Pastor Bates' Sermon Series

  • Prevailing over Temptation

    Pastor Bates takes a brief look at the temptations of Christ in the Wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11) as a pattern for Christians to follow today if they are to have spiritual victory.

    August 2020

  • Behave thyself - a study of 1 Timothy

    Pastor Bates preaches expositionally through the epistle unto Timothy.

    January 2020 - Presently

  • Abominations of the Catholic Church

    Pastor exposes some of the greatest errors of the Roman Catholic Church such as: Mariolatry, the errors of the priesthood, the Papacy, and the Mass. You won’t find a Scriptural basis for any of these. Listen to the series so you can help lead Catholics you know out of the darkness and into the light. 

    June 2019 - October 2019

  • A Study of 1 Thessalonians

    Pastor goes through the book of 1 Thessalonians verse by verse.

    April 2019 - December 2019

  • God's Powerful Purpose in Trials

    Pastor Bates spends a few weeks looking at the why and how of tribulation in the Christian life.  This is a study of James 1:2-12.

    March 2019-June 2019

  • Am I the Kind of Person God will Save?

    Many believe that God saves those who have something to offer Him ~ those who see their own worthiness.  But is that really the kind of person God saves? Not according to Jesus Himself. Jesus rocked the religious world of His day by pointing out a path to God that went against conventional wisdom, human intuition, and long-standing traditions.

    February - March 2019

  • How to get the most out of your bible

    Pastor gives the assembly principles and helpful ideas to get the most out of their Bible.

    January 2019

  • The Book of Ephesians

    Pastor Bates expository preaching, verse by verse through the book of Ephesians.

    July 2015 - February 2019

  • When church is like heaven

    Pastor teaches what a New Testament church should be like.  He teaches certain foundational doctrines, spiritual attitudes, and functions of the NT assembly as laid out in Scripture.

    September 2018 - January 2019

  • The Book of Jude

    Pastor Bates expository preaching, verse by verse through the book of Jude.

    March - July 2018

  • Freedom from Anxiety

    Part of the gospel is that God offers to us freedom from carefull living!  Listen to this brief series as Pastor Bates deals with this important matter for the Christian.

    January - February 2018


  • The Twelve Apostles

    In this series, Pastor looked into the lives of the twelve men that Jesus spent most of His time with here on earth, the disciples.  Much revelation is given about some of them, and some of them we know very little about them personally,  Yet, you will find the study of these twelve men very encouraging; mainly because you’ll find that these were very common men that were called, equipped and empowered for a very uncommon ministry.   

    September 2017 - January 2018

  • Unlikely Heroes of the Faith

    This series of messages examines the lives of many individuals in the Bible that have so fascinated all of us.  Pastor Bates looks at the lives of people like David, John, Philemon, Esther, Anna, John the Baptist and more.  We see  how God so wondrously molds and shapes and reshapes people throughout their lives ~ building them up and breaking them down ~ graciously and tenderly leading them along.

    February - August 2017

  • The way of a man with a maid

    In this 9 sermon series, Pastor Bates looks at Scripture and gives Bible principles to those looking to be married.  

    October 2016

  • Parables of Christ

    Jesus was a master storyteller, and the parables He told were ingeniously simple word pictures with profound spiritual lessons. Understanding the parables is a crucial matter for those that will be disciples of Jesus Christ.

    January 2016 - July 2016

  • Sermon on the Mount

    Pastor Bates looks in depth at the sermon that the Lord Jesus taught in Galilee.  It will impact your view of Jesus and you will be amazed at the authority and clarity and purity of the gospel that Jesus preached.

    October 2014 - June 2015

  • Revelation

    Pastor Bates preaches through the book of Revelation verse by verse.

    *We began video recording in chapter 14 of this series.  The first 13 chapters are audio only and will be added soon.

    January 2012 - October 2015

  • Spiritual Warfare

    Pastor spends some time developing the Spiritual armor that we are given as believers to war a good warfare against the highly organized demonic forces that are against us in this world.

    May 2015 - July 2014