The Well Community Church

Weekly Sermons

May 12 2019 The Power of Your Story in Your Context / Matthew 8:28-34

Brad Bell

At the end of chapter 8, we see Jesus entering a pagan land. It’s there that he comes across some demon-possessed men who were living in a tomb, deeply disturbed and prone to violence. Mark 5 adds some details to the story, specifically about one of the men, saying that Jesus set him free and he was… More

May 5 2019 The Calming of the Storm / Matthew 8:23-27

Mike Slayden

At this point in the book of Matthew, the disciples have been with Jesus for a while. They have spent time with Him, listened to Him teach, and they have seen Him do miracles and heal people. Jesus has demonstrated who He is, but when the storm hits, their lack of faith shows they do not really… More

Apr 28 2019 The Life-Change Process / 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24

Brad Bell

As believers, God is sanctifying us, and His desire is for all of us to become mature followers of Him. In this passage, Paul writes to the church at Thessalonica about how a body of believers is to interact together. We want to invite you into a process of life change that clarifies eight steps of… More

Apr 21 2019 The Power of the Resurrection / John 20

Brad Bell

The Easter story we celebrate is the most incredible gift God could ever give us: Jesus Christ, our gracious Savior, loved us so much that He came to die for us in our place, was buried for us, conquered the grave, and rose from the dead. By placing our faith in Him, we can walk in the newness of… More

Apr 14 2019 Recap and Stories / Matthew 5:13-16

Mike Cirricione

Throughout this series, we have seen what it looks like for the church, small groups, and individuals to live out their faith. These are some of the stories of how our people put the gospel on display during Serve Fresno. More

Apr 7 2019 Individual Change / Romans 12:1-2

Mike Slayden

When we have a proper understanding of the gospel and all that Jesus has done for us, we are transformed internally, and over time our lives begin to look different because of the overflow of the changes that are happening within us. Romans 12:1-2 is a strong admonition for us as individuals to not… More

Mar 31 2019 Life in Community / John 17

Brad Bell

Of all the ways God could have revealed Himself, Jesus chose a small group environment where He and His disciples did life together and ministered to those around them. With a heart of influence in the city for the glory of Christ, they modeled what it looks like to put the gospel on display through… More

Mar 24 2019 Learning From the Early Church / Acts 1-4

Brad Bell

The early church engaged with people in their city in a profound way. They were aware of what people were experiencing and got involved to meet their needs. Since The Well started, God has been gracious to go before us, and we have a history of being involved in the community. Similar to the early… More

Mar 17 2019 Surrendering Our Lives to Him / Matthew 8:14-22

Josh Hawley

Jesus continues His ministry of healing, which confirms His identity as Messiah, gives a glimpse of the Kingdom of God to come, and displays His heart of compassion. He also calls those who would follow Him to consider the cost of doing so. Jesus doesn't call His followers to make commitments based… More

Mar 10 2019 The Leper and the Centurion / Matthew 8:1-13

Mike Slayden

After Jesus finishes the Sermon on the Mount, we begin to see some of the people’s responses to what they heard. The leper knelt before Christ and asked to be healed, fully believing Jesus had the ability to do it if He were willing. And Jesus healed him. We also see the centurion, who approached… More