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As we face the battles of life, we might wonder what a true warrior for Christ looks like.  Well, Paul gives us some indication in 1 Corinthians 16:13-14, but his list of attributes may not be quite what you expect.  Are you intrigued?  Then take a listen to this episode of The Monday Wrap.  Enjoy!

Nov 14

12 min 32 sec

Have you ever experienced something that was inconvenient?  Sure...we all have.  Well, I want to submit to you that Hebrews 5:7 contains an inconvenient truth...something with which we must come to terms if we are to live our lives of faith with eyes wide open.  Want to know what that inconvenient truth is?  Then take a listen to this episode of The Monday Wrap.  Enjoy!

Nov 8

13 min 32 sec

We are God's dwelling place.  What a radical thought that was in the first century world and still is today!  We are not simply spectators in this life of faith; we have an important and decisive role to play.  To learn more, take a listen to this episode of The Monday Wrap.  Enjoy!

Oct 24

12 min 50 sec

Are you the type who likes to devise your own plans?  How often do you wait on God for His vision, purposes, and guidance?  We are so accustomed to doing things our way that we too often ignore God's will for our lives and our churches.  In this message entitled "True Vision" based on Proverbs 29:18, we tackle the notion of "prophetic vision."  You won't want to miss it!  Enjoy!

Oct 17

14 min 32 sec

If you think you can get through life, be successful, and do the things God has called you to do while excluding prayer, then you are in for a rude awakening.  As believers in Christ Jesus, our lives should be defined by and focused on prayer.  Indeed, prayer should be the centerpiece of our being.  If you want to learn more about prayer and how we at Jerusalem Chapel Church are going to work toward becoming prayer warriors, then this message is for you!  Enjoy!

Oct 10

16 min 50 sec

Is your life defined by the human element...the sinfulness and disobedience that keep you distant from God?  Would you like to neutralize the human element in your life with a healthy dose of the divine element?  If so, then this message is for you.  Join Pastor Mark as he dives into Mark 8:31-38 in a message appropriately entitled "The Human Element."  Enjoy!

Oct 4

17 min 50 sec

Has God's Spirit been poured into you?  If so, are you using the power of this Spirit in you to grow into the person God wants you to be and to maximize your use of the spiritual gift(s) He has given you?  In this message, Pastor Mark challenges us through Joel 2:23-29 to be all we can be for Christ--to accept that God has poured His Spirit into us and, because of this, to dedicate our lives to His service.  You won't want to miss this message!  

Sep 27

18 min 2 sec

Are you a procrastinator? Do you find yourself putting off until tomorrow what could get done today? If so, then this week's message entitled "Right Now" from Matthew 4:18-22 is for you. Join us as we allow God's Word to challenge us in our walks of faith. Pastor Mark wants to help you follow God...right now! 

Sep 19

14 min 14 sec

What is your purpose in life?  Why were you formed by God?  What is the reason for your existence?  These are the questions we tackled at Jerusalem Chapel Church on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in a message entitled "Formed" based on Jeremiah 1:4-10.  If you want to deepen your understanding of God's plan for your life, then this message is for you.  

Sep 12

13 min 56 sec

Do you want to experience Philadelphia Freedom?  Are you curious to know what Philadelphia Freedom is?  If so, then you need to listen to this teaching on Revelation 3:7-12.  Join us for a very special episode of the The Monday Wrap as we seek to better understand the wonderful freedom that is available to all of God's people!

Sep 5

17 min 14 sec

Have you ever felt beat up, depressed, torn down, or ripped apart?  If so, this message is for you!  We serve a God who can take broken things and make them Unbroken.  Join us for this week's Monday Wrap as Pastor Mark delves into Psalm 51:16-19.  And, remember, you are always welcome at the Chapel! Join us on Sunday Mornings! Jerusalem Chapel Church 925 Jerusalem Chapel Road Churchville, VA  24421 Sunday Morning Services:  8:30 am and 11:00 am Sunday School:  9:45 am

Aug 29

13 min 8 sec

This is a summary of the Sunday message at Jerusalem Chapel Church for August 22, 2021.  The message is entitled "The Least of These" and is based upon Matthew 25:35-40.  As followers of Christ, we are most definitely called to serve others.  But how and why do we serve?  These are the questions we tackle in this episode.  We hope you enjoy!

