The Well Community Church

Weekly Sermons

Oct 13 For All Who Believe / Matthew 13:44-58

Brad Bell

Throughout the parables Jesus has been telling, He shows the people who will enter the kingdom of heaven. It’s not about being religious or following the law or being Jewish. It’s for those who believe in Him. Yet even after seeing everything He had done and hearing from Him directly, many people… More

Sep 29 The Parable of the Sower / Matthew 13:1-23

Brad Bell

In the Parable of the Sower, we are introduced to people in various heart stages. There are people whose hearts are so hard they immediately reject the Word of God, people whose hearts are receptive to the Lord and who authentically grow in their faith, and there are various gradations in between… More

Sep 22 Whoever Does the Father’s Will / Matthew 12:38-50

Brad Bell

After hearing about and witnessing several miracles He had done, the religious people asked for a sign from Jesus. Time after time, Jesus demonstrated authority and told them who He was, yet they still refused to believe. Jesus confronted both the religious leaders and the generation of people, who… More

Sep 15 Refusing to Believe / Matthew 12:22-37

Mike Slayden

The tension that started with the Pharisees continued to build as Jesus taught. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus completely dismantled their religious system and then performed miracles that authenticated who He said He was. By this point, they were running out of excuses, yet if they acknowledged… More

Sep 8 A Heart of Compassion / Matthew 12:1-21

Brad Bell

The religious people were all about external behaviors and following the law. When Jesus arrived on the scene, He didn’t fit their expectation of the Messiah because He didn’t follow all the same rules. Jesus had a heart of compassion over religious traditions, caring for people enough to heal them… More

Sep 1 Refreshment in His Presence / Matthew 11:20-30

Brad Bell

The religious climate in Jesus’ day was full of legalism, laws, regulations and traditions. But Jesus had another way, inviting people into a life of refreshment in His presence. We were created by God to live in intimacy with God to delight in God and experience His love. In Christ, there is… More

Aug 25 What Do You Do With Your Doubt? / Matthew 11:1-19

Brad Bell

In this passage, we see people questioning and doubting Jesus, but from different postures of heart. The religious people exposed their hardened hearts by their refusal to believe in Jesus, despite what they had seen and heard. But John the Baptist, an ambassador and disciple, brought his doubt to… More

Aug 18 The Cost of Following Christ / Matthew 10:24-42

Brad Bell

If we’re going to live as ambassadors in His kingdom, we cannot be friends of the world and living like the world does. When we begin to look more like Jesus and distinct from the world, persecution will come. If we are going to follow Jesus and live as His ambassadors, it will come at a cost, and… More

Aug 11 Ambassadors for Christ / Matthew 9:36-10:23

Mike Slayden

As the crowds gathered around Him, Jesus had compassion on them because they were like sheep without a shepherd (Matthew 9:36). He then called the disciples to be His ambassadors, to preach the good news of the kingdom – that the King had come, and He would one day rule and reign forever. As… More