June 2017

Bible Fellowship Day Session #1: Assuming on Christ

Keeping Life in Perspective

Near-tragic experiences are a severe wake-up call that we have no guarantee of tomorrow.  In this sermon, Pastor Daniel Kriss shares from the heart a recent personal experience, and the truths he has gleaned from the Word of God in the wake of that event. We all tend to plan our lives and operate independently of […]

A Glossary of Glorious Terms (Part 7: Regeneration)

Regeneration – our spiritual birth, our new life in Christ – is a glorious gospel term that is rich with meaning for the believer.  Pastor Daniel Kriss concludes our communion series on glorious Scriptural terms with this seventh instalment, exploring the concept of “Regeneration”.  Beginning with a definition of this inspiring term, and then reviewing twelve elements […]

May 2017

Walking in the Joy of the Lord (Part 2)

Experiencing fullness of joy in our Christian life should not be some elusive dream.  In Part 2, a continuation of last week’s sermon on joy, Pastor Daniel Kriss resumes the exposition of several aspects detailing how and why we ought to actively live in the joy of the Lord. In order to sustain this joy, which […]

Walking in the Joy of the Lord (Part 1)

The presence of true joy in the life of a believer is a tremendous privilege, yet often not fully realised on a day-to-day basis.  In this sermon, Pastor Daniel Kriss begins by providing a detailed definition of joy as a spiritual attitude, as opposed to simply a feeling.  Understanding the sovereignty of God, coupled with […]

What It Means to be a Member of God’s Family

Our Mother’s Day service here at MCCBC was a special time of celebration of not only God’s wonderful gift of mothers, but also of the God-ordained concept of family.  Opening with an overview of various responses we observe on a day such as this, Pastor Daniel Kriss then directs our attention during this sermon to […]

Responses to Remembering Jesus

Communion Sunday is always a wonderful time to specifically remember Jesus and what was accomplished for us on the cross.  In this sermon, preacher Lucas Macdonald asks the question “How do you react when you remember Jesus?” We all think of Jesus from varying perspectives, and these produce varying reactions.  Reviewing several of these emotions brought about by […]

April 2017

Dead or Alive: The Death-Life Paradox of the Gospel

In this sermon, guest preacher Adrian Martinez skilfully expounds from Romans chapter 6 the beautiful paradox that as believers we have been made both dead to sin and alive to righteousness.  Touching on the significance of baptism with Christ, having a heart direction of righteousness, our new master/slave relationship, the results of real grace, and avoidance […]

Prerequisites to Service (Part 4) – Overcoming the Great Sin of Pride

In this fourth instalment of our mini-series preceding our study on the spiritual gifts, Pastor Daniel Kriss tackles the uncomfortable topic of pride and humility.  Beginning by noting that the Apostle Paul issues a command in Romans 12:3 to denounce pride, Pastor Daniel then provides us with a working definition of the term “pride”, followed […]

The Greatest Truth in All the World

The well-known text of John 3:16 contains the greatest truth known to mankind. In this Easter Sunday sermon, Pastor Daniel Kriss brings us a refreshingly simple yet powerful phrase-by-phrase exposition of this verse.  The reality that the love of God is unquantifiable, that He doesn’t need us yet invites us to come, that helpless sinners […]