Church of the Open Door


Sermons 2017

  • March 26, 2017

    The Challenge to Church Growth from Within by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Challenge to Church Growth from Within Acts 6:1-7 The growth of the church should never replace the value and necessity for the Christlikeness of her believers. Whenever the church seeks to grow in numbers through attractional and popular methodology, divisions, complaints, criticisms, and self-centered thinking will prevail. Authentic church growth is not the byproduct […]

  • March 19, 2017

    The Challenge to Church Growth Acts 5:12-42 by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Challenge to Church Growth Acts 5:12-42 The stated purpose of Church of the Open Door is to “build lives and community for God’s glory one person at a time, by connecting individuals to Jesus Christ, to one another, and to ministry.” However, one of the stated purposes of our adversary, the devil, is to […]

  • March 12, 2017

    The Church Confronts Sin by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Church Confronts Sin Acts 5:1-11 The audio will be posted after Sunday Throughout all of Scripture, Satan is known for imitating the true work of God in his effort to draw attention away from God’s glory. Think about Simon the sorcerer () as he desired to duplicate the bestowing of the Holy Spirit, or […]

  • March 5, 2017

    The Church as a Community by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Church as a Community Acts 4:32-37 The Christian life is a multidimensional life because it is lived in the realm of two realities that are diametrically opposed to each other, the culture and the church. As a result, each believer must decide to stand for Christ, remain anchored to the Scripture, be totally yielded […]

  • February 26, 2017

    Standing Bold for God Originates from God by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Standing Bold for God Originates from God Acts 4:1-31 New Testament scholar, Andreas J. Köstenberger, reflects on one of the values of Acts by stating, “If the first generation of the Christian church proves anything, it is this: the power of God is infinitely greater than any human obstacles in its way.” No wonder Jesus […]