing anyone of us could experience. In this message we look closer at who Jesus Christ is, and how this helps us to live a... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Embraces Biblical Leadership Blueprint for the Church

A solid church has to have a biblical foundation for its leadership.  If the leadership of the church is not following biblical principles, the church will not be setting a... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Promotes Spiritual Growth Blueprint for the Church

When we want to measure a child's height, we pull out a tape measure and measure how tall he or she is.  When it comes to the church, how do... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Consists of Committed Believers Blueprint for the Church

A sincere commitment to Christ is what should define every single follower of God.  When a person desires to know Christ, they will also desire to have a strong connection... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Has A Biblical Understanding Of Evangelism Blueprint for the Church

How does a person come to know Jesus Christ as their Saviour?  It's not a trick question but one that vitally important to being a solid church.  In this message... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church is Genuinely Converted Blueprint for the Church

It is not uncommon to hear of people who have claimed to be Christians, suddenly declare that they no longer believe in Christ.  Is it because they were true Christians,... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Understands the Gospel Blueprint for the Church

What is the Gospel?  Depending upon who you ask, you might get a wide variety of answers.  For many Christians, they have been transformed by the Gospel but have trouble... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church is Committed to Sound Doctrine Blueprint for the Church

A solid church is one that does the work that Christ has called it to do, and to live in this world as salt and light. But how do we... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Solid Church Prioritizes the Bible Blueprint for the Church

What defines a solid church that fulfills the calling of God and brings Him the glory He deserves?  The church is built on a firm foundation when it prioritizes the... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
Who’s Church is it anyway? Blueprint for the Church

The Church has a long history of trying to figure out who is to guide it.  Often the church has done it right, at other times they have not.  When... More info »

Blueprint for the Church
The Church is Valuable Blueprint for the Church

The world has changed so much, is the church still relevant? Jesus Christ established the church nearly two-thousand years ago. Does an institution this ancient still hold value for our... More info »

Authentic Faith
Authentic Faith is Being Obedient Authentic Faith

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Standalone Messages
Unity in Christ Standalone Messages

Unity is crucial for our walk in faith with Christ and with the Church. Humility and Diversity are key parts of unity and are important for us to grow as... More info »

The Lights Of Christmas
Following the Star The Lights Of Christmas

"...they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was." Matthew 2:9. Their... More info »

The Lights Of Christmas
A Night’s Tale The Lights Of Christmas

"...the people living in darkness have seen a great light." Matthew 4:16 The darkness had fallen. The people could not see. They were spiritually blind, but all that was about to... More info »

The Lights Of Christmas
A Light For Everyone The Lights Of Christmas

"...For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations..." Luke 2:32 Gods light will shine for all nations. It can no longer be... More info »

Welcome Back To The Future
Welcome Back To The Future: Part 2 Welcome Back To The Future

In this message, we will look ahead and ask, "Where do we go from here." God has been faithful in the past, and he will continue to guide us into... More info »

Game Of Stones
Game Of Stones: Summer Kids Week Sunday Game Of Stones

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Game Of Stones
Game Of Stones: No Graven Images Game Of Stones

If someone were to ask you to describe God, how would you do it? If someone were to ask you to tell them about his attributes, what would you tell... More info »

Game Of Stones
Game Of Thrones: No Other Gods Game Of Stones

When God gave Moses the first of the ten commandments, He made it clear that His people were to have an exclusive relationship with Him. Jesus reiterated this principle in... More info »

Samsons Faith: The True Man of Steal Heroes

It's a bird... Its a plane... no, it's Sampson! Perhaps the most unlikely Superhero in the 40 verses of Hebrews' Chapter 11, Sampson was a true Man of Steel on the outside,... More info »

Call of Duty
Called to Serve Call of Duty

With one powerful illustration, Jesus showed His disciples that they were being called, not to a life of power and prestige, but to a life of humility and sacrificial service.... More info »

Call of Duty
Called to Follow Call of Duty

Mark Twain once said that, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” There are a lot... More info »

Close Encounters
My Faith, My Story, My Encounter Close Encounters

Join us as we look back at some of the powerful lessons we’ve learned from our 10 week, Close Encounters message series, and explore what it takes for us to... More info »

Close Encounters
A Soldier’s Faith: The Story of a Centurion Close Encounters

Join us for this special Remembrance Day message as we take a closer look at the Roman Centurion’s encounter with Jesus in Luke chapter 7. What kind of faith does... More info »

Close Encounters
Mostly Dead: The story of Lazarus and Jesus Close Encounters

Time is a commodity in our culture and "time spent, is time earned”. Is this truly how we view our time! Jesus spent significant time with people and he was... More info »

Close Encounters
Thirsty?  - The Story of a Woman at a Well Close Encounters

To the religious elite, this woman was ceremonially unclean, racially impure and religiously heretical… and she knew it. She came to the well looking for water, but left having encountered... More info »

Growing Stages

As we grow and develop, we discover who we are not only as individuals but also who we are as part of the family. The kitchen table is a place... More info »

Living It
Living It God’s Way Living It

We know and believe in Jesus. We are learning what the Bible says to us. Now let’s just go out and live it! The question is, “Why?” What is... More info »

Unity Definition

In the 17th century John Donne wrote, “No man is an island.” God never intended us to be alone, isolated or separated from one another. Rather we are to be... More info »

Stretched Reach Stretch

We don't stretch our faith faith or ability by just sitting around. We don't stretch our church just by attending on a Sunday morning. Jesus has called everyone to put... More info »

Grow Together Community

On the first day of the church, the church grew from 120 to over 3000! People got into the Community right away and it was a very, very positive thing for everyone.... More info »

Serve Together Community

So, what do we do together? Exactly! We DO! At the beginning of the church people had needs just like us: physical, emotional, relational and spiritual. What happened? Everyone worked... More info »

Celebrate Together Community

Community, it sounds like family, full of people we love and sometimes cannot stand. Whatever it is, community is something to celebrate together. We can be together and celebrate the... More info »

Called to Community Community

It was God's purpose from the beginning that everyone be together. He wants us to experience life together. He wants us to grow together. God's design in sending Jesus was... More info »

I <3 my neighbor(hood) Like

We are called Waverley Church because we are a church on Waverley. God placed us in the perfect place so He could show His love and work His change in... More info »

I <3 the Vision Like

God has given Waverley Church a clear vision that shows who we are, what we are doing and where we are going. This Sunday we formally welcome Bruce Hollins and... More info »

God’s House
Finishing God’s House

Whenever we begin a building project we have an end goal in mind. What is the goal for God’s house? What does the final project look like when it... More info »

God’s House
Framing God’s House

Who really lives in the house of God? We think those who go to church, give their money, serve in some capacity and are all-around nice people are the ones... More info »

God’s House
Foundation God’s House

Jesus is the creator of the universe, not to mention he was a carpenter growing up in Nazareth, making Him the most qualified to build the House of God and... More info »

Fabulous Family Preposterous!

No one wants to be alone. It is a basic need of every human being to belong and to have an identity. The most basic place in which to belong... More info »