What Are Spiritual Gifts?

Spiritual gifts are concrete expressions of God’s grace, manifested by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, in order to enable us to serve others in love. Read More...

Series Outline for 'Great Expectations'

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Great Expectations - We Will Return Home

The great expectation that our deep sense of alienation and exile from our true home would one day be removed is fulfilled in Jesus Christ. Read More...

Great Expectations - God Will Be With Us

The great expectation that God will be with His people is fulfilled in Jesus Christ, the God-Man. Read More...

Great Expectaitons - The Prince of Peace Will Rule

The great expectation that the Prince of Peace will one day rule is being fulfilled in Jesus Christ. Read More...

Great Expectations - The Virgin Will Conceive

The great expectation that a virgin would conceive and her Child would save us has been fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
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Series Outline for 'Called'

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Called To Citizenship

Christians are called to serve God in their families by loving and respecting their spouse, raising their children to love God and His kingdom, and honoring their parents, all with a view to being a blessing to the wider world. Read More...

Called To Family

Christians are called to serve God in their families by loving and respecting their spouse, raising their children to love God and His kingdom, and honoring their parents, all with a view to being a blessing to the wider world. Read More...

Called To the Church

When Christ calls us through the Gospel, He calls us into local churches where we can be protected, strengthened and equipped by those whom Christ has saved and called to be leaders in the church. NOTE: THE LAST 20 MINUTES IS AN ORDINATION CEREMONY. Read More...

Ed Lyons - Persecution Project

Ed Lyons of Persecution Project Foundation shares with Bay Ridge Christian Church about the persecution of Christians in Sudan.
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Called To Work (Part 2)

God’s favor on our work does not come from doing a specific type of job, but from working with all our heart in the job to which God calls us, doing our best to please God and serve others through our labors. Read More...

Called To Work (Part 1)

As those made in God’s image, we were created and called to work, serving God and others through our labors in every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

The Local Church and the Universal Church

Christians are called to embrace a local church where they live out their faith, and the universal Church, which is the fulness of Christ and the focus of God’s great promises. Read More...

Called To Many Callings

Calling refers to the specific tasks and responsibilities given to us by God, through which God works to serve our neighbors and promote the common good, restraining the effects of the curse and bringing blessing to every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Understanding Our Calling

Calling refers to the specific tasks and responsibilities given to us by God, through which God works to serve our neighbors and promote the common good, restraining the effects of the curse and bringing blessing to every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Called To Be God's Instruments In the World

God has called us to be His instruments in this fallen world, allowing Him to work through us to bring blessing in every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Called To Jesus Christ

God has called us to Himself so decisively in Christ that everything we are, everything we do, and everything we have is transformed as we live our entire lives in response to His call. Read More...

Meditating On God's Word

We are called to meditate deeply on God’s Word so that we might obey it and thus be truly successful. Read More...

Pray Like Jesus - The Lord's Prayer

When we pray, how should we pray?  Is it a matter of words or attitudes?
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The Thanksgiving Meal

The Eucharist is the thanksgiving meal, where God’s people receive His grace anew, and give thanks for His many blessings. Read More...

Series Outline for The Walking Dead

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Our Future - Walking Alive Forever

In eternity, we will be fully alive, free from the penalty, power, and even the presence of sin, as we glorify and enjoy God forever! Read More...

Our Present Call - Walking Dead To Sin

Christians have been made alive to God but dead to sin in Christ, and are called to live in light of that reality. Read More...

Our Past - Walking Dead To God

All of us by nature were walking dead to God in our sin, but He has made His people alive to God in Christ. Read More...

Series Outline for Colossians - Christ Is All

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A Christ Filled Team

The work of the kingdom is not done by a few superstars, but through the Spirit empowered efforts of a Christ filled team comprised of all believers. Read More...

Our More Perfect Union

After Jesus’ body was broken on the cross He formed One new body. He called this body The Church. It now looks and acts exactly like Jesus. Because it is Jesus’ body. Read More...

Christ Filled Prayer and Evangelism

A Christ filed life is one devoted to prayer and to seeing the Gospel go forth, making the most of the opportunities God gives us to share His good news. Read More...

