Click on one of the series titles below to listen and download previous teachings from VanChurch.
Baptism is a wonderful, mysterious, and significant part of a Christian's journey with Jesus. There are many different beliefs, practices, and teachings on the subject of baptism. This message summarizes Vanchurch's perspective on this important issue.
Three lessons from 2014 about Vanchurch adding an instrumental worship experience. This is not "core teaching" in terms of the the gospel. On the other hand, it is a significant issue to our denominational heritage, and thus fits in this space on our website.
The challenges we face as a church and a denomination center around the tension between the exciting future God has for us and the issues of change required to go there. This series explores that very tension: Issues of Change for an Exciting Future.
A new look at these familiar chapters of the first book of the Bible. Very few sections of scripture have had more confusion, division, and disagreement than these. We believe they describe an amazing God who is crazy about his creation.
This is an important series as we look into how we read, understand, interpret, and apply the Bible. Using the example of Old Testament animal sacrifice, we observe the reality of how, even in scripture, God meets us where we are.
Another series on our relationship with the Bible, this is an extensive study in Bible Class format looking into why scripture is difficult to understand, and some practical tools on how to use scripture responsibly and effectively.
A one-time sermon from May of 2016 expressing some important pieces of vision and direction for us as a church. While it is impossible to summarize in one sermon, this is a big-picture description of who we are as Vancouver Church of Christ.