Church of the Open Door


Sermons 2015

  • December 27, 2015

    The Great Commission Guarantees Success

    by COD

    The overall focus for 2016 is: “Advancing the Gospel for the Glory of God” as based on . The gospel must be understood more significantly than just proclaiming evangelism. After all, contained in this passage is the command to make disciples, learners and followers of Christ, not just converts of Christ. Importantly, disciple-making can only […]

  • December 20, 2015

    Christmas: Celebrating God’s Mercy

    by COD

    Mary Visits Elizabeth 39 In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, 40 and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41 And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, 42 and she […]

  • December 13, 2015

    Christmas: Celebrating God’s Faithfulness by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    It is amazing to observe the number of similarities developed, by the cultural mindset regarding Christmas, with its all-seeing and all-knowing Santa, compared to the biblical revelation of the incomparable, self-existent, eternal, infinite God. Christmas, unfortunately, has become more about consumerism than about God’s faithful work through God the Son becoming incarnate as the babe […]

  • December 6, 2015

    God’s Ability in the Midst of Conflict by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The pain and tension within conflict is no respecter of persons, even for those living life from God’s perspective. Relationships are too often warped by deception and self-centeredness, which then leads to conflict, bitterness, hostility, and even separation. The deception and manipulation that takes place against others is unconscionable because, as believers, we have been […]

  • November 29, 2015

    The Condescension of Christ in the Incarnation by Pastor Sean Stahlheber

    by COD

    Pastor Sean grew up in Pearland, Texas and he had lived in Texas for his entire life. In 2013, he accepted the position of Youth Pastor at Church of the Open Door and moved to Pennsylvania. He was raised in a Christian home began his own walk with God when he was young. He attended […]