Oakwood Community Church is a non-denominational church with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We are located in northern Oakland County near Oxford, Ortonville, Metamora, and Lapeer, Michigan. Oakwood is full of friendly, caring people with a variety of faith backgrounds and life experiences. We are passionate about reaching our community for Christ and we're dedicated to helping you grow in your relationship with God and build genuine relationships with other people. Oakwood is a place where you can experience the life-changing love of Jesus Christ, be encouraged in your faith, and find meaningful ways to serve others in the church and community. These podcast episodes are the messages taught at Oakwood during our weekly worship services by Lead Pastor Don Jackson, Pastor Shane Stec, Pastor Ben Elliott or other leaders and guest speakers. Please take some time to explore our website at www.oakwoodcc.org to learn more about Oakwood Community Church.
The Level Ground of Trials
Pastor Ted Jones continues the series on the book of James in Chapter 1. Pastor Ted teaches on the "paradox of trials" that we find in the scriptures and encourages us with the hope we ultimately have in Christ.
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Help For Your Troubles
Assistant Pastor, Ted Jones gives a message titled, Help For Your Troubles. Each of us face troubles in our lives. Pastor Ted encourages us through James 1:5-8 that as believers, we can trust God to give us wisdom in all circumstances.
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A Completely New Outlook On Life
Guest Speaker, Jeff Totten - Guest Speaker, Jeff Totten is from SCORE Ministries and is the Detroit Tigers Chaplan. Jeff uses his experience working to minister to athletes to illustrate how we can minister to others by looking UPWARD, INWARD and OUTWARD.Watch at: https://vimeo.com/914191516?share=copy
An Effective Witness Must Be Authentic & Relevant
Lead Pastor Don Jackson walks us through what the Bible says about witnessing to people about the Gospel. He shares one method of marking key scriptures in the Bible.
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Community Is God's Plan
Lead Pastor Don Jackson continues in the series titled, Dive In. In this message, Pastor Don uses a "powerful" demonstration to illustrate the importance of community in God's church.
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I Am Dependent On God Through Prayer
Lead Pastor Don Jackson continues in the series titled, Dive In. In this message, Pastor Don helps us understand that the first step in developing a rich and fruitful prayer life is coming to know our dependence on God. As we understand more of God's almighty power and grace in our lives, we learn to go to Him in prayer.
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Strong, Bible based teaching.
Pastor Don’s messages are insightful and based on God’s grace. Engaging and never boring. The gospel is frequently explained. Highly recommended!
Avoid this church
Very shallow preaching.