Aug 23

14 min 20 sec

This is a summary of the Sunday message at Jerusalem Chapel Church for August 15, 2021.  The message is entitled "Simple Prayer; Might Results" and is based upon 1 Chronicles 4:10, the Prayer of Jabez.  What a beautiful verse detailing the provision, power, and protection of God!  We hope you enjoy!

Aug 16

19 min 3 sec

This is the summary for our message on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Jerusalem Chapel Church.  How do you define obedience to God?  That's the question we take up in this episode.  We hope you enjoy!  

Aug 8

14 min 38 sec

This is a summary of my Sunday morning message from Jerusalem Chapel United Brethren Church on August 1, 2021.  This was my first Sunday as pastor of this church.  May the Lord bless our time together!

Aug 3

13 min 8 sec

Teamwork, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bible have more in common than you might think.  Indeed, teamwork is, in many ways, at the heart of the other two.  Check out this episode of The Message to learn more.

Mar 8

5 min 9 sec

In this new series, we're going to explore Christian principles found in the U.S. Constitution.  Justice--a principle central to the heart of God--is the subject of this episode.  We hope you enjoy!

Mar 1

4 min 47 sec

Did you ever think you could learn good character from a mega-rock star?  Jon Bon Jovi can teach us something about giving to those who are in need, and his life serves as example for all of us.  Join us on this episode of The Message to see how.

Feb 20

4 min 40 sec

What can we learn about kindness from one of the greatest rock-n-rollers of all time?  Check out this episode of The Message to see!

Feb 14

4 min 47 sec

What can Huey Lewis and the News teach us about teamwork?  Find out by joining us on this episode of The Message.  Enjoy!

Feb 2020

4 min 1 sec

Have you ever thought of U2's Bono as a teacher?  After listening to this episode of The Message, I think you'll agree that we can learn a lot from this rock-n-roller about courage.  Enjoy!

Feb 2020

4 min 19 sec

What do you think you can learn from the rock-n-roll band Def Leppard?  Check out The Message for this week to find out!  Enjoy.

Feb 2020

4 min 13 sec

If you want to have influence, then you must grow.  Stagnate people do not attract others and, thus, they do not encourage change in people's lives.  Want to be an influencer?  Cultivate a growth-mindset.  Listen to The Message for more!  

Jan 2020

4 min 22 sec

How can you influence others if you cannot influence yourself?  This is a basic question with which we must all grapple if we seek to make a difference in the lives of others.  Join me on The Message to learn more! 

Jan 2020

4 min 16 sec

Liars are not influencers.  Deceivers are not influencers.  Want to be an influencer?  Then be a straight shooter!  If you want people to look up to you, then you must make candor part of your character toolbox.  Take a listen to The Message this week for more.  Enjoy!

Jan 2020

3 min 56 sec

Influence begins with vision.  If your sights are set on the wrong things, then your influence will be limited.  However, set your sights on the right things...and there's no telling what heights you'll achieve.  Listen to this week's Message for more details.  You won't want to miss it!

Jan 2020

4 min 55 sec

From all of us at The Message, we want to wish you a Happy New Year.  May 2020 be your best year ever!!!

Dec 2019

4 min 9 sec

From our family to yours, we hope you have a very Merry Christmas!  God bless.  The Message

Dec 2019

3 min 2 sec

Are you motivated to be an influencer?  If so, then start by being an optimist.  No one wants to follow a killjoy or a melancholy spirit.  However, people will line up behind someone who is encouraging, positive, and inspiring.  Listen to this episode of The Message for more!

Dec 2019

4 min 14 sec

Influence is not for the cowardly!  If you want to make a difference in the world, then you have to show a little backbone.  See what we mean in this episode of The Message.  Enjoy!

