Teachings and messages from Oasis Church in Athens, Ohio
Chris Stewart wraps up a 6-week teaching series in the book of Ruth with a summary the main characters in the true story and how they point us toward the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
April Stewart teaches at Oasis Church Sunday morning on Ruth chapter 3 and 4. The live stream quality was not good and so we cleaned up the audio from the teaching to post on our podcast feed.
This is the 4th and final episode of this podcast mini-series.
This is the 3rd episode of a 4-part series. NOTE, the 4th and final episode will be posted tomorrow, on Christmas Eve.
This 2nd episode of 4-part series telling the truth about Christmas.
This is the first episode of a 4-part Christmas series.
This is the final episode of the series, in which the question is answered, "Why did Jesus Christ come to die, and for whom did he die?"
In Part 4 of this 5-episode series, we investigate some of the specific ways we are able to see Jesus in the Old Testament.
In Part 3 of this 5-episode series, we learn about the culmination of the mission Jesus was on while he was on the earth. The accomplishment of his mission is what everything in the Old Testament was foreshadowing and pointing to.
In Part 2 of this 5-episode series, we hear what one of the authors of the New Testament has to say regarding the answer to our question, after his careful investigative journalism work had been accomplished.
In this new mini podcast series, Chris Stewart explores the purpose of what we know as The Scriptures, the Holy Bible. In it, he seeks to answer the question, What is it all about? This is Part 1 of a 5 episode series.
Easter Sunday sermon at Oasis Church, 2021
On this Sunday, Oasis Church partnered with a high school retreat at Ohio Valley Christian Assembly camp for our Sunday service. The theme for the weekend was "Growth," and so Chris Stewart preached a message on what a growing relationship with Jesus should should like.
Chris Stewart continues a preaching series from the Gospel of Luke.
Chris Stewart continues teaching from the gospel of Luke. This week we look at the encounter that Jesus had with a demonized man and discuss the importance of knowing our enemies of Satan, the world, and the flesh so that we can be prepared for their schemes.
Chris Stewart preaches at Oasis Church about the very significant way Jesus chose to begin his earthly ministry.
Chris Stewart preaches from Luke 4 and the temptation of Jesus.
Chris Stewart preaches about the amazing events that occurred during the baptism of Jesus Christ.
Chris Stewart preaches on the one brief bit of info that we have regarding the years of Jesus' life on earth between infancy and his adulthood ministry. There are some significant points to consider in light of the 12-year-old Jesus' incident at the temple.
Chris Stewart preaches about the next event in the infant Jesus' life, as he is brought to the temple. There is much historical and theological significance embedded in that visit.
Give me 11 minutes to change your idea of Christmas.
Christmas Sunday sermon by Chris Stewart on December 20, 2020
Chris Stewart preaches about what the virgin birth of Jesus Christ means to each one of us and asks what our response to Him will be.
In this message, Chris Stewart gives an in-depth look at the history and theology of Jesus Christ's birth in Bethlehem.
Aspire to be great! Chris Stewart leads a character study on John the Baptizer, the man Jesus called the greatest, and through his example we too can learn how to be great.
From November 23, 2020. Chris Stewart encourages the student-athletes at Ohio University to "abide in Christ."
Chris Stewart leads an in-depth look at Mary's response to the news that she will deliver and raise the Savior of the world, Immanuel. This young, teenage girl gives us one of the most theologically sound worship songs and beautiful history of God's promise and faithfulness.
On November 16, 2020, Chris Stewart shared a word with the Athletes In Action ministry at Ohio University. This message is based on the most significant statement that has ever been made in the history of the world, which is found in the Gospel of John chapter 14.
In this sermon, we meet the woman who carried the responsibility of birthing and raising the Messiah, Jesus Christ. She is an example for us of great faith.
Some 400 years before the coming of Jesus, the prophet Malachi spoke about one who would come for the purpose of announcing and preparing the way for the Lord. After 400 years of what appeared to be silence from God, it is revealed to a small-town elderly couple that they will give birth to the messenger.…
Introduction to the Gospel of Luke, the author Luke, the man Luke, and the person to whom Luke's book is written. Like Luke, we will invest several weeks into making a careful examination of the facts surrounding the man Jesus, who claims to be God.
Is it possible to glorify God by simply enjoying life? If so, how? What does that look like today? Have you ever considered the theology of pleasure? Chris Stewart takes us through the Scriptures seeking to discover the answer to these important questions.
What does suffering accomplish? Is there any purpose in it? This is one of the heaviest theological questions in the history of the world. We can't break it all down in less than an hour, but we hope this message brings you confidence and strength in your own suffering.
Chris Stewart wraps up the teaching series on 1 John with a list of tests for knowing and having confidence that you are truly reborn of God.
Chris Stewart teaches from 1 John chapter 4.
Chris Stewart talks about what it means for Christians to live not by law, or rules, but by the Spirit of Christ. Since we are living by the Spirit, it is really important for us to understand the truth. John tells us to "test the spirits to see whether they are from God." In the message, we will look at how testing the spirits is done.…
Chris Stewart continues a teaching series on the book of 1 John.
What does the Bible mean when it talks about "the world," and how can we make sure that we are not loving the world more than we love the Father? Chris picks up our series in 1 John with answers to these questions in the text.
This is the message from our first in-person worship service in 24 weeks during the time of the coronavirus pandemic. This church service was held outdoors at Ohio Valley Christian Assembly.
Chris Stewart continues in a study of 1 John, discussing how the love of God is lived out in the world around us.By Oasis Church Athens
Chris Stewart teaches on 1 John chapter 1By Oasis Church Athens
This is the first sermon in a study of the book of 1 John. In this message, Chris Stewart introduces the author, John the apostle. As we get to know more about John and the way his life significantly transformed through following Jesus, we will better understand the what, why, and how of his letter to Christians all over the world.…
In our final message on the Ten Commandments, Chris Stewart teaches how the 10th commandment, "do not covet..." is unique to the other commandments and also connected to all the others.By Oasis Church Athens
In our 20th (yes, 20th) week in a row of online church services, Chris Stewart continues a series on the 10 Commandments from Exodus 20 with a message on "bearing false witness" or lying.By Oasis Church Athens
Chris Stewart continues preaching a series on the 10 Commandments from Exodus 20. Today is command number 8: you shall not steal.By Oasis Church Athens
In the 18th week of online church services, Chris Stewart continues with a teaching series on the 10 Commandments. This week's message is from Exodus 20:14, "You shall not commit adultery."By Oasis Church Athens
Chris Stewart continues a series on The Ten Commandments in Exodus 20. This week's command is simple, yet complex: do not murder.By Oasis Church Athens
Chris Stewart teaches on the 4th Commandment in our series where we are looking at the Ten Commandments God gave to His people in Exodus chapter 20.NOTE: We had previously skipped over this commandment in order to align "honor your father and mother" (commandment 5) with Father's Day. After this week, we will continue back in order with commandment…
In our series on The Ten Commandments, Chris jumps to commandment 5 due to it being Father's Day.By Oasis Church Athens
Chris Stewart continues preaching on The Ten Commandments. Today's message is focused on the third commandment and the importance of taking God's name very seriously.By Oasis Church Athens