RADIO – 02 The People We Belong To [The People We Become]

What does a “successful” Christian life look like? What’s the goal, and how do we get there? Even more importantly, what’s the point? Join Pastor Phillip Gonzales as he shares how God desires the lives of His people to move in a particular rhythm, and how we don’t have to strive because Jesus is the […]

RADIO – 01 Believing, Becoming & Brownies [The People We Become]

Every decision you make is changing you, molding you, transforming you into a person who will be different tomorrow than the person you were today, last week, and last year. The only question is, are you becoming the person GOD wants you to be?   Study Guide (with Scripture references) Study Guide – 01 Believing, […]

RADIO – 04 Destiny’s Child [My Name Is…]

Sooner or later everybody asks the age-old question, “Why am I here?”  Countless thinkers and authors have tried to address it, and countless people have struggled with trying to discover their purpose in life.  Yet, the Bible has a clear answer, and it’s good news! Join Pastor Phillip Gonzales in exploring how in Christ, we […]

RADIO – 03 If They Only Knew [My Name Is…]

Almost all of us have something in our past (or present) that we’re not proud of.  Whatever it is, we wonder and worry about how the people around us would react if they only knew. If you know what that feels like (or even if you don’t) join Pastor Phillip Gonzales for a word of encouragement […]

RADIO – 02 Family Matters [My Name Is…]

Do you ever have “issues” with your family?  Join Pastor Phillip Gonzales for a message of hope about what family can look like in the Kingdom. — NOTE: This teaching was broadcast on “The Heritage Hour,” the weekly radio program of Dr. Mark P. Gonzales.  It airs in Fort Myers, FL at 8:00am on Saturday […]

RADIO – 01 What is Your Name? [My Name Is…]

Who are you, really?  Have you ever asked that question and pondered what it means? Have you ever stopped to think about where you find your deepest sense of identity?  Who we believe we are has an incredible impact on how we live our lives, and the good news is that if we are in […]

02 Enemy at the Gates [The Way of the Warrior]

Ask any soldier how important it is to know your enemy, and they will tell you it’s crucial. In our spiritual life, we have an enemy whom Jesus said comes “only to steal, kill and destroy.” However, once we understand the enemy’s strategy, we can learn to fight much more effectively in the power of Christ. […]

Jesus Makes Dead Things Live Again

It was obvious to everyone: the boy was dead. “And after crying out and convulsing him terribly, [the unclean spirit] came out, and the boy was like a corpse, so that most of them said, ‘He is dead.’” -Mark 9:26 Nice try, Jesus, but this one was too much.  Sorry, dad, better start making funeral plans.  Sorry, […]

Why Hope and Truth Must Always Coexist

Truth without hope is like light without heat. It may show you the way, but it will not provide the strength to walk in it. … Hope without truth is like a cloud without rain. It may look promising for a while, but it will never provide the nourishment you need. … Churches and sermons […]

GRAPHIC – A Good Sermon

Ever wonder how a preacher prepares a sermon? Obviously, different people do it in different ways, but here are some things I try to keep in mind. – Pastor Phillip