Sermons


All Bellicose sermons are posted here and grouped by year, topic, or sermon series. Our sermons can also be listened to on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. Some sermons are posted to YouTube.

Christian Living Sermons

The Immovable Fellowship Of The Tender Hearted
11/27/2022 | Bryan Purtle | 51:31 |

Stand Firm and Remember Our Future Glory
Philippians Series
07/04/2022 | Sean Kellar | 27:50 |

Put On The New Self
12/12/2021 | Sean Kellar | 36:11 |

The Superior Delight Of New Covenant Obedience
05/02/2021 | Bryan Purtle | 44:14 |

A Worthly Life
04/11/2021 | Bryan Purtle | 52:34 |

Confrontation Q&A
MC Leaders Training Series
03/15/2021 | The Elders | 33:41 |

Confrontation
MC Leaders Training Series
03/15/2021 | Josh Christophersen | 55:00 |

Felled Hope And The Kindness Of Providential Revelation
03/14/2021 | Bryan Purtle | 49:27 |

Christian Unity And Brotherly Affection
03/07/2021 | Curt Schampers | 35:34 |

Delusion, Distraction, And A Call To Devotion
01/17/2021 | Bryan Purtle | 49:44 |

Encouragement
01/10/2021 | Josh Christophersen | 48:10 |

Do Not Shrink Back Or Put Up With It
12/13/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 44:05 |

Backbone and Bowels For The Wilderness And The War
12/06/2020 | Bryan Purtle | 53:24 |

Sonship And The Conflict Of The Flesh
11/15/2020 | Curt Schampers | 38:24 |

Raising The Standard As Brothers, Workers, And Soldiers
11/01/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 52:44 |

Making The Most Of Every Opportunity
10/18/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 50:49 | | Video

Watch Your Life And Doctrine Closely Q&A
MC Leaders Training Series
09/14/2020 | The Elders | 34:46 |

Watch Your Life And Doctrine Closely
MC Leaders Training Series
09/14/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 45:09 |

O Bellicose, Guard The Magisterial Deposit
07/26/2020 | Bryan Purtle | 48:02 |

Plodding Our Way To The Resurrection
07/05/2020 | Bryan Purtle | 49:50 |

A Charge To Have A Good Conscience
05/17/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 35:54 | | Video

Unlocking The Power Of Hope
04/19/2020 | Curt Schampers | 25:39 |

Contours Of Wisdom In Uncertain Times
03/29/2020 | Bryan Purtle | 40:25 | | Video

Comprehending And Clinging To The Contours Of Scripture
Clinging To The Scriptures Series
03/01/2020 | Bryan Purtle | 54:47 |

Aiming To Please The One Who Enlisted Us
Good Soldiers Series
02/23/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 41:23 |

Entangled In Civilian Pursuits
Good Soldiers Series
02/16/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 50:38 |

Shared Suffering As A Soldier
Good Soldiers Series
02/09/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 44:04 |

SACRIFICE: In View Of God's Mercy
3 Words For 2020 Series
02/02/2020 | Josh Christophersen | 52:54 |

Self Control In All Things
12/01/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 47:39 |

Luxuriating In Scripture For The Suffocation Of Lawlessness
11/24/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 46:04 |

Overcoming Resentment
11/17/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 44:42 |

The Necessity Of Experiencing God's Personal Presence
11/10/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 50:00 |

A Good And Godly Groan
10/13/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 55:49 |

Making Room For One Another
09/29/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 45:40 |

The True Grace Of God (1 Peter 5:5-14)
1st Peter Series
09/22/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 46:45 |

Radical Reorientation (8 Year Anniversary)
09/08/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 44:33 |

Suffering As Doxology (1 Peter 4:12-19)
1st Peter Series
09/01/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 50:46 |

The Urgency Of Voluntary Restraint (1 Peter 4:1-11)
1st Peter Series
08/25/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 44:23 |

Do Good And Don't Fear (1 Peter 3:8-22)
1st Peter Series
08/18/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 52:25 |

War With The Passions Of The Flesh (1 Peter 2:11-25)
1st Peter Series
07/28/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 52:13 |