Dec 2019

4 min 7 sec

If you want REAL influence in people's lives, then try starting off with a little kindness.  Grace, a smile, and some encouraging words can go a long way in making a difference in the lives of others.  Listen to today's Message for more information.  Enjoy!

Nov 2019

4 min 3 sec

Just a brief message to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!  Enjoy the turkey! 

Nov 2019

2 min 27 sec

Think you can be an influencer and be callous, harsh, and uncaring?  Think again!  True influencers are those who show compassion.  Check out this episode of The Message to learn more.  Enjoy!

Nov 2019

4 min 16 sec

On this SPECIAL episode of The Message, my four year old son, Levi, will tell us about bald eagles...and other assorted, random things.  You won't want to miss it.

Nov 2019

3 min 40 sec

An often overlooked leadership trait is humility.  We too often think leaders must be brash, over-confident, and "full of themselves," but this is simply not the case.  Join us on this week's episode of The Message as we applaud the humble leader.

Nov 2019

5 min

Confidence is one of the most fundamental character traits of influencers. Do you want to be an influencer?  Then develop your confidence!  But how do you do that?  Take a listen to this week's episode of The Message for the answer.  Enjoy!

Nov 2019

5 min 3 sec

OK, all you workaholics out there...how many times have you substituted your drive to achieve for a car drive with your kids?  How many times have you tried to catch the next big deal instead of playing catch with your son?  If this is you, then take a listen to The Message episode for this week.  You won't want to miss it.  

Oct 2019

4 min 29 sec

Have the technological gadgets in your life come to rule you?  Is technology taking you away from your family?  These are the questions we tackle in this episode of The Message.  Join us for this very important podcast!  

Oct 2019

5 min 11 sec

Your kids see what you do, and they so often imitate what you do.  So, what you do matters!  Join us on The Message as we talk about this very simple but important principle.  Don't miss it!

Oct 2019

4 min 52 sec

Are you an angry father?  If not, are you a father who has ever let his anger get the best of him?  Or are you a father who wants to be sure anger is not a problem in the future?  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, take a listen to this week's podcast.  You may find it helpful.  Enjoy!

Oct 2019

4 min 46 sec

Are you a father?  What are your greatest failures?  In this five-part series, we're going to look at the biggest parenting mistakes committed by most fathers.  And the first mistake is when we don't give enough time to our kids.  Won't you join us for this new and informative series?

Sep 2019

4 min 26 sec

How does reverb relate to our lives of faith?  Find out in this episode of The Message!  Enjoy!

Sep 2019

4 min 1 sec

Do you ever say negative things about yourself...to yourself?  If so, you need to listen to this episode of The Message.  Enjoy!

Sep 2019

5 min 3 sec

Have you ever done anything absolutely on your own?  I doubt it.  Most everything we do in life requires the assistance of others.  Take a listen to this week's Message to learn more.  Enjoy!

Sep 2019

4 min 9 sec

Externals are great, but what's on the inside is really what matters.  You've heard this before, but have you ever had it related to an electric guitar.  Check us out.  Enjoy!

Sep 2019

4 min 20 sec

Have you ever tried to live your life unplugged?  Check out this week's episode of The Message as we discuss life without power.  We hope you enjoy!

Aug 2019

4 min 3 sec

There is just something about guitar chords that sounds beautiful!  What can this teach us about life?  Check out this week's podcast to find out.  Enjoy!

Aug 2019

4 min 13 sec

It's impossible to rock your relationships without loyalty and trust.  People must know they can count on you before they'll invest emotionally, spiritually, and temporally in you.  Join us on this week's The Message as we take a look at this very important principle.

Jul 2019

4 min 20 sec

In order to have truly rockin' relationships with others, we must be willing to give of ourselves.  If we hold back, then our songs will be more like dirges. Join us on this week's The Message broadcast to see exactly what we mean.  

Jul 2019

4 min 46 sec

R.E.S.P.E.C.T., find out what it means to me...and YOU!  Want to rock your relationships?  Then you need to respect others--plain and simple.  Join us on The Message to hear more about this truth.

Jul 2019

4 min 28 sec