Relationships and Responsibilities in Christ the Lord

Our new status in Christ has not freed us from the relationships and responsibilities in our culture, but we now fulfill these under the Lordship of Christ. Read More...

Finding Joy In the Gospel

How do we as the people of God in the midst of struggles find joy in the Gospel? Read More...

Bill Ardill

Bill Ardill shares about their ministry in Jos, Nigeria.
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Communion

As we partake of Communion in faith, Christians are united in fellowship with Christ and His Body, the Church. Read More...

A Christlike Life and Community

As those who have been given new life in Christ, believers must put on the virtues that reflect the character of God shown to us in Christ, and they must walk in unity with the Church. Read More...

Spring Cleaning

As those who have been given new life in Christ, believers must put off their former vices so they can be like Christ. Read More...

Counterfeit Spirituality

Counterfeit spirituality depends on rituals, hyper-spirituality, and legalism, rather than on the simplicity of Christ, Who alone can deliver from sin. Read More...

Fullness In Christ

Christians have been given a full salvation - our sins forgiven, our enemies vanquished, and our sinful nature effectively dealt with - through Jesus, Who is the fulness of God. Read More...

Christians Captivated By Nothing

Christians must always be on their guard against being carried away by the empty deceits offered by the world to replace Jesus as our only source of true fulfillment and joy. Read More...

A Growing Walk In Christ

Having received Jesus Christ as Lord, we are called to have a flourishing, growing walk with Him. Read More...

Roger and Marilyn Reeck

This week Roger and Marilyn Reeck from Wycliffe Bible Translators share about their work in Bible translation, and especially about an exciting new project called One Story that creates stories to explain the story of the Bible to oral cultures that do not have the Scripture in their own language. Read More...

Risen

Jesus has been raised from the dead, and His people are to worship Him and, despite opposition, tell this good news to the world. Read More...

The Great Exchange

Christ took our sins and gave us His righteousness so that it is just as if we had never sinned, and just as if we had kept the Law. Read More...

Learning to Grieve

A message given at the memorial service for a child who died shortly after birth. Shared with the permission of the family to help others who are grieving to find hope in Christ. Read More...

A Glorious Ministry In Christ

God calls His people to be willing to pay the cost for a glorious ministry of fully presenting God’s Word about Jesus, as we teach and admonish one another so that each of us will become mature, whole hearted disciples of Jesus Christ. Read More...

A Great Reconciliation In Christ

We were once alienated from God by our sin, but Christ has provided reconciliation for all who believe in Him through the Gospel. Read More...

The Preeminence of Christ

Christ is preeminent in and over everything - the present creation and everything it, and the new creation, which has already begun through His reconciling work. Read More...

A Fruitful Knowledge In Christ

As Christians grow in their knowledge of God and His will, their lives are transformed so that they are pleasing to God. Read More...

A Fruitful Life Through the Gospel of Christ

The Gospel of Christ has the power to grow and bear fruit in the lives of believers so that they are filled with faith, love, hope, and good works. Read More...

Mike and Marsha Slone

Mike Slone shares with BRCC about the work God is doing through them at the Naval Academy and beyond. Read More...

Called, Devoted, Equipped, and Encouraged

As a local church BRCC is called to encourage each member to realize the calling they have been given in Christ, to encourage devotion to Christ and His call upon us, and to equip and encourage believers to fulfill their calling in Christ. Read More...

Gospel Fruit

As we respond to the Gospel with faith, love, and hope in Christ, it produces a harvest of work and endurance for God and His kingdom as we look forward to Christ’s return. Read More...

When Does Human Life Begin

Human life begins at conception and we should treasure each life as a gift from God’s hand and a sign of His amazing work. Read More...

Luke - The MInistry of Jesus

What was the ministry of Jesus? What do we expect His ministry to us to be? Read More...

The Boundless Word of God

Psalm 119 is a song of praise about God’s boundless Word, which brings boundless blessings to those who love it. Read More...

God's Word - Our Treasure

We should treasure God’s Word, delighting in this great gift God has given to us that we might know Him. Read More...