Be Holy (1 Peter 1:13-25)
1st Peter Series
07/14/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 53:06 |

Elect Exiles (1 Peter 1:1-12 )
1st Peter Series
07/07/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 48:24 |

Invincible Joy And Ruthless Trust
06/16/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 42:04 |

Soldier Mode
05/19/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 52:11 |

Confrontation
05/12/2019 | Curt Schampers | 36:41 |

Holiness
05/05/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 48:50 |

Sufficient Grace To Handle More
Leadership Series
02/10/2019 | Josh Christophersen | 44:01 |

Killing The Sin Of Complaining
01/13/2019 | Bryan Purtle | 48:18 |

Strengthening Yourself And Others
10/21/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 44:50 |

The Liberating Power Of Gratitude
10/07/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 46:54 |

The Root Of Bitterness And The Bliss Of Holiness
09/30/2018 | Bryan Purtle | 57:42 |

Counseling
09/16/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 55:53 |

Satisfied With His Likeness
08/19/2018 | Bryan Purtle | 50:46 |

The War Against Selfish Passions
08/05/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 47:15 |

The Golden Calf And The Ministry Of Reconciliation
07/08/2018 | Bryan Purtle | 1:01:45 |

Loving God With Your All
06/10/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 53:42 |

Forgiveness
04/08/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 49:56 |

Beholding The Servant and Relinquishing Childishness
03/25/2018 | Bryan Purtle | 52:22 |

Love For One Another
Eyes Off Yourself Series
03/11/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 47:24 |

The Temperature Of Your Love
02/18/2018 | Josh Christophersen | 51:21 |

Teach Us To Number Our Days
02/11/2018 | Bryan Purtle | 1:00:50 |

The Long Defeat
12/17/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 44:57 |

Man Shall Not Live By Bread Alone
12/03/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 59:18 |

Gospel Centered Accountability
10/15/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 45:17 |

Relinquishing All To Walk the Ancient Paths
10/08/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 59:19 |

Holding Back
09/24/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 48:05 |

The Redemptive Character Of Suffering
09/10/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 52:32 |

Drawing Near To God Thru Secret Self Sacrifice
09/03/2017 | Josh Christophersen | |

Go And Love A Woman
08/27/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 47:24 |

Divine Impulses To Consecration
Consecration Series
07/30/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 55:37 |

The Discipline of Self-Denial
Consecration Series
07/16/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 50:15 |

Bridling The Tongue In The Meekness Of Wisdom
07/09/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 55:11 |

Desire
Going On To Maturity Series
05/28/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 42:52 |

Grow Up, Be Mature
Going On To Maturity Series
05/21/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 54:08 |

Works Of First Love
Going On To Maturity Series
05/14/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 50:33 |

Kept For Jesus Christ
05/07/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 53:16 |

Life Givers
04/30/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 49:32 |

Emasculation And Distortion Of Humanity And It's Only Cure
04/02/2017 | Bryan Purtle | 51:01 |

Our Relationship With Weakness
03/19/2017 | Josh Christophersen | 42:57 |

Eternity
10/30/2016 | Bryan Purtle | 55:26 |

Idolatry
10/16/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 50:52 |

Living Unoffended
Unoffended Series
10/02/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 44:24 |

The Sovereignty of God and Blessedness of the Unoffended
Unoffended Series
09/25/2016 | Bryan Purtle | 1:04:02 |

Hearing God's Voice
09/18/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 1:02:21 |

Making The Impossible Possible By Making The Invisible Visible
09/11/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 46:43 |

Submitting To God
07/03/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 41:19 |

Love, Humility, & The Judgement To Come
06/12/2016 | Bryan Purtle | 59:38 |

Ignorance, Unbelief, and Rebellion
06/05/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 40:35 |

Life Givers
First Love Series
05/29/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 55:10 |

Connecting With God
First Love Series
05/22/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 55:26 |

Life In Christ
First Love Series
05/15/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 42:50 |

Recovering Simple and Pure Devotion
First Love Series
05/09/2016 | Bryan Purtle | 1:02:29 |

First Love Abandoned
First Love Series
04/24/2016 | Bryan Purtle | 56:14 |

Repentance
Fight Series
04/17/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 50:28 |

Fighting Resistance
Fight Series
04/03/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 53:47 |

Because He First Loved Us
02/14/2016 | Josh Christophersen | 50:44 |

Deny Yourself
11/08/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 1:02:02 |

Walking Circumspectly Before God
10/18/2015 | Bryan Purtle | 1:01:46 |

Job Career Idolatry
10/11/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 53:54 |

All In For Jesus
2nd Timothy Series
09/06/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 39:55 |

Sound Teaching & Myths
2nd Timothy Series
08/30/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 43:47 |

Godlessness & Godliness In The Last Days
2nd Timothy Series
08/16/2015 | Bryan Purtle | 1:17:52 |

Cleaning House
2nd Timothy Series
08/09/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 46:52 |

Workers Handling The Word Of Truth
2nd Timothy Series
08/02/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 45:38 |

The Unentangled Nature Of War-Time Faith
2nd Timothy Series
07/19/2015 | Bryan Purtle | 1:07:53 |

Fan Into Flame The Gift Of God
2nd Timothy Series
06/28/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 43:19 |

Kept From Being Ineffective And Unfruitful
04/26/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 50:24 |

Get Over Yourself
04/12/2015 | Josh Christophersen | 49:10 |

Two Views Of The Cross
03/29/2015 | Aaron Olla | 41:39 |

Hallowed Be Your Name
03/08/2015 | Bryan Purtle | 49:12 |

Redefining Love Part Two
Redefining Love Series
11/30/2014 | Josh Christophersen | 44:29 |

Redefining Love
Redefining Love Series
11/23/2014 | Josh Christophersen | 41:04 |

Suffering, Obedience, & The Nearness Of God
11/02/2014 | Bryan Purtle | 1:03:58 |

The Holiness Of God
10/26/2014 | Bryan Purtle | 1:15:11 |

The Importance Of Knowing God
07/06/2014 | Josh Christophersen | 49:39 |

Defeating Giants
06/29/2014 | Josh Christophersen | 59:51 |

Motivated By The Fear Of The Lord
06/15/2014 | Josh Christophersen | 48:16 |

The Parable Of The Hidden Treasure
05/18/2014 | Aaron Olla | 39:26 |

Gods Wisdom In Our Brokenness
04/13/2014 | Ryan Kubicina | 1:03:22 |

Gentleness
03/30/2014 | Thomas Culton | 45:53 |

Fruitful In Affliction
03/09/2014 | Aaron Olla | 37:59 |

Up In Out
09/15/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 46:21 |

Eternal Reward
09/08/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 44:29 |

Seek Find Sell
09/01/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 56:46 |

Organic vs Organization
08/25/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 57:58 |

Enjoying God
08/18/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 43:47 |

Great Wickedness And Sin Against God
07/14/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 51:33 |

Vision And Borrowing From The Future
05/05/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 48:09 |

The Word And The Spirit
Reigning In Life Series
04/28/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 50:46 |

Reigning In Life Thru Relationships
Reigning In Life Series
04/14/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 46:35 |

Through Jesus
Reigning In Life Series
03/03/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 59:06 |

Make It Better
Reigning In Life Series
02/17/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 33:22 |

Living A Life That Can't Be Ignored
Reigning In Life Series
02/10/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 41:03 |

Parables Of Talents And Minas
02/03/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 50:59 |

The Importance Of Goal Setting
01/27/2013 | Josh Christophersen | 32:52 |

Tearing Jesus' Roof Off
11/18/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 36:27 |

Are You A Worker?
06/24/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 38:13 |

From, Through, And To Him
04/22/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 36:20 |

The Fear Of The Lord
04/15/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 59:38 |

Commitment And Integrity
03/18/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 42:45 |

Rescued From Empty Living
02/19/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 43:41 |

Trained By Your Trials
02/12/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 54:32 |

Build Up Or Shut Up
01/15/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 47:06 |

Stop Judging Me
01/08/2012 | Josh Christophersen | 49:00 |

Lions And Giants And Bears
12/04/2011 | Josh Christophersen | 50:59 |

Thirty One Kings
11/27/2011 | Josh Christophersen | 40:01 